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: March 25th, 2016 / First appearance: March 28th, 1969 Charlie Brown and Linus stand in front of the baseball team. Charlie Brown says, "All right, team . . We're going to try a little experiment . . ." Linus holds up a glass and smiles. Charlie Brown says, "Linus, here, has developed a new drink that will help us to win a few ball games . . . It's a balanced elctrolyte solution . . All the big teams are using it . . ." Charlie Brown c First appearance: January 21st, 1956 Charlie Brown yells to his left, "You Come Back Here, And Say That! I Dare You!!" He looks off to his left. He continues to look. Patty stands in front of him and he says, "Gee..I'm sorry you had to come back all that way.." First appearance: March 9th, 1956 Patty and Charlie Brown are in the living-room. He says, "I wish I knew WHY people don't like me..I wish I knew the REASONS..." Patty asks, "Do you have a piece of paper?" Charlie Brown replies,"I can get one..." She says, "All right...now divide the paper into ten columns..then put numbers down the left side from one to a hundred..." He exclaims: "!" She continues, "May First appearance: May 16th, 1956 Patty is talking to Lucy by the door at the front of the house. Lucy says, "So I said to my mother, 'I'm going outside'..." She continues, "'NO YOU'RE NOT,' she said...so I said,'WHY?!'" She continues, "And then she said, 'BECAUSE I SAID SO, THAT'S WHY!'" Patty asks, "Then what did you say?" Lucy leans against the door, grimaces, and replies, "Nothing..I knew it was hopele Latest appearance: March 6th, 2011 / First appearance: March 1st, 1964 Charlie Brown stands in line at the movie theater with, Violet, Linus, Patty, Lucy, Schroeder, Five, Three and Four. Four pays for her ticket and says, "One, please." Charlie Brown says, "I shouldn't be here . . ." Charlie Brown says, "I should get out of line and go home . . ." Charlie Brown says, "I feel totally guilty about going to the show today . . . I should be home helpin 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?!" 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!!" 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 Latest appearance: February 27th, 2011 / First appearance: February 23rd, 1964 Snoopy lies on his doghouse and thinks, "Boy was it cold last night!" Snoopy jumps down from his doghouse. Snoopy looks in his supper dish. Snoopy carries the dish in his mouth. Charlie Brown stands outside talking to Patty. Snoopy places his dog dish down next to them. Charlie Brown and Patty watch as Snoopy begins to skate on his water dish. Snoop Latest appearance: August 8th, 2010 / First appearance: August 4th, 1963 "It's no use running!" Violet shouts as she runs after Charlie Brown. She yells: "I'll get you!" Charlie Brown peeks out from behind a tree. "I'll get you, Charlie Brown! I'll get you!" She runs after him. "I'll knock your block off! I'll..." She threatens. He runs. "Wait a minute! Hold everything!" Charlie Brown holds up his hand to shield himself from Violet. Latest appearance: February 7th, 2012 / First appearance: February 9th, 1965 Patty stands outside wearing a coat and hat and talking to Charlie Brown. She says, "You say Snoopy is eating to forget his broken romance?" Patty continues, "That sounds like a good idea." Charlie Brown replies, "It has its drawbacks." A fat Snoopy sits on his doghouse looking unhappy. First appearance: March 18th, 1975 Charlie Brown walks toward the pitcher's mound and looks confused. Patty says, "We hope you don't mind, Charlie Brown." Schroeder says, "I needed some dirt for my garden . . ." Five says, "I needed some dirt for our lawn . ." Linus says, "I needed some dirt for our window box . . ." Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound. Many chunks of dirt are missing from it. First appearance: April 17th, 1995 Sally, Charlie Brown, Linus, Lucy, Patty and Violet wait curbside for the school bus. Snoopy dances by the mailbox. Sally says, "Ask my sweet babboo if he'd like to dance with me while we're waiting for the bus . ." Linus shouts, "I'm not her sweet babboo, and I wouldn't dance with her for a million dollars!" Patty says, "Some guys just hate to dance . ." Violet adds, "Some guys just love it Latest appearance: December 7th, 2003 / First appearance: December 5th, 1971 Charlie Brown walks on the ice. He is fully bundled up. "AAUGH!!" Charlie Brown slips and flies into the air. He wriggles around on his back and declares, "Good grief! I can't get up! I'm trapped like a turtle!" "I can't move! I'm doomed... I'll have to lie here for the rest of my life!" Lucy and Patty approach. Lucy says, "And then she told me about this one party Latest appearance: January 14th, 2015 / First appearance: January 17th, 1968 Patty walks