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: April 20th, 1977 Linus walks with Charlie Brown and says, "Things have really changed, Charlie Brown . ." Linus continues, "No one seems to have a sense of adventure any more . . ." Snoopy, as a helicopter, flies by. Woodstock is the pilot. Linus says, "Well, almost no one . . ." First appearance: July 12th, 1995 Snoopy and Woodstock examine a line carved in the grass. Snoopy thinks, "Moles have very weak eyes . . They dig tunnels just under the ground, and hunt worms and insects." Woodstock speaks. Snoopy thinks, "You're right . . It's a tough way to make a living . ." First appearance: January 16th, 1977 Snoopy and Woodstock are sitting atop the doghouse; the latter chirps a question. Snoopy smiles down at him and thinks,"You want to see my cheshire beagle trick again?" Snoopy starts to smile and thinks,"Okay, here we go...." Snoopy smiles broadly and his body disappears. He thinks as only his smile remains,"How's this? You like that, huh?" Woodstock is puzzled as Snoopy First appearance: August 12th, 1998 Snoopy and Woodstock hold glasses. Snoopy thinks, "The first thing you do is raise your glass.." Snoopy thinks, "Then you say, 'I'll drink to that!'." Woodstock exclaims something. Both Woodstick and Snoopy raise their glasses. Woodstock's glass is now over his head. Snoopy thinks, "It takes a little practice.." First appearance: May 24th, 1980 Snoopy walks. Snoopy reaches to open the mailbox. Snoopy opens the mailbox. Woodstock and friends look out. Snoopy walks away and thinks, "It's embarrassing to interrupt a board meeting . . ." First appearance: January 19th, 1980 Snoopy sits on the doghouse and thinks, "Oh, no! Don't tell me." Woodstock flies toward Snoopy. Woodstock sits on the doghouse and makes beeping noises. Snoopy looks up and thinks, "I hate it when he brings over his electronic games!" First appearance: June 15th, 1998 Woodstock holds a staff over a birdbath. He gets the water to rise. Snoopy watches and remarks, "That was good.. Moses would have been proud of you.." First appearance: April 9th, 1982 Beaglescout stands with Woodstock and friends at night. He thinks, "Okay, troops . . It's bedtime." Beaglescout continues, "I hope that sleeping on the ground doesn't bother you . . ." Woodstock speaks. Beaglescout replies, "It doesn't?" Snoopy sleeps on the ground in a sleeping bag. Woodstock and friends sleep on his stomach. Snoopy thinks, "I can see why . . ." Latest appearance: March 29th, 2017 / First appearance: April 2nd, 1970 Charlie Brown and Snoopy stand on the pitcher's mound. Charlie Brown says, "Snoopy, I have a special job for you . ." Charlie Brown continues, "See if we have any new players trying out for the team . . . If we do, give them a little coaching . ." Snoopy walks away. Snoopy stands in front of Woodstock and thinks, "Rookie of the year!" 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: December 22nd, 1975 Woodstock lies in his nest. A stocking hangs from the nest. Snoopy approaches and looks at the stocking. Snoopy walks in the snow and thinks, "In the entire history of the world, there's no record of Santa Claus ever filling the stocking of a bird . . ." Snoopy stands next to the doghouse and thinks, "But that doesn't discourage Woodstock . . ." Snoopy lies on the doghouse First appearance: November 26th, 1981 Snoopy sits on the doghouse and thinks, "I'd say about five minutes . . ." Snoopy continues to think, "Two more minutes . . ." Snoopy holds out his arms and thinks, "Okay! Thanksgiving is over!" Woodstock and friends come out from behind Snoopy. 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: March 9th, 1982 The World Famous Hired Hand feeds seeds to Woodstock and friends. Lucy rushes out of the house and says, "Okay, hired hand, let's start planting my garden . . ." Lucy looks at the garden and says, "Where are all the seeds? Don't tell me you've planted them already! Boy you're a hard worker!" Lucy says, "Well, all we have to do now is wait for everything to come up!" Snoopy First appearance: April 1st, 1978 Beaglescout leads Woodstock and friends. He thinks, "Well, men, this has been a great hike!" Beaglescout looks at Olivier and thinks, "Did you enjoy yourself, Olivier?" Olivier speaks. Snoopy thinks, "He didn't see the Eiffel Tower!" 