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: September 4th, 1956 Charlie Brown looks questionably to his right. Lucy approaches carrying a string. He asks, "What in the world have you got there?" She replies, "You have heard, no doubt, the expression, 'It went over like a lead balloon'?" Charlie Brown says, "Many times" She struggles by dragging a seemingly heavy balloon as Charlie Brown grimaces to the reader. Latest appearance: November 16th, 2003 / First appearance: November 14th, 1971 Charlie Brown sits at Lucy's Psychiatric Help booth. He faces away from her and says, "I wonder if it's possible really to make a fresh start..." He stands and looks up: "See that plane up there?" Lucy follows his gaze. Charlie Brown raises his arms and says, "It's filled with people who are all going someplace..that's what I'd like to do..go off someplace, and start a new life..." Latest appearance: January 20th, 2008 / First appearance: January 15th, 1961 Linus and Charlie Brown walk past Lucy. Lucy drops her paper and says, "Hey! Why don't you watch what you're doing?" Linus says, "Oh, be quiet!" Lucy shouts, "Clumsy ox!" Linus and Charlie Brown stand at the window and watch it rain. Charlie Brown says, "Boy, look at it rain!" Linus says, "We'll have to stay in the house all day . . ." Linus walks up to Lucy holding a box and First appearance: March 17th, 1972 Lucy swings the bat and hits the ball. Schroeder's hat lifts off his head. Charlie Brown shouts, "She did it! She hit a home run!" Schroeder frowns. Charlie Brown points at thim and says, "And you're going to have to stand out by home plate, and kiss her! You promised!!" Lucy runs around the bases and sings, "She's rounding first . . . She's rounding second . . She's roundi First appearance: March 18th, 1985 Schroeder plays the piano. Lucy leans against the piano and asks, "Do you mind if I ask you something?" Lucy continues, "What do you really think the chances are that you and I will get married someday?" Linus stops playing the piano and says, "Well, let me see . . . How can I put it?" Lucy replies, "When someone doesn't know how to put it, you know you've been put!" First appearance: July 28th, 1957 "I CAN'T STAND IT! I JUST CAN'T STAND IT!" Charlie Brown kneels on the ground and bangs his fist. In front of him is a tree with string wrapped around it. He stands in front of the tree and looks up at it. "YOU STUPID TREE! LET GO OF THAT KITE!" he yells. "Let go, I say, or I'll give you the worst shaking you've ever had!" He shakes his fist at the tree threateningly. First appearance: August 15th, 1988 Lucy whispers to Charlie Brown, "Psst, manager . . Don't look now, but I'm pulling the ol' hidden bat play . ." Lucy smiles and says, "I hid the other team's bat so they can't get any hits!" Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound and says, "No wonder I struck that last guy out . ." First appearance: April 29th, 1998 Snoopy types up something, "A World Without Cats." Lucy reads Snoopy's papers and says, "This is the best thing you've ever written.." Lucy says, "If it gets accepted, you may have to go on a book tour.." Snoopy returns to his writing and thinks, "I don't do paw prints.." Latest appearance: March 6th, 2015 / First appearance: March 8th, 1968 Charlie Brown and Lucy stand on the pitcher's mound at night with a burning candle. Lucy says, "There's another good thing about playing night games, Charlie Brown . ." Lucy continues, "Say you're pitching a lousy game, see, and we want to get you out of there . . Well, all we have to do is come out to the mound and blow out your candle!" Lucy blows the candle out. Charlie Latest appearance: March 27th, 2017 / First appearance: March 30th, 1970 Charlie Brown hits a baseball in the air and shouts, "Okay, Lucy . . . It's all yours!" Lucy stands in the outfield with her eyes closed. The ball goes over her head and hits the ground. Charlie Brown approaches Lucy and shouts, "What in the world is the