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: December 6th, 1985 Charlie Brown sits at the table and writes, "Dear Grandma, How have you been?" Charlie Brown continues to write, "I hope you have a very merry." Sally walks up to the table. Charlie Brown smudges the paper and crosses it out. Sally says, "Wish her a merry smudgmas for me, too!" First appearance: February 11th, 1991 Sally and a classmate sit at a table and make valentines. Sally says, "I'm making this valentine for my sweet babboo . ." Linus shouts, "I'm not your stupid sweet babboo!!" Sally says, "He's my sweet babboo and I'm his babbooette . ." Linus shouts, "I've never heard of a babbooette!!" Sally screams, "You have now!!" First appearance: September 11th, 1993 Charlie Brown sits in a beanbag chair. Sally walks in with a piece of paper. She says, "Here, I need you to test me on these historical dates . ." Charlie Brown looks at the paper and asks, "In what year did the Visigoths cross the Danube?" Sally says, "Who cares?" Sally walks away and says, "I've always been good with historical dates . ." First appearance: September 27th, 1986 Linus reads a book and pushes Lucy in a swing. Linus says, "It says here that the world revolves around the sun once a year . ." Lucy says, "The world revolves around the sun?" Lucy asks, "Are you sure?" Lucy exclaims, "I thought it revolved around me!" First appearance: December 10th, 1981 Sally and Charlie Brown sit at the table. Sally asks, "Have you ever been scratched off a Christmas list?" Charlie Brown replies, "I'm not sure." Sally scribbles on a piece of paper. Sally holds up the paper and says, "If you ever are, that's what it will look like!" Latest appearance: March 27th, 2000 / First appearance: March 28th, 1974 Sally and Charlie Brown sit at the table. Sally writes a "G." Sally holds up the paper. She smiles and says, "Look at that . . . A perfect G!" Charlie Brown walks away. Sally holds the paper and asks, "Do you want it? Do you want to frame it, and hang it in your room?" Charlie Brown replies, "No, thank you." Sally shouts, "What's the matter, don't you appreciate good penman Latest appearance: September 22nd, 2004 / First appearance: September 23rd, 1970 Sally stands in the grass. A football bounces over her head. Sally runs after the football. It bounces over her head in the opposite direction. The football continues to bounce over Sally's head. The football rests on the ground. Sally asks, "Are you through?" First appearance: July 10th, 1992 Linus and Sally play in the sandbox and make a sand castle. Linus shouts, "Look . . It's a sand castle . . I made it with my bare hands!" Sally says, "What do I care? That's my new philosophy . ." Sally has a bucket over her. She continues, " . . Which may take a while to be accepted!" First appearance: December 17th, 1983 Charlie Brown sits in a beanbag. Sally says, "'Hark!' How did that sound? I'm practicing my line for the Christmas play." Sally says, "I live in mortal dread of getting out on the stage and forgetting what I'm to say . . ." Charlie Brown says, "Well, if you did, you could always make up something." Sally exclaims, "That's true . . How about, 'Hey!'" Charlie Brown says, " First appearance: November 19th, 1995 Sally looks behind her and says, "I thought I heard someone singing 'Bringing in the Sheaves.'" A boy rings the doorbell. He says to Sally, "Hi! I'm from that new storefront church a few blocks up the street." The boy asks, "Would you like to come to our church?" Sally replies, "I already have a church . ." The boy says, "We have good singing." Sally replies, "So do we First appearance: January 28th, 1980 Sally stands in front of the class and says, "This is my report on which I have worked very hard." Sally turns and says, "Excuse me, ma'am." Sally continues, "Before I begin, perhaps you could tell me . . ." Sally asks, "Are there any plans for media coverage?" Latest appearance: May 27th, 2002 / First appearance: May 27th, 1975 Sally sits at the table and writes, "Social Science Report." Sally looks at the paper and writes, "What I learned in school this year." Sally stops and thinks. Sally writes, "This year I learned to keep an eye on my lunch so it doesn't get ripped off!" First appearance: June 22nd, 1992 Charlie Brown and Sally lean against the couch. Snoopy wears a chef hat and walks towards them carrying a tray of cookies. Sally asks, "What do you do when you feel that life is treating you unfairly?" Snoopy