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: September 24th, 1978 Sally, holding a sheet of paper, reaches into a drawer in the living-room's dresser. She walks down the hallway. She sits at the table and writes,"Dear Grandma, How are you? I am fine." Charlie Brown sits next to her as she continues writing,"I have been working hard in school." He says,"Which Grandma are you writing to? We have two grandmas, you know..." She looks First appearance: August 21st, 1981 Snoopy sits on the doghouse at night and eats. Sally asks, "What kind of watchdog are you?" Sally continues, "How can you guard our house if you're sitting out here eating pizza?" Sally says, "I don't know what you expect us to do if a burglar comes into our house . . ." Snoopy thinks, "Send him out here . . I'll bark at him!" First appearance: June 1st, 1989 Charlie Brown sits in a beanbag chair. Sally announces, "Guess what . . Our school play is going to be 'Hansel and Grateful'!" Sally continues, "I have one of the lead roles . . ." Sally says, "I told the teacher if I could be in it, I'd be Grateful!" Charlie Brown sinks down into the beanbag chair. First appearance: October 2nd, 1991 Charlie Brown sits on the floor in his bedroom. Sally stands in the doorway with all her belongings. Sally says, "Mom says I can have your room when you go away to college . . ." Charlie Brown asks, "You're going to stand there until then?" Sally says, "I'm a very patient person." First appearance: July 5th, 1987 Linus and Sally are walking down the lane. She asks,"Do you ever worry about things?" He replies,"All the time" She asks,"What do you think is the biggest problem we have to worry about in the world today?" They lean on the wall and she turns to face him. He puts his face on his hands and replies,"Chocolate sundaes" He turns to her and continues,"They fill up those tall First appearance: May 14th, 1976 Sally sits at her desk in school and raises her hand. She says, "Yes, ma'am . . . Somebody stole my lunch box!" Sally asks, "What's wrong with this school, anyway?" Sally continues, "I feel like I'm surrounded by pirates." Sally says, "This place is getting to be a regular Blackbeard Jungle!" Latest appearance: August 30th, 2003 / First appearance: September 4th, 1971 Sally and Snoopy sit at the table. Sally writes, "Dear Grandma, School starts again next week." Sally continues to write, "I hope I get my same desk on the I'll." Snoopy thinks, "I'll?" Snoopy walks away and laughs. Sally says, "That stupid beagle is making fun of my lack of education!" Latest appearance: January 23rd, 2015 / First appearance: January 26th, 1968 Snoopy lies on the doghouse. Sally stands next to the doghouse and says, "This kid at school insulted me, see?" Sally continues, "Now, what I want you to do is bite him on the leg to help me get even with him . ." Snoopy sits on the doghouse and thinks, "Bite someone . . . Just to get even?" Snoopy lies down and thinks, "How gauche!" First appearance: December 19th, 1988 Sally and Charlie Brown sit at a table. Sally asks, "Did I send a Christmas card to Marla last year?" Charlie Brown answers, "Yes, I remember because you said she didn't send you one." Sally examines a card and chews on a pencil. She says, "I think I'll send her one anyway . . ." Sally writes, "Maybe it'll make her feel bad . ." Charlie Brown rolls his eyes. First appearance: January 15th, 1976 Sally stands in front of the class and says, "This is my report . ." Sally continues, "Incidentally, my name is Sally, and I'm one of the pupils of the school that committed suicide . ." Sally turns and says, "Ma'am?" Sally says, "Well, I happen to know that it had been depressed for some time!" First appearance: March 6th, 1996 Sally stands at the front of the classroom and points to Snoopy and Woodstock. Sally says, "For 'Show and Tell' today, I have brought a pirate and his parrot . ." A student says, "That's not a pirate and a parrot! That's a stupid dog and a useless bird!" Snoopy looks angry. Snoopy walks toward the student. Snoopy hits the student. Sally says to the teacher, "Blac First appearance: April 5th, 1992 Sally and Charlie Brown walk out of the house and carry their lunches. Snoopy waits for the bus with Sally and Charlie Brown. Sally stands and sleeps. Sally asks, "Has the bus come yet?" Charlie Brown replies, "No, not yet." Sally says, "Good . . Then I can sleep for another ten minutes . ." Sally falls asleep. Sally asks, "Has the bus come yet?" Charlie Brown repli First appearance: December 12th, 1996 Charlie Brown says to Sally, "No, I can't always help you with your homework . ." Charlie Brown sits in a beanbag chair and says, "I've told you that time and again, over and over, and again and again . ." Charlie Brown asks, "How often do I have to tell you?" Sally replies, "For the umpteenth time?" First appearance: September 25th, 1977 Lucy and Sally are walking along when Lucy looks down and says,"Look." As she stoops and looks at the ground, Sally looks down and asks,"Look at what?" Lucy replies,"Look at that tiny bug...have you ever thought about how little he knows?" Sally kneels on the ground and says,"He doesn't know what day it is, that's for sure!" She