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: June 11th, 2010 / First appearance: June 14th, 1963 Sally says to Charlie Brown, "Lucy's going with me over to the playground." Lucy smiles as Sally shouts, "If you can't protect me from bullies, she can!!" Charlie Brown watches as Lucy and Sally walk off. Charlie Brown says, "I've been taken out for a pinch-hitter!" Latest appearance: April 1st, 2015 / First appearance: April 3rd, 1968 Linus stands by his bed in his pajamas. Linus kneels down by his bed and prays. Lucy stands behind him. Linus says, "I think I've made a new theological discovery . . ." Lucy asks, "What is it?" Linus replies, "If you hold your hands upside down, you get the opposite of what you pray for!" First appearance: January 9th, 1956 Latest appearance: May 3rd, 2011 / First appearance: May 5th, 1964 Charlie Brown says to Lucy, "I just talked with our family doctor.." "He said I have Eraserophagia!" Lucy stands behind him. They stand at the wall. Lucy looks at Charlie Brown, who says, "It's caused by nibbling on erasers..." "Why can't you just get the mumps like other kids?" Lucy demands. Latest appearance: September 26th, 2008 / First appearance: September 29th, 1961 Linus walks into the house and says to Lucy, "Boy, o boy, o boy, o boy! That Charlie Brown can sure be stupid!" Linus says, "He's so stupid he actually thought that Miss Othmar took money for being a teacher! But I sure straightened him out! I told him . . . I . . . I . . ." Lucy stares at Linus. Linus says, in a small voice, "Oh, no!" First appearance: March 29th, 1984 Linus sits in his beanbag. Lucy walks up and says, "By the time I've grown up, we'll probably have a woman president . ." Lucy says, "You know what that means, don't you?" Lucy says, "It means I won't get to be the first one . . ." Lucy screams, "Boy, that makes me mad!" Linus falls over. First appearance: March 22nd, 1976 Charlie Brown and Lucy stand at the wall. Charlie Brown says, "Sometimes you really astound me . . ." Charlie Brown continues, "I've never known anyone who was so consistently crabby!" Charlie Brown asks, "How do you explain that?" Lucy replies, "Never change a winning game!" 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: June 26th, 1956 Charlie Brown is puzzled as he watches Lucy look up into the sky. It is nighttime and they are standing in the field. She asks, "Do you know that a star has never fallen in this backyard?" She exclaims, "Never, Charlie Brown! Never in over a Million years!" He looks up into the sky as she continues, "So I'm going to stand here until one does.." She concludes, "The way I s Latest appearance: October 25th, 2009 / First appearance: October 28th, 1962 Lucy looks at a newspaper and says, "Only three more days and the 'Great Pumpkin' will appear . . ." Charlie Brown says, "Time flies . . ." Lucy replies, "So does the 'Great Pumpkin.' Lucy says, "Each year the 'Great Pumpkin' rises out of a pumpkin patch and flies through the air with his bag of toys!" Charlie Brown says, "According to your brother Linus." Lucy says, "Oh, but I Latest appearance: March 23rd, 2009 / First appearance: March 26th, 1962 Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound. Lucy says, "What's the score now, manager?" Charlie Brown says, "We're behind fifty-seven to nothing!" Lucy says, "Why don't we just sort of slip away and go home and watch tv or something?" Charlie Brown glares at Lucy. Lucy walks away and says, "Managers never like to take suggestions!" First appearance: May 27th, 1979 Lucy stands on the baseball field looking at a sheet of paper. She walks along holding the sheet. Charlie Brown prepares to pitch. He pitches. The ball is hit back and pows pass him. He is flipped up into the air and his clothes, shoes, and socks are knocked off. Lucy walks up to a dazed Charlie Brown sitting on the mound still wearing his shorts, but wearing his socks o First appearance: May 7th, 1956 Charlie Brown comes upon Lucy kneeling down looking at the ground. She says, "I've been watching these bugs, Charlie Brown..." She points at a bug and continues, "You see this one bug here is about to leave home..he's been saying good-bye to all his friends.." She continues, "Suddenly this little girl bug comes running up and tries to persuade him not to leave..." Charlie Brown gi First appearance: March 25th, 1984 Charlie Brown sits on a stool holding a slice of cake on a plate. He looks at it and asks,"What's this?" He has his back to Lucy, who is sitting in her psychiatric resting her head on her hands. She replies,"Can't you tell?" She continues,"This is the famous psychiatric 'cake' test..." She says,"We can tell a lot about a patient by observing which he eats first, the cake First appearance: March 21st, 1984 Linus sits in a beanbag. Lucy walks up to him and says, "Move over." Linus asks, "What?" Lucy says, "There's room for two in that beanbag, you