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 21st, 2015 / First appearance: December 21st, 1968 Sally walks up behind Charlie Brown and asks, "Is it Christmas yet?" Charlie Brown replies, "Four more days." Sally asks, "How come it takes so long?" Charlie Brown replies, "Christmas is on top of a steep hill, and the closer you get to it, the steeper the hill is!" Sally sits next to Snoopy and says, "Christmas is on top of a steep hill!" First appearance: July 28th, 1999 Charlie Brown, Sally and Snoopy sit on a sofa. Charlie reads from a book and says, "And the rain was upon the earth forty days and forty nights" Sally says, "Unbelievable.." Snoopy says, "Who went out in the back yard and got the dog dish?" First appearance: February 23rd, 1998 Sally, Charlie Brown and Snoopy are sitting at the table. Sally is writing on some paper. She says, "What are the words you hate most to hear?" Snoopy says, "You stay home now and be a good dog." First appearance: June 21st, 1978 Eudora and Sally lie in bed. Sally asks, "Eudora, are you crying? What's the matter?" Eudora replies, "I never wanted to come to this camp." Eudora continues, "But I'm not as lonely as I thought I was going to be." Eudora adds, "I'm only crying with one eye." First appearance: July 24th, 1987 Marcie stands at a pay phone and says, "Hello? This is Marcie . . May I speak to Charles, please?" Sally replies into the telephone, "If you mean my big brother, he isn't home . . He's probably playing baseball . . ." Sally says, "No, I don't take messages." Sally sits in a beanbag chair and watches television. She says, "I have better things to do . ." 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: July 26th, 1992 Sally and Linus stand at the bottom of a hill with a cardboard box and look up. Sally says, "Up there?" Linus pushes the box up the hill. Sally walks up the hill behind Linus and asks, "Wouldn't this be better in the snow?" Linus and Sally stand on the top of the hill with the box. Linus says, "Grass is just as good . . Grass is slippery, besides, maybe it'll snow today . ." First appearance: August 10th, 1998 Snoopy and Charlie Brown watch television. Sally holds a piece of paper. Sally says, "I decided to write a letter.." Charlie Brown says, "Good for you.." Sally says, "How do you spell "by the way'?" Charlie Brown says, "Just the way it sounds.. 'By the way'." Sally sits at a table. Snoopy watches. Sally writes, "Dear Grandma, How have you been? By the way, thanks for the Chri First appearance: February 11th, 1981 Sally stands in front of the class with the valentine box. She says, "All right, 'at ease,' out there! Our teacher has asked me to explain how this valentine thing will work . . ." Sally continues, "Each student will drop his or her valentine into this box . . . Please write all names clearly . . ." Sally says, "Special terms of endearment like 'sweet babboo,' for instance, are per First appearance: August 14th, 1995 Sally sits in a small kiddie pool. She looks at Snoopy who is wearing a sailor's cap and carrying a large model ship. First appearance: February 12th, 1981 Sally and Eudora walk together. Eudora holds an envelope and says, "I'm only taking one valentine to school." Sally asks, "Who's it for?" Eudora replies, "The cutest of the cute." Sally asks, "Will he know who he is?" Eudora replies, "I'm sure he will . . ." A voice shouts, "I doubt it!!" First appearance: May 30th, 1985 Sally sits in a beanbag chair and watches television. Charlie Brown says, "If we watch tv all the time, we won't have to learn to read . . ." Charlie Brown continues, "If we use word processors and calculators, we won't have to learn to write or do math . . ." Charlie Brown says, "Pretty soon, we won't have to know anything." Sally responds, "That's when I'll fit in!" First appearance: May 10th, 1988 Charlie Brown and Sally sit on a couch. Charlie Brown reads a book and says, "' . . But David won the fight when he hit Goliath in the head with a stone . . .'" Sally asks, "What did Goliath's mom say about that?" First appearance: September 12th, 1981 Charlie Brown empties a can of dog food into Snoopy's supper dish. Charlie Brown walks with the supper dish. Sally asks, "Don't you ever do anything to make his dinner look nice?" Charlie Brown looks at the supper dish. Snoopy sits in front of the supper dish. It has a bow on the top. First appearance: January 22nd, 1979 Sally and Charlie Brown sit at the table with papers. Charlie Brown says, "I can't help you with your homework because I have my own homework to do . . ." Sally replies, "If you don't help me, I'll bump your elbow so you can't write straight." Charlie Brown says, "I'll bump your nose!" Sally says, "These are easy problems." First appearance: July 12th, 1986 Sally wears a camouflage outfit. She