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: May 22nd, 1981 Sally sits in a beanbag and talks into the phone. She says, "Hi, Eudora . . . Are you going to summer camp this year?" Eudora talks into the phone and says, "I'm not sure . . ." Eudora continues, "I will if my parents chain me up, put me in a box and throw me on the bus . . ." Sally says, "See you there." First appearance: December 14th, 1992 Sally stands in the front of the classroom and reads a paper. Sally says, "This is my report on how the Pilgrims invented Christmas . ." Sally turns her head and asks, "They didn't?" Sally holds the paper away from her and says, "Boy, that kind of shoots a big hole in this report doesn't it?" Sally continues, "I mean, like, wow! Like, weird! I mean, like where do we go f First appearance: January 5th, 1976 Sally stands outside the school and says, "I hate being a nobody." Sally smiles and says, "I wish I were a big tv star." Sally walks away and says, "If I were a tv star, I wouldn't have to go to school." The school thinks, "I'd like to be the Sistene Chapel, too, kid, but I'm not!" First appearance: March 9th, 1977 Snoopy sits on the doghouse. Sally picks up Snoopy's supper dish. Sally holds the supper dish and says, "Now that your master has run away, I'm supposed to feed you." Sally turns away. Sally turns toward Snoopy and says, "Sounds ominous, doesn't it?" First appearance: October 14th, 1983 Sally stands in front of her classroom. She says, "This is my report on loving and being loved . . ." Sally says, "We are all capable of loving and being loved." Sally says, "For instance, statistically, we see that I could be loved by everyone in this room . . ." Linus screams, "Not me!" 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: May 21st, 2015 / First appearance: May 23rd, 1968 Sally walks with Linus and says, "I'll never get to the first grade." Sally continues, "I'm almost sure they're going to make me go through kindergarten again." Linus asks, "Why?" Sally replies, "I failed flower-bringing!!" First appearance: April 12th, 1977 Sally stands in front of the class and says, "My report is on the importance of reading." Sally asks, "Is knowing how to read important?" Sally declares, "It certainly is." Sally turns and says, "It keeps you from bumping into things!" First appearance: December 9th, 1990 Sally holds a sign which reads: The World Is Coming To An End (In My Opinion). Sally sits on the floor, listening to a radio while she reads. Over the radio a voice announces, "This is a test of the emergency broadcast system.." Sally runs outside, where she encounters Charlie Brown. Sally leaps off the doorstep, shouting, "It's an emergency!" She yells: "Run for th First appearance: February 1st, 1987 Charlie Brown sits on a chair outside Lucy psychiatric booth. She says,"You look distressed" He replies, "I'm always distressed" He continues, "I think maybe I worry too much" He continues, "I think maybe I worry too much" She blows a bubble with her chewing-gum as he says, "I suppose we all have anxieties, but I...well..." He says, "Maybe I worry that..." He sto First appearance: July 17th, 1986 Sally frowns and says, "Well, I'm glad that's over! If anyone ever mentions 'survival camp' to me again, I'll kick him!" Charlie Brown watches as Sally climbs on the bus. She shouts, "I hate camps!" Sally sits on the bus and says, "I can't think of any kind of camp I'd like to go to!" Snoopy thinks, "How about chocolate chip cookie camp?" 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 . ." Latest appearance: November 22nd, 2016 / First appearance: November 25th, 1969 Sally and Charlie Brown walk outside. Sally says, "I have to write a report on George Washington." Sally says, "I don't know a thing about George Washington! I hate writing reports!" Charlie Brown says, "You can look him up in the encyclopedia . . ." Sally says, "Don't be ridiculous! I hate doing things like that . . ." Sally sits in front of the television and says, "M First appearance: February 22nd, 1986 A mad Sally listens to the radio and exclaims, "They did it again!" Sally kicks the radio and shouts, "Boy, that makes me mad!" Sally shouts, "They play a song on the radio, but they don't tell you what it was!" Charlie Brown sits in a beanbag chair and exclaims, "That was the national anthem!" First appearance: July 21st, 1978 Snoopy stands next to Sally. Sally talks into the phone and says, "Yes, We're the party that ran the ad in the newspaper . . ." Sally continues, "Yes, we're trying to find a nice home for a dog . . Actually, he's the brother of our own dog . . ." Sally says, "Oh, no . . . He wouldn't be a lot of trouble . . . No, he amuses himself quite well . . ." Spike sits in a bean bag First appearance: December 26th, 1989 Charlie Brown, Sally and Snoopy sit on a couch drinking hot chocolate. Salley has a stack of marshmallows over the top of the cup. Charlie Brown asks, "Why do I get the impression that you like marshmallows in your hot chocolate?" First appearance: October 15th, 1991 Charlie Brown sits in a beanbag chair. Sally asks, "I'm going to take this leaf to school for 'show and tell' . . What do you think I should say about it?" Charlie Brown says, "You could talk about how we all feel sort of sad when the leaves begin to fall . . ." Sally says, "I should feel sad because a leaf fell?" First appearance: December 29th, 1981 Sally sits in a beanbag and reads a book. Charlie Brown says, "You left your closet light on all night . . ." Sally replies, "Who cares?" Charlie Brown says, "Who cares?!" Charlie Brown walks away and says, "You'll care when you get up some morning, and can't start your closet." First appearance: July 24th, 1988 Sally and Charlie Brown walk into the ice cream shop. Sally looks up above the counter and asks, "What kind of flavors do they have?" Charlie Brown holds up a finger and says, "Well, let's see....vanilla chocolate, marble fudge..." She turns to him and asks, "Do they have strawberry?" He asks, "Do you want strawberry?" She looks back at the counter and replies, "Not neces 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.'"
