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10 Things You Didn’t Know About 'A Charlie Brown Christmas'

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For many, it’s a holiday tradition to watch A Charlie Brown Christmas every year. But how much do you actually know about it? There is a ton of interesting backstory involving the Peanuts cartoonist who created it, its producers, directors, and even some of its voices. 

So, this year, while you’re gathered around the TV on Christmas morning, wow your family (or just your dog) with some A Charlie Brown Christmas trivia. 

Interesting things you didn't know about A Charlie Brown Christmas:

It almost had a laugh track

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You can thank Peanuts creator Charles Schulz for this one. In the 60s, most TV sitcoms and animated comedies featured canned laughter. According to The Cut, when executive producer Lee Mendelson told Schulz they were adding a laugh track to the Christmas film, the cartoonist left the room in protest.