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: November 6th, 2009 / First appearance: November 6th, 1962 Sally shouts at Linus, "I'm not speaking to you! After what happened on Halloween night, I'm never going to speak to you again!" Sally shouts, "I wouldn't speak to you if I met you on the street, on the ocean, in the air or on the moon!" Sally storms off. Linus says, "How about if I were coming through the rye?!" First appearance: March 7th, 1977 Charlie Brown stands with Snoopy and Sally. He holds a sack and a stick and says, "I'm running away, Sally . . . I don't want to go to jail . ." Snoopy thinks, "Who's going to feed the dog?" Charlie Brown says, "Feed Snoopy for me while I'm away will you?" Snoopy thinks, "Make sure he gets enough." Charlie Brown walks away and says, "Make sure he gets enough, and tell everyone not First appearance: December 5th, 1976 Sally is writing a letter to Santa. She writes, "Dear Santa Claus.." Charlie Brown says, "Actually, there is no Santa Claus..." Sally continues writing, "This year, please bring me a camera, a pony, and a bicycle." Charlie Brown says, "There comes a time when we have to stop trusting certain legends." Sally writes, "Some money, a desk, a goldfish, a record player, a bracelet.." Cha First appearance: December 8th, 1995 Sally stands in front of a telephone pole looking around. Sally looks the other way. She sits down. Snoopy walks up. Snoopy falls asleep on Sally's lap. Sally says, "Somehow I have the feeling I've missed the school bus . ." Latest appearance: August 28th, 2012 / First appearance: August 31st, 1965 Charlie Brown looks out the window and says, "That's the kid you want me to hit?" Sally says, "Yes, he pushed me down . . ." Sally says, "You can take him Charlie Brown . . . He's real fat . . ." Charlie Brown says, "He's not fat . . . He's husky!" Lucy wails, "My brother is a coward!" Charlie Brown says, "Oh Good grief!" Latest appearance: June 3rd, 2002 / First appearance: May 5th, 1972 Sally sits at her desk in school. She asks, "Who was the father of Henry IV?" Sally continues, "I could not possibly care less!" Sally covers her mouth and says, "I'm sorry . . . I apologize . ." Sally explains, "That was just a gut reaction." 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: June 19th, 1976 "It's a letter from Snoopy says Charlie Brown, standing in front of the mail box holding a letter. (BR BR) Charlie Brown and Sally are walking along as Charlie Brown reads the letter. Sally asks, "Is he all right? Where is he? What does he say?" (BR BR) Charlie Brwon holding the letter starts to read it to Sally, "Dear round-headed kid" (BR BR) Charlie Brown with a sad face, says to an on looking First appearance: March 13th, 1980 Lucy walks with Sally. Lucy says, "There I was, standing up in front of the whole class, and I forgot what I was going to say . . ." Lucy continues, "I could feel my face turning red . . You know how it feels . . ." Lucy and Sally walk past Charlie Brown as he is hanging from a tree and tangled in kite string. Lucy says, "It's like when you're upside down, and all the blood rushes First appearance: November 23rd, 1993 Sally and Linus wait for the bus. Sally asks, "Has the school bus come yet?" Linus responds, "Why don't you open your eyes and see for yourself?" Sally says, "It's too early in the morning to go to all that trouble . ." First appearance: October 5th, 1978 Sally and Eudora sit on a bench at lunch. Sally asks, "What are you eating for lunch, Eudora?" Eudora replies, "This is a chocolate sandwich." Eudora continues, "I put a chocolate bar between two slices of dark bread." Eudora adds, "I often wonder how it would tast with gravy on it . . ." First appearance: August 13th, 1989 Charlie Brown and Snoopy are sitting in the beanbag chair, watching TV. Sally stands behind them and says, "I hate that program!" Charlie Brown responds, "Who cares?" Sally stands in profile and asks, "Why do you always watch such stupid programs?" Snoopy and Charlie Brown are in profile. Charlie Brown answers, "They're not as stupid as the dumb records you listen to!" Sall First appearance: April 10th, 1990 Sally and Linus wait at the bus stop. Sally says, "I'm waiting for a school bus that will take me to school . . and for what?" Sally gets on the bus and continues, "To get on another bus, and go on a field trip to some stupid place I've never heard of! I can't stand it!" Sally sits on the bus and says, "I should have stayed in pre-school . ." First appearance: July 13th, 1993 Sally says into the phone, "Hello? Oh, is this you, big brother?" Sally says, "You're