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: July 15th, 2008 / First appearance: July 18th, 1961 Linus holds his blanket and sucks his thumb. Violet says to Patty, "Here comes the little baby with his blanket!" Patty points and says,"Hee! Hee! Hee! Look at the little baby . . . He has to have a blanket!" Linus covers part of his face with the blanket and says, "I am the Count Dracula from Transylvania." Linus smiles as Violet and Patty run away screaming with fright. 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 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. First appearance: August 12th, 1957 Charlie Brown looks over the fence at Patty, Shermy, Violet, and Schroeder playing in an inflatable pool.(BR) (BR) He grimaces.(BR) (BR) He walks off dejected.(BR) (BR) He sits in a pail and sighs.(BR) (BR) 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!" Latest appearance: April 16th, 2014 / First appearance: April 19th, 1967 Snoopy and Linus walk with Patty. Linus asks, "Have you ever heard of a cheshire cat?" Patty replies, "Sure . . In 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.'" Patty stops and says, "Remember how she saw this grinning cat up in a tree? And remember how it kept disappearing all the time?" Patty continues, "The cat disappeared little by little until only its grin was left . . I always liked Latest appearance: March 25th, 2016 / First appearance: March 28th, 1969 Charlie Brown and Linus stand in front of the baseball team. Charlie Brown says, "All right, team . . We're going to try a little experiment . . ." Linus holds up a glass and smiles. Charlie Brown says, "Linus, here, has developed a new drink that will help us to win a few ball games . . . It's a balanced elctrolyte solution . . All the big teams are using it . . ." Charlie Brown c Latest appearance: August 2nd, 2010 / First appearance: August 5th, 1963 BALK!! "?" "!" Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound and leans back to pitch the ball. "He balked in the tying run!" Linus cries. His cap flies off his head. Patty wails, "OH, NO!" "OH, NO! OH, NO! OH, NO!" Violet, Lucy and Shermy wail. "OWOOOOOOO!" Snoopy throws back his head and wails. First appearance: November 17th, 1957 "You and your insults!" CHarlie Brown glares at Lucy. "Boy, if you weren't a girl..." he thinks, rubbing his hands together. Lucy stands behind him. "I oughta slug you a good one!" He raises his fist at her. "All right, Charlie Brown! COME ON, AND TRY IT!" Lucy clenches her fists and prepares to fight. Charlie Brown is taken aback. "YOU'RE ALWAYS TALKING BIG! NOW C' Latest appearance: April 28th, 2006 / First appearance: May 1st, 1959 Patty, Linus, and Lucy yell, "SIX HUNDRED TO NOTHING!!" Charlie Brown grimaces. Patty, Linus, Lucy, Shermy, Schroeder, and another little boy shout at a bewildered Charlie Brown, 'It was YOUR fault we lost! You're the MANAGER, and when a team loses it's the MANAGER'S fault!" A hurt Charlie Brown stands afar as Patty, Linus, and Lucy walk off furious. Linus exclaims,"Six Hundred To Latest appearance: February 12th, 2012 / First appearance: February 14th, 1965 Sally walks by Snoopy and says, "Hi, there, Tiger!" Patty walks by Snoopy and says, "Hi, Snoopy . . . How are you today?" Violet stops and takes Snoopy's paw and says, "Hello, Snoopy." Lucy walks by Snoopy and waves and says, "Hi Snoopy." Frieda walks by and says, "Hello Snoopy . . . how's the boy?" Snoopy sits and waits. As Snoopy walks away, he thi First appearance: March 24th, 1956 Violet and Patty are sitting on the sidewalk smiling and talking. Charlie Brown watches from afar and says, "I'll bet those girls are talking about ME." He stands behind a tree and says, "I wonder what they're saying about me.." He walks along the lane and continues, "Gee...I was feeling so good too...now I'm all depressed.." He turns to one side and and yells, "Why does s Latest appearance: August 3rd, 2010 / First appearance: August 6th, 1963 BALK! "?" "!" Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound and leans back to pitch the ball. "He balked in the winning run!" Linus cries. His cap flies off his head. "We've lost the championship!" Patty wails. "First he balked in the tying run! Then he balked in the running run! Charlie Brown has lost us the championship!" Five(?), Violet, Snoopy and Lucy wails. Charlie Brow Latest appearance: February 7th, 2012 / First appearance: February 9th, 1965 Patty stands outside wearing a coat and hat and talking to Charlie Brown. She says, "You say Snoopy is eating to forget his broken romance?" Patty continues, "That sounds like a good idea." Charlie Brown replies, "It has its drawbacks." A fat Snoopy sits on his doghouse looking unhappy. First appearance: April 26th, 1956 Pigpen sits playing in the dirt. Patty and Violet watch him from afar. Patty asks, "Isn't that 'Pig-Pen' a mess?" They approach him and Violet says, "Look at his clothes, and his hair...and that dirty face..." She asks, "You know what he looks like?" Patty replies, "What?" "A human soil-bank!" 