Sally

  • First appearance: August 23, 1959
  • Charlie Brown’s little sister believes the world owes her an explanation. Why does she have to go to school? Why doesn’t Linus, her Sweet Babboo, love her? And what’s the capital of Venezuela? Sally is always on the hunt for answers—and when she doesn’t get them, she comes up with a whole new philosophy: “Who cares?”

  • Did you know: For 6 months, Sally experienced amblyopia ("lazy eye") and wore an eye patch.
Sally
Latest appearance: June 20th, 2003 / First appearance: June 25th, 1971 Sally and Lucy stand at the wall. Lucy says, "I wish I had a secret admirer . . ." Lucy smiles and says, "Someone who would send me flowers and little notes and things like that . . ." Lucy continues, "And then, all of a sudden, he would tell me who he was . . ." Sally says, "Then you'd need another secret admirer." First appearance: September 1st, 1979 Charlie Brown stands behind Sally and says, "School starts next wek." Sally replies, "Don't remind me." Charlie Brown says, "I'm not sure I remember a thing I learned last year." Charlie Brown asks, "Can you remember anything you learned last year?" Sally replies, "I remember where the drinking fountain is!" First appearance: December 18th, 1997 Snoopy is dressed as Santa Claus and stands next to a fake chimney soliciting donations for charity. He holds a bell aloft and musical notes come out of it. Sally stares at him. More notes come from the bell without Snoopy moving it and Sally walks away. Woodstock smiles as he peeks out from inside the bell. Latest appearance: October 16th, 2014 / First appearance: October 19th, 1967 Linus runs with a football. Linus kicks the football. Linus says, "Okay, now you kick it back . ." Sally says, "You're kidding!" First appearance: October 24th, 1986 Charlie Brown and Snoopy sit in a beanbag chair. Sally says, "I just got back from the dentist." Sally smiles and exclaims, "I'm so happy . . He said I have a nice bite!" Charlie Brown smiles and says, "Good for you." Snoopy thinks, "If a dog has a nice bite, he just gets yelled at!" Latest appearance: October 14th, 2000 / First appearance: October 19th, 1974 Sally sits on the ground and leans against the school. She says, "Sometimes I think all the teachers are against me!" Sally stands and frowns. She says, "In fact, sometimes I think the teachers, the principal, the nurse and the whole school board is against me!" The school thinks, "Those school board types used to bug me, too, but not any more . . ." The school continues to Latest appearance: June 26th, 2000 / First appearance: July 1st, 1974 Sally talks into the phone and says, "Hello . . . Brown residence . . . No, he's not here . . . He's at camp . . . Me? I'm his sister . . ." Sally continues, "What do you mean, he's not in camp? He left Saturday morning! Are you sure he's not in camp?" Sally says, "Maybe you'd better check again . . ." Sally continues, "My brother's the kind who's easy to overlook!" First appearance: January 23rd, 1986 Sally sits in her school desk and says, "Yes, ma'am, I left my lunch box on the curb by the bus stop . . ." Sally says, "Someone's probably found it by now." Sally says, "I just hope whoever found it appreciates a good lunch . . ." Snoopy sits on the sidewalk and looks at Sally's lunch. He thinks, "No doughnuts!?!" First appearance: August 15th, 1985 Charlie Brown sits on a stool. Sally says, "School starts in three weeks . . I have my clothes all laid out . . ." Sally continues, "I even have my lunch made . ." Sally says, "Now, I'm going out to stand by the bus stop . . ." Charlie Brown asks, "What are you going to do out there?" Sally responds, "Cry!" First appearance: August 1st, 1987 Marcie and Charlie Brown stand on the doorstep of his house. Marcie says, "Hi, Charles! I just got back . . I called several times . . . Did you miss me?" Charlie Browns says, "I just poured myself some cold cereal . . I don't want it to get soggy . . ." Marcie swiftly kicks Charlie Brown in the