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: 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: January 30th, 1985 Charlie Brown sits in a beanbag chair. Sally says, "I think I have too much stress in my life . . I think my arteries are closing . . ." Sally continues, "If you'd do my homework for me, it would reduce my stress . . ." Charlie Brown says, "Forget it!" Sally sits at the table with her homework and says, "You can't do good homework when you can feel your arteries closing . . First appearance: November 12th, 1977 Sally sits on a sled in the snow. She shouts, "I need someone to pull me on my sled!" Sally continues, "In the good ol' days people used to pull children on their sleds . . ." Sally shouts, "What's the matter with everyone?" Sally continues, "Let's hear it for the good ol' days!" First appearance: September 10th, 1988 Charlie Brown makes a sand castle at the beach. Sally carries a shell and says, "Here, big brother . . Put this shell up to your ear, and listen to the ocean . . ." Both wear bathing suits. Charlie Brown holds the shell up to his ear and hears, "'Forget it, kid . . Summer's over!'" First appearance: February 9th, 1977 Sally stands in front of the class and says, "And now for the surprise . . ." Sally continues, "Standing outside in the hall is the brave helicopter pilot who performed the rescue!" Sally smiles and says, "I've asked him to come here today to tell you in his own words just what happened!" Sally turns and says, "No, ma'am . . . He's not married . . ." First appearance: October 27th, 1977 Sally and Charlie Brown look at a hole in a tree. Charlie Brown asks, "See that hole in the tree?" Charlie Brown continues, "If you watch long enough, sometimes you'll see an owl poke his head out . . ." Snoopy pops his head out of the hole. Sally and Charlie Bropwn walk away. Charlie Brown says, "Or even some other strange creature." First appearance: October 21st, 1979 Sally sits at her desk with a nest atop the desk. She says,"Yes, Ma'am, I'll be first..." She walks to the front of the classroom with the nest in tow; she says,"Keep your head down until I tell you..." She smiles and says,"For 'Show and Tell' today, I have brought an authentic bird's nest!" She gestures to the nest and says,"As a special treat, I have also invited the owner of t Latest appearance: January 4th, 2000 / First appearance: January 9th, 1974 Sally and Charlie Brown sit at the table. Charlie Brown looks at a piece of paper. Sally asks, "How come you won't help me with my homework?" Charlie Brown replies, "You don't really want help . . ." Charlie Brown walks away and says, "What you really want is someone else to do the work for you!" Sally shouts, "That's education isn't it?!" First appearance: March 20th, 1985 Sally and Charlie Brown sit at the table. Sally writes, "The farmer had a large house and a big red barn." Sally continues to write, "Behind the barn the farmer had a pastor." Charlie Brown says, "I hope he let him in when it rained." Sally sticks the paper over Charlie Brown's face. Charlie Brown says, "I shouldn't explain my jokes . ." First appearance: January 26th, 1986 Sally lies in bed looking startled. She runs down the hall. She approaches Charlie Brown who is sitting in a chair reading. She asks,"When we die, will we go to heaven?" He replies,"I like to think so..." She turns aside and asks,"When we get there...will we meet all the bugs we've stepped on?" He looks at her and asks,"Will we what?" Sally spreads her hands and asks,"W First appearance: February 12th, 1978 Sally sits on the ground, with her tongue sticking out, making an object using paper, glue, crayons, and a scissors. She stands in the grass, smiling and holding the object behind her back. She says,"Here he comes..." As Linus approaches, she shows him the heart she made and exclaims,"Happy Valentine's Day, my sweet babboo!" He walks away saying,"I'm not your sweet babboo!" First appearance: February 7th, 1990 Charlie Brown and Sally sit on a couch. Sally asks, "Does a gramma have the right to criticize a grandchild, or should she criticize the kid's mother who, of course, is her own child?" Sally says, "In my opinion, I don't think she does, and I think I'm going to tell her . . ." Sally says, "Unless, of course, you want to . ." First appearance: February 15th, 1981 Charlie Brown kneels in front of the tv, changing channels. As he sits on a footstool, Sally walks up behind him and asks, "What are you watching big brother?" He replies, "Carl Sagan....he's a famous astronomer.." She sits next to him and exclaims, "He sure knows a lot, doesn't he? He knows a lot more than you!" She says, "You'll never be that smart." She continue First appearance: November 27th, 1979 Sally and Charlie Brown sit