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: May 15th, 1977 Lucy stands on the baseball and calls,"Time out!" Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound and wonders,"Now what?" She walks up to him and exclaims,"Hey, manager, I have a great idea!" She asks,"After we've lost a game why don't we run an ad in the newspaper?" He asks,"An ad?" She replies,"Sure, we could offer a reward for the lost game!" She continues,"When th Latest appearance: March 1st, 2000 / First appearance: March 2nd, 1974 The Literary Ace sits on the doghouse. Lucy says, "I know why you're so mad . . ." Lucy points and says, "When I criticized your story, I stepped on your tale!!" Snoopy sits on the doghouse. Lucy walks away and laughs. Lucy is hit on the head with the typewriter. First appearance: December 4th, 1979 Snoopy stands between Charlie Brown and Lucy. Charlie Brown holds a grocery bag. Lucy carries a piece of paper and says, "Christmas is coming, Charlie Brown." Lucy looks at the paper and says, "I've made out a list to help you decide what to get me." Charlie Brown replies, "Well, my hands are full right now . . Could you put it some place where I'll remember it?" Snoopy sta First appearance: March 3rd, 1956 Lucy and Linus are in a room. She says to him, "First Peter Pan showed the children how to fly.." She continues, "And then they all jumped out of the window and flew off to 'Never-Never Land'..." She smiles at a pondering Linus. He asks, "Why couldn't they stay in their OWN land?" She looks at the reader. First appearance: August 15th, 1957 Lucy and Charlie Brown are in the field. She says, "I come from a very important family!" They lean on the wall and Charlie Brown grimaces and asks, "What in the world is so important about your family?" She faces him in the field and exclaims ,"What's So Important About It?!" She concludes, "It's got Me in it!" Charlie Brown looks at the reader with a doubtful expression. First appearance: November 22nd, 1983 The Literary Ace sits on his doghouse. Lucy says, "You know what you should do? You should write a Thanksgiving story . . ." The Literary Ace types, "It was a dark and stormy night . . ." The Literary Ace types, "Suddenly, a turkey rang out!" Snoopy tosses the crumpled piece of paper over his shoulder. Latest appearance: February 25th, 2013 / First appearance: February 28th, 1966 Linus and Lucy walk outside. Lucy asks, "What's the matter with you?" Linus replies, "My feet hurt." Linus sits down and takes off his shoes and says, "I think my shoes are too tight." Linus says, "It feels like my feet are being mugged! Latest appearance: February 7th, 2005 / First appearance: February 7th, 1975 The Literary Ace types, "This is a story of greed." Lucy holds the paper and says, "I'm glad to see you're writing about greed . . ." Lucy hands the paper back and says, "One of the secrets of good writing is to deal with real human emotions." Snoopy types, "Joe Greed was born in a small town in Colorado." Latest appearance: December 26th, 2009 / First appearance: December 26th, 1962 Linus sits at a table and writes, "Dear Grampa, I appreciate the airplane you sent, and . . ." Linus crumples the letter and says, "Oh, rats!" Lucy says, "What's the matter?" Linus shouts, "I hate writing 'Thank you' letters for toys that I've already broken!" First appearance: March 21st, 1990 Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound and exclaims, "Good grief, another home run! This is our worst game ever!" Lucy walks towards him wearing a baseball glove. Lucy says, "'If the heart of a man is depressed with cares, the mist is dispelled when a woman appears.'" Lucy walks away as Charlie Brown says, "Not always." Latest appearance: February 7th, 2016 / First appearance: February 9th, 1969 Charlie Brown stands next to the baseball field and says, "Ah! There's my ol' pitcher's mound!" Charlie Brown walks on the snow covered field and says, "Covered with snow and tradition . . ." Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound and says, "If this were summer, I'd be standing out here on this pitcher's mound getting ready to pitch . ." Charlie Brown pretends to take First appearance: February 26th, 1999 Charlie and Lucy dressed in coats and hats walk on the sidewalk. Charlie says, "You couldn't hit seventy-one home runs is you played for a thousand years.." Charlie says, "And his name is Mark McGwire, not Joe McGwire!" Lucy says, "I get him mixed up with Joe Ruth.." Latest appearance: December 26th, 2008 / First appearance: December 27th, 1961 Lucy says to Charlie Brown, "There's nothing worse than 'post Christmas let down' . . ." Lucy says, "A deep depression sets in . . . Your bones ache . . . You feel tired all over . . ." Lucy says, "And if anyone even mentions 'partridge in a pear tree,' you want to scream." Charlie Brown says, "'Partridge in a pear tree'?" Lucy throws back her head and yells. Charlie Brow First appearance: May 29th, 1998 While Lucy is watching TV, Rerun comes over and says, "Guess what I learned in school today.." Rerun says, "We were having lunch, and I learned how to open a bag of potato chips.." Lucy asks, "What's the capital of Norway?" Rerun