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: October 15th, 1991 Charlie Brown sits in a beanbag chair. Sally asks, "I'm going to take this leaf to school for 'show and tell' . . What do you think I should say about it?" Charlie Brown says, "You could talk about how we all feel sort of sad when the leaves begin to fall . . ." Sally says, "I should feel sad because a leaf fell?" First appearance: November 8th, 1985 Charlie Brown and Sally stand outside at night in the snow. Charlie Brown says, "I hope you realize that Halley's Comet won't be visible for at least another month . . ." Sally asks, "Then why am I standing out here now freezing to death?!!" Sally continues, "Nobody tells me anything!" Snoopy lies on the doghouse and thinks, "Nobody tells me anything either, but I like it t First appearance: December 25th, 1996 Charlie Brown sits in a beanbag chair. Sally says, "Thank you for the Christmas present . ." Charlie Brown says, "You're welcome . . I'm glad you like it . ." Sally says, "I didn't say I like it . . What is it?" Charlie Brown says, "It's a game." Sally says, "I hate games." Charlie Brown says, "Well, give it to someone . ." Sally says, "If you want it, I'll sell it to y Latest appearance: June 26th, 2000 / First appearance: July 1st, 1974 Sally talks into the phone and says, "Hello . . . Brown residence . . . No, he's not here . . . He's at camp . . . Me? I'm his sister . . ." Sally continues, "What do you mean, he's not in camp? He left Saturday morning! Are you sure he's not in camp?" Sally says, "Maybe you'd better check again . . ." Sally continues, "My brother's the kind who's easy to overlook!" First appearance: December 31st, 1999 Sally approaches Charlie Brown who is sitting on a chair. Sally says, "That phone call was for you...I told them you don't take personal calls." Sally continues, "I told them you lead a secluded life, and prefer not to be part of the outside world." Sally leans up against Charlie Brown's chair, saying, "I volunteered to be the one in our family to take all the phone calls." Charlie First appearance: June 10th, 1985 Linus and Sally ride a bus while it rains. Sally says, "It's raining . . . We're going to camp and it's raining!" Sally frowns and says, "I hate going to camp! I especially hate going to camp when it's raining!" Linus says, "But the farmers need rain." Sally asks, "What for?" Sally continues, "Their cows are going to get all wet!" First appearance: July 8th, 1989 Sally, Lucy, Linus, Franklin, Violet, Charlie Brown, and Snoopy stand in line at the movies. Sally says, "I wonder why I'm going to this movie." Lucy says, "I was thinking the same thing." Franklin says, "Those two guys on TV hated it." Violet says, "Well, who knows?" Charlie Brown says, "Maybe there'll be something good in it . ." Snoopy thinks, "Like the dog turns out to be the hero." First appearance: May 20th, 1984 Sally sits on the ground and looks questioningly towards a bonging sound coming from her left. She runs down the hallway exclaiming,"Who is it? I'm coming!" She stands on the doorstep looking at Harold Angel. He says,"Hi, Sally...remember me? Harold Angel" She replies,"I'm not sure my sweet babboo would want me talking to you" Harold turns his head as a voice calls,"I don't care First appearance: July 25th, 1997 Charlie Brown sits at the table with Sally and writes a letter: Dear Pen Pal,... The letter is smudged with ink. Sally asks, "Does your pen pal read English?" Letter reads: How have you been? I am fine." The smudging continues. Charlie Brown holds up the letter. He says, "Of course." Sally responds, "Does she read smudge?" First appearance: June 19th, 1976 "It's a letter from Snoopy says Charlie Brown, standing in front of the mail box holding a letter. (BR BR) Charlie Brown and Sally are walking along as Charlie Brown reads the letter. Sally asks, "Is he all right? Where is he? What does he say?" (BR BR) Charlie Brwon holding the letter starts to read it to Sally, "Dear round-headed kid" (BR BR) Charlie Brown with a sad face, says to an on looking First appearance: March 30th, 1996 Snoopy sits on the doghouse next to his trophy. Sally asks, "How could a dog win a coloring contest?" Sally says as she walks away, "That's ridiculous!" Snoopy holds the trophy and thinks, "I agree . . Unless you stop to think about it . ." Snoopy lies on the doghouse and thinks, "A dog's whole life is ridiculous . ." Latest appearance: October 10th, 2014 / First appearance: October 13th, 1967 Charlie Brown reads a book. Sally says, "Will you help me with my 'times tables' dear brother?" Charlie Brown replies, "Okay, let's run through the two's first . . ." Charlie Brown asks, "What is two times seven?" Sally answers, "One million?" Charlie Brown turns to her and says, "You're guessing!" First appearance: April 16th, 1988 Sally sits in a beanbag chair watching television. The television annoucer