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 6th, 1990 Peppermint Patty lies underneath a tree. Marcie says, "I signed up for a summer reading program at the library . . ." Peppermint Patty responds, "God didn't make the sun for you to sit in the library, Marcie." Marcie sits down next to Peppermint Patty and says, "You know more about theology than I thought, sir." First appearance: June 7th, 1980 Peppermint Patty sits at the table with food while Marcie stands. Peppermint Patty says, "Those were the worst scrambled eggs, I've ever eaten! Bleah!!" Marcie says, "You weren't supposed to start yet, sir . . . Everyone is standing for prayer . . ." Marcie continues, "They're giving thanks for what we are about to receive." Peppermint Patty stands with her tongue out and s First appearance: August 10th, 1986 Marcie and Peppermint Patty walk by a sign that reads,'Tiny Tots Concert Today' The latter says,"I hate being called a 'Tiny Tot'" They sit in the auditorium and Marcie hands her a program saying,"Here's a program for you, sir" Another little girl sits next to them; Peppermint Patty looks at her program and asks,"'Mostly Mozart!!' What does that mean?" Marcie replies,"That's what First appearance: January 23rd, 1997 Marcie stands on the doorstep and says, "Good night, sir . ." Peppermint Patty says, "Good night, Marcie." Peppermint Patty says, "If you dream tonight about anyone I know, greet them for me . ." Peppermint Patty says, "Tell them I remember all the good times, and to keep in touch . ." Marcie says, "Marginally weird . ." First appearance: March 6th, 1986 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit in their school desks. Peppermint Patty is shocked and screams, "A D-minus . . ." Marcie is shocked and screams, "A B-plus . . ." Peppermint Patty says, "That proves it, ma'am . ." Peppermint Patty exclaims, "We all have different thresholds of pain!" First appearance: November 9th, 1988 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their school desks. Peppermint Patty says, "Yes, ma'am . . The answer is obvious . . ." Peppermint Patty says, "I can't take advantage of you by giving an answer that is so obvious . . .. I have too much integrity . . ." Marcie leans forward and whispers, "Didn't study again, huh, sir?" First appearance: July 29th, 1987 Marcie stands at a pay phone and asks, "Hello? This is Marcie again . . May I speak to Charles?" Sally replies into the telephone, "He isn't here . . He had to take his dog to the vegetarian . . ." Marcie says, "Veterinarian." Sally sits on the ground and says, "Whatever." Latest appearance: October 11th, 2003 / First appearance: October 16th, 1971 Marcie walks up to Snoopy and says, "Well, Snoopy, I have to say good-by . . ." Marcie shakes hands with Snoopy and says, "I'm sorry we never finished our game of 'Ha Ha, Herman.'" Marcie walks away and says, "I was enjoying it . ." Snoopy thinks, "Me, too . . ." Snoopy lies on the doghouse and thinks, "When you're feeling low and everything seems hopeless, there's nothing First appearance: May 18th, 1993 Peppermint Patty and Marcie sit at their school desks. Peppermint Patty asks, "Lend me your pen, will you, Marcie?" Marcie replies, "Then let me have your pencil . ." Peppermint Patty signals the teacher and shouts, "Time out, ma'am, for an equipment change!" First appearance: June 14th, 1989 Marcie and Charlie Brown sit on the dock at camp. Marcie says, "You don't look happy, Charles . . Are you all right?" Charlie Brown responds, "I guess I miss my dog." Marcie and Charlie Brown walk off the dock. Marcie asks, "Who's feeding him while you're away?" Charlie Brown answers, "My dad said he'd do it . . ." The World War I Flying Ace sits on the doghouse with his food dish. First appearance: April 3rd, 1986 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit in their school desks. Peppermint Patty says, "I agree . ." Peppermint Patty says, "Yes, ma'am . . Marcie and I were just talking about you." Peppermint Patty says, "We've decided that you're the best teacher in this whole school . . ." Peppermint Patty exclaims, "Pound for pound, that is!" First appearance: September 3rd, 1990 Peppermint Patty lies on a pillow and talks on the phone. She says, "School starts tomorrow, Marcie . . I need to borrow a notebook, some paper, a ruler and a pencil . . ." Marcie asks, "Has it ever occurred to you, sir, that those items can be purchased at your nearest store?" Peppermint Patty frowns and says, "Don't ask me to be maid of honor at your wedding, Marcie . ." First appearance: April 13th, 1991 The World War I Flying Ace sits at a table. Marcie says, "Bon soir, Monsieur Brave Flying Ace of World War I . . . It is good to see you again . ." Marcie carries a root beer on a try and says, "Let me serve the gallant, courageous, valiant flying ace a root beer . ." Snoopy thinks, "No straw?" First appearance: November 6th, 1993 Marcie says into the phone, "Hi, Charles . . Did your dog get home all right?" Lucy yells into the phone, "Sure, Charlie Brown, he almost kicked our door down!" Peppermint Patty shouts into the phone, "Hey, Chuck, that's a weird dog you've