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: November 13th, 1992 Snoopy and Woodstock sit on the ground. Snoopy thinks, "The world is yours . . A sky to fly in . . ." Snoopy lies on the ground and thinks, "And a ground filled with millions of worms!" Woodstock looks at the ground. Woodstock sits on Snoopy's head. First appearance: October 18th, 1976 Peppermint Patty stands in front of a desk and her hair stands up. She says, "I graduated from a what?!" Peppermint Patty frowns and says, "A dog school?!!" Peppermint Patty walks in the grass and looks angry. She shouts, "Where's that attorney of mine?! I'll wring his fuzzy neck!" Woodstock stands in his nest. Snoopy hides in the bottom of the nest and thinks, "Keep your h First appearance: February 6th, 1998 Snoopy and Woodstock are out for a walk. Snoopy thinks, "I'm glad to see you're walking a lot.. if you fly too much you'll wear out your wings." Snoopy thinks, "That's why dogs don't have wings.. our ancestors wore them out.." Snoopy and Woodstock sit under a tree. Woodstock says something and Snoopy thinks, "No, you can believe some things I tell you.." Latest appearance: August 24th, 2003 / First appearance: August 22nd, 1971 Charlie Brown holds his bat, ready to swing. Woodstock is asleep in his nest: "Z" WAP! Charlie Brown swings. The ball crashes through the air, leaves and twigs fly everywhere. Woodstock sits on the ground, surrounded by the remnants of his nest. he is dizzy. He looks around him. He walks. He speaks to Snoopy, who wears a baseball cap. Latest appearance: October 16th, 2002 / First appearance: October 18th, 1972 Woodstock and Snoopy sit on the doghouse. Woodstock speaks. Snoopy thinks, "Well, at least they can run faster . . ." Woodstock speaks. Snoopy and Woodstock turn away from each other. Snoopy thinks, "How can you talk to someone who keeps saying. 'Au contraire'?" Latest appearance: September 20th, 2004 / First appearance: September 21st, 1970 Snoopy and Woodstock sit on the doghouse. Snoopy thinks, "Poor Woodstock . . He can't decide if he should fly south for the winter . ." Woodstock sits on the other end of the doghouse. Snoopy thinks, "Or stay home . ." Woodstock changes positions. Snoopy thinks, "Or fly south . ." Woodstock sits on the other end of the doghouse. Snoopy thinks, "Or stay home . ." First appearance: January 19th, 1993 Snoopy wears a winter cap and looks up at Woodstock who is in a nest. Snoopy thinks, "I've been worried about you . . How are you standing the cold weather?" Woodstock shows Snoopy the mittens he wears. Latest appearance: December 12th, 2002 / First appearance: December 14th, 1972 Snoopy sits on the doghouse. Woodstock flies upside down toward him. Snoopy thinks, "I don't think I'll tell Woodstock about Santa Claus . . ." Woodstock sits on the doghouse next to Snoopy. Snoopy thinks, "He'll never get any presents anyway." Snoopy looks down at Woodstock and thinks, "Santa Claus never brings presents to tiny, nondescript, nobody birds." Snoopy continues First appearance: October 8th, 1978 Sally asks,"Where are we going?" She walks next to Linus down the lane and says,"This isn't the way we usually go." She asks,"Why are we walking to school this way?" He points in front of him and replies,"I think it's going to be easier to cross the street up here...." They stand on the curb and he continues,"There's a traffic tie-up on third street." He concludes, Latest appearance: April 6th, 2002 / First appearance: April 1st, 1972 Woodstock sulks and walks by Linus. Snoopy lies on the doghouse. Linus says, "Your friend looked kind of depressed." Snoopy thinks, "Ex-friend! No stupid bird is going to tell me how to read 'War and Peace'!" Snoopy continues to think, "Just because he couldn't follow the story, he got mad! I can't help it if he came along when I was already up to the fifth word!" Linus wal First appearance: December 24th, 1977 Snoopy lies on the doghouse. Charlie Brown says, "I see you ate all of your sandwich." Snoopy thinks, "Just about." Charlie Brown says, "I hope you saved some of the crusts for the birds . . ." Snoopy thinks, "Of course!" Woodstock stands in the snow. Parts of the sandwich make a sign that reads, "Merry Christmas." Latest appearance: June 28th, 2003 / First appearance: July 3rd, 1971 Snoopy sits on the doghouse with Woodstock's typewriter. Woodstock flies toward the doghouse. Woodstock types and grumbles. Woodstock continues to type and grumble. Snoopy thinks, "Secretaries hate to come in on a Saturday morning . ." First appearance: April 19th, 1984 Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound in the pouring rain. He yells, "I thought we were going to play today! Where is everybody? This weather isn't so bad!" Linus walks up to Charlie Brown with an umbrella. Linus says, "They say