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 13th, 1976 Snoopy sits on the doghouse and thinks, "Woodstock? On a skateboard?" Snoopy jumps off the doghouse and thinks, "That stupid bird . . . He can't ride a skateboard . . ." Snoopy runs and thinks, "He'll kill himself . . ." Woodstock sits in his nest on the skateboard and rides past Snoopy. 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!" First appearance: November 23rd, 1978 Woodstock and Snoopy sit on the doghouse. Snoopy thinks, "That's how many pizzas we've eaten before midnight." Snoopy thinks, "Now, we'll add that to how many pizzas we've eaten after midnight, and . . ." Snoopy's paws explode. Snoopy thinks, "That blew my pocket calculator!" First appearance: February 27th, 1998 Snoopy says, "When you're a puppy, one of the first things they teach you is to 'shake hands'"Snoopy says, "Then you know what mom always said?"Snoopy says, "Make sure you wash your paws afterward..." First appearance: December 28th, 1995 Woodstock and Snoopy sit on a log looking up. Snoopy thinks, "Listen to those geese flying over . . 'Honk, honk, honk, honk.'" Snoopy thinks, "They keep saying the same thing over and over . . 'Honk, honk, honk, honk . .'" Woodstock asks a question. Snoopy thinks, "No, I don't expect the Gettysburg Address . ." First appearance: August 10th, 1993 Woodstock and Snoopy rest their heads on a rock. Snoopy thinks, "The sun is in your eyes?" Snoopy thinks, "Well, put on some sunglasses, or wear a hat or sit under an umbrella . ." Snoopy turns his head to look at Woodstock. Woodstock holds an umbrella and wears a hat and sunglasses. Snoopy thinks, " . . Or do all three . ." First appearance: November 24th, 1988 Snoopy leans over the edge of his doghouse and thinks, "I said, Thanksgiving is over . . You can come out now . ." Snoopy watches as Woodstock and many other birds walk out of his doghouse. Latest appearance: August 13th, 2004 / First appearance: August 14th, 1970 Woodstock and Snoopy sit on opposite ends of the doghouse. Snoopy thinks, "Woodstock has sure been crabby lately." Snoopy lies down and thinks, "He's lucky he's not living in a cage . . If you're not living in a cage, all you really need in this life to be happy is your health . ." Woodstock falls off the doghouse and lands on his head. Woodstock lies on the ground dazed. S First appearance: May 12th, 1985 Woodstock stands atop a grassy knoll holding a flower next to Snoopy, who is gazing off to his left with his hand under his chin. Snoopy turns to Woodstock and thinks,"You sit here with the flower, and if your mother flies over, you reach up and hand it to her.. make sure you say, 'Happy Mother's Day'" He thinks,"We'd better practice it once..." Snoopy walks down the mound Latest appearance: December 12th, 2003 / First appearance: December 17th, 1971 Snoopy runs away. Lucy stands in her ice skates and shouts, "Come back here, you coward!" Lucy continues, "I thought you wanted to be in an ice show! I thought you wanted to skate in the olympics! Come back here!" Snoopy runs down the stairs and thinks, "I can't go on . . . My understudy will do it!" Woodstock stands next to Lucy and smiles. Lucy shouts, "I'm not gonna skat First appearance: April 5th, 1993 Snoopy lies on the doghouse with Woodstock. Snoopy thinks, "Why don't they put some of the great old comic strip characters on stamps?" Snoopy thinks, "I think that would be a fantastic idea . ." Snoopy thinks, "We could have a special series starting with the 'Yellow Kid.'" Woodstock smiles. Snoopy thinks, "'Kid' . . Not bird!" First appearance: May 11th, 1983 Linus says to Sally, "The research they're doing these days on finding old sunken ships is amazing." Linus continues, "Some people think there may even be sunken ships from the War of 1812 right around here . . ." Linus and Sally watch Woodstock dive below the water in Snoopy's dish. Linus says to Sally as they walk away, "I suppose one theory is as good as another." First appearance: January 24th, 1998 Linus rolls a giant snowball in order to make a snowman. He's wearing a hat, coat and gloves. Woodstock and a friend fly in. The snowman has outstretched arms (sticks) pointing in opposite directions. On the ground beneath each arm, Woodstock looks one way and his friend looks the other. First appearance: December 21st, 1986 Rerun stands in the snow-covered field and smiles at his snowman. Woodstock flies along and lands on one of the sticks/hands of the snowman.He chrips