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: January 21st, 2006 / First appearance: January 24th, 1959 Charlie Brown and Patty are leaning on the brick wall. Charlie Brown exclaims, "Boy, what a day!" They start walking along the sidewalk. He continues, "Everything I've tried to do has gone wrong!" Patty responds, "Don't be so disturbed Charlie Brown..we all have our bad days..." Charlie Brown is grimacing. He shouts, "Last year I was the only person I know who had THREE 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: January 2nd, 1957 Patty and Charlie Brown are walking in the lane. He says, "I'd like to be able to feel that I'm needed.." Patty says, "Don't forget Charlie Brown, that people who are really needed are asked to do a lot of different things..." Charlie Brown replies, "Uh, Huh..." He concludes, "Well, I'd like to feel needed, and yet not have to Do anything" Latest appearance: February 25th, 2006 / First appearance: February 28th, 1959 Patty glances up from her book when a voice shouts, "Sixteen! Wow! Seventeen! Wow! Eighteen! Wow!" She glances to her left. The voice continues, "Twenty-eight! Wow! Twenty-nine! Wow! THIRTY! WOW!!" Patty walks off towards the voice. She approaches Charlie Brown and Snoopy, who are sitting in the grass. Charlie Brown exclaims, "Thirty-three marshmallows!" Latest appearance: February 19th, 2007 / First appearance: February 22nd, 1960 Violet and Patty berate Charlie Brown: "You're WEAK! You're a real JELLYFISH!" "You're DUMB, you're STUPID you're IGNORANT and you have a silly face!" Charlie Brown looks from one to the other rapidly. "Poor Charlie Brown...I see the cats have been using you to sharpen their claws again, huh?" Schroeder asks sympathetically as Patty and Violet walk away. "Yeah, I'm sort of First appearance: August 25th, 1991 Sally turns to girl behind her on line and says, "The cute kid in front of me is my boyfriend." Linus snorts, "Ha!" Linus stands behind classmate, who is buying a ticket. Sally says, "Thank you for taking me to the movies, Linus.." Linus retorts, "I'm not taking you to the movies..we just happen to be standing in the same line.." "Are you buying my ticket?" Sally asks. Lin First appearance: July 11th, 1956 Patty and Charlie Brown are in the backyard amidst numerous toys. She exclaims, "What a mess!" She spreads her hands and says, "Broken toys all over the yard.." She asks ,"Don't you ever pick them up, Charlie Brown?" He replies, "Nope.." He walks off concluding, "I think things like that should be left to return to the soil from whence they came.." First appearance: January 15th, 1957 Patty and Violet are walking. They approach a person bundled up in furs. They continue walking. Violet says, "Maybe we should go back and see if there's anybody in there.." First appearance: February 27th, 1958 Charlie Brown approaches Patty in the field. She says, "Well, you certainly look cheerful today, Charlie Brown.." He replies, "Oh, yes..I'm not always depressed, you know.." He continues, "Every now and then I have a good day" He grimaces at the reader and concludes, "It's between those 'nows and then's' where I have all my trouble!" Patty looks at the reader with a sligh Latest appearance: April 5th, 2011 / First appearance: April 7th, 1964 Sally, Five, Shroeder, and Lucy are pulling... along with Shermy, Patty, Violet, Pigpen, Three, Four, Frieda and Charlie Brown, who tries to remove Snoopy from the tree trunk he clings to. Snoopy thinks, "I don't WANT another rabies shot!" Latest appearance: May 14th, 2007 / First appearance: May 16th, 1960 Lucy and Patty are sittingon a bench in the baseball field. Lucy says, " I can't look!" Patty replies, "The score is three to two in the last of the ninth! Lucy says, "But we have two outs!" Patty replies, "Buit Charlie Brown is on third! And our best hitter is coming up! Lucy asks, " Say, you don't think Charlie Brown will