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: August 22nd, 1987 Sally and Linus stand at the curb. Linus asks, "What are you doing here?" Sally says, "I'm practicing waiting for the school bus . ." Linus asks, "Is that something you have to practice?" Sally says, "It is if you want to be good at it . ." First appearance: September 3rd, 1976 Sally sits. Charlie Brown wears a baseball cap and holds a bat. He says, "Well, I guess I'll put the ol' bat away for another year." Charlie Brown continues, "This has been a good bat . . ." Charlie Brown walks away and says, "I've had it for three seasons, and there isn't a crack in it!" Sally says, "To crack a bat, you have to hit the ball!" First appearance: August 20th, 1986 Sally sits at a table and writes, "The recreation room had a huge brick fireplace." Sally writes, "The walls were covered with naughty pine." Sally says, "Well?" Charlie Brown says, "Well, what?" Sally says, "You looked like you were going to say something." Charlie Brown says, "Not for anything in the world . ." First appearance: August 9th, 1997 Charlie Brown, with baseball hat on, speaks into a microphone. He says, "Welcome to this year's all-star game!" Charlie Brown continues, "We are pround to announce that this year we have twice as many people watching our game as we had last year!" Sally and Rerun sit on a bench. Sally says, "Last year I was the only one.." 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?" Latest appearance: September 30th, 2006 / First appearance: October 3rd, 1959 Lucy and Linus watch as Sally crawls by. Linus asks, "How long do you think it will be before Sally starts to walk?" Lucy replies,"Good Grief! What's the hurry? Let her crawl around for awhile! Don't rush her!" They continue to watch Sally. Lucy continues, "She's got all the time in the world.." She concludes, "Once you stand up and start to walk, you're committed for lif First appearance: October 11th, 1993 Charlie Brown sits in a beanbag chair. Sally says, "I need you to write a theme for me . ." Charlie Brown responds, "If you don't write it yourself, how will you ever learn?" Sally says, "Learn?" Latest appearance: June 26th, 2000 / First appearance: July 1st, 1974 Sally talks into the phone and says, "Hello . . . Brown residence . . . No, he's not here . . . He's at camp . . . Me? I'm his sister . . ." Sally continues, "What do you mean, he's not in camp? He left Saturday morning! Are you sure he's not in camp?" Sally says, "Maybe you'd better check again . . ." Sally continues, "My brother's the kind who's easy to overlook!" First appearance: August 1st, 1987 Marcie and Charlie Brown stand on the doorstep of his house. Marcie says, "Hi, Charles! I just got back . . I called several times . . . Did you miss me?" Charlie Browns says, "I just poured myself some cold cereal . . I don't want it to get soggy . . ." Marcie swiftly kicks Charlie Brown in the leg. Charlie Brown lets out a suprised shriek. Sally stands next to Charl First appearance: April 20th, 1993 Sally, Charlie Brown, Lucy, Schroeder and Linus stand by the curb waiting for the school bus. Sally asks, "Where's the stupid school bus?" Charlie Brown replies, "I don't think it's coming . ." Lucy asks, "How long are we supposed to wait?" Schroeder says, "Two more hours and I'll be in high school . ." Linus says, "I'd go back home but my mom and dad have probably moved away." First appearance: June 14th, 1996 Sally looks out the window and says, "Look at it rain . ." Sally walks through the house and says, "This is a perfect day to stay inside and read . ." Sally sits in a chair with a book and says, "I can't imagine anyone being out on a day like this . ." Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound in the pouring rain. He says, "Where is everybody?" Latest appearance: September 13th, 2009 / First appearance: September 9th, 1962 Sally stands and says, "I've never been so mad in my whole life!" Linus walks up and says, "How are you today, Sally?" Sally replies, "I'm mad! I'm mad at the whole world!" Linus asks, "Are you mad at everybody in the whole world?" Sally replies, "I'm mad at everybody!" Linus asks, "Are you mad at all the animals and the birds and the fish? How about all the trees and a First appearance: June 26th, 1978 Sally and Eudora sit on the bus. Eudora says, "I can't believe that I was away from home for two weeks." Eudora continues, "I never thought I'd make it . . . I thought I'd crack up . . . Instead, I feel as though I've matured . . ." Sally looks out the window and says, "There's your mother waiting for you at the bus stop . . ." Eudora gets off the bus and says, "So much for First appearance: March 30th, 1998 Sally and Lucy are playing double scotch with Snoopy. Snoopy is jumping while Sally counts, "One hundred and one.. one hundred and two.. one hundred and three.." Snoopy thinks, "How much is that in dog years?" First appearance: December 4th, 1988 Snoopy pushes his dog-dish up the snow-covered hill. He looks over the edge of the hill. He sits in the dish. He slides down the hill in the dish at a fast speed. He