What a Nightmare, Charlie Brown!

What a Nightmare, Charlie Brown
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The Call of the Wild

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The plot is similar to that of Jack London's Call of the Wild.
The 1978 Snoopy TV special What a Nightmare, Charlie Brown! is another adaptation.

Animation

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What a Nightmare, Charlie Brown! is the 17th primetime animated TV special based upon the comic strip Peanuts, created by Charles M. Schulz.

Television special

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What a Nightmare, Charlie Brown! is the 17th primetime animated TV special based upon the comic strip Peanuts, created by Charles M. Schulz.

Comic strip

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What a Nightmare, Charlie Brown! is the 17th primetime animated TV special based upon the comic strip Peanuts, created by Charles M. Schulz.

Peanuts

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What a Nightmare, Charlie Brown! is the 17th primetime animated TV special based upon the comic strip Peanuts, created by Charles M. Schulz.

Charles M. Schulz

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What a Nightmare, Charlie Brown! is the 17th primetime animated TV special based upon the comic strip Peanuts, created by Charles M. Schulz.

CBS

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It was originally aired on Thursday, February 23, 1978, at 8:00 P.M. ET/PT on CBS.

Snoopy

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The special is unusual in that Snoopy and Charlie Brown are the only members of the Peanuts cast to appear in it.

Charlie Brown

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The special is unusual in that Snoopy and Charlie Brown are the only members of the Peanuts cast to appear in it.

Jack London

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The plot is similar to that of Jack London's Call of the Wild.

A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving

This was the first special Bill Melendez directed since 1973's A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving.

Warner Home Video

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In June 2010, the special was released on DVD as part of the Peanuts 1970's Collection, Volume Two set by Warner Home Video.

Arctic

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When night comes and they are comfortably indoors, Charlie Brown is indignant that Snoopy is adjusting too well to home life, reminding Snoopy of facts that Arctic dogs are only fed once a day, their meals largely consisting of cold meat and raw fish (to which Snoopy blanches and gives a look of "it's too bad to be them") and coming to the conclusion that Snoopy is "an overly civilized, underly 'dogified' dog".

Sled dog

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Snoopy then falls asleep atop his doghouse, but when he wakes up he finds himself in a polar region, to which he is made a sled dog of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in Alaska, presumably during the Klondike Gold Rush or the 1925 serum run to Nome.

Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race

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Snoopy then falls asleep atop his doghouse, but when he wakes up he finds himself in a polar region, to which he is made a sled dog of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in Alaska, presumably during the Klondike Gold Rush or the 1925 serum run to Nome.

Alaska

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Snoopy then falls asleep atop his doghouse, but when he wakes up he finds himself in a polar region, to which he is made a sled dog of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in Alaska, presumably during the Klondike Gold Rush or the 1925 serum run to Nome.

Klondike Gold Rush

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Snoopy then falls asleep atop his doghouse, but when he wakes up he finds himself in a polar region, to which he is made a sled dog of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in Alaska, presumably during the Klondike Gold Rush or the 1925 serum run to Nome.

1925 serum run to Nome

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Snoopy then falls asleep atop his doghouse, but when he wakes up he finds himself in a polar region, to which he is made a sled dog of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in Alaska, presumably during the Klondike Gold Rush or the 1925 serum run to Nome.

Honky-tonk

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One scene which breaks the snow scenes is where the sled master stops at a honky tonk, and a hungry Snoopy sneaks inside to snatch a sandwich and a mug of root beer sitting near a piano where he feigns playing The Washington Post March.

Poker

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Snoopy then tries his hand at a game of poker, where he keeps a poker face until he laughs out loud revealing his improbable winning hand of five aces, which causes a brawl and leaving Snoopy to escape into the next room.

Poker face

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Snoopy then tries his hand at a game of poker, where he keeps a poker face until he laughs out loud revealing his improbable winning hand of five aces, which causes a brawl and leaving Snoopy to escape into the next room.