Lucy’s School premieres on Aug. 12. | Source: Apple TV

The dog days of summer are sadly winding down, which means it’s almost time for kids to head back to school. Maybe they can find some comfort in Lucy’s School, a new Peanuts special that celebrates educators as the Peanuts gang gets ready for a new school year.

Linus van Pelt, Lucy van Pelt, and Charlie Brown in Lucy’s School | Source: Apple TV

In the special, the characters from Charles M. Schulz’s classic Peanuts comic strip are feeling anxious about starting at a new school in the fall, inspiring Lucy to start her own school instead. Along the way, she realizes that teaching is harder than it looks.

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Produced for Apple TV+ by Peanuts and WildBrain, Lucy’s School is a love letter to teachers, showing appreciation for the impact teachers can have on their students. It will help viewers explore the fear of change as  shows how Lucy faces and overcomes her own fears with a little help from her friends.

Lucy’s School debuts on Apple TV+ on Friday, Aug. 12. Peanuts fans can also tune into the second season of The Snoopy Show, premiering the same day. Watch the trailer for Lucy’s School below!

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Jackie Cucco

Jackie Cucco

Jackie Cucco was a Senior Editor of The Toy Book, The Toy Insider, and The Pop Insider. She covered toy trends, pop culture, and entertainment news, and made appearances on national and regional outlets, including CBS, WPIX, News 12, and more. Jackie spends her time watching horror movies and working her way through every Stephen King novel out there.