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: August 28th, 1992 Linus lies in bed at night and says, "There they go again . . I can hear those coyotes howling." Linus walks by a window at night in his pajamas. Linus says into the telephone, "Hello, Charlie Brown?" Sally holds the phone as Charlie Brown looks on. Sally says, "No, this is Sally . . Is this my sweet babboo? Have you called to ask me to go to the movies?" Linus li First appearance: June 4th, 1985 Sally sits in a chair and frowns. She says, "I'm mad, and when I'm mad, I've gotta kick something!" Sally continues, "I don't care what it is!" Sally kicks a beanbag chair. The beanbag chair falls on top of Sally. She says, "But it shouldn't have been a beanbag . ." First appearance: June 2nd, 1984 Snoopy sits on the doorstep with a dinner dish in his mouth. Sally says, "You're not waiting for your supper, are you?" Snoopy thinks, "No, I always sit like this with a dish in my mouth!" Sally says, "And I hope you're not thinking some biting sarcasm . . ." Snoopy thinks, "How about no sarcasm, but lots of biting?" First appearance: December 14th, 1983 Eudora and Sally walk by Snoopy. Eudora asks, "Do you ever worry about growing old?" Sally says, "No, I don't even think about it." Snoopy thinks, "I do." Snoopy thinks, "I hate getting old, and having my ears turn gray . . ." First appearance: June 16th, 1983 Sally and Peppermint Patty sit on a porch swing. Sally says, "I have beautiful memories of other summer nights just like this . . ." Sally smiles and says, "My sweet babboo and I used to sit out here on this porch swing holding hands and listening to the music . ." Linus shouts, "Now, we didn't!" Sally screams, "Well, we should have!!" First appearance: February 20th, 1992 Charlie Brown runs away from a renegade kite. Sally explains to a boy, "That's my brother . . Although I sometimes wonder if there wasn't a mix-up at the hospital the day I was born . ." First appearance: August 21st, 1984 Sally sits on a stool and watches television. Linus says, "I believe in the work ethic . . ." Linus exclaims, "The harder you work, the more money you should make!" Linus and Sally just sit there. Sally exclaims, "I believe in the allowance ethic!" First appearance: March 20th, 1986 Charlie Brown says to Sally, "This is how you shoot a marble . ." Charlie Brown says, "You put it between your second finger and your thumb with the tip of your forefinger underneath . ." Sally says, "I can think of an easier way . . ." Sally kicks the marble and screams, "Kick it!!!" Charlie Brown falls over. First appearance: September 14th, 1982 Sally sits at the table with a jigsaw puzzle. She says, "Hey, big brother, I have a profound question for you . . ." Sally continues, "How come, when you're working on a jigsaw puzzle, there's always a piece missing?" Charlie Brown sits in a chair with a book and asks, "Is that your question?" Sally replies, "No, the question is, how come you always find it?" First appearance: November 18th, 1991 Linus and Sally wait at the bus stop. Sally holds her paper together using a three pronged branch. Linus says, "Broke your 3-ring binder again, huh?" First appearance: August 10th, 1992 Charlie Brown rests on a pillow that leans against a couch. Sally holds a piece of paper and says, "What's this? A bill for a hundred dollars?" Charlie Brown examines the piece of paper and says, "It's from 'Ace Airlines' . . They say you never paid for your ticket . . ." Sally says, "I never got where I was going, either! I never got out of our back yard!" Charlie Brown First appearance: July 30th, 1968 Charlie Brown runs to the edge of the beach and shouts, "My beach ball!" Charlie Brown looks at the water and says, "You let my beach ball get away! It's gone! That ball will float clear to Hawaii!" Charlie Brown turns to Sally and shouts, "What do you have to say for yourself?" Sally replies, "Aloha?" Latest appearance: September 29th, 2006 / First appearance: October 2nd, 1959 Charlie Brown is holding a ball. He throws his hand back, preparing to throw. He throws. Sally smiles as the ball knocks over a series of baby-bottles. First appearance: March 13th, 1985 Charlie Brown sits in a beanbag chair. Sally asks, "How about helping me with my homework?" Sally continues, "If you do, you'll have my everlasting gratitude . . ." Charlie Brown replies, "You don't even know what everlasting means . ." Sally and says, "'Til I ask you again." First appearance: January 25th, 1985 Sally and Snoopy sit at the table. Sally writes on a sheet of paper and says, "I still say dogs are lucky." Sally turns