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: November 8th, 1990 Sally and Linus wait at the bus stop. Sally says, "The only reason I go to school is to become rich and famous . ." Linus says, "Well, a good education can be very valuable." Sally says, "Education?" First appearance: September 1st, 1983 Charlie Brown sits in a beanbag chair. An angry Sally shouts, "I hate everything! I hate the whole world!" Charlie Brown says, "I thought you had inner peace." Sally says, "I do." Sally says, "But I still have outer obnoxiousness!" First appearance: September 14th, 1982 Sally sits at the table with a jigsaw puzzle. She says, "Hey, big brother, I have a profound question for you . . ." Sally continues, "How come, when you're working on a jigsaw puzzle, there's always a piece missing?" Charlie Brown sits in a chair with a book and asks, "Is that your question?" Sally replies, "No, the question is, how come you always find it?" First appearance: February 23rd, 1998 Sally, Charlie Brown and Snoopy are sitting at the table. Sally is writing on some paper. She says, "What are the words you hate most to hear?" Snoopy says, "You stay home now and be a good dog." First appearance: December 19th, 1990 Snoopy wears a Santa Claus outfit and rings a bell. Sally says, "And this year I want a red bicycle, some rollerblades, a blue sweater, and . . ." Sally asks, "Are you listening to me?" Snoopy thinks, "I can't hear a thing . . Somebody around here keeps ringing a bell . ." First appearance: December 16th, 1993 Charlie Brown sits in a chair. Sally looks at him. Charlie Brown says, "All right, I read your book for you . . . Now, what do I do?" Sally and Charlie Brown sit at a table. Sally says, "Now, you write the report . ." Charlie Brown says, "I hope you appreciate all this . ." Sally replies, "I'll send you a Christmas card." First appearance: August 25th, 1972 Sally stands at the edge of the beach. She says, "My beach ball! It's coming back!" Sally continues, "That kid on the other side of the world sent it back! Our nations are in harmony!" Charlie Brown stands at the edge of the beach. Sally stands in the water and retrieves the ball. Charlie Brown says, "The wind changed." Sally walks away with the ball and says, "Two nations, using t First appearance: October 1st, 1997 Charlie Brown sits in a bean bag chair and watches television. Sally says, "The way I see it, you have two choices.." Sally reads from a paper, "You can help me with my spelling homework.." Sally says, "Or you can take the blame for the ink I spilled down the collar of the kid who sits in front of me.." Charlie Brown looks at Sally's spelling list and says, "Okay, let's see First appearance: November 13th, 1995 Sally, Charlie Brown and Linus wait at the bus stop. The Foreign Legionnaire, Woodstock and three soldiers stand near a mailbox. Linus says, "I didn't now that troops from the foreign legion rode the school bus . ." Snoopy thinks, "Our camel broke down." First appearance: August 30th, 1976 Sally and Linus stand at the tennis court and hold tennis rackets. Linus says, "Here's something you should think about when you're playing tennis." Linus continues, "Know what kind of ball you're playing and what number is on it so you won't get mixed up with the players next to you." Sally looks at a ball and says, "Mine has a little snowman on it . . ." Linus says, "That's a num First appearance: May 22nd, 1987 Sally stands in the front of the classroom and says, "This is my report on whatever it was we were supposed to be reporting on . ." Sally says, "If I knew what we were to report on, this is what my report would be about, and I . . ." Sally says, "Ma'am?" Sally sits in her seat and says, "So much for winging it . ." Latest appearance: October 13th, 2006 / First appearance: October 16th, 1959 Sally watches Snoopy dancing by. She joins him. They continue to dance. Snoopy thinks, "Suddenly I feel like the Pied Piper!" First appearance: November 6th, 1979 Eudora and Sally ride the bus. Eudora asks, "Why is the bus stopping?" Linus stands next to Eudora and Sally. He says, "This must be where our field trip begins . . . Everyone's getting off." Eudora gets off the bus and says, "This is a barber shop! We rode all this way to see a barber shop?!" Sally looks at the barber shop pole and says, "That reminds me . . . I didn't get First appearance: February 11th, 1991 Sally and a classmate sit at a table and make valentines. Sally says, "I'm making this valentine for my sweet babboo . ." Linus shouts, "I'm not your stupid sweet babboo!!" Sally says, "He's my sweet babboo and I'm his babbooette . ." Linus shouts, "I've never heard of a babbooette!!" Sally screams, "You have now!!" Latest appearance: July 5th, 2000 / First appearance: July 10th, 1974 Charlie Brown sits on the pitcher's mound. Sally approaches and says, "This is where you've been? Sitting on this stupid pitcher's mound?!!" Sally continues, "If