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: July 30th, 2013 / First appearance: August 2nd, 1966 Charlie Brown gets hit on the head with a baseball. Charlie Brown lies motionless on the pitcher's mound. Patty rushes to the pitcher's mound and says, "What happened?" Linus replies, "Charlie Brown got hit with a line-drive!" Patty shouts, "Does anyone here know anything about first-aid?" Lucy replies, "It's probably not serious . . . second or third aid will do." Latest appearance: August 29th, 2006 / First appearance: September 1st, 1959 Patty and Linus look off into the distance. Patty exclaims, "Here Comes Good Ol' Charlie Brown!" Linus responds, "He Must Be Through Pushing His Baby Sister!" Schroeder and Snoopy stand next to Charlie Brown. Schroeder says, "You're just in time to go in as a pinch-hitter, ol' buddy! You can save the game, ol' pal!" Linus and Patty cheer Charlie Brown on. Linus says, "Remember, First appearance: January 1st, 1956 Shermy stnad in the background and calls, "Hey Charlie Brown! I thought we were gonna make a snowman!" "I changed my mind..it's too cold..." He trudges along the ice in his coat and fur hat. He walks. "No matter how much I wear, I still get cold..I must have thin blood..." He continues to walk along the ice. He slips on the ice and tumble up.. WHUMP! CHarlie Brown l Latest appearance: March 23rd, 2010 / First appearance: March 26th, 1963 Charlie Brown addresses the group and says, "There is much to be learned from baseball beyond mere play . . ." Charlie Brown continues, "The game of baseball and the game of life are very similar." Charlie Brown says, "The way a person performs upon the field may be the same way he performs in the game of life." Lucy, Patty and Linus throw back their heads and wail, "Don't Latest appearance: January 11th, 2015 / First appearance: January 14th, 1968 Snoopy, wearing a stocking cap, skates on a frozen pond, shoving past Violet. He pushes between Patty and Lucy, who glares at him. Lucy tuns to one side and shouts, "You cut that out, you stupid dog!" Violet stands with her hands on her hips and demands, "Why don't you go someplace else, and skate?" as Snoopy glides past her. "Yeah, you're a nuisance! You and your f 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: 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!" 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: 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.." 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 Latest appearance: March 2nd, 2011 / First appearance: March 4th, 1964 Linus, Patty, and Lucy stand on the slope of the pitcher's mound, surrounding Charlie Brown. Linus says, "He can't keep pitching..his arm hurts!" Lucy advises, "Forget about the pain, Charlie Brown..keep throwing those curves!" Shroeder stands next to Linus and suugests, "Maybe he has bursitis." Patty says, "How about a shot of cortisone?" "Forget about the pain! Pitch through your tears!" 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 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 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: 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: March 30th, 2006 / First appearance: April 2nd, 1959 Patty and Charlie Brown are walking in the neighborhood. Charlie Brown asks,"Wouldn't it be wonderful if there were no hatred?" He continues,"Wouldn't it be wonderful if there were no hatred in the whole world?" Patty asks,"Why does this interest you so much, Charlie Brown?" He turns to Patty and says, "Then nobody would hate me!" First appearance: December 3rd, 1956 Patty and Charlie Brown are in an alley by the trash-cans. Charlie Brown spots a pumpkin and says, "Look! Here's Schroeder's old Halloween pumpkin!" Charlie Brown smiles as Patty looks at the pumpkin and asks, "How do you know that was his? Halloween was five weeks ago! How can you remember?" They walk off and Charlie Brown says, "Oh, I remember all right..." He holds up t Latest appearance: September 14th, 2014 / First appearance: September 17th, 1967 Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound and stares at the field. He says, "Nine home runs in a row!! Good grief!" He throws his head back and wails, "What can I do?!!" Schroeder stands below him on the slope of the mound. Charlie Brown He opens his arms, and