Sally

  • First appearance: August 23, 1959
  • Charlie Brown’s little sister believes the world owes her an explanation. Why does she have to go to school? Why doesn’t Linus, her Sweet Babboo, love her? And what’s the capital of Venezuela? Sally is always on the hunt for answers—and when she doesn’t get them, she comes up with a whole new philosophy: “Who cares?”

  • Did you know: For 6 months, Sally experienced amblyopia ("lazy eye") and wore an eye patch.
Sally
First appearance: July 19th, 1988 Sally sits at a table. Charlie Brown carries a book and says, "Here's the book you're supposed to read this summer . . It's called 'Tess of the D'Urbervilles'." Sally examines the book and asks, "Tess of the who?" Snoopy thinks, "There's a good title . . I'll have to remember that." First appearance: February 20th, 1988 Charlie Brown sits in a beanbag chair. Sally says, "'Don't blame me!' That's my new philosophy . . ." Charlie Brown says, "I thought your new philosophy was 'Who cares?'" Sally says, "'Who cares? Don't blame me!'" Charlie Brown says, "What do I know?" Sally says, "I like that! 'What do I know? Who cares? Don't blame me!'" First appearance: May 5th, 1991 Linus and Sally are walking. They stop at a streeet corner. Linus says, "I timed this crossing signal once..it takes forty seconds before it changes..." Linus and Sally wait. Sally looks at Linus. Linus says, "It says 'walk'...I guess we can cross now.." They cross. Sally says, "That's the longest time we've ever spent together." First appearance: November 9th, 1999 Sally, Charlie, Lucy, Linus and Snoopy are all outside waiting for the bus to arrive. Sally asks, "Where's Rerun?" Lucy replies, "He's kind of sick.. He said if he were a dog, he'd crawl under the porch.." Snoopy thinks, "That's what our grampa always told us.. If you don't feel good, crawl under the porch.." First appearance: December 16th, 1982 Charlie Brown and Sally stand outside a house. Charlie Brown holds a wreath and says, "You can't tell people these wreaths were made from the forests of Lebanon! That's lying!" Sally asks, "Good morning . . . Would you like to buy a Christmas wreath made from some junky ol' branches my brother found in a Christmas tree lot?" Sally says, "You wouldn't, would you? And I can't say I b First appearance: December 2nd, 1988 Sally sits at a table and writes. Charlie Brown says, "You're wanted on the phone . . It's someone who says he's Gabriel, but he should be Geronimo . ." An angry Sally shouts into the phone, "Look, kid, I'm trying to finish writing my Christmas play! Stop bothering me, or I'll change your part to a sheep!" Sally says, "Well, 'Baa,' to you, too!" First appearance: August 11th, 1982 Sally watches as Charlie Brown throws a ball. Charlie Brown says, "Now that we don't have a field to play baseball on, I have to bounce a golf ball against the steps . . ." Sally asks, "It's not quite the same, though, is it?" The ball bounces off the steps and knocks Charlie Brown over. Charlie Brown lies on the ground and looks confused. He says, "Pretty much." First appearance: July 4th, 1986 Sally and Charlie Brown sits at a table. Sally writes a bunch of periods. Sally holds the paper up to Charlie Brown and says, "These are periods . . ." Sally screams, "When I finish a sentence, that's it! Done! Finished!!" Sally screams, "Period!!" Charlie Brown goes flying. First appearance: March 30th, 1993 Charlie Brown dances all the way home. He does flips and yells, "I hit a home run in the ninth inning, and we won! I was the hero!!" Sally stands on the front porch and says in disbelief, "You?!" First appearance: October 17th, 1976 Sally is at school and raises her hand, "Yes, Ma'am... 'Hands.'" Sally walks to the front of the class with her paper. sally says, "My report today is about hands.." Sally says, "Some people are right-handed.. Some people are left handed.." She waves her arm for emphasis. She says, "Some people are able to use both hands with equal ease..." She waves both arms. First appearance: June 11th, 1997 Sally and Snoopy sit on the couch. Sally says, "I think I heard someone at the door . ." Sally says, "It's probably nobody important." Sally opens the door and sees Andy and Olaf on the doorstep. Andy thinks, "You're right . ." Olaf thinks, "We're hardly important at all . ." First appearance: February 22nd, 1997 Sally jumps rope on the sidewalk. Charlie Brown walks up and says, "I just bought a new baseball glove . ." Charlie Brown says, "I really needed it . . A good player needs good equipment . ." Sally replies, "Maybe it'll even improve your 'won-lost again' average . ." First appearance: January 26th, 1990 Charlie Brown sits in a beanbag chair. Sally asks, "You got the sleeve of your sweater caught in the pencil sharpener?" Sally asks, "Well, what did you do? How did you get it out?" Charlie Brown shows Sally the pencil sharpener that is still stuck on his sleeve. First appearance: June 9th, 1987 Sally sits in the beanbag chair. A television annoucer says, "'Enter now!'" The