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: December 7th, 1998 Woodstock walks up to Snoopy's dog bowl. Woodstock jumps into the bowl. Woodstock looks shaken up. Snoopy thinks, "Objects in the water are dish are closer than they appear." Latest appearance: September 16th, 2001 / First appearance: September 16th, 1973 Snoopy, wearing a helmit and carrying a football, directs Woodstock. They stand in a field. Snoopy throws the football. Woodstock looks up and runs backwards. BONK! The football hits Woodstock on the head and bounces off. Snoopy throws the football again. Woodstock runs backwards again. BONK. The football hits Woodstock again, and bounces off his hea Latest appearance: December 31st, 2001 / First appearance: December 31st, 1974 Snoopy and Woodstock stand on the doghouse and hold mugs. Woodstock apeaks. Snoopy smiles and thinks, "Happy new year!" Woodstock sits on Snoopy's nose and speaks. Snoopy thinks, "Happy new year to all!" Woodstock continues to speak. Woodstock sits on Snoopy's nose and falls asleep. Snoopy sighs. First appearance: February 28th, 1988 The world famous surgeon stands looking at an x-ray. Snoopy sits atop his doghouse next to Woodstock reading a letter. He thinks, "Hmm.." He reads the letter and thinks, "Dear Snoopy, recently you avoided having knee surgery by claiming that dogs don't have knees..." He continues, "As a physician, I must tell you that dogs do indeed have knees...." Woodstock starts First appearance: September 28th, 1986 Woodstock lies in his nest sleeping, until a raindrop falls atop his head. He exclaims as rain starts pouring on him and no where else. He looks up in the sky. He walks across the lawn with the rain still falling only on him. He sits on the doghouse next to a startled Snoopy and chirps to him. He looks over to his right and chirps a question. Snoopy thinks,"I don' First appearance: May 12th, 1983 Woodstock wears a diving mask. Snoopy and Woodstock hold a rope and sit on the doghouse. Snoopy thinks, "Okay, if you find any sign of the sunken vessel at the bottom of my water dish, signal me by pulling on this rope." Snoopy holds his end of the rope and thinks, "This is a good idea." Snoopy gets pulled off the doghouse. Snoopy's feet stick out of the water dish. He t First appearance: January 5th, 1986 Snoopy sits and watches as Woodstock flies by him in a hot air balloon. Woodstock chirps him a question. Snoopy stands up and starts blowing on the balloon, causing it to move slightly. He blows harder, and the balloon moves a bit more. He starts getting red in the face as he continues to blow. He gets redder still as he continues to blow. He falls on the f Latest appearance: November 25th, 2001 / First appearance: November 25th, 1973 Snoopy walks along, carrying a hockey stick. Snoopy stands in the ice-covered birdbath with Woodstock. He thinks, "Here we are skating out onto Woodstock's home ice for the big hockey game..." Snoopy turns and looks to the side, thinking, "And here come the officials..." Charlie Brown walks by. He wears a striped shirt, and says, "The referee." "The linesmen." Shroe Latest appearance: January 31st, 2003 / First appearance: February 5th, 1971 Snoopy walks with Woodstock. Woodstock speaks. Snoopy and Woodstock stop walking. Woodstock continues to speak. Snoopy sits on the ground. Woodstock stands on a stump and speaks. Snoopy walks behind Woodstock. Woodstock continues to speak. Snoopy thinks, "When you've just come home from worm school, there's a lot to talk about." First appearance: December 21st, 1981 Schroeder plays the piano. Music notes fill the staff. Woodstock jumps on the staff. Schroeder watches a clef fly through the air. Woodstock sits inside the staff. First appearance: March 20th, 1980 Woodstock and Snoopy sit on the doghouse. Woodstock speaks. Snoopy speaks and asks a question. Woodstock speaks. Snoopy speaks. Snoopy thinks, "I think it's too late for me to learn a second language." First appearance: June 9th, 1992 Sally carries a bag as she approaches the doghouse. Woodstock wears a cap and stands on the ground. Sally asks, "Is this the flight to Hollywood?" Sally asks, "You must be the baggage handler, right?" Woodstock kicks the bag into the doghouse. Sally asks, "Do I get a claim check?" Sally holds a piece of paper as Woodstock looks on. She says, "The claim check is bigger t First appearance: June 11th, 1981 Beaglescout and Woodstock sit by a fire. Beaglescout holds a marshmallow on a stick. The stick wraps up around his head. Woodstock speaks and asks a question. Beaglescout thinks, "All right, then . . . You try it!" Snoopy watches as Woodstock holds the marshmallow stick over the fire. First appearance: March 6th, 1996 Sally stands at the front of the classroom and points to Snoopy and Woodstock. Sally says, "For 'Show and Tell' today, I have brought a pirate and his parrot . ." A student says, "That's not a pirate and a parrot! That's a stupid dog and a useless