halloween charlie brown #RejectedPeanutsSpecials: 'It's the Hangover 3, Charlie Brown!'On Thursday (Oct. 27), the classic Halloween animated special “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” ran on ABC, as it has for decades. It even attracted a decent audience, considering it ran opposite the World Series — 7.4 million viewers, beating NBC’s “Community” and “Parks and Recreation” competition.

But perhaps the best thing to come out of the annual airing is Friday’s trending Twitter hashtag, #RejectedPeanutsSpecials, in which the massive brain trust that is the tweeting public turns its collective attention to snarking at pop culture.

We’ve chosen some of our favorites from the thousands of suggestions.

‘Lost’ showrunner Damon Lindelof put out his psychiatrist shingle to psycho-analyze Lucy Van Pelt:

“I Pull The Football Away Because My Parents Love My Brother More Than Me, Charlie Brown” #RejectedPeanutsSpecials
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Zach Braff snuck in a reference to a trendy gross-out flick:

#RejectedPeanutsSpecials “A Very Peanuts Human Centipede”
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“Simpsons” voice Harry Shearer went political:

What’s Your Jobs Plan, Charlie Brown? #RejectedPeanutsSpecials
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Fellow comedian Ana Gasteyer took the opportunity to promote responsible pet guardianship:

Some of our faves, though, came from these non-celebs:

#RejectedPeanutsSpecials the hangover 3, Charlie Brown
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Guess You’re Not Watching “Fringe” Tomorrow Night, Charlie Brown #RejectedPeanutsSpecials
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It’s Beginning to Look Infected Charlie Brown #RejectedPeanutsSpecials
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Posted by:Liz Kelly Nelson