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: November 6th, 1985 Snoopy sits on Sally's head at night. Sally says, "I'll hold you up, and when Halley's Comet comes by, you bark . . ." Snoopy barks. Sally shouts, "Where? Where?" Snoopy thinks, "Sorry, it was just the moon reflecting off my supper dish . ." First appearance: July 30th, 1988 Linus walks behind Sally and asks, "How come you didn't go to summer camp this year?" Sally turns to Linus and says, "You mean I have to have a reason?" First appearance: July 8th, 1995 Charlie Brown and Snoopy sit in a beanbag chair. Sally stands behind them and asks, "Did you notice that I didn't go to camp this year?" Charlie Brown says, "Don't talk too soon . . Summer isn't over . ." Charlie Brown continues, "They could still drag you away." Sally walks away and says, "I'm going to go chain myself to my bed . ." First appearance: June 16th, 1978 Eudora and Sally walk out of a building. Eudora says, "I didn't understand what they said in that meeting." Sally says, "They said that our group is going to camp out tonight." Sally holds her sleeping bag. Eudora asks, "You mean sleep outside?" Sally replies, "That's right." Eudora asks, "On purpose?" First appearance: June 7th, 1977 Linus and Sally sit on the floor. Linus looks at a book and says, "Second book of kings . . . Chapter nine . ." Linus continues, "Jezebel is sitting there looking out of the window, see . . ." Linus makes a swiping motion and says, "Before she can do anything, three men pick her up and throw her out the window!" Sally says, "Sounds like a great tv series." Latest appearance: September 1st, 2009 / First appearance: September 4th, 1962 Charlie Brown stands with Lucy and Sally and says, "Tomorrow is the first day of school . . ." Charlie Brown continues, "Poor Sally is so nervous that if someone mentioned kindergarten, I bet she'd jump thirty feet in the air . . ." Lucy leans toward Sally and says, "Kindergarten!" Charlie Brown and Lucy look up. Lucy says, "Only ten feet . . . I knew you were exaggerating First appearance: January 27th, 1985 Marcie and Charlie Brown are dancing. She says,"Lead Charles...you're not leading" He asks,"I'm not?" He starts dancing with Eudora and adopts a silly grin. She says,"This is a swing, Charlie Brown, not a waltz..." He starts dancing with Peppermint Patty and she says,"This is a waltz, Chuck, not a tango..." He dances with Lucy and she says,"You're not leading, Charlie Br First appearance: November 28th, 1984 Sally stands in the front of the classroom and says, "This is my report on whales . . Whales live in the ocean, which is a good thing . . ." Sally says, "If they lived where you live, your dad wouldn't have room to park his car . ." Sally laughs. Sally says, "I feel like a warm-up act." First appearance: September 26th, 1980 Sally stands in front of the class and says, "My report today is on chemistry symbols." Sally holds up a paper with arrows on it. She continues, "These arrows indicate 'Direction of reaction' . . . Unless you're a cowboy . . Then they mean, 'If you don't duck, you're gonna get it in the head!'" Sally laughs hysterically. Sally smiles and says, "Okay, getting back to chemist First appearance: April 9th, 1998 Sally continues to hold the boy. She tells Charlie, "He pushed me off the swing.. Teach him a lesson.. Hit him!" Charlie asks, "Did you really push her off the swing?" Boy replies, "It was a mistake.. I thought she was my sister.." First appearance: August 14th, 1998 Charlie Brown and Sally sit at a table. Charlie Brown writes, "Dear Pen Pal," very messily. Sally says, "You should try to write more neatly.." Charlie Brown says, "Instead of criticizing me, why don't you get your own pen pal?" Sally says, "I hate writng letters." Charlie Brown says, "If you're going to get letters, you have to write them.." Sally says,"You could write them fo First appearance: August 21st, 1992 Sally sits in a beanbag chair. Charlie Brown stands behind her. Sally screams at the television, "Why are they giving me a traffic report? I don't own a car! I can't even drive a car!" Sally asks, "Why do I need a traffic report? Can you explain that?" Charlie Brown stammers, "Well, I . . ." Sally interrupts and says, "Things keep happening that no one can explain . ." First appearance: May 3rd, 1978 Sally and Snoopy stand in front of the class. A voice asks, "How do we know that's a real dog?" Another voice says, "Yeah, maybe it's a kid in a dog suit . . ." Snoopy looks angry and he walks. Sally watches Snoopy and hears a loud sound. Sally stands next to Snoopy and says, "Animals are usually friendly unless needlessly provoked." A voice says, "Well, it could have been First appearance: March 8th, 1985 Charlie Brown sits in a beanbag chair. Sally stands behind him and says, "They took our class to a 'tiny tots' concert today . . It was in a big auditorium downtown." Sally continues, "The auditorium had long isles