says, "I knew it! Now they want us to learn to eat grass! This is survival?" Sally says, "Who wants to eat grass? What do they think we are, a bunch of cows?!" Charlie Brown picks up grass. Snoopy watches as Linus says, "Try it . . . Maybe you'll like it . ." Sally puts grass in her mouth and exclaims, "In the long run, I think I'd First appearance: December 8th, 1999 Snoopy is sitting in a chair. Sally comes up behind him and says, "There's a whole bunch of burglars outside. You should go bark at them." Snoopy sticks his head out the door and barks, "WOOF!" Snoopy walks back inside and as he passes Sally she says, "That was good. You scared them away with one, 'WOOF.'" Snoopy sits back down and thinks, "It was a quality 'WOOF.'" Latest appearance: August 31st, 2016 / First appearance: September 3rd, 1969 Sally and Charlie Brown walk outside. Sally says, "Boy, do you ever goof me up!" Sally turns to Charlie Brown and says, "You had me take my lunch to school in a lunch box . . . Do you know what happened?" Sally waves her lunch box and says, "All the other kids were brown-bagging it!! I felt like a fool!" Sally kicks her lunch box and says, "You gave me bad advice big broth First appearance: December 26th, 1991 Charlie Brown rolls a big snowball. Sally asks, "Have you thought about what you're going to get me for Christmas?" Charlie Brown answers, "Christmas was yesterday." Sally says, "It'll be here again before you know it . ." First appearance: June 15th, 1995
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: November 15th, 1981 The World War I Flying Ace walks through the archway of a ruin. He sits at a table, that holds a mug and a bottle, with one finger raised and thinks, "Puis-Je Avoir La Carte?" He thinks, "Here's the World War I Flying Ace sitting in a small French Cafe...." He continues, "Suddenly he sees a beautiful young country lass!" He walks along thinking, "Slyly he approaches her ta First appearance: November 15th, 1980 Marcie and Peppermint Patty stand in the snow. Marcie says, "Look, sir, it's starting to snow . ." Peppermint Patty says, "My toes are cold . . ." Marcie says, "You shouldn't have worn those sandals . . Maybe we can wrap your feet with comic books . . ." Marcie wraps comic books around Peppermint Patty's feet. Marcie and Peppermint Patty walk in the snow. Marcie says, "If y First appearance: November 15th, 1987 Snoopy (with his dish on his head) and Woodstock and his friends walk up a snow-slope. The birds sit in the dish atop the slope whiles Snoopy stand at the edge and look over. He sits in the dish with the birds at the top of the slope. They slid down the slope. They twist to the side as they continue to slide. They continue to slide the slope They hit Latest appearance: November 12th, 2013 / First appearance: November 15th, 1966 Charlie Brown stands in the street wearing his safety patrol uniform and holding a stop sign. He shouts, "Okay, let's move along there!" Charlie Brown yells, "Just pay attention to your safety patrol! Move along, now! Move along!" Lucy walks by and says, "'Fuzz!'" A dejected Charlie Brown holds his sign and says quietly, "Okay . . . let's move along . . . let's move alon Latest appearance: November 12th, 2014 / First appearance: November 15th, 1967 Charlie Brown leans against Schroder's piano, wearing his baseball cap. Schroeder exclaims, "You what?!!" Charlie Brown explains, "I traded Snoopy to Peppermint Patty for five good players...He's the only player she'd trade for...I had to do it..." Schroeder exclaims, "But he's your own dog! Does winning a ball game mean that much to you?" Charlie Brown replies, I don't k First appearance: November 15th, 1958 Lucy sits watching Linus build a toy airplane. She says, "Mother says for you to clean up your room, Linus.." He asks, "Why should I?" She shouts, "Because It's Your Room, That's Why!" She continues, "You're lucky to Have a room of your own! There are a lot of children in this world who have to sleep in the street!" He replies, "And I suppose their mothers make them clean Latest appearance: November 12th, 2016 / First appearance: November 15th, 1969 Snoopy lies on his doghouse. Smoke swirls around him. More smoke floats by. Snoopy looks up. Snoopy thinks, "I can't believe it!" Woodstock stands next to a pile of burning leaves. Snoopy thinks, "Why does my new caretaker insist on burning leaves during my afternoon nap?" First appearance: November 15th, 1993 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their school desks. Peppermint Patty says, "Today?! The test is today? Yes, ma'am, I'm surprised . ." Peppermint Patty says, "I thought maybe before the real test there'd be a pro-am . ." First appearance: November 15th, 1975 Charlie Brown and Lucy stand in the grass. Lucy says, "Charlie Brown, you're crazy!" Snoopy