Marcie

  • First appearance: July 20, 1971
  • Peppermint Patty’s best friend, loyal follower, and complete opposite, Marcie is the smart one of the duo—even if she doesn’t know the difference between baseball and hockey. She’s horrible at sports, but terrific at friendship, especially with Charlie Brown (whom she calls “Charles”) and Peppermint Patty (whom she calls “sir”).

  • Did you know: Though Marcie first appeared by name in 1971, a girl named Clara who bears a striking resemblance attended Camp Kamp with Peppermint Patty in 1968.
Marcie
Latest appearance: November 19th, 2000 / First appearance: November 17th, 1974 Peppermint Patty sits at her desk, studying. She says, "Wow!" In profile, she says, "There are ten millimeters in one centimeter...one hundred centimeters in one meter and one thousand meters in one kilometer..." Peppermint Patty throws up her hands and wails: "I can't remember all that! What are they trying to do to us?!" Marcie is walking with Peppermint Patty, who says, First appearance: March 11th, 1978 Marcie walks with Peppermint Patty and asks, "Are you sure that's all the doctor told you, sir?" Peppermint Patty says, "Well, there was one other little thing . . . ." Marcie shouts, "I knew it!!" Peppermint Patty says, "But it's too embarrassing to mention . . ." Marcie says, "I'll bet I already know what it is, sir!" Peppermint Patty shouts, "Marcie, you drive me crazy!! First appearance: October 5th, 1979 Peppermint Patty stands at Marcie's door and holds a football. She asks, "Wanna play football, Marcie?" Marcie replies, "I'm practicing the electric organ, sir." Peppermint Patty asks, "Did you know that women only receive twenty-one percent of the athletic scholarship budget?" Marcie walks back in the house and says, "I have to practice, sir." Peppermint Patty stands in fr First appearance: April 15th, 1976 Peppermint Patty stands on the pitcher's mound. Marcie stands next to her and says, "I've come up with another cap design, sir . . ." Peppermint Patty replies, "I don't think I can stands it . . ." Marcie walks toward a box and says, "This one is really quite special . ." Marcie asks, "Well, what do you think?" Peppermint Patty wears a cap with two brims and says, "Terrible First appearance: July 29th, 1987 Marcie stands at a pay phone and asks, "Hello? This is Marcie again . . May I speak to Charles?" Sally replies into the telephone, "He isn't here . . He had to take his dog to the vegetarian . . ." Marcie says, "Veterinarian." Sally sits on the ground and says, "Whatever." First appearance: November 24th, 1995 Peppermint Patty, Marcie, Charlie Brown and Snoopy are outside in the rain playing football. Peppermint Patty says, "Okay, Marcie, you go straight out, then cut left, then go straight, and I'll throw you a pass. Marcie rubs her glasses and says, "How can I go straight out, cut left, and go straight when my glasses are all wet and I can't see a thing?" Charlie Brown, on the other side of the foo First appearance: October 20th, 1997 Peppermint Patty and Marcie lean against a tree. Peppermint Patty reads a book and says, "Figure skating! That's where the money is, Marcie..." Marcie turns and says, "So what are you reading?" Patty says, "How to Drive a Zamboni." First appearance: November 27th, 1989 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their desks in class. Peppermint Patty says, "No, ma'am . . As the saying goes, let's not 'gild the lily.'" Marcie whispers, "Actually, sir, the correct phrase is 'paint the lily.'" Peppermint Patty replies, "Airbrush, varnish, spray paint . . .Who cares?" Latest appearance: September 29th, 2003 / First appearance: October 4th, 1971 Marcie stands next to Peppermint Patty. Peppermint Patty talks into the phone and says, "Hi, Chuck! Guess who's visiting here with me . . ." Peppermint Patty continues, "It's that weird little kid from camp . . . Anyway, why don't you come over? I'm getting some of the gang together to play 'Ha Ha, Herman.'" Charlie Brown stands next to Snoopy and holds the phone. He says, "Ha Ha, First appearance: September 8th, 1983 A grumpy Peppermint Patty sits in a chair. Marcie says, "Sir, you can't stay in the house forever . . You have to go to school . ." Peppermint Patty frowns and says, "No way! As soon as I walk into that school, 'D minuses' are going to leap all over me!" Marcie opens a box and says, "I knew you'd say that, sir, so I brought along something for you to wear . . ." Marcie we First appearance: January 29th, 1988 Peppermint Patty sits at her school desk and raises her hand. She shouts, "I know the answer! I know the answer!" Marcie says, "She hasn't asked a question yet, sir." Peppermint Patty says, "She hasn't?" Marcie says, "The roll call was not a question." First appearance: June 4th, 1984 Peppermint Patty and Marcie sit at their school desks. Peppermint Patty says, "Rats! Another 'D minus'!" Peppermint Patty turns to Marcie and says, "I don't believe in grades! I don't believe we should be judged and labeled!" Peppermint Patty looks at her paper. Peppermint Patty says, "If I ever got an 'A' then I'd believe in grades.!" First appearance: June 21st, 1977 Marcie carries a bag of golf clubs on her back. Peppermint Patty says, "Good going, Marcie, you made it to the first tee . . ." Peppermint Patty smiles and holds out a golf club. She says, "Here's your driver, Mrs. Nelson . . ." Peppermint Patty turns and says, "Marcie, hand Mrs. Bartley her driver!" Marcie is stuck underneath the bag of clubs. She holds out the driver. First appearance: April 11th, 1976 Snoopy sits and watches as Pigpen walks by him. Snoopy looks at the dust left behind and thinks,"Fantastic!" Pigpen stands in a line behind Violt and Marcie and in front of Patty. Patty looks at him and asks,"Pig-Pen! What are you doing here?" He turns to her and replies,"Going to the show....what else?" Patty says,"It must be a disaster movie!" Violet says,"That fits Pig-Pen.. First appearance: July 29th, 1986 Peppermint Patty stands on her doorstep. Maynard sits on the ground and says, "What did you throw me out for?!" Peppermint Patty says, "Marcie says you were getting paid to be my tutor! You should have been doing it out of the goodness of your heart!" Maynard shouts, "'The laborer is worthy of his hire' Luke 10:4" Marcie says, "He's quoting scripture, sir." Peppermint Pa First appearance: September 13th, 1984 Marcie sits in her school desk. A phantom sleeping sound emanates from an empty desk. Marcie says, "Ma'am? Excuse me, but I think there's something you should hear . . ." A ghost sleeping sound comes from the empty desk. Marcie turns and says, "It's not often you see a teacher turn pale, and run out of the room . . ." First appearance: November 21st, 1995 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit in a restuarant looking at menus. Marcie says, "So we're in this coffee shop, see, trying to decide about dessert . ." Marcie says, "'How about ice cream?' says my dad . . 'Great,' I said . . 'I'll have zamboni.'" Marcie says, "Then my dad says, 'At the hockey game tonight, did you enjoy watching the spumoni clean the ice?'" Marcie laughs. First appearance: April 24th, 1985 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their desks at school. Peppermint Patty reads to Marcie, "The hero of the book started out in the stockroom." Peppermint Patty continues, "Later, he had a ship in the company association." Marcie interrupts, "He had an associateship in the company . ." Peppermint Patty replies, "Whatever." First appearance: January 5th, 1977 Peppermint Patty and Marcie sit at their desks in school. Peppermint Patty says, "She's talking to you, Marcie . . ." Marcie says, "Ma'am?" Marcie covers her mouth and says, "My book report? Oh, good grief!" Peppermint Patty says, "She was so busy bugging me, ma'am, that she forgot to read anything herself!" Marcie turns and looks at Peppermint Patty. Peppermint Patty says, First appearance: October 2nd, 1999 Peppermint Patty says to Marcie, who is holding a football, "I'll go out for a pass, Marcie, and you throw the ball..." Marcie says, "Are you going upfield or downfield?" Patty turns and says, "Just throw the ball..." Marcie almost instantly tosses the football and Patty, only a few steps in front gets bonked in the head. Marcie looks down at a dazed Peppermint Patty and s
