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 3rd, 1989 Peppermint Patty and Marcie sit in the theater. Marcie whispers, "I don't understand this music . . Just as it starts to get beautiful, it changes . . ." Marcie continues, "Why does a composer do that?" Peppermint Patty and Marcie slump down in their seats. Peppermint Patty says, "He was afraid we might enjoy it." First appearance: June 7th, 1983 Peppermint Patty sits on the ground and puts a shoe on. Marcie holds the other shoe and says, "I've never loaned anyone a pair of shoes before, sir." Peppermint Patty says, "Don't worry, Marcie . . . I'll take good care of them." Marcie stands at her door and says, "Don't get them dirty." Peppermint Patty walks away and says, "I won't." Marcie shouts, "Try not to touch th First appearance: February 4th, 1979 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their desks in class, counting on their fingers. The latter picks her sheet up and says,"Fifteen times seven? Hmm...." Marcie leans forward and whispers to her,"Psst! What did you put down for the third question, sir?" Peppermint Patty shows her her sheet and replies,"I put down 'Green'." Marcie exclaims,"Green?!" She conti First appearance: April 5th, 1989 Charlie Brown stands at home plate between Marcie and Peppermint Patty. He screams, "You girls are crazy! Don't you know a bean ball is illegal?!" Charlie Brown continues to scream at Peppermint Patty, "You're lucky it didn't cause a brawl between our two teams!" Peppermint Patty smirks and replies, "Your wimpy team doesn't have any brawlers, Chuck." Snoopy kicks Peppermint Patty i First appearance: December 25th, 1988 Peppermint Patty stands in a sheep costumes saying,"My mind has gone blank" " I'm doomed!" She stands backstage with Marcie, who is dressed as as shepherd. Peppermint Patty says, "I wonder if this happens to Laurence Olivier" She stands behind Marcie in the wings and says, "I can't remember my lines Marcie..." The latter looks out at the stage and replies, "You're a sheep, sir... First appearance: October 19th, 1979 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their desks in school. Peppermint Patty looks at a paper. Marcie asks, "How did you do on the test, sir?" Peppermint Patty replies, "I got two right out of twenty." Marcie says, "That wasn't very good, sir . . ." Peppermint Patty says, "From all I've heard, Marcie, it's lonely at the top!" First appearance: April 21st, 1976 Peppermint Patty and Marcie stand by a wall. Peppermint Patty says, "Stand here by this wall, Marcie . . . This is my plan . . ." Peppermint Patty continues, "I'll go through the gate and get a free baseball cap . . . Then I'll climb down this wall, give you the cap and go around through the gate again . . ." Marcie says, "Nine times? I think you're doing wrong, sir!" Peppermint Pa 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: September 17th, 1995 Peppermint Patty stands in front of the school building. She reads a sign that says, "Dunce caps third floor." Peppermint Patty sits at her desk in class. She looks at a test and thinks. Peppermint Patty asks, "What did you put down for the first questions, Marcie?" Marcie reads from her paper, "'True, false, true, true, and false.'" Peppermint Patty says, "Ha! S First appearance: August 27th, 1988 The World Famous Attorney, Marcie and Peppermint Patty stand outside Charlie Brown's house. Peppermint Patty shouts, "Guess what, Chuck! We were lost in the woods . . It was so dark we couldn't see a thing!" Peppermint Patty says, "We found our way home by chomping wintergreen candy and making sparks! Pretty clever, huh? Also, we brought your stupid dog home . ." Marcie walks a First appearance: September 7th, 1990 Peppermint Patty and Marcie eat lunch on a bench. Marcie says, "'Borrowers are nearly always ill-spenders.'" Marcie says, "'Who goeth a borrowing goeth a sorrowing.'" Peppermint Patty asks, "Where do you get that stuff, Marcie?" Marcie answers, "A book of quotations . ." Peppermint