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: September 19th, 1979 Snoopy sits on the doghouse. Charlie Brown says, "Telephone for you." Snoopy holds the phoine to his ear and thinks, "Woodstock? How are you? How's jury duty?" Snoopy continues to think, "Sequestered, huh? Well, have a good night." Woodstock and many other birds sit in a nest together. First appearance: April 15th, 1979 Woodstock flies through the air. He descends to a branch. He sits on the branch, and it bends under his weight. Snoopy lies on his back atop the doghouse. A musical staff appears sideways. Snoopy walks towards the musical staff. Snooy straightens the branch that Woodstock is perched on. Woodstock starts singing and the musical staff now appears upri Latest appearance: November 9th, 2004 / First appearance: November 10th, 1970 Snoopy wears his supper dish on his head and walks. Woodstock flies upside down beside Snoopy. Woodstock flies into a tree. Woodstock walks dazed next to Snoopy. Snoopy thinks, "Maybe walking is safer . . ." Woodstock walks into a telephone pole. Latest appearance: July 13th, 2000 / First appearance: July 18th, 1974 The World Famous Tennis Pro tosses the ball in the air for the serve. The World Famous Tennis Pro serves the ball. Woodstock speaks and holds a tennis racket. Snoopy stands and thinks, "Paw fault?!!" First appearance: February 12th, 1977 Sally stands in front of the class. She holds her hand over Woodstock's face and says, "Okay, pilot, thanks again . . . That was fascinating, wasn't it, class?" Sally tosses Woodstock and says, "And now, as our pilot departs, we have one more surprise . . ." Sally smiles and continues, "If you'll all go to the windows, you'll be able to see him take off in his famous helicopter!" First appearance: October 9th, 1990 Schroeder sits in front of the piano. Snoopy holds a gun and points it up. Woodstock and another bird get ready to race along the music staff. First appearance: October 17th, 1997 Woodstock, Olaf and Andy come to a cliff. Woodstock talks. Olaf thinks, "What's he saying?" Andy looks over the edge of the cliff and thinks, "He said this is as far as we can go because the Earth is flat, and if we go any farther we'll fall over the edge." Andy thinks, "I wonder if he's right..." Olaf leaps over the edge and thinks, "There's only one way to find out!" Andy First appearance: April 8th, 1977 The World Famous Golf Pro holds a golf club and stands next to Woodstock. He thinks, "I wonder how many yards it is to the green . . ." Woodstock speaks and begins to walk. The World Famous Golf Pro stands and watches. Snoopy stands next to Woodstock at night and thinks, "Two hundred and fifty-one yards!" First appearance: January 7th, 1977 Woodstock and Snoopy sit on the doghouse in the snow. Woodstock asks a question. Snoopy thinks, "They're just snowflakes . . ." Snoopy continues to think, "A few snowflakes landing on your head can't hurt you . . ." Snoopy looks at Woodstock. Woodstock has snowflakes frozen to his head. First appearance: November 25th, 1981 Linus and Sally sit outside. Linus says, "We're going to my gramma's tomorrow for Thanksgiving . . ." Linus continues, "Pumpkin pie! Sweet potatoes! Everything!" Linus smiles and says, "The best part, of course, is when they carve the bird!" Woodstock kicks Linus. Latest appearance: December 28th, 2002 / First appearance: December 30th, 1972 Woodstock and Snoopy sit on the doghouse and wear winter caps. Woodstock turns to Snoopy. He speaks and asks a question. Snoopy thinks, "What a stupid question!" Snoopy continues to think, "Why would I forget the root beer and the olives?" First appearance: March 27th, 1978 Beaglescout stands in front of Woodstock and friends. He thinks, "All right, before we go on our hike, I'm going to call the roll." Beaglescout thinks, "Woodstock! Conrad! Olivier! Bill!" Woodstock and friends speak. Beaglescout continues to think, "A little reminder . . . When I call the roll, the correct answer is, 'here!'" Snoopy thinks, "It is not, 'Yo!'" First appearance: July 1st, 1989 Snoopy sits in the pouring rain. Woodstock walks by with an umbrella. Snoopy walks with Woodstock on his head and the umbrella over Woodstock. Latest appearance: May 18th, 2017 / First appearance: May 21st, 1970 Snoopy sits on the doghouse. Woodstock jumps up and down in the doghouse. Snoopy smiles and thinks, "For his birthday, I've promised to get him his own coloring book and his own crayons . . ." Woodstock falls off the doghouse. Snoopy's ears stand up. Woodstock lies on the ground dazed. Snoopy looks over the edge of the doghouse and thinks, "It never pays to get too happy!" First appearance: May 6th, 1979 Snoopy sits atop the doghouse with his eyes close; Woodstock flies down to the doghouse. Snoopy looks at him and thinks,"What are you doing here? You're supposed to be out somewher sitting on a branch chirping." He spreads his hands and continues,"That's your job...people expect to hear birds chirping when