Sally

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

  • Did you know: For 6 months, Sally experienced amblyopia ("lazy eye") and wore an eye patch.
Sally
Latest appearance: August 11th, 2000 / First appearance: August 12th, 1974 Sally carries Snoopy and approaches a kid. She says, "All right, kid, get out of the way!" Sally continues, "Me and the beagle here are taking over this playground!" The kid tumbles in the air. Snoopy growls. Sally shouts, "I said, 'Get out of the way!'" The kid lies on the ground dazed. Sally carries Snoopy away and says, "I have a new improved motto . . . 'Speak loudly, a First appearance: May 3rd, 1972 Sally sits at the table and writes, "Report; Agriculture." Sally continues to write, "This report is on melons. Melons have to be planted between May 15th and June 5th." Sally looks at her paper and writes, "I don't know what you do if you happen to be out of town." Sally writes, "I'm glad I'm not a melon farmer." First appearance: February 11th, 1998 Sally stands on the front step of Linus' house. She holds a valentine card in her hand decorated with a heart. She says, "Hey, Sweet Baboo! I brought you a valentine!" Linus says, "Does it have any monetary value?" Sally looks at the card and says, "I doubt it." Linus says, "I'm not your Sweet Baboo!" First appearance: December 18th, 1991 Sally stands in front of three children teaching Sunday school. Sally asks, "All right, who can tell me something about Christmas?" Larry raises his hand and says, "The Great Gatsby used to throw big Christmas parties at his house . ." Sally screams, "He did not! Where do you get these idea?!" Larry continues, "When he was little, Gatsby got a sled for Christmas, and he called i First appearance: May 7th, 1996 Charlie Brown lies in bed with his eyes closed. Sally stands next to the bed and says, "I can't sleep, big brother . . What should I do?" Charlie Brown replies, "Don't do anything . . Just lie there, and worry . ." Charlie Brown continues, "Worry about everything that's ever happened and everything you think might happen . ." Sally lies in her bed thinking. Sally r First appearance: April 22nd, 1983 Randolph hides under a blanket. Linus says, "Before we continue with your treatment, we need to do something . ." Linus says, "I'm going to ask you to take the blanket off your head . . ." Randolph says, "Anything you says . . ." Sally tears off the blanket and shouts, "It's me, sweet babboo!" Linus screams and his hair stands on end. First appearance: November 22nd, 1992 Woodstock dresses up as a turkey. Woodstock and Snoopy sit on the doghouse. Snoopy thinks, "So Isaac was saved." Snoopy lopoks down at Woodstock and thinks, "Then, guess what happened . . Abraham turned around, and saw this poor ram . . ." Snoopy thinks, "It had its horns caught in a thicket . . Did he set it free? Of course not!" Snoopy covers his eyes and thinks, First appearance: December 30th, 1975 Charlie Brown and Sally sit at the table. Sally writes, "English Report- 'Familiar Quotations.'" Sally writes, "My favorite 'Familiar Quotation' is 'Drop Dead!'" Sally continues to write, "It is a very useful quotation. It can be used for almost any occasion," Charlie Brown walks away and says, "Good grief!" Sally shouts, "Drop dead!!" First appearance: July 14th, 1986 Sally, Linus and Snoopy sit in chairs and wear camouflage. Sally asks, "What's he saying now?" Linus says, "The same thing he said yesterday." Linus continues, "He says there are people out there who want to destroy our way of life . . ." Sally says, "I don't trust him . ." Linus asks, "Really? Why is that?" Sally exclaims, "I don't trust anybody!" 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: September 11th, 1986 Tapioca Pudding walks with Linus. Sally screams, "Who are you, and why are you walking with my sweet babboo?" Linus frowns and exclaims, "I'm not her sweet babboo!" Tapioca Pudding says, "My name is Tapioca Pudding . . ." Tapioca Pudding says, "My dad is in licensing . . My face is going to be on T-shirts and lunch boxes . ." Sally shouts, "It'd look a lot better on a dog Latest appearance: August 30th, 2007 / First appearance: September 1st, 1960 Sally watches Linus walking by. She grimaces at him and a dark cloud appears above her head. She sticks out her tongue and exclaims, "BLAH!" She then throws back her head and lets out a loud, "WHAA". First appearance: July 28th, 1988 Sally sits on a stool and watches television. Charlie Brown asks, "Are you going to start your book after diner?" Sally says, "No, if I read after dinner, I have to turn on the lamp, and the light attracts mosquitoes . . I can't read with mosquitoes in the room." Charlie Brown walks away and