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: April 2nd, 1996 Sally says into the telephone, "Who? My brother? Yes, he's around here someplace . ." Charlie Brown stands next to her. Sally asks the caller, "Why do you want to talk to him? Don't you have anything better to do?" Sally hangs up the phone and tells Charlie Brown, "It was for you, but I talked her out of it . ." First appearance: April 10th, 1988 Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound as the rain starts to come down. As the rain pours, he calls, "Where's everyone going? It's only a shower! Come back! It's clearing up! Come back!" He stands on the mound as the field floods. He steps off the field into the water. He wades through the water. He comes across a plate floating in the water. He First appearance: June 19th, 1987 Sally sits in a beanbag chair. Charlie Brown holds a piece of paper in his hand and says, "Excuse me . . This just came in the mail . ." Charlie Brown says, "It's an application for summer camp." Charlie Brown says, "Shall I put down 'interested' or 'not interested'?" Charlie Brown walks away wearing the beanbag chair on his head. He says, "I'll put down 'not interested' First appearance: January 26th, 1990 Charlie Brown sits in a beanbag chair. Sally asks, "You got the sleeve of your sweater caught in the pencil sharpener?" Sally asks, "Well, what did you do? How did you get it out?" Charlie Brown shows Sally the pencil sharpener that is still stuck on his sleeve. First appearance: December 4th, 1984 Charlie Brown sits in a chair. He says to Sally, "I've been thinking about this past baseball season . . ." Charlie Brown says, "You know, baseball has been good to me . ." Charlie Brown says, "I hope that someday I'll be able to give something back to the game . . ." Sally sits on a stool and asks, "What if it doesn't want it?" First appearance: August 15th, 1992 Sally stands at the top of some large steps. The World Famous Attorney stands at the bottom. Sally asks, "This is the courthouse . . Aren't you coming in?" Snoopy thinks, "All of a sudden, the world famous attorney realized he was in over his head . ." First appearance: December 20th, 1978 Sally stands in front of the class and says, "Little George was waiting for Santa to come." Sally continues, "Suddenly he heard the sound of someone walking on the roof! It was a man in a yellow slicker and big rubber boots!" Sally says, "'I saw him!' shouted little George . . 'I saw Santa and his rain gear.'" Sally turns and says, "Don't squirm, ma'am, there's more to come First appearance: November 26th, 1997 Charlie Brown is on the telephone and says, "Okay, Granmma, we understand.. have a good game." Charlie Brown walks up to Sally who is sitting on the floor and says, "We're not going to Gramma's for Thanksgiving.. She's playing hockety with her in-line skating club." Sally is watching television. She says, "What about our other Gramma?" Charlie Brown says, "She's going on an all-day First appearance: June 30th, 1996 Charlie Brown's face is on a camera. Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound. Lucy holds a camera and says, "What we need is an action shot . ." Charlie Brown winds up to throw the ball. Lucy takes a picture and says, "That's good . . Hold it right there!" Lucy asks, "Now, when it runs in our paper, what name shall we use?" Lucy says, "Your real name is too co First appearance: May 29th, 1987 Charlie Brown hangs from a tree suspended by a kite string. Sally stands next to him and asks, "How long do you think you'll be hanging there, big brother?" Sally continues, "I was going to start moving a few of my things into your room . . ." Charlie Brown franticly shakes and screams. Charlie Brown blushes. Sally asks, "Is that a 'yes' or a 'no'?" Latest appearance: December 11th, 2002 / First appearance: December 13th, 1972 Sally and Charlie Brown sit at the table. Sally writes, "Ten milligrams equals one centigram." Sally continues to write, "Ten decigrams equals one gram." Sally writes, "Ten grams equals one grampa." Sally looks at the paper. Charlie Brown says, "Keep going . . . I can hardly wait to see what comes next . . ." 