Sally

  • First appearance: August 23, 1959
  • Charlie Brown’s little sister believes the world owes her an explanation. Why does she have to go to school? Why doesn’t Linus, her Sweet Babboo, love her? And what’s the capital of Venezuela? Sally is always on the hunt for answers—and when she doesn’t get them, she comes up with a whole new philosophy: “Who cares?”

  • Did you know: For 6 months, Sally experienced amblyopia ("lazy eye") and wore an eye patch.
Sally
First appearance: April 22nd, 1983 Randolph hides under a blanket. Linus says, "Before we continue with your treatment, we need to do something . ." Linus says, "I'm going to ask you to take the blanket off your head . . ." Randolph says, "Anything you says . . ." Sally tears off the blanket and shouts, "It's me, sweet babboo!" Linus screams and his hair stands on end. First appearance: June 29th, 1978 Snoopy lies on the doghouse. Sally says, "Hey stupid!" Sally extends her arm and says, "I brought you a souvenir from camp." Sally walks away and says, "I doubt if it's anything you can use, but who cares? If you don't like it, throw it away!" Snoopy thinks, "How could I part with a gift so touching?" First appearance: December 25th, 1984 Charlie Brown and Sally sit on a couch. Charlie Brown reads the Bible and says, "'And Joseph took the child and his mother to the land of Israel.'" Charlie Brown continues, "'But when he heard that Archelaus reigned over Judea, he was warned in a dream to go to the district of Galilee.'" Sally says, "I was warned in a dream last night . . ." Sally exclaims, "I was warned t Latest appearance: July 10th, 2015 / First appearance: July 11th, 1969 While Charlie watches TV, Sally asks him, "Has school started yet?" Charlie answers, "Good grief, no! It doesn't start until September!" Sally says, "I don't want to be late the first day." Charlie says, "Well, don't worry.. It doesn't start for eleven weeks." Sally says, "Maybe I'd better take my coat off.." First appearance: April 19th, 1978 Sally sits at the table and writes, "Sir Walter Scott's most famous novel was Ivanhohoho." Charlie Brown says, "I wonder if that's right . . ." Sally looks at the paper. Sally asks, "You think maybe I should add another 'Ho'?" First appearance: January 16th, 1976 Sally stands in front of the school. A girl stands behind her and says, "Hey!" The girl continues, "Are you the crazy little kid I've heard about who talks to school buildings?" Sally shouts, "Get away from me, muscle head, or I'll punch your lights out!!" Sally talks to the school and says, "Anyway, he was a good school . . And he always spoke very highly of you." The scho First appearance: November 9th, 1992 Sally and Linus walk towards the bus. Sally says, "I hate field trips . . . I'm always sure something bad is going to happen . ." Linus says, "Psalm 121: Verse 6 - 'The sun shall not smite thee by day, nor the moon by night.'" Sally sits on the bus and says, "Somehow, I've never worried much about the moon . ." First appearance: May 29th, 1987 Charlie Brown hangs from a tree suspended by a kite string. Sally stands next to him and asks, "How long do you think you'll be hanging there, big brother?" Sally continues, "I was going to start moving a few of my things into your room . . ." Charlie Brown franticly shakes and screams. Charlie Brown blushes. Sally asks, "Is that a 'yes' or a 'no'?" First appearance: September 5th, 1989 Linus and Salley wait for the bus. Sally says, "It's only the first day of school, and I've already learned something . ." Linus asks, "What's that?" Sally's sandwich sticks out of her lunch box and she says, "You can't get a hero sandwich in a lunch box . . ." Latest appearance: April 16th, 2010 / First appearance: April 26th, 1963 Sally walks outside. Sally stops and smiles. Sally sighs, contentedly. Sally says, "Happiness is having your own library card!" First appearance: April 28th, 1991 Sally demands, "Go ahead..ask him! He's supposed to be a watchdog, isn't he?" Charlie Brown walks. Charlie Brown looks up at Snoopy, who sits on top of his doghouse. "I hate to bother you, but we need your help.." Charlie Brown opens his arms, and continues, "They say there's been a rash of burglaries in our neighborhood lately..." Charlie Brown and Snoopy face one First appearance: February 14th, 1997 Sally and Linus stand on the sidewalk. Sally says, "If I hold my hands out like this, you can put a valentine right in them . ." Linus replies, "Or you can stand like that for the rest of your life, and never get anything . ." Sally looks up at the sky and says, "It feels like it might rain . ." 