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: June 29th, 1977 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit and lean against a bag of golf clubs. Marcie says, "Sir?" Marcie asks, "Why are the two ladies screaming at each other?" Peppermint Patty replies, "They're arguing about the score." Marcie shouts, "Push her in the lake, ma'am!!" Peppermint Patty says, "Stay out of it, Marcie!" First appearance: October 29th, 1982 Peppermint Patty and Marcie stand in front of Charlie Brown and his bowling ball. Peppermint Patty shouts, "Don't throw it, Chuck! Stop!!" Charlie Brown rolls the ball and says, "Do it, ball! Do it!" Charlie Brown smiles and asks, "Did I do it? Did I get a strike? Did I win?!" Charlie Brown frowns. Peppermint Patty says, "You threw the ball out the front door, Chuck!" First appearance: January 8th, 1985 Marcie stands in front of the class and says, "I have been asked to make this important announcement." Marcie continues, "One of our classmates, Miss Patricia Reichardt, has just won the 'All-City Essay Contest.'" Marcie smiles and says, "Her essay on what she did during her Christmas vacation has won first prize!" Peppermint Patty says, "How did I win? I got a 'D-minus'!" 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: June 7th, 1981 Peppermint Patty sits at her desk looking at her report. She exclaims, "Wow!" She races down the steps to Marcie holding out her report. She exclaims, "Look, Marcie, look!" As Marcie looks at the report card, Peppermint Patty puts her hands in the air and continues, "I got an 'A' on my final report card!" She says, "I've never gotten an 'A' before! How about that?" Marci First appearance: September 6th, 1983 Peppemrint Patty lies in bed. Marcie stands next to her and holds a book. Marcie asks, "Sir, what about school? Aren't you going to get up?" A frightened Peppermint Patty says, "I'm afraid, Marcie . . . Look out the window . . . Do you see them?" Marcie looks out the window and says, "See what, sir?" Peppermint Patty says, "'D minuses,' Marcie! They're out there waiting for me First appearance: January 9th, 1981 Peppermint Patty stands at the blackboard and says, "What am I doing up here in front of the class? Help me! Help me! Please help me!" Peppermint Patty frowns and says, "It's the second problem on page twelve, lord . . . Help me . . I'm here at the blackboard . . . Page twelve, lord, hurry, hurry . . ." Marcie stands next to Peppermint Patty and says, "You can sit down, sir . . The First appearance: June 25th, 1996 Inside their tent, Peppermint Patty says to Marcie, "Here's the plan, Marcie . . We start digging tonight . ." Peppermint Patty looks out of the tent and explains, "We dig straight down for five feet, and then we tunnel a hundred yards out and under the fence . ." Marcie says as she digs with a shovel, "I've started digging, sir . . I got down three inches . ." Peppermint P First appearance: May 28th, 1989 Peppermint Patty and Marcie are seated at their concert. Peppermint Patty says, "Fantastic!" She says, "That was great! What a piano player! That's what I'd like to be..a concert pianist!" They both clap. "I'm going to ask my Dad to buy me a piano, and I'm going to be great and I'm gonna tour the world!" "Ha ha ha ha ha ha." Peppermint Patty turns to look on her other side, Latest appearance: October 9th, 2003 / First appearance: October 14th, 1971 Marcie walks with Peppermint Patty and says, "I think that a heartfelt apology will work wonders." Peppermint Patty stops walking. Marcie says, "You see, Chuck simply doesn't realize that deep down you're really in love with him, and . ." Peppermint Patty shouts, "I told you I'm not in love with him! How could anyone love someone as wishy-washy as . . ." Marcie interrupts, "Careful First appearance: September 17th, 1998 Marcie sits at her desk in school. Peppermint Patty sleeps at the desk in front of Marcie. Marcie says, "Yes, ma'am... I'm sure she's asleep." Marcie says, "Should I wake her up?" Peppermin Patty's head falls backward onto Marcie's desk. Marcie says, "I think it's time for her ten o'clock feeding.." 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 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 23rd, 1987 Peppermint Patty sleeps at her school desk. Peppermint Patty wakes up and turns to Marcie. She says, "I think I fell asleep, Marcie . . Did I miss anything?" Marcie says, "You missed math, history and spelling." Peppermint Patty says, "I mean, did I miss anything?" Latest appearance: November 6th, 2000 / First appearance: November 11th, 1974 Marcie and Peppermint Patty stand in front of a sewing machine. Peppermint Patty says, "Marcie! You have a sewing machine!" Marcie replies, "It's not mine, sir . . It's my mother's." Peppermint Patty asks, "Why don't you make a skating outfit, Marcie?" Marcie says, "I don't know how to sew, sir . . ." Peppermint