toward Snoopy and says, "Admit it . ." Sally throws her arms in the air and says, "You don't have to go to school or get a job or anything!" Snoopy thinks, "Those 'anythings' can get to you." First appearance: May 15th, 1982 Sally talks into the phone and says, "Hello?" Sally says, "Yes, it is . . ." Sally asks, "Whom should I say is calling?" Sally says, "Joe whom." Latest appearance: October 6th, 2012 / First appearance: October 9th, 1965 Snoopy sits on his doghouse. Sally says, "You know what, Snoopy?" Sally says, "I'll bet when you were a little kid you never had to worry about 'new math' or 'old math' or any kind of math." Snoopy thinks, "That's true . . . At the Daisy Hill Puppy Farm that wasn't very important . . ." Snoopy lies down and thinks, "When all you have to count are the hours to suppertime, i First appearance: January 14th, 1995 Snoopy runs across the snow toward a frozen pond. He thinks, "Here we go!" Snoopy slides across the ice on his belly. He thinks, "The World Famous Stomach Slide . ." Sally walks through the house carrying a water bottle. She says, "All right, who wanted the hot water bottle?" First appearance: January 5th, 1976 Sally stands outside the school and says, "I hate being a nobody." Sally smiles and says, "I wish I were a big tv star." Sally walks away and says, "If I were a tv star, I wouldn't have to go to school." The school thinks, "I'd like to be the Sistene Chapel, too, kid, but I'm not!" First appearance: March 23rd, 1976 Sally and Snoopy stand in front of the class. Snoopy wears a cast on his foot. Sally says, "For 'Show and tell' today I have brought you a local hero!" Snoopy pretends to fly. Sally says, "This little fellow here broke his fifth metatarsal while rescuing three airline stewardesses on runaway horses!" Snoopy lifts his ear. Sally says, "Listen carefully for this is the way it all hap
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 24th, 1989 Snoopy's ears stand straight up. Lucy shouts, "He won!! Olaf won!!! Your brother won the 'Ugly Dog' contest!" Snoopy and Lucy run. Lucy continues to shout, "Olaf! You won!" Olaf looks disgusted and thinks, "Rats!" Latest appearance: January 21st, 2014 / First appearance: January 24th, 1967 Linus and Charlie Brown stand in the snow next to a tree. Charlie Brown says, "Do you know what kind of tree this is? It's a kite-eating tree!" Charlie Brown continues, "Last year it ate twenty-four of my kites! It just reached out and grabbed them with its greedy branches, and then it stood there and ate them . . ." Charlie Brown grabs Linus and says, "Be careful! Don't get too cl First appearance: January 24th, 1987 Snoopy lies on his doghouse. Charlie Brown holds a supper dish and says, "Good evening, sir . . I've come to pick up your dish and take your order." Charlie Brown smiles and says, "If I may, I'd like to recommend our special." Snoopy smiles and thinks, "I'll take it." Snoopy thinks, "Or let me put it this way . . I'll risk it!" First appearance: January 24th, 1984 Snoopy sits next to Charlie Brown. Charlie Brown holds a book and says, "'And then he was home at last with his faithful dog asleep at his feet.'" Charlie Brown says, "See? Some dogs sleep at the feet of their masters . . ." Snoopy carries a sleeping bag. Snoopy places the sleeping bag at Charlie Brown's feet and sleeps. First appearance: January 24th, 1992 Spike sits in the desert near a campfire with a blanket wrapped around him. Spike thinks, "When I was little and my stomach hurt, Mom used to bring me milk and honey . ." Spike thinks, "If I had an earache, my dad used to blow cigar smoke in my ear . ." Spike thinks, "I wonder where he got the cigars . ." First appearance: January 24th, 1979 Lucy and Charlie Brown stand at the wall. Lucy says, "To plan evil is as wrong as doing it." Lucy continues, "It is an honor to receive a frank reply . . . Open rebuke is better than hidden love." Charlie Brown stands at the wall with Linus. Charlie Brown says, "I'm glad she left . . I feel like I'm covered with aphorisms . . ." Linus says, "Maybe you need to be sprayed!" Latest appearance: January 22nd, 2016 / First appearance: January 24th, 1969 Schroeder stands next to a tree and looks up. He says, "I can't believe it . ." Charlie Brown approaches. Schroeder says, "Lucy threw my piano up into this tree . . ." Charlie Brown grabs Schroeder by the collar and shouts, "Not this tree! Don't say that!" Schroeder asks, "Why? What's so special about this tree?" Charlie Brown points up and says, "This is a dreaded kite-eat First appearance: January 24th, 1977 Sally stands between Truffles