try to steal home, do you?" Patty replies, " Never! N First appearance: September 28th, 1990 Pigpen stands at a podium and says, "And if I'm elected class president, I promise to . . ." Patty and Violet sit at their school desks. Violet shouts, "You can't be class president, 'Pigpen'! You're a mess, and you have no dignity!" Pigpen steps off the podium. Pigpen stands at the podium wearing a tall top hat. First appearance: August 21st, 1957 Shermy and Charlie Brown are in the water watching Patty sail by in a tube. Charlie Brown says, "Everybody's got those new plastic inner-tubes." Shermy asks, "Everybody?" They watch as Snoopy sails by in an inner-tube. Charlie Brown exclaims, "Uh, Huh...Everybody!" Latest appearance: May 18th, 2007 / First appearance: May 20th, 1960 Schroeder, Lucy, Patty, Violet, and Linus in the baseball field shouting, "Charlie is trying to steal home!!" They then yell, with their mouths wide open, "SLIDE, CHARLIE BROWN! SLIDE!" A cloud of dust. Charlie Brown is lying on his back in a small cloud of dust. Violet, Linus, Schroeder, and Patty frowned down on him whiles Lucy exclaims, "Oh, you blockhead!" First appearance: June 15th, 1957 Snoopy sits on the grass and he is very hot. He walks off with his tongue sticking out and sweating. He looks at his dish confused. He approaches Patty and Charlie Brown with it on his head. Charlie Brown says, "I think somebody's water-dish is empty.." Latest appearance: May 22nd, 2016 / First appearance: May 25th, 1969 Patty builds a sand castle in the sandbox. Lucy gets out of the sandbox and says, "All right, then! Build it your own way!" Lucy walks past Charlie Brown and says, "And don't you go telling me I have to play ball today! Nobody tells me what to do! Nobody!!" Sally jumps rope. Lucy shouts, "No, I don't want to jump rope! Stop asking me!" Lucy walks past Snoopy and says, "Get Latest appearance: October 26th, 2014 / First appearance: October 29th, 1967 Linus and Charlie Brown sit at their desk. They hold up up a piece of paper. Charlie Brown turns and whispers, "psst...'K'" Linus writes. They are playing hangman, and 'The Great Pumpkin' is almost spelled out. "YES, MA"AM?" Both say at once. Linus's hair stands on end. Charlie Brown says, "Oh, good grief!" They stand. Linus says, "Yes, Ma'am...we were playing 'hangman'." C First appearance: February 20th, 1956 Patty and Lucy are talking. Lucy says, "If I eat all my breakfast, my mother lets me watch 'Ding-Dong School'..." They walk along the lane and she continues, "Then if I eat all my lunch and take a nap, she lets me watch 'Howdy-Doody'.." She continues, "And if I eat all my supper, she lets me watch 'Lassie'..." She concludes, "That's what is know as 'Pay-As-You-Go' televisio Latest appearance: July 26th, 2008 / First appearance: July 29th, 1961 Frieda, Patty and Snoopy stand on the field with Charlie Brown. Patty says, "As long as Schroder has quit the team, the rest of us are going to quit, too!" Violet says, "If he can quit because he likes Beethoven better than baseball, we feel that we have a right to quit, too!" Charlie Brown says, "Good grief!" Charlie Brown rests his head against a tree and says, "Beaned b First appearance: January 31st, 1957 Charlie Brown approaches Patty and Violet. He says, "Hi Girls.." They reply in unison, "Hi, Charlie Brown.." They stare after him and Violet says, "Good ol' Charlie Brown" He gazes after them and says, "Gee..I heard one of them say 'Good ol' Charlie Brown'...Maybe those girls don't think I'm so bad after all.." The girls walk along and Violet says, "Good ol' wishy-washy C
