Woodstock

  • First appearance: April 4, 1967
  • The fluttering, sometimes sputtering, little yellow bird is Snoopy’s sidekick, whether it’s as faithful mechanic to the World War I Flying Ace, stalwart secretary to the Head Beagle, or root beer drinking buddy. Chirping in a language only Snoopy understands, Woodstock and his feathered friends are never far from Snoopy’s doghouse.

  • Did you know: Woodstock was first seen in the strip in 1967 but was named in 1970 after the summer music festival.
Woodstock
First appearance: December 26th, 1980 Schroeder plays the piano while Woodstock approaches. Music notes fill the staff. Woodstock stands on the piano. Schroeder continues to play. Woodstock sings. Schroeder plays the piano. The staff forms an "X" over Woodstock. Latest appearance: June 27th, 2016 / First appearance: July 1st, 1968 Snoopy sits on the doghouse. Woodstock walks past the doghouse carrying a sign with a question mark. Snoopy watches Woodstock. Snoopy thinks, "I had forgotten that this was an election year . . ." First appearance: September 16th, 1989 Snoopy and Woodstock canoe on the birdbath. Snoopy thinks, "I've been carsick and I've been airsick . . ." Snoopy hangs his head over the side of the birdbath and thinks, "But this is the first time I've ever been 'birdbath sick'!" First appearance: April 8th, 1984 Snoopy and Woodstock are chasing after a basketball. Snoopy swings the ball out of Woodstock's reach. He holds the ball in the air as Woodstock flies up to it. They run along with the ball bouncing in front of them. Snoopy holds the basketball out of Woodstock's reach again. They are standing next to a tree that has a nest atop it. Snoopy throws the ball at the ne First appearance: May 23rd, 1983 Snoopy looks at Woodstock and thinks, "But I'm so much bigger than the rest of you . . ." Snoopy thinks, "Is is the middle of May, though, isn't it?" Snoopy and Woodstock hop off the doghouse. Snoopy thinks, "Oh, well . . ." Snoopy, Woodstock and two other birds run around a pole and hold ropes. Snoopy thinks, "This is so embarrassing . ." First appearance: November 1st, 1992 Woodstock sits on the brim of Beaglescout's hat. Woodstock and Beaglescout lie in sleeping bags. Beaglescout looks at Woodstock and thinks, "Do you pray before you go to sleep?" Woodstock speaks. Beaglescout thinks what Woodstock said. Woodstock speaks. Beaglescout thinks what Woodstock said. Snoopy thinks, "I always forget to say, 'Amen.'" First appearance: October 9th, 1990 Schroeder sits in front of the piano. Snoopy holds a gun and points it up. Woodstock and another bird get ready to race along the music staff. Latest appearance: November 19th, 2002 / First appearance: November 21st, 1972 Woodstock walks ahead of Snoopy. Snoopy stops and thinks, "Okay, friend, this is as far as I go . . ." Snoopy faces Woodstock and thinks, "You can sort of migrate here for the winter . . . Have a good time . . . I'll see you in the spring . . ." Woodstock stands alone. Snoopy walks away. Woodstock grabs Snoopy's leg. Snoopy thinks, "I knew this would happen!" Latest appearance: September 22nd, 2002 / First appearance: September 24th, 1972 The Literary Ace and Woodstock, his secretary, sit on top of the doghouse. Snoopy holds up several envelopes and thinks, "Here's one from Iowa... And here's one from Pennsylvania.." Advice For Dog Owners type type type. Woodstock types as Snoopy watches. Snoopy reads, "'Dear Sir, I have a dog who continually scratches his ears... What should I do? Signed, 'Wondering''" Woo First appearance: March 12th, 1987 The Foreign Legionnaire, Woodstock and several birds stand in a sand trap. Charlie Brown looks sad and shouts, "The golf pro is mad at you!" Charlie Brown shouts, "He said to get off the golf course, and stop marching through all the sand traps!" Snoopy thinks, "I thought this was the Sahara . ." Charlie Brown walks away and shouts, "And the clubhouse isn't Fort Zinderneuf First appearance: October 16th, 1983 Charlie Brown stands in the clearing and looks to his right. He exclaims,"She's got to be kidding!" He walks along and says,"She must think I'm really dumb...." Lucy kneels on the ground smiling and holding a footbal upright. She says,"Here we go, Charlie Brown....I'll hold the ball, and you come running up and kick it..." He spreads his hands and replies,"What you really First appearance: December 31st, 1982 Snoopy lies on the doghouse asleep. Something rises up by Snoopy's head. Snoopy jumps up to look. Woodstock wears a hat as tall as Snoopy's doghouse. Snoopy thinks, "Is it new year's already?" First appearance: February 12th, 1979 Woodstock and Snoopy sit on the doghouse. Woodstock speaks. Snoopy thinks, "You're on a diet?" Woodstock speaks and asks a question. Snoopy thinks, "Well, I don't know." Snoopy and Woodstock jump off the doghouse. Snoopy thinks, "Let's look it up in my diet book . . ." Snoopy looks at a book and thinks, "How many calories in one bread crumb?" First appearance: January 10th, 1979 Woodstock