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
First appearance: August 20th, 1988 Marcie says, "Sir, I think our guide is lost . ." Peppermint Patty says, "Maybe not, Marcie . . He's looking at a map . ." The Beaglescout looks at a map. Marcie points and exclaims, "That isn't a map . . It's an advertisement for dog food!" Snoopy thinks, "No wonder I couldn't find Omaha . ." First appearance: June 20th, 1981 Peppermint Patty reads the paper. Marcie holds a bag of golf clubs. Peppermint Patty says, "Here it is in the paper, Marcie . . We tee off at nine o'clock Monday morning." Peppermint Patty gets ready to hit a golf ball. Marcie says, "We're not playing at St. Andrews, are we, sir?" Peppermint Patty begins her backswing. She says, "Hardly, Marcie." Marcie says, "That's good b First appearance: September 26th, 1983 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their school desks. Peppermint Patty says, "Yes, ma'am, I'm back! I went to a 'sleep disorders center' and they said I'm okay . . ." Peppermint Patty says, "They said I don't have narcolepsy, and the reason I fall asleep in class is I stay up too late at night . . ." Marcie whispers, "I don't think she can hear you, sir." Peppermint Patty says, First appearance: May 19th, 1999 Peppermint Patty plays golf. Marcie is her caddie. Patty says, "I've dedcided to apply only to colleges that have golf teams.." Marcie says, "Do you think you'll need a good grade point average?" Patty, swing and says, "No, all they care about is can you reach par five is two?" Latest appearance: June 29th, 2002 / First appearance: June 24th, 1972 Peppermint Patty and Linus sit on the ground at camp. Peppermint Patty says, "You kissed me, Linus!" Linus says, "Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, Patty . . ." Linus continues, "Someday, someone is going to look at you and say, 'Behold! A great beauty!'" Marcie approaches Peppermint Patty and Linus. She says, "Sir, the bus for home is leaving in an hour . ." Peppermint Patty t First appearance: December 20th, 1985 Peppermint Patty sits at her desk in school and writes, "Yesterday we heard a beautiful performance of the Messiah." Marcie sits behind Peppermint Patty. Peppermint Patty asks, "What was Handel's first name, Marcie?" Marcie, says, "I'm ashamed to admit I don't know." Peppermint Patty says, "I'll just have to guess . ." Peppermint Patty writes, "It was written by Joe Handel. First appearance: July 9th, 1978 Marcie and Peppermint Patty are walking along in the neighborhood with backpacks on. Marcie asks,"How far have we walked now, sir?" Peppermint Patty replies,"Three blocks, Marcie." Marcie says,"This is the first time I've ever gone backpacking, sir." Peppermint Patty says,"Try to think of it as a learning experience, Marcie...." Marcie stoops and looks at the ground. She asks," First appearance: July 21st, 1985 Charlie Brown and Peppermint Patty stand by the bench on the baseball field with Marcie standing near by watching them. Peppermint Patty turns to Marcie, hands akimbo, and says,"This is a managers' meeting, Marcie" The latter replies,"Just listening, sir..." Peppermint Patty turns to Charlie Brown and says,"Okay, Chuck, let's flip a coin to see who gets to be the home team...." Ch First appearance: August 27th, 1981 Marcie talks into the phone. She says, "Well, I'm sorry if I upset you, sir . . ." Marcie continues, "You asked me to go over to look at your new outfit for school . . You said you had a new dress, new shoes and a new hairdo . . ." Marcie says, "Well, I did . . . And then you asked me my opinion . . ." Peppermint Patty wears a dress and heels and has her hair in a ponytail. First appearance: August 16th, 1982 Marcie watches Charlie Brown. He wears his baseball cap and glove and throws a ball into the steps. Marcie says, "They took away your baseball field, Charles, and you're not doing anything about it?" Marcie continues, "Is this how you're fighting back . . . By bouncing that stupid golf ball against those stupid steps?" Charlie Brown shouts, "What do you expect me to do?!" M First appearance: January 3rd, 1989 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their desks in class. Peppermint Patty says, "One hundred new spelling words? No problem, Ma'am! Ten pages of history? We can do it! Lay it on us!" Peppermint Patty continues, "Multiplication test? Sure, we're ready! All in a day's work! Not to worry! We can do it! Lay it on us!" Peppermint Patty falls asleep on Marcie's desk and begins to snore. First appearance: October 19th, 1982 Peppermint Patty holds a bowling ball and talks with Marcie. Peppermint Patty says, "I'm gonna enter the junior bowling tournament, Marcie." Peppermint Patty continues, "I love to knock down those pins!" Marcie asks, "You're very aggressive aren't you, sir?" Peppermint Patty asks, "Aggressive?" Marcie replies, "In a nice way of course." First appearance: February 17th, 1999 Peppermint Patty sits in front of Marice at her school desk. Patty holds a book and says, "This is the book I didn't read in November." Patty says, "This the book I didn't read in December, and this is the one I didn't read in January.." Patty says, "So this must be Febuary.." Patty says, "I can always tell what month it is by the book I didn't read" Marcie