• 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.
First appearance: June 24th, 1981 Joe Richkid's Caddy sits on a bag of golf clubs. Marcie approaches him. He asks, "Who are you, kid?" Marcie replies, "I'm a caddy . . . Who are you?" Joe Richkid's Caddy says, "I'm caddying for Joe Richkid . . He's gonna win this tournament!" Marcie shouts, "That's what you think, niblick head! Women's golf is on the upswing!!" Joe Richkid's Caddy says, "Niblick head?" Marc First appearance: November 14th, 1991 Peppermint Patty holds a football. Peppermint Patty shouts, "Okay, Marcie . . �'ll kick the ball, and you catch it!" Marcie asks, "What if it hits me in the stomach?" Peppermint Patty says, "It won't hit you in the stomach if you're careful . . ." Marcie hides behind a tree. First appearance: January 29th, 1996 Linus, Marcie, Peppermint Patty and Charlie Brown stand in the rain playing croquet. Marcie says, "I hate playing croquet in the rain, and what color is my ball, and when is it my turn, and who cares?!" First appearance: June 21st, 1996 Peppermint Patty and Marcie sit at a desk writing a letter. Peppermint Patty writes, "Dear Chuck, Where were you?" Peppermint Patty writes, "We asked you to rent a helicopter, and come rescue us." Peppermint Patty writes, "We hate this camp. We have to sleep in pup tents." Marcie says, "Tell him how the French toast is the wrong thickness . ." 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: January 25th, 1996 Peppermint Patty and Marcie sit at their desks in class. Peppermint Patty raises her hand and says, "I know the answer!" Peppermint Patty waves her hand and says, "This is one time in my life when I'm absolutely sure, beyond a shadow of a doubt, that I know the answer!" Marcie whispers to Peppermint Patty, "She was only asking you when you were born, sir . ." Peppermint Pa First appearance: November 9th, 1983 Peppermint Patty sleeps in her school desk. Marcie sits in her school desk. Marcie takes off her glasses. Marcie puts her glasses on Peppermint Patty. Peppermint Patty wears Marcie's glasses and asks, "Where'd everybody go?!" First appearance: March 13th, 1988 Peppermint Patty sits at the school desk asleep. Marcie leans over with her hand at the side of her mouth. She calls, "Psst! Sir, she's calling your name..." Peppermint Patty struggles awake and says, "Yes, Ma'am, I'm awake!" With her neck in pain, she says, "Help me, Marcie...I can't lift my head...." Marcie lies across the desk attaching an object to Peppermint P First appearance: July 29th, 1986 Peppermint Patty stands on her doorstep. Maynard sits on the ground and says, "What did you throw me out for?!" Peppermint Patty says, "Marcie says you were getting paid to be my tutor! You should have been doing it out of the goodness of your heart!" Maynard shouts, "'The laborer is worthy of his hire' Luke 10:4" Marcie says, "He's quoting scripture, sir." Peppermint Pa First appearance: November 17th, 1993 Peppermint Patty and Marcie sit in their school desks. Marcie says, "My dad's taking me to another hockey game tonight . ." Marcie continues, "I think we're going to see the 'Mighty Flamingos.'" Peppermint Patty says, "'Ducks,' Marcie." Marcie says, "Something like that . ." Peppermint Patty says, "Don't get run over by the zucchini . ." Marcie says, "Zamboni, sir . ." First appearance: March 8th, 1996 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their desks in class. Peppermint Patty whispers, "Quick, Marcie, what's the answer to the first question?" Marcie replies, "I can't tell you, sir . . That would be cheating . ." Peppermint Patty says, "You're right, Marcie . . What was I thinking?" Peppermint Patty covers her eyes and says, "What came over me? It's so unlike me! I must have bl Latest appearance: May 26th, 2000 / First appearance: May 31st, 1974 Lucy and Peppermint Patty sit on a bench. Lucy asks, "Why don't we both go and have our ears pierced?" Peppermint Patty replies, "I have no doubts about my femininity, Lucille!" Lucy says, "I never said you did, Patty . . . I just don't want to do it alone . . ." Peppermint Patty says, "Okay, I'm game for anything . . . Let's do it!" Marcie approaches and says, "You're both going t First appearance: July 16th, 1981 Peppermint Patty leans against a rock and sleeps with a butterfly on her nose. Marcie reaches for the buterfly. The butterfly flies away and Marcie blows towards it: Poof! Peppermint Patty sits up and asks, "Marcie! The butterfly is gone! What happened?" Marcie replies, "A miracle, sir!" Marcie continues, "While you were asleep, it turned into an angel, and flew away!!" First appearance: January 12th, 1990 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their desks in class. Marcie whispers, "I heard the teacher, sir . . She said your report sounded like you wrote it on the school bus . . ." Peppermint Patty replies, "I was flattered, Marcie . . ." Peppermint Patty continues, "Actually, I wrote it after I got off the bus, and was walking up the stairs into school . ." First appearance: August 25th, 1993 Peppermint Patty pushes Marcie on a swing. Peppermint Patty says, "You