Lucy

  • First appearance: March 3, 1952
  • Known around the neighborhood (and by her little brother, Linus) for being crabby and bossy, Lucy can often be found dispensing advice from her 5-cent psychiatrist’s booth, yanking away Linus’ security blanket, or humiliating Charlie Brown. Lucy’s only weakness? Her unrequited love for the piano-playing Schroeder.

  • Did you know: Lucy often speaks out for women’s rights and has high aspirations to one day be President and Queen.
Lucy
First appearance: December 16th, 1995 Schroeder sits at his piano and shouts, "Wow!" Lucy carries a cake and says, "Happy Beethoven's Birthday!" Sally walks behind with a cake knife. Woodstock asks a question. Snoopy thinks, "Bird Music? No, Beethoven never wrote any bird music . ." First appearance: June 18th, 1996 Lucy leans on Schroeder's piano and asks, "When was the last time you sent me flowers?" Schroeder replies, "Musicians don't send flowers, and we don't dance . ." Lucy says, "You could learn." Schroeder asks, "To dance?" Lucy replies, "No, to send flowers." First appearance: February 22nd, 1982 Lucy holds a shovel and stands with Linus. She says, "As soon as this ground is spaded, I'm going to organize my garden." Lucy continues, "I'm going to plant potatoes, and beans, and radishes and peas." Linus asks, "Why are you telling me all this?" Linus stands with the shovel and says, "Oh!" Latest appearance: March 16th, 2009 / First appearance: March 19th, 1962 Charlie Brown says to Lucy, "I've decided we need a baseball scout!" Charlie Brown says, "We need someone to go over and mingle with the other team, and find out their strengths and weaknesses . . ." Lucy walks away. Charlie Brown continues, "It can be a very dangerous job of course, but it's a job that needs to be done, and . . ." Lucy returns dragging Linus and says, " Latest appearance: March 11th, 2001 / First appearance: March 11th, 1973 Linus sits on the ground, smiling at Woodstock and a bird friend as they approach. Pat pat pat. Linus pats them on the head. Lucy walks up behind Linus and demands, "What in the world are you doing?" Linus turns to look up at her and explains: "Patting birds on the head...I have found that whenever I get really depressed, patting birds on the head cheers me up..." H First appearance: September 15th, 1977 Charlie Brown and Lucy stand at the wall. Charlie Brown says, "I have what may be a rather difficult question for you . . ." Charlie Brown asks, "What's the difference between being depressed and just feeling bad?" Lucy asks, "Who cares?" Charlie Brown says, "That wasn't such a difficult question after all!" Latest appearance: June 1st, 2000 / First appearance: June 6th, 1974 Peppermint Patty and Lucy sit in chairs. Peppermint Patty says, "The doctor is still waiting." Peppermint Patty continues, "I'll tell you what we can do, Lucille . . . We can alternate ears . . ." Peppermint Patty explains, "I'll go in and have one ear pierced . . . Then you go in and have one ear pierced . . . Then I'll go in again . . . Then you go in again . . . Then I'll go in again . First appearance: September 19th, 1977 Linus sits in a bean bag. Lucy says, "Instead of watching tv you should be reading a book!" Lucy continues, "Instead of watching tv you could be straightening up your room!" Lucy adds, "Instead of watching tv you could even be playing outside!" Linus turns and shouts, "There's a lot more to life than not watching tv!" Latest appearance: December 12th, 2003 / First appearance: December 17th, 1971 Snoopy runs away. Lucy stands in her ice skates and shouts, "Come back here, you coward!" Lucy continues, "I thought you wanted to be in an ice show! I thought you wanted to skate in the olympics! Come back here!" Snoopy runs down the stairs and thinks, "I can't go on . . . My understudy will do it!" Woodstock stands next to Lucy and smiles. Lucy shouts, "I'm not gonna skat First appearance: November 2nd, 1998 Lucy and Rerun sit on the floor as Lucy counts her halloween candy. Lucy says, ""For 'Trick or treast" I got twelve canday bars. fourteen cookies, and three tubes of toothpaste" Rerun