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: December 11th, 1983 Sally slumps over a foot-stool with a book in hand and exclaims," Rats!" She walks over to Charlie Brown, who is sitting in a chair reading. He asks,"What's the matter?" She looks at her book and replies,"I have to read this book for school by tomorrow." She asks,'I don't suppose you'd care to read it to me, would you?" He replies,"You know how to read....why don't you r First appearance: December 14th, 1991 Linus flies down a snowy hill in a cardboard box. Linus falls out of the box. The box sits on top of a tree. Lucy stands next to Sally and says, "I think they look better when they have a little star or an angel on top . ." Linus lies dazed in the snow. First appearance: April 1st, 1997 Charlie Brown sits in a beanbag. Sally stands behind him and says, "You know what I'd like to do? I'd like to tell you that the little red-haired girl is at the door, and then, when you run to see her, I'd yell, 'April fool!'" Sally continues, "That's what I'd really like to do . ." Sally says, "By the way, there's a giant lizard crawling up your back . ." Charlie Brown screams and First appearance: August 5th, 1996 Snoopy sits on his doghouse and looks at Sally who holds a full supper dish. Sally says, "Your master is gone for the day so he asked me to feed you . ." Sally says, "Actually, it must be a nice change to be served by a cute waitress . ." Snoopy sits on the ground near a full supper dish. Snoopy thinks, "Define 'cute.'" First appearance: February 11th, 1998 Sally stands on the front step of Linus' house. She holds a valentine card in her hand decorated with a heart. She says, "Hey, Sweet Baboo! I brought you a valentine!" Linus says, "Does it have any monetary value?" Sally looks at the card and says, "I doubt it." Linus says, "I'm not your Sweet Baboo!" First appearance: November 19th, 1995 Sally looks behind her and says, "I thought I heard someone singing 'Bringing in the Sheaves.'" A boy rings the doorbell. He says to Sally, "Hi! I'm from that new storefront church a few blocks up the street." The boy asks, "Would you like to come to our church?" Sally replies, "I already have a church . ." The boy says, "We have good singing." Sally replies, "So do we Latest appearance: September 5th, 2000 / First appearance: September 3rd, 1974 Sally stands in front of the school and shouts, "You call yourself a school building!" Sally continues, "Just think of all the misery you've caused!" Sally asks, "Doesn't your conscience bother you?" The school thinks, "It's a living!" Latest appearance: August 22nd, 2007 / First appearance: August 24th, 1960 Linus and Sally are in the back yard near the sand box. Linus says, "Lucy's looking for me, Sally.." Linus tells Sally. "But don't tell her which way I went, okay?" Sally watchs as Linus runs off. "He says, "Thank you!" Sally smiles and says, "*Sigh* I'd do anything for that man!" First appearance: June 9th, 1980 Sally lies on the bed and reads a book. Eudora says, "You'd better put that away, Sally . . They don't allow comic books in this camp . . ." Sally sits up and says, "You're kidding!" Eudora replies, "No, they say it's not suitable reading." Sally puts the comic book in her trunk and says, "That's ridiculous! Half the fun of going to camp is lying on your bunk reading comic books!" First appearance: January 22nd, 1977 Linus stands with Truffles and says, "Truffles!" Truffles says, "Linus! What are you doing here?" Linus and Truffles walk out of the barn. Linus says, "Our class is on a field trip . . . What are you doing here?" Truuffles and Linus sit on a bale of hay. Truffles replies, "Visiting my grampa, as usual . . . I was just . . ." Linus and Truffles fall off the bale of hay. Sall First appearance: August 15th, 1992 Sally stands at the top of some large steps. The World Famous Attorney stands at the bottom. Sally asks, "This is the courthouse . . Aren't you coming in?" Snoopy thinks, "All of a sudden, the world famous attorney realized he was in over his head . ." 