at the table. Sally asks, "What's that thing?" Charlie Brown replies, "This is a campass." Sally asks, "What's it for?" Charlie Brown replies, "I'll show you . . ." Charlie Brown draws a smudged circle. Sally asks, "Is there much call for smudged circles?" First appearance: July 5th, 1976 Sally sits and watches tv. Charlie Brown asks, "Are you going to spend your whole summer watching tv?" Sally replies, "No, I've decided to go over to our local library, and sign up for a course in French literature!" Sally laughs hysterically. Charlie Brown walks away and says, "Now, my stomach is going to hurt for the rest of the day . . ." First appearance: August 31st, 1999 Rerun stands on the Brown's front step. Rerun says, "Good morning.. I'm taking an opinion poll.." Sally says, "Okay, what do you want to ask me?" Rerun says, "No, you ask me something, and then I'll give you my opinion.." Sally says, "Don't you have anything better to do?" Rerun says, to the closed door, "I don't have an opinion on that.." First appearance: January 3rd, 1992 Sally sits in the beanbag chair. Charlie Brown says, "Marcie and Patty are outside . . They want me to tell them which one I like best . . What should I do?" Sally replies, "Tell 'em you can't stand either one of them! Tell 'em to get lost! Sic your dog on 'em!" Peppermint Patty tells Charlie Brown as they walk away, "You've taken too long to decide, Chuck, so we're going home . First appearance: January 23rd, 1984 Sally and a boy sit on the bus. Sally says, "I hate field trips! What if the bus breaks down?" The kid says, "Who cares?" Sally says, "What if we get a flat tire?" The kid says, "Who cares?" Sally says, "What if we get lost?" The kid says, "Who cares?" Sally asks, "What if we don't get back in time for lunch?" The kid screams, "Yeah! Let's watch it up there!!" First appearance: December 23rd, 1990 Sally holds a jar in her hands as she walks. Charlie Brown approaches Sally at the counter, where she is fixing a plate of cookies. He asks, "What are you doing?" Sally bends down, placing the plate beneath the Christmas tree. "I'm leaving a plate of cookies under our tree for Santa Claus." They walk. Sally says, "And if I hide someplace, maybe I'll even get to see him..." First appearance: July 14th, 1977 Linus and Sally stand at the wall. Linus says, "I thought you went to summer camp . . ." Linus asks, "How did you get out of going?" Sally replies, "I followed a very simple plan . . ." Sally continues, "I hid under my bed for three weeks!"
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: September 22nd, 1998 Marcie and Peppermint Patty crouch on either side of a football in the backyard. Peppermint Patty says, "Okay, Marcie. go straight out and cut right.." Patty diagrams on the ground. Marcie says, "I cut left better sir..." Peppermint Patty says, "If you cut left the ball won't be there.." Marcie says, "That's not a bad idea.." First appearance: September 22nd, 1979 Lucy walks with Linus and says, "I've become interested in learning about the earth's surface." Lucy looks at the ground and continues, "For instance, have you ever noticed this lava formation?" Lucy says, "Ancient lava flows such as this one here are really quite fascinating." Linus looks down and says, "I always thought this was our driveway!" First appearance: September 22nd, 1958 Lucy and Charlie Brown are leaning on the wall. Charlie Brown is grimacing. Lucy asks, "Discouraged again, Eh, Charlie Brown?" She continues, "You know what your trouble is? The whole trougle with you is that you're You!" He asks, "Well, what in the world can I do about that?" She replies, "I don't pretend to be able to give advice..I merely point out the trouble!" First appearance: September 22nd, 1993 Linus, Charlie Brown and Snoopy lie under a tree. Linus says, "Gramma says that just before she goes to sleep each night, she hears angels singing . ." Snoopy lies on Charlie Brown. Charlie Brown says, "I heard something like that myself last night . . ." Linus sits up and asks, "You heard angels singing?" Charlie Brown says, "No, my dog wanted to come in . ." First appearance: September 22nd, 1980 Woodstock and Snoopy sit on the doghouse. Snoopy thinks, "Maybe you're a Carolina wren . . Would you like to be a Carolina wren?" Snoopy puckers his lips and thinks, "They go, 'Chirpity, chirpity, chirpity, chirpity, chirp.'" Snoopy continues to think, "Or sometimes they go, 'Tea-kettle, tea-kettle, tea-kettle, tea.'" Woodstock speaks. Snoopy thinks, "Well, you could always Latest appearance: September 19th, 2006 / First appearance: September 22nd, 1959 Snoopy sits watching a leaf fall from the tree. He continues to watch it drift. He watches as it hits the floor. He smiles at it and says, "Hi, Leaf!" First appearance: September 22nd, 1999 Spike writes a letter in the desert. Spike writes, "Dear Snoopy, Whatever happened to Andy and Olaf?" Spike writes, "I have been waiting for them." Spike writes, "The weather here has been nice." Spike writes, "The sky is blue and the sun is bright." Spike and the cactus wear sunglasses. First appearance: September 22nd, 1990 The Foreign Legionnaire stands next to Woodstock and two soldiers. Snoopy thinks, "This morning, when I got up, I said to myself, 'Hey, where's the beach ball that's been following us?'" Conrad carries a large round backpack. Snoopy thinks, "Then I realized that Conrad had it in his backpack . ." 