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: September 17th, 1995 Peppermint Patty stands in front of the school building. She reads a sign that says, "Dunce caps third floor." Peppermint Patty sits at her desk in class. She looks at a test and thinks. Peppermint Patty asks, "What did you put down for the first questions, Marcie?" Marcie reads from her paper, "'True, false, true, true, and false.'" Peppermint Patty says, "Ha! S First appearance: May 3rd, 1985 Marcie sits at her desk in school looking confused. Peppermint Patty carries a huge bunch of flowers and says, "Here you are, ma'am!" Peppermint Patty sets the flowers on the teacher's desk and says, "Enjoy!" Peppermint Patty sits at her desk. Marcie says, "You're weird, sir." First appearance: July 24th, 1976 Peppermint Patty and Marcie sit at the table at camp and eat. Peppermint Patty says, "Marcie, you're gonna kill that kid who's been calling you names!" Peppermint Patty continues, "You've hit him with a first-aid kit, clobbered him with a lunch tray, pushed him into the lake and shoved him into a patch of poison oak!!" Marcie asks, "Have you noticed, sir, that he hasn't called me a First appearance: December 18th, 1985 Peppermint Patty and Marcie sit at the theater. Peppermint Patty asks, "What are we going to hear today, Marcie?" Marcie answers, "Handel's 'Messiah.'" Marcie continues, "The most exciting part is when they get to the 'Hallelujah Chorus,' and everyone stands . . ." Peppermint Patty asks, "Standing is exciting?" First appearance: September 19th, 1985 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their desks in school. Peppermint Patty holds a sheet of paper and says, "I wonder if teachers make a lot of money . ." Marcie replies, "Why do you ask?" Peppermint Patty says, "I notice our teacher just bought a new car . . ." Peppermint Patty looks at her paper and says, "I have a feeling she gets paid by the D-minus!" First appearance: September 14th, 1984 Marcie and Peppermint Patty lean on a fence. Marcie says, "And I told the teacher to listen . . She heard it, too." Marcie says, "She called in the principal, and we all stood around your desk and listened . . ." Marcie exclaims, "We could hear your snoring, sir . . It was weird!" Peppermint Patty frowns and says, "I don't have to listen to this, Marcie." First appearance: February 20th, 1980 Marcie and Peppermint Patty stand at an open mailbox. Peppermint Patty says, "See, Marcie? No word from Pigpen! If he really liked me, he would have called or written by now . . ." Peppermint Patty says, "It's Chuck's fault! He never should have arranged for us to get together!" Marcie says, "I don't think you can really blame Chuck, sir." Peppermint Patty frowns and shouts First appearance: February 29th, 1984 Peppermint Patty and Marcie sit in theatre seats. Marcie reads the program and says, "This next piece is called 'Peter and the Wolf'." Peppermint Patty snaps her fingers. Marcie says, "Don't snap your fingers, sir . . . It isn't done at concerts like this . ." Peppermint Patty asks, "What am I supposed to do?" Marcie says, "Just sit still and listen to the music." Pepper First appearance: June 27th, 1981 Joe Richkid's Caddy and Marcie each carry a bag of golf clubs. Joe Richkid's Caddy asks, "How'd you ever get to be a caddy, kid?" Marcie replies, "My friend asked me." Marcie and Joe Richkid's Caddy walk toward Spike. Spike carries a bag of golf clubs. Joe Richkid's Caddy asks, "How about this other funny looking kid?" Spike hands a card to Joe Richkid's Caddy. Marcie says, "He has First appearance: December 7th, 1989 Marcie walks by as The World War I Flying Ace stands with a heart above his head. Marcie continues to walk by. Snoopy kicks the heart. First appearance: December 21st, 1976 Peppermint Patty sits in a beanbag. Marcie stands behind her. Peppermint Patty says, "I'm not going to have to read a book, Marcie." Peppermint Patty sits in front of the tv and smiles. She continues, "See? 'A Tale of Two Cities' was just on tv! I watched the movie so now I won't have to read the book." Peppermint Patty says, "The only thing I didn't understand were the parts about 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: May 28th, 1998 Charlie Brown opens the door and finds Peppermint Patty and Marcie. Peppermint says, "The hokey-pokey wasn't very romantic, Chuck." Marcie says, "I saved you the waltz, Charles, but I never saw you.." Peppermint says, "How about the limo, Chuck? We never saw a limo, either.." Marcie asks, "How come you fell down doing the hokey-pokey?" Peppermint and Marcie leave. Peppermint adds, First appearance: September 26th, 1979 Charlie Brown shoots a basketball. Peppermint Patty and Marcie watch. Peppermint Patty smiles and says, "That's a neat looking basketball, Chuck." Charlie Brown holds the basketball. Peppermint Patty stands in front of him and says, "The one they gave us girls to play with isn't half that good." Marcie asks, "You're