know!" Lucy sits in the beanbag and pushes Linus so he hangs over the edge of the bag. Linus says, "I never realized there was room for two . . ." First appearance: December 9th, 1987 Schroeder plays the piano. Lucy leans on it and says, "You know what would be novel? If you played the piano and I sang at our wedding!" Lucy says, "I can't think of anything more novel." Schroeder pulls the piano away from Lucy so she falls. Lucy is dazed. Schroeder says, "That's more novel . ." Latest appearance: December 26th, 2014 / First appearance: December 29th, 1967 Schroeder plays the piano. Lucy leans on the piano and says, "If you really liked me, you'd give me presents . ." Schroeder stops and says, "If you really liked me, you wouldn't expect presents!" Schroeder continues to play the piano. Lucy frowns and says, "Either way, I end up not getting any presents!" Latest appearance: July 14th, 2007 / First appearance: July 16th, 1960 Lucy kneels on the floor in an empty room doddling and looks up at Charlie Brown who is looking down at her. She says, "I'm going to make a good political cartoonist, Charlie Brown." Charlie Brown stoops down in front of Lucy. Lucy bends over her paper and exclaims, "I'm lashing out with my crayon!" Lucy grimaces as her crayon snaps. Charlie Brown looks at her and asks, "Who are Latest appearance: June 22nd, 2016 / First appearance: June 25th, 1969 The World War I Flying Ace and Lucy sit at a table. The World War I Flying Ace thinks, "Here's The World War I Flying Ace drinking root beer with a local country lass . ." The World War I Flying Ace continues to think, "I can tell by the way she looks at me that I have stolen her heart . . Someday this war will end, and I shall have to leave her . . ." The World War I Flying Ace sighs. First appearance: December 23rd, 1987 Lucy holds a lot of mail. She says to Linus, "I think this one is for you . ." Linus looks at the card and shouts, "Oh, no! It's a Christmas card from Lydia!" Lucy asks, "You didn't send her one, did you?" Linus shouts, "I couldn't! She wouldn't ever tell me her address!" A sad Linus lies on the floor and exclaims, "I've been out-Christmased!!"
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: February 21st, 1958 Lucy sits at the living-room table writing. She approaches Charlie Brown and asks, "Do you want to hear something, Charlie Brown?" He replies, "Do I have a choice?" Lucy reads, "The same amount of energy is required to carry a ten-pound load thirty miles as to fuss for a minute." Charlie Brown looks at the reader quizzically. Lucy explains, "I'm compiling information for First appearance: February 21st, 1957 Schroeder plays the piano. Notes appear above his head. Lucy leans against the pianon and states, "Accordion players are a pretty sensible lot.." She adds, "I'll bet if I married an accordion player, I'd at least have a roof over my head.." "Yes, sir..one thing about those accordion players...they got both feet on the ground! HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA" She laughs at her joke. First appearance: February 21st, 1956 Charlie Brown and Lucy are leaning on the wall. Charlie Brown says, "Another few weeks and all the birds will be coming back..." They walk along the lane and Lucy asks, "Coming back? Coming back from where?" He replies, "From the south..didn't you know that birds fly south for the winter?" She throws her head back and starts laughing. He grimaces to the reader as she says First appearance: February 21st, 1990 Snoopy lies on Charlie Brown's lap. Charlie Brown sits on a chair. Charlie Brown says, "Nothing is more comforting than sitting with your faithful dog in your lap . . ." Snoopy thinks, "This is murder . . My back is killing me and all four legs are asleep!" First appearance: February 21st, 1978 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their desks in school. Peppermint Patty says, "I've been having trouble staying awake, Marcie . . If you see me doze off, do something to wake me up . . ." Peppermint Patty falls asleep. Marcie hits Peppermint Patty on the head with a book. Peppermint Patty clenches her fists and says, "Better take the attendance right away, ma'am . . . Yo Latest appearance: February 18th, 2014 / First appearance: February 21st, 1967 Charlie Brown sits in front of Lucy's psychiatric booth and says, "I'm having trouble with my baby sister . . ." Charlie Brown explains, "She took this crayon from school, see, and her teacher said, 'Did you take a crayon home?' and Sally said, 'No, I didn't take a crayon home' . . . She lied . . . What do you do with a baby sister who lies?" Lucy says, "That's a good question . . First appearance: February 21st, 1983 Charlie Brown says to Snoopy, "This is the medicine that the vet said would be good for you." Charlie Brown says, "I have also heard, however, that laughter is the best medicine . . ." Charlie Brown asks, "Which would you