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
Latest appearance: August 16th, 2015 / First appearance: August 18th, 1968 Snoopy sits in the grass and smiles. He thinks, "What a beautiful sky . . ." Snoopy lies on the doghouse and sighs. Snoopy sits up and thinks, "I must admit that I have a pretty good life . ." Snoopy thinks, "I have a nice home, and I live in a nice neighborhood in a good country in this best of all possible worlds . . . And, of course, this is the time of day that I really First appearance: August 18th, 1957 Charlie Brown stands with his back to Lucy, who kneels on the ground, twisting him in ropes attached to a large balloon. Lucy explains, "The reason I can guarantee this parachute, CHarlie Brown, is that I made it myself.." Charlie Brown turns around to look at her. He is bound up in ropes. "This is a good heavy blanket, and these are very stout ropes.." Lucy declares. She holds one Latest appearance: August 15th, 2006 / First appearance: August 18th, 1959 Linus looks at Charlie Brown and says, "You think this is an ordinary pile of rocks don't you? Well, it ISN'T!" He continues, "These rocks are meant to be thrown in anger! When I get real mad, I throw rocks as hard as I can!!" Charlie Brown frowns as Linus casually tosses a rock. Linus explains, "It just so happens that today I feel pretty good." Latest appearance: August 20th, 2000 / First appearance: August 18th, 1974 Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound, looking both ways. He exclaims, "I never know what's going on!" and "?" Shroeder, in his catcher's outfit, walks. Shroeder stands at the bottom of the mound and addresses Charlie Brown. He says, "Okay, Charlie Brown...let's get this next hitter..." Charlie Brown asks, "Where's the ball?" Charlie Brown raises his arms and says, "I First appearance: August 18th, 1995 Lucy wears a baseball mitt and a cap. Lucy shouts, "Hey, manager! It's too hot to play today!" Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound and yells back, "You're always complaining! It's either too hot or it's too cold!" Lucy shouts, "Hey manager! It's too 'just right' to play today!" First appearance: August 18th, 1997 Charlie Brown says, to Snoopy, who is lying on his dog house, "You have some visitors out front.." Snoopy jumps down and thinks, "Don't tell me.." Andy and Olaf stand in front of the house. Andy thinks, "We're back! I think we took a wrong turn.." First appearance: August 18th, 1976 Linus and Lucy stand in the outfield. Lucy writes on a notepad and asks, "Do you object to violence in sports?" Linus replies, "Yes, when the players on the other team drag me into their dugout, and beat on me with their bats, I object to that." The ball is hit to Linus. Lucy says, "Good grief! Has that ever happened?" Linus throws the ball back in and says, "Fortunately, w First appearance: August 18th, 1979 Spike lies against a rock. Beaglescout thinks, "Why do you want to live out here in the desert with the snakes, and the lizards and the coyotes?" Beaglescout continues to think, "Come home with me, Spike, and live a mormal life . . ." Beaglescout thinks, "Oh, really? Well, I can understand that . ." Snoopy sits next to Spike and thinks, "It's hard to leave when your bowling First appearance: August 18th, 1972 Charlie Brown and Lucy stand at the wall. Charlie Brown says, "I talked with my opthalmologist today." Lucy replies, "So?" Charlie Brown explains, "He said that all human eyes are very close to twenty-five millimeters in diameter . . He said that some people's eyes appear larger because of a wide lid fissure." Charlie Brown continues, "Therefore, it is not true that people with lar First appearance: August 18th, 1999 Spike stands in the desert holding an oar. Spike thinks, "So what I'm wondering is.. if I founf one oar, there could be another one around, right?" Spike thinks, "And