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: June 15th, 1981 Peppermint Patty and Marcie sit and watch television. Peppermint Patty says, "Look at that, Marcie . . . That lady just won thirty thousand dollars playing golf!" Peppermint Patty continues, "Women's sports are on the upswing, Marcie." Marcie says, "Golf is on the backswing, sir." Peppermint Patty says, "Don't be cute, Marcie." Latest appearance: June 17th, 2002 / First appearance: June 12th, 1972 Peppermint Patty and Marcie stand in a field. Peppermint Patty points and says, "Let me get this straight . . You mean that red-haired girl Chuck always talks about is in our camp?" Marcie and Peppermint Patty run. Marcie says, "She said she used to go to school with him . . ." Peppermint Patty says, "Let's go back . . I want to have a talk with her . . ." Linus sits on a hill and First appearance: October 14th, 1990 Peppermint Patty and Snoopy, wearing a football helmet, are crouched facing each other. Peppermint Patty runs to catch the ball as Snoopy jumps after her. Marcie, who is also wearing a helmit, jumps, yelling, "Touchdown!" Charlie Brown lies sprawled on the ground behind her. Marcie turns to Charlie Brown, who is sitting and fixing his helmit. Marcie says, "Better luck next First appearance: June 29th, 1977 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit and lean against a bag of golf clubs. Marcie says, "Sir?" Marcie asks, "Why are the two ladies screaming at each other?" Peppermint Patty replies, "They're arguing about the score." Marcie shouts, "Push her in the lake, ma'am!!" Peppermint Patty says, "Stay out of it, Marcie!" First appearance: June 16th, 1977 Marcie and Peppermint Patty stand at the counter in the pro shop. Peppermint Patty says, "Yes, sir . . We want to be caddies." Peppermint Patty smiles and says, "We think we're highly suited for the job." Peppermint Patty continues, "We're not lazy, nor unreliable nor discourteous . . ." Marcie whispers, "Tell him we don't drink wine, either, sir . . ." Peppermint Patty say First appearance: November 17th, 1978 Peppermint Patty sits at her desk in school and says, "Sorry I'm late, ma'am . . The battery in my head went dead." Marcie sits behind Peppermint Patty. Peppermint Patty says, "My friend here pushed me downhill to get my head started, and I banged into a tree!" Marcie says, "I told you we should have used jumper cables, sir." Peppermint Patty says, "She's weird ma'am!" Latest appearance: March 10th, 2000 / First appearance: March 12th, 1974 Marcie walks behind Peppermint Patty and says, "You have to go to school, sir . . . You can't just quit!" Peppermint Patty stops walking and replies, "Why can't I? Yesterday one of the teachers even criticized my lunch!" Peppermint Patty continues, "She said I had too many doughnuts and not enough carrots . . ." Peppermint Patty says, "It's time to quit when they even criti First appearance: December 9th, 1989 The World War I Flying Ace sits at the table with Marcie and holds his head. Marcie, says, "The Famous World War I Flying Ace looks lonely . ." Marcie asks, "Would it help if I held his paw for awhile?" Snoopy smiles, grabs Marcie's hand and thinks, "Like maybe until 1918?" First appearance: April 5th, 1983 Marcie walks behind Peppermint Patty in the school yard. Peppermint Patty says, "You really have to keep an eye on your lunch around here." Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit on a bench and open their lunch bags. Peppermint Patty says, "The last time I brought French fries, somebody stole half of them . . ." Peppermint Patty says, "It won't happen again, though." Peppermint First appearance: November 28th, 1983 Marcie, Peppermint Patty and Franklin sit at their school desks. Peppermint Patty says, "Yes, ma'am, we have a complaint . . We all got sick during the Thanksgiving holidays . . ." Peppermint Patty continues, "That means we didn't get out of school . . . We were sick on our own time . . . We don't think that was fair . . ." Peppermint Patty says, "'Go see the chaplain'?!" First appearance: January 8th, 1996 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their desks in class. Patty says, "Rats! I just got grape jelly on my shirt!" Marcie asks, "In math class?" First appearance: November 23rd, 1984 Marcie walks behind Peppermint Patty. Both wear paper hats. Peppermint Patty says, "Oh, sure, Marcie . . You had to outdo me, didn't you?" Peppermint Patty shouts, "You had to make a longer report and a bigger hat, and get an 'A', didn't you?" Peppermint Patty shouts, "Well, I hope your hat is so big you can't see where you're going, and you run into a tree!" Peppermint P First appearance: September 6th, 1981 Peppermint Patty smiles down at her desk, which she is sitting behind, and says, "The ol' desk...chalk dust in the air..." She points in front of her and concludes,"It's all here!" Marcie is sitting behind her. She turns to Marcie with one finger in the air. She says, "This is it, Marcie...." She turns back around and says, "'A new school year, and what I like to call, 'The Exci First appearance: September 16th, 1999 Peppermint Patty and Marcie sit at thir school desks. Patty says, "There! I did it!" Patty holds up a piece of paper and says, "I answered every question!" Patty walks up to her teacher's desk with the test and says, "Here you are, ma'am factory direct!" First appearance: July 15th, 1990 Violet, Lucy, Linus, Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Sally and Marcie are on line. Marcie asks Sally, "Do you ever get sick at the movies. "All the times," says Sally. A close up of Sally, who says, "If it isn't the language, it's the prices." Sally asks, "What's this movie about?" Charlie Brown answers, "Car crashes and ugliness." Sally asks, "Lots of ugliness. Snoopy looks at her. First appearance: October 24th, 1975 Marcie talks into the phone. She says, "Hello, Linus? This is Marcie . . . You're not gonna believe this . . ." Marcie continues, "Guess who's outside sitting in a pumpkin patch . . . Peppermint Patty! You've finally got one, Linus . . ." Linus talks into the phone and says, "'Got one'? Got one what?" Marcie replies, "A disciple!" First appearance: July 18th, 1983 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit on the dock. Peppermint Patty says, "Don't talk to me, Marcie!" Marcie says, "What did I do, sir?" Peppermint Patty says, "You got a letter from Chuck, and I didn't! And I was the one who felt sorry for you when you were lonely!" Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit in silence. Marcie asks, "Would you like to push me into the lake, sir?" First appearance: January 17th, 1983 Peppermint Patty and Marcie skate on the ice. Marcie pushes a chair in front of her. Peppermint Patty says, "This is a perfect way for you to learn to skate, Marcie . . ." Peppermint Patty says, "Just push the chair ahead of you . . That's the way . . You won't fall . ." Marcie asks, "What about him?" Snoopy sits in the chair. Peppermint Patty shouts, "All right, Mac, ge First appearance: November 27th, 1981 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their desks in school. Peppermint Patty reads a piece of paper and chews her pencil. Marcie says, "Stop chewing on your pencil, sir . ." Marcie continues, "It makes me nervous." Peppermint Patty asks, "Why should it bother you, Marcie?" Marcie says, "No one can be expected to concentrate sitting behind a beaver!" First appearance: June 28th, 1977 Marcie walks with a bag of golf clubs strapped to her back. Marcie falls into a sand trap with a scream. Peppermint Patty looks over the edge and asks, "What are you doing in that sand trap, Marcie?" Marcie replies with only her feet visible, "I think somebody left the door open . ."
