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: 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: February 3rd, 1958 Patty and Snoopy watch Charlie Brown chewing. Patty continues to watch and Snoopy sits up in a begging position. Charlie Brown tosses him some of the food. Snoopy is now chewing. Charlie Brown says, "Peanut Butter!" Latest appearance: July 17th, 2006 / First appearance: July 20th, 1959 Charlie Brown reads his cereal box as he eats. Patty reads her cereal box as she eats. Lucy reads her cereal box as she eats. Snoopy reads his can of dog food as he eats. Latest appearance: April 5th, 2009 / First appearance: April 1st, 1962 Charlie Brown stands at home plate holding a bat. A voice calls out, "Strike two!" Charlie Brown holds the bat and a voice calls out, "Strike three!" Lucy, Patty and Violet throw their heads back and wail, "Oh no!!!" Patty, Lucy and Snoopy shout at Charlie Brown, "You blockhed! You didn't even swing!!" Shermy says, "You just stood there!" Lucy says, "You blockhead!" Pa Latest appearance: August 21st, 2000 / First appearance: August 26th, 1974 Snoopy sits in the grass and thinks, "I've sat here now for seven hours, and not one person has said a kind word to me!" Patty walks past Snoopy and says, "Hello there, little friend." Snoopy thinks, "Rats!" Snoopy lies on the ground and thinks, "There goes my spot in the 'Guinness Book of World Records'!" 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!" Latest appearance: June 28th, 2011 / First appearance: June 30th, 1964 Patty, Violet, and Linus face Charlie Brown: "He WOULDN'T?" "Nope!" says Charlie Brown. "Well, THAT'S gratitude for you!" Patty says. "We clean up his whole house for him, and now he won't even invite us over for a party!!" Violet yells. Snoopy lies on top of the doghouse and thinks, "Why should I let it get all messed up again?" 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: May 3rd, 1986 Peppermint Patty and Marcie lean on a wall. Peppermint Patty asks, "They canceled our maypole dance because our school doesn't have liability insurance?" Peppermint Patty exclaims, "That's ridiculous!" Peppermint Patty asks, "Who would be clumsy enough to get tangled around a maypole?" Charlie Brown hangs upside down from a maypole. Snoopy, Eudora and Patty look on in dis First appearance: 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: June 15th, 1957 Snoopy sits on the grass and he is very hot. He walks off with his tongue sticking out and sweating. He looks at his dish confused. He approaches Patty and Charlie Brown with it on his head. Charlie Brown says, "I think somebody's water-dish is empty.." First appearance: July 15th, 1956 "C'mon! Hit one out here!" Linus calls. He stands in profile and wears a mitt and baseball cap. Pluck. Linus bends down to pick a blade of grass. He chews on the grass. He spits it out as he looks up towards the sky. He turns and runs. He runs, heading towards Patty and Violet, who are turning a jumprope for Lucy as she skips rope. Violet, Patty and 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!" Latest appearance: May 6th, 2010 / First appearance: May 9th, 1963 Patty says to Charlie Brown, "I hear you favorite ball player got sent down to the minors . . ." Charlie Brown says, "Yes, it's very depressing . . ." Patty says, "Your hero had feet of clay, huh?" Charlie Brown says, "No, he had a low batting average!" Latest appearance: June 19th, 2006 / First appearance: June 22nd, 1959 Charlie Brown (smiling) and Snoopy stand listening to Violet. She says, "Look, it's a picture of Sally, Charlie Brown's new baby sister." Patty, Lucy, and Linus gather around to look at the picture. Patty says,"Oh, isn't she cute?" Lucy says, "She's real cute" Violet adds, "That's such a cute picture" Linus stands next to Snoopy grimacing. Patty continues,"She sure is cute, Cha First appearance: October 9th, 1956 Charlie Brown walks along the lane grimacing, with his head down. He says, "Nobody likes me..." "Nobody..Nobody..Nobody.." Patty walks up to him and asks, "What's the matter, Charlie Brown?" He sighs and replies, "*sigh* I've never been so discouraged in all my life.." They sit on the sidewalk. He grimaces and says, "I think my soul needs a band-aid!" Latest appearance: June 18th, 2003 / First appearance: June 23rd, 1971 Snoopy sits on the doghouse. Patty holds