Sally

  • First appearance: August 23, 1959
  • Charlie Brown’s little sister believes the world owes her an explanation. Why does she have to go to school? Why doesn’t Linus, her Sweet Babboo, love her? And what’s the capital of Venezuela? Sally is always on the hunt for answers—and when she doesn’t get them, she comes up with a whole new philosophy: “Who cares?”

  • Did you know: For 6 months, Sally experienced amblyopia ("lazy eye") and wore an eye patch.
Sally
First appearance: May 24th, 1990 Sally sits in a beanbag chair. Charlie Brown stands behind her. She says, "Instead of going to summer camp, I've decided to stay home and work on my stamp collection . ." Charlie Brown says, "You don't have a stamp collection." Sally says, "That's a relief!" First appearance: June 10th, 1982 While Sally sits in the beanbag, Charlie says, "Well, you asked for it, and I did it.. I found you a 'beanbag camp'." Sally gets up, with the beanbag stuck to her head. She shouts, "You're kidding!" Charlie replies, "All you have to do each day is lie in your beanbag, and watch TV.." Sally asks, "Where do I sign?" Latest appearance: June 2nd, 2016 / First appearance: June 5th, 1969 Sally walks up behind Charlie Brown and says, "You didn't tell me that school is out . . ." Charlie Brown says, "What?" Sally says, "I went all the way to school today, and then found out that it's over for the summer . . . I made a complete fool of myself." Charlie Brown says, "I'm sorry about that." Sally asks, "Is it Christmas yet?" First appearance: October 5th, 1978 Sally and Eudora sit on a bench at lunch. Sally asks, "What are you eating for lunch, Eudora?" Eudora replies, "This is a chocolate sandwich." Eudora continues, "I put a chocolate bar between two slices of dark bread." Eudora adds, "I often wonder how it would tast with gravy on it . . ." First appearance: December 6th, 1985 Charlie Brown sits at the table and writes, "Dear Grandma, How have you been?" Charlie Brown continues to write, "I hope you have a very merry." Sally walks up to the table. Charlie Brown smudges the paper and crosses it out. Sally says, "Wish her a merry smudgmas for me, too!" First appearance: September 4th, 1975 Sally and Charlie Brown sit at the table. Sally writes, "Church History." Sally stops writing and thinks. Sally continues to write, "When writing about church history, we have to go back to the very beginning." Charlie Brown looks up. Sally writes, "Our Pastor was born in 1930." Latest appearance: December 19th, 2004 / First appearance: December 20th, 1970 Sally sits at her desk and holds up a sheet of paper. She reads, "Question number one... What is the capital of Cameroun?" Sally holds her pencil up to her mouth. She bends over her paper and writes: "Answer: When I grow up, I am going to be a hair dresser, and hair dressers obviously don't have to know such things." Sally leans back and holds up the paper. She reads, "Ques First appearance: June 14th, 1982 Sally sits on the bean bag writing. She writes,"Dear Big Brother, Life here at 'Beanbag' camp is wonderful." She continues,"We don't do anything all day except lie in our beanbags, watch tv and eat junk food." She continues,"Well, I have to close now and get this letter over to the post office." She holds the envelope over the side of the beanbag and looks at the reader. First appearance: June 21st, 1978 Eudora and Sally lie in bed. Sally asks, "Eudora, are you crying? What's the matter?" Eudora replies, "I never wanted to come to this camp." Eudora continues, "But I'm not as lonely as I thought I was going to be." Eudora adds, "I'm only crying with one eye." First appearance: December 24th, 1990 Snoopy wears a Santa Claus outfit and rings a bell. Lucy says, "If he's really Santa Claus, why isn't he flying around with his reindeer?" Franklin says, "Hey, Santa . . Get going!" Sally asks, "Don't you know it's Christmas Eve?" Snoopy thinks, "I can't hear a thing . . Somebody around here keeps ringing a bell . . ." First appearance: September 2nd, 1997 Sally stands behind Charlie Brown who is sitting in a bean bag chair. Sally says, "I have a new philosophy.. 'Why me?'" Sally waves her arms, "Do this! Do that! Why me? Go here! Go there! Why me?" Sally stands between Charlie Brown and the television. Charlie Brown says, "If you'd move a little bit, I could see the TV..." Sally asks, "Why me?" Latest appearance: December 12th, 2011 / First appearance: December 12th, 1964 Charlie Brown watches as Shroeder walks past, carrying a sign that reads, "Only Four More Days Until Beethoven's Birthday" Lucy carries a sign: "Bake a Cake" "Get Together With Your Friends" Sally's sign advises. "Live it Up! It's Going to be a Long Winter!" Snoopy sign reads. Charlie Brown stands there. First appearance: September 17th, 1990 Sally sits in a beanbag chair. A television annoucer says, "'And now, more bad news . . and after that, some really bad news . . .'" The television annoucer says, "'We apologize for bringing you all this bad news.'" Sally replies, "Hey, no