Lucy

  • First appearance: March 3, 1952
  • Known around the neighborhood (and by her little brother, Linus) for being crabby and bossy, Lucy can often be found dispensing advice from her 5-cent psychiatrist’s booth, yanking away Linus’ security blanket, or humiliating Charlie Brown. Lucy’s only weakness? Her unrequited love for the piano-playing Schroeder.

  • Did you know: Lucy often speaks out for women’s rights and has high aspirations to one day be President and Queen.
Lucy
First appearance: January 16th, 1981 Linus sits on a stool. Lucy stretches and says, "Well, I guess I'll go to bed . . ." Lucy continues, "Before I go, would you mind a brief word of criticism?" Linus replies, "Yes." Lucy says, "I was afraid of that." Lucy lies in bed and says, "It's hard for a critical person to go to sleep if she isn't allowed a brief word of criticism." Latest appearance: January 18th, 2016 / First appearance: January 20th, 1969 Lucy leans on Schroeder's piano. Schroeder asks, "How can I practice with you leaning on my piano?" Lucy replies, "If I go out of your life, it will become empty, and all your practicing will be as pursuing the wind." Schroeder says, "Try me!" Lucy walks away and frowns. She says, "You can't bluff a musician." First appearance: November 16th, 1982 Charlie Brown stands at Lucy's psychiatric booth. Lucy says, "Life, Charlie Brown, frequently presents us with terrible problems." Lucy continues, "Let's say you're going along from day to day when all of a sudeden something horrible happens . . ." Lucy asks, "What would you do?" Charlie Brown replies, "Look for somebody to pass to!" Latest appearance: February 11th, 2014 / First appearance: February 14th, 1967 Snoopy, as the 'Masked Marvel,' and Lucy sweat and arm wrestle. Snoopy thinks, "Yield, you rascal!" Lucy thinks, "Surrender, you dumb dog!" Snoopy thinks, "Succumb, you dark-haired fiend!" Lucy says, "Quit, you long-eared monster!" Snoopy thinks, "I can't hold out another second . . . I've got to do something!" Lucy says, "I can't hold out any longer . . I think I'm going to faint! First appearance: January 1st, 1974 "What are you watching?" "The "Rose Parade" from Pasadena" "They have some of the most beautiful floats this year I've ever seen" "Has the grand marshal gone by yet?" "yeah, you missed him..." "but he wasn't anyone you ever heart of!" 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 Latest appearance: July 16th, 2014 / First appearance: July 19th, 1967 Linus reaches into the refrigerator. Linus looks at his finger and says, "Bleah!" Linus says, "Well, I discovered something . . ." Lucy asks, "What's that?" Linus puts his thumb in his mouth and holds his blanket and says, "A thumb tastes better at room temperature!" First appearance: January 17th, 1988 Snoopy/Literary Ace sits atop his doghouse preparing to write. He types, 'It was a dark and stormy night.' He thinks, "Good writing takes enormous concentration" He types, 'Suddenly, a scream pierced the air!' He thinks, "A good writer gets so engrossed in his work that nothing can disturb him...." He jumps and papers scatter as Lucy walks up and yells, "YOU Latest appearance: October 25th, 2009 / First appearance: October 28th, 1962 Lucy looks at a newspaper and says, "Only three more days and the 'Great Pumpkin' will appear . . ." Charlie Brown says, "Time flies . . ." Lucy replies, "So does the 'Great Pumpkin.' Lucy says, "Each year the 'Great Pumpkin' rises out of a pumpkin patch and flies through the air with his bag of toys!" Charlie Brown says, "According to your brother Linus." Lucy says, "Oh, but I Latest appearance: January 28th, 2010 / First appearance: January 31st, 1963 "You'd make a terrible rancher.." Lucy announces to Linus. They and Snoopy stand outside. "You've never even seen a cow! The only animal you've ever been around is Snoopy here." Lucy points to Snoopy. "And he is hardly what you could call representative of the animal kingdom!" Lucy walks away. "SHE said it...I didn't!" Linus lifts his hands as Snoopy trots off. First appearance: May 1st, 1956 Lucy is leaning on Schroeder's piano. She says, "You never pay any attention to me, Schroeder.." He exclaims as she says, "All you ever think of is that stupid Beethoven, and that stupid piano and that stupid classical music, and that.." He yanks the piano from under her