looks in his treak or treat bag. Rerun turns the bag the other direction. Rerun holds the bag above his head. Rerun says, "I didn't get a bicycle..." Latest appearance: January 22nd, 2009 / First appearance: January 25th, 1962 Lucy stands with Charlie Brown and says, "All right! You want to know what I think of world problems? I'll tell you!" Lucy says, "I'll give them just twelve years to get things straightened out! I want everything settled by the time I'm eighteen!" Lucy walks off shouting, "I want to live my adult life in a perfect world! So they better get going!" Charlie Brown says, "Th Latest appearance: April 2nd, 2013 / First appearance: April 5th, 1966 Lucy and Snoopy stick out their tongues at each other and say, "Bleah!" Snoopy sticks out his tongue and says, "Bleah! Bleah! Bleah!" Lucy flies backward as Snoopy continues to stick out his tongue and say, "Bleah!" Snoopy smiles and thinks, "I 'Bleahed' her right into the ground!" Latest appearance: November 17th, 2011 / First appearance: November 19th, 1964 Lucy walks. She stands outside on the doorstep and calls, "Linus! Mom says to come in, and get washed up for supper!" In profile she exclaims, "Good grief! What have you guys been playing?" "Touch football!" Linus explains as he walks past her. He is covered in hand prints. First appearance: July 16th, 1985 Schroeder sits at his piano. Lucy sits and watches. Schroeder asks, "Why do you keep talking about us getting married?" Schroeder shouts, "It's never going to happen!" Schroeder plays the piano and says, "There are probably a million girls in this world whom I'd rather marry than you!" Lucy replies, "You'd get tired of them . ." Latest appearance: March 7th, 2010 / First appearance: March 3rd, 1963 Lucy holds a sapling tree and says, "Don't forget the shovel!" Linus walks up carrying a shovel and says, "This is going to be a new experience for me . . ." Lucy says, "Well, I think you'll find it a very rewarding one . . ." Lucy carries the tree and says to Linus, "The planting of a tree shows faith in the future." Lucy stops and says, "This is the spot I had in mind . First appearance: April 29th, 1962 Schroeder is playing piano and Lucy is leaning on it. Lucy says, "Schroeder, how would you like a job playing dinner music?"Lucy says, "How would you like that?"Schroeder says, "How would I like what?" and Lucy says, "A job! How would you like a job playing dinner music?"Schroeder looks up from the piano at Lucy. Lucy says, "You don't have anything against playing dinner Latest appearance: December 27th, 2010 / First appearance: December 26th, 1963 Charlie Brown stands at a wall with Linus and Lucy and says, "Now that Christmas is over, I hear the PTA is planning a New Year's program . . ." Charlie Brown says, "They need a little boy to play the part of the New Year." Linus says, "Boy, I sure pity that poor kid whoever he is . . ." Lucy smiles and says, "Haven't you heard?" Linus wails, "Oh, no!" Latest appearance: January 1st, 2008 / First appearance: January 3rd, 1961 Lucy yanks Linus's blanket from him and yells, "This is it!" Linus lies on the floor in a daze. Linus looks around. Lucy walks up and says, "Well, that's that! A job well done!" Linus's hair stands on end as Lucy says, "I buried your blanket!" Latest appearance: June 30th, 2010 / First appearance: July 3rd, 1963 "What are they doing to make Snoopy get well, Charlie Brown?" Lucy asks Charlie Brown. He answers: "The veternarian said he was administering an intramuscular aqueous suspension of procaine penicillin G 300,000 units in conjunction with dihydrostreptomycin 1 GN. at twenty-four hour intervals." Lucy stares at Charlie Brown. "Oh..." Lucy says. They both look straight ahead. Latest appearance: August 10th, 2008 / First appearance: August 6th, 1961 Snoopy pretends to be a vulture and sits in the tree above where Linus plays in the sandbox. Linus looks up at the vulture. Linus walks inside. Linus says to Lucy, "I suppose if I told you there's a vulture outside that's bothering me you'd say I was crazy, wouldn't you?" Lucy sits in front of the tv and says, "Yes, I would!" Linus walks outside. The vultur