problem!" Latest appearance: February 5th, 2010 / First appearance: February 8th, 1963 Sally kneels on the floor with Charlie Brown. Charlie Brown holds his hands together and says, "'Here is the church . . .'" Charlie Brown continues, "'Here is the steeple . . . Open the door . . .'" Charlie Brown continues, "' . . . And see all the people!'" Sally leans closer and says, "It looks like a rather small congregation!" First appearance: September 3rd, 1975 Charlie Brown and Sally walk in the grass. Sally says, "I'm going to try to sign up for a course in theology . . ." Sally continues, "I want to learn all about religion." Sally says, "I want to learn about Moses, and St. Paul and Minneapolis." Sally continues to walk. Charlie Brown stops and says, "Minneapolis?!" First appearance: May 5th, 1989 Sally and Charlie Brown sit at a table. Sally holds a piece of paper and says, "The teacher said my report on 'why we're here' wasn't long enough . ." Sally picks up a pencil and writes, "How should I know, and who cares?" Sally looks at the paper and exclaims, "That's a lot longer . ." Charlie Brown adds, "And it has more depth . ." First appearance: April 18th, 1976 Linus spreads his hands and asks,"Where's the Easter beagle?" Snoopy lies on his back atop the doghouse thinking,"Sleeping in!" Linus walks up to him and exclaims,"You're not up yet!" Snoopy thinks,"Go away! I feel awful!" Linus continues,"Kids all over the world are waiting for the Easter beagle!" He leans over to Snoopy and shouts,"You can't disappoint all those kids!" Snoopy Latest appearance: June 29th, 2000 / First appearance: July 4th, 1974 Snoopy lies on the doghouse. Sally grabs his ears and says, "Get up off your back you stupid beagle!" Sally holds Snoopy by the neck and shakes him. She says, "Your master's missing, and it's your duty to find him!" Sally continues to shake Snoopy. She says, "Get out there, and get your nose to the ground and start looking!" Snoopy walks and holds his neck. He thinks, "It's First appearance: December 23rd, 1978 Sally and Charlie Brown sit by the Christmas tree. Sally holds a book and says, "They sure had their nerve laughing at my story . . . . Ha!" Sally continues, "How about this thing with all the reindeer pulling the sleigh through the air? No way!" Sally adds, "I don't care how many reindeer he had, they could never produce enough lift to get a sled in the air . . ." Sally sa Latest appearance: August 24th, 2006 / First appearance: August 27th, 1959 Charlie Brown stands on the baseball field. He says, "There's my baseball team out there getting clobbered.." He continues, "...And here am I, their manager forced to watch them go down to defeat because I can't play!" He walks over to his sister with his arms raised. He yells, "And Why can't I play? Because I Have To Push My Baby Sister Around!" Sally grimaces at the rea
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: July 18th, 1984 Charlie Brown stands next to the mailbox and reads a letter. It says, "Dear Chuck, It's your old friend Peppermint Patty writing from France." Peppermint Patty swims in the ocean and waves. The letter says, "Here I am swimming near our hotel in Cap d'Antibes." Charlie Brown reads a letter. It says, "How's your baseball team doing this year? Scored a run yet? Ha Ha Ha Ha!" First appearance: July 18th, 1988 Linus says to the World Famous Attorney, 'De mimimus non curat lex.'" Linus says, "'The law disregards trifles.'" Snoopy walks and thinks, "It's a good thing because my practice is as trifling as they come . ." First appearance: July 18th, 1995 Lucy and Sally walk by Snoopy. Lucy says, "I mean, it's the sort of thing that makes you wonder, doesn't it?" Lucy asks Snoopy, "And what are you doing?" Snoopy thinks, "Wondering." First appearance: July 18th, 1987 Peppermint Patty and Clara stand up to their knees in water. Clara says, "Look what I have, ma'am . . Water resistant diving watches!" Peppermint Patty says, "That's great, Clara . . Now, you can time yourself when you're swimming . . ." Clara asks, "Swimming?" Clara, struggling with the weight of the watches, says, "I can't lift my arms!" First appearance: July 18th, 1957 Lucy is reading in the living-room. She finds something interesting. She approaches Charlie Brown and says, "Listen to this, Charlie Brown.." She continues, "The happiest time of life is between the ages of thirty and fifty..." She falls over as he yells, "I KNEW I Was Unhappy!!!" First appearance: July 18th, 1997 Peppermint Patty stands outside Marcie's house holding a book. She says, "Okay, Marcie, I've read 'Silas Marner'... Now what do I do?" Marcie says, "Now, you write your report.." Patty and Marcie sit on the steps. Patty says, "You're kidding.. on the book?" Marcie says, "Why not? Did you actually read it?" Patty says, "Yes, but I didn't pay any attention." Latest appearance: July 15th, 2009 / First appearance: July 18th, 1962 Sally holds a jump rope. Sally looks at the jump rope. Sally looks at the jump rope. Sally says, "It