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
First appearance: August 12th, 1958 Violet and Patty approach Charlie Brown by the fence. Patty singsongs, "Boys are rotten filled with cotton.." Violets singsongs whiles Patty laughs, "Girls are dandy filled with candy!" Charlie Brown grimaces as they walk of smiling. He yells after them, "GENERALITIES!!" 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: June 4th, 2016 / First appearance: June 7th, 1969 Patty and Violet walk toward Snoopy. Violet asks, "Did you hear about the fancy party last night?" Violet says, "All of the important people in town were there . . . The ladies were all dressed in fancy gowns . . . It was beautiful!" Patty and Violet walk past Snoopy. Violet continues, "I wish I could be invited to a fancy party like that . . ." Snoopy thinks, "I would have First appearance: May 27th, 1958 Patty and Charlie Brown are sitting on the sidewalk. Patty asks, "Which is your favorite day, Charlie Brown?" He replies, "I've always been fond of tomorrow..no matter what today was like there is still Tomorrow!" He exclaims, "Keep your face turned to tomorrow! Tomorrow will be a Better day! Look To Tomorrow!" He shouts, "If There Were No Tomorrows, There'd Be No Todays!! First appearance: February 20th, 1956 Patty and Lucy are talking. Lucy says, "If I eat all my breakfast, my mother lets me watch 'Ding-Dong School'..." They walk along the lane and she continues, "Then if I eat all my lunch and take a nap, she lets me watch 'Howdy-Doody'.." She continues, "And if I eat all my supper, she lets me watch 'Lassie'..." She concludes, "That's what is know as 'Pay-As-You-Go' televisio Latest appearance: March 30th, 2006 / First appearance: April 2nd, 1959 Patty and Charlie Brown are walking in the neighborhood. Charlie Brown asks,"Wouldn't it be wonderful if there were no hatred?" He continues,"Wouldn't it be wonderful if there were no hatred in the whole world?" Patty asks,"Why does this interest you so much, Charlie Brown?" He turns to Patty and says, "Then nobody would hate me!" First appearance: February 23rd, 1958 "Hi, Charlie Brown..how's the friend of all mankind?" Shermy asks as Charlie Brown passes by. "HA HA HA" Pig-Pen laughs at his witticism. "Good grief!" Charlie Brown exclaims. In the background they laugh:"HA HA HA HA.." "Well, if it isn't Charlie Brown!" Patty exclaims as she and Violet watch Charlie Bornw walk past. "Good ol' wishy-washy Charlie Brown!" Violet adds. They First appearance: February 15th, 1963 Frieda turns to Charlie Brown and says, "I got thirty Valentines yesterday! How many did you get Charlie Brown?" Charlie Brown replies, "Me? Me? Me?" Charlie Brown laughs, "Ha! Ha! Ha! Ha! Ha! Ho! Ho! Ho! Ho! Ho!" Frieda puts her hand to her mouth, "Hee! Hee! Hee! Hee! Hee! Hee! Hee! Hee!" Charlie Brown, "Ha ha ha ha ha." Frieda says to Patty, "He's hysterical!" Latest appearance: February 3rd, 2013 / First appearance: February 6th, 1966 "SO LONG, CHAPS!" The World War I Flying Ace waves from his doghouse. "CONTACT!" Snoopy flies. "Here's the World War I pilot taking off from a field somewhere in England..." "Drat this fog! It's bad enough having to fight the Red Baron without fighting the fog, too!" Snoopy is outlined in this panel. "Headquarters expect too much of us...When I get back, I think I'l 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." Latest appearance: January 6th, 2012 / First appearance: January 8th, 1965 Patty says, "You have very nice hands, Violet." Violet says, "Thank you." Patty says, "I think nice hands are important for a girl." Patty says, "I don't like my hands . . . they're too skinny." Patty says, "What can you do to gain weight in your hands?" First appearance: June 28th, 1958 Linus tries to tug his blanket from under Snoopy. He succeeds and rolls Snoopy over. Linus walks away as Snoopy lands on his head. Charlie Brown and Patty approach and see Snoopy lying on his head. Charlie Brown says, "Little by little that dog seems to be losing his mind..." 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: September 24th, 1957 Snoopy is eating his food. He gags in disgust. He picks up his dish and walks off. He gives it to Charlie Brown who explains to Patty, "Needs salt!" First appearance: August 20th, 1957 Snoopy rolls an object along the ground. He drops it on the in front of Charlie Brown and Patty. They all look at it. Charlie Brown explains, "Empty water dish!" First appearance: October 20th, 1957 Charlie Brown holds a football. Pig-Pen sails towards him, reaching out for it.(BR) (BR) Charlie Bropwn holds Pig-Pen down on the ground.(BR) (BR) Charlie Brown runs with the football. Linus, Patty and Lucy tumble through the air as he passes them.