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: December 11th, 1995 Sally, Linus, Charlie Brown, Lucy and Snoopy walk home from school. Sally says, "I didn't understand our homework." Linus responds, "She said to write a short essay on the most important words ever spoken . ." Lucy adds, " . . In the history of the world . ." Snoopy thinks, "'Don't forget to feed the dog.'" First appearance: June 27th, 1989 Charlie Brown sits in a beanbag chair. Sally says, "I think your dog has finally flipped . ." Charlie Brown asks, "What's he doing now?" Snoopy sits in a chair and thinks, "Good evening . . I'm Alistair Beagle . . We are now at the third episode of 'Dark and Stormy Night.'" First appearance: February 12th, 1998 Sally stands on the front step of Lucy's house. She says to Lucy, "Tell my Sweet Baboo I'm here to pick up my valentine." Linus calls from inside the house, "Tell her I'm not her Sweet Baboo, and I wouldn't give her a valentine if she were the last person on Earth!" Lucy walks back inside and says, "Wait here while I go kick him for you.." Linus yells, "Ow!" Sally w First appearance: November 12th, 1993 Sally, Charlie Brown and Snoopy sit on a couch. Sally asks, "Are you through with the sports section?" Charlie Brown responds, "Why? You don't know anything about sports . ." Sally asks, "Is there an 'anything' section for someone who doesn't know anything about anything?" Snoopy rolls his eyes. Latest appearance: September 11th, 2000 / First appearance: September 9th, 1974 Sally lies in bed and says, "My stomach feels kind of funny . . ." Charlie Brown wears a hat and stands next to Sally's bed. Sally continues, "I don't think I'll go to school today . . ." The school thinks, "Where's that strange little girl who always talks to me! I've been waiting all weekend for her . . ." The school continues to think, "I wonder where she is . . . No one Latest appearance: April 5th, 2011 / First appearance: April 7th, 1964 Sally, Five, Shroeder, and Lucy are pulling... along with Shermy, Patty, Violet, Pigpen, Three, Four, Frieda and Charlie Brown, who tries to remove Snoopy from the tree trunk he clings to. Snoopy thinks, "I don't WANT another rabies shot!" First appearance: March 27th, 1992 Snoopy lies on the doghouse. Sally asks, "Do you believe in the tooth fairy?" Snoopy thinks, "The what?" Sally walks away and says, "Forget it . ." Snoopy sits up and thinks, "I think I remember something about a fang fairy . ."
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: September 21st, 1980 Marcie and Peppermint Patty are standing in a field. The latter holds a football and says,"I think we should practice something different this time..." Marcie says,"Not too different, sir..." They kneel on the ground with the football nearby. Peppermint Patty traces on the ground and says,"This is the play, Marcie.....you go straight out, cut left, cut back, go straight, cut back, go ri Latest appearance: September 18th, 2006 / First appearance: September 21st, 1959 Snoopy watches a leaf fall from the tree. He watches it as it falls to the ground. He thinks, "Well! The first falling leaf of the season.." He continues, "The first leaf to make the courageous leap! The first leaf to depart from home! The first leaf to plunge into the unknown!" He walks off and concludes, "The first leaf to die!!" Latest appearance: September 19th, 2011 / First appearance: September 21st, 1964 Charlie Brown bends down and asks, "How's it going?" as Linus crawls out of Snoopy's doghouse. A paint can and brush lie on the ground. Snoopy lies on his stomach on top of the doghose and watches. Linus stands: "Pretty well, I think...It's not easy to paint while you're lying on your back.." He adds, "Putting up the scaffolding was the hardest job." Snoopy sits up. "It's g First appearance: September 21st, 1957 Linus, sucking his thumb and holding his blanket, approaches Charlie Brown who sitting against a tree. Charlie Brown says, "I feel real low today.." Linus asks, "Do you want to use my blanket?" Charlie Brown shouts, "No, I Don't Want To Use Your Stupid Blanket!" Linus resumes sucking his thumb and holding his blanket while Charlie Brown grimaces. Linus asks, "What's the m First appearance: September 21st, 1992 Charlie Brown stands in front of a tree and says, "This is real love . . ." Charlie Brown says, "Real love is standing behind a tree so you can see her when she leaves her house." Charlie Brown says, "Of course, it can sometimes be embarrassing . . ." Charlie Brown says, "Like when you discover you've been standing on the wrong side of the tree . ." First appearance: September 21st, 1978 Lucy sits sunk down in a bean bag. She says, "I'm mad!" Lucy continues, "When I'm mad, I just want to sulk in my bean bag." Lucy says, "I just want to lie here alone, and be mad!" Snoopy sits in the bean bag with Lucy. Lucy shouts, "I said, 'Alone!'" First appearance: September 21st, 1976 Charlie Brown holds a football. Peppermint Patty holds a piece of paper and approaches him. She says, "I think I found a private school, Chuck . . ." Charlie Brown kicks the football. Peppermint Patty says, "Snoopy gave me this brochure . . . They only charge twenty-five dollars . . ." Charlie Brown looks at the brochure and reads, "Ace Obedience School?!" Peppermint Patty says, "I Latest appearance: September 18th, 2013 / First appearance: September 21st, 1966 Lucy and Linus look at the remains of the doghouse, Lucy