not against women's sports are you, Chuck?" Marcie and Pep First appearance: October 19th, 1998 Marcie sits at her school desk behind Peppermint Patty. Marcie says, "Let's compare note, sir, and see if we've got the same answers.." Patty looks at her paper and says, "True, false, maybe, who knows? Why not? Sure, when? They did? Sometime, I did not, who, me?" It was dark, and everyone was getting hungry" Marcie says, "I don't know how you do it, sir.." Patty says, "Neve First appearance: March 22nd, 1996 Peppermint Patty, whose hair is soaked, sits at her desk in class. Peppermint Patty says, "Yes, ma'am, I walked to school in the rain again . . Yes, I got kind of wet . ." Peppermint Patty says, "Homework? Did my homework get wet?" Marcie laughs loudly. Peppermint Patty says, "Ignore her, ma'am . . She's humongously weird!" First appearance: June 10th, 1990 Peppermint Patty is asleep at her desk. She says, "Z." Her head drops: "Z." She sits up, announcing, "I'm awake!" Peppermint Patty turns to Marcie and asks, "What's happening, Marcie?" Marcie answers, "While you were asleep, Sir, the world came to an end! You and I are the only people left alive!!" Peppermint Patty runs as Marcie continues, "Volcanoes were e First appearance: October 13th, 1991 Peppermint Patty throws a football to Marcie. Peppermint Patty kicks the ball. "Football is my favorite sport!" she announces. "I like the running, and the passing, and the kicking and the tackling..." Marcie asks, "Do boys play football?" Peppermint Patty replies, "Boys love football." She throws the ball. Marcie throws the ball back. "Can we tackle the boys?" she First appearance: January 18th, 1979 Peppermint Patty and Marcie stand and hold books. Peppermint Patty sings, "Kiss me once and kiss me twice . . Then kiss me once again . . . It's been a long time . . ." Marcie says, "Shh!! You have to be quiet in a library, sir!" Peppermint Patty says, "Just singing an old World War II song, Marcie . . ." Peppermint Patty asks, "Bet it brought back a flood of memories, huh, First appearance: January 27th, 1981 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their desks in school. Peppermint Patty holds a book. Marcie asks, "What do you have there, sir?" Peppermint Patty replies, "It's a book on first aid, Marcie." Peppermint Patty opens the book and says, "Here's the chapter I was looking for . . ." Peppermint Patty continues, "What to do in case of stupidity."
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 28th, 1978 Peppermint Patty sits at her desk in school and writes, "I will not fall asleep in class. I will not fall asleep in class." Peppermint Patty writes, "I will not fall asleep." Peppermint Patty falls asleep. Peppermint Patty wakes up. Peppermint Patty continues to write, "In class." First appearance: February 28th, 1990 Peppermint Patty stands in the front of the classroom with her hair disheveled. She says, "This is my report on the wind . . ." Peppermint Patty says, "Wind blows your hair around when you're walking to school, and after you get there, you don't have a comb . ." Peppermint Patty says, "It also gives you something to write about when you can't think of anything else, and you can't First appearance: February 28th, 1986 Peppermint Patty and Marcie sit in theatre seats. Peppermint Patty says, "I hope this concert doesn't last too long." Peppermint Patty asks, "When do you think it'll be over?" Marcie says, "When they play the last note." Peppermint Patty slumps in her seat and exclaims, "Thanks, Marcie!" First appearance: February 28th, 1975 Rerun rides on the back of the bike and says, "Look out for the tree!" Rerun shouts, "Look out for the fence! Look out for the truck!" Rerun grabs his hat and says, "Look out for the brick wall! Look out for the car!" Rerun sits back and sticks out his tongue. He says, "Look out for your poor, innocent son who wants to grow up, and have a life of his own!!" First appearance: February 28th, 1987 Charlie Brown stands on a chair and looks on a counter. He says, "I'm still looking for my baseball glove! Has anyone seen it?" The baseball glove hangs in the closet and thinks, "Please don't look in the closet . . . It's embarrassing to be the glove for a kid who's never won a game . . ." Charlie Brown asks, "And my baseball cap . . Has anyone seen my cap?" The cap hide First appearance: February 28th, 1958 Lucy leans on Schroeder's piano as he plays. She shifts positions. She shifts positions again. She asks, "Was Beethoven ever a teen-ager?" First appearance: February 28th, 1982 Charlie Brown sits in a chair in the living-room reading. Snoopy jumps down from atop his dog-house. He kicks on the door with his foot. Charlie Brown opens the door for him and he walks in. Charlie Brown asks,"Is it suppertime already?" He follows Snoopy and says,"I'm sorry..you may not believe this, but I was reading the book on psalms, and forgot what time it was..." H First appearance: February 28th, 1957 "I