Peanuts by Charles Schulz for February 14, 2020


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    Asharah  10 days ago


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    Baarorso  10 days ago

    Were I Charlie Brown, I’d drop those friends like a bad habit. They planned a “testimonial dinner” in his honor then dropped out at the last minute because they felt that holding one was hypocritical. What they did in the end was the epitome of cruelty.

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    Sonic the Hedgehog  10 days ago

    At least Woodstocks there

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    JoanHelen  10 days ago

    Really, really sad. :(

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    TEMPLO S.U.D.  10 days ago

    now Joe Shlabotnik will want his money back

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    wjones  10 days ago

    At least they could have had the diner without the testimonial.

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    Marblemouth  10 days ago

    Were they going to serve more than toast?

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    Yngvar Følling  10 days ago

    Think of it this way: this dinner with all the hypocritical praise would be great practice for getting into politics.

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    su43dipta  10 days ago

    Linus, you’re being a snob more than a good friend. I don’t think I like you anymore!

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    hariseldon59  10 days ago

    A rare strip with Peppermint Patty and the original Patty in the same panel.

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    Gale Premium Member 10 days ago

    Charlie Brown, it could be worse. It could be hippocritical.

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    jpayne4040  10 days ago

    I’m surprised that Linus would be the one to cancel the dinner. I expected him to be the only holdout. Instead, the lone holdout is Woodstock!

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    jpayne4040  10 days ago

    I would never, ever, speak to or do anything with any of these kids ever again!

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    basspro  10 days ago

    One of the worst comics there is, always has been.

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    Trond Sätre Premium Member 10 days ago

    To paraphrase a classic line: Of all the Charlie Brown moments in the world, this is the Charlie Browniest… :-(

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    hazelnutking  10 days ago

    How remarkable!! This is the one and only time that we see Patty and Peppermint Patty standing in each other’s vicinity in the whole history of the strip. It’s just a shame that Schulz doesn’t show them interacting with each other in any way, which leads me to wonder whether the two girls even know each other. What do readers think?

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    mgl179  10 days ago

    There was nothing hypocritical about it. They were (or could have been) honoring his effort, his dedication to the team and the sport and his tenacity, his love for baseball.

    It’s easy to honor a winner, even one that wins a world series once every 50 years. It’s much harder (and character building) for someone with Charlie Brown’s record to keep playing the game, keep organizing a team and not just quit and go home.

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    jagedlo  10 days ago

    Said it yesterday and say it again today…“With ‘friends’ like this, who needs enemies?”

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    wesleylscott1  10 days ago

    Alone Again, Naturally…..

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    mjb515  10 days ago

    You were already past the point of no return there.

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    jrankin1959  10 days ago

    It’s probably just as well… knowing Lucy, she’d have turned it into a roast anyway.

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    EllisAmirRogersArcher  10 days ago

    Some friends you turned out to be! Leaving poor Chuck all alone! Can’t you just do something nice for Charlie Brown, just because?

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    Neo Stryder  10 days ago

    Maybe you’re not hypocrital, but all of you are really selfish, you only think about how bad this will feel for you, but you don’t think about Charie Brown’s feelings.

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    mrsdonaldson  10 days ago

    They could’ve just said the truth, what motivated them to have the dinner in the first place. They wanted to do something nice. You don’t have to be insincere to be kind.

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    SusieB  10 days ago

    Happy Valentine’s day Charlie Brown!

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    dwdl21  10 days ago

    You know? I love this comic but as stated if I were Charlie Brown I’d tell them all to take a hike!!

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    Penny Lane Premium Member 10 days ago

    Et tu, Linus?

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    Tallguy  10 days ago

    You know how you’d see headlines about Sparky like “The Suprising Dark Side of America’s Favorite Cartoonist”? I think of story lines like this and then I read those headlines and I just can’t stop laughing. Did any of these people actually READ Peanuts?!?

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    Dean  10 days ago

    Any excuse for a party, unless being stuck with the bill because he is the only one left there.

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    Pointspread  10 days ago

    Schultz you cruel &@$#%¥€!

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    hagarthehorrible  10 days ago

    The friends have failed to appreciate the leader who might not be very skilful but there was no dearth of sincerity on his part to lead the team.

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    dv1093  10 days ago

    Yeah, I agree with both of you. 1. It’s only a comic, but 2. It’s not funny.

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    Robert Nowall Premium Member 10 days ago

    I never thought less of Charlie Brown’s friends than I did when I saw this. They set up a situation to honor him, then go out of their way to humiliate him. I’m glad Woodstock stuck with him, at least.

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    dv1093  10 days ago

    I’ve noticed that CSchulz had somewhat of a mean streak to his humor. Bashing CB all the time, the verbal abuse to CB in all the tv specials, and the dark personality of Lucy. The real scary part is the readers who laugh and find humor in the abuse of another – even a cartoon character.

