For 50 Years, Charlie Brown Has Been Teaching Families Around The Globe The Meaning Of Christmas!

Charlie Brown is the central protagonist of the long-running comic strip Peanuts, syndicated in daily and Sunday newspapers in numerous countries all over the world. Depicted as a “lovable loser,” Charlie Brown is one of the great American archetypes and a widely recognized cartoon character. Charlie Brown is the leader of the Peanuts gang.

Charlie Brown is characterized as a person who frequently suffers, and as a result, is usually nervous and lacks self-confidence. He shows both pessimistic and optimistic attitudes.

The first time that Charlie Brown and the Peanuts appeared on TV was in 1965 for the Christmas special. After the studio executives realized that approximately 45% of television audiences tuned in to watch the special, more were created and aired. There is even a Peanuts movie!

If there’s one thing we can count on when the holiday season rolls around, it’s Charlie Brown. Every year for the past 50 years, A Charlie Brown Christmas has appeared on our TVs to remind us of the true meaning of Christmas. But did you know this holiday special almost didn’t make it on to the air? Before the first airing on CBS in 1965, studio executives didn’t think the program would succeed; after all, it wasn’t completed until just ten days before its air date. However, 45% of the television audience tuned in to see. That is an estimated 15,490,000 households!

So enjoy the clip (one of our favorite parts), and remember what Christmas is all about!

What do you think of the fact that Charlie Brown’s holiday special almost did not air on television? Use the comments section below and share your thoughts. We’d love to hear from you!

As for the tree — it’s amazing what a little love can do:

Share this with your friends because Christmas comes just once a year, but the message is forever.