says, "We're getting slaughtered again, Schroeder...I don't know what to do..why do we have to suffer like this?" First appearance: December 18th, 1956 Vilet and Patty stand outside. Violet comments, "Sometimes that Charlie Brown is pretty clever.." "Three big boys from the second grade were chasing him today..." Violet holds up her arms to demonstrate their height. Violet continues: "He ran and ran and ran, but they kept getting closer and closer and closer..." Patty covers her mouth in anticipation. Violet throws open he Latest appearance: February 3rd, 2013 / First appearance: February 6th, 1966 "SO LONG, CHAPS!" The World War I Flying Ace waves from his doghouse. "CONTACT!" Snoopy flies. "Here's the World War I pilot taking off from a field somewhere in England..." "Drat this fog! It's bad enough having to fight the Red Baron without fighting the fog, too!" Snoopy is outlined in this panel. "Headquarters expect too much of us...When I get back, I think I'l
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: September 21st, 1980 Marcie and Peppermint Patty are standing in a field. The latter holds a football and says,"I think we should practice something different this time..." Marcie says,"Not too different, sir..." They kneel on the ground with the football nearby. Peppermint Patty traces on the ground and says,"This is the play, Marcie.....you go straight out, cut left, cut back, go straight, cut back, go ri First appearance: September 21st, 1956 Linus and Charlie Brown are walking along the lane. Linus says, "I'm going to my grampa's to spend the week-end!" Charlie Brown asks, "Do you think you may get a little lonesome?" Linus replies, "I've considered that, so I'm going to take along my fuzzy elephant, my teddy bear, my little pillow, and my blanket..." Charlie Brown walks along the lane by himself. He says, "H Latest appearance: September 18th, 2009 / First appearance: September 21st, 1962 Shermy walks with Charlie Brown and says, "Nothing makes me more mad than wasting a good haircut!" Shermy continues, "Last Saturday I got a haircut so I'd look nice for school, Monday morning . . ." Shermy says, "Then on Monday I got sick, and I couldn't go to school for three days." Shermy continues, "I wasted a good haircut!" First appearance: September 21st, 1985 Snoopy lies on the doghouse and thinks, "I hate waiting for supper . . ." Snoopy thinks, "Sometimes, if you pretend you don't really care, supper comes faster . . ." Snoopy waits on the doghouse. Snoopy thinks, "It's never worked yet." Latest appearance: September 20th, 2004 / First appearance: September 21st, 1970 Snoopy and Woodstock sit on the doghouse. Snoopy thinks, "Poor Woodstock . . He can't decide if he should fly south for the winter . ." Woodstock sits on the other end of the doghouse. Snoopy thinks, "Or stay home . ." Woodstock changes positions. Snoopy thinks, "Or fly south . ." Woodstock sits on the other end of the doghouse. Snoopy thinks, "Or stay home . ." Latest appearance: September 18th, 2006 / First appearance: September 21st, 1959 Snoopy watches a leaf fall from the tree. He watches it as it falls to the ground. He thinks, "Well! The first falling leaf of the season.." He continues, "The first leaf to make the courageous leap! The first leaf to depart from home! The first leaf to plunge into the unknown!" He walks off and concludes, "The first leaf to die!!" First appearance: September 21st, 1998 Peppermint Patty lies on her bed and talks on the phone. Peppermint Patty says, "Hey, Chuck, you ready for some back yard football?" Peppermint Patty says, "Me an' Marcie can get over there anytime you're ready.." Charlie Brown stands holding the phone. Snoopy stands next to him. Charlie Brown says, "I think we've moved away, and I don't know what our new address is.." Latest appearance: September 16th, 2003 / First appearance: September 21st, 1971 Sally and Charlie Brown stand in front of a ticket booth. Charlie Brown asks, "Is this movie the one about giant spiders, green rats and purple vampires?" Charlie Brown turns to Sally and says, "She says, no . . . This is the one about shrunken heads, woolly werewolves and three-headed Mars-men . . ." Sally says, "Let's wait." Charlie Brown says, "We're going to wait thank you . . Latest appearance: September 18th, 2014 / First appearance: September 