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: July 10th, 1971 Snoopy lies on the doghouse and watches Woodstock. Woodstock carries a flower toward the doghouse. Woodstock walks past the doghouse. Snoopy continues to watch. Snoopy hears a loud crash. Snoopy watches Woodstock walk away. Woodstock's flower is bent in half. Latest appearance: November 6th, 2016 / First appearance: November 9th, 1969 Woodstock sits on a handbag that reads, "South." Snoopy sits on the doghouse. Woodstock flies toward him. Snoopy and Woodstock shake hands. Snoopy thinks, "Goodby . . Have a nice winter." Woodstock falls off the doghouse and lands on his head. Woodstock flies away dazed. He flies upside down and right side up. Snoopy watches Woodstock and hears a crash and t Latest appearance: December 26th, 2000 / First appearance: December 26th, 1974 Snoopy stands in the grass and thinks, "Here comes Woodstock on his new bicycle . . ." Woodstock rides a bicycle toward Snoopy. Woodstock rides past Snoopy. He smiles and speaks. Snoopy thinks, "I hate it when he says, 'Look, no wings!'" Latest appearance: November 21st, 2003 / First appearance: November 26th, 1971 Woodstock and Snoopy sit on the doghouse. Woodstock grumbles. Snoopy pats Woodstock on the head. Woodstock sighs. Snoopy thinks, "I soothed a ruffled feather!" Latest appearance: December 12th, 2002 / First appearance: December 14th, 1972 Snoopy sits on the doghouse. Woodstock flies upside down toward him. Snoopy thinks, "I don't think I'll tell Woodstock about Santa Claus . . ." Woodstock sits on the doghouse next to Snoopy. Snoopy thinks, "He'll never get any presents anyway." Snoopy looks down at Woodstock and thinks, "Santa Claus never brings presents to tiny, nondescript, nobody birds." Snoopy continues First appearance: January 31st, 1972 Snoopy lies on the doghouse. Woodstock sits on the edge of the doghouse. Woodstock stands on Snoopy's feet. Woodstock stands on Snoopy's nose. Woodstock sits on Snoopy's stomach. Snoopy thinks, "Never share your pad with a restless bird!" Latest appearance: December 6th, 2004 / First appearance: December 7th, 1970 Snoopy wears a helmet and throws a football. Woodstock runs after the football. The football hits Woodstock on the head. Snoopy thinks, "Then again, there's always the chance that we might not even get invited to the Rose Bowl . ." First appearance: November 2nd, 1978 Woodstock and Snoopy sit on the doghouse. Snoopy thinks, "I can't believe you survived a fight with the cat next door." Snoopy continues to think, "You not only won the fight, but you rescued that kid's stupid blanket." Snoopy thinks, "I'd love to hear how you did it . . ." Woodstock speaks. Snoopy thinks, "But not in detail." First appearance: May 14th, 1986 The Beaglescout leads Woodstock and other birds on a hike. He thinks, "I think it's a sin to be bored." The Beaglescout thinks, "Just look at the world around you . ." The Beaglescout thinks, "Just think of all the wonderful things out there for us to see . . ." Woodstock shouts. Snoopy thinks, "Well, yes, if that rock wasn't in the way . ." Latest appearance: July 6th, 2003 / First appearance: July 4th, 1971 Woodstock flies, carrying a mail bag. The Literary Ace types, "'Our love is different,' she cried. 'It will endure forever.'" Snoopy looks up to see Woodstock approaching. He thinks, "Ah! My secretary with the morning mail..." Woodstock sits on the doghouse with Snoopy. Snoopy opens the mailbag. He holds an envelope at his side and reads then letter: "Dear Contribut Latest appearance: September 2nd, 2000 / First appearance: September 28th, 1974 Snoopy wears a football helmet and runs in the grass. A football leans against Woodstock and stands up straight. Snoopy kicks the football. Woodstock sits on Snoopy's foot. First appearance: March 9th, 1983 Woodstock pilots Snoopy the helicopter. Spike looks up and sees Snoopy. Spike grabs Snoopy's tail and flies into the air. Spike hangs from the helicopter and thinks, "Just drop me off at my real estate office . . I have some papers that need to be signed." Latest appearance: June 1st, 2016 / First appearance: June 4th, 1969 Woodstock and Snoopy sit on the doghouse. Woodstock speaks. Woodstock faces the opposite direction. Snoopy sits on the doghouse alone and thinks, "Boy, I thought he'd never leave . . ." Snoopy lies on the doghouse and thinks, "I have more to do than sit around and rap with a bird!" First appearance: May 12th, 1991 Snoopy and Woodstock are walking. Snoopy thinks, "Just remeber, I'm doing this for your sake." They walk uphill./ Snoopy thinks, "We'll try the top of this hill again.." Snoopy and Woodstock are at the top of the hill. Snoopy thinks, "Now, if you're mother happens