they wake up in the morning..." Woodstock hops along the grass. He First appearance: April 2nd, 1995 Snoopy thinks to Woodstock, "Do you know anything about ghosts?" Snoopy stares at his doghouse and says, "I've been worried lately that my house is haunted.." Snoopy asks, "Do you think maybe you could go in and find out?" Woodstock heads inside. Snoopy's ears shoot straight up from fear as a little ghost comes out. Then Snoopy watches as a line of little gh First appearance: July 4th, 1998 Snoopy examines his food dish and says, "My gramma used to read dog dishes.." Snoopy tells Woodstock, "After we were through eating, she'd take a dog dish, look at it carefully, and tell us the future.." Snoopy says, "Gramma said dog dishes were more accurate than tea leaves.." Woodstock says something. Snoopy replies, "Really? I never heard of a gramma who reads worms.." First appearance: April 2nd, 1980 Woodstock sits in his nest. The World Famous Census Taker stands next to him and thinks, "Good morning from the census bureau." The World Famous Census Taker continues to think, "If you don't mind, I'd like to ask you a few questions . . ." The World Famous Census Taker thinks, "What is your net income?" Snoopy writes and thinks, "'Four worms a day' got it!" Latest appearance: July 10th, 2014 / First appearance: July 13th, 1967 A longhaired Woodstock talks to Snoopy Snoopy thinks, "I don't see why he gets so upset . . ." Snoopy lies down and thinks, "No one understands my generation, either!" First appearance: January 2nd, 1977 Peppermint Patty slumps at her desk and says,"I hate being the dumbest one in the class." He leans on the desk and exclaims,"I'm gonna fail for sure!" She raises her hand and says,"Ma'am, I think you should grade us on a curve...." She turns in her seat and says,"The way I see it, that's the only chance I have to pass..." She continues,"If I can find someone who kno
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: November 9th, 2000 / First appearance: November 14th, 1974 Peppermint Patty stands on a chair. Marcie holds a tape measure and says, "Okay, sir, I think I have all your measurements." Marcie looks at a slip of paper and says, "The way I see it, you're a size eight . . . Your waist is twenty-three inches, your hips are twenty-eight inches . . ." Marcie continues, "And your . . . Your . . . Uh . . . Your . . . Your . . ." Marcie lie First appearance: November 14th, 1984 Spike sits in the desert and thinks, "Someday that girl in the red pickup is going to stop and give me a ride . . ." Spike thinks, "If she does, I'll probably hang my head out of the window . . ." Spike thinks, " . . Or maybe I'll sit up very prim and proper, and she'll be proud of me . . ." Spike lies down on the rock and thinks, "Or maybe she'll look at me, and say, 'Hey, First appearance: November 14th, 1993 Snoopy wears a knit winter stocking cap. He jumps down from the roof of his doghouse. Snoopy sits on the edge of the bird bath. Woodstock rides a zomboni. Woodstock rides the zamboni in circles. Snoopy walks away from the bird bath with eyes open wide. Snoopy walks into the house. Charlie Brown holds the door for him. Sally asks, "What happened to him?" Charlie Brow Latest appearance: November 8th, 2016 / First appearance: November 14th, 1969 Peppermint Patty and Charlie Brown stand at the wall. Peppermint Patty says, "I wonder if I'll be beautiful when I'm a Senior in high school . . ." Peppermint Patty and Charlie Brown walk outside. Peppermint Patty says, "If I knew I wasn't going to be beautiful, I wouldn't bother having graduation pictures taken . . " Peppermint Patty asks, "Chuck, would you want my graduation pi First appearance: November 14th, 1978 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their desks in school. Peppermint Patty frowns and says, "I thought I was dumb yesterday . . . I'm really dumb today!" Peppermint Patty continues, "I think the battery in my head has gone dead, Marcie . . ." Marcie replies, "Maybe the custodian has some jumper cables we can borrow, sir" Peppermint Patty says, "It's a sin to make fun of a d First appearance: November 14th, 1977 Snoopy and Charlie Brown sit on the floor and play checkers. Charlie Brown thinks, "It's his move . . . I wonder what he's going to do . . ." Charlie Brown thinks, "I'll bet he's planning some fancy strategy . . . I know how his mind works . . . He's tricky . . ." Charlie Brown continues to think, "I wonder what he's planning . . I wonder what he's thinking . . ." Snoopy th Latest appearance: November 11th, 2009 / First appearance: November 14th, 1962 Linus runs up to Lucy shouting, "I got an 'A' on my report card!" Linus shows Lucy and says, "Look, I got an 'A' . . . See? Right there! I got an 'A'!" Lucy says, "You didn't get an 'A' . . . That's the principal's middle initial!" Linus says, "Rats! I thought I got an 'A'!" First appearance: November 14th, 1992 The Beaglescout hikes behind Woodstock. Snoopy thinks, "And right up ahead is 'Lookout