When Charlie Brown Met Louis C.K.
By Perry Michael Simon on December 17, 2012
Lucy’s divorced and diabetic, Linus is suicidal, Peppermint Patty and Marcie live in a cat-filled apartment, and Snoopy, well, it’s been many years and dogs don’t live that long. No, this isn’t the usual version of A Charlie Brown Christmas, and when the adult Charlie plods up the subway station stairs and ducks into a pizza place for a slice, you’ll know the inspiration. Yes, it’s A Charlie Brown Christmas Reunion, Louis C.K.-style, with the Round-Headed Kid deadpanning his way around town seeing how his old friends turned out. (Probably shoulda put some facial hair on Charlie, too, to be more Louie-like) It’s the product of Fox’ “Animation Domination” Sunday night block, and it ends with the reaction you expected but never got from Charlie Brown when Lucy tries to pull the old football trick again.
HT: Charlene Jimenez