says, "And those are some of the stories we'll be working on tonight at eleven . ." Sally says, "I'll set my alarm." First appearance: November 3rd, 1990 Sally sits in a beanbag chair. A television annoucer says, "' . . Coming soon to a theater near you!'" Sally says, "How comforting." First appearance: September 9th, 1981 Sally stands in front of the class and says, "Yesterday we talked about emeralds . . ." Sally continues, "Today my report is on the moonstone . . . This is a mysterious gem surrounded by many intriguing legends . . ." Sally says, "It has been said that the moonstone can banish fears." Sally adds, "Frankly, however, I wouldn't count on it if you're about to get mugged." First appearance: September 22nd, 1992 Sally, Charlie Brown and Snoopy stand curbside waiting for the bus. A bag lunch is next to each one. Snoopy's bus leaves a trail of dust. Sally says, "I never knew there was a bus to obedience school . ." First appearance: April 25th, 1978 Snoopy lies on the doghouse. Sally holds a piece of paper and says, "Now, about this report I'm doing for school . . ." Sally continues, "Our Animal Friends." Sally says, "I've been wondering what you thought about the title . . ." Snoopy thinks, "It's probably a little presumptuous." First appearance: August 2nd, 1997 Charlie Brown sits in his bean bag chair. Sally stands behind him and says, "'No!' That's my new philosophy.." Sally continues, "I don't care what anyone says, the answer is 'No!'" Charlie Brown says, "That's your new philosophy, huh?" Sally says, "Yes! I mean 'No!'" Sally says, "You ruined my new philosophy.." First appearance: February 14th, 1983 Sally gestures to an open mailbox. She says, "Look! Do you see that?" Charlie Brown says, "See what?" Sally screams, "Nothing, that's what!! There's nothing to see because it's a mailbox with no valentines in it, which is nothing to see!!!" Sally screams, "My sweet babboo didn't send me a box of candy or a valentine or anything." Charlie Brown looks at the mailbox and s First appearance: January 21st, 1986 Charlie Brown and Sally stands on a bus stop. Sally says, "If the school bus doesn't come pretty soon, let go home." Charlie Brown says, "We probably should wait a little while longer . ." Sally asks, "How much longer?" Charlie Brown asks, "How about twenty minutes?" Sally asks, "How about four seconds?"
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: May 21st, 1980 Peppermint Patty sits at her desk in school and holds a book. She says, "I've discovered something, ma'am . ." Peppermint Patty continues, "The more I study, the more I realize how little I know." Peppermint Patty says, "Which has forced me to come to a conclusion . . ." Peppermint Patty adds, "I may not show up tomorrow." First appearance: May 21st, 1984 Spike stands in the desert behind a podium. Spike thinks, "The meeting of the cactus club will come to order!" Spike thinks, "It has been suggested that we invite one of the local coyotes to be a guest speaker . . ." Spike thinks, "This suggestion has been turned down." Spike thinks, "No one likes to get eaten by a guest speaker!" First appearance: May 21st, 1997 Peppermint Patty lies on her bed talking on the telephone. She says, "Hey, Marcie . . I understand there's a rumor going around that I may be named 'Outstanding Student of the Year.'" Marcie says sarcastically into the phone, "That's interesting, sir . . I heard anouther runor that the moon is going to fall out of the sky . ." Peppermint Patty says, "I'm handing up, Marcie . ." First appearance: May 21st, 1991 Schroeder, Charlie Brown and Lucy stand on the pitcher's mound. Schroeder holds a paper and says, "And it says here that Joe Garagiola is now in the Baseball Hall of Fame!" Charlie Brown says, "Isn't that great?" Lucy says, "It means there's still hope for all of us . ." First appearance: May 21st, 1978 Linus looks thougthfully into a store window. He stands in the field looking to his right; he exclaims,"Lucy, dear sister!" He walks over to her holding an object in his hand. He says,"I almost bought you a birthday present just now." He smiles and says,"I saw this bottle of cologne in a store window, and it only cost a dollar..." He continues,"I knew it would make you happy to First appearance: May 21st, 1989 Snoopy, the Foreign Legionnaire, along with his bird troops, stands in front of the Ace Country CLub. A sign reads, "No Dogs Allowed." Snoopy thinks, "Must be a misprint." He walks along, thinking, "Follow me, men.." They all march. Snoopy thinks, "Here's the world famous Sergeant of the Foreign Legion leading his troops across the burning desert.." Sally holds the phopne a Latest appearance: May 18th, 2013 / First appearance: May 21st, 1966 Schroeder plays the piano. Lucy stands in front of him. Lucy leans on Schroeder's piano. Lucy smiles. Schroeder flips backwards as Lucy shouts, "Your sweetie is back!" Latest