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
First appearance: July 30th, 1957 Charlie Brown approaches Linus in the field yawning. Violet then approaches Charlie Brown yawning. He then comes upon Patty who is also yawning. He sits on the ground, next to Snoopy who is yawning. He says, "Somehow, I get the feeling that I bore people..." First appearance: April 5th, 1958 Patty smiles as Snoopy approaches Charlie Brown who is holding out his dog-dish. They watch him look at the food. Snoopy sits up with his nose in the air. He turns away from the food. Charlie Brown explains, "No Napkin!" First appearance: April 12th, 1957 Patty watches as Charlie Brown grimaces and exclaims, "What a team! Good Grief!!" He continues, "I've got a catcher who can't see, a first baseman who's only three feet tall, and an outfielder who can't throw!" Patty follows him and says, "Can't THROW? I've never heard of such a thing.." Charlie Brown points to Snoopy and says, "Well, Now You Have!" 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. 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!" 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 First appearance: August 12th, 1958 Violet and Patty approach Charlie Brown by the fence. Patty singsongs, "Boys are rotten filled with cotton.." Violets singsongs whiles Patty laughs, "Girls are dandy filled with candy!" Charlie Brown grimaces as they walk of smiling. He yells after them, "GENERALITIES!!" First appearance: May 27th, 1958 Patty and Charlie Brown are sitting on the sidewalk. Patty asks, "Which is your favorite day, Charlie Brown?" He replies, "I've always been fond of tomorrow..no matter what today was like there is still Tomorrow!" He exclaims, "Keep your face turned to tomorrow! Tomorrow will be a Better day! Look To Tomorrow!" He shouts, "If There Were No Tomorrows, There'd Be No Todays!! Latest appearance: August 3rd, 2015 / First appearance: August 5th, 1968 Snoopy wears a bathing suit and runs. Lucy and Patty sit in a swimming pool. Snoopy flies in the air toward the pool. Lucy shouts, "Oh, no you don't!" Snoopy flies through the air in the opposite direction. Snoopy sits on the ground and thinks, "Now, how did I do that?" Latest appearance: April 13th, 2003 / First appearance: April 18th, 1971 Lucy is in full baseball gear. She shouts: "We're right behind you, Charlie Brown!" Patty, who stands in front of a wooden fence, calls, "Pitch it to 'im!" Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound, in wind-up position. POW! He throws the ball. He turns and looks overhead. Lucy stands in profile and yells, "Chase it yourself! You were the one who pitched i Latest appearance: May 9th, 2008 / First appearance: May 12th, 1961 Violet and Patty walk up to Snoopy. Patty says, "We want to jump rope, Snoopy . . ." Patty says, "In fact, we want to jump rope right where you're sitting . . . So move!" Violet and Patty jump rope. Snoopy walks off thinking black thoughts. Snoopy glares and thinks, "If this had been national dog week, I never would have moved!" First appearance: January 23rd, 1989 Lucy and Olaf, Patty and her dog, and other kids with dogs stand in line. The loud speaker announces, "The 'Ugly Dog' contest is about to begin . . Will the contestant at the far right please take the sack off of his head . . ." Lucy says, "I told you!" Olaf thinks, "Do I have to?" First appearance: December 21st, 1956 As Charlie Brown walks through a door Patty says, "Kind of chilly out today, eh, Charlie Brown?" "It's more than just chilly..it's cold outside..." he answers. He faces her and adds, "In fact, it's more than just COLD..." He holds out his gloved hands: "It's MITTEN cold!!" Latest appearance: May 7th, 2007 / First appearance: May 9th, 1960 Violet and Patty are talking to Charlie Brown who is sitting on a bench next to two baseball bats in the baseball field. Patty says to him, "We were so happy to hear that you are going to be our manager again this year, Charlie Brown!" Violet then says to a smiling Charlie Brown, "And we think you should hae sort of a 'Good Luck Kiss' from one of your players to help you start the season! First appearance: May 30th, 1957 Patty and Charlie Brown stand watching Pig-pen. She asks, "Pig-Pen never says very much, does he?" Charlie Brown replies, "He's afraid to...Whenever he talks, the dirt on his face flakes off, and falls on the ground by his feet.." They smile as Pig-Pen shouts, "That's Not True!!" They all look down at the dirt falling on the ground. 