Patty asks, "Could I borrow it?" First appearance: April 9th, 1991 The World War I Flying Ace sits on his doghouse and thinks, "Here's the World War I Flying Ace returning to airdrome in his Sopwith Camel . ." Snoopy walks at night and thinks, "As usual, he goes to the small French cafe where he can forget his troubles, the war . . everything!" The World War I Flying Ace sits at a table with Marcie. Marcie says, "Bon soir, Monsieur Flying Ace . . First appearance: December 18th, 1996 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their school desks. Peppermint Patty exclaims, "It's for Thanksgiving . . I drew a turkey!" Marcie replies, "Thanksgiving was last month, sir . ." Peppermint Patty looks at her drawing. Peppermint Patty stands in front of the teacher's desk. She says, "It's a turkey coming down the chimney . . Pretty good, huh, ma'am?" First appearance: November 27th, 1988 Peppermint Patty kicks the football and exclaims, "Catch it, Marcie!" Marcie looks up in the tree as leaves start falling. Marcie and Peppermint Patty stand looking up in the tree. Marcie says, "You kicked the football up into the tree, sir..." Peppermint Patty replies, "I know how to get it down..." Marcie watches her walk away as she continues, "You stand in front of th First appearance: January 2nd, 1992 Peppermint Patty and Marcie stand in front of Charlie Brown's house. Peppermint Patty says, "Well, Chuck, have you decided? Who do you like best, Marcie or me?" Charlie Brown replies, "If it's a tie, do we go into overtime?" First appearance: March 11th, 1990 Peppermint Patty is at her desk. She shouts, "I'm awake!" Peppermint Patty says, "Yes, ma'am. Well, that might be hard to answer.." "I mean, it would be like comparing apples and eggs.." Marcie, sitting behind Peppermint Patty, whispers, "Oranges." Peppermint Patty continues, "Yes, oranges and eggs..." "Apples and oranges, corrects Marcie. Peppermint Patty continues First appearance: September 26th, 1986 Peppermint Patty and Marcie sit on a bench eating lunch. Peppermint Patty asks, "Did you ever go to pre-school, Marcie?" Marcie says, "Sure . . We didn't do much though . . Just played and ate snacks . . ." Peppermint Patty chews and says, "If I know you, it was a low cholesterol pre-school!" Peppermint Patty laughs. Marcie says, "You're weird, sir . ." Latest appearance: November 8th, 2000 / First appearance: November 13th, 1974 Peppermint Patty and Marcie stand in front of a desk. Peppermint Patty says, "Polyester double-knit? That's too expensive ma'am." Peppermint Patty continues, "How about denim? I'll bet my little friend here could make me a neat skating dress out of denim! She's a great sewer!" Peppermint Patty says, "Don't worry about stretching, we'll just throw in a few gussets!" Peppermi First appearance: July 24th, 1987 Marcie stands at a pay phone and says, "Hello? This is Marcie . . May I speak to Charles, please?" Sally replies into the telephone, "If you mean my big brother, he isn't home . . He's probably playing baseball . . ." Sally says, "No, I don't take messages." Sally sits in a beanbag chair and watches television. She says, "I have better things to do . ." First appearance: June 2nd, 1998 Charlie Brown, Marcie and Peppermint Patty rest along the wall. Marcie says, "You know what I am, Charles? I'm a 'reminder'." Marcie tells Peppermint, "We have a book reprt due tomorrow.." Peppermint screams, "I know! I know! Stop bugging me!" Marcie says, "Nobody likes a 'reminder'."
