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: August 1st, 1984 Marcie lies in her bed at night. She wakes up suddenly and hears a knock at the door. Marcie stands on her doorstep in her pajamas. Peppermint Patty says, "Hi, Marcie! I'm back from Paris!" Marcie shouts, "Sir, it's three o'clock in the morning!" Peppermint Patty asks, "Don't you want to see my vacation pictures?" First appearance: August 2nd, 1976 Marcie sits on the dock. Floyd stands beside her and asks, "May I join you?" Floyd sits next to Marcie and says, "The last time I was on this dock you pushed me into the water because I called you 'Lambcake.'" Marcie replies, "So?" Floyd says, "So this time I came prepared . . ." Floyd wears a life preserver and says, "Hi, Lambcake!" First appearance: November 30th, 1987 Charlie Brown stands at a desk and says, "What I want to know, ma'am, is how can they do arthroscopic knee surgery on my dog if dogs don't have knees?" Charlie Brown says, "You didn't know he was a dog?!" Charlie Brown says, "Well, could you call down to surgery right away? Thank you . . ." Charlie Brown says to Marcie, "She said they thought he was a little kid with a big First appearance: December 19th, 1995 Peppermint Patty sits at her school desk looking at a piece of paper. She says, "Rats! Another D-minus!" Marcie leans towards Peppermint Patty and says, "If you ever own a yacht, or a sailboat, or a racehorse, sir, you can call it 'D-minus' . ." Marcie laughs heartily. Peppermint Patty responds, "You are disproportionately weird, Marcie . ." First appearance: April 4th, 1989 Charlie Brown lies on the ground after being hit by a baseball. Marcie and Peppermint Patty kneel beside him. Marcie says, "I'm sorry, Charles . . It was an accident . . . I didn't call for a bean ball . ." Marcie claims, "I called for the knucklehead." Peppermint Patty says, "Knuckle ball, Marcie." Charlie Brown sits up. Marcie says, "Whatever." Charlie Brown says, "I can't stand Latest appearance: July 31st, 2003 / First appearance: August 5th, 1971 A boy sits on the bed turned away from Charlie Brown and Peppermint Patty. Peppermint Patty says, "Hey, kid, it looks like no one is gonna introduce us so I . . ." The boy says, "Shut up and leave me alone!" Peppermint Patty turns to Charlie Brown and shouts, "What kind of friends you got here, Chuck?" Marcie and Peppermint Patty walk out the door. Peppermint Patty continues, "We d First appearance: July 29th, 1987 Marcie stands at a pay phone and asks, "Hello? This is Marcie again . . May I speak to Charles?" Sally replies into the telephone, "He isn't here . . He had to take his dog to the vegetarian . . ." Marcie says, "Veterinarian." Sally sits on the ground and says, "Whatever." First appearance: December 6th, 1989 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their desks in class. Peppermint Patty looks at a sheet of paper. Marcie says, "No, 'biannual' means twice a year . ." Marcie continues, "I think 'biennial' means every two years . ." Peppermint Patty says, "'Bi-D-minus' must mean twice a day . ." First appearance: February 17th, 1999 Peppermint Patty sits in front of Marice at her school desk. Patty holds a book and says, "This is the book I didn't read in November." Patty says, "This the book I didn't read in December, and this is the one I didn't read in January.." Patty says, "So this must be Febuary.." Patty says, "I can always tell what month it is by the book I didn't read" Marcie says, 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." First appearance: March 27th, 1991 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their school desks. Peppermint Patty asks, "Quick, Marcie . . What's the answer to the third question?" Marcie responds, "I didn't know that one myself, sir . . ." Peppermint Patty raises her hand and shouts, "Time out!" First appearance: June 26th, 1997 Peppermint Patty and Marcie lie in their cots at camp. Marcie says, "I don't think you're being fair to Charles, sir . ." Marcie says, "One day you tell him we're not thinking of him . . The next day you tell him we miss him . ." Marcie says, "You're playing lovers' games, sir." Peppermint Patty replies, "Lovers aren't real people, Marcie . ." First appearance: October 16th, 1993 Marcie walks out of her house and says, "I'm ready, sir . ." Peppermint Patty holds a football. Marcie follows Peppermint Patty and says, "Let's go out and kick that ball around on the ol' gridlock!" Peppermint Patty kicks the ball and says, "Gridiron, Marcie . ." Marcie responds, "Whatever." First appearance: September 13th, 1985 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their desks at school, "Peppermint Patty asks, "You know what, Marcie?" Peppermint Patty continues, "We should be grateful that we're living at this point in history." Marcie asks, "Which point is that, sir?" Peppermint Patty holds a sheet of paper in her hand and says, "The golden age of D-minuses!" First appearance: December 3rd, 1986 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their desks in class. Peppermint Patty says, "Yes, ma'am . . We enjoyed the concert." Peppermint Patty continues, "Marcie spent the whole time flauting with the flirtist . . ." Marcie whispers, "Flirting with the flautist." Peppermint Patty says, "Whatever." First appearance: November 20th, 1988 Peppermint Patty, holding a piece of paper and sitting at her desk turns to Marcie sitting at hers and asks, "How do you spell 'Lancelot,' Marcie?" Marcie replies, "Didn't get your homework done again, huh, sir?" Peppermint Patty digs throught her desk and says, "What's it to you, Marcie? And stop calling me 'Sir'!" She fumes as Marcie taunts, "Sir! Sir! Sir! Sir! Sir! Sir! First appearance: April 18th, 1991 Charlie Brown says, "Hi! Am I in the right place?" Snoopy flies in the air. An empty root beer mug also flies through the air. Marcie looks on. The World War I Flying Ace shakes Charlie Brown's hand and thinks, "President Wilson! What are you doing over here? Have they signed the armistice?" The World War I Flying Ace runs and thinks, "Sorry, no time to talk! My squadron tak First appearance: February 23rd, 1993 Peppermint Patty and Marcie sit at their school desks. On Peppermint Patty's desk sits an in and an out box. Latest appearance: May 30th, 2000 / First appearance: June 4th, 1974 Peppermint Patty holds the phone and says, "The nurse said they'll pierce our ears if we get parental permission." Lucy says, "That's no problem . ." Peppermint Patty, Lucy and Marcie sit at the table. Lucy writes, "Dear Doctor, Okay! Let her have her dumb ears pierced! I am sick and tired of arguing with her." Lucy continues to write, "What can I do? Let her learn the hard way! Wh First appearance: June 20th, 1996 Charlie Brown answers the phone and says, "Hello?" Peppermint Patty says into a pay phone, "Hi, Chuck! It's Marcie and me! We're at camp, and we're not happy . ." Peppermint Patty says, "We want you to rent a helicopter, and come rescue us . ." Marcie grabs the phone and adds, "Make it two helicopters, Charles . . one for each of us!"
Latest appearance: March 30th, 2018 / First appearance: April 2nd, 1971 Charlie Brown and Snoopy stand on the pitcher's mound. Snoopy holds his supper dish in his mouth. Charlie Brown says, "Oh, no you don't!" Charlie Brown continues, "You get fed after the game, not before!" Snoopy walks away with the supper dish still in his mouth. Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound and says, "I hate these salary disputes." Latest appearance: March 7th, 2018 / First appearance: March 10th, 1971 Peppermint Patty and Charlie Brown sit at the table. Peppermint Patty holds up a piece of paper and says, "I've worked out the baseball schedule for our two teams, Chuck . . ." Peppermint Patty slides the paper over to Charlie Brown and says, "Here, take a look at it, and see what you think . ." Charlie Brown reaches for the paper. Peppermint Patty smiles and says, "You tou Latest appearance: February 16th, 2018 / First appearance: February 19th, 1971 Charlie Brown sits in front of Lucy's psychiatric booth. He says, "Sometimes I ask myself questions . ." Charlie Brown continues, "Sometimes I ask myself, 'Is this your real life, or is this just a pilot film?'" Charlie Brown holds his arms out and asks, "Is my life a thirty-nine week series or is it a special?" Lucy replies, "Whatever it is, our ratings are down . . Five c Latest appearance: December 21st, 2017 / First appearance: December 24th, 1970 Sally lies in bed and says, "So here it is, Christmas Eve, but there'll be no sleigh bells outside my window tonight . ." Sally continues, "Why? Because I've totally rejected the concept of the fat guy in the red suit! For the first time in my life I feel free! For once I . . ." Sally sits up and listens. She says, "What's that? I thought I heard a sleigh bell . . ." Sally Latest appearance: December 6th, 2017 / First appearance: December 9th, 1970 Charlie Brown sits at the table and writes, "Dear Little