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: July 7th, 1975 Marcie and Peppermint Patty walk in the grass. Peppermint Patty looks at a piece of paper and says, "This is the last leg of the powder puff, Marcie . . ." Peppermint Patty continues, "Yoday we fly up to Boyne Falls, Michigan, where we finish the race, and then join everyone for a great dinner!" The World War I FLying Ace sits on the doghouse. Peppermint Patty shouts, "Hey! What ar First appearance: August 15th, 1997 Peppermint Patty lies on her bed propped up on a pillow talking on the phone. She says, "I have a problem, Marcie. I need your advice." She continues, "I was supposed to go to summer school, but I forgot all about it." Marcie says, "I don't know, sir.. I've never done anything that dumb.." Peppermnit Patty says, "When we go to college, Marcie, let's not room together." First appearance: March 14th, 1983 Marcie and Franklin sit on small chairs. Peppermint Patty stands at a podium and bangs a gavel. She exclaims, "The meeting of the board of the 'Pelicans' baseball team will come to order!" Peppermint Patty shouts, "Today we're going to vote on whether or not we call Chuck . . . I vote 'yes'!!" Marcie says, "I vote 'no'." Franklin says, "I can't decide." Peppermint Patty exclaim First appearance: January 14th, 1981 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their desks in school. Marcie says, "You need to conduct a personal time audit, sir." Peppermint Patty asks, "I do?" Marcie says, "You need to find out when your peak work periods are . . ." Marcie continues, "A time audit would help you to determine how each portion of your day is spent . . ." Peppermint Patty falls asleep. Marcie says, First appearance: January 20th, 1982 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their desks in school. Marcie sleeps. Peppermint Patty turns toward Marcie and says, "I can't seem to wake her up, ma'am . ." Peppermint Patty says, "Me? You want me to take Marcie's place in the school patrol?" Peppermint Patty continues, "Wow! Do I get to wear a belt and carry a sign? I do?" Peppermint Patty says, "Sleep well, little fri First appearance: September 15th, 1993 Marcie holds a football. Peppermint Patty runs and says, "I'll run down the field, Marcie, and you throw me the ball . ." Peppermint Patty runs. Peppermint Patty stands confused. Marcie stands on her doorstep. Peppermint Patty yells, "Marcie! Where did you go?!" Marcie answers, "After you ran dow the field, I suddenly felt very lonely . ." First appearance: January 11th, 1985 Marcie listens as Peppermint Patty says into the phone, "Hey, Chuck, Marcie and I are going over to the auditorium so I can get my award . . ." Peppermint Patty continues, "Do you think Snoopy would go along so we won't get mugged?" Charlie Brown replies, "He'll be glad to go . ." Snoopy sits on the floor sleeping. Snoopy walks in his sleep. Charlie Brown asks, "Does he ha First appearance: June 29th, 1977 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit and lean against a bag of golf clubs. Marcie says, "Sir?" Marcie asks, "Why are the two ladies screaming at each other?" Peppermint Patty replies, "They're arguing about the score." Marcie shouts, "Push her in the lake, ma'am!!" Peppermint Patty says, "Stay out of it, Marcie!" First appearance: August 13th, 1982 Marcie watches as Charlie Brown stands in front of the steps wearing a baseball cap and glove. Charlie Brown says, "We can't play ball on the vacant lot any more because the owner is afraid his insurance might not cover us . . ." Charlie Brown throws the ball and says, "Also, our umpire wasn't sanctioned, and our players' bench hadn't been approved by the 'Design Review Committee.'" Latest appearance: November 17th, 2000 / First appearance: November 22nd, 1974 Marcie stands at Peppermint Patty's door and holds a box. Peppermint Patty says, "Marcie! What do you want?!" Marcie replies, "I've brought you something, sir . . ." Peppermint Patty holds a dress. Marcie says, "My mom made you a skating dress because she knew I wasn't really going to be able to do it right . ." Marcie continues, "She said she also knows you don't have a skating mo First appearance: July 13th, 1985 Peppermint Patty and Marcie stand behind a car. Peppermint Patty says, "Look at that license plate . . 