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‘Great Pumpkin,’ ‘Toy Story OF TERROR!’ Set for ABC Spooktacular

It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

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‘Great Pumpkin,’ ‘Toy Story OF TERROR!’ Set for ABC Spooktacular

ABC television network is planning a seasonally spooky Halloween countdown with special programming including new themed episodes of live-action and unscripted favorites like Dancing with the Stars, General Hospital and Jimmy Kimmel Live!, as well as classic animated specials returning to the small screen.

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Thurs., Oct. 18
8 p.m. ET It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown – In Charles M. Schulz’s classic animated Halloween-themed Peanuts special, It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown, the Peanuts gang celebrates Halloween with Linus hoping that, finally, he will be visited by The Great Pumpkin, while Charlie Brown is invited to a Halloween party. Cast members include Peter Robbins as Charlie Brown, Christopher Shea as Linus, Sally Dryer as Lucy, Chris Doran as Schroeder, Bill Melendez as Snoopy, Kathy Steinberg as Sally, Tracy Stratford as Violet and Ann Altieri as Frieda.

8:30 p.m. ET Toy Story OF TERROR! – Disney•Pixar’s first special for television, Toy Story OF TERROR! is a spooky tale featuring all of your favorite characters from the Toy Story films. What starts out as a fun road trip for the Toy Story gang takes an unexpected turn for the worse when the trip detours to a roadside motel. After one of the toys goes missing, the others find themselves caught up in a mysterious sequence of events that must be solved before they all suffer the same fate in this Toy Story OF TERROR! The cast includes Tom Hanks as Woody, Tim Allen as Buzz, Joan Cusack as Jessie, Carl Weathers as Combat Carl/Combat Carl Jr., Timothy Dalton as Mr. Pricklepants, Don Rickles as Mr. Potato Head, Wallace Shawn as Rex and Kristen Schaal as Trixie.

Fri., Oct. 26
8-9 p.m. ET It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown and You’re Not Elected, Charlie Brown – This full-length version of the classic animated Peanuts special It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown includes the bonus cartoon, You’re Not Elected, Charlie Brown. The Peanuts gang celebrates Halloween, with Linus hoping that, finally, he will be visited by The Great Pumpkin, while Charlie Brown is invited to a Halloween party. Cast members include Peter Robbins as Charlie Brown, Christopher Shea as Linus, Sally Dryer as Lucy, Chris Doran as Schroeder, Bill Melendez as Snoopy, Kathy Steinberg as Sally, Tracy Stratford as Violet and Ann Altieri as Frieda. You’re Not Elected, Charlie Brown – in which Linus runs for class president with Lucy and Charlie Brown managing his campaign – features Chad Webber as Charlie Brown, Robin Kohn as Lucy, Stephen Shea as Linus, Hilary Momberger as Sally and Todd Barbee as Russell.

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