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: January 2nd, 1959 Charlie Brown scowls from afar as Lucy gives Patty a piece of paper. He approaches Lucy and asks her, "Where do you get off handing out lists of people's faults?" She replies, "I have high ideals, Charlie Brown..." She continues, "I want to make this a better world for me to live in!" She walks off and Charlie Brown looks at the reader. First appearance: May 21st, 1957 Patty stands in the lane watching Lucy grimace. Lucy exclaims, "You can't believe anybody these days!" She continues, "I'm getting so I don't trust ANYBODY!!" She says, "The only person in this world whom I really trust is Charlie Brown.." She yells, "And I Don't Even Trust Him!!!" Latest appearance: September 4th, 2006 / First appearance: September 7th, 1959 Charlie Brown, with his head down, walks off the baseball field followed by Patty and Lucy. Lucy yells, "Whoever told you that you could play baseball? You're the world's worst! You're useless! You're terrible!" She stops and says, "Say, this is where I live..." Patty responds, "Oh, yes, so it is..." Patty continues, "Well, don't worry, I've still got a little way to go so I can First appearance: May 16th, 1956 Patty is talking to Lucy by the door at the front of the house. Lucy says, "So I said to my mother, 'I'm going outside'..." She continues, "'NO YOU'RE NOT,' she said...so I said,'WHY?!'" She continues, "And then she said, 'BECAUSE I SAID SO, THAT'S WHY!'" Patty asks, "Then what did you say?" Lucy leans against the door, grimaces, and replies, "Nothing..I knew it was hopele Latest appearance: March 24th, 2013 / First appearance: March 27th, 1966 Charlie Brown stands with one foot on the bench. He says, "Let's hustle a little more on those fly balls! C'mon! Move on those grounders! Throw the ball! Don't hang on to it!" Charlie Brown shouts, "All right! Everybody over here on the double! Let's go!" Lucy, Linus, Patty, Schroeder, Snoopy, Violet and other teams members sit on the ground. Charlie Brown says, "Okay team, 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: April 13th, 2003 / First appearance: April 18th, 1971 Lucy is in full baseball gear. She shouts: "We're right behind you, Charlie Brown!" Patty, who stands in front of a wooden fence, calls, "Pitch it to 'im!" Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound, in wind-up position. POW! He throws the ball. He turns and looks overhead. Lucy stands in profile and yells, "Chase it yourself! You were the one who pitched i Latest appearance: September 23rd, 2011 / First appearance: September 25th, 1964 "WHAT?" Charlie Brown looks up at Snoopy, who sits with his back to him on top of the doghosue. "YOU'RE NOT EVEN GOING TO LOOK AT IT?!!" Charlie Brown cries as Snoopy trots off. Charlie Brown throws back his head and wails, "Linus paints a mural of the entire story of civilization on the ceiling of his doghouse and he's not even going to look at it!" Linus, with a palette, and Patt 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: November 17th, 1976 Charlie Brown stands at Patty's door with a bucket. He says, "Ask your mom if she wants her windows washed." Patty replies, "She says, 'No' . . . She doesn't want her windows washed, or her leaves raked or her carpets cleaned!" Patty continues, "She also doesn't want her sidewalks shoveled, or her trash burned, or her car waxed or her kitchen floor scrubbed!" Patty closes t 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: January 16th, 2006 / First appearance: January 19th, 1959 Charlie Brown is speaking to Patty as Snoopy clings to him. Charlie Brown says, "All I did was say something nice about dogs, and he's been hanging on me ever since." Patty asks, "Did you mean what you said?" Charlie Brown replies, "Sure..I really like dogs..." Charlie Brown looks down at Snoopy. Charlie Brown says to Patty, "He just gave my arm an extra little squeeze.." 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!" Latest appearance: April 5th, 2009 / First appearance: April 1st, 1962 Charlie Brown stands at home plate holding a bat. A voice calls out, "Strike two!" Charlie Brown holds the bat and a voice calls out, "Strike three!" Lucy, Patty and Violet throw their heads back and wail, "Oh no!!!" Patty, Lucy and Snoopy shout at Charlie Brown, "You blockhed! You didn't even swing!!" Shermy says, "You just stood there!" Lucy says, "You blockhead!" Pa Latest appearance: August 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: February 25th, 2006 / First appearance: February 28th, 1959 Patty glances up from her book when a voice shouts, "Sixteen! Wow! Seventeen! Wow! Eighteen! Wow!" She