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 27th, 1996 Peppermint Patty and Marcie stand on Charlie Brown's doorstep looking incredibly dirty. Peppermint Patty says, "Hi, Chuck! We're back from camp." Marcie adds, "We escaped." Peppermint Patty says, "We crawled through the mud and under the fence . ." Marcie says, "We hated the camp." Marcie says, "We hated sleeping in those puppy tents . ." Peppermint Patty says, "Pup ten First appearance: January 2nd, 1984 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their school desks. Peppermint Patty says, "I'd like to ask the teacher a question, but I'm afraid she'll think it's dumb . . ." Marcie replies, "They say the only dumb question is the one that you don't ask." Peppermint Patty raises her hand and asks, "Ma'am? Is it all right if we turn in our book reports a year late?" Marcie wears her First appearance: March 23rd, 1982 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit in class. Peppermint Patty holds a paper and says, "I got a 'D-minus' in history . . ." Peppermint Patty continues, "A 'D-minus' in english, a 'D-minus' in math . ." Peppermint Patty says, "And a 'D-minus' in social studies . . ." Peppermint Patty says, "These aren't grades . . These are collectibles!" Latest appearance: April 6th, 2000 / First appearance: April 11th, 1974 Peppermint Patty walks with Marcie and says, "I'm trying, Marcie, but I'm still doing lousy in school." Marcie says, "Maybe you need to eat a better breakfast, sir, or have your eyes checked or start going to bed earlier." Peppermint Patty shouts, "You've never understood, have you, Marcie, that when a person complains, he doesn't want a solution, he wants sympathy!!" Marci First appearance: April 13th, 1984 Peppermint Patty runs through the rain. Marcie sits at her school desk and reads the Bible. She says, "Yes, Ma'am, I have the verse right here . . ." Marcie says, "'He sendeth rain on the just and the unjust.'" Peppermint Patty sits in front Marcie soaking wet. She says, "And all of us in between!" First appearance: July 4th, 1977 Marcie walks with Peppermint Patty and says, "That caddying was hard work, sir." Peppermint Patty says, "Well, we each made a dollar, Marcie . . . That's not too bad . . ." The caddymaster says, "Hold on there, girls! What about your ol' caddymaster? I'll just take half of that!" Marcie says, "Everywhere you go on this golf course, you run into a hazard!" First appearance: April 1st, 1981 Peppermint Patty lies in bed. Marcie stands beside her. Peppermint Patty asks, "Marcie! What happened? Where am I?" Marcie replies, "You're home, sir . . . You got hit on the head by a baseball . . . It was a wild pitch . . ." Peppermint Patty says, "Chuck threw a wild pitch? But we won, didn't we? We were ahead fifty to nothing . ." Peppermint Patty sinks into the bed. Mar First appearance: January 4th, 1977 Peppermint Patty stands in front of the class and holds a box. She says, "There's nothing wrong with reading cereal boxes . . ." Peppermint Patty continues, "Some of the best stories I've ever read were on cereal boxes . . . And you don't have to turn any pages!" Peppermint Patty says, "I predict that some day a cereal box will win the Pulitzer Prize!" Peppermint Patty sits First appearance: September 21st, 1988 Peppermint Patty and Marcie sit at their school desks. Marcie says, "All the mothers are mad at you, sir . . They say your wig spoiled our class picture . . ." Peppermint Patty wears a big wig. She says, "Isn't jealousy strange? Just for that, I'm going to wear it every day . ." Marcie tries to look around the wig and says, "That's the last time I'll ever see the chalkboard . ." First appearance: October 11th, 1997 Marcie meets Peppermint Patty on her doorstep. Marcie says, "I think it's going to rain.. I hate walking up all those hills.. the bag is too heavy.. my feet hurt.. and I'm afraid of snakes in the rough.. so I don't want to caddie anymore.." Peppermint Patty holds a bag of golf clubs and asks, "Really? Why?" First appearance: April 21st, 1989 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their desks in class. Peppermint Patty says, "No, ma'am, I don't know what happened in 1540 . ." Peppermint Patty continues, "No, ma'am, I don't know what happened in 1680, 1820, or 1910 . . ." Peppermint Patty says, "However, I might be able to make a wild guess at what happened right after breakfast this morning . . ." Marcie whispers, "You're w First appearance: September 24th, 1976 Marcie stands on the steps at her house. Peppermint Patty stands on the ground and says, "Wish me luck, Marcie . . . I'm off to private school!" Peppermint Patty continues, "I'm going to the 'Ace Obedience School'! It's kind of a strange name, but it probably means that they stress discipline . . ." Marcie and Peppermint Patty walk in the grass. Peppermint Patty says, "That's okay First appearance: April 7th, 1989 Marcie sits in a chair talking on the phone. She says, "I'm sorry you got hit on the head yesterday, Charles." Marcie continues, "You know, I really didn't call for a bean ball . . I called for a knucklehead . ." Charlie says, "Knuckle ball . ." Marcie replies, "Whatever." First appearance: August 19th, 1982 Marcie approaches Peppermint Patty. Marcie says, "I