The Peanuts gang celebrates Halloween, with Linus hoping that, finally, he will be visited by The Great Pumpkin; while Charlie Brown is invi...更多>
[Lucy scoops out the innards of the pumpkin] Linus: Ohh. You didn't tell me you were gonna kill it! Linus: [to Sally as she walks away with everyone else] Hey, aren't you going to stay to greet the Great Pumpkin? It won't be long now. If the Great Pumpkin comes, I'll still put in a good word for you. [Realizes what he just said] Linus: Good grief! I said "if"! I meant "when" he comes! [Calmly] Linus: I'm doomed. One little slip like that could cause the Great Pumpkin to pass you by. Charlie Brown: I got a rock. Charlie Brown: Hey! I got an invitation to a Halloween party! Lucy Van Pelt: Is the invitation to Violet's party? Charlie Brown: Yes. Lucy Van Pelt: Charlie Brown, if you received an invitation, it was a mistake. There were two lists: those to invite, and those not to invite. You obviously got on the wrong list. Linus: He'll come here because I have the most sincere pumpkin patch and he respects sincerity. Sally Brown: Do you really think he will come? Linus: Tonight the Great Pumpkin will rise out of the pumpkin patch. He flies through the air and brings toys to all the children of the world. Sally Brown: That's a good story. Linus: You don't believe the story of the Great Pumpkin? I thought little girls always believed everything that was told to them. I thought little girls were innocent and trusting. Sally Brown: Welcome to the 20th century! Linus: On Halloween night, the Great Pumpkin rises from his pumpkin patch and flies through the air to deliver toys to all the children. Linus: I thought little girls always believed what they were told. I thought little girls were innocent and trusting. Sally Brown: Welcome to the Twentieth Century. Linus: The Great Pumpkin always picks the most sincere pumpkin patch to rise out of. He's just gotta pick this pumpkin patch. He's just gotta! Look around. You can see that there' not a sign of hypocrisy anywhere. Nothing but sincerity reaching out as far as the eye can see. Sally Brown:
I could have gone to tricks-or-treats! Halloween is over and I missed it! Instead, I spend the night on a pumpkin patch and all that came was a beagle! You blockhead! I could have had apples and gum, and cookies and money and other things! I'll sue! Trick-or-treats only come once a year, and instead I spent all night sitting in a pumpkin patch! What a fool I was! You owe me restitution!
Sally Brown: Am I going to trick-or-treats with you, big brother? Charlie Brown: Of course, Sally. Sally Brown: Oh boy, oh boy, oh boy! How do you do it? Lucy Van Pelt: You just go to a house, knock on the door and yell "Tricks or treats!" Sally Brown: Are you sure it's legal? Lucy Van Pelt: Of course it's legal. Sally Brown: I wouldn't want to be accused of taking part in a rumble. Sally Brown: If you try to hold my hand, I'll slug you! Sally Brown: Is Linus going to tricks-or-treats? Lucy Van Pelt: That stupid brother of mine is over at the pumpkin patch making his yearly fool of himself. Lucy Van Pelt: Bleach! My lips touched dog lips! Bleagh! Poison lips! Bleagh! Pigpen: [Wearing a ghost costume, trailing dust] They'll never guess it's me under here. Frieda: Hello, Pigpen. Pigpen: How did you know it was me? [Closing lines] Charlie Brown: I supposed you spent all night in the pumpkin patch. And did the Great Pumpkin ever show up? Linus: Nope. Charlie Brown: Well, don't take it too hard, Linus. I've done a lot of stupid things in my life, too. Linus: [furious] STUPID! What do you mean "stupid"? Just wait 'til next year, Charlie Brown. You'll see! Next year at this same time, I'll find the perfect pumpkin patch and I'll sit in that pumpkin patch until the Great Pumpkin appears. He'll rise out of that pumpkin patch and he'll fly through the air with his bag of toys. The Great Pumpkin will appear and I'll be waiting for him! I'll be there! I'll be sitting there in that pumpkin patch and I'll see the Great Pumpkin. Just wait and see, Charlie Brown. I'll see the Great Pumpkin. I'll SEE the Great Pumpkin! Just you wait, Charlie Brown, the Great Pumpkin will appear and I'll be waiting for him... Lucy Van Pelt: A person should choose a costume that contrasts her own personality. Linus: I've learned there are three things you don't discuss with people: religion, politics and the Great Pumpkin. Linus: Never jump into a pile of leaves with a wet sucker. Linus: There he is! There he is! It's the Great Pumpkin! He's rising out of the pumpkin patch! [Linus faints and the "Pumpkin" is really Snoopy, meanwhile Sally is seething] Linus: What happened? Did I faint? What did he leave us? Did he leave us any toys? Charlie Brown: Oh brother. When are you going to stop believing in something that isn't true? Linus:
When YOU stop believing in that fat guy in a red suit and the white beard who goes, "Ho, ho, ho!"