It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

Continuity mistake: When Snoopy arrives at the Halloween party, he slides down a set of curtains and then hides behind those curtains. In the same shot, Lucy approaches a tub of water atop which five apples are floating. When the shot changes, there are only four apples floating in the tub and Snoopy has now somehow gotten into the tub and is hiding under the water. The action is constant. How did Snoopy get from behind the curtain to under the water? (00:18:30)

Professor Zed

Continuity mistake: When Charlie Brown holds the door for Snoopy before the gang leaves to trick or treat, his costume doesn't have all the extra holes in it like it does in the scenes before and after.

Continuity mistake: After choosing their pumpkin in the patch, Lucy is seen walking through a fence via a missing plank. The view then switches to the other side of the fence. Linus attempts to shove the huge pumpkin through the fence, but it won't fit. We then hear Linus rolling the pumpkin to the far end of the fence after which Linus and the pumpkin come back into view. However, after initially trying to get the pumpkin through the fence, although we have a great view through the fence, we never see Linus or the pumpkin go past the missing plank. (00:01:10)

Professor Zed

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Trivia: Just after Linus seals his letter to the Great Pumpkin in an envelope, he walks past Lucy who is sitting on the floor watching TV. In her hands, Lucy is holding an issue of TV Guide Magazine. On the cover? Lucy, sitting on the floor in the same position, wearing the same blue dress. (00:07:00)

Professor Zed

Sally Brown: If you try to hold my hand, I'll slug you.

Sally Brown: Is Linus taking me to the party?
Lucy Van Pelt: That stupid blockhead of a brother of mine is out in the pumpkin patch making his yearly fool of himself.
Violet: Boy, is he strange.
Sally Brown: But maybe there is a Great Pumpkin.

Lucy Van Pelt: What kind of costume is that?
Charlie Brown: He's a World War I flying ace.
Lucy Van Pelt: Now I've seen everything. All right everybody, we'll go trick-or-treating, and then over to Violet's for the big Halloween party.

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