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How to Watch the Charlie Brown ‘Great Pumpkin’ Halloween Special

First, you have to write to the Great Pumpkin...

by Alicia Kort and Christian Dashiell
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It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown will likely never air on regular broadcast TV again. But that’s okay, most people have streaming, right? So, where is It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown streaming?

For the foreseeable future, you can only watch it on Apple TV+. But that doesn’t mean you have to pay to enjoy a spooky season Snoopy fix this year. Apple TV+ offers a free 7-day trial for new subscribers, which also provides access to more Halloween Peanuts action in the form of The Curse of a Fuzzy Face episode from Season 1 of The Snoopy Show.

As of now, October 31, 2023, Apple TV+ is allowing anyone to watch It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown for free, provided you sign up for the 7-day free trial.

So introduce your kids to this TV special or just watch it with your parenting partner. It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown has plenty of jokes in there for everyone and the droll humor of The Peanuts is just unlike anything else that’s on today.

Perhaps the best line in the show? Probably Linus’ proclamation that "there are three things you never discuss with people - religion, politics, and The Great Pumpkin." This certainly reflects the reverence with which many hold the Charlie Brown holiday specials, but would make it much more difficult for people to find them.

Stream It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown now on Apple TV+.

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