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!" 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: February 28th, 2007 / First appearance: March 2nd, 1960 Patty and Lucy stand and watch as CHarlie Brown rushes past, holding a kite string behind him. Patty and Lucy look off to one side, watching. They watch as Charlie Brown is dragged backwards in a cloud of dust. "Every now and then you run into a kite with a mind of its own!" Lucy comments as she and Patty stare after Charlie Brown. First appearance: May 21st, 1957 Patty stands in the lane watching Lucy grimace. Lucy exclaims, "You can't believe anybody these days!" She continues, "I'm getting so I don't trust ANYBODY!!" She says, "The only person in this world whom I really trust is Charlie Brown.." She yells, "And I Don't Even Trust Him!!!" Latest appearance: May 12th, 2013 / First appearance: May 8th, 1966 Schroeder says, "Time out!" and walks to the pitcher's mound. Schroeder says, "I just thought of something . . today is Mother's Day . . . " Charlie Brown says, "I know it is." Lucy says, "What did he say? I though I heard Schroeder mention Mother's Day . . . " Patty and Five join the group at the mound. Schroeder says, "Today is Mother's Day . . . We're playing baseball
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: January 21st, 2011 / First appearance: January 24th, 1964 Lucy raises her arms and says, "You need me to point out our faults, Charlie Brown...It's for your own good..." Charlie Brown frowns. She follows him as he walks: "Besides, I can do it for you better than anyone else...my sysyem is unique!" Charlie Brown turns to face Lucy. He demands, "What's so unique about it?" Lucy raises her arm and explains, "I've put all your faults 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 Latest appearance: January 22nd, 2012 / First appearance: January 24th, 1965 Charlie Brown kneels next to a pile of snowballs and says, "Well, are you going to start something, or aren't you?" Charlie Brown shouts, "You think I'm afraid, don't you?" Charlie Brown kneels next to his pile of snowballs and says, "Well, I'm not! When it comes to snowball wars, I'm an expert!" Charlie Brown stands up with his arms wide and shouts, "Go ahead and start so First appearance: January 24th, 1997 Lucy and Rerun walk down the sidewalk. Rerun says, "My back hurts . . I think I have kindergarten stress . ." Lucy asks, "'Kindergarten stress'?" Rerun says, "They demand too much from us . ." They stand at the bus stop. Rerun says, "We have to remember our names and everything . ." Latest appearance: January 21st, 2015 / First appearance: January 24th, 1968 Linus stands next to Sally in the snow. He sucks his thumb and holds his blanket. Sally says, "This kid at school said I have a funny face . . ." Sally continues, "Is it all right if I tell him you're going to slug him? You can be my knight in shining armor . . ." Linus replies, "I'd rather you didn't." Sally shouts, "What kind of knight are you?" Linus replies, "I'm a dove First appearance: January 24th, 1984 Snoopy sits next to Charlie Brown. Charlie Brown holds a book and says, "'And then he was home at last with his faithful dog asleep at his feet.'" Charlie Brown says, "See? Some dogs sleep at the feet of their masters . . ." Snoopy carries a sleeping bag. Snoopy places the sleeping bag at Charlie Brown's feet and sleeps. First appearance: January 24th, 1993 Sally looks into the mailbox. Sally reads a letter and says, "A love letter! I got a love leter!" Sally holds up the letter. Charlie Brown reaches for it and says, "How can it be a love letter for you when it has my name on it?" Charlie Brown and Sally walk away. Sally says, "It's from Linus... Read it..." Charlie Brown reads the letter. Charlie Brown and Sally sit Latest appearance: January 28th, 2002 / First appearance: January 24th, 1972 Woodstock and Snoopy sit on the doghouse. Woodstock speaks. Woodstock continues to speak. Woodstock