Latest appearance: March 30th, 2018 / First appearance: April 2nd, 1971 Charlie Brown and Snoopy stand on the pitcher's mound. Snoopy holds his supper dish in his mouth. Charlie Brown says, "Oh, no you don't!" Charlie Brown continues, "You get fed after the game, not before!" Snoopy walks away with the supper dish still in his mouth. Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound and says, "I hate these salary disputes." Latest appearance: March 7th, 2018 / First appearance: March 10th, 1971 Peppermint Patty and Charlie Brown sit at the table. Peppermint Patty holds up a piece of paper and says, "I've worked out the baseball schedule for our two teams, Chuck . . ." Peppermint Patty slides the paper over to Charlie Brown and says, "Here, take a look at it, and see what you think . ." Charlie Brown reaches for the paper. Peppermint Patty smiles and says, "You tou Latest appearance: February 16th, 2018 / First appearance: February 19th, 1971 Charlie Brown sits in front of Lucy's psychiatric booth. He says, "Sometimes I ask myself questions . ." Charlie Brown continues, "Sometimes I ask myself, 'Is this your real life, or is this just a pilot film?'" Charlie Brown holds his arms out and asks, "Is my life a thirty-nine week series or is it a special?" Lucy replies, "Whatever it is, our ratings are down . . Five c Latest appearance: December 21st, 2017 / First appearance: December 24th, 1970 Sally lies in bed and says, "So here it is, Christmas Eve, but there'll be no sleigh bells outside my window tonight . ." Sally continues, "Why? Because I've totally rejected the concept of the fat guy in the red suit! For the first time in my life I feel free! For once I . . ." Sally sits up and listens. She says, "What's that? I thought I heard a sleigh bell . . ." Sally Latest appearance: December 6th, 2017 / First appearance: December 9th, 1970 Charlie Brown sits at the table and writes, "Dear Little Red-Haired Girl, Evening is coming on." Charlie Brown continues to write, "I wish it were snowing huge white flakes, and you and I were walking along holding hands and." Charlie Brown stops and looks at the paper. Charlie Brown crumples up the paper and throws it over his shoulder. He says, "A lot of great letters nev Latest appearance: November 11th, 2017 / First appearance: November 14th, 1970 Snoopy sits on the ground with a rope tied around his neck. Woodstock stands in front of him. Snoopy smiles and thinks, "Woodstock is going to rescue me . ." Woodstock climbs on the rope. Snoopy thinks, "Woodstock will have me untied in no time at all . . ." Woodstock struggles with the rope. Snoopy thinks, "Woodstock is going to untie me, and we're going to . . ." Woodstoc Latest appearance: October 1st, 2017 / First appearance: October 4th, 1970 Peppermint Patty runs along. Peppermint Patty is on the telephone: "Hey, Chuck, come on over, and see what my Dad gave me for my birthday.." She points: "Roses!" Charlie Brown stands behind her. He says, "Wow!" Peppermint Patty adds, "And you know what he said?" They face each other. "He said that I'm growing up fast, and soo I'll be a beautiful young lady, and all Latest appearance: September 23rd, 2017 / First appearance: September 26th, 1970 Snoopy sits in the grass and turns his head. Lucy stands next to him and holds her hand out. Lucy says, "It's bad luck to turn away from a 'Beep.'" Lucy grabs Snoopy's nose and says, "Beep!" Snoopy thinks, "I didn't know that." Latest appearance: September 22nd, 2017 / First appearance: September 25th, 1970 Linus stands in the wind. He sucks his thumb and holds his blanket. Linus' blanket is blown out of his hands. Linus runs. Linus stands next to the doghouse. The blanket completely covers Snoopy. Snoopy thinks, "I hate to see fall come . . . It gets dark so early . ." Latest appearance: July 17th, 2017 / First appearance: July 20th, 1970 Linus stands behind Lucy and says, "I have a question." Linus asks, "What would happen if there were a beautiful and highly intelligent child up in heaven waiting to be born, and his or her parents decided that the two children they already had were enough?" Lucy says, "Your ignorance of theology and medicine is appalling!" Linus says, "I still think it's