Marcie

  • First appearance: July 20, 1971
  • Peppermint Patty’s best friend, loyal follower, and complete opposite, Marcie is the smart one of the duo—even if she doesn’t know the difference between baseball and hockey. She’s horrible at sports, but terrific at friendship, especially with Charlie Brown (whom she calls “Charles”) and Peppermint Patty (whom she calls “sir”).

  • Did you know: Though Marcie first appeared by name in 1971, a girl named Clara who bears a striking resemblance attended Camp Kamp with Peppermint Patty in 1968.
Marcie
First appearance: May 2nd, 1986 Lucy stands on her doorstep wearing a crown of flowers. Marcie points points and shouts, "Great news, sir! You've been selected to be our 'Queen of the May'!" Peppermint Patty smiles and shouts, "I knew it! I knew I'd be chosen! Just wait 'til they see me lead the dance around the maypole . ." Marcie says, "They canceled the maypole dance, sir . . ." Marcie walks away a First appearance: November 28th, 1987 Marcie and Charlie Brown sit on a bench. Marcie says, "I think you should ask the nurse, Charles." Marcie says, "It's your dog who's having the surgery . . Go ahead . . Ask her . . ." Charlie Brown stands at a desk and says, "Ma'am?" Charlie Brown asks, "Do dogs have knees?" First appearance: February 6th, 1984 Marcie stands in her doorway. Peppermint Patty says, "Put your ice skates on, Marcie . . It rained last night and the sidewalks are all frozen . . . We can skate to school!" Peppermint Patty and Marcie ice skate. Peppermint Patty says, "The kids in Holland always skate to school." Marcie says, "I don't believe that, sir." Peppermint Patty says, "Peggy Fleming skated to school ev First appearance: April 21st, 1976 Peppermint Patty and Marcie stand by a wall. Peppermint Patty says, "Stand here by this wall, Marcie . . . This is my plan . . ." Peppermint Patty continues, "I'll go through the gate and get a free baseball cap . . . Then I'll climb down this wall, give you the cap and go around through the gate again . . ." Marcie says, "Nine times? I think you're doing wrong, sir!" Peppermint Pa First appearance: November 12th, 1997 At school, Marcie says, 'Sir, you know I can't give you the answers..." Peppermint Patty looks at her test. Patty says, "Rats!" Patty turns and says, "Could I maybe just rent some?" First appearance: October 4th, 1976 Peppermint Patty stands in front of the teacher's desk, which holds a diploma on it. She asks,"My diploma? You mean I've graduated already?" She walks off, diploma in hand, saying,"I can't believe it! I've graduated from the 'Ace Obedience School'!" She runs outside and shows the diploma to Marcie exclaiming,"Hey, Marcie! I don't have to go to school any more! I've graduated!" First appearance: February 24th, 1984 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit on a bench and eat lunch. Peppermint Patty says, "Look, Marcie, I got a fortune cookie in my lunch . . ." Peppermint Patty reads the fortune and says "It says, 'You are going to get an important letter.'" Peppermint Patty says, "It was right . . . I got an important letter this morning . . ." Peppermint Patty rolls her eyes and says, "A 'D m First appearance: July 10th, 1980 Marcie lies in bed and talks into the phone. She asks, "What do you do about your 'cornrow' hair at night, sir?" Marcie asks, "Don't you worry about it unraveling?" Marcie continues, "I've heard that some girls sleep with a stocking on their heads . . ." Peppermint Patty lies in bed with a stocking over her braided hair. She talks into the phone and says, "Oh?" First appearance: July 25th, 1980 Marcie, Schroeder and The World War I Flying Ace sit on the doghouse. Marcie says, "Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen . .This is your stewardess speaking . ." Marcie continues, "Our flight has been delayed temporarily while the mechanic repairs a minor problem . ." Woodstock kicks the doghouse. Snoopy thinks, "Give it another kick . . . I thought it sounded kind of funny First appearance: June 14th, 1977 Peppermint Patty and Marcie walk outside the house. Peppermint Patty says, "Come on along, Marcie." Peppermint Patty continues, "We'll go over to the country club, and get jobs as caddies . . We'll make a fortune." Marcie says, "I can't tell a par