to fly by, you can greet her." They sit. Snoopy continues, "Maybe you should think about what you're going to s Latest appearance: January 13th, 2002 / First appearance: January 9th, 1972 Woodstock stands on the ground; snow is coming down. He trudges through the snow. He looks up at an open mailbox. "Z" comes from inside the mailbox. A huge package is stuffed into the mailbox. Charlie Brown apporaches the mailbox. He carries the package back. The mailbox remains open. Woodstock slides out the flap, looking dazed. First appearance: August 12th, 1989 Charlie Brown sits in a chair watching television while Snoopy sits on the footrest. Woodstock and his friends surround them. Sally walks in and asks, "Another Audubon special?" Latest appearance: November 20th, 2004 / First appearance: November 21st, 1970 Woodstock flies in the snow. Snoopy sits on the doghouse and looks over the edge. Woodstock stands under the doghouse roof and speaks. Snoopy thinks, "I resent that!" Snoopy continues to think, "My home is not 'Any old port in a storm'!" First appearance: March 30th, 1983 Woodstock sits in his nest which rests on top of the tree. The wind tilts the nest. The wind blows the nest to the other side. The nest sways back and forth. A dazed Woodstock sits on the doghouse. Snoopy thinks, "No, I've never heard of anyone getting 'nest sick'." Latest appearance: November 9th, 2003 / First appearance: November 7th, 1971 "?" Woodstock thinks. He is perched on a branch and looks off to one side. Charlie Brown carries a full supper dish towards Snoppy, who sits on the ground, facing him. Snoopy is about to eat. Woodstock stands next to him and speaks: "!..." Snoopy looks at Woodstock, who faces him from across the supper dish. Woodstock talks. Snoopy rolls his eyes as Woodstock contin First appearance: November 23rd, 1995 Snoopy wears a fireman hat. Four birds are also dressed as firefighters. They hold a net between them. A small tree is barren except for one leaf. Snoopy and his firefighters are waiting for the last leaf to fall to the ground.
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: March 18th, 1987 Charlie Brown rakes a sand trap and says, "Eighty sand traps and I have to rake the footprints out of all of them . . ." Charlie Brown sits on the ground exhausted and says, "Just because of my dog . ." Charlie Brown rakes a sand trap and says, "They say this is a very sophisticated golf club . . ." Charlie Brown looks at a flag and exclaims, "All the greens break toward th First appearance: March 18th, 1986 Peppermint Patty and Marcie sit on a bench eating lunch. Marcie asks, "Is that all you're having for lunch, sir? Just French fries?" Marcie says, "I have a theory that eating too many French fries causes memory loss and personality alterations . . ." Peppermint Patty says, "I doubt it, Marcie . ." Peppermint Patty examines a fry and says, "If they did, there'd be a warnin First appearance: March 18th, 1989 Charlie Brown and Linus stand on the pitcher's mound. Charlie Brown asks, "Am I naive, Linus?" Charlie Brown continues, "I thought our teacher came to watch our game, but all she was doing was meeting her boyfriend." Linus walks off the pitcher's mound. Charlie Brown asks, "Am I naive Linus?" Linus replies, "You're naive, Charlie Brown . ." First appearance: March 18th, 1983 Sally sits in a beanbag chair. Charlie Brown holds a baseball bat and says, "Peppermint Patty says her team needs me." Sally says, "Sure, like last year when she told you the same thing, and you ended up selling popcorn!" Charlie Brown walks away from the house and says, "I forgot about that . . ." Sally stands on the doorstep and shouts, "You probably blockheaded it out o First appearance: March 18th, 1990 Charlie Brown sits behind a desk that says Manager. His feet are on the desk. He says, "No comment." Lucy walks on the ball field. She says, "'Press.'" Lucy stands beneath Charlie Brown, who is aiming to throw the ball from the pitcher's mound. Lucy begins, "Good moring, Manager! I'm doing a story for our school paper.." Lucy reads from a notepad: "First question..Do you ha First appearance: March 18th, 1958 Snoopy sits on the ground thinking, "I'd like to beling to one of those fierce wolf packs!" He snarls and continues, "I think it'd be fun to go around biting people." He continues, "Yes, sir..I should belong to a wolf pack" He walks off and concludes, "I wonder how to look in a black leather jacket?" First appearance: March 18th, 1957 Charlie Brown stands in his bulky coat and hat. He continues to stand. He looks up in the sky. He reaches up with his mitt to catch a ball. Latest appearance: March 15th, 2008 / First appearance: March 18th, 1961 While Snoopy lies on top of his