Red-Haired Girl, Evening is coming on." Charlie Brown continues to write, "I wish it were snowing huge white flakes, and you and I were walking along holding hands and." Charlie Brown stops and looks at the paper. Charlie Brown crumples up the paper and throws it over his shoulder. He says, "A lot of great letters nev Latest appearance: November 11th, 2017 / First appearance: November 14th, 1970 Snoopy sits on the ground with a rope tied around his neck. Woodstock stands in front of him. Snoopy smiles and thinks, "Woodstock is going to rescue me . ." Woodstock climbs on the rope. Snoopy thinks, "Woodstock will have me untied in no time at all . . ." Woodstock struggles with the rope. Snoopy thinks, "Woodstock is going to untie me, and we're going to . . ." Woodstoc Latest appearance: October 1st, 2017 / First appearance: October 4th, 1970 Peppermint Patty runs along. Peppermint Patty is on the telephone: "Hey, Chuck, come on over, and see what my Dad gave me for my birthday.." She points: "Roses!" Charlie Brown stands behind her. He says, "Wow!" Peppermint Patty adds, "And you know what he said?" They face each other. "He said that I'm growing up fast, and soo I'll be a beautiful young lady, and all Latest appearance: September 23rd, 2017 / First appearance: September 26th, 1970 Snoopy sits in the grass and turns his head. Lucy stands next to him and holds her hand out. Lucy says, "It's bad luck to turn away from a 'Beep.'" Lucy grabs Snoopy's nose and says, "Beep!" Snoopy thinks, "I didn't know that." Latest appearance: September 22nd, 2017 / First appearance: September 25th, 1970 Linus stands in the wind. He sucks his thumb and holds his blanket. Linus' blanket is blown out of his hands. Linus runs. Linus stands next to the doghouse. The blanket completely covers Snoopy. Snoopy thinks, "I hate to see fall come . . . It gets dark so early . ." Latest appearance: July 17th, 2017 / First appearance: July 20th, 1970 Linus stands behind Lucy and says, "I have a question." Linus asks, "What would happen if there were a beautiful and highly intelligent child up in heaven waiting to be born, and his or her parents decided that the two children they already had were enough?" Lucy says, "Your ignorance of theology and medicine is appalling!" Linus says, "I still think it's a good question . Latest appearance: July 16th, 2017 / First appearance: July 19th, 1970 Snoopy is wearing a baseball cap. He runs backwards, looking up at the sky. CLOMP! Snoopy stands up straight in the air and catches the ball in his mouth. Snoopy runs, his cap flying off his head. CLOMP! He jumps in the air and catches another ball. CLOMP! Snoopy catches the ball, hanging upside down the air. CLOMP! His cap flies off as he catches the ball. Latest appearance: July 15th, 2017 / First appearance: July 18th, 1970 Snoopy sits on the doghouse and sniffles. He thinks, "What do you do?" Snoopy lies on the doghouse and thinks, "What do you do when the girl-beagle you love more than anything is taken from you, and you know you'll never see her again as long as you live?" Snoopy sits up and thinks, "What do you do?" Snoopy eats and thinks, "Back to eating!" Latest appearance: July 14th, 2017 / First appearance: July 17th, 1970 Snoopy lies on the doghouse. Charlie Brown carries an envelope and says, "I have bad news for you." Charlie Brown continues, "That last letter you sent to your girl friend at the Daisy Hill Puppy Farm never reached her . . She's not there any more . . ." Charlie Brown explains, "She's been sold!" Snoopy screams and runs off the doghouse. Latest appearance: July 13th, 2017 / First appearance: July 16th, 1970 Snoopy lies on the doghouse and thinks, "That girl-beagle I met at the Daisy Hill Puppy Farm is really something." Snoopy sits up. He smiles and thinks, "I wonder why I liked her so much? I think it's because we teased each other . . ." Snoopy lies on his stomach and thinks, "We laughed a lot, and we teased each other . . ." Snoopy turns over and smiles. He thinks, "And the Latest appearance: July 12th, 2017 / First appearance: July 15th, 1970 Snoopy sticks his tongue out at Charlie Brown. Charlie Brown shouts, "Now you cut that out!" Snoopy walks away. Charlie Brown continues, "Just because you can't go running off to see that girl-beagle you met, you don't have to be so obnoxious!" Charlie Brown points and shouts, "By golly, you'd better start behaving yourself!" Snoopy drops the phone. Charlie Brown shouts, "A Latest appearance: July 11th, 2017 / First