a good question . Latest appearance: July 16th, 2017 / First appearance: July 19th, 1970 Snoopy is wearing a baseball cap. He runs backwards, looking up at the sky. CLOMP! Snoopy stands up straight in the air and catches the ball in his mouth. Snoopy runs, his cap flying off his head. CLOMP! He jumps in the air and catches another ball. CLOMP! Snoopy catches the ball, hanging upside down the air. CLOMP! His cap flies off as he catches the ball. Latest appearance: July 15th, 2017 / First appearance: July 18th, 1970 Snoopy sits on the doghouse and sniffles. He thinks, "What do you do?" Snoopy lies on the doghouse and thinks, "What do you do when the girl-beagle you love more than anything is taken from you, and you know you'll never see her again as long as you live?" Snoopy sits up and thinks, "What do you do?" Snoopy eats and thinks, "Back to eating!" Latest appearance: July 14th, 2017 / First appearance: July 17th, 1970 Snoopy lies on the doghouse. Charlie Brown carries an envelope and says, "I have bad news for you." Charlie Brown continues, "That last letter you sent to your girl friend at the Daisy Hill Puppy Farm never reached her . . She's not there any more . . ." Charlie Brown explains, "She's been sold!" Snoopy screams and runs off the doghouse. Latest appearance: July 13th, 2017 / First appearance: July 16th, 1970 Snoopy lies on the doghouse and thinks, "That girl-beagle I met at the Daisy Hill Puppy Farm is really something." Snoopy sits up. He smiles and thinks, "I wonder why I liked her so much? I think it's because we teased each other . . ." Snoopy lies on his stomach and thinks, "We laughed a lot, and we teased each other . . ." Snoopy turns over and smiles. He thinks, "And the Latest appearance: July 12th, 2017 / First appearance: July 15th, 1970 Snoopy sticks his tongue out at Charlie Brown. Charlie Brown shouts, "Now you cut that out!" Snoopy walks away. Charlie Brown continues, "Just because you can't go running off to see that girl-beagle you met, you don't have to be so obnoxious!" Charlie Brown points and shouts, "By golly, you'd better start behaving yourself!" Snoopy drops the phone. Charlie Brown shouts, "A Latest appearance: July 11th, 2017 / First appearance: July 14th, 1970 Charlie Brown stands in front of Snoopy. Snoopy wears his supper dish on his head. Charlie Brown asks, "You want to go to the Daisy Hill Puppy Farm again?" Snoopy's ears stand up. Charlie Brown walks away and thinks, "No, I don't think you should . . . You've been out enough lately . . ." Snoopy kicks his supper dish and thinks, "Rats!" Snoopy sits on the ground and leans a Latest appearance: July 10th, 2017 / First appearance: July 13th, 1970 Charlie Brown stands next to Snoopy and talks into the phone. He says, "Hello? Is this the Daisy Hill Puppy Farm?" Charlie Brown continues, "I'm calling for a friend of mine . . . He wants to speak to one of your dogs . . No, he doesn't know her name . . Describe her?" Snoopy holds out his paws and smiles. Charlie Brown says, "She has very soft paws . . ." Latest appearance: July 9th, 2017 / First appearance: July 12th, 1970 Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound. Lucy stands on the slope of the pitcher's mound. She holds out a piece of paper: "Here, Charlie Brown...Sign this petition!" "What's it for?" "Don't be so wishy-washy..just sign it!" He yells: "WANTING TO KNOW WHAT YOUR SIGNING IS NOT BEING WISHY-WASHY!" Lucy asks, "Why are you so crabby?" He looks up and wails, "YELLIN Latest appearance: July 8th, 2017 / First appearance: July 11th, 1970 The Literary Ace types, "Dear Sweetie, Have you missed me?" The Literary Ace continues to type, "I think about you all the time. I can hardly wait until Sunday morning. Don't forget . ." The Literary Ace thinks of hearts, hugs and kisses. Snoopy smiles and thinks, "I think I'm in love!" Latest appearance: July 7th, 2017 / First appearance: July 10th, 1970 Linus looks at a newspaper and approaches Charlie Brown. He says, "According to the paper, the riot was about war dogs . . ." Charlie Brown looks at the paper. Linus says, "Apparently there's been some trouble about dogs being sent to Viet Nam, and then not getting back . . ." Snoopy thinks, "All I know is, I went to the Daisy Hill Puppy Farm to make a speech . . . I got whomped wi
