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 8th, 2015 / First appearance: August 10th, 1968 Snoopy and Linus walk toward the steps at night. Snoopy thinks, "These secret missions are spooky . ." Snoopy stands in the dark and thinks, "Where are we? I can't see a thing . . . I can hear someone breathing . . . Where are we? What's going on?" The lights turn on. Snoopy stands in front of a group of kids. His ears stand up. The kids shout, "Happy birthday!!!" Snoopy st Latest appearance: May 18th, 2007 / First appearance: May 20th, 1960 Schroeder, Lucy, Patty, Violet, and Linus in the baseball field shouting, "Charlie is trying to steal home!!" They then yell, with their mouths wide open, "SLIDE, CHARLIE BROWN! SLIDE!" A cloud of dust. Charlie Brown is lying on his back in a small cloud of dust. Violet, Linus, Schroeder, and Patty frowned down on him whiles Lucy exclaims, "Oh, you blockhead!" First appearance: August 22nd, 1956 "You're DUMB, Charlie Brown! and you're USELESS, an..." Patty is saying to Charlie Brown as she points her finger at him. Violet is walking up to them. (BR) (BR) As Violet approaches them, Patty ask her" Say, What time is it getting to be? (BR) (BR) Violet replies" I think it's almost Noon..." (BR) (BR) Patty turns from Charlie Brown and faces Violet saying" I have to go home, I guess... Why don' First appearance: November 16th, 1957 Patty approaches Pig-Pen who is sitting at the side of the house amidst garbage. She says, "Pig-Pen, just look at you! You're a disgrace! Why, you're a.."(BR) (BR) He stands up and exclaims, "STOP RIGHT THERE! Be careful what you say!"(BR) (BR) He looks down at himself and says, "Remember, this soil and I are as ONE.."(BR) (BR) He raises his hand and concludes, "When you criticize ME, you critici First appearance: June 11th, 1958 Charlie Brown stares up in the sky to catch the ball as Lucy watches. Violet says to Patty, "If Charlie Brown catches this fly ball, we'll win the championship!" Violet continues, "Just think of it..we'll be Champions!" Patty replies, "We'll all get our names in the paper!" Violet says, "And they'll give us a gold cup!" Patty continues, "And pins, and buttons, and pennants.." Latest appearance: May 6th, 2006 / First appearance: May 9th, 1959 Patty is in a room drawing. She walks away. She approaches Charlie Brown, who is also drawing. She looks at his drawing done completely in black paint. He grimaces and says, "I've been feeling kind of depressed all week..." Latest appearance: May 13th, 2006 / First appearance: May 16th, 1959 Patty approaches Pigpen playing in the mud. She says,"I just don't understand.." She asks, "Pigpen, how in the world do you manage to get so dirty?!" Pigpen looks down on himself and replies, "Well, it's kind of hard to say.." He continues,"I guess there are some things we will never know in this lifetime!" First appearance: January 2nd, 1957 Patty and Charlie Brown are walking in the lane. He says, "I'd like to be able to feel that I'm needed.." Patty says, "Don't forget Charlie Brown, that people who are really needed are asked to do a lot of different things..." Charlie Brown replies, "Uh, Huh..." He concludes, "Well, I'd like to feel needed, and yet not have to Do anything" Latest appearance: January 3rd, 2006 / First appearance: January 6th, 1959 Lucy is sitting listening to music. She exclaims, "OH, NO!" Charlie Brown approaches. Lucy says to him, "Listen to that, will you?" He sits next to her and starts listening to the song. She says, "There's just NOTHING sacred to songwriters any more!" Patty approaches them as Lucy grimaces. Charlie Brown says, "They've made a popular song out of 'StarDust'!" 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: May 7th, 2007 / First appearance: May 9th, 1960 Violet and Patty are talking to Charlie Brown who is sitting on a bench next to two baseball bats in the baseball field. Patty says to him, "We were so happy to hear that you are going to be our manager again this year, Charlie Brown!" Violet then says to a smiling Charlie Brown, "And we think you should hae sort of a 'Good Luck Kiss' from one of your players to help you start the season! First appearance: September 14th, 1956 Patty and Violet sit on the sidewalk talking. Patty says, "People should be more kind to each other" She continues, "Everyone should try to be gentle and considerate." Violet agrees, "That's true.." They let out an exclamation as they turn to see Charlie Brown standing there smiling. He runs off as Patty shouts at him, "Get Out Of Here! Can't You See We're Talking?" 