it's bad weather when the birds are walking, Charlie Brown." Charlie Brown says, "That's ridiculous!" Charlie Brown looks down and sees W Latest appearance: December 23rd, 2000 / First appearance: December 24th, 1974 Snoopy lies on the doghouse at night. He thinks, "I hear something . ." Snoopy sits up and lifts his ear. Snoopy lies down and thinks, "I thought maybe I was going to be visited by the old fellow in the red suit . . ." Woodstock stands on Snoopy's nose dressed in a Santa Claus costume. Latest appearance: August 9th, 2004 / First appearance: August 10th, 1970 Snoopy, dressed as The World War I Flying Ace, walks and thinks, "Here I am returning from having lunch with three airline stewardesses." Snoopy stands on the doghouse with Woodstock and thinks, "We had a great lunch . . I entertained them with stories of my World War I experiences . ." Woodstock flies away upside down. Snoopy takes off his uniform and thinks, "Woodstock is mad bec 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: December 27th, 2000 / First appearance: December 27th, 1974 Charlie Brown sits at the table and writes, "Gentlemen, I ordered a toy bicycle for my sister's doll set." Snoopy sits with Charlie Brown. His ears stand up. Charlie Brown continues to write, "It was supposed to be here by Christmas. Perhaps it was delivered to the wrong address." Charlie Brown writes, "Would you look into the matter, please? Thank you." Woodstock smiles an First appearance: November 24th, 1991 Snoopy, sitting in the birbath, swipes at Woodstock with a hockey puck. Snoopy and Woodstock play, brandishing their sticks. Snoopy flies out of the birdbath. Woodstock flies out of the birdbath. Snoopy flies out of the birdbath again. Linus and Charlie Brown watch. Linus comments, "That's a rough game of hockey they play over there, isn't it?" Linus First appearance: June 8th, 1978 Snoopy and Woodstock sit on the doghouse. Snoopy thinks, "Okay, this is your first flight as a carrier pigeon." Snoopy continues to think, "I want you to fly from here to the courthouse." Woodstock speaks and asks a question. Snoopy thinks, "Well, if you start to get lonely, just come on back . . ." First appearance: November 18th, 1978 Woodstock and Snoopy sit on the doghouse. Woodstock wears a fireman's hat. Snoopy thinks, "Ah! The fire inspector!" Snoopy looks over the edge of the doghouse and thinks, "Checking everything out, I see . . ." Woodstock stands by the water dish. Snoopy thinks, "Really? That's nice to know . . ." Snoopy lies on the doghouse and thinks, "If you keep your water dish filled, it
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: September 22nd, 1991 Snoopy and Lucy sit on the ground. Lucy holds a box of cookies. Lucy holds out a cookie to Snoopy. "Here, have a cookie," she offers. Lucy continues, "Now that's one for you and now one for me.." Lucy looks into the box. "I suppose we really should share these in a rational manner..." Lucy stacks the cookies. She says, "I'm a human being so I should get five more..I First appearance: September 22nd, 1957 "NO!" Charlie Brown raises his arms and shouts at Lucy, who kneels on the grass, holding holding up a football. "Absolutely not!" He walks away. "You must think I'm crazy!" He adds. Lucy stands and faces him, still holding the football. "You say you'll hold the ball, but you WON'T! You'll pull it away, and I'll break my neck!" Lucy remonstrates: "Why, Charlie Brown..how you First appearance: September 22nd, 1958 Lucy and Charlie Brown are leaning on the wall. Charlie Brown is grimacing. Lucy asks, "Discouraged again, Eh, Charlie Brown?" She continues, "You know what your trouble is? The whole trougle with you is that you're You!" He asks, "Well, what in the world can I do about that?" She replies, "I don't pretend to be able to give advice..I merely point out the trouble!" First appearance: September 22nd, 1998 Marcie and Peppermint Patty crouch on either side of a football in the backyard. Peppermint Patty says, "Okay, Marcie. go straight out and cut right.." Patty diagrams on the ground. Marcie says, "I cut left better sir..." Peppermint Patty says, "If you cut left the ball won't be there.." Marcie says, "That's not a bad idea.." First appearance: September 22nd, 1990 The Foreign Legionnaire stands next to Woodstock and two soldiers. Snoopy thinks, "This morning, when I got up, I said to myself, 'Hey, where's the beach ball that's been following us?'" Conrad carries a large round backpack. Snoopy thinks, "Then I realized that Conrad had it in his backpack . ." First appearance: September 22nd, 1978 Peppermint Patty sits at her desk in school and looks at a piece of paper. She says, "Problem number six . . ." Peppermint Patty continues, "How many gallons of cream containing 25% butter fat and milk containing 3 