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
First appearance: February 1st, 1992 Sally sits in a beanbag chair. Charlie Brown stands behind her. A television announcer says, "To be part of our studio audience, send a post card to this box number in New York." Sally looks shocked. Charlie Brown says, "No, you don't have to go if you don't want to . ." First appearance: December 1st, 1980 Charlie Brown and Sally sit at the table. Charlie Brown writes. Sally asks, "Addressing your Christmas cards, huh, big brother?" Sally admits, "That's a good idea." Charlie Brown smudges all over the card. Sally walks away and says, "Do your Christmas smudging early!" First appearance: October 8th, 1978 Sally asks,"Where are we going?" She walks next to Linus down the lane and says,"This isn't the way we usually go." She asks,"Why are we walking to school this way?" He points in front of him and replies,"I think it's going to be easier to cross the street up here...." They stand on the curb and he continues,"There's a traffic tie-up on third street." He concludes, First appearance: June 12th, 1988 Snoopy sits on the floor listening to cookies say, "And then I said..." Snoopy is lying atop his doghouse, he rises slightly looking puzzled. He sits up and thinks, "I think I hear a chocolate chip cookie calling me..." He bams on the door to the house with his foot. Charlie Brown comes to the door and says, "A chocolate chip cookie? No, I didn't hear a cookie calli Latest appearance: February 24th, 2003 / First appearance: March 1st, 1971 Sally sits at the table and writes, "The Ocean. A report." Charlie Brown looks over Sally's shoulder. Sally continues to write, "The ocean is full of water. 'Ha!' You may say. 'What else?' That's a good question." Sally stops writing and looks at the paper. Charlie Brown reads the paper. Sally says, "Sometimes it's easy to get bogged down on these reports." First appearance: December 17th, 1990 Charlie Brown rolls a big snowball. Sally thinks, "What happened to all the fall colors?" First appearance: November 3rd, 1981 Sally stands in front of the class and says, "This is my report on Joan of Arc . . . Most likely, Joan was anorexic . . ." Sally continues, "Which prompts this bit of advice . . . Listen to voices if you want, but always eat a good breakfast!" Sally points and asks, "Question?" Sally says, "Hot cereal, scrambled eggs, toast, orange juice and look up the word yourself!" First appearance: November 20th, 1998 Charlie watches TV. Sally says, "If you'' help me with my homework, I'll see to it that someday they put a statue of you in the park." Charlie and Sally sit at a table working. Charlie says, "Okay, we'll begin here on page four..." Sally says, "Do you want to be on a horse or a skatboard?" First appearance: July 12th, 1986 Sally wears a camouflage outfit. She says, "I knew it! Now they want us to learn to eat grass! This is survival?" Sally says, "Who wants to eat grass? What do they think we are, a bunch of cows?!" Charlie Brown picks up grass. Snoopy watches as Linus says, "Try it . . . Maybe you'll like it . ." Sally puts grass in her mouth and exclaims, "In the long run, I think I'd Latest appearance: May 19th, 2015 / First appearance: May 21st, 1968 Sally walks up behind Charlie Brown and says, "I don't have a calendar in my room." Sally continues, "I never know what day it is . . . Sometimes I don't even know what month it is . . ." Charlie Brown says, "I have a calendar in my room . . If you want to know what day it is, just ask me." Sally asks, "Is it Christmas yet?" Latest appearance: January 21st, 2015 / First appearance: January 24th, 1968 Linus stands next to Sally in the snow. He sucks his thumb and holds his blanket. Sally says, "This kid at school said I have a funny face . . ." Sally continues, "Is it all right if I tell him you're going to slug him? You can be my knight in shining armor . . ." Linus replies, "I'd rather you didn't." Sally shouts, "What kind of knight are you?" Linus replies, "I'm a dove First appearance: June 4th, 1992 Sally hides under a bed in her room. Charlie Brown stands and looks at her. Sally asks, "If I were to hide under the bed all summer, I wouldn't have to go to camp, would I?" Charlie Brown sits in a beanbag chair. Sally stands behind him. He says, "That's good idea . . No one would know where you were . . It's a perfect plan . ." Sally walks away and says, "I'll try to think of First appearance: November 18th, 1993 Charlie Brown sits in a beanbag chair. Sally holds a piece of paper and says, "I need help with my homework." Charlie Brown asks, "Which subject?" Sally replies, "Subject?" Sally says, "You mean we have subjects?" First appearance: January 16th, 