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: August 16th, 1982 Marcie watches Charlie Brown. He wears his baseball cap and glove and throws a ball into the steps. Marcie says, "They took away your baseball field, Charles, and you're not doing anything about it?" Marcie continues, "Is this how you're fighting back . . . By bouncing that stupid golf ball against those stupid steps?" Charlie Brown shouts, "What do you expect me to do?!" M Latest appearance: May 27th, 2000 / First appearance: June 1st, 1974 Marcie, Peppermint Patty and Lucy stand in the grass. Peppermint Patty says, "There's a store up the street where they'll pierce your ears for nothing." Lucy says, "All we have to do is buy a pair of earrings." Marcie walks with Peppermint Patty and Lucy. Marcie says, "Let's just hope they know how to sterilize their equipment . . ." Marcie continues, "Maybe all you'll get is a mil First appearance: March 3rd, 1978 Marcie walks with Peppermint Patty and says, "I think you should try eating a couple of eggs for breakfast, sir." Peppermint Patty asks, "You think that might help me stay awake, Marcie?" Marcie replies, "You've never seen a chicken fall asleep in class, have you?" Peppermint Patty says, "What?" Marcie smiles and says, "That was a joke, sir." 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: May 4th, 1992 Peppermint Patty and Marcie sit in theatre seats. Peppermint Patty shouts, "Did you hear what he said he was going to play? Wow, this should be good!" Marcie interjects, "He said he was going to play an 'etude.'" Peppermint Patty slumps in her seat and says, "Rats! I thought he said, 'Hey, dude.'" First appearance: December 22nd, 1995 Marcie and Peppermint Patty walk to school with their lunch pails. Two branches with marshmallows on them stick out of Peppermint Patty's lunch box. Marcie says, "And then right after school today, our class is going to roast wieners and marshmallows." Peppermint Patty responds, "I know Marcie . . I know . ." First appearance: November 17th, 1998 Peppermint Patty sit at her school desk in fron of Marcie. Peppermint Patty says, "Yes, ma'am. I put down 'true' for all of the questions.." Peppermint Patty says, "Well, Ma'am, I realize, as i'm sure you must also realize, that we do not live in aperfect world... so..." Marcie says, "A good start for a good explantion, sir..." Peppermint Patty says, "What I needed was a good fin 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, 1986 Peppermint Patty and Marcie stand on a dock. Marcie says, "i just found out something, sir . . That isn't a boys' camp across the lake . . It's a 'survival camp'." Marcie says, "They teach kids how to eat bugs and cross a river on a rope . . ." Peppermint Patty says, "Poor Chuck . . I can just imagine him trying to cross a river on a rope . . I wonder how he's doing . . ." First appearance: October 14th, 1985 Peppermint Patty sits at her desk in school dripping wet. She says, "Yes, ma'am . . I walked to school in the rain . . ." Marcie sits behind Peppermint Patty. Marcie says, "I have a sample bottle of shampoo here in my purse, sir . . ." Peppermint Patty looks confused. Marcie rubs the shampoo in Peppermint Patty's wet hair. Peppermint Patty shouts, "Marcie!!" Peppermint Patt First appearance: June 7th, 1981 Peppermint Patty sits at her desk looking at her report. She exclaims, "Wow!" She races down the steps to Marcie holding out her report. She exclaims, "Look, Marcie, look!" As Marcie looks at the report card, Peppermint Patty puts her hands in the air and continues, "I got an 'A' on my final report card!" She says, "I've never gotten an 'A' before! How about that?" Marci First appearance: June 26th, 1989 Peppermint Patty and Marcie sit at the theater. Peppermint Patty asks, "It's beautiful, but why can't I understand what they're singing?" Marcie replies, "It's all in Latin, sir . ." Peppermint Patty slouches down and says, "They must really hate us . ." First appearance: January 24th, 1983 Marcie sits at her school desk and says, "Early?" Marcie says, "Yes, ma'am, I guess we got here to school a little early . . ." Marcie says, "We walked kind of fast." Peppermint Patty's hair is blown forward. She says, "She's right, ma'am . . . The wind was behind us all the way!" First appearance: March 17th, 1999 Marcie sit at her school desk behind Peppermint Patty. Marcie says, "Sorry we're a little late, ma'am.... we walked all the way to school this morning. Patty's hair stick out straight behind her. Patty says, "Againt the wind..." First appearance: September 30th, 1980 Peppermint Patty and Marcie stand outside. Peppermint Patty asks, "Did you hear what that kid called me?!" Peppermint Patty says, "I think I'll slug 'im . . ." Marcie says, "Maybe he likes you, sir . . ." Marcie