Oh no, this is why we can’t have nice things during the holidays. It looks like social media is at it again, this time finding a problem with our favorite movie, A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving. There have been a few disagreements about our favorite holiday special. People have been watching the special again because Thanksgiving is coming up and have brought up this so-called “cannibal” scene.
In one scene of the Thanksgiving special, Snoopy starts to cut the turkey and gives slices to Charlie Brown, Sally, Franklin, Lucy, Linus, Peppermint Patty, and Marcie as they eat their Thanksgiving meal. He then gives his friend Woodstock, a cute little yellow bird, a plate. People on social media were left wondering, “Did a bird just eat another bird?” as Woodstock ate the turkey.
Many people decided to talk about whether or not this makes Woodstock a cannibal on Twitter, because when you have a problem, you always take to social media. One person wrote on Twitter, “Watched A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving on PBS last night. At the end, Snoopy and Woodstock ate turkey, and Woodstock was eating another bird. OMG, Woodstock is a cannibal. LOL?” Another person wrote, “Am I the only one who thinks it’s weird that Snoopy fed Woodstock turkey, and Woodstock ate it?
I really don’t see it this way. Let’s be honest: this is just a cartoon, right? But do you think this is eating each other? The people who made it probably didn’t even know what was going on. They just wanted to make it feel like Thanksgiving. But you already know that people will find something to hate. They can go back and forth as much as they want as long as they leave cute Linus and the rest of the Peanuts gang alone.
But jokes aside, if you missed the Peanuts special on PBS, you can watch it for free on Apple TV+ from November 25th to November 27th. A Charlie Brown Christmas is a Christmas special that you can watch from December 11th to December 13th. If you have Apple TV+, you can watch the special whenever you want.