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: July 2nd, 2003 / First appearance: July 7th, 1971 Sally walks and says, "Ha, there you are, you stupid school!" Lucy watches Sally. Sally shouts, "You can't get me now because this is summer vacation! I'm free! Do you hear me? Free!" Sally continues, "It makes you mad, doesn't it? But you can't get me now!! I'm free!!!" Lucy approaches Charlie Brown and says, "Your sister talks to school buildings." First appearance: January 10th, 1989 Charlie Brown, Linus, Sally, a classmate, Lucy, and Snoopy sit on two benches at school during lunch. Linus reads the paper and announces, "Listen to this . . There's going to be an 'Ugly Dog' contest . ." The classmate asks, "'Ugly Dog'?" Lucy replies, "I think I've already found the winner!" Snoopy keeps his ears up, holds his cheeks and sticks out his tongue. First appearance: October 25th, 1990 Sally sits in a beanbag chair. Charlie Brown says, "I'm worried about poor Marcie . . Her parents insist that she get straight A's . ." Sally says, "We're lucky . . ." Sally continues, "It's kind of nice living in a C-minus home." First appearance: March 1st, 1977 Sally holds a an envelope and approaches Charlie Brown. She says, "Here, big brother . . You got a letter." Charlie Brown holds the letter and reads, "The Environmental Protection Agancy." Charlie Brown opens the letter. Sally says, "It's something about you biting a tree . . ." Charlie Brown asks, "Do you always read my mail?" Sally asks, "Do you always bite trees?" First appearance: October 9th, 1978 Sally and Eudora watch Linus walk by with his blanket. Eudora asks, "Who's the kid with the blanket?" Sally replies, "That's Linus . . . He's my sweet babboo . . ." Linus shouts, "I'm not your sweet babboo!!" Sally says, "He is, but he isn't, but he is!" First appearance: March 16th, 1982 Eudora, Sally and Linus walk outside. Sally says, "I hate these field trips!" Sally shouts, "What are we supposed to by doing anyway?" Linus holds a pen and notebook and replies, "Well, for one thing, you're supposed to take notes . . ." Sally takes the notebook from Linus and says, "Good, I'll take yours!" Latest appearance: August 31st, 2016 / First appearance: September 3rd, 1969 Sally and Charlie Brown walk outside. Sally says, "Boy, do you ever goof me up!" Sally turns to Charlie Brown and says, "You had me take my lunch to school in a lunch box . . . Do you know what happened?" Sally waves her lunch box and says, "All the other kids were brown-bagging it!! I felt like a fool!" Sally kicks her lunch box and says, "You gave me bad advice big broth First appearance: September 14th, 1992 Sally and Charlie Brown stand curbside waiting for the bus. Sally says, "Linus says when we go to heaven, they take us there in a golden chariot . ." Charlie Brown says, "That may not be true . ." Sally asks, "Really?" Charlie Brown answers, "Really." Sally says, "Rats!" First appearance: September 3rd, 1975 Charlie Brown and Sally walk in the grass. Sally says, "I'm going to try to sign up for a course in theology . . ." Sally continues, "I want to learn all about religion." Sally says, "I want to learn about Moses, and St. Paul and Minneapolis." Sally continues to walk. Charlie Brown stops and says, "Minneapolis?!" First appearance: May 4th, 1999 Charlie watches TV. Sally says, ""Wolves are making a comeback"... that's my new philosophy..." Charlie says, "I'm not sure I understand it..." Sally says, "No one ever really understands a new philosophy.." Sally says, "Wolves are making a comeback" Charlie says, "Yes, there's a lot of truth in that...." Latest appearance: October 24th, 2008 / First appearance: October 24th, 1961 Linus says to Sally, " . . . And then Sally, on Halloween night, the Great Pumpkin appears!" Linus continues, "He flies through the air and brings toys to all the children of the world!" Sally shouts, "Ha!" Linus says, "I don't think she believed me . . ." First appearance: June 19th, 1993 Charlie Brown sits at a table writing. Sally sits next to him. Charlie Brown writes, "Dear Pen Pal, How have you been?" Sally asks, "Why do you have a pen pal?" Charlie Brown answers, "To learn about other cultures . . . He tells me about himself, and I tell him about me . ." Sally says, "Why would anyone want to hear about you?" Charlie Brown writes, "Some days I feel l First appearance: November 8th, 1988 Sally sits in a beanbag chair. Charlie Brown asks, "Well, what do you think?" Sally answers, "Abraham Lincoln would have won easy . ." First appearance: January 14th, 1978 Sally stands in front of the school and says, "I'll bet you like Saturdays, don't you school?" The school thinks, "It is kind of nice not having a bunch of howling kids around." The school continues to think, "Of course, this is the day when the custodians wax my halls . . I hate that . . ." The school thinks, "They don't even use novocain." First appearance: September 13th, 1975 Sally sits at the table and writes, "What do we learn from history?" Sally continues to write, "We don't learn anything from history." Sally stops writing and thinks. Sally writes, "I don't even learn anything from Math!" First appearance: April 12th, 1977 Sally stands in front of the class and says, "My report is on the importance of reading." Sally asks, "Is knowing how to read important?" Sally declares, "It certainly is." Sally turns and says, "It keeps you from bumping into things!" First appearance: September 2nd, 1991 Charlie Brown sleeps in his bed at night. Sally screams, "School starts tomorrow!!" Charlie Brown flips out of bed. Sally walks away and says to a dazed Charlie Brown, "Go back to sleep . ." First appearance: November 12th, 1989 Sally stands on the street corner, calling, "Hurry up! Mom and Dad are in the car!" Charlie Brown struggles into his coat. He stands near the door. "I have to tell Snoopy that we're leaaving.." Sally stands behind Charlie Brown, who says to Snoopy, "We're going to be gone for about three hours...you can stay inside and guard the house.." Charlie Brown holds up a box. He add First appearance: September 3rd, 1987 Sally and Linus walk down the street. Sally says, "Right here, next week." Sally stops and says, "This is the spot where the school bus will be stopping . ." Sally begins to walk away and says, "I'll be over here . ." Linus rolls his eyes as Sally points to a post and says, "This is the pole I'm going to chain myself to . ." First appearance: January 26th, 1976 Sally stands in front of the class and says, "Good morning!" Sally continues, "My report today is on Indiana." Sally says, "Why is this great state called Indiana? I'll tell you!" Sally continues, "Indiana is where the Indians came from!"
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: January 18th, 1975 Snoopy stands at Peppermint Patty's door and smiles. Peppermint Patty says, "I appreciate your coming to stay with me, Snoopy . . ." Snoopy walks in the house. Peppermint Patty closes the door and says, "My dad will be working late for another whole week, and I sure hate being at home alone . . ." Peppermint Patty continues, "I've been falling asleep in school because I'm afraid to First appearance: January 18th, 1996 Snoopy sits on the grass and thinks to Woodstock, "I tried being a sheep dog once . ." Woodstock holds a shepherd's staff. Snoopy crouches and opens his eyes wide. Snoopy thinks, "I used to stare at the sheep like this, but it didn't work . ." Snoopy thinks, "They thought I was just being rude!" First appearance: January 18th, 1987 Snoopy sits atop his doghouse as Charlie Brown reaches up to him with an envelope saying, "It's a letter from your brother Spike." Snoopy smiles, looks at the letter, and thinks, Good ol' Spike!" Spike leans forward on a rock in the desert writing a letter. He writes, "Dear Snoopy," He sits down, looks at the letter, and reads,"Just thought I'd drop you a line to let you k First appearance: January 18th, 1993 Peppermint Patty walks with Franklin. Peppermint Patty says, "Martin Luther King said, 'I have a dream.'" Peppermint Patty and Franklin sit on a bench eating lunch. Peppermint Patty says, "Before that, we wouldn't be sitting here . ." Franklin says, "And I wouldn't be trading you a carrot stick for a French fry . ." Peppermint Patty says, "That's not an even trade, Frankl Latest appearance: January 22nd, 2002 / First appearance: January 18th, 1972 Peppermint Patty and Snoopy sit at a table. Snoopy wears a bow tie. Peppermint Patty says, "I don't believe anyone has the right to tell another person what she should wear . . ." Peppermint Patty frowns and says, "In my opinion the dress code is piggy." Snoopy thinks, "When the reason for a role ceases, so should the role itself." Peppermint Patty continues, "I really don't have a First appearance: January 18th, 1978 Linus walks out of the school. Sally asks, "Will you walk home from school with me, Linus?" Sally says, "I think the powers of darkness are out to get me . . ." Linus says, "I doubt if I could ever protect you from the powers of darkness." Sally asks, "How about a third-grader who claims I broke his ruler?" First appearance: January 18th, 1976 Woodstock looks over at a piece of bread in the snow with puzzlement. He walks over to it. He stares at it. He hops off. He chirps a question to Snoopy as they sit atop the doghouse. Snoopy spreads his hands and thinks,"That's french toast...go ahead, and try it...there's nothing to be afraid of." He watches as Woodstock flys off. Snoopy thinks,"There migh First appearance: January 18th, 1990 Linus lies in bed and says to Lucy, "It's too cold to go to school today . . ." Linus says, "Tell the teacher to bring the class here