television annoucer says, "'Win big cash prizes!'" The television annoucer says, "'Entrants must be eighteen years of age.'" Sally screams, "I'll be an old lady!!" First appearance: January 29th, 1989 Lucy sits on the ice and shouts as Snoopy glides by: "Why don't you watch where you're going?!" Snoopy glides through the air. Lucy faces Snoopy and announces, "look beagle..there isn't room for both of us on this pond!" She pulls his hat over his face: "Go home!!" Snoopy walks with the cap still over him. He continues to walk. Sally looks out the wi First appearance: July 10th, 1986 Sally and Linus wear camouflage outfits. Sally asks, "What I want to know is who signed us up for survival camp?" Lucy exclaims, "I did!" Lucy says, "I thought we all could use a little survival training . ." Snoopy wears a camouflage hat and looks at a posted list. He thinks, "'Bayonet drill . . One o'clock' . . I think I'll skip that one . . ." First appearance: December 26th, 1992 Charlie Brown watches as Sally writes a letter. Sally writes, "Dear Grandma, Thank you for the money you sent me for Christmas." Sally writes, "I am going to save it for my college education." Sally says, "It's hard to write with a straight face . ." Charlie Brown says, "I never said a word . ." First appearance: June 6th, 1977 Sally stands outside the school and says, "Well, school, you made it through your first year." Sally walks away and says, "You can be proud of yourself." The school thinks, "I don't know . . I think I should have listened to my father . . ." The school continues to think, "He wanted me to be an airline terminal." First appearance: March 22nd, 1995 Charlie Brown sits in his beanbag chair. Sally stands behind him and says, "'All is well' . . That's my new philosophy." Charlie Brown says, "I like it . . Good for you." Charlie Brown sits in his beanbag chair. Sally stands behind him. Sally says, "I don't know what it means." First appearance: January 30th, 1977 Charlie Brown sits at the table watching Sally write. She says,"Some numbers can't be trusted...." She writes the number '3' and asks,"These are threes...did you know that you can't trust threes?" She turns the sheet upside down and shows it to Charlie Brown. She says,"See? Threes like to turn sideways and pretend that they're M's or N's!" She writes some more and says,"T
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
Latest appearance: August 15th, 2008 / First appearance: August 18th, 1961 Linus holds his blanket and sucks his thumb. Lucy says, "Charlie Brown says that we're put here on earth to make others happy." Linus says, "Is that why we're here?" Linus says, "I guess I'd better start doing a better job . . ." Linus says, "I'd hate to be shipped back!" First appearance: August 18th, 1980 Snoopy and Charlie Brown sit on the floor and play checkers. Charlie Brown thinks, "He's a tricky opponent." Charlie Brown continues to think, "You never know what move he's going to make next . . ." Snoopy holds his head over the board. Charlie Brown thinks, "When he bends low over the board, I know he's planning something very tricky . . ." Snoopy falls asleep. First appearance: August 18th, 1984 Lucy climbs out of the pool. She wears a bathing suit. Lucy deflates the pool. Lucy drags the pool away and says, "Sorry, dog . . No more air . . No more water . ." The World Famous Diver flies through the air. Snoopy lands on his head and thinks, "But lots of ground . . ." First appearance: August 18th, 1998 Lucy stands in Linus' bedroom. Linus hides under the bed. Linus is not visible. Linus says, "Has school started yet?" Lucy says, "No, not yet.." Linus says, "Then I suppose we might as well come out.." Lucy says, "We?" Snoopy stick his head out from under the bed skirt. First appearance: August 18th, 1957 Charlie Brown stands with his back to Lucy, who kneels on the ground, twisting him in ropes attached to a large balloon. Lucy explains, "The reason I can guarantee this parachute, CHarlie Brown, is that I made it myself.." Charlie Brown turns around to look at her. He is bound up in ropes. "This is a good heavy blanket, and these are very stout ropes.." Lucy declares. She holds one Latest appearance: August 15th, 2013 / First appearance: August 18th, 1966 Snoopy, dressed as the Flying Ace, tackles Charlie Brown in the stomach and thinks, "A desperate bid for freedom!" Charlie Brown lets go of the leash. Linus walks along pulling a wagon. Snoopy runs toward him thinking, "As the escaping Pilot flees across the countryside, he suddenly spots the ammunition train he was sent to destroy!" Snoopy jumps on Linus and thinks, "He leaps on Latest appearance: August 15th, 2009 / First appearance: August 18th, 1962 Snoopy sits on his doghouse looking at two butterflys. Snoopy leans over the edge of his doghouse as butterfly's swarm around him. Snoopy falls to the ground head first. Snoopy lies on his doghouse and thinks, "Stupid butterflies!" First appearance: August 18th, 1972 Charlie Brown and Lucy stand at the wall. Charlie Brown says, "I talked with my opthalmologist today." Lucy replies, "So?" Charlie Brown explains, "He said that all human eyes are very close to twenty-five millimeters in diameter . . He said that some people's eyes appear larger because of a wide lid fissure." Charlie Brown continues, "Therefore, it is not true that people with lar First appearance: August 18th, 1995 Lucy wears a baseball mitt and a cap. Lucy shouts, "Hey, manager! It's too hot to play today!" Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound and yells back, "You're always complaining! It's either too hot or it's too cold!" Lucy shouts, "Hey manager! It's too 'just right' to play today!" First appearance: August 18th, 1993 Royanne and Charlie Brown sit at a table eating ice cream sundaes. Royanne says, "I have to tell you something, Charles . . But first, I want to know if you like me . ." Charlie Brown says, "Well, sure, I like you, Royanne . . But I don't really know you . . I mean, our team played your team a couple of times . ." Charlie Brown smiles and says, "And, of course, I hit those two ho Latest appearance: August 15th, 2014 / First appearance: August 18th, 1967 Linus says to Charlie Brown, "You understand that I'm not just rushing off, don't you?" Charlie Brown follows Linus to the door and says, "Of course I understand . . So get going! It's important!" Charlie Brown watches from the porch as Linus runs off. Charlie Brown says, "I'd rush off too if I just remembered that I'd left an ice cream cone in the glove compartment of my Latest appearance: August 20th, 2000 / First appearance: August 18th, 1974 Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound, looking both ways. He exclaims, "I never know what's going on!" and "?" Shroeder, in his catcher's outfit, walks. Shroeder stands at the bottom of the mound and addresses Charlie Brown. He says, "Okay, Charlie Brown...let's get this next hitter..." Charlie Brown asks, "Where's the ball?" Charlie Brown raises his arms and says, "I Latest appearance: August 22nd, 2010 / First appearance: August 18th, 1963 Lucy looks at a bubble gum card. Charlie Brown says, "Joe Shlabotnik?" Lucy shows the card to Charlie Brown. Charlie Brown says, "Really?" Charlie Brown says, "You have a Joe Shlabotnik? You have a Joe Shlabotnik bubble gum card?" Charlie Brown says, "He's my favorite player! I've been trying to get him on a bubble gum card for five years! You wanna trade?" Char Latest appearance: August 15th, 2016 / First appearance: August 18th, 1969 Lucy stands behind Linus and says, "You shouldn't be watching this program!" Lucy shuts the tv off. Lucy walks away. Linus says, "Just what I've always wanted . . . My own personal censor!" First appearance: August 18th, 1978 Beaglescout and Woodstock and friends sit around a blanket. Beaglescout thinks, "Incidentally, how do you guys like the grape jelly I brought along?" Beaglescout continues to think, "It's a new brand called 'Smirk.'" Beaglescout thinks, "If someone gets jelly on his face, you can say to him, 'Wipe that 'Smirk' off your face!'" Snoopy thinks, "Just a little joke there to boo First appearance: August 18th, 1976 Linus and Lucy stand in the outfield. Lucy writes on a notepad and asks, "Do you object to violence in sports?" Linus replies, "Yes, when the players on the other team drag me into their dugout, and beat on me with their bats, I object to that." The ball is hit to Linus. Lucy says, "Good grief! Has that ever happened?" Linus throws the ball back in and says, "Fortunately, w Latest appearance: August 15th, 2012 / First appearance: August 18th, 1965 Charlie Brown walks up to Snoopy and reads, "'The standard of the Beagle'" Charlie Brown continues, "'Eyes . . .Eyes should be large, set well apart.'" Charlie Brown continues, "'Expression should be gentle and pleading.'" Snoopy gets on his knees and clasps his hands to his chest. Charlie Brown says, "I don't think I'm going to be able to read all of this." Latest appearance: August 15th, 2006 / First appearance: August 18th, 1959 Linus looks at Charlie Brown and says, "You think this is an ordinary pile of rocks don't you? Well, it ISN'T!" He continues, "These rocks are meant to be thrown in anger! When I get real mad, I throw rocks as hard as I can!!" Charlie Brown frowns as Linus casually tosses a rock. Linus explains, "It just so happens that today I feel pretty good." First appearance: August 18th, 1988 Marcie carries her sleeping back over her head and drags it along the ground. Peppermint Patty says, "You'd enjoy backpacking a lot more, Marcie, if you'd learn to roll up your sleeping bag . ." First appearance: August 18th, 1999 Spike stands in the desert holding an oar. Spike thinks, "So what I'm wondering is.. if I founf one oar, there could be another one around, right?" Spike thinks, "And if there are two oars, there might also be a boat. right?" Spike looks at the cactus and thinks, "This sort of thing doesn't really interest you, does it?"
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.