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: August 21st, 1976 Sally jumps rope. Lucy approaches with a notepad and asks, "As a woman, do you object to violence in sports?" Sally replies, "Not if I do the hitting . . . If someone hits me, then I object!" Lucy asks, "Has anyone ever taken a cheap shot at you?" Sally answers, "Yes, just this last year . . ." Sally jumps rope and continues, "I was hit over the head with a box of crayons d First appearance: June 2nd, 1984 Snoopy sits on the doorstep with a dinner dish in his mouth. Sally says, "You're not waiting for your supper, are you?" Snoopy thinks, "No, I always sit like this with a dish in my mouth!" Sally says, "And I hope you're not thinking some biting sarcasm . . ." Snoopy thinks, "How about no sarcasm, but lots of biting?" First appearance: November 20th, 1976 Sally sits down. Charlie Brown approaches and carries a rake. He says, "Well, I failed again!" Charlie Brown continues, "I thought I could earn some money for Christmas by raking leaves, but no one would hire me . . ." Charlie Brown walks away and says, "I guess that means I can't buy any Christmas presents this year . . ." Sally says, "If you sold the rake, you could at le First appearance: December 10th, 1985 Sally stands in line with kids. Sally asks, "Is this the line to see Santa Claus?" A boy replies, "I hope so." Sally says, "He sure looks fat, doesn't he?" Sally continues, "Weight loss in patients with a large stomach may improve walking, and thus lead to fewer anginal attacks." The boy walks away and says, "Maybe I am in the wrong line!" First appearance: December 24th, 1990 Snoopy wears a Santa Claus outfit and rings a bell. Lucy says, "If he's really Santa Claus, why isn't he flying around with his reindeer?" Franklin says, "Hey, Santa . . Get going!" Sally asks, "Don't you know it's Christmas Eve?" Snoopy thinks, "I can't hear a thing . . Somebody around here keeps ringing a bell . . ." First appearance: January 27th, 1976 Sally stands in front of the class and holds a rock. She says, "For 'Show and tell' today I have brought my pet rock . ." Sally continues, "My pet rock is an excellent golfer . . . His favorite course is 'Pebble Beach'!" Sally laughs hysterically. Sally turns and says, "You have a pretty dull group here, ma'am." First appearance: September 7th, 1991 Charlie Brown sits in a beanbag chair. Sally says, "I need help with my homework." Sally and Charlie Brown sit at a table. Sally says, "I'm confused about something . . ." Sally says, "Did Columbus discover America in 24-16-32, or is that my locker combination?" First appearance: September 1st, 1986 Sally walks. Sally walks past a signpost. Sally reads a sign that reads, "No! No! No! No!" Sally sighs.
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: October 12th, 2000 / First appearance: October 17th, 1974 Sally sits at her desk in school and says, "A centimeter?" Sally raises her hand and says, "If any centimeters come crawling into this room, I'll step on 'em!" Sally laughs hysterically. Sally sits back and says, "Yes, ma'am." Latest appearance: October 14th, 2010 / First appearance: October 17th, 1963 Lucy looks curiously at two younger girls. Three says, "Hi big girl . . . My name is 3, and this is my sister . . . her name is 4 . . ." Three continues, "Our brother's name is 5 . . . I believe you've already met him . . . Our last name is 95472." Three says, "Numbers, numbers and more numbers . . ." Three says, "Our dad gets upset easily lately . . . He says his head hur First appearance: October 17th, 1979 Peppermint Patty sits at her desk at school and writes. She says, "True? Who knows? False? Only time will tell . . ." Peppermint Patty holds up the paper and says, "Perhaps . . . Could be . . . Maybe . . I doubt it . . . Don't count on it . . ." Peppermint Patty continues, "Maybe in the long run . . . It all depends . . . Weather permitting." Peppermint Patty says, "Some of First appearance: October 17th, 1982 Linus stands by the wall peering off into the distance. Snoopy jogs down a slope wearing his sweatband. Linus stands atop a grassy cliff looking off into the distance. Linus continues to look. He calls out to Snoopy,"Hi! I thought maybe it was you..." As Snoopy jogs nearer, Linus says,"I've been watching you from way off...you're looking great..." Snoopy j First appearance: October 17th, 1978 First appearance: October 17th, 1958 Charlie Brown is at the table writing a letter. He crookedly writes, "Dear Pencil-Pal, How have you been?" He crumples up the paper and walks off saying, "Rats! What I need is some stationery with Lines on it!" He grabs some paper and walks off smiling. He sits at the table and starts writing on the paper with lines. He crookedly writes, "Dear Pencil-Pal, How have you bee First appearance: October 17th, 1980 Peppermint Patty sits in a beanbag and talks into the phone. She says, "Hi, Chuck . . . Guess what . ." Peppermint Patty continues, "So far this year I've gotten twenty 'D-minuses' in a row . ." Peppermint Patty says, "I don't know what to do . . ." Peppermint Patty continues, "Maybe I should stop going for the long ball." First appearance: October 17th, 1996 Peppermint Patty stands in the rain holding a football. Charlie Brown says, "Play football? Today? It's raining! It's pouring!" Peppermint Patty replies, "C'mon, Chuck . . It's not raining that . . ." Peppermint Patty looks behind