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: April 12th, 1993 Marcie walks behind Peppermint Patty and asks, "Who won the 'Splendid Bowl' this year, sir?" Peppermint Patty says, "'Super Bowl,' Marcie." Marcie says, "Whatever . . Was it a good game?" Peppermint Patty asks, "You're not much for sports, are you, Marcie?" Peppermint Patty presses the signal button at a crosswalk. Marcie replies, "I guess not . . But sometimes I get a little cu First appearance: September 9th, 1990 Peppermint Patty sits at her desk. Above her head it reads, "Llamas" Peppermint Patty writes, "Once there was a man who owned two llamas." Marcie sits behind Peppermint Patty. Peppermint Patty reads what she has written: "Then he got another one. Now he had three lllamas." She writes, "Soon he had four llllamas." Peppermint Patty hands in her paper. Marcie a First appearance: October 19th, 1999 Marcie and Peppermint Patty are at their school desks and Patty reaches her hand behind to Marcie and says, "Quick, Marcie, I need an eraser and a ruler..." Suddenly, an eraser comes flying over Patty's head. Patty is seen with a ruler lodged in her hair and says, "Just hand me things, Marcie..." First appearance: May 14th, 1981 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their desks in school. Peppermint Patty asks, "What did you put down about Mount Everest, Marcie?" Marcie reads, "At 29,028 feet, Mount Everest is the highest mountain in the world." Marcie asks, "What did you put down, sir?" Peppermint Patty replies, "Humongous." First appearance: August 23rd, 1993 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit under a tree. Marcie says, "Horses are relatively easy to train . . Mules are easier to train than donkeys . . It takes patience to train a donkey . . . A mule is one-half donkey and one-half horse . ." Peppermint Patty says, "Don't always feel it's necessary to make conversation, Marcie . ." First appearance: May 25th, 1995 Peppermint Patty lies on her bed and says into the phone, "Marcie, what book did our teacher ask us to read by tomorrow?" Marcie says into the telephone, "She gave us a choice, sir . ." Marcie sits in a chair and says, "We can read 'War and Peace' or 'If You Give a Mouse a Cookie.'" Peppermint Patty says, "I'll be up all night trying to decide . ." First appearance: February 5th, 1986 Peppermint Patty stands in the front of the classroom. She says, "This is my report on the concert we went to yesterday . ." Peppermint Patty says, "The music was nice, and we all had a good time . ." Peppermint Patty says, "Actually, the best part was when Marcie went for a drink, and the water from the fountain hit her in the face!" Marcie sits in her school desk. She y First appearance: December 24th, 1988 Marcie holds a crook. Peppermint Patty wears a sheep costume and walks behind Marcie. Peppermint Patty says, "Every time there's a Christmas play, I end up being a sheep . ." Marcie says, "Watch out for the curb here, sir . ." Peppermint Patty says, "What?" Marcie asks, "Slouching towards Bethlehem, huh, sir?" Peppermint Patty lies on the curb at an angle. She shouts, "I can't First appearance: June 10th, 1980 Peppermint Patty, Marcie and Linus sit outside at night. Marcie asks, "Do you like sitting around a campfire singing songs, sir?" Peppermint Patty says, "Sure, Marcie, but I don't know any of these songs they've been singing . . ." Marcie says, "They're called inspirational choruses, sir . . ." Peppermint Patty replies, "I'm gonna ask if they'll sing something I know . ." M First appearance: October 6th, 1976 Peppermint Patty smiles at Marcie as the latter walks by. She says,"Goin' to school, eh, Marcie?" She stretches and says,"Well, I think I'll go in the house, watch tv for a while and take a nap...I'm glad school days are over." She continues,"Study hard, Marcie! Maybe someday you'll be our first woman president!" Marcie walks away exclaiming,"HEEL, sir!" Peppermint Patty First appearance: July 22nd, 1992 Cormac follows Marcie as they both walk with food trays. Cormac says, "I think you're very beautiful, Miss Marcie . . When you grow up, you should be a model . ." Cormac and Marcie sit at a table eating. Marcie says, "Thank you, Cormac . . What are you going to be when you grow up?" Cormac smiles at her and answers, "Smooth!" First appearance: September 11th, 1983 Peppermint Patty hops down the steps with her foot stuck in her binder. Marcie looks at her foot confused and she replies,"Don't ask!" She hops along behind Marcie and says,"Not so fast Marcie....slow down...." She sits at her classroom desk and says,"Yes, Ma'am, I got my foot caught in my binder..." She hops around and says,"I had to hop all the way to school on one foot. First appearance: September 15th, 1997 Charlie Brown and Peppermint Patty stand in the rain, Patty holds a football and says, "C'mon, Marcie.. we need to practice. Marcie pokes her head out the front door of her house and says, "It's raining and I hate football.." Peppermint Patty says, "What if you marry somebody who likes to go to football games?" Marcie says, "My