Peppermint Patty

  • First appearance: August 22, 1966
  • A fearless born leader and a natural athlete, Peppermint Patty is up to any challenge…except studying. She never met a school day she didn’t hate. But this tough girl has a soft side, too: She’s hopelessly in love with her pal Charlie “Chuck” Brown—who has no idea. For Peppermint Patty, sports are easy; it’s life that’s hard.

  • Did you know: Peppermint Patty’s real name is Patricia Reichardt.
Peppermint Patty
Latest appearance: August 22nd, 2006 / First appearance: August 25th, 1959 Linus, Patty, and Snoopy are on on the baseball field in their baseball gear. Linus shouts, "He WHAT?" As Linus grimaces, Patty replies, "Charlie Brown can't manage our team today because he has to push his baby sister around in her stroller!" An angry Linus stalks off. He asks, "Is this True?!!" He frowns at Sally. Sally sits in her stroller, covers her face, and thinks First appearance: February 16th, 1956 Patty and Violet are walking along the ice. Patty asks, "Don't you think Rin-Tin-Tin and Lassie are wonderful?" Violet replies, "I don't think there's another dog in the whole world that can compare with them!" Patty says, "I don't think so either.." They look on in amazement as Snoopy goes whizzing by on the ice. Latest appearance: May 26th, 2006 / First appearance: May 29th, 1959 Snoopy sits on the grass. He thinks, "I guess Charlie Brown's new baby came home today.." He continues, "I'd kind of like to go in , and see her..." Patty and Schroeder walks by. Snoopy walks off and continues, "Still, maybe I'd better not.." He lies down in his doghouse. He thinks, "I'd just as soon wait for a few days until her eyes are open!" First appearance: July 20th, 1956 Patty stands in the field holding a paper and talking to Charlie Brown. She says, "It says here that all children suffer a severe sense of inferiority in earliest childhood.." He replies, "Oh, that's true..that's true...that's Very true..." He continues, "Yes, I Know that's true..that's Very true! Yes, Sir!" He shouts, "Oh, That's True, All Right, That's True..That's True. Latest appearance: March 2nd, 2011 / First appearance: March 4th, 1964 Linus, Patty, and Lucy stand on the slope of the pitcher's mound, surrounding Charlie Brown. Linus says, "He can't keep pitching..his arm hurts!" Lucy advises, "Forget about the pain, Charlie Brown..keep throwing those curves!" Shroeder stands next to Linus and suugests, "Maybe he has bursitis." Patty says, "How about a shot of cortisone?" "Forget about the pain! Pitch through your tears!" First appearance: September 24th, 1957 Snoopy is eating his food. He gags in disgust. He picks up his dish and walks off. He gives it to Charlie Brown who explains to Patty, "Needs salt!" Latest appearance: August 25th, 2013 / First appearance: August 28th, 1966 Linus, Snoopy, Charlie Brown, Sally, Lucy, Patty, and Pigpen stand in line at the movie theater. Pigpen says, "One please." Patty says, "One, please." Lucy says, "One, please." Sally says, "One, please." Charlie Brown says, "One, please." Snoopy looks confused and thinks, "I don't even know what's going on!" First appearance: May 16th, 1956 Patty is talking to Lucy by the door at the front of the house. Lucy says, "So I said to my mother, 'I'm going outside'..." She continues, "'NO YOU'RE NOT,' she said...so I said,'WHY?!'" She continues, "And then she said, 'BECAUSE I SAID SO, THAT'S WHY!'" Patty asks, "Then what did you say?" Lucy leans against the door, grimaces, and replies, "Nothing..I knew it was hopele Latest appearance: October 20th, 2006 / First appearance: October 23rd, 1959 Patty stands in front of the house watching Charlie Brown walking by grimacing. He exclaims, "I've never been so mad in all my life!" He turns to Patty and continues, "I went down to the store to get a halloween mask and they were all out of them!" Patty asks, "Aren't they going to order any more?" Charlie Brown replies, "HA! Are you kidding?" Sally grimaces as Charlie Br Latest appearance: August 13th, 2012 / First appearance: August 16th, 1965 Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound as Lucy and Snoopy approach. Lucy