sits on a rock. Snoopy dresses as a clown. Woodstock watches as Snoopy dances around. Snoopy continues to dance. Woodstock sits on the rock. Snoopy thinks, "It's hard to cheer up a depressed bird." Latest appearance: October 13th, 2014 / First appearance: October 16th, 1967 Snoopy lies on his doghouse. Woodstock sits on Snoopy's feet. Snoopy raises his head and feet so that he and Woodstock are eye to eye. Snoopy smiles and thinks, "Birds think I have a nice face!" First appearance: April 24th, 1977 Woodstock stands next to a poster that reads,'Concert Today Town Hall'. Snoopy sits on the ground and watches as Woodstock approaches the piano with his nose in the air. Woodstock stops in front of the piano. He starts to play. He continues to play. He continues to play. He stops and Snoopy thinks,"That's very good." As Woodstock walks off, S First appearance: November 8th, 1982 Snoopy and Woodstock sit on the doghouse in the rain. Snoopy holds his ear out and keeps Woodstock dry. Snoopy puts his ear down and it rains on Woodstock. Woodstock speaks. Snoopy puts his ear up and thinks, "Sorry . . Ears get tired too, you know . ." Latest appearance: October 21st, 2003 / First appearance: October 26th, 1971 Snoopy sits on the doghouse with a small typewriter. He thinks, "It is now ten minutes after one." Snoopy crosses his arms and stamps his foot. He thinks, "It is now one-thirty . . ." Woodstock bounces onto the doghouse. Snoopy thinks, "It is now one-forty-five . . ." Woodstock smiles. Snoopy thinks, "On Tuesdays, secretaries are always late getting back from lunch . . ." First appearance: June 30th, 1989 Woodstock and a friend stand with the World Famous Golf Pro. The Pro thinks, "A good golfer really needs two caddies . ." Woodstaock carries the golf clubs. The World Famous Golf Pro thinks, "One to carry his clubs . . ." Woodstock's friend carries a hero. Snoopy thinks, "And one to carry his sandwich!" First appearance: October 4th, 1995 Woodstock wears an astronaut helmet. It looks like the moon, but there are cacti. Spike thinks, "Why do I have a feeling that someone is watching me?"
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 26th, 1999 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit next to each other in a theater. Marcie holds a playbill. Patty says, "Have you heard any announcements? I always like the announcements.." Patty says, "The role of so and so will be played by so and so.. the use of recording devices and cameras is forbidden" Patty says, "I love the announcements..." Marcie says, "You're very weird , sir.." Latest appearance: May 24th, 2007 / First appearance: May 26th, 1960 Charlie Brown walks along in the grass pass garbage-can, shrubs, and a tree talking to Shermy. Charlie Brown says, "All I wanted to do was be a hero.." Charlie Brown kicks a can as Shermy looks on. Charlie Brown says, "But do I ever get to be a hero? No! All I ever get to be is the stupid GOAT!" Shermy says to a visibly upset Charlie Brown, "Don't be discouraged Charlie Brown.. First appearance: May 26th, 1991 Spike is climbing, wearing a fedora. Spike heads uphill. He stops at the edge of a cliff. Spike watches as his hat flies off and sails over the cliff. Spike hurries back down the mountain. He continues to hurry. Spike is almost at ground level. He holds his arms out hopefully. The cactus is wearing his hat. Spike is bemused. First appearance: May 26th, 1997 The Revolutionary War Patriot walks through the snow carrying a package. He thinks, "It's another cold day at Valley Forge . . I've baked General Washington a piece of firecake . ." The Patriot thinks, "He says to me, 'Where's the grape jelly?' I tell him we haven't had grape jelly for six weeks . ." The Patriot thinks, "Then he says, 'Can't someone go over to the mall, and get s Latest appearance: May 23rd, 2014 / First appearance: May 26th, 1967 Schroeder plays the piano. Lucy leans on the piano. Lucy says, "My brother pats birds on the head." Schroeder asks, "What?" Lucy answers, "That's the usual reaction." Latest appearance: May 23rd, 2008 / First appearance: May 26th, 1961 Snoopy sits next to Charlie Brown. Frieda holds her cat in her arms. Charlie Brown asks, "Can't that cat of yours walk?" Frieda replies, "Of course, he can walk, but cats are very delicate creatures . . . They don't like to get their feet dirty!" Frieda walks away, carrying her cat. Snoopy glares and thinks, "Sandbagger!!" First appearance: May 26th, 1985 Snoopy, wearing a hat, stands with a stick and a can in his hands looking up in a tree at Woodstock, who sits in his nest. They walk across the field, with Woodstock now holding the can. Snoopy stands on the edge of the boardwalk with his stick/fishing-rod in hand. Woodstock walks along with the can in his hands. He jumps as three worms fly out of the can at him. T First appearance: May 26th, 1977 Molly Volley shouts at The World Famous Tennis Pro. She says, "You call it, partner!" Molly Volley asks, "Was it in or out? Do we win or lose?" The World Famous