head with a KLUNK. Patty arrives to find a dazed Lucy on the floor. Lucy says, "Never fall in love wi Latest appearance: May 6th, 2015 / First appearance: May 8th, 1968 Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound between Schroeder and Lucy. Schroeder asks, "Ready to start, Charlie Brown?" Charlie Brown says, "All set . . . My arm feels great!" Schroeder walks off the pitcher's mound and thinks, "She's getting ready to say it again . . . I can just feel it . . ." Schroeder continues to think, "If she says it again, I'll scream . . . I know she's ju First appearance: September 4th, 1996 Lucy lies on the ground near Rerun's bed. Rerun asks, "Why should I go to school?" Lucy shouts, "Because you can't hide under your bed forever!" Rerun yells, "The guards will hate me!" Lucy says, "They don't have guards . . They're called teachers . ." Rerun asks, "How will I get across the moat?" Latest appearance: May 25th, 2007 / First appearance: May 27th, 1960 Lucy looks on as Charlie Brown composes a letter at a table. The letter reads, 'Dear Teammates,' Lucy continues to watch as Charlie Brown continues to write. The letter further reads, 'I have been thinking of resigning my job as your manager, and I' Charlie Brown looks up at Lucy as she exclaims, "We Accept!" Lucy looks at Charlie Brown as he yells at her, "WAIT 'TIL I FIN Latest appearance: July 12th, 2013 / First appearance: July 15th, 1966 Linus says to Lucy, "See what you think of this idea . . . " Linus continues, "Why don't we tell Mom that we're sorry about arguing over the tv all the time, and promise never to do it again? . . . That way, maybe she'll forgive us, and bring the tv back into the house . . . " Lucy asks, "You mean, compromise?" Lucy crosses her arms and shouts, "Never!" Linus says, "I thin First appearance: July 16th, 1958 Charlie Brown is reading to Lucy. He says, "Just think..there are ninety million cats and dogs in the United States!" They pass Snoopy lying on a rock and he continues, "That sure is a lot of cats and dogs!" Snoopy thinks, "Dogs and cats.." He continues, "Always say 'Dogs and cats'..never say 'cats and dogs'..the proper expression is Dogs and cats!" Latest appearance: September 7th, 2010 / First appearance: September 10th, 1963 Lucy, holding a book, watches as Snoopy dances in front of her. "Stupid dog!" she announces as she walks off. Snoopy continues to dance. Linus stands and watches as Snoopy dances in front of him. "That's his 'Ha ha..you have to go to school, and I don't' dance!" Lucy says as she walks off, leaving Linus watching Snoopy. First appearance: September 7th, 1957 Linus approaches Lucy who is sitting in front of the t.v. He says, "Charlie Brown and I have been looking at the stars." Lucy says, "Yeah, and you've missed all the good t.v. programs, too!" He replies, "I don't care..I'd rather look at the stars than watch t.v." She gasps and exclaims, "HORRORS!!" Latest appearance: May 11th, 2015 / First appearance: May 13th, 1968 Charlie Brown walks with Lucy and says, "I think there's something wrong with me . . ." Lucy and Charlie Brown stand at the wall. Charlie Brown says, "I keep having these tiny self-doubts . . . Do you think this is wrong?" Lucy replies, "Of course, it's wrong, Charlie Brown . . ." Lucy continues, "I think you should have great-big self-doubts!" First appearance: May 21st, 1991 Schroeder, Charlie Brown and Lucy stand on the pitcher's mound. Schroeder holds a paper and says, "And it says here that Joe Garagiola is now in the Baseball Hall of Fame!" Charlie Brown says, "Isn't that great?" Lucy says, "It means there's still hope for all of us . ."
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: 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 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 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, 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 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, 1988 Lydia and Linus sit at their school desks. Linus asks, "Do pretty girls know that they're pretty?" Lydia answers, "Only if somebody tells them . ." Lydia says, "Well?" Latest appearance: November 11th, 2014 / First appearance: November 14th, 1967 Charlie Brown stands in front of Snoopy's doghouse wearing his baseball cap and says, "Snoopy, this is a hard thing for me to say . . ." Charlie Brown continues, "I"ve traded you to Peppermint Patty for five new players . . .All I ask is a little understanding and some sign from you that you don't hate me . . ." Snoopy sticks out his tongue and says, "Bleah!!" Charlie Brown First appearance: November 14th, 1975 Snoopy lies on the doghouse. Lucy asks, "Can you read a map?" Snoopy thinks, "Of course!" Lucy hands a map to Snoopy and says, "If you're going to visit your brother in Needles, you'll need a map . . ." Snoopy looks at the map and thinks, "I'm good at reading maps . . ." Snoopy unfolds the map and thinks, "I just don't know what all those squares, and dots, and lines, and c First appearance: November 14th, 1958 Charlie Brown and Lucy are leaning on the wall. Charlie Brown grimaces and says, "I wish I could be happy..." He continues, "I think I could be happy if my life had more purpose to it.." He turns to Lucy and asks, "I also think that if I were happy..I could help others to be happy..does that make sense to you?" She replies, "We've had spaghetti at our house three times thi 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 . ." First appearance: November 14th, 1979 Marcie sits at her desk in school and says, "Yes, ma'am, I guess that works . . ." Marcie continues, "Thank you for telling the custodian about the leak in the ceiling, ma'am . . ." Marcie whispers, "He certainly took care of it fast, didn't he, sir?" Peppermint Patty sits at her desk with a pan on her head to catch the water. She says, "You might say that . ." Latest appearance: November 11th, 2006 / First appearance: November 14th, 1959 Sally sits drinking out of her baby-bottle. She looks at the bottle. She tosses it aside. She crawls away and thinks, "I'm surprised there's no refund on the empty bottles!" Latest appearance: November 14th, 2011 / First appearance: November 14th, 1964 Schroeder walks, carrying a sign. Sally watches him. The sign reads: "Only 32 Days Until Beethoven's Birthday" Sally looks at it. Sally watches as Snoopy walks up, carrying a sign. His sign reads: "32 Count Them 32" Sally reads this. First appearance: November 14th, 1981 Woodstock and Snoopy sit on the doghouse in the rain. Snoopy thinks, "Don't complain about the rain . . . We need rain . ." Snoopy continues to think, "Without rain nothing would grow, and we'd have nothing to drink!" Snoopy thinks, "So never complain about the rain." The rain comes down harder. Snoopy thinks, "Whimper, but don't complain." First appearance: November 14th, 1983 The Literary Ace sits on his doghouse and types, "It was a dark and stormy night." Lucy says, "You know what sells these days? Political novels!" Lucy walks away and says, "You should write a political novel." Snoopy types, "Suddenly, a vote rang out." First appearance: November 14th, 1978 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their desks in school. Peppermint Patty frowns and says, "I thought I was dumb yesterday . . . I'm really dumb today!" Peppermint Patty continues, "I think the battery in my head has gone dead, Marcie . . ." Marcie replies, "Maybe the custodian has some jumper cables we can borrow, sir" Peppermint Patty says, "It's a sin to make fun of a d Latest appearance: November 11th, 2010 / First appearance: November 14th, 1963 Charlie Brown sits on the bench with a sandwich in his hand, and a bag next to him. "I wish I could eat lunch with that little red-haired girl. I wonder what I'd do if she came over here, and sat down.." "I wonder if I...good grief! She saw me looking at her! She's standing up!" Charlie Brown jumps, letting go of his sandwich. "She's coming over here!! She's coming over here!! What 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, 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!"
Lucy comes from that part of me that’s capable of saying mean and sarcastic things, which is not a good trait to have, so Lucy gives me a good outlet. But each character has a weakness and Lucy’s weakness is Schroeder.
Charles Schulz

Interests

  • Schroeder

    Lucy will put up with Beethoven all day if it means she’ll be closer to Schroeder.

  • Psychiatric Booth

    Lucy is always willing to dispense advice for a nickel.

  • Being Bossy

    Lucy often uses her loud voice and strong will to order everyone around and is often referred to as a “fuss budget.”