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: July 31st, 1977 Woodstock sits on a branch and exclaims. He hops along the grass. Schroeder sits playing on the piano. Woodstock hops up onto the doorsteps. He sits on the piano and watches as Schroeder plays; a musical note hangs in the air. Woodstock starts to sing. The note picks him up by the head and floats off with him. The note takes him outside. The note drops hi First appearance: May 11th, 1996 Snoopy and Woodstock stand at the street curb. Snoopy thinks, "We could stand here forever, and a bus would never stop for us." Snoopy thinks, "You know why? Because we don't count for anything!" Snoopy thinks, "We're just a dog and a bird . . They think we're nothing . ." Woodstock walks away. Woodstock kicks a "Bus Stop" sign into place. First appearance: December 12th, 1998 Snoopy wears a Santa Claus suit and a red nose which Woodstock has plugged into a wall socket. Snoopy thinks, "I'm not sure.. let's try it again without the red nose.." First appearance: July 24th, 1995 Woodstock sits on a golf bag singing. The World Famous Golf Pro gets ready to swing across a small stream. Snoopy thinks, "Stop singing 'Shall we gather at the river.'" First appearance: January 23rd, 1977 Woodstock and Charlie Brown stand looking at Snoopy's disembodied teeth. The latter thinks,"I've never been so embarrassed in all my life...." Snoopy turns to his teeth and says,"Try holding your breath..." Lucy walks up and asks,"What's going on here?" Charlie Brown replies,"We're having a little 'Re-Entry' problem!" He continues,"Snoopy was showing of his 'Cheshire Beagle' tri 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: May 12th, 1991 Snoopy and Woodstock are walking. Snoopy thinks, "Just remeber, I'm doing this for your sake." They walk uphill./ Snoopy thinks, "We'll try the top of this hill again.." Snoopy and Woodstock are at the top of the hill. Snoopy thinks, "Now, if you're mother happens to fly by, you can greet her." They sit. Snoopy continues, "Maybe you should think about what you're going to s First appearance: December 16th, 1995 Schroeder sits at his piano and shouts, "Wow!" Lucy carries a cake and says, "Happy Beethoven's Birthday!" Sally walks behind with a cake knife. Woodstock asks a question. Snoopy thinks, "Bird Music? No, Beethoven never wrote any bird music . ." First appearance: June 7th, 1978 Snoopy and Woodstock sit on the doghouse. Snoopy thinks, "Woodstock, you'd have made a great carrier pigeon! You could have carried messages back to headquarters . . ." Snoopy continues to think, "If you were captured, you would refuse to talk even if you were tortured!" Woodstock falls off the doghouse. Snoopy looks over the edge of the doghouse and thinks, "Well, maybe yo First appearance: August 23rd, 1980 Snoopy lies on the doghouse and thinks, "I hope Woodstock is getting a nice tan at the beach." Snoopy looks over the edge of the doghouse and thinks, "I keep thinking there was something I was going to tell him about . ." Snoopy looks up and thinks, "Now, I remember." Woodstock sits on the doghouse with a sunburned face. Snoopy thinks, "Beak lotion!" Latest appearance: December 11th, 2004 / First appearance: December 12th, 1970 Snoopy sits in the grass. Woodstock flies toward him. Woodstock flies back toward Snoopy. Woodstock sits on Snoopy's nose. Woodstock lies on Snoopy's nose and sleeps. Snoopy thinks, "Suddenly I can think of about ten things I'd rather be doing right now . . ." Latest appearance: January 4th, 2003 / First appearance: January 9th, 1971 Woodstock walks in the snow. Woodstock eats from the snow. Woodstock stands in the snow and smiles. Snoopy sits on the doghouse and thinks, "Sourdough French bread!" Latest appearance: July 27th, 2004 / First appearance: July 28th, 1970 Snoopy sits on the doghouse. Woodstock runs toward the edge of the doghouse. Woodstock jumps off the doghouse toward Snoopy's water dish. Woodstock lands in the water dish and makes a big splash. Woodstock climbs out of the water dish. Snoopy thinks, "That was a good swan for a non-swan." Latest appearance: January 31st, 2017 / First appearance: February 3rd, 1970 Snoopy sits on the doghouse. Woodstock flies by upside down. Snoopy stands on his head on the doghouse. Woodstock flies back toward Snoopy. Woodsock stands on Snoopy's feet while he is upside down. Snoopy sighs. First appearance: May 16th, 1985 Snoopy sits on the doghouse and thinks, "Here he comes . . . And it's going to happen again . ." Snoopy looks up and thinks, "That's the problem . . . Should you tell someone or should you just keep quiet?" Snoopy continues to think, "I'm tired of keeping quiet! I'm going to tell him . . ." Woodstock lands on Snoopy's nose. Snoopy thinks, "It's