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
Latest appearance: February 13th, 2016 / First appearance: February 14th, 1969 Linus hands a valentine to Sally and says, "Here, Sally . . . Happy Valentine's day . . ." Sally looks at the valentine. Sally begins to cry. Sally smiles and says, "Excuse me . . . A tear came to my eye!" Latest appearance: March 24th, 2003 / First appearance: March 29th, 1971 Sally walks in the grass. Sally stands inside and takes off her coat. Sally walks to her desk at school. Sally sits at her desk and says, "Here I am again . . . Still looking for the answers!" First appearance: September 13th, 1975 Sally sits at the table and writes, "What do we learn from history?" Sally continues to write, "We don't learn anything from history." Sally stops writing and thinks. Sally writes, "I don't even learn anything from Math!" First appearance: March 13th, 1991 Sally says into the phone, "No, he's down at our dad's barber shop getting his hair cut . ." Charlie Brown sits in a barber's chair and says, "I'm all confused, dad . . ." Charlie Brown continues, "I guess what I want to ask you is, do you know anything about love?" Charlie Brown says, "No, I understand . . . You were pretty busy there in barber school . ." Latest appearance: September 3rd, 2009 / First appearance: September 6th, 1962 Sally holds out her arms and says, " . . . And we sang songs and we painted pictures . . ." Sally continues, "And we listened to stories and we colored with crayons, and we rested and we had a snack and we played games . . ." Sally clasps her hands together and says, "Oh, we had a wonderful time!" Sally says, "I think every child should go to kindergarten!" First appearance: January 30th, 1985 Charlie Brown sits in a beanbag chair. Sally says, "I think I have too much stress in my life . . I think my arteries are closing . . ." Sally continues, "If you'd do my homework for me, it would reduce my stress . . ." Charlie Brown says, "Forget it!" Sally sits at the table with her homework and says, "You can't do good homework when you can feel your arteries closing . . First appearance: January 24th, 1993 Sally looks into the mailbox. Sally reads a letter and says, "A love letter! I got a love leter!" Sally holds up the letter. Charlie Brown reaches for it and says, "How can it be a love letter for you when it has my name on it?" Charlie Brown and Sally walk away. Sally says, "It's from Linus... Read it..." Charlie Brown reads the letter. Charlie Brown and Sally sit First appearance: November 18th, 1985 Charlie Brown sits in a chair with a book. Sally says, "I gave my report in school today . . ." Sally holds a sheet of paper and says, "At the end I said, 'This report was written on recycled paper . . No trees were destroyed to make this report.'" Charlie Brown asks, "Did the teacher appreciate it?" Sally replies, "No, but the trees did!" Latest appearance: August 26th, 2006 / First appearance: August 29th, 1959 Charlie Brown approaches Linus pushing Sally. Charlie Brown asks, "Well, how's the game going?" Linus replies, "We've still got a chance, Charlie Brown but we need You! Don't you think you've pushed Sally long enough?" Charlie Brown exclaims, "You're right! I'll push her home and zoom back here in time to Win the game!" He rushes off. Linus shouts, "Dig Out, Man!" Latest appearance: August 24th, 2007 / First appearance: August 26th, 1960 Linus and Sally kneel down and look at the ground. Linus says, "You see Sally, although grass is green, there are various shades of green.." Linus and Sally stand. Linus says, "To some people the grass is always greener on the other side of the fence!" Linus and Sally laugh. sally snuggles up to Linus who blushes and look embarrassed. Sally thinks, "He even has a sense of h First appearance: December 22nd, 1983 Linus and Charlie Brown sit in theatre seats. Linus says, "The sheep are through dancing, Charlie Brown . . Here comes your sister . . ." A frightened Sally stands on the stage dressed as an angel. She stands in the spotlight and shouts, "Hockey stick!" Linus and Charlie Brown are completely shocked. The both shout, "'Hockey stick'?!?" First appearance: July 24th, 1989 Sally talks on the phone and says, "Okay, I'll tell, him . ." Charlie Brown sits at the table with a bowl of cereal. Sally approaches him and says, "It was that girl again . . She wants you to meet her over at the mall." Charlie Brown asks, "Do you think I should?" Sally replies, "I don't know . . Maybe it's a trick . . Maybe you should take your dog along . ." Snoopy hold First appearance: September 21st, 1981 Linus walks and carries his lunch bag. Sally sits on a bench and eats her lunch. Linus asks, "Mind if I join you?" Sally says, "Please do." Linus and Sally eat their lunch. Linus looks at a tag on Sally's lunch box. He reads, "This lunch box is guarded by a neighborhood assistance program." First appearance: February 20th, 1966 Linus is standing sucking his thumb and holding