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: 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: August 8th, 2015 / First appearance: August 10th, 1968 Snoopy and Linus walk toward the steps at night. Snoopy thinks, "These secret missions are spooky . ." Snoopy stands in the dark and thinks, "Where are we? I can't see a thing . . . I can hear someone breathing . . . Where are we? What's going on?" The lights turn on. Snoopy stands in front of a group of kids. His ears stand up. The kids shout, "Happy birthday!!!" Snoopy st First appearance: May 8th, 1958 Patty and Charlie Brown are walking along the lane. Patty asks, "School is getting you down, isn't it, Charlie Brown?" He grimaces as she continues, "When you come home in the afternoon, you need something to help you to unwind..you need to relax.." He replies, "I know I do..." They approach Snoopy lying with his head in his dish. Charlie Brown asks, "But who wants to lie 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! Latest appearance: March 11th, 2011 / First appearance: March 13th, 1964 STRIKE THREE! Linus is on the pitcher's mound. VIolet in the background, shouts, "Linus struck out the side!" Violet , Linus and Patty walk. Violet turns around and says, "Boy, we should have had YOU pitching for us a long time ago! Now, maybe we can start WINNING a few games!" Charlie Brown watches them approach. "Oh...hi, there!" Violet greets Charlie Brown. "Yes, sir! Wh First appearance: February 25th, 1957 Charlie Brown, wearing his fur hat, follows a clean Pig-Pen along. It is snowing. Pig-Pen gets dirty as they walk. Charlie Brown stands still and watches Pig-Pen an even dirtier. He thinks, "?" Patty stands behind Charlie Brown, who comments, "'Pig-Pen' is the only person I know who can get dirty walking in a snowstorm!" Latest appearance: May 23rd, 2009 / First appearance: May 26th, 1962 Patty stands on the field and shouts, "C'mon Charlie Brown, we're not really expecting much but we can hope!" Linus shouts, "Pitch it to him, Charlie Brown ol' boy! He'll probably hit a home run, but pitch it to him anyway!" Lucy says, "C'mon Charlie Brown, ol' boy! We know you're no good but we're right behind you anyway . . . sort of . . ." Charlie Brown stands on the p 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: June 18th, 2003 / First appearance: June 23rd, 1971 Snoopy sits on the doghouse. Patty holds a flower out for Snoopy. Snoopy sits on the doghouse and holds the flower. He thinks, "How nice . ." Snoopy holds the flower against his chest. Snoopy wears the flower on his collar. He thinks, "I hate not having a lapel." Latest appearance: June 19th, 2006 / First appearance: June 22nd, 1959 Charlie Brown (smiling) and Snoopy stand listening to Violet. She says, "Look, it's a picture of Sally, Charlie Brown's new baby sister." Patty, Lucy, and Linus gather around to look at the picture. Patty says,"Oh, isn't she cute?" Lucy says, "She's real cute" Violet adds, "That's such a cute picture" Linus stands next to Snoopy grimacing. Patty continues,"She sure is cute, Cha First appearance: September 29th, 1958 Lucy is playing with a hula-hoop. Patty is playing with a hula-hoop. Violet is playing with a hula-hoop Snoopy is playing with a hula-hoop. First appearance: November 30th, 1957 Charlie Brown approaches Patty with a piece of paper and asks, "Do you wanna see a great new comic strip?"(BR) (BR) He continues, "It's about these two guys in an office, see? One guy offers the other guy this piece of English toffee, see?"(BR) (BR) He concludes, "Then this other guy says, 'Thank you very much, I'll eat this during toffee-break!' Get It?"(BR) (BR) Charlie Brown walks off desponden 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: July 24th, 1978 Charlie Brown and Spike stand at Patty's door. Charlie Brown says, "Good morning! I'm trying to find a home for this beautiful dog." Patty asks, "What's his background?" Charlie Brown replies, "He's been living just outside Needles with a bunch of coyotes." Patty says, "I think I'd rather have one of the coyotes!" First appearance: November 16th, 1957 Patty approaches Pig-Pen who is sitting at the side of the house amidst garbage. She says, "Pig-Pen, just look at you! You're a disgrace! Why, you're a.."(BR) (BR) He stands up and exclaims, "STOP RIGHT THERE! Be careful what you say!"(BR) (BR) He looks down at himself and says, "Remember, this soil and I are as ONE.."