glances to her left. The voice continues, "Twenty-eight! Wow! Twenty-nine! Wow! THIRTY! WOW!!" Patty walks off towards the voice. She approaches Charlie Brown and Snoopy, who are sitting in the grass. Charlie Brown exclaims, "Thirty-three marshmallows!" Latest appearance: June 4th, 2016 / First appearance: June 7th, 1969 Patty and Violet walk toward Snoopy. Violet asks, "Did you hear about the fancy party last night?" Violet says, "All of the important people in town were there . . . The ladies were all dressed in fancy gowns . . . It was beautiful!" Patty and Violet walk past Snoopy. Violet continues, "I wish I could be invited to a fancy party like that . . ." Snoopy thinks, "I would have 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: June 25th, 2017 / First appearance: June 28th, 1970 Violet and Patty stand at a ticket booth. Violet holds up a bill and says, "One, please.." Patty, Franklin, Linus, Sally, and Snoopy are on line. Sally asks, "You know what I'm doing, Linus? I'm prtending that you're taking me to the movies.." Linus says, "Well I'm NOT! We just happen to be standing in the same line!" Franklin is at the front of the line. Sally says, "I'm pretendin Latest appearance: July 26th, 2008 / First appearance: July 29th, 1961 Frieda, Patty and Snoopy stand on the field with Charlie Brown. Patty says, "As long as Schroder has quit the team, the rest of us are going to quit, too!" Violet says, "If he can quit because he likes Beethoven better than baseball, we feel that we have a right to quit, too!" Charlie Brown says, "Good grief!" Charlie Brown rests his head against a tree and says, "Beaned b
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: November 11th, 2009 / First appearance: November 14th, 1962 Linus runs up to Lucy shouting, "I got an 'A' on my report card!" Linus shows Lucy and says, "Look, I got an 'A' . . . See? Right there! I got an 'A'!" Lucy says, "You didn't get an 'A' . . . That's the principal's middle initial!" Linus says, "Rats! I thought I got an 'A'!" First appearance: November 14th, 1991 Peppermint Patty holds a football. Peppermint Patty shouts, "Okay, Marcie . . �'ll kick the ball, and you catch it!" Marcie asks, "What if it hits me in the stomach?" Peppermint Patty says, "It won't hit you in the stomach if you're careful . . ." Marcie hides behind a tree. First appearance: November 14th, 1986 Lucy sits in her psychiatric help booth with her feet up. She says, "Think about what I've said, Charlie Brown." Lucy continues, "It's really all up to you . ." Lucy holds out her hand and says, "Five cents, please." Charlie Brown asks, "Do you take bubble gum cards?" Latest appearance: November 8th, 2016 / First appearance: November 14th, 1969 Peppermint Patty and Charlie Brown stand at the wall. Peppermint Patty says, "I wonder if I'll be beautiful when I'm a Senior in high school . . ." Peppermint Patty and Charlie Brown walk outside. Peppermint Patty says, "If I knew I wasn't going to be beautiful, I wouldn't bother having graduation pictures taken . . " Peppermint Patty asks, "Chuck, would you want my graduation pi First appearance: November 14th, 1993 Snoopy wears a knit winter stocking cap. He jumps down from the roof of his doghouse. Snoopy sits on the edge of the bird bath. Woodstock rides a zomboni. Woodstock rides the zamboni in circles. Snoopy walks away from the bird bath with eyes open wide. Snoopy walks into the house. Charlie Brown holds the door for him. Sally asks, "What happened to him?" Charlie Brow First appearance: November 14th, 1997 Olaf and Andy are walking and Andy thinks, "Olaf, have you ever seen a coyote?" Olaf thinks, "Not since I left the farm." Andy thinks, "I think I just saw one.." Andy thinks, "And he was wearing Mickey Mouse shoes!" First appearance: November 14th, 1956 Linus appraches Charlie Brown in the field. He points at his shoes and exclaims, "Look, Charlie Brown...I tied my own shoes this morning!"(BR) (BR) He looks down at his coat and continues, "And look here..I buttoned my own shirt!"(BR) (BR) Charlie Brown watches as Linus walks off smiling and whistling.(BR) (BR) Charlie Brown looks after him and says, "Young people grow up too fast these days..."