Woodstock

  • First appearance: April 4, 1967
  • The fluttering, sometimes sputtering, little yellow bird is Snoopy’s sidekick, whether it’s as faithful mechanic to the World War I Flying Ace, stalwart secretary to the Head Beagle, or root beer drinking buddy. Chirping in a language only Snoopy understands, Woodstock and his feathered friends are never far from Snoopy’s doghouse.

  • Did you know: Woodstock was first seen in the strip in 1967 but was named in 1970 after the summer music festival.
Woodstock
Latest appearance: November 8th, 2002 / First appearance: November 10th, 1972 Woodstock and Snoopy sit on the doghouse. Woodstock asks a question. Woodstock walks in the grass ahead of Snoopy and sings. Snoopy sighs. Woodstock and Snoopy stand at the base of a tree and look up. Woodstock and Snoopy hang upside down from the tree. Snoopy thinks, "I hate playing 'Bat'!" First appearance: August 6th, 1978 Woodstock flies down to a branch. Snoopy lies on his back atop the doghouse sleeping. Woodstock starts to sing. A note drifts over to the sleeping Snoopy. As the note drifts pass him, Snoopy wakes up. He sits up and looks at the note. An angry Snoopy walks off with the note in his paw. Woodstock sits on the branch and watch him coming. Latest appearance: August 13th, 2004 / First appearance: August 14th, 1970 Woodstock and Snoopy sit on opposite ends of the doghouse. Snoopy thinks, "Woodstock has sure been crabby lately." Snoopy lies down and thinks, "He's lucky he's not living in a cage . . If you're not living in a cage, all you really need in this life to be happy is your health . ." Woodstock falls off the doghouse and lands on his head. Woodstock lies on the ground dazed. S First appearance: October 4th, 1993 Snoopy lies on his doghouse. Woodstock speaks. Woodstock speaks a lot. Snoopy thinks, "Please, you don't have to tell me every little detail!" First appearance: January 31st, 1991 Snoopy and Woodstock sit on the doghouse. Snoopy thinks, "All I'm saying is there's a possibility that someday life on this planet will cease to exist . . ." Woodstock speaks. Snoopy thinks, "What makes you think birds will be the last to go?" Woodstock shouts. Snoopy thinks, "Who says you're the cutest?" First appearance: July 10th, 1971 Snoopy lies on the doghouse and watches Woodstock. Woodstock carries a flower toward the doghouse. Woodstock walks past the doghouse. Snoopy continues to watch. Snoopy hears a loud crash. Snoopy watches Woodstock walk away. Woodstock's flower is bent in half. First appearance: August 14th, 1997 Snoopy looks down from his dog house at Woodstock running around the rim of his dog dish. Snoopy thinks, "I think I have it figured out.." Woodstock is sweating. Snoopy thinks, "Five thousand two hundred and eighty times around the lake is one mile.." Woodstock falls into the dish, making a splash. Snoopy thinks, "No, if you fall in you have to start all over.." First appearance: August 19th, 1985 Woodstock and Snoopy sit on the doghouse. Snoopy thinks, "I looked it up at the city hall . . ." Snoopy extends his arms and thinks, "Your grandfather led the great migration of '79 . ." Snoopy continues to think, "You can be very proud of him." Snoopy lies alone on the doghouse and thinks, "Actually,, I made it all up . . There was no migration of '79, and I don't even kno Latest appearance: December 3rd, 2015 / First appearance: December 5th, 1968 Peppermint Patty looks out the window and smiles. She says, "It snowed last night." Peppermint Patty takes a slice of bread from the breadbox and says, "My dad says that when it snows, you should always take a slice of bread out for the birds . . ." Peppermint Patty walks in the snow. She approaches Woodstock and says, "Here you are, bird . ." Woodstock stands in the snow w First appearance: March 24th, 1978 Snoopy lies on the doghouse. Woodstock stands beside the doghouse and sings. Woodstock speaks from inside the doghouse. Woodstock walks away and speaks. Snoopy thinks, "I ate the last piece of cheesecake!" Latest appearance: March 16th, 2002 / First appearance: March 9th, 1972 Snoopy and Woodstock sit on the doghouse. Woodstock speaks and sighs. Snoopy sprays a bottle on Woodstock's head. Snoopy rubs Woodstock's head. Woodstock stands on the doghouse with his hair slicked back. Snoopy smiles and thinks, "All he needed was a little feather spray!" First appearance: May 8th, 1997 The World War I Flying Ace thinks, "Here's the World War I Flying Ace returning to the aerodome . . ." The Flying Ace jumps off the doghouse and thinks, "He knows his faithful mechanics will jump up and down and cheer when they see him land . ." Woodstock and three other birds sit on the ground playing cards. Snoopy looks disappointed. First appearance: October 27th, 1980 Beaglescout stands in front of Woodstock and friends. They are all beat up. Beaglescout thinks, "Good grief! What happened