if there are two oars, there might also be a boat. right?" Spike looks at the cactus and thinks, "This sort of thing doesn't really interest you, does it?" First appearance: August 18th, 1990 The World Famous Tennis Pro serves. The World Famous Tennis Pro holds a ball and thinks, "Just say, 'Fault' . . ." Snoopy thinks, "You don't have to say, 'Lousy first serve.'" First appearance: August 18th, 1984 Lucy climbs out of the pool. She wears a bathing suit. Lucy deflates the pool. Lucy drags the pool away and says, "Sorry, dog . . No more air . . No more water . ." The World Famous Diver flies through the air. Snoopy lands on his head and thinks, "But lots of ground . . ." First appearance: August 18th, 1981 Snoopy growls as Sally walks by. Sally approaches Charlie Brown and shouts, "Your stupid beagle just growled at me!" Charlie Brown replies, "I'm sure he didn't mean anything by it . . ." Sally says, "Well, he doesn't have to be so beagligerent!" Latest appearance: August 15th, 2013 / First appearance: August 18th, 1966 Snoopy, dressed as the Flying Ace, tackles Charlie Brown in the stomach and thinks, "A desperate bid for freedom!" Charlie Brown lets go of the leash. Linus walks along pulling a wagon. Snoopy runs toward him thinking, "As the escaping Pilot flees across the countryside, he suddenly spots the ammunition train he was sent to destroy!" Snoopy jumps on Linus and thinks, "He leaps on First appearance: August 18th, 1977 Charlie Brown stands next to Linus and says, "The wedding will take place here in the back yard." Charlie Brown continues, "The bride will enter through that small gate . . . Snoopy and Spike will stand over there." Charlie Brown and Linus stand next to the doghouse. Charlie Brown says, "The reception will be held downstairs in the doghouse." Snoopy lies on the doghouse and Latest appearance: August 16th, 2011 / First appearance: August 18th, 1964 Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound. Lucy stands behind him and urges him on: "This is the last game of the season, Charlie Brown...Let's win it!" "Okay, get out there and play your best..." Charlie Brown says to Lucy as she walks away. Lucy stands still. Charlie Brown watches her. "You always have to say something sarcastic, don't you?" she demands. He closes his e First appearance: August 18th, 1989 Spike sits in the desert with a self made fishing pole. The line extends over to a cactus and Spike thinks, "On the other hand, no one else has ever caught a cactus fish, either . ." First appearance: August 18th, 1992 The World War I Flying Ace sits on top of his doghouse. Sally screams, "So if you think I'm going to pay for a worthless ticket, you're crazy!" Sally says, "You were supposed to fly me to Hollywood, and we never got out of the back yard!" Sally turns away and shouts, "I'm not giving you a penny!" Snoopy thinks, "'Ace Airlines' lays off chief pilot . ." First appearance: August 18th, 1986 Charlie Brown sits in a beanbag chair. Sally says, "I've decided to embark on a program of serious discipline . ." Sally exclaims, "I'm going to eat properly, sleep properly and exercise properly!" Charlie Brown asks, "Then what?" Sally walks away and exclaims, "You're right . . Forget it!" First appearance: August 18th, 1982 Marcie watches Charlie Brown. He wears his baseball cap and glove and throws a ball into the steps. Marcie says, "I've always been fond of you, Charles . . . I think you're the nicest person I've ever known . ." Marcie kisses Charlie Brown and says, "I hate to see you suffer all the time." Marcie walks away and says, "I know you could never love someone like me who wears glasses so
Marcie is one-up on Peppermint Patty in every way. She sees the truth of things, where it invariably escapes Patty. I like Marcie.
Charles Schulz

Interests

  • School

    Marcie’s sharp scholastic mind and genuine appreciation for the finer arts set her apart from her peers.

  • Charlie Brown

    Peppermint Patty and Marcie consistently pine and compete for “Chuck.”

  • Reading

    Marcie always enjoys a good book!