Skip to comments.How the Creator of 'A Charlie Brown Christmas' Got the Gospel Past CBS Execs
Posted on 12/26/2017 5:38:09 AM PST by smileyface
Charles Schulz insisted on one core purpose: A ...Charlie Brown Christmas had to be about something. Namely, the true meaning of Christmas. Otherwise, Schulz said, Why bother doing it?
To Coca-Colas credit, Mendelson says, the corporate sponsor never balked at the idea of including New Testament passages. The result Linuss reading from the Book of Luke about the meaning of the season became the most magical two minutes in all of TV animation, the producer says....
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Is this Christmas card still in print?
“According to a recounting on MentalFloss.com, CBS executives told Schulz: You can’t read from the Bible on network television. “
Linus nailed it. Thanks smileyface.
Best Christmas special ever.
From the mouths of babes
kinda wish that Calvin and Hobbes had been animated.
Of course John Calvin was a bit of a pill and Thomas Hobbes... :)
Merry Christmas to you ALL
This year’s holiday season’s Cocoa Cola commerical (fa la la la ahhhh) shows Kwanzaa colored coke bottles at the end.
Wife and I watched it yesterday. Linus read the same Gospel that was read in our Church yesterday.
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