with a red carpet . . ." Charlie Brown asks, "What was your favorite part of the concert?" Sally replies, "Walking on the red carpet!" First appearance: April 21st, 1998 Charlie is pouring cereal out while Sally prepares some toast. Sally tells Charlie, "'Who left the door open?' That's my new philosophy.." Charlie goes to get the milk from the refrigerator and says, "I'm sure it will be a great source of comfort during times of stress.." Charlie tries pouring milk on his cereal and says, "I see you used all the milk again.." Sally remarks, "Who le Latest appearance: January 7th, 2002 / First appearance: January 3rd, 1972 Sally sits at the table and writes, "History Report." Sally continues to write, "The Egyptians." Sally writes, "Family life among the Egyptians was easier than it is today." Sally continues to write, "They were all facing the same way." Latest appearance: September 28th, 2004 / First appearance: September 29th, 1970 Sally sits at the table and writes, "English Theme 'If I Had a Pony.'" Sally continues to write, "If I had a pony, I'd saddle up and ride so far from this school it would make your head swim." Sally stops and looks at the paper. Sally crumples up the paper and throws it over her shoulder. She says, "That's a good way to get a 'D-minus'!" First appearance: September 25th, 1987 Sally sits in the beanbag chair. Charlie Brown enters the room and says, "It was the last game of the season and we lost!" Sally asks as she walks away, "So what does that mean?" Charlie Brown says drearily, "Well, in the long run, and as far as the rest of the world goes, it doesn't mean a thing . ." Charlie Brown flops head first into the beanbag and says, "But I can't s First appearance: June 15th, 1995 First appearance: June 22nd, 1982 Sally walks past Charlie Brown. Charlie Brown shouts, "Sally! You're fat!!" Sally replies, "Don't yell at me! what did you expect?" Sally continues, "All we did for two weeks was lie in our beanbags, watch tv and eat junk food . . ." Charlie Brown says, "I can't believe you'd do this to yourself!" Sally says, "Hang on to your hat . . ." Sally says, "I signed up again for ne
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: September 23rd, 2000 / First appearance: September 21st, 1974 Linus and Snoopy sit in the grass. Linus sucks his thumb and holds his blanket. Snoopy looks at the blanket. Linus says, "Watch it, dog!" Linus continues, "If you touch that blanket, the odds are a thousand to one that you will end up with a broken arm!" Snoopy looks the opposite way and thinks, "I always go with the odds." Latest appearance: September 18th, 2009 / First appearance: September 21st, 1962 Shermy walks with Charlie Brown and says, "Nothing makes me more mad than wasting a good haircut!" Shermy continues, "Last Saturday I got a haircut so I'd look nice for school, Monday morning . . ." Shermy says, "Then on Monday I got sick, and I couldn't go to school for three days." Shermy continues, "I wasted a good haircut!" Latest appearance: September 16th, 2003 / First appearance: September 21st, 1971 Sally and Charlie Brown stand in front of a ticket booth. Charlie Brown asks, "Is this movie the one about giant spiders, green rats and purple vampires?" Charlie Brown turns to Sally and says, "She says, no . . . This is the one about shrunken heads, woolly werewolves and three-headed Mars-men . . ." Sally says, "Let's wait." Charlie Brown says, "We're going to wait thank you . . Latest appearance: September 21st, 1997 / First appearance: September 21st, 1997 Lucy holds a ball and says, "Charlie Brown..." Charlie says, "Why me? Because I'm stupid, that's why?" Lucy holds the football for Charlie to punt. She says, "So what we'll do, see, is I'll hold the ball, and you come running up and kick it.." Charlie says, "Sure, and you pull it away, and I land on my back and kill myself.." Lucy says, "Not necessarily.. People cha First appearance: September 21st, 1984 Linus sits in a beanbag chair watching TV. A television annoucer exclaims, "Major catastrophe!" Linus becomes alert. The annoucer says, "Our reporters are on the scene." The annoucer says, "Details at eleven." Linus slumps back in the chair. The annoucer says, "In the meantime, you'll just have to sweat it out." First appearance: September 21st, 1991 Snoopy sits on his doghouse. Linus says, "That must have been quite an experience for you to spend a day in school . ." Snoopy thinks, "Actually, I come from a well-educated family . . ." Snoopy thinks, "My grandfather used to walk five miles through the snow to get to school, and do his homework with a piece of coal on the back of a shovel . ." Snoopy thinks, "Or was that First appearance: September 21st, 1996 Rerun takes cookies out of a box and puts them in two piles on a plate. Rerun says to Snoopy, "One cookie for you, and one cookie for me . ." Rerun says, "One cookie for you, and two cookies for me . ." Snoopy barks, "Woof!" Rerun