not polite to land on someone Latest appearance: December 25th, 2016 / First appearance: December 28th, 1969 Snoopy and Woodstock carry hockey sticks. Snoopy and Woodstock play hockey on the frozen birdbath. Snoopy and Woodstock continue to play hockey. Woodstock hits the puck past Snoopy and laughs. Snoopy looks at the puck behind him. Woodstock smiles. Snoopy thinks, "No wonder he beat me . . We were playing on his home ice!" Latest appearance: January 10th, 1998 / First appearance: January 10th, 1998 Snoopy is wearing a hat and calls up to Woodstock's nest in a skinny little tree. An igloo has been built in the nest. Snoopy says, "Anybody home?" Woodstock tosses a chocolate chip cookie down to Snoopy. Snoopy walks off through the snow eating the cookie. He says, "That's a good idea... when it's cold, stay in your igloo, and bake chocolate chip cookies." First appearance: December 23rd, 1989 Snoopy stands dressed as Santa Claus and rings a bell. Sally says, "I don't think you're the real Santa Claus . ." Sally continues, "If you're the real Santa, where are your helpers?" Woodstock and friends walk by with signs that read, "Help." Sally says, "That's the dumbest thing I've ever seen!" Snoopy thinks, "Who cares? Merry Christmas sweetie! Woof, woof, woof!" First appearance: June 15th, 1998 Woodstock holds a staff over a birdbath. He gets the water to rise. Snoopy watches and remarks, "That was good.. Moses would have been proud of you.." First appearance: February 22nd, 1981 Snoopy and Woodstock are walking along. Woodstock chirps a question. Snoopy thinks, "You could be...why not?" They sit on the grass and Snoopy thinks, "I read once about an eagle carrying off a small child..." He turns to Woodstock and thinks, "It'd be a good way for you to find out if you're an eagle...do you think you could carry away a small child?" They turn and watch
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: February 21st, 1964 Lucy and Charlie Brown sit at a table. Lucy is bent over, writing. She says, "Tomorrow is George Washington's birthday.." She holds up the paper and says, "We have to write this theme on him for school..." Charlie Brown watches as she writes. Lucy looks up at him and asks, "How do you spell 'Gettysburg'?" First appearance: February 21st, 1987 The World Famous Surgeon runs towards Linus. Linus asks, "Late for surgery?" Snoopy runs past Linus. Linus says, "You probably had to make morning rounds, didn't you?" Linus asks, "Are you late because you have so many patients to see?" The World Famous Surgeon runs and thinks, "No, I couldn't reach the elevator button!" First appearance: February 21st, 1980 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their desks in school. Marcie says, "As the ancient saying goes, sir, I have some good news for you and some bad news . . ." Marcie adds, "I took it upon myself to call Pigpen . . He admitted that he liked you . . ." Marcie continues, "He also said he's been thinking about asking you to another dance . . ." Peppermint Patty asks, "Really?" Latest appearance: May 10th, 2005 / First appearance: February 21st, 1975 Charlie Brown and Linus stand in the grass and look off in the distance. Charlie Brown says, "Here comes Joe Motocross back from the races . . ." Charlie Brown continues, "He broke his chain, bent his brake pedal, ran into a hay bale, snapped a rear shock rod, had two flat tires and blew his engine!" Charlie Brown says, "He also bloodied his nose, bruised his elbows and lost three First appearance: February 21st, 1965 Snoopy is sitting on top of his doghouse thinking, “ I feel Strange..” (BR) (BR) Snoopy jumps off his doghouse. (BR) (BR) Snoopy is sitting in front of his doghouse thinking, “ I feel very loving today… I think I’ll kiss somebody on the cheek!” (BR) (BR) Lucy is sitting on the lawn reading a book when, “SMACK!” Snoopy gives Lucy a big kiss on her cheek. (BR) (BR) “AAUGH! Somebody get me some soap First appearance: February 21st, 1984 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their school desks. Marcie says, "No, ma'am, I don't think what he said in the first chapter was germane . . ." Peppermint Patty asks, "What was it, French?" Peppermint Patty laughs. Marcie hits Peppermint Patty on the head with a book. First appearance: February 21st, 1988 Snoopy and Woodstock sit atop the doghouse. The former thinks,"Sometimes they say, 'It's coming down in buckets!'" He spreads his hands as Woodstock looks back at him. He thinks,"And when it really rains, they say, 'It's raining cats and dogs!'" Woodstock stands on the ground looking up at Snoopy standing atop of it. The latter thinks,"Stand down there, and I'll show you..." First appearance: February 21st, 1977 Charlie Brown holds a kite and stands