thinks, "Learn to bake your own cookies." First appearance: October 19th, 1987 Linus and Sally sit on a bench with their lunches. Linus says, ". . And an apple and some carrots . ." Linus asks Sally, "What do you have?" Sally says, "A tuna flat sandwhich . ." Sally says, "The school bus ran over my lunch box!" First appearance: July 11th, 1993 Snoopy sits in a tree with a toothy grin. Sally looks up at him and says, "'And i wish you wouldn't keep appearing and vanishing,' said Alice." Sally read from a book. Snoopy listens. "'"You make one quite giddy"'" Sally read from a book. Snoopy listens. "'"All right," said the cat; and this time it vanished slowly, ending with the grin.'" Sally looks at Snoopy. He is a sim First appearance: December 5th, 1988 Sally and Linus sit at their school desks. Linus says, "Haven't you heard? The school board has canceled your Christmas play . ." A surprised Sally shouts, "What?!" Linus says, "It was too controversial." Sally shouts, "How could it be controversial? I didn't even understand it!" First appearance: January 26th, 1995 Lucy rings a doorbell. Lucy tells Charlie Brown, "Your dog is a terrible writer!" Lucy walks away. Sally sits in the beanbag. Charlie Brown asks her, "Why would anyone come to a person's front door, and tell him his dog is a terrible writer?" Sally replies, "The neighborhood is going downhill." First appearance: May 17th, 1988 Linus and Sally wait at the bus stop. Sally asks, "Is that the school bus coming?" Linus says, "No, it's a regular bus . ." Sally exclaims, "I think I'll get on it, and go to another state, and live in the woods and eat berries!" Linus says, "Having trouble with fractions again, huh?" First appearance: June 21st, 1983 Charlie Brown catches a baseball. Lucy points and says, "I just saw your stupid dog go by . . . Where's he going?" Charlie Brown says, "He's taking his friends to 'Point Lobos' on a photo hike . . ." Charlie Brown throws the baseball. Lucy says, "'Point Lobos'?! Doesn't he know how far that is? How's he ever going to find it?" The Beaglscout leads Woodstock and several First appearance: February 13th, 1991 Sally stands on Lucy's doorstep. Sally holds a valentine and says, "Tell my sweet babboo I've brought him a valentine . . ." Linus sits in a chair and shouts, "Tell her I'm not her sweet babboo!" Sally stands on Lucy's doorstep. She says, "What does he know?"
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: July 9th, 2014 / First appearance: July 12th, 1967 Snoopy lies on his doghouse. Snoopy looks up curiously. Snoopy thinks, "Now, I've seen everything . . ." A bird with long hair stands on the doghouse. Snoopy thinks, "A bird hippie!" First appearance: July 12th, 1958 Lucy is leaning on Schroeder's piano. She reads a letter and sighs. Schroeder looks up in a curious manner. She turns to him and says, "You're not the only fish in the sea.." She shows him the letter and exclaims, "Van Cliburn!" First appearance: July 12th, 1991 The Literary Ace sits on his doghouse. Lucy says, "I heard you got a six figure offer for your next book." Lucy asks, "May I ask what the six figure was?" Snoopy thinks, "000,000!" Latest appearance: July 7th, 2000 / First appearance: July 12th, 1974 Snoopy and Woodstock sit on the doghouse. Snoopy thinks, "The big dog said to the little dog, 'Have you met the new cat who lives next door?'" Snoopy holds his arms out and thinks, "'Yes, I talked to him yesterday,' said the little dog. 'Did you talk to him in person?' asked the big dog . . . 'No,' said the little dog . . 'I talked to him in cat!'" Snoopy laughs hysterically. Latest appearance: July 9th, 2006 / First appearance: July 12th, 1959 "Boy, I can hardly wait to get into that wading pool!" Charlie Brown exclaims as he sits on a cushion and struggles out of his shirt. "Look out girls! here I come!" He runs with his arms open. He wears swimming trunks. Lucy and Violet sit in the pool. "Stay right where you are, Charlie Brown!" Lucy holds up her palm to halt him. Violet adds, "There's not enough room for you. First appearance: July 12th, 1985 Charlie Brown and Sally sit at the table. Sally writes, "He was a very arrogant cowboy." Sally continues to write, "He would only ride on pompous grass." Charlie Brown says, "You mean pampas grass . ." Sally shouts, "I said he was arrogant, didn't I?" Latest appearance: July 11th, 2015 / First appearance: July 12th, 1969 Snoopy stares down at his food dish and says, "I can see myself in my