house, Frieda says, "I just don't understand you!" Frieda says, "You lead such a useless life!! You don't contribute anything! You.." Snoopy plants a kiss on Frieda's face and shocks Frieda. Snoopy thinks, "A kiss on the nose does much toward turning aside anger! First appearance: March 18th, 1982 Sally and Linus stand by a tree. Sally asks, "How many trees have you written down?" Linus looks at his notebook and replies, "Oak, poplar, spruce, apple, maple, pine, cedar and birch . . . That makes eight . . ." Sally says, "I've only got one . ." Sally looks at a fallen tree and says, "Fallen." First appearance: March 18th, 1999 Linus hold his blanket and walks past Rerun and Snoopy. Rerun says, "Theoretically, my older brother should be my role model..." Rerun says, "But that blanket business takes care of that.." Rerun says, "Which forces me to look elsewhere, and maybe ask the question..." Rerun turns to Snoopy and says, "Can the neighbor's dog be a role model?" Latest appearance: March 15th, 2013 / First appearance: March 18th, 1966 A little bird sleeps on Snoopy's head. Snoopy thinks, "I can't stand it!" Snoopy frowns and thinks, "My parents had great ambitions for me . . . I even had great ambitions for myself . . ." Snoopy thinks, "But there's one thing for sure . . . I have no intention of ending up as a stupid . . ." Snoopy sends the bird flying as he thinks, "Bird sanctuary! First appearance: March 18th, 1995 Lucy walks in from right field while its raining. Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound. Lucy says, "It's raining here, too, huh?" Lucy walks back to right field. Latest appearance: March 13th, 2003 / First appearance: March 18th, 1971 Charlie Brown stands next to the mailbox and looks at a letter. Peppermint Patty grits her teeth and says, "Got a letter in the mail, eh, Chuck?" Charlie Brown reads, "I know that you like me, and in my own way I like you, too, but . ." Charlie Brown says, "I think it's from that little red-haired girl . . She knows I like her, and . ." Peppermint Patty shouts, "That's not from any First appearance: March 18th, 1976 Snoopy lies on the doghouse with his foot in a cast. Woodstock stands on the cast. Woodstock jumps on the cast and sings. Snoopy lifts his foot and Woodstock to his open mouth. He thinks, "Cool it!" Woodstock sits on Snoopy's cast. First appearance: March 18th, 1998 Lucy and Rerun are in the garden. Rerun holds the hoe while Lucy saysm "This is going to be our garden.." Rerun says, "So?" Lucy says, "So your job is to take that hoe and dig out all the weeds and rocks.." Rerun says, "I can do that.. When do you want it finished?" Lucy says, "This afternoon." Rerun says, "I was thinking more like maybe in fifty years.." First appearance: March 18th, 1972 Schroeder sits on the baseball bench and frowns. Charlie Brown and Linus stand next to him. Linus shouts, "Lucy hit a home run!" Charlie Brown says, "Okay, Schroeder, this is it! You promised to kiss her . . ." Schroeder stands at the plate and puckers his lips. Lucy runs toward the plate. Schroeder says, "A promise is a promise . . ." Lucy runs by Schroeder and says, "Forget it! I Latest appearance: March 15th, 2016 / First appearance: March 18th, 1969 Lucy stands next to Linus and says, "I want to know about life! I want some real answers . . ." Linus writes on a piece of paper. Linus holds the paper up to Lucy and says, "Five." Lucy shouts, "Five?!" Linus lies on the ground dazed. He says, "I thought that was a pretty good answer!" Latest appearance: March 16th, 2015 / First appearance: March 18th, 1968 Charlie Brown lies in bed with his baseball cap on. He says, "It's kind of nice not being manager . ." Charlie Brown sits up and says, "On the night before our games I always used to lie awake worrying . . ." Charlie Brown lies back down and says, "I wonder if our new manager is lying awake worrying . . ." Snoopy lies on the doghouse and sleeps. First appearance: March 18th, 1991 Charlie Brown carries a baseball bat. Lucy walks behind him. Charlie Brown shouts, "How could we have lost the first game of the season fifty-three to nothing?!!" Charlie Brown exclaims, "Why couldn't the score at least have been fifty-three to one?!" Lucy shouts, "We were robbed!" Latest appearance: March 15th, 2010 / First appearance: March 18th, 1963 Charlie Brown watches as Linus says, "Good grief! I'm doomed! I didn't make honor roll this month!" Linus continues, "This will be a shock to my mom and dad . . . They want me to be the smartest kid in the world!" Charlie Brown says, "What do you think will happen?" Linus says, "Well obviously the first step will be to put in a complaint with the teacher!"
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.