( First appearance: November 14th, 1996 Snoopy and Rerun sit in chairs in class. Rerun says, "No, ma'am . . He's not my dog . ." Rerun explains, "He just followed me to school . ." Rerun tells Snoopy, "I think she wants to know why you're here in kindergarten." Snoopy thinks, "I looked at my calendar, and saw I had a free day . ." First appearance: November 14th, 1987 Linus says to the World Famous Hockey Pro, "Someone on your hockey team said you aren't as fast as you used to be . ." Linus says, "But don't worry about it . . ." Linus says, "One of the other players stuck up for you . ." Linus exlaims, "He said you never were very fast!" Snoopy rolls his eyes. Latest appearance: November 9th, 2000 / First appearance: November 14th, 1974 Peppermint Patty stands on a chair. Marcie holds a tape measure and says, "Okay, sir, I think I have all your measurements." Marcie looks at a slip of paper and says, "The way I see it, you're a size eight . . . Your waist is twenty-three inches, your hips are twenty-eight inches . . ." Marcie continues, "And your . . . Your . . . Uh . . . Your . . . Your . . ." Marcie lie First appearance: November 14th, 1998 Woodstock lies in his nest. Snoopy says, "If you're going to fly south, I suggest you'd better get started..." Woodstock ask a question. Snoopy says, "Yes, today is Saturday... What's wrong with traveling on Saturday?" Woodstock looks out of his nest and speaks. Woodstock lies back down. Snoopy says, "Worms are closed on the weekend?" Latest appearance: November 11th, 2008 / First appearance: November 14th, 1961 Snoopy is sitting behind a tree, poking his out looking to the right. (BR) (BR) Snoopy is running across the grass. (BR) (BR) Snoopy is kicking a foot ball with a big small. (BR) (BR) Snoopy is now laying on his doghouse with his eyes closed and thinking, "All of earth's creatures have, hidden within their beings, A wild uncontrollable urge to PUNT!" (BR) (BR) First appearance: November 14th, 1982 The Foreign Legionnaire and Woodstock stand atop the doghouse. He thinks,"Remember now...stay awake..." The Foreign Legionnaire stands on the ground and looks up at Woodstock atop the doghouse. He thinks,"...And keep a sharp lookout for the enemy!" Woodstock walks across the top of the doghouse. He falls off the edge onto his head with a bonk. Woodstock walks across the Latest appearance: November 12th, 2015 / First appearance: November 14th, 1968 Snoopy sits on the doghouse at night. Charlie Brown points and says, "Now, tonight I want you to stay out here, and be a watch dog!" Charlie Brown walks away and says, "It's your responsibility to guard this house, this yard and this neighborhood!" Snoopy sits on the doghouse. Snoopy lies under the covers in Charlie Brown's bed and thinks, "I can't stand all that responsibi First appearance: November 14th, 1985 Spike carries a stack of pancakes from a fire and thinks, "To me, breakfast is the best time of day." Spike sits and eats his breakfast. He continues to think, "Even when you live alone in the desert." Spike turns and looks. A tumbleweed rolls by and picks up the pancakes. Spike thinks, "Except when a tumbleweed rolls through your pancakes . ." First appearance: November 14th, 1984 Spike sits in the desert and thinks, "Someday that girl in the red pickup is going to stop and give me a ride . . ." Spike thinks, "If she does, I'll probably hang my head out of the window . . ." Spike thinks, " . . Or maybe I'll sit up very prim and proper, and she'll be proud of me . . ." Spike lies down on the rock and thinks, "Or maybe she'll look at me, and say, 'Hey, First appearance: November 14th, 1995 Linus and Charlie Brown follow the Foreign Legionnaire, Woodstock and three other soldiers off the bus into school. Stepping off the bus Linus asks, "Why are troops from the foreign legion going into our school, Charlie Brown?" Snoopy looks at a piece of paper and thinks, "All right, men . . According to my map this should be Fort Zinderneuf . ." Latest appearance: November 16th, 2003 / First appearance: November 14th, 1971 Charlie Brown sits at Lucy's Psychiatric Help booth. He faces away from her and says, "I wonder if it's possible really to make a fresh start..." He stands and looks up: "See that plane up there?" Lucy follows his gaze. Charlie Brown raises his arms and says, "It's filled with people who are all going someplace..that's what I'd like to do..go off someplace, and start a new life..." First appearance: November 14th, 1989 The Literary Ace types, "Cooking Hints." The Literary Ace continues to type, "When mixing dog food in a bowl, the water can either be put in first or added last." Snoopy continues, "Who cares?" Latest appearance: November 12th, 2007 / First appearance: November 14th, 1960 Snoopy is lying on his doghouse. He thinks, "There go some more birds flying south for the winter..." He sits up. He thinks, "So long birds! Have a nice trip!" He sits quietly on his doghouse. Snoopy looks over the edge of his doghouse. He thinks, "I suppose someone should tell all the worms it's safe to come up now...."
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.