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: September 30th, 1990 Sally sits in an armchair. She exclaims, "Good grief! I almost forgot.." Sally runs off the doorstep. She appears in front of Snoopy, who is sitting on his doghouse. Sally carries Snoopy's supper dish. She explains, "My brother isn't home..he asked me to feed you..." Inside, Sally reads the label on a can of dogfood while Snoopy watches. She says, "'Dog food'..I guess this First appearance: November 23rd, 1985 Charlie Brown sits in a beanbag chair. Sally says, "Watching a football game, I see . . ." Sally asks, "Why does someone always hang a sign over the railing that says, 'John 3:16'?" Charlie Brown replies, "It's a scriptural reference." Sally says, "Really? Then I was wrong . . ." Sally continues, "I always thought it had something to do with John Madden . ." First appearance: June 19th, 1993 Charlie Brown sits at a table writing. Sally sits next to him. Charlie Brown writes, "Dear Pen Pal, How have you been?" Sally asks, "Why do you have a pen pal?" Charlie Brown answers, "To learn about other cultures . . . He tells me about himself, and I tell him about me . ." Sally says, "Why would anyone want to hear about you?" Charlie Brown writes, "Some days I feel l First appearance: November 30th, 1992 Snoopy, dressed as Santa Claus, rings a bell. Sally and Linus walk by. Woodstock is dressed as an accountant and sits at a calculator. Dollar signs hover above him. Latest appearance: April 25th, 2003 / First appearance: April 30th, 1971 Sally sits at her desk in school and holds a piece of paper. She smiles and says, "The answer is twelve!" Sally says, "It isn't? How about six?" Sally continues, "Four? Nine? Two? Ten?" Sally asks, "Do you have the feeling that I'm guessing?" Latest appearance: December 24th, 2014 / First appearance: December 27th, 1967 Sally rolls a snowball. Charlie Brown watches and says, "You know, you amaze me . . . You really do . . ." Charlie Brown continues, "Here you are, virtually failing in math, and you don't seem to care!" Sally says, "What do you mean, I don't care? Of course, I care!" Charlie Brown says, "Well, it doesn't seem to bother you . . ." Sally says, "I try not to take it personally First appearance: December 18th, 1978 Charlie Brown and Sally sit at the table. Sally writes and says, "I'm writing a story for school." Sally continues, "It's all about Santa Claus and his rain gear." Charlie Brown asks, "Are you sure that's right?" Sally says, "Of course, I'm sure!" Charlie Brown says, "I wonder if that includes a folding umbrella . ." Sally asks, "What did you say?" First appearance: October 12th, 1999 Sally is standing behind Charlie, who is laying down on a bean bag watching television. She says, "I have to do a report on the Nile River... Tell me all you know about the Nile River..." Sally waits for a response as Charlie continues to watch television. Sally says, "Okay, I got that..."
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: January 24th, 1958 Snoopy sits on the ground in the living-room. He walks off. He sits in front of the mirror. He walks away and thinks, "He's right..I Do have a fuzzy face!" First appearance: January 24th, 1990 Charlie Brown stands in school with his shirt stuck in the pencil sharpener. Charlie Brown says, "If that little red-haired girl sees me standing here with my sleeve caught in the pencil sharpener, she'll think I'm the dumbest person in the world." Charlie Brown says, "What I have to do is wriggle out of my sweater but still look real cool . . ." Charlie Brown looks absolutely sil First appearance: January 24th, 1993 Sally looks into the mailbox. Sally reads a letter and says, "A love letter! I got a love leter!" Sally holds up the letter. Charlie Brown reaches for it and says, "How can it be a love letter for you when it has my name on it?" Charlie Brown and Sally walk away. Sally says, "It's from Linus... Read it..." Charlie Brown reads the letter. Charlie Brown and Sally sit First appearance: January 24th, 1988 Woodstock looks over the edge of the nest at the snow-covered grass below. He jumps down into the snow. Lucy looks out the house and says, "It snowed again last night..." Linus stands and watches her looking out the window. She says, "Those birds look hungry..." Linus stands on a chair next to the table in the kitchen. He is fixing food. He says, "I'm fixing up a First appearance: January 24th, 1992 Spike sits in the desert near a campfire with a blanket wrapped around him. Spike thinks, "When I was little and my stomach hurt, Mom used to bring me milk and honey . ." Spike thinks, "If I had an earache, my dad used to blow cigar smoke in my ear . ." Spike thinks, "I wonder where he got the cigars . ." First appearance: January 24th, 1982 Peppermint Patty sits at her desk in class looking at a sheet of paper. She exclaims, "Good Grief!" She looks up and says, "Yes, Ma'am, I got all fifty questions wrong..." She puts her pencil in mouth and reads the sheet of paper. "I don't think it was my fault, though...." She continues, "Last night I was watching a program on tv that I didn't want to miss.....then I had First appearance: January 24th, 1976 Woodstock and Snoopy sit on the doghouse. Snoopy touches Woodstock's head