says, First appearance: June 14th, 1997 Charlie Brown and Olaf stand on Marcie's doorstep. Charlie Brown says, "I've come to offer you a free dog . . His name is 'Olaf.'" Marcie asks, "Does he bite?" Charlie Brown says, "Only if attacked by a pizza . ." Marcie asks, "Can he do tricks?" Charlie Brown says, "He's doing one now . ." Charlie Brown says, "He's standing on the porch without falling off . ." First appearance: January 27th, 1975 Marcie looks out the window at night and says, "There's a light on in Peppermint Patty's house . . ." Marcie watches Snoopy and Peppermint Patty bounce out of control on the waterbed. Marcie says, "Sir, your front door was wide open so I walked in . . . I also think that all your furniture is gone . . ." Marcie continues, "I guess I was lucky that your new watchdog didn't bite me, First appearance: June 6th, 1982 Marcie sits at her desk watching Peppermint Patty look at a sheet of paper. She says,"Go ahead, sir..it can't hurt to ask..." Peppermint Patty walks up to the front of the class holding the paper in front of her. She says,"Ma'am, about the 'D Minus' on my report card..." She continues,"'D' is certainly a wonderful letter...it's probably one of the most important letters in our al First appearance: April 10th, 1989 Peppermint Patty and Marcie sit in a theater. Peppermint Patty sleeps in her seat. Marcie says, "Sir, there's a Chinese proverb, 'Those who have free seats hiss first.'" Peppermint Patty wakes up and says, "I wasn't hissing, Marcie . .I was zzzing!" First appearance: October 10th, 1997 Marcie and Peppermint Patty are playing golf. They are looking for the ball in the rough. Marcie, the caddie, holds the bag of clubs and says, "This rough is pretty think, sir.. If we get separated, maybe we'll meet again in a better world.." Pappermint Patty says, "Just find the ball, Marcie!' First appearance: November 27th, 1981 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their desks in school. Peppermint Patty reads a piece of paper and chews her pencil. Marcie says, "Stop chewing on your pencil, sir . ." Marcie continues, "It makes me nervous." Peppermint Patty asks, "Why should it bother you, Marcie?" Marcie says, "No one can be expected to concentrate sitting behind a beaver!" First appearance: June 30th, 1979 The World War I Flying Ace is hugged by Marcie. He sniffles and thinks, "Here's The World War I Flying Ace saying goodbye to the beautiful French lass before he returns to the front . . ." The World War I Flying Ace looks at his book and thinks, "Quickly he searches through his phrase book for the words that will express what is in his heart . . ." The World War I Flying Ace watche
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: November 20th, 2011 / First appearance: November 15th, 1964 Lucy wears a long winter stocking cap and admires herself in the mirror. Lucy walks down the front steps wearing her hat. Charlie Brown says, "Say! I like that cap, Lucy!" Lucy replies, "Thank you . . ." Charlie Brown says, "You're all set for cold weather, aren't you?" Lucy pats her pom pom and says, "Yes, I guess I am . . ." Charlie Brown says, "You know what i First appearance: November 15th, 1977 Snoopy holds his supper dish in his mouth and kicks the door. Charlie Brown says, "Ah! Good evening, sir!" Charlie Brown asks, "Would you care to see a menu?" Snoopy stands with his supper dish in his mouth and a menu in the supper dish. First appearance: November 15th, 1982 Woodstock and Snoopy sit on the doghouse in the rain. Snoopy holds up his ear on the opposite side as Woodstock. Woodstock speaks. Snoopy holds up his other ear and thinks, "Sorry . . . Wrong ear!" First appearance: November 15th, 1990 Snoopy sits on his doghouse. Charlie Brown hands Snoopy a hanger and says, "Here . . Your collar just came back from the cleaners." Charlie Brown walks away and says, "I'm glad to see that you take such good care of your things . ." Snoopy looks down at a huge pile of useless coat hangers. He thinks, "But what am I going to do with all the hangers?" First appearance: November 15th, 1984 Pigpen sits at his school desk. He says, "Yes, ma'am . . My name is 'Pigpen'." Pigpen says, "Oh, yes . . I've been in your class all year . . ." Pigpen says, "You just haven't noticed me." Pigpen says, "The janitor keeps sweeping me out!" First appearance: November 15th, 1995 Charlie Brown stands in front of his teacher's desk. The Foreign Legionnaire stands in front of the class room with Woodstock and three soldiers. Charlie Brown says, "Yes, ma'am, he's my dog . . Well, sort of . . No, I don't know what he's doing here . ." Snoopy thinks, "Ask her how long I have to keep these troops standing at attention . ." Latest appearance: November 12th, 2010 / First appearance: November 15th, 1963 "Did you see that little girl with the red hair walk by?" Linus asks Charlie Brown. They are sitting on the bench with their lunch bags. Linus turns to one side to watch her. "You got sort of nervous when she walked by, didn't you, Charlie Brown?" "What makes you think I got nervous?" Charlie Brown says. "You tied your peanut butter sandwich in a knot!" Linus observes. Char Latest appearance: November 13th, 2007 / First appearance: November 15th, 1960 Lucy is watching Schroeder play his