walks by and wears his supper dish on his head. Lucy says, "You can't let that stupid beagle try to walk all the way to Needles!" Lucy continues, "That's desert country! How in the world do you think he's going to get across the desert?!" Snoopy wears the supper dish on his head and First appearance: November 15th, 1978 Peppermint Patty walks with Marcie and says, "I'm getting dumber every day . . . I can't do my schoolwork . . ." Peppermint Patty continues, "My head is dead, Marcie." Marcie says, "We'll get you started again, sir . . We'll just put you in gear . . ." Marcie pushes Peppermint Patty down a hill. Peppermint Patty says, "Yipe!" Marcie continues, ". . . And push you downhill!" Latest appearance: November 13th, 2007 / First appearance: November 15th, 1960 Lucy is watching Schroeder play his piano. She asks, "What are you going to get me for Beethoven's birthday, Schroeder?" He exclaims, "A million-dollar diamond necklace!" He resumes playing. Lucy says, "That will be nice" She turns back to him with a smile on her face. She exclaims, "I love gems!" Latest appearance: November 12th, 2010 / First appearance: November 15th, 1963 "Did you see that little girl with the red hair walk by?" Linus asks Charlie Brown. They are sitting on the bench with their lunch bags. Linus turns to one side to watch her. "You got sort of nervous when she walked by, didn't you, Charlie Brown?" "What makes you think I got nervous?" Charlie Brown says. "You tied your peanut butter sandwich in a knot!" Linus observes. Char Latest appearance: November 10th, 2003 / First appearance: November 15th, 1971 Linus sits up in bed and looks at his arm. He says, "My hands aren't shaking?" Linus continues, "I'm not dizzy any more . . . My stomach doesn't hurt . . I'm actually hungry!" Linus says, "I made it through the weekend without my blanket! I did it! I did it!" Linus shouts, "And I did it my way!!" First appearance: November 15th, 1959 Lucy and Linus are standing in the field at night and Linus says to Lucy "Here comes Charlie Brown.. Maybe he'll know... (BR) (BR) Lucy goes on saying as she looks up at the sky and Charlie Brown approaches, " It sure looks like an airplane to me... you know how their lights kind of blink on and off..." (BR) (BR) The three keeping looking up at the night sky and Lucy ask Charlie Brown "Is that an First appearance: November 15th, 1996 Peppermint Patty holds a football and yells, "Get back, Marcie! Get way back!" Peppermint Patty shouts, "Farther! Farther! Get back farther!" Peppermint Patty looks into the distance. Marcie walks up behind Peppermint Patty and says, "I took the long way around . ." First appearance: November 15th, 1986 Snoopy lies on the doghouse thinking, "Every night my supper comes through that back door . ." Charlie Brown walks up behind Snoopy holding the dog dish. He yells, "Surprise!" Snoopy jumps into the air. Charlie Brown explains, "Tonight I went out the front door and came aournd the side of the house . ." Snoopy eats his food and thinks, "I'll eat first, and then I'll call First appearance: November 15th, 1992 Snoopy stands on a perch. Charlie Brown lies in bed. Snoopy jumps from the perch head first.. Snoopy has a cord around his ankle. He stops and flies back up in the air. Snoopy heads for the floor again. Snoopy bounces back up in the air. Snoopy hangs upside down. Snoopy stands on the board at the end of Charlie Brown's bed. Charlie Brown lies Latest appearance: November 10th, 2000 / First appearance: November 15th, 1974 Marcie and Peppermint Patty stand by the door. Peppermint Patty says, "Hi, Marcie, how's the sewing coming?" Peppermint Patty and Marcie walk. Peppermint Patty says, "You're working on my skating dress, aren't you?" Marcie replies, "Oh, yes, I'm working on it . . ." Peppermint Patty and Marcie stand in front of the sewing machine. Marcie frowns and says, "In fact, I just learned so First appearance: November 15th, 1983 Peppermint Patty sits at her school desk and raises her hand. She shouts, "I know the answer!" Peppermint Patty covers Marcie's mouth with her hand and says, "Yes, ma'am, I do . ." Peppermint Patty covers Franklin's mouth and says, "The answer is 'five'!" Peppermint Patty smiles and says, "And I was the only one who knew it . ." Latest appearance: November 12th, 2008 / First appearance: November 15th, 1961 Standing on the sidewalk next to a fire hydrant Lucy is looking at Linus as he is saying, "I think i'm ahead of my time... (BR) (BR) Lucy and Linus are facing each other and Lucy is Yelling, " Ha! That's a laugh! You're just like a lot of others who say the same thing! It's an excuse, that's what it is !"(BR) (BR) The two are still standing on the side walk next to a fire hydrant as Lucy stretches
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.