from a birdie, sir . . ." Peppermint Patty says, "Those are bowling terms, Marcie . . Don't embarrass me!" First appearance: September 14th, 1995 Peppermint Patty stands on her doorstep in her pajamas. Marcie holds school books. Peppermint Patty says, "I can't go to school today, Marcie . ." Marcie asks, "How come?" Peppermint Patty holds her arm and says, "Tell the teacher I have a sore throat, and a headache, and my arm hurts . ." Marcie holds a pen and paper. Marcie says, "I'll write that down, sir . ." Marcie says, First appearance: September 22nd, 1988 Peppermint Patty wears a big wig. She walks next to Marcie. A one-toothed kid shouts, "Hey, kid! Is that a wig or are you wearing a sheep?!" The one-toothed kid shouts, "Too bad it isn't bigger . . We can still see your face!" Peppermint Patty no longer wears the wig. Marcie says, "Amazing, sir! I never would have thought you could stuff that whole wig into his mouth . ." First appearance: September 12th, 1982 Marcie stands in the clearing holding a football. She asks,"I'm ready...the ball's ready...are you ready?" Peppermint Patty replies,"Yes, Marcie, I'm ready! I've been ready for twenty minutes!" Marcie asks,"Do footballs mind being kicked sir? Do you think it causes them to be traumatized?" Peppermint Patty replies,"Please, Marcie....just kick the ball?" Marcie kicks the b First appearance: November 21st, 1979 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their desks in school. Marcie asks, "What are you doing, sir?" Peppermint Patty replies, "Quiet, Marcie . . . I'm trying to make the teacher believe I'm thinking . . ." Marcie says, "If she believes that, She'll believe anything." Peppermint Patty says, "Sarcasm, Marcie, will turn your tongue into a carrot stick!" First appearance: November 29th, 1982 Peppermint Patty sits at her desk in school and erases her paper. Marcie sits behind Peppermint Patty. Peppermint Patty says, "Look at this, Marcie! Twelve perfectly good pencils, but I've worn out all the erasers . . ." Marcie replies, "That should tell you something, sir." Peppermint Patty says, "Even my pencils criticize me." First appearance: April 18th, 1984 Marcie and Peppermint Patty stand at a table in school. Peppermint Patty holds a jar of glue. Peppermint Patty says, "Mmm! There's nothing that smells as good as paste!" Peppermint Patty says, "Yes, Ma'am, I just love the smell of this white paste . . ." Peppermint Patty says, "You should put a little behind each ear tonight when you go out with your boyfriend." Pepper First appearance: September 22nd, 1989 Marcie reads a book. Peppermint Patty talks on the phone and says, "Yeah, Chuck, I'm calling you because I need somebody to play football with . . . Marcie is just too weird . . ." Marcie says, "Ask him if he still loves me." Peppermint Patty says, "So long, Chuck." Marcie says, "You didn't ask him." Peppermint Patty says, "He never would have understood the question, Marcie." First appearance: August 13th, 1982 Marcie watches as Charlie Brown stands in front of the steps wearing a baseball cap and glove. Charlie Brown says, "We can't play ball on the vacant lot any more because the owner is afraid his insurance might not cover us . . ." Charlie Brown throws the ball and says, "Also, our umpire wasn't sanctioned, and our players' bench hadn't been approved by the 'Design Review Committee.'" First appearance: January 20th, 1987 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their school desks. Peppermint Patty looks through a book. Marcie says, "No, that homework was for yesterday, sir." Marcie continues, "And we're on page twenty-three, not sixteen . . ." Marcie continues, "And we're in the red book now . . Not the green one." Peppermint Patty asks, "What school is this?" First appearance: June 4th, 1998 During class, Peppermint Patty complains to Marcie, "Rats! I didn't make the honor roll!" Patty says, "If you have mousie-blah hair, you never make the honor roll.." Peppermint says, "For eight generations no one in our family has ever made the honor roll.." Patty runs her hand through her hair and says, "They all had mousie-blah hair.."