continues,"He doesn't know what's on tv tonight, ei Latest appearance: August 14th, 2013 / First appearance: August 17th, 1966 Charlie Brown holds Snoopy on a leash. Sally asks, "What are you doing?" Charlie Brown replies, "I have to take Snoopy to the vet's for a shot . . ." Snoopy, dressed as the World War I Flying Ace, thinks, "Rats! Captured by the enemy!" Snoopy thinks, "They won't get any information from me!" Snoopy thinks, "I'll just pretend to cooperate . . ." Snoopy walks with his han First appearance: March 21st, 1988 Sally stands in front of the classroom and holds a doll. She smiles and says, "For 'show and tell' today, I have brough my new 'praying doll.'" Sally says, "You will note that her hands are held together in a praying position by velcro . . Are there any questions?" Sally says, "No, I do not believe velcro is mentioned anywhere in the new testament." First appearance: May 5th, 1985 Sally sits at the table with a pencil in her mouth looking at a sheet of paper. Charlie Brown sits next to her watching her write commas and possessives. She holds up the paper to him and says,"These are commas and these are possessives...commas do all the work and possessives get all the credit...they hate each other!" She resumes writing; she writes quotation marks. First appearance: December 22nd, 1982 Sally holds money. Charlie Brown says, "You sold three Christmas wreaths? Wow!!" Sally replies, "I told you I could!" Snoopy wears a wreath on his nose. Sally continues, "This is what gets their attention . . When they see the wreath on your dog's nose, they can't resist buying!" Charlie Brown stands at a door and says, "Good morning." Snoopy wears wreaths on his nose, hand and foo First appearance: December 13th, 1984 Sally and Charlie Brown sit at a table. Sally says, "I'm really trimming down my Christmas card list this year . . ." Sally shouts, "Mildred, Danny, Esther, Mabel, Fred, Joe, Lydia, Verna, Emil, Floyd . . . I crossed 'em all off!" Sally says, "I'm down to one last name . . ." Sally screams, "And there goes Jessie!!" Charlie Brown ducks behind the table. Latest appearance: November 14th, 2011 / First appearance: November 14th, 1964 Schroeder walks, carrying a sign. Sally watches him. The sign reads: "Only 32 Days Until Beethoven's Birthday" Sally looks at it. Sally watches as Snoopy walks up, carrying a sign. His sign reads: "32 Count Them 32" Sally reads this.
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: November 15th, 1988 A mean Peppermint Patty shouts at a little kid, "I don't care what your ticket says, kid . . Sit down over there!" Peppermint Patty shouts at another little kid, "You, too! Sit where I tell you, or I'll break all your arms! Here, have a program!!" Peppermint Patty sits at a school desk. She holds a piece of paper and says, "Yes, ma'am . . This is my report on the 'tiny tots' con Latest appearance: November 10th, 2000 / First appearance: November 15th, 1974 Marcie and Peppermint Patty stand by the door. Peppermint Patty says, "Hi, Marcie, how's the sewing coming?" Peppermint Patty and Marcie walk. Peppermint Patty says, "You're working on my skating dress, aren't you?" Marcie replies, "Oh, yes, I'm working on it . . ." Peppermint Patty and Marcie stand in front of the sewing machine. Marcie frowns and says, "In fact, I just learned so First appearance: November 15th, 1992 Snoopy stands on a perch. Charlie Brown lies in bed. Snoopy jumps from the perch head first.. Snoopy has a cord around his ankle. He stops and flies back up in the air. Snoopy heads for the floor again. Snoopy bounces back up in the air. Snoopy hangs upside down. Snoopy stands on the board at the end of Charlie Brown's bed. Charlie Brown lies First appearance: November 15th, 1980 Marcie and Peppermint Patty stand in the snow. Marcie says, "Look, sir, it's starting to snow . ." Peppermint Patty says, "My toes are cold . . ." Marcie says, "You shouldn't have worn those sandals . . Maybe we can wrap your feet with comic books . . ." Marcie wraps comic books around Peppermint Patty's feet. Marcie and Peppermint Patty walk in the snow. Marcie says, "If y Latest appearance: November 14th, 2004 / First appearance: November 15th, 1970 "Good moring Fred," Snoopy thinks as he walks along the top of the doghouse. He holds up his apron. "Here's the world-famous grocery clerk tying his apron and getting ready to work behind the check-out counter.." Snoopy ties his apron behind his back. "Good morning, Mrs. Bartley... How's your bridge game? Did you have a nice weekend?" Snoopy grins and opens his arms. First appearance: November 15th, 1957 Charlie Brown stands next to a pile of leaves. He watches as Linus jumps into the pile. Linus looks down and says, "Well, I just learned something, Charlie Brown.." He holds up a stick covered with leaves and concludes, "Never jump into a pile of leaves holding a wet sucker!" Latest appearance: November 13th, 2015 / First appearance: November 15th, 1968 Snoopy sits on the doghouse. Charlie Brown points and says, "All right, I'm going to put it to you straight!" Charlie Brown continues, "Tonight you stay outside, and be a watch dog, or tomorrow you get no supper!" Charlie Brown walks away