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: May 26th, 1997 The Revolutionary War Patriot walks through the snow carrying a package. He thinks, "It's another cold day at Valley Forge . . I've baked General Washington a piece of firecake . ." The Patriot thinks, "He says to me, 'Where's the grape jelly?' I tell him we haven't had grape jelly for six weeks . ." The Patriot thinks, "Then he says, 'Can't someone go over to the mall, and get s Latest appearance: May 23rd, 2006 / First appearance: May 26th, 1959 Charlie Brown grasps the phone to his ear and shouts, "A BABY SISTER?" He runs outside towards Linus and Lucy. He yells, "I'M A FATHER!" He runs pass them and continues,"I Mean My DAD'S A Father! I'M A Brother! I Have A Baby Sister!! I'm A Brother!" Linus and Lucy watch him go. Linus exclaims, "You didn't act like that when I was born!" First appearance: May 26th, 1979 Charlie Brown stands at the door and asks, "Where's Lucy?" Linus replies, "She's lying in her bean bag sulking." Charlie Brown says, "Then I won't bother her . . ." Charlie Brown walks away and says, "I know better than to disturb a good sulk." Lucy sulks in her bean bag and says, "Smart." First appearance: May 26th, 1956 Charlie Brown comes upon Lucy sitting on the sidewalk. He asks, "What are you thinking about, Lucy?" He sits next to her and she replies, "I was just thinking what if I thougth the world blew up but then I found out I was dreaming..." She continues, "Then what if while I was only dreaming, the world really DID blow up? Then while..." Charlie Brown grimaces to the reader and mutte First appearance: May 26th, 1990 Snoopy sits on his doghouse and thinks, "Sometimes, when you're waiting for your supper, it's best to act real cool . ." Snoopy looks sly and thinks, "If you act like you don't really care, all of a sudden you can turn around, and . ." Snoopy's ears stick up and he is very excited. Snoopy thinks, " . . There it is!!" Snoopy lies down on his doghouse and acts very sad. He Latest appearance: May 23rd, 2008 / First appearance: May 26th, 1961 Snoopy sits next to Charlie Brown. Frieda holds her cat in her arms. Charlie Brown asks, "Can't that cat of yours walk?" Frieda replies, "Of course, he can walk, but cats are very delicate creatures . . . They don't like to get their feet dirty!" Frieda walks away, carrying her cat. Snoopy glares and thinks, "Sandbagger!!" First appearance: May 26th, 1957 Snoopy watches Linus, who kneels on the floor, playing. Snoopy sits and faces Linus as he buiolds a house of cards. Linus builds the house higher. "Ah...Ah..." Snoopy struggles. Linus thinks, "!" "AHHHH..." Snoopy's nose tingles. "TURN YOUR HEAD! TURN YOUR HEAD!" Linus cries. Snoopy turns his head and sneezes: "AHCHOO!" Chalie Brown frowns; he has be Latest appearance: May 21st, 2003 / First appearance: May 26th, 1971 Charlie Brown and Lucy stand on the pitcher's mound in the rain. Charlie Brown says, "Rats! All week long I've looked forward to this game, and now it's starting to rain!" Lucy replies, "Actually, this rain is good for the carrots, Charlie Brown, and it's good for the beans and barley, and the oats and the alfalfa . . ." Lucy continues, "Or is it bad for the alfalfa? I think it's g Latest appearance: May 23rd, 2009 / First appearance: May 26th, 1962 Patty stands on the field and shouts, "C'mon Charlie Brown, we're not really expecting much but we can hope!" Linus shouts, "Pitch it to him, Charlie Brown ol' boy! He'll probably hit a home run, but pitch it to him anyway!" Lucy says, "C'mon Charlie Brown, ol' boy! We know you're no good but we're right behind you anyway . . . sort of . . ." Charlie Brown stands on the p First appearance: May 26th, 1998 A boy comes up to Charlie Brown and says, "Hey, kid! Aren't you the one