Peppermint Patty

  • First appearance: August 22, 1966
  • A fearless born leader and a natural athlete, Peppermint Patty is up to any challenge…except studying. She never met a school day she didn’t hate. But this tough girl has a soft side, too: She’s hopelessly in love with her pal Charlie “Chuck” Brown—who has no idea. For Peppermint Patty, sports are easy; it’s life that’s hard.

  • Did you know: Peppermint Patty’s real name is Patricia Reichardt.
Peppermint Patty
Latest appearance: April 15th, 2006 / First appearance: April 18th, 1959 Patty and Lucy are on the baseball field looking at Charlie Brown who is wearing the letter 'M' on his shirt. Patty asks,"What does that letter 'M' stand for on Charlie Brown's shirt?" Lucy replies, "You got me..maybe it stands for muskrat or mole?" They laugh and in unison guess, "How about macaroni? Or mackerel? Or maybe mouse? Magna Charta? Mahler? Major? Mammoth cave?" Latest appearance: April 1st, 2007 / First appearance: March 27th, 1960 Charlie Brown stands in the doorway and says, "Hi Snoopy . . . Hi Shermy . . . Glad you made it . . . Hi, Pigpen . . . Hi Violet . . . How's the prettiest third baseman? Hi Linus Hi Lucy . . . Hi Patty . . . Hi Schroeder . . . How's the old throwing arm?" Charlie Brown says, "Well it's real good seeing you all hear ready to begin the baseball season . . ." Charlie Brown continues, First appearance: December 26th, 1957 Patty and Violet are leaning on the bridge. Violet says, "There sure are a lot of these instant products on the market..." They walk along the lane and she continues, "Instant coffee, instant tea, instant pudding, instant cereal" They watch as Charlie Brown walk by smiling. Violet says, "..Instant dislike.." Latest appearance: March 2nd, 2011 / First appearance: March 4th, 1964 Linus, Patty, and Lucy stand on the slope of the pitcher's mound, surrounding Charlie Brown. Linus says, "He can't keep pitching..his arm hurts!" Lucy advises, "Forget about the pain, Charlie Brown..keep throwing those curves!" Shroeder stands next to Linus and suugests, "Maybe he has bursitis." Patty says, "How about a shot of cortisone?" "Forget about the pain! Pitch through your tears!" Latest appearance: October 16th, 2007 / First appearance: October 18th, 1960 Patty and a grimacing Charlie Brown are standing in the field. She says, "Don't feel bad. After all, everyone gets depressed now and then..." She continues, "Perhaps you should try to CHART your periods of depression, Charlie Brown..." Patty asks, "Now, how long would you say this period of depression has lasted?" Charlie Brown turns to her and says, "Six years!" Latest appearance: May 22nd, 2016 / First appearance: May 25th, 1969 Patty builds a sand castle in the sandbox. Lucy gets out of the sandbox and says, "All right, then! Build it your own way!" Lucy walks past Charlie Brown and says, "And don't you go telling me I have to play ball today! Nobody tells me what to do! Nobody!!" Sally jumps rope. Lucy shouts, "No, I don't want to jump rope! Stop asking me!" Lucy walks past Snoopy and says, "Get First appearance: January 31st, 1957 Charlie Brown approaches Patty and Violet. He says, "Hi Girls.." They reply in unison, "Hi, Charlie Brown.." They stare after him and Violet says, "Good ol' Charlie Brown" He gazes after them and says, "Gee..I heard one of them say 'Good ol' Charlie Brown'...Maybe those girls don't think I'm so bad after all.." The girls walk along and Violet says, "Good ol' wishy-washy C Latest appearance: May 19th, 2007 / First appearance: May 21st, 1960 Linus, Violet, Schroeder, and Patty start to cry and yell, "WHAAH! We lost the game all because of Charlie Brown WHHAAAAHHH!!" Charlie Brown, lying on his back in the baseball field, asks Lucy, "Was I out?" Lucy looks down at him in anger and shouts, "Out?! Why, you blockhead, you didn't even get half way home!" Charlie Brown continues to lie on his back looking upwards. Ch First appearance: March 4th, 1958 Violet and Patty watch Charlie Brown flying his kite. He tugs at the string. He grimaces as the string