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: January 20th, 1978 Linus walks with Sally. Sally says, "Now if some kid comes up, and starts asking about a ruler, you hold him off . . ." Linus asks, "Hold him off?" Sally says, "Yes, you hold him off while I run for it!" Linus asks, "What if he tries to hit me?" Sally says, "Reason with him." Sally continues, "Tell him his stupid ruler wouldn't have been any good after we switched to metric First appearance: April 4th, 1996 Sally and Charlie Brown sit at a table. Sally writes some dots on a piece of paper. Charlie Brown asks, "What are you practicing?" Sally replies, "These are periods . . Periods are very important . ." Sally says, "First, you write a sentence . . Then, when you get to the end, it's . . ." Sally yells, "Period!" Charlie Brown falls out of his chair. First appearance: July 12th, 1999 Sally speaks on the phone. Sally says, "Summer camp? yes, I got your brochure.. yes, thank you." Sally says, "No, I wasn't planning on going to camp this year.." Sally says, "Well, if I change my mind, could I bring my brother's wolf with me?" Snoopy barks into the phone. Sally says, to Charlie Brown who sits in the bean bag chair, "That's another camp I don't ha First appearance: August 4th, 1989 Sally sits in a chair watching television and says, "You sure fooled me . . I thought 'Rosebud' was his skateboard." First appearance: November 3rd, 1991 Sally walks, holding a piece of paper in her hand. She stands behind Charlie Brown, who is sitting in the beanbag, watching TV. She asks, "Will you help me with my homework, big brother?" Charlie Brown says, "Why should I? You never do anything for me.." Sally considers, "Well, maybe someday I can return the favor..." Charlie Brown demands, "How?" Sally offers, "If First appearance: August 13th, 1998 Sally and Charlie Brown sit at a table. Charlie Brown writes, "Dear Pen Pal," Sally says, "If your pen pal is a girl, why don't you say, 'Dearest Pen Pal' or 'Darling Pen Pal'?" Sally says, "And then sign it 'Affectionately yours'." Charlie Brown says, "Any other advice?" Sally says, "Don't send a picture." First appearance: November 13th, 1996 Charlie Brown and Sally sit at a table. Charlie Brown reads a paper and asks, "All right, what happened in 1803?" Sally says, "How should I know?" Charlie Brown asks, "What happened in 1716?" Sally says, "Who cares?" Charlie Brown asks, "What happened in 1601?" Sally says, "How should I know?" Charlie Brown asks, "Why don't you know any of these dates?" Sally replies, Latest appearance: August 4th, 2013 / First appearance: August 7th, 1966 Sally says to Linus, "I'm going to ask you a question, and I'd like a straight answer . . ." Linus replies, "Good luck." Sally asks, "Do you intend to hold onto that blanket for the rest of your life?" Linus replies, "What do you care?" Sally says, "Well, I've always sort of regarded you as husband material, and . . ." Linus exclaims, "Forget it!" Sally turns to Charlie First appearance: January 10th, 1984 Sally shouts, "I knew I shouldn't have worn this purple dress to school!" Sally frowns and shouts, "Mom made me!" Charlie Brown asks, "Did anyone say anything?" Sally shouts, "Of course!! Somebody always says something!" An angry Sally shouts, "They said I looked like a tall grape!" First appearance: July 10th, 1986 Sally and Linus wear camouflage outfits. Sally asks, "What I want to know is who signed us up for survival camp?" Lucy exclaims, "I did!" Lucy says, "I thought we all could use a little survival training . ." Snoopy wears a camouflage hat and looks at a posted list. He thinks, "'Bayonet drill . . One o'clock' . . I think I'll skip that one . . ." First appearance: November 7th, 1993 Charlie Brown wears a coat and hat and says, "Don't forget your lunch." Sally and Charlie Brown leave their house carrying their lunch sacks. They walk to school and Sally says, "Grampa says he used to walk ten miles to school in the deep snow." It starts to snow. Sally says, "Ha! look at this!" Sally and Charlie Brown look up at the falling snow. Sally says, "Wait 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: January 17th, 1995 Sally and Linus sit on a school bus. Sally looks out the window and asks, "Why do we have to go on a field