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
Latest appearance: October 13th, 2002 / First appearance: October 15th, 1972 Lucy stands on the ground and looks off to the side. She hears, type, type, type, type. The Literary Ace types, 'Toodle-oo, Caribou! A Tale of the Frozen North" "The stall was empty! 'Someone has stolemn my polar cow!' shouted Joe Eskimo. He types, "'This is the work of Joe Jacket, who hates me!'" "May I see how your new novel is coming along?" Lucy asks, looking up Latest appearance: February 23rd, 2009 / First appearance: February 26th, 1962 Charlie Brown says, "Nobody likes me!" Lucy replies, "I wish I could like you Charlie Brown but I can't . . ." Lucy continues, "If I were to like you, it would be admitting that I was lowering my standards! You wouldn't want me to do that, would you? Be reasonable!" Lucy walks away and says, "I have standards that I have set up for liking people and you just don't meet those sta Latest appearance: July 3rd, 2013 / First appearance: July 7th, 1966 Lucy jumps rope in the rain. Lucy starts jumping toward home. Lucy stands behind Linus and says, "Well, I learned something about jumping rope in the rain . . ." Lucy holds up a shriveled jump rope and says, "Some jump ropes shrink!" Latest appearance: June 6th, 2009 / First appearance: June 9th, 1962 Lucy stands outside with Linus and gazes at a starry sky. Lucy says, "I wonder if the stars really do have little points . . ." Linus replies, "No, this is due to our astigmatism, which is a distortion of vision caused by irregularities in the surface of the cornea." Linus says, "My opthalmologist says that a slight degree of astigmatism is normal, and this keeps us from seeing th Latest appearance: March 25th, 2006 / First appearance: March 28th, 1959 Lucy leans on the piano as Schroeder plays. She says, "There are more important things in this world than music!" Schroeder asks, "Oh, what?" She replies, "Well, there are..there are..there are.." Schroeder looks up as Lucy smiles and asks, "...girls?" Lucy falls over as Schroeder shouts, "I KNEW YOU WERE GOING TO SAY THAT!" Latest appearance: May 11th, 2003 / First appearance: May 9th, 1971 Linus lies on his stomach, drawing. Lucy approaches. Linus is sitting, still drawing. "What in the world are you doing?" Linus holds up the piece of paper: "I'm making a Mother's Day card."Lucy kneels next to him: "MAKING one?!" Lucy stands and holds up a card: "Why didn't you just go out and buy one, like I did...see?" Linus stands. He says, "It looks very nice..ma First appearance: September 17th, 1957 Snoopy sits listening to Lucy shout. She shouts and raises her hand in the air, "From now on when I speak, you listen!"(BR) (BR) Snoopy mimics her and raises his hand.(BR) (BR) He walks off with his hand raised.(BR) (BR) She grimaces to the reader as he walks by again with his hand raised.(BR) (BR) Latest appearance: March 7th, 2014 / First appearance: March 10th, 1967 Frieda tries to catch a baseball. The ball lands behind her. Charlie Brown and Linus watch. Charlie Brown says, "Just look at that, will you?" Charlie Brown watches a boy swing at the ball and miss. Charlie Brown says, "Our team isn't ready to start a new season . . . We're just not ready . . ." Charlie Brown continues, "Where did the time go? Why does the season have to start so s Latest appearance: June 11th, 2017 / First appearance: June 14th, 1970 Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound, looking up at the pouring rain. He turns around and continues to look up at the sky. He looks down: the mound is being swallowed by the rain. Charlie Brown sits down as the pitcher's mound begins to float in the water. He is on his back, splashing into the flood. Patty and Lucy stand and watch as Charlie Brown flo First appearance: May 25th, 1991 Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound and shouts, "Lucy, look out for the fly ball!" Lucy walks towards the mound and ask, "What did you say?" Charlie Brown says, "I said, 'Look out for the fly ball!'" Lucy walks. Lucy gets hit on the head with a baseball and says, "Thank you!" First appearance: April 20th, 1993 Sally, Charlie Brown, Lucy, Schroeder and Linus stand by the curb waiting for the school bus. Sally asks, "Where's the stupid school bus?" Charlie Brown replies, "I don't think it's coming . ." Lucy asks, "How long are we supposed to wait?" Schroeder says, "Two more hours and I'll be in high school . ." Linus says, "I'd go back home but my mom and dad have probably moved away." First appearance: August 16th, 1984 Snoopy wears a bathing suit. He runs and thinks, "Here comes the fantastic forward running dive . . ." An angry Lucy sits in a kiddie pool and shouts, "Oh, no you don't!" Snoopy flies through the air above her. Snoopy turns around while still in the air and thinks, "Followed by the fantastic midair turnaround!" Latest appearance: February 9th, 2016 / First appearance: February 11th, 1969 Charlie Brown sits in front of Lucy's psychiatric booth and says, "I have sort of a complaint . ." Charlie Brown continues, "I've been coming to you for