Casper's Halloween Special

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Casper's Halloween Special
Written by Larz Bourne
Bob Ogle
Directed by Carl Urbano
Voices of Gerg Alter
Lucille Bliss
Diana McCannon
Julie McWhirter
Marilyn Schreffler
Hal Smith
Ginny Tyler
John Stephenson
Frank Welker
Michael Sheehan
Country of origin  United States
Production
Executive producer(s) William Hanna
Joseph Barbera
Producer(s) Alex Lovy
Production company(s) Hanna-Barbera Productions
Broadcast
Original channel NBC
Original airing October 30, 1979

Casper's Halloween Special (a.k.a. Casper Saves Halloween and Casper the Friendly Ghost: He Ain't Scary, He's Our Brother) is a Halloween television special. This telefilm premiered October 30, 1979 on NBC and featured Casper the Friendly Ghost and the same cast as Casper and the Angels, produced by Hanna-Barbera and directed by Carl Urbano.

This telefilm later aired on the Disney Channel along with Raggedy Ann and Andy in The Pumpkin Who Couldn’t Smile, Halloween Is Grinch Night, The Canterville Ghost, Mr. Boogedy, Bride of Boogedy, For Better or For Worse: The Good-for-Nothing, Witch's Night Out, The Worst Witch, The Halloween That Almost Wasn't, and Disney's Halloween Treat/A Disney Halloween.

Home media[edit]

Turner Home Entertainment released Casper Saves Halloween on VHS on September 5, 1995.

On October 1, 2013, Warner Bros. released Casper's Halloween Special on DVD in region 1 via their Warner Archive Collection. This is a manufacture-on-demand (MOD) release, available exclusively through Warner's online store and Amazon.com. Also included on this disc is the 1972 special The Thanksgiving That Almost Wasn't, also produced by Hanna-Barbera.[1]

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