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
Latest appearance: December 10th, 2016 / First appearance: December 13th, 1969 Charlie Brown reaches into the mailbox. Charlie Brown takes out a letter. Charlie Brown says, "This is going to be a bad Christmas." Charlie Brown tells Sally, "All my letters to Santa Claus came back unopened!" Latest appearance: August 8th, 2000 / First appearance: August 8th, 1974 Sally carries Snoopy and approaches a bully. The bully holds out his arm and asks, "Just where do you think you're going, kid?" Sally replies, "This is a public playground and I've come here to enjoy myself!" Snoopy growls at the bully. The bully falls over. The bully lies on the ground dazed. Sally carries Snoopy and says, "Speak softly and carry a beagle!" First appearance: February 6th, 1995 Charlie Brown sits in the beanbag chair. Sally says to him, "No one ever asks me what I think about something . ." Charlie Brown says, "Well, what do you think about something?" Sally says, "Who knows?" First appearance: November 13th, 1996 Charlie Brown and Sally sit at a table. Charlie Brown reads a paper and asks, "All right, what happened in 1803?" Sally says, "How should I know?" Charlie Brown asks, "What happened in 1716?" Sally says, "Who cares?" Charlie Brown asks, "What happened in 1601?" Sally says, "How should I know?" Charlie Brown asks, "Why don't you know any of these dates?" Sally replies, First appearance: July 28th, 1982 Sally talks into the phone and says, "Hello?" Linus talks into the phone and says, "Hello, Sally? Has Charlie Brown left for the game yet? I have to talk to him . . Something terrible has happened!" Sally smiles and says, "Is this just an excuse to talk to me, sweet babboo? Have you really called to ask me to go to the movies?" Linus leaves the phone dangling and says, "I c First appearance: August 6th, 1997 Charlie Brown and Sally sit at the table. Charlie Brown is writing a letter. It says, "Dear Pen Pal, Once again I take pen in hand" Charlie Brown drops his pen. Sally says, "You dropped it." Charlie Brown says, "Rats!" While Charlie Brown looks on the floor for his pen Sally says, "Now you have to say 'Once again I take pen in hand, but I dropped it.. so once more I take pen in han First appearance: November 10th, 1993 Charlie Brown and Sally stare out a window. Sally asks, "Why does your dog stand in the backyard just staring at his doghouse?" The World War I Flying Ace stares at his doghouse which is riddled with bullet holes. Snoopy thinks, 'That stupid Red Baron . . Look what he did to my plane . . ." First appearance: February 9th, 1990 Sally says to Snoopy, "Each family has a chain of command, and do you know who's the lowest on that chain? Guess!" Sally says, "It's the dog! The dog is the lowest! Do you understand that?" Sally says, "I said, do you understand that?" Snoopy thinks, "They hate it when you just stare at 'em like this . ." First appearance: April 23rd, 1989 Snoopy sits at an elegant dining table, on which a sign reads: Do Not Disturb. Charlie Brown hans Snoopy his supper dish, saying: "Here you go.." As Snoopy walks out the door Sally approaches: "Eating again?" she asks. Lucy stands behind Snoopy and says, "Always eating.." Snoopy rolls his eyes. Linus asks, "What are you eating this time?" Snoopy frowns. Snoo First appearance: August 11th, 1992 Sally holds a piece of paper and says to the World Famous Attorney, "See? I got a bill from 'Ace Airlines' for a hundred dollars!" Sally asks, "Why should I pay for a trip I never got?" Snoopy thinks, "'The law finds its philosophy in the nature of human needs!'" Sally asks, "Will you handle my case?" Snoopy eats a doughnut and says, "After I finish this doughnut . ." First appearance: February 28th, 1998 Charlie Borwn is wearing a caot and stocking cap (hat) and says to Sally, "I thought you were going to go outside." Sally lies in a bean bag chair and watches television. She says, "I can't.. they said to stay tuned for scenes from next week's episode." Charlie Brown turns and walks away and says, "Well, I'm going outside." Sally watches the tv and says, "I'd sure like to go with you." First appearance: April 11th, 1996 Charlie Brown says into the telephone, "Hello? Who? Yes, this is he . . Uh, huh . . . Yes, this is he . . ." Sally stands next to him. Charlie Brown says into the phone, "Yes, like I said, this is he . ." Sally rolls her eyes. Sally says, "Try 'it.'" Latest appearance: June 8th, 2010 / First appearance: June 11th, 1963 Sally walks along beside Charlie Brown. She says, "Little girls need big brothers.." "Big brothers are strong, and when you're walking along the street they make you feel secure." They walk. Sally looks at Charlie Brown. "Sort of!" she amends. First appearance: June 30th, 1999 Sally speaks on the phone. Sally says, "Camp? No, I don't want to go to your camp.. stop calling me..." Sally says, "I told them I didn't want to go to their camp..." Charlie