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
Latest appearance: January 7th, 2003 / First appearance: January 12th, 1971 Snoopy and Woodstock sit in the snow. Snoopy thinks, "Woodstock is just like a little kid . ." Snoopy watches Woodstock and continues to think, "He likes to catch snowflakes on his tongue." Woodstock sticks out his tongue to catch snowflakes. Woodstock lies on his stomach. Snoopy thinks, "First, he's going to have to gain a little weight . . ." Latest appearance: November 10th, 2002 / First appearance: November 12th, 1972 Snoopy and Woodstock sit on either end of the top of the doghouse, not facing one another. Snoopy is reading a book. "Hmm.." Snoopy lies on his back holding his book to his nose. Woodstock stands on Snoopy's feet. He sits up and reads: "It says here that the hummingbird is the only winged creature that can flap his wings fast enough to be able to hover motionless in the air..." Woo First appearance: February 28th, 1977 Woodstock and Snoopy sit on the doghouse. Woodstock speaks. Snoopy thinks, "Are you serious?" Woodstock speaks. Snoopy thinks, "I knew he wasn't serious . . . He was just talking 'Tongue in beak'!" First appearance: November 28th, 1997 Snoopy sits in front of his dog dish. He looks from side to side. Snoopy's dog dish is turned up side down and he looks around. Snoopylifts his dish to reveal Woodstock hiding beneath. Snoopy thinks, "Thanksgiving is over!" Woodstock smiles. First appearance: September 18th, 1979 Woodstock sits on a branch and looks at a letter. Snoopy stands next to him and thinks, "You've been called for jury duty?" Snoopy continues to think, "Don't worry . . . It's very simple . . ." Snoopy holds his arms out and thinks, "All you do is stand in the hallway for three hours until they tell you the trial has been canceled . . Then you go home . ." Woodstock walks aw First appearance: September 28th, 1980 Woodstock looks up as Sally stops and peers into his nest, which is resting on a small tree near the house. He exclaims as Lucy stops and peers into his house as well. He sits atop the doghouse, next to Snoopy, chirping to him. Snoopy thinks,"Really? How annoying!" Snoopy puts his hand to his chin and thinks,"Well, I think you have a legitimate complaint." They jum First appearance: August 5th, 1995 The World Famous Attorney looks at Woodstock and thinks, "I lost my case! Can you believe it?" Woodstock follows the World Famous Attorney. Snoopy thinks, "Of course, my stupid client never should have been in Mr. McGregor's garden." The World Famous Attorney stops and faces Woodstock. Snoopy thinks, "On top of that, the judge hated me . . I've never been so depressed in my life First appearance: October 1st, 1983 Woodstock speaks to Snoopy. Snoopy thinks, "You've been cold at night?" Snoopy thinks, "Well, you could put booties on your feeties or you could line your nest with a warm pizza!" Snoopy laughs and laughs. Woodstock kicks Snoopy off the doghouse. Latest appearance: February 7th, 2017 / First appearance: February 10th, 1970 Snoopy sits on the doghouse. Snow is piled up to the top of the doghouse. Woodstock approaches with a shovel. Woodstock begins to shovel snow. Snoopy thinks, "He's very good with a snow shovel . ." Woodstock continues to shovel the snow. Snoopy thinks, "I should be out of here by the first of August!" First appearance: February 1st, 1991 Woodstock and Snoopy lie on a rock. Snoopy thinks, "You can't have a meaningful discussion with a bird because birds don't know anything!" Snoopy thinks, "All they know is flying and worms . ." Woodstock sings. Snoopy thinks, "All right, and maybe a couple of old songs." First appearance: November 23rd, 1975 Woodstock is dressed up and stands on a platform labeled, "Colonel Woodstock." On top of the doghouse, Snoopy tells Woodstock, "Thursday.. I know!" Snoopy thinks, "Thanksgiving is a terrible time to be a bird!" Snoopy says, "You don't even have to be a turkey to get eaten." Snoopy thinks, "You could be a duck, or a pheasant, or a ham or anything.." Snoopy go First appearance: December 27th, 1992 Linus cuts holes in a large cardboard box. Linus carries the box outside. Linus sets the box in the snow. Sally stands next to him. The World War I Flying Ace and Woodstock and friends approach. Linus pushes the box to the top of a snow covered hill. Linus and Sally climb in the box. The World War I Flying Ace climbs in the box. Sally looks at the holes at t First appearance: October 30th, 1984 Snoopy lies on his doghouse sleeping. Woodstock flies towards Snoopy. Woodstock sits on Snoopy's nose. Snoopy thinks, "Looking for me?" Snoopy thinks, "I'm in here somewhere." Latest appearance: April 6th, 2003 / First appearance: April 4th, 1971 Snoopy and Woodstock stands on the doghouse. Snoopy thinks, "Ahem!" Snoopy faces Woodstock and thinks, "Gentlemen, the