think I just made a fool of myself, sir . . I told Chuck I liked him, and I kissed him on the cheek!" Marcie continues, "It was his own fault, sir! They've taken his baseball field from him, and he hasn't done anything about it!" Marcie adds, "He's not fighting back! All he's doing is bouncing a golf ball against the steps!" First appearance: September 30th, 1986 Peppermint Patty sits in her school desk. Marcie walks towards her carrying a stack of books. Peppermint Patty says, "Watch out, Marcie . . You're going to bump into my desk . . ." Marcie bumps into Peppermint Patty's desk. Peppermint Patty screams, "Beep beep beep beep beep beep." Peppermint Patty says, "Sorry, ma'am . . She set off my alarm system!" Marcie says, "You r First appearance: August 13th, 1996 Peppermint Patty holds a fishing pole and walks towards Marcie. Marcie stands on the end of a dock and screams, "Look out, fish! Here she comes!" Peppermint Patty says, "Oh, sure, Marcie . . . Scare 'em all away!" Peppermint Patty fishes off the dock. Marcie kneels down and says, "Just leveling the playing field, sir . ." First appearance: March 4th, 1980 Marcie stands at the door. Peppermint Patty stands outside and says, "Marcie, I came over because I had to tell you the cute thing Pigpen said to me." Marcie says, "I'm not interested in your romance, sir, and I'm very busy practicing the organ." Peppermint Patty stands at the door. Peppermint Patty shouts, "May all your hemidemisemiquavers be flat!!!" Latest appearance: July 22nd, 2003 / First appearance: July 27th, 1971 Peppermint Patty lies in bed. Marcie stands next to the bed and says, "Sir, my stomach hurts . ." Peppermint Patty says, "Stop calling me 'Sir', and scamper right down to the dispensary on your little Bobby Orr legs!" Marcie walks outside. Marcie stands outside and says, "Bobby Orr legs?" First appearance: March 27th, 1984 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their school desks. Marcie says, "This is a hard test, isn't it, sir?" Peppermint Patty turns around and says, "You have to use a system, Marcie." Peppermint Patty says, "I run through the whole test, and skip the questions I don't know and answer the ones I know . . ." Peppermint Patty looks at her test and says, "Just what I need . . A First appearance: June 23rd, 1997 Peppermint Patty and Marcie hike through the woods wearing backpacks. Peppermint Patty says, "I hope that tent doesn't get too heavy for you, Marcie . ." Marcie replies, "This isn't a tent, sir . . These are marshmallows."
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
Latest appearance: November 13th, 2002 / First appearance: November 15th, 1972 Snoopy and Woodstock sit on the doghouse. Snoopy thinks, "It's migrating time . . ." Snoopy looks up and thinks, "This time of year when millions of birds are taking off for warmer climates . . ." Snoopy looks down at Woodstock. Snoopy continues to think, "All but Woodstock, who's afraid of getting mugged!" Woodstock leans against Snoopy and sighs. First appearance: November 15th, 1975 Charlie Brown and Lucy stand in the grass. Lucy says, "Charlie Brown, you're crazy!" Snoopy walks by and wears his supper dish on his head. Lucy says, "You can't let that stupid beagle try to walk all the way to Needles!" Lucy continues, "That's desert country! How in the world do you think he's going to get across the desert?!" Snoopy wears the supper dish on his head and First appearance: November 15th, 1997 Spike sleeps against a rock next to a cactus. Andy and Olaf walk along the horizon. It is night and the moon is out. Andy thinks, "I've been thinking about something.. if I saw that coyote wearing Mickey Mouse shoes couldn't that mean we're getting close to where Spike lives?" Olaf thinks, "I doubt it.. if we were close, we'd know it because we're well bred hunting dogs.." First appearance: November 15th, 1957 Charlie Brown stands next to a pile of leaves. He watches as Linus jumps into the pile. Linus looks down and says, "Well, I just learned something, Charlie Brown.." He holds up a stick covered with leaves and concludes, "Never jump into a pile of leaves holding a wet sucker!" First appearance: November 15th, 1959 Lucy and Linus are standing in the field at night and Linus says to Lucy "Here comes Charlie Brown.. Maybe he'll know... (BR) (BR) Lucy goes on saying as she looks up at the sky and Charlie Brown approaches, " It sure looks like an airplane to me... you know how their lights kind of blink on and off..." (BR) (BR) The three keeping looking up at the night sky and Lucy ask Charlie Brown "Is that an First appearance: November 15th, 1996 Peppermint Patty holds a football and yells, "Get back, Marcie! Get way back!" Peppermint Patty shouts, "Farther! Farther! Get back farther!" Peppermint Patty looks into the distance. Marcie walks up behind Peppermint Patty and says, "I took the long way around . ." Latest appearance: November 13th, 2015 / First appearance: November 15th, 1968 Snoopy sits on the doghouse. Charlie Brown points and says, "All right, I'm going to put it to you straight!" Charlie Brown continues, "Tonight you stay outside, and be a watch dog, or tomorrow you get no supper!" Charlie Brown walks away and says, "Let your stomach decide!" Snoopy thinks, "Why