'Peanuts: 1970's Collection, Vol. 2'
(2-Disc DVD / NR / 2010 / Warner Home Video)
Overview: Snoopy looks better than ever in these six classic specials that have been completely re-mastered for beautiful picture and sound quality. A follow-up to Peanuts 1970s Collection Volume 1, this set offers a series of specials which were broadcast during the second half of the ‘70s. Additionally, this collection also includes an engaging bonus featurette.
DVD: Peanuts specials are timeless classics with wonderful moral lessons and clean/clever humor that you can't find presented the same way nowadays. The peanuts will always have a more adult sense of awareness but still never lose their innocence. This 1970's Volume 2 Collection will contain the following six remaining specials from the later half of the 1970's on 2 discs:
Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown (Aired: 1/28/1975) - One of the last peanut specials to become a true perennial classic. With Valentine's Day approaching, the gang prepares in various ways. Charlie Brown waits at the mailbox, Linus buys a box of candy for his teacher (while Sally thinks it's for herself), Snoopy puts on a dramatic "Pawpet" show, and the school has a Valentine's Day party.
You're A Good Sport Charlie Brown (Aired: 10/28/1975) - Peppermint Patty gets good ol' Chuck to participate in a motocross race which has many challenges, including a mysterious Masked Marvel.
It's Arbor Day, Charlie Brown (Aired: 3/16/1976) - While researching a report on Arbor Day, Sally enlists the gang to turn Charlie Brown's ball field into a garden and orchard, complete with a tree on the pitcher's mound and scarecrow in the outfield. During the first game of the season against Peppermint Patty's team, the plants turn out to be an unexpected advantage. This lesser appreciated classic is still shown in most elemtary schools on Arbor day.
It's Your First Kiss, Charlie Brown (Aired: 10/24/1977) - Charlie Brown must escort the Little Red-Haired Girl to the homecoming dance, even though he has trouble kicking the ball during the homecoming football game.
What A Nightmare, Charlie Brown! (Aired: 2/23/1978) - Making it's DVD debut on this set. Having eaten too much, Snoopy dreams he's an Alaskan sled dog. (I don't know why but this has always been a personal favorite).
You're The Greatest, Charlie Brown (Aired: 3/19/1979) - Charlie Brown participates in the Junior Olympics Decathlon, competing against several other contestants, including the Masked Marvel. [RT] This is a Widescreen Presentation (1.85:1) enhanced for 16x9 TVs and comes with the Special Features of:
All New Featurette: "You're Groovy, Charlie Brown: A Look At Peanuts in the 70's"