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Snoopy Presents: One-of-a-Kind Marcie
GenreAnimated television special
Based onPeanuts
by Charles M. Schulz
Written byBetsy Walters
Directed byRaymond S. Persi
ComposerJeff Morrow
Country of originUnited States
Canada
Original languageEnglish
Production
Executive producers
ProducerJames Brown
Running time38 minutes
Production companies
Original release
NetworkApple TV+
Release
  • August 18, 2023 (2023-08-18)
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Snoopy Presents: One-of-a-Kind Marcie is a 2023 Peanuts animated special in the Peanuts franchise, the first to center around the character Marcie, who made her first appearance in the comic strips on July 20, 1971, before her name wasn’t mentioned til October 11.[1][2] It was released on Apple TV+ on August 18, 2023.[3] The special was directed by Raymond S. Persi, written by Betsy Walters, and produced from WildBrain Studios and Schulz Studio.[4][5]

Plot[edit]

The special follows Marcie being unexpectedly elected as class president; suddenly thrust into the spotlight as she struggles to cope with the expectations of her new job and retreats from the public eye.

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

On May 18, 2023, Apple announced they were making two new original Peanuts specials.[6]

Before it’s release, the trailer of the special premired on August 2, 2023, showcasing the spotlight of Marcie for the first time.[7]

Reception[edit]

The special was well received by critics and fans as it leaves a 89% audience score on Rotten Tomatoes.[8] Common Sense Media rated the film 4 out of 5, adding: "Sweet story about leaving your comfort zone to shine."[9]

Accolades[edit]

It was the first Peanuts special to win an Annie Award for Best Animated Special Production, following their nomination around their previous special For Auld Land Syne in 2021.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Peanuts by Charles Schulz for July 20, 1971". GoComics.
  2. ^ "Peanuts by Charles Schulz for October 11, 1971".
  3. ^ Fallon, Kevin (18 August 2023). "Marcie from 'Peanuts' Finally Gets Her Spotlight Moment". The Daily Beast.
  4. ^ https://www.animationmagazine.net/2023/08/its-a-new-special-charlie-brown-craig-schulz-and-raymond-persi-take-us-behind-the-scenes-of-one-of-a-kind-marcie/
  5. ^ Wallace, Debra (August 19, 2023). "Craig Schulz on His Latest Peanuts Project And Why His Dad Felt 'Disrespected'". Parade. Retrieved August 20, 2023.
  6. ^ Milligan, Mercedes (May 18, 2023). "Apple TV+ Welcomes New Peanuts Specials & Series Amid Colorful Kids & Family Slate". Variety. Retrieved February 19, 2024.
  7. ^ "Apple TV+ debuts trailer for new original Peanuts special, "Snoopy Presents: One-of-a-Kind Marcie"".
  8. ^ "Snoopy Presents: One-of-a-Kind Marcie | Rotten Tomatoes". Rotten Tomatoes.
  9. ^ "Snoopy Presents: One-of-a-Kind Marcie TV Review | Common Sense Media".
  10. ^ "Apple TV+'s 'Snoopy Presents: One-of-a-Kind Marcie" wins Annie Award for Best Special Production". 18 February 2024.

External links[edit]

Category:Peanuts television specials Category:Apple TV+ original programming