Rock.'" Snoopy thinks, "Look out!" Woodstock smashes into the rock. Snoopy thinks, "That's why they call it 'Lookout Rock.'" First appearance: November 14th, 1958 Charlie Brown and Lucy are leaning on the wall. Charlie Brown grimaces and says, "I wish I could be happy..." He continues, "I think I could be happy if my life had more purpose to it.." He turns to Lucy and asks, "I also think that if I were happy..I could help others to be happy..does that make sense to you?" She replies, "We've had spaghetti at our house three times thi Latest appearance: November 11th, 2006 / First appearance: November 14th, 1959 Sally sits drinking out of her baby-bottle. She looks at the bottle. She tosses it aside. She crawls away and thinks, "I'm surprised there's no refund on the empty bottles!" First appearance: November 14th, 1957 Linus and Charlie Brown are walking home from school. They stop and Charlie Brown exclaims, "Well! There He Is!" He rushes towards Snoopy who is waiting with open paws. Charlie Brown exclaims, "My Pal!!" He continues, "Everyone should have a dog to greet him when he comes home!" They hug as Schroeder watches. Latest appearance: November 12th, 2002 / First appearance: November 14th, 1972 Peppermint Patty sits at her desk in school. She says, "Betty? Yes, ma'am . . I admit it . . ." Peppermint Patty continues, "I signed my english report 'Betty.'" Peppermint Patty says, "It wasn't much of a report . . ." Peppermint Patty says, "I changed my name to protect the innocent." Latest appearance: November 11th, 2013 / First appearance: November 14th, 1966 Charlie Brown stands proudly at the door and clears his throat. Violet says, "Well, will you look at that? Charlie Brown has been put on safety patrol! How about that?" Charlie Brown walks by the other students and says, "Oh boy! Everyone is looking at me! If this doesn't impress that little red-haired girl, nothing will!" Charlie Brown smiles and says, "When I got call Latest appearance: November 11th, 2010 / First appearance: November 14th, 1963 Charlie Brown sits on the bench with a sandwich in his hand, and a bag next to him. "I wish I could eat lunch with that little red-haired girl. I wonder what I'd do if she came over here, and sat down.." "I wonder if I...good grief! She saw me looking at her! She's standing up!" Charlie Brown jumps, letting go of his sandwich. "She's coming over here!! She's coming over here!! What Latest appearance: November 11th, 2012 / First appearance: November 14th, 1965 Linus sits and watches tv. Lucy comes up behind Linus. Lucy gets up and says, "Might as well turn this off . . . there's no one watching it . . ." Linus's hair stands on end as he says, "No one watching it?" Linus shouts, "Waddya mean, no one? I'm someone!" Linus waves his fist in the air and says, "You come back here and turn on this tv! If anyone is a so Latest appearance: November 12th, 2015 / First appearance: November 14th, 1968 Snoopy sits on the doghouse at night. Charlie Brown points and says, "Now, tonight I want you to stay out here, and be a watch dog!" Charlie Brown walks away and says, "It's your responsibility to guard this house, this yard and this neighborhood!" Snoopy sits on the doghouse. Snoopy lies under the covers in Charlie Brown's bed and thinks, "I can't stand all that responsibi First appearance: November 14th, 1975 Snoopy lies on the doghouse. Lucy asks, "Can you read a map?" Snoopy thinks, "Of course!" Lucy hands a map to Snoopy and says, "If you're going to visit your brother in Needles, you'll need a map . . ." Snoopy looks at the map and thinks, "I'm good at reading maps . . ." Snoopy unfolds the map and thinks, "I just don't know what all those squares, and dots, and lines, and c Latest appearance: November 11th, 2008 / First appearance: November 14th, 1961 Snoopy is sitting behind a tree, poking his out looking to the right. (BR) (BR) Snoopy is running across the grass. (BR) (BR) Snoopy is kicking a foot ball with a big small. (BR) (BR) Snoopy is now laying on his doghouse with his eyes closed and thinking, "All of earth's creatures have, hidden within their beings, A wild uncontrollable urge to PUNT!" (BR) (BR) First appearance: November 14th, 1991 Peppermint Patty holds a football. Peppermint Patty shouts, "Okay, Marcie . . �'ll kick the ball, and you catch it!" Marcie asks, "What if it hits me in the stomach?" Peppermint Patty says, "It won't hit you in the stomach if you're careful . . ." Marcie hides behind a tree. Latest appearance: November 16th, 2003 / First appearance: November 14th, 1971 Charlie Brown sits at Lucy's Psychiatric Help booth. He faces away from her and says, "I wonder if it's possible really to make a fresh start..." He stands and looks up: "See that plane up there?" Lucy follows his gaze. Charlie Brown raises his arms and says, "It's filled with people who are all going someplace..that's what I'd like to do..go off someplace, and start a new life..."
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.