Latest appearance: March 30th, 2018 / First appearance: April 2nd, 1971 Charlie Brown and Snoopy stand on the pitcher's mound. Snoopy holds his supper dish in his mouth. Charlie Brown says, "Oh, no you don't!" Charlie Brown continues, "You get fed after the game, not before!" Snoopy walks away with the supper dish still in his mouth. Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound and says, "I hate these salary disputes." Latest appearance: March 7th, 2018 / First appearance: March 10th, 1971 Peppermint Patty and Charlie Brown sit at the table. Peppermint Patty holds up a piece of paper and says, "I've worked out the baseball schedule for our two teams, Chuck . . ." Peppermint Patty slides the paper over to Charlie Brown and says, "Here, take a look at it, and see what you think . ." Charlie Brown reaches for the paper. Peppermint Patty smiles and says, "You tou Latest appearance: February 16th, 2018 / First appearance: February 19th, 1971 Charlie Brown sits in front of Lucy's psychiatric booth. He says, "Sometimes I ask myself questions . ." Charlie Brown continues, "Sometimes I ask myself, 'Is this your real life, or is this just a pilot film?'" Charlie Brown holds his arms out and asks, "Is my life a thirty-nine week series or is it a special?" Lucy replies, "Whatever it is, our ratings are down . . Five c Latest appearance: December 21st, 2017 / First appearance: December 24th, 1970 Sally lies in bed and says, "So here it is, Christmas Eve, but there'll be no sleigh bells outside my window tonight . ." Sally continues, "Why? Because I've totally rejected the concept of the fat guy in the red suit! For the first time in my life I feel free! For once I . . ." Sally sits up and listens. She says, "What's that? I thought I heard a sleigh bell . . ." Sally Latest appearance: December 6th, 2017 / First appearance: December 9th, 1970 Charlie Brown sits at the table and writes, "Dear Little Red-Haired Girl, Evening is coming on." Charlie Brown continues to write, "I wish it were snowing huge white flakes, and you and I were walking along holding hands and." Charlie Brown stops and looks at the paper. Charlie Brown crumples up the paper and throws it over his shoulder. He says, "A lot of great letters nev Latest appearance: November 11th, 2017 / First appearance: November 14th, 1970 Snoopy sits on the ground with a rope tied around his neck. Woodstock stands in front of him. Snoopy smiles and thinks, "Woodstock is going to rescue me . ." Woodstock climbs on the rope. Snoopy thinks, "Woodstock will have me untied in no time at all . . ." Woodstock struggles with the rope. Snoopy thinks, "Woodstock is going to untie me, and we're going to . . ." Woodstoc Latest appearance: October 1st, 2017 / First appearance: October 4th, 1970 Peppermint Patty runs along. Peppermint Patty is on the telephone: "Hey, Chuck, come on over, and see what my Dad gave me for my birthday.." She points: "Roses!" Charlie Brown stands behind her. He says, "Wow!" Peppermint Patty adds, "And you know what he said?" They face each other. "He said that I'm growing up fast, and soo I'll be a beautiful young lady, and all Latest appearance: September 23rd, 2017 / First appearance: September 26th, 1970 Snoopy sits in the grass and turns his head. Lucy stands next to him and holds her hand out. Lucy says, "It's bad luck to turn away from a 'Beep.'" Lucy grabs Snoopy's nose and says, "Beep!" Snoopy thinks, "I didn't know that." Latest appearance: September 22nd, 2017 / First appearance: September 25th, 1970 Linus stands in the wind. He sucks his thumb and holds his blanket. Linus' blanket is blown out of his hands. Linus runs. Linus stands next to the doghouse. The blanket completely covers Snoopy. Snoopy thinks, "I hate to see fall come . . . It gets dark so early . ." Latest appearance: July 17th, 2017 / First appearance: July 20th, 1970 Linus stands behind Lucy and says, "I have a question." Linus asks, "What would happen if there were a beautiful and highly intelligent child up in heaven waiting to be born, and his or her parents decided that the two children they already had were enough?" Lucy says, "Your ignorance of theology and medicine is appalling!" Linus says, "I still think it's a good question . Latest appearance: July 16th, 2017 / First appearance: July 19th, 1970 Snoopy is wearing a baseball cap. He runs backwards, looking up at the sky. CLOMP! Snoopy stands up straight in the air and catches the ball in his mouth. Snoopy runs, his cap flying off his head. CLOMP! He jumps