Benjamin Franklin as he appears in "The Birth of the Constitution".

"The Birth of the Constitution" is the second episode of This Is America, Charlie Brown. It first aired on CBS on October 28, 1988.


The story takes place in 1787 in Philadelphia. The Founding Fathers are trying to compose the Constitution. They work hard to decide which ideas to include. Charlie Brown and his friends work hard, too. Snoopy serves as watchdog, Peppermint Patty provides water to drink. Charlie Brown oversees "valet parking," and Linus is the usher.

Voice cast


  • Originally, this episode was to have been called "It's Freedom, Charlie Brown".

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