quite some time now, but I don't really feel that I'm getting any better." Lucy asks, "Do you feel any worse?" Charlie Brown replies, "No, I don't think so . . ." Lucy says, "Five cents, please!" First appearance: May 2nd, 1983 The Literary Ace sits on his doghouse. Lucy says, "You should try writing an adventure story." Lucy says, "Try writing about a real hero type." Snoopy thinks. The Literary Ace types, "He was a dark and stormy knight." Latest appearance: February 18th, 2015 / First appearance: February 21st, 1968 Linus and Lucy stand in front of a bare tree. Linus asks, "Why don't trees have leaves in the winter?" Lucy walks away and says, "Boy, you sure ask some stupid questions!" Linus stands in front of the tree. Linus shouts, "Even stupid questions have answers!" Latest appearance: May 6th, 2009 / First appearance: May 9th, 1962 Schroeder plays the piano. Lucy leans on the piano and says, "I have a friend who plays the accordian." Lucy continues, "He can play polkas, waltzes, scottishes . . . All sorts of things . . . You know the kind of tunes that people like to hear." Schroeder throws up his hands and runs away screaming. Lucy says, "I knew that would get him!" Latest appearance: September 18th, 2003 / First appearance: September 23rd, 1971 Lucy shouts, "I don't have to live here, you know!" Lucy puts her coat on and shouts, "In fact, I'm going to run away, and join the roller derby!" Linus sits on the floor and reads a book. Lucy walks by with skates. Linuis asks, "With ice skates?" Lucy frowns and says, "That ruined a dramatic exit!" Latest appearance: November 9th, 2008 / First appearance: November 5th, 1961 Frieda holds her cat. Lucy walks by and says, "No! Why should I?" Violet walks by Frieda and says, "No!" Linus walks by Frieda and says, "No! Absolutely no! Take care of your own stupid cat!" Frieda says, "But I'm going to the library and they won't let me bring Faron in!" Linus says, "Well, get someone else to hold him! I'm not going to do it!" Frieda First appearance: January 15th, 1958 Lucy sits watching Schroeder play on the piano. A statue of Beethoven sits between them. She continues to watch him play. He looks up at her. He shouts, "Stop Breathing on Beethoven!!" First appearance: December 11th, 1978 Linus watches as Lucy writes on a piece of paper. Lucy says, "I'm making illustrations for my book about the life of Beethoven." Lucy holds up the paper and says, "Here is just a few minutes after he was born . . ." Lucy holds up another piece of paper and says, "And here he is just before he died." Lucy walks away and says, "That's enough!"
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: May 21st, 1990 Charlie Brown and Snoopy sit on a rock near some trees. Charlie Brown asks, "Do you ever try to imagine what your dream girl would look like?" Snoopy thinks, "She'd have round ears like two cookies, big eyes like two more cookies and a nose like a cookie . ." Latest appearance: May 18th, 2009 / First appearance: May 21st, 1962 Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound and says, "It's very lonely out here on the pitcher's mound . . ." Charlie Brown says, "It's hard sometimes to bear all this responsibility . . ." Charlie Brown says, "But suddenly you seem to realize that you are not really alone . . . Actually you are surrounded by loyal teammates." Lucy shouts, "C'mon, you blockhead, try to get First appearance: May 21st, 1992 Peppermint Patty and Marcie sit at their school desk. Peppermint Patty holds a paper and says, "That was a hard test, Marcie . ." Peppermint Patty continues, "I didn't know if it was an essay test, true or false, or multiple choice . ." Peppermint Patty says, "I just put down, 'Not guilty.'" First appearance: May 21st, 1989 Snoopy, the Foreign Legionnaire, along with his bird troops, stands in front of the Ace Country CLub. A sign reads, "No Dogs Allowed." Snoopy thinks, "Must be a misprint." He walks along, thinking, "Follow me, men.." They all march. Snoopy thinks, "Here's the world famous Sergeant of the Foreign Legion leading his troops across the burning desert.." Sally holds the phopne a Latest appearance: May 18th, 2016 / First appearance: May 21st, 1969 Woodstock and Snoopy sit on the doghouse. Snoopy looks down at Woodstock and thinks, "He just sits there staring into space . ." Snoopy continues to think, "I've never seen anyone so depressed . ." Snoopy thinks, "I thought the worm sandwich would cheer him up . . ." Snoopy thinks, ". . . Or at least the chocolate worm malt!" First appearance: May 21st, 1958 Pigpen approaches Charlie Brown. Charlie Brown says, "Hi, 'Pig-Pen'!" Pigpen replies, "Hi, Charlie Brown..would you like a jelly bean?" Charlie Brown stutters, "Well, I..Uh..I don't know..I..I mean..I..Uh..Uh..." Pigpen says, "Oh, don't worry..they're clean..they haven't been on the ground or anything.." He continues, "In fact, I've been holding them in my hands ever since First appearance: May 21st, 1956 Linus approaches Lucy in the room. He exclaims, "Look, Lucy...I tied my own shoes!" She stoops down, points at his feet, and says, "Well, so you