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: May 3rd, 1987 Peppermint Patty sits at her desk in class, smiling at an object she is holding in her hand. She sighs and says,"No more worries..." Marcie, sitting behind her, asks,"What do you have there, sir?" She replies,"It's a gemstone, Marcie...a piece of crystal!" She continues smiling at the gemstone and says,"It's going to help get me perfect grades..." She turns to Marcie and 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: April 2nd, 1989 Charlie Brown says: "Fifteen minutes? Fine...thank you..." Charlie Brown sits at a table across from Pappermint Patty and Marcie. Peppermint Patty asks, "How long have we been waiting?" She adds, "They called your name, Chuck." Marcie says, "You'd better get up there, Charles." Charlie Brown looks worried. He walks, all hunched over. He walks, blush 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: February 14th, 1986 The World War I Flying Ace lies in a hospital bed. Marcie says, "You still have a fever, monsieur . . You shouldn't have flown yesterday . . ." Marcie reads a newspaper and says, "The news from the front is still bad . . . And everyone has the flu . . ." Marcie says, "Do you think you could eat something? You need to keep up your strength . . ." Marcie asks Snoopy, "How a First appearance: August 8th, 1989 Peppermint Patty and Marcie stand at the wall. Peppermint Patty asks, "Can you imagine our teacher expecting us to read four whole books this summer?" Peppermint Patty continues, "I mean, how are we ever going to find time?" Marcie replies, "I read mine the first week we were home, sir . ." Peppermint Patty frowns and says, "Oh, sure, Marcie! Oh, sure! Sure, Marcie! Oh, sure!" Marc First appearance: November 6th, 1991 Peppermint Patty and Marcie sit at their school desks. Peppermint Patty says, "The teacher is handing back our test papers today . . ." Peppermint Patty says, "I can hardly wait to see what she thought of mine . ." Peppermint Patty watches in disbelief as her test is thrown back to her all balled up. 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: 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." Latest appearance: April 9th, 2000 / First appearance: April 7th, 1974 Shroeder carried baseball equipment. As he walks, he says to Violet, who stands behind him, "The only time I hate being the catcher is when we go on the road!" Violet wonders, "I wonder if we're going the right way..." Snoopy, Linus, Charlie Brown and Lucy are walking. Linus turns to ask, "How much farther, Charlie Brown?" Charlie Brown answers, "Only about two or three more blocks." Lucy First appearance: December 7th, 1993 Marcie, Franklin, Snoopy, Linus, Charlie Brown and Peppermint Patty are covered in mud. Marcie asks, "Where am I?" Franklin asks, "Who's got the ball?" Snoopy thinks, "Somebody call the vet!" Linus asks, "Is it still raining or am I bleeding?" Peppermint Patty shouts, "Isn't this great, Chuck? Good old fashioned, down in the dirt football!" First appearance: June 11th, 1989 Crinkle! Marcie and Peppermint Patty are seated at a concert. Marcie glances at Peppermint Patty. Marcie reads from a program: "'Concert etiquette...do not open candies wrapped in cellophane.'" She continues: "'Trying to be quiet by opening wrappers slowly only prolongs the torture of those around you.'" Crinkle. Marcie watches as Peppermint Patty tries to open her candy. Latest appearance: July 24th, 2003 / First appearance: July 29th, 1971 Marcie and Peppermint Patty walk beside the lake. Marcie asks, "Are you sure this is all right, sir?" Peppermint Patty replies, "Stop calling me 'Sir'! Of course, it's all right!" Peppermint Patty continues, "I checked us out with our counselor, and she said just to make sure we're back by nine." Marcie and Peppermint Patty continue to walk. Marcie asks, "Who are we going to see?" First appearance: July 6th, 1986 Marcie sits in a chair listening to Peppermint Patty read from a letter. The latter reads,"Dear Dad, Well here we are at Camp Remote..." Marcie interjects,"I think they pronounce it 'Remotay,' sir" The girls are both wearing their camping caps. They walk down the lane with Marcie leading the way. She says,"Which reminds me, I have a problem of my own..." They sit at a table tha First appearance: July 2nd, 1975 Marcie and Peppermint Patty stand next to the doghouse. Marcie asks, "When does the powder puff derby begin, sir?" Peppermint Patty replies, "We can't leave until the man from the chamber