says, "Just look at that, will you . . ." Linus says, "I wonder how it started . . . " Lucy says, "He was probably smoking in bed . . ." Linus says, "They say he lost everything . . . " Lucy continues, "I'll bet that was it . . . I'll bet he was smoking in bed . . . " Linus says, "Fire is a terrible thing . . . " L Latest appearance: September 18th, 2012 / First appearance: September 21st, 1965 Snoopy dances. Lucy says, "You wouldn't be so happy if you knew about all the troubles in this world!" Snoopy keeps dancing and thinks, "Don't tell me . . . I don't want to know . . ." Snoopy dances and thinks, "I'm outrageously happy in my stupidity!" Latest appearance: September 18th, 2008 / First appearance: September 21st, 1961 Lucy stands behind the psychiatric help booth and says to Linus, "Living is living! Living is what counts!" Lucy says, "People come to me and ask me how to live . . . I tell them that to live is to live! Living is what makes living!" Linus walks up to Frieda. Frieda asks, "Is the doctor in?" Linus replies, "No, I think she's way out!" First appearance: September 21st, 1990 The Foreign Legionnaire lies in a sleeping bag at night and thinks, "Here's the world famous sergeant of the foreign legion camping out in the desert with his troops . ." Snoopy thinks, "The nights are cold and lonely . . ." Snoopy lies next to the beach ball and thinks, "Who wants to cuddle up with a beach ball?" Woodstock laughs. Latest appearance: September 18th, 2009 / First appearance: September 21st, 1962 Shermy walks with Charlie Brown and says, "Nothing makes me more mad than wasting a good haircut!" Shermy continues, "Last Saturday I got a haircut so I'd look nice for school, Monday morning . . ." Shermy says, "Then on Monday I got sick, and I couldn't go to school for three days." Shermy continues, "I wasted a good haircut!" First appearance: September 21st, 1987 Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound and yells to his teammates, "All right, team, this is our last game of the season! Let's all do our best!" Lucy yells back to him, "What if we do our worst?" Charlie Brown responds, "You've already done your worst!" Lucy says, "I can't argue with that." First appearance: September 21st, 1988 Peppermint Patty and Marcie sit at their school desks. Marcie says, "All the mothers are mad at you, sir . . They say your wig spoiled our class picture . . ." Peppermint Patty wears a big wig. She says, "Isn't jealousy strange? Just for that, I'm going to wear it every day . ." Marcie tries to look around the wig and says, "That's the last time I'll ever see the chalkboard . ." Latest appearance: September 21st, 1997 / First appearance: September 21st, 1997 Lucy holds a ball and says, "Charlie Brown..." Charlie says, "Why me? Because I'm stupid, that's why?" Lucy holds the football for Charlie to punt. She says, "So what we'll do, see, is I'll hold the ball, and you come running up and kick it.." Charlie says, "Sure, and you pull it away, and I land on my back and kill myself.." Lucy says, "Not necessarily.. People cha First appearance: September 21st, 1975 Snoopy continues to lead the camping expedition. The troop goes down a hill. They walk across a field. They walk along a fence. The troop crosses a lake by walking across the rocks. Snoopy sees a road sign saying, "City limits." It is getting darker as the troop continues the hike. Snoopy arrives home in front of his doghouse and looks up at First appearance: September 21st, 1972 Schroeder plays the piano. Lucy leans on the piano and claims, "You have no idea how important it is for a girl to get presents." Lucy continues, "If no one gives her presents, her life has no meaning!" Lucy turns around and stares at Schroeder. Lucy asks, "Aren't you interested in the meaning of life?" First appearance: September 21st, 1993 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their school desks. Marcie says, "My dad took me to my first hockey game last night . ." Marcie says, "It was really great . ." Marcie says, "I loved watching the zamboni go around . ." Peppermint Patty holds a book and responds, "You're very weird, Marcie . ." First appearance: September 21st, 1995 The World War I Flying Ace lies on the ground above Spike who is in a trench holding a rifle. Snoopy thinks, "Hi, Spike . . How are things in the trenches?" Spike thinks, "We never get tapioca pudding . ." Spike thinks, "When you see General Pershing, ask him why you never get tapioca pudding when you're in the infantry . ." The World War I Flying Ace walks past barbed wir First appearance: September 21st, 1991 Snoopy sits on his doghouse. Linus says, "That must have been quite an experience for you to spend a day in school . ." Snoopy thinks, "Actually, I come from a well-educated family . . ." Snoopy thinks, "My grandfather used to walk five miles through the snow to get to school, and do his homework with a piece of coal on the back of a shovel . ." Snoopy thinks, "Or was that
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.