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. Latest appearance: November 23rd, 2006 / First appearance: November 26th, 1959 Patty and Charlie Brown stand watching Pigpen. Charlie Brown asks, "Did it ever occur to you that 'Pig-Pen' might be carrying the dirt and dust of some past civilization?" They stoop down in his mud-pile and start to study him. Charlie Brown continues, "Notice how the dust clings to him.." Patty and Charlie Brown walk off and he concludes, "He could have on him some of the soil o Latest appearance: May 26th, 2006 / First appearance: May 29th, 1959 Snoopy sits on the grass. He thinks, "I guess Charlie Brown's new baby came home today.." He continues, "I'd kind of like to go in , and see her..." Patty and Schroeder walks by. Snoopy walks off and continues, "Still, maybe I'd better not.." He lies down in his doghouse. He thinks, "I'd just as soon wait for a few days until her eyes are open!" Latest appearance: March 11th, 2011 / First appearance: March 13th, 1964 STRIKE THREE! Linus is on the pitcher's mound. VIolet in the background, shouts, "Linus struck out the side!" Violet , Linus and Patty walk. Violet turns around and says, "Boy, we should have had YOU pitching for us a long time ago! Now, maybe we can start WINNING a few games!" Charlie Brown watches them approach. "Oh...hi, there!" Violet greets Charlie Brown. "Yes, sir! Wh 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 25th, 2001 / First appearance: March 25th, 1973 Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound holding the ball. He concentrates fiercly. He is in wind-up position. He throws the ball. POW! He is knocked over in the air. His clothes fly everywhere. Charlie Brown lies on top of the pitcher's mound, dazed and undressed. He sits up and looks around. He turns around, towards the outfield. He rais First appearance: February 11th, 1962 Snoopy dives from his doghouse thinking, “It’s snowing!” (BR) (BR) “Millions and millions of snowflakes!” Snoopy thinks as he starts to dance in the snow. (BR) (BR) “It’s Snowing! It’s Snowing!” thinks Snoopy as he continues to dance. (BR) (BR) “It’s Beautiful! It’s Beautiful!” goes on Snoopy as he flings his arms out and holds his head up towards the falling snow, as he continues to dance. (BR) ( First appearance: August 15th, 1958 Patty approaches Charlie Brown chomping on his food. He explains, "Sugar Sandwich.." He continues chomping. He smiles and says, "A rare delicacy!"
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: July 7th, 2000 / First appearance: July 12th, 1974 Snoopy and Woodstock sit on the doghouse. Snoopy thinks, "The big dog said to the little dog, 'Have you met the new cat who lives next door?'" Snoopy holds his arms out and thinks, "'Yes, I talked to him yesterday,' said the little dog. 'Did you talk to him in person?' asked the big dog . . . 'No,' said the little dog . . 'I talked to him in cat!'" Snoopy laughs hysterically. First appearance: July 12th, 1976 Snoopy sits on the doghouse and eats. Lucy says, "Junk food!" Lucy continues, "You're gonna ruin your stomach eating all that stuff!" Snoopy holds out his paw to Lucy and thinks, "Here, try one of these. sweetie . . ." Lucy walks away. Snoopy holds junk food and thinks, "Wait!! Come back! Have some doughnuts and potato chips with your cup cake!!" Latest appearance: July 9th, 2008 / First appearance: July 12th, 1961 Frieda stands on the sidewalk holding her cat. Violet walks by and says, "Humph!" Frieda says, "People hate cats . . ." Frieda continues, "People hate people who own cats . . ." Frieda says, "And people especially hate people with naturally curly hair who own cats!" Latest appearance: July 9th, 2014 / First appearance: July 12th, 1967 Snoopy lies on his doghouse. Snoopy looks up curiously. Snoopy thinks, "Now, I've seen everything . . ." A bird with long hair stands on the doghouse. Snoopy thinks, "A bird hippie!" Latest appearance: July 7th, 2003 / First appearance: July 12th, 1971 Snoopy sits on the ground and lies against a rock. He thinks, "Sometimes I get some of my best ideas while lying in the sun . ." Snoopy continues to lie against the rock. Snoopy opens his eyes as it begins to rain. Snoopy lies against the rock in the pouring rain. He thinks, "Somehow, I've never gotten a good idea while lying in the rain . . ." Latest appearance: July 11th, 2015 / First appearance: July 12th, 1969 Snoopy stares down at his food dish and says, "I can see myself in my water dish.." Snoopy stares deeper into the dish and exclaims, "What in the world?!?" Snoopy sits up and collects himself. He thinks, "Whew! That really shook me up for a moment.." Snoopy lies down and thinks, "I thought one of my ears was turning gravy!" First appearance: July 12th, 1995 Snoopy and Woodstock examine