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: January 8th, 1982 Peppermint Patty sits at her desk in school. Marcie stands beside her wearing a sash. Peppermint Patty's hair stands up and she shouts, "A patrol person?!? They made you a patrol person?!!!" Marcie sits at her desk and replies, "Isn't it exciting? I've always wanted to be on the school traffic patrol . . . It's a very great honor . . ." Marcie asks, "You're not jealous are you, si First appearance: September 3rd, 1984 Peppermint Patty and Marcie sit on swings. Marcie asks, "School starts tomorrow, sir . . . Are you ready?" Peppermint Patty says, "I'm ready, Marcie . . I already know all the answers . . ." Marcie says, "You didn't know many last year." Peppermint Patty exclaims, "So this year trues will be false and falses will be true!" Marcie falls off her swing and says, "You're weir First appearance: August 24th, 1988 Marcie and Peppermint Patty follow the World Famous Attorney through the woods. Marcie asks, "This is crazy, sir . . How can an attorney lead us out of the woods?" Peppermint Patty says, "Quiet, Marcie . . Never disturb an attorney when he's thinking." Snoopy leans against the rock and thinks, "Right about now is when a pizza would taste good . ." First appearance: September 9th, 1987 Marcie meets Peppermint Patty as she comes out of her house. Marcie says, "I talked to Charles on the phone last night, sir . . " Marcie and Peppermint Patty walk down the street. Marcie says, "I wanted to find out who he likes better, you or me . . " Peppermint Patty says, "It's probably a deadlike . ." Marcie corrects her, saying, "Deadlock." Peppermint Patty says, "Wh First appearance: March 27th, 1991 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their school desks. Peppermint Patty asks, "Quick, Marcie . . What's the answer to the third question?" Marcie responds, "I didn't know that one myself, sir . . ." Peppermint Patty raises her hand and shouts, "Time out!" Latest appearance: July 22nd, 2003 / First appearance: July 27th, 1971 Peppermint Patty lies in bed. Marcie stands next to the bed and says, "Sir, my stomach hurts . ." Peppermint Patty says, "Stop calling me 'Sir', and scamper right down to the dispensary on your little Bobby Orr legs!" Marcie walks outside. Marcie stands outside and says, "Bobby Orr legs?" First appearance: December 16th, 1985 Peppermint Patty sits at her desk at school. She holds a sheet of paper and says, "Wow!" Marcie sits behind Peppermint Patty. Peppermint Patty says, "I think the teacher is trying to tell me something, Marcie." Marcie asks, "What grade did you get, sir?" Peppermint Patty replies, "An extra-strength D minus!" First appearance: October 17th, 1990 Marcie and Charlie Brown sit on a couch. Marcie says, "See how my hands shake, Charles? It's because of all the pressure . . ." Marcie continues, "My parents think I should get perfect grades in everything every day!" Marcie lies her head down on a pillow and says, "And I'm so tired . ." Snoopy thinks, "When she wakes up, give her a cookie . ." First appearance: December 22nd, 1997 Marcie, the pretty French girl, wears a beret and says to Snoopy, the World War One Flying Ace, "Have I ever told the World War I Flying Ace how much I admire his beautiful silk scarf?" Snoopy leans over and puckers up and thinks, "Perhapes the flying ace might be willing to trade it for a little kiss.." Snoopy stands alone with his scarf tied around his snout like a muzzle. First appearance: September 29th, 1988 Peppermint Patty lies on a pillow and talks on the phone. She says, "Hi, Chuck . . Just thought I'd call to see if you miss me . ." Marcie says, "Ask him if he misses me too . ." Peppermint Patty asks, "How can I ask him if he misses me if I'm asking him if he misses you?" Charlie Brown talks on the phone and says, "I'm sorry . . Even if you have the right number, I think you hav First appearance: June 27th, 1979 The World War I Flying Ace walks and thinks, "Here's The World War I Flying Ace in France . . ." The World War I Flying Ace approaches Marcie. Marcie says, "Bonjour, monsieur . . . Je suis en panne." Marcie thinks, "Ou est le garage le plus proche?" Marcie walks away. Snoopy stares and thinks, "I fall in love with anyone who will talk to me." First appearance: September 13th, 1983 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit underneath a tree. Marcie says, "Narcolepsy!" Peppermint Patty says, "What?" Marcie says, "I think you have narcolepsy, sir, which is why you fall asleep in school and get 'D minuses' and are unhappy . . ." Peppermint Patty says, "I get 'D minuses' because I have a big nose and the teacher doesn't like me, and who says I'm unhappy?" Marcie First appearance: December 1st, 1987 Charlie Brown stands at a counter and says, "Thank you, ma'am . . We appreciate it . . ." Charlie Brown says to Marcie, "They've canceled Snoopy's knee surgery." Marcie asks, "Did they say why?" A happy Snoopy runs down the hall in a hospital gown. He thinks, "Dogs don't have knees!" 