and thinks, "Hmm . . . The fever seems to be gone." Snoopy thinks, "We won't really know if you're well, however, until we see you fly . . ." Woodstuck flies up in the air upside down. Woodstock lands on his head on the doghouse. Snoopy thinks, "Of course, one doesn't recover from the vapors overnight Latest appearance: January 21st, 2013 / First appearance: January 24th, 1966 Snoopy skates on the ice wearing a long hat. Snoopy flips upside down and thinks, "Aaugh!" Snoopy lies on the ice in a daze. Snoopy thinks, "I think my feet need sharpening . . ." Latest appearance: January 22nd, 2016 / First appearance: January 24th, 1969 Schroeder stands next to a tree and looks up. He says, "I can't believe it . ." Charlie Brown approaches. Schroeder says, "Lucy threw my piano up into this tree . . ." Charlie Brown grabs Schroeder by the collar and shouts, "Not this tree! Don't say that!" Schroeder asks, "Why? What's so special about this tree?" Charlie Brown points up and says, "This is a dreaded kite-eat First appearance: January 24th, 1981 Snoopy sits in the grass and yawns. Snoopy walks with his eyes closed/ Snoopy climbs on the doghouse. Snoopy falls asleep and thinks, "Zonk city!" First appearance: January 24th, 1983 Marcie sits at her school desk and says, "Early?" Marcie says, "Yes, ma'am, I guess we got here to school a little early . . ." Marcie says, "We walked kind of fast." Peppermint Patty's hair is blown forward. She says, "She's right, ma'am . . . The wind was behind us all the way!" First appearance: January 24th, 1979 Lucy and Charlie Brown stand at the wall. Lucy says, "To plan evil is as wrong as doing it." Lucy continues, "It is an honor to receive a frank reply . . . Open rebuke is better than hidden love." Charlie Brown stands at the wall with Linus. Charlie Brown says, "I'm glad she left . . I feel like I'm covered with aphorisms . . ." Linus says, "Maybe you need to be sprayed!" Latest appearance: January 28th, 2002 / First appearance: January 24th, 1972 Woodstock and Snoopy sit on the doghouse. Woodstock speaks. Woodstock continues to speak. Woodstock flies away. Snoopy sits on the doghouse alone. He frowns and thinks, "I hate being accused of beagle chauvinism!" First appearance: January 24th, 1996 Rerun and Lucy stand under a basketball hoop. Lucy says to Rerun, "You shoot, and I'll go up for the rebound . ." Rerun shoots the basketball and it hits Lucy in the back of the head. Rerun says, "That was the rebound . ." First appearance: January 24th, 1956 Charlie Brown stands watching Schroeder go through music sheets. He says, "It would have been fun to have played a duet.." Schroeder stands in a chair looking through the sheets. He says, "Sure, it would have..but I've looked through all the music catalogues, haven't I?" He continues, "I even called the library..I'm sorry Charlie Brown.." He concludes, "I guess nothing has First appearance: January 24th, 1975 Peppermint Patty stands next to the waterbed. Snoopy bounces on the waterbed out of control. Peppermint Patty shouts, "What kind of a watchdog are you?!" Snoopy thinks, "I'm a seasick watchdog!" Peppermint Patty climbs on the bed and shouts, "Get off that waterbed, and catch that burglar!" Snoopy and Peppermint Patty bounce on the bed out of control. Peppermint Patty sreams. Latest appearance: January 22nd, 2008 / First appearance: January 24th, 1961 Linus watches as Violet says to Charlie Brown, ". . . And you're weak and spineless and wishy-washy!" Linus says, "She really took you apart, didn't she, Charlie Brown?" Charlie Brown says, "Uh huh . . . Step by step, verse by verse and line by line . . ." Linus says, "You sound like a victim of higher criticism!" First appearance: January 24th, 1997 Lucy and Rerun walk down the sidewalk. Rerun says, "My back hurts . . I think I have kindergarten stress . ." Lucy asks, "'Kindergarten stress'?" Rerun says, "They demand too much from us . ." They stand at the bus stop. Rerun says, "We have to remember our names and everything . ." First appearance: January 24th, 1991 The Foreign Legionnaire sits at a table and looks glum. Marcie asks, "The famous sergeant of the foreign legion looks sad tonight . . . Is he thinking of the past?" Marcie shouts, "Has he forgotten the slogan of the legion, 'Je ne regrette rein'? 'I regret nothing!'" Snoopy rest his head on the table and thinks, "I regret that I drank that last root beer . ." First appearance: January 24th, 1989 Snoopy's ears stand straight up. Lucy shouts, "He won!! Olaf won!!! Your brother won the 'Ugly Dog' contest!" Snoopy and Lucy run. Lucy continues to shout, "Olaf! You won!" Olaf looks disgusted and thinks, "Rats!"
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.