Oh, girls. And you always side with your girlfriend in public. Upgrade to Premium. Peppermint Patty lives with her father; her mother is most likely deceased since in the strip from September 27,she tells Marcie that she does not have a mother. Pride parade? This implies that Peppermint Patty is older than Marcie, but later they appear in the same class. She attends a different school than most of the Peanuts cast other than Franklin and she struggles with education and homework.
Peppermint Patty's bad grades are possibly exacerbated by her tendency to sleep through class.
There is a rumor that she was created to star in a spin-off strip but that is untrue. Peppermint Patty first appeared on August 22, Another possible hint is how Peppermint Patty consistently waits for the Great Pumpkin with Linus over the years.
When the two friends get angry they are never seen apologizing to each other, they are just friends again the next day.