loosens. He kneels on the ground crying. Patty says, "With Charlie Brown, flying a kite is an emotional experience." First appearance: April 26th, 1956 Pigpen sits playing in the dirt. Patty and Violet watch him from afar. Patty asks, "Isn't that 'Pig-Pen' a mess?" They approach him and Violet says, "Look at his clothes, and his hair...and that dirty face..." She asks, "You know what he looks like?" Patty replies, "What?" "A human soil-bank!" Latest appearance: November 7th, 2008 / First appearance: November 10th, 1961 Patty, Violet and Snoopy are standing in the grass watching leaves float to the ground, as Patty says" Winter is on it's way...You can feel it in the air..." (BR) (BR) Patty stretches out her hands and goes on saying, "Soon the ground will be covered with snow" Violet replies, "That makes it very bad for all the animals..." (BR) (BR) Snoopy is sitting listen to Violet say as she and Patty walk a First appearance: December 2nd, 1958 Charlie Brown and Patty are in the kitchen. Patty says, "You dropped a potato chip, Charlie Brown.." He replies, "That's all right..Snoopy licks up everything that falls on the kitchen floor.." Snoopy walks in heading for the chip with his tongue out. He yells, "WHOOOP!" and jumps. He walks off shuddering. Charlie Brown exclaims, "Cold linoleum!" First appearance: July 10th, 1957 Patty approaches Lucy crying in the living-room. Patty says, "Please don't cry, Lucy.." Lucy asks, "Waddya mean don't cry?!!" Lucy concludes, "Why should I deprive myself of an emotional outlet?!" Latest appearance: August 17th, 2010 / First appearance: August 20th, 1963 Linus stands next to Lucy holding his blanket and sucking his thumb. Lucy says, "You don't conform at all to my idea of what a little brother should be!" Linus says, "I shall immediately begin a course of self examination to find out where my faults lie so that I may resemble more closely the image you wish me to attain!" Lucy watches as Linus walks away. Lucy stands at a First appearance: March 24th, 1956 Violet and Patty are sitting on the sidewalk smiling and talking. Charlie Brown watches from afar and says, "I'll bet those girls are talking about ME." He stands behind a tree and says, "I wonder what they're saying about me.." He walks along the lane and continues, "Gee...I was feeling so good too...now I'm all depressed.." He turns to one side and and yells, "Why does s First appearance: February 27th, 1958 Charlie Brown approaches Patty in the field. She says, "Well, you certainly look cheerful today, Charlie Brown.." He replies, "Oh, yes..I'm not always depressed, you know.." He continues, "Every now and then I have a good day" He grimaces at the reader and concludes, "It's between those 'nows and then's' where I have all my trouble!" Patty looks at the reader with a sligh Latest appearance: October 16th, 2009 / First appearance: October 23rd, 1962 Frieda pats her hair and says to Patty, "Are you jealous of me, Patty, because I have naturally curly hair?" Patty says, "No, I try not to be jealous of anyone . . . Jealousy is a flaw that can destroy an otherwise beautiful personality . . ." Patty walks away. Frieda says, "Rats!" Latest appearance: December 14th, 2008 / First appearance: December 10th, 1961 Shermy walks up to Charlie Brown and says, "Boy, you're in trouble!" Shermy says, "You'd better get out of town!" Linus walks by Charlie Brown and says, "The girls are looking for you, Charlie Brown, and are they ever mad!" Violet, Lucy and Patty point fingers at Charlie Brown and shout, "All right, you!!" Violet says, "You're the one we've been looking for! We're Latest appearance: April 16th, 2014 / First appearance: April 19th, 1967 Snoopy and Linus walk with Patty. Linus asks, "Have you ever heard of a cheshire cat?" Patty replies, "Sure . . In 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.'" Patty stops and says, "Remember how she saw this grinning cat up in a tree? And remember how it kept disappearing all the time?" Patty continues, "The cat disappeared little by little until only its grin was left . . I always liked First appearance: April 2nd, 1972 Linus stands in the grass. His arms are open as he says "Is it? It IS!!" Linus looks off to the side and shouts: "THE EASTER BEAGLE IS COMING!!" Snoopy hops by and tosses an egg to Linus, who says, "Thank you..thank you very much." "Thank you," says Violet as Snoopy throws one to her. "Thank you,"says Sally "Thank you", says Schroeder. They stand on either side of S