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." First appearance: June 14th, 1958 Charlie Brown and Linus stare at the dropped ball. Violet exclaims, "He Dropped it!" Lucy starts crying. Schroeder says, "Charlie Brown Dropped The Ball!!" Patty grimaces and says, "We could Have Been Champions!" They all start crying and exclaim, "Now We're Nothing! WHAAAHHH!" Charlie Brown grimaces at the reader and says, "It depresses a manager to see his team cry..." 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: May 6th, 2010 / First appearance: May 9th, 1963 Patty says to Charlie Brown, "I hear you favorite ball player got sent down to the minors . . ." Charlie Brown says, "Yes, it's very depressing . . ." Patty says, "Your hero had feet of clay, huh?" Charlie Brown says, "No, he had a low batting average!" Latest appearance: January 14th, 2015 / First appearance: January 17th, 1968 Patty walks toward Charlie Brown. Violet and Patty approach Charlie Brown. Charlie Brown says, "Hi, girls! Where . ." Charlie Brown tumbles backward. Violet and Patty shout, "Get out of the way!!!" Charlie Brown lies on the ground dazed. Violet says, "We're on our way to a 'Crab-in'!"
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: January 18th, 1982 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their desks in school. Peppermint Patty turns around and says, "You look tired, Marcie." Marcie wears her glasses on her head and closes her eyes. She replies, "I am, sir . . I got up at six o'clock so I could be at my patrol post on time." Marcie leans forward and says, "I'm so sleepy . . . I don't think I can stay awake much . . ." Marci Latest appearance: January 15th, 2006 / First appearance: January 18th, 1959 Lucy kneels on the ground, making a snowball. She stands and pats the snowball tightly. She looks off to one side. She nonchalantly tosses it in the air as Charlie Brown walks by. Lucy grins evilly and prepares to throw the snowball at an oblivious Charlie Brown. She aims. She throws the sowball; it lands on the ground at her feet. She stares Latest appearance: January 16th, 2012 / First appearance: January 18th, 1965 Snoopy lies awake at night and thinks, "Oh no!" Snoopy thinks, "This is going to be one of those 'toss and turn' nights where I can't get to sleep . . ." Snoopy stnds on his head and thinks, "When none of the normal sleeping positions work you have to try unusual ones . . ." Snoopy hangs off the back of his doghouse by his head and sleeps. First appearance: January 18th, 1978 Linus walks out of the school. Sally asks, "Will you walk home from school with me, Linus?" Sally says, "I think the powers of darkness are out to get me . . ." Linus says, "I doubt if I could ever protect you from the powers of darkness." Sally asks, "How about a third-grader who claims I broke his ruler?" First appearance: January 18th, 1977 Linus and Sally get off the bus. Sally asks, "What's the sense in taking a field trip in the snow?" Sally continues, "What are we studying, Washington at Valley Forge?" Sally holds her face and says, "Maybe we're studying frostbite." Sally continues, "If my ears fall off, I'm gonna sue the school board!" Latest appearance: January 22nd, 2002 / First appearance: January 18th, 1972 Peppermint Patty and Snoopy sit at a table. Snoopy wears a bow tie. Peppermint Patty says, "I don't believe anyone has the right to tell another person what she should wear . . ." Peppermint Patty frowns and says, "In my opinion the dress code is piggy." Snoopy thinks, "When the reason for a role ceases, so should the role itself." Peppermint Patty continues, "I really don't have a First appearance: January 18th, 1985 Snoopy stands in front of an open mailbox. Snoopy holds a letter and thinks, "Ah, another letter from my brother Spike." Snoopy reads, "Dear Snoopy, I wish you could see my new home . . The view from the upstairs window is spectacular!" Snoopy thinks, "Upstairs window?" Spike sticks his head out of a window in the top of a cactus. First appearance: January 18th, 1957 Snoopy sits in the snow catching snowflakes with his tongue. He continues to catch snowflakes. He thinks, "Whew, I'm full!" He walks off thinking, "I'll bet if I ate one more snowflake I'd turn into a blizzard!" Latest appearance: January 25th, 2000 / First appearance: January 18th, 1974 