says, "Well, we lost again, but who cares?" Schroeder follows Patty off the field. Patty says, "Sure, it's only a game . . . we lost, but so what? Who cares?" Charlie Brown watches them go. Charlie Brown says, "Just what I've always been afraid of . . . My team has built up an immunity to losin First appearance: June 11th, 1958 Charlie Brown stares up in the sky to catch the ball as Lucy watches. Violet says to Patty, "If Charlie Brown catches this fly ball, we'll win the championship!" Violet continues, "Just think of it..we'll be Champions!" Patty replies, "We'll all get our names in the paper!" Violet says, "And they'll give us a gold cup!" Patty continues, "And pins, and buttons, and pennants.." First appearance: September 3rd, 1991 Linus, Violet, Charlie Brown, Patty and Sally wait at the bus stop. Linus says, "She has pancakes in her lunch box?" Violet says, "Weird." Patty comments, "Pancakes are no good without syrup . ." Sally says, "No problem." Sally holds a syrup dispenser in her hands. First appearance: April 16th, 1956 Patty comes upon Charlie Brown holding onto the string of his kite that is caught in the tree. He exclaims, "Everytime I fly a kite, it gets caught in a tree!" He continues, "I can't do anything right..people don't like me..I'm dumb in school..." He exclaims, "I can't do ANYTHING! I can't even fly a stupid kite!" He concludes, "I'm just going to stand here for the rest of Latest appearance: February 5th, 2008 / First appearance: February 7th, 1961 Charlie Brown stands next to Patty and says, "Nobody likes me . . . I don't have a single friend in the whole world!" Charlie Brown continues, "I can't play baseball, I can't play football, I can't play checkers, I can't do anything! I'm a complete flop!" Patty says, "So?" Charlie Brown says, "So I'm on my way to the barber shop . . ." Charlie Brown walks away and says, " First appearance: August 22nd, 1956 "You're DUMB, Charlie Brown! and you're USELESS, an..." Patty is saying to Charlie Brown as she points her finger at him. Violet is walking up to them. (BR) (BR) As Violet approaches them, Patty ask her" Say, What time is it getting to be? (BR) (BR) Violet replies" I think it's almost Noon..." (BR) (BR) Patty turns from Charlie Brown and faces Violet saying" I have to go home, I guess... Why don' Latest appearance: April 1st, 2010 / First appearance: April 4th, 1963 Lucy, Patty and two other team-mates all run for the ball shouting, "I got it!" Many more outfielders run in circles shouting, "Who's got it?", "You got it!", "I got it!", "He's got it!", "They got it!", "We got it!", "I got it!" Lucy, Patty, Shermy and Violet watch as the ball drops to the ground at their feet. Charlie Brown stands on the pitchers mound and says, "It alway First appearance: March 8th, 1956 Patty and Lucy are in the lane talking. Patty says, "That's a beautiful fur piece, Lucy..." Lucy replies, "Thank you...I'm glad you like it.." She continues, "It's my own creation, you know..." She concludes, "I made it out of an old Davy Crockett hat!" First appearance: December 18th, 1956 Vilet and Patty stand outside. Violet comments, "Sometimes that Charlie Brown is pretty clever.." "Three big boys from the second grade were chasing him today..." Violet holds up her arms to demonstrate their height. Violet continues: "He ran and ran and ran, but they kept getting closer and closer and closer..." Patty covers her mouth in anticipation. Violet throws open he First appearance: May 10th, 1956 Patty and Violet are looking at Snoopy. Violet asks, "Hasn't Snoopy got sad eyes?" They stoop next to him. Violet grabs his ears and continues, "I like a dog with sad eyes and real droopy ears.." Patty replies, "Not me..I like a dog with a bright, cheerful expression..." They look at Snoopy as he gaves a lopsided smile with sad eyes. First appearance: December 21st, 1958 Violet, Shermy and Shroeder stand on a set of bleachers. Pig-Pen, Charlie Brown, Patty, Lucy and Linus stand in front. Violet and Shroeder sing: "'We are here to tell you of a wondrous light.'" Linus thinks: "I'm sunk!" "'A wondrous light that was a star,'" Shermy sings. Linus thinks, "I wonder if there's any way I could get out of here..." he glances off to the side. "'The wise me
