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: July 17th, 1995 Sally leans on a windowsill smiling. She says, "'What is so rare as a day in June?'" Charlie Brown sits in a beanbag chair. Sally stands behind him as he says, "This is July." Sally glumly gazes out the window and says, "What is so rare as a day in June, and you missed it again?" First appearance: September 24th, 1977 Sally stands in front of the football. The football hisses. Sally says, "I'm not going to stand here while some stupid ball hisses at me!" Linus shouts, "Well, then, kick it!" Sally says, "I think I scared it . . ." The football lies on the ground deflated. Sally says, "It just passed out!" First appearance: June 21st, 1983 Charlie Brown catches a baseball. Lucy points and says, "I just saw your stupid dog go by . . . Where's he going?" Charlie Brown says, "He's taking his friends to 'Point Lobos' on a photo hike . . ." Charlie Brown throws the baseball. Lucy says, "'Point Lobos'?! Doesn't he know how far that is? How's he ever going to find it?" The Beaglscout leads Woodstock and several First appearance: November 12th, 1984 Charlie Brown sits in a beanbag chair. A television annoucer says, "'This offer is for a limited time only . . .'" Sally walks in. The tv annoucer says, "'Act now!'" Sally acts really weird. Charlie Brown says, "That isn't what he meant . ." First appearance: August 21st, 1995 Charlie Brown sits on a beanbag chair. Sally says, "That little red haired girl just called . ." Sally says, "She wants you to meet her at the playground, and push her on the swings . ." Charlie Brown quickly walks past Sally. Sally shouts, "August Fool!" First appearance: March 25th, 1992 Sally stands in the front of the classroom. Sally says, "This is my report on the tooth I lost last night . ." Sally says, "I just learned that the Tooth Fairy sends all the teeth she collects to the factory where they make billiard balls . . ." Sally says, "You may want to consider this the next time you leave a tooth under your pillow . ." First appearance: March 8th, 1991 Sally and Charlie Brown sit at a table. Charlie Brown holds a pencil in his mouth and a piece of paper in his hand. Charlie Brown says, "So if I'm going to be honest, I think I should write to Peggy Jean, and tell her now I'm still fascinated by the little red haired girl . . ." Charlie Brown asks, "What do you think?" Sally shouts, 'So long, Peggy Jean! It's been nice knowing you!" First appearance: March 13th, 1981 The World War I Flying Ace hides behind a tree. He thinks, "Good fortune smiles on The World War I Flying Ace . . ." Sally walks by and carries a paper. The World War I Flying Ace thinks, "The Red Baron's secretary has the secret papers . . ." The World War I Flying Ace snatches the paper. Sally shouts, "Hey! What are you doing? That's my term paper!!!" Snoopy runs and thin First appearance: October 15th, 1999 Sally is leaning over the couch that Charlie is sitting on reading and says, "The teacher didn't like my report..." Now both sharing the couch, Sally continues, "I have a sneaking suspicion she thought I was dumb..." Charlie says, "Why do you think that?" Sally replies, "She said it was dumb..." First appearance: November 12th, 1996 Sally, Charlie Brown, Linus, Lucy, Rerun, Violet and Snoopy stand by the curb waiting for the bus. Sally asks Charlie Brown, "Why is your dog standing in line?" Linus says, "Dogs can't go to school . ." Lucy says, "They'll never let him in the door . ." Violet asks, "So why is he standing in line?" Snoopy thinks, "The driver promised I could sit in her lap and steer . ." First appearance: February 27th, 1979 Sally stands in front of the class and says, "'Yipe yipe yipe,' went the dog." Sally continues to say, "Yipe . . ." Sally turns and says, "Ma'am?" Sally continues, "Okay, but it's sure gonna spoil the effect!" First appearance: April 21st, 1993 Sally, Lucy, Charlie Brown, Schroeder and Linus sit by the curb waiting for the school bus. Sally leans against a telephone pole and says, "I don't think the school bus is ever going to come . ." Lucy says, "I think they've forgotten about us . ." Charlie Brown says, "Maybe we should start walking . ." Linus leans against a mailbox and asks, "Does anyone remember the name of our school?" First appearance: January 15th, 1976 Sally stands in front of the class and says, "This is my report . ." Sally continues, "Incidentally, my name is Sally, and I'm one of the pupils of the school that committed suicide . ." Sally turns and says, "Ma'am?" Sally says, "Well, I happen to know that it had been depressed for some time!" First appearance: February 15th, 1983 Charlie Brown stands outside Sally's bedroom door. He shouts, "Sally, get up! You're gonna be late for school!" Sally lies in bed and shouts, "Linus didn't send me a valentine, and he broke my heart and I'm never going to school again!" An angry Sally