Patty says, "I want to look beautiful for the skating competition . . First appearance: January 14th, 1981 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their desks in school. Marcie says, "You need to conduct a personal time audit, sir." Peppermint Patty asks, "I do?" Marcie says, "You need to find out when your peak work periods are . . ." Marcie continues, "A time audit would help you to determine how each portion of your day is spent . . ." Peppermint Patty falls asleep. Marcie says, First appearance: December 5th, 1995 Peppermint Patty sleeps with her head on Marcie's school desk. Peppermint Patty wakes up and says, "Sorry, Ma'am . . I didn't hear question . . ." Peppermint Patty says, "My mind was a thousand miles from here . ." Marcie says, "Or like maybe on the moon!" Peppermint Patty says, "Punish her severely, ma'am . ." First appearance: July 28th, 1976 Floyd sits on the ground dazed. Peppermint Patty and Marcie stand by him. Peppermint Patty says, "All right, kid . . . Speak up!" Peppermint Patty continues, "Why have you been bugging my friend Marcie? Why have you been calling her names?" Floyd replies, "I just wanted to get acquainted with her . . . I think she's cute . . ." Peppermint Patty turns to Marcie and says, "He First appearance: November 1st, 1993 The World War I Flying Ace sits at a table with Marcie. Snoopy thinks, "Here's the World War I Flying Ace sitting in a small French cafe . . The war drags on . . . He is depressed . ." Marcie says into a phone, "Charles, your dog is in our kitchen again drinking all our root beer . ." Marcie points and says to Snoopy, "General Pershing says for you to get back to the aerodrome rig First appearance: May 24th, 1982 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their desks in school. Peppermint Patty holds a book and says, "Something new, Marcie . . I'm into 'speed learning'!" Marcie asks, "Speed learning?" Peppermint Patty says, "It really works . . ." Peppermint Patty continues, "Now I can get a 'D-minus' on Tuesday instead of Friday!"
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: December 6th, 2003 / First appearance: December 11th, 1971 Lucy watches Snoopy ice skate and says, "Okay, you stupid beagle, let's get at it again . ." Lucy stands in front of Snoopy and says, "This morning we'll work on our Dutch waltz . . . We start in the 'Kilian' position . . ." Lucy skates with Snoopy and says, "The man's hand is firmly on the hip of his partner, and the girl presses her hand firmly on his . . ." Snoopy thinks, "How c Latest appearance: December 7th, 2000 / First appearance: December 11th, 1974 Snoopy sits on the doghouse and thinks, "The dog who lives in the next block got himself in bad trouble . ." Snoopy continues to think, "What a dumb dog . . . He's always digging in somebody's garden . . ." Snoopy lies on his stomach and thinks, "I haven't done anything like that in years . . ." Snoopy lies on his back and thinks, "Not since they took away my shovel!" Latest appearance: December 8th, 2016 / First appearance: December 11th, 1969 Linus and Lucy stand in the snow. Lucy says, "Do you mean to tell me that you've counted all the snowflakes that have fallen today?" Linus replies, "I said so didn't I?" Lucy asks, "How many did you get?" Linus answers, "Let's see . . I wrote it down on a little slip of paper . . . here it is . . " Linus reads, "Thirteen billion, four thousand and three . . ." Lucy replies, "R First appearance: December 11th, 1992 Snoopy, dressed as Santa Claus, rings a bell. Charlie Brown carries his supper dish and says, "Here, I thought you might like a little snack while you're working . ." Charlie Brown walks away. A girl points to Snoopy who is eating and screams, "Hey, look, ma! Santa Claus is eating out of a dog dish!" Latest appearance: December 9th, 2015 / First appearance: December 11th, 1968 Sally stands next to Charlie Brown and says, "Not a creature was stirring . . . Not even a mouse." Sally says, "Remember, if I don't get something quite right, let me know . . ." Sally continues, "The stockings were hung by the chimney with care . . In hope that Jack Nicklaus soon would be there." Charlie Brown says, "I almost hate to bring this up . . ." Latest appearance: December 8th, 2006 / First appearance: December 11th, 1959 Lucy approaches Charlie Brown and asks, "Did you know that December 16th is Beethoven's birthday?" He replies, "No, I didn't.." They look at each other. They look at the reader. Charlie Brown flips over as Lucy screams, "WELL, NOW YOU KNOW!" First appearance: December 11th, 1990 Charlie Brown sits in a booth that says, "For sale - Used comic books." Hundreds of comic books lie everywhere. A little kid reads a comic book and asks, "Are these all you have?" First appearance: December 11th, 1986 Woodstock and Snoopy sit on the doghouse. Woodstock speaks. Snoopy thinks, "Every time I listen