trip?" Linus replies, "So we can learn more about nature . ." Sally, Linus and a classmate stand in the rain. Sally says, "Just what I need . . A chance to study rain up close . ." Latest appearance: March 27th, 2007 / First appearance: March 29th, 1960 Sally drinks out of a bottle. Snoopy watches her and thinks, "Unbreakable plastic . . . very neat . . ." Sally throws the bottle. Snoopy runs to fetch it. Snoopy returns holding the bottle in his mouth. Snoopy puts the bottle down. Milk spurts from holes made by Snoopy's teeth. First appearance: April 2nd, 1972 Linus stands in the grass. His arms are open as he says "Is it? It IS!!" Linus looks off to the side and shouts: "THE EASTER BEAGLE IS COMING!!" Snoopy hops by and tosses an egg to Linus, who says, "Thank you..thank you very much." "Thank you," says Violet as Snoopy throws one to her. "Thank you,"says Sally "Thank you", says Schroeder. They stand on either side of S Latest appearance: April 28th, 2003 / First appearance: May 3rd, 1971 Sally sits at her desk in school and says, "A field trip? Tomorrow?" Sally turns to the side and frowns. She says, "Oh, I hate field trips . . . I always get sick on the bus . . . Why do we have to go on field trips?" Sally faces the back of the room and asks, "Why can't we just stay in school, and mind our own business?" Sally turns to the front of the room and asks, "Why Latest appearance: February 19th, 2014 / First appearance: February 22nd, 1967 Sally approaches Charlie Brown and says, "You've been telling everyone that I lied to my teacher, haven't you?" Sally stands in front of Charlie Brown and continues, "Don't you know that psychologists say children don't always know that they're lying?! To an innocent child like me, if a lie works, it isn't a lie! What do you think of that?!" Charlie Brown points at Sally and shouts First appearance: December 25th, 1991 Sally screams, "Wake up! Santa Claus came last night and didn't leave you anything!" Charlie Brown flips out of his bed. Sally runs away and shouts, "April fool!" Charlie Brown lies on his bed confused. Latest appearance: December 20th, 2014 / First appearance: December 23rd, 1967 Sally and Charlie Brown sit at the table. Sally scribbles on a piece of paper. Sally turns to Charlie Brown and says, "I'm writing a last-minute letter to Santa Claus . . ." Charlie Brown says, "I see . . ." Sally crosses out the scribble. Sally turns to Charlie Brown and says, "Mistake!" First appearance: December 25th, 1982 Sally and Charlie Brown sit at the table. Sally writes, "Dear Gramma, Thank you for the sweater and the money. The sweater, however, was too big and the money was too small." Sally looks at the paper and says, "Somehow, that didn't come out right . ." Charlie Brown adds, "No, I'll say it didn't!" Sally writes, "Dear Gramma, Thank you for the red sweater and the green money."
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 6th, 2017 / First appearance: July 9th, 1970 Snoopy walks up to Charlie Brown. Charlie Brown shouts, "You're back!" Snoopy walks past Charlie Brown. Charlie Brown says, "What happened? We saw the riot on tv! Did you get hurt? Are you all right?" Snoopy sits on the doghouse and smiles. Charlie Brown asks, "What happened?" Charlie Brown frowns. Snoopy lies on the doghouse and thinks, "She had the softest paws . . ." He Latest appearance: July 5th, 2017 / First appearance: July 8th, 1970 Charlie Brown and Linus sit in front of the tv. Charlie Brown asks, "What's happening now?" Linus replies, "I can't tell . . . There's so much smoke you can't see anything!" Charlie Brown cries and shouts, "My poor dog, trapped in a riot at the Daisy Hill Puppy Farm! My poor dog . . ." Snoopy is completely covered by a cloud of smoke. He thinks, "Where am I? I can't see! Oops! What Latest appearance: July 4th, 2017 / First appearance: July 7th, 1970 Snoopy hides behind a podium. Debris is thrown at him. He thinks, "I came here to give a speech . . ." Snoopy runs and thinks, "Why is everyone yelling?! Why is everyone throwing things? What's going on?" Snoopy stands in a cloud and thinks, "Smoke! Tear gas! Good grief!" Snoopy is completely covered by the cloud. He thinks, "I hate giving speeches!" Latest appearance: July 3rd, 2017 / First appearance: July 6th, 1970 Linus stands in front of the tv and says, "A riot!" Charlie Brown rushes in. Linus says, "Look, Charlie Brown, there's a riot at the Daisy Hill Puppy Farm! It's on the news, see?!" Charlie Brown says, "But that's where Snoopy is! Have you seen him? Have they shown him? Where is he?" Snoopy stands on the stage and has debris thrown at him. He thinks, "Doesn't anyone want to Latest appearance: July 1st, 2017 / First appearance: July 4th, 1970 Snoopy sits in a chair in front of a curtain. He thinks, "Here I am at the Daisy Hill Puppy Farm about to make my speech . ." Snoopy smiles and thinks, "Ah, the introduction is over . . . I'm on!" Snoopy stands behind the podium and clears his throat. Snoopy is hit on the head with a supper dish. Latest appearance: June 30th, 2017 / First appearance: July 3rd, 1970 Snoopy walks with his supper dish on his head. Schroeder and Charlie Brown watch him. Charlie Brown says, "There he goes . . . Off to give his Fourth of July speech to the dogs at the Daisy Hill Puppy Farm . ." Schroeder asks, "Has he been rehearsing what he's going to say?" Charlie Brown replies, "Oh, yes . . . That's all he's been thinking about lately . . ." Snoopy walks
First appearance: October 22nd, 1977 Snoopy lies on the doghouse. Charlie Brown carries a dish of food and says, "Suppertime!" Charlie Brown walks back without the supper dish. Snoopy lies on the doghouse with the supper dish balancing on his nose. He thinks, "I may have to report him to the waiter's union!" Latest appearance: October 21st, 2004 / First appearance: October 22nd, 1970 Peppermint Patty and Franklin sit at their desks in school. Peppermint Patty holds a paper and says, "An essy test! I'm doomed!" Peppermint Patty asks, "Why couldn't she have given us a multiple-choice test?" Peppermint Patty continues, "Or a true or false test?" Peppermint Patty says, "I hate it when you have to know what you're writing about . . ." First appearance: October 22nd, 1975 Schroeder plays the piano. Lucy leans on the piano and says, "Knowing you don't love me drives me crazy!" Lucy shouts, "Do you know that? Huh?! Do you?!!" Schroeder tumbles in the air. Lucy shouts, "Do you know that?!!" Lucy says, "It was frequently said of her, 'She knew not how to suffer in silence!'" First appearance: October 22nd, 1984 Peppermint Patty sits at her school desk and tosses an eraser in the air. She thinks, "Ever see anyone catch an eraser in her teeth?" Peppermint Patty holds an eraser in her mouth and says, "Pretty good, huh, Marcie?" Peppermint Patty says, "Playing? No, ma'am." Peppermint Patty says, "Just correcting a few mistakes . ." First appearance: October 22nd, 1956 Charlie Brown grimaces as Lucy says, "You should be like me, Charlie Brown.." She exclaims, "I don't care if anyone likes me or not..I like me, And That's What Counts!" She continues, "Out of all the people I've ever met, I like Me the best!" She continues, "I like everything about me...the way I dress, the way I talk, the way I live, the way I.." Charlie Brown grimaces, wa First appearance: October 22nd, 1991 Spike looks at a cactus and thinks, "What would you say if I told you I was thinking of leaving here?" Spike sits next to a cactus. Spike thinks, "All choked up, huh?" First appearance: October 22nd, 1986 Sally stands in the front of the classroom and says, "This is the poem I have memorized . ." Sally says, "'Fog' by Carl Sandburg." Sally shouts, "Okay! Start the pots!" Smoke pours into the school. Sally smiles and says, "Just a little special effect, ma'am . ." First appearance: October 22nd, 1998 Linus stands on the front step of a guy wearing a baseball cap backwards. Linus holds a piece of paper. Linus says, "Good Morning.. would you be interested in subscribing to our "Great Pumpkin" newsletter?" The guy in the baseball cap says, "Does it have cartoons in it?" The guy in the baseball cap says, "You should get someone to draw cartoons in it.." Linus looks at his newsl Latest appearance: October 26th, 2008 / First appearance: October 22nd, 1961 Charlie Brown shows Snoopy the ball. Charlie Brown winds up and throws the ball. Snoopy runs after the ball. Snoopy bounces the ball. Charlie Brown stares at him. Snoopy runs along, dribbling the ball. Snoopy leaps in