Brown reads a book and says, "Good for you.." Sally says, "Really? You mean that? I did the right thing?" Charlie says, "Absolutely!" Sally says, "Good for me!" First appearance: September 1st, 1981 Sally and Charlie Brown sit at the table. Charlie Brown prepares Snoopy's dog food. Sally smiles and says, "Guess what! I just remembered my locker combination! It's . . ." Sally says, "Rats! I forgot it again!" Charlie Brown walks with the food dish and says, "The next time you remember it, write it down." Sally frowns and says, "The next time I remember it, I'll be in col Latest appearance: April 19th, 2003 / First appearance: April 24th, 1971 Sally and Charlie Brown sit at the table. Sally writes and says, "I have to do a paper for school on Ken and Abel." Sally looks at a book and says, "I've been looking all through the old testament, and I've found Abel, but I can't find Ken . ." Sally turns to Charlie Brown and asks, "Do you think maybe I'm using the wrong translation?" Charlie Brown says, "I never know what First appearance: June 7th, 1991 Larry says, "Goodbye, ma'am . . Whenever I think of you, I'll think of Gatsby and the green light at the end of Daisy's dock . . ." Sally and Snoopy stand on the doorstep. Sally says, "I'll think of you, too, Larry . ." Snoopy thinks, "So long, old sport!" First appearance: February 20th, 1983 Sally sits up in bed with a stressed look and exclaims,"I'm doomed!" She walks through the house wearing the same stressed look and holding a sheet of paper. She sits at the table with her cereal next to her and writes,"George Washington" She sits at her classroom desk holding out a sheet of paper. She says,"Yes, Ma'am...right here." She stands in front of the class and r Latest appearance: December 23rd, 2014 / First appearance: December 26th, 1967 Sally and Charlie Brown sit at the table. Sally writes on a piece of paper. Charlie Brown says, "But fifty is more than twenty-five!" Charlie Brown says, "You simply don't understand division . . No wonder you've been getting such poor grades . . ." Charlie Brown continues, "You can't make fifty go into twenty-five!" Sally says, "You can if you push it!" Latest appearance: June 26th, 2000 / First appearance: July 1st, 1974 Sally talks into the phone and says, "Hello . . . Brown residence . . . No, he's not here . . . He's at camp . . . Me? I'm his sister . . ." Sally continues, "What do you mean, he's not in camp? He left Saturday morning! Are you sure he's not in camp?" Sally says, "Maybe you'd better check again . . ." Sally continues, "My brother's the kind who's easy to overlook!"
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
Latest appearance: September 19th, 2006 / First appearance: September 22nd, 1959 Snoopy sits watching a leaf fall from the tree. He continues to watch it drift. He watches as it hits the floor. He smiles at it and says, "Hi, Leaf!" First appearance: September 22nd, 1979 Lucy walks with Linus and says, "I've become interested in learning about the earth's surface." Lucy looks at the ground and continues, "For instance, have you ever noticed this lava formation?" Lucy says, "Ancient lava flows such as this one here are really quite fascinating." Linus looks down and says, "I always thought this was our driveway!" First appearance: September 22nd, 1972 Schroeder sits at the piano. Lucy leans on the piano. Schroeder says, "You know what Beethoven never had?" Scroeder stands up and says, "Beethoven never had girls hanging on his piano bugging him about sending them presents!" Schroeder walks away. Lucy says, "He didn't?" Lucy continues, "Poor Beethoven!" Latest appearance: September 17th, 2003 / First appearance: September 22nd, 1971 Joe Cool stands by the doghouse and reads a book. He thinks, "Here's Joe Cool looking over a few of the language courses for this term." Joe Cool continues to think, "I'm very hung-up on languages . . Maybe I'll study Hebrew and Korean and Serbian . . ." Linus approaches and says, "Hi, Joe . . . I see you're down for bonehead English again . . ." Snoopy sighs. First appearance: September 22nd, 1977 Sally stands in front of a football. Sally says, "I've decided I don't want to kick it." Linus asks, "Why not?" Sally replies, "What did it ever do to me?" First appearance: September 22nd, 1986 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their school desks. Peppermint Patty reads a math book and says, "'To divide fractions use the reciprocal and multiply.'" Peppermint Patty asks, "Why?" Marcie asks, "Why use the reciprocal?" Peppermint Patty says, "No, why was I born?" First appearance: September 22nd, 1988 Peppermint Patty wears a big wig. She walks next to Marcie. A one-toothed kid shouts, "Hey, kid! Is that a wig or are you wearing a sheep?!" The one-toothed kid shouts, "Too bad it isn't bigger . . We can still see your face!" Peppermint Patty no longer wears the wig. Marcie says, "Amazing, sir! I never would have thought you could stuff