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 16th, 1995 Sally, Charlie Brown, Linus, Peppermint Patty, Marcie, Schroeder and Snoopy wait in line as Lucy purchases a movie ticket. Charlie Brown says, "I hope this isn't one of those movies where a kid goes to boarding school, and everyone is mean to him . ." Peppermint Patty adds, "Or where everyone teases a girl because she has funny hair . ." Snoopy thinks, "I like a move that shows a dog sleeping i First appearance: February 21st, 1980 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their desks in school. Marcie says, "As the ancient saying goes, sir, I have some good news for you and some bad news . . ." Marcie adds, "I took it upon myself to call Pigpen . . He admitted that he liked you . . ." Marcie continues, "He also said he's been thinking about asking you to another dance . . ." Peppermint Patty asks, "Really?" First appearance: January 21st, 1982 Peppermint Patty stands in the street with a "Stop" sign. Kids cross the street as she shouts, "Okay, troops, let's go! Move across! Let's go! Let's go!" Marcie approaches Peppermint Patty and says, "You seem to be doing a good job as my substitute, sir . . ." Peppermint Patty replies, "Thank you, Marcie . . It runs in the family . . . My grampa was an MP in World War II." First appearance: May 7th, 1984 Peppermint Patty and Marcie sit at their school desks. Peppermint Patty's hair is full of bows. She says, "Watch this, Marcie . . . Teachers always give good grades to girls who have ribbons in their hair . . ." Peppermint Patty says, "No, Ma'am, I don't know the answer, but I have ribbons in my hair . . ." Marcie says, "The answer was 'twelve,' sir." Peppermint Patty say First appearance: June 30th, 1997 Marcie and Peppermint Patty stand on Charlie Brown's doorstep. Patty says, "Hey, Chuck..We're back from camp! Did you like my letter. Patty closes her eyes and looks wistful and says, "I poured my heart into that letter, Chuck.." Patty says, "I wanted you to know that even though we were far away, you were in our thoughts..Kind of poetic, huh?" Patty says, "Anyway, Chuck.. First appearance: February 19th, 1986 The World War I Flying Ace lies in a hospital bed. Marcie smiles and shouts, "Monsieur! Good news! Godd news!" Marcie exclaims, "President Wilson said the Armstice was signed this morning!" Marcie throws the newspaper and yells, "The war is over!!" Snoopy thinks, "When my grandchildren ask me what I did in the war, I'll have to say, 'I had the flu!'" First appearance: August 14th, 1996 Peppermint Patty sits on the edge of a dock holding a fishing pole. Marcie screams, "Hey, fish! Don't let her fool you! There's a hook on the end of that line!" Peppermint Patty says, "Be quiet, Marcie . ." Marcie yells, "She's out to get you! Run while you can!" Peppermint Patty says, "Fish don't run, Marcie . ." Marcie screams, "Dog paddle!" 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 Latest appearance: January 1st, 2000 / First appearance: January 1st, 2000 Peppermint Patty, Marcie, Charlie Brown, and Linus are having a snowball fight while Snoopy sits off in the corner struggling with a snowball. The caption reads, "Suddenly the dog realized that his dad had never taught him how to throw snowballs..." First appearance: November 25th, 1990 Peppermint Patty and Marcie are at a concert. Peppermint Patty says, "Let's sit down near the front, Marcie." They sit. Peppermint Patty says, "Perfect, huh?" Peppermint Patty points: "Look! That kid is sitting right in front of me!" Marcie says, "Don't worry about it, Sir..at a concert you don't have to see..you only have to listen..." Peppermint Patty, frowning, l First appearance: May 1st, 1979 Peppermint Patty sits in a beanbag and talks into the phone. She says, "How can I do a report on Hannibal, Marcie? I've never heard of him!" Marcie talks into the phone and says, "Run down to the library, sir, and look him up in the encyclopedia . . . That's what I did . ." Peppermint Patty replies, "Maybe it'll snow tomorrow, and all the schools will be closed . ." Marcie First appearance: February 19th, 1980 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their desks in school. Peppermint Patty looks at a piece of paper and says, "I'm trying to write Pigpen a note, but I don't know what to say." Marcie says, "Don't do it, sir! Don't let him know you like him! Force him to make the first move!" Peppermint Patty asks, "How did you get to be such an expert, Marcie?" Marcie replies, "All the be First appearance: June 6th, 1980 Peppermint Patty and Marcie run toward Charlie Brown. Peppermint Patty says, "Hey Chuck! Welcome to camp! We didn't know all you guys were coming too!" Charlie Brown stands with Sally and Linus and says, "Glad to see you, Patty . . How are you, Marcie? Do you know where we are?" Peppermint Patty says, "Search