whose friend is wearing the dog suit?" Boy reports, "Anyway, he's sick.. I think he drank too much punch.." Boy says, "The nurse is with him..." Boy says, "She's having trouble getting the dog suit off.." First appearance: May 26th, 1975 Snoopy sits on the doghouse and reaches into a paper bag. A box of French fries sit behind him. He thinks, "I've heard the reports . . ." Snoopy eats and thinks, "I've read all the articles . . ." Snoopy looks in the bag and thinks, "I don't care what anyone says . . ." Snoopy eats and thinks, "One of the great joys in life is scarfing junk food!" Latest appearance: May 24th, 2011 / First appearance: May 26th, 1964 Snoopy sits on top of his doghouse. A bird sits next to him and flaps his wings. The bird talks to Snooopy. Boot! Snoopy kicks the bird off the doghouse. "He can never discuss anything without getting personal!" Snoopy stares after the bird. Latest appearance: May 24th, 2007 / First appearance: May 26th, 1960 Charlie Brown walks along in the grass pass garbage-can, shrubs, and a tree talking to Shermy. Charlie Brown says, "All I wanted to do was be a hero.." Charlie Brown kicks a can as Shermy looks on. Charlie Brown says, "But do I ever get to be a hero? No! All I ever get to be is the stupid GOAT!" Shermy says to a visibly upset Charlie Brown, "Don't be discouraged Charlie Brown.. First appearance: May 26th, 1981 Snoopy wears a hat. Woodstock speaks. Snoopy thinks, "Thank you . . I'm glad you like it." Woodstock speaks. Snoopy frowns and thinks, "But you can stop shouting, 'come back, Shane!'" First appearance: May 26th, 1993 Charlie Brown sits in a beanbag chair. Sally says, "Your stupid dog just left for Washington." Charlie Brown says, "He what?" Charlie Brown runs out the back door as Sally says, "Linus talked him into trying out for the Supreme Court." Charlie Brown runs and screams, "Snoopy! Come back!" The World Famous Attorney walks and thinks, "Here's the World Famous Attorney on his First appearance: May 26th, 1991 Spike is climbing, wearing a fedora. Spike heads uphill. He stops at the edge of a cliff. Spike watches as his hat flies off and sails over the cliff. Spike hurries back down the mountain. He continues to hurry. Spike is almost at ground level. He holds his arms out hopefully. The cactus is wearing his hat. Spike is bemused. First appearance: May 26th, 1958 Linus is in his bedroom, wearing his towel, collecting toys. He continues to collect. He walks pass Lucy with an armful of toys. She asks, "Are you taking a bath or are you going on vacation?" First appearance: May 26th, 1986 Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound. Lucy says, "Good afternoon, manager . . I'm the photographer for our school paper . . ." Lucy asks, "Put these on will you, please?" Charlie Brown holds a bathing suit and exclaims, "Trunks?!" Lucy says, "For our swimsuit issue!" First appearance: May 26th, 1987 Charlie Brown hangs upside-down from a tree. The kite string is tangled around him. The kite hangs from the other side of the tree. Lucy asks, "Are you all right, Charlie Brown?" Charlie Brown replies, "Except when the wind blows . ." Charlie Brown continues, "When the wind blows, I swing back and forth, and my head hits the tree . . ." Lucy walks away and says, "Well, l Latest appearance: May 24th, 2015 / First appearance: May 26th, 1968 Linus stands next to Lucy. He sucks his thumb and holds his blanket. Lucy says, "I'm going to tell you something I've never told anyone before . . ." Lucy begins, "Do you see that hill over there? Someday, I'm going to go over that hill, and find the answer to my dreams . . ." Lucy continues, "Someday I'm going to go over that hill, and find happiness and fulfillment . . . I think
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.