to it. He waits for a reply from the snowman. He moves closer to the face of the snowman and chirps again. He hops along in the snow. He sits next to Snoopy on top of the doghouse. He chirps a question to Snoo First appearance: December 23rd, 1981 Snoopy and Woodstock stand in the snow. Woodstock holds a gun. Snoopy thinks, "You killed five polar bears?!" Snoopy continues to speak, "I don't believe it! Prove it to me . . ." Woodstock speaks. Snoopy thinks, "He ate them already." First appearance: July 11th, 1976 Snoopy and Woodstock are sitting atop the doghouse. Snoopy thinks,"It looks like tomorrow will be another nice day..." He thinks,"Red at night, sailor's delight....red in the morning, sailors take warning." He smiles at Woodstock and thinks,"Red at noon...fly a balloon." Woodstock giggles. Snoopy spreads his hands and thinks,"Red at ten..a big fat hen!" Woodstock continues to gi Latest appearance: June 30th, 2016 / First appearance: July 4th, 1968 Snoopy sits on the doghouse. Woodstock walks by and carries a sign with a dollar sign. Snoopy continues to sit on the doghouse. Woodstock walks by and carries a sign with a cent sign. Snoopy thinks, "The economy candidate!" First appearance: February 13th, 1988 Woodstock and Snoopy sit on the doghouse. Woodstock asks a question. Snoopy thinks, "Triathlon? Sure . ." Snoopy thinks, "I completed a triathlon just yesterday . ." Snoopy thinks, "I ate a doughnut, a pizza and a hot fudge sundae!" First appearance: October 5th, 1995 Woodstock wears an astronaut helmet. Woodstock asks a question. Spike thinks, "Is this the moon?" Spike turns away and thinks, "Sometimes I wonder . ." Woodstock asks another question. Spike thinks, "How did I get here?" Spike thinks, "Well, I like to think I came up the hard way . ." First appearance: August 25th, 1999 Woodstock prepares to dive into a bird bath. Woodstock dives Woodstock lands on Snoopy head which has appeared right above the water line.
Latest appearance: March 30th, 2018 / First appearance: April 2nd, 1971 Charlie Brown and Snoopy stand on the pitcher's mound. Snoopy holds his supper dish in his mouth. Charlie Brown says, "Oh, no you don't!" Charlie Brown continues, "You get fed after the game, not before!" Snoopy walks away with the supper dish still in his mouth. Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound and says, "I hate these salary disputes." Latest appearance: March 7th, 2018 / First appearance: March 10th, 1971 Peppermint Patty and Charlie Brown sit at the table. Peppermint Patty holds up a piece of paper and says, "I've worked out the baseball schedule for our two teams, Chuck . . ." Peppermint Patty slides the paper over to Charlie Brown and says, "Here, take a look at it, and see what you think . ." Charlie Brown reaches for the paper. Peppermint Patty smiles and says, "You tou Latest appearance: February 16th, 2018 / First appearance: February 19th, 1971 Charlie Brown sits in front of Lucy's psychiatric booth. He says, "Sometimes I ask myself questions . ." Charlie Brown continues, "Sometimes I ask myself, 'Is this your real life, or is this just a pilot film?'" Charlie Brown holds his arms out and asks, "Is my life a thirty-nine week series or is it a special?" Lucy replies, "Whatever it is, our ratings are down . . Five c Latest appearance: December 21st, 2017 / First appearance: December 24th, 1970 Sally lies in bed and says, "So here it is, Christmas Eve, but there'll be no sleigh bells outside my window tonight . ." Sally continues, "Why? Because I've totally rejected the concept of the fat guy in the red suit! For the first time in my life I feel free! For once I . . ." Sally sits up and listens. She says, "What's that? I thought I heard a sleigh bell . . ." Sally Latest appearance: December 6th, 2017 / First appearance: December 9th, 1970 Charlie Brown sits at the table and writes, "Dear Little Red-Haired Girl, Evening is coming on." Charlie Brown continues to write, "I wish it were snowing huge white flakes, and you and I were walking along holding hands and." Charlie Brown stops and looks at the paper. Charlie Brown crumples up the paper and throws it over his shoulder. He says, "A lot of great letters nev Latest appearance: November 11th, 2017 / First appearance: November 14th, 1970 Snoopy sits on the ground with a rope tied around his neck. Woodstock stands in front of him. Snoopy smiles and thinks, "Woodstock is going to rescue me . ." Woodstock climbs on the rope. Snoopy thinks, "Woodstock