(BR) (BR) He raises his hand and concludes, "When you criticize ME, you critici Latest appearance: January 6th, 2012 / First appearance: January 8th, 1965 Patty says, "You have very nice hands, Violet." Violet says, "Thank you." Patty says, "I think nice hands are important for a girl." Patty says, "I don't like my hands . . . they're too skinny." Patty says, "What can you do to gain weight in your hands?" First appearance: December 26th, 1957 Patty and Violet are leaning on the bridge. Violet says, "There sure are a lot of these instant products on the market..." They walk along the lane and she continues, "Instant coffee, instant tea, instant pudding, instant cereal" They watch as Charlie Brown walk by smiling. Violet says, "..Instant dislike.." First appearance: November 25th, 1992 Violet and Patty walk by Snoopy who is dressed as Santa Claus. Patty says, "That's something new . . A Thanksgiving Claus!" Snoopy waves a drumstick in the air and thinks, "Ring the drumstick!" Latest appearance: April 23rd, 2009 / First appearance: April 26th, 1962 During a softball game, Lucy says, "No wonder you want to be the pitcher, Charlie Brown.. It's cool up here on the pitcher's mound!" Lucy suggests, "You should feel how hot it is out there in center field.. We don't get any breeze at all..." Lucy yells out, "Hey, girls, compe up here! Feel the cool breeze!" The girls circle around the mound, and they all say, "Mmmmmmm.." Th First appearance: March 28th, 1956 Patty looks up into the sky, and asks Charlie Brown, "Isn't the sky a beautiful blue today, Charlie Brown?" He frowns and replies, "Beautiful is only a relative term..as a matter of fact, so is blue..." He continues, "Color, you know is beautiful only when it is Good color..." She grimaces and exclaims. He concludes, "Of course, then you come up against the question, 'Just
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 15th, 1980 Marcie and Peppermint Patty stand in the snow. Marcie says, "Look, sir, it's starting to snow . ." Peppermint Patty says, "My toes are cold . . ." Marcie says, "You shouldn't have worn those sandals . . Maybe we can wrap your feet with comic books . . ." Marcie wraps comic books around Peppermint Patty's feet. Marcie and Peppermint Patty walk in the snow. Marcie says, "If y Latest appearance: November 12th, 2014 / First appearance: November 15th, 1967 Charlie Brown leans against Schroder's piano, wearing his baseball cap. Schroeder exclaims, "You what?!!" Charlie Brown explains, "I traded Snoopy to Peppermint Patty for five good players...He's the only player she'd trade for...I had to do it..." Schroeder exclaims, "But he's your own dog! Does winning a ball game mean that much to you?" Charlie Brown replies, I don't k First appearance: November 15th, 1957 Charlie Brown stands next to a pile of leaves. He watches as Linus jumps into the pile. Linus looks down and says, "Well, I just learned something, Charlie Brown.." He holds up a stick covered with leaves and concludes, "Never jump into a pile of leaves holding a wet sucker!" First appearance: November 15th, 1993 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their school desks. Peppermint Patty says, "Today?! The test is today? Yes, ma'am, I'm surprised . ." Peppermint Patty says, "I thought maybe before the real test there'd be a pro-am . ." First appearance: November 15th, 1956 Charlie Brown and Lucy stands in the field watching Snoopy dancing. Charlie Brown says, "Look at that crazy dog..." They watch him dance on by and Charlie Brown continues, "I sure wish I could be that happy all the time" They look after him and Lucy says, "Not me.." She walks off and concludes, "It's too hard to feel sorry for yourself when you're happy" First appearance: November 15th, 1979 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their desks in school. Peppermint Patty wears a pan on her head to catch leaking water. Marcie says, "Guess what, sir . ." Marcie continues, "I heard that the board of education and the principal have been arguing about the leak in the ceiling . . ." Marcie says, "They can't decide what to do . . . I imagine it's a financial problem, wouldn't you Latest appearance: November 10th, 2000 / First appearance: November 15th, 1974 Marcie and Peppermint Patty stand by the door. Peppermint Patty says, "Hi, Marcie, how's the sewing coming?" Peppermint Patty and Marcie walk. Peppermint Patty says, "You're working on my skating dress, aren't you?" Marcie replies, "Oh, yes, I'm working on it . . ." Peppermint Patty and Marcie stand in front of the sewing machine. Marcie frowns and says, "In fact, I just learned so First appearance: November 15th, 1997 Spike sleeps against a rock next to a cactus. Andy and Olaf walk along the horizon. It is night and the moon is out. Andy thinks, "I've been thinking about something.. if I saw that coyote wearing Mickey Mouse shoes couldn't that mean we're getting close to where Spike lives?" Olaf thinks, "I doubt it.. if we were close, we'd know it because we're well bred hunting dogs.." Latest appearance: November 12th, 2013 / First appearance: November 15th, 1966 Charlie Brown stands in the street wearing his safety patrol uniform and holding a stop sign. He shouts, "Okay, let's move along there!" Charlie