Sally

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

  • Did you know: For 6 months, Sally experienced amblyopia ("lazy eye") and wore an eye patch.
Sally
Latest appearance: December 18th, 2009 / First appearance: December 28th, 1962 Snoopy sits very still. Sally walks up with a smile on her face. Sally picks up a stiff Snoopy and carries him. Sally places Snoopy on her bed. Snoopy sits on the bed and thinks, "I hate playing 'Teddy Bear'!" First appearance: November 30th, 1999 Sally is sitting at a table, writing a letter. "Dear Snooty Claus," Charlie, seated next to her says, "..."Snooty" Claus?" Sally replies, "He thinks he's so smart.. He didn't bring me anything I wanted last year.." Charlie says as he walks off, "Well, don't burn your bridges.." Sally says, "Bridges? What have bridges got to do with it?" Sally looks at her letter and say First appearance: January 14th, 1999 Sally and Charlie sit at a table, paper and pencils in front of them. Charlie says, "There! We finished all your homework.." Sally says, "I appreciate it, Big brother.." Charlie says, "Good... I'm glad you do..." Sally says, "I'll make sure that you get screen credit..." First appearance: September 12th, 1988 Sally and Linus wait for the bus. Sally asks, "Has the school bus come yet?" Linus asks, "If it had, do you think I'd still be standing here?" Sally says, "I was just trying to make conversation . ." Linus shouts, "Well, stop trying!" Sally replies, "You must be having trouble with fractions, too, huh?" First appearance: May 24th, 1990 Sally sits in a beanbag chair. Charlie Brown stands behind her. She says, "Instead of going to summer camp, I've decided to stay home and work on my stamp collection . ." Charlie Brown says, "You don't have a stamp collection." Sally says, "That's a relief!" First appearance: February 12th, 1981 Sally and Eudora walk together. Eudora holds an envelope and says, "I'm only taking one valentine to school." Sally asks, "Who's it for?" Eudora replies, "The cutest of the cute." Sally asks, "Will he know who he is?" Eudora replies, "I'm sure he will . . ." A voice shouts, "I doubt it!!" First appearance: February 22nd, 1989 Sally and Charlie Brown wait for the bus. Sally asks, "Why do we have to ride on a school bus driven by an old lady?" Charlie Brown replies, "She's thirty-two." Sally asks, "You mean we're riding with a teen-ager?" First appearance: January 30th, 1986 Charlie Brown sits in a chair and reads a book. Sally asks, "I don't feel well, big brother . . Will you help me with my homework?" Charlie Brown says, "Of course . . If you don't feel well, I'll be glad to help you." Charlie Brown asks, "What seems to be the trouble?" Sally replies, "When I saw all I had to do, I got sick!" Latest appearance: October 24th, 2008 / First appearance: October 24th, 1961 Linus says to Sally, " . . . And then Sally, on Halloween night, the Great Pumpkin appears!" Linus continues, "He flies through the air and brings toys to all the children of the world!" Sally shouts, "Ha!" Linus says, "I don't think she believed me . . ." First appearance: September 25th, 1977 Lucy and Sally are walking along when Lucy looks down and says,"Look." As she stoops and looks at the ground, Sally looks down and asks,"Look at what?" Lucy replies,"Look at that tiny bug...have you ever thought about how little he knows?" Sally kneels on the ground and says,"He doesn't know what day it is, that's for sure!" She continues,"He doesn't know what's on tv tonight, ei First appearance: November 13th, 1987 Sally and Charlie Brown wait at the bus stop. Sally says, "Twenty seconds . . Ten seconds . . ." Sally says, "If that school bus isn't here in five seconds, I'm going back home and crawl into bed . . ." Charlie Brown says, "Here it comes . ." Sally sit on the bus and exclaims, "Shot down in mid-stride!" First appearance: January 8th, 1990 Sally and Linus sit on a school bus. Sally asks, "Is this the tour bus to Stonehenge?" Linus replies, "No, this is the regular school bus that goes to Pinecrest Elementary School every day of your life . . ." Sally asks, "How did I get on the wrong bus?" Latest appearance: August 22nd, 2006 / First appearance: August 25th, 1959 Linus, Patty, and Snoopy are on on the baseball field in their baseball gear. Linus shouts, "He WHAT?" As Linus grimaces, Patty replies, "Charlie Brown can't manage our team today because he has to push his baby sister around in her stroller!" An angry Linus stalks off. He asks, "Is this True?!!" He frowns at Sally. Sally sits in her stroller, covers her face, and thinks First appearance: January 7th, 1976 Sally stands in front of the school and says, "You shouldn't be ashamed of being a school . . ." Sally continues, "Think of how much you've contributed . . ." Sally walks away. The school thiinks, "I guess I'm just depressed." The school continues to think, "I think the smell of peanut butter is getting me