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: April 11th, 1991 The World War I Flying Ace sits at a table with Marcie. Peppermint Patty asks, "What's going on here?" Marcie replies, "This is the famous flying ace of World War I . . ." Marcie holds Snoopy's paw and says, "He comes to my small French cafe every night to forget the war . ." Peppermint Patty walks away and says, "You're really weird, Marcie." Marcie asks, "So what are you, a sp First appearance: August 25th, 1988 Marcie, Peppermint Patty and the World Famous Attorney stand in the dark. Marcie says, "Sir? It's getting too dark to see . ." Peppermint Patty asks, "Where's out guide? What are those sparks?" Snoopy thinks, "This is something we learned in law school . . If you chew wintergreen candy in the dark, it makes sparks!" Marcie asks, "What are we gonna do if we run out of wintergree First appearance: October 24th, 1990 Marcie and Charlie Brown stand on his stoop. Marcie says, "As soon as I walk in the door, my mother will say, 'Have you done your homework?'" Sally and Charlie Brown stand on the doorstep. Marcie says, "All they care about is am I getting straight 'A's'?" Marcie walks away and continues, " . . Just so I can go to some college they've already picked out for me . . ." Sally First appearance: October 19th, 1982 Peppermint Patty holds a bowling ball and talks with Marcie. Peppermint Patty says, "I'm gonna enter the junior bowling tournament, Marcie." Peppermint Patty continues, "I love to knock down those pins!" Marcie asks, "You're very aggressive aren't you, sir?" Peppermint Patty asks, "Aggressive?" Marcie replies, "In a nice way of course." First appearance: July 16th, 1997 Peppermint Patty lies on a pillow on her bed reading from a list and talking on the phone. She says, 'Marcie, what do I do after I finish reading the books on this list?" Marcie holds a phone and responds, "Write a report on each one.." Patty says, "Sure, Marcie.." Mrcie sits on the floor and says, "Tell the teacher how much you liked them.." Patty says, "Sure, Marc First appearance: October 21st, 1993 Peppermint Patty holds a football. Marcie says, "Sir, instead of playing, maybe I should just be a cheerleader . ." Marcie says, "Listen to this . . ." Marcie screams, "Come on, team! Try to do your very best!!" Peppermint Patty walks away and says, "Let's just work on some more plays, Marcie." Marcie follows behind and says, "A little too impassioned, huh?"
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: September 19th, 2007 / First appearance: September 21st, 1960 Snoopy watches Linus and Charlie Brown walk by. Linus says, "So this is 'National Dog Week'...." Snoopy walks alongside them as Linus asks, "I wonder if there's a 'National Cat Week,' too?" Snoopy shudders and stops. He thinks, "National Cat Week?!" He slunks in the grass and thinks, "I wouldn't put it past THEM to demand equal time!" First appearance: September 21st, 1980 Marcie and Peppermint Patty are standing in a field. The latter holds a football and says,"I think we should practice something different this time..." Marcie says,"Not too different, sir..." They kneel on the ground with the football nearby. Peppermint Patty traces on the ground and says,"This is the play, Marcie.....you go straight out, cut left, cut back, go straight, cut back, go ri First appearance: September 21st, 1987 Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound and yells to his teammates, "All right, team, this is our last game of the season! Let's all do our best!" Lucy yells back to him, "What if we do our worst?" Charlie Brown responds, "You've already done your worst!" Lucy says, "I can't argue with that." First appearance: September 21st, 1979 Sally sits at her desk in school and says, "Who me?" Sally looks at a paper and says, "Yes, ma'am, I think my report is ready . . ." Sally walks to the front of the room and says, "Anyway, I'll give it my best shot." Sally stands in front of the class. She turns her head and says, "Just a little colloquialism, there, ma'am." First appearance: September 21st, 1975 Snoopy continues to lead the camping expedition. The troop goes down a hill. They walk across a field. They walk along a fence. The troop crosses a lake by walking across the rocks. Snoopy sees a road sign saying, "City limits." It is getting darker as the troop continues the hike. Snoopy arrives home in front of his doghouse and looks up at First appearance: September 21st, 1998 Peppermint Patty lies on her bed and talks on the phone. Peppermint Patty says, "Hey, Chuck, you ready for some back yard football?" Peppermint Patty says, "Me an' Marcie can get over there anytime you're ready.." Charlie Brown stands holding the phone. Snoopy stands next to him. Charlie Brown says, "I think we've moved away, and I don't know what our new address is.." Latest appearance: September 21st, 1997 / First appearance: September 21st, 1997 Lucy holds a ball and says, "Charlie Brown..." Charlie says, "Why me? Because I'm stupid, that's why?" Lucy holds the football for Charlie to punt. She says, "So what we'll