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 2nd, 1972 Linus stands in the grass. His arms are open as he says "Is it? It IS!!" Linus looks off to the side and shouts: "THE EASTER BEAGLE IS COMING!!" Snoopy hops by and tosses an egg to Linus, who says, "Thank you..thank you very much." "Thank you," says Violet as Snoopy throws one to her. "Thank you,"says Sally "Thank you", says Schroeder. They stand on either side of S Latest appearance: August 12th, 2014 / First appearance: August 15th, 1967 Violet, Patty and Pig Pen sit outside. Violet asks, "Have you ever considered what a good husband Pig Pen would make?" Patty sticks out her tongue and says, "Ugh! I can't imagine anything worse!" Pig Pen says, "On the contrary . . . I think I'd be a real bargain . . ." Pig Pen continues, "She'd get a husband and an acre of good topsoil!" First appearance: March 7th, 1957 Snoopy sits in the grass asleep. Charlie Brown and Patty walk by. Charlie Brown says, "Some dogs sleep with one eye open.." Patty replies, "Is that right? That's very interesting" Snoopy pops open one eye. He continues sleeping and thinks, "He's out of his mind!" 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 Latest appearance: May 12th, 2013 / First appearance: May 8th, 1966 Schroeder says, "Time out!" and walks to the pitcher's mound. Schroeder says, "I just thought of something . . today is Mother's Day . . . " Charlie Brown says, "I know it is." Lucy says, "What did he say? I though I heard Schroeder mention Mother's Day . . . " Patty and Five join the group at the mound. Schroeder says, "Today is Mother's Day . . . We're playing baseball 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 First appearance: March 20th, 1958 Patty and Violet grimace against the strong wind. Patty exclaims, "Good Grief!" She continues, "I Hate windy days!" She continues, "The Wind Blows Your Hair All Over!" Snoopy walks by with his fur, tail, and ears blowing. Violet says, "I guess it bothers everybody.." Latest appearance: August 13th, 2012 / First appearance: August 16th, 1965 Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound as Lucy and Snoopy approach. Lucy says, "Well, we lost again, but who cares?" Schroeder follows Patty off the field. Patty says, "Sure, it's only a game . . . we lost, but so what? Who cares?" Charlie Brown watches them go. Charlie Brown says, "Just what I've always been afraid of . . . My team has built up an immunity to losin Latest appearance: June 21st, 2011 / First appearance: June 23rd, 1964 Linus stands in front of Charlie Brown and Snoopy and announces, "I brought a broom, Charlie Brown." "Good..Shroeder said he'd bring a dust pan.." Patty and Violet stand in front of Charlie Brown. Patty says, "I brought a pail of water, Charlie Brown, and Violet has some dust rags..." "Great," he says. Snoopy looks on from the top of the doghouse. "Be careful going down the stairs. Latest appearance: August 3rd, 2015 / First appearance: August 5th, 1968 Snoopy wears a bathing suit and runs. Lucy and Patty sit in a swimming pool. Snoopy flies in the air toward the pool. Lucy shouts, "Oh, no you don't!" Snoopy flies through the air in the opposite direction. Snoopy sits on the ground and thinks, "Now, how did I do that?" Latest appearance: December 1st, 2006 / First appearance: December 4th, 1959 Violet and Patty grimace as Charlie Brown approaches them. Patty asks, "Well, what are You doing here?" Charlie Brown's head swivels as they both shout at him, "Go On Home! We Don't Want You Around Here! Who Asked You To Come By In The First Place? Nobody! Go On Home!" Charlie Brown walks away, thinking black thoughts. They watch him go and Violet says, "You know, it's a s 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!" Latest appearance: July 24th, 2009 / First appearance: July 27th, 1962 Snoopy stands on his doghouse in the driving rain and thinks, "It's a storm at sea!" Snoopy thinks, "The fierce gale lashes the rain into the face of the captain as he stands on deck!" Violet and Patty walks past Snoopy's doghouse. Patty says, "Don't you love the feel of a soft gentle summer shower?" Snoopy climbs inside of his doghouse and sighs. 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. 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: 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 First appearance: September 3rd, 1991 Linus, Violet, Charlie Brown, Patty and Sally wait at the bus stop. Linus says, "She has pancakes in her lunch box?" Violet says, "Weird." Patty comments, "Pancakes are no good without syrup . ." Sally says, "No problem." Sally holds a syrup dispenser in her hands. 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 First appearance: May 30th, 1957 Patty and Charlie Brown stand watching Pig-pen. She asks, "Pig-Pen never says very much, does he?" Charlie Brown replies, "He's afraid to...Whenever he talks, the dirt on his face flakes off, and falls on the ground by his feet.." They smile as Pig-Pen shouts, "That's Not True!!" They all look down at the dirt falling on the ground. First appearance: August 12th, 1958 Violet and Patty approach Charlie Brown by the fence. Patty singsongs, "Boys are rotten filled with cotton.." Violets singsongs whiles Patty laughs, "Girls are dandy filled with candy!" Charlie Brown grimaces as they walk of smiling. He yells after them, "GENERALITIES!!"