down." First appearance: November 4th, 1977 Sally walks with Linus and says, "I hear they've been calling you a false prophet." Linus and Sally wait for the bus. Linus says, "Who cares?" Sally says, "I have an idea." Sally says, "No one in my class has ever seen a false prophet . . ." Sally continues, "How about joining me for 'Show and tell'?" First appearance: October 21st, 1979 Sally sits at her desk with a nest atop the desk. She says,"Yes, Ma'am, I'll be first..." She walks to the front of the classroom with the nest in tow; she says,"Keep your head down until I tell you..." She smiles and says,"For 'Show and Tell' today, I have brought an authentic bird's nest!" She gestures to the nest and says,"As a special treat, I have also invited the owner of t First appearance: November 3rd, 1981 Sally stands in front of the class and says, "This is my report on Joan of Arc . . . Most likely, Joan was anorexic . . ." Sally continues, "Which prompts this bit of advice . . . Listen to voices if you want, but always eat a good breakfast!" Sally points and asks, "Question?" Sally says, "Hot cereal, scrambled eggs, toast, orange juice and look up the word yourself!" First appearance: July 9th, 1982 Charlie Brown sits in a chair and reads a book. Sally says, "Your dog is at the door crying." Charlie Brown replies, "That's not unusual." Charlie Brown continues, "Lots of dogs stand at the door and cry." Snoopy stands at the door wiping his eyes with a handkerchief. Sally asks, "With a handkerchief?" First appearance: December 10th, 1984 Sally sits at a table and writes, "Dear Santa Claus," Sally asks Charlie Brown, "Does Santa Claus have a title or a rank?" Charlie Brown says, "I don't know . . I've never thought about it . ." Sally says, "I'll put down lieutenant colonel." First appearance: January 21st, 1977 Sally and Linus walk outside. Sally says, "Oh, how I hate these field trips!" Sally and Linus walk in opposite directions. Sally asks, "When are we getting back on the bus?" Linus says, "That barn . . ." Linus runs to the barn and says, "Now, I remember!" Linus looks in the barn and sees a girl. He says, "Truffles!" Truffles says, "Linus!"
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 25th, 1982 Snoopy sits and fishes. Lucy asks, "Fishing for compliments?" Lucy says, "That's the dumbest thing I've ever heard!!" Snoopy pulls up a bunch of slips of paper on the fishing line. Snoopy reads the slips of paper, "You're sweet . . . You have nice eyes . . . You're kind of cute . . . You have a great bod . . ." First appearance: May 25th, 1977 The World Famous Tennis Pro watches Molly Volley. Molly Volley shouts, "Where's the ball?" Molly Volley looks all over and continues, "I lost it in the sun! Where did it go? Did you see it?" Molly Volley shouts, "Did it go out?! Was it in, or was it out? Did we win, or did we lose?" Snoopy looks in the opposite direction. Molly Volley shouts, "Don't just stand there! Call i First appearance: May 25th, 1987 Charlie Brown runs and pulls a kite string. Charlie Brown gets jerked and tangled in the kite string. The kite string pulls him my the ankle into the air. Charlie Brown hangs from a tree upside down. He looks at the kite and shouts, "Heel!" Latest appearance: May 23rd, 2002 / First appearance: May 25th, 1972 Linus stands behind Lucy and smiles. Lucy frowns. Linus points and says, "That's the funniest thing I've ever heard!" Linus continues, "You thought you were rid of me and now instead of having no brothers, you have two brothers!! What irony! What swift retribution!" Linus laughs hysterically and says, "My blanket and I are laughing ourselves sick! What irony!" Linus kneels First appearance: May 25th, 1988 Charlie Brown walks behind Franklin. Franklin says, "My grampa went to his high school's fortieth reunion last night . ." Franklin says, "He's also been to a college reunion and an army reunion . . ." Franklin purchases a movie ticket. Franklin says, "He has a new career . . He goes back to things." First appearance: May 25th, 1981 Charlie Brown and Sally sit at the table. Sally writes, "There are seven continents; Africa, Asia, Australia." Sally continues to write, "Europe, North America, South America and Aunt Arctica." Charlie Brown says, "I'm glad you didn't leave her out." Sally asks, "What do you mean by that?" Sally shouts, "I'll never get a scholarship to a big eastern college with you botheri First appearance: May 25th, 1998 At the party, Linus runs up to Charlie and says, "Charlie Brown! Where have you been?" Charlie says, "I've been doing the hokey-pokey with Patty and Marcie.." Charlie says, "Listen.. They're playing a fox trot.." Charlie says, "Now I can ask the little red haired girl to dance.." Linus says, "I think someone is ahead of you.." On the balcony, Snoopy dances with the little r Latest appearance: May 22nd, 2017 / First appearance: May 25th, 1970 The World War I Flying Ace walks in the grass