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, 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 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, 1992 The Beaglescout hikes behind Woodstock. Snoopy thinks, "And right up ahead is 'Lookout Rock.'" Snoopy thinks, "Look out!" Woodstock smashes into the rock. Snoopy thinks, "That's why they call it 'Lookout Rock.'" First appearance: November 14th, 1984 Spike sits in the desert and thinks, "Someday that girl in the red pickup is going to stop and give me a ride . . ." Spike thinks, "If she does, I'll probably hang my head out of the window . . ." Spike thinks, " . . Or maybe I'll sit up very prim and proper, and she'll be proud of me . . ." Spike lies down on the rock and thinks, "Or maybe she'll look at me, and say, 'Hey, First appearance: November 14th, 1997 Olaf and Andy are walking and Andy thinks, "Olaf, have you ever seen a coyote?" Olaf thinks, "Not since I left the farm." Andy thinks, "I think I just saw one.." Andy thinks, "And he was wearing Mickey Mouse shoes!" First appearance: November 14th, 1976 Woodstock stands in a field and slowly, the falling snow covers him up until only his eyes show. He walks through the snow to Snoopy's doghouse. Snoopy says, "It's because you stood still.. if you move around, the snow won't stick to you.." Woodstock hops around, flying just above the ground, but he stops to catch his breath and is buried again. First appearance: November 14th, 1998 Woodstock lies in his nest. Snoopy says, "If you're going to fly south, I suggest you'd better get started..." Woodstock ask a question. Snoopy says, "Yes, today is Saturday... What's wrong with traveling on Saturday?" Woodstock looks out of his nest and speaks. Woodstock lies back down. Snoopy says, "Worms are closed on the weekend?" 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 11th, 2012 / First appearance: November 14th, 1965 Linus sits and watches tv. Lucy comes up behind Linus. Lucy gets up and says, "Might as well turn this off . . . there's no one watching it . . ." Linus's hair stands on end as he says, "No one watching it?" Linus shouts, "Waddya mean, no one? I'm someone!" Linus waves his fist in the air and says, "You come back here and turn on this tv! If anyone is a so 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!" First appearance: November 14th, 1980 Woodstock and Beaglescout sit on a hill. Harriet walks up the hill and speaks. Beaglescout thinks, "Harriet!! You're back! You found us!" Beaglescout walks with Woodstock and friends and thinks, "See men? Harriet found her way back because she listened to my lectures!" Beaglescout continues to think, "Tell them, Harriet . . Tell them how you'd decide which paths to take . . ." Latest appearance: November 12th, 2007 / First appearance: November 14th, 1960 Snoopy is lying on his doghouse. He thinks, "There go some more birds flying south for the winter..." He sits up. He thinks, "So long birds! Have a nice trip!" He sits quietly on his doghouse. Snoopy looks over the edge of his doghouse. He thinks, "I suppose someone should tell all the worms it's safe to come up now...." First appearance: November 14th, 1977 Snoopy and Charlie Brown sit on the floor and play checkers. Charlie Brown thinks, "It's his move . . . I wonder what he's going to do . . ." Charlie Brown thinks, "I'll bet he's planning some fancy strategy . . . I know how his mind works . . . He's tricky . . ." Charlie Brown continues to think, "I wonder what he's planning . . I wonder what he's thinking . . ." Snoopy th First appearance: November 14th, 1956 Linus appraches Charlie Brown in the field. He points at his shoes and exclaims, "Look, Charlie Brown...I tied my own shoes this morning!"(BR) (BR) He looks down at his coat and continues, "And look here..I buttoned my own shirt!"(BR) (BR) Charlie Brown watches as Linus walks off smiling and whistling.(BR) (BR) Charlie Brown looks after him and says, "Young people grow up too fast these days..."( 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 11th, 2013 / First appearance: November 14th, 1966 Charlie Brown stands proudly at the door and clears his throat. Violet says, "Well, will you look at that? Charlie Brown has been put on safety patrol! How about that?" Charlie Brown walks by the other students and says, "Oh boy! Everyone is looking at me! If this doesn't impress that little red-haired girl, nothing will!" Charlie Brown smiles and says, "When I got call 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, 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?"
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!