leg. Charlie Brown lets out a suprised shriek. Sally stands next to Charl First appearance: December 6th, 1990 Sally sits in a beanbag chair. Snoopy and Charlie Brown stand behind her. Charlie Brown says, "Lucy said if I need twenty-five dollars to buy Peggy Jean a Christmas present, I should sell my dog . . ." Sally exclaims, "What a great idea!" Sally wears a dog dish on her head. Her head is wet. Charlie Brown says, "That's the first time I've ever seen him spill his water dish . ." Latest appearance: September 11th, 2000 / First appearance: September 9th, 1974 Sally lies in bed and says, "My stomach feels kind of funny . . ." Charlie Brown wears a hat and stands next to Sally's bed. Sally continues, "I don't think I'll go to school today . . ." The school thinks, "Where's that strange little girl who always talks to me! I've been waiting all weekend for her . . ." The school continues to think, "I wonder where she is . . . No one First appearance: September 8th, 1992 Linus and Sally stand on the curb waiting for the school bus. Sally asks, "When you die and go to heaven, do they take you there in a school bus?" Linus answers, "No, they pick you up in a golden chariot . ." Linus adds, "Silver, if you come in second." First appearance: September 20th, 1987 Charlie Brown is standing atop a tarp holding up two fingers. He says,"I need two volunteers" Lucy and Sally are sitting on a bench in the baseball field. Lucy grimaces slightly and says,"I think he means us..." They stand next to Charlie Brown as he points to the tarp. He says,"See this? This is what we call a 'Tarp'" He turns to them and continues,"Now, if it starts to First appearance: February 15th, 1993 Charlie Brown sits in a beanbag chair. Sally says, "That little red haired girl is at the door . . ." Charlie Brown runs passed Sally as she says, "She says she forgot to give you a valentine so she came by to give it to you now . . ." Sally shouts, "April fool!!" Charlie Brown looks upset. Sally walks away and says, " . . Or February or March or whatever." First appearance: February 14th, 1983 Sally gestures to an open mailbox. She says, "Look! Do you see that?" Charlie Brown says, "See what?" Sally screams, "Nothing, that's what!! There's nothing to see because it's a mailbox with no valentines in it, which is nothing to see!!!" Sally screams, "My sweet babboo didn't send me a box of candy or a valentine or anything." Charlie Brown looks at the mailbox and s First appearance: June 21st, 1982 Charlie Brown talks into the phone and says, "That's right . . . Sally comes home today from beanbag camp." Charlie Brown continues, "I'll be interested to see if she's changed . . ." Charlie Brown says, "All they do there is lie in their beanbags, watch tv and eat junk food . . ." Sally stands at the door and looks fat. She says, "I'm home!" Latest appearance: October 24th, 2007 / First appearance: October 24th, 1960 Linus and baby Sally are in the sand-area. Linus exclaims, "All over the world children are writing letters to the 'Great Pumpkin'" He continues, "This is because on Halloween night he rises out of the pumpkin patch, and FLIES through the air with a big bag full of toys!" Linus kneels in front of baby Sally and says, "So if you're a GOOD little girl, Sally, he'll bring you somethi First appearance: June 21st, 1978 Eudora and Sally lie in bed. Sally asks, "Eudora, are you crying? What's the matter?" Eudora replies, "I never wanted to come to this camp." Eudora continues, "But I'm not as lonely as I thought I was going to be." Eudora adds, "I'm only crying with one eye." First appearance: September 7th, 1981 Lucy looks at Sally holding a bag. Sally says, "It's a carry-on bag . . . Isn't it neat?" Lucy says, "It's beautiful . . . Are you going somewhere?" Sally replies, "No, I hate going places." Sally continues, "I just like luggage."