to you guys? I knew I shouldn't have let yo go into town . . ." Beaglescout continues to think, "You all look terrible!" Woodstock has no injuries. Beaglescout looks at Woodstock and thinks, "How about you, Woodstock? Didn't you get into it?" Snoopy loo First appearance: October 22nd, 1992 Sally holds her lunch bag as she waves at a cloud of dust. Sally shouts, "Rats! I missed the school bus!" Sally sits on top of a zamboni that is driven by Woodstock. Sally says, "It's embarrassing riding the zamboni . ." First appearance: September 28th, 1977 Woodstock and Snoopy sit in the grass. Woodstock speaks. Snoopy thinks, "Really?" Woodstock runs away. Snoopy thinks, "That's a great idea." Snoopy continues to think, "I'm proud of Woodstock . . . You won't see many birds like that . ." Snoopy thinks, "He's going to jog south for the winter!" First appearance: December 13th, 1987 The literary ace sits atop his doghouse looking thoughtful. Woodstock sits behind him. The literary ace types, "Dear Santa Claus," He looks up as Woodstock chirps. He retypes,"Dear Mr. Claus," He looks back at Woodstock as the latter chirps to him again. The literary ace retypes,"Dear Monsieur Claus," He rolls his eyes as Woodstock chirps again. First appearance: April 28th, 1993 First appearance: February 8th, 1982 Woodstock and Snoopy sit on the doghouse at night. Snoopy thinks, "There's a full moon tonight." Snoopy continues to think, "You know what that means?" Snoopy laughs hysterically and thinks, "It means they finally got it finished!" Snoopy frowns and turns away from Woodstock. Snoopy thinks, "Good jokes are wasted on birds!" First appearance: January 13th, 1981 Woodstock and Snoopy sit on the doghouse. Woodstock speaks. Snoopy thinks, "Excuse me . . I hate to interrupt . . ." Snoopy continues to think, "Have you ever heard the expression, 'to make a long story short'?" Woodstock speaks. Snoopy thinks, "Thank you." Latest appearance: October 2nd, 2004 / First appearance: October 3rd, 1970 Snoopy sits on the ground in the rain. Woodstock walks toward Snoopy. Woodstock sits next to Snoopy. Snoopy holds his ear up to cover Woodstock.
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: August 14th, 1992 Sally and the World Famous Attorney walk on the sidewalk in front of a building. Sally asks, "How can we find the courthouse if we don't know what a courthouse looks like?" Snoopy thinks, "It's probably a big building with lots of people standing around . ." Sally says, "I hope you're not in a hurry to get back home . ." Snoopy thinks, "Not really . . I've already missed t Latest appearance: August 11th, 2014 / First appearance: August 14th, 1967 Lucy stands in the outfield wearing a baseball cap and glove and says, "I got it! I got it!" Lucy sneezes. The basball hits Lucy on the head. Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound wearing a baseball cap and glove and says, "I have the only outfielder I know who is allergic to fly balls!" Latest appearance: August 12th, 2015 / First appearance: August 14th, 1968 Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound. Schroeder approaches and says, "Good grief, Charlie Brown, when are you going to throw the first pitch?" Charlie Brown holds the ball out and says, "That little red-haired girl is watching . . . I can't let go of the ball . . . My fingers are numb." Charlie Brown begins to shake. He says, "I'm starting to shake . . Look at me! I'm shakin Latest appearance: August 12th, 2002 / First appearance: August 14th, 1972 The Fierce Pirate stands on the doghouse. He holds a sword and wears a bandana. He thinks, "Yo ho ho and a bottle of rum!" The Fierce Pirate thinks, "Here's The Fierce Pirate standing on the deck of his ship . . ." Woodstock flies toward The Fierce Pirate. The Fierce Pirate thinks, "His faithful parrot flies toward him to perch on his shoulder . . ." Woodstock stands on Sno First appearance: August 14th, 1957 Lucy and Charlie Brown are walking in the lane pass the fence. Lucy asks, "You know what, Charlie Brown?" She continues, "I come from a very high-class family!" She continues, "Our family has tradition and background..yes, sir.." She concludes, "I come from a long line of generations!" Latest appearance: August 14th, 2000 / First appearance: August 14th, 1974 Snoopy lies on the doghouse. Sally approaches all dirty and beat up. She says, "You stupid beagle! You left me there to get slaughtered!" Sally continues, "How could I 'Speak softly, and carry a beagle' if the beagle runs away?!!" Sally shouts, "You left me there to get slaughtered!" Snoopy lies on the doghouse and thinks, "I suggest a new motto . . . 