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: April 13th, 1979 Sally and Charlie Brown sit at the table. Sally writes number eights. Sally says, "I'm writing a story about the 'Eight Who Ate Eights.'" Sally holds up the paper and says, "See? It says, 'Eight ate eight hundred and eighty-eight eights." Sally asks, "What do you think? Charlie Brown replies, "I 'ate to tell you!" First appearance: February 14th, 1992 Sally holds a valentine as she stands on Linus's doorstep. Sally says, "Here, sweet babboo . . . I brought you a valentine." Linus shouts, "I'm not your sweet babboo!" Sally screams, "Well, take it anyway, you blockhead!" Sally walks away and says, "I love Valentine's Day . . . It's so romantic . ." First appearance: February 27th, 1991 One female classmate asks, "Why do we have to go on these stupid field trips?" Linus responds, "Who knows? But at least it's better than sitting in a desk all day . ." Sally carries her desk and asks, "You mean we weren't supposed to bring our desks?" First appearance: September 16th, 1982 Sally sits on a swing and shouts, "Hey, big brother! Come on out, and push me in the swing!" Charlie Brown sits at the table and replies, "I can't! I'm doing my homework!" Sally shouts, "You'd better push me now! The years go by awfully fast . . . Before you know it, I'll be grown up and married, and probably living in another town!" Charlie Brown pushes Sally and sighs. First appearance: March 15th, 1982 Sally and Linus ride the bus. Sally says, "I hate field trips! I hate riding on this bus!" Linus replies, "Someday you'll probably be a secretary, and have to ride a bus every day to get to work . . ." Sally says, "Not me! I'll have my own sports car and a private parking place!" Linus replies, "Life is a wishbone." First appearance: February 18th, 1985 Charlie Brown sits in a beanbag chair. Sally says, "If you don't help me with my homework, I'm going to sue you." Charlie Brown asks, "Where's your attorney?" The World Famous Attorney stands with Sally. She replies, "Right here." Charlie Brown says, "Your attorney will never understand this case . . ." Snoopy rolls his eyes. Sally says, "That won't bother him a bit!" First appearance: September 16th, 1979 Linus holds a football and looks off to his left. Sally is walking along. She stops and looks to her right. Linus asks,"Ready?" Sally holds her hands out and replies,"Ready." He kicks the ball in the air. She stands with her hands out and her eyes in the sky; the ball drops behind her. She looks behind her in the sky as the ball drops in front of her. She looks in front First appearance: April 16th, 1991 Charlie Brown sits in a beanbag chair. Sally says, "Peppermint Patty's on the phone . . She says your stupid dog is over at Marcie's again drinking root beer . . ." Charlie Brown asks, "Who am I to stand in the way of a World War I Flying Ace if he wants to have a good time?" Sally says into the phone, "No, he's not going to do anything . . He's just as crazy as his dog . ." First appearance: September 1st, 1981 Sally and Charlie Brown sit at the table. Charlie Brown prepares Snoopy's dog food. Sally smiles and says, "Guess what! I just remembered my locker combination! It's . . ." Sally says, "Rats! I forgot it again!" Charlie Brown walks with the food dish and says, "The next time you remember it, write it down." Sally frowns and says, "The next time I remember it, I'll be in col First appearance: December 29th, 1996 Sally looks in the drawer for some papers. Sally carries a piece of paper. While Charlie and Snoopy sit on the chair, Sally says, "Okay, big brother.. Time to write those 'thank you' letters.." Charlie says, "Good for you.. I'm glad you're being so thoughtful.." Sally tells Charlie to write, "'Dear Gramma'" Charlie asks, "Which gramma?" Sally replies, "I don't know. First appearance: July 9th, 1990 Franklin, Sally, Lucy, Charlie Brown, Linus and Snoopy wait on line for the movies. Sally says, "I wonder if there's a lot of swearing in this movie . . ." Linus says, "I heard that there is . . ." Snoopy thinks, "Rats!" First appearance: May 22nd, 1993 Sally, Lucy, Linus and the World Famous Attorney wait for the bus. Lucy shouts, "A judge on the Supreme Court?! That stupid dog couldn't be a judge on a tennis court!" Linus retorts, "Au contraire! He is an attorney with the highest of reputations!" Snoopy looks in his bag and thinks, "What happened to all the cookies?" First appearance: October 2nd, 1984 Sally sits at a table and writes, "And for lunch they all had Shrim plooey." Charlie Brown says, "I think you mean shrimp louie . . ." Sally tosses the crumpled piece of paper and asks, "Well, how can I be expected to know that?" Sally shouts, "I've never even been to Mexico!" First appearance: January 25th, 1977 Sally and Truffles stand face to face and argue. Linus covers his ears and walks away. Sally shouts, "Linus likes me twice as much as he likes you!" Truffles shouts, "Why don't you get back on your school bus, and