you were going to run away, why didn't you go up to Canada?" Sally walks away and says, "What a failure you are! Can't even run away right!!" Charlie Brown sits alone and says, "Actually, I did consider going to Ca First appearance: June 21st, 1982 Charlie Brown talks into the phone and says, "That's right . . . Sally comes home today from beanbag camp." Charlie Brown continues, "I'll be interested to see if she's changed . . ." Charlie Brown says, "All they do there is lie in their beanbags, watch tv and eat junk food . . ." Sally stands at the door and looks fat. She says, "I'm home!" First appearance: June 11th, 1978 Sally sits at the table, with a pencil in her mouth, contemplating. Charlie Brown is walking down the hallway. He sits next to her as she writes,"Deer" She looks up as he says,"That should be 'Deer'." As she bends over the paper, he continues,"In the salutation of a letter, the proper word and spelling of that word is 'Dear'." He shudders as she writes,"Deer are beautiful First appearance: December 27th, 1987 Sally looks out the window. Sally goes up to Charlie Brown, who is asleep in his bed. She exclaims,"Psst! Big brother! Wake up! There's someone in our back yard!" He replies,"That's just a snowman..." He sits up in bed as she stands near him and gazes out the window. She says,"Well, I can't sleep with him standing out there...it makes me nervous.." She stands by the back First appearance: July 3rd, 1977 Charlie Brown follows Sally across the living-room. The latter says,"Come on..I'll show you what I've learned about numbers." He stands by the table and watches as she writes several number '1's'. She says,"These are one's." He asks,'How do we know that they're not eleven's?" She replies,"If the third, sixth, and ninth got mad and left, then we'd have eleven's..." She places pa First appearance: June 19th, 1991 Sally and Snoopy stand on the back doorstep. Sally asks, "There's a dog here who wants to come in . ." Snoopy walks in the house and thinks, "Not 'a' dog . . . 'The' dog!"
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: 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: December 8th, 2003 / First appearance: December 13th, 1971 Snoopy lies on the doghouse in the dark. Lucy says, "Wake up, you stupid beagle, it's five o'clock!" Snoopy thinks, "Oh, no!" Lucy and Snoopy walk in the snow. Lucy says, "If we're going to skate in the Christmas show, we've got to practice and practice and practice!" Snoopy thinks, "While the stars are still out?" Lucy says, "Stop complaining . . . Getting up early in the morning Latest appearance: December 7th, 2012 / First appearance: December 13th, 1965 Linus watches tv. Lucy says, "Mom, says to get started on your homework." Linus says, "Tell her I'm conducting an experiment to see what would happen to someone who never did his homework, but just sat and watched tv every evening . . ." Lucy shouts, "Mom says to get started on that homework right now!" Linus's hair stands on end. Linus sits at the table surrounded by boo First appearance: December 13th, 1996 Charlie Brown sits in front of Lucy's psychiatric help booth. Lucy asks, "How can you complain about being lonely when you have a dog?" Charlie Brown says, "Well . ." Charlie Brown says, "I'm just not sure if I . . ." Charlie Brown says, "You said he wouldn't be listening . ." Snoopy sits behind the booth. First appearance: December 13th, 1995 Linus, Charlie Brown and Snoopy lean against a tree. Linus asks, "If you work real hard and you get everything you've always wanted, is it worth it?" Snoopy thinks, "Not if your dog doesn't like you . ." Latest appearance: December 11th, 2011 / First appearance: December 13th, 1964 Snoopy walks through snow piling as high as his neck. More snow falls. Snoopy thinks of Sally sticking out her tongue and saying, "Happiness is catching snowflakes on your tongue." Snoopy walks through the snowstorm, with snow piling up around him. Charlie Brown answers the door and looks out at Snoopy. Charlie Brown hands Snoopy a broom and Snoopy walks back to hi First appearance: December 13th, 1984 Sally and Charlie Brown sit at a table. Sally says, "I'm really trimming down my Christmas card list this year . . ." Sally shouts, "Mildred, Danny, Esther, Mabel, Fred, Joe, Lydia, Verna, Emil, Floyd . . . I crossed 'em all off!" Sally says, "I'm down to one last name . . ." Sally screams, "And there goes Jessie!!" Charlie Brown ducks behind the table. Latest appearance: December 14th, 2006 / First appearance: December 13th, 1958 Schroeder is playing on the piano whiles Lucy reads. She says, "Say, this sounds like a good deal.." She continues, "If you buy a used car at this place you get all seven Beethoven concertos free! Isn't that a good deal?" Schroeder replies, "Uh Huh" Lucy continues, "I like to see good music made available to the average man.." First appearance: December 13th, 1990 Linus, Charlie Brown and Snoopy. Linus