You’re a racist man, Charlie Brown!
Critics are slamming ABC’s “A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving” for seating its solely black character, Franklin, alone on one facet of the vacation desk — in a rickety previous garden chair.
In the meantime, white pals — together with Peppermint Patty, Charlie Brown, Sally and even Snoopy — have been all seated throughout from him in actual chairs as they feasted, Twitter customers identified.
The particular, which debuted Nov. 20, 1973, aired once more on Wednesday — prompting social media outrage over the gang’s extremely unwoke picnic desk association.
“Why is Franklin in Charlie Brown Thanksgiving sitting all by himself on the desk. Man. Issues that I didn’t discover as a baby,” @Asharp52 blasted on Twitter.
Others mentioned good grief over a seating chart that may have thrilled George Wallace.
“Not watching Charlie Brown Thanksgiving anymore, till they sit some folks on the identical facet of the desk as Franklin,” one other critic tweeted, together with two black power-style fist emojis.
The scene in query facilities on an impromptu vacation feast — of toast, jelly beans and ice cream — in Charlie Brown’s yard.
At one level, poor lonesome Franklin topples over in his half-broken chair.
“They offer our buddy the busted chair and received’t even sit on the identical facet of the desk, extra proof that Charlie Brown and his cohorts are RACIST,” slammed Twitter person @mwizzy128.
However others defended the traditional particular, declaring its creator Charles Schulz fought so as to add Franklin to the solid to face up towards racism in 1968.
“Critically please get some historic context. Charles M. Schultz was a trailblazer and bucked racism in these days by including Franklin to mirror the difficulty… and difficult what was then happening in society,” tweeted California radio present host Mark Larson.