1/2% butter fat must be mixed to . ." Peppermint Patty reads, ". . Obtain 50 gallons of cream containing 12 1/2% butter fat?" Peppermint Patty Latest appearance: September 19th, 2006 / First appearance: September 22nd, 1959 Snoopy sits watching a leaf fall from the tree. He continues to watch it drift. He watches as it hits the floor. He smiles at it and says, "Hi, Leaf!" Latest appearance: September 19th, 2014 / First appearance: September 22nd, 1967 Linus talks into the phone, "Hello? I'm one of your regular callers, you know?" Linus says, "I enjoy your program and, you know, the things people call in about, you know . . . " Linus continues, "Well I just wanted to sort of, you know, say that I think that you're doing a good job, you know . . .you're welcome . . .and well, you know . . . good-bye . . ." Linus says, "We First appearance: September 22nd, 1980 Woodstock and Snoopy sit on the doghouse. Snoopy thinks, "Maybe you're a Carolina wren . . Would you like to be a Carolina wren?" Snoopy puckers his lips and thinks, "They go, 'Chirpity, chirpity, chirpity, chirpity, chirp.'" Snoopy continues to think, "Or sometimes they go, 'Tea-kettle, tea-kettle, tea-kettle, tea.'" Woodstock speaks. Snoopy thinks, "Well, you could always First appearance: September 22nd, 1972 Schroeder sits at the piano. Lucy leans on the piano. Schroeder says, "You know what Beethoven never had?" Scroeder stands up and says, "Beethoven never had girls hanging on his piano bugging him about sending them presents!" Schroeder walks away. Lucy says, "He didn't?" Lucy continues, "Poor Beethoven!" First appearance: September 22nd, 1982 Peppermint Patty sits at her desk in school and violently erases her paper. Peppermint Patty rips the paper. Peppermint Patty holds up the paper and it has a hole in the middle of it. Peppermint Patty sticks her hand through the hole and says, "Request permission to leave the country, ma'am!" First appearance: September 22nd, 1995 The World War I Flying Ace stands next to a desk. Snoopy thinks, "Yes, sir . . I'd like permission to speak to General Pershing . ." The World War I Flying Ace thinks, "Yes, it's a very delicate matter . ." The World War I Flying Ace thinks, "Well, my brother, who is in the infantry, wants to know why they never get any tapioca pudding?" The World War I Flying Ace is throw Latest appearance: September 19th, 2009 / First appearance: September 22nd, 1962 Snoopy lies on his doghouse. Snoopy lies on his stomach. Snoopy sits on his doghouse. Snoopy raises his ears as the football flies overhead. Snoopy thinks, "Field goal!" First appearance: September 22nd, 1999 Spike writes a letter in the desert. Spike writes, "Dear Snoopy, Whatever happened to Andy and Olaf?" Spike writes, "I have been waiting for them." Spike writes, "The weather here has been nice." Spike writes, "The sky is blue and the sun is bright." Spike and the cactus wear sunglasses. First appearance: September 22nd, 1993 Linus, Charlie Brown and Snoopy lie under a tree. Linus says, "Gramma says that just before she goes to sleep each night, she hears angels singing . ." Snoopy lies on Charlie Brown. Charlie Brown says, "I heard something like that myself last night . . ." Linus sits up and asks, "You heard angels singing?" Charlie Brown says, "No, my dog wanted to come in . ." Latest appearance: September 21st, 2004 / First appearance: September 22nd, 1970 Snoopy wears a helmet and throws a football. Woodstock runs after the football. The ball hits Woodstock on the head. Snoopy thinks, "Ineligible receiver." First appearance: September 22nd, 1987 Charlie Brown, Lucy, and Snoopy stand on the pitcher's mound. Lucy says, "If we lose this last game of the season, we should sue . . ." Charlie Brown asks, "Sue? Who are we gonna sue?" Charlie Brown continues, "And what attorney would take the case?" Snoopy pulls off his baseball cap, revealing Snoopy as the World Famous Attorney. Latest appearance: September 17th, 2003 / First appearance: September 22nd, 1971 Joe Cool stands by the doghouse and reads a book. He thinks, "Here's Joe Cool looking over a few of the language courses for this term." Joe Cool continues to think, "I'm very hung-up on languages . . Maybe I'll study Hebrew and Korean and Serbian . . ." Linus approaches and says, "Hi, Joe . . . I see you're down for bonehead English again . . ." Snoopy sighs. Latest appearance: September 19th, 2013 / First appearance: September 22nd, 1966 Snoopy walks outside. Snoopy looks at the remains of his doghouse. Snoopy gazes at the frame. Snoopy lies on top of the frame. First appearance: September 22nd, 1977 Sally stands in front of a football. Sally says, "I've decided I don't want to kick it." Linus asks, "Why not?" Sally replies, "What did it ever do to me?"
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.