in the air and catches another ball. CLOMP! Snoopy catches the ball, hanging upside down the air. CLOMP! His cap flies off as he catches the ball. Latest appearance: July 15th, 2017 / First appearance: July 18th, 1970 Snoopy sits on the doghouse and sniffles. He thinks, "What do you do?" Snoopy lies on the doghouse and thinks, "What do you do when the girl-beagle you love more than anything is taken from you, and you know you'll never see her again as long as you live?" Snoopy sits up and thinks, "What do you do?" Snoopy eats and thinks, "Back to eating!" Latest appearance: July 14th, 2017 / First appearance: July 17th, 1970 Snoopy lies on the doghouse. Charlie Brown carries an envelope and says, "I have bad news for you." Charlie Brown continues, "That last letter you sent to your girl friend at the Daisy Hill Puppy Farm never reached her . . She's not there any more . . ." Charlie Brown explains, "She's been sold!" Snoopy screams and runs off the doghouse. Latest appearance: July 13th, 2017 / First appearance: July 16th, 1970 Snoopy lies on the doghouse and thinks, "That girl-beagle I met at the Daisy Hill Puppy Farm is really something." Snoopy sits up. He smiles and thinks, "I wonder why I liked her so much? I think it's because we teased each other . . ." Snoopy lies on his stomach and thinks, "We laughed a lot, and we teased each other . . ." Snoopy turns over and smiles. He thinks, "And the Latest appearance: July 12th, 2017 / First appearance: July 15th, 1970 Snoopy sticks his tongue out at Charlie Brown. Charlie Brown shouts, "Now you cut that out!" Snoopy walks away. Charlie Brown continues, "Just because you can't go running off to see that girl-beagle you met, you don't have to be so obnoxious!" Charlie Brown points and shouts, "By golly, you'd better start behaving yourself!" Snoopy drops the phone. Charlie Brown shouts, "A Latest appearance: July 11th, 2017 / First appearance: July 14th, 1970 Charlie Brown stands in front of Snoopy. Snoopy wears his supper dish on his head. Charlie Brown asks, "You want to go to the Daisy Hill Puppy Farm again?" Snoopy's ears stand up. Charlie Brown walks away and thinks, "No, I don't think you should . . . You've been out enough lately . . ." Snoopy kicks his supper dish and thinks, "Rats!" Snoopy sits on the ground and leans a Latest appearance: July 10th, 2017 / First appearance: July 13th, 1970 Charlie Brown stands next to Snoopy and talks into the phone. He says, "Hello? Is this the Daisy Hill Puppy Farm?" Charlie Brown continues, "I'm calling for a friend of mine . . . He wants to speak to one of your dogs . . No, he doesn't know her name . . Describe her?" Snoopy holds out his paws and smiles. Charlie Brown says, "She has very soft paws . . ." Latest appearance: July 9th, 2017 / First appearance: July 12th, 1970 Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound. Lucy stands on the slope of the pitcher's mound. She holds out a piece of paper: "Here, Charlie Brown...Sign this petition!" "What's it for?" "Don't be so wishy-washy..just sign it!" He yells: "WANTING TO KNOW WHAT YOUR SIGNING IS NOT BEING WISHY-WASHY!" Lucy asks, "Why are you so crabby?" He looks up and wails, "YELLIN Latest appearance: July 8th, 2017 / First appearance: July 11th, 1970 The Literary Ace types, "Dear Sweetie, Have you missed me?" The Literary Ace continues to type, "I think about you all the time. I can hardly wait until Sunday morning. Don't forget . ." The Literary Ace thinks of hearts, hugs and kisses. Snoopy smiles and thinks, "I think I'm in love!" Latest appearance: July 7th, 2017 / First appearance: July 10th, 1970 Linus looks at a newspaper and approaches Charlie Brown. He says, "According to the paper, the riot was about war dogs . . ." Charlie Brown looks at the paper. Linus says, "Apparently there's been some trouble about dogs being sent to Viet Nam, and then not getting back . . ." Snoopy thinks, "All I know is, I went to the Daisy Hill Puppy Farm to make a speech . . . I got whomped wi