Snoopy lies on his stomach on the doghouse. Charlie Brown holds a dish of food and says, "I'm sorry you've been feeling nervous lately . ." Charlie Brown continues, "I wonder what the trouble could be . . ." Charlie Brown says, "Maybe I'm not feeding you enough . . . Or maybe I've been feeding you too much . . ." Snoopy lies on the doghouse and thinks, "Just what I need . . First appearance: January 18th, 1995 Charlie Brown and Sally sit at the table. Charlie Brown says as Sally writes, "When I write a paper, I try to show the teacher that she has somehow enriched my experience . ." Sally reads, "This is my report on the dumb field trip we took yesterday." Charlie Brown says, "Then again, what do I know?" Sally asks, "How can I write when you're talking?" First appearance: January 18th, 1990 Linus lies in bed and says to Lucy, "It's too cold to go to school today . . ." Linus says, "Tell the teacher to bring the class here to my room, and I'll just stay under the covers . . ." Charlie Brown waits at the bus stop and says, "Where have you been? You almost missed the bus . ." Linus walks towards them and says, "I got involved." First appearance: January 18th, 1999 Linus and Rerun walk through the snow. Linus says, "You can tell a lot about someone by following their tracks in the snow..." Linus says, "Now, what do you think that we can tell about this person?" The footprints look like a dance pattern. Rerun says, "I think maybe he was a dancer." First appearance: January 18th, 1980 Linus waits at the door. Charlie Brown walks out of the house and says, "There must be something wrong with me." Charlie Brown continues, "I went to bed early last night, but I'm still tired . ." Charlie Brown adds, "I think I must have dog blood." Snoopy lies on the doghouse and thinks, "I resent that!" First appearance: January 18th, 1987 Snoopy sits atop his doghouse as Charlie Brown reaches up to him with an envelope saying, "It's a letter from your brother Spike." Snoopy smiles, looks at the letter, and thinks, Good ol' Spike!" Spike leans forward on a rock in the desert writing a letter. He writes, "Dear Snoopy," He sits down, looks at the letter, and reads,"Just thought I'd drop you a line to let you k Latest appearance: January 13th, 2003 / First appearance: January 18th, 1971 Woodstock and Snoopy sit on the doghouse. Woodstock speaks. Woodstock sits on the doghouse and laughs. Woodstock and Snoopy stare at each other. Woodstock and Snoopy turn away from each other. Snoopy thinks, "Birds don't know how to tell jokes." Latest appearance: January 16th, 2016 / First appearance: January 18th, 1969 Sally walks up behind Charlie Brown and asks, "Do you think life has any meaning?" Charlie Brown replies, "Well, I . . ." Sally cries and shouts, "I mean, do you think life has any meaning after you've failed nine spelling tests in a row and your teacher hates you?!!" Charlie Brown replies, "That's a different question." Latest appearance: January 15th, 2007 / First appearance: January 18th, 1960 Charlie Brown asks, "Snoopy, have you ever thought that you were a bore?" Charlie Brown says, "Have you ever felt that people were bored by everything you said?" Charlie Brown continues, "Have you ever felt that they weren't the least bit interested in anything you . . ." Charlie Brown makes a face as Snoopy snores. Latest appearance: January 15th, 2017 / First appearance: January 18th, 1970 Lucy walks, smiling. She hears music. Frieda is leaning against the piano as Shroeder plays. Lucy demands, "What are you doing here?" Frieda says, "Who wants to know? Maybe I just like music!" Lucy sits next to Frieda, leaning up against the piano: "Do you like Beethoven?" she asks. Shroeder plays. "What?" Lucy says, "If you're going to hang around here, you've got Latest appearance: January 15th, 2013 / First appearance: January 18th, 1966 Charlie Brown stands on a doorstep wearing a hat and coat and holding a shovel. He asks, "Shovel your walk?" The little girl who answers the door asks, "You mean for money?" Charlie Brown replies, "Yes, I don't have any use for beads!" The little girl slams the door in Charlie Browns' face. Charlie Brown walks off and says, "I guess a good businessman can't afford to be sa First appearance: January 18th, 1979 Peppermint Patty and Marcie stand and hold books. Peppermint Patty sings, "Kiss me once and kiss me twice . . Then kiss me once again . . . It's been a long time . . ." Marcie says, "Shh!! You have to be quiet in a library, sir!" Peppermint Patty says, "Just singing an old World War II song, Marcie . . ." Peppermint Patty asks, "Bet it brought back a flood of memories, huh,
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.