8 Total Quotes

Lee Mendelson Quotes

So now it's a standard. Who knew? I tell people that I'm old and I'm lucky.
Lee Mendelson
#People

Sparky liked it from the beginning.
Lee Mendelson
#Beginning

We felt the show was too slow and wouldn't resonate with any segment of the audience. Even our choice of music was questionable at the time.
Lee Mendelson
#Choice

I've always said that the reason 'A Charlie Brown Christmas' is a classic is because it reflects the Midwest values that Charles Schulz grew up with.
Lee Mendelson
#Christmas

It was a hit because of the morals and humor of a great Midwestern guy.
Lee Mendelson
#Humorous

I guess you can have an animated scene where you have a kid read from the Bible.
Lee Mendelson
#The bible

Charlie Brown's message, decrying the commercialization of Christmas, is even more relevant today than it was in 1965.
Lee Mendelson
#Christmas

Growing up in Minnesota, Schulz jumped ahead a couple of grades. When you're the youngest and the skinniest in your class, you're picked on. Like Charlie Brown, he learned to get beyond that.
Lee Mendelson
#Growing Up