husband will be very wealthy and own a luxury box." Pe First appearance: July 29th, 1995 Peppermint Patty stands on her doorstep facing Marcie. Marcie says, "I came over to see all the fish you caught, sir . ." Peppermint Patty responds, "I didn't catch any fish, Marcie . . I fell in the lake . ." Marcie asks, "Did you get wet?" Marcie laughs. Marcie lies on the ground laughing hysterically. Peppermint Patty sits next to her and says, "You are inordinately w Latest appearance: February 5th, 2000 / First appearance: February 6th, 1974 Peppermint Patty walks with Marcie and says, "I'm not getting any place in school, Marcie." Peppermint Patty continues, "It's beginning to worry me . . . I feel like I'm getting dumber every day!" Marcie asks, "Why don't you go see your counselor, sir?" Marcie and Peppermint Patty stand at the wall. Peppermint Patty says, "My counselor is also my shop teacher who went home First appearance: February 21st, 1984 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their school desks. Marcie says, "No, ma'am, I don't think what he said in the first chapter was germane . . ." Peppermint Patty asks, "What was it, French?" Peppermint Patty laughs. Marcie hits Peppermint Patty on the head with a book. First appearance: November 26th, 1984 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their school desks. Marcie says, "Whenever we have a test, I get so nervous I bite all my fingernails . ." Peppermint Patty says, "I usually chew on my hair . . ." Franklin says, "I nibble all the erasers off my pencils . . ." Peppermint Patty says, "You have a real cafeteria here, ma'am." First appearance: October 19th, 1998 Marcie sits at her school desk behind Peppermint Patty. Marcie says, "Let's compare note, sir, and see if we've got the same answers.." Patty looks at her paper and says, "True, false, maybe, who knows? Why not? Sure, when? They did? Sometime, I did not, who, me?" It was dark, and everyone was getting hungry" Marcie says, "I don't know how you do it, sir.." Patty says, "Neve Latest appearance: November 18th, 2000 / First appearance: November 23rd, 1974 Marcie watches Peppermint Patty ice skate. Peppermint Patty wears a dress and smiles. She asks, "How do I look, Marcie?" Marcie stands next to Peppermint Patty and says, "You look beautiful, sir!" Peppermint Patty says, "There's only one thing wrong . . . My hair!" Peppermint Patty touches her hair and asks, "How can I look beautiful when I have hair that is mousy-blah?" Pe First appearance: November 4th, 1986 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit in their school desks. Peppermint Patty says, "I have a theory, Marcie . ." Peppermint Patty says, "I think your whole body becomes suspicious when you're not ready for a test . ." Peppermint Patty says, "And when you look at the questions . . ." Peppermint Patty exclaims, "You hair is the first to know!"
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: September 19th, 2006 / First appearance: September 22nd, 1959 Snoopy sits watching a leaf fall from the tree. He continues to watch it drift. He watches as it hits the floor. He smiles at it and says, "Hi, Leaf!" Latest appearance: September 19th, 2013 / First appearance: September 22nd, 1966 Snoopy walks outside. Snoopy looks at the remains of his doghouse. Snoopy gazes at the frame. Snoopy lies on top of the frame. Latest appearance: September 24th, 2000 / First appearance: September 22nd, 1974 Charlie Brown is asleep in his bed: "Z" RINGG!! Charlie Brown 's eyes are open. Standing in the hall, he picks up the phone. "Hello?" Charlie Brown stands in profile and says, "Really? Gosh, I'm sorry. I apologize...yes, I'll check on him right away...I'm very sorry..." Sally walks up. She asks, "What's the matter, big brother?" Charlie Brown explains, "The neighbor First appearance: September 22nd, 1975 Charlie Brown stands at Lucy's door. He says, "I heard your family is going away for the weekend." Charlie Brown continues, "Ask your mom if she'd like to hire a house sitter." Lucy asks, "What do you know about house sitting?" Charlie Brown replies, "Enough!" Lucy asks, "What would you do if it cried?" First appearance: September 22nd, 1985 Woodstock stands on the field looking up at Snoopy who is holding a football and wearing a helmet. The latter thinks,"We'll pretend it's the kickoff, okay?" He walks off with the ball tucked under his arm. He thinks,"I'll come running down the field and you try to tackle me..." Woodstock watches him walk away and sighs. As Snoopy runs along, Woodstock flies and latches-on First appearance: September 22nd, 1988 Peppermint Patty wears a big wig. She walks next to Marcie. A one-toothed kid shouts, "Hey, kid! Is that a wig or are you wearing a sheep?!" The one-toothed kid shouts, "Too bad it isn't bigger . . We can still see your face!" Peppermint Patty no longer wears the wig. Marcie says, "Amazing, sir! I never would have thought you could stuff that whole wig into his mouth . ." First appearance: September 22nd, 1989 Marcie reads a book. Peppermint Patty talks on the phone and says, "Yeah, Chuck, I'm