and thinks, "Here's The World War I Flying Ace walking out inot the aerodrome." Woodstock stands in front of the doghouse. The World War I Flying Ace approaches and thinks, "His faithful mechanic is waiting . ." The World War I Flying Ace touches the doghouse. Snoopy looks at Woodstock and thinks, "There's dust on my plane!" First appearance: May 25th, 1999 Rerun and his kindergarten sit next to each other. She says, "Yes, ma'am.. it was a good story.. thank you for reading it to us.." Rerun snores. The friend says, "Wake up, Rerun... the story's over .. you missed the good parts" Rerun says, "It had good parts?" First appearance: May 25th, 1993 The World Famous Attorney walks and thinks, "Here's the World Famous Attorney on his way to Washington to take his seat on the Supreme Court . ." A kid wearing a backwards baseball cap shouts, "What's this? A funny looking dog dressed up like an attorney!" Snoopy knocks the kid over with his briefcase. Snoopy walks and thinks, "'The law is evermore the leader in society.'" Latest appearance: May 22nd, 2012 / First appearance: May 25th, 1965 Five waves his arms in the air and yells, "Fight! Fight!" Five shouts, "Lucy and Snoopy are having a fight!" Charlie Brown looks up from his game of marbles in surprise. Charlie Brown runs and says, "Good grief!" Snoopy dances with his fists in the air. Lucy yells, "Stand still and fight like a man!!" First appearance: May 25th, 1986 Peppermint Patty sits at the kitchen counter next to the toaster, with a glass near her. Her books are sitting on one of the stools. She walks out of her house holding a box in front of her. She sits at her desk in class and says,"Yes, Ma'am...I'm ready" She stands in front of the class smiling; she says,"This is my science project..." She proudly displays a piece of toas Latest appearance: May 22nd, 2016 / First appearance: May 25th, 1969 Patty builds a sand castle in the sandbox. Lucy gets out of the sandbox and says, "All right, then! Build it your own way!" Lucy walks past Charlie Brown and says, "And don't you go telling me I have to play ball today! Nobody tells me what to do! Nobody!!" Sally jumps rope. Lucy shouts, "No, I don't want to jump rope! Stop asking me!" Lucy walks past Snoopy and says, "Get First appearance: May 25th, 1958 Snoopy slithers along in the grass. Linus stands in the baseball field. He wears his cap and glove andf carries his blanket. He is sucking his thumb. Linus looks up at the sky. Snoopy sit sup in the grass. CLOMP! Snoopy races past Linus, clamping his teeth down on and dragging the blanket. "AAUGH!" Linus holds onto the blanket, and is dragged with them. Snoopys sits Latest appearance: May 22nd, 2009 / First appearance: May 25th, 1962 Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound catching a ball. Lucy walks over and says, "I think Linus is right, Charlie Brown . . ." Lucy continues, "We can't stand out there in the field yelling 'C'mon Charlie Brown you can do it!' When we really know you can't do it!" Lucy says, "You're making us all into hypocrites!" Lucy says, "Baseball is supposed to build character, First appearance: May 25th, 1991 Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound and shouts, "Lucy, look out for the fly ball!" Lucy walks towards the mound and ask, "What did you say?" Charlie Brown says, "I said, 'Look out for the fly ball!'" Lucy walks. Lucy gets hit on the head with a baseball and says, "Thank you!" Latest appearance: May 22nd, 2010 / First appearance: May 25th, 1963 Schroeder wears his catcher's uniform and walks to Charlie Brown standing on the pitcher's mound. Schroeder asks, "Do you think Beethoven would have liked me?" Charlie Brown replies, "Why, yes . . . I think so . . . I think he would have liked you very much . . ." Schroeder walks away. Charlie Brown says, "A good manager has to be quite tactful sometimes." First appearance: May 25th, 1979 Schroeder plays the piano. Lucy leans against the piano and says, "You never call me 'Honey butter.'" Lucy smiles and says, "If you called me 'Honey butter,' I'd probably tingle all over . . ." Schroeder says, "Forget it." Lucy says, "So much for tingling!" First appearance: May 25th, 1985 Charlie Brown and Lucy stand at the wall. Charlie Brown says, "I want to be liked for myself . ." Charlie Brown continues, "I don't want to be liked because I know the right people." Charlie Brown says, "I want to be liked for ME!" Lucy asks, "Who?" Latest appearance: May 23rd, 2011 / First appearance: May 25th, 1964 Charlie Brown and Linus sit on the bench, holding sandwiches. "You kow why that little red-haired girl never notices me?" Charlie Brown asks. "Because I'm nothing! When she looks over here, there's nothing to see! How can she see someone who's nothing?!" Linus stares at him. They sit in silence. "You're depressed, aren't you?" Linus says. Charlie Brown rolls his eyes.
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.