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 First appearance: January 3rd, 1982 Woodstock sits next to Snoopy writing in shorthand. The latter tosses a letter aside and thinks, "Okay, next letter..." He looks at another letter and thinks, "Hmm..." He thinks as he reads, "Dear Advice Columnist...I have been having pains lately in my chest, my stomach, and my back..." He continues, "Should I see my doctor or a chiropractor? Signed, Aching." Woodstock First appearance: February 3rd, 1991 Woodstock and Snoopy sit on top of Snoopy's dog house. Snoopy wears a fedora hat and Woodstock speaks. Woodstock says some more to which Snoopy replies, "You've been reading what?" Woodstock tells Snoopy what he's been reading and Snoopy laughs. Snoopy explains, "It's not "The Bird of the Baskervilles".. it's The Beagle fo the Baskervilles." Woodstock blushes. Snoop Latest appearance: August 20th, 2003 / First appearance: August 25th, 1971 Snoopy sits on the doghouse. Woodstock flies by upside down. Snoopy leans back and hears a loud crash. Woodstock looks dazed. Snoopy thinks, "I think that bird needs to be recycled." First appearance: August 29th, 1976 Snoopy sits atop his doghouse yawning. He lies on his back and falls asleep. He thinks,"This is weird..." "I'm sleeping and I'm dreaming, and yet I know I'm dreaming..." Woostock flies up to him and Snoopy continues to sleep and thinks,"Good grief!" "I'm dreaming that my nose is the Empire State building!" As Woodstock stands atop Snoopy's nose, the latter sleeps and think
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: November 15th, 1977 Snoopy holds his supper dish in his mouth and kicks the door. Charlie Brown says, "Ah! Good evening, sir!" Charlie Brown asks, "Would you care to see a menu?" Snoopy stands with his supper dish in his mouth and a menu in the supper dish. Latest appearance: November 12th, 2009 / First appearance: November 15th, 1962 Linus walks with Charlie Brown and says, "My dad and I got into a big theological argumentlast night . . ." Linus continues, "He was looking at my report card and wondering why I was the only one in my class who didn't get an 'A' in spelling . . ." Linus says, "I said 'Isn't it wonderful how each of us on this earth was created just a little bit different?'" Linus says, "Th Latest appearance: November 12th, 2010 / First appearance: November 15th, 1963 "Did you see that little girl with the red hair walk by?" Linus asks Charlie Brown. They are sitting on the bench with their lunch bags. Linus turns to one side to watch her. "You got sort of nervous when she walked by, didn't you, Charlie Brown?" "What makes you think I got nervous?" Charlie Brown says. "You tied your peanut butter sandwich in a knot!" Linus observes. Char Latest appearance: November 10th, 2003 / First appearance: November 15th, 1971 Linus sits up in bed and looks at his arm. He says, "My hands aren't shaking?" Linus continues, "I'm not dizzy any more . . . My stomach doesn't hurt . . I'm actually hungry!" Linus says, "I made it through the weekend without my blanket! I did it! I did it!" Linus shouts, "And I did it my way!!" Latest appearance: November 13th, 2015 / First appearance: November 15th, 1968 Snoopy sits on the doghouse. Charlie Brown points and says, "All right, I'm going to put it to you straight!" Charlie Brown continues, "Tonight you stay outside, and be a watch dog, or tomorrow you get no supper!" Charlie Brown walks away and says, "Let your stomach decide!" Snoopy thinks, "Why should I let my stomach decide? It's inside!" First appearance: November 15th, 1985 Charlie Brown stands outside in the snow with a shovel. Lucy stands in the doorway. Charlie Brown says, "Ask your dad if he wants me to shovel your walk . ." Lucy replies, "He said why should he pay you when he can do it himself?" Charlie Brown answers, "Because if he does it himself, he's liable to have a heart attack and need bypass surgery . . ." Lucy asks, "Who writes y First appearance: November 15th, 1984 Pigpen sits at his school desk. He says, "Yes, ma'am . . My name is 'Pigpen'." Pigpen says, "Oh, yes . . I've been in your class all year . . ." Pigpen says, "You just haven't noticed me." Pigpen says, "The janitor keeps sweeping me out!" First appearance: November 15th, 1992 Snoopy stands on a perch. Charlie Brown lies in bed. Snoopy jumps from the perch head first.. Snoopy has a cord around his ankle. He stops and flies back up in the air. Snoopy heads for the floor again. Snoopy bounces back up in the air. Snoopy hangs upside down. Snoopy stands on the board at the end of Charlie Brown's bed. Charlie Brown lies First appearance: November 15th, 1996 Peppermint Patty holds a football and yells, "Get back, Marcie! Get way back!" Peppermint Patty shouts, "Farther! Farther! Get back farther!" Peppermint Patty looks into the distance. Marcie walks up behind Peppermint Patty and says, "I took the long way around . ." Latest appearance: November 12th, 2008 / First appearance: November 15th, 1961 Standing on the sidewalk next to a fire hydrant Lucy is looking at Linus as he is saying, "I think i'm ahead of my time... (BR) (BR) Lucy and Linus are facing each other and Lucy is Yelling, " Ha! That's a laugh! You're just like a lot of others who say the same thing! It's an excuse, that's what it is !"