The McDonald's logo.

McDonald's is the world's largest chain of hamburger fast food restaurants. It was founded in 1948 in San Bernadino, California by brothers Richard and Maurice McDonald. In 1955, Ray Kroc opened a McDonald's franchise in Des Plaines, Illinois. Kroc later took over the company from the McDonald brothers and oversaw its expansion worldwide. McDonald's now operates in 118 countries and territories, has 36,525 restaurants and employs more than 420,000 people.

Over the years, there have been several McDonald's promotions which have featured Peanuts characters, often as part of the chain's Happy Meal children's menu.

McDonald's was the original sponsor of the 1988 animated TV special Snoopy!!! The Musical.


In the summer of 1983, McDonald's sold Camp Snoopy glasses.
Charlie Brown McDonalds Camp Snoopy Glass Collection - July 198300:32

Charlie Brown McDonalds Camp Snoopy Glass Collection - July 1983

McDonald's Snoopy Glasses commercial 198300:30

McDonald's Snoopy Glasses commercial 1983

In the 1990's, McDonald's sold Peanuts toys with its Happy Meals.

Peanuts Happy Meal commercial 4-15-9000:31

Peanuts Happy Meal commercial 4-15-90

In the 1990s, McDonald's sold toys which featured Snoopy playing sports with its Happy Meals in Japan.

In 2000, a commercial for McDonald's featuring Snoopy, Charlie Brown, Lucy, Linus and Peppermint Patty aired in Japan.

2000年頃のCM スヌーピー マクドナルド McDonald SNOOPY00:32

2000年頃のCM スヌーピー マクドナルド McDonald SNOOPY

In 2001, McDonald's in Japan sold toys of Snoopy in various different outfits with its Happy Meals.
マクドナルドハッピーセット CM スヌーピー 200100:16

マクドナルドハッピーセット CM スヌーピー 2001

In 2003, McDonald's in Japan sold Snoopy toys with its Happy Meals again.

【CM】マクドナルド ハッピーセット スヌーピー【2003年】00:31

【CM】マクドナルド ハッピーセット スヌーピー【2003年】

In 2015, McDonald's sold toys which tied in with The Peanuts Movie with its Happy Meals.

The Peanuts Movie Global Happy Meal Commercial McDonald's00:31

The Peanuts Movie Global Happy Meal Commercial McDonald's

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