(BR) (BR) Charlie Brown knocks Linus onto his head.(BR) (BR) Lucy and Linus dive towards the grass as Charlie Brown races past them.(BR) (BR) WUMP! "OOF Latest appearance: November 1st, 2009 / First appearance: October 21st, 1962 Snoopy lies on his doghouse and thinks, "I hear footsteps . . ." Snoopy sits up and thinks, "Oh good grief!" Charlie Brown holds a leash and smiles at Snoopy. Charlie Brown attaches the leash to Snoopy's collar. Snoopy walks on the leash next to Charlie Brown and hangs his head. Patty looks on as Snoopy makes a fuss about the leash. Charlie Brown rolls his e First appearance: December 21st, 1956 As Charlie Brown walks through a door Patty says, "Kind of chilly out today, eh, Charlie Brown?" "It's more than just chilly..it's cold outside..." he answers. He faces her and adds, "In fact, it's more than just COLD..." He holds out his gloved hands: "It's MITTEN cold!!" Latest appearance: June 28th, 2015 / First appearance: June 30th, 1968 Charlie Brown, Schroeder and Linus stand on the pitcher's mound. Schroeder asks, "How shall we pitch this next guy, Charlie Brown?" Charlie Brown replies, "Well, I don't know . ." Linus says, "Throw him your curve, Charlie Brown." Linus looks at houses in the background and says, "Say, have you noticed how built-up it's getting around here? Pretty soon there won't be any place for us to pl Latest appearance: February 19th, 2007 / First appearance: February 22nd, 1960 Violet and Patty berate Charlie Brown: "You're WEAK! You're a real JELLYFISH!" "You're DUMB, you're STUPID you're IGNORANT and you have a silly face!" Charlie Brown looks from one to the other rapidly. "Poor Charlie Brown...I see the cats have been using you to sharpen their claws again, huh?" Schroeder asks sympathetically as Patty and Violet walk away. "Yeah, I'm sort of
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
Latest appearance: May 23rd, 2011 / First appearance: May 25th, 1964 Charlie Brown and Linus sit on the bench, holding sandwiches. "You kow why that little red-haired girl never notices me?" Charlie Brown asks. "Because I'm nothing! When she looks over here, there's nothing to see! How can she see someone who's nothing?!" Linus stares at him. They sit in silence. "You're depressed, aren't you?" Linus says. Charlie Brown rolls his eyes. Latest appearance: May 20th, 2000 / First appearance: May 25th, 1974 The Literary Ace types, "Dear Little Girl Scout." The Literary Ace continues to type, "Thank you for rescuing me when I was lost in the wilderness." The Literary Ace types, "I hope I will see you again some day. Maybe you could come to my house for milk and cookies." Snoopy types, "You bring the cookies." Latest appearance: May 25th, 1997 / First appearance: May 25th, 1997 Woodstock and Snoopy sit on the doghouse. Woodstock flaps his wings and speaks. Woodstock hovers in the air. Snoopy thinks, "Fly? Sure, I know birds can fly . ." Snoopy thinks, "What's so great about that?" Snoopy thinks, "Dogs can do a lot of things birds can't do . ." Snoopy thinks, "Dogs can bark!" Woodstock jumps off the doghouse and walks away First appearance: May 25th, 1985 Charlie Brown and Lucy stand at the wall. Charlie Brown says, "I want to be liked for myself . ." Charlie Brown continues, "I don't want to be liked because I know the right people." Charlie Brown says, "I want to be liked for ME!" Lucy asks, "Who?" First appearance: May 25th, 1957 Charlie Brown stands confused watching Pigpen eat. Charlie Brown approaches him as he continues to eat. Pigpen swallows. Charlie Brown gags as Pigpen announces, "Well, that's the last of the easter eggs!" First appearance: May 25th, 1984 Peppermint Patty sits at her school desk. She asks, "Who was the first Tudor King?" Peppermint Patty says, "Well, let me think . . . " Peppermint Patty says, "Is this for real, Ma'am?" Peppermint Patty says, " . . Or are we playing trivia." First appearance: May 25th, 1987 Charlie Brown runs and pulls a kite string. Charlie Brown gets jerked and tangled in the kite string. The kite string pulls him my the ankle into the air. Charlie Brown hangs from a tree upside down. He looks at the kite and shouts, "Heel!" First appearance: May 25th, 1986 Peppermint Patty sits at the kitchen counter next to the toaster, with a glass near her. Her books are sitting on one of the stools. She walks out of her house holding a box in front of her. She sits at her desk in class and says,"Yes, Ma'am...I'm ready" She stands in front of the class smiling; she says,"This is my science project..." She proudly displays a piece of toas First appearance: May 25th, 1980 Marcie and Peppermint Patty are walking down the