calling you because I need somebody to play football with . . . Marcie is just too weird . . ." Marcie says, "Ask him if he still loves me." Peppermint Patty says, "So long, Chuck." Marcie says, "You didn't ask him." Peppermint Patty says, "He never would have understood the question, Marcie." First appearance: September 22nd, 1977 Sally stands in front of a football. Sally says, "I've decided I don't want to kick it." Linus asks, "Why not?" Sally replies, "What did it ever do to me?" Latest appearance: September 17th, 2003 / First appearance: September 22nd, 1971 Joe Cool stands by the doghouse and reads a book. He thinks, "Here's Joe Cool looking over a few of the language courses for this term." Joe Cool continues to think, "I'm very hung-up on languages . . Maybe I'll study Hebrew and Korean and Serbian . . ." Linus approaches and says, "Hi, Joe . . . I see you're down for bonehead English again . . ." Snoopy sighs. First appearance: September 22nd, 1982 Peppermint Patty sits at her desk in school and violently erases her paper. Peppermint Patty rips the paper. Peppermint Patty holds up the paper and it has a hole in the middle of it. Peppermint Patty sticks her hand through the hole and says, "Request permission to leave the country, ma'am!" First appearance: September 22nd, 1986 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their school desks. Peppermint Patty reads a math book and says, "'To divide fractions use the reciprocal and multiply.'" Peppermint Patty asks, "Why?" Marcie asks, "Why use the reciprocal?" Peppermint Patty says, "No, why was I born?" Latest appearance: September 21st, 2004 / First appearance: September 22nd, 1970 Snoopy wears a helmet and throws a football. Woodstock runs after the football. The ball hits Woodstock on the head. Snoopy thinks, "Ineligible receiver." Latest appearance: September 20th, 2007 / First appearance: September 22nd, 1960 Linus approaches Snoopy and says, "I was going to ask you if you wanted to play a little ball, Snoopy...." He asks, "But then I remembered...this is 'National Dog Week' so I don't suppose you'd want to chase a ball during 'National Dog Week,' would you?" Snoopy looks at Linus as Linus asks again, "Would you?" Linus grimaces and walks off exclaiming, "I didn't think you woul Latest appearance: September 19th, 2014 / First appearance: September 22nd, 1967 Linus talks into the phone, "Hello? I'm one of your regular callers, you know?" Linus says, "I enjoy your program and, you know, the things people call in about, you know . . . " Linus continues, "Well I just wanted to sort of, you know, say that I think that you're doing a good job, you know . . .you're welcome . . .and well, you know . . . good-bye . . ." Linus says, "We First appearance: September 22nd, 1978 Peppermint Patty sits at her desk in school and looks at a piece of paper. She says, "Problem number six . . ." Peppermint Patty continues, "How many gallons of cream containing 25% butter fat and milk containing 3 1/2% butter fat must be mixed to . ." Peppermint Patty reads, ". . Obtain 50 gallons of cream containing 12 1/2% butter fat?" Peppermint Patty First appearance: September 22nd, 1990 The Foreign Legionnaire stands next to Woodstock and two soldiers. Snoopy thinks, "This morning, when I got up, I said to myself, 'Hey, where's the beach ball that's been following us?'" Conrad carries a large round backpack. Snoopy thinks, "Then I realized that Conrad had it in his backpack . ." First appearance: September 22nd, 1987 Charlie Brown, Lucy, and Snoopy stand on the pitcher's mound. Lucy says, "If we lose this last game of the season, we should sue . . ." Charlie Brown asks, "Sue? Who are we gonna sue?" Charlie Brown continues, "And what attorney would take the case?" Snoopy pulls off his baseball cap, revealing Snoopy as the World Famous Attorney. First appearance: September 22nd, 1979 Lucy walks with Linus and says, "I've become interested in learning about the earth's surface." Lucy looks at the ground and continues, "For instance, have you ever noticed this lava formation?" Lucy says, "Ancient lava flows such as this one here are really quite fascinating." Linus looks down and says, "I always thought this was our driveway!" Latest appearance: September 19th, 2008 / First appearance: September 22nd, 1961 Lucy sits at the psychiatric help booth. Frieda says, "I've come to you because I need professional help . . ." Frieda continues, "I get drepressed when I realize how other girls hate me, and yet I know it's only jealousy . . . It's plain jealousy!" Frieda says, "They only hate me because I have naturally curly hair . . . They're jealous of me . . . What should I do?" Lucy First appearance: September 22nd, 1972 Schroeder sits at the piano. Lucy leans on the piano. Schroeder says, "You know what Beethoven never had?" Scroeder stands up and says, "Beethoven never had girls hanging on his piano bugging him about sending them presents!" Schroeder walks away. Lucy says, "He didn't?" Lucy continues, "Poor Beethoven!"
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!