If you grew up during the mid-60s or after and you weren't raised by the Amish, there's a good chance you watched It's the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown every fall until you deemed yourself too cool. If you missed it, the holiday cartoon opens with Linus writing a letter to The Great Pumpkin, a holiday spirit not unlike an orange, squash-shaped Santa Claus. He goes so far as to ask for gifts. Lots of them.
None of this pumpkin patch is in your latte
The cartoon ends with Linus sleeping amongst the papery stalks and leaves of a pumpkin patch, shivering and clinging to his trademark baby-blue blanket. The Great Pumpkin never comes.
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