a flower out for Snoopy. Snoopy sits on the doghouse and holds the flower. He thinks, "How nice . ." Snoopy holds the flower against his chest. Snoopy wears the flower on his collar. He thinks, "I hate not having a lapel." First appearance: September 28th, 1990 Pigpen stands at a podium and says, "And if I'm elected class president, I promise to . . ." Patty and Violet sit at their school desks. Violet shouts, "You can't be class president, 'Pigpen'! You're a mess, and you have no dignity!" Pigpen steps off the podium. Pigpen stands at the podium wearing a tall top hat. First appearance: September 29th, 1958 Lucy is playing with a hula-hoop. Patty is playing with a hula-hoop. Violet is playing with a hula-hoop Snoopy is playing with a hula-hoop. 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: 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: 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, 1989 Franklin, Linus, and Charlie Brown stand with kids in line. Franklin says, "It's going to cost me thirty dollars, but I'm going to get Joe Dimaggio's autograph!" A girl in line asks, "How much for a Ted Williams?" A boy in line answers, "Twenty-five dollars." Another boy says, "Steve Garvey is nine and Maury Wills is five . ." Linus asks, "Isn't Joe Shlabotnik your favorite player, Charlie Brown?" Latest appearance: August 11th, 2012 / First appearance: August 14th, 1965 Charlie Brown get ready to throw a pitch from the pitcher's mound. Lucy says, "Hey manager, wait! I have a question . . ." Lucy continues, "I've been reading about this baseball stadium that has plastic grass . . . how come we don't have plastic grass?" Charlie Brown thinks black thoughts. Lucy stands in the field and says, "Standing out here in the outfield like this, lot 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 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 14th, 2000 / First appearance: August 14th, 1974 Snoopy lies on the doghouse. Sally approaches all dirty and beat up. She says, "You stupid beagle! You left me there to get slaughtered!" Sally continues, "How could I 'Speak softly, and carry a beagle' if the beagle runs away?!!" Sally shouts, "You left me there to get slaughtered!" Snoopy lies on the doghouse and thinks, "I suggest a new motto . . . 'Speak softly, and shu 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 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!" 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." 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. 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, 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, 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, 1990 Linus and Franklin lean on the wall. Franklin says, "My grampa had another birthday yesterday . ." Franklin continues, "He said, 'I have to admit that the years have been good to me.'" Franklin says, "'But the months and weeks have been a little rude!'" First appearance: August 14th, 1958 Linus is looking up in the sky. He asks Lucy as she walks by, "Lucy, why is the sky blue?" He jumps as she snaps, "Because It Isn't Green!!" He watches as she walks away. He resumes looking up in the sky and says, "That just shows how stupid I am..I thought there would be a more complicated reason..." Latest appearance: August 11th, 2013 / First appearance: August 14th, 1966 Snoopy stands next to a trophy that says, "World Champion Diver." Charlie Brown stands in front of a wading pool holding a long board over his head. Snoopy stands on the board in swimming trunks. Snoopy peers over the edge of the board into the pool. Snoopy walks back and prepares to dive. Snoopy runs to the end of the board and dives into the pool with a big splas Latest appearance: August 12th, 2015 / First appearance: August 14th, 1968 Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound. Schroeder approaches and says, "Good grief, Charlie Brown, when are you going to throw the first pitch?" Charlie Brown holds the ball out and says, "That little red-haired girl is watching . . . I can't let go of the ball . . . My fingers are numb." Charlie Brown begins to shake. He says, "I'm starting to shake . . Look at me! I'm shakin 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 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!"
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.