at camp, and I'm not!" She laughs. Charlie Brown lies on his cot at camp and says, "Never call home!" First appearance: June 12th, 1978 Charlie Brown watches Sally roll up a sleeping bag. She says, "Don't ask me where I'm going! I'm going to camp, that's where I'm going!" Sally continues, "So don't ask me!" Sally shouts, "Why am I going? Don't ask me! Because I have to, that's why!" Sally shouts, "So don't ask me!!" Charlie Brown says, "Have a nice time." First appearance: September 8th, 1981 Sally stands in front of the class and says, "This is my report on emeralds . . Cleopatra owned lots of emeralds because she had her own emerald mine . . ." Sally continues, "Emeralds, unlike other stones, appear the same color in artificial light as in sunlight . . ." Sally holds out her arms and says, "And that's all I know about emeralds." Sally says, "What I could tell First appearance: October 23rd, 1977 Sally follows Linus as he holds the football and says,"There's more to football than just kicking the ball." He turns to her and says,"Today I'm going to teach you how to catch a forward pass..." She runs off as he says,"All right, start running!" He leans back with the ball in his hand and shouts,"Get way out! Way out!" Sally runs along looking up in the sky and holding o First appearance: September 14th, 1992 Sally and Charlie Brown stand curbside waiting for the bus. Sally says, "Linus says when we go to heaven, they take us there in a golden chariot . ." Charlie Brown says, "That may not be true . ." Sally asks, "Really?" Charlie Brown answers, "Really." Sally says, "Rats!" First appearance: November 8th, 1979 Sally walks between Eudora and Linus. Eudora asks, "Where are we going now?" Linus replies, "To look at a car wash." Eudora says, "That barber worked hard, didn't he? He had to stand there all day cutting hair." Sally says, "That's why we have field trips . ." Sally continues, "To show us what jobs to avoid!" First appearance: October 11th, 1986 Sally talks on the phone and says, "Hello?" Sally says, "Sure . . Go right ahead . ." Sally asks, "Who cares? How should I know?" Charlie Brown sits in a chair. Sally exclaims, "I love opinion polls!"
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: July 12th, 1984 Snoopy and Woodstock sit on the doghouse. Woodstock whistles. A music staff hovers over them. The wind blows to the left. All the musical notes crash to the left. The wind blows to the right. All the musical notes crash to the right. Woodstock is dazed. Snoopy thinks, "Well, don't try to whistle in the wind . ." First appearance: July 12th, 1957 Lucy approaches Charlie Brown in the field and asks, "Why aren't you in the army, Charlie Brown?" He replies, "Because I'm too young, that's why! Boy, you sure can ask some stupid questions..." Lucy exclaims, "Are you Sure that's the reason? Are you Sure? Huh? Are you? Huh?" She continues, "Are you sure you're just not a little bit Scared? Huh? Huh?" He grimaces, grabs a t Latest appearance: July 9th, 2009 / First appearance: July 12th, 1962 Schroeder sits in the grass with Charlie Brown. Charlie Brown says, "My dad has always had ambitions to be a great golfer or bowler." Charlie Brown continues, "He's always wanted to play golf like Sam Snead and bowl like Don Carter . . ." Schroeder asks, "Has he achieved his ambition?" Charlie Brown replies, "No, he bowls like Sam Snead and plays golf like Don Carter! First appearance: July 12th, 1990 Schroeder and Charlie Brown stand on the pitcher's mound. Lucy stands nearby. Schroeder asks, "Charlie Brown, do you think I could have a career as a catcher?" Charlie Brown answers, "Sure, and then after you retire, you can go on TV like Joe Garagiola." Lucy says, "Who?" First appearance: July 12th, 1992 Peppermint Patty and Marcie walk in a hall. Peppermint Patty and Marcie sit in seats at a theater. Peppermint Patty asks, "What are they playing today, Marcie?" Marcie replies, "Symphony Number ninety-six by Haydn . ." Marcie adds, "When it was performed in 1791, a chandelier fell into the hall . ." Peppermint Patty says, "Really? Wow!" Peppermint Patty looks up at Latest appearance: July 10th, 2007 / First appearance: July 12th, 1960 Charlie Brown and Lucy are leaning on top of a brick wall. Lucy says, "Boy, I had a weird dream last night..." They turn towards each other. Charlie Brown says, "Did you? I did too...but I had a hard time telling what was going on..." Charlie Brown faces the wall again. He continues, "Everything was kind confused and blurry..." He faces Lucy again. She says, "Maybe you First appearance: July 12th, 1997 Spike sits on the