'Speak softly, and shu Latest appearance: August 11th, 2013 / First appearance: August 14th, 1966 Snoopy stands next to a trophy that says, "World Champion Diver." Charlie Brown stands in front of a wading pool holding a long board over his head. Snoopy stands on the board in swimming trunks. Snoopy peers over the edge of the board into the pool. Snoopy walks back and prepares to dive. Snoopy runs to the end of the board and dives into the pool with a big splas First appearance: August 14th, 1982 Charlie Brown wears his baseball cap and glove and throws a ball into the steps. He says, "Throwing a golf ball against the steps is good for your reflexes." Charlie Brown continues, "Unless someone opens the front door and you miss the steps . . ." Charlie Brown watches the ball and says, ". . And the ball sails through the living room out into the kitchen where it hits you sister First appearance: August 14th, 1979 Beaglescout and Woodstock and friends stand by a road. Beaglescout looks at a street sign with the number forty. He thinks, "Interstate 40 . . . That's what we want . . ." Beaglescout continues to think, "This used to be route 66 . . . It'll take us right into Needles." Beaglescout raises his arm and thinks, "All those who want to go to Needles and visit my brother Spike, raise the First appearance: August 14th, 1997 Snoopy looks down from his dog house at Woodstock running around the rim of his dog dish. Snoopy thinks, "I think I have it figured out.." Woodstock is sweating. Snoopy thinks, "Five thousand two hundred and eighty times around the lake is one mile.." Woodstock falls into the dish, making a splash. Snoopy thinks, "No, if you fall in you have to start all over.." Latest appearance: August 11th, 2012 / First appearance: August 14th, 1965 Charlie Brown get ready to throw a pitch from the pitcher's mound. Lucy says, "Hey manager, wait! I have a question . . ." Lucy continues, "I've been reading about this baseball stadium that has plastic grass . . . how come we don't have plastic grass?" Charlie Brown thinks black thoughts. Lucy stands in the field and says, "Standing out here in the outfield like this, lot First appearance: August 14th, 1996 Peppermint Patty sits on the edge of a dock holding a fishing pole. Marcie screams, "Hey, fish! Don't let her fool you! There's a hook on the end of that line!" Peppermint Patty says, "Be quiet, Marcie . ." Marcie yells, "She's out to get you! Run while you can!" Peppermint Patty says, "Fish don't run, Marcie . ." Marcie screams, "Dog paddle!" First appearance: August 14th, 1984 Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound. Lucy says, "I told him to get lost!" Charlie Brown asks, "Who?" Lucy points with her glove and says, "That kid . . . He wanted to play on our team." Lucy exclaims, "He said he was a real natural . . I told him to get lost!" Charlie Brown asks, "What was his name?" Lucy answers, "Roy Hobbs." First appearance: August 14th, 1981 Music comes from Snoopy's food dish. He thinks, "The national anthem?" A loud bang comes from the food dish. Snoopy thinks, "It's a 400-meter relay!" Snoopy looks excited and thinks, "That bug was right! There's a track meet in my supper dish . . ." Snoopy thinks, "I could have had the concessions!" Latest appearance: August 9th, 2003 / First appearance: August 14th, 1971 Lucy stands in front of Charlie Brown and says, "Let me see your hands." Lucy inspects Charlie Brown's hands. Charlie Brown looks at his hands. Lucy says, "Your hands are getting fat, Charlie Brown . ." Lucy continues, "You're the only person I know who has overweight hands!" Latest appearance: August 11th, 2010 / First appearance: August 14th, 1963 Snoopy lies on the side of a grassy hill. The sun is shining. Snoopy sits up and yawns. Snoopy walks sleepily home. Snoopy lies on his doghouse and says, "This has been a good day!" First appearance: August 14th, 1983 Lucy sits next to plant and behind a desk with a sign that reads,'Opinions-5�, Thoughts for the day-10�, Sound Advice-25�' She looks at Snoopy lying on his back atop his doghouse. She asks,"Are you awake?" He thinks,"Rats!" She continues,"I don't understand you...." He lies on his stomach and looks over at her. She says,"Life is more than just lying around." He s Latest appearance: August 12th, 2011 / First appearance: August 14th, 1964 Snoopy watches as Charlie Brown hammers the last peg of his tent into the ground. He watches Charlie Brown walk. Charlie Brown carries a rolled up sleeping bag. Charlie Brown stops and looks at Snoopy, who lies on top of the tent. First appearance: August 14th, 1980 Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound and sweats. He says, "Boy, it's hot today . ." Charlie Brown continues, "I don't know if I'm standing on a pitcher's mound or in the middle of the . . ." Snoopy, as The Foreign Legionnaire, and Woodstock and friends march by the pitcher's mound. Charlie Brown continues, ". . Desert!" First appearance: August 14th, 1995 Sally sits in a small kiddie pool. She looks at Snoopy who is wearing a sailor's cap and carrying a large model ship.
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.