matter with you?!" Lucy replies, "I'm a new feminist!" Latest appearance: April 7th, 2016 / First appearance: April 10th, 1969 Lucy and Charlie Brown stand next to the doghouse. Charlie Brown says, "It just kills me when Snoopy goes off on these trips . ." Lucy says, "He has no right to worry you like this, Charlie Brown! He's your dog, and he should stay home where he belongs!" Charlie Brown says, "But he wants to find his mother . ." Lucy says, "That stupid beagle shouldn't be out alone! He'll bump into Latest appearance: March 6th, 2012 / First appearance: March 9th, 1965 Lucy looks up curiously. Lucy loks at the carpet and thinks, "hmm . . ." Lucy says, "There's a bug on this rug . . . " Lucy shouts, "Think you're pretty snug, don't you?" Latest appearance: October 12th, 2006 / First appearance: October 15th, 1959 Lucy and Charlie Brown are talking in the field. Lucy says, "Linus said that Miss Othmar really spoke out against blankets today.." She continues, "She said that if a child dragged a blanket around with him, it was a sign of immaturity, and she said that she would never put up with that!" Charlie Brown asks, "Wow!! That means he's going to have to choose between his blanket and Mi Latest appearance: January 7th, 2010 / First appearance: January 10th, 1963 Linus puts his hand to his mouth and says, "Oh, no!" Lucy says, "Oh, yes!" Lucy turns to Charlie Brown and says, "Our 'Blanket hating' Grandma is coming to visit us . . . She always tries to get Linus to give up his blanket." Linus clings to his blanket and sucks his thumb. Lucy says, "She believes children should be taught self-denial . . . She believes in discipline . . . She b Latest appearance: December 27th, 2006 / First appearance: December 30th, 1959 "Charlie Brown, I think you should resolve to be perfect in the coming yeasr..." Lucy announces as she and Charlie Brown stand outside. They face each other. "Perfect? Good grief, nobody's perfect! What do you expect of me?" Charlie Brown exclaims. "I think you CAN be if you try..I really do!" Lucy says. "All right, Lucy, if you have that much faith in me, I'll try! I hereby resolv Latest appearance: May 25th, 2000 / First appearance: May 30th, 1974 Peppermint Patty and Lucy stand at the wall. Lucy says, "I'd like to have my ears pierced, but I'm afraid it will hurt." Peppermint Patty says, "It probably doesn't hurt any more than a punch in the nose." Lucy asks, "Who wants to get punched in the nose?" Peppermint Patty replies, "That's how I judge pain, Lucille . . . That's how I decide whether or not I should do something . . Latest appearance: September 9th, 2004 / First appearance: September 10th, 1970 Lucy stands in front of Snoopy and says, "It won't do you any good!" Snoopy walks away. Lucy continues, "It's medically unsound!" Lucy shouts, "You're just fooling yourself!" Snoopy lies on the doghouse and thinks, "Everyone criticizes my copper bracelet." First appearance: March 18th, 1990 Charlie Brown sits behind a desk that says Manager. His feet are on the desk. He says, "No comment." Lucy walks on the ball field. She says, "'Press.'" Lucy stands beneath Charlie Brown, who is aiming to throw the ball from the pitcher's mound. Lucy begins, "Good moring, Manager! I'm doing a story for our school paper.." Lucy reads from a notepad: "First question..Do you ha First appearance: August 29th, 1957 Lucy and Charlie Brown are sitting on the ground. He says, "Yesterday I felt fine...today I'm all depressed.." She replies,"Don't worry about it, Charlie Brown..You're probably just unstable.." They stand up and she continues, "You're probably just unstable and a little inconsistent.." She continues, "You're probably just unstable, a little inconsistent, and sort of erratic..." First appearance: February 16th, 1979 Schroeder plays the piano. Lucy leans on the piano and says, "You didn't send me a valentine, did you?" Lucy continues, "I don't care . . . It gives me a good excuse." Schroeder asks, "Excuse for what?" Lucy kicks over Schroeder and his piano. She shouts, "To kick your piano!"