asks, "And did you buy her the gloves?" Charlie Brown says, "Sure . . I sold my whole comic box collection to get the money . ." Charlie Brown says, "Then I met her in the store, and she showed me the new pair of gloves she'd just bought!" Linus says, "So you're not going to give her the pair you bought?" Charlie Brown says, "Why give her so First appearance: December 13th, 1999 Snoopy is dressed like Santa Claus, and he holds a bell. Lucy walks past him. As she walks by, Snoopy rings the bell very loudly, starting her and making her spin in the air. The bell goes, "CLANG! CLANG! CLANG! CLANG!" Lucy lays on the ground and Snoopy thinks, "Season's Greetings." First appearance: December 13th, 1957 Linus approaches Lucy in the living-room and asks, "Lucy, dear sister, will you write a letter to Santa Claus for me?" She shouts,"No, I won't write a letter to Santa Claus for you! Write your own stupid letters!" Linus thinks for a moment. He yells after her, "YOU BLOCKHEAD!!!" First appearance: December 13th, 1977 Linus lies in bed. Lucy approaches the bed. Linus says, "I can't go to school today . . . My right shoulder hurts . . ." Linus continues, "If I should happen to know an answer, I wouldn't be able to raise my hand." Lucy walks away and says, "C'mon, get up! You can always raise your other hand . ." Linus sits up and shouts, "You expect me to answer questions left-handed?!" First appearance: December 13th, 1989 Marcie stands with The World War I Flying Ace and asks, "Have I ever told the World War I Flying Ace how much I admire his beautiful scarf?" The World War I Flying Ace puckers up and thinks, "Perhaps the Flying Ace might be willing to trade it for a little kiss . . ." Snoopy stands wrapped up in the scarf. First appearance: December 13th, 1983 Sally sits at a table and smiles. She exclaims, "I did it!!" Sally exclaims, "Look, I added twelve and twelve, and I got thirty-two!" Charlie Brown walks away and says, "Twelve and twelve is twenty-four." Sally says, "If you get thirty-two, that's even better!" First appearance: December 13th, 1988 Snoopy and Charlie Brown stand next to a counter. Charlie Brown says, "Yes, ma'am . . We've come to renew his dog license . ." Snoopy covers one eye and thinks, "b k m g r t s p w." Charlie Brown says, "She said not to worry . . You don't have to take an eye test . ." Snoopy covers the other eye and thinks, "I wasn't worried . . This eye is even better . ." Charlie Brown pays fo First appearance: December 13th, 1985 Sally runs down the stairs and shouts, "Don't push me!" Sally stands next to the line to see Santa and shouts, "Just because you're Santa Claus, you can't throw me out!" Sally runs and shouts, "Don't push me! I was trying to help you! You're too fat!" Sally stops and points. She shouts, "And you have a crease in your ear lobe!!" First appearance: December 13th, 1987 The literary ace sits atop his doghouse looking thoughtful. Woodstock sits behind him. The literary ace types, "Dear Santa Claus," He looks up as Woodstock chirps. He retypes,"Dear Mr. Claus," He looks back at Woodstock as the latter chirps to him again. The literary ace retypes,"Dear Monsieur Claus," He rolls his eyes as Woodstock chirps again. First appearance: December 13th, 1981 Marcie sits at her classroom desk watching Peppermint Patty, who is sitting in front of her, start to fall asleep. Marcie writes and says, "Nine forty-five...first signs of drowsiness." She says, "I'm making a study of your in-school sleeping habits, sir." Peppermint Patty falls asleep with her head resting on Marcie's desk. The latter says, "Backwards seems okay..." She First appearance: December 13th, 1975 Peppermint Patty grabs the football out of Marcie's hands. Peppermint Patty shouts, "Gimme that ball, Marcie!" Peppermint Patty walks away with the football and says, "I could stand out there for the rest of my life waiting for you to kick it!" Marcie tackles Peppermint Patty. Peppermint Patty drops the football. Peppermint Patty lies on the ground dazed. Marcie says, "You First appearance: December 13th, 1992 Sally stands and asks, "Where's a good pen?" Sally searches in a drawer and says, "I need some extra nice stationery . ." Charlie Brown and Sally sit at the table. Sally writes, "Dear Samantha Claus, How have you been?" Charlie Brown says, "Samantha Claus?" Sally turns to Charlie Brown and says, "She's the fat lady with the reindeer who brings us Christmas presents." Charli Latest appearance: December 10th, 2008 / First appearance: December 13th, 1961 Shermy says, "I've got this whole Santa Claus bit licked, Charlie Brown!" Shermy says, "If there is a Santa Claus, he's going to be too nice not to bring me anything for Christmas no matter how I act . . . Right? Right!" Shermy says, "And if there isn't any Santa Claus, then I haven't really lost anything! Right?" Charlie Brown says, "Wrong! But I don't know where!"
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.