his blanket with his eyes closed. Sally is standing next to him with her hands behind her back looking at him. (BR) (BR) Sally turns with a “SIGH” as she looks at Linus holding his blanket. (BR) (BR) Sally tells Linus, “I like you, Linus… I like you and I admire you, but I could like you even more if you’d give up that blanket…” (BR) (BR) Linus takes First appearance: December 14th, 1982 Charlie Brown stands with Sally. He holds a Christmas wreath and says, "I'm going to try to sell Christmas wreaths from door to door." Sally says, "Getting on the ol' commercial bandwagon, eh? Going after those big holiday bucks, huh?" Sally stands alone. Sally shouts, "Need any help?" First appearance: September 30th, 1989 Snoopy carries a dish full of food. Snoopy sits at the table and eats with Charlie Brown and Sally. Charlie Brown says, "I think what happens is that sometimes he just gets tired of eating alone . ." First appearance: April 21st, 1977 Linus and Sally sit in the grass. Sally asks, "Are helicopters dangerous?" Snoopy, as a helicopter, flies by. Woodstock is the pilot. Linus says, "Only if you're flying low . . . Then you have to watch out for trees and telephone wires . . ." Snoopy flies and thinks, "And the cat next door!" First appearance: November 23rd, 1985 Charlie Brown sits in a beanbag chair. Sally says, "Watching a football game, I see . . ." Sally asks, "Why does someone always hang a sign over the railing that says, 'John 3:16'?" Charlie Brown replies, "It's a scriptural reference." Sally says, "Really? Then I was wrong . . ." Sally continues, "I always thought it had something to do with John Madden . ." First appearance: August 9th, 1988 Charlie Brown and Sally sit on a couch. Charlie Brown reads a book and says, "'Thomas Hardy once saw a handsome maid with large innocent eyes riding in a cart . . She was obviously very poor . . Which made Hardy wonder what her beauty would lead to.'" Sally says, "Four-wheel drive pickup commercials!" First appearance: September 14th, 1982 Sally sits at the table with a jigsaw puzzle. She says, "Hey, big brother, I have a profound question for you . . ." Sally continues, "How come, when you're working on a jigsaw puzzle, there's always a piece missing?" Charlie Brown sits in a chair with a book and asks, "Is that your question?" Sally replies, "No, the question is, how come you always find it?"
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: August 14th, 1978 Beaglescout stands in front of Woodstock and friends. He thinks, "All right troops . . . Before we go on our hike, I'll call the roll." Beaglescout continues to think, "Woodstock! Conrad! Bill! Olivier!" Woodstock and friends stand in a line and sleep. Snoopy thinks, "I should never call the roll before noon!" Latest appearance: August 12th, 2011 / First appearance: August 14th, 1964 Snoopy watches as Charlie Brown hammers the last peg of his tent into the ground. He watches Charlie Brown walk. Charlie Brown carries a rolled up sleeping bag. Charlie Brown stops and looks at Snoopy, who lies on top of the tent. First appearance: August 14th, 1982 Charlie Brown wears his baseball cap and glove and throws a ball into the steps. He says, "Throwing a golf ball against the steps is good for your reflexes." Charlie Brown continues, "Unless someone opens the front door and you miss the steps . . ." Charlie Brown watches the ball and says, ". . And the ball sails through the living room out into the kitchen where it hits you sister First appearance: August 14th, 1987 Lucy and Snoopy stand in the outfield of the baseball field. Snoopy stands in front of Lucy. Lucy steps in front of Snoopy. Snoopy steps in front of Lucy. Charlie Brown, Lucy, and Snoopy stand on the pitcher's mound. Lucy stands in front of Snoopy and says to Charlie Brown, "When we started, we were in right-field . ." First appearance: August 14th, 1999 Snoopy sits on his doghouse. Charlie Brown says, "I didn't know that dogs aren't allowed in the dance studio..." Charlie says, "It's too bad because they're having a formal dance next week." Snoopy thinks, "Maybe I can get my deposit back in the tuxedo...." Latest appearance: August 11th, 2006 / First appearance: August 14th, 1959 Schroeder and Charlie Brown stand in front of the doghouse looking at Snoopy. Charlie Brown says, "I guess I just don't understand dogs!" Snoopy is confused. Charlie Brown continues, "I can't imagine why they want an old bare bone.." He concludes, "Snoopy's had THAT bone for months, and you never see him chewing on it!!" Snoopy watches Schroeder and Charlie Brown walking First appearance: August 14th, 1991 Linus sits on the edge of a pool wearing flippers. Charlie Brown is in the pool and shouts, "Did you see that? I swam clear across the pool, and I think the little red-haired girl was watching me!" Charlie Brown says, "I wonder if I impressed her . . ." Linus quips, "Maybe if you hadn't been doing the dog paddle." Latest appearance: August 11th, 2014 / First appearance: August 14th, 1967 Lucy stands in the outfield wearing a baseball cap and glove and says, "I got it! I got it!" Lucy sneezes. The basball hits Lucy on the head. Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound wearing a baseball cap and glove and says, "I have the only outfielder I know who is allergic to fly balls!" Latest appearance: August 11th, 2012 / First appearance: August 14th, 1965 Charlie Brown get ready to throw a pitch from the pitcher's mound. Lucy says, "Hey manager, wait! I have a question . . ." Lucy continues, "I've been reading about this baseball stadium that has plastic grass . . . how come we don't have plastic grass?" Charlie Brown thinks black thoughts. Lucy stands in the field and says, "Standing out here in the outfield like this, lot Latest appearance: August 11th, 2008 / First appearance: August 14th, 1961 Lucy makes a face and says, "rats! Stupid jump rope!" Lucy throws the jump rope. Lucy walks away. Snoopy lies on the doghouse with the jumprope lying on his face. Snoopy thinks, "Don't put a brand on me sir . . . I'll stay in the corral!" First appearance: August 14th, 1977 Charlie Brown walks out of the house carrying Snoopy's food. He walks up to the doghouse, atop which Snoopy is standing and Lucy is standing in front of.. She asks,"What's this?" He looks at the food and replies,"This is Snoopy's supper." She exclaims,"You're kidding!" She points at him and continues,"You take that right back Charlie Brown, and you give him some more meat First appearance: August 14th, 1958 Linus is looking up in the sky. He asks Lucy as she walks by, "Lucy, why is the sky blue?" He jumps as she snaps, "Because It Isn't Green!!" He watches as she walks away. He resumes looking up in the sky and says, "That just shows how stupid I am..I thought there would be a more complicated reason..." Latest appearance: August 11th, 2016 / First appearance: August 14th, 1969 Linus walks up behind Lucy. Lucy says, "Before you sit down, will you get me a glass of milk?" Linus sits next to Lucy and says, "I've already sat down." Lucy says, "Before you get comfortable, will you get me a glass of milk?" Linus walks away and says, "I had sat down, but I hadn't gotten comfortable." Latest appearance: August 12th, 2002 / First appearance: August 14th, 1972 The Fierce Pirate stands on the doghouse. He holds a sword and wears a bandana. He thinks, "Yo ho ho and a bottle of rum!" The Fierce Pirate thinks, "Here's The Fierce Pirate standing on the deck of his ship . . ." Woodstock flies toward The Fierce Pirate. The Fierce Pirate thinks, "His faithful parrot flies toward him to perch on his shoulder . . ." Woodstock stands on Sno First appearance: August 14th, 1979 Beaglescout and Woodstock and friends stand by a road. Beaglescout looks at a street sign with the number forty. He thinks, "Interstate 40 . . . That's what we want . . ." Beaglescout continues to think, "This used to be route 66 . . . It'll take us right into Needles." Beaglescout raises his arm and thinks, "All those who want to go to Needles and visit my brother Spike, raise the Latest appearance: August 11th, 2010 / First appearance: August 14th, 1963 Snoopy lies on the side of a grassy hill. The sun is shining. Snoopy sits up and yawns. Snoopy walks sleepily home. Snoopy lies on his doghouse and says, "This has been a good day!" First appearance: August 14th, 1997 Snoopy looks down from his dog house at Woodstock running around the rim of his dog dish. Snoopy thinks, "I think I have it figured out.." Woodstock is sweating. Snoopy thinks, "Five thousand two hundred and eighty times around the lake is one mile.." Woodstock falls into the dish, making a splash. Snoopy thinks, "No, if you fall in you have to start all over.." First appearance: August 14th, 1957 Lucy and Charlie Brown are walking in the lane pass the fence. Lucy asks, "You know what, Charlie Brown?" She continues, "I come from a very high-class family!" She continues, "Our family has tradition and background..yes, sir.." She concludes, "I come from a long line of generations!" Latest appearance: August 14th, 2000 / First appearance: August 14th, 1974 Snoopy lies on the doghouse. Sally approaches all dirty and beat up. She says, "You stupid beagle! You left me there to get slaughtered!" Sally continues, "How could I 'Speak softly, and carry a beagle' if the beagle runs away?!!" Sally shouts, "You left me there to get slaughtered!" Snoopy lies on the doghouse and thinks, "I suggest a new motto . . . 'Speak softly, and shu First appearance: August 14th, 1983 Lucy sits next to plant and behind a desk with a sign that reads,'Opinions-5�, Thoughts for the day-10�, Sound Advice-25�' She looks at Snoopy lying on his back atop his doghouse. She asks,"Are you awake?" He thinks,"Rats!" She continues,"I don't understand you...." He lies on his stomach and looks over at her. She says,"Life is more than just lying around." He s
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.