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: November 25th, 1988 Charlie Brown sits in a beanbag chair. Sally says, "This year I'm going to make all my Christmas presents . . And guess what I'm giving everybody . ." Sally throws a paper airplane and shouts, "Paper airplanes!" A paper airplane rests on Charlie Brown's head. Sally walks away and says, "You're lucky . . You got yours early!" Latest appearance: October 25th, 2000 / First appearance: October 30th, 1974 Sally stands in front of the school and says, "I learned a lot today . . ." Sally continues, "We studied all about local government . . ." Sally says, "You'd be interested to hear what goes on down at the court house . ." The school thinks, "My brother is the court house!" Latest appearance: November 20th, 2012 / First appearance: November 23rd, 1965 Sally sits at a desk with a pencil and paper. Linus says, "All right, let's see you write the number sentence for 'one is less than five.'" Sally writes, "1 < 5" Linus says, "That's right!" Sally says, "It is?!" Sally shouts, "I've solved the new math!!" First appearance: November 8th, 1989 Sally stands with the phone and shouts, "It's our new principal . . He says you should come back to school . . ." Charlie Brown takes the phone and says, "Yes, sir, I'll be back tomorrow . . I've been staying home to make my dog happy . . ." Charlie Brown continues, "Well, he ate a lot of cookies and stuff yesterday . ." Charlie Brown frowns and says, "I think I happied him First appearance: March 16th, 1999 Rerun stands on the Brown's front step. Rerun says, "Is is spring yet?" Sally says, "You came over here to ask me that?" Sally says, "You have a brother and a sister at home.. why don't you ask them?" rerun says, "They get mad when I ask stupid questions." Sally says, "Spring is next week." Rerun says, "Thaks for not getting mad.." Latest appearance: August 25th, 2007 / First appearance: August 27th, 1960 Sally snuggles up to Linus who looks embarrassed. Tiny hearts swirl around sally's head. Charlie Brown walks up and yealls, "What's going on here!?" Linus' hair stands on end and Sally looks surprised. Charlie Brown looks angry and drags a sad Sally away. Sally sits in her play pen, behind the wooden bars and thinks, "Rats!" Latest appearance: January 2nd, 2003 / First appearance: January 5th, 1971 Charlie Brown jumps out of bed and into the air. Sally shouts, "Easter vacation! What about Easter vacation?" Sally continues, "Did we miss it?! What happened?" Sally shouts, "Call the operator! Check your passport! Call the airlines!!" Charlie Brown lies on his bed dazed and says, "If I'm real lucky, by Easter vacation I'll have stopped shaking . . ." First appearance: August 30th, 1972 Charlie Brown and Sally stand at the wall. Charlie Brown says, "School starts again next week . . ." Sally's eyes are wide open and black. Charlie Brown stares at Sally's eyes. Sally walks away. Charlie Brown says, "I think I've ruined her eyes for good!" First appearance: November 3rd, 1976 Sally stands in front of the class and says, "This is a story about my uncle." Sally continues, "My uncle never missed a days work in his life until one day when he fell into a routine!" Sally laughs hysterically. Sally says, "Yes, ma'am." First appearance: August 13th, 1998 Sally and Charlie Brown sit at a table. Charlie Brown writes, "Dear Pen Pal," Sally says, "If your pen pal is a girl, why don't you say, 'Dearest Pen Pal' or 'Darling Pen Pal'?" Sally says, "And then sign it 'Affectionately yours'." Charlie Brown says, "Any other advice?" Sally says, "Don't send a picture." First appearance: August 16th, 1999 Sally stands next to Charlie Brown's bed and says, "Wake up, big brother!" Charlie says, "Wake up?! Wake up?! Why are you waking me up?" Sally says, "I thought you might like to get an early start..." Charlie closes his eyes and says, "For what? I'm not going anywhere..." Sally says, "That's too bad.. you could have been the first one there..." First appearance: November 29th, 1988 Charlie Brown sits in a beanbag chair. Sally says, "I volunteered to write our class play for Christmas . ." Sally says, "In the opening scene Geronimo talks to Mary . ." Charlie Brown says, "It wasn't Geronimo . . It was Garbriel . . ." Sally says, "Really? The kid who plays Geronimo is going to be very disappointed . ." First appearance: November 29th, 1979 Sally and Charlie Brown sit at the table. Charlie Brown uses a compass to draw smudged circles. Sally laughs. Charlie Brown says, "All right, smarty, let's see you do it!" Sally draws neat circles. Sally says, "It's all