of commerce gets here . . ." Snoopy approaches and tips his top hat. Snoopy kisses Marcie's hand. Peppermint Patty says, "Don't slug him, Marcie, we might get disqualified!" First appearance: January 4th, 1999 Franklin, Marcie and Peppermint Patty stand at the bus stop dressed for school. Franklin says, I never got around to reading the book we were supposed to read during Christmas vacation." Marcie says, "I started to read it, but I couldn't understand it..." Patty says, "What book?" Latest appearance: March 20th, 2000 / First appearance: March 21st, 1974 Peppermint Patty and Snoopy lie under boards. Marcie stands next to the pile of wood and says, "Wow!" Peppermint Patty says, "All right, Marcie, I hope you're satisfied! You've destroyed Chuck's guest cottage!" Marcie shouts, "It's not a guest cottage, sir, it's just a dog house! And Snoopy is not a funny-looking kid with a big nose!! He's a beagle!" Marcie continues, "When are you First appearance: March 14th, 1983 Marcie and Franklin sit on small chairs. Peppermint Patty stands at a podium and bangs a gavel. She exclaims, "The meeting of the board of the 'Pelicans' baseball team will come to order!" Peppermint Patty shouts, "Today we're going to vote on whether or not we call Chuck . . . I vote 'yes'!!" Marcie says, "I vote 'no'." Franklin says, "I can't decide." Peppermint Patty exclaim First appearance: October 16th, 1993 Marcie walks out of her house and says, "I'm ready, sir . ." Peppermint Patty holds a football. Marcie follows Peppermint Patty and says, "Let's go out and kick that ball around on the ol' gridlock!" Peppermint Patty kicks the ball and says, "Gridiron, Marcie . ." Marcie responds, "Whatever." First appearance: November 19th, 1998 Peppermint Patty sleeps at her school desk in front of Marcie. Marcie places a book on Peppermint Patty's nose. Marcie spins the book. Peppermint Patty wakes up. The book lies open on top of Peppermint Patty's head. Peppermint Patty says, "When you get marries, Marice, I'm not going to your bridal shower.."
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: January 24th, 1978 Sally stands in front of the class and says, "This is my science report which is on traffic safety." Sally continues, "The first thing I did was to measure the width of the street in front of our school . ." A voice shouts, "With my ruler!" Sally frowns and says, "Get off my back, kid!" First appearance: January 24th, 1987 Snoopy lies on his doghouse. Charlie Brown holds a supper dish and says, "Good evening, sir . . I've come to pick up your dish and take your order." Charlie Brown smiles and says, "If I may, I'd like to recommend our special." Snoopy smiles and thinks, "I'll take it." Snoopy thinks, "Or let me put it this way . . I'll risk it!" First appearance: January 24th, 1985 Snoopy lies on his doghouse at night and thinks, "Twenty-seven . ." Snoopy lies on his stomach and thinks, "The average person moves in his or her sleep thirty times a night . . ." Snoopy rolls on the doghouse and thinks, "Twenty-eight . . ." Snoopy hangs his head over the edge of the doghouse and thinks, "Two more to go . ." First appearance: January 24th, 1989 Snoopy's ears stand straight up. Lucy shouts, "He won!! Olaf won!!! Your brother won the 'Ugly Dog' contest!" Snoopy and Lucy run. Lucy continues to shout, "Olaf! You won!" Olaf looks disgusted and thinks, "Rats!" First appearance: January 24th, 1983 Marcie sits at her school desk and says, "Early?" Marcie says, "Yes, ma'am, I guess we got here to school a little early . . ." Marcie says, "We walked kind of fast." Peppermint Patty's hair is blown forward. She says, "She's right, ma'am . . . The wind was behind us all the way!" First appearance: January 24th, 1976 Woodstock and Snoopy sit on the doghouse. Snoopy touches Woodstock's head and thinks, "Hmm . . . The fever seems to be gone." Snoopy thinks, "We won't really know if you're well, however, until we see you fly . . ." Woodstuck flies up in the air upside down. Woodstock lands on his head on the doghouse. Snoopy thinks, "Of course, one doesn't recover from the vapors overnight First appearance: January 24th, 1997 Lucy and Rerun walk down the sidewalk. Rerun says, "My back hurts . . I think I have kindergarten stress . ." Lucy asks, "'Kindergarten stress'?" Rerun says, "They demand too much from us . ." They stand at the bus stop. Rerun says, "We have to remember our names and everything . ." Latest appearance: January 22nd, 2008 / First appearance: January 24th, 1961 Linus