When Linus Met Sally and Other Famous Fictional Couples

You have to be pretty hard-hearted to not get a least a little lump in your thought when you think of some of fictional couples. But have you ever stopped to think just how these crazy lovebirds ever got together? The answers may surprise you.

Linus Van Pelt and Sally Brown
According to the comic strip, Charlie Brown’s sister, Sally was born on May 26, 1959 where Charlie marked the occasion by passing out chocolate cigars to his friends. She grew up quickly. She took her first steps on August 22, 1960 and she fell in love with Linus, Lucy’s brother, on the next day. It was love at first sight, at least on her part. Sally has often referred to Linus as her “Sweet Baboo.” Her dedication to her man seems endless. She has missed out on “tricks and treats” by sitting in a pumpkin patch waiting for the Great Pumpkin and she was incensed that Linus would snub her a Valentine’s gift in favor for his teacher, Miss Othmar. Still, she clings hopelessly in love with the stripe …

Star Wars Comes to Jimmy Kimmel

ABC to re-air The Jimmy Kimmel Star Wars special November 25, 2015.ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live drew its 4th largest Monday night audience on November 23, 2015 when many of the cast of Star Wars: The Force Awakens appeared including Director J.J. Abrams, Harrison Ford, Chewbacca, Carrie Fisher, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, John Boyega and R2D2. For those of us who missed it, ABC will re-air the special Wednesday, November 25, at 10:00 p.m.

The special includes a hilarious bit about a feud between Harrison Ford and co-star Chewbacca which apparently “involved a woman.” Chewbacca was distraught that he contemplated suicide. Spoiler alert – it all ends well. Other highlights include a game show involving the cast, Guillermo Rodriguez bonding with R2D2 and some storm troopers.


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