ground beneath a cactus in the desert. He thinks, "I'll bet my life would have been a lot different if Mom had made me take piano lessons.." Latest appearance: July 9th, 2013 / First appearance: July 12th, 1966 Lucy sits and stares and says, "No tv . . . I can't believe it . . ." Linus says, "Try reading a book . . ." Lucy says, "A what?" Linus continues, "Or radio . . . try listening to the radio . . ." Lucy says, "To what?" Linus says, "Or put some records on . . . Listen to the record player . . ." Lucy turns around in a daze and says, "The record what? Read what? Huh? Wh First appearance: July 12th, 1979 Sally talks into the phone and says, "No, this is Sally . . . I'm his sister . . . He's where?" Sally turns to Snoopy and says, "It's the 'Ace Memorial Hospital' . . . Your owner's in the hospital!" Sally talks into the phone and says, "No, my parents are at the barbers' picnic . . . Yes, I'll tell them . . How long will he be in the hospital? Is he going to get well?" Sno First appearance: July 12th, 1985 Charlie Brown and Sally sit at the table. Sally writes, "He was a very arrogant cowboy." Sally continues to write, "He would only ride on pompous grass." Charlie Brown says, "You mean pampas grass . ." Sally shouts, "I said he was arrogant, didn't I?" First appearance: July 12th, 1991 The Literary Ace sits on his doghouse. Lucy says, "I heard you got a six figure offer for your next book." Lucy asks, "May I ask what the six figure was?" Snoopy thinks, "000,000!" Latest appearance: July 9th, 2012 / First appearance: July 12th, 1965 Snoopy struggles to drag a suitcase. Snoopy puches a suitcase. Snoopy opens the suitcase. Snoopy sits on his doghouse typing on the typewriter, "It was a dark and stormy night." Latest appearance: July 9th, 2006 / First appearance: July 12th, 1959 "Boy, I can hardly wait to get into that wading pool!" Charlie Brown exclaims as he sits on a cushion and struggles out of his shirt. "Look out girls! here I come!" He runs with his arms open. He wears swimming trunks. Lucy and Violet sit in the pool. "Stay right where you are, Charlie Brown!" Lucy holds up her palm to halt him. Violet adds, "There's not enough room for you. Latest appearance: July 9th, 2008 / First appearance: July 12th, 1961 Frieda stands on the sidewalk holding her cat. Violet walks by and says, "Humph!" Frieda says, "People hate cats . . ." Frieda continues, "People hate people who own cats . . ." Frieda says, "And people especially hate people with naturally curly hair who own cats!" Latest appearance: July 7th, 2003 / First appearance: July 12th, 1971 Snoopy sits on the ground and lies against a rock. He thinks, "Sometimes I get some of my best ideas while lying in the sun . ." Snoopy continues to lie against the rock. Snoopy opens his eyes as it begins to rain. Snoopy lies against the rock in the pouring rain. He thinks, "Somehow, I've never gotten a good idea while lying in the rain . . ." First appearance: July 12th, 1977 Snoopy lies on the doghouse. Woodstock flies toward him. Woodstock flies toward Snoopy's feet. Woodstock lands on Snoopy's feet and bends them down. Woodstock gets thrown back in the other direction. First appearance: July 12th, 1982 The World Famous Surgeon thinks, "Here's The World Famous Surgeon on his way to the operating room . . ." Lucy says, "Doctor, it says here that after surgery, fifty percent of your patients feel pretty good for half an hour." Lucy asks, "Do those statistics bother you?" Snoopy walks away and thinks, "No, I'm very easy going." First appearance: July 12th, 1972 Snoopy and Woodstock stand next to a tree and look up. Snoopy thinks, "Woodstock says there's a strange creature in his nest . . ." Snoopy continues to think, "I'll bet I could climb that tree if someone gave me a boost . . ." Snoopy looks down at Woodstock. Snoopy thinks, "Then again, maybe there's a better way . ." Woodstock sighs. First appearance: July 12th, 1983 Charlie Brown and Sally stand by the mailbox. Charlie Brown says, "Look, I got a letter from Marcie . . . She's at camp, and she says she's lonely . . . " Charlie Brown says, "I wonder why she wrote to me . . . " Sally says, "She likes you, that's why!" Charlie Brown says, "Me? Why would she like me?" Sally says, "I'll admit that's a mystery." Sally says, "You and the First appearance: July 12th, 1958 Lucy is leaning on Schroeder's piano. She reads a letter and sighs. Schroeder looks up in a curious manner. She turns to him and says, "You're not the only fish in the sea.." She shows him the letter and exclaims, "Van Cliburn!"
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.