go home?! Linus and I want to be alone!" Sally asks, "Where did he go?" Truffles says, "Linus?" Linus sits on the top of the barn. First appearance: December 27th, 1987 Sally looks out the window. Sally goes up to Charlie Brown, who is asleep in his bed. She exclaims,"Psst! Big brother! Wake up! There's someone in our back yard!" He replies,"That's just a snowman..." He sits up in bed as she stands near him and gazes out the window. She says,"Well, I can't sleep with him standing out there...it makes me nervous.." She stands by the back First appearance: December 19th, 1991 Sally stands in front of three children teaching Sunday school. Sally asks, "All right, who can tell me why we put a star on top of our Christmas trees?" Larry answers, "Gatsby used to look across the street at the green star on top of Daisy's tree . . ." Sally shouts, "He did not! You stupid kid!" A girl says to Sally, "You shouldn't yell at someone just before Christmas." First appearance: June 16th, 1975 Charlie Brown wears his camp hat and carries a sleeping bag. Sally stands beside him. Charlie Brown gets on the bus and says, "So long, Sally . . ." Sally waves and says, "Goodbye, big brother! Have a nice time at camp . . . If you can!" The bus drives away. Sally says, "I'm sure glad I'm not going . . ." Sally walks in the grass and says, "The only kind of trips I like are First appearance: June 23rd, 1982 Snoopy laughs as a fat Sally walks by. Sally turns and shouts, "If I thought for one minute that you were laughing at me, I'd whap you!" Snoopy thinks, "This is my 'Who's laughing? I'm not laughing' face . . ." Sally smacks Snoopy. Snoopy thinks, "It's never worked yet!" 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: December 26th, 1976 Snoopy stands in a pile of left over wrapping paper, boxes, and ribbons. Sally says, "Ahem!" Snoopy, sleeping on top of his doghouse, thinks, "uh-oh!" Sally says, "I see you're not wearing my Christmas present.." Snoopy thinks, "oh, good, grief." Sally says, 'I bought it for you with my own money!" Snoopy sits up and rolls his eyes. Sally says, "If a person goes out
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
Latest appearance: July 21st, 2007 / First appearance: July 23rd, 1960 Charlie Brown approaches Lucy in an open field. He asks, "Well Lucy, your cartoon didn't improve the world after all, did it?" Lucy faces Charlie Brown. He says, "The sun went down last night, and the sun came up again this morning...it's still the same old world..." Lucy looks up in the sky as they stand in the field in front of a tree. Charlie Brown watches her. She tur Latest appearance: July 20th, 2006 / First appearance: July 23rd, 1959 Linus approaches Charlie Brown sitting next to a fence. Charlie Brown says, "It's all right for You to be complacent, Linus.." Linus holds his blanket and sucks his thumb. Charlie Brown scowls and exclaims, "You don't have a baby sister to worry about! I tell you the world is getting Worse all the time!" They walk pass Snoopy lying atop his doghouse. Charlie Brown continues, "Mu First appearance: July 23rd, 1975 Snoopy stands by the mailbox and holds a letter. He reads, "Dear Contributor." Snoopy walks and reads, "We are returning your manuscript. It does not suit our present needs." The Literary Ace continues to read, "P.S. We note that you sent your story by first class mail." The Literary Ace reads, "Junk mail may be sent third class." First appearance: July 23rd, 1958 Linus walks into the room and says to Lucy, "There! See, smarty?" She grimaces as he asks, "How do you like that?" He follows her and repeats, "See? See?" Lucy sits at the window grimacing at the rain. Linus sits next to her and exclaims, "I Do know enough to come in out of the rain!" First appearance: July 23rd, 1957 Violet and Lucy are in the living-room. Lucy says, "I put my tooth under my pillow last night, but all I got for it was a dime.." Violet asks, "That's not very much is it?" Lucy replies, "I'll say it isn't...not these days...." She continues, "Still, I suppose I shouldn't complain.." She concludes, "After all, they don't bring a Thing on the Open Market!" First appearance: July 23rd, 1989 A statue of Snoopy, which reads: The Dog. Beaneath which it says: Loyal Faithful Brave Cute Hungry Tired Trusting Hungry Snoopy and Woodstock sit on top of the doghouse. Snoopy looks at a piece of paper and thinks, "I think we're ready.." They face one another. Snoopy thinks, "Okay, now on this piece of paper we'll write down all the things we admire about birds.." Snoopy g First appearance: July 23rd, 1990 Charlie Brown, Peggy Jean and Snoopy sit on the edge of a dock. Charlie Brown says, "She's the prettiest little girl I've ever seen . . I wonder what I could say to get acquainted . ." Snoopy leans on the Peggy Jean and thinks, "I don't suppose you happen to have any cookies with you, do you sweetie?" First appearance: July 23rd, 1986 Maynard and Peppermint Patty sit facing each other. Peppermint Patty