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: March 16th, 2007 / First appearance: March 18th, 1960 Snoopy leans forward. Charlie Brown winds up to throw a ball. Snoopy runs off as Charlie Brown throws the ball. Charlie Brown watches Snoopy retrive the ball. Snoopy flies back with the ball in his mouth. First appearance: March 18th, 1984 Snoopy sits on top of his doghouse and watches as Woodstock flies towards him. As Woodstock sits next to him, Snoopy thinks,"Tears..like in 'crying'..." He looks down at Woodstock and thinks,"Scientist are now studying tears, do you know that?" He rolls his eyes upwards and continues,"They'll probably want to make a special study of beagle tears..." He starts crying and th Latest appearance: March 16th, 2000 / First appearance: March 18th, 1974 Peppermint Patty and Snoopy sit on the doghouse. Marcie says, "Sir, let's not miss any more school . . ." Peppermint Patty says, "Forget it!" Peppermint Patty hugs Snoopy and says, "School, isn't important, Marcie . . . I'm just gonna sit here with my ol' friend Snoopy for the rest of my life!" Peppermint Patty continues, "He never had any education, and he's done all right!" Latest appearance: March 15th, 2012 / First appearance: March 18th, 1965 Lucy walks past a table. Linus' blanket looms overhead. The blanket drops onto Lucy's head. Lucy runs, yelling and screaming, from the room. Linus frowns at the blanket and says, "Good grief! What am I going to do with you? And stop giggling!" First appearance: March 18th, 1979 Peppermint Patty is sitting on the grass; she says,"I've been worried about this for a long time." She leans her head on one side of a tree, whiles Charlie Brown leans his head on the other side. She says,"Let me ask you something..." She asks,"Chuck, do you think a girl who is ugly has as much chance for happiness as a girl who's beautiful?" He replies,"Of course! For one thing, First appearance: March 18th, 1976 Snoopy lies on the doghouse with his foot in a cast. Woodstock stands on the cast. Woodstock jumps on the cast and sings. Snoopy lifts his foot and Woodstock to his open mouth. He thinks, "Cool it!" Woodstock sits on Snoopy's cast. Latest appearance: March 16th, 2011 / First appearance: March 18th, 1964 Snoopy, Linus and Charlie Brown walk. Linus says, "You know what you and Snoopy should do?" "You should so to obedience school." Snoopy stops walking. "Why should we go to obedience school?" Snoopy thinks. Snoopy lies on top of his doghouse and thinks, "He already does everything I want him to!" First appearance: March 18th, 1989 Charlie Brown and Linus stand on the pitcher's mound. Charlie Brown asks, "Am I naive, Linus?" Charlie Brown continues, "I thought our teacher came to watch our game, but all she was doing was meeting her boyfriend." Linus walks off the pitcher's mound. Charlie Brown asks, "Am I naive Linus?" Linus replies, "You're naive, Charlie Brown . ." First appearance: March 18th, 1998 Lucy and Rerun are in the garden. Rerun holds the hoe while Lucy saysm "This is going to be our garden.." Rerun says, "So?" Lucy says, "So your job is to take that hoe and dig out all the weeds and rocks.." Rerun says, "I can do that.. When do you want it finished?" Lucy says, "This afternoon." Rerun says, "I was thinking more like maybe in fifty years.." Latest appearance: March 22nd, 2009 / First appearance: March 18th, 1962 Charlie Brown stands on the baseball field and says, "All right, let's have the infielders right over here . . ." Linus walks onto the field, smiling, wearing glasses and dragging his blanket. Charlie Brown points and says, "Glasses? You're going to wear your new glasses while you play shortstop?" Linus says, "Why not? I'll be better than ever . . . I won't miss a thing!" Latest appearance: March 13th, 2003 / First appearance: March 18th, 1971 Charlie Brown stands next to the mailbox and looks at a letter. Peppermint Patty grits her teeth and says, "Got a letter in the mail, eh, Chuck?" Charlie Brown reads, "I know that you like me, and in my own way I like you, too, but . ." Charlie Brown says, "I think it's from that little red-haired girl . . She knows I