First appearance: November 14th, 1983 The Literary Ace sits on his doghouse and types, "It was a dark and stormy night." Lucy says, "You know what sells these days? Political novels!" Lucy walks away and says, "You should write a political novel." Snoopy types, "Suddenly, a vote rang out." First appearance: November 14th, 1979 Marcie sits at her desk in school and says, "Yes, ma'am, I guess that works . . ." Marcie continues, "Thank you for telling the custodian about the leak in the ceiling, ma'am . . ." Marcie whispers, "He certainly took care of it fast, didn't he, sir?" Peppermint Patty sits at her desk with a pan on her head to catch the water. She says, "You might say that . ." Latest appearance: November 8th, 2016 / First appearance: November 14th, 1969 Peppermint Patty and Charlie Brown stand at the wall. Peppermint Patty says, "I wonder if I'll be beautiful when I'm a Senior in high school . . ." Peppermint Patty and Charlie Brown walk outside. Peppermint Patty says, "If I knew I wasn't going to be beautiful, I wouldn't bother having graduation pictures taken . . " Peppermint Patty asks, "Chuck, would you want my graduation pi First appearance: November 14th, 1992 The Beaglescout hikes behind Woodstock. Snoopy thinks, "And right up ahead is 'Lookout Rock.'" Snoopy thinks, "Look out!" Woodstock smashes into the rock. Snoopy thinks, "That's why they call it 'Lookout Rock.'" Latest appearance: November 11th, 2010 / First appearance: November 14th, 1963 Charlie Brown sits on the bench with a sandwich in his hand, and a bag next to him. "I wish I could eat lunch with that little red-haired girl. I wonder what I'd do if she came over here, and sat down.." "I wonder if I...good grief! She saw me looking at her! She's standing up!" Charlie Brown jumps, letting go of his sandwich. "She's coming over here!! She's coming over here!! What First appearance: November 14th, 1980 Woodstock and Beaglescout sit on a hill. Harriet walks up the hill and speaks. Beaglescout thinks, "Harriet!! You're back! You found us!" Beaglescout walks with Woodstock and friends and thinks, "See men? Harriet found her way back because she listened to my lectures!" Beaglescout continues to think, "Tell them, Harriet . . Tell them how you'd decide which paths to take . . ." First appearance: November 14th, 1982 The Foreign Legionnaire and Woodstock stand atop the doghouse. He thinks,"Remember now...stay awake..." The Foreign Legionnaire stands on the ground and looks up at Woodstock atop the doghouse. He thinks,"...And keep a sharp lookout for the enemy!" Woodstock walks across the top of the doghouse. He falls off the edge onto his head with a bonk. Woodstock walks across the Latest appearance: November 11th, 2006 / First appearance: November 14th, 1959 Sally sits drinking out of her baby-bottle. She looks at the bottle. She tosses it aside. She crawls away and thinks, "I'm surprised there's no refund on the empty bottles!" First appearance: November 14th, 1997 Olaf and Andy are walking and Andy thinks, "Olaf, have you ever seen a coyote?" Olaf thinks, "Not since I left the farm." Andy thinks, "I think I just saw one.." Andy thinks, "And he was wearing Mickey Mouse shoes!" First appearance: November 14th, 1993 Snoopy wears a knit winter stocking cap. He jumps down from the roof of his doghouse. Snoopy sits on the edge of the bird bath. Woodstock rides a zomboni. Woodstock rides the zamboni in circles. Snoopy walks away from the bird bath with eyes open wide. Snoopy walks into the house. Charlie