the air in front of Charlie Brown and drops the ball into his hands. Charlie Brown looks at the ball in his hands. Cha First appearance: October 22nd, 1988 The Literry Ace sits on his doghouse with Woodstock. The Literary Ace thinks, "Another rejection slip . . . File it with the others!" Woodstock carries a shovel. Snoopy thinks, "I'm not sure I'd want to see his filing system . ." First appearance: October 22nd, 1990 Marcie and Charlie Brown stare at an aquarium. Marcie says, "I didn't know you had a fish tank, Charles . . ." Charlie Brown says, "Uh huh . . . Watching the fish swim around gives you a different feeling, doesn't it?" Snoopy sits on a rug and looks sick. He thinks, "Claustrophobia!" First appearance: October 22nd, 1982 Marcie and Peppermint Patty stand at the counter at the bowling alley. Peppermint Patty says, "Yes, ma'am, I'm here for the junior bowling tournament . . I'd like to roll a practice game . . ." Peppermint Patty says, "No, this is my friend, Marcie . . She's just gonna watch . . She's not what you call athletic . . ." Marcie says, "But I don't fall asleep in school and get 'D-minuse Latest appearance: October 21st, 2011 / First appearance: October 22nd, 1964 Linus stands in profile on the podiem. He says, "HAlloween will soon be with us..." "On Halloween night the 'Great Pumpkin' rises out of the pumpkin patch, and brings toys to all the good little children.." He raises his arms. HA HA HA.... Linus's hair stands on end as the audience laughs. HA HA HA HA HA.... Linus walks off the stage: "I've blown the election!" First appearance: October 22nd, 1976 The World Famous Attorney sits on the doghouse and looks. Charlie Brown stands on the ground and says, "Wow! What a fight!" Charlie Brown continues, "Peppermint Patty against the cat next door!" The World Famous Attorney thinks, "It's hard to say who's winning . . ." Snoopy looks up at debris floating in the air and thinks, "Years from now they'll tell how the sky was dark Latest appearance: October 15th, 2009 / First appearance: October 22nd, 1962 Linus says to Lucy, "You're so crabby all the time you've forgotten how to smile!" Lucy says, "Who's forgotten how to smile?" Linus replies, "You have! Let's see you smile! I'll bet you can't!" Lucy makes a face. Linus points and says, "There! See? A smile goes up not down! You've forgotten how to smile! See?!" Lucy wrings her hands and says, "How humiliating!" Latest appearance: October 17th, 2000 / First appearance: October 22nd, 1974 Schroeder plays the piano. Snoopy smiles and dances on the piano. Snoopy sits on the piano and looks at Schroeder. Schroeder says, "Look, dog, this is a brand new piano . . ." Schroeder pulls the piano away from Snoopy. He says, "If there's one thing it doesn't need, it's a lot of claw marks!" Snoopy dances on the piano and thinks, "How about a distressed finish?" Latest appearance: October 19th, 2010 / First appearance: October 22nd, 1963 Lucy stands in profile. Charlie Brown, wearing a helmit and holding a football, runs. WHOP! Lucy gives Charlie Brown a shove, and he somersaults through the air. The football flies out of his arms. "I love touch football!" Lucy says with a smile. First appearance: October 22nd, 1957 Linus approaches Charlie Brown in the field. He exclaims, "Look at my hands shake, Charlie Brown..I'm in a bad way!" He makes to run off shouting, "I GOTTA GET THAT BLANKET!" Charlie Brown grabs him and exclaims, "No! Don't give up now! You've gone this far! Don't give up now!!" Linus asks, "What about my hands? Look at them shake..." Charlie Brown says, "Put 'em in your pocket.. Latest appearance: October 19th, 2006 / First appearance: October 22nd, 1959 Snoopy sits watching Sally play with her bottle. She spins the bottle. The top of the bottle stops in front of Snoopy. Sally grimaces as Snoopy reaches for a kiss. First appearance: October 22nd, 1980 Beaglescout stands with Woodstock and friends at night. He thinks, "Each one of you will take a turn tonight at guard duty." Beaglescout unrolls his sleeping bag and thinks, "Bill, you have the first two hours." Beaglescout continues to think, "Find a place to stand where you could spot any intruders . . ." Bill sits on Snoopy's nose.
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.