Patty is one of Meg's circle of friends, along with Ruth and Esther. She is the redhead with freckles, glasses and braces.
In "A Fistful of Meg", she reveals she has lesbian mothers.
She shows a strong dislike for Bill Clinton in "Our Idiot Brian".
After Brian sees her partially undressed for field hockey practice in "Scammed Yankees", he becomes infatuated with her.