her. Woodstock and Snoopy walk by under umbrellas. Peppermint Patty says, ". . . Hard." Latest appearance: October 15th, 2007 / First appearance: October 17th, 1960 Linus is in the field sucking his thumb and clutching his blanket. Violet says, "There were two new babies born in our block last week" She starts skipping and says, "It's all part of the population explosion" Linus watches her and asks, "Really?" He continues, "I nevr heard a thing!" Violet stops skipping and looks at the reader. First appearance: October 17th, 1991 Sally stands in the front of the classroom holding a leaf. Sally says, "For 'show and tell' today, I have brought this leaf . . ." Sally says, "Some people think when leaves begin to fall, it is the saddest time of year . . They're wrong." Sally says, "The saddest time of year is Christmas when you don't get any of the things you wanted . ." Sally says, "Ma'am?" Sa First appearance: October 17th, 1993 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their school desks. Marcie holds her lunch in a paper bag and Patty holds a book. Marcie says, "Lunch time, sir." Patty replies, "Good!" On the playground, Marcie and Patty sit at a bench. A boy walks over and says, "Move over, little girls. Let a man sit down!" The boy sits down and says, "Girls take up too much room. Girls are always in the way. First appearance: October 17th, 1983 Charlie Brown gives Snoopy a letter. Charlie Brown says, "Here, you got a letter from your brother Spike . ." Snoopy reads and thinks, "'Dear Brother Snoopy, Life here on the desert if fine although sometimes lonely.'" Snoopy reads, "'I guess we all just need someone to talk to.'" Spike sits in the desert. He turns to a cactus and thinks, "Read any good books lately?" First appearance: October 17th, 1977 Peppermint Patty sits at her desk in school and holds a piece of paper. She says, "Ma'am, I can tell right away that I'm gonna fail this test." Peppermint Patty continues, "I'm no good at multiple choice." Peppermint Patty says, "I can't make all these decisions . . ." Peppermint Patty continues, "It's like giving a starving man a menu . . ." First appearance: October 17th, 1981 Marcie talks into the phone and says, "She's gone, Charles! Peppermint Patty has left town!" Charlie Brown talks into the phone and says, "But I just talked to her yesterday . . ." Marcie replies, "I think she was more depressed than we thought, Charles . . . Where do you think she went?" Peppermint Patty stands next to Spike and reads a card. She says, "'Spike's real estat First appearance: October 17th, 1984 Spike smiles as he looks at his reflection in a mirror. The mirror hangs on a cactus. Spike thinks, "I love this old hat . ." Spike thinks, "I think it used to be my grandfather's fishing hat . . ." Spike walks and thinks, "It must have been . ." Spike looks inside the hat and thinks, "It still has a fish in it!" First appearance: October 17th, 1987 Lucy leans on the piano while Schroeder plays. Lucy says, "I think I'd be happy if I knew you only liked me . ." Lucy turns to Schroeder and says, "I'd probably be happy if I only knew you were only slightly fond of me . ." Lucy continues, "What I'm trying to say is that I've decided you don't necessarily have to love me . ." Schroeder screams, "GOOD!" Lucy does a flip ov Latest appearance: October 14th, 2008 / First appearance: October 17th, 1961 Snoopy leaps into the air and waves his paws. Snoopy leaps into the air and waves his paws. Sweat comes from off of his brow. Snoopy pants and thinks, "Whew, that's too hard work . . ." Snoopy lies in the grass and thinks, "I think if I were a salmon, I'd stick to swimming downstream!" Latest appearance: October 17th, 2011 / First appearance: October 17th, 1964 Lucy shouts: "HEY, YOU! WHO YOU GONNA VOTE FOR?" Linus's hair stands on end. She turns to one side and shakes her fist: "WELL, YOU BETTER!!!" Linus stands behind her. Lucy holds up a notepad and calculates: "According to my private poll, you now have 85% of the vote." Linus looks at her. Linus stands alone: "That 'private poll' worries me!" First appearance: October 17th, 1998 Sally sits in front of the television. Charlie Brown stands next to her. Sally says, "See? She says you take the bowl out of the cupboard, our the cereal into the bowl, and then add the milk..." Sally says, "This is you "basic cooking" program.." First appearance: October 17th, 1992 Charlie Brown stands in front of an empty mailbox and asks, "Any love letters for me today?" Charlie Brown screams, "Well, why not?!" Charlie Brown walks away from the mailbox and says, "Mailboxes have big mouths, but they never say anything . ." The mailbox says, "Bleah!"
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.