For the first time since it originally aired in 1966, ‘It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown’, the beloved Halloween special that has been airing on ABC for decades, will not air on cable TV this year because one of the streaming platforms now has exclusive rights to all things ‘Peanuts’. In ‘It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown’, the Peanuts gang goes trick-or-treatin’ while Linus stays behind in the Pumpkin Patch to wait for the Great Pumpkin, just like he does every year. But if you want to watch the dearly familiar Halloween special in 2020, you will have to stream it online, like the rest of the world. Want to know where you can stream ‘It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown’? We’ll tell you, right after a little synopsis of the plot for the readers who have never before experienced the magic of Charlie Brown holiday specials.
What is It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown About?
‘It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown’ follows the Peanuts gang as they get ready in spooky costumes for yet another fun-filled Halloween. Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, and the others go trick-or-treatin’ as Linus, being true to his unwavering faith, stays behind in the Pumpkin Patch to wait for The Great Pumpkin’s arrival. Linus also convinces Sally to skip trick-or-treatin’ and wait with him. Charlie Brown, on the other hand, keeps getting rocks instead of candy! Will this be the year when Charlie Brown finally gets candy? Will The Great Pumpkin finally show up? Highly unlikely, but viewers still tune in to watch every year. So where can you watch the Peanuts Halloween special in 2020? Here are more details on that.
Is It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown on Netflix?
No, ‘The Great Pumpkin’ is not available to stream on Netflix, but interested viewers can instead watch other Halloween-themed specials like ‘Super Monsters Save Halloween‘, or ‘A Go Go Cory Carson Halloween‘.
Is It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown on Hulu?
While ‘The Great Pumpkin’ is not on Hulu presently, other fun Halloween-themed movies for kids that are available to watch are ‘Tiny Toon Adventures: Night Ghoulery‘ and ‘Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet Frankenstein‘.
Is It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown on Amazon Prime?
Sadly, ‘The Great Pumpkin’ is not part of Amazon Prime’s streaming roster. Don’t despair though, there are alternate options available which are also great Halloween specials for kids. Take your pick – either ‘The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Halloween!’ or ‘Room on the Broom‘.
Where To Watch It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown Online?
‘It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown’ is streaming exclusively on Apple TV+. Between October 30 – November 01, 2020, the Charlie Brown Halloween special will be available to stream for free on Apple TV+, no subscription required! Apart from those dates, the Halloween special program is available to stream if you have an active Apple TV+ subscription.
How To Stream It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown For Free?
If you want to watch ‘It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown’ for free, you can stream it on Apple TV+ between October 30 – November 01, 2020 (absolutely free of charge!). Or you can also sign up for a 7-day free trial for Apple TV+ in order to stream for free.
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