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: September 22nd, 1981 Snoopy lies against a rock. Woodstock sits on his feet. Snoopy thinks, "You're supposed to meet your cousin at the station?" Snoopy sits up and thinks, "But you don't know what she looks like, and she doesn't know what you look like . . ." Woodstock runs away. Snoopy thinks, "Tell her she'll recognize you because you'll be holding a copy of 'War and Peace.'" Woodstock stand First appearance: September 22nd, 1995 The World War I Flying Ace stands next to a desk. Snoopy thinks, "Yes, sir . . I'd like permission to speak to General Pershing . ." The World War I Flying Ace thinks, "Yes, it's a very delicate matter . ." The World War I Flying Ace thinks, "Well, my brother, who is in the infantry, wants to know why they never get any tapioca pudding?" The World War I Flying Ace is throw Latest appearance: September 26th, 2010 / First appearance: September 22nd, 1963 "I'm in sad shape.." Charlie Brown comments as he walks along. He approaches Lucy's Psychiatric Help booth. She greets him: "Good morning, Sir..sit right down.." She gestures towards a stool. Charlie Brown says, "Fine..I was afraid I might need an appointment..." He sits on the stool and asks, "What can you do when you don't fit in?" "What can you do when life seems to be p First appearance: September 22nd, 1975 Charlie Brown stands at Lucy's door. He says, "I heard your family is going away for the weekend." Charlie Brown continues, "Ask your mom if she'd like to hire a house sitter." Lucy asks, "What do you know about house sitting?" Charlie Brown replies, "Enough!" Lucy asks, "What would you do if it cried?" Latest appearance: September 21st, 2004 / First appearance: September 22nd, 1970 Snoopy wears a helmet and throws a football. Woodstock runs after the football. The ball hits Woodstock on the head. Snoopy thinks, "Ineligible receiver." First appearance: September 22nd, 1978 Peppermint Patty sits at her desk in school and looks at a piece of paper. She says, "Problem number six . . ." Peppermint Patty continues, "How many gallons of cream containing 25% butter fat and milk containing 3 1/2% butter fat must be mixed to . ." Peppermint Patty reads, ". . Obtain 50 gallons of cream containing 12 1/2% butter fat?" Peppermint Patty First appearance: September 22nd, 1988 Peppermint Patty wears a big wig. She walks next to Marcie. A one-toothed kid shouts, "Hey, kid! Is that a wig or are you wearing a sheep?!" The one-toothed kid shouts, "Too bad it isn't bigger . . We can still see your face!" Peppermint Patty no longer wears the wig. Marcie says, "Amazing, sir! I never would have thought you could stuff that whole wig into his mouth . ." First appearance: September 22nd, 1976 Charlie Brown and Peppermint Patty stand in the grass. Charlie Brown holds a brochure and says, "You're going to enroll in the 'Ace Obedience School'?" Snoopy approaches. Charlie Brown continues, "But that isn't a . . ." Peppermint Patty holds her hand up and says, "Don't try to talk me out of it, Chuck . . ." Peppermint Patty continues, "I need a good education . . . Even if I bec First appearance: September 22nd, 1972 Schroeder sits at the piano. Lucy leans on the piano. Schroeder says, "You know what Beethoven never had?" Scroeder stands up and says, "Beethoven never had girls hanging on his piano bugging him about sending them presents!" Schroeder walks away. Lucy says, "He didn't?" Lucy continues, "Poor Beethoven!" Latest appearance: September 19th, 2012 / First appearance: September 22nd, 1965 Snoopy dances. Lucy says, "I don't understand you!" Lucy continues, "The whole world is coming apart and you're dancing" Snoopy dances and thinks, "I can't help it . . . My feet love to dance . . " Snoopy dances and thinks, "I have an obligation to my feet!" Latest appearance: September 19th, 2009 / First appearance: September 22nd, 1962 Snoopy lies on his doghouse. Snoopy lies on his stomach. Snoopy sits on his doghouse. Snoopy raises his ears as the football flies overhead. Snoopy thinks, "Field goal!"
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.