Latest appearance: 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: July 23rd, 1979 Snoopy sits on the doghouse. Sally stands next to the doghouse and says, "Your owner's still in the hospital so I guess I have to feed you." Sally raises her fist and says, "If I cut my finger on the can opener, I'm gonna sue you!" Snoopy thinks, "Who cares?" Snoopy lies on the doghouse and thinks, "A case like that could drag on for years." First appearance: July 23rd, 1986 Maynard and Peppermint Patty sit facing each other. Peppermint Patty asks, "Okay, captain tutor, where do we start?" Maynard says, "Don't call me captain tutor . . My name is Maynard . . ." Maynard says, "Where do we start? What do you think your worst subject is?" Peppermint Patty says, "You name it . . I'm worse at it!" First appearance: July 23rd, 1956 Lucy approaches Linus sitting on the floor. She smiles and says, "Mommy's going to take me downtown, Linus..." She continues, "You're not going! You're staying home with a sitter!" He replies,"That's all right..I'm very happy that you're getting the chance to go..." He smiles up at her. She walks off exclaiming, "Rats..." Latest appearance: July 27th, 2016 / First appearance: July 23rd, 1969 Sally lies in bed. Sally hears a loud scream. Sally sits up in her bed. Sally lies back down and says, "Before she moved away, he never cried out during the night . . ." First appearance: July 23rd, 1991 Snoopy and Charlie Brown stand at a sales counter. Charlie Brown says, "Yes, ma'am . . We want to buy a new dog dish for my dog . ." Charlie Brown says, "Metal or plastic? Red? Yellow? Blue? Gee, I don't know . . ." Charlie Brown looks at Snoopy and asks, "What kind of dish do you think you want?" Snoopy thinks, "Full!" Latest appearance: July 21st, 2007 / First appearance: July 23rd, 1960 Charlie Brown approaches Lucy in an open field. He asks, "Well Lucy, your cartoon didn't improve the world after all, did it?" Lucy faces Charlie Brown. He says, "The sun went down last night, and the sun came up again this morning...it's still the same old world..." Lucy looks up in the sky as they stand in the field in front of a tree. Charlie Brown watches her. She tur First appearance: July 23rd, 1997 Lucy sits in an inflatable swimming pool in her backyard. Snoopy stands near. Lucy says, 'Go away, dog!" Snoopy walks away. Snoopy turns around and runs towards the swimming pool. Lucy reels and screams. Snoopy hits the brakes. Snoopy walks away again and thinks, "Faked her out!" First appearance: July 23rd, 1995 Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound. He winds up and throws a pitch. Charlie Brown watches the ball soar overhead and says, "Oh, no!" Charlie Brown screams. He kicks his hat and yells, "I can't stand it!" He kicks his glove and repeats, "I just can't stand it!" Charlie Brown walks by with his shoulders slouched and his head down. Sally asks, "Why a First appearance: July 23rd, 1978 Both Peppermint Patty and Marcie are wearing backpacks. They hike across a fallen tree. They skip across a river via stones. As they walk along in the woods, Marcie asks,"I suppose we should be observing wildlife while we're out here, shouldn't we, sir?" Peppermint Patty replies,"Absolutely, Marcie...that's one of the purposes of backpacking." As Peppermint Patty walks off, Marc Latest appearance: July 21st, 2011 / First appearance: July 23rd, 1964 Frieda and Patty stand in front of the doghouse. Snoopy lies on his stomach as Frieda waves: "Good night, Snoopy...see you in the morning..." Patty says, "Good night, Snoopy." Snoopy thinks, "People are quite nice about always saying, 'good night' to me..." "But no one ever kisses me on the nose!" First