Tennis Pro stands with his arms out and thinks, "In!" The World Famous Tennis Pro kisses Molly Volley and thinks, "Sorry partner!" Molly Volley screams. Snoopy runs away. First appearance: May 26th, 1957 Snoopy watches Linus, who kneels on the floor, playing. Snoopy sits and faces Linus as he buiolds a house of cards. Linus builds the house higher. "Ah...Ah..." Snoopy struggles. Linus thinks, "!" "AHHHH..." Snoopy's nose tingles. "TURN YOUR HEAD! TURN YOUR HEAD!" Linus cries. Snoopy turns his head and sneezes: "AHCHOO!" Chalie Brown frowns; he has be First appearance: May 26th, 1992 Charlie Brown, Sally, Violet, Linus, Sally and Pigpen wait by the curb for the school bus. Charlie Brown asks Sally, "You're eating cold cereal while you're waiting for the bus?" Sally says, "I didn't have time to eat at home . ." Violet asks Linus, "How can you eat potato chips right after breakfast?" Lucy says, "Refined people do not eat in public . ." Pigpen says, "Anyone have a napkin? I First appearance: May 26th, 1981 Snoopy wears a hat. Woodstock speaks. Snoopy thinks, "Thank you . . I'm glad you like it." Woodstock speaks. Snoopy frowns and thinks, "But you can stop shouting, 'come back, Shane!'" First appearance: May 26th, 1995 Rerun stands on Sally's front porch. Rerun says, "Ask your brother if he wants to sell his dog . ." Charlie Brown and Snoopy sit in a beanbag chair. Sally stands behind them. Sally says, "There's a stupid kid outside who wants to know if you'll sell your dog." Rerun wears the beanbag chair on his head. Rerun tells Lucy, "And then they threw a beanbag at me!" First appearance: May 26th, 1956 Charlie Brown comes upon Lucy sitting on the sidewalk. He asks, "What are you thinking about, Lucy?" He sits next to her and she replies, "I was just thinking what if I thougth the world blew up but then I found out I was dreaming..." She continues, "Then what if while I was only dreaming, the world really DID blow up? Then while..." Charlie Brown grimaces to the reader and mutte Latest appearance: May 23rd, 2017 / First appearance: May 26th, 1970 Charlie Brown sits in front of Lucy's psychiatric booth and asks, "Do you think I can ever become a mature and well-adjusted person?" Lucy replies, "For a question like that I have to be paid in advance." Charlie Brown says, "In advance?! Why?" Lucy replies, "Because I don't think you're going to like the answer!" Latest appearance: May 24th, 2015 / First appearance: May 26th, 1968 Linus stands next to Lucy. He sucks his thumb and holds his blanket. Lucy says, "I'm going to tell you something I've never told anyone before . . ." Lucy begins, "Do you see that hill over there? Someday, I'm going to go over that hill, and find the answer to my dreams . . ." Lucy continues, "Someday I'm going to go over that hill, and find happiness and fulfillment . . . I think First appearance: May 26th, 1958 Linus is in his bedroom, wearing his towel, collecting toys. He continues to collect. He walks pass Lucy with an armful of toys. She asks, "Are you taking a bath or are you going on vacation?" Latest appearance: May 23rd, 2009 / First appearance: May 26th, 1962 Patty stands on the field and shouts, "C'mon Charlie Brown, we're not really expecting much but we can hope!" Linus shouts, "Pitch it to him, Charlie Brown ol' boy! He'll probably hit a home run, but pitch it to him anyway!" Lucy says, "C'mon Charlie Brown, ol' boy! We know you're no good but we're right behind you anyway . . . sort of . . ." Charlie Brown stands on the p First appearance: May 26th, 1979 Charlie Brown stands at the door and asks, "Where's Lucy?" Linus replies, "She's lying in her bean bag sulking." Charlie Brown says, "Then I won't bother her . . ." Charlie Brown walks away and says, "I know better than to disturb a good sulk." Lucy sulks in her bean bag and says, "Smart." First appearance: May 26th, 1986 Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound. Lucy says, "Good afternoon, manager . . I'm the photographer for our school paper . . ." Lucy asks, "Put these on will you, please?" Charlie Brown holds a bathing suit and exclaims, "Trunks?!" Lucy says, "For our swimsuit issue!" Latest appearance: May 23rd, 2016 / First appearance: May 26th, 1969 Lucy sits next to Linus and says, "Go get me a glass of water." Linus replies, "Why should I do anything for you? You never do anything for me . . ." Lucy says, "On your seventy-fifth birthday, I'll bake you a cake." Linus walks and says, "Life is more pleasant when you have something to look forward to . . ."
Woodstock knows that he is very small and inconsequential indeed. It’s a problem we all have. The universe boggles us…Woodstock is a lighthearted expression of that idea.
Charles Schulz

Interests

  • Beagle Scouts

    Woodstock is Snoopy’s second-in-command when leading hikes with the rest of the Beagle Scouts.

  • Helicopters

    Woodstock is Snoopy’s helicopter pilot.

  • Worms

    Once his favorite food, Woodstock falls in love with a worm while he’s attending worm school.