Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Charlie Brown

Today is Good Grief Day, a day to celebrate Charles Schulz’s birthday and his “Peanuts” franchise.  So it’s a good time to check out this list of The Top Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Charlie Brown.

  • The original title for “Peanuts” was, “Let’s Teach Kids How to Wallow in Misery”.

  • If you play the school teacher’s dialog backwards, you’ll hear her saying things like, “Vaccines cause autism” and “The Earth is flat.”

  • His shirt looks like a Pittsburgh Steelers jersey.  Which is why Myles Garrett just hit him with a helmet.

  • He doesn’t support Peppermint Patty’s right to marry.

  • He stopped paying Lucy five cents for psychiatric advice when he found a dealer who turned him on to uppers.

  • The real reason Linus spends so much time waiting for the Great Pumpkin every year is because there’s something else growing in that pumpkin patch.

  • The reason you never see any adults is because the ancient god of the cornfield ordered the children to slaughter them.

  • Charlie Brown’s biggest pet peeve?  Constantly being asked why he has a single pube hanging from his forehead

  • Even though Charlie Brown was never able to kick that football . . . he was still offered a 5-year contract by the Miami Dolphins.

  • Charlie Brown only has a crush on the Little Red-Haired Girl because her family has money and he’s a social climber.

  • Charlie Brown’s favorite expressions are “Good grief” and “Build the wall.”

  • Ironically, he’s extremely allergic to peanuts!