toward Charlie Brown. Violet and Patty approach Charlie Brown. Charlie Brown says, "Hi, girls! Where . ." Charlie Brown tumbles backward. Violet and Patty shout, "Get out of the way!!!" Charlie Brown lies on the ground dazed. Violet says, "We're on our way to a 'Crab-in'!" Latest appearance: September 9th, 2006 / First appearance: September 12th, 1959 Snoopy sits in the grass watching Patty and Violet walking in the distance. Patty asks, "Did you know that crickets chirp by rubbing parts of their fore-wings together?" Violet says, "No, I've always thought they used their hind legs..." Snoopy flips over and starts rubbing his hind legs. He sits back down and thinks, "A popular misconception!" Latest appearance: May 23rd, 2009 / First appearance: May 26th, 1962 Patty stands on the field and shouts, "C'mon Charlie Brown, we're not really expecting much but we can hope!" Linus shouts, "Pitch it to him, Charlie Brown ol' boy! He'll probably hit a home run, but pitch it to him anyway!" Lucy says, "C'mon Charlie Brown, ol' boy! We know you're no good but we're right behind you anyway . . . sort of . . ." Charlie Brown stands on the p First appearance: August 16th, 1958 Charlie Brown walks out his house with a sandwich. He sits on the sidewalk to eat. He grimaces as the substance on the bread blows off. He explains to Patty, who has just arrived, "Never try to eat a sugar-sandwich on a windy day!" First appearance: January 21st, 1991 Lydia, Patty and five other students wait for the bus. Patty asks, "We're waiting for the school bus . . What's that dog doing here?" A boy answers, "You got me." A girl with glasses says, "He's always hanging around." A blond-haired boy asks, "But why? What does he want? Another girl says, "Who knows?" Snoopy thinks, "When the bus comes, I'll bet one of them leaves their lunch by the curb Latest appearance: June 28th, 2008 / First appearance: July 1st, 1961 Patty tells Charlie Brown, "I've come to the conclusion that you're a very friendly fellow, Charlie Brown." Charlie says, "Well, thank you Patty.. I appreciate the compliment." Patty says, "Don't mention it.. I think that's the least a person can about you.." Charlie screams, "Someday I'd like to hear more than just the least!"
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: April 9th, 1978 The Beaglescout sits in the grass looking to his right. He thinks,"It must be almost eight o'clock..." He watches the troop as they sit around the camp-fire singing. He thinks,"Birds sing weird campfire songs...." He points to the tent and thinks,"All right, men...into the tent...it's bedtime..." Woodstock chirps a question from inside the tent. The Beaglescout thinks fr First appearance: April 9th, 1980 Lucy stands in the outield and shouts, "Hey, manager, are we supposed to yell, 'I got it!' Or 'I have it!'?" Charlie Brown replies, "It doesn't matter Lucy." The ball flies over Lucy's head and hits the ground. Lucy says, "I think he's right." Lucy continues, "If you don't got it, you don't have it!" Latest appearance: April 6th, 2013 / First appearance: April 9th, 1966 Snoopy watches a bird flitter its wings. The bird's wings stop moving and it hangs in mid-air. The bird falls to the ground with a klunk. Snoopy thinks, "Poor guy . . . he ran out of flitters . . . " Latest appearance: April 6th, 2012 / First appearance: April 9th, 1965 Linus and Lucy walk outside. Linus says, "It's starting to rain . . . " Lucy says, "It figures . . . " Lucy continues, "It always rains on our generation!" First appearance: April 9th, 1981 Peppermint Patty sits at her desk in school. She says, "No, ma'am, I don't know the answer." Peppermint Patty asks, "How about a hint?" Peppermint Patty says, "You don't give hints?" Peppermint Patty asks, "How about a discount?" Latest appearance: April 4th, 2000 / First appearance: April 9th, 1974 Peppermint Patty and Franklin sit at their desks in school. Peppermint Patty says, "Education is important, Franklin." Peppermint Patty continues, "Say, for instance, that I'm the manager of a major-league ball club and I'm taking the lineup out to the umpire . . ." Peppermint Patty says, "That lineup has to be punctuated correctly, doesn't it? You can't take a starting lineup out Latest appearance: April 6th, 2008 / First appearance: April 9th, 1961 Charlie Brown and Linus watch Snoopy take the field. Charlie Brown tosses the baseball, swings the bat and hits the ball. Snoopy watches the ball. Snoopy turns and starts to run. Snoopy catches the ball in his mouth. Snoopy brings the ball back to Charlie Brown and spits it into his hand. Linus says, "I imagine even an inexpensive fielder's glove wou First appearance: April 9th, 1997 Marcie stands in front of a desk and says, "This is how it is, Mr. Principal . ." Marcie continues, "Half the kids in our class can't read, and half can't multiply 6 x 8 . ." Marcie says, "None of them ever heard of Bosnia, and couldn't tell you who wrote 'Hamlet.'" Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their desks in school. The roof leaks on Peppermint Patty's head. Marcie s Latest appearance: April 6th, 2017 / First appearance: April 9th, 1970 Schroeder and Charlie Brown stand on the pitcher's mound. Schroeder asks, "Where are all the girls who play outfield?" Charlie Brown replies, "They said they're new feminists, and they refuse to play baseball any more . . I don't even know what a new feminist is . ." Schroeder walks off the pitcher's mound and says, "The world is changing, Charlie Brown . . ." Charlie Brown asks, " First appearance: April 9th, 1976 Marcie stands on the baseball field and exclaims,"Babe Ruth had a cap! Willie May's had a cap!" She continues,"Ted Williams had a cap! maury Wills had a cap! Mickey Mantle had a cap!" Peppermint Patty stands on the pitcher's mound looking to her left; she yells,"MARCIE, WILL YOU SHUT UP?!?" Marcie whispers,"Even Joe Garagiola had a cap!" First appearance: April 9th, 1991 The World War I Flying Ace sits on his doghouse and thinks, "Here's the World War I Flying Ace returning to airdrome in his Sopwith Camel . ." Snoopy walks at night and thinks, "As usual, he goes to the small French cafe where he can forget his troubles, the war . . everything!" The World War I Flying Ace sits at a table with Marcie. Marcie says, "Bon soir, Monsieur Flying Ace . . First appearance: April 9th, 1983 Snoopy wears a striped shirt. He stands next to a tennis net. A tennis ball lies on the court behind him. Snoopy thinks, "You're welcome!" Snoopy smiles and thinks, "That was very nice." Snoopy walks away and thinks, "When the match was over, they also thanked all the ball-beagles." Latest appearance: April 7th, 2011 / First appearance: April 9th, 1964 Charlie Brown looks at Snoopy, who sits pouting on his doghouse. Charlie Brown says, "I'm sorry about the rabies shot, but it's the law, you know.." SNoopy lies on his stomach and thinks, "Did I have anything to say about making the law? No! I call that vaccination without represenation!" He stands and raises his fist, "I CALL IT.." "OOOOO....MY ARM!" Snoopy sits down and c First appearance: April 9th, 1975 Snoopy stands in front of the mailbox. Linus shouts, "I saw that!" Linus points and continues, "You mailed a love letter to Truffles, didn't you? Well, Truffles doesn't love you! She loves me! Do you understand?!" Snoopy sticks his tongue out at Linus. Linus chases Snoopy. Snoopy runs and thinks, "This will take care of my jogging for the rest of the week . . ." First appearance: April 9th, 1979 Woodstock and Snoopy sit on the doghouse. Woodstock speaks and asks a question. Snoopy thinks, "A grocery clerk?" Snoopy thinks, "Sure, why not?" Snoopy continues to think, "But what makes you think you could be a grocery clerk?" Woodstock signals a bar code. Latest appearance: April 6th, 2006 / First appearance: April 9th, 1959 Snoopy watches Lucy eating. He thinks,"Isn't she going to give me any?" Lucy looks over at Snoopy watching her. He thinks,"Oh, come on...please! PLEASE!" Lucy tosses him some food and says, "Okay Snoopy...Here you can have the last one.." He walks away and thinks,"*whew* I came very close to pushing the panic button!" First appearance: April 9th, 1958 Charlie Brown is watching t.v. Schroeder is reading a book and says, "It says here that children cannot concentrate properly.." Charlie Brown starts to color. Schroeder continues, "It says that children cannot keep their minds focused on one problem for any length of time.." Charlie Brown is practicing baseball. Schroeder watches as Charlie Brown plays paddy-ball. Charlie First appearance: April 9th, 1996 Lucy, Linus and Charlie Brown stand outside a building. Lucy asks, "Why is the ice arena closed?" Linus replies, "The owner was losing too much money . ." Charlie Brown says, "He says he'll be the only person who rode to the poorhouse on a zamboni!" First appearance: April 9th, 1986 Sally sits in a beanbag chair. A television annoucer says, "Partly cloudy and cooler . ." A television annoucer says, "Afternoon sunny . . Clearing tonight." A television says, "And now, a community reminder . ." Sally exclaims, "Don't remind me!" First appearance: April 9th, 1999 Marcie sits at her school desk. Peppermint patty's desk is empty. Marcie says, "Yes, ma'am.. her desk looks empty, doesn't it?" Marcie says, "Well, I know she was offended by that "D-minus hall of fame" thing." Marcie says, "Yes, if I see her, I'll tell her.." Patty speaks from under her desk to Marcie. She says, "See? She doesn't even know I'm under here.."
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.