doesn't jump!" First appearance: July 18th, 1981 Peppermint Patty talks into the phone. She says, "It was a miracle, Sally!" Peppermint Patty continues, "This butterfly landed on my nose, see, and then it turned into an angel . . ." Sally talks into the phone and asks, "Your nose turned into an angel?" Peppermint Patty frowns and says, "I'm hanging up, Sally . . ." Latest appearance: July 15th, 2013 / First appearance: July 18th, 1966 Lucy says, "Our tv is back!" Linus replies, "Mom says we can have it as long as we don't fight over it . . . " Lucy says, "Is this a good program you're watching? There's some cartoons on the other channel . . . You like cartoons, don't you? Why don't we watch some cartoons? Why don't I just turn this knob . . . " Linus yells, "Mom!!" The television gets whisked away. Latest appearance: July 16th, 2007 / First appearance: July 18th, 1960 Charlie Brown looks down at Lucy drawing on a piece of paper on the ground in a seemingly empty room. Lucy kneeling over her paper says, "I'm trying to draw a political cartoon that will solve all of the world's problems." She stands up and shows Charlie Brown her cartoon. She says, "See? Here's Uncle Sam, and here's a dove of peace, and here's an elephant, and here's a donkey, and here' First appearance: July 18th, 1958 Snoopy lies on a rock thinking, "Let's see now.." He continues, "There are a quarter of a million dogs and cats born each day in America..That's ten thousand an hour.." He continues, "Or one hundred and sixty-six a minute..Good Grief!" He slumps on the rock and concludes, "I'm not unique!" First appearance: July 18th, 1992 Cormac carries an inner tube around his waist. Marcie sits in a beach chair. Cormac says, "Hi, my name is Cormac . . I had my first swimming lesson this morning . ." Cormac says, "If you're ever drowning, don't be afraid to call me." Cormac struggles to get the inner tube off. Cormac says, "In the meantime, will you help me with this inner tube? I can't get it over my head . ." First appearance: July 18th, 1998 Rerun and Snoopy rest on some rocks and look up. Rerun asks, "Do dogs ever look at clouds?" Snoopy thinks, "If I could talk, I'd tell you how we look at clouds, and birds, and the moon and everything, but dogs can't talk.." Rerun says, "I guess dogs never look at clouds.." Snoopy thinks, "Stupid kid!" First appearance: July 18th, 1991 Marcie and Peppermint Patty lean on the wall. Peppermint Patty says, "You know, when we were away at camp, I don't think Chuck missed either one of us." Marcie walks behind Peppermint Patty and says, "I wonder what we could say to let him know how that made us feel . . . To let him know we're sensitive." Marcie watches as Peppermint Patty says into the phone, "Chuck, you blockhead Latest appearance: July 15th, 2010 / First appearance: July 18th, 1963 "Has Linus told you about the dangers of looking at the eclipse?" Lucy asks Charlie Brown as she approaches him. "Yes, he's told me all about it..." "I'm heeding his warning...I don't want to do anything that might harm my beautiful eyes.." Lucy answers. "Do you think my eyes are beautiful, Charlie Brown?" She leans towards him. "Yes, they look like little round dots of Ind First appearance: July 18th, 1990 Charlie Brown and Snoopy sit on the edge of the dock and watch the sunset. Charlie Brown says, "I don't know . . I always feel sort of sad when I see the sun go down . . ." Snoopy thinks, "Like when you've eaten the last cookie . ." First appearance: July 18th, 1985 Charlie Brown sits in a chair with his shirt and shoes off. Charlie Brown says, "It's hot today . . ." Charlie Brown looks out the window and says, "I wish we had a pool or lived near a lake . ." Charlie Brown walks outside sweating and says, "Well, there's only one thing to do . . ." Charlie Brown sits in a pail of water and says, "Go down to the ol' swimming bucket!" First appearance: July 18th, 1986 Charlie Brown and Linus lean on the wall. Charlie Brown says, "My grandfather loves to sing hymns." Charlie Brown exclaims, "He can remember the words to over a hundred hymns!" Linus asks, "Does he sing in the choir?" Charlie Brown says, "No, he can't remeber where the chuch is . ." Latest appearance: July 15th, 2014 / First appearance: July 18th, 1967 The Vulture sits on his perch and waits. Frieda walks by and says, "Hi, sweetie!" The vulture sits as Frieda walks by. Snoopy thinks, "Actually, vultures just hate to be called 'sweetie'!" 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.
Sally is the complete pragmatist. There is a certain charm when she fractures the language: ‘By golly, if any centimeters come in this room, I’ll step on them!
Charles Schulz

Interests

  • Linus

    Sally is devoted to Linus, who she affectionately calls her “sweet babboo.”

  • Moving

    Sally is constantly trying to move into her big brother’s bedroom whenever he leaves the house.

  • Philosophies

    Though never really on target, Sally feels a philosophy like “Why are you telling me?” can solve any problem.