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: April 7th, 1956 Patty and Charlie Brown are talking whiles Snoopy pushes his dish past them with his nose. Patty looks at him as he pushes it past them again. They both watch him as he continues to push his dish past them. Charlie Brown says, "Excuse me..I think somebody's hungry.." First appearance: December 9th, 1962 Linus and Charlie Brown are standing in the front yard as the snow is coming down. Charlie Brown says, “It’s starting to snow again…” Linus replies, “Uh huh..” (BR) (BR) Charlie Brown turns to Linus and says, “I think I’ll go in… I still have a little homework to do…” (BR) (BR) “Hello, Stupid! Says Patty as she and Violet walk up to Charlie Brown and Linus. Violet also says, “ Yeah, Hello stupid! 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 21st, 2006 / First appearance: January 24th, 1959 Charlie Brown and Patty are leaning on the brick wall. Charlie Brown exclaims, "Boy, what a day!" They start walking along the sidewalk. He continues, "Everything I've tried to do has gone wrong!" Patty responds, "Don't be so disturbed Charlie Brown..we all have our bad days..." Charlie Brown is grimacing. He shouts, "Last year I was the only person I know who had THREE 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) ( Latest appearance: December 13th, 2008 / First appearance: December 16th, 1961 Patty says, "You're just as greedy as everyone else, Charlie Brown!" Patty points and says, "Don't come around here with your lectures and your moaning and groaning about everybody being greedy!" Patty says "You're no different from the rest of us!" Charlie Brown says, "I am too!" Charlie Brown shouts, "I feel guilty about it!!" 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 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: May 10th, 1956 Patty and Violet are looking at Snoopy. Violet asks, "Hasn't Snoopy got sad eyes?" They stoop next to him. Violet grabs his ears and continues, "I like a dog with sad eyes and real droopy ears.." Patty replies, "Not me..I like a dog with a bright, cheerful expression..." They look at Snoopy as he gaves a lopsided smile with sad eyes. First appearance: January 25th, 1956 Patty approaches Pigpen in the field. She says, "'Pig-Pen', it's bad enough that you're as dirty as you are.." She points down at his shoes and asks, "But couldn't you at least tie your shoelaces?" He looks confused. He asks her, "What do you want me to be..." He concludes, "Inconsistent?" First appearance: February 27th, 1958 Charlie Brown approaches Patty in the field. She says, "Well, you certainly look cheerful today, Charlie Brown.." He replies, "Oh, yes..I'm not always depressed, you know.." He continues, "Every now and then I have a good day" He grimaces at the reader and concludes, "It's between those 'nows and then's' where I have all my trouble!" Patty looks at the reader with a sligh Latest appearance: July 31st, 2013 / First appearance: August 3rd, 1966 Lucy says, "Charlie Brown got hit on the head with the ball!" Frieda says, "Mercy!" Patty, Linus and Lucy stand over an unconscious Charlie Brown. Linus says, "Here, run over to the drinking fountain and soak this handkerchief in cold water . . ." Lucy says, "You're kidding!" Lucy runs and says, "With a head like Charlie Brown's you'll need a bed sheet!" Charlie Brown li First appearance: May 8th, 1958 Patty and Charlie Brown are walking along the lane. Patty asks, "School is getting you down, isn't it, Charlie Brown?" He grimaces as she continues, "When you come home in the afternoon, you need something to help you to unwind..you need to relax.." He replies, "I know I do..." They approach Snoopy lying with his head in his dish. Charlie Brown asks, "But who wants to lie First appearance: March 28th, 1956 Patty looks up into the sky, and asks Charlie Brown, "Isn't the sky a beautiful blue today, Charlie Brown?" He frowns and replies, "Beautiful is only a relative term..as a matter of fact, so is blue..." He continues, "Color, you know is beautiful only when it is Good color..." She grimaces and exclaims. He concludes, "Of course, then you come up against the question, 'Just Latest appearance: October 26th, 2014 / First appearance: October 29th, 1967 Linus and Charlie Brown sit at their desk. They hold up up a piece of paper. Charlie Brown turns and whispers, "psst...'K'" Linus writes. They are playing hangman, and 'The Great Pumpkin' is almost spelled out. "YES, MA"AM?" Both say at once. Linus's