Did you spot the edits in A Charlie Brown Christmas?

Via Focus on the Family Community. Like most people, A Charlie Brown Christmas is one of my favorite holiday specials but I have noticed a few missing scenes over the years. Grinch (the cartoon, not the hideous movie) is another favorite and I think a few scenes might be gone too.

As long as we’re on the topic, I thought it was a little ironic (and sad) that network producers have in recent years edited down the original version of the Peanuts classic. Did they do it in order to cut out the religious aspect of the show? No, it was simply done to make more room for commercials – the very thing old Charlie Brown was burdened by in the first place!

I came across a list of the edits. If you want to impress your friends with some trivia, here is what ABC (they acquired the show from CBS in 2000) cut from the show, courtesy of writer Leon Lynn: Read more…

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