watches as Violet says to Charlie Brown, ". . . And you're weak and spineless and wishy-washy!" Linus says, "She really took you apart, didn't she, Charlie Brown?" Charlie Brown says, "Uh huh . . . Step by step, verse by verse and line by line . . ." Linus says, "You sound like a victim of higher criticism!" Latest appearance: January 28th, 2002 / First appearance: January 24th, 1972 Woodstock and Snoopy sit on the doghouse. Woodstock speaks. Woodstock continues to speak. Woodstock flies away. Snoopy sits on the doghouse alone. He frowns and thinks, "I hate being accused of beagle chauvinism!" First appearance: January 24th, 1979 Lucy and Charlie Brown stand at the wall. Lucy says, "To plan evil is as wrong as doing it." Lucy continues, "It is an honor to receive a frank reply . . . Open rebuke is better than hidden love." Charlie Brown stands at the wall with Linus. Charlie Brown says, "I'm glad she left . . I feel like I'm covered with aphorisms . . ." Linus says, "Maybe you need to be sprayed!" First appearance: January 24th, 1993 Sally looks into the mailbox. Sally reads a letter and says, "A love letter! I got a love leter!" Sally holds up the letter. Charlie Brown reaches for it and says, "How can it be a love letter for you when it has my name on it?" Charlie Brown and Sally walk away. Sally says, "It's from Linus... Read it..." Charlie Brown reads the letter. Charlie Brown and Sally sit Latest appearance: January 22nd, 2016 / First appearance: January 24th, 1969 Schroeder stands next to a tree and looks up. He says, "I can't believe it . ." Charlie Brown approaches. Schroeder says, "Lucy threw my piano up into this tree . . ." Charlie Brown grabs Schroeder by the collar and shouts, "Not this tree! Don't say that!" Schroeder asks, "Why? What's so special about this tree?" Charlie Brown points up and says, "This is a dreaded kite-eat First appearance: January 24th, 1981 Snoopy sits in the grass and yawns. Snoopy walks with his eyes closed/ Snoopy climbs on the doghouse. Snoopy falls asleep and thinks, "Zonk city!" Latest appearance: January 21st, 2015 / First appearance: January 24th, 1968 Linus stands next to Sally in the snow. He sucks his thumb and holds his blanket. Sally says, "This kid at school said I have a funny face . . ." Sally continues, "Is it all right if I tell him you're going to slug him? You can be my knight in shining armor . . ." Linus replies, "I'd rather you didn't." Sally shouts, "What kind of knight are you?" Linus replies, "I'm a dove First appearance: January 24th, 1995 The Literary Ace sits on the doghouse. Lucy says, "You could write a whole novel about my life . ." Lucy continues, "It could start right from the day I was born." Snoopy types, "Born Crabby." First appearance: January 24th, 1956 Charlie Brown stands watching Schroeder go through music sheets. He says, "It would have been fun to have played a duet.." Schroeder stands in a chair looking through the sheets. He says, "Sure, it would have..but I've looked through all the music catalogues, haven't I?" He continues, "I even called the library..I'm sorry Charlie Brown.." He concludes, "I guess nothing has Latest appearance: January 21st, 2011 / First appearance: January 24th, 1964 Lucy raises her arms and says, "You need me to point out our faults, Charlie Brown...It's for your own good..." Charlie Brown frowns. She follows him as he walks: "Besides, I can do it for you better than anyone else...my sysyem is unique!" Charlie Brown turns to face Lucy. He demands, "What's so unique about it?" Lucy raises her arm and explains, "I've put all your faults First appearance: January 24th, 1958 Snoopy sits on the ground in the living-room. He walks off. He sits in front of the mirror. He walks away and thinks, "He's right..I Do have a fuzzy face!" First appearance: January 24th, 1996 Rerun and Lucy stand under a basketball hoop. Lucy says to Rerun, "You shoot, and I'll go up for the rebound . ." Rerun shoots the basketball and it hits Lucy in the back of the head. Rerun says, "That was the rebound . ." First appearance: January 24th, 1975 Peppermint Patty stands next to the waterbed. Snoopy bounces on the waterbed out of control. Peppermint Patty shouts, "What kind of a watchdog are you?!" Snoopy thinks, "I'm a seasick watchdog!" Peppermint Patty climbs on the bed and shouts, "Get off that waterbed, and catch that burglar!" Snoopy and Peppermint Patty bounce on the bed out of control. Peppermint Patty sreams.
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!