Latest appearance: March 30th, 2018 / First appearance: April 2nd, 1971 Charlie Brown and Snoopy stand on the pitcher's mound. Snoopy holds his supper dish in his mouth. Charlie Brown says, "Oh, no you don't!" Charlie Brown continues, "You get fed after the game, not before!" Snoopy walks away with the supper dish still in his mouth. Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound and says, "I hate these salary disputes." Latest appearance: March 7th, 2018 / First appearance: March 10th, 1971 Peppermint Patty and Charlie Brown sit at the table. Peppermint Patty holds up a piece of paper and says, "I've worked out the baseball schedule for our two teams, Chuck . . ." Peppermint Patty slides the paper over to Charlie Brown and says, "Here, take a look at it, and see what you think . ." Charlie Brown reaches for the paper. Peppermint Patty smiles and says, "You tou Latest appearance: February 16th, 2018 / First appearance: February 19th, 1971 Charlie Brown sits in front of Lucy's psychiatric booth. He says, "Sometimes I ask myself questions . ." Charlie Brown continues, "Sometimes I ask myself, 'Is this your real life, or is this just a pilot film?'" Charlie Brown holds his arms out and asks, "Is my life a thirty-nine week series or is it a special?" Lucy replies, "Whatever it is, our ratings are down . . Five c Latest appearance: December 21st, 2017 / First appearance: December 24th, 1970 Sally lies in bed and says, "So here it is, Christmas Eve, but there'll be no sleigh bells outside my window tonight . ." Sally continues, "Why? Because I've totally rejected the concept of the fat guy in the red suit! For the first time in my life I feel free! For once I . . ." Sally sits up and listens. She says, "What's that? I thought I heard a sleigh bell . . ." Sally Latest appearance: December 6th, 2017 / First appearance: December 9th, 1970 Charlie Brown sits at the table and writes, "Dear Little Red-Haired Girl, Evening is coming on." Charlie Brown continues to write, "I wish it were snowing huge white flakes, and you and I were walking along holding hands and." Charlie Brown stops and looks at the paper. Charlie Brown crumples up the paper and throws it over his shoulder. He says, "A lot of great letters nev Latest appearance: November 11th, 2017 / First appearance: November 14th, 1970 Snoopy sits on the ground with a rope tied around his neck. Woodstock stands in front of him. Snoopy smiles and thinks, "Woodstock is going to rescue me . ." Woodstock climbs on the rope. Snoopy thinks, "Woodstock will have me untied in no time at all . . ." Woodstock struggles with the rope. Snoopy thinks, "Woodstock is going to untie me, and we're going to . . ." Woodstoc Latest appearance: October 1st, 2017 / First appearance: October 4th, 1970 Peppermint Patty runs along. Peppermint Patty is on the telephone: "Hey, Chuck, come on over, and see what my Dad gave me for my birthday.." She points: "Roses!" Charlie Brown stands behind her. He says, "Wow!" Peppermint Patty adds, "And you know what he said?" They face each other. "He said that I'm growing up fast, and soo I'll be a beautiful young lady, and all Latest appearance: September 23rd, 2017 / First appearance: September 26th, 1970 Snoopy sits in the grass and turns his head. Lucy stands next to him and holds her hand out. Lucy says, "It's bad luck to turn away from a 'Beep.'" Lucy grabs Snoopy's nose and says, "Beep!" Snoopy thinks, "I didn't know that." Latest appearance: September 22nd, 2017 / First appearance: September 25th, 1970 Linus stands in the wind. He sucks his thumb and holds his blanket. Linus' blanket is blown out of his hands. Linus runs. Linus stands next to the doghouse. The blanket completely covers Snoopy. Snoopy thinks, "I hate to see fall come . . . It gets dark so early . ." Latest appearance: July 17th, 2017 / First appearance: July 20th, 1970 Linus stands behind Lucy and says, "I have a question." Linus asks, "What would happen if there were a beautiful and highly intelligent child up in heaven waiting to be born, and his or her parents decided that