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
Latest appearance: April 15th, 2001 / First appearance: April 22nd, 1973 Linus stands in the grass, pointing. He shouts, "HE'S COMING! HE'S COMING!" Snoopy dances over with a basket. He tosses an egg to Linus, who says, "Thank you, Easter Beagle! Thank you!" He dances by Lucy, and tosses her an egg. She says, "Thank you." He jumps in the air, throwing one to Sally, who says, "Thank you very much." Shroeder says, "Thank you." as Snoopy ro First appearance: June 1st, 1983 Charlie Brown is tied to a tree trunk with kite string. Lucy stops and looks at Charlie Brown Lucy walks away. Lucy turns around and says, "Maybe you'll be lucky and it won't rain tonight." First appearance: August 25th, 1980 Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound and shouts, "All right, team, this is our last game so let's concentrate!" Lucy faces the wrong way in the outfield and shouts, "Are you accusing us of not concentrating?" Charlie Brown says, "The game's over this way, Lucy . . ." Lucy faces the right direction and shouts, "Are you accusing us of not concentrating?" Latest appearance: July 17th, 2013 / First appearance: July 20th, 1966 Charlie Brown and Lucy lean on the wall. Charlie Brown says to Lucy, "Does it bother you to think that there may be people around who dislike you?" Lucy replies, "Dislike me? How could anyone possibly dislike me? There's nothing to dislike!" Lucy says, "Jealous, maybe . . . Yes, I could understand that . . . I could see how someone could be jealous of me . . . but dislike? No, First appearance: May 25th, 1985 Charlie Brown and Lucy stand at the wall. Charlie Brown says, "I want to be liked for myself . ." Charlie Brown continues, "I don't want to be liked because I know the right people." Charlie Brown says, "I want to be liked for ME!" Lucy asks, "Who?" First appearance: September 1st, 1992 Lucy and Charlie Brown walk by a wall. Lucy says, "Dogs never do anything . . . All they ever really do is sleep!" Lucy says, "Birds are just as bad . . All they ever do is fly around . ." Snoopy, Woodstock and another bird sit on the ground playing cards. Snoopy thinks, "What did she say?" Woodstock thinks of his cards. First appearance: November 24th, 1999 Lucy and Rerun are inside. Lucy is watching television and Rerun is taking off his coat. Rerun says, "When I was walking home today, I met a lady on the sidewalk.." Rerun is getting out a snack and continues saying, "I did just what you told me.. I said, "Happy Thanksgiving"... So she yelled at me.." "...She thought I was being sarcastic.." First appearance: December 31st, 1995 Snoopy walks through the snow wearing a hat and carrying a chair. He places the chair on the ground. Snoopy hands Lucy two tickets. Lucy asks, "What's this?" Lucy looks at the tickets and says, "Tickets to a hockey game? I love hockey games!" Lucy says, "Row 'A' and row 'B'? I'll take row 'A' . ." She hands Snoopy one of the tickets. They walk through the snow. First appearance: December 27th, 1958 Snoopy is sitting in the snow catching snowflakes with his tongue. He continues to catch snowflakes. He looks off in the distance with a confused look. Lucy kneels next to him and remarks, "You're the only person I know who can get sick eating snowflakes!" Latest appearance: May 31st, 2012 / First appearance: June 3rd, 1965 Lucy sits at the psychiatric help booth and says to Charlie Brown, "This fear of going to camp is something you've got to overcome!" Lucy continues, "It'll be good for you! It'll teach you to stand on your own two feet! This is just the sort of experience you need!" Charlie Brown asks, "How about you? Are you going to camp this summer?" Lucy shouts, "And leave my good ho Latest appearance: September 27th, 2004 / First appearance: September 28th, 1970 Schroeder plays the piano. Lucy leans on the piano. Lucy faces Schroeder and asks, "How come you never send me flowers?" Schroeder replies, "Because I don't like you." Lucy says, "The flowers wouldn't care." Latest appearance: June 9th, 2009 / First appearance: June 12th, 1962 Linus walks up as Lucy flys a kite. Linus says, "Say, that's a beautiful kite, Lucy . . . And you say you made it yourself?" Linus says, "It's very pretty . . . Sort of a pale blue, isn't it?" It's just about the same color as my . . ." Linus makes a face and says, " . . . Blanket!" First appearance: December 18th, 1980 Charlie Brown and Lucy look out the window. Charlie Brown says, "Snoopy and his little friend went into the woods to cut down a Christmas tree." Lucy says, "That stupid beagle! Doesn't he know you can't just go into the woods, and start cutting down trees?!" Charlie Brown asks, "Why not? Who's going to care?" Snoopy and Woodstock walk in the snow and look dazed. Snoopy thin First appearance: