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A Charlie Brown Christmas

You're a TV Star, Charlie Brown

A Charlie Brown Christmas

In the history of comic strips, 'Peanuts' is among the most popular and influential. Running in newspapers in 75 countries and with a readership of over 300 million, it is arguably America's biggest export. But when it was animated for TV in 1965, CBS were reluctant to bring it to our screens.

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Hanna Barbera cartoons

Hanna-Barbera

Hanna Barbera cartoons

When it comes to the history of the television cartoon series you need look no further than Bill Hanna and Joe Barbera. Creating countless cartoon characters and collecting seven Oscars, eight Emmys and a star on the Hollywood walk of fame, Hanna-Barbera were the masters of their craft.

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David Croft and Jimmy Perry

Croft & Perry

David Croft and Jimmy Perry

When it comes to situation comedy, the comedies of Jimmy Perry and David Croft are a unique chronicle of Britain in the 20th century.

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UK to US TV Series

Crossing The Pond

UK to US TV Series

Many television series that began life in the UK have been remade by American networks for American audiences. Not all have been successful. Here are ten UK shows that were remade in one form or another and how they fared.

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