First appearance: February 21st, 1960 “You’ll never make it! You’ll freeze to death!” Lucy says to Charlie Brown as he walks past her all bundled up in wearing a furry hat, scarf, heavy coat, mittens and boots. (BR) (BR) Lucy yells to him as he leaves” Don’t do it, Charlie Brown! Don’t try it!” (BR) (BR) Lucy is leaning on her elbow, that is on the window sill, as she looks out saying ”He’s persistent. I’ll say that for him!” (BR) Latest appearance: February 19th, 2016 / First appearance: February 21st, 1969 Sally walks up behind Charlie Brown and asks, "Is it Christmas yet?" Charlie Brown replies, "Christmas?! Good grief, no! This is still February . . ." Sally walks away and says, "I live in constant fear that Christmas will come, and I won't know about it . . ." Charlie Brown says, "We all have our anxieties." Latest appearance: February 18th, 2017 / First appearance: February 21st, 1970 Snoopy sits on the doghouse and signs papers. Charlie Brown carries a dish of food and says, "Suppertime!" Snoopy stops and his ears stand up. Snoopy sits in front of his supper dish and smiles. The dish reads, "Head Beagle." Snoopy thinks, "How gauche, but nice." Latest appearance: February 19th, 2008 / First appearance: February 21st, 1961 Charlie Brown points at Violet and says, "I have a theory . . . I think you don't like me because you're jealous of me!" Violet says, "Jealous of you?!!! Ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha." Violet walks away holding her stomach and laughing, "Ha ha ha ha!!!" Charlie Brown says, "I can't remember ever having a theory exploded quite so fast!" First appearance: February 21st, 1964 Lucy and Charlie Brown sit at a table. Lucy is bent over, writing. She says, "Tomorrow is George Washington's birthday.." She holds up the paper and says, "We have to write this theme on him for school..." Charlie Brown watches as she writes. Lucy looks up at him and asks, "How do you spell 'Gettysburg'?" Latest appearance: February 18th, 2009 / First appearance: February 21st, 1962 Linus looks at his glasses and says, "Boy these glasses sure get dirty! I've seen factory windows that were cleaner than this!" Lucy says, "I have just the thing for you, Linus . . . I've cut up a whole bunch of little flannel squares for you to use to wipe your glasses!" Linus says, "Well now, wasn't that thoughful of her? Nice little flannel squares . . . Just the sort that one First appearance: February 21st, 1957 Schroeder plays the piano. Notes appear above his head. Lucy leans against the pianon and states, "Accordion players are a pretty sensible lot.." She adds, "I'll bet if I married an accordion player, I'd at least have a roof over my head.." "Yes, sir..one thing about those accordion players...they got both feet on the ground! HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA" She laughs at her joke. First appearance: February 21st, 1977 Charlie Brown holds a kite and stands next to a tree. He says, "Hey, kite-eating tree!" Charlie Brown continues, "Are you hungry? It's been a long winter, hasn't it?" Charlie Brown asks, "You want this kite? Or how about a box kite?" Charlie Brown says, "Or how would it be if I just brought you a menu?" First appearance: February 21st, 1990 Snoopy lies on Charlie Brown's lap. Charlie Brown sits on a chair. Charlie Brown says, "Nothing is more comforting than sitting with your faithful dog in your lap . . ." Snoopy thinks, "This is murder . . My back is killing me and all four legs are asleep!" First appearance: February 21st, 1993 Snoopy lies on his back on his doghouse and thinks, "I think I hear a can opener." Snoopy sits up and lifts one ear to hear better. In the kitchen, Charlie Brown lifts the lid off of a can of dog food and says, "Ouch!" Charlie Brown walks out the front door with Snoopy's food dish and says, "Whoops!" At Snoopy's doghouse, Charlie Brown looks up at Snoopy and says, " First appearance: February 21st, 1956 Charlie Brown and Lucy are leaning on the wall. Charlie Brown says, "Another