the two children they already had were enough?" Lucy says, "Your ignorance of theology and medicine is appalling!" Linus says, "I still think it's a good question . Latest appearance: July 16th, 2017 / First appearance: July 19th, 1970 Snoopy is wearing a baseball cap. He runs backwards, looking up at the sky. CLOMP! Snoopy stands up straight in the air and catches the ball in his mouth. Snoopy runs, his cap flying off his head. CLOMP! He jumps in the air and catches another ball. CLOMP! Snoopy catches the ball, hanging upside down the air. CLOMP! His cap flies off as he catches the ball. Latest appearance: July 15th, 2017 / First appearance: July 18th, 1970 Snoopy sits on the doghouse and sniffles. He thinks, "What do you do?" Snoopy lies on the doghouse and thinks, "What do you do when the girl-beagle you love more than anything is taken from you, and you know you'll never see her again as long as you live?" Snoopy sits up and thinks, "What do you do?" Snoopy eats and thinks, "Back to eating!" Latest appearance: July 14th, 2017 / First appearance: July 17th, 1970 Snoopy lies on the doghouse. Charlie Brown carries an envelope and says, "I have bad news for you." Charlie Brown continues, "That last letter you sent to your girl friend at the Daisy Hill Puppy Farm never reached her . . She's not there any more . . ." Charlie Brown explains, "She's been sold!" Snoopy screams and runs off the doghouse. Latest appearance: July 13th, 2017 / First appearance: July 16th, 1970 Snoopy lies on the doghouse and thinks, "That girl-beagle I met at the Daisy Hill Puppy Farm is really something." Snoopy sits up. He smiles and thinks, "I wonder why I liked her so much? I think it's because we teased each other . . ." Snoopy lies on his stomach and thinks, "We laughed a lot, and we teased each other . . ." Snoopy turns over and smiles. He thinks, "And the Latest appearance: July 12th, 2017 / First appearance: July 15th, 1970 Snoopy sticks his tongue out at Charlie Brown. Charlie Brown shouts, "Now you cut that out!" Snoopy walks away. Charlie Brown continues, "Just because you can't go running off to see that girl-beagle you met, you don't have to be so obnoxious!" Charlie Brown points and shouts, "By golly, you'd better start behaving yourself!" Snoopy drops the phone. Charlie Brown shouts, "A Latest appearance: July 11th, 2017 / First appearance: July 14th, 1970 Charlie Brown stands in front of Snoopy. Snoopy wears his supper dish on his head. Charlie Brown asks, "You want to go to the Daisy Hill Puppy Farm again?" Snoopy's ears stand up. Charlie Brown walks away and thinks, "No, I don't think you should . . . You've been out enough lately . . ." Snoopy kicks his supper dish and thinks, "Rats!" Snoopy sits on the ground and leans a Latest appearance: July 10th, 2017 / First appearance: July 13th, 1970 Charlie Brown stands next to Snoopy and talks into the phone. He says, "Hello? Is this the Daisy Hill Puppy Farm?" Charlie Brown continues, "I'm calling for a friend of mine . . . He wants to speak to one of your dogs . . No, he doesn't know her name . . Describe her?" Snoopy holds out his paws and smiles. Charlie Brown says, "She has very soft paws . . ." Latest appearance: July 9th, 2017 / First appearance: July 12th, 1970 Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound. Lucy stands on the slope of the pitcher's mound. She holds out a piece of paper: "Here, Charlie Brown...Sign this petition!" "What's it for?" "Don't be so wishy-washy..just sign it!" He yells: "WANTING TO KNOW WHAT YOUR SIGNING IS NOT BEING WISHY-WASHY!" Lucy asks, "Why are you so crabby?" He looks up and wails, "YELLIN Latest appearance: July 8th, 2017 / First appearance: July 11th, 1970 The Literary Ace types, "Dear Sweetie, Have you missed me?" The Literary Ace continues to type, "I think about you all the time. I can hardly wait until Sunday morning. Don't forget . ." The Literary Ace thinks of hearts, hugs and kisses. Snoopy smiles and thinks, "I think I'm in love!" Latest appearance: July 7th, 2017 / First appearance: July 10th, 1970 Linus looks at a newspaper and approaches Charlie Brown. He says, "According to the paper, the riot was about war dogs . . ." Charlie Brown looks at the paper. Linus says, "Apparently there's been some trouble about dogs being sent to Viet Nam, and then not getting back . . ." Snoopy thinks, "All I know is, I went to the Daisy Hill Puppy Farm to make a speech . . . I got whomped wi