and Linus. Sally asks, "What's going on here? The bus is leaving!! Who are you?" Sally asks, "What are you doing in this barn with my boyfriend?" Truffles replies, "This is my grandfather's barn! I can be here if I want to!" Linus says, "And I'm not your boyfriend!" Sally says, "You are too!" Truffles says, "He is not!" Sally and Truffles stand First appearance: January 24th, 1997 Lucy and Rerun walk down the sidewalk. Rerun says, "My back hurts . . I think I have kindergarten stress . ." Lucy asks, "'Kindergarten stress'?" Rerun says, "They demand too much from us . ." They stand at the bus stop. Rerun says, "We have to remember our names and everything . ." First appearance: January 24th, 1993 Sally looks into the mailbox. Sally reads a letter and says, "A love letter! I got a love leter!" Sally holds up the letter. Charlie Brown reaches for it and says, "How can it be a love letter for you when it has my name on it?" Charlie Brown and Sally walk away. Sally says, "It's from Linus... Read it..." Charlie Brown reads the letter. Charlie Brown and Sally sit Latest appearance: January 26th, 2003 / First appearance: January 24th, 1971 Sally, holding a piece of paper, walks to the front of her classroom. She stands in profile and recites, "My report is on population control..." She reads, "People are everywhere..some people say there are too many of us, but no one want to leave.." Sally looks up: "What's so funny?!" Sally holds the paper at her side and commands, "By golly, this is a serious repor First appearance: January 24th, 1978 Sally stands in front of the class and says, "This is my science report which is on traffic safety." Sally continues, "The first thing I did was to measure the width of the street in front of our school . ." A voice shouts, "With my ruler!" Sally frowns and says, "Get off my back, kid!" First appearance: January 24th, 1957 Snoopy approches Charlie Brown lying on the ice. He stands next to Charlie Brown. Charlie Brown is confused as Snoopy lays his head on him. He exclaims, "Good Grief!" as Snoopy falls asleep on him. First appearance: January 24th, 1991 The Foreign Legionnaire sits at a table and looks glum. Marcie asks, "The famous sergeant of the foreign legion looks sad tonight . . . Is he thinking of the past?" Marcie shouts, "Has he forgotten the slogan of the legion, 'Je ne regrette rein'? 'I regret nothing!'" Snoopy rest his head on the table and thinks, "I regret that I drank that last root beer . ." Latest appearance: January 21st, 2015 / First appearance: January 24th, 1968 Linus stands next to Sally in the snow. He sucks his thumb and holds his blanket. Sally says, "This kid at school said I have a funny face . . ." Sally continues, "Is it all right if I tell him you're going to slug him? You can be my knight in shining armor . . ." Linus replies, "I'd rather you didn't." Sally shouts, "What kind of knight are you?" Linus replies, "I'm a dove First appearance: January 24th, 1995 The Literary Ace sits on the doghouse. Lucy says, "You could write a whole novel about my life . ." Lucy continues, "It could start right from the day I was born." Snoopy types, "Born Crabby." Latest appearance: January 21st, 2011 / First appearance: January 24th, 1964 Lucy raises her arms and says, "You need me to point out our faults, Charlie Brown...It's for your own good..." Charlie Brown frowns. She follows him as he walks: "Besides, I can do it for you better than anyone else...my sysyem is unique!" Charlie Brown turns to face Lucy. He demands, "What's so unique about it?" Lucy raises her arm and explains, "I've put all your faults First appearance: January 24th, 1985 Snoopy lies on his doghouse at night and thinks, "Twenty-seven . ." Snoopy lies on his stomach and thinks, "The average person moves in his or her sleep thirty times a night . . ." Snoopy rolls on the doghouse and thinks, "Twenty-eight . . ." Snoopy hangs his head over the edge of the doghouse and thinks, "Two more to go . ." First appearance: January 24th, 1996 Rerun and Lucy stand under a basketball hoop. Lucy says to Rerun, "You shoot, and I'll go up for the rebound . ." Rerun shoots the basketball and it hits Lucy in the back of the head. Rerun says, "That was the rebound . ." First appearance: January 24th, 1998 Linus rolls a giant snowball in order to make a snowman. He's wearing a hat, coat and gloves. Woodstock and a friend fly in. The snowman has outstretched arms (sticks) pointing in opposite directions. On the ground beneath each arm, Woodstock looks one way and his friend looks the other.
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.