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 …

The Muppets Greatest Spoofs and Parodies

On July 10, 2010, Sesame Street posted a video on YouTube featuring Cookie Monster called, “Share it Maybe” which  is obviously a spoof of Carly Rae Jepsen’s song, “Call Me Maybe.” Since then, the video has had over 21,752,300 views! The great thing about this is that a large percentage of the viewers are adults.

This isn’t the first time Sesame Street or the Muppets have made headline with viral videos. In case you have missed them, here are ten more of the best spoofs of recent years. Enjoy!