• 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.
First appearance: April 20th, 1995 Charlie Brown sits in a chair reading a book. Sally peaks over the chair and says, "Guess what . . Our class had a meeting and I've been made program chairman . ." Sally lies on the ground in front of the television. Sally says, "I get to spend all day watching programs . ." Charlie Brown says, "The program chairman has to organize all the activities and entertainment for every m First appearance: October 24th, 1988 Sally and Charlie Brown wait at the bus stop. Sally asks, "Someday there's going to be a monument here, and you know what will be on it?" Sally says, "'This is where Sally Brown wasted the best years of her life waiting for the school bus . . .'" Sally says, "'She could have slept another ten minutes!'" Latest appearance: May 22nd, 2016 / First appearance: May 25th, 1969 Patty builds a sand castle in the sandbox. Lucy gets out of the sandbox and says, "All right, then! Build it your own way!" Lucy walks past Charlie Brown and says, "And don't you go telling me I have to play ball today! Nobody tells me what to do! Nobody!!" Sally jumps rope. Lucy shouts, "No, I don't want to jump rope! Stop asking me!" Lucy walks past Snoopy and says, "Get First appearance: June 25th, 1985 Sally sits in a beanbag chair. Charlie Brown says, "Gramma's on the phone . ." Sally walks to the phone. Charlie Brown says, "She's been wondering why she hasn't heard from you . . ." Sally says into the telephone, "Hi, Gramma . . . It's funny that you should call right now . ." Sally continues, "I was going to be in the middle of writing you a letter . ." First appearance: January 30th, 1985 Charlie Brown sits in a beanbag chair. Sally says, "I think I have too much stress in my life . . I think my arteries are closing . . ." Sally continues, "If you'd do my homework for me, it would reduce my stress . . ." Charlie Brown says, "Forget it!" Sally sits at the table with her homework and says, "You can't do good homework when you can feel your arteries closing . . First appearance: July 24th, 1983 Sally stands on a chair in the bathroom smiling at herself in the mirror. She continues to look at her reflection. She stands behind Charlie Brown, who is sitting on the bean-bag and watching t.v. She says,"Guess what...I'm going on my first date!" She turns aside and smiles; she says,"Linus is taking me to the movies." Charlie Brown replies,"I don't believe it...." She exclaim Latest appearance: September 1st, 2012 / First appearance: September 4th, 1965 Charlie Brown and Sally sit at the window. Charlie Brown says, "Well, I may have been beaten up, but at least I tried!" Charlie Brown says, "At least I went out there, and faced that big kid who pushed you down! At least I know I tried!" Charlie Brown says, "He may have been bigger than I, but I faced up to him!" Sally says, "That wasn't him who beat you up . . . It was h First appearance: October 11th, 1992 Charlie Brown stands in a field and asks, "Why me?" Charlie Brown stands next to Lucy. Lucy holds the football for a kick and says, "I'll hold the ball, Charlie Brown, and you come running up and kick it." Charlie Brown says, "She sounds sincere . . If a person sounds sincere, then they must be sincere . . ." Charlie Brown runs toward the ball. Lucy pulls the footba First appearance: January 21st, 1978 Charlie Brown talks into the phone and says, "It was a twelve inch ruler? I see . . ." Charlie Brown stands next to Sally and says, "It's that kid from school again . . . He wants his ruler . . ." Charlie Brown asks, "Shall I tell him a truck ran over it?" Sally replies, "Ask him if he'll settle for three four-inch ones." 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 . ." Latest appearance: December 25th, 2010 / First appearance: December 25th, 1963 Lucy says to Linus, "You thought you could pull a fast one, didn't you?" Lucy says, "You thought you could go out there in front of the PTA and slip in a little sermon, didn't you?" Linus turns to Lucy and says, "Thou speakest harsh words at yuletide!" Lucy, Linus, Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Frieda and Sally all stand together under a sign that says, "Merry Christmas!" First appearance: April 13th, 1990 Violet, Justin, Lucy, Linus and Sally sit at their school desks. Violet thinks, "'This is my report on our field trip.'" Justin thinks, "'The bus took us into the country.'" Lucy thinks, "'We met a nice farmer.'" Linus thinks, "'We visited a dairy, and saw their beautiful cows.'" Sally thinks, "'It rained and we all got wet.'" First appearance: May 8th, 1978 Sally and Charlie Brown sit at the table. Sally writes, "C's." Sally looks at the paper and says, "These are C's! They're very important if you own a cat . . ." Charlie Brown asks, "If you own a cat?" Sally replies, "When you write to a friend about your cat, you have to know how to make good C's." Sally continues, "They have other uses, too, which I can explain later . . . First appearance: January 20th, 1993 Sally, Lucy and Charlie Brown are bundled up in winter clothes. Sally shouts, "Tell the