1993 Charlie Brown sits at a table putting butter on toast. Sally pours milk into her cereal bowl. Sally says, "I think I'm getting smarter every day . ." Charlie Brown says, "Good for you." Sally says, "Did you know there's no school on Saturdays? I went down there today, and all the doors were locked . ." Sally says, "I figured that one out in a hurry!" First appearance: May 29th, 1972 Sally sits at the table and writes, "This is my theme on Memorial Day which I am writing on Monday because there is no school today." Sally looks at the paper and writes, "Everyone is observing Memorial Day today so they can have a three day weekend and go water skiing." Sally writes, "Which hasn't much to do with Memorial Day which is really tomorrow." Charlie Brown looks Latest appearance: January 19th, 2014 / First appearance: January 22nd, 1967 "Mom says to wash your hands for dinner!" Sally calls. Charlie Brown stands on a stool in the bathroom and washes his hands. He kneels and pets Snoopy "Excuse me, Snoopy, I have to go eat dinner.." Sally points and announces, "And you have to wash your hands again because you touched the dog!" "Oh, good grief!" Charlie Brown says as he walks off. Snoopy's ears fly up: "'Tou First appearance: October 16th, 1975 Sally steps outside into the pouring rain. Sally runs in the rain. Sally has straight, wet hair. She sits at her desk in school and opens a box. Sally sits at her desk and blow dries her hair. She says, "If the dryer makes too much noise, ma'am, feel free to speak louder . . ." First appearance: May 16th, 1998 First appearance: January 2nd, 1985 Sally sits in a beanbag chair watching television. She asks, "Where's the football game?" Sally tells Charlie Brown, "I thought there was football on Thursday nights." Charlie Brown says as he walks away, "This is Wednesday." Sally shouts, "That's no excuse!" Latest appearance: August 22nd, 2006 / First appearance: August 25th, 1959 Linus, Patty, and Snoopy are on on the baseball field in their baseball gear. Linus shouts, "He WHAT?" As Linus grimaces, Patty replies, "Charlie Brown can't manage our team today because he has to push his baby sister around in her stroller!" An angry Linus stalks off. He asks, "Is this True?!!" He frowns at Sally. Sally sits in her stroller, covers her face, and thinks
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: July 18th, 1989 Charlie Brown and Lucy stand on the pitcher's mound. Lucy carries a soda bottle. Charlie Brown asks, "What do you have there?" Lucy replies, "This is root beer." Lucy continues, "If we win today, we can have a big celebration, and I can pour root beer over your head!" Charlie Brown frowns and says, "My head isn't the least bit worried." First appearance: July 18th, 1993 Snoopy leaps down from his dog house roof. Snoopy kicks Charlie Brown's front door. BAM! BAM! Cahrlie Brown sits up in bed. Charlie Brown in his pajamas kneels down in front of Snoopy on the front porch. Charlie Brown says, "Are you upset, little friend? Have you been lying awake worrying? Well, don't worry. I'm here." Charlie Brown hugs Snoopy in front of the moon First appearance: July 18th, 1998 Rerun and Snoopy rest on some rocks and look up. Rerun asks, "Do dogs ever look at clouds?" Snoopy thinks, "If I could talk, I'd tell you how we look at clouds, and birds, and the moon and everything, but dogs can't talk.." Rerun says, "I guess dogs never look at clouds.." Snoopy thinks, "Stupid kid!" First appearance: July 18th, 1990 Charlie Brown and Snoopy sit on the edge of the dock and watch the sunset. Charlie Brown says, "I don't know . . I always feel sort of sad when I see the sun go down . . ." Snoopy thinks, "Like when you've eaten the last cookie . ." First appearance: July 18th, 1958 Snoopy lies on a rock thinking, "Let's see now.." He continues, "There are a quarter of a million dogs and cats born each day in America..That's ten thousand an hour.." He continues, "Or one hundred and sixty-six a minute..Good Grief!" He slumps on the rock and concludes, "I'm not unique!" First appearance: July 18th, 1985 Charlie Brown sits in a chair with his shirt and shoes off. Charlie Brown says, "It's hot today . . ." Charlie Brown looks out the window and says, "I wish we had a pool or lived near a lake . ." Charlie Brown walks outside sweating and says, "Well, there's only one thing to do . . ." Charlie Brown sits in a pail of water and says, "Go down to the ol' swimming bucket!" Latest appearance: July 22nd, 2016 / First appearance: July 18th, 1969 Linus stands next to Charlie Brown and shouts, "She's leaving, Charlie Brown!" Linus continues, "The station wagon is leaving! You'll never see her again!" Linus grabs Charlie Brown's arm and shouts, "Do