says, "You have a good point there . . ." Sally says, "You have good sarcasm there . ." First appearance: March 25th, 1993 Charlie Brown sits at the table eating breakfast. He says, "I feel up for the game today! I really think we can win!" Charlie Brown wears a baseball mitt. Sally holds a glass of water. Charlie Brown says, "I feel good mentally, and I feel good physically . . This is the most confident I've ever felt . . ." Sally interjects, "You've got grape jelly on your shirt . ." First appearance: March 19th, 1986 Charlie Brown stares out a window and says, "Grampa says this is the time of year when kids used to shoot marbles." Charlie Brown says, "He says you just don't see kids doing that anymore." Sally sits in a chair and says, "Of course not . ." Sally asks, "Why would anyone want to shoot a marble?" First appearance: December 2nd, 1988 Sally sits at a table and writes. Charlie Brown says, "You're wanted on the phone . . It's someone who says he's Gabriel, but he should be Geronimo . ." An angry Sally shouts into the phone, "Look, kid, I'm trying to finish writing my Christmas play! Stop bothering me, or I'll change your part to a sheep!" Sally says, "Well, 'Baa,' to you, too!" First appearance: May 15th, 1981 Sally stands in front of the class and says, "This is my report on Mr. John Deere." Sally continues, "In 1837, Mr. Deere invented the self-polishing steel plow which was a great help to farmers . . ." Sally turns and says, "Plow? No, ma'am, I've never seen a plow . . ." Sally adds, "I've never even seen a farmer!" First appearance: March 17th, 1981 The World War I Flying Ace lies on Sally's desk at school. Sally says, "Yes, ma'am? You want me to read my term paper to the class?" The World War I Flying Ace thinks, "Oh, no!" Sally carries The World War I Flying Ace to the front of the room and says, "Well, I may have a little difficulty reading it . . ." Sally shakes The World War I Flying Ace and says, "I said, 'I may have a l Latest appearance: November 20th, 2012 / First appearance: November 23rd, 1965 Sally sits at a desk with a pencil and paper. Linus says, "All right, let's see you write the number sentence for 'one is less than five.'" Sally writes, "1 < 5" Linus says, "That's right!" Sally says, "It is?!" Sally shouts, "I've solved the new math!!" First appearance: May 29th, 1980 Sally stands in front of the class and says, "This is my report on Leo Tolstoy . . . Leo Tolstoy was never on tv." Sally continues, "He also never went to Hollywood . . I don't know where he went or what he did . . ." Sally says, "Actually, this isn't much of a report . . . Which brings up the question of why I even got out of bed this morning . ." Sally turns and shouts,
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 14th, 1975 Snoopy lies on the doghouse. Lucy asks, "Can you read a map?" Snoopy thinks, "Of course!" Lucy hands a map to Snoopy and says, "If you're going to visit your brother in Needles, you'll need a map . . ." Snoopy looks at the map and thinks, "I'm good at reading maps . . ." Snoopy unfolds the map and thinks, "I just don't know what all those squares, and dots, and lines, and c First appearance: November 14th, 1979 Marcie sits at her desk in school and says, "Yes, ma'am, I guess that works . . ." Marcie continues, "Thank you for telling the custodian about the leak in the ceiling, ma'am . . ." Marcie whispers, "He certainly took care of it fast, didn't he, sir?" Peppermint Patty sits at her desk with a pan on her head to catch the water. She says, "You might say that . ." Latest appearance: November 11th, 2014 / First appearance: November 14th, 1967 Charlie Brown stands in front of Snoopy's doghouse wearing his baseball cap and says, "Snoopy, this is a hard thing for me to say . . ." Charlie Brown continues, "I"ve traded you to Peppermint Patty for five new players . . .All I ask is a little understanding and some sign from you that you don't hate me . . ." Snoopy sticks out his tongue and says, "Bleah!!" Charlie Brown First appearance: November 14th, 1983 The Literary Ace sits on his doghouse and types, "It was a dark and stormy night." Lucy says, "You know what sells these days? Political novels!" Lucy walks away and says, "You should write a political novel." Snoopy types, "Suddenly, a vote rang out." First appearance: November 14th, 1996 Snoopy and Rerun sit in chairs in class. Rerun says, "No, ma'am . . He's not my dog . ." Rerun explains, "He just followed me to school . ." Rerun tells Snoopy, "I think she wants to know why you're here in kindergarten." Snoopy thinks, "I looked at my calendar, and saw I had a free day . ." First appearance: November 14th, 1992 The Beaglescout hikes behind Woodstock. Snoopy thinks, "And right up ahead is 'Lookout Rock.'" Snoopy thinks, "Look out!" Woodstock smashes into the rock. Snoopy thinks, "That's why they call it 'Lookout Rock.'" 