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: 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: December 29th, 1996 Sally looks in the drawer for some papers. Sally carries a piece of paper. While Charlie and Snoopy sit on the chair, Sally says, "Okay, big brother.. Time to write those 'thank you' letters.." Charlie says, "Good for you.. I'm glad you're being so thoughtful.." Sally tells Charlie to write, "'Dear Gramma'" Charlie asks, "Which gramma?" Sally replies, "I don't know. First appearance: July 4th, 1979 Linus and Schroeder stand by the baseball bench. Sally approaches and asks, "Have any of you guys seen my big brother?" Linus says, "Charlie Brown? He wasn't feeling well so he went home . . ." Sally walks away and says, "He probably got hit on the head with too many fly balls." Lucy stands in the outfield and shouts, "That's what I said!" Latest appearance: August 28th, 2009 / First appearance: August 31st, 1962 Lucy sits at the psychiatric help booth. Sally says, "My problem is I'm afraid of kindergarten." Sally says, "I don't even know why! I try to reason it out but I can't . . . I'm just afraid . . ." Sally continues to fret and says, "I think about it all the time . . . I'm really afraid . . ." Lucy replies, "You're no different from anyone else . . . Five cents, please!" First appearance: January 8th, 1980 Snoopy watches Sally look at a ruler. Sally says, "This is a school project . . . We have to measure something with a ruler . . ." Snoopy's ears stand up. Sally says, "Open wide . . . I think I'll measure your mouth." Snoopy holds the ruler in his mouth. Sally thinks. Sally holds the dripping wet ruler and says, "It's hard to read a wet ruler." Snoopy thinks, "The aftertast Latest appearance: November 14th, 2010 / First appearance: November 10th, 1963 "Rats!" says Sally, leaning aginst a cushion. She walks down the hall, announcing, "I hate Sunday afternoons!" "There's nothing to do.." Sally complains. She stands next to Charlie Brown, who sit in a chair, reading. He suggests, "Why don't you go jump in some leaves?" "That is not a nice thing to say!" Sally says. Charlie Brown leans over: "No, I mean it...this is the time First appearance: September 28th, 1993 Sally sits up in her bed and shouts, "I'm awake!" Sally gets out of bed and says, "But I can't get dressed right away . ." Sally looks at her socks on the floor. Sally says, "My socks are still sleeping." First appearance: July 5th, 1981 Sally stands in her beachwear on the sand looking out at the ocean. She kneels on the sand and starts playing in it. She starts to build a castle. She stops and stares in front of her. She runs off in a panic as a wave rushes up onto the shore. She stands and looks at it. She walks back across the sand. She looks at the area where the water has washed away her sa First appearance: July 4th, 1976 Sally walks up to Charlie Brown, who is eating, and says,"You should go see what LInus has made!" They are on the beach and they are both wearing their swim wear. Charlie Brown walks off. He walks up to Linus as the latter kneels on the sand building a sand-castle. Charlie Brown exclaims,"Wow! What a sand castle!" Linus stands up as Lucy walks over. Charlie Brown exclaims,"You Latest appearance: July 17th, 2000 / First appearance: July 22nd, 1974 Charlie Brown walks past Sally. Sally asks, "Did you have a good time at the party, big brother?" Charlie Brown replies, "Frankly, no! I fell into the wading pool, and everybody laughed, and then somebody said something about how dumb I was so I came home . . ." Charlie Brown sits in a chair and frowns. Sally says, "I know how you feel, big brother . . . Maybe you'd be better off i First appearance: November 21st, 1976 Sally watches Linus kick the football. Sally says, "How come I never get to kick the football?" Linus says, "Do you think you can?" Linus says, "This is a pretty big ball.." He says, "I'm not sure you're strong enough.. let's see how hard you can kick..." Sally kicks Linus in the shin. He screams. More screaming. Linus says, "You dummy! You're suppos First appearance: September 7th, 1981 Lucy looks at Sally holding a bag. Sally says, "It's a carry-on bag . . . Isn't it neat?" Lucy says, "It's beautiful . . . Are you going somewhere?" Sally replies, "No, I hate going places." Sally continues, "I just like luggage." First appearance: October 3rd, 1991 Charlie Brown sits in a beanbag chair. Sally stands behind him and says, "Mom says I can have your room when you go away to college . ." Sally says, "I've been putting in a few things