just shined my shoes..look pretty good, don't they?" Linus lifts up a foot to show Lucy. "You only shined the toes...How about the heels?" Lucy asks as Linus walks away. Linus turns back to Lucy and explains, "I'm interested only in what people think of me as I ENTER the room.." "I don't care what they think of me as I LEAVE!" He adds as he walks away. First appearance: February 28th, 1956 Schroeder and Charlie Brown are sitting on a plank in the field. Charlie Brown is confused: "?" as he sees a grimacing Snoopy slinking by. He asks, "What in the world was THAT?" Schroeder says, "I think it was an alligator..." Charlie Brown covers his face and says, "Oh, Good Grief! Here we go again.." First appearance: February 28th, 1988 The world famous surgeon stands looking at an x-ray. Snoopy sits atop his doghouse next to Woodstock reading a letter. He thinks, "Hmm.." He reads the letter and thinks, "Dear Snoopy, recently you avoided having knee surgery by claiming that dogs don't have knees..." He continues, "As a physician, I must tell you that dogs do indeed have knees...." Woodstock starts First appearance: February 28th, 1985 Snoopy lies on the doghouse. Lucy says, "Sleeping again." Snoopy thinks, "'Til now." Lucy throws her arms in the air and asks, "Is sleeping all you ever think about?" Snoopy rolls over and looks at Lucy with droopy eyes. Snoopy thinks, "Only when I'm awake." Snoopy lies on the doghouse and thinks, "When I'm asleep, I don't think about it." First appearance: February 28th, 1983 The Foreign Legionnaire stands on a hill and thinks, "There it is, men . . The fantastic little town of Needles!" The Foreign Legionnaire thinks, "And somewhere out there in the desert, my brother, Spike, is surrounded by coyotes . . . We have to rescue him!" The Foreign Legionnaire thinks, "All right, I need one volunteer to act as scout . . ." One of the birds speaks. Sn Latest appearance: February 25th, 2000 / First appearance: February 28th, 1974 Peppermint Patty stands in front of the principal's desk and says, "Yes, sir, I realize that I caused a disturbance in class . . ." Peppermint Patty continues, "I guess I was sort of upset." Peppermint Patty says, "I have the feeling that I'm getting dumber every day . . . I don't even expect to get any smarter . . ." Peppermint Patty says, "I'd be satisfied just to slow do First appearance: February 28th, 1993 Charlie Brown and Snoopy go to bed, dressed in their pajamas. Charlie Brown carries a lighted candle. Tucked into bed, Charlie Brown smiles and says to Snoopy, "Good night." They sleep. Snoopy, "Z+Z=ZZ" Charlie Brown wakes up. Snoopy, "ZZZ/Z = ZZZ" (Long division) Charlie Brown looks at Snoopy. Snoopy, "ZZZ x ZZ = ZZZZ" (Long multiplication) Charlie Brown si First appearance: February 28th, 1992 Charlie Brown reads a book in a chair. Sally holds a paddle connected to a ball. Sally asks, "May I try this ball and paddle thing, big brother?" Charlie Brown says, "Be my guest . ." Sally walks away. Sally examines the ball and paddle thing. Sally asks, "What does it do?" First appearance: February 28th, 1984 Peppermint Patty and Marcie sit in theatre seats. Peppermint Patty asks, "What kind of a show is this, Marcie? There aren't any pictures . . What do we look at?" Marcie says, "This is a concert, sir . . Just listen to the music . . ." Peppermint Patty says, "I don't believe this . . . An auditorium full of people just sitting here listening to music . ." Peppermint Patty First appearance: February 28th, 1976 Snoopy lies on the doghouse with his foot in a cast. Charlie Brown says, "I have a message from the people next door." Charlie Brown continues, "They want to know if you'd accept a 'Get well' card from their cat . . ." Snoopy thinks, "Certainly . . . I think that would be very nice!" Snoopy is hit on the head by a card. Latest appearance: February 25th, 2013 / First appearance: February 28th, 1966 Linus and Lucy walk outside. Lucy asks, "What's the matter with you?" Linus replies, "My feet hurt." Linus sits down and takes off his shoes and says, "I think my shoes are too tight." Linus says, "It feels like my feet are being mugged! First appearance: February 28th, 1979 Peppermint Patty sits at her desk in school. She says, "Sorry about my math paper, ma'am." Peppermint Patty continues, "On my way to school this morning, I sort of dropped it in the mud." Peppermint Patty says, "Maybe you can kind of brush it off a bit with your sleeve . . Wanna try it?" Peppermint Patty holds a dirty piece of paper and says, "I guess not." First appearance: February 28th, 1981 Woodstock and Snoopy sit on the doghouse. Snoopy thinks, "Hey, stupid cat, you came in kind of late last night, didn't you?" Snoopy raises his fists and thinks, "Next time try to be more quiet . . . Or I may just have to punch your nose!" Woodstock speaks. Snoopy thinks, "Well, if he were awake, I suppose I'd leave out that last part . . ."
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!