We’ll show you how to watch A Charlie Brown Christmas from 1965 on your iPhone, iPad, Android, Apple TV or whatever connected device you own.
A Charlie Brown Christmas is hard to find on Netflix, Amazon Instant video, and other services, but you don’t need to buy Charlie Brown Christmas on DVD and convert it to a file you can watch on your phone. it is hard to find.
When looking for a place to watch A Charlie Brown Christmas on your iPhone, iPad or other device, beware of apps, songbooks, music recordings, and other options that don’t really allow you to stream A Charlie Brown Christmas to your phone, tablet or television.
While most of us might think of A Charlie Brown Christmas as a movie, it is actually a TV show under the classifications of some online stores.
2015 is the 50th anniversary of the televised Charlie Brown Christmas show and a Christmas classic in many homes. Charlie Brown, Christmas Day and The Peanuts Movie are trending across many search services as people look for a way to watch A Charlie Brown Christmas with more attention than usual thanks to the 50th anniversary and The Peanuts Movie.
Watch Charlie Brown Christmas
The original A Charlie Brown Christmas was released in 1965, but you don’t have to be a ’60s kid to appreciate this timeless classic. Just like the original Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer, Charlie Brown Christmas is a classic many of us grew up watching and now want to watch with our kids or simply relive childhood memories.
While not the longest running Christmas special, this is one we look forward to watching every year.
For the show’s 50th anniversary, you can watch A Charlie Brown Christmas on TV at 9 PM. The short Christmas special airs at 9 PM Eastern time on ABC. This year, due to the show’s 50th anniversary, there’s a special one-hour episode, It’s Your 50th Christmas, Charlie Brown! It airs at 20.00 East. You should be able to watch them at 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. Pacific as the show won’t be airing on both coasts at the same time.
You can set your DVR to record and watch Charlie Brown Christmas throughout the holiday season, but you can also stream it online and purchase it from a variety of sources. We searched for a Charlie Brown Christmas Netflix stream and it came up empty, but we found a Charlie Brown Christmas YouTube stream offering the full TV special.
This may not stay online for long, but if you want to watch it, it’s a place to start. The video above contains slightly modified audio. It’s unclear whether this is due to an attempt to keep this online or the restoration done on some versions of the film. We’ve verified that the iTunes version has better sound, more like the special TV show we watch every year.
While you can’t watch this second release on every device, Daily Motion allows users to stream A Charlie Brown Christmas with the original sound intact. Click here to watch this version online.
If you like the series, we recommend purchasing A Charlie Brown Christmas digitally. These streams are not from official sources and will likely go down at some point.
iTunes selling Charlie Brown Christmas for $14.99 with the original and It’s Christmastie Again, Charlie Brown and It’s Flashbeagle with Charlie Brown.
Google Play selling Charlie Brown Christmas for $9.99 with main story only. Amazon Video selling Charlie Brown Christmas for $12.99 in HD and $9.99 in SD.
You can also purchase the special A Charlie Brown Christmas 50th Anniversary deluxe edition on DVD for $7.65. Amazon.
Once A Charlie Brown Christmas is televised, we don’t expect to see it many times again this year. Networks only show classics like this one and Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer once a year.