will have me untied in no time at all . . ." Woodstock struggles with the rope. Snoopy thinks, "Woodstock is going to untie me, and we're going to . . ." Woodstoc Latest appearance: October 1st, 2017 / First appearance: October 4th, 1970 Peppermint Patty runs along. Peppermint Patty is on the telephone: "Hey, Chuck, come on over, and see what my Dad gave me for my birthday.." She points: "Roses!" Charlie Brown stands behind her. He says, "Wow!" Peppermint Patty adds, "And you know what he said?" They face each other. "He said that I'm growing up fast, and soo I'll be a beautiful young lady, and all Latest appearance: September 23rd, 2017 / First appearance: September 26th, 1970 Snoopy sits in the grass and turns his head. Lucy stands next to him and holds her hand out. Lucy says, "It's bad luck to turn away from a 'Beep.'" Lucy grabs Snoopy's nose and says, "Beep!" Snoopy thinks, "I didn't know that." Latest appearance: September 22nd, 2017 / First appearance: September 25th, 1970 Linus stands in the wind. He sucks his thumb and holds his blanket. Linus' blanket is blown out of his hands. Linus runs. Linus stands next to the doghouse. The blanket completely covers Snoopy. Snoopy thinks, "I hate to see fall come . . . It gets dark so early . ." Latest appearance: July 17th, 2017 / First appearance: July 20th, 1970 Linus stands behind Lucy and says, "I have a question." Linus asks, "What would happen if there were a beautiful and highly intelligent child up in heaven waiting to be born, and his or her parents decided that the two children they already had were enough?" Lucy says, "Your ignorance of theology and medicine is appalling!" Linus says, "I still think it's a good question . Latest appearance: July 16th, 2017 / First appearance: July 19th, 1970 Snoopy is wearing a baseball cap. He runs backwards, looking up at the sky. CLOMP! Snoopy stands up straight in the air and catches the ball in his mouth. Snoopy runs, his cap flying off his head. CLOMP! He jumps in the air and catches another ball. CLOMP! Snoopy catches the ball, hanging upside down the air. CLOMP! His cap flies off as he catches the ball. Latest appearance: July 15th, 2017 / First appearance: July 18th, 1970 Snoopy sits on the doghouse and sniffles. He thinks, "What do you do?" Snoopy lies on the doghouse and thinks, "What do you do when the girl-beagle you love more than anything is taken from you, and you know you'll never see her again as long as you live?" Snoopy sits up and thinks, "What do you do?" Snoopy eats and thinks, "Back to eating!" Latest appearance: July 14th, 2017 / First appearance: July 17th, 1970 Snoopy lies on the doghouse. Charlie Brown carries an envelope and says, "I have bad news for you." Charlie Brown continues, "That last letter you sent to your girl friend at the Daisy Hill Puppy Farm never reached her . . She's not there any more . . ." Charlie Brown explains, "She's been sold!" Snoopy screams and runs off the doghouse. Latest appearance: July 13th, 2017 / First appearance: July 16th, 1970 Snoopy lies on the doghouse and thinks, "That girl-beagle I met at the Daisy Hill Puppy Farm is really something." Snoopy sits up. He smiles and thinks, "I wonder why I liked her so much? I think it's because we teased each other . . ." Snoopy lies on his stomach and thinks, "We laughed a lot, and we teased each other . . ." Snoopy turns over and smiles. He thinks, "And the Latest appearance: July 12th, 2017 / First appearance: July 15th, 1970 Snoopy sticks his tongue out at Charlie Brown. Charlie Brown shouts, "Now you cut that out!" Snoopy walks away. Charlie Brown continues, "Just because you can't go running off to see that girl-beagle you met, you don't have to be so obnoxious!" Charlie Brown points and shouts, "By golly, you'd better start behaving yourself!" Snoopy drops the phone. Charlie Brown shouts, "A Latest appearance: July 11th, 2017 / First appearance: July 14th, 1970 Charlie Brown stands in front of Snoopy. Snoopy wears his supper dish on his head. Charlie Brown asks, "You want to go to the Daisy Hill Puppy Farm again?" Snoopy's ears stand up. Charlie Brown walks away and thinks, "No, I don't think you should . . . You've been out enough lately . . ." Snoopy kicks his supper dish and thinks, "Rats!" Snoopy sits on the ground and leans a Latest appearance: July 10th, 2017 / First appearance: July 13th, 1970 Charlie Brown stands next to Snoopy and talks into the phone. He says, "Hello? Is this the Daisy Hill Puppy Farm?" Charlie