gang cartoon, written and illustrated by Charles M. Schulz, was
in first run syndication from 1950 to 2000. The popularity of
the comic strip, in combination with the popularity of the
various holiday cartoon specials, made for rich merchandising.
There were plush dolls, pencils, toothbrushes, bath toys, lunch
boxes, action figures, puzzles, the Snoopy Sno Cone Maker,
books, the Worlds of Wonder Talking Snoopy, and so much more.
Nearly all the characters were available, such as Charlie Brown,
Linus, Sally, Snoopy, Lucy, Peppermint Patty, etc.