The Peanuts gang celebrates the coming of spring in this animated TV special. Linus has promised all his friends that the Easter Beagle will soon be arriving to bring candy and colored eggs to the neighborhood children. Unfortunately, after his many miscalculations with the Great Pumpkin, not everyone is so sure that the holiday hound will actually show up. Meanwhile, Snoopy helps Woodstock find the birdhouse of his dreams, Peppermint Patty discovers teaching Marcie how to make Easter Eggs is no walk in the park, and Sally buys a new pair of shoes for spring. Originally aired on April 9, 1974, It's the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown was the twelfth in the long-running series of animated specials featuring the characters of Charles M. Schulz's popular comic strip.