know what we should do, Marcie? We should sign up for riding lessons . ." Marcie asks, "On horses?" Peppermint Patty says, "There aren't any zebras around here, Marcie . ." First appearance: July 10th, 1980 Marcie lies in bed and talks into the phone. She asks, "What do you do about your 'cornrow' hair at night, sir?" Marcie asks, "Don't you worry about it unraveling?" Marcie continues, "I've heard that some girls sleep with a stocking on their heads . . ." Peppermint Patty lies in bed with a stocking over her braided hair. She talks into the phone and says, "Oh?" First appearance: September 9th, 1990 Peppermint Patty sits at her desk. Above her head it reads, "Llamas" Peppermint Patty writes, "Once there was a man who owned two llamas." Marcie sits behind Peppermint Patty. Peppermint Patty reads what she has written: "Then he got another one. Now he had three lllamas." She writes, "Soon he had four llllamas." Peppermint Patty hands in her paper. Marcie a First appearance: April 23rd, 1987 Marcie stands next to the principal's desk. Marcie says, "Yes, sir, Mr. Principal . . I've come to ask you to consider Patricia for 'May Queen'." Marcie smiles and says, "It would make her very happy, sir." Marcie says, "You should see her with flowers in her hair . . She looks very very queenly . . ." Peppermint Patty's head is wet. The flowers dangle from her drenched h First appearance: June 4th, 1995 Peppermint Patty and Marcie sit in the audience at a concert. Peppermint Patty says, "I can't hear it . ." Marcie asks, "Can't hear what?" Peppermint Patty says, "I can't hear the harp . ." Marcie says, "Shh . ." Peppermint Patty says, "When we get home, I'm going to have some cold cereal . ." Peppermint Patty continues, "Or maybe some toast with grape jelly." Marcie sa First appearance: October 26th, 1990 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sits at their school desks. Peppermint Patty says, "I think it all depends on how you look at yourself, Marcie . ." Peppermint Patty says, "Yes, ma'am? Well, let's see . . . I'll say, 'fifteen.'" Peppermint Patty lies her head down on the desk. She shouts, "Rats! Wrong again!" Peppermint Patty sits straight up and exclaims, "But I still have
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: July 6th, 2017 / First appearance: July 9th, 1970 Snoopy walks up to Charlie Brown. Charlie Brown shouts, "You're back!" Snoopy walks past Charlie Brown. Charlie Brown says, "What happened? We saw the riot on tv! Did you get hurt? Are you all right?" Snoopy sits on the doghouse and smiles. Charlie Brown asks, "What happened?" Charlie Brown frowns. Snoopy lies on the doghouse and thinks, "She had the softest paws . . ." He
Latest appearance: March 18th, 2010 / First appearance: March 21st, 1963 Linus puts on his coat. Lucy says, "I hope you realize how disappointed mom and dad were when you didn't make honor roll . . ." Linus says, "So I didn't make honor roll! That doesn't mean the world is coming to an end, does it? Linus stops and looks up at the sky. Linus turns to Lucy and says, "Does it?" First appearance: March 21st, 1989 Charlie Brown and Linus sit at their desks in class. Charlie Brown says, "I think our teacher is in love . ." Linus replies, "I was afraid of that . . ." Linus continues, "I've always hoped that she'd wait until I grew up, and then marry me . ." Charlie Brown asks, "How would you support her?" Linus answers, "We could live off her retirement pay." Latest appearance: March 19th, 2011 / First appearance: March 21st, 1964 Charlie Brown stands in front of Snoopy, holding his supper dish. Snoopy lies on his stomach on top of the doghouse. "Too tired to get up for supper, eh?" "Well, you know what I'm going to do?" Charlie Brown raises his finger. "Just to show you I'm a good guy, I'm going to fix it so you can eat without getting up!" Charlie Brown carries the bowl away. Snoopy faces his food First appearance: March 21st, 1991 Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound in the pouring rain. The baseball field is flooded. Snoopy sits in a raft and holds a fishing pole. Latest appearance: March 18th, 2016 / First appearance: March 21st, 1969 Lucy stands outside at night and says, "Poets tell us that the answers to life can be found in the stars . . ." Lucy looks up at the stars. Lucy continues to look up at the stars. Lucy walks away and says, "Stupid poets!" First appearance: March 21st, 1983 Peppermint Patty says to Charlie Brown, "Here's how it is, Chuck . . . All the big-league teams have mascots, right?" Peppermint Patty says, "Our team is the 'Pelicans,' right? Well, we have this costume we want you to wear . . ." Peppermint Patty says, "So try it on, Chuck . . . See what you think." Charlie Brown wears a pelican costume. A happy Peppermint Patty shouts, First appearance: March 21st, 1978 Linus and Charlie Brown stand at the wall. Charlie Brown says, "I've always been criticized." Charlie Brown continues, "Right from the beginning!" Charlie Brown says, "Right from the very first day I was born . . ." Charlie Brown says, "They said I wasn't right for the part!" First appearance: March 21st, 1976 Schroeder walks up to Charlie Brown standing atop the pitcher's mound and tosses a ball to him. Schroeder says,"Okay, Charlie Brown....this is it!" Lucy walks along the field. Schroeder continues,"One finger will mean a fast ball, and two fingers will mean a curve." Lucy stands on the pitcher's mound and says,"Tell your catcher that I think he's kind of cute." Schroeder asks,"Di Latest appearance: March 19th, 2007 / First appearance: March 21st, 1960 Linus scowls as he holds his blanket and sucks his thumb. He says to Charlie Brown, "Well, I've discovered a new truth . . ." Linus frowns and says, "There are two classes of people in this world which are violently opposed to thumb sucking . . ." Linus says, "One of them is dentists and one of them is grandmothers . . ." Linus shouts, "Interfering Grandmothers!!" Charlie First appearance: March 21st, 1987 Linus sits at a table and writes. Lucy asks, "Do you need help with your homework?" Lucy says, "I'm good at writing term papers . . Do you need any advice?" Lucy smiles and says, "Go ahead . . Ask me anything . . ." Linus asks, "Is 'get lost' one word or two?" Latest appearance: March 20th, 2000 / First appearance: March 21st, 1974 Peppermint Patty and Snoopy lie under boards. Marcie stands next to the pile of wood and says, "Wow!" Peppermint Patty says, "All right, Marcie, I hope you're satisfied! You've destroyed Chuck's guest cottage!" Marcie shouts, "It's not a guest cottage, sir, it's just a dog house! And Snoopy is not a funny-looking kid with a big nose!! He's a beagle!" Marcie continues, "When are you Latest appearance: March 18th, 2013 / First appearance: March 21st, 1966 Charlie Brown rifles through a drawer and says, "I thought I had a clean white handkercheif in here . . ." Charlie Brown says, "There's a blue one . . . a green one . . . another blue one . . ." Charlie Brown walks through the house thinking, "What in the world happened to my white handkerchief?" Snoopy stands on his doghouse with the white handkerchief around his head and First appearance: March 21st, 1990 Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound and exclaims, "Good grief, another home run! This is our worst game ever!" Lucy walks towards him wearing a baseball glove. Lucy says, "'If the heart of a man is depressed with cares, the mist is dispelled when a woman appears.'" Lucy walks away as Charlie Brown says, "Not always." First appearance: March 21st, 1980 Charlie Brown and Sally sit at the table. Sally writes a line of check marks. Sally looks at the paper and says, "I'm practicing to check my preferences . . . If I ever have to check my preferences, I'll be ready." Sally asks, "Do you want to try?" Charlie Brown replies, "No, I don't think so." Sally shouts, "If you ever have to check your preferences, don't come to me!!!" Latest appearance: March 18th, 2008 / First appearance: March 21st, 1961 Snoopy sits on a rock and thinks, "If I were a gorilla living in the jungle, I wouldn't have to walk . . ." Snoopy crouches and thinks, "If I wanted to go someplace, I'd leap into a tree and swing from branch to branch" Snoopy leaps. Snoopy clings to the trunk of a tree. First appearance: March 21st, 1993 Lucy walks onto the field with her baseball mitt. Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound next to a pile of baseball caps and says, ". . . And everyone who made the team this year gets a new cap!" Charlie Brown puts a cap on Schroeder who is dressed in his catcher uniform. Charlie Brown says, "Here you go, Schroeder . . . you deserve it." Pigpen stands in a dust cloud. First appearance: March 21st, 1984 Linus sits in a beanbag. Lucy walks up to him and says, "Move over." Linus asks, "What?" Lucy says, "There's room for two in that beanbag, you know!" Lucy sits in the beanbag and pushes Linus so he hangs over the edge of the bag. Linus says, "I never realized there was room for two . . ." First appearance: March 21st, 1997 Pigpen swings the bat and hits the ball. Pigpen runs. Pigpen continues to run around the bases. Pigpen slides. Charlie Brown stands by the bench and says, "'Pigpen' slides into home! He's safe! He's getting up! He's dusting himself off . ." Lucy sits on the bench and asks, "Why?" Latest appearance: March 18th, 2017 / First appearance: March 21st, 1970 The Literary Ace sits on the doghouse. Linus looks at a piece of paper and says, "This is the most boring autobiography I've ever read." Linus hands the paper to The Literary Ace and says, "You've lived a very dull life . . . No one will want to read about it . ." Linus continues, "Everything that happened to you only happened in your imagination." Snoopy smiles and thinks, First appearance: March 21st, 1995 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their school desks. Marcie holds up a piece of paper and says, "You have this all wrong, sir . ." Marcie continues, "The teacher said this was a 'true or false' test . ." Peppermint Patty says, "No wonder . . I thought she said, 'trick or treat.'"
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


  • 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!