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: January 27th, 1975 Marcie looks out the window at night and says, "There's a light on in Peppermint Patty's house . . ." Marcie watches Snoopy and Peppermint Patty bounce out of control on the waterbed. Marcie says, "Sir, your front door was wide open so I walked in . . . I also think that all your furniture is gone . . ." Marcie continues, "I guess I was lucky that your new watchdog didn't bite me, First appearance: January 21st, 1982 Peppermint Patty stands in the street with a "Stop" sign. Kids cross the street as she shouts, "Okay, troops, let's go! Move across! Let's go! Let's go!" Marcie approaches Peppermint Patty and says, "You seem to be doing a good job as my substitute, sir . . ." Peppermint Patty replies, "Thank you, Marcie . . It runs in the family . . . My grampa was an MP in World War II." Latest appearance: October 30th, 2000 / First appearance: November 4th, 1974 Peppermint Patty ice skates on a frozen pond. Marcie stands in the snow and says, "I didn't know you could skate, sir!" Peppermint Patty skates and says, "I'm really into sports, Marcie . . . It's my life . . . When I grow up, I'm gonna play professional ball in the summer and skate in an ice show in the winter . . ." Peppermint Patty jumps in the air and continues, "During the off First appearance: November 24th, 1996 Snoopy and Charlie Brown sit in the beanbag chair. Charlie Brown hears the doorbell ring and says, "Rats!" Charlie Brown walks through the house. Peppermint Patty stands on the doorstep and says, "Hi, Chuck . . I've come to interview your dog . ." Charlie Brown asks, "To do what?" Peppermint Patty enters the house and explains, "It's a school assignment . . We're supposed First appearance: June 11th, 1984 Peppermint Patty and Marcie sit on the steps. Peppermint Patty says, "I failed Marcie! I won't be in your class next year . . You won't be sitting behind me . . ." Marcie says, "Who's going to wake you up when you fall asleep at your desk?" Marcie says, "Who's going to take the loose-leaf binder off you head when it gets tangled in your hair?" Marcie says, "When we have First appearance: March 8th, 1996 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their desks in class. Peppermint Patty whispers, "Quick, Marcie, what's the answer to the first question?" Marcie replies, "I can't tell you, sir . . That would be cheating . ." Peppermint Patty says, "You're right, Marcie . . What was I thinking?" Peppermint Patty covers her eyes and says, "What came over me? It's so unlike me! I must have bl Latest appearance: May 26th, 2000 / First appearance: May 31st, 1974 Lucy and Peppermint Patty sit on a bench. Lucy asks, "Why don't we both go and have our ears pierced?" Peppermint Patty replies, "I have no doubts about my femininity, Lucille!" Lucy says, "I never said you did, Patty . . . I just don't want to do it alone . . ." Peppermint Patty says, "Okay, I'm game for anything . . . Let's do it!" Marcie approaches and says, "You're both going t First appearance: November 21st, 1995 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit in a restuarant looking at menus. Marcie says, "So we're in this coffee shop, see, trying to decide about dessert . ." Marcie says, "'How about ice cream?' says my dad . . 'Great,' I said . . 'I'll have zamboni.'" Marcie says, "Then my dad says, 'At the hockey game tonight, did you enjoy watching the spumoni clean the ice?'" Marcie laughs. First appearance: May 13th, 1988 Peppermint Patty and Marcie sit on a bench and eat lunch. Peppermint Patty says, "I've decided to start eating more vegetables for lunch . ." Marcie says, "Carrot cake is not a vegetable . ." Latest appearance: November 3rd, 2000 / First appearance: November 8th, 1974 Marcie watches Peppermint Patty ice skate. Peppermint Patty says, "You should try ice skating, Marcie . . ." Marcie says, "I have weak ankles, sir." Peppermint Patty says, "There isn't such a thing, Marcie . . ." Peppermint Patty continues, "It's just a matter of having skates that fit properly . . . Maybe when my skating pro gets here, you could try a few lessons . . ." Sn First appearance: August 1st, 1987 Marcie and Charlie Brown stand on the doorstep of his house. Marcie says, "Hi, Charles! I just got back . . I called several times . . . Did you miss me?" Charlie Browns says, "I just poured myself some cold cereal . . I don't want it to get soggy . . ." Marcie swiftly kicks Charlie Brown in the leg. Charlie Brown lets out a suprised shriek. Sally stands next to Charl First appearance: September 7th, 1988 Peppermint Patty and Marcie sit at their school desks. Peppermint Patty asks, "Ma'am? I don't understand this first question . . Which ocean are we studying?" Peppermint Patty asks, "Could you be more pacific?" Marcie leans forward and says, "Specific." Peppermint Patty says, "Whatever." First appearance: April 9th, 1976 Marcie stands on the baseball field and exclaims,"Babe Ruth had a cap! Willie May's had a cap!" She continues,"Ted Williams had a cap! maury Wills had a cap! Mickey Mantle had a