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: December 12th, 1977 Snoopy holds a piece of paper and walks between Peppermint Patty and Marcie. Peppermint Patty says, "And then I found the box of gold stars in Miss Tenure's wastebasket." Marcie says, "I'm glad everything turned out all right for you, sir . . ." Marcie continues, "Snoopy did well sitting at your desk, too . ." Snoopy holds up the paper. Marcie says, "He got a star on his te First appearance: April 25th, 1996 Peppermint Patty and Marcie sit at their desks in class reading books. Peppermint Patty yells, "I can't memorize these poems! I can't even understand them!" Marcie says, "Just try to go along with the words, sir . ." Marcie says, "You're letting them overwhelm you . ." Marcie says, "Just remember . . Poems are written by real people . ." Peppermint Patty asks, "How real? First appearance: April 24th, 1985 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their desks at school. Peppermint Patty reads to Marcie, "The hero of the book started out in the stockroom." Peppermint Patty continues, "Later, he had a ship in the company association." Marcie interrupts, "He had an associateship in the company . ." Peppermint Patty replies, "Whatever." First appearance: March 5th, 1988 Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound. Lucy shouts, "You what?! You traded me for that stupid girl with the glasses?!" Lucy says, "You were robbed!" Charlie Brown says, "No, I think I got the better deal . . They agreed to throw in a pizza!" First appearance: December 12th, 1980 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their desks in school. Peppermint Patty raises her hand and says, "I have a suggestion, ma'am . . You know what would make a perfect gift to your class?" Peppermint Patty smiles and says, "Don't assign us a book to read during Christmas vacation!" Peppermint Patty asks, "What do you say, ma'am?" Peppermint Patty frowns and says, "Even my s First appearance: April 12th, 1987 Marcie sits on a chair smiling. She walks out into a room where Peppermint Patty is sitting on a chair near a table with flowers on it. Marcie says, "You're next." Peppermint Patty stands up and asks, "How do I look, Marcie?" The latter replies,"You look fine, sir" Peppermint Patty says, "I've never posed for a class picture before" They walk down a hall, pass an 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: November 7th, 1980 Peppermint Patty wears a hat and coat and stands at Marcie's door. Peppermint Patty says, "Marcie, Chuck's lost in the woods . . He needs us to find him . . ." Marcie and Peppermint Patty walk in the house. Peppermint Patty continues, "Get your backpack . . Bring all the things you need in the woods! We're a rescue team!!" Marcie fills her backpack and says, "I have everything, sir First appearance: November 20th, 1999 Marcie is holding a football, standing beside Peppermint Patty, who is on the phone. Patty says, "Hey, Chuck.. You ready for another great football game?" On the other side, Charlie Brown with Snoopy wearing a football helmet replies, "Well, I don't know.. Our best pass receiver has a concussion, a sprained wrist, a bruised elbow, and two broken legs.." Patty says, "Put some ice o First appearance: May 21st, 1992 Peppermint Patty and Marcie sit at their school desk. Peppermint Patty holds a paper and says, "That was a hard test, Marcie . ." Peppermint Patty continues, "I didn't know if it was an essay test, true or false, or multiple choice . ." Peppermint Patty says, "I just put down, 'Not guilty.'" First appearance: April 28th, 1984 Marcie and Peppermint Patty lie under a tree. Marcie says, "I was a flop at the dance yesterday afternoon, wasn't I, sir?" Peppermint Patty says, "Well, you did turn out to be kind of a wallflower, Marcie." Marcie says, "Worse than that . . ." Marcie says, "I was a wall weed!" First appearance: June 3rd, 1989 Peppermint Patty and Marcie sit in the theater. Marcie whispers, "I don't understand this music . . Just as it starts to get beautiful, it changes . . ." Marcie continues, "Why does a composer do that?" Peppermint Patty and Marcie slump down in their seats. Peppermint Patty says, "He was afraid we might enjoy it." Latest appearance: November 16th, 2000 / First appearance: November 21st, 1974 Peppermint Patty stands in front of Charlie Brown and wears a cape around her body. She says, "Tell me honestly, Chuck, does this look like a skating dress?" Peppermint Patty covers her face with the dress and says, "Excuse me, I think I'm going to cry again . . ." Charlie Brown asks, "Is that the phone?" Marcie talks into the phone and says, "Hi, Chuck, this is Marcie . . . I'm in First