do, see, is I'll hold the ball, and you come running up and kick it.." Charlie says, "Sure, and you pull it away, and I land on my back and kill myself.." Lucy says, "Not necessarily.. People cha Latest appearance: September 18th, 2014 / First appearance: September 21st, 1967 Snoopy follows Charlie Brown to school. Charlie Brown says, "Sorry Snoopy . . . the new rule says 'No dogs allowed on school playground.'" Snoopy sits outside. Snoopy walks away and thinks, "It's their loss not mine!" Latest appearance: September 23rd, 2000 / First appearance: September 21st, 1974 Linus and Snoopy sit in the grass. Linus sucks his thumb and holds his blanket. Snoopy looks at the blanket. Linus says, "Watch it, dog!" Linus continues, "If you touch that blanket, the odds are a thousand to one that you will end up with a broken arm!" Snoopy looks the opposite way and thinks, "I always go with the odds." Latest appearance: September 18th, 2016 / First appearance: September 21st, 1969 Woodstock looks up at Snoopy. Snoopy carries a sign that reads, "Watch this space for special announcement." Snoopy carries a sign that reads, "This is is!" Snoopy holds a sign that reads, "This is national dog week." Lucy stands next to Lucy and says, "It is? Well! I'm very happy for you." Lucy continues, "You dogs perform a great service to mankind, and you deserve a spec Latest appearance: September 16th, 2003 / First appearance: September 21st, 1971 Sally and Charlie Brown stand in front of a ticket booth. Charlie Brown asks, "Is this movie the one about giant spiders, green rats and purple vampires?" Charlie Brown turns to Sally and says, "She says, no . . . This is the one about shrunken heads, woolly werewolves and three-headed Mars-men . . ." Sally says, "Let's wait." Charlie Brown says, "We're going to wait thank you . . First appearance: September 21st, 1999 Olaf, Snoopy and Andy sit on the ground. Andy says, "So we started off toward the west..." Snoopy says, "How did you know which way is west?" Andy says, "Someone said the sun sets in the west.." Andy says, "But then it gets dark.." Olaf says, "We didn't think of that.." First appearance: September 21st, 1972 Schroeder plays the piano. Lucy leans on the piano and claims, "You have no idea how important it is for a girl to get presents." Lucy continues, "If no one gives her presents, her life has no meaning!" Lucy turns around and stares at Schroeder. Lucy asks, "Aren't you interested in the meaning of life?" First appearance: September 21st, 1977 Linus kneels on the ground and holds a football. Sally asks, "All I have to do is kick it, right?" The ball reamins upright. Linus walks away and says, "Right." Sally stands and looks at the ball. Sally shouts, "What if it kicks me back?" First appearance: September 21st, 1995 The World War I Flying Ace lies on the ground above Spike who is in a trench holding a rifle. Snoopy thinks, "Hi, Spike . . How are things in the trenches?" Spike thinks, "We never get tapioca pudding . ." Spike thinks, "When you see General Pershing, ask him why you never get tapioca pudding when you're in the infantry . ." The World War I Flying Ace walks past barbed wir Latest appearance: September 18th, 2006 / First appearance: September 21st, 1959 Snoopy watches a leaf fall from the tree. He watches it as it falls to the ground. He thinks, "Well! The first falling leaf of the season.." He continues, "The first leaf to make the courageous leap! The first leaf to depart from home! The first leaf to plunge into the unknown!" He walks off and concludes, "The first leaf to die!!" Latest appearance: September 18th, 2008 / First appearance: September 21st, 1961 Lucy stands behind the psychiatric help booth and says to Linus, "Living is living! Living is what counts!" Lucy says, "People come to me and ask me how to live . . . I tell them that to live is to live! Living is what makes living!" Linus walks up to Frieda. Frieda asks, "Is the doctor in?" Linus replies, "No, I think she's way out!" First appearance: September 21st, 1990 The Foreign Legionnaire lies in a sleeping bag at night and thinks, "Here's the world famous sergeant of the foreign legion camping out in the desert with his troops . ." Snoopy thinks, "The nights are cold and lonely . . ." Snoopy lies next to the beach ball and thinks, "Who wants to cuddle up with a beach ball?" Woodstock laughs. Latest appearance: September 19th, 2015 / First appearance: September 21st, 1968 Linus punts a football. Sally waits to catch the football. Sally tears the laces out of the football. Linus stands next to Sally. Sally tears the football apart and says, "I was wondering what was inside it . . ." First appearance: September 21st, 1984 Linus sits in a beanbag chair watching TV. A television annoucer exclaims, "Major catastrophe!" Linus becomes alert. The annoucer says, "Our reporters are on the scene." The annoucer says, "Details at eleven." Linus slumps back in the chair. The annoucer says, "In the meantime, you'll just have to sweat it out."
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!