appearance: July 14th, 1970 Charlie Brown stands in front of Snoopy. Snoopy wears his supper dish on his head. Charlie Brown asks, "You want to go to the Daisy Hill Puppy Farm again?" Snoopy's ears stand up. Charlie Brown walks away and thinks, "No, I don't think you should . . . You've been out enough lately . . ." Snoopy kicks his supper dish and thinks, "Rats!" Snoopy sits on the ground and leans a Latest appearance: July 10th, 2017 / First appearance: July 13th, 1970 Charlie Brown stands next to Snoopy and talks into the phone. He says, "Hello? Is this the Daisy Hill Puppy Farm?" Charlie Brown continues, "I'm calling for a friend of mine . . . He wants to speak to one of your dogs . . No, he doesn't know her name . . Describe her?" Snoopy holds out his paws and smiles. Charlie Brown says, "She has very soft paws . . ." Latest appearance: July 9th, 2017 / First appearance: July 12th, 1970 Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound. Lucy stands on the slope of the pitcher's mound. She holds out a piece of paper: "Here, Charlie Brown...Sign this petition!" "What's it for?" "Don't be so wishy-washy..just sign it!" He yells: "WANTING TO KNOW WHAT YOUR SIGNING IS NOT BEING WISHY-WASHY!" Lucy asks, "Why are you so crabby?" He looks up and wails, "YELLIN Latest appearance: July 8th, 2017 / First appearance: July 11th, 1970 The Literary Ace types, "Dear Sweetie, Have you missed me?" The Literary Ace continues to type, "I think about you all the time. I can hardly wait until Sunday morning. Don't forget . ." The Literary Ace thinks of hearts, hugs and kisses. Snoopy smiles and thinks, "I think I'm in love!" Latest appearance: July 7th, 2017 / First appearance: July 10th, 1970 Linus looks at a newspaper and approaches Charlie Brown. He says, "According to the paper, the riot was about war dogs . . ." Charlie Brown looks at the paper. Linus says, "Apparently there's been some trouble about dogs being sent to Viet Nam, and then not getting back . . ." Snoopy thinks, "All I know is, I went to the Daisy Hill Puppy Farm to make a speech . . . I got whomped wi
First appearance: July 12th, 1957 Lucy approaches Charlie Brown in the field and asks, "Why aren't you in the army, Charlie Brown?" He replies, "Because I'm too young, that's why! Boy, you sure can ask some stupid questions..." Lucy exclaims, "Are you Sure that's the reason? Are you Sure? Huh? Are you? Huh?" She continues, "Are you sure you're just not a little bit Scared? Huh? Huh?" He grimaces, grabs a t First appearance: July 12th, 1956 Linus stands in the room shouting, "I'm Independent!" He continues, "I can stand on my own..." He looks down at his feet. He concludes, "Two feet!" First appearance: July 12th, 1992 Peppermint Patty and Marcie walk in a hall. Peppermint Patty and Marcie sit in seats at a theater. Peppermint Patty asks, "What are they playing today, Marcie?" Marcie replies, "Symphony Number ninety-six by Haydn . ." Marcie adds, "When it was performed in 1791, a chandelier fell into the hall . ." Peppermint Patty says, "Really? Wow!" Peppermint Patty looks up at Latest appearance: July 9th, 2013 / First appearance: July 12th, 1966 Lucy sits and stares and says, "No tv . . . I can't believe it . . ." Linus says, "Try reading a book . . ." Lucy says, "A what?" Linus continues, "Or radio . . . try listening to the radio . . ." Lucy says, "To what?" Linus says, "Or put some records on . . . Listen to the record player . . ." Lucy turns around in a daze and says, "The record what? Read what? Huh? Wh Latest appearance: July 7th, 2003 / First appearance: July 12th, 1971 Snoopy sits on the ground and lies against a rock. He thinks, "Sometimes I get some of my best ideas while lying in the sun . ." Snoopy continues to lie against the rock. Snoopy opens his eyes as it begins to rain. Snoopy lies against the rock in the pouring rain. He thinks, "Somehow, I've never gotten a good idea while lying in the rain . . ." First appearance: July 12th, 1972 Snoopy and Woodstock stand next to a tree and look up. Snoopy thinks, "Woodstock says there's a strange creature in his nest . . ." Snoopy continues to think, "I'll bet I could climb that tree if someone gave me a boost . . ." Snoopy looks down at Woodstock. Snoopy thinks, "Then again, maybe there's a better way . ." Woodstock sighs. Latest appearance: July 17th, 2011 / First appearance: July 12th, 1964 Linus walks up to a bat lying in the grass and starts to yell. Snoopy watches him curiously. Linus looks at the bat and