continues, "Maybe what he called you is a term of endearment . . ." Peppermint Patty replies, "'Golf ball nose' is not a term of endearment!" First appearance: March 1st, 1989 Marcie sits at her desk in class and says, "Yes, ma'am, it was very windy this morning . ." Marcie waves her arms and continues, "When we were walking to school, leaves, and paper and branches were blowing all over . . ." Peppermint Patty sits at her desk with leaves and branches in her hair and says, "But we didn't let it stop us, ma'am!" First appearance: July 29th, 1995 Peppermint Patty stands on her doorstep facing Marcie. Marcie says, "I came over to see all the fish you caught, sir . ." Peppermint Patty responds, "I didn't catch any fish, Marcie . . I fell in the lake . ." Marcie asks, "Did you get wet?" Marcie laughs. Marcie lies on the ground laughing hysterically. Peppermint Patty sits next to her and says, "You are inordinately w First appearance: July 14th, 1981 Peppermint Patty and Marcie lean against rocks. Peppermint Patty has a butterfly on her nose. She asks, "What's a butterfly doing on my nose? Do you think it's lost?" Peppermint Patty says, "I hope it doesn't think it's found a home . . ." Marcie says, "If it does, it probably thinks it's found a condominium!" Peppermint Patty says, "You're a big help, Marcie . ." Marcie sa Latest appearance: June 8th, 1997 / First appearance: June 8th, 1997 Peppermint Patty lies on her bed reading a book. Peppermint Patty sits at a table and writes. Peppermint Patty walks up to Marcie's doorstep. She says, "Look, Marcie . . I read the book, and I wrote the report!" Peppermint Patty says, "I'm gonna hand it in today . ." Marcie says, "School is out, sir . . It's vacation time." Peppermint Patty asks, "Out?" Pe First appearance: April 30th, 1988 The World War I Flying ace sits at a table. Marcie asks, "Why doesn't the famous World War I Flying Ace give a cake to the Red Baron on his birthday?" Snoopy thinks, "That's a great idea! It'll show that even though we're enemies, we have respect for each other . ." Snoopy's doghouse is riddled with bullets. The WWI Flying Ace thinks, "I've never seen such respect . ."
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: November 14th, 1992 The Beaglescout hikes behind Woodstock. Snoopy thinks, "And right up ahead is 'Lookout Rock.'" Snoopy thinks, "Look out!" Woodstock smashes into the rock. Snoopy thinks, "That's why they call it 'Lookout Rock.'" First appearance: November 14th, 1982 The Foreign Legionnaire and Woodstock stand atop the doghouse. He thinks,"Remember now...stay awake..." The Foreign Legionnaire stands on the ground and looks up at Woodstock atop the doghouse. He thinks,"...And keep a sharp lookout for the enemy!" Woodstock walks across the top of the doghouse. He falls off the edge onto his head with a bonk. Woodstock walks across the Latest appearance: November 11th, 2013 / First appearance: November 14th, 1966 Charlie Brown stands proudly at the door and clears his throat. Violet says, "Well, will you look at that? Charlie Brown has been put on safety patrol! How about that?" Charlie Brown walks by the other students and says, "Oh boy! Everyone is looking at me! If this doesn't impress that little red-haired girl, nothing will!" Charlie Brown smiles and says, "When I got call First appearance: November 14th, 1995 Linus and Charlie Brown follow the Foreign Legionnaire, Woodstock and three other soldiers off the bus into school. Stepping off the bus Linus asks, "Why are troops from the foreign legion going into our school, Charlie Brown?" Snoopy looks at a piece of paper and thinks, "All right, men . . According to my map this should be Fort Zinderneuf . ." First appearance: November 14th, 1981 Woodstock and Snoopy sit on the doghouse in the rain. Snoopy thinks, "Don't complain about the rain . . . We need rain . ." Snoopy continues to think, "Without rain nothing would grow, and we'd have nothing to drink!" Snoopy thinks, "So never complain about the rain." The rain comes down harder. Snoopy thinks, "Whimper, but don't complain." First appearance: November 14th, 1989 The Literary Ace types, "Cooking Hints." The Literary Ace continues to type, "When mixing dog food in a bowl, the water can either be put in first or added last." Snoopy continues, "Who cares?" First appearance: November 14th, 1987 Linus says to the World Famous Hockey Pro, "Someone on your hockey team said you aren't as fast as you used to be . ." Linus says, "But don't worry about it . . ." Linus says, "One of the other players stuck up for you . ." Linus exlaims, "He said you never were very fast!" Snoopy rolls his eyes. First appearance: November 14th, 1977 Snoopy and Charlie Brown sit on the floor and play checkers. Charlie Brown thinks, "It's his move . . . I wonder what he's