First appearance: September 21st, 1987 Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound and yells to his teammates, "All right, team, this is our last game of the season! Let's all do our best!" Lucy yells back to him, "What if we do our worst?" Charlie Brown responds, "You've already done your worst!" Lucy says, "I can't argue with that." First appearance: September 21st, 1977 Linus kneels on the ground and holds a football. Sally asks, "All I have to do is kick it, right?" The ball reamins upright. Linus walks away and says, "Right." Sally stands and looks at the ball. Sally shouts, "What if it kicks me back?" First appearance: September 21st, 1992 Charlie Brown stands in front of a tree and says, "This is real love . . ." Charlie Brown says, "Real love is standing behind a tree so you can see her when she leaves her house." Charlie Brown says, "Of course, it can sometimes be embarrassing . . ." Charlie Brown says, "Like when you discover you've been standing on the wrong side of the tree . ." First appearance: September 21st, 1981 Linus walks and carries his lunch bag. Sally sits on a bench and eats her lunch. Linus asks, "Mind if I join you?" Sally says, "Please do." Linus and Sally eat their lunch. Linus looks at a tag on Sally's lunch box. He reads, "This lunch box is guarded by a neighborhood assistance program." First appearance: September 21st, 1982 Linus and Charlie Brown stand at the wall. Linus says, "Nothing goes on forever." Linus continues, "All good things must come to an end . . ." Linus and Charlie Brown rest on the wall. Charlie Brown asks, "When do good things start?" First appearance: September 21st, 1986 Snoopy sits atop his doghouse smiling at a doughnut. He holds the doughnut to him and thinks,"Eating a jelly doughnut can make your head hurt..." He looks at his feet and thinks,"When you bite into the doughnut, the jelly squirts out and lands on your toes..." Woodstock and his friends fly towards the doghouse and land on it. Snoopy looks at them and thinks,"Which attracts Latest appearance: September 18th, 2010 / First appearance: September 21st, 1963 Lucy sit on the floor in front of the TV. She shouts: "Why do you always yell at me? I'm not deaf, you know!" "You think I can't hear? Is that why you always yell? I'm not deaf, you know! You don't have to yell all the time!" Lucy sits and frowns. Lucy yells: "WHAT'D YOU SAY?!!!" First appearance: September 21st, 1980 Marcie and Peppermint Patty are standing in a field. The latter holds a football and says,"I think we should practice something different this time..." Marcie says,"Not too different, sir..." They kneel on the ground with the football nearby. Peppermint Patty traces on the ground and says,"This is the play, Marcie.....you go straight out, cut left, cut back, go straight, cut back, go ri First appearance: September 21st, 1983 Peppermint Patty sits in a bed and says, "Yes, sir, I understand . . . You're going to test me for narcolepsy because I fall asleep in school all the time." Peppermint Patty browses through a pamphlet and says, "I've been reading about narcolepsy in this pamphlet." Peppermint Patty says, "No, sir . . I didn't finish it . . ." Peppermint Patty frowns and says, "I fell asleep Latest appearance: September 19th, 2015 / First appearance: September 21st, 1968 Linus punts a football. Sally waits to catch the football. Sally tears the laces out of the football. Linus stands next to Sally. Sally tears the football apart and says, "I was wondering what was inside it . . ." First appearance: September 21st, 1993 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their school desks. Marcie says, "My dad took me to my first hockey game last night . ." Marcie says, "It was really great . ." Marcie says, "I loved watching the