March 5th, 1995 Charlie Brown and Snoopy sit in the beanbag. The doorbell rings. Rerun stands on the doorstep holding a bag of marbles. He says, "Ask your dog if he wants to come out and play marbles . ." Snoopy comes outside. Rerun throws the marbles into the air and says, "Fetch!" Rerun looks at Snoopy. Snoopy walks away. As he picks up the marbles, Rerun tells First appearance: November 30th, 1993 Linus watches as Lucy searches through the grass. Lucy says, "Well, I'll be! This is the same little bug I saw over on the playground two days ago . ." Linus looks over her shoulder and asks, "How do you know?" Lucy replies, "I have a good memory for faces." First appearance: July 30th, 1979 Lucy sits in a beanbag. She hears a knock at the door. Lucy walks toward the door. Charlie Brown stands at the door and smiles. Lucy says, "Charlie Brown! You're back!! You're well!" Charlie Brown tosses a football in the air and says, "I heard something about a promise . ." Lucy frowns and says, "Oh, good grief!" Latest appearance: February 13th, 2012 / First appearance: February 13th, 1965 Schroeder plays the piano. Lucy leans against the piano and says, "Tomorrow is Valentine's Day . . ." Lucy gazes at Schroeder and says, "Are you going to give me a Valentine?" Schroeder replies, "I never have . . . What makes you think I"ll give you one this year?" Lucy raises a hand in the air and shouts, "Hope!!" Linus flips backwards. First appearance: April 11th, 1982 Charlie Brown sits behind a desk that reads,"Manager's Office: The buck starts here...." Lucy, Snoopy, and Linus are walking across the field. Charlie Brown holds a bat and ball in his hands and calls,"Okay, team, let's pay attention!" He tosses the ball in the air preparing to hit it; he says,"Last year we had too many players getting hit on the head with fly balls..." H Latest appearance: October 25th, 2006 / First appearance: October 26th, 1959 Lucy watches Linus writing a letter. She asks,"What in the world are you doing?" He replies,"Don't you Know?" He continues, "This is the time of year when we all write to the 'Great Pumpkin' and tell him what we want for halloween" Linus licks the envelope and continues, "The 'Great Pumpkin' Loves little children" He concludes, "I can see him now rising up out of the pump Latest appearance: January 26th, 2012 / First appearance: January 28th, 1965 Snoopy walks by Lucy humming to himself. Snoopy says, "Where in the world is he going?" Charlie Brown replies, "Down to the skating rink . ." Charlie Brown continues, "He goes down there every night to skate with a certain girl beagle he's met . . ." Lucy replies, "Really?" Lucy shouts, "Watch yourself, Snoopy! These teen-age marriages rarely work out!"
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: July 18th, 1958 Snoopy lies on a rock thinking, "Let's see now.." He continues, "There are a quarter of a million dogs and cats born each day in America..That's ten thousand an hour.." He continues, "Or one hundred and sixty-six a minute..Good Grief!" He slumps on the rock and concludes, "I'm not unique!" First appearance: July 18th, 1987 Peppermint Patty and Clara stand up to their knees in water. Clara says, "Look what I have, ma'am . . Water resistant diving watches!" Peppermint Patty says, "That's great, Clara . . Now, you can time yourself when you're swimming . . ." Clara asks, "Swimming?" Clara, struggling with the weight of the watches, says, "I can't lift my arms!" Latest appearance: July 15th, 2009 / First appearance: July 18th, 1962 Sally holds a jump rope. Sally looks at the jump rope. Sally looks at the jump rope. Sally says, "It doesn't jump!" First appearance: July 18th, 1983 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit on the dock. Peppermint Patty says, "Don't talk to me, Marcie!" Marcie says, "What did I do, sir?" Peppermint Patty says, "You got a letter from Chuck, and I didn't! And I was the one who felt sorry for you when you were lonely!" Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit in silence. Marcie asks, "Would you like to push me into the lake, sir?" First appearance: July 18th, 1976 Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound with his tongue out and wiping his brow; he sighs,"Whew" Linus walks up to the mound and Charlie Brown says,"I don't understand it..." He grimaces and says,"The weather sure has been bad lately." Linus exclaims,"Don't criticize the world, Charlie Brown!" Linus asks,"Where were you when he laid the foundation of the Earth? Who laid its co First appearance: July 18th, 1988 Linus says to the World Famous Attorney, 'De mimimus non curat lex.'" Linus says, "'The law disregards trifles.'" Snoopy walks and thinks, "It's a good thing because my practice is as trifling as they come . ." First appearance: July 18th, 1991 Marcie and Peppermint