hair stands on end. Charlie Brown says, "Oh, good grief!" They stand. Linus says, "Yes, Ma'am...we were playing 'hangman'." C 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: February 15th, 1956 Charlie Brown approaches Patty. He shouts at her, "You didn't send me a valentine!" She replies, "I didn't? Oh, I'm sorry Charlie Brown" She continues, "I guess I just forgot about you..I guess I just didn't think about you..." He frowns as she continues, "You just sort of slipped my mind..your name never occurred to me..I just didn't remember you..I just.." She jumps as Latest appearance: May 22nd, 2016 / First appearance: May 25th, 1969 Patty builds a sand castle in the sandbox. Lucy gets out of the sandbox and says, "All right, then! Build it your own way!" Lucy walks past Charlie Brown and says, "And don't you go telling me I have to play ball today! Nobody tells me what to do! Nobody!!" Sally jumps rope. Lucy shouts, "No, I don't want to jump rope! Stop asking me!" Lucy walks past Snoopy and says, "Get First appearance: August 15th, 1965 Charlie Brown is standing in the yard holding a croquet mallet, as his ball is hit my another he says, “ OH NO!” (BR) (BR) Lucy is standing holding her mallet up saying, “ I hit him! I hit Him!” (BR) (BR) Lucy is running past Linus and Patty with her mallet up in the air saying, “HA! I hit Charlie Brown’s ball! I get to knock him away!” (BR) (BR) Lucy puts he foot on her ball and gets ready to swi 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: 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: December 3rd, 2016 / First appearance: December 6th, 1969 Snnopy stands in the snow, smiling. Snoopy holds out a paw. Snoopy thinks, "I should have stayed home . . . " Snoopy stands amid a group of snowmen and thinks, "I hate these parties where you just stand around and nobody says anything!" First appearance: December 6th, 1975 Charlie Brown holds a large envelope and runs. He says, "Good news, Linus!" Charlie Brown stands with Linus. He opens the envelope and says, "A special delivery from Spike . . ." Charlie Brown holds Linus' blanket and says, "He was crossing the desert, and found your blanket!" Linus holds his blanket and grits his teeth. He says, "Just what I need . . . A blanket full of ow First appearance: December 6th, 1990 Sally sits in a beanbag chair. Snoopy and Charlie Brown stand behind her. Charlie Brown says, "Lucy said if I need twenty-five dollars to buy Peggy Jean a Christmas present, I should sell my dog . . ." Sally exclaims, "What a great idea!" Sally wears a dog dish on her head. Her head is wet. Charlie Brown says, "That's the first time I've ever seen him spill his water dish . ." Latest appearance: December 1st, 2003 / First appearance: December 6th, 1971 Lucy ice skates on a pond and says, "We're having a Christmas show at our skating club this year . ." Lucy continues, "I'll bet I could be in it if I had someone to skate with me . . ." Lucy stops and says, "I need a partner who is handsome and graceful . . ." Snoopy skates toward Lucy and thinks, "Did you call, sweetie?" First appearance: December 6th, 1991 Snoopy is dressed as Santa Claus and he honks a horn. Linus falls over. Lucy says, "Just ignore that Santa Claus, Linus . . There's nothing he can do to you . ." Latest appearance: December 3rd, 2012 / First appearance: December 6th, 1965 Charlie Brown says, "You did have a 'lazy eye' didn't you?" Sally says, "Yes, my opthamologist said I have to wear this patch for six months . . ." Sally says, "But just think . . . After that my eye will be all right . . . He put the patch on my good eye so the weak one will work harder." Sally says, "How do I look with an eye patch?" Carlie Brown says, "You look fine . . . you First appearance: December 6th, 1995 The Literary Ace sits on his doghouse and types, "Dumb." Lucy reads the piece of paper and asks, "This is the title of your new novel?" Lucy hands the paper back to Snoopy and says, "I think you can do better than that." The Literary Ace types, "Beyond Dumb." Latest appearance: December 3rd, 2014 / First appearance: December 6th, 1967 Lucy stands on the ice. Snoopy ice skates past her. Lucy says, "Real figure skaters smile a lot . . ." Snoopy skates past Lucy and smiles. Lucy says, "Maybe just a pleasant grin would be better . . ." First appearance: December 6th, 1958 Charlie Brown and Violet are standing in the field. Violet says, "I'm having a Big party, Charlie Brown, and I'm going to invite Everyone in the