next to a tree. He says, "Hey, kite-eating tree!" Charlie Brown continues, "Are you hungry? It's been a long winter, hasn't it?" Charlie Brown asks, "You want this kite? Or how about a box kite?" Charlie Brown says, "Or how would it be if I just brought you a menu?" First appearance: February 21st, 1992 Charlie Brown and his kite sit at opposite ends of the couch. Charlie Brown says, "Well, I see the sun is shining, and there's a nice breeze so I guess it's just about that time again . . ." The kite thinks, "Rats!" First appearance: February 21st, 1978 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their desks in school. Peppermint Patty says, "I've been having trouble staying awake, Marcie . . If you see me doze off, do something to wake me up . . ." Peppermint Patty falls asleep. Marcie hits Peppermint Patty on the head with a book. Peppermint Patty clenches her fists and says, "Better take the attendance right away, ma'am . . . Yo First appearance: February 21st, 1995 Rerun stands on a doorstep wearing a cap and says to Charlie Brown, "Ask your dog to come out and play . ." Charlie Brown replies, "Sorry . . He's busy . ." Rerun asks, "Busy?" Snoopy lies in the beanbag chair and thinks, "Guarding the beanbag is busy . ." Latest appearance: February 23rd, 2003 / First appearance: February 21st, 1971 "I asked you to come down from there!" Charlie Brown looks up at Snoopy, who lies on his stomach on top of the dighouse. Snoopy's head hangs over the edge. Charlie Brown points to the ground. "That's better." Snoopy hops down. Charlie Brown has his hands on his hips. He says. "You've been acting awfully independent lately!" Snoopy stands and looks at him. "Don't forget that First appearance: February 21st, 1986 Marcie lies in bed. She says to Peppermint Patty, "No one knows where the Flu Epidemic of 1918 started, but it spread all around the world . . ." Marcie says, "Before it ended in 1919, twenty million people had died . . ." Peppermint Patty walks out the door. Marcie continues, "Ask the World War I Flying Ace . . He was there . . ." Snoopy lies on his doghouse and thinks, First appearance: February 21st, 1983 Charlie Brown says to Snoopy, "This is the medicine that the vet said would be good for you." Charlie Brown says, "I have also heard, however, that laughter is the best medicine . . ." Charlie Brown asks, "Which would you prefer?" Snoopy laughs. Charlie Brown walks and says, "That was easy." Latest appearance: February 18th, 2006 / First appearance: February 21st, 1959 Snoopy sits up barking. He stands up barking. He walks off and thinks, "I guess, I'd better keep quiet.." He slumps on the ground and thinks, "There's no sense in doing a lot of barking if you don't really have anything to say.." First appearance: February 21st, 1985 Linus builds a rock wall. Lucy asks, "Why, may I ask, are you building a useless rock wall?" Linus replies, "I discovered that I have the ability to pick up a rock, and carry it from one place to another." Linus continues, "Then, I discovered that I could pile them up and make a rock wall . . . It's ugly and useless, but who cares?" Lucy walks away and says, "When you're do Latest appearance: February 18th, 2009 / First appearance: February 21st, 1962 Linus looks at his glasses and says, "Boy these glasses sure get dirty! I've seen factory windows that were cleaner than this!" Lucy says, "I have just the thing for you, Linus . . . I've cut up a whole bunch of little flannel squares for you to use to wipe your glasses!" Linus says, "Well now, wasn't that thoughful of her? Nice little flannel squares . . . Just the sort that one Latest appearance: February 19th, 2008 / First appearance: February 21st, 1961 Charlie Brown points at Violet and says, "I have a theory . . . I think you don't like me because you're jealous of me!" Violet says, "Jealous of you?!!! Ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha." Violet walks away holding her stomach and laughing, "Ha ha ha ha!!!" Charlie Brown says, "I can't remember ever having a theory exploded quite so fast!" First appearance: February 21st, 1997 Charlie Brown stands in a sporting goods store. He says to the clerk, "Yes, sir . . I'd like to see a new baseball glove . ." Charlie Brown points at the display case and asks, "Could I try that one there?" Charlie Brown puts the glove on and flips over as if a ball was hit by him. Charlie Brown says, "I'll take it . ." First appearance: February 21st, 1976 Schroeder plays the piano. Lucy leans against the piano and asks, "Schroeder, do you think love is the answer to everything?" Schroeder continues to play the piano. Lucy looks at Schroeder and smiles. Schroeder replies, "Boy, I hope not!"
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.