something!! Run over there! Hurry!! Hurry!!!!" Linus says, "She's gone . . ." Charlie Brown cries and shouts. First appearance: July 18th, 1997 Peppermint Patty stands outside Marcie's house holding a book. She says, "Okay, Marcie, I've read 'Silas Marner'... Now what do I do?" Marcie says, "Now, you write your report.." Patty and Marcie sit on the steps. Patty says, "You're kidding.. on the book?" Marcie says, "Why not? Did you actually read it?" Patty says, "Yes, but I didn't pay any attention." Latest appearance: July 15th, 2014 / First appearance: July 18th, 1967 The Vulture sits on his perch and waits. Frieda walks by and says, "Hi, sweetie!" The vulture sits as Frieda walks by. Snoopy thinks, "Actually, vultures just hate to be called 'sweetie'!" First appearance: July 18th, 1988 Linus says to the World Famous Attorney, 'De mimimus non curat lex.'" Linus says, "'The law disregards trifles.'" Snoopy walks and thinks, "It's a good thing because my practice is as trifling as they come . ." Latest appearance: July 16th, 2007 / First appearance: July 18th, 1960 Charlie Brown looks down at Lucy drawing on a piece of paper on the ground in a seemingly empty room. Lucy kneeling over her paper says, "I'm trying to draw a political cartoon that will solve all of the world's problems." She stands up and shows Charlie Brown her cartoon. She says, "See? Here's Uncle Sam, and here's a dove of peace, and here's an elephant, and here's a donkey, and here' First appearance: July 18th, 1975 Snoopy sits in the grass with his supper dish in his mouth. Charlie Brown walks past Snoopy and says, "Suppertime isn't for another half hour." Snoopy continues to sit in the grass with his supper dish in his mouth. Snoopy drops the supper dish and thinks, "I was just hoping for a few celery sticks . . ." Latest appearance: July 13th, 2000 / First appearance: July 18th, 1974 The World Famous Tennis Pro tosses the ball in the air for the serve. The World Famous Tennis Pro serves the ball. Woodstock speaks and holds a tennis racket. Snoopy stands and thinks, "Paw fault?!!" First appearance: July 18th, 1992 Cormac carries an inner tube around his waist. Marcie sits in a beach chair. Cormac says, "Hi, my name is Cormac . . I had my first swimming lesson this morning . ." Cormac says, "If you're ever drowning, don't be afraid to call me." Cormac struggles to get the inner tube off. Cormac says, "In the meantime, will you help me with this inner tube? I can't get it over my head . ." First appearance: July 18th, 1986 Charlie Brown and Linus lean on the wall. Charlie Brown says, "My grandfather loves to sing hymns." Charlie Brown exclaims, "He can remember the words to over a hundred hymns!" Linus asks, "Does he sing in the choir?" Charlie Brown says, "No, he can't remeber where the chuch is . ." Latest appearance: July 16th, 2002 / First appearance: July 18th, 1972 Linus climbs through leaves in the tree and says, "Snoopy! Snoopy!" Linus continues, "Do you see Woodstock's nest? Where are you?" Linus says, "Snoopy? Snoopy?!" Snoopy climbs through the leaves and thinks, "How can anyone get lost in a tree?" Latest appearance: July 14th, 2016 / First appearance: July 18th, 1968 Snoopy sits on the ground. Lucy walks toward him. Lucy grabs Snoopy's nose and says, "Beep!" Lucy walks away and says, "I haven't beeped you in a long time." Snoopy thinks, "I haven't missed it a bit!" First appearance: July 18th, 1987 Peppermint Patty and Clara stand up to their knees in water. Clara says, "Look what I have, ma'am . . Water resistant diving watches!" Peppermint Patty says, "That's great, Clara . . Now, you can time yourself when you're swimming . . ." Clara asks, "Swimming?" Clara, struggling with the weight of the watches, says, "I can't lift my arms!" Latest appearance: July 15th, 2008 / First appearance: July 18th, 1961 Linus holds his blanket and sucks his thumb. Violet says to Patty, "Here comes the little baby with his blanket!" Patty points and says,"Hee! Hee! Hee! Look at the little baby . . . He has to have a blanket!" Linus covers part of his face with the blanket and says, "I am the Count Dracula from Transylvania." Linus smiles as Violet and Patty run away screaming with fright. Latest appearance: July 15th, 2010 / First appearance: July 18th, 1963 "Has Linus told you about the dangers of looking at the eclipse?" Lucy asks Charlie Brown as she approaches him. "Yes, he's told me all about it..." "I'm heeding his warning...I don't want to do anything that might harm my beautiful eyes.." Lucy answers. "Do you think my eyes are beautiful, Charlie Brown?" She leans towards him. "Yes, they look like little round dots of Ind
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.