On October 27, 1966, "It's The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown" premiered on CBS to millions of viewers. But, to this day, there are still a lot of things you probably don't know about the animated Halloween special, like how the success of "The Great Pumpkin" saved the future of the Peanuts franchise, or how a loose tooth almost set back the whole production.

Here are nine things you never knew about "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown."

It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown TV Show Poster
It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown
TVGOctober 25, 1966

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