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    robcarroll1213  10 days ago

    Did Charles M. Schultz think this was funny?

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    Saddenedby Premium Member 10 days ago

    me to Charlie Brown – it only hurts for a little while – that’s what they tell me – that’s what they say

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    Shinrinder Premium Member 10 days ago

    Man, I grew up with Peanuts. How did I not understand the cruelty? Sort of like going back and re-reading Calvin and Hobbes…Calvin is a jumbo jerk. Reading the Charles Shultz Bio is recommended reading to understand….

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    Cary Rodda Premium Member 10 days ago

    No offense to the memory of Sparky, but this is total BS. Everyone is already there and they THEN decide to cancel?! Sheesh. I still love Peanuts though.

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    karlykru Premium Member 10 days ago

    Comics are often a reflection of real life or experience of the cartoonist – camouflaged in “humor”.

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    Darryl Heine  10 days ago

    Poor Charlie Brown, Happy Valentine’s Day anyway…

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    BotGun  10 days ago

    In what way.

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    drds2  10 days ago

    Heartbreakingly real for many people.

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    [Unnamed Reader - c603d1]  10 days ago

    Charlie Brown is rarely (ever?) placed in happy situations, but this is about the most heartbreaking I’ve ever seen

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    marilynnbyerly  10 days ago

    Let’s grab Charlie and take him to a friendly cartoon where people will be kind to him and appreciate him. Any suggestions?

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    Jan C  10 days ago

    When you consider that Sparky wrote Charlie Brown as an autobiographical character, what must he have suffered to be able to create this type of strip?

    And, oh, by the way, who didn’t see this coming 2 weeks ago?

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    EllisAmirRogersArcher  10 days ago

    You know what’s hypocritical, Linus? You never sticking up for Charlie Brown when people are bullying him, but it’s okay to stand up for some girl when people are bullying her! Granted, said girl was in a bad state, but you’re supposed to be Chuck’s best buddy!

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    w2lj  10 days ago

    Good ol’ Woodstock.

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    Ceeg22 Premium Member 10 days ago

    I never expected Linus to be an

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    MrTerry1946  10 days ago

    this is a part of this comic strip i find very distasteful. good hearted Charlie gets bashed too often.

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    wingrest  10 days ago

    the same as her holding the football and puling it the last second

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    SpongebobPatrickBackwards  10 days ago

    It looks like Lucy came around.

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    Liam Astle Premium Member 10 days ago

    Linus obviously doesn’t know what a roast is.

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    PaulLeckner  10 days ago

    Face it, Charlie Brown. It’s not you, it’s them. As soon as you graduate high school, at age 18, volunteer for the U.S. Air Force. There, you will find all the brothers and sisters you will ever need. Never look back! Never go back!

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    PaulLeckner  10 days ago

    Even after Charlie Brown gave everyone he knows a Valentine’s Day card, he only got a pity Valentine card, from Patty, who wrote over a card she had received.

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    knight1192a  10 days ago

    At least Woodstock stayed. And it’s hypocritical of Linus to get everyone to throw the party for Charlie Brown and then leave when everyone else backs out.

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    jbruins84341  10 days ago

    I thought Linus was supposed to be his best friend. Even he would be hypocritical? Some friend.

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    Connie.Shearer  10 days ago

    Hugs to everyone who was touched by this one, and felt his pain. <3

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    BrianCorvello Premium Member 10 days ago

    Yeah, uh-huh, your foolish stupid pride is SO important that you’re willing to hurt your friend’s feelings, right Linus? Even though you’re the one who had the idea to throw a party in the first place, right?

    Yeah, you’re a hypocrite, for more than one reason.

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    BrianCorvello Premium Member 10 days ago

    Think I’ve figured out the reason CB is always depressed: his “friends” are a bunch of jerks.

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    sparkle 13 Premium Member 10 days ago

    This is GOOD Charlie !!! They left all the food !!!!1 lol

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    Edward Rozanski Premium Member 10 days ago

    Even worse than everyone complaining the dinner would be hypocritical and should be cancelled is they’re doing within earshot of poor ol’ Charlie Brown.

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    Iwa Iniki Premium Member 10 days ago

    Charlie Brown is the best friend they all have. They just don’t realize it because they are all too selfish.

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    wesleylscott1  10 days ago

    The lack of sincerity would be detrimental to Linus’s Great Pumpkin theological viewpoint. The Great one only appears over the most sincere pumpkin patch.

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    EllisAmirRogersArcher  9 days ago

    You guys are total blockheads!

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    ronaldspence  9 days ago

    He puts his heart into the team and he makes it possible for them to play. Everyone already knows they always lose but he is managing and pitching for the love of the game…that deserves a dinner! Let the testimony of the testimonial reflect his commitment

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    Cameron1988 Premium Member 9 days ago

    Kids are cruel

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    GreggW Premium Member 8 days ago

    Guess the kids didn’t know that a lot of testimonial dinners are hypocritical.

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