neighborhood except You!" She walks off smiling. He yells after her, "I Don't Care! You Can't hurt My feelings!! He continues, "Did you hear me? I said, you can't hurt My feelings!!!" He walks off saying, "I'm a loud Liar!" First appearance: December 6th, 1997 Charlie Brown is at the store with Lucy and Snoopy. They are wearing coats and hats and Snoopy wears a stocking cap. Charlie Brown points at the display case and says, "See? There they are... those are the gloves I'd like to buy Peggy Jean for Christmas." Lucy says, "Where are you going to get twenty-five dollars?" He says, "That's the problem." Lucy suggests, "Maybe you could sell First appearance: December 6th, 1999 Marcie and Peppermint Patty are walking to school. Marcie is looking at a piece of paper and she asks, "If we take reading, math and history, sir, which should we take in the morning?" Peppermint Patty answers, "History should always be studied in the morning, Marcie, before anything else can happen." First appearance: December 6th, 1979 Lucy approaches Charlie Brown with a paper. She says, "I've made up a new list of things I want for Christmas, Charlie Brown." Charlie Brown says, "I hate to admit it, but I can't even remember where we put the other list." Lucy walks and says, "Don't worry, I know just where it is . . ." Snoopy lies on the doghouse with two papers on his nose. He thinks, "Joe Spindle!" Latest appearance: December 4th, 2015 / First appearance: December 6th, 1968 Peppermint Patty sits at her desk in school and looks at a paper. She reads, "In driving from town A to town D you pass first through town B and then through town C." Peppermint Patty continues, "It is 10 miles farther from A to B than from B to C and 10 miles farther from B to C than from C to D, if it is 390 miles from A to D, how far is ti from A to B?" Peppermint Patty says, "W First appearance: December 6th, 1992 Spike sits in a barber's chair. Spike lies in a sleeping bag in the desert. He thinks, "I used to dread each day . ." Spike lies on a rock and thinks, "I used to wish there was someplace where I could sort of hang out . ." Spike sits on a hill and thinks, "Someplace where I could go and feel at home . ." Spike runs and thinks, "Then I found it!" Spike contin First appearance: December 6th, 1989 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their desks in class. Peppermint Patty looks at a sheet of paper. Marcie says, "No, 'biannual' means twice a year . ." Marcie continues, "I think 'biennial' means every two years . ." Peppermint Patty says, "'Bi-D-minus' must mean twice a day . ." First appearance: December 6th, 1996 Peppermint Patty and Marcie stand on the Brown's doorstep in the pouring rain. Peppermint Patty, who is holding a football, says to Charlie Brown, "Hey, Chuck, you missed a good practice!" Marcie says, "Where are we? I can't see a thing!" Peppermint Patty says as she walks away, "A good team never misses a practice." Marcie asks, "Who's got the ball?" Marcie says, "Somebody tel First appearance: December 6th, 1985 Charlie Brown sits at the table and writes, "Dear Grandma, How have you been?" Charlie Brown continues to write, "I hope you have a very merry." Sally walks up to the table. Charlie Brown smudges the paper and crosses it out. Sally says, "Wish her a merry smudgmas for me, too!" First appearance: December 6th, 1982 Rerun sits in the bike seat and says, "So here I am, about to go riding again on the back of my mother's bicycle . . ." Rerun continues, "To quote from the book of 'Ruth' . . ." Rerun says, "For whither thou goest, I will go." The bike takes off. Rerun says, "Like a bullet!" First appearance: December 6th, 1957 Snoopy approaches Charlie Brown lying with his head on the rock.(BR) (BR) Snoopy places his head on top of Charlie Brown's.(BR) (BR) Lucy approaches and sees them.(BR) (BR) She lies with her back on Snoopy whiles he has his head on Charlie Brown's head. They fall asleep. Charlie Brown grimaces and mutters, "Good Grief!"(BR) (BR) Latest appearance: December 5th, 2004 / First appearance: December 6th, 1970 Peppermint Patty sits at her desk. "Why should I look? I know what I got.." "Hey, how about that?" Franklin says. He holds up a sheet of paper. Peppermint Patty looks at her sheet of paper. "I got an 'F' on the test, Franklin..what did you get?" Franklin turns andround and smiles: "I got a 'B'! I'm very happy..." Peppermint Patty gazes at her paper and says, "I think I got
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.