Brown continues, "I'm calling for a friend of mine . . . He wants to speak to one of your dogs . . No, he doesn't know her name . . Describe her?" Snoopy holds out his paws and smiles. Charlie Brown says, "She has very soft paws . . ." Latest appearance: July 9th, 2017 / First appearance: July 12th, 1970 Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound. Lucy stands on the slope of the pitcher's mound. She holds out a piece of paper: "Here, Charlie Brown...Sign this petition!" "What's it for?" "Don't be so wishy-washy..just sign it!" He yells: "WANTING TO KNOW WHAT YOUR SIGNING IS NOT BEING WISHY-WASHY!" Lucy asks, "Why are you so crabby?" He looks up and wails, "YELLIN Latest appearance: July 8th, 2017 / First appearance: July 11th, 1970 The Literary Ace types, "Dear Sweetie, Have you missed me?" The Literary Ace continues to type, "I think about you all the time. I can hardly wait until Sunday morning. Don't forget . ." The Literary Ace thinks of hearts, hugs and kisses. Snoopy smiles and thinks, "I think I'm in love!" Latest appearance: July 7th, 2017 / First appearance: July 10th, 1970 Linus looks at a newspaper and approaches Charlie Brown. He says, "According to the paper, the riot was about war dogs . . ." Charlie Brown looks at the paper. Linus says, "Apparently there's been some trouble about dogs being sent to Viet Nam, and then not getting back . . ." Snoopy thinks, "All I know is, I went to the Daisy Hill Puppy Farm to make a speech . . . I got whomped wi
Latest appearance: July 21st, 2007 / First appearance: July 23rd, 1960 Charlie Brown approaches Lucy in an open field. He asks, "Well Lucy, your cartoon didn't improve the world after all, did it?" Lucy faces Charlie Brown. He says, "The sun went down last night, and the sun came up again this morning...it's still the same old world..." Lucy looks up in the sky as they stand in the field in front of a tree. Charlie Brown watches her. She tur First appearance: July 23rd, 1974 Sally and Charlie Brown sit on the steps. Sally says, "I'm sorry you didn't have a good time at the party, big brother." Charlie Brown begins to walk away and says, "I suppose it was really my own fault." Sally reaches for Charlie Brown's back and says, "What's this on the back of your shirt? It looks like a note . . ." Charlie Brown looks at the note and reads, "You didn't see me, First appearance: July 23rd, 1976 Peppermint Patty and Marcie lie in bed at camp. Peppermint Patty says, "Marcie, listen! Something's scratching outside our cabin!!" Marcie says, "I think it's that kid who's been calling me names, sir . . ." Peppermint Patty says, "Really? Well, if he tries to scratch his way in here, I'll break all his arms!" Marcie says, "He's not scratching to get in here, sir . . . He's just sc First appearance: July 23rd, 1998 Sitting on the sofa, Rerun says, "This is how I have it figured.. If there are three kids in a family, each kid has 33 1/3% rights.." Lucy says, "90%, 5%, 5%!" Linus says, "So you'd better check your figures again.." Latest appearance: July 20th, 2014 / First appearance: July 23rd, 1967 Snoopy lies on top of his doghouse. It is night. "Z": He's asleep. "WHAT'S THAT?!" Snoopy lifts his head. Snoopy sits up. He thinks, "It sounds like a fire engine...Or is it an ambulance? What a weird sound..." Snoopy lies on his stomach and thinks, "I guess it's a long way of...Some poor guy is in trouble..." He lies on his back. "Rats! Now, I'm wid First appearance: July 23rd, 1993 Snoopy sits in the back of a car. Snoopy thinks, "So here I am left to guard the car while the family goes shopping . ." Snoopy thinks, "Anyone who comes near this vehicle will meet a snarling tornado!" Snoopy sticks his tongue out and thinks, "On the other hand, for two cookies they can have the car . ." First appearance: July 23rd, 1988 Snoopy sits on his doghouse. Charlie Brown says, "I'm fixing your dinner right now . ." Charlie Brown says, "While you're waiting, I thought you might like some soup . . And while you're waiting for the soup, I'll bring you French bread . ." Charlie Brown says, "And while you're waiting for the bread, I thought you might like some carrots . . ." Snoopy thinks, "What do I e First appearance: July 23rd, 1990 Charlie Brown, Peggy Jean and Snoopy sit on the edge of a dock. Charlie Brown says, "She's the prettiest little girl I've ever seen . . I wonder what I could say to get acquainted . ." Snoopy leans on the Peggy Jean and thinks, "I don't suppose you happen