hits a curve and flies off the hill slightly. He whips around a corner of the hill. He continues to slide down the hill. The dish hits into a snowman and sticks into its side. T First appearance: October 30th, 1962 Linus says to Sally, "You don't believe the story of the 'Great Pumpkin'?" Linus says, "I'm disillusioned! I thought little girls always believed everything that was told to them." Linus says, "I thought little girls were innocent and trusting . . ." Sally says, "Welcome to 1962!" First appearance: June 2nd, 1989 Charlie Brown sits in a beanbag chair. Sally stands behind him and says, "Well, you let me make a fool of myself again, didn't you?" Sally continues, "Why didn't you tell me it isn't 'Hansel and Grateful'? Everybody laughed at me!" Salley turns away and says, "Fortunately, the kid behind me told me the right name . . ." Sally says, "He said it's 'Hansen and Grateful.'" Char First appearance: June 19th, 1987 Sally sits in a beanbag chair. Charlie Brown holds a piece of paper in his hand and says, "Excuse me . . This just came in the mail . ." Charlie Brown says, "It's an application for summer camp." Charlie Brown says, "Shall I put down 'interested' or 'not interested'?" Charlie Brown walks away wearing the beanbag chair on his head. He says, "I'll put down 'not interested' First appearance: June 20th, 1992 Saslly sits in the beanbag chair. Sally says, "What a stupid airline! I wanted to fly to Hollywood, and I ended up in my own back yard!" Sally continues, "And come to think of it, I also never got my . . ." Sally's baggage hits her sending her feet into the air. Sally says, " . . Luggage back!" First appearance: September 9th, 1998 Sally, Lucy, Charlie Brown and Rerun wait at the bus stop. They are dressed for shcool. Sally says to Lucy, "I see your little brother has decided to go to school." Lucy says, "Well, he's not hiding under his bed anymore." Charlie Brown says, "Maybe he's had a chamge of attitude.." Rerun throws he head back and says, "Tell me what I'm doing here! That's all I ask! Tell me what I'm doing her
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: December 4th, 2015 / First appearance: December 6th, 1968 Peppermint Patty sits at her desk in school and looks at a paper. She reads, "In driving from town A to town D you pass first through town B and then through town C." Peppermint Patty continues, "It is 10 miles farther from A to B than from B to C and 10 miles farther from B to C than from C to D, if it is 390 miles from A to D, how far is ti from A to B?" Peppermint Patty says, "W First appearance: December 6th, 1975 Charlie Brown holds a large envelope and runs. He says, "Good news, Linus!" Charlie Brown stands with Linus. He opens the envelope and says, "A special delivery from Spike . . ." Charlie Brown holds Linus' blanket and says, "He was crossing the desert, and found your blanket!" Linus holds his blanket and grits his teeth. He says, "Just what I need . . . A blanket full of ow Latest appearance: December 3rd, 2012 / First appearance: December 6th, 1965 Charlie Brown says, "You did have a 'lazy eye' didn't you?" Sally says, "Yes, my opthamologist said I have to wear this patch for six months . . ." Sally says, "But just think . . . After that my eye will be all right . . . He put the patch on my good eye so the weak one will work harder." Sally says, "How do I look with an eye patch?" Carlie Brown says, "You look fine . . . you First appearance: December 6th, 1958 Charlie Brown and Violet are standing in the field. Violet says, "I'm having a Big party, Charlie Brown, and I'm going to invite Everyone in the neighborhood except You!" She walks off smiling. He yells after her, "I Don't Care! You Can't hurt My feelings!! He continues, "Did you hear me? I said, you can't hurt My feelings!!!" He walks off saying, "I'm a loud Liar!" Latest appearance: December 3rd, 2010 / First appearance: December 6th, 1963 Linus says to Charlie Brown, "Lucy says that Santa Claus is controlled by some big Eastern syndicate . . ." Charlie Brown says, "Don't believe her . . . That's the sort of story that goes around every year at this time . . ." Charlie Brown says, "Take it from me . . . He's clean!" Linus sticks his tongue out at Lucy and says, "Bleah!" First appearance: December 6th, 1996 Peppermint Patty and Marcie stand on the Brown's doorstep in the pouring rain. Peppermint Patty, who is holding a football, says to Charlie Brown, "Hey, Chuck, you missed a good practice!" Marcie says, "Where are we? I can't see a thing!" Peppermint Patty says as she walks away, "A good team never misses a practice." Marcie asks, "Who's got the ball?" Marcie says, "Somebody tel Latest appearance: December 5th, 2004 / First appearance: December 6th, 1970 Peppermint Patty sits at her desk. "Why should I look? I know what I got.." "Hey, how about that?" Franklin says. He holds up a sheet of paper. Peppermint Patty looks at her sheet of paper. "I got an 'F' on the test, Franklin..what did you get?" Franklin turns andround and smiles: "I got a 'B'! I'm very happy..." Peppermint Patty gazes at her paper