21st, 1967 Snoopy follows Charlie Brown to school. Charlie Brown says, "Sorry Snoopy . . . the new rule says 'No dogs allowed on school playground.'" Snoopy sits outside. Snoopy walks away and thinks, "It's their loss not mine!" First appearance: September 21st, 1981 Linus walks and carries his lunch bag. Sally sits on a bench and eats her lunch. Linus asks, "Mind if I join you?" Sally says, "Please do." Linus and Sally eat their lunch. Linus looks at a tag on Sally's lunch box. He reads, "This lunch box is guarded by a neighborhood assistance program." First appearance: September 21st, 1992 Charlie Brown stands in front of a tree and says, "This is real love . . ." Charlie Brown says, "Real love is standing behind a tree so you can see her when she leaves her house." Charlie Brown says, "Of course, it can sometimes be embarrassing . . ." Charlie Brown says, "Like when you discover you've been standing on the wrong side of the tree . ." First appearance: September 21st, 1978 Lucy sits sunk down in a bean bag. She says, "I'm mad!" Lucy continues, "When I'm mad, I just want to sulk in my bean bag." Lucy says, "I just want to lie here alone, and be mad!" Snoopy sits in the bean bag with Lucy. Lucy shouts, "I said, 'Alone!'" Latest appearance: September 18th, 2008 / First appearance: September 21st, 1961 Lucy stands behind the psychiatric help booth and says to Linus, "Living is living! Living is what counts!" Lucy says, "People come to me and ask me how to live . . . I tell them that to live is to live! Living is what makes living!" Linus walks up to Frieda. Frieda asks, "Is the doctor in?" Linus replies, "No, I think she's way out!" First appearance: September 21st, 1995 The World War I Flying Ace lies on the ground above Spike who is in a trench holding a rifle. Snoopy thinks, "Hi, Spike . . How are things in the trenches?" Spike thinks, "We never get tapioca pudding . ." Spike thinks, "When you see General Pershing, ask him why you never get tapioca pudding when you're in the infantry . ." The World War I Flying Ace walks past barbed wir First appearance: September 21st, 1984 Linus sits in a beanbag chair watching TV. A television annoucer exclaims, "Major catastrophe!" Linus becomes alert. The annoucer says, "Our reporters are on the scene." The annoucer says, "Details at eleven." Linus slumps back in the chair. The annoucer says, "In the meantime, you'll just have to sweat it out." First appearance: September 21st, 1986 Snoopy sits atop his doghouse smiling at a doughnut. He holds the doughnut to him and thinks,"Eating a jelly doughnut can make your head hurt..." He looks at his feet and thinks,"When you bite into the doughnut, the jelly squirts out and lands on your toes..." Woodstock and his friends fly towards the doghouse and land on it. Snoopy looks at them and thinks,"Which attracts First appearance: September 21st, 1972 Schroeder plays the piano. Lucy leans on the piano and claims, "You have no idea how important it is for a girl to get presents." Lucy continues, "If no one gives her presents, her life has no meaning!" Lucy turns around and stares at Schroeder. Lucy asks, "Aren't you interested in the meaning of life?" Latest appearance: September 18th, 2010 / First appearance: September 21st, 1963 Lucy sit on the floor in front of the TV. She shouts: "Why do you always yell at me? I'm not deaf, you know!" "You think I can't hear? Is that why you always yell? I'm not deaf, you know! You don't have to yell all the time!" Lucy sits and frowns. Lucy yells: "WHAT'D YOU SAY?!!!" First appearance: September 21st, 1990 The Foreign Legionnaire lies in a sleeping bag at night and thinks, "Here's the world famous sergeant of the foreign legion camping out in the desert with his troops . ." Snoopy thinks, "The nights are cold and lonely . . ." Snoopy lies next to the beach ball and thinks, "Who wants to cuddle up with a beach ball?" Woodstock laughs. First appearance: September 21st, 1996 Rerun takes cookies out of a box and puts them in two piles on a plate. Rerun says to Snoopy, "One cookie for you, and one cookie for me . ." Rerun says, "One cookie for you, and two cookies for me . ." Snoopy barks, "Woof!" Rerun says, "Gee, how could I have made a mistake like that?" Snoopy thinks, "Just a little reminder 'woof.'"
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.