piano. She asks, "What are you going to get me for Beethoven's birthday, Schroeder?" He exclaims, "A million-dollar diamond necklace!" He resumes playing. Lucy says, "That will be nice" She turns back to him with a smile on her face. She exclaims, "I love gems!" First appearance: November 15th, 1958 Lucy sits watching Linus build a toy airplane. She says, "Mother says for you to clean up your room, Linus.." He asks, "Why should I?" She shouts, "Because It's Your Room, That's Why!" She continues, "You're lucky to Have a room of your own! There are a lot of children in this world who have to sleep in the street!" He replies, "And I suppose their mothers make them clean First appearance: November 15th, 1975 Charlie Brown and Lucy stand in the grass. Lucy says, "Charlie Brown, you're crazy!" Snoopy walks by and wears his supper dish on his head. Lucy says, "You can't let that stupid beagle try to walk all the way to Needles!" Lucy continues, "That's desert country! How in the world do you think he's going to get across the desert?!" Snoopy wears the supper dish on his head and First appearance: November 15th, 1956 Charlie Brown and Lucy stands in the field watching Snoopy dancing. Charlie Brown says, "Look at that crazy dog..." They watch him dance on by and Charlie Brown continues, "I sure wish I could be that happy all the time" They look after him and Lucy says, "Not me.." She walks off and concludes, "It's too hard to feel sorry for yourself when you're happy" First appearance: November 15th, 1979 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their desks in school. Peppermint Patty wears a pan on her head to catch leaking water. Marcie says, "Guess what, sir . ." Marcie continues, "I heard that the board of education and the principal have been arguing about the leak in the ceiling . . ." Marcie says, "They can't decide what to do . . . I imagine it's a financial problem, wouldn't you Latest appearance: November 12th, 2013 / First appearance: November 15th, 1966 Charlie Brown stands in the street wearing his safety patrol uniform and holding a stop sign. He shouts, "Okay, let's move along there!" Charlie Brown yells, "Just pay attention to your safety patrol! Move along, now! Move along!" Lucy walks by and says, "'Fuzz!'" A dejected Charlie Brown holds his sign and says quietly, "Okay . . . let's move along . . . let's move alon First appearance: November 15th, 1999 The Literary Ace is sitting on top of his house typing, "The dog wasn't happy the way things were going in the family." "..."The next time there's an election," he thought, "I'll run for Head of the Family."..." "...Unfortunately, when the election was held, he only got one vote." First appearance: November 15th, 1989 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their desks in school. Peppermint Patty says, "Yes, ma'am . . I learned a lot today . . Just being here was worth the price of admission . . ." Peppermint Patty adds, "Of course I didn't pay anything!" Peppermint Patty laughs hysterically. Marcie whispers, "You're weird, sir . ." Peppermint Patty says, "Yes, ma'am." First appearance: November 15th, 1991 Peppermint Patty holds a football and asks, "Marcie, how can you catch the ball if you're standing behind a tree?" Marcie's arms extend from behind the tree. She says, "I don't want to get hit in the stomach with the ball . . ." Peppermint Patty kicks the football. Marcie holds the football from behind the tree. Marcie says, "Pretty good catch, huh, sir?" Latest appearance: November 13th, 2015 / First appearance: November 15th, 1968 Snoopy sits on the doghouse. Charlie Brown points and says, "All right, I'm going to put it to you straight!" Charlie Brown continues, "Tonight you stay outside, and be a watch dog, or tomorrow you get no supper!" Charlie Brown walks away and says, "Let your stomach decide!" Snoopy thinks, "Why should I let my stomach decide? It's inside!" Latest appearance: November 13th, 2002 / First appearance: November 15th, 1972 Snoopy and Woodstock sit on the doghouse. Snoopy thinks, "It's migrating time . . ." Snoopy looks up and thinks, "This time of year when millions of birds are taking off for warmer climates . . ." Snoopy looks down at Woodstock. Snoopy continues to think, "All but Woodstock, who's afraid of getting mugged!" Woodstock leans against Snoopy and sighs. Latest appearance: November 12th, 2008 / First appearance: November 15th, 1961 Standing on the sidewalk next to a fire hydrant Lucy is looking at Linus as he is saying, "I think i'm ahead of my time... (BR) (BR) Lucy and Linus are facing each other and Lucy is Yelling, " Ha! That's a laugh! You're just like a lot of others who say the same thing! It's an excuse, that's what it is !"(BR) (BR) The two are still standing on the side walk next to a fire hydrant as Lucy stretches First appearance: November 15th, 1988 A mean Peppermint Patty shouts at a little kid, "I don't care what your ticket says, kid . . Sit down over there!" Peppermint Patty shouts at another little kid, "You, too! Sit where I tell you, or I'll break all your arms! Here, have a program!!" Peppermint Patty sits at a school desk. She holds a piece of paper and says, "Yes, ma'am . . This is my report on the 'tiny tots' con
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!