bird!" Snoopy looks angry. Snoopy walks toward the student. Snoopy hits the student. Sally says to the teacher, "Blac Latest appearance: September 1st, 2004 / First appearance: September 2nd, 1970 Woodstock and Snoopy lie on the doghouse and sleep. Woodstock jumps up and seems excited. Snoopy sits up and looks down at woodstock. Woodstock speaks. Snoopy lies back down and thinks, "Birds have scary dreams . ." First appearance: December 31st, 1978 Snoopy sits atop his doghouse putting on his party hat. He looks at himself in the mirror and thinks,"Ah!" "What a great hat!" He jumps down thinking,"I love New Year's parties." He walks along thinking,"I wonder what Conrad, Bill, Olivier, and Woodstock will wear...." He stops by a pole and thinks,"Those birds are weird." He leans his hand on the pole and c First appearance: August 20th, 1980 Snoopy roller skates and listens to music on headphones. Snoopy continues to skate. Woodstock roller skates behind Snoopy as the music notes fly towards him. Music notes hang from Woodstock's head. Latest appearance: December 8th, 2000 / First appearance: December 13th, 1974 Woodstock and Snoopy sit on the doghouse. Woodstock speaks. Woodstock turns in the opposite direction and speaks. Woodstock turns back around and continues to speak. Snoopy clears his throat. Woodstock speaks. Snoopy thinks, "Every now and then he tries to put in too much detail!" First appearance: May 31st, 1978 Snoopy sits on the doghouse. Woodstock flies in. Snoopy's ears stand up and he thinks, "You found it!" Snoopy thinks, "How about that? You're sure this is it huh?" Snoopy continues to think, "Just think . . . After all these years . . . You were the one who found it . . ." Snoopy holds out his hand and thinks, "The last straw!" First appearance: November 23rd, 1976 Woodstock and Snoopy sit on the doghouse. Snoopy wears a fake mustache and thinks, "How's this?" Snoopy stands and thinks, "This is one of my famous disguises . . . I'll loan it to you 'til Thanksgiving is over." Snoopy takes the mustache off and hands it to Woodstock. Snoopy thinks, "If you wear this disguise, no one will mistake you for a turkey . . ." Woodstock wears the
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: December 8th, 2010 / First appearance: December 11th, 1963 Frieda walks with Charlie Brown and says, "Good grief, I only got a 'B+' in spelling!" Charlie Brown says, "What's so bad about that? No one expects you to get an 'A' every time . . ." Frieda turns and says, "That's all you know!" Frieda pats her hair and says, "People always expect more of you when you have naturally curly hair!" Latest appearance: December 8th, 2013 / First appearance: December 11th, 1966 The World War I Flying Ace lies on his doghouse and thinks, "Here's the World War I Flying Ace being awakened to fly another dawn patrol . . . " The Flying Ace thinks, "Here's the World War I Flying Ace walking out onto the field . . . " The Flying Ace thinks, "It snowed last night . . . but today the sun is out . . . the sky is clear . . . " The Fling Ace thinks, "I climb First appearance: December 11th, 1997 Charlie Brown sits in a booth, buried in comic books. The sign says, "For sale: Used Comic Books." A little kid sits near the pile of comics and says, "Are these all you have?" First appearance: December 11th, 1976 Charlie Brown and Lucy stand in the snow at night and look at the stars. Charlie Brown smiles and says, "I always enjoy looking at the stars." Lucy says, "I've never payed much attention to them myself." Lucy continues, "I mean, why should I?" Lucy asks, "What did they ever do for me?" First appearance: December 11th, 1985 Sally stands next to a boy in line to see Santa. Sally asks, "Hey, kid . . Did you ever think about Santa Claus having a coronary?" The boy asks, "A what?" Sally says, "When you get up there to talk to him, check his ear lobes . . ." The boy asks, "Do what?" Sally explains, "A deep crease in the ear lobes could indicate change in coronary vessels . . ." The boy stands on th Latest appearance: December 6th, 2003 / First appearance: December 11th, 1971 Lucy watches Snoopy ice skate and says, "Okay, you stupid beagle, let's get at it again . ." Lucy stands in front of Snoopy and says, "This morning we'll work on our Dutch waltz . . . We start in the 'Kilian' position . . ." Lucy skates with Snoopy and says, "The man's hand is firmly on the hip of his partner, and the girl presses her hand firmly on his . . ." Snoopy thinks, "How c First appearance: December 11th, 1979 Peppermint Patty walks with Marcie and wears a hat. She says, "Maybe I've been wrong, Marcie . . ." Peppermint Patty continues, "Maybe a student's appearance is important." Peppermint Patty says, "Anyway, I'm going to try something today . . ." Peppermint Patty wears a bow in her hair and smiles. She says, "You wouldn't give a D minus to somebody with a bow in her hair, wou First appearance: December 11th, 1982 Linus watches as