to my room, and I'll just stay under the covers . . ." Charlie Brown waits at the bus stop and says, "Where have you been? You almost missed the bus . ." Linus walks towards them and says, "I got involved." Latest appearance: January 15th, 2013 / First appearance: January 18th, 1966 Charlie Brown stands on a doorstep wearing a hat and coat and holding a shovel. He asks, "Shovel your walk?" The little girl who answers the door asks, "You mean for money?" Charlie Brown replies, "Yes, I don't have any use for beads!" The little girl slams the door in Charlie Browns' face. Charlie Brown walks off and says, "I guess a good businessman can't afford to be sa Latest appearance: January 16th, 2016 / First appearance: January 18th, 1969 Sally walks up behind Charlie Brown and asks, "Do you think life has any meaning?" Charlie Brown replies, "Well, I . . ." Sally cries and shouts, "I mean, do you think life has any meaning after you've failed nine spelling tests in a row and your teacher hates you?!!" Charlie Brown replies, "That's a different question." First appearance: January 18th, 1997 Rerun and Lucy sit on the couch. Rerun tells her, "This little girl in my class was sort of depressed, see, so I said, 'Why don't we run away to Paris?' It was a joke." Rerun continues, "She thought it was funny so she told her mother, who told our teacher, who told the principal, and I got fired!" Lucy says, "Suspended." Rerun replies, "I guess so . ." Lucy asks, "Harra Latest appearance: January 15th, 2011 / First appearance: January 18th, 1964 Lucy and Linus stand together. She point and orders: "Do this! Do that!" "Hop to it! Do this! Do that! Hop to it!" Linus remains where he is. "Okay let's go! Do this! Do that! Hop to it!" Linus stares at her. "You're right...You WOULD make a good Queen!" Linus agrees. Lucy smiles and crosses her arms. Latest appearance: January 15th, 2015 / First appearance: January 18th, 1968 Charlie Brown knocks on a door. Lucy opens the door. Charlie Brown asks, "Is this where the 'Crab-in' is being held?" Charlie Brown tumbles backward. Lucy shouts, "Who wants to know?" Charlie Brown lies on the doorstep dazed. He says, "This must be the place." First appearance: January 18th, 1979 Peppermint Patty and Marcie stand and hold books. Peppermint Patty sings, "Kiss me once and kiss me twice . . Then kiss me once again . . . It's been a long time . . ." Marcie says, "Shh!! You have to be quiet in a library, sir!" Peppermint Patty says, "Just singing an old World War II song, Marcie . . ." Peppermint Patty asks, "Bet it brought back a flood of memories, huh, First appearance: January 18th, 1982 Marcie and Peppermint Patty sit at their desks in school. Peppermint Patty turns around and says, "You look tired, Marcie." Marcie wears her glasses on her head and closes her eyes. She replies, "I am, sir . . I got up at six o'clock so I could be at my patrol post on time." Marcie leans forward and says, "I'm so sleepy . . . I don't think I can stay awake much . . ." Marci Latest appearance: January 25th, 2000 / First appearance: January 18th, 1974 Snoopy lies on his stomach on the doghouse. Charlie Brown holds a dish of food and says, "I'm sorry you've been feeling nervous lately . ." Charlie Brown continues, "I wonder what the trouble could be . . ." Charlie Brown says, "Maybe I'm not feeding you enough . . . Or maybe I've been feeding you too much . . ." Snoopy lies on the doghouse and thinks, "Just what I need . . Latest appearance: January 13th, 2003 / First appearance: January 18th, 1971 Woodstock and Snoopy sit on the doghouse. Woodstock speaks. Woodstock sits on the doghouse and laughs. Woodstock and Snoopy stare at each other. Woodstock and Snoopy turn away from each other. Snoopy thinks, "Birds don't know how to tell jokes." First appearance: January 18th, 1985 Snoopy stands in front of an open mailbox. Snoopy holds a letter and thinks, "Ah, another letter from my brother Spike." Snoopy reads, "Dear Snoopy, I wish you could see my new home . . The view from the upstairs window is spectacular!" Snoopy thinks, "Upstairs window?" Spike sticks his head out of a window in the top of a cactus. First appearance: January 18th, 1957 Snoopy sits in the snow catching snowflakes with his tongue. He continues to catch snowflakes. He thinks, "Whew, I'm full!" He walks off thinking, "I'll bet if I ate one more snowflake I'd turn into a blizzard!" Latest appearance: January 15th, 2007 / First appearance: January 18th, 1960 Charlie Brown asks, "Snoopy, have you ever thought that you were a bore?" Charlie Brown says, "Have you ever felt that people were bored by everything you said?" Charlie Brown continues, "Have you ever felt that they weren't the least bit interested in anything you . . ." Charlie Brown makes a face as Snoopy snores.
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.