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 …

Pete’s Dragon: 6 Things You Need To Know About The New Movie

6 Things to know before going to see "Pete's Dragon."
The new Pete’s Dragon roars into theaters this Friday and we have come up with a list of things you need to know before viewing this movie.

It’s not a remake
Despite the name and premise, the new Pete’s Dragon has very little in common with the original film and that was by design. Disney wanted to see what could be done with the same basic elements that wouldn’t compete with the original, but instead, would complement it.

Walt Disney Studios released the first movie in 1977 that starred Mickey Rooney, Helen Reddy, Red Buttons and Shelley Winters. That story is set in New England during the early 20th century where a nine-year-old orphan escapes the home of his abusive adoptive parents with the help of an invisible cartoon dragon.


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