says, "Gee, how could I have made a mistake like that?" Snoopy thinks, "Just a little reminder 'woof.'" First appearance: September 21st, 1980 Marcie and Peppermint Patty are standing in a field. The latter holds a football and says,"I think we should practice something different this time..." Marcie says,"Not too different, sir..." They kneel on the ground with the football nearby. Peppermint Patty traces on the ground and says,"This is the play, Marcie.....you go straight out, cut left, cut back, go straight, cut back, go ri First appearance: September 21st, 1993 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their school desks. Marcie says, "My dad took me to my first hockey game last night . ." Marcie says, "It was really great . ." Marcie says, "I loved watching the zamboni go around . ." Peppermint Patty holds a book and responds, "You're very weird, Marcie . ." Latest appearance: September 18th, 2006 / First appearance: September 21st, 1959 Snoopy watches a leaf fall from the tree. He watches it as it falls to the ground. He thinks, "Well! The first falling leaf of the season.." He continues, "The first leaf to make the courageous leap! The first leaf to depart from home! The first leaf to plunge into the unknown!" He walks off and concludes, "The first leaf to die!!" First appearance: September 21st, 1986 Snoopy sits atop his doghouse smiling at a doughnut. He holds the doughnut to him and thinks,"Eating a jelly doughnut can make your head hurt..." He looks at his feet and thinks,"When you bite into the doughnut, the jelly squirts out and lands on your toes..." Woodstock and his friends fly towards the doghouse and land on it. Snoopy looks at them and thinks,"Which attracts First appearance: September 21st, 1977 Linus kneels on the ground and holds a football. Sally asks, "All I have to do is kick it, right?" The ball reamins upright. Linus walks away and says, "Right." Sally stands and looks at the ball. Sally shouts, "What if it kicks me back?" Latest appearance: September 18th, 2010 / First appearance: September 21st, 1963 Lucy sit on the floor in front of the TV. She shouts: "Why do you always yell at me? I'm not deaf, you know!" "You think I can't hear? Is that why you always yell? I'm not deaf, you know! You don't have to yell all the time!" Lucy sits and frowns. Lucy yells: "WHAT'D YOU SAY?!!!" Latest appearance: September 18th, 2013 / First appearance: September 21st, 1966 Lucy and Linus look at the remains of the doghouse, Lucy says, "Just look at that, will you . . ." Linus says, "I wonder how it started . . . " Lucy says, "He was probably smoking in bed . . ." Linus says, "They say he lost everything . . . " Lucy continues, "I'll bet that was it . . . I'll bet he was smoking in bed . . . " Linus says, "Fire is a terrible thing . . . " L First appearance: September 21st, 1985 Snoopy lies on the doghouse and thinks, "I hate waiting for supper . . ." Snoopy thinks, "Sometimes, if you pretend you don't really care, supper comes faster . . ." Snoopy waits on the doghouse. Snoopy thinks, "It's never worked yet." Latest appearance: September 18th, 2012 / First appearance: September 21st, 1965 Snoopy dances. Lucy says, "You wouldn't be so happy if you knew about all the troubles in this world!" Snoopy keeps dancing and thinks, "Don't tell me . . . I don't want to know . . ." Snoopy dances and thinks, "I'm outrageously happy in my stupidity!" First appearance: September 21st, 1975 Snoopy continues to lead the camping expedition. The troop goes down a hill. They walk across a field. They walk along a fence. The troop crosses a lake by walking across the rocks. Snoopy sees a road sign saying, "City limits." It is getting darker as the troop continues the hike. Snoopy arrives home in front of his doghouse and looks up at First appearance: September 21st, 1989 Peppermint Patty and Marcie stand at the door. Peppermint Patty holds a football. Marcie says, "I can't play football today, sir . . I'm taking watercolor lessons . ." Peppermint Patty walks away and says, "That's great, Marcie . . I hope you spill cobalt blue all over your shoes!" Marcie shouts, "Thank you, sir . . And I hope you sack the hatchback . . ." Latest appearance: September 19th, 2007 / First appearance: September 21st, 1960 Snoopy watches Linus and Charlie Brown walk by. Linus says, "So this is 'National Dog Week'...." Snoopy walks alongside them as Linus asks, "I wonder if there's a 'National Cat Week,' too?" Snoopy shudders and stops. He thinks, "National Cat Week?!" He slunks in the grass and thinks, "I wouldn't put it past THEM to demand equal time!" First appearance: September 21st, 1978 Lucy sits sunk down in a bean bag. She says, "I'm mad!" Lucy continues, "When I'm mad, I just want to sulk in my bean bag." Lucy says, "I just want to lie here alone, and be mad!" Snoopy sits in the bean bag with Lucy. Lucy shouts, "I said, 'Alone!'"
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.