bus to hurry up . . I'm freezing to death!" Lucy asks, "Where's your brother?" Charlie Brown says, "I think I'm in here someplace . ." Latest appearance: June 25th, 2017 / First appearance: June 28th, 1970 Violet and Patty stand at a ticket booth. Violet holds up a bill and says, "One, please.." Patty, Franklin, Linus, Sally, and Snoopy are on line. Sally asks, "You know what I'm doing, Linus? I'm prtending that you're taking me to the movies.." Linus says, "Well I'm NOT! We just happen to be standing in the same line!" Franklin is at the front of the line. Sally says, "I'm pretendin First appearance: June 24th, 1982 Sally is fat. Charlie Brown says, "Oh no you don't! Stay away from that beanbag!" Charlie Brown continues, "You're through lying in that thing all day watching tv and eating junk food! And you're gonna start exercising!" Sally asks, "But what about my beanbag? Who's going to use it?" Snoopy sits in the beanbag and thinks, "Not to worry . . ." First appearance: October 19th, 1977 Sally and Charlie Brown sit at the table. Sally draws a clef. She says, "This is a trble clef." Sally draws an ampersand and says, "This is an ampersand." Sally looks at the paper and says, "They look something alike, don't they?" Sally whispers, "Actually they hate each other!" 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: January 16th, 1990 Sally, Charlie Brown and Snoopy sit on a couch watching television. Sally says, "That was a good play, wasn't it?" Charlie Brown says, "Yes, it really touched me . ." Snoopy thinks, "It warmed the cookies of my heart . ." Latest appearance: September 1st, 2016 / First appearance: September 4th, 1969 Sally sits at her desk in school and says, "Yes ma'am? My name?" Sally stands and says, "My name is Sally Brown, and I hate school!" Sally continues to stand. Sally says, "Please don't cry . . ."
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: July 6th, 2017 / First appearance: July 9th, 1970 Snoopy walks up to Charlie Brown. Charlie Brown shouts, "You're back!" Snoopy walks past Charlie Brown. Charlie Brown says, "What happened? We saw the riot on tv! Did you get hurt? Are you all right?" Snoopy sits on the doghouse and smiles. Charlie Brown asks, "What happened?" Charlie Brown frowns. Snoopy lies on the doghouse and thinks, "She had the softest paws . . ." He
First appearance: March 21st, 1987 Linus sits at a table and writes. Lucy asks, "Do you need help with your homework?" Lucy says, "I'm good at writing term papers . . Do you need any advice?" Lucy smiles and says, "Go ahead . . Ask me anything . . ." Linus asks, "Is 'get lost' one word or two?" Latest appearance: March 23rd, 2002 / First appearance: March 21st, 1972 Peppermint Patty and Franklin sit at their desks in school. Peppermint Patty says, "How about a game of marbles after school, Franklin?" Franklin replies, "I can't . . I have a guitar lesson at three-thirty . . ." Franklin continues, "Right after that I have little league, and then swim club, and then dinner and then a '4H' meeting." Franklin adds, "I lead a very active Tue First appearance: March 21st, 1979 Lucy and Linus sit on the floor and play a board game. Lucy says, "There . . . I moved five squares . . Now, it's your turn . . . Roll the dice!" Linus says, "In the twenty-eighth chapter of Exodus, it tells of 'Urim and Thummim' . . . Some scholars say these were small stones like dice." Linus continues, "These dice were used to obtain the will of God when decisions had to be made First appearance: March 21st, 1986 Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound and shouts, "Okay, team, it's time for our trick play!" Lucy stands in the outfield and asks, "What trick play?" Charlie Brown says, "I pitch the ball, the batter hits it in the air and you catch it . . ." Lucy responds, "That would be quite a trick all right!" First appearance: March 21st, 1988 Sally stands in front of the classroom and holds a doll. She smiles and says, "For 'show and tell' today, I have brough my new 'praying doll.'" Sally says, "You will note that her hands are held together in a praying position by velcro . . Are there any questions?" Sally says, "No, I do not believe velcro is mentioned anywhere in the new testament." Latest appearance: March 18th, 2016 / First appearance: March 21st, 1969 Lucy stands outside at night and says, "Poets tell us that the answers to life can be found in the stars . . ." Lucy looks up at the stars. Lucy continues to look up at the stars. Lucy walks away and says, "Stupid poets!" First appearance: March 21st, 1975 Charlie Brown lies on the pitcher's mound and says, "Rats!" He continues, "Why do we always have to lose the first game of the season?" Lucy carries a cup and saucer and approaches the pitcher's mound. She says, "Hey, manager, I knew you'd be feeling bad so I brought you a cup of tea." Charlie Brown holds the cup and saucer and says, "A cup of tea?" Lucy holds a baseball and says, Latest appearance: March 23rd, 2003 / First appearance: March 21st, 1971 Charlie Brown and other kids run out of the classroom. Charlie Brown is walking outside. He carries a small