and says, "I think I got First appearance: December 6th, 1986 Snoopy and Woodstock sit on the ground. Snoopy thinks, "One thing that makes dogs superior is our ability to raise our ears . ." Snoopy raises his ears and thinks, "Like this, see?" Snoopy thinks, "Another thing that makes dogs superior is . ." Woodstock gets up and walks away. Snoopy thinks, "Wait! I was going to tell you about our natural humility . ." First appearance: December 6th, 1976 Snoopy sits on the doghouse and thinks, "Hey, stupid cat . . . Putting on a little weight aren't you?" Snoopy smiles and thinks, "You should take up tennis . . . You already have the gut!" Snoopy is slashed by the cat. A hand and arm mark are carved out of the doghouse. Snoopy sits on the doghouse and thinks, "And a wicked forehand!" First appearance: December 6th, 1979 Lucy approaches Charlie Brown with a paper. She says, "I've made up a new list of things I want for Christmas, Charlie Brown." Charlie Brown says, "I hate to admit it, but I can't even remember where we put the other list." Lucy walks and says, "Don't worry, I know just where it is . . ." Snoopy lies on the doghouse with two papers on his nose. He thinks, "Joe Spindle!" First appearance: December 6th, 1990 Sally sits in a beanbag chair. Snoopy and Charlie Brown stand behind her. Charlie Brown says, "Lucy said if I need twenty-five dollars to buy Peggy Jean a Christmas present, I should sell my dog . . ." Sally exclaims, "What a great idea!" Sally wears a dog dish on her head. Her head is wet. Charlie Brown says, "That's the first time I've ever seen him spill his water dish . ." First appearance: December 6th, 1987 Snoopy sits atop his doghouse reading. He thinks,"I like getting letters from Spike" He stares off in front of him and thinks,"He leads such an interesting life" Spike leans against a rock in the desert writing. He writes,"Dear Brother Snoopy, Well, winter has finally come to the desert." Spike dances around in the snow. He writes,"Yesterday, it actually started to snow! Latest appearance: December 1st, 2003 / First appearance: December 6th, 1971 Lucy ice skates on a pond and says, "We're having a Christmas show at our skating club this year . ." Lucy continues, "I'll bet I could be in it if I had someone to skate with me . . ." Lucy stops and says, "I need a partner who is handsome and graceful . . ." Snoopy skates toward Lucy and thinks, "Did you call, sweetie?" Latest appearance: December 4th, 2002 / First appearance: December 6th, 1972 Lucy follows Linus and says, "You have to give me a Christmas present! It says so in the bible!" Linus sits in a chair and opens a book. He says, "You're bluffing . . . The bible says nothing about giving Christmas presents!" Lucy replies, "It doesn't?" Linus holds the book up and says, "You can't bluff an old theologian!" Lucy sighs. First appearance: December 6th, 1977 Marcie and Snoopy, as Peppermint Patty, sit at their desks in school. Marcie says, "You look smaller today, sir, and you seem quieter . . . ." Marcie asks, "Aren't you feeling well, sir?" Snoopy turns around and smiles. Marcie is confused. Marcie asks, "What kind of illness makes your body shrink but your nose get bigger?" First appearance: December 6th, 1992 Spike sits in a barber's chair. Spike lies in a sleeping bag in the desert. He thinks, "I used to dread each day . ." Spike lies on a rock and thinks, "I used to wish there was someplace where I could sort of hang out . ." Spike sits on a hill and thinks, "Someplace where I could go and feel at home . ." Spike runs and thinks, "Then I found it!" Spike contin First appearance: December 6th, 1999 Marcie and Peppermint Patty are walking to school. Marcie is looking at a piece of paper and she asks, "If we take reading, math and history, sir, which should we take in the morning?" Peppermint Patty answers, "History should always be studied in the morning, Marcie, before anything else can happen." First appearance: December 6th, 1978 Schroeder sits at the piano. Lucy leans on the piano and holds some papers. She says, "In my book about Beethoven, I've made a few improvements." Lucy continues, "For instance, instead of playing the piano, I have him playing an electric guitar . . ." Lucy adds, "Also in my book he doesn't have stomach pains . . ." Lucy says, "I've updated it to tennis elbow!" First appearance: December 6th, 1995 The Literary Ace sits on his doghouse and types, "Dumb." Lucy reads the piece of paper and asks, "This is the title of your new novel?" Lucy hands the paper back to Snoopy and says, "I think you can do better than that." The Literary Ace types, "Beyond Dumb." First appearance: December 6th, 1984 Marcie walks behind Peppermint Patty. Peppermint Patty says, "We 'latchkey' kids go home every day to an empty house . . ." Peppermint Patty holds a key and stands on her back doorstep. Peppermint Patty says, "We go in, look in the refrigerator for something to eat, turn on the TV and sit there all alone . . ." Marcie says, "Sometimes, I'm a latchkey kid, too, when my mother is o
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.