asks, "Okay, captain tutor, where do we start?" Maynard says, "Don't call me captain tutor . . My name is Maynard . . ." Maynard says, "Where do we start? What do you think your worst subject is?" Peppermint Patty says, "You name it . . I'm worse at it!" First appearance: July 23rd, 1978 Both Peppermint Patty and Marcie are wearing backpacks. They hike across a fallen tree. They skip across a river via stones. As they walk along in the woods, Marcie asks,"I suppose we should be observing wildlife while we're out here, shouldn't we, sir?" Peppermint Patty replies,"Absolutely, Marcie...that's one of the purposes of backpacking." As Peppermint Patty walks off, Marc First appearance: July 23rd, 1974 Sally and Charlie Brown sit on the steps. Sally says, "I'm sorry you didn't have a good time at the party, big brother." Charlie Brown begins to walk away and says, "I suppose it was really my own fault." Sally reaches for Charlie Brown's back and says, "What's this on the back of your shirt? It looks like a note . . ." Charlie Brown looks at the note and reads, "You didn't see me, First appearance: July 23rd, 1972 Lucy sits with her back against Shroeder's piano. He plays. She turns to look at him. He continues to play. She walks. "I need some advice." Lucy announces to the empty Psychiatric Help booth. Now she sits behind the booth, propping her feet up on the desk: "Good..that's what I'm here for.." "There's a boy I kind of like, see, but he never pays any attention Latest appearance: July 20th, 2010 / First appearance: July 23rd, 1963 "Playing jacks?" Charlie Brown stands above Sally, who sits on the ground. She answers, "Uh huh." "With a golf ball?" "I always use a golf ball...you get better action.." Sally looks up at him. "Well, have a good game.." he advises as he walks off. "I will.." Sally says. "I'm using the ball that all the touring pros use!" First appearance: July 23rd, 1996 The World War I Flying Ace lies on the ground and looks into a trench. Spike holds a rifle with three pancakes on the bayonet. Snoopy thinks, "Hi, Spike . . How's everything in the trenches?" Spike thinks, "I feel good today . . The cook gave me some extra pancakes . ." First appearance: July 23rd, 1988 Snoopy sits on his doghouse. Charlie Brown says, "I'm fixing your dinner right now . ." Charlie Brown says, "While you're waiting, I thought you might like some soup . . And while you're waiting for the soup, I'll bring you French bread . ." Charlie Brown says, "And while you're waiting for the bread, I thought you might like some carrots . . ." Snoopy thinks, "What do I e First appearance: July 23rd, 1995 Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound. He winds up and throws a pitch. Charlie Brown watches the ball soar overhead and says, "Oh, no!" Charlie Brown screams. He kicks his hat and yells, "I can't stand it!" He kicks his glove and repeats, "I just can't stand it!" Charlie Brown walks by with his shoulders slouched and his head down. Sally asks, "Why a First appearance: July 23rd, 1956 Lucy approaches Linus sitting on the floor. She smiles and says, "Mommy's going to take me downtown, Linus..." She continues, "You're not going! You're staying home with a sitter!" He replies,"That's all right..I'm very happy that you're getting the chance to go..." He smiles up at her. She walks off exclaiming, "Rats..." Latest appearance: July 18th, 2003 / First appearance: July 23rd, 1971 The World War I Flying Ace lies on the tent at camp. Charlie Brown holds out a paper and says, "Mail call, Snoopy . . You got a postcard from Woodstock." The World War I Flying Ace sits up and reads, "Dear Friend Of Friends . . . I arrived safely at eagle camp, and am having a good time although they work us hard." The World War I Flying Ace continues to read, "How are things up at Latest appearance: July 27th, 2008 / First appearance: July 23rd, 1961 Shermy stands on the baseball field and exclaims, "It's a high fly ball!" Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound and says, "It's going right to Lucy!" Linus says, "If she catches it, we win the game!" Charlie Brown says, "Catch it, Lucy . . . Please catch it . . . Please, please, please . . ." Lucy stands still while the ball bounces right next to her. Charlie Brown Latest appearance: July 21st, 2011 / First appearance: July 23rd, 1964 Frieda and Patty stand in front of the doghouse. Snoopy lies on his stomach as Frieda waves: "Good night, Snoopy...see you in the morning..." Patty says, "Good night, Snoopy." Snoopy thinks, "People are quite nice about always saying, 'good night' to me..." "But no one ever kisses me on the nose!" First appearance: July 23rd, 1997 Lucy sits in an inflatable swimming pool in her backyard. Snoopy stands near. Lucy says, 'Go away, dog!" Snoopy walks away. Snoopy turns around and runs towards the swimming pool. Lucy reels and screams. Snoopy hits the brakes. Snoopy walks away again and thinks, "Faked her out!"
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.