yells, "Teeth marks!" Linus shows the bat to Snoopy and yells, "Have you been chewing on my new bat?!!" Linus yells, "What sort of a stupid dog are you? Don't you have any more sense than to chew on a baseball bat?!" Snoopy is confused. Lucy wal 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 First appearance: July 12th, 1999 Sally speaks on the phone. Sally says, "Summer camp? yes, I got your brochure.. yes, thank you." Sally says, "No, I wasn't planning on going to camp this year.." Sally says, "Well, if I change my mind, could I bring my brother's wolf with me?" Snoopy barks into the phone. Sally says, to Charlie Brown who sits in the bean bag chair, "That's another camp I don't ha First appearance: July 12th, 1993 Charlie Brown holds a phone in one hand and a quarter in the other. Linus asks, "Calling home, Charlie Brown?" Charlie Brown says, "I thought I'd let everyone know that I got here to camp safely . . The phone says, "'Thank you for calling the Brown residence . . If you know the four digit extension of the party you are trying to reach, you may dial it now . . If you are calling yo First appearance: July 12th, 1991 The Literary Ace sits on his doghouse. Lucy says, "I heard you got a six figure offer for your next book." Lucy asks, "May I ask what the six figure was?" Snoopy thinks, "000,000!" First appearance: July 12th, 1982 The World Famous Surgeon thinks, "Here's The World Famous Surgeon on his way to the operating room . . ." Lucy says, "Doctor, it says here that after surgery, fifty percent of your patients feel pretty good for half an hour." Lucy asks, "Do those statistics bother you?" Snoopy walks away and thinks, "No, I'm very easy going." First appearance: July 12th, 1997 Spike sits on the ground beneath a cactus in the desert. He thinks, "I'll bet my life would have been a lot different if Mom had made me take piano lessons.." First appearance: July 12th, 1987 Snoopy and Woodstock set off for a spot of fishing; Snoopy wears a broad-brimmed hat and carries the fishing pole, whiles Woodstock carries a paper bag. As they walk across a branch, Woodstock balances the bag on his head. They stop by a grassy bank, and Snoopy thinks,"This looks like a good spot..." Woodstock has set the bag behind him. Snoopy turns to him and says,"I'll First appearance: July 12th, 1958 Lucy is leaning on Schroeder's piano. She reads a letter and sighs. Schroeder looks up in a curious manner. She turns to him and says, "You're not the only fish in the sea.." She shows him the letter and exclaims, "Van Cliburn!" Latest appearance: July 10th, 2007 / First appearance: July 12th, 1960 Charlie Brown and Lucy are leaning on top of a brick wall. Lucy says, "Boy, I had a weird dream last night..." They turn towards each other. Charlie Brown says, "Did you? I did too...but I had a hard time telling what was going on..." Charlie Brown faces the wall again. He continues, "Everything was kind confused and blurry..." He faces Lucy again. She says, "Maybe you First appearance: July 12th, 1979 Sally talks into the phone and says, "No, this is Sally . . . I'm his sister . . . He's where?" Sally turns to Snoopy and says, "It's the 'Ace Memorial Hospital' . . . Your owner's in the hospital!" Sally talks into the phone and says, "No, my parents are at the barbers' picnic . . . Yes, I'll tell them . . How long will he be in the hospital? Is he going to get well?" Sno First appearance: July 12th, 1996 Charlie Brown says to a receptionist, "Yes, ma'am . . Is this the emergency room? Well, my elbow hurts from playing baseball . ." Charlie Brown says, "Yes, I'd call it an emergency . ." Charlie Brown says, "My team is already ten runs behind . ." Latest appearance: July 8th, 2016 / First appearance: July 12th, 1968 Woodstock and Snoopy sit on the doghouse with a sign that reads, "Campaign Headquarters." Woodstock speaks. Woodstock speaks and walks. Woodstock walks off the end of the doghouse and lands on his head. Woodstock sits on the ground dazed. Snoopy thinks, "My campaign manager isn't too bright!" First appearance: July 12th, 1983 Charlie Brown and Sally stand by the mailbox. Charlie Brown says, "Look, I got a letter from Marcie . . . She's at camp, and she says she's lonely . . . " Charlie Brown says, "I wonder why she wrote to me . . . " Sally says, "She likes you, that's why!" Charlie Brown says, "Me? Why would she like me?" Sally says, "I'll admit that's a mystery." Sally says, "You and the
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!