already . ." Charlie Brown says, "What's your hurry? I won't be leaving for another ten years . ." Sally says, "Really?" Sally walks away and says, "Some of that fruit's gonna spoil . ." First appearance: January 27th, 1978 Charlie Brown walks with Sally. Sally says, "Well, I hope you're satisfied, big brother . . I bought that stupid kid a new ruler . . ." Charlie Brown says, "Good for you . . . And I hope you learned a lesson about returning what you've borrowed." Sally replies, "I sure did." Sally continues, "It's a lot better than getting punched out!" Latest appearance: February 26th, 2003 / First appearance: March 3rd, 1971 Sally walks with Charlie Brown and says, "I got a failing grade on my ocean report . ." Sally stops walking and shouts, "That teacher wanted me to tell all I know about oceans! They'll never get me to tell all I know! Never!" Sally continues, "They can threaten me or beat me or torture me, but I'll never tell all I know! I don't care what they do to me, I'll never tell all I know!! 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 First appearance: December 13th, 1982 Sally and Charlie Brown sit at the table. Sally draws large circles. Sally holds up the paper and says, "I'm practicing drawing Christmas wreaths." Charlie Brown says, "They look more like doughnuts to me." Sally shouts, "Dunk a Christmas wreath in a cup of coffee and you're in trouble!" First appearance: October 14th, 1983 Sally stands in front of her classroom. She says, "This is my report on loving and being loved . . ." Sally says, "We are all capable of loving and being loved." Sally says, "For instance, statistically, we see that I could be loved by everyone in this room . . ." Linus screams, "Not me!" First appearance: July 29th, 1992 Sally sits in the beanbag chair and asks Charlie Brown, "Have you really been away at camp?" Sally says, "Then I guess I should take all my things out of your room . ." Charlie Brown yells, "Every time I go away someplace you move into my room!" Sally reaches for the bedroom door and says, "It'll take time to change the locks . . " 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
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: May 21st, 1993 Linus and the World Famous Attorney lean against a tree. Linus says, "I can see you now sitting on the bench of the Supreme Court . . They'd probably put you right next to Judge Sandra Day O'Conner . ." Snoopy thinks, "Is she cute?" First appearance: May 21st, 1986 The Literary Ace sits on his doghouse and types, "Dear Sweetheart," Lucy reads the letter and says, "That's too impersonal." Lucy says, "I think you should call her something more endearing . . ." Snoopy types, "Dear Angel Food Cake with Seven Minute Frosting," Latest appearance: May 18th, 2014 / First appearance: May 21st, 1967 Lucy stands in the outfied and yells, "Why should I listen to you, Charlie Brown?!" Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound and yells: "ALL RIGHT, THEN, DO IT YOUR OWN WAY!" "That Lucy drives me crazy! She's the most stubborn person I've ever known!" Charlie Brown comes to Shroeder, who stands on the slope of the mound. "She's stubborn and obstinate and uncompliable and First appearance: May 21st, 1984 Spike stands in the desert behind a podium. Spike thinks, "The meeting of the cactus club will come to order!" Spike thinks, "It has been suggested that we invite one of the local coyotes to be a guest speaker . . ." Spike thinks, "This suggestion has been turned down." Spike thinks, "No one likes to get eaten by a guest speaker!" Latest appearance: May 25th, 2008 / First appearance: May 21st, 1961 Snoopy digs a hole in the ground. Snoopy drops a bone into the hole and then covers the hole. Snoopy watches as Linus walks by, dragging his blanket behind him. Snoopy runs after Linus and grabs the blanket with his teeth. Linus hangs on to the blanket and Snoopy drags him. A dazed Linus lies on the ground still clutching his blanket. Snoopy holds the blank Latest appearance: May 18th, 2013 / First appearance: May 21st, 1966 Schroeder plays the piano. Lucy stands in front of him. Lucy leans on Schroeder's piano. Lucy smiles. Schroeder flips backwards as Lucy shouts, "Your sweetie is back!" Latest appearance: May 18th, 2006 / First appearance: May 21st, 1959 Charlie Brown and Lucy are walking around the neighborhood. He says, "I'm a great believer in kindness.." He continues with arms outstretched, "I think we should be kind not only to other people, but to animals fish, birds and all living creatures..." They sit on the sidewalk. Lucy