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: October 1st, 1981 Snoopy watches Linus and Sally walk by. Linus asks, "You know what the 'balance of nature' is?" Linus continues, "It's what keeps the world going . . . Or so they say . ." Linus asks, "So you know who believes in the balance of nature?" Snoopy thinks, "Those who don't get eaten!" Latest appearance: November 3rd, 2016 / First appearance: November 6th, 1969 Sally sits at the table, scribbling. Charlie Brown asks, "What in the world are you doing?" Sally replies, "I'm addressing Christmas cards . . . What did you think I was doing?" Sally shouts, "You're just jealous because you're not getting your cards out early like I am! Admit it! Go ahead! Admit it!!" Sally resumes scribbling. Charlie Brown sighs. Latest appearance: April 27th, 2000 / First appearance: April 29th, 1974 Sally, Linus and Franklin stand in line. Sally asks, "Is there a lot of throwing up in this movie?" Sally continues, "I'm not going to pay good money just to watch some stupid actor throw up!" Sally and Linus stand in front of the ticket window. Sally says, "If I want to watch someone throw up, I can watch the kid who lives next door to us . . . He has the flu!" Linus walks First appearance: January 10th, 1997 Charlie Brown sits in the beanbag. Sally stands behind him and asks, "Where will it all end?" Charlie Brown says, "Where will what all end?" Sally says, "That's my new philosophy . . 'Where will it all end?'" Charlie Brown says, "I'm proud of you . . It sounds like you've been doing some real thinking . ." Sally asks, "Where will it all end?" First appearance: August 25th, 1991 Sally turns to girl behind her on line and says, "The cute kid in front of me is my boyfriend." Linus snorts, "Ha!" Linus stands behind classmate, who is buying a ticket. Sally says, "Thank you for taking me to the movies, Linus.." Linus retorts, "I'm not taking you to the movies..we just happen to be standing in the same line.." "Are you buying my ticket?" Sally asks. Lin First appearance: August 28th, 1987 Sally sits in the beanbag chair. Charlie Brown walks up to her holding his tennis racket. He asks her, "Aren't we gonna play tennis again today?" Sally says, "I can't . . I have tennis elbow!" Charlie Brown says, "You only took up the game yesterday." Sally says, "I'm a natural!" First appearance: December 19th, 1978 Sally stands in front of the class and says, "This is my Christmas story . . . 'Santa and His Rain Gear.'" Sally continues, "When Santa left the North Pole that evening, a gentle mist was falling." Sally says, "In his yellow slicker and big rubber boots, he set out on his annual journey." Sally turns and says, "It was Christmas Eve, and soon children around the world would First appearance: June 16th, 1975 Charlie Brown wears his camp hat and carries a sleeping bag. Sally stands beside him. Charlie Brown gets on the bus and says, "So long, Sally . . ." Sally waves and says, "Goodbye, big brother! Have a nice time at camp . . . If you can!" The bus drives away. Sally says, "I'm sure glad I'm not going . . ." Sally walks in the grass and says, "The only kind of trips I like are First appearance: March 13th, 1985 Charlie Brown sits in a beanbag chair. Sally asks, "How about helping me with my homework?" Sally continues, "If you do, you'll have my everlasting gratitude . . ." Charlie Brown replies, "You don't even know what everlasting means . ." Sally and says, "'Til I ask you again." First appearance: December 18th, 1978 Charlie Brown and Sally sit at the table. Sally writes and says, "I'm writing a story for school." Sally continues, "It's all about Santa Claus and his rain gear." Charlie Brown asks, "Are you sure that's right?" Sally says, "Of course, I'm sure!" Charlie Brown says, "I wonder if that includes a folding umbrella . ." Sally asks, "What did you say?" First appearance: September 26th, 1975 Sally sits at her desk in school. She raises her hand and says, "Ma'am, I have a suggestion for a class project . ." Sally continues, "Why don't we all get together, and raise a ruckus? They're easy to raise . . . All you have to do is shout, and they grow!" Sally laughs hysterically. Sally sits back and says, "Yes, ma'am . . ." First appearance: February 19th, 1990 Sally, Linus, Lucy and Snoopy wait on line for the movies. Snoopy holds Woodstock and three birds. Sally says, "Ask what time this movie is over." Linus says, "Ask yourself." A kid says, "Why is this line so slow?" Lucy says, "Because everyone asks something . ." Snoopy thinks, "Can we buy just one ticket if we all sit in the same seat?" First appearance: October 5th, 1992 Cormac and Sally sit at their school desks. Sally holds a book