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, 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!!!" First appearance: May 21st, 1996 Rerun and Snoopy sit on the doorstep. Lucy asks, "What are you doing out here?" Rerun replies, "Waiting for my new dog . ." Lucy asks, "How do you think he's ever going to find you?" Rerun replies, "Dogs are smart . . They can find their way anyplace . . They always know where they are . ." Snoopy thinks, "I think I live around here someplace . ." 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 First appearance: May 21st, 1982 Sally stands outside the school and says, "They say your grandfather was a hotel in Paris . . . Is that true?" The school thinks, "Absolutely! What a great life he led . . . Long lines of taxis pulling up in front . . ." The school continues to think, "Beautiful ladies . . . Fancy gentlemen all dressed up . . ." The school thinks, "What do I get? School buses, raincoats an First appearance: May 21st, 1984 Spike stands in the desert behind a podium. Spike thinks, "The meeting of the cactus club will come to order!" Spike thinks, "It has been suggested that we invite one of the local coyotes to be a guest speaker . . ." Spike thinks, "This suggestion has been turned down." Spike thinks, "No one likes to get eaten by a guest speaker!" Latest appearance: May 18th, 2013 / First appearance: May 21st, 1966 Schroeder plays the piano. Lucy stands in front of him. Lucy leans on Schroeder's piano. Lucy smiles. Schroeder flips backwards as Lucy shouts, "Your sweetie is back!" First appearance: May 21st, 1981 Charlie Brown and Sally sit at the table. Charlie Brown writes, "Dear Pen Pal." Sally says, "Your writing is too stodgy, big brother . . You need to write with more flair . . . Loosen up . . ." Charlie Brown leaves a large smudge on the paper. Sally says, "That's better . . . Smudge with flair!" 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!" Latest appearance: May 25th, 2008 / First appearance: May 21st, 1961 Snoopy digs a hole in the ground. Snoopy drops a bone into the hole and then covers the hole. Snoopy watches as Linus walks by, dragging his blanket behind him. Snoopy runs after Linus and grabs the blanket with his teeth. Linus hangs on to the blanket and Snoopy drags him. A dazed Linus lies on the ground still clutching his blanket. Snoopy holds the blank 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. 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 First appearance: May 21st, 1985 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their desks at school. Peppermint Patty turns around and asks, "What did you put down for the first question? I put down 'eleven.'" Marcie answers, "I put down 'potatoes.'" Peppermint Patty looks at her paper and thinks. Peppermint Patty writes and says, "I'll make it 'eleven potatoes.'" 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, 1995 On the pitcher mound, Charlie looks over into the field and remarks, "Good grief!" Charlie is walking somewhere. Snoopy holds his food dish in his mouth. Charlie asks Snoopy, "May I ask how you intend to play shortstop with a supper dish in your mouth?" A baseball bounces toward Snoopy. Snoopy shoots the bowl in the air and frees hit mouth. Snoopy gets the b 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 . ." First appearance: May 21st, 1976 Snoopy runs on the doghouse. Charlie Brown watches and says, "I have a surprise for you . ." Charlie Brown continues, "As long as you're jogging, I thought you might like to have a real jogging suit." Snoopy sits on the doghouse. Charlie Brown holds out the jogging suit and says, "Here . . . See how it fits . . ." The legs are too long for Snoopy. He thinks, "It may be a li 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, 1988 Sally wears pajamas as she sits in a chair. She reads, "'Dear Student, As part of a statewide school project, we are asking what you are reading now.'" Sally writes, "Right now, I am reading your form letter."
Marcie is one-up on Peppermint Patty in every way. She sees the truth of things, where it invariably escapes Patty. I like Marcie.
Charles Schulz

Interests

  • School

    Marcie’s sharp scholastic mind and genuine appreciation for the finer arts set her apart from her peers.

  • Charlie Brown

    Peppermint Patty and Marcie consistently pine and compete for “Chuck.”

  • Reading

    Marcie always enjoys a good book!