to have any cookies with you, do you sweetie?" Latest appearance: July 22nd, 2004 / First appearance: July 23rd, 1970 Schroeder sits at his piano. Lucy leans on the piano. Schroeder asks, "What do you mean, Beethoven wouldn't have made it in Nashville?!" Lucy asks, "Did he have the Nashville sound? Huh? Did he? Did he?!" Schroeder frowns and says, "Good grief!" Schroeder walks away. Lucy smiles. Lucy shouts, "He probably wouldn't have made it in New Orleans, either!!" First appearance: July 23rd, 1995 Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound. He winds up and throws a pitch. Charlie Brown watches the ball soar overhead and says, "Oh, no!" Charlie Brown screams. He kicks his hat and yells, "I can't stand it!" He kicks his glove and repeats, "I just can't stand it!" Charlie Brown walks by with his shoulders slouched and his head down. Sally asks, "Why a Latest appearance: July 20th, 2010 / First appearance: July 23rd, 1963 "Playing jacks?" Charlie Brown stands above Sally, who sits on the ground. She answers, "Uh huh." "With a golf ball?" "I always use a golf ball...you get better action.." Sally looks up at him. "Well, have a good game.." he advises as he walks off. "I will.." Sally says. "I'm using the ball that all the touring pros use!" First appearance: July 23rd, 1984 Marcie sits in a chair and reads a letter. It says, "Dear Marcie, We are now back in Paris." The letter says, "We just had lunch in a very nice little restaurant." The letter says, "You'd be proud of me. I'm learning to order in French." Peppermint Patty sits at a talbe and smiles. She shouts, "Garcon, junk food, s'il vous plait!" Latest appearance: July 20th, 2013 / First appearance: July 23rd, 1966 Snoopy hears a licking noise. Snoopy perks up his ears and hears a lapping noise. Snoopy smiles as he hears more licking and lapping sounds. Linus walks by with an ice cream cone and Snoopy thinks, "I knew I heard an ice cream approaching." First appearance: July 23rd, 1978 Both Peppermint Patty and Marcie are wearing backpacks. They hike across a fallen tree. They skip across a river via stones. As they walk along in the woods, Marcie asks,"I suppose we should be observing wildlife while we're out here, shouldn't we, sir?" Peppermint Patty replies,"Absolutely, Marcie...that's one of the purposes of backpacking." As Peppermint Patty walks off, Marc First appearance: July 23rd, 1982 Snoopy lies on the doghouse. Charlie Brown says, "The can opener just broke." Charlie Brown continues, "You may have to wait an extra two minutes for supper . . . Is that all right?" Charlie Brown asks, "What do you think of that?" Snoopy lies on the doghouse and thinks, "Who can think the unthinkable?" First appearance: July 23rd, 1999 Peppermint Patty stands outside Marcie's front door. Marcie says, "No, I can't come out, sir... I have to practice the violin..." Peppermint Patty says, "You try to do too much, Marcie.. Someday your head is going to fall off." Marcie says, "Maybe you're right... I'll come out for a while.." Patty and Marcie lie under a tree. Patty says, "See? If you relax now and then, Latest appearance: July 20th, 2012 / First appearance: July 23rd, 1965 Linus shouts, "No mail?" Linus shouts, "My blanket didn't come again?!" Linus runs and says, "I'm going to write a letter to the postmaster general . . ." Linus writes, "Dear general," First appearance: July 23rd, 1991 Snoopy and Charlie Brown stand at a sales counter. Charlie Brown says, "Yes, ma'am . . We want to buy a new dog dish for my dog . ." Charlie Brown says, "Metal or plastic? Red? Yellow? Blue? Gee, I don't know . . ." Charlie Brown looks at Snoopy and asks, "What kind of dish do you think you want?" Snoopy thinks, "Full!" First appearance: July 23rd, 1996 The World War I Flying Ace lies on the ground and looks into a trench. Spike holds a rifle with three pancakes on the bayonet. Snoopy thinks, "Hi, Spike . . How's everything in the trenches?" Spike thinks, "I feel good today . . The cook gave me some extra pancakes . ." First appearance: July 23rd, 1981 Peppermint Patty lies against a tree. Marcie says, "You look tired, sir." Peppermint Patty replies, "I'm exhausted, Marcie." Peppermint Patty continues, "I've been to three tabernacles, fourteen churches and two temples . . ." Marcie asks, "No one wanted to hear about your miracle?" Peppermint Patty holds a sheet of paper and says, "All I got was a bunch of tracts and this . . ."
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.