lane. The latter looks at Marcie and says,"Your trouble is you look ordinary.." She continues,"You know why you look ordinary, Marcie! Because you don't wear your glasses on top of your head!" She looks at Marcie who is now wearing her glasses atop her head. She says,"See? Now, you look sophisticated!" Marcie asks,"I do?" P Latest appearance: May 22nd, 2010 / First appearance: May 25th, 1963 Schroeder wears his catcher's uniform and walks to Charlie Brown standing on the pitcher's mound. Schroeder asks, "Do you think Beethoven would have liked me?" Charlie Brown replies, "Why, yes . . . I think so . . . I think he would have liked you very much . . ." Schroeder walks away. Charlie Brown says, "A good manager has to be quite tactful sometimes." Latest appearance: May 22nd, 2013 / First appearance: May 25th, 1966 Lucy leans on a bat and says to Charlie Brown, "You're not a good manager . . . You know why?" Lucy continues, "You should be out there arguing with the umpire, and kicking dirt on his shoes." Lucy says, "I've never seen you kick dirt on the umpire's shoes . . . You're just not a good manager, Charlie Brown . . ." Charlie Brown sits on the bench and thinks, "I must be a goo Latest appearance: May 23rd, 2007 / First appearance: May 25th, 1960 Lucy approaches Charlie brown who is lying in the baseball field. He says, "If I had stolen home, I'd have been the hero...instead, I'm the GOAT" Lucy replies, "Don't think of yourself as being the goat Charlie Brown...If you forget about it, everyone else will too...." Charlie Brown looks up at Lucy and asks, "Do you really think do Lucy ?" Lucy replies, "I'm positive!" L Latest appearance: May 22nd, 2009 / First appearance: May 25th, 1962 Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound catching a ball. Lucy walks over and says, "I think Linus is right, Charlie Brown . . ." Lucy continues, "We can't stand out there in the field yelling 'C'mon Charlie Brown you can do it!' When we really know you can't do it!" Lucy says, "You're making us all into hypocrites!" Lucy says, "Baseball is supposed to build character, Latest appearance: May 22nd, 2014 / First appearance: May 25th, 1967 A bird walks up to Linus. Linus pats the bird on the head. The bird walks away. Linus says to Charlie Brown, "They come depressed and they go away feeling great." First appearance: May 25th, 1995 Peppermint Patty lies on her bed and says into the phone, "Marcie, what book did our teacher ask us to read by tomorrow?" Marcie says into the telephone, "She gave us a choice, sir . ." Marcie sits in a chair and says, "We can read 'War and Peace' or 'If You Give a Mouse a Cookie.'" Peppermint Patty says, "I'll be up all night trying to decide . ." First appearance: May 25th, 1988 Charlie Brown walks behind Franklin. Franklin says, "My grampa went to his high school's fortieth reunion last night . ." Franklin says, "He's also been to a college reunion and an army reunion . . ." Franklin purchases a movie ticket. Franklin says, "He has a new career . . He goes back to things." First appearance: May 25th, 1958 Snoopy slithers along in the grass. Linus stands in the baseball field. He wears his cap and glove andf carries his blanket. He is sucking his thumb. Linus looks up at the sky. Snoopy sit sup in the grass. CLOMP! Snoopy races past Linus, clamping his teeth down on and dragging the blanket. "AAUGH!" Linus holds onto the blanket, and is dragged with them. Snoopys sits First appearance: May 25th, 1998 At the party, Linus runs up to Charlie and says, "Charlie Brown! Where have you been?" Charlie says, "I've been doing the hokey-pokey with Patty and Marcie.." Charlie says, "Listen.. They're playing a fox trot.." Charlie says, "Now I can ask the little red haired girl to dance.." Linus says, "I think someone is ahead of you.." On the balcony, Snoopy dances with the little r Latest appearance: May 22nd, 2006 / First appearance: May 25th, 1959 Charlie Brown watches Lucy skipping pass him. He says, "I'm going to be staying at my Gramma's house for a few nights.." Lucy asks, "How come, Charlie Brown?" He replies, "Because my mother went to the hospital last night..." He continues, "My dad said she'll be all right..in fact, he said she'll be home in about five days.." Lucy looks at the reader and asks, "Five days? First appearance: May 25th, 1982 Snoopy sits and fishes. Lucy asks, "Fishing for compliments?" Lucy says, "That's the dumbest thing I've ever heard!!" Snoopy pulls up a bunch of slips of paper on the fishing line. Snoopy reads the slips of paper, "You're sweet . . . You have nice eyes . . . You're kind of cute . . . You have a great bod . . ."
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.