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: May 26th, 1997 The Revolutionary War Patriot walks through the snow carrying a package. He thinks, "It's another cold day at Valley Forge . . I've baked General Washington a piece of firecake . ." The Patriot thinks, "He says to me, 'Where's the grape jelly?' I tell him we haven't had grape jelly for six weeks . ." The Patriot thinks, "Then he says, 'Can't someone go over to the mall, and get s First appearance: May 26th, 1995 Rerun stands on Sally's front porch. Rerun says, "Ask your brother if he wants to sell his dog . ." Charlie Brown and Snoopy sit in a beanbag chair. Sally stands behind them. Sally says, "There's a stupid kid outside who wants to know if you'll sell your dog." Rerun wears the beanbag chair on his head. Rerun tells Lucy, "And then they threw a beanbag at me!" First appearance: May 26th, 1988 Snoopy and Woodstock sit on the doghouse. Snoopy thinks, "Don't you sometimes wonder how dogs got to be the highest developed of all life forms on this planet?" Snoopy thinks, "Don't you ever wonder how dogs got to be so perfect?" An angry Snoopy thinks, "Birds never wonder about anything . ." Latest appearance: May 24th, 2002 / First appearance: May 26th, 1972 Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound with Linus and Snoopy. Charlie Brown asks, "When does your new brother come home?" Linus replies, "Probably tomorrow . . I suppose I should be kind of excited, but I'm not . . . Babies really aren't very interesting . . ." Linus and Charlie Brown walk away. Linus says, "Babies just sleep and cry." Snoopy thinks, "Not me . . ." Sno Latest appearance: May 23rd, 2008 / First appearance: May 26th, 1961 Snoopy sits next to Charlie Brown. Frieda holds her cat in her arms. Charlie Brown asks, "Can't that cat of yours walk?" Frieda replies, "Of course, he can walk, but cats are very delicate creatures . . . They don't like to get their feet dirty!" Frieda walks away, carrying her cat. Snoopy glares and thinks, "Sandbagger!!" Latest appearance: May 23rd, 2006 / First appearance: May 26th, 1959 Charlie Brown grasps the phone to his ear and shouts, "A BABY SISTER?" He runs outside towards Linus and Lucy. He yells, "I'M A FATHER!" He runs pass them and continues,"I Mean My DAD'S A Father! I'M A Brother! I Have A Baby Sister!! I'm A Brother!" Linus and Lucy watch him go. Linus exclaims, "You didn't act like that when I was born!" First appearance: May 26th, 1976 Snoopy stands at the door at night. Charlie Brown says, "I'm sorry the grill is closed." Charlie Brown continues, "We're all out of pancake batter, and there is no more sliced ham." Charlie Brown adds, "However, this does not mean we are turning you away with nothing . . ." Snoopy holds a stick in his mouth. Charlie Brown says, "Enjoy your bread stick!" Latest appearance: May 24th, 2015 / First appearance: May 26th, 1968 Linus stands next to Lucy. He sucks his thumb and holds his blanket. Lucy says, "I'm going to tell you something I've never told anyone before . . ." Lucy begins, "Do you see that hill over there? Someday, I'm going to go over that hill, and find the answer to my dreams . . ." Lucy continues, "Someday I'm going to go over that hill, and find happiness and fulfillment . . . I think First appearance: May 26th, 1990 Snoopy sits on his doghouse and thinks, "Sometimes, when you're waiting for your supper, it's best to act real cool . ." Snoopy looks sly and thinks, "If you act like you don't really care, all of a sudden you can turn around, and . ." Snoopy's ears stick up and he is very excited. Snoopy thinks, " . . There it is!!" Snoopy lies down on his doghouse and acts very sad. He Latest appearance: May 23rd, 2009 / First appearance: May 26th, 1962 Patty stands on the field and shouts, "C'mon Charlie Brown, we're not really expecting much but we can hope!" Linus shouts, "Pitch it to him, Charlie Brown