to you, I'm reminded of that old saying, 'Talk is CHEEP!'" Snoopy throws his head back and laughs. Woodstock and Snoopy roll their eyes. Latest appearance: December 8th, 2012 / First appearance: December 11th, 1965 Lucy pours milk on her cereal. Linus says, "I got a quarter from the tooth fairy last night . . ." Linus says, "What do you suppose he does with all those teeth?" Lucy replies, "I think she sells them to some firm in the east that manufactures billiard balls." Linus says, "If that's true, we have a good court case because we should be getting royalties!" First appearance: December 11th, 1983 Sally slumps over a foot-stool with a book in hand and exclaims," Rats!" She walks over to Charlie Brown, who is sitting in a chair reading. He asks,"What's the matter?" She looks at her book and replies,"I have to read this book for school by tomorrow." She asks,'I don't suppose you'd care to read it to me, would you?" He replies,"You know how to read....why don't you r Latest appearance: December 9th, 2011 / First appearance: December 11th, 1964 Snoopy sits and looks off to one side: "ARF! ARF! ARF!" "ARF! ARF! ARF! ARF!" He trots off. He sits up and thinks, "Suddenly I have the feeling that I've said the wrong thing!" First appearance: December 11th, 1976 Charlie Brown and Lucy stand in the snow at night and look at the stars. Charlie Brown smiles and says, "I always enjoy looking at the stars." Lucy says, "I've never payed much attention to them myself." Lucy continues, "I mean, why should I?" Lucy asks, "What did they ever do for me?" Latest appearance: December 8th, 2009 / First appearance: December 11th, 1962 Charlie Brown and Linus look at Snoopy lying on his doghouse. Charlie Brown says, "Snoopy has a headache." Linus says, "He probably picked up a cold someplace . . ." Snoopy sits on his doghouse and thinks, "That sounds reasonable." Snoopy lies down and thinks, "I always thought you got a headache because your ears were too tight!" First appearance: December 11th, 1978 Linus watches as Lucy writes on a piece of paper. Lucy says, "I'm making illustrations for my book about the life of Beethoven." Lucy holds up the paper and says, "Here is just a few minutes after he was born . . ." Lucy holds up another piece of paper and says, "And here he is just before he died." Lucy walks away and says, "That's enough!" Latest appearance: December 8th, 2010 / First appearance: December 11th, 1963 Frieda walks with Charlie Brown and says, "Good grief, I only got a 'B+' in spelling!" Charlie Brown says, "What's so bad about that? No one expects you to get an 'A' every time . . ." Frieda turns and says, "That's all you know!" Frieda pats her hair and says, "People always expect more of you when you have naturally curly hair!" First appearance: December 11th, 1957 Charlie Brown and Linus sit at the table. Linus asks, "Shall we go on with my letter to Santa Claus?" Charlie Brown replies, "I suppose so.." Linus dictates, "Each day upon rising I think of you, Dear Santa, you are in my every thought..." He continues, "You are truly a friend among friends! You are.." Charlie Brown covers his head with his hands and exclaims, "I can't stand it! Latest appearance: December 10th, 2004 / First appearance: December 11th, 1970 Charlie Brown sits at the table and writes, "Dear Little Red-Haired Girl." Charlie Brown continues to write, "Do you remember me? We used to go to the same school." Charlie Brown writes, "I sat across the room from you. I was the plain ordinary looking boy in the fourth desk." Charlie Brown writes, "You, don't remember me, do you?" First appearance: December 11th, 1958 Charlie Brown sits, with a book in his hand, on the sidewalk next to Shermy. Charlie Brown says, "I'm through with television!"(BR) (BR) He exclaims, "I've been watching nothing but westerns for months! From now on, no more t.v.!! I'm going to start to do some Reading!"(BR) (BR) He continues, "I'm going to put my mind to Better use!" Shermy asks, "What are you reading now?"(BR) (BR) Charlie Brow First appearance: December 11th, 1984 The World Famous Hockey carries a hockey stick and thinks, "I hate playing hockey with Woodstock and his friends . . ." Woodstock and two other birds skate on the birdbath. Snoopy thinks, "Tiny little players with tiny little sticks . . ." Snoopy thinks, " . . On a tiny little rink . ." Snoopy flies off the birdbath as he thinks, " . . But big body checks!" First appearance: December 11th, 1979 Peppermint Patty walks with Marcie and wears a hat. She says, "Maybe I've been wrong, Marcie . . ." Peppermint Patty continues, "Maybe a student's appearance is important." Peppermint Patty says, "Anyway, I'm going to try something today . . ." Peppermint Patty wears a bow in her hair and smiles. She says, "You wouldn't give a D minus to somebody with a bow in her hair, wou
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!