prefer?" Snoopy laughs. Charlie Brown walks and says, "That was easy." First appearance: February 21st, 1995 Rerun stands on a doorstep wearing a cap and says to Charlie Brown, "Ask your dog to come out and play . ." Charlie Brown replies, "Sorry . . He's busy . ." Rerun asks, "Busy?" Snoopy lies in the beanbag chair and thinks, "Guarding the beanbag is busy . ." First appearance: February 21st, 1965 Snoopy is sitting on top of his doghouse thinking, “ I feel Strange..” (BR) (BR) Snoopy jumps off his doghouse. (BR) (BR) Snoopy is sitting in front of his doghouse thinking, “ I feel very loving today… I think I’ll kiss somebody on the cheek!” (BR) (BR) Lucy is sitting on the lawn reading a book when, “SMACK!” Snoopy gives Lucy a big kiss on her cheek. (BR) (BR) “AAUGH! Somebody get me some soap First appearance: February 21st, 1989 Linus walks with The World Famous Attorney. Linus says, "I hear you just lost a tough case . ." They sit at a table. The World Famous Attorney pouts. Linus asks, "Do you have any way of comforting yourself after you've lost a case?" Snoopy puts a pacifier in his mouth. First appearance: February 21st, 1986 Marcie lies in bed. She says to Peppermint Patty, "No one knows where the Flu Epidemic of 1918 started, but it spread all around the world . . ." Marcie says, "Before it ended in 1919, twenty million people had died . . ." Peppermint Patty walks out the door. Marcie continues, "Ask the World War I Flying Ace . . He was there . . ." Snoopy lies on his doghouse and thinks, Latest appearance: February 18th, 2017 / First appearance: February 21st, 1970 Snoopy sits on the doghouse and signs papers. Charlie Brown carries a dish of food and says, "Suppertime!" Snoopy stops and his ears stand up. Snoopy sits in front of his supper dish and smiles. The dish reads, "Head Beagle." Snoopy thinks, "How gauche, but nice." Latest appearance: February 19th, 2016 / First appearance: February 21st, 1969 Sally walks up behind Charlie Brown and asks, "Is it Christmas yet?" Charlie Brown replies, "Christmas?! Good grief, no! This is still February . . ." Sally walks away and says, "I live in constant fear that Christmas will come, and I won't know about it . . ." Charlie Brown says, "We all have our anxieties." First appearance: February 21st, 1960 “You’ll never make it! You’ll freeze to death!” Lucy says to Charlie Brown as he walks past her all bundled up in wearing a furry hat, scarf, heavy coat, mittens and boots. (BR) (BR) Lucy yells to him as he leaves” Don’t do it, Charlie Brown! Don’t try it!” (BR) (BR) Lucy is leaning on her elbow, that is on the window sill, as she looks out saying ”He’s persistent. I’ll say that for him!” (BR) First appearance: February 21st, 1988 Snoopy and Woodstock sit atop the doghouse. The former thinks,"Sometimes they say, 'It's coming down in buckets!'" He spreads his hands as Woodstock looks back at him. He thinks,"And when it really rains, they say, 'It's raining cats and dogs!'" Woodstock stands on the ground looking up at Snoopy standing atop of it. The latter thinks,"Stand down there, and I'll show you..." Latest appearance: February 18th, 2015 / First appearance: February 21st, 1968 Linus and Lucy stand in front of a bare tree. Linus asks, "Why don't trees have leaves in the winter?" Lucy walks away and says, "Boy, you sure ask some stupid questions!" Linus stands in front of the tree. Linus shouts, "Even stupid questions have answers!" Latest appearance: February 18th, 2010 / First appearance: February 21st, 1963 Snoopy sits in the rain and thinks, "I wonder if I look pathetic?" Snoopy thinks, "Sometimes when little dogs sit in the rain looking pathetic, rich ladies come along in big cars and take them to their beautiful homes . . ." Snoopy sits in the rain. Snoopy walks home and says, "But not very often . . ." First appearance: February 21st, 1991 Snoopy sits on top of his doghouse and yawns. A few leaves blow around. Snoopy lies down as leaves continue to blow around. The World Famous Golf Pro looks at his feet and thinks, "Never take a nap on a windy day with your golf shoes on . ." First appearance: February 21st, 1997 Charlie Brown stands in a sporting goods store. He says to the clerk, "Yes, sir . . I'd like to see a new baseball glove . ." Charlie Brown points at the display case and asks, "Could I try that one there?" Charlie Brown puts the glove on and flips over as if a ball was hit by him. Charlie Brown says, "I'll take it . ." First appearance: February 21st, 1993 Snoopy lies on his back on his doghouse and thinks, "I think I hear a can opener." Snoopy sits up and lifts one ear to hear better. In the kitchen, Charlie Brown lifts the lid off of a can of dog food and says, "Ouch!" Charlie Brown walks out the front door with Snoopy's food dish and says, "Whoops!" At Snoopy's doghouse, Charlie Brown looks up at Snoopy and says, "
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.”