did...but you gt 'em on the wrong feet..." He looks down and asks, "Waddya mean, the wrong feet?" He exclaims, "THESE are my feet!!" First appearance: May 21st, 1975 Snoopy sits on the doghouse. Charlie Brown says, "I think you've forgotten something." Charlie Brown continues, "At the end of the story of the three little pigs, the wolf fell into a pot of boiling water . . ." Charlie Brown asks, "So what do you have to worry about?" Snoopy thinks, "His grandchildren may be out for revenge!" Latest appearance: May 19th, 2007 / First appearance: May 21st, 1960 Linus, Violet, Schroeder, and Patty start to cry and yell, "WHAAH! We lost the game all because of Charlie Brown WHHAAAAHHH!!" Charlie Brown, lying on his back in the baseball field, asks Lucy, "Was I out?" Lucy looks down at him in anger and shouts, "Out?! Why, you blockhead, you didn't even get half way home!" Charlie Brown continues to lie on his back looking upwards. Ch Latest appearance: May 18th, 2014 / First appearance: May 21st, 1967 Lucy stands in the outfied and yells, "Why should I listen to you, Charlie Brown?!" Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound and yells: "ALL RIGHT, THEN, DO IT YOUR OWN WAY!" "That Lucy drives me crazy! She's the most stubborn person I've ever known!" Charlie Brown comes to Shroeder, who stands on the slope of the mound. "She's stubborn and obstinate and uncompliable and First appearance: May 21st, 1998 At the dance, Linus tells Charlie, "See? There she is, Charlie Brown.." Linus says, "There's the little red-haried girl just waiting for you to ask her to dance.." Charlie says, "I wish I were sophisticated like guys you read about in stories.." Snoopy stands by the punch and thinks, "Here's the Scott Fitzgerald hero standing by the punch bowl 'trying to look casual and uni Latest appearance: May 18th, 2006 / First appearance: May 21st, 1959 Charlie Brown and Lucy are walking around the neighborhood. He says, "I'm a great believer in kindness.." He continues with arms outstretched, "I think we should be kind not only to other people, but to animals fish, birds and all living creatures..." They sit on the sidewalk. Lucy says, "I guess you and I have gentle hearts, Charlie Brown..." She continues, "I've always First appearance: May 21st, 1983 Schroeder plays the piano. A music staff hovers over him. Charlie Brown runs and pulls a kite. Charlie Brown runs back and pulls the music staff. Schroeder plays the piano. A kite hovers over him. 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: May 19th, 2011 / First appearance: May 21st, 1964 Charlie Brown holds his baseball bat over his shoulder. He says, "I never dreamed that little red-haried girl would come to watch one of our games.." "Why did she have to show up just when I'm on the spot? Well, I'll just have to show her how good I am.." He stands in readiness to swing. "I'll just have to clobber one right over the ol'..." "Oof!" STRIKE TWO!!! He misses. First appearance: May 21st, 1978 Linus looks thougthfully into a store window. He stands in the field looking to his right; he exclaims,"Lucy, dear sister!" He walks over to her holding an object in his hand. He says,"I almost bought you a birthday present just now." He smiles and says,"I saw this bottle of cologne in a store window, and it only cost a dollar..." He continues,"I knew it would make you happy to Latest appearance: May 18th, 2010 / First appearance: May 21st, 1963 Charlie Brown says to Lucy, "I'll bet the Caribbean is beautiful this time of year . . . They say the water is deep blue . . ." Lucy says, "Blue? Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha! Deep blue! Oh, Charlie Brown, you slay me! Why would water be more blue one place than another?" Lucy continues laughing and says, "Water is water! Ha ha ha ha ha! Boy, you sure get some weird ideas! Ha ha h Latest appearance: May 18th, 2017 / First appearance: May 21st, 1970 Snoopy sits on the doghouse. Woodstock jumps up and down in the doghouse. Snoopy smiles and thinks, "For his birthday, I've promised to get him his own coloring book and his own crayons . . ." Woodstock falls off the doghouse. Snoopy's ears stand up. Woodstock lies on the ground dazed. Snoopy looks over the edge of the doghouse and thinks, "It never pays to get too happy!" First appearance: May 21st, 1997 Peppermint Patty lies on her bed talking on the telephone. She says, "Hey, Marcie . . I understand there's a rumor going around that I may be named 'Outstanding Student of the Year.'" Marcie says sarcastically into the phone, "That's interesting, sir . . I heard anouther runor that the moon is going to fall out of the sky . ." Peppermint Patty says, "I'm handing up, Marcie . ." Latest appearance: May 18th, 2012 / First appearance: May 21st, 1965 Charlie Brown brings Snoopy his dinner and says, "Guess what, Snoopy . . . " Charlie Brown says, "I did something that will help make your fur shiny . . ." Charlie Brown walks away and says, "I mixed a raw egg in with your food." Snoopy sticks out his tongue and says, "I feel sick!"
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.”