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 First appearance: November 14th, 1977 Snoopy and Charlie Brown sit on the floor and play checkers. Charlie Brown thinks, "It's his move . . . I wonder what he's going to do . . ." Charlie Brown thinks, "I'll bet he's planning some fancy strategy . . . I know how his mind works . . . He's tricky . . ." Charlie Brown continues to think, "I wonder what he's planning . . I wonder what he's thinking . . ." Snoopy th First appearance: November 14th, 1956 Linus appraches Charlie Brown in the field. He points at his shoes and exclaims, "Look, Charlie Brown...I tied my own shoes this morning!"(BR) (BR) He looks down at his coat and continues, "And look here..I buttoned my own shirt!"(BR) (BR) Charlie Brown watches as Linus walks off smiling and whistling.(BR) (BR) Charlie Brown looks after him and says, "Young people grow up too fast these days..."( First appearance: November 14th, 1957 Linus and Charlie Brown are walking home from school. They stop and Charlie Brown exclaims, "Well! There He Is!" He rushes towards Snoopy who is waiting with open paws. Charlie Brown exclaims, "My Pal!!" He continues, "Everyone should have a dog to greet him when he comes home!" They hug as Schroeder watches. Latest appearance: November 11th, 2006 / First appearance: November 14th, 1959 Sally sits drinking out of her baby-bottle. She looks at the bottle. She tosses it aside. She crawls away and thinks, "I'm surprised there's no refund on the empty bottles!" First appearance: November 14th, 1997 Olaf and Andy are walking and Andy thinks, "Olaf, have you ever seen a coyote?" Olaf thinks, "Not since I left the farm." Andy thinks, "I think I just saw one.." Andy thinks, "And he was wearing Mickey Mouse shoes!" First appearance: November 14th, 1988 Lydia and Linus sit at their school desks. Linus asks, "Do pretty girls know that they're pretty?" Lydia answers, "Only if somebody tells them . ." Lydia says, "Well?" Latest appearance: November 11th, 2013 / First appearance: November 14th, 1966 Charlie Brown stands proudly at the door and clears his throat. Violet says, "Well, will you look at that? Charlie Brown has been put on safety patrol! How about that?" Charlie Brown walks by the other students and says, "Oh boy! Everyone is looking at me! If this doesn't impress that little red-haired girl, nothing will!" Charlie Brown smiles and says, "When I got call First appearance: November 14th, 1993 Snoopy wears a knit winter stocking cap. He jumps down from the roof of his doghouse. Snoopy sits on the edge of the bird bath. Woodstock rides a zomboni. Woodstock rides the zamboni in circles. Snoopy walks away from the bird bath with eyes open wide. Snoopy walks into the house. Charlie Brown holds the door for him. Sally asks, "What happened to him?" Charlie Brow 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. First appearance: November 14th, 1978 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their desks in school. Peppermint Patty frowns and says, "I thought I was dumb yesterday . . . I'm really dumb today!" Peppermint Patty continues, "I think the battery in my head has gone dead, Marcie . . ." Marcie replies, "Maybe the custodian has some jumper cables we can borrow, sir" Peppermint Patty says, "It's a sin to make fun of a d Latest appearance: November 11th, 2010 / First appearance: November 14th, 1963 Charlie Brown sits on the bench with a sandwich in his hand, and a bag next to him. "I wish I could eat lunch with that little red-haired girl. I wonder what I'd do if she came over here, and sat down.." "I wonder if I...good grief! She saw me looking at her! She's standing up!" Charlie Brown jumps, letting go of his sandwich. "She's coming over here!! She's coming over here!! What First appearance: November 14th, 1995 Linus and Charlie Brown follow the Foreign Legionnaire, Woodstock and three other soldiers off the bus into school. Stepping off the bus Linus asks, "Why are troops from the foreign legion going into our school, Charlie Brown?" Snoopy looks at a piece of paper and thinks, "All right, men . . According to my map this should be Fort Zinderneuf . ." First appearance: November 14th, 1987 Linus says to the World Famous Hockey Pro, "Someone on your hockey team said you aren't as fast as you used to be . ." Linus says, "But don't worry about it . . ." Linus says, "One of the other players stuck up for you . ." Linus exlaims, "He said you never were very fast!" Snoopy rolls his eyes.
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.