Lucy sits on the floor with Rerun. Lucy asks, "Why do we always teach little kids to wave 'bye-bye'?" Linus says, "Because for the rest of his life people will be leaving him." Rerun sits alone. Rerun smiles and waves. He says, "Hello, there!" Latest appearance: December 9th, 2015 / First appearance: December 11th, 1968 Sally stands next to Charlie Brown and says, "Not a creature was stirring . . . Not even a mouse." Sally says, "Remember, if I don't get something quite right, let me know . . ." Sally continues, "The stockings were hung by the chimney with care . . In hope that Jack Nicklaus soon would be there." Charlie Brown says, "I almost hate to bring this up . . ." First appearance: December 11th, 1984 The World Famous Hockey carries a hockey stick and thinks, "I hate playing hockey with Woodstock and his friends . . ." Woodstock and two other birds skate on the birdbath. Snoopy thinks, "Tiny little players with tiny little sticks . . ." Snoopy thinks, " . . On a tiny little rink . ." Snoopy flies off the birdbath as he thinks, " . . But big body checks!" First appearance: December 11th, 1995 Sally, Linus, Charlie Brown, Lucy and Snoopy walk home from school. Sally says, "I didn't understand our homework." Linus responds, "She said to write a short essay on the most important words ever spoken . ." Lucy adds, " . . In the history of the world . ." Snoopy thinks, "'Don't forget to feed the dog.'" First appearance: December 11th, 1996 Peppermint Patty and Marcie sit in their school desks. Peppermint Patty asks, "What are we supposed to be doing, Marcie?" Marcie says, "Study the spelling words on page three . ." Peppermint Patty asks, "That's all?" Peppermint Patty says, "Slow news day, huh, ma'am?" Latest appearance: December 16th, 2007 / First appearance: December 11th, 1960 Linus and Lucy are in the living room and Linus is leaning on an ottoman reciting, “And it came to… It came to.. to…. To….” Lucy is standing behind Linus holding Linus’s script for the Christmas play, she tells Linus: “To pass” (BR) (BR) Linus stands and continues to say: “Oh, yes…”And it came to pass…” as Lucy stands behind him listening. (BR) (BR) Linus goes on reciting ”And it came to pass in t First appearance: December 11th, 1988 Snoopy jumps off his doghouse. He walks up to the mailbox. He reaches up to the handle of the mailbox. As he reaches in and extracts a letter, Charlie Brown walks up behind him with a questioning look. As he lovingly reads the letter, Charlie Brown asks,"You got a love letter?" As Snoopy walks off looking at the letter and smiling, Charlie Brown continues t Latest appearance: December 10th, 2004 / First appearance: December 11th, 1970 Charlie Brown sits at the table and writes, "Dear Little Red-Haired Girl." Charlie Brown continues to write, "Do you remember me? We used to go to the same school." Charlie Brown writes, "I sat across the room from you. I was the plain ordinary looking boy in the fourth desk." Charlie Brown writes, "You, don't remember me, do you?" First appearance: December 11th, 1987 Peppermint Patty sits at her school desk and says, "I think I know, ma'am . . I'm sure I know . . ." Peppermint Patty says, "The answer is right on the tip of my tongue . ." Peppermint Patty sticks out her tongue and asks, "See it?" Peppermint Patty slumps in her seat and says, "She couldn't see it . ." First appearance: December 11th, 1956 Charlie Brown stands with Patty and Violet, talking to them. He says, "All right..I'll do it...sure...no trouble at all..." He swivels his head in both of their directions. He continues, "I'll be glad to...all right..fine..okay..you're absolutely right..okay..fine..fine..." He watches them go and says to Shermy, who has just arrived, "I'm developing a new system of human relation First appearance: December 11th, 1981 Snoopy sits on the doghouse. Charlie Brown says, "I don't know what to get you for Christmas." Charlie Brown continues, "You're a hard one to shop for . ." Snoopy thinks, "Not really." Snoopy looks down at an electric train going around the doghouse. He thinks, "I can always use more track for my electric train . . ." First appearance: December 11th, 1983 Sally slumps over a foot-stool with a book in hand and exclaims," Rats!" She walks over to Charlie Brown, who is sitting in a chair reading. He asks,"What's the matter?" She looks at her book and replies,"I have to read this book for school by tomorrow." She asks,'I don't suppose you'd care to read it to me, would you?" He replies,"You know how to read....why don't you r First appearance: December 11th, 1999 Snoopy and Woodstock are standing out in a snowstorm. Snoopy thinks, "They call it 'snow.'" Snoopy points to the sky and thinks, "It comes from up there." Snoopy points to the ground and says, "And then it falls down here." Woodstock says, "?!?!?!?!?" Snoopy answers, "I'm sorry..I thought you wanted a scientific explanation."
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.