and says, "Let your stomach decide!" Snoopy thinks, "Why should I let my stomach decide? It's inside!" First appearance: November 15th, 1982 Woodstock and Snoopy sit on the doghouse in the rain. Snoopy holds up his ear on the opposite side as Woodstock. Woodstock speaks. Snoopy holds up his other ear and thinks, "Sorry . . . Wrong ear!" First appearance: November 15th, 1989 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their desks in school. Peppermint Patty says, "Yes, ma'am . . I learned a lot today . . Just being here was worth the price of admission . . ." Peppermint Patty adds, "Of course I didn't pay anything!" Peppermint Patty laughs hysterically. Marcie whispers, "You're weird, sir . ." Peppermint Patty says, "Yes, ma'am." First appearance: November 15th, 1987 Snoopy (with his dish on his head) and Woodstock and his friends walk up a snow-slope. The birds sit in the dish atop the slope whiles Snoopy stand at the edge and look over. He sits in the dish with the birds at the top of the slope. They slid down the slope. They twist to the side as they continue to slide. They continue to slide the slope They hit Latest appearance: November 12th, 2010 / First appearance: November 15th, 1963 "Did you see that little girl with the red hair walk by?" Linus asks Charlie Brown. They are sitting on the bench with their lunch bags. Linus turns to one side to watch her. "You got sort of nervous when she walked by, didn't you, Charlie Brown?" "What makes you think I got nervous?" Charlie Brown says. "You tied your peanut butter sandwich in a knot!" Linus observes. Char First appearance: November 15th, 1985 Charlie Brown stands outside in the snow with a shovel. Lucy stands in the doorway. Charlie Brown says, "Ask your dad if he wants me to shovel your walk . ." Lucy replies, "He said why should he pay you when he can do it himself?" Charlie Brown answers, "Because if he does it himself, he's liable to have a heart attack and need bypass surgery . . ." Lucy asks, "Who writes y First appearance: November 15th, 1976 Charlie Brown stands at Frieda's door and says, "Good morning! I'm trying to earn some money for Christmas." Charlie Brown asks, "Will you ask your mother if there's any kind of work I could do for her?" Frieda asks, "What kind of work do you do?" Charlie Brown replies, "I shovel sidewalks, rake leaves and garble messages!" First appearance: November 15th, 1959 Lucy and Linus are standing in the field at night and Linus says to Lucy "Here comes Charlie Brown.. Maybe he'll know... (BR) (BR) Lucy goes on saying as she looks up at the sky and Charlie Brown approaches, " It sure looks like an airplane to me... you know how their lights kind of blink on and off..." (BR) (BR) The three keeping looking up at the night sky and Lucy ask Charlie Brown "Is that an First appearance: November 15th, 1977 Snoopy holds his supper dish in his mouth and kicks the door. Charlie Brown says, "Ah! Good evening, sir!" Charlie Brown asks, "Would you care to see a menu?" Snoopy stands with his supper dish in his mouth and a menu in the supper dish. Latest appearance: November 12th, 2008 / First appearance: November 15th, 1961 Standing on the sidewalk next to a fire hydrant Lucy is looking at Linus as he is saying, "I think i'm ahead of my time... (BR) (BR) Lucy and Linus are facing each other and Lucy is Yelling, " Ha! That's a laugh! You're just like a lot of others who say the same thing! It's an excuse, that's what it is !"(BR) (BR) The two are still standing on the side walk next to a fire hydrant as Lucy stretches Latest appearance: November 12th, 2012 / First appearance: November 15th, 1965 Linus watches as Charlie Brown kneels in front of Snoopy's doghouse and shouts, "Snoopy? Snoopy? I wonder where he went . . ." Charlie Brown says, "He was supposed to make a speech at the Daisy Hill Puppy Farm last Saturday night, but they called and said that he never showed up . . ." Charlie Brown walks off and says, "I'll bet he got scared . . ." Charlie Brown says, "I First appearance: November 15th, 1999 The Literary Ace is sitting on top of his house typing, "The dog wasn't happy the way things were going in the family." "..."The next time there's an election," he thought, "I'll run for Head of the Family."..." "...Unfortunately, when the election was held, he only got one vote." First appearance: November 15th, 1981 The World War I Flying Ace walks through the archway of a ruin. He sits at a table, that holds a mug and a bottle, with one finger raised and thinks, "Puis-Je Avoir La Carte?" He thinks, "Here's the World War I Flying Ace sitting in a small French Cafe...." He continues, "Suddenly he sees a beautiful young country lass!" He walks along thinking, "Slyly he approaches her ta First appearance: November 15th, 1986 Snoopy lies on the doghouse thinking, "Every night my supper comes through that back door . ." Charlie Brown walks up behind Snoopy holding the dog dish. He yells, "Surprise!" Snoopy jumps into the air. Charlie Brown explains, "Tonight I went out the front door and came aournd the side of the house . ." Snoopy eats his food and thinks, "I'll eat first, and then I'll call
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.