appearance: May 19th, 2015 / First appearance: May 21st, 1968 Sally walks up behind Charlie Brown and says, "I don't have a calendar in my room." Sally continues, "I never know what day it is . . . Sometimes I don't even know what month it is . . ." Charlie Brown says, "I have a calendar in my room . . If you want to know what day it is, just ask me." Sally asks, "Is it Christmas yet?" Latest appearance: May 25th, 2008 / First appearance: May 21st, 1961 Snoopy digs a hole in the ground. Snoopy drops a bone into the hole and then covers the hole. Snoopy watches as Linus walks by, dragging his blanket behind him. Snoopy runs after Linus and grabs the blanket with his teeth. Linus hangs on to the blanket and Snoopy drags him. A dazed Linus lies on the ground still clutching his blanket. Snoopy holds the blank First appearance: May 21st, 1988 Sally wears pajamas as she sits in a chair. She reads, "'Dear Student, As part of a statewide school project, we are asking what you are reading now.'" Sally writes, "Right now, I am reading your form letter." First appearance: May 21st, 1976 Snoopy runs on the doghouse. Charlie Brown watches and says, "I have a surprise for you . ." Charlie Brown continues, "As long as you're jogging, I thought you might like to have a real jogging suit." Snoopy sits on the doghouse. Charlie Brown holds out the jogging suit and says, "Here . . . See how it fits . . ." The legs are too long for Snoopy. He thinks, "It may be a li First appearance: May 21st, 1986 The Literary Ace sits on his doghouse and types, "Dear Sweetheart," Lucy reads the letter and says, "That's too impersonal." Lucy says, "I think you should call her something more endearing . . ." Snoopy types, "Dear Angel Food Cake with Seven Minute Frosting," First appearance: May 21st, 1990 Charlie Brown and Snoopy sit on a rock near some trees. Charlie Brown asks, "Do you ever try to imagine what your dream girl would look like?" Snoopy thinks, "She'd have round ears like two cookies, big eyes like two more cookies and a nose like a cookie . ." First appearance: May 21st, 1958 Pigpen approaches Charlie Brown. Charlie Brown says, "Hi, 'Pig-Pen'!" Pigpen replies, "Hi, Charlie Brown..would you like a jelly bean?" Charlie Brown stutters, "Well, I..Uh..I don't know..I..I mean..I..Uh..Uh..." Pigpen says, "Oh, don't worry..they're clean..they haven't been on the ground or anything.." He continues, "In fact, I've been holding them in my hands ever since First appearance: May 21st, 1998 At the dance, Linus tells Charlie, "See? There she is, Charlie Brown.." Linus says, "There's the little red-haried girl just waiting for you to ask her to dance.." Charlie says, "I wish I were sophisticated like guys you read about in stories.." Snoopy stands by the punch and thinks, "Here's the Scott Fitzgerald hero standing by the punch bowl 'trying to look casual and uni First appearance: May 21st, 1982 Sally stands outside the school and says, "They say your grandfather was a hotel in Paris . . . Is that true?" The school thinks, "Absolutely! What a great life he led . . . Long lines of taxis pulling up in front . . ." The school continues to think, "Beautiful ladies . . . Fancy gentlemen all dressed up . . ." The school thinks, "What do I get? School buses, raincoats an Latest appearance: May 18th, 2009 / First appearance: May 21st, 1962 Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound and says, "It's very lonely out here on the pitcher's mound . . ." Charlie Brown says, "It's hard sometimes to bear all this responsibility . . ." Charlie Brown says, "But suddenly you seem to realize that you are not really alone . . . Actually you are surrounded by loyal teammates." Lucy shouts, "C'mon, you blockhead, try to get First appearance: May 21st, 1957 Patty stands in the lane watching Lucy grimace. Lucy exclaims, "You can't believe anybody these days!" She continues, "I'm getting so I don't trust ANYBODY!!" She says, "The only person in this world whom I really trust is Charlie Brown.." She yells, "And I Don't Even Trust Him!!!" First appearance: May 21st, 1996 Rerun and Snoopy sit on the doorstep. Lucy asks, "What are you doing out here?" Rerun replies, "Waiting for my new dog . ." Lucy asks, "How do you think he's ever going to find you?" Rerun replies, "Dogs are smart . . They can find their way anyplace . . They always know where they are . ." Snoopy thinks, "I think I live around here someplace . ." First appearance: May 21st, 1977 Molly Volley stands next to Charlie Brown and asks, "See that fat lady over there?" Molly Volley continues, "She's the mother of one of the kids we're playing . . ." Molly Volley says, "She comes to see that her little darling gets good calls! She hates me." Molly Volley stands between Charlie Brown and Snoopy, as The World Famous Tennis Pro, and says, "She knows that when
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.