should I let my stomach decide? It's inside!" First appearance: November 15th, 1956 Charlie Brown and Lucy stands in the field watching Snoopy dancing. Charlie Brown says, "Look at that crazy dog..." They watch him dance on by and Charlie Brown continues, "I sure wish I could be that happy all the time" They look after him and Lucy says, "Not me.." She walks off and concludes, "It's too hard to feel sorry for yourself when you're happy" First appearance: November 15th, 1983 Peppermint Patty sits at her school desk and raises her hand. She shouts, "I know the answer!" Peppermint Patty covers Marcie's mouth with her hand and says, "Yes, ma'am, I do . ." Peppermint Patty covers Franklin's mouth and says, "The answer is 'five'!" Peppermint Patty smiles and says, "And I was the only one who knew it . ." First appearance: November 15th, 1995 Charlie Brown stands in front of his teacher's desk. The Foreign Legionnaire stands in front of the class room with Woodstock and three soldiers. Charlie Brown says, "Yes, ma'am, he's my dog . . Well, sort of . . No, I don't know what he's doing here . ." Snoopy thinks, "Ask her how long I have to keep these troops standing at attention . ." First appearance: November 15th, 1993 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their school desks. Peppermint Patty says, "Today?! The test is today? Yes, ma'am, I'm surprised . ." Peppermint Patty says, "I thought maybe before the real test there'd be a pro-am . ." First appearance: November 15th, 1958 Lucy sits watching Linus build a toy airplane. She says, "Mother says for you to clean up your room, Linus.." He asks, "Why should I?" She shouts, "Because It's Your Room, That's Why!" She continues, "You're lucky to Have a room of your own! There are a lot of children in this world who have to sleep in the street!" He replies, "And I suppose their mothers make them clean Latest appearance: November 10th, 2000 / First appearance: November 15th, 1974 Marcie and Peppermint Patty stand by the door. Peppermint Patty says, "Hi, Marcie, how's the sewing coming?" Peppermint Patty and Marcie walk. Peppermint Patty says, "You're working on my skating dress, aren't you?" Marcie replies, "Oh, yes, I'm working on it . . ." Peppermint Patty and Marcie stand in front of the sewing machine. Marcie frowns and says, "In fact, I just learned so First appearance: November 15th, 1992 Snoopy stands on a perch. Charlie Brown lies in bed. Snoopy jumps from the perch head first.. Snoopy has a cord around his ankle. He stops and flies back up in the air. Snoopy heads for the floor again. Snoopy bounces back up in the air. Snoopy hangs upside down. Snoopy stands on the board at the end of Charlie Brown's bed. Charlie Brown lies Latest appearance: November 12th, 2012 / First appearance: November 15th, 1965 Linus watches as Charlie Brown kneels in front of Snoopy's doghouse and shouts, "Snoopy? Snoopy? I wonder where he went . . ." Charlie Brown says, "He was supposed to make a speech at the Daisy Hill Puppy Farm last Saturday night, but they called and said that he never showed up . . ." Charlie Brown walks off and says, "I'll bet he got scared . . ." Charlie Brown says, "I First appearance: November 15th, 1986 Snoopy lies on the doghouse thinking, "Every night my supper comes through that back door . ." Charlie Brown walks up behind Snoopy holding the dog dish. He yells, "Surprise!" Snoopy jumps into the air. Charlie Brown explains, "Tonight I went out the front door and came aournd the side of the house . ." Snoopy eats his food and thinks, "I'll eat first, and then I'll call First appearance: November 15th, 1978 Peppermint Patty walks with Marcie and says, "I'm getting dumber every day . . . I can't do my schoolwork . . ." Peppermint Patty continues, "My head is dead, Marcie." Marcie says, "We'll get you started again, sir . . We'll just put you in gear . . ." Marcie pushes Peppermint Patty down a hill. Peppermint Patty says, "Yipe!" Marcie continues, ". . . And push you downhill!" Latest appearance: November 12th, 2013 / First appearance: November 15th, 1966 Charlie Brown stands in the street wearing his safety patrol uniform and holding a stop sign. He shouts, "Okay, let's move along there!" Charlie Brown yells, "Just pay attention to your safety patrol! Move along, now! Move along!" Lucy walks by and says, "'Fuzz!'" A dejected Charlie Brown holds his sign and says quietly, "Okay . . . let's move along . . . let's move alon First appearance: November 15th, 1999 The Literary Ace is sitting on top of his house typing, "The dog wasn't happy the way things were going in the family." "..."The next time there's an election," he thought, "I'll run for Head of the Family."..." "...Unfortunately, when the election was held, he only got one vote." Latest appearance: November 20th, 2011 / First appearance: November 15th, 1964 Lucy wears a long winter stocking cap and admires herself in the mirror. Lucy walks down the front steps wearing her hat. Charlie Brown says, "Say! I like that cap, Lucy!" Lucy replies, "Thank you . . ." Charlie Brown says, "You're all set for cold weather, aren't you?" Lucy pats her pom pom and says, "Yes, I guess I am . . ." Charlie Brown says, "You know what i
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!