me, Chuck . . We haven't talked to anybody yet who seems to know . . ." First appearance: April 24th, 1998 As Snoopy the World War I flying ace sits in Marcie's kitchen, Marcie makes a phone call and says, "Hey, Charles.. Mom says to come get your dog.." Marcie tells Charlie, "He's in our kitchen again drinking root beer.. All right, I'll tell him.." Marcie tells Snoopy, "General Pershing just called.. All leaves have been canceled.. You're to get back to the aerodome immediately!" First appearance: June 23rd, 1989 Marcie and Charlie Brown stand outside the house. Marcie wears her camp hat and says, "I just got back from camp myself, Charles . . It wasn't much fun after you left . . ." Marcie asks, "Was your dog glad to see you when you got home?" The World War I Flying Ace looks out the door. Snoopy thinks, "If she's from the Red Cross, ask her about those medical supplies we ordered . ." First appearance: May 15th, 1991 Peppermint Patty and Marcie lean on the wall. Peppermint Patty says, "Let's say I never really read 'The Brothers Karamazov.'" Peppermint Patty continues, "And let's say instead of writing a report, I gave the teacher some spring flowers . . . Do you think that would fool her?" Marcie responds, "Absolutely, sir! Teachers are very naive . . The flowers trick fools them every time First appearance: December 28th, 1976 Peppermint Patty skates on a pond. Marcie watches and says, "You shouldn't be out here skating, sir . . ." Marcie continues, "You should be home reading your book." Peppermint Patty asks, "What are you, my conscience?" Marcie replies, "If I were your conscience, sir, I'd whip you into shape!" Peppermint Patty skates and says, "If you were my conscience, Marcie, I'd have you First appearance: October 5th, 1989 The World War I Flying Ace sits at the table with Marcie. Marcie says, "So monsieur . . I am told that you are the famous flying ace . . ." Marcie continues, "You are so famous that the Red Baron says he must destroy you !" Snoopy thinks, "I've never heard of me . ." First appearance: July 29th, 1981 Peppermint Patty and Marcie lie against rocks. Peppermint Patty has a butterfly land on her foot. She says, "Marcie, look! The butterfly has come back! What do you suppose this means?" Marcie replies, "Maybe it's not an angel anymore, sir." The butterfly flies off Peppermint Patty's foot. She says, "That's too bad . . ." Peppermint Patty says, "Back to the minors, eh?" First appearance: September 14th, 1995 Peppermint Patty stands on her doorstep in her pajamas. Marcie holds school books. Peppermint Patty says, "I can't go to school today, Marcie . ." Marcie asks, "How come?" Peppermint Patty holds her arm and says, "Tell the teacher I have a sore throat, and a headache, and my arm hurts . ." Marcie holds a pen and paper. Marcie says, "I'll write that down, sir . ." Marcie says,
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: September 17th, 1990 Sally sits in a beanbag chair. A television annoucer says, "'And now, more bad news . . and after that, some really bad news . . .'" The television annoucer says, "'We apologize for bringing you all this bad news.'" Sally replies, "Hey, no problem!" First appearance: September 17th, 1956 Snoopy walks through the grass thinking, "Here comes the big elephant, tromping through the jungle..." He keeps walking and thinks, "TROMP! TROMP! TROMP!" He stops and thinks, "Suddenly he stops! He lifts his head! He sees the hated hunter!" Charlie Brown frowns as Snoopy tromps atop his head. First appearance: September 17th, 1993 Marcie stands on her doorstep wearing a football helmet. She says to Peppermint Patty, "My dad bought me this helmet, sir . . He says girls can play sports just as well as boys can . ." Marcie follows Peppermint Patty who carries a football. Marcie says, "I tried it in the pool, and I almost drowned . ." First appearance: September 17th, 1985 Sally stands in front of the class and says, "My report today is on human behavior in our society . . ." Sally continues, "We shall discuss the importance of marriagement . ." Sally turns and says, "Ma'am?" Sally says, "Whatever . ." First appearance: September 17th, 1976 Peppermint Patty talks into the phone and says, "A private school might do me a lot of good, Chuck." Peppermint Patty continues, "I might even become one of the beautiful people! Wouldn't that be something?" Charlie Brown smiles and talks into the phone. He says, "I can see you now in a white blouse and a blue skirt running out to play field hockey . . ." Peppermint Patty s Latest appearance: September 14th, 2013 / First appearance: September 17th, 1966 Lucy says, "Look at that bug, will you?" Lucy continues, "He thinks he's better than that other bug . . ." Lucy shouts, "What makes you think you're so great?!" Lucy walks away and says, "I enjoy putting his kind in their place!" Latest