'Happiness is being single.'" Peppermint Patty runs and says, "Then look at this one . ." Peppermint Patty and Marcie stand behind an old car. Peppermint Patty says, "Happiness is being a grandparent." Peppermint Patty and Marcie walk away. Peppermint Patty says, "If licen First appearance: January 19th, 1992 During class, Peppermint Patty tells the teacher, "Yes, ma'am.. More than ready.." Peppermint goes up in front of the class with her report, "This is my report about notebook paper.." She holds a sheet of paper. Peppermint says, "Notebook paper has lines on it so you won't write crooked." Peppermint adds, "Notebook paper also has holes in it so it will fit into your binder. First appearance: October 12th, 1995 Peppermint Patty lies on her bed and says into the phone, "Hey, Marcie, do you have a rough or even a vague idea what our homework is for tomorrow?" Marcie stands speaking into the phone. Marcie says, "Sir, I know exactly what our homework is for tomorrow . ." Peppermint Patty says, "Marcie, do you have a rough or even vague idea how annoying you are?" First appearance: December 14th, 1998 Peppermint Patty and Marcie sit in class. Patty says, "Yes ma'am.. it's really a two-edged sword, isn't it?" Patty says, "Is the glass half full or half empty? Is it six of one or half a dozen of another? Is this really for the greater public good?" Marcie leans forward and says, "I live for your answers, sir.." First appearance: May 3rd, 1986 Peppermint Patty and Marcie lean on a wall. Peppermint Patty asks, "They canceled our maypole dance because our school doesn't have liability insurance?" Peppermint Patty exclaims, "That's ridiculous!" Peppermint Patty asks, "Who would be clumsy enough to get tangled around a maypole?" Charlie Brown hangs upside down from a maypole. Snoopy, Eudora and Patty look on in dis First appearance: November 15th, 1989 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their desks in school. Peppermint Patty says, "Yes, ma'am . . I learned a lot today . . Just being here was worth the price of admission . . ." Peppermint Patty adds, "Of course I didn't pay anything!" Peppermint Patty laughs hysterically. Marcie whispers, "You're weird, sir . ." Peppermint Patty says, "Yes, ma'am." First appearance: October 5th, 1979 Peppermint Patty stands at Marcie's door and holds a football. She asks, "Wanna play football, Marcie?" Marcie replies, "I'm practicing the electric organ, sir." Peppermint Patty asks, "Did you know that women only receive twenty-one percent of the athletic scholarship budget?" Marcie walks back in the house and says, "I have to practice, sir." Peppermint Patty stands in fr 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: January 17th, 1983 Peppermint Patty and Marcie skate on the ice. Marcie pushes a chair in front of her. Peppermint Patty says, "This is a perfect way for you to learn to skate, Marcie . . ." Peppermint Patty says, "Just push the chair ahead of you . . That's the way . . You won't fall . ." Marcie asks, "What about him?" Snoopy sits in the chair. Peppermint Patty shouts, "All right, Mac, ge First appearance: March 9th, 1988 Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound. Marcie says, "Actually, Charles, I hate baseball . . I'm only playing on your team because I've always been fond of you . ." Marcie walks away and says, "Well, once I was fond of you, but then I wasn't . . But then I was again . . . There must be a word for it . . ." Marcie exclaims, "Refond!"
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: September 22nd, 1957 "NO!" Charlie Brown raises his arms and shouts at Lucy, who kneels on the grass, holding holding up a football. "Absolutely not!" He walks away. "You must think I'm crazy!" He adds. Lucy stands and faces him, still holding the football. "You say you'll hold the ball, but you WON'T! You'll pull it away, and I'll break my neck!" Lucy remonstrates: "Why, Charlie Brown..how you First appearance: September 22nd, 1987 Charlie Brown, Lucy, and Snoopy stand on the pitcher's mound. Lucy says, "If we lose this last game of the season, we should sue . . ." Charlie Brown asks, "Sue? Who are we gonna sue?" Charlie Brown continues, "And what attorney would take the case?" Snoopy pulls off his baseball cap, revealing Snoopy as the World Famous Attorney. First appearance: September 22nd, 1988 Peppermint Patty wears a big wig. She walks next to Marcie. A one-toothed kid shouts, "Hey, kid! Is that a wig or are you wearing a sheep?!" The one-toothed kid shouts, "Too bad it isn't bigger . . We can still see your face!" Peppermint Patty no longer wears the wig. Marcie says, "Amazing, sir! I never would have thought you could stuff that whole wig into his mouth . ." First appearance: September 22nd, 1958 Lucy and Charlie Brown are leaning on the wall. Charlie Brown is grimacing. Lucy asks, "Discouraged again, Eh, Charlie Brown?" She continues, "You know what your trouble is? The whole trougle with you is that you're You!" He asks, "Well, what in the world can I do about that?" She replies, "I don't pretend to be able to give advice..I merely point out the trouble!" First appearance: September 22nd, 1991 Snoopy and Lucy sit on the ground. Lucy holds a box of cookies. Lucy holds out a cookie to Snoopy. "Here, have a cookie," she offers. Lucy continues, "Now that's one for you and now one for me.." Lucy looks into the box. "I suppose we really should share these in a rational manner..." Lucy stacks the cookies. She says, "I'm a human being so I should get five more..I First appearance: September 22nd, 1977 Sally stands in front of a football. Sally says, "I've decided I don't want to kick it." Linus asks, "Why not?" Sally replies, "What did it ever do to me?" Latest