like her, and . ." Peppermint Patty shouts, "That's not from any First appearance: March 18th, 1986 Peppermint Patty and Marcie sit on a bench eating lunch. Marcie asks, "Is that all you're having for lunch, sir? Just French fries?" Marcie says, "I have a theory that eating too many French fries causes memory loss and personality alterations . . ." Peppermint Patty says, "I doubt it, Marcie . ." Peppermint Patty examines a fry and says, "If they did, there'd be a warnin First appearance: March 18th, 1983 Sally sits in a beanbag chair. Charlie Brown holds a baseball bat and says, "Peppermint Patty says her team needs me." Sally says, "Sure, like last year when she told you the same thing, and you ended up selling popcorn!" Charlie Brown walks away from the house and says, "I forgot about that . . ." Sally stands on the doorstep and shouts, "You probably blockheaded it out o Latest appearance: March 15th, 2016 / First appearance: March 18th, 1969 Lucy stands next to Linus and says, "I want to know about life! I want some real answers . . ." Linus writes on a piece of paper. Linus holds the paper up to Lucy and says, "Five." Lucy shouts, "Five?!" Linus lies on the ground dazed. He says, "I thought that was a pretty good answer!" First appearance: March 18th, 1987 Charlie Brown rakes a sand trap and says, "Eighty sand traps and I have to rake the footprints out of all of them . . ." Charlie Brown sits on the ground exhausted and says, "Just because of my dog . ." Charlie Brown rakes a sand trap and says, "They say this is a very sophisticated golf club . . ." Charlie Brown looks at a flag and exclaims, "All the greens break toward th First appearance: March 18th, 1991 Charlie Brown carries a baseball bat. Lucy walks behind him. Charlie Brown shouts, "How could we have lost the first game of the season fifty-three to nothing?!!" Charlie Brown exclaims, "Why couldn't the score at least have been fifty-three to one?!" Lucy shouts, "We were robbed!" Latest appearance: March 15th, 2017 / First appearance: March 18th, 1970 The Literary Ace types, "I was born one bright spring morning at the Daisy Hill Puppy Farm." The Literary Ace smiles and types, "I was one of seven puppies. My father and mother loved me." The Literary Ace continues to type, "Those were happy days." Snoopy smiles and thinks, "'Beagle Press' has asked me to write my autobiography . . ." First appearance: March 18th, 1993 Charlie Brown, Woodstock and Snoopy stand on the pitcher's mound. Charlie Brown says, "How could he play on our team? He's too short!" Snoopy watches as Woodstock sniffs and runs away crying. Charlie Brown says, "Well, ask him if maybe he'd like to be our bat bird . ." Latest appearance: March 15th, 2013 / First appearance: March 18th, 1966 A little bird sleeps on Snoopy's head. Snoopy thinks, "I can't stand it!" Snoopy frowns and thinks, "My parents had great ambitions for me . . . I even had great ambitions for myself . . ." Snoopy thinks, "But there's one thing for sure . . . I have no intention of ending up as a stupid . . ." Snoopy sends the bird flying as he thinks, "Bird sanctuary! Latest appearance: March 15th, 2008 / First appearance: March 18th, 1961 While Snoopy lies on top of his house, Frieda says, "I just don't understand you!" Frieda says, "You lead such a useless life!! You don't contribute anything! You.." Snoopy plants a kiss on Frieda's face and shocks Frieda. Snoopy thinks, "A kiss on the nose does much toward turning aside anger!
Sally is the complete pragmatist. There is a certain charm when she fractures the language: ‘By golly, if any centimeters come in this room, I’ll step on them!
Charles Schulz

Interests

  • Linus

    Sally is devoted to Linus, who she affectionately calls her “sweet babboo.”

  • Moving

    Sally is constantly trying to move into her big brother’s bedroom whenever he leaves the house.

  • Philosophies

    Though never really on target, Sally feels a philosophy like “Why are you telling me?” can solve any problem.