up. Cormac says, "Hi! My name is Cormac . . I met your brother at camp this summer . . ." Sally says, "So?" Cormac says, "So I just thought I'd introduce myself . ." Sally says, "I don't need anyone else . . I already have my sweet babboo . ." Linus shouts, "I'm not your sweet babboo!!" Sally says, "He is, Latest appearance: September 2nd, 2004 / First appearance: September 3rd, 1970 Sally walks up behind Charlie Brown and says, "School starts next week." Sally asks, "Where am I going to get three dollars for another desk?" Charlie Brown replies, "You don't have to buy your own desk! Where'd you get that idea?" Sally asks, "Really?" Sally frowns and says, "Just wait 'til I catch the kid who sold me that one last year!" 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: January 18th, 1977 Linus and Sally get off the bus. Sally asks, "What's the sense in taking a field trip in the snow?" Sally continues, "What are we studying, Washington at Valley Forge?" Sally holds her face and says, "Maybe we're studying frostbite." Sally continues, "If my ears fall off, I'm gonna sue the school board!" First appearance: September 7th, 1976 Sally stands in front of the school and says, "A new school!! Wow!" Sally continues, "I didn't think they'd ever get you built! I suppose you heard that our last school had a nervous breakdown." Sally says, "One day he just collapsed! I think he was too sensitive . . ." Sally sighs. Sally walks away. The school thinks, "First day on the job, I run into a weirdo!" Latest appearance: February 1st, 2017 / First appearance: February 4th, 1970 Sally and Charlie Brown sit at the table. Sally looks at a piece of paper and says, "I want to make my own valentines this year, but I can't draw a good heart." Charlie Brown says, "Try drawing just one side, and then fold it over and trace the other side." Sally shouts, "Fold it over?! I hate folding things over! Why does it have to be so complicated?" Sally continues, "Fo Latest appearance: April 16th, 2017 / First appearance: April 19th, 1970 Linus walks up to Sally, who stands outside, holding a balloon. "That's a nice balloon," Linus says. "Thank you.." "What does it do?" asks Linus. Sally looks at the balloon and says, "It doesn't do anything except maybe fly if I let go of it.." Linus walks behind Sally. He suggests, "Why don't you paint the word 'love' on it, and let it fly off someplace?" They are 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
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 17th, 1979 Sally and Charlie Brown sit at the table. Sally writes the letters, "F, G, H, I." The "I" has two dots above it. Charlie Brown asks, "How come you put two dots over the 'I'?" Sally replies, "Those aren't dots . . . Those are eyes! Haven't you ever heard of I's eyes?" Sally sits at the table alone and shouts, "Stick around! You may learn something!" First appearance: September 17th, 1996 Rerun and Snoopy sit on the ground. Rerun says, "You should go to kindergarten with me sometime . ." Rerun says, "You could learn a lot of things . ." Snoopy thinks, "I already know a lot of things . ." Snoopy thinks, "I'm an expert on our backyard . ." First appearance: September 17th, 1956 Snoopy walks through the grass thinking, "Here comes the big elephant, tromping through the jungle..." He keeps walking and thinks, "TROMP! TROMP! TROMP!" He stops and thinks, "Suddenly he stops! He lifts his head! He sees the hated hunter!" Charlie Brown frowns as Snoopy tromps atop his head. First appearance: September 17th, 1957 Snoopy sits listening to Lucy shout. She shouts and raises her hand in the air, "From now on when I speak, you listen!"(BR) (BR) Snoopy mimics her and raises his hand.(BR) (BR) He walks off with his hand raised.(BR) (BR) She grimaces to the reader as he walks by again with his hand raised.(BR) (BR) First appearance: September 17th, 1999 Peppermint Patty snores at her school desk with her head back. Patty wakes up and says, "I'm awake!" Patty falls asleep head down on her desk. Patty awakes and says, "Land ho!" Latest appearance: September 19th, 2000 / First appearance: September 17th, 1974 Sally stands in front of the school and says, "You've changed my whole life!" Sally continues, "I used to hate going to school, but since I've gotten to know you, everything is different." Sally smiles and hugs the school. The school thinks, "I can't believe it . . . Somebody loves me!" Latest appearance: September 15th, 2002 / First appearance: September 17th, 1972 Peppermint Patty and Charlie Brown are walking. "The years are going by.." she says. They sit under the tree and Peppermint Patty continues, "I'm scared, Chuck... What if I grow up, and no one ever loves me? We