got there!" Schroeder says into the phone, "So all I'm saying is I don't want him leaning on my piano . ." Charlie Brown holds t First appearance: August 11th, 1989 Peppermint Patty talks on the phone and says, "I did it Marcie! I made myself sit down and read all four of those books!" Marcie talks on the phone and replies, "That's great! I'm proud of you, sir . ." Peppermint Patty frowns and admits, "I didn't understand a word I read . ." First appearance: January 19th, 1990 Peppermint Patty and Marcie sit at their school desks. Peppermint Patty says, "Yes, ma'am, even as we speak, the world is changing around us." Peppermint Patty says, "Even as we speak, the tides are moving . . Yes, even as we speak . . ." Peppermint Patty whispers, "I like that expression, Marcie . ." Marcie says, "You're weird, sir." First appearance: May 28th, 1992 Peppermint Patty and Marcie sit at their school desks. Peppermint Patty says, "I'm looking forward to a good report card next week . . Look at these test papers . . ." Peppermint Patty says, "The way I see it, seven 'D-minuses' average out to an 'A.'" Marcie asks, "Simple arithmetic, huh, sir?" Peppermint Patty answers, "You got it, Marcie." First appearance: July 15th, 1990 Violet, Lucy, Linus, Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Sally and Marcie are on line. Marcie asks Sally, "Do you ever get sick at the movies. "All the times," says Sally. A close up of Sally, who says, "If it isn't the language, it's the prices." Sally asks, "What's this movie about?" Charlie Brown answers, "Car crashes and ugliness." Sally asks, "Lots of ugliness. Snoopy looks at her. First appearance: April 10th, 1984 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their school desks. Peppermint Patty wears a hockey helmet. Marcie says, "Why are you wearing a hockey helmet, sir?" Peppermint Petty turns and says, "Protection, Marcie . . ." A D minus flies through the air and bounces off Peppermint Patty's helmet. Peppermint Patty smiles and says, "If you get hit by a 'D minus,' you don't even feel First appearance: April 16th, 1976 Peppermint Patty stands on the pitcher's mound. Marcie approaches and says, "This one is a beauty, sir . . ." Peppermint Patty wears a tiny cap and says, "Marcie, this doesn't even come close to fitting!!! What's wrong with you?!! Peppermint Patty hands back the cap. Marcie says, "We're going to have to measure your head, sir, and find your proper size . . ." Peppermint Pat
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: April 8th, 1984 Snoopy and Woodstock are chasing after a basketball. Snoopy swings the ball out of Woodstock's reach. He holds the ball in the air as Woodstock flies up to it. They run along with the ball bouncing in front of them. Snoopy holds the basketball out of Woodstock's reach again. They are standing next to a tree that has a nest atop it. Snoopy throws the ball at the ne Latest appearance: April 12th, 2009 / First appearance: April 8th, 1962 Linus stands in the outfield. Linus sees the ball and starts to run. Snoopy watches as the ball bounces into his doghouse.. Linus runs after the ball and into Snoopy's doghouse. Linus starts throwing objects out of the doghouse in search of the ball. Linus tosses out a bone, a bowl, a shoe, a sock, a glove and a suitcase. Charlie Brown crouches in fr First appearance: April 8th, 1989 Peppermint Patty stands outside Charlie Brown's house. Peppermint Patty says, "Hi, Chuck . . I think we have to sue you!" Charlie Brown is confused. Peppermint Patty continues, "After the ball hit you on the head, it bounced away someplace, and now we can't find it . . ." Peppermint Patty shouts, "You lost our ball, Chuck!" Charlie Brown says, "I can't stand it . . . I just can't First appearance: April 8th, 1976 Marcie, dragging her baseball bat, walks over to Peppermint Patty sitting on the bench in the field. The latter says,"Well, Marcie, you struck out again." Marcie swipes her hand in the air and exclaims,"If I had a cap, sir, I could come back here to the bench, and slam it down in disgust!" Peppermint Patty asks,'Why don't you just try getting a hit instead?" Marcie waves h First appearance: April 8th, 1957 Linus, Patty, and Violet are standing in the field. Linus says, "Here, Violet, these are for you because I like you..." Violet looks confused. He walks off blushing. Violet says, "Why, how nice! Thank you, Linus ...thank you very much.." Patty says, "What did he give you?" Violet replies, "Some french-fries with a rubber band around them!" First appearance: April 8th, 1985 The Literary Ace types, "A Sad Story." Lucy reads a sheet of paper and says, "This isn't a sad story . ." Lucy gives the paper back to the Literary Ace and says, "This is a dumb story!" Snoopy looks at the paper and thinks, "That's what makes it so sad." Latest appearance: April 8th, 2001 / First appearance: April 8th, 1973 Peppermint Patty and Charlie Brown sit, leaning against either side of a tree. Peppermint Patty says, "I'm sort of curious about something.." She continues, "Do you think you'll ever get married, Chuck?" Charlie Brown says, ""Oh, I suppose so...just about everyone