following matter has come to my attention.." Woodstock writes on a pad. Snoopy sits, facing away from Woodstock, and puts his paw to his chin. A series of Woodstock's shorthand symbols appear above him. Snoopy, still seated, faces Woodstock and raises his a First appearance: January 22nd, 1978 Woodstock sits on an igloo in the snow. He stands on the ground and yawns. He walks back inside of the igloo. Night approaches and he goes to sleep. The sun blazes in the sky. Woodstock lies in his tiny bed asleep as the igloo melts around him. He wakes up in surprise. He walks off. He sits next to Snoopy atop the doghouse. The latter reads a shee First appearance: April 23rd, 1986 Woodstock flies. Snoopy sits on the doghouse. Woodstock smiles and speaks in shorthand symbols. Woodstock flies away. Snoopy smiles and thinks, "And a 'Happy Secretaries Day' to you, too!" First appearance: December 8th, 1981 Woodstock sits in a small tree. Snoopy sits next to him and thinks, "You're a bird, and that's a bird's job . . ." Snoopy continues to think, "You're supposed to sing bright cheerful songs every morning to help people start their day . . ." Snoopy and Woodstock walk. Woodstock speaks and asks a question. Woodstock and Snoopy sit on the doghouse. Snoopy thinks, "No, I don't First appearance: March 31st, 1972 Woodstock and Snoopy sit on the doghouse. Snoopy looks at a book and thinks, "And." Woodstock asks a question. Snoopy thinks, "That was it! 'And'! I'm only reading one word a day . . That was it . . . 'And'!!" Snoopy looks at Woodstock. Woodstock speaks. Woodstock tumbles off the doghouse. Snoopy looks angry. He thinks, "Don't tell me how to read 'War and Peace'!" Latest appearance: November 3rd, 2004 / First appearance: November 4th, 1970 Snoopy and Woodstock sit on the doghouse. Snoopy thinks, "Woodstock is about to take off for the south." Woodstock flies off the doghouse. Snoopy thinks, "Go, man, go!" Woodstock falls to the ground and lands on his head. Woodstock lies on the ground dazed. Snoopy thinks, "He may not be south, but at least he's south of where he was . ." 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..."
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: April 9th, 1995 Rerun gets dressed for baseball and says, "I could be pitcher.. i could be catcher.. I could be anything.." Rerun is running along. He appears to be in a hurry. At the pitcher mound, Rerun says, "I wanna play on your team, Charlie Brown." Charlie replies, "I don't know, Rerun.. You're kind of small." Rerun looks over at Snoopy and says, "What about your shortstop? H First appearance: April 9th, 1993 Spike stands in the desert holding a staff. He thinks, "It's hard to be a shepherd without any sheep . ." Spike thinks, "Of course, there was Little Bo-Peep who had some sheep, but then she lost them." Spike sits down against a rock and thinks, "But maybe it's better to have lost your sheep than never to have had any sheep at all . ." Spike thinks, "I think I'm cracking up First appearance: April 9th, 1976 Marcie stands on the baseball field and exclaims,"Babe Ruth had a cap! Willie May's had a cap!" She continues,"Ted Williams had a cap! maury Wills had a cap! Mickey Mantle had a cap!" Peppermint Patty stands on the pitcher's mound looking to her left; she yells,"MARCIE, WILL YOU SHUT UP?!?" Marcie whispers,"Even Joe Garagiola had a cap!" First appearance: April 9th, 1977 The World Famous Golf Pro carries a bag of golf clubs. Charlie Brown asks, "What are you doing home?" Charlie Brown continues, "I thought you were in Atlanta playing in The Masters . . ." The World Famous Golf Pro sits on the doghouse and thinks, "I was . . ." Snoopy thinks, "Three thousand didn't make the cut!" Latest appearance: April 6th, 2016 / First appearance: April 9th, 1969 Charlie Brown sits on the curb. Lucy stands beside him and says, "He what?" Charlie Brown replies, "Snoopy left to try to find his mother . . ." Charlie Brown continues, "He hasn't heard from her for a long time so he thought he'd try to find her . . ." Lucy sits next to Charlie Brown and says, "That stupid beagle! He couldn't find anything!" Snoopy walks and thinks, "Mom?" First appearance: April 9th, 1981 Peppermint Patty sits at her desk in school. She says, "No, ma'am, I don't know the answer." Peppermint Patty asks, "How about a hint?" Peppermint Patty says, "You don't give hints?" Peppermint Patty asks, "How about a discount?" First appearance: April 9th, 1956 Charlie Brown is leaning on Schroeder's piano. He asks, "Say Schroeder, did Beethoven ever write anything for the accordion?" Schroeder replies, "Are you out of your mind?" Charlie Brown continues, "I'll bet he culd have written some pretty nice accordion pieces.." Schroeder shouts, "ARE YOU OUT OF YOUR MIND?" Charlie Brown continues, "Maybe he figured it was too hard an instru