appearance: September 19th, 2014 / First appearance: September 22nd, 1967 Linus talks into the phone, "Hello? I'm one of your regular callers, you know?" Linus says, "I enjoy your program and, you know, the things people call in about, you know . . . " Linus continues, "Well I just wanted to sort of, you know, say that I think that you're doing a good job, you know . . .you're welcome . . .and well, you know . . . good-bye . . ." Linus says, "We First appearance: September 22nd, 1993 Linus, Charlie Brown and Snoopy lie under a tree. Linus says, "Gramma says that just before she goes to sleep each night, she hears angels singing . ." Snoopy lies on Charlie Brown. Charlie Brown says, "I heard something like that myself last night . . ." Linus sits up and asks, "You heard angels singing?" Charlie Brown says, "No, my dog wanted to come in . ." First appearance: September 22nd, 1998 Marcie and Peppermint Patty crouch on either side of a football in the backyard. Peppermint Patty says, "Okay, Marcie. go straight out and cut right.." Patty diagrams on the ground. Marcie says, "I cut left better sir..." Peppermint Patty says, "If you cut left the ball won't be there.." Marcie says, "That's not a bad idea.." Latest appearance: September 19th, 2013 / First appearance: September 22nd, 1966 Snoopy walks outside. Snoopy looks at the remains of his doghouse. Snoopy gazes at the frame. Snoopy lies on top of the frame. First appearance: September 22nd, 1990 The Foreign Legionnaire stands next to Woodstock and two soldiers. Snoopy thinks, "This morning, when I got up, I said to myself, 'Hey, where's the beach ball that's been following us?'" Conrad carries a large round backpack. Snoopy thinks, "Then I realized that Conrad had it in his backpack . ." First appearance: September 22nd, 1976 Charlie Brown and Peppermint Patty stand in the grass. Charlie Brown holds a brochure and says, "You're going to enroll in the 'Ace Obedience School'?" Snoopy approaches. Charlie Brown continues, "But that isn't a . . ." Peppermint Patty holds her hand up and says, "Don't try to talk me out of it, Chuck . . ." Peppermint Patty continues, "I need a good education . . . Even if I bec Latest appearance: September 20th, 2007 / First appearance: September 22nd, 1960 Linus approaches Snoopy and says, "I was going to ask you if you wanted to play a little ball, Snoopy...." He asks, "But then I remembered...this is 'National Dog Week' so I don't suppose you'd want to chase a ball during 'National Dog Week,' would you?" Snoopy looks at Linus as Linus asks again, "Would you?" Linus grimaces and walks off exclaiming, "I didn't think you woul Latest appearance: September 26th, 2010 / First appearance: September 22nd, 1963 "I'm in sad shape.." Charlie Brown comments as he walks along. He approaches Lucy's Psychiatric Help booth. She greets him: "Good morning, Sir..sit right down.." She gestures towards a stool. Charlie Brown says, "Fine..I was afraid I might need an appointment..." He sits on the stool and asks, "What can you do when you don't fit in?" "What can you do when life seems to be p First appearance: September 22nd, 1997 Marcie and Peppermint Patty are playing golf. Marcie is the caddie. Marcie says, "Sir, why do some of your clubs wear bedroom slippers?" Peppermint Patty holds a putter and says, "Just carry the bag, Marcie.." First appearance: September 22nd, 1984 Spike walks through the desert holding a dowsing rod. Spike follows the dowsing rod. The stick points up so Spike looks up. It rains. Latest appearance: September 20th, 2015 / First appearance: September 22nd, 1968 Patty stands next to Violet and asks, "Where shall we sit?" Violet points and says, "Right over there." Linus walks into the room and sits in a desk behind Patty. Linus sits at the desk in school and says, "Yes, ma'am? The back row? Why did I take a seat in the back row?" Linus stands and says, "Yes, ma'am, I know there are seats in the front row . . . I was merely obeying Latest appearance: September 19th, 2012 / First appearance: September 22nd, 1965 Snoopy dances. Lucy says, "I don't understand you!" Lucy continues, "The whole world is coming apart and you're dancing" Snoopy dances and thinks, "I can't help it . . . My feet love to dance . . " Snoopy dances and thinks, "I have an obligation to my feet!" First appearance: September 22nd, 1985 Woodstock stands on the field looking up at Snoopy who is holding a football and wearing a helmet. The latter thinks,"We'll pretend it's the kickoff, okay?" He walks off with the ball tucked under his arm. He thinks,"I'll come running down the field and you try to tackle me..." Woodstock watches him walk away and sighs. As Snoopy runs along, Woodstock flies and latches-on First appearance: September 22nd, 1992 Sally, Charlie Brown and Snoopy stand curbside waiting for the bus. A bag lunch is next to each one. Snoopy's bus leaves a trail of dust. Sally says, "I never knew there was a bus to obedience school . ."
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!