appearance: March 11th, 1978 Marcie walks with Peppermint Patty and asks, "Are you sure that's all the doctor told you, sir?" Peppermint Patty says, "Well, there was one other little thing . . . ." Marcie shouts, "I knew it!!" Peppermint Patty says, "But it's too embarrassing to mention . . ." Marcie says, "I'll bet I already know what it is, sir!" Peppermint Patty shouts, "Marcie, you drive me crazy!! First appearance: February 6th, 1976 Marcie and Peppermint sit on a bench at lunch. Marcie says, "Eat your lunch, sir." Peppermint Patty frowns and says, "I'm in a bad mood, Marcie!" Peppermint Patty continues, "I don't know how much longer I can stand sharing a desk with Chuck! I hate myself for feeling this way . . ." The ring on Peppermint Patty's hand suddenly pops. Peppermint Patty holds up her hand and s First appearance: December 7th, 1989 Marcie walks by as The World War I Flying Ace stands with a heart above his head. Marcie continues to walk by. Snoopy kicks the heart. 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: April 11th, 1997 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their desks in school and look at the ceiling. Peppermint Patty says, "How about that, Marcie . . I think they fixed the leak in the roof . ." Peppermint Patty continues, "Let's just hope there aren't some other places where . . ." The roof leaks on Marcie's head. First appearance: January 31st, 1985 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their desks in school. Peppermint Patty sleeps. Marcie says, "Crayons? Yes, ma'am." Peppermint Patty continues to sleep. Marcie says, "I'm just putting them away now." Marcie places the crayons in Peppermint Patty's hair as she sleeps. Marcie says, "Red, blue, yellow, green, brown, pink . . ." Crayons stick out of Peppermint Patty's hair. First appearance: March 17th, 1978 Marcie stands at Peppermint Patty's door and say, "I want to test my theory, sir . . . I still think you're a victim of unrequited love." Marcie continues, "If you just had someone to kiss you goodbye when you leave for school each morning, it would really help . . ." Peppermint Patty asks, "Where am I gonna get someone to do that?" Marcie replies, "Turn around, sir . . ."
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: August 14th, 1983 Lucy sits next to plant and behind a desk with a sign that reads,'Opinions-5�, Thoughts for the day-10�, Sound Advice-25�' She looks at Snoopy lying on his back atop his doghouse. She asks,"Are you awake?" He thinks,"Rats!" She continues,"I don't understand you...." He lies on his stomach and looks over at her. She says,"Life is more than just lying around." He s First appearance: August 14th, 1984 Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound. Lucy says, "I told him to get lost!" Charlie Brown asks, "Who?" Lucy points with her glove and says, "That kid . . . He wanted to play on our team." Lucy exclaims, "He said he was a real natural . . I told him to get lost!" Charlie Brown asks, "What was his name?" Lucy answers, "Roy Hobbs." First appearance: August 14th, 1992 Sally and the World Famous Attorney walk on the sidewalk in front of a building. Sally asks, "How can we find the courthouse if we don't know what a courthouse looks like?" Snoopy thinks, "It's probably a big building with lots of people standing around . ." Sally says, "I hope you're not in a hurry to get back home . ." Snoopy thinks, "Not really . . I've already missed t Latest appearance: August 11th, 2008 / First appearance: August 14th, 1961 Lucy makes a face and says, "rats! Stupid jump rope!" Lucy throws the jump rope. Lucy walks away. Snoopy lies on the doghouse with the jumprope lying on his face. Snoopy thinks, "Don't put a brand on me sir . . . I'll stay in the corral!" Latest appearance: August 9th, 2003 / First appearance: August 14th, 1971 Lucy stands in front of Charlie Brown and says, "Let me see your hands." Lucy inspects Charlie Brown's hands. Charlie Brown looks at his hands. Lucy says, "Your hands are getting fat, Charlie Brown . ." Lucy continues, "You're the only person I know who has overweight hands!" Latest appearance: August 12th, 2011 / First appearance: August 14th, 1964 Snoopy watches as Charlie Brown hammers the last peg of his tent into the ground. He watches Charlie Brown walk. Charlie Brown carries a rolled up sleeping bag. Charlie Brown stops and looks at Snoopy, who lies on top of the tent. First appearance: August 14th, 1978 Beaglescout stands in front of Woodstock and friends. He thinks, "All right troops . . . Before we go on our hike, I'll call the roll." Beaglescout continues to think, "Woodstock! Conrad! Bill! Olivier!" Woodstock and friends stand in a line