Brown holds the door for him. Sally asks, "What happened to him?" Charlie Brow Latest appearance: November 11th, 2008 / First appearance: November 14th, 1961 Snoopy is sitting behind a tree, poking his out looking to the right. (BR) (BR) Snoopy is running across the grass. (BR) (BR) Snoopy is kicking a foot ball with a big small. (BR) (BR) Snoopy is now laying on his doghouse with his eyes closed and thinking, "All of earth's creatures have, hidden within their beings, A wild uncontrollable urge to PUNT!" (BR) (BR) First appearance: November 14th, 1988 Lydia and Linus sit at their school desks. Linus asks, "Do pretty girls know that they're pretty?" Lydia answers, "Only if somebody tells them . ." Lydia says, "Well?" Latest appearance: November 14th, 2011 / First appearance: November 14th, 1964 Schroeder walks, carrying a sign. Sally watches him. The sign reads: "Only 32 Days Until Beethoven's Birthday" Sally looks at it. Sally watches as Snoopy walks up, carrying a sign. His sign reads: "32 Count Them 32" Sally reads this. First appearance: November 14th, 1995 Linus and Charlie Brown follow the Foreign Legionnaire, Woodstock and three other soldiers off the bus into school. Stepping off the bus Linus asks, "Why are troops from the foreign legion going into our school, Charlie Brown?" Snoopy looks at a piece of paper and thinks, "All right, men . . According to my map this should be Fort Zinderneuf . ." First appearance: November 14th, 1978 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their desks in school. Peppermint Patty frowns and says, "I thought I was dumb yesterday . . . I'm really dumb today!" Peppermint Patty continues, "I think the battery in my head has gone dead, Marcie . . ." Marcie replies, "Maybe the custodian has some jumper cables we can borrow, sir" Peppermint Patty says, "It's a sin to make fun of a d First appearance: November 14th, 1985 Spike carries a stack of pancakes from a fire and thinks, "To me, breakfast is the best time of day." Spike sits and eats his breakfast. He continues to think, "Even when you live alone in the desert." Spike turns and looks. A tumbleweed rolls by and picks up the pancakes. Spike thinks, "Except when a tumbleweed rolls through your pancakes . ." First appearance: November 14th, 1957 Linus and Charlie Brown are walking home from school. They stop and Charlie Brown exclaims, "Well! There He Is!" He rushes towards Snoopy who is waiting with open paws. Charlie Brown exclaims, "My Pal!!" He continues, "Everyone should have a dog to greet him when he comes home!" They hug as Schroeder watches. First appearance: November 14th, 1976 Woodstock stands in a field and slowly, the falling snow covers him up until only his eyes show. He walks through the snow to Snoopy's doghouse. Snoopy says, "It's because you stood still.. if you move around, the snow won't stick to you.." Woodstock hops around, flying just above the ground, but he stops to catch his breath and is buried again. Latest appearance: November 16th, 2003 / First appearance: November 14th, 1971 Charlie Brown sits at Lucy's Psychiatric Help booth. He faces away from her and says, "I wonder if it's possible really to make a fresh start..." He stands and looks up: "See that plane up there?" Lucy follows his gaze. Charlie Brown raises his arms and says, "It's filled with people who are all going someplace..that's what I'd like to do..go off someplace, and start a new life..." First appearance: November 14th, 1984 Spike sits in the desert and thinks, "Someday that girl in the red pickup is going to stop and give me a ride . . ." Spike thinks, "If she does, I'll probably hang my head out of the window . . ." Spike thinks, " . . Or maybe I'll sit up very prim and proper, and she'll be proud of me . . ." Spike lies down on the rock and thinks, "Or maybe she'll look at me, and say, 'Hey,
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.