cap!" Peppermint Patty stands on the pitcher's mound looking to her left; she yells,"MARCIE, WILL YOU SHUT UP?!?" Marcie whispers,"Even Joe Garagiola had a cap!" First appearance: June 13th, 1995 Peppermint Patty lies on her bed and says into the phone, "Isn't it great, Marcie? No schoolwork to worry about . . Nothing to do!" Marcie sits at a table writing letters. Marcie says into the telephone, "I just finished addressing all my Christmas cards, sir . ." Peppermint Patty responds, "I'll call you again in September, Marcie . ." First appearance: April 30th, 1996 Peppermint Patty and Marcie sit at their desks in class. Peppermint Patty says, "Quick, Marcie, I need the answers to five, seven, nine, ten and twelve . ." Marcie looks at her test and says, "I don't have those yet, sir . ." Peppermint Patty asks, "What kind of a student are you, Marcie?" Latest appearance: November 27th, 2000 / First appearance: December 2nd, 1974 Marcie talks into the phone and says, "The barber thought you were a boy! That's terrible, sir!" Marcie continues, "A wig? You bought a wig? That's a great idea, sir! No, I promise not to laugh . . ." Marcie says, "No, I promise . . . I really do . . I promise . . . Yes, I really promise . . . Yes, I promise not to laugh . . . Yes, sir, I really, really promise . . ." Pepp First appearance: March 20th, 1996 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their desks in class. Peppermint Patty's hair sticks up. She says, "Here, Marcie . . Sneak up by the teacher's desk, and plug in my hair dryer . ." Marcie crawls across the floor holding the electric plug. Marcie kneels next to the teacher's desk in front of an electric outlet. Marcie says to the teacher, "Pretend you didn't see me, ma'am and y First appearance: October 20th, 1990 Marcie lies on a couch. Marcie wakes up and asks, "Where am I?" Charlie Brown replies, "You're at my house, Marcie." Charlie Brown sits on the couch next to Marcie. Marcie says, "I don't want to go home . . Can I stay here? If I go home, I have to be perfect . . ." Sally sits in a beanbag chair and shouts, "If she doesn't want to be perfect, she's come to the right place!" First appearance: June 20th, 1988 Marcie and Peppermint Patty lean on the wall. Peppermint Patty says, "I can't believe that I actually miss being in school . ." Marcie says, "I know what you mean . . Of course, if we were in school right now, you'd probably be asleep . . ." Marcie looks at Peppermint Patty who is sleeping. First appearance: July 22nd, 1983 Marcie sits at a desk writing a letter. She writes, "Dear Charles, Only one more day of camp. Then we can be together again." Peppermint Patty writes, "Hi, Chuck! Tomorrow we go home. How about me coming over to see you?" Charlie Brown sits with Snoopy writing a letter. He writes, "Dear Marcie and Patty, I won't be here when you get home." Charlie Brown writes, "I have
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: January 24th, 1998 Linus rolls a giant snowball in order to make a snowman. He's wearing a hat, coat and gloves. Woodstock and a friend fly in. The snowman has outstretched arms (sticks) pointing in opposite directions. On the ground beneath each arm, Woodstock looks one way and his friend looks the other. First appearance: January 24th, 1956 Charlie Brown stands watching Schroeder go through music sheets. He says, "It would have been fun to have played a duet.." Schroeder stands in a chair looking through the sheets. He says, "Sure, it would have..but I've looked through all the music catalogues, haven't I?" He continues, "I even called the library..I'm sorry Charlie Brown.." He concludes, "I guess nothing has Latest appearance: January 21st, 2013 / First appearance: January 24th, 1966 Snoopy skates on the ice wearing a long hat. Snoopy flips upside down and thinks, "Aaugh!" Snoopy lies on the ice in a daze. Snoopy thinks, "I think my feet need sharpening . . ." First appearance: January 24th, 1981 Snoopy sits in the grass and yawns. Snoopy walks with his eyes closed/ Snoopy climbs on the doghouse. Snoopy falls asleep and thinks, "Zonk city!" First appearance: January 24th, 1975 Peppermint Patty stands next to the waterbed. Snoopy bounces on the waterbed out of control. Peppermint Patty shouts, "What kind of a watchdog are you?!" Snoopy thinks, "I'm a seasick watchdog!" Peppermint Patty climbs on the bed and shouts, "Get off that waterbed, and catch that burglar!" Snoopy and Peppermint Patty bounce on the bed out of control. Peppermint Patty sreams. First appearance: January 24th, 1984 Snoopy sits next to Charlie Brown. Charlie Brown holds a book and says, "'And then he was home at last with his faithful dog asleep at his feet.'" Charlie Brown says, "See? Some dogs sleep at the feet of their masters . . ." Snoopy carries a sleeping bag. Snoopy places the sleeping bag at Charlie Brown's feet and sleeps. First appearance: January 24th, 1985 Snoopy lies on his doghouse at night and thinks, "Twenty-seven . ." Snoopy lies on his stomach and thinks, "The average person moves in his or her sleep thirty times a night . . ." Snoopy rolls on the doghouse and thinks, "Twenty-eight . . ." Snoopy hangs his head over the edge of the doghouse and thinks, "Two more to go . ." Latest appearance: January 28th, 2002 / First appearance: January 24th, 1972 Woodstock and Snoopy sit on the doghouse. Woodstock speaks. Woodstock continues to speak. Woodstock flies away. Snoopy sits on the doghouse alone. He frowns and thinks, "I hate being accused of beagle chauvinism!" First appearance: January 24th, 1976 Woodstock and Snoopy sit on the doghouse. Snoopy touches Woodstock's head and thinks, "Hmm . . . The fever seems to be gone." Snoopy thinks, "We won't really know if you're well, however, until we see you fly . . ." Woodstuck flies up in the air upside down. Woodstock lands on his head on the doghouse. Snoopy thinks, "Of course, one doesn't recover from the vapors overnight First appearance: January 24th, 1990 Charlie Brown stands in school with his shirt stuck in the pencil sharpener. Charlie Brown says, "If that little red-haired girl sees me standing here with my sleeve caught in the pencil sharpener, she'll think I'm the dumbest person in the world." Charlie Brown says, "What I have to do is wriggle out of my sweater but still look real cool . . ." Charlie Brown looks absolutely sil First appearance: January 24th, 1982 Peppermint Patty sits at her desk in class looking at a sheet of paper. She exclaims, "Good Grief!" She looks up and says, "Yes, Ma'am, I got all fifty questions wrong..." She puts her pencil in mouth and reads the sheet of paper. "I don't think it was my fault, though...." She continues, "Last night I was watching a program on tv that I didn't want to miss.....then I had Latest appearance: January 28th, 2007 / First appearance: January 24th, 1960 Lucy looks at a calendar and says, "January isn't over yet . . . Actually nineteen-sixty has just begun!" Lucy says, "I"ve got to convince him! I've got to!" Linus holds his blanket and sucks his thumb. Lucy says, "Linus, there's still time for you to make a New Year's resolution to give up that blanket . . ." Linus replies, "You know, I think you're right! I think if I' Latest appearance: January 22nd, 2016 / First appearance: January 24th, 1969 Schroeder stands next to a tree and looks up. He says, "I can't believe it . ." Charlie Brown approaches. Schroeder says, "Lucy threw my piano up into this tree . . ." Charlie Brown grabs Schroeder by the collar and shouts, "Not this tree! Don't say that!" Schroeder asks, "Why? What's so special about this tree?" Charlie Brown points up and says, "This is a dreaded kite-eat Latest appearance: January 22nd, 2012 / First appearance: January 24th, 1965 Charlie Brown kneels next to a pile of snowballs and says, "Well, are you going to start something, or aren't you?" Charlie Brown shouts, "You think I'm afraid, don't you?" Charlie Brown kneels next to his pile of snowballs and says, "Well, I'm not! When it comes to snowball wars, I'm an expert!" Charlie Brown stands up with his arms wide and shouts, "Go ahead and start so First appearance: January 24th, 1992 Spike sits in the desert near a campfire with a blanket wrapped around him. Spike thinks, "When I was little and my stomach hurt, Mom used to bring me milk and honey . ." Spike thinks, "If I had an earache, my dad used to blow cigar smoke in my ear . ." Spike thinks, "I wonder where he got the cigars . ." First appearance: January 24th, 1980 Marcie sits at her desk in school and says, "Ma'am, I think the ceiling is leaking again . ." Marcie continues, "No, rain isn't coming in . . No you wouldn't call it sleet . . ." Marcie says, "Whatever you call it, ma'am, it's sure coming in . ." Snow falls on Peppermint Patty's head. She says, "Try snow flurries, Marcie." First appearance: January 24th, 1996 Rerun and Lucy stand under a basketball hoop. Lucy says to Rerun, "You shoot, and I'll go up for the rebound . ." Rerun shoots the basketball and it hits Lucy in the back of the head. Rerun says, "That was the rebound . ." First appearance: January 24th, 1978 Sally stands in front of the class and says, "This is my science report which is on traffic safety." Sally continues, "The first thing I did was to measure the width of the street in front of our school . ." A voice shouts, "With my ruler!" Sally frowns and says, "Get off my back, kid!" Latest appearance: January 21st, 2014 / First appearance: January 24th, 1967 Linus and Charlie Brown stand in the snow next to a tree. Charlie Brown says, "Do you know what kind of tree this is? It's a kite-eating tree!" Charlie Brown continues, "Last year it ate twenty-four of my kites! It just reached out and grabbed them with its greedy branches, and then it stood there and ate them . . ." Charlie Brown grabs Linus and says, "Be careful! Don't get too cl First appearance: January 24th, 1989 Snoopy's ears stand straight up. Lucy shouts, "He won!! Olaf won!!! Your brother won the 'Ugly Dog' contest!" Snoopy and Lucy run. Lucy continues to shout, "Olaf! You won!" Olaf looks disgusted and thinks, "Rats!"
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!