in the wrist . . ." First appearance: February 9th, 1981 Sally and Charlie Brown sit at the table with papers and scissors. Sally holds up a card and says, "See the valentine I made for Linus?" Sally smiles and says, "On the inside I wrote, 'To my sweet babboo.'" Charlie Brown replies, "He says he's not your 'sweet babboo.'" Sally asks, "What does he know?" Latest appearance: March 28th, 2000 / First appearance: March 29th, 1974 Sally sits at the table and writes, "U's." Charlie Brown sits at the table and asks, "What are those?" Sally replies, "Those are U's and W's!" Charlie Brown says, "You shouldn't run them all together like that." Sally writes and asks, "If it doesn't bother them, why whould it bother you?" First appearance: September 6th, 1976 Linus and Sally walk in the grass. Linus waves and says, "Yoo hoo!" Sally stops walking and asks, "Who did you 'Yoo hoo' to?" Linus says, "You mean, 'To whom did I 'Yoo hoo'?'" Linus and Sally walk. Sally says, "Forget it!" First appearance: May 30th, 1985 Sally sits in a beanbag chair and watches television. Charlie Brown says, "If we watch tv all the time, we won't have to learn to read . . ." Charlie Brown continues, "If we use word processors and calculators, we won't have to learn to write or do math . . ." Charlie Brown says, "Pretty soon, we won't have to know anything." Sally responds, "That's when I'll fit in!" First appearance: July 13th, 1993 Sally says into the phone, "Hello? Oh, is this you, big brother?" Sally says, "You're at camp, and I'm not!" She laughs. Charlie Brown lies on his cot at camp and says, "Never call home!" First appearance: January 3rd, 1974 "Science report: The comet, Kohoutek, went around the sun a week ago." "Don't forget the part about the world coming to an end..." "Some ignorant creatures think this is a sign that they world is coming to an end." First appearance: March 25th, 1979 Charlie Brown sits at a table, looking at a sheet of paper, with his pencil in his mouth. Sally stands at the table, looking at a sheet of paper. She asks,"What's this?" He writes and replies,"It's a book on handwriting and lettering." She picks up a book, and reads,"After practicing the correct hand movements with a pencil, you are now ready for pen and ink." She continu
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: April 9th, 1995 Rerun gets dressed for baseball and says, "I could be pitcher.. i could be catcher.. I could be anything.." Rerun is running along. He appears to be in a hurry. At the pitcher mound, Rerun says, "I wanna play on your team, Charlie Brown." Charlie replies, "I don't know, Rerun.. You're kind of small." Rerun looks over at Snoopy and says, "What about your shortstop? H First appearance: April 9th, 1979 Woodstock and Snoopy sit on the doghouse. Woodstock speaks and asks a question. Snoopy thinks, "A grocery clerk?" Snoopy thinks, "Sure, why not?" Snoopy continues to think, "But what makes you think you could be a grocery clerk?" Woodstock signals a bar code. First appearance: April 9th, 1993 Spike stands in the desert holding a staff. He thinks, "It's hard to be a shepherd without any sheep . ." Spike thinks, "Of course, there was Little Bo-Peep who had some sheep, but then she lost them." Spike sits down against a rock and thinks, "But maybe it's better to have lost your sheep than never to have had any sheep at all . ." Spike thinks, "I think I'm cracking up First appearance: April 9th, 1987 Peppermint Patty sits at her school desk and raises her hand. Peppermint Patty says, "Yes, ma'am . . It happened in 1814!" Peppermint Patty says, "Wrong? It was 1812?" Peppermint Patty says, "Oh, well . ." Peppermint Patty says, "At least I missed it on the pro side . ." Latest appearance: April 6th, 2009 / First appearance: April 9th, 1962 Lucy stands at a wall with Charlie Brown and says, "Did you ever stop to think that every day is somebody's birthday?" Lucy continues, "No matter what day it is, somebody in the world has that day for a birthday!" Lucy says, "Have you ever thought about that, Charlie Brown?" Charlie Brown replies, "No I can't really say that I have . . ." Lucy says, "You're going to have t Latest appearance: April 6th, 2012 / First appearance: April 9th, 1965 Linus and Lucy walk outside. Linus says, "It's starting to rain . . . " Lucy says, "It figures . . . " Lucy continues, "It always rains on our generation!" First appearance: April 9th, 1985 The Literary Ace sits on the doghouse. Lucy asks, "You know what you should write?" Lucy continues, "You should write a family story . . Write a story about sisters . . ." The Literary Ace