Brown yells, "Just pay attention to your safety patrol! Move along, now! Move along!" Lucy walks by and says, "'Fuzz!'" A dejected Charlie Brown holds his sign and says quietly, "Okay . . . let's move along . . . let's move alon Latest appearance: November 10th, 2003 / First appearance: November 15th, 1971 Linus sits up in bed and looks at his arm. He says, "My hands aren't shaking?" Linus continues, "I'm not dizzy any more . . . My stomach doesn't hurt . . I'm actually hungry!" Linus says, "I made it through the weekend without my blanket! I did it! I did it!" Linus shouts, "And I did it my way!!" Latest appearance: November 20th, 2011 / First appearance: November 15th, 1964 Lucy wears a long winter stocking cap and admires herself in the mirror. Lucy walks down the front steps wearing her hat. Charlie Brown says, "Say! I like that cap, Lucy!" Lucy replies, "Thank you . . ." Charlie Brown says, "You're all set for cold weather, aren't you?" Lucy pats her pom pom and says, "Yes, I guess I am . . ." Charlie Brown says, "You know what i First appearance: November 15th, 1981 The World War I Flying Ace walks through the archway of a ruin. He sits at a table, that holds a mug and a bottle, with one finger raised and thinks, "Puis-Je Avoir La Carte?" He thinks, "Here's the World War I Flying Ace sitting in a small French Cafe...." He continues, "Suddenly he sees a beautiful young country lass!" He walks along thinking, "Slyly he approaches her ta First appearance: November 15th, 1986 Snoopy lies on the doghouse thinking, "Every night my supper comes through that back door . ." Charlie Brown walks up behind Snoopy holding the dog dish. He yells, "Surprise!" Snoopy jumps into the air. Charlie Brown explains, "Tonight I went out the front door and came aournd the side of the house . ." Snoopy eats his food and thinks, "I'll eat first, and then I'll call First appearance: November 15th, 1987 Snoopy (with his dish on his head) and Woodstock and his friends walk up a snow-slope. The birds sit in the dish atop the slope whiles Snoopy stand at the edge and look over. He sits in the dish with the birds at the top of the slope. They slid down the slope. They twist to the side as they continue to slide. They continue to slide the slope They hit First appearance: November 15th, 1958 Lucy sits watching Linus build a toy airplane. She says, "Mother says for you to clean up your room, Linus.." He asks, "Why should I?" She shouts, "Because It's Your Room, That's Why!" She continues, "You're lucky to Have a room of your own! There are a lot of children in this world who have to sleep in the street!" He replies, "And I suppose their mothers make them clean First appearance: November 15th, 1989 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their desks in school. Peppermint Patty says, "Yes, ma'am . . I learned a lot today . . Just being here was worth the price of admission . . ." Peppermint Patty adds, "Of course I didn't pay anything!" Peppermint Patty laughs hysterically. Marcie whispers, "You're weird, sir . ." Peppermint Patty says, "Yes, ma'am." First appearance: November 15th, 1992 Snoopy stands on a perch. Charlie Brown lies in bed. Snoopy jumps from the perch head first.. Snoopy has a cord around his ankle. He stops and flies back up in the air. Snoopy heads for the floor again. Snoopy bounces back up in the air. Snoopy hangs upside down. Snoopy stands on the board at the end of Charlie Brown's bed. Charlie Brown lies Latest appearance: November 12th, 2012 / First appearance: November 15th, 1965 Linus watches as Charlie Brown kneels in front of Snoopy's doghouse and shouts, "Snoopy? Snoopy? I wonder where he went . . ." Charlie Brown says, "He was supposed to make a speech at the Daisy Hill Puppy Farm last Saturday night, but they called and said that he never showed up . . ." Charlie Brown walks off and says, "I'll bet he got scared . . ." Charlie Brown says, "I Latest appearance: November 13th, 2015 / First appearance: November 15th, 1968 Snoopy sits on the doghouse. Charlie Brown points and says, "All right, I'm going to put it to you straight!" Charlie Brown continues, "Tonight you stay outside, and be a watch dog, or tomorrow you get no supper!" Charlie Brown walks away and says, "Let your stomach decide!" Snoopy thinks, "Why should I let my stomach decide? It's inside!" Latest appearance: November 12th, 2010 / First appearance: November 15th, 1963 "Did you see that little girl with the red hair walk by?" Linus asks Charlie Brown. They are sitting on the bench with their lunch bags. Linus turns to one side to watch her. "You got sort of nervous when she walked by, didn't you, Charlie Brown?" "What makes you think I got nervous?" Charlie Brown says. "You tied your peanut butter sandwich in a knot!" Linus observes. Char
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.