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: June 27th, 1995 Charlie Brown sits in a beanbag chair. Sally stands behind him and says, "I've decided to try to be a better person . ." Sally continues, "But not right away, of course . ." Sally sits down, leans against the beanbag chair and muses, "Maybe a few days from now . ." Latest appearance: June 25th, 2007 / First appearance: June 27th, 1960 Linus is wearing a baseball cap standing in the baseball field in extremely tall grass. He says, "I don't mind playing right field." He continues, "I don't mind standing out here in weeds over my head...really, I don't..." Linus continues, "I mean, if this is where I can do the team the most good, this is where I belong." He concludes, "The only thing that bothers me is I Latest appearance: June 25th, 2011 / First appearance: June 27th, 1964 Snoopy lies on his stomach and thinks, "I hate to go home with all that house-cleaning going on.." He trots along: "Oh, well..I might as well see how they're doing..." He sits in the doorway of the doghouse. A broom is shaken out in his face. His ears fly up. Snoopy is covered with dirt. He sighs. First appearance: June 27th, 1987 Charlie Brown and Linus stand behind a stone wall. Linus points and asks, "What's your grampa doing?" Charlie Brown and Linus sit on a stone wall. Charlie Brown replies, "He's chopping weeds with a golf club . ." Charlie Brown says, "Probably a nine-iron." Charlie Brown asks, "Have you ever seen anyone shank a weed?" First appearance: June 27th, 1977 Marcie walks with a bag of golf clubs strapped to her back. She sings, "Here we all work 'long the Mississippi." Peppermint Patty says, "Quiet, Marcie! You're disturbing the players!" Marcie asks, "What hole are we on now, sir?" Peppermint Patty replies, "This is number three." Peppermint Patty says, "It's a par five, uphill all the way . . ." Marcie collapses and asks, "Wh Latest appearance: June 24th, 2017 / First appearance: June 27th, 1970 Snoopy lies on the doghouse. Woodstock flies above him upside down. Snoopy lifts his head and hears a crash. Snoopy sits on the doghouse and watches leaves fall to the ground. Snoopy lies on the doghouse and thinks, "Woodstock is practicing his tree landings!" First appearance: June 27th, 1989 Charlie Brown sits in a beanbag chair. Sally says, "I think your dog has finally flipped . ." Charlie Brown asks, "What's he doing now?" Snoopy sits in a chair and thinks, "Good evening . . I'm Alistair Beagle . . We are now at the third episode of 'Dark and Stormy Night.'" Latest appearance: June 29th, 2003 / First appearance: June 27th, 1971 flitter flitter flitter. Woodstock flies towards Snoopy, who lies on his doghouse with his nose facing Woodstock. flitter flitter flitter flutter. Snoopy lifts his head to see Woodstock fly above him. flitter flitter flutter flutter flitter. Snoopy sits up and watches as Woodstock flies upside down. flitter..... Woodstock flies.... Snoopy looks off in the direction Latest appearance: June 24th, 2008 / First appearance: June 27th, 1961 Linus is busy building something with his blocks. Lucy comes over and kicks Linus's creation down. Lucy walks off while Linus looks down at the fallen blocks. Linus screams, "Hoe can you sleep nights knowing that you're driving me crazy?" First appearance: June 27th, 1985 Woodstock looks into Snoopy's empty food dish and speaks. Snoopy thinks, "Really?" Snoopy thinks, "Tell me more . ." Snoopy holds his food dish and thinks, "Woodstock reads supper dishes!" First appearance: June 27th, 1988 Linus walks behind the World Famous Surgeon and says, "Tell me, doctor . . You seem