few weeks and all the birds will be coming back..." They walk along the lane and Lucy asks, "Coming back? Coming back from where?" He replies, "From the south..didn't you know that birds fly south for the winter?" She throws her head back and starts laughing. He grimaces to the reader as she says First appearance: February 21st, 1991 Snoopy sits on top of his doghouse and yawns. A few leaves blow around. Snoopy lies down as leaves continue to blow around. The World Famous Golf Pro looks at his feet and thinks, "Never take a nap on a windy day with your golf shoes on . ." Latest appearance: May 10th, 2005 / First appearance: February 21st, 1975 Charlie Brown and Linus stand in the grass and look off in the distance. Charlie Brown says, "Here comes Joe Motocross back from the races . . ." Charlie Brown continues, "He broke his chain, bent his brake pedal, ran into a hay bale, snapped a rear shock rod, had two flat tires and blew his engine!" Charlie Brown says, "He also bloodied his nose, bruised his elbows and lost three Latest appearance: February 18th, 2013 / First appearance: February 21st, 1966 The World War I Flying Ace leans against the doghouse and thinks, "Here's the World War I Flying Ace posing beside his Sopwith Camel." The Flying Ace thinks, "I am taking off from an aerodrome in France somewhere just east of Pont-A-Mousson . . ." The Flying Ace thinks, "My mission is to seek out the Red Baron and to bring him down! Contact!" Snoopy waves and says, "So lon First appearance: February 21st, 1986 Marcie lies in bed. She says to Peppermint Patty, "No one knows where the Flu Epidemic of 1918 started, but it spread all around the world . . ." Marcie says, "Before it ended in 1919, twenty million people had died . . ." Peppermint Patty walks out the door. Marcie continues, "Ask the World War I Flying Ace . . He was there . . ." Snoopy lies on his doghouse and thinks, Latest appearance: February 18th, 2006 / First appearance: February 21st, 1959 Snoopy sits up barking. He stands up barking. He walks off and thinks, "I guess, I'd better keep quiet.." He slumps on the ground and thinks, "There's no sense in doing a lot of barking if you don't really have anything to say.." Latest appearance: February 18th, 2014 / First appearance: February 21st, 1967 Charlie Brown sits in front of Lucy's psychiatric booth and says, "I'm having trouble with my baby sister . . ." Charlie Brown explains, "She took this crayon from school, see, and her teacher said, 'Did you take a crayon home?' and Sally said, 'No, I didn't take a crayon home' . . . She lied . . . What do you do with a baby sister who lies?" Lucy says, "That's a good question . . Latest appearance: February 22nd, 2000 / First appearance: February 21st, 1974 Snoopy and Woodstock sit on the doghouse. Snoopy smiles and thinks, "I have a 'Trivia' sports question that will drive Woodstock up the wall!" Snoopy turns to Woodstock and thinks, "Who played shortstop for St. Paul when they won the American Association Pennant in nineteen thirty-eight?" Snoopy's ears stand up. Woodstock speaks. Snoopy hangs from the doghouse by the back o First appearance: February 21st, 1978 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their desks in school. Peppermint Patty says, "I've been having trouble staying awake, Marcie . . If you see me doze off, do something to wake me up . . ." Peppermint Patty falls asleep. Marcie hits Peppermint Patty on the head with a book. Peppermint Patty clenches her fists and says, "Better take the attendance right away, ma'am . . . Yo First appearance: February 21st, 1979 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their desks in school. Marcie says, "You know what I think you have, sir? You have 'Math anxiety.'" Marcie continues, "If I asked you how many ways that nine books could be arranged on a shelf, what would be your first reaction?" Peppermint Patty screams. Marcie smiles and says, "See? You have 'Math anxiety.'"
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!