appearance: July 23rd, 1985 Linus stands on a chair at the sink filling a glass of water. Lucy asks, "Where have you been?" Linus takes a drink of water and replies, "Walking through the woods near the golf course looking for lost balls to sell . . ." Lucy asks, "Did you make any money?" Linus replies, "Just enough to pay for the poison oak shots!" First appearance: July 23rd, 1987 Sally walks up to Charlie Brown, who sits in a lounge chair. Sally hands Charlie Brown a letter and says, "Here, you got a letter from Marcie . . She says she misses you . . ." Charlie Brown grabs the letter and says, "You opened my mail?!! You read my letter?!!" Sally says, "Well, we all have regrets." Charlie Brown says, "Regrets?" Sally turns away and says,"I knew if Latest appearance: July 20th, 2012 / First appearance: July 23rd, 1965 Linus shouts, "No mail?" Linus shouts, "My blanket didn't come again?!" Linus runs and says, "I'm going to write a letter to the postmaster general . . ." Linus writes, "Dear general," First appearance: July 23rd, 1983 Snoopy sits on top of his doghouse. He thinks, "I never get to ride in the car . ." Snoopy thinks, "I should have been one of those plastic dogs with the bobble heads . . ." Snoopy shakes his head and it wobbles and vibrates left and right. Snoopy falls down and looks dizzy. He thinks, "Maybe not . . ." First appearance: July 23rd, 1974 Sally and Charlie Brown sit on the steps. Sally says, "I'm sorry you didn't have a good time at the party, big brother." Charlie Brown begins to walk away and says, "I suppose it was really my own fault." Sally reaches for Charlie Brown's back and says, "What's this on the back of your shirt? It looks like a note . . ." Charlie Brown looks at the note and reads, "You didn't see me, First appearance: July 23rd, 1993 Snoopy sits in the back of a car. Snoopy thinks, "So here I am left to guard the car while the family goes shopping . ." Snoopy thinks, "Anyone who comes near this vehicle will meet a snarling tornado!" Snoopy sticks his tongue out and thinks, "On the other hand, for two cookies they can have the car . ." First appearance: July 23rd, 1977 Lucy walks in the grass and asks, "What are you guys doing?" Woodstock and Snoopy sit on the doghouse. Woodstock holds a can. Lucy asks, "What do you have there in that can?" Lucy shouts, "Let me see what it is you have . . ." Woodstock and Snoopy laugh hysterically. Lucy stands completely covered in shaving cream. First appearance: July 23rd, 1957 Violet and Lucy are in the living-room. Lucy says, "I put my tooth under my pillow last night, but all I got for it was a dime.." Violet asks, "That's not very much is it?" Lucy replies, "I'll say it isn't...not these days...." She continues, "Still, I suppose I shouldn't complain.." She concludes, "After all, they don't bring a Thing on the Open Market!" First appearance: July 23rd, 1982 Snoopy lies on the doghouse. Charlie Brown says, "The can opener just broke." Charlie Brown continues, "You may have to wait an extra two minutes for supper . . . Is that all right?" Charlie Brown asks, "What do you think of that?" Snoopy lies on the doghouse and thinks, "Who can think the unthinkable?" Latest appearance: July 27th, 2008 / First appearance: July 23rd, 1961 Shermy stands on the baseball field and exclaims, "It's a high fly ball!" Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound and says, "It's going right to Lucy!" Linus says, "If she catches it, we win the game!" Charlie Brown says, "Catch it, Lucy . . . Please catch it . . . Please, please, please . . ." Lucy stands still while the ball bounces right next to her. Charlie Brown
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.