Latest appearance: April 6th, 2008 / First appearance: April 9th, 1961 Charlie Brown and Linus watch Snoopy take the field. Charlie Brown tosses the baseball, swings the bat and hits the ball. Snoopy watches the ball. Snoopy turns and starts to run. Snoopy catches the ball in his mouth. Snoopy brings the ball back to Charlie Brown and spits it into his hand. Linus says, "I imagine even an inexpensive fielder's glove wou First appearance: April 9th, 1991 The World War I Flying Ace sits on his doghouse and thinks, "Here's the World War I Flying Ace returning to airdrome in his Sopwith Camel . ." Snoopy walks at night and thinks, "As usual, he goes to the small French cafe where he can forget his troubles, the war . . everything!" The World War I Flying Ace sits at a table with Marcie. Marcie says, "Bon soir, Monsieur Flying Ace . . First appearance: April 9th, 1999 Marcie sits at her school desk. Peppermint patty's desk is empty. Marcie says, "Yes, ma'am.. her desk looks empty, doesn't it?" Marcie says, "Well, I know she was offended by that "D-minus hall of fame" thing." Marcie says, "Yes, if I see her, I'll tell her.." Patty speaks from under her desk to Marcie. She says, "See? She doesn't even know I'm under here.." Latest appearance: April 6th, 2006 / First appearance: April 9th, 1959 Snoopy watches Lucy eating. He thinks,"Isn't she going to give me any?" Lucy looks over at Snoopy watching her. He thinks,"Oh, come on...please! PLEASE!" Lucy tosses him some food and says, "Okay Snoopy...Here you can have the last one.." He walks away and thinks,"*whew* I came very close to pushing the panic button!" Latest appearance: April 6th, 2014 / First appearance: April 9th, 1967 Snoopy slithers throught the grass on his stomach. Lucy stands, bouncing a ball. Snoopy peeks out from behind a tree. CLOMP! Snoopy sprints with the ball in his mouth. Lucy stares at the ground and says, "All right, I saw that! But I'm going to pretend that it never happened!" She continues: "I'm not going to move! I'm not going to chase you! If you bring th First appearance: April 9th, 1998 Sally continues to hold the boy. She tells Charlie, "He pushed me off the swing.. Teach him a lesson.. Hit him!" Charlie asks, "Did you really push her off the swing?" Boy replies, "It was a mistake.. I thought she was my sister.." First appearance: April 9th, 1957 Lucy watches as Charlie Brown falls with a loud BONK. Lucy looks down at him as he grimaces and mutters. He looks confused as she yells, "You Blockhead!" She walks away saying, "I just can't resist adding insult to injury.." First appearance: April 9th, 1986 Sally sits in a beanbag chair. A television annoucer says, "Partly cloudy and cooler . ." A television annoucer says, "Afternoon sunny . . Clearing tonight." A television says, "And now, a community reminder . ." Sally exclaims, "Don't remind me!" Latest appearance: April 7th, 2011 / First appearance: April 9th, 1964 Charlie Brown looks at Snoopy, who sits pouting on his doghouse. Charlie Brown says, "I'm sorry about the rabies shot, but it's the law, you know.." SNoopy lies on his stomach and thinks, "Did I have anything to say about making the law? No! I call that vaccination without represenation!" He stands and raises his fist, "I CALL IT.." "OOOOO....MY ARM!" Snoopy sits down and c Latest appearance: April 6th, 2012 / First appearance: April 9th, 1965 Linus and Lucy walk outside. Linus says, "It's starting to rain . . . " Lucy says, "It figures . . . " Lucy continues, "It always rains on our generation!" Latest appearance: April 14th, 2002 / First appearance: April 9th, 1972 Frieda and Lucy stand in the ball field in the rain. Frieda complains, "This is ridiculous." Lucy agrees: "Stupid is the word!" Shroeder says, "It's never going to stop raining! I'm going home!" and walks off. Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound, calling after him: "But what about the game?" He gazes up at the sky: "It'll probably clear up any minute now...I think I see the Latest appearance: April 6th, 2010 / First appearance: April 9th, 1963 Lucy shouts, "You blockhead! You struck out!" Charlie Brown drags his bat behind him and says, "I couldn't help it!" Charlie Brown swings and says, "I really tried to clobber one!" Lucy says, "That was your whole trouble . . ." Lucy shouts, "You shouldn'ta hadn'ta oughtn'ta swang!!" Latest appearance: April 6th, 2009 / First appearance: April 9th, 1962 Lucy stands at a wall with Charlie Brown and says, "Did you ever stop to think that every day is somebody's birthday?" Lucy continues, "No matter what day it is, somebody in the world has that day for a birthday!" Lucy says, "Have you ever thought about that, Charlie Brown?" Charlie Brown replies, "No I can't really say that I have . . ." Lucy says, "You're going to have t
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.