that whole wig into his mouth . ." First appearance: September 22nd, 1981 Snoopy lies against a rock. Woodstock sits on his feet. Snoopy thinks, "You're supposed to meet your cousin at the station?" Snoopy sits up and thinks, "But you don't know what she looks like, and she doesn't know what you look like . . ." Woodstock runs away. Snoopy thinks, "Tell her she'll recognize you because you'll be holding a copy of 'War and Peace.'" Woodstock stand First appearance: September 22nd, 1980 Woodstock and Snoopy sit on the doghouse. Snoopy thinks, "Maybe you're a Carolina wren . . Would you like to be a Carolina wren?" Snoopy puckers his lips and thinks, "They go, 'Chirpity, chirpity, chirpity, chirpity, chirp.'" Snoopy continues to think, "Or sometimes they go, 'Tea-kettle, tea-kettle, tea-kettle, tea.'" Woodstock speaks. Snoopy thinks, "Well, you could always First appearance: September 22nd, 1957 "NO!" Charlie Brown raises his arms and shouts at Lucy, who kneels on the grass, holding holding up a football. "Absolutely not!" He walks away. "You must think I'm crazy!" He adds. Lucy stands and faces him, still holding the football. "You say you'll hold the ball, but you WON'T! You'll pull it away, and I'll break my neck!" Lucy remonstrates: "Why, Charlie Brown..how you Latest appearance: September 19th, 2012 / First appearance: September 22nd, 1965 Snoopy dances. Lucy says, "I don't understand you!" Lucy continues, "The whole world is coming apart and you're dancing" Snoopy dances and thinks, "I can't help it . . . My feet love to dance . . " Snoopy dances and thinks, "I have an obligation to my feet!" First appearance: September 22nd, 1992 Sally, Charlie Brown and Snoopy stand curbside waiting for the bus. A bag lunch is next to each one. Snoopy's bus leaves a trail of dust. Sally says, "I never knew there was a bus to obedience school . ." First appearance: September 22nd, 1976 Charlie Brown and Peppermint Patty stand in the grass. Charlie Brown holds a brochure and says, "You're going to enroll in the 'Ace Obedience School'?" Snoopy approaches. Charlie Brown continues, "But that isn't a . . ." Peppermint Patty holds her hand up and says, "Don't try to talk me out of it, Chuck . . ." Peppermint Patty continues, "I need a good education . . . Even if I bec First appearance: September 22nd, 1958 Lucy and Charlie Brown are leaning on the wall. Charlie Brown is grimacing. Lucy asks, "Discouraged again, Eh, Charlie Brown?" She continues, "You know what your trouble is? The whole trougle with you is that you're You!" He asks, "Well, what in the world can I do about that?" She replies, "I don't pretend to be able to give advice..I merely point out the trouble!" Latest appearance: September 19th, 2013 / First appearance: September 22nd, 1966 Snoopy walks outside. Snoopy looks at the remains of his doghouse. Snoopy gazes at the frame. Snoopy lies on top of the frame. First appearance: September 22nd, 1987 Charlie Brown, Lucy, and Snoopy stand on the pitcher's mound. Lucy says, "If we lose this last game of the season, we should sue . . ." Charlie Brown asks, "Sue? Who are we gonna sue?" Charlie Brown continues, "And what attorney would take the case?" Snoopy pulls off his baseball cap, revealing Snoopy as the World Famous Attorney. Latest appearance: September 20th, 2007 / First appearance: September 22nd, 1960 Linus approaches Snoopy and says, "I was going to ask you if you wanted to play a little ball, Snoopy...." He asks, "But then I remembered...this is 'National Dog Week' so I don't suppose you'd want to chase a ball during 'National Dog Week,' would you?" Snoopy looks at Linus as Linus asks again, "Would you?" Linus grimaces and walks off exclaiming, "I didn't think you woul First appearance: September 22nd, 1998 Marcie and Peppermint Patty crouch on either side of a football in the backyard. Peppermint Patty says, "Okay, Marcie. go straight out and cut right.." Patty diagrams on the ground. Marcie says, "I cut left better sir..." Peppermint Patty says, "If you cut left the ball won't be there.." Marcie says, "That's not a bad idea.." First appearance: September 22nd, 1990 The Foreign Legionnaire stands next to Woodstock and two soldiers. Snoopy thinks, "This morning, when I got up, I said to myself, 'Hey, where's the beach ball that's been following us?'" Conrad carries a large round backpack. Snoopy thinks, "Then I realized that Conrad had it in his backpack . ." Latest appearance: September 20th, 2011 / First appearance: September 22nd, 1964 Frieda stands in front of the doghouse and says: "I hear Linus is painting a mural on the ceiling of Snoopy's doghouse." Charlie Brown says, "Yes, would you like to go in, and see it?" Snoopy lies on his stomach on top of the doghouse and watches. Frieda's feet are visible. Charlie Brown crawls and says, "Linus, I'm bringing Frieda in to see the mural...explain what you're doing, will you?
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.