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: March 18th, 1991 Charlie Brown carries a baseball bat. Lucy walks behind him. Charlie Brown shouts, "How could we have lost the first game of the season fifty-three to nothing?!!" Charlie Brown exclaims, "Why couldn't the score at least have been fifty-three to one?!" Lucy shouts, "We were robbed!" First appearance: March 18th, 1987 Charlie Brown rakes a sand trap and says, "Eighty sand traps and I have to rake the footprints out of all of them . . ." Charlie Brown sits on the ground exhausted and says, "Just because of my dog . ." Charlie Brown rakes a sand trap and says, "They say this is a very sophisticated golf club . . ." Charlie Brown looks at a flag and exclaims, "All the greens break toward th First appearance: March 18th, 1983 Sally sits in a beanbag chair. Charlie Brown holds a baseball bat and says, "Peppermint Patty says her team needs me." Sally says, "Sure, like last year when she told you the same thing, and you ended up selling popcorn!" Charlie Brown walks away from the house and says, "I forgot about that . . ." Sally stands on the doorstep and shouts, "You probably blockheaded it out o First appearance: March 18th, 1995 Lucy walks in from right field while its raining. Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound. Lucy says, "It's raining here, too, huh?" Lucy walks back to right field. First appearance: March 18th, 1999 Linus hold his blanket and walks past Rerun and Snoopy. Rerun says, "Theoretically, my older brother should be my role model..." Rerun says, "But that blanket business takes care of that.." Rerun says, "Which forces me to look elsewhere, and maybe ask the question..." Rerun turns to Snoopy and says, "Can the neighbor's dog be a role model?" Latest appearance: March 15th, 2006 / First appearance: March 18th, 1959 Linus passes Charlie Brown standing on the sidewalk and Lucy sitting down behind him. He says, "Good morning, Charlie Brown.." Charlie Brown responds, "Good morning Linus.." Charlie Brown says, "Well, HE sure looks busy.." Lucy gets up and says, "Oh, yes, he's been very busy since he got his new tool set.." Charlie Brown looks after Linus and asks, "What's he building?" Lucy r First appearance: March 18th, 1992 Linus and Lucy sit at the kitchen table. Snoopy stands on the ground nearby. Lucy says, "And another thing . . In our house we don't allow dogs to beg at the table!" Snoopy thinks, "I'm not begging . . I was just sitting here, and happened to be facing your way . ." Latest appearance: March 18th, 2001 / First appearance: March 18th, 1973 Lucy holds up a sign which reads, "Power to my kind" Lucy stands behind Charlie Brown, who looks at the pitcher's mound. He announces, "This is the moment I wait for all winter long..." Standing on top, in Charlie Brown continues, "It's a strange feeling when you walk onto the mound for the first time each spring.." Lucy, in close-up profile, asks, "That sort of gives you a First appearance: March 18th, 1980 Schroeder plays the piano. Lucy leans on the piano and says, "I can understand how you might become infatuated with me." Lucy continues, "One thing I wouldn't want you to do, however, and that would be to put me on a pedestal." Schroeder pulls the piano out from underneath Lucy and says, "Good." Lucy lies on the floor and says, "Of course, if I were on a pedestal, I could r First appearance: March 18th, 1988 Linus sucks his thumb and holds his blanket. Lucy sneaks up behind him. Lucy pulls the blanket away from Linus and spins him around. A dazed and confused Linus sits on the ground shaking. Lucy holds the blanket and says, "Two and a half revolutions . . . I used to do better than that . ." First appearance: March 18th, 1981 Snoopy sits on the doghouse. Charlie Brown holds out a postcard and says, "Here, you got a postcard from Woodstock." Snoopy thinks, "From Woodstock? I didn't even know he was gone . . ." Snoopy reads, "Dear Friend of Friends, Am on my way to San Juan Capistrano to see the swallows return . . ." Snoopy continues to