Gregg Berger as Miles Standish / Samoset
In the first episode of This Is America, Charlie Brown starts out with Charlie Brown talking about the Pilgrims leaving England for America aboard the Mayflower. The first weeks aboard the Mayflower were all right. The the trip gets rough, and they might have to return to England. Then on November 11 1620 Snoopy and Woodstock spot land. The Mayflower Compact is then written. They find land that has been mysteriously cleared.
A lot of the adults are sick so it is up to Charlie Brown and the gang to help. Lucy is put in charge and puts Charlie Brown and Linus in charge of getting wintergreen and chokeberry. She puts Snoopy and Woodstock in charge of getting water. The adults build a common house that is used as a hospital. The Pilgrims had one disappointment after another. That is when they see and Indian he brings with him Squanto. Squanto teaches them how to fish and plant seeds. The Indians save them. The next fall they had a bountiful harvest and invited the Indians to dinner and gavRead More
The second part of This Is America, Charlie Brown, starts out with Charlie Brown feeding Snoopy, gathering water, and doing other hard work. Charlie Brown then gets Sally and Linus and tells them they have to go the hall where the delegates are coming. Snoopy goes to but first he and Woodstock try on different wigs.
They get to the hall where they see Lucy, Peppermint Patty, and Marci. They are all assigned jobs to do. Peppermint Patty and Marci's job is to bring water to the delegates. Charlie Brown is in charge of sweeping a valet parking. Lucy is mop girl, and Sally ink well lady. Snoopy is a watch dog, and Linus is an usher. George Washington is the first delegate we see and Charlie Brown takes care of his horse.
Inside the meeting the delegates discuss the new law of the land. They discuss how the House of Representatives will work. Linus listens in. Outside Charlie Brown is bored so he stars hitting rocks with a stick. He says it would be a good sport. Lucy thinks it is the dumbeRead More
In the third part of This Is America, Charlie Brown it starts out with Sally giving a report about for hundreds of years man dreamed of flight and then gives examples. In the outskirts of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina we find Charlie Brown and Linus on a horse and buggy that is going fast. It is driven by Snoopy. They are at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in 1903 to visit Linus' cousin Dolly for Christmas. The Next morning Dolly shows Charlie Brown and Linus a small diary of what the Wright Brothers have done. Then they take their bikes to see the Wright Brothers flight.
On the way there Charlie Brown runs into a rock and ruins his front tire of his bike. Dolly says that the Wright Brothers also fix bikes. When they get to there shop Charlie Brown, Linus and Dolly meet Peppermint Patty and Marci. They show Charlie Brown all of their planes and kites. Charlie Brown tries to fly one but it also breaks. That is when they see the Wright Brothers. They help them put the track together and they wiRead More
The fourth part of This Is America, Charlie Brown starts out with Charlie Brown calling Linus about how his science fair project is doing. Linus is building a model of a spaceship for the contest. The night before the contest Linus dreams that he, Charlie Brown, Lucy, Peppermint Patty, and the rest of the Peanuts gang are in space. They are in a space station for 90 days. Jason Welker of the Television news network is there to talk to them on TV.
Jason Welker talks to all of them and asks the jobs of everyone. The crew's jobs are Charlie Brown is the cook, Linus is the scientist, Lucy is the captain, Peppermint Patty is in charge of fitness, Snoopy has had the most experience in space, Franklin is in the social worker, Even Woodstock has a job; he shows how to fly in zero gravity. Lucy then gives a tour of the space ship. She shows the rooms and the kitchen. In the kitchen Snoopy chases his food.
Outside the spaceship things go wrong. One of the panels are broken on the spaceship, so SRead More
In the fifth part of This Is America Charlie Brown, Charlie Brown reads school report to his class about the building of the Transcontinental Railroad. He talks about two railroad companies the Central Pacific and the Union Pacific. Charlie Brown says that workers were needed so youngsters were employed. The two railroad companies had to lay down 10,000 miles of track. The Central Pacific stars out slow because they have the cross the Sierra Nevada mountains. Snoopy's brother Spike appears in this episode and gets a job in one of the towns that was built around the railroad. He is a harmonica player, but he is kicked out. Finally, the two companies are getting closer to the end. The last spike has to be put in. The Governor of California misses so Snoopy drives in the last spike.Read More
In the sixth part of This Is America Charlie Brown, Sally does a school report on the famous inventors of America. She and her assistant Snoopy give examples of people and there inventions. She explains the invention while Snoopy uses it. Inventions include The paper bag, toothpick, roller skates, the first pizzeria, basketball, and sneakers. Snoopy messes up and Sally brings him to Charlie Browns classroom. While there Linus gives a report on Alexander Grahmm Bell. While Linus gives his report we see him going to Alexander Grahmm Bell's house to do a report on him. He is invited up and he and his assistant Mr Watson explain to Linus about his telephone the are about to test. Linus asks if he can watch them test it. They say its alright and he listens as Mr Bell says something over the phone. They cheer and are happy.
Back in there classroom, Peppermint Patty gives her report. Her report is on Thomas Edison. She explains about the phonograph. She is now in his house. She is talking witRead More
The seventh part of This Is America Charlie Brown starts out with Charlie Brown, Linus, and the rest of the gang in Washington DC. They first See the Washington monument. Then thy see the White House, and the Lincoln Memorial. They then arrive at the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum. They see the Wright brothers plane, World War II planes, and Snoopy even sees the red barons plane. They also see the Spirit of St Louis and a space capsule. They are then off to the Smithsonian Natural History Museum, and then the Smithsonian American History Museum.
The first exhibit they see is on cartoon art and comic strips. They see a Peanuts cartoon and Charlie Brown wants to know who took his picture. They also see exhibits on George Washington, the first ladies, and Abraham Lincoln. They see the Gettysburg Address, and Linus explains it. That's when we see Lincoln in a train about to go to Gettysburg.
Before the train goes Lincoln wants to read a newspaper. He calls out the window for Linus and CRead More
The final part of the mini series starts out with Charlie Brown trying to convince Schroeder to let Snoopy in the band for the class project. Schroeder said he is in if he does not go crazy. Schroeder and his band are practicing when Lucy says that they should combine there projects. her project is on American people. He does not like the idea of combing the projects, but the teacher does.
The band plays in front of there class. The first person he talks about is Steven Foster, while the band plays ""Genie With the Light Brown Hair"". Lucy then interrupts and talks about the women of American History, like Susan B. Anthony. Schroeder then talks about fight songs like ""Yankee Doodle Dandy"", and ""America the Beautiful"".
The next composers they talk about is John Phillip Sousa, and George M Cohan. Lucy and the girls play ""Yankee oodle Dandy"" with them. Snoopy went crazy dancing, but the teacher liked it. Lucy then talks about immigrants and the hard time they had here in America. They takeRead More