going to do . . ." Charlie Brown thinks, "I'll bet he's planning some fancy strategy . . . I know how his mind works . . . He's tricky . . ." Charlie Brown continues to think, "I wonder what he's planning . . I wonder what he's thinking . . ." Snoopy th Latest appearance: November 11th, 2006 / First appearance: November 14th, 1959 Sally sits drinking out of her baby-bottle. She looks at the bottle. She tosses it aside. She crawls away and thinks, "I'm surprised there's no refund on the empty bottles!" Latest appearance: November 11th, 2014 / First appearance: November 14th, 1967 Charlie Brown stands in front of Snoopy's doghouse wearing his baseball cap and says, "Snoopy, this is a hard thing for me to say . . ." Charlie Brown continues, "I"ve traded you to Peppermint Patty for five new players . . .All I ask is a little understanding and some sign from you that you don't hate me . . ." Snoopy sticks out his tongue and says, "Bleah!!" Charlie Brown Latest appearance: November 9th, 2000 / First appearance: November 14th, 1974 Peppermint Patty stands on a chair. Marcie holds a tape measure and says, "Okay, sir, I think I have all your measurements." Marcie looks at a slip of paper and says, "The way I see it, you're a size eight . . . Your waist is twenty-three inches, your hips are twenty-eight inches . . ." Marcie continues, "And your . . . Your . . . Uh . . . Your . . . Your . . ." Marcie lie First appearance: November 14th, 1988 Lydia and Linus sit at their school desks. Linus asks, "Do pretty girls know that they're pretty?" Lydia answers, "Only if somebody tells them . ." Lydia says, "Well?" First appearance: November 14th, 1985 Spike carries a stack of pancakes from a fire and thinks, "To me, breakfast is the best time of day." Spike sits and eats his breakfast. He continues to think, "Even when you live alone in the desert." Spike turns and looks. A tumbleweed rolls by and picks up the pancakes. Spike thinks, "Except when a tumbleweed rolls through your pancakes . ." First appearance: November 14th, 1979 Marcie sits at her desk in school and says, "Yes, ma'am, I guess that works . . ." Marcie continues, "Thank you for telling the custodian about the leak in the ceiling, ma'am . . ." Marcie whispers, "He certainly took care of it fast, didn't he, sir?" Peppermint Patty sits at her desk with a pan on her head to catch the water. She says, "You might say that . ." First appearance: November 14th, 1958 Charlie Brown and Lucy are leaning on the wall. Charlie Brown grimaces and says, "I wish I could be happy..." He continues, "I think I could be happy if my life had more purpose to it.." He turns to Lucy and asks, "I also think that if I were happy..I could help others to be happy..does that make sense to you?" She replies, "We've had spaghetti at our house three times thi Latest appearance: November 14th, 2011 / First appearance: November 14th, 1964 Schroeder walks, carrying a sign. Sally watches him. The sign reads: "Only 32 Days Until Beethoven's Birthday" Sally looks at it. Sally watches as Snoopy walks up, carrying a sign. His sign reads: "32 Count Them 32" Sally reads this. First appearance: November 14th, 1986 Lucy sits in her psychiatric help booth with her feet up. She says, "Think about what I've said, Charlie Brown." Lucy continues, "It's really all up to you . ." Lucy holds out her hand and says, "Five cents, please." Charlie Brown asks, "Do you take bubble gum cards?" First appearance: November 14th, 1993 Snoopy wears a knit winter stocking cap. He jumps down from the roof of his doghouse. Snoopy sits on the edge of the bird bath. Woodstock rides a zomboni. Woodstock rides the zamboni in circles. Snoopy walks away from the bird bath with eyes open wide. Snoopy walks into the house. Charlie Brown holds the door for him. Sally asks, "What happened to him?" Charlie Brow Latest appearance: November 16th, 2003 / First appearance: November 14th, 1971 Charlie Brown sits at Lucy's Psychiatric Help booth. He faces away from her and says, "I wonder if it's possible really to make a fresh start..." He stands and looks up: "See that plane up there?" Lucy follows his gaze. Charlie Brown raises his arms and says, "It's filled with people who are all going someplace..that's what I'd like to do..go off someplace, and start a new life..." Latest appearance: November 11th, 2012 / First appearance: November 14th, 1965 Linus sits and watches tv. Lucy comes up behind Linus. Lucy gets up and says, "Might as well turn this off . . . there's no one watching it . . ." Linus's hair stands on end as he says, "No one watching it?" Linus shouts, "Waddya mean, no one? I'm someone!" Linus waves his fist in the air and says, "You come back here and turn on this tv! If anyone is a so
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!