says, "I guess you and I have gentle hearts, Charlie Brown..." She continues, "I've always First appearance: May 21st, 1988 Sally wears pajamas as she sits in a chair. She reads, "'Dear Student, As part of a statewide school project, we are asking what you are reading now.'" Sally writes, "Right now, I am reading your form letter." Latest appearance: May 19th, 2015 / First appearance: May 21st, 1968 Sally walks up behind Charlie Brown and says, "I don't have a calendar in my room." Sally continues, "I never know what day it is . . . Sometimes I don't even know what month it is . . ." Charlie Brown says, "I have a calendar in my room . . If you want to know what day it is, just ask me." Sally asks, "Is it Christmas yet?" First appearance: May 21st, 1995 On the pitcher mound, Charlie looks over into the field and remarks, "Good grief!" Charlie is walking somewhere. Snoopy holds his food dish in his mouth. Charlie asks Snoopy, "May I ask how you intend to play shortstop with a supper dish in your mouth?" A baseball bounces toward Snoopy. Snoopy shoots the bowl in the air and frees hit mouth. Snoopy gets the b Latest appearance: May 18th, 2012 / First appearance: May 21st, 1965 Charlie Brown brings Snoopy his dinner and says, "Guess what, Snoopy . . . " Charlie Brown says, "I did something that will help make your fur shiny . . ." Charlie Brown walks away and says, "I mixed a raw egg in with your food." Snoopy sticks out his tongue and says, "I feel sick!" Latest appearance: May 26th, 2002 / First appearance: May 21st, 1972 Snoopy hops down from his doghouse. Peppermint Patty, Charlie Brown and Snoopy walk along in single file. Peppermint Patty wonders, "Is love a 'now' kind of thing, Chuck, or is it mostly hope and memories?" Peppermint Patty stands on a step and drinks from a water fountain. Charlie Brown says, "Well, my Dad says that he took a girl to the movies once, and it was one of those real s First appearance: May 21st, 1991 Schroeder, Charlie Brown and Lucy stand on the pitcher's mound. Schroeder holds a paper and says, "And it says here that Joe Garagiola is now in the Baseball Hall of Fame!" Charlie Brown says, "Isn't that great?" Lucy says, "It means there's still hope for all of us . ." First appearance: May 21st, 1983 Schroeder plays the piano. A music staff hovers over him. Charlie Brown runs and pulls a kite. Charlie Brown runs back and pulls the music staff. Schroeder plays the piano. A kite hovers over him. First appearance: May 21st, 1998 At the dance, Linus tells Charlie, "See? There she is, Charlie Brown.." Linus says, "There's the little red-haried girl just waiting for you to ask her to dance.." Charlie says, "I wish I were sophisticated like guys you read about in stories.." Snoopy stands by the punch and thinks, "Here's the Scott Fitzgerald hero standing by the punch bowl 'trying to look casual and uni Latest appearance: May 18th, 2017 / First appearance: May 21st, 1970 Snoopy sits on the doghouse. Woodstock jumps up and down in the doghouse. Snoopy smiles and thinks, "For his birthday, I've promised to get him his own coloring book and his own crayons . . ." Woodstock falls off the doghouse. Snoopy's ears stand up. Woodstock lies on the ground dazed. Snoopy looks over the edge of the doghouse and thinks, "It never pays to get too happy!" First appearance: May 21st, 1975 Snoopy sits on the doghouse. Charlie Brown says, "I think you've forgotten something." Charlie Brown continues, "At the end of the story of the three little pigs, the wolf fell into a pot of boiling water . . ." Charlie Brown asks, "So what do you have to worry about?" Snoopy thinks, "His grandchildren may be out for revenge!" First appearance: May 21st, 1979 Lucy walks from the outfield and says, "Hey, manager!" Charlie Brown stands on the pitchers mound. Lucy says, "Look, I got a new glove!" Lucy walks away and says, "It's bigger than my old one . . ." Lucy has her glove full and says, "It holds more potato chips!" First appearance: May 21st, 1999 Peppermint Patty and Marcie sit at their school desks. Patty says, I'm not so sure about this college thing after all..." Patty says, "I just discovered something..." Patty says, "They have classes!" First appearance: May 21st, 1956 Linus approaches Lucy in the room. He exclaims, "Look, Lucy...I tied my own shoes!" She stoops down, points at his feet, and says, "Well, so you did...but you gt 'em on the wrong feet..." He looks down and asks, "Waddya mean, the wrong feet?" He exclaims, "THESE are my feet!!"
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.