zamboni go around . ." Peppermint Patty holds a book and responds, "You're very weird, Marcie . ." First appearance: September 21st, 1978 Lucy sits sunk down in a bean bag. She says, "I'm mad!" Lucy continues, "When I'm mad, I just want to sulk in my bean bag." Lucy says, "I just want to lie here alone, and be mad!" Snoopy sits in the bean bag with Lucy. Lucy shouts, "I said, 'Alone!'" Latest appearance: September 19th, 2007 / First appearance: September 21st, 1960 Snoopy watches Linus and Charlie Brown walk by. Linus says, "So this is 'National Dog Week'...." Snoopy walks alongside them as Linus asks, "I wonder if there's a 'National Cat Week,' too?" Snoopy shudders and stops. He thinks, "National Cat Week?!" He slunks in the grass and thinks, "I wouldn't put it past THEM to demand equal time!" Latest appearance: September 18th, 2016 / First appearance: September 21st, 1969 Woodstock looks up at Snoopy. Snoopy carries a sign that reads, "Watch this space for special announcement." Snoopy carries a sign that reads, "This is is!" Snoopy holds a sign that reads, "This is national dog week." Lucy stands next to Lucy and says, "It is? Well! I'm very happy for you." Lucy continues, "You dogs perform a great service to mankind, and you deserve a spec First appearance: September 21st, 1998 Peppermint Patty lies on her bed and talks on the phone. Peppermint Patty says, "Hey, Chuck, you ready for some back yard football?" Peppermint Patty says, "Me an' Marcie can get over there anytime you're ready.." Charlie Brown stands holding the phone. Snoopy stands next to him. Charlie Brown says, "I think we've moved away, and I don't know what our new address is.." First appearance: September 21st, 1984 Linus sits in a beanbag chair watching TV. A television annoucer exclaims, "Major catastrophe!" Linus becomes alert. The annoucer says, "Our reporters are on the scene." The annoucer says, "Details at eleven." Linus slumps back in the chair. The annoucer says, "In the meantime, you'll just have to sweat it out." Latest appearance: September 18th, 2012 / First appearance: September 21st, 1965 Snoopy dances. Lucy says, "You wouldn't be so happy if you knew about all the troubles in this world!" Snoopy keeps dancing and thinks, "Don't tell me . . . I don't want to know . . ." Snoopy dances and thinks, "I'm outrageously happy in my stupidity!" First appearance: September 21st, 1975 Snoopy continues to lead the camping expedition. The troop goes down a hill. They walk across a field. They walk along a fence. The troop crosses a lake by walking across the rocks. Snoopy sees a road sign saying, "City limits." It is getting darker as the troop continues the hike. Snoopy arrives home in front of his doghouse and looks up at First appearance: September 21st, 1972 Schroeder plays the piano. Lucy leans on the piano and claims, "You have no idea how important it is for a girl to get presents." Lucy continues, "If no one gives her presents, her life has no meaning!" Lucy turns around and stares at Schroeder. Lucy asks, "Aren't you interested in the meaning of life?" Latest appearance: September 16th, 2003 / First appearance: September 21st, 1971 Sally and Charlie Brown stand in front of a ticket booth. Charlie Brown asks, "Is this movie the one about giant spiders, green rats and purple vampires?" Charlie Brown turns to Sally and says, "She says, no . . . This is the one about shrunken heads, woolly werewolves and three-headed Mars-men . . ." Sally says, "Let's wait." Charlie Brown says, "We're going to wait thank you . .
Lucy comes from that part of me that’s capable of saying mean and sarcastic things, which is not a good trait to have, so Lucy gives me a good outlet. But each character has a weakness and Lucy’s weakness is Schroeder.
Charles Schulz

Interests

  • Schroeder

    Lucy will put up with Beethoven all day if it means she’ll be closer to Schroeder.

  • Psychiatric Booth

    Lucy is always willing to dispense advice for a nickel.

  • Being Bossy

    Lucy often uses her loud voice and strong will to order everyone around and is often referred to as a “fuss budget.”