a line carved in the grass. Snoopy thinks, "Moles have very weak eyes . . They dig tunnels just under the ground, and hunt worms and insects." Woodstock speaks. Snoopy thinks, "You're right . . It's a tough way to make a living . ." Latest appearance: July 10th, 2007 / First appearance: July 12th, 1960 Charlie Brown and Lucy are leaning on top of a brick wall. Lucy says, "Boy, I had a weird dream last night..." They turn towards each other. Charlie Brown says, "Did you? I did too...but I had a hard time telling what was going on..." Charlie Brown faces the wall again. He continues, "Everything was kind confused and blurry..." He faces Lucy again. She says, "Maybe you First appearance: July 12th, 1984 Snoopy and Woodstock sit on the doghouse. Woodstock whistles. A music staff hovers over them. The wind blows to the left. All the musical notes crash to the left. The wind blows to the right. All the musical notes crash to the right. Woodstock is dazed. Snoopy thinks, "Well, don't try to whistle in the wind . ." Latest appearance: July 9th, 2013 / First appearance: July 12th, 1966 Lucy sits and stares and says, "No tv . . . I can't believe it . . ." Linus says, "Try reading a book . . ." Lucy says, "A what?" Linus continues, "Or radio . . . try listening to the radio . . ." Lucy says, "To what?" Linus says, "Or put some records on . . . Listen to the record player . . ." Lucy turns around in a daze and says, "The record what? Read what? Huh? Wh First appearance: July 12th, 1983 Charlie Brown and Sally stand by the mailbox. Charlie Brown says, "Look, I got a letter from Marcie . . . She's at camp, and she says she's lonely . . . " Charlie Brown says, "I wonder why she wrote to me . . . " Sally says, "She likes you, that's why!" Charlie Brown says, "Me? Why would she like me?" Sally says, "I'll admit that's a mystery." Sally says, "You and the First appearance: July 12th, 1958 Lucy is leaning on Schroeder's piano. She reads a letter and sighs. Schroeder looks up in a curious manner. She turns to him and says, "You're not the only fish in the sea.." She shows him the letter and exclaims, "Van Cliburn!" First appearance: July 12th, 1957 Lucy approaches Charlie Brown in the field and asks, "Why aren't you in the army, Charlie Brown?" He replies, "Because I'm too young, that's why! Boy, you sure can ask some stupid questions..." Lucy exclaims, "Are you Sure that's the reason? Are you Sure? Huh? Are you? Huh?" She continues, "Are you sure you're just not a little bit Scared? Huh? Huh?" He grimaces, grabs a t First appearance: July 12th, 1978 Snoopy, as The World Famous Tennis Pro, gets knocked over by the ball. A voice shouts, "Ace!" Molly Volley screams. Crybaby Boobie shouts, "We won!!!" A car horn honks. Molly Volley says, "I'm gonna kill somebody!" First appearance: July 12th, 1980 Woodstock and Snoopy sit on the doghouse. Woodstock speaks. Snoopy thinks, "Nope!" Woodstock speaks. Snoopy thinks, "No, I don't think so . ." Woodstock speaks and flies away. Snoopy thinks, "You haven't convinced me . . ." Snoopy lies on the doghouse and thinks, "His arguments were too narrow!" First appearance: July 12th, 1991 The Literary Ace sits on his doghouse. Lucy says, "I heard you got a six figure offer for your next book." Lucy asks, "May I ask what the six figure was?" Snoopy thinks, "000,000!" First appearance: July 12th, 1987 Snoopy and Woodstock set off for a spot of fishing; Snoopy wears a broad-brimmed hat and carries the fishing pole, whiles Woodstock carries a paper bag. As they walk across a branch, Woodstock balances the bag on his head. They stop by a grassy bank, and Snoopy thinks,"This looks like a good spot..." Woodstock has set the bag behind him. Snoopy turns to him and says,"I'll 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 9th, 2009 / First appearance: July 12th, 1962 Schroeder sits in the grass with Charlie Brown. Charlie Brown says, "My dad has always had ambitions to be a great golfer or bowler." Charlie Brown continues, "He's always wanted to play golf like Sam Snead and bowl like Don Carter . . ." Schroeder asks, "Has he achieved his ambition?" Charlie Brown replies, "No, he bowls like Sam Snead and plays golf like Don Carter! First appearance: July 12th, 1993 Charlie Brown holds a phone in one hand and a quarter in the other. Linus asks, "Calling home, Charlie Brown?" Charlie Brown says, "I thought I'd let everyone know that I got here to camp safely . . The phone says, "'Thank you for calling the Brown residence . . If you know the four digit extension of the party you are trying to reach, you may dial it now . . If you are calling yo
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.