sits up and shouts, "And if you see my sweet an' sour babboo, punch him in the nose!" Charlie Brown holds his school books First appearance: February 5th, 1990 Sally sits at a table and writes, "Dear Grandma, Sorry it has taken me so long to thank you for the Christmas present." Sally writes, "But better late than never, huh? Ha Ha Ha Ha." Charlie Brown watches Sally write. Sally asks, "What do you think?" Charlie Brown says, "I'm not sure . ." Sally says, "I'll add another 'Ha.'" Latest appearance: November 25th, 2001 / First appearance: November 25th, 1973 Snoopy walks along, carrying a hockey stick. Snoopy stands in the ice-covered birdbath with Woodstock. He thinks, "Here we are skating out onto Woodstock's home ice for the big hockey game..." Snoopy turns and looks to the side, thinking, "And here come the officials..." Charlie Brown walks by. He wears a striped shirt, and says, "The referee." "The linesmen." Shroe First appearance: June 20th, 1992 Saslly sits in the beanbag chair. Sally says, "What a stupid airline! I wanted to fly to Hollywood, and I ended up in my own back yard!" Sally continues, "And come to think of it, I also never got my . . ." Sally's baggage hits her sending her feet into the air. Sally says, " . . Luggage back!" First appearance: September 3rd, 1976 Sally sits. Charlie Brown wears a baseball cap and holds a bat. He says, "Well, I guess I'll put the ol' bat away for another year." Charlie Brown continues, "This has been a good bat . . ." Charlie Brown walks away and says, "I've had it for three seasons, and there isn't a crack in it!" Sally says, "To crack a bat, you have to hit the ball!" First appearance: April 2nd, 1972 Linus stands in the grass. His arms are open as he says "Is it? It IS!!" Linus looks off to the side and shouts: "THE EASTER BEAGLE IS COMING!!" Snoopy hops by and tosses an egg to Linus, who says, "Thank you..thank you very much." "Thank you," says Violet as Snoopy throws one to her. "Thank you,"says Sally "Thank you", says Schroeder. They stand on either side of S Latest appearance: March 12th, 2013 / First appearance: March 15th, 1966 Snoopy stands on his doghouse wearing a bandana around his head and a patch over one eye. He thinks, "Raise the skull and crossbones! Prepare for a boarding party, lads!" Sally comes up to Snoopy and says, "Look, you stupid dog, that's my eye patch you're wearing!" Sally rips the eye patch off Snoopy and says, "How do you expect me to cure my amblyopia if you've got my eye patch?
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: January 18th, 1989 The Literary Ace thinks, "How do you invite your own brother to an 'Ugly Dog'contest? I don't even know how to begin the letter . ." The Literary Ace writes, "Dear Ugly," Snoopy frowns and throws the letter over his shoulder. First appearance: January 18th, 1958 Linus and Charlie Brown are in a sled going downhill. Charlie Brown says, "My dad says when he was little, the kids used to slide down hill on pieces of cardboard.." They pick up speed and Linus asks, "Was that in the olden days?" Charlie Brown replies, "Well, it was before World War I.." They flip over as the sled hits a bump. Buried to the neck in snow, Linus says, "Oh, First appearance: January 18th, 1995 Charlie Brown and Sally sit at the table. Charlie Brown says as Sally writes, "When I write a paper, I try to show the teacher that she has somehow enriched my experience . ." Sally reads, "This is my report on the dumb field trip we took yesterday." Charlie Brown says, "Then again, what do I know?" Sally asks, "How can I write when you're talking?" First appearance: January 18th, 1980 Linus waits at the door. Charlie Brown walks out of the house and says, "There must be something wrong with me." Charlie Brown continues, "I went to bed early last night, but I'm still tired . ." Charlie Brown adds, "I think I must have dog blood." Snoopy lies on the doghouse and thinks, "I resent that!" First appearance: January 18th, 1975 Snoopy stands at Peppermint Patty's door and smiles. Peppermint Patty says, "I appreciate your coming to stay with me, Snoopy . . ." Snoopy walks in the house. Peppermint Patty closes the door and says, "My dad will be working late for another whole week, and I sure hate being at home alone . . ." Peppermint Patty continues, "I've been falling asleep in school because I'm afraid to Latest appearance: January 13th, 2003 / First appearance: January 18th, 1971 Woodstock and Snoopy sit on the doghouse. Woodstock speaks. Woodstock sits on the doghouse and laughs. Woodstock and Snoopy stare at each other. Woodstock and Snoopy turn away from each other. Snoopy thinks, "Birds don't know how to tell jokes." First appearance: January 18th, 1985 Snoopy stands in front of an open mailbox. Snoopy holds a letter and thinks, "Ah, another letter from my brother Spike." Snoopy reads, "Dear Snoopy, I wish you could see my new home . . The view from the upstairs window is spectacular!" Snoopy thinks, "Upstairs window?" Spike sticks his head out of a window in the top of a cactus. Latest appearance: January 16th, 2016 / First appearance: January 18th, 1969 Sally walks up behind Charlie Brown and asks, "Do you think life has any meaning?" Charlie Brown replies, "Well, I . . ." Sally cries and shouts, "I mean, do you think life has any meaning after you've failed nine spelling tests in a row and your teacher hates you?!!" Charlie Brown replies, "That's a different question." First appearance: January 18th, 1956 Linus approaches Charlie Brown sitting on the sidewalk and asks, "Will you be my friend, Charlie Brown?" Charlie Brown stands up and exclaims, "Why sure, Linus..I'd be glad to be your friend!" They walk along the lane and Linus says, "Lucy told me it was about time I made a few friends.." Charlie Brown grimaces as Linus walks along and says, "So I figured I'd better start r Latest appearance: January 15th, 2014 / First appearance: January 18th, 1967 The World War I Flying Ace sits on the doghouse and thinks, "Here's The World War I Flying Ace escaping in a stolen Fokker D7." The World War I Flying Ace thinks, "What's that? Nieuprts!! I'm being attacked by my own buddies!" The World War I Flying Ace seems scared. He thinks, "Hey, it's me! Don't shoot! Don't shoot!" Bullet holes appear on the doghouse. Snoopy thinks, "Gi First appearance: January 18th, 1982 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their desks in school. Peppermint Patty turns around and says, "You look tired, Marcie." Marcie wears her glasses on her head and closes her eyes. She replies, "I am, sir . . I got up at six o'clock so I could be at my patrol post on time." Marcie leans forward and says, "I'm so sleepy . . . I don't think I can stay awake much . . ." Marci Latest appearance: January 15th, 2013 / First appearance: January 18th, 1966 Charlie Brown stands on a doorstep wearing a hat and coat and holding a shovel. He asks, "Shovel your walk?" The little girl who answers the door asks, "You mean for money?" Charlie Brown replies, "Yes, I don't have any use for beads!" The little girl slams the door in Charlie Browns' face. Charlie Brown walks off and says, "I guess a good businessman can't afford to be sa First appearance: January 18th, 1991 Lucy tries to catch snow on her tongue. Snoopy jumps in front of Lucy intercepting a snowflake. Lucy yells, "Stop taking all the good ones!" 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!" Latest appearance: January 16th, 2012 / First appearance: January 18th, 1965 Snoopy lies awake at night and thinks, "Oh no!" Snoopy thinks, "This is going to be one of those 'toss and turn' nights where I can't get to sleep . . ." Snoopy stnds on his head and thinks, "When none of the normal sleeping positions work you have to try unusual ones . . ." Snoopy hangs off the back of his doghouse by his head and sleeps. First appearance: January 18th, 1993 Peppermint Patty walks with Franklin. Peppermint Patty says, "Martin Luther King said, 'I have a dream.'" Peppermint Patty and Franklin sit on a bench eating lunch. Peppermint Patty says, "Before that, we wouldn't be sitting here . ." Franklin says, "And I wouldn't be trading you a carrot stick for a French fry . ." Peppermint Patty says, "That's not an even trade, Frankl First appearance: January 18th, 1997 Rerun and Lucy sit on the couch. Rerun tells her, "This little girl in my class was sort of depressed, see, so I said, 'Why don't we run away to Paris?' It was a joke." Rerun continues, "She thought it was funny so she told her mother, who told our teacher, who told the principal, and I got fired!" Lucy says, "Suspended." Rerun replies, "I guess so . ." Lucy asks, "Harra First appearance: January 18th, 1990 Linus lies in bed and says to Lucy, "It's too cold to go to school today . . ." Linus says, "Tell the teacher to bring the class here to my room, and I'll just stay under the covers . . ." Charlie Brown waits at the bus stop and says, "Where have you been? You almost missed the bus . ." Linus walks towards them and says, "I got involved." Latest appearance: January 15th, 2009 / First appearance: January 18th, 1962 Snoopy sits on his doghouse looking at a snowman. Snoopy thinks, "I just want you to know that for me this has been a very happy week." Snoopy continues, "It's not easy that someone drops by who is so easy to get along with so I hope you'll . . ." Snoopy looks up at the sun. Snoopy thinks, "Oh, no!!" First appearance: January 18th, 1999 Linus and Rerun walk through the snow. Linus says, "You can tell a lot about someone by following their tracks in the snow..." Linus says, "Now, what do you think that we can tell about this person?" The footprints look like a dance pattern. Rerun says, "I think maybe he was a dancer."
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.