and sleep. Snoopy thinks, "I should never call the roll before noon!" First appearance: August 14th, 1991 Linus sits on the edge of a pool wearing flippers. Charlie Brown is in the pool and shouts, "Did you see that? I swam clear across the pool, and I think the little red-haired girl was watching me!" Charlie Brown says, "I wonder if I impressed her . . ." Linus quips, "Maybe if you hadn't been doing the dog paddle." First appearance: August 14th, 1995 Sally sits in a small kiddie pool. She looks at Snoopy who is wearing a sailor's cap and carrying a large model ship. First appearance: August 14th, 1981 Music comes from Snoopy's food dish. He thinks, "The national anthem?" A loud bang comes from the food dish. Snoopy thinks, "It's a 400-meter relay!" Snoopy looks excited and thinks, "That bug was right! There's a track meet in my supper dish . . ." Snoopy thinks, "I could have had the concessions!" First appearance: August 14th, 1996 Peppermint Patty sits on the edge of a dock holding a fishing pole. Marcie screams, "Hey, fish! Don't let her fool you! There's a hook on the end of that line!" Peppermint Patty says, "Be quiet, Marcie . ." Marcie yells, "She's out to get you! Run while you can!" Peppermint Patty says, "Fish don't run, Marcie . ." Marcie screams, "Dog paddle!" Latest appearance: August 11th, 2006 / First appearance: August 14th, 1959 Schroeder and Charlie Brown stand in front of the doghouse looking at Snoopy. Charlie Brown says, "I guess I just don't understand dogs!" Snoopy is confused. Charlie Brown continues, "I can't imagine why they want an old bare bone.." He concludes, "Snoopy's had THAT bone for months, and you never see him chewing on it!!" Snoopy watches Schroeder and Charlie Brown walking Latest appearance: August 12th, 2002 / First appearance: August 14th, 1972 The Fierce Pirate stands on the doghouse. He holds a sword and wears a bandana. He thinks, "Yo ho ho and a bottle of rum!" The Fierce Pirate thinks, "Here's The Fierce Pirate standing on the deck of his ship . . ." Woodstock flies toward The Fierce Pirate. The Fierce Pirate thinks, "His faithful parrot flies toward him to perch on his shoulder . . ." Woodstock stands on Sno First appearance: August 14th, 1997 Snoopy looks down from his dog house at Woodstock running around the rim of his dog dish. Snoopy thinks, "I think I have it figured out.." Woodstock is sweating. Snoopy thinks, "Five thousand two hundred and eighty times around the lake is one mile.." Woodstock falls into the dish, making a splash. Snoopy thinks, "No, if you fall in you have to start all over.." First appearance: August 14th, 1956 Charlie Brown stands on the baseball field in his cap and holding his bat. Patty, Lucy, and Violet come up to him very upset. Lucy shouts,"You Struck Out!!!" Violet shouts,"You Didn't Even Swing! You Just Stood There!!" Schroeder joins them and they all shout at Charlie Brown,"We Could Have Won The Championship, And You Struck Out!!!! You Dumbbell, Charlie Brown!! You Blockhead!" First appearance: August 14th, 1979 Beaglescout and Woodstock and friends stand by a road. Beaglescout looks at a street sign with the number forty. He thinks, "Interstate 40 . . . That's what we want . . ." Beaglescout continues to think, "This used to be route 66 . . . It'll take us right into Needles." Beaglescout raises his arm and thinks, "All those who want to go to Needles and visit my brother Spike, raise the Latest appearance: August 11th, 2010 / First appearance: August 14th, 1963 Snoopy lies on the side of a grassy hill. The sun is shining. Snoopy sits up and yawns. Snoopy walks sleepily home. Snoopy lies on his doghouse and says, "This has been a good day!" First appearance: August 14th, 1980 Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound and sweats. He says, "Boy, it's hot today . ." Charlie Brown continues, "I don't know if I'm standing on a pitcher's mound or in the middle of the . . ." Snoopy, as The Foreign Legionnaire, and Woodstock and friends march by the pitcher's mound. Charlie Brown continues, ". . Desert!" First appearance: August 14th, 1985 The Literary Ace types, "'I used to think you were a great engineer,' she said." The Literary Ace continues to type, "Once, I even loved you . . ." The Literary Ace types, "But you've gotten too big for your bridges." Snoopy looks up and smiles. First appearance: August 14th, 1976 The Literary Ace sits on the doghouse. Lucy says, "You'll never be a good theologian." Lucy continues, "You're too dogmatic!" She laughs hysterically. Lucy is hit on the head with the typewriter. Snoopy lies on the doghouse and thinks, "I hate jokes like that!"
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!