appearance: September 12th, 2003 / First appearance: September 17th, 1971 Schroeder plays the piano. Lucy leans on the piano and asks, "If I told you that we were through when I really didn't mean it, would we still be through?" Schroeder looks up and asks, "If I told you that it didn't matter to me one way or the other, would we still be through?" Lucy replies, "Well, if I told you that I meant I thought I knew that we were through when I said that you First appearance: September 17th, 1988 Spike walks through the desert and thinks, "If you live alone in the desert long enough, you find yourself talking to rocks . ." Spike thinks, "Good morning . . Good morning . ." Spike stands at a podium and thinks, "I suppose you're all wondering why I've asked you here today . . ." First appearance: September 17th, 1989 Sally looks up at a sign which reads, "Well, go ahead..walk!" Sally crosses the strreet. A sign behind her reads, "Stupid kid". She walks. Sally stops at a sign which reads: "Wrong Way". Sally moves around, hopping. She looks up at the sign, which still reads, "Wrong Way" Sally does another sort of dance, still hopping. She gazes up at the si First appearance: September 17th, 1977 Snoopy runs past Lucy. Lucy says, "I don't see how you can jog all the time." Lucy continues, "It looks very boring." Snoopy continues to run. He thinks, "Au contraire!" Snoopy thinks, "It's exciting knowing that any minute you may pass out!" First appearance: September 17th, 1975 Schroeder plays the piano. Lucy leans on the piano and says, "Girls like to be noticed." Lucy continues, "Girls have may different ways of getting attention." Schroeder tumbles in the air. Lucy shouts, "Boo!" Lucy closes her eyes and says, "That's one of them." First appearance: September 17th, 1983 Charlie Brown stands next to the doghouse. He says, "Oh, I forgot . . . You're not here." Charlie Brown asks, "Where was it you were going? Will you be home for supper?" Charlie Brown says, "Oh, one more question . . ." Charlie Brown asks, "Why am I talking to you if you're not here?" Latest appearance: September 14th, 2006 / First appearance: September 17th, 1959 Charlie Brown runs by flying his kite. Lucy and Linus walk along and Lucy asks, "Isn't the sky a beautiful blue today, Linus?" They both look up and she continues, "Look there..did you ever see anything nicer?" Charlie Brown stands grimacing in the distance. Linus watches his sister grimace as the kite lands on her outstretched arm. First appearance: September 17th, 1981 Lucy holds out Linus' hand. Snoopy approaches and holds out his paw. Lucy says, "You have a sliver, too? Let me see . . ." Lucy looks at Snoopy's paw and says, "I hope you're not as big a coward as my stupid brother . . ." Lucy holds Snoopy's paw and says, "Hold real still now while I . ." Linus says, "It's gonna hurt." Snoopy jumps on Lucy's head. Lucy shouts, "What did yo First appearance: September 17th, 1997 Snoopy is defending Alice of Wonderland. He says, "Yes, your honor, this is my client, Alice, the injured party, who fell down the rabbit-hole.." Snoopy says, "We intend to prove negligence on the part of the property owner for failing to post a warning sign by the rabbit-hole.." Later, Linus sits with Snoopy on some steps and asks, "How did your case come out today?" Snoopy says, Latest appearance: September 14th, 2016 / First appearance: September 17th, 1969 Peppermint Patty and Charlie Brown sit on the curb. Peppermint Patty says, "You should organize a football team, Chuck . ." Peppermint Patty smiles and continues, "Then I could bring my team over to slaughter you . . . we'd mangle you . . . we'd stomp on you and crush you and trample you into the ground!" As Peppermint Patty gets up and walks away she says, "Get your team organize Latest appearance: September 19th, 2000 / First appearance: September 17th, 1974 Sally stands in front of the school and says, "You've changed my whole life!" Sally continues, "I used to hate going to school, but since I've gotten to know you, everything is different." Sally smiles and hugs the school. The school thinks, "I can't believe it . . . Somebody loves me!" 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 Latest appearance: September 15th, 2015 / First appearance: September 17th, 1968 Charlie Brown sits in front of Lucy's psychiatric booth and says, "I'm lonely." Charlie Brown continues, "I feel that no one really cares about me." Charlie Brown asks, "How can I cure this loneliness?" Lucy replies, "Get some friends! Five cents, please . ." First appearance: September 17th, 1982 Lucy sits in a beanbag. Linus says, "I was hoping to lie in the beanbag and watch tv . . ." Lucy replies, "Too bad, I got here first." Linus says, "That's the story of my life . . ." Linus continues, "Low man on the beanbag!"
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!