flies away. Snoopy sits on the doghouse alone. He frowns and thinks, "I hate being accused of beagle chauvinism!" First appearance: January 24th, 1976 Woodstock and Snoopy sit on the doghouse. Snoopy touches Woodstock's head and thinks, "Hmm . . . The fever seems to be gone." Snoopy thinks, "We won't really know if you're well, however, until we see you fly . . ." Woodstuck flies up in the air upside down. Woodstock lands on his head on the doghouse. Snoopy thinks, "Of course, one doesn't recover from the vapors overnight Latest appearance: January 22nd, 2008 / First appearance: January 24th, 1961 Linus watches as Violet says to Charlie Brown, ". . . And you're weak and spineless and wishy-washy!" Linus says, "She really took you apart, didn't she, Charlie Brown?" Charlie Brown says, "Uh huh . . . Step by step, verse by verse and line by line . . ." Linus says, "You sound like a victim of higher criticism!" First appearance: January 24th, 1985 Snoopy lies on his doghouse at night and thinks, "Twenty-seven . ." Snoopy lies on his stomach and thinks, "The average person moves in his or her sleep thirty times a night . . ." Snoopy rolls on the doghouse and thinks, "Twenty-eight . . ." Snoopy hangs his head over the edge of the doghouse and thinks, "Two more to go . ." First appearance: January 24th, 1958 Snoopy sits on the ground in the living-room. He walks off. He sits in front of the mirror. He walks away and thinks, "He's right..I Do have a fuzzy face!" First appearance: January 24th, 1989 Snoopy's ears stand straight up. Lucy shouts, "He won!! Olaf won!!! Your brother won the 'Ugly Dog' contest!" Snoopy and Lucy run. Lucy continues to shout, "Olaf! You won!" Olaf looks disgusted and thinks, "Rats!" First appearance: January 24th, 1986 Peppermint Patty stands in the front of the classroom and says, "This is my report on the 'killer bees'." Peppermint Patty says, "Many people are worried about the 'killer bees'." Peppermint Patty says, "Not me." Peppermint Patty says, "What I worry about are those 'killer D-minuses'!" Latest appearance: January 21st, 2013 / First appearance: January 24th, 1966 Snoopy skates on the ice wearing a long hat. Snoopy flips upside down and thinks, "Aaugh!" Snoopy lies on the ice in a daze. Snoopy thinks, "I think my feet need sharpening . . ." Latest appearance: January 21st, 2010 / First appearance: January 24th, 1963 Linus walks with Charlie Brown and says, "I'm the best speller in our class." Linus says, "There's no one who is even close to being as good a speller as I am." Linus and Charlie Brown walk in silence. Linus says, "When I get big I'm going to get a job spelling!" First appearance: January 24th, 1978 Sally stands in front of the class and says, "This is my science report which is on traffic safety." Sally continues, "The first thing I did was to measure the width of the street in front of our school . ." A voice shouts, "With my ruler!" Sally frowns and says, "Get off my back, kid!" Latest appearance: January 21st, 2009 / First appearance: January 24th, 1962 Lucy shouts at Charlie Brown, "Don't talk to me about world problems!" Lucy continues, "I'm not interested! I couldn't care less!" Lucy says, "When you have what I have you don't worry about world problems . . ." Charlie Brown asks, "What's that?" Lucy smiles and says, "A pretty face!" First appearance: January 24th, 1991 The Foreign Legionnaire sits at a table and looks glum. Marcie asks, "The famous sergeant of the foreign legion looks sad tonight . . . Is he thinking of the past?" Marcie shouts, "Has he forgotten the slogan of the legion, 'Je ne regrette rein'? 'I regret nothing!'" Snoopy rest his head on the table and thinks, "I regret that I drank that last root beer . ." Latest appearance: January 28th, 2007 / First appearance: January 24th, 1960 Lucy looks at a calendar and says, "January isn't over yet . . . Actually nineteen-sixty has just begun!" Lucy says, "I"ve got to convince him! I've got to!" Linus holds his blanket and sucks his thumb. Lucy says, "Linus, there's still time for you to make a New Year's resolution to give up that blanket . . ." Linus replies, "You know, I think you're right! I think if I'
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.