Patty lean on the wall. Peppermint Patty says, "You know, when we were away at camp, I don't think Chuck missed either one of us." Marcie walks behind Peppermint Patty and says, "I wonder what we could say to let him know how that made us feel . . . To let him know we're sensitive." Marcie watches as Peppermint Patty says into the phone, "Chuck, you blockhead First appearance: July 18th, 1978 Snoopy sits on the doghouse. Charlie Brown says, "I have an idea." Charlie Brown continues, "Why don't we try to find a family around here that would adopt Spike?" Charlie Brown asks, "Can you think of any reason why someone might not want him?" Snoopy stands on the doghouse and thinks, "Well. his backhand is a little weak . . ." First appearance: July 18th, 1977 Lucy stands in the outfield. The ball flies over her head and hits the ground. Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound. Lucy tosses the ball to him and says, "No problem, manager . . I missed it, but the ground caught it!" Lucy walks away and says, "Nice catch, ground! You're doing a good job!" Charlie Brown says, "I never realized the ground was on our side . . ." First appearance: July 18th, 1981 Peppermint Patty talks into the phone. She says, "It was a miracle, Sally!" Peppermint Patty continues, "This butterfly landed on my nose, see, and then it turned into an angel . . ." Sally talks into the phone and asks, "Your nose turned into an angel?" Peppermint Patty frowns and says, "I'm hanging up, Sally . . ." First appearance: July 18th, 1997 Peppermint Patty stands outside Marcie's house holding a book. She says, "Okay, Marcie, I've read 'Silas Marner'... Now what do I do?" Marcie says, "Now, you write your report.." Patty and Marcie sit on the steps. Patty says, "You're kidding.. on the book?" Marcie says, "Why not? Did you actually read it?" Patty says, "Yes, but I didn't pay any attention." First appearance: July 18th, 1965 Charlie Brown is standing on the pitchers mount with his eyes closed and a frown as he says, “Good Grief” (BR) (BR) Charlie Brown looks up with shame and says, “Twelve errors, in one inning!” “What a team I’ve got!” (BR) (BR) Charlie Brown turns to the outfield and yells, “All right, how about giving me a little support out there? I can’t win this game by myself, you know!!” Charlie Brown turn Latest appearance: July 15th, 2014 / First appearance: July 18th, 1967 The Vulture sits on his perch and waits. Frieda walks by and says, "Hi, sweetie!" The vulture sits as Frieda walks by. Snoopy thinks, "Actually, vultures just hate to be called 'sweetie'!" 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 15th, 2006 / First appearance: July 18th, 1959 Schroeder yells at Lucy, who is leaning on his piano, "I wouldn't marry you unless you were the last girl on Earth!" Lucy asks, "Did you say, 'If' or 'Unless'?" Schroeder replies, "I admit I said, 'Unless'..." Schroeder falls over as Lucy shouts, "HOPE!" First appearance: July 18th, 1957 Lucy is reading in the living-room. She finds something interesting. She approaches Charlie Brown and says, "Listen to this, Charlie Brown.." She continues, "The happiest time of life is between the ages of thirty and fifty..." She falls over as he yells, "I KNEW I Was Unhappy!!!" First appearance: July 18th, 1979 Sally sits at the table and writes, "Dear Big Brother, I hope you are feeling better." Sally continues to write, "Things are fine here at home. I have moved into your room." Sally writes, "Don't worry about your personal things." Sally continues to write, "The flea market was a success." Latest appearance: July 15th, 2008 / First appearance: July 18th, 1961 Linus holds his blanket and sucks his thumb. Violet says to Patty, "Here comes the little baby with his blanket!" Patty points and says,"Hee! Hee! Hee! Look at the little baby . . . He has to have a blanket!" Linus covers part of his face with the blanket and says, "I am the Count Dracula from Transylvania." Linus smiles as Violet and Patty run away screaming with fright. Latest appearance: July 16th, 2011 / First appearance: July 18th, 1964 Lucy sits at a table. With her sore arm she writes: "To the A.M.A.- Gentlemen, This is a letter of protest written with a sore arm." "Yesterday I went to one of your doctors, and he said I have washer woman's elbow." "Now, I ask you. Is that any sort of ailment for a future Miss America?" Lucy reads what she has written. "Get on the ball! Sincerely, Lucy Van Pelt." First appearance: July 18th, 1996 Linus and Rerun sit on the floor watching television. Rerun says, "I like these nature programs . . You see things you never thought could . . ." Snoopy runs into the room, grabs Linus's blanket with his mouth and drags Linus out of the room. Rerun says, ". . Happen."
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.”