water dish.." Snoopy stares deeper into the dish and exclaims, "What in the world?!?" Snoopy sits up and collects himself. He thinks, "Whew! That really shook me up for a moment.." Snoopy lies down and thinks, "I thought one of my ears was turning gravy!" First appearance: July 12th, 1996 Charlie Brown says to a receptionist, "Yes, ma'am . . Is this the emergency room? Well, my elbow hurts from playing baseball . ." Charlie Brown says, "Yes, I'd call it an emergency . ." Charlie Brown says, "My team is already ten runs behind . ." First appearance: July 12th, 1988 Charlie Brown stands on the pitcher's mound. Lucy asks, "What would your fantasy team be, Charlie Brown?" Charlie Brown replies, "A team that doesn't have you on it!" Lucy walks in the outfield and says, "I should never ask questions like that." First appearance: July 12th, 1977 Snoopy lies on the doghouse. Woodstock flies toward him. Woodstock flies toward Snoopy's feet. Woodstock lands on Snoopy's feet and bends them down. Woodstock gets thrown back in the other direction. First appearance: July 12th, 1993 Charlie Brown holds a phone in one hand and a quarter in the other. Linus asks, "Calling home, Charlie Brown?" Charlie Brown says, "I thought I'd let everyone know that I got here to camp safely . . The phone says, "'Thank you for calling the Brown residence . . If you know the four digit extension of the party you are trying to reach, you may dial it now . . If you are calling yo Latest appearance: July 17th, 2011 / First appearance: July 12th, 1964 Linus walks up to a bat lying in the grass and starts to yell. Snoopy watches him curiously. Linus looks at the bat and yells, "Teeth marks!" Linus shows the bat to Snoopy and yells, "Have you been chewing on my new bat?!!" Linus yells, "What sort of a stupid dog are you? Don't you have any more sense than to chew on a baseball bat?!" Snoopy is confused. Lucy wal First appearance: July 12th, 1972 Snoopy and Woodstock stand next to a tree and look up. Snoopy thinks, "Woodstock says there's a strange creature in his nest . . ." Snoopy continues to think, "I'll bet I could climb that tree if someone gave me a boost . . ." Snoopy looks down at Woodstock. Snoopy thinks, "Then again, maybe there's a better way . ." Woodstock sighs. First appearance: July 12th, 1989 Linus, Charlie Brown and Lucy stand at the wall. Linus turns toward Charlie Brown and says, "I hear your grandfather has taken up golf." Charlie Brown replies, "That's right." Charlie Brown continues, "He's been playing for about a year . ." Lucy comments, "Thst's a long time to be out on the course . ." First appearance: July 12th, 1990 Schroeder and Charlie Brown stand on the pitcher's mound. Lucy stands nearby. Schroeder asks, "Charlie Brown, do you think I could have a career as a catcher?" Charlie Brown answers, "Sure, and then after you retire, you can go on TV like Joe Garagiola." Lucy says, "Who?" Latest appearance: July 9th, 2010 / First appearance: July 12th, 1963 Snoopy sits on the sidewalk and thinks, "Gee . . . It's hard to believe I'm home again . . ." Snoopy lies on the sidewalk and thinks, "After you spend about two weeks in the hospital, you sort of get out of touch with everything . . . you can't really believe you're home . . ." Lucy rides up on her tricycle and shouts, "Get out of the way stupid! You're blocking the sidewalk!" Latest appearance: July 9th, 2009 / First appearance: July 12th, 1962 Schroeder sits in the grass with Charlie Brown. Charlie Brown says, "My dad has always had ambitions to be a great golfer or bowler." Charlie Brown continues, "He's always wanted to play golf like Sam Snead and bowl like Don Carter . . ." Schroeder asks, "Has he achieved his ambition?" Charlie Brown replies, "No, he bowls like Sam Snead and plays golf like Don Carter! First appearance: July 12th, 1976 Snoopy sits on the doghouse and eats. Lucy says, "Junk food!" Lucy continues, "You're gonna ruin your stomach eating all that stuff!" Snoopy holds out his paw to Lucy and thinks, "Here, try one of these. sweetie . . ." Lucy walks away. Snoopy holds junk food and thinks, "Wait!! Come back! Have some doughnuts and potato chips with your cup cake!!" First appearance: July 12th, 1956 Linus stands in the room shouting, "I'm Independent!" He continues, "I can stand on my own..." He looks down at his feet. He concludes, "Two feet!" 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
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.