bag. He says, "Lunch time again.." He stands in front of a bench and says, "I remember how I used to sit on this bench every noon and stare across the playground at that little red-haired girl..." Charlie Brown sits on the bench, holding the bag. He says, "All I wante Latest appearance: March 18th, 2013 / First appearance: March 21st, 1966 Charlie Brown rifles through a drawer and says, "I thought I had a clean white handkercheif in here . . ." Charlie Brown says, "There's a blue one . . . a green one . . . another blue one . . ." Charlie Brown walks through the house thinking, "What in the world happened to my white handkerchief?" Snoopy stands on his doghouse with the white handkerchief around his head and Latest appearance: March 18th, 2014 / First appearance: March 21st, 1967 Jose Peterson shakes hands with Charlie Brown. Peppermint Patty says, "Chuck, I'd like to have you meet Jose Peterson . . ." Peppermint Patty continues, "Now, the way I see it, Chuck, you can play Jose Peterson here at second where he can work with that funny looking kid you've got playing shortstop . . ." Charlie Brown says, "What about Linus? He's always played a pretty good seco Latest appearance: March 19th, 2015 / First appearance: March 21st, 1968 Charlie Brown and Linus stand by the baseball bench and frown. Charlie Brown says, "Well, we lost our first game of the season . . ." Linus says, "I wonder how our new manager will take this defeat?" Snoopy kicks and throws equipment, the bench and Charlie Brown and Linus. Snoopy stomps away and thinks, "I hate losing!" Latest appearance: March 18th, 2006 / First appearance: March 21st, 1959 Charlie Brown rushes over to Lucy, on the grass, carrying money. He exclaims,"Look! I just earned a dollar!" He looks at the dollar and says,"The first dollar I ever earned! I'm going to have it framed, and hang it on a wall in my room!" He continues, "I'll have it put in a nice frame with glass over it and I'll hang it up and I'll keep it for the rest of my life!" Charli First appearance: March 21st, 1990 Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound and exclaims, "Good grief, another home run! This is our worst game ever!" Lucy walks towards him wearing a baseball glove. Lucy says, "'If the heart of a man is depressed with cares, the mist is dispelled when a woman appears.'" Lucy walks away as Charlie Brown says, "Not always." First appearance: March 21st, 1965 Charlie Brown dribbles a basketball. Lucy gaurds Charlie Brown. Linus runs to get free as Violet waves her arms in front of Charlie Brown. Charlie Brown bounce passes the ball, past Violet, to Patty. Patty passes to Linus as Five tries to interfere. Five follows as Linus dribbles down the court. Linus shoots the ball. Linus sinks the ball int First appearance: March 21st, 1983 Peppermint Patty says to Charlie Brown, "Here's how it is, Chuck . . . All the big-league teams have mascots, right?" Peppermint Patty says, "Our team is the 'Pelicans,' right? Well, we have this costume we want you to wear . . ." Peppermint Patty says, "So try it on, Chuck . . . See what you think." Charlie Brown wears a pelican costume. A happy Peppermint Patty shouts, First appearance: March 21st, 1976 Schroeder walks up to Charlie Brown standing atop the pitcher's mound and tosses a ball to him. Schroeder says,"Okay, Charlie Brown....this is it!" Lucy walks along the field. Schroeder continues,"One finger will mean a fast ball, and two fingers will mean a curve." Lucy stands on the pitcher's mound and says,"Tell your catcher that I think he's kind of cute." Schroeder asks,"Di First appearance: March 21st, 1995 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their school desks. Marcie holds up a piece of paper and says, "You have this all wrong, sir . ." Marcie continues, "The teacher said this was a 'true or false' test . ." Peppermint Patty says, "No wonder . . I thought she said, 'trick or treat.'" First appearance: March 21st, 1978 Linus and Charlie Brown stand at the wall. Charlie Brown says, "I've always been criticized." Charlie Brown continues, "Right from the beginning!" Charlie Brown says, "Right from the very first day I was born . . ." Charlie Brown says, "They said I wasn't right for the part!" Latest appearance: March 20th, 2000 / First appearance: March 21st, 1974 Peppermint Patty and Snoopy lie under boards. Marcie stands next to the pile of wood and says, "Wow!" Peppermint Patty says, "All right, Marcie, I hope you're satisfied! You've destroyed Chuck's guest cottage!" Marcie shouts, "It's not a guest cottage, sir, it's just a dog house! And Snoopy is not a funny-looking kid with a big nose!! He's a beagle!" Marcie continues, "When are you First appearance: March 21st, 1997 Pigpen swings the bat and hits the ball. Pigpen runs. Pigpen continues to run around the bases. Pigpen slides. Charlie Brown stands by the bench and says, "'Pigpen' slides into home! He's safe! He's getting up! He's dusting himself off . ." Lucy sits on the bench and asks, "Why?"
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


  • 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.