does..." Peppermint Patty raises her eyebrows. She says, "What kind of girl do you think you'll marry?" "Well, Latest appearance: April 6th, 2015 / First appearance: April 8th, 1968 Snoopy stands on the doghouse and looks at a piece of paper. He smiles and thinks, "Here's The World Famous Golf Pro receiving his invitation to play in the Masters." Snoopy thinks, "Ah, what a thrill!! Georgia in the spring!" Snoopy holds a golf club and thinks, "I can see myself now standing on the first tee . . ." Snoopy continues to think, "Actually, beagles are almost First appearance: April 8th, 1986 Snoopy sits on a doghouse. Charlie Brown holds a full supper dish and asks, "Do you know why I'm limping?" Charlie Brown exclaims, "When I was fixing your dinner, I dropped the can of dog food on my foot!" Charlie Brown walks away and says, "I also cut my finger on the can opener . . ." Snoopy thinks, "This would be a bad time to ask for an after dinner mint." First appearance: April 8th, 1991 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their school desks. Peppermint Patty exclaims, "Another D-minus . . I can't stand it!" Marcie says, "Maybe you're on your way, sir . ." Peppermint Patty asks, "On my way to where?" Marcie raises her hands and shouts, "To the 'D-minus Hall of Fame'!" Peppermint Patty says, "You're weird, Marcie." First appearance: April 8th, 1998 Sally holds up the boy and tells Charlie, "Here, teach this kid a lesson! He pushed me off the swing.. I'll hold him while you hit him!" Snoopy watches on. Charlie says, "I can't hit a little kid like that.." Sally orders, "Tell your dog to bite him.." First appearance: April 8th, 1979 Peppermint Patty stands smiling to her right; she says,"My history theme." "I've been waiting all week to get it back." She holds a sheet of paper in her hand and looks off to her left; she says,"I wonder what she gave me...I'm afraid to look..." She looks at the paper and her face falls. She exclaims,"D Minus?!" She angrily balls the paper up. She kicks the paper and exc Latest appearance: April 5th, 2006 / First appearance: April 8th, 1959 Violet and Charlie Brown are leaning on the brick wall. Violet says, "It's funny...Patty is really my best friend when we're not fighting..now Shermy should be my friend too, but somehow, he just isn't.." She continues, "Lucy is usually my friend but sometimes she seems like she isn't and she acts like Schroeder, who is sort of a friend, but not really.." Charlie Brown watches her First appearance: April 8th, 1982 Beaglescout stands in front of Woodstock and friends and thinks, "Okay, troops, here's our plan . . ." Beaglescout continues, "We'll separate now, but we'll rendezvous in exactly one hour by that big rock." Olivier speaks. Snoopy thinks, "No, Olivier, that wouldn't be called a 'rockezvous'!" First appearance: April 8th, 1988 Sally sits in her school desk and raises her hand. She says, "Yes, ma'am . . 2 1/2 multiplied by 2 1/2 is 6 1/4! How did I get the answer?" Sally says, "Heredity . ." Sally exclaims, "My big brother told me!" First appearance: April 8th, 1975 The Literary Ace sits on the doghouse and smiles. Charlie Brown asks, "You're writing to Truffles, too?" The Literary Ace thinks, "What a neat girl!" The Literary Ace types, "Behold, you are beautiful, my love. Your hair is like a flock of goats moving down the slopes of Gilead." Charlie Brown reads the letter and says, "You stole this from the 'Song of Solomon.'" Snoopy sm First appearance: April 8th, 1987 Charlie Brown carries a plate and a mug out of his house. He says, "Here's the toast I promised you . ." Snoopy lies on top of his doghouse. Charlie Brown says, "Sorry we don't have any hot chocolate for you to dunk it in . . ." Snoopy holds the toast. Charlie Brown offers him the cup and says, "I hope this will do instead." Snoopy dips the toast in the cup and makes a d Latest appearance: April 5th, 2016 / First appearance: April 8th, 1969 Snoopy sits on the doghouse. Charlie Brown says, "But you don't have any idea where she is!" Snoopy wears his supper dish on his head. Charlie Brown asks, "How will you find her? Where will you look? Don't you think you should consider this a little more carefully before you just sort of take off?" Charlie Brown shakes hands with Snoopy and says, "No, your mind is made up, isn't it First appearance: April 8th, 1997 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their desks in school. Water leaks on Peppermint Patty's head. Marcie says, "Sir, the roof is leaking again, and you're getting all wet . ." Peppermint Patty replies, "I don't like to complain, Marcie . ." Marcie stands up and says, "Then I'll do it for you!" Marcie stands in front of the teacher's desk and says, "We were just wondering, m First appearance: April 8th, 1977 The World Famous Golf Pro holds a golf club and stands next to Woodstock. He thinks, "I wonder how many yards it is to the green . . ." Woodstock speaks and begins to walk. The World Famous Golf Pro stands and watches. Snoopy stands next to Woodstock at night and thinks, "Two hundred and fifty-one yards!"
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!