thinks. Snoopy types, "Small Women." Latest appearance: April 6th, 2017 / First appearance: April 9th, 1970 Schroeder and Charlie Brown stand on the pitcher's mound. Schroeder asks, "Where are all the girls who play outfield?" Charlie Brown replies, "They said they're new feminists, and they refuse to play baseball any more . . I don't even know what a new feminist is . ." Schroeder walks off the pitcher's mound and says, "The world is changing, Charlie Brown . . ." Charlie Brown asks, " Latest appearance: April 4th, 2003 / First appearance: April 9th, 1971 Snoopy sits on the doghouse and looks at a book. He reads, "And so, the six Bunny-Wunnies said good night, and went to sleep. Their adventure was over, and all had ended well. The end." Snoopy sets the book down. He smiles and thinks, "That was the most exciting novel I've ever read . . . I think I'll write a fan letter to the author . . ." Snoopy looks at the book and thinks, "Mis First appearance: April 9th, 1976 Marcie stands on the baseball field and exclaims,"Babe Ruth had a cap! Willie May's had a cap!" She continues,"Ted Williams had a cap! maury Wills had a cap! Mickey Mantle had a cap!" Peppermint Patty stands on the pitcher's mound looking to her left; she yells,"MARCIE, WILL YOU SHUT UP?!?" Marcie whispers,"Even Joe Garagiola had a cap!" First appearance: April 9th, 1998 Sally continues to hold the boy. She tells Charlie, "He pushed me off the swing.. Teach him a lesson.. Hit him!" Charlie asks, "Did you really push her off the swing?" Boy replies, "It was a mistake.. I thought she was my sister.." First appearance: April 9th, 1980 Lucy stands in the outield and shouts, "Hey, manager, are we supposed to yell, 'I got it!' Or 'I have it!'?" Charlie Brown replies, "It doesn't matter Lucy." The ball flies over Lucy's head and hits the ground. Lucy says, "I think he's right." Lucy continues, "If you don't got it, you don't have it!" First appearance: April 9th, 1978 The Beaglescout sits in the grass looking to his right. He thinks,"It must be almost eight o'clock..." He watches the troop as they sit around the camp-fire singing. He thinks,"Birds sing weird campfire songs...." He points to the tent and thinks,"All right, men...into the tent...it's bedtime..." Woodstock chirps a question from inside the tent. The Beaglescout thinks fr Latest appearance: April 6th, 2013 / First appearance: April 9th, 1966 Snoopy watches a bird flitter its wings. The bird's wings stop moving and it hangs in mid-air. The bird falls to the ground with a klunk. Snoopy thinks, "Poor guy . . . he ran out of flitters . . . " First appearance: April 9th, 1992 Linus is reading a newspaper. Lucy asks, "What else does that article say?" Linus responds, "It says 'Girls outperform boys in verbal skills..'" Lucy says, "I told you so, you blockhead!" First appearance: April 9th, 1988 Spike tosses a baseball in the air and holds a bat. Spike swings and hits the ball. A baseball glove rests on top of a cactus. The baseball lies on the sand behind the cactus. Spike thinks, "Sorry, but it's hard to hit 'em right to you . ." First appearance: April 9th, 1957 Lucy watches as Charlie Brown falls with a loud BONK. Lucy looks down at him as he grimaces and mutters. He looks confused as she yells, "You Blockhead!" She walks away saying, "I just can't resist adding insult to injury.." First appearance: April 9th, 1958 Charlie Brown is watching t.v. Schroeder is reading a book and says, "It says here that children cannot concentrate properly.." Charlie Brown starts to color. Schroeder continues, "It says that children cannot keep their minds focused on one problem for any length of time.." Charlie Brown is practicing baseball. Schroeder watches as Charlie Brown plays paddy-ball. Charlie Latest appearance: April 6th, 2006 / First appearance: April 9th, 1959 Snoopy watches Lucy eating. He thinks,"Isn't she going to give me any?" Lucy looks over at Snoopy watching her. He thinks,"Oh, come on...please! PLEASE!" Lucy tosses him some food and says, "Okay Snoopy...Here you can have the last one.." He walks away and thinks,"*whew* I came very close to pushing the panic button!" First appearance: April 9th, 1984 Lucy walks with her baseball cap on. She says, "We're never gonna win a game!" Lucy says, "We're gonna lose every game we play for the rest of our lives!" Lucy stretches her arms and her baseball mitt to catch a ball. The ball falls to ground behind her. Lucy walks up to Charlie Brown on the pitcher's mound. She tosses the ball to him and says, "Sorry, manager . . . The
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.