people with big noses are very insecure..." She faces out: "Do you think I have a big nose, Chuck? Do you think someone will love me someday?" "Sure," says, Charlie Brown. First appearance: September 17th, 1986 Snoopy is dressed as the World Famous Agent. Tapioca Pudding says to Linus, "My agent just got me a personal appearance at the opening ceremonies of the Olympic Games in Los Angeles!" Linus says, "The Olympic Games were two years ago." An angry Tapioca Pudding screams, "Where's that agent? I'll pound him!!" The World War I Flying Ace attempts to kiss Tapioca Pudding. He Latest appearance: September 14th, 2013 / First appearance: September 17th, 1966 Lucy says, "Look at that bug, will you?" Lucy continues, "He thinks he's better than that other bug . . ." Lucy shouts, "What makes you think you're so great?!" Lucy walks away and says, "I enjoy putting his kind in their place!" Latest appearance: September 14th, 2006 / First appearance: September 17th, 1959 Charlie Brown runs by flying his kite. Lucy and Linus walk along and Lucy asks, "Isn't the sky a beautiful blue today, Linus?" They both look up and she continues, "Look there..did you ever see anything nicer?" Charlie Brown stands grimacing in the distance. Linus watches his sister grimace as the kite lands on her outstretched arm. First appearance: September 17th, 1989 Sally looks up at a sign which reads, "Well, go ahead..walk!" Sally crosses the strreet. A sign behind her reads, "Stupid kid". She walks. Sally stops at a sign which reads: "Wrong Way". Sally moves around, hopping. She looks up at the sign, which still reads, "Wrong Way" Sally does another sort of dance, still hopping. She gazes up at the si First appearance: September 17th, 1983 Charlie Brown stands next to the doghouse. He says, "Oh, I forgot . . . You're not here." Charlie Brown asks, "Where was it you were going? Will you be home for supper?" Charlie Brown says, "Oh, one more question . . ." Charlie Brown asks, "Why am I talking to you if you're not here?" First appearance: September 17th, 1993 Marcie stands on her doorstep wearing a football helmet. She says to Peppermint Patty, "My dad bought me this helmet, sir . . He says girls can play sports just as well as boys can . ." Marcie follows Peppermint Patty who carries a football. Marcie says, "I tried it in the pool, and I almost drowned . ." First appearance: September 17th, 1988 Spike walks through the desert and thinks, "If you live alone in the desert long enough, you find yourself talking to rocks . ." Spike thinks, "Good morning . . Good morning . ." Spike stands at a podium and thinks, "I suppose you're all wondering why I've asked you here today . . ." First appearance: September 17th, 1975 Schroeder plays the piano. Lucy leans on the piano and says, "Girls like to be noticed." Lucy continues, "Girls have may different ways of getting attention." Schroeder tumbles in the air. Lucy shouts, "Boo!" Lucy closes her eyes and says, "That's one of them." First appearance: September 17th, 1992 Charlie Brown stands on a girl's porch and holds a rake. Charlie Brown says, "Ask your dad if he wants me to rake your leaves . . ." The girl responds, "He says to come back in a month . . He's waiting for the last leaf to fall . ." Charlie Brown looks up at a tree with one leaf. Charlie Brown says, "Somehow, I think you and I are in this together . ." First appearance: September 17th, 1991 Charlie Brown and Snoopy sit at a school desk. Charlie Brown says, "Snoopy, the teacher says if you're going to stay in class, you'll have to sit way in the back by yourself . . ." Snoopy walks away from Charlie Brown. Snoopy sits at a desk and thinks, "If she asks me to spell 'Mississippi,' I'm in trouble . ." First appearance: September 17th, 1990 Sally sits in a beanbag chair. A television annoucer says, "'And now, more bad news . . and after that, some really bad news . . .'" The television annoucer says, "'We apologize for bringing you all this bad news.'" Sally replies, "Hey, no problem!" First appearance: September 17th, 1985 Sally stands in front of the class and says, "My report today is on human behavior in our society . . ." Sally continues, "We shall discuss the importance of marriagement . ." Sally turns and says, "Ma'am?" Sally says, "Whatever . ." First appearance: September 17th, 1978 Woodstock flies along upside-down. He continues to fly. Snoopy lies on his back atop the doghouse. Woodstock approaches him. Woodstock flies through the 'Z' balloon and cuts it in half. The 'Z' balloon comes back together off-balanced. Snoopy wakes up with a grimace. He sits up and thinks,"That'll stir up the ol' migraine!"
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.