ol' boy! He'll probably hit a home run, but pitch it to him anyway!" Lucy says, "C'mon Charlie Brown, ol' boy! We know you're no good but we're right behind you anyway . . . sort of . . ." Charlie Brown stands on the p First appearance: May 26th, 1958 Linus is in his bedroom, wearing his towel, collecting toys. He continues to collect. He walks pass Lucy with an armful of toys. She asks, "Are you taking a bath or are you going on vacation?" Latest appearance: May 23rd, 2012 / First appearance: May 26th, 1965 Lucy swings a punch at Snoopy. Snoopy ducks. Snoopy licks Lucy on the nose. Lucy throws a punch a Snoopy. Snoopy dodges it. Snoopy licks Lucy on the nose. Lucy shouts, "What in the world kind of a stupid fight is this?!" First appearance: May 26th, 1987 Charlie Brown hangs upside-down from a tree. The kite string is tangled around him. The kite hangs from the other side of the tree. Lucy asks, "Are you all right, Charlie Brown?" Charlie Brown replies, "Except when the wind blows . ." Charlie Brown continues, "When the wind blows, I swing back and forth, and my head hits the tree . . ." Lucy walks away and says, "Well, l First appearance: May 26th, 1999 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit next to each other in a theater. Marcie holds a playbill. Patty says, "Have you heard any announcements? I always like the announcements.." Patty says, "The role of so and so will be played by so and so.. the use of recording devices and cameras is forbidden" Patty says, "I love the announcements..." Marcie says, "You're very weird , sir.." Latest appearance: May 30th, 2010 / First appearance: May 26th, 1963 Lucy stands in the outfield and shouts, "Time out!" Lucy walks across the field. Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound. Lucy says, "Hold it a minute, Charlie Brown!" Lucy looks around from on top of the pitchers mound. Lucy shouts, "You were wrong! I told you, you were wrong!!" Lucy turns to Charlie Brown and says, "I told Frieda she was wrong, but sh First appearance: May 26th, 1993 Charlie Brown sits in a beanbag chair. Sally says, "Your stupid dog just left for Washington." Charlie Brown says, "He what?" Charlie Brown runs out the back door as Sally says, "Linus talked him into trying out for the Supreme Court." Charlie Brown runs and screams, "Snoopy! Come back!" The World Famous Attorney walks and thinks, "Here's the World Famous Attorney on his Latest appearance: May 23rd, 2014 / First appearance: May 26th, 1967 Schroeder plays the piano. Lucy leans on the piano. Lucy says, "My brother pats birds on the head." Schroeder asks, "What?" Lucy answers, "That's the usual reaction." Latest appearance: May 23rd, 2013 / First appearance: May 26th, 1966 Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound. Lucy says, "What's going on?" Schroeder says, "Charlie Brown doesn't feel well . . . His stomach hurts . . . " Frieda joins Charlie Brown and Linus as Lucy says, "It's nerves, Charlie Brown . . . You take this game too seriously . . . be like Frieda and me . . . we don't care if we win or lose! La de da! Who cares?" Frieda and Lucy s Latest appearance: May 24th, 2007 / First appearance: May 26th, 1960 Charlie Brown walks along in the grass pass garbage-can, shrubs, and a tree talking to Shermy. Charlie Brown says, "All I wanted to do was be a hero.." Charlie Brown kicks a can as Shermy looks on. Charlie Brown says, "But do I ever get to be a hero? No! All I ever get to be is the stupid GOAT!" Shermy says to a visibly upset Charlie Brown, "Don't be discouraged Charlie Brown.. First appearance: May 26th, 1991 Spike is climbing, wearing a fedora. Spike heads uphill. He stops at the edge of a cliff. Spike watches as his hat flies off and sails over the cliff. Spike hurries back down the mountain. He continues to hurry. Spike is almost at ground level. He holds his arms out hopefully. The cactus is wearing his hat. Spike is bemused.
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.”