For Charlie Brown, a new baseball season equals new hopes of winning. Unfortunately, one player just isn't measuring up, which makes the team decide that Lucy Must Be Traded, Charlie Brown. This delightful special finds Charlie Brown trading his teammate, Lucy for Marcie, one of Peppermint Patty's players in hopes this will finally end his losing streak. Will Marcie lead Charlie Brown's team to victory? More importantly, will Peppermint Patty have the patience to tolerate Lucy and her antics?
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
HAPPINESS IS...PEANUTS(TM): TEAM SNOOPY
AN ALL-NEW COLLECTION
FEATURING HILARIOUS SPORTS-THEMED ADVENTURES
WITH THE ENTIRE PEANUTS GANG
IS AVAILABLE ON DVD
MAY 8, 2012
FROM WARNER HOME VIDEO
Release Includes Television Special Lucy Must Be Traded, Charlie Brown
BURBANK, CA (February 16, 2012) - It's a grand slam hit with Charlie Brown and Snoopy in Warner Home Video's DVD release of Happiness Is Peanuts: Team Snoopy, the all new animated, sports-themed Peanuts collection available May 8, 2012. Happiness Is Peanuts: Team Snoopy is the newest installment of the Happiness is...Peanuts(TM) collection. This title pairs the TV special Lucy Must Be Traded, Charlie Brown with an episode from The Charlie Brown and Snoopy Show on one disc. This title will retail for $14.97 SRP.
Batter up with Peanuts and celebrate their greatest sports moments in Happiness Is Peanuts: Team Snoopy. For Charlie Brown, a new baseball season equals new hopes of winning. Unfortunately, one player just isn't measuring up, which makes the team decide that Lucy Must Be Traded, Charlie Brown. This delightful special finds Charlie Brown trading his teammate, Lucy for Marcie, one of Peppermint Patty's players in hopes this will finally end his losing streak. Will Marcie lead Charlie Brown's team to victory? More importantly, will Peppermint Patty have the patience to tolerate Lucy and her antics?
Viewers will then suit up for a triple-header of laughs with The Charlie Brown and Snoopy Show. The three featured segments available on DVD for the first time include, The Pelicans, which finds Charlie Brown getting stuck with mascot duties while Peppermint Patty is on the road to victory with her baseball team. In Great Pumpkin, the Peanuts gang visits the bowling alley in hopes of teaching Charlie Brown a new sport with hilarious results. In Spike, it's game on as the neighborhood cat meets his match when Snoopy's older brother Spike trots into town. It's time to catch the winning spirit and share these tales with your teammates!
"With summer on the way Happiness Is Peanuts: Team Snoopy is the perfect way to celebrate having fun outdoors with sports and activities," said Mary Ellen Thomas, WHV Executive Marketing Director of Family & Animation Franchise. She added, "We are delighted to add another title to the growing Happiness is...Peanuts(TM) collection, which offers consumers great value with one Peanuts television special along with an episode from the Charlie Brown and Snoopy Show. It's a must own title for Peanuts fans and anyone who loves classic animation."
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The PEANUTS characters and related intellectual property are owned by Peanuts Worldwide LLC, a joint venture owned 80% by Iconix Brand Group, Inc. and 20% by members of the Charles M. Schulz family. Iconix Brand Group, Inc. owns, licenses and markets a growing portfolio of consumer brands including CANDIE'S (R), BONGO (R), BADGLEY MISCHKA (R), JOE BOXER (R), RAMPAGE (R), MUDD (R), LONDON FOG (R), MOSSIMO (R), OCEAN PACIFIC (R), DANSKIN (R) ROCA WEAR (R), CANNON (R), ROYAL VELVET (R), FIELDCREST (R), CHARISMA (R), STARTER (R), ZOO YORK (R), WAVERLY (R) and SHARPER IMAGE (R). In addition, Iconix owns an interest in the ARTFUL DODGER (R), ED HARDY (R), ECKO (R), MARC ECKO (R), MATERIAL GIRL (TM), TRUTH OR DARE (TM) and PEANUTS (R) brands. The Company licenses its brands to a network of leading retailers and manufacturers that touch every major segment of retail distribution from the luxury market to the mass market in both the U.S. and worldwide. Through its in-house business development, merchandising, advertising and public relations departments Iconix manages its brands to drive greater consumer awareness and equity.
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