more nervous today than usual . ." Linus asks, "IS there a reason for this?" Snoopy holds a golf club and thinks, "Yes, I've decided to change putters . ." First appearance: June 27th, 1965 Lucy is standing and leaning a bit to the right with a questioning look. (BR) (BR)Lucy walks towards a sleeping Linus who is sucking his thumb and holding his blanket up to his cheek. (BR) (BR) Lucy walks past Linus with a questioning look on her face. (BR) (BR) Lucy stops and listens leaning a bit to the left. (BR) (BR) Lucy starts walking to the right again. Lucy is back standing next to Linus l Latest appearance: June 25th, 2015 / First appearance: June 27th, 1968 Peppermint Patty tells a sad Sophie, "Sophie, we've got to cure your lonesomeness.." Peppermint asks, "Why don't we write a letter to your folks? Just talking with them and telling them all about what you've been doing will get your mind off your problems.." Peppermint tells Sophie, "You dictate what you want to say, and I'll write it.." Sophie says, "Dear Mom and Dad, I'm First appearance: June 27th, 1991 The Literary Ace sits on his doghouse and writes, "Her love affair had ended. She didn't want to live." The Literary Ace writes, "She threw herself in front of a Zamboni." Lucy looks at the paper and says, "That's the dumbest things I've ever read!" Snoopy types, "She threw herself in front of a skateboard." First appearance: June 27th, 1983 The Beaglescout and Woodstock sit on a cliff overlooking the ocean. The Beaglescout thinks, "Beautiful, isn't it?" The Beaglescout thinks, "Maybe, when we get back, you can sell some of your photographs to a wildlife magazine . . ." Woodstock asks a question. The Beaglescout thinks, "What's wildlife? You're wildlife." Snoopy thinks, "I'm what you call semi-wildlife." Latest appearance: June 22nd, 2000 / First appearance: June 27th, 1974 Charlie Brown stands in the grass. Linus runs and carries a letter. He says, "Look, Charlie Brown, my application not to go to camp was accepted!" Charlie Brown holds the letter and says, "You, too?" Linus smiles and says, "Boy, what a relief! No summer camp!" Linus points in the air and says, "'We have escaped as a bird from the snare of the fowlers; The snare is broken and we hav First appearance: June 27th, 1990 Charlie Brown stands on his doorstep. Peppermint Patty says, "Hi, Chuck . . Just thought I'd drop by, and let you know I'm all through with summer school . . ." Charlie Brown says, "I didn't know you had been going to summer school . ." Peppermint Patty walks away and says, "Thanks, Chuck . . Glad to see you're keeping up with what your friends are doing . ." Charlie Brown Latest appearance: June 5th, 2002 / First appearance: June 27th, 1972 The Literary Ace sits on the doghouse and thinks. The Literary Ace begins to type. The Literary Ace thinks, "What a great title for my new book . . ." Snoopy thinks, "Things I've learned after it was too late." First appearance: June 27th, 1998 As he is eating, Snoopy tells Woodstock, "Dog food? Well, it usually has a hearty flavor.. A little spicy.. Maybe a touch of gaminess.." Woodstock says something. Snoopy lies on his house and thinks, "No. I don't want to know what a worm tastes like..." First appearance: June 27th, 1976 Sally walks along with paper in her hand, dropping some of it behind her. She sits at the table, with the paper in front of her and a pencil in her mouth. She writes,"Dear Movie Critic," She looks at the paper, which reads,"How come you never like the same movies that I like?" She continues writing,"You're weird! Love, Sally Brown" She writes another letter; it reads,"Dea
Peppermint Patty, the tomboy, is forthright, doggedly loyal, with a devastating singleness of purpose, the part of us that goes through life with blinders on.
Charles Schulz

Interests

  • Baseball

    Peppermint Patty not only manages her baseball team but is its star pitcher.

  • Football

    Peppermint Patty likes to get her aggression out with a good tackle!

  • Skating

    Peppermint Patty shows her feminine side when she ice skates.