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'Christmas time is here' at Macy's holiday windows

It's a Charlie Brown Christmas at Macy's this holiday season.

Macy's six holiday windows, unveiled on Nov. 20, depict key moments in "A Charlie Brown Christmas" to honor the film's 50th anniversary.

“The iconic Macy’s Christmas windows are the perfect home for Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and the rest of the gang this holiday season, as they celebrate the 50th anniversary of ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas,'" Jean Schulz, the wife of Peanuts creator Charles Schulz, said.

According to a media alert, Macy's was the first department store to feature Christmas windows. The windows take 21 days and nights to install and almost a full year to develop. How long does it take you to plan your decorations?

The windows were created by Roya Sullivan, an award-winning designer and Macy's national director of window presentation.Scroll down to see pictures of the Macy's holiday windows.

Window 1: 'Christmas time is here'

In this first window, Charlie and his pal
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In this first window, Charlie and his pal Linus engage in a deep conversation (as usual) about the meaning of Christmas while their buddies play in the snow. Take a few steps back from the window and see the design of Charlie Brown's famous t-shirt.

Window 2: 'Sleighbells in the air'

Charlie Brown seeks counsel from Lucy, the self-proclaimed
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Charlie Brown seeks counsel from Lucy, the self-proclaimed voice of reason among the bunch, as he contemplates taking on the role of director for the annual Christmas play. An interactive aspect of this window allows viewers to pay 5 cents for some invaluable advice from her.

Window 3: 'Places, everybody'

At rehearsal, the actors enjoy Schroeder's piano playing
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At rehearsal, the actors enjoy Schroeder's piano playing while director Charlie Brown struggles to enforce his authority. Onlookers can try their hand at the piano with the interactive keys that reveal music notes to the song, "Linus and Lucy."

Window 4: 'Oh Christmas tree'

This window depicts the modest, yet classic Christmas
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This window depicts the modest, yet classic Christmas tree that Charlie Brown picks out for the play. The tree lot scene features Snoopy, Peppermint Patty, Marcie and Woodstock.

Window 5: Snoopy has gone commercial

Charlie Brown is disappointed when he discovers that
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Charlie Brown is disappointed when he discovers that Snoopy has "gone commercial" and put up intricate Christmas decorations. Viewers are prompted to tweet their favorite memories from "A Charlie Brown Christmas" using #macyschristmas to appear in the window.

Window 6: 'Grand Finale'

Charlie Brown and the
Photo Credit: Diana Colapietro

Charlie Brown and the "Peanuts" gang join together around the beautiful Christmas tree, singing in unison.

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