asks, "Who knows?" First appearance: May 18th, 1996 Rerun, Lucy, Linus and Snoopy sit on the couch. Rerun says, "I'm going to have a dog! Snoopy's brother is coming from the desert, and he's going to be my dog!" Lucy replies, "You're crazy, Rerun . . Mom will never let you have a dog!" Linus says, "I wonder if he's the kind who howls at the moon . ." Snoopy thinks, "I know Spike . . He'd howl at a night light . ." Latest appearance: August 27th, 2000 / First appearance: August 25th, 1974 The Literary sits. A sign on his doghouse reads "Please (crossed out) do not disturb" He types, "'This is a case of murder,'" said the chief." Sally and Lucy look up at the Literary Ace. Sally comments, "There he is writing again." They look at each other. Sally continues, "Do you think his writing will ever put bread on the table?" They look up at Snoopy. Lucy says Latest appearance: March 29th, 2010 / First appearance: April 1st, 1963 Lucy, Frieda, Charlie Brown and Snoopy all stand on the pitcher's mound. Lucy says, "This is our first game of the season, Charlie Brown . . ." Frieda says, "You're our manager . . . Tell us we're not going to lose!" Lucy and Frieda say, in unison, "Tell us manager, please tell us we're not going to lose! Tell us! Tell us! Tell us we're not going to lose!" Charlie Brown says, Latest appearance: March 24th, 2002 / First appearance: March 19th, 1972 Lucy stands in the outfield. She stands beneath Charlie Brown, who is on the pitcher's mound in wind-up position. She announces: "Hey, manager, I've got a great idea!" Charlie Brown turns to face Lucy as she raises her arms. She says, "Why don't we sell out team, and move to a different city? That's what everyone else is doing." She stands on the lower part of the mound, ga Latest appearance: October 2nd, 2007 / First appearance: October 4th, 1960 Charlie Brown and Linus watch a leaf fall from the tree. Charlie Brown looks at the reader as Linus looks at the leaf. Linus says, "You'll never be happy here...." Charlie Brown rushes off. He approaches Lucy, who is sitting in the living-room. He exclaims, "Your brother talks to leaves!" First appearance: September 27th, 1972 Schroeder plays the piano. Lucy leans on the piano and stares at Schroeder. Lucy says, "If a boy never sends a girl flowers, he robs himself of one of the great joys of life . . ." Schroeder continues to play the piano. Schroeder tumbles in the air. Lucy shouts, "Thief! Robber!!"
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: October 17th, 1962 Lucy sits on the sidewalk and says, "Sometimes I get discouraged." Charlie Brown says, "Well, Lucy, life does have its' ups and downs, you know . . ." Lucy says, "But why? Why should it?! Why can't my life be all 'ups'? If I want all 'ups", why can't I have them?" Lucy complains, "Whay can't I just move from one 'up' to another 'up'? Why can't I just go from an 'up' to an 'uppe Latest appearance: October 14th, 2013 / First appearance: October 17th, 1966 Peppermint Patty says, "Look, Roy . . . I got a letter from Linus!" Peppermint Patty reads, "'Dear Peppermint Patty . . . How have you been? It occurred to me that perhaps you have never heard of the 'Great Pumpkin.'" Peppermint Patty exclaims, "The Great Pumpkin?! What in the world is that? Maybe I shouldn't read anymore . . . I'm very superstitious, you know . . . " Pe First appearance: October 17th, 1981 Marcie talks into the phone and says, "She's gone, Charles! Peppermint Patty has left town!" Charlie Brown talks into the phone and says, "But I just talked to her yesterday . . ." Marcie replies, "I think she was more depressed than we thought, Charles . . . Where do you think she went?" Peppermint Patty stands next to Spike and reads a card. She says, "'Spike's real estat First appearance: October 17th, 1957 Linus stares at the closet door. He looks at the reader. He peers through the key-hole. He grimaces and says, "Two Weeks" First appearance: October 17th, 1986 Peppermint lies propped up by a pillow. She smiles as she talks on the phone. She asks,"And Marcie says football isn't feminine...Chuck...isn't she something?" She continues,"If I like to play football, does that mean I'm not feminine, Chuck?" She continues,"What do you think, Chuck? Huh? What do you think?" Charlie Brown stands with the phone to his ear and with Snoopy l First appearance: October 17th, 1982 Linus stands by the wall peering off into the distance. Snoopy jogs down a slope wearing his sweatband. Linus stands atop a grassy cliff looking off into the distance. Linus continues to look. He calls out to Snoopy,"Hi! I thought maybe it was you..." As Snoopy jogs nearer, Linus says,"I've been watching you from way off...you're looking great..." Snoopy j First appearance: October 17th, 1988 Snoopy licks his lips and thinks, "That's the best jelly doughnut I ever tasted!" Snoopy thinks, "Jelly doughnuts make you feel good all over . ." Snoopy lies on his doghouse and thinks, "When nothing is good for you, you have to pretend that everything is good for you!" First appearance: October 17th, 1997 Woodstock, Olaf and Andy come to a cliff. Woodstock talks. Olaf thinks, "What's he saying?" Andy looks over the