(BR) (BR) The two are still standing on the side walk next to a fire hydrant as Lucy stretches First appearance: November 15th, 1987 Snoopy (with his dish on his head) and Woodstock and his friends walk up a snow-slope. The birds sit in the dish atop the slope whiles Snoopy stand at the edge and look over. He sits in the dish with the birds at the top of the slope. They slid down the slope. They twist to the side as they continue to slide. They continue to slide the slope They hit First appearance: November 15th, 1979 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their desks in school. Peppermint Patty wears a pan on her head to catch leaking water. Marcie says, "Guess what, sir . ." Marcie continues, "I heard that the board of education and the principal have been arguing about the leak in the ceiling . . ." Marcie says, "They can't decide what to do . . . I imagine it's a financial problem, wouldn't you First appearance: November 15th, 1956 Charlie Brown and Lucy stands in the field watching Snoopy dancing. Charlie Brown says, "Look at that crazy dog..." They watch him dance on by and Charlie Brown continues, "I sure wish I could be that happy all the time" They look after him and Lucy says, "Not me.." She walks off and concludes, "It's too hard to feel sorry for yourself when you're happy" First appearance: November 15th, 1986 Snoopy lies on the doghouse thinking, "Every night my supper comes through that back door . ." Charlie Brown walks up behind Snoopy holding the dog dish. He yells, "Surprise!" Snoopy jumps into the air. Charlie Brown explains, "Tonight I went out the front door and came aournd the side of the house . ." Snoopy eats his food and thinks, "I'll eat first, and then I'll call First appearance: November 15th, 1981 The World War I Flying Ace walks through the archway of a ruin. He sits at a table, that holds a mug and a bottle, with one finger raised and thinks, "Puis-Je Avoir La Carte?" He thinks, "Here's the World War I Flying Ace sitting in a small French Cafe...." He continues, "Suddenly he sees a beautiful young country lass!" He walks along thinking, "Slyly he approaches her ta First appearance: November 15th, 1957 Charlie Brown stands next to a pile of leaves. He watches as Linus jumps into the pile. Linus looks down and says, "Well, I just learned something, Charlie Brown.." He holds up a stick covered with leaves and concludes, "Never jump into a pile of leaves holding a wet sucker!" First appearance: November 15th, 1989 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their desks in school. Peppermint Patty says, "Yes, ma'am . . I learned a lot today . . Just being here was worth the price of admission . . ." Peppermint Patty adds, "Of course I didn't pay anything!" Peppermint Patty laughs hysterically. Marcie whispers, "You're weird, sir . ." Peppermint Patty says, "Yes, ma'am." First appearance: November 15th, 1982 Woodstock and Snoopy sit on the doghouse in the rain. Snoopy holds up his ear on the opposite side as Woodstock. Woodstock speaks. Snoopy holds up his other ear and thinks, "Sorry . . . Wrong ear!" First appearance: November 15th, 1999 The Literary Ace is sitting on top of his house typing, "The dog wasn't happy the way things were going in the family." "..."The next time there's an election," he thought, "I'll run for Head of the Family."..." "...Unfortunately, when the election was held, he only got one vote." First appearance: November 15th, 1991 Peppermint Patty holds a football and asks, "Marcie, how can you catch the ball if you're standing behind a tree?" Marcie's arms extend from behind the tree. She says, "I don't want to get hit in the stomach with the ball . . ." Peppermint Patty kicks the football. Marcie holds the football from behind the tree. Marcie says, "Pretty good catch, huh, sir?"
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.