read, "Will write more later . . Your friend, Woodstock - P. Latest appearance: March 15th, 2013 / First appearance: March 18th, 1966 A little bird sleeps on Snoopy's head. Snoopy thinks, "I can't stand it!" Snoopy frowns and thinks, "My parents had great ambitions for me . . . I even had great ambitions for myself . . ." Snoopy thinks, "But there's one thing for sure . . . I have no intention of ending up as a stupid . . ." Snoopy sends the bird flying as he thinks, "Bird sanctuary! First appearance: March 18th, 1978 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit in the grass.Marcie says, "You see, sir, we all need someone to kiss us goodbye . . ." Marcie continues, "No one should be expected to go off to school, or to work or to join the Navy without someone to kiss him goodbye!" Marcie adds, "It's just human nature . . ." Marcie says, "We all need someone to kiss us goodbye." Peppermint Patty says, Latest appearance: March 15th, 2014 / First appearance: March 18th, 1967 Linus sucks his thumb and holds his blanket. Charlie Brown frowns and says, "We lost our first game . . And nobody cares! Sometimes I get so disgusted I feel like I want to scream or bang my head against a tree!" Linus hands his blanket to Charlie Brown. Charlie Brown sucks his thumb and holds the blanket. Charlie Brown hands the blanket back to Linus and says, "Thanks . . First appearance: March 18th, 1998 Lucy and Rerun are in the garden. Rerun holds the hoe while Lucy saysm "This is going to be our garden.." Rerun says, "So?" Lucy says, "So your job is to take that hoe and dig out all the weeds and rocks.." Rerun says, "I can do that.. When do you want it finished?" Lucy says, "This afternoon." Rerun says, "I was thinking more like maybe in fifty years.." First appearance: March 18th, 1985 Schroeder plays the piano. Lucy leans against the piano and asks, "Do you mind if I ask you something?" Lucy continues, "What do you really think the chances are that you and I will get married someday?" Linus stops playing the piano and says, "Well, let me see . . . How can I put it?" Lucy replies, "When someone doesn't know how to put it, you know you've been put!" First appearance: March 18th, 1990 Charlie Brown sits behind a desk that says Manager. His feet are on the desk. He says, "No comment." Lucy walks on the ball field. She says, "'Press.'" Lucy stands beneath Charlie Brown, who is aiming to throw the ball from the pitcher's mound. Lucy begins, "Good moring, Manager! I'm doing a story for our school paper.." Lucy reads from a notepad: "First question..Do you ha First appearance: March 18th, 1972 Schroeder sits on the baseball bench and frowns. Charlie Brown and Linus stand next to him. Linus shouts, "Lucy hit a home run!" Charlie Brown says, "Okay, Schroeder, this is it! You promised to kiss her . . ." Schroeder stands at the plate and puckers his lips. Lucy runs toward the plate. Schroeder says, "A promise is a promise . . ." Lucy runs by Schroeder and says, "Forget it! I First appearance: March 18th, 1976 Snoopy lies on the doghouse with his foot in a cast. Woodstock stands on the cast. Woodstock jumps on the cast and sings. Snoopy lifts his foot and Woodstock to his open mouth. He thinks, "Cool it!" Woodstock sits on Snoopy's cast. Latest appearance: March 16th, 2000 / First appearance: March 18th, 1974 Peppermint Patty and Snoopy sit on the doghouse. Marcie says, "Sir, let's not miss any more school . . ." Peppermint Patty says, "Forget it!" Peppermint Patty hugs Snoopy and says, "School, isn't important, Marcie . . . I'm just gonna sit here with my ol' friend Snoopy for the rest of my life!" Peppermint Patty continues, "He never had any education, and he's done all right!"
Peppermint Patty, the tomboy, is forthright, doggedly loyal, with a devastating singleness of purpose, the part of us that goes through life with blinders on.
Charles Schulz

Interests

  • Baseball

    Peppermint Patty not only manages her baseball team but is its star pitcher.

  • Football

    Peppermint Patty likes to get her aggression out with a good tackle!

  • Skating

    Peppermint Patty shows her feminine side when she ice skates.