edge of the cliff and thinks, "He said this is as far as we can go because the Earth is flat, and if we go any farther we'll fall over the edge." Andy thinks, "I wonder if he's right..." Olaf leaps over the edge and thinks, "There's only one way to find out!" Andy First appearance: October 17th, 1991 Sally stands in the front of the classroom holding a leaf. Sally says, "For 'show and tell' today, I have brought this leaf . . ." Sally says, "Some people think when leaves begin to fall, it is the saddest time of year . . They're wrong." Sally says, "The saddest time of year is Christmas when you don't get any of the things you wanted . ." Sally says, "Ma'am?" Sa First appearance: October 17th, 1985 Sally stands in front of the class and says, "This is my report on Halley's Comet which will be coming by the earth soon . . ." Sally continues, "Unfortunately, it will be down near the horizon, and we won't be able to see it very well . . ." Sally says, "Actually, you'll be able to see it much better on tv sometime in the month of March." Sally adds, "Unless, of course, yo Latest appearance: October 14th, 2006 / First appearance: October 17th, 1959 Charlie Brown and Schroeder sit on the ground. Schroeder says, "I'm inclined to agree with you, Charlie Brown.." Sally sits in the distance playing. Schroeder continues, "But on the other hand we must be cautious in out thinking..." He says, "We must be careful not to 'throw out the baby with the bath'" Sally gasps in shock. Schroeder turns to her and says, "Please pardon Latest appearance: October 14th, 2010 / First appearance: October 17th, 1963 Lucy looks curiously at two younger girls. Three says, "Hi big girl . . . My name is 3, and this is my sister . . . her name is 4 . . ." Three continues, "Our brother's name is 5 . . . I believe you've already met him . . . Our last name is 95472." Three says, "Numbers, numbers and more numbers . . ." Three says, "Our dad gets upset easily lately . . . He says his head hur Latest appearance: October 16th, 2004 / First appearance: October 17th, 1970 Snoopy lies on the doghouse. Woodstock runs toward the doghouse. Snoopy sits up. Woodstock's friends run toward the doghouse. Woodstock's friends continue to run into the doghouse. Snoopy thinks, "It's amazing how many friends you have after your waffle iron gets fixed." First appearance: October 17th, 1983 Charlie Brown gives Snoopy a letter. Charlie Brown says, "Here, you got a letter from your brother Spike . ." Snoopy reads and thinks, "'Dear Brother Snoopy, Life here on the desert if fine although sometimes lonely.'" Snoopy reads, "'I guess we all just need someone to talk to.'" Spike sits in the desert. He turns to a cactus and thinks, "Read any good books lately?" First appearance: October 17th, 1987 Lucy leans on the piano while Schroeder plays. Lucy says, "I think I'd be happy if I knew you only liked me . ." Lucy turns to Schroeder and says, "I'd probably be happy if I only knew you were only slightly fond of me . ." Lucy continues, "What I'm trying to say is that I've decided you don't necessarily have to love me . ." Schroeder screams, "GOOD!" Lucy does a flip ov First appearance: October 17th, 1975 Woodstock and Snoopy sit on the doghouse. Woodstock speaks and asks a question. Snoopy thinks, "That's right!" Snoopy continues to think, "Anyone raised in a log cabin has a good chance of becoming president!" Woodstock runs in the grass. Woodstock sits in a log cabin style nest. First appearance: October 17th, 1958 Charlie Brown is at the table writing a letter. He crookedly writes, "Dear Pencil-Pal, How have you been?" He crumples up the paper and walks off saying, "Rats! What I need is some stationery with Lines on it!" He grabs some paper and walks off smiling. He sits at the table and starts writing on the paper with lines. He crookedly writes, "Dear Pencil-Pal, How have you bee First appearance: October 17th, 1990 Marcie and Charlie Brown sit on a couch. Marcie says, "See how my hands shake, Charles? It's because of all the pressure . . ." Marcie continues, "My parents think I should get perfect grades in everything every day!" Marcie lies her head down on a pillow and says, "And I'm so tired . ." Snoopy thinks, "When she wakes up, give her a cookie . ." Latest appearance: October 17th, 2011 / First appearance: October 17th, 1964 Lucy shouts: "HEY, YOU! WHO YOU GONNA VOTE FOR?" Linus's hair stands on end. She turns to one side and shakes her fist: "WELL, YOU BETTER!!!" Linus stands behind her. Lucy holds up a notepad and calculates: "According to my private poll, you now have 85% of the vote." Linus looks at her. Linus stands alone: "That 'private poll' worries me!" Latest appearance: October 16th, 2015 / First appearance: October 17th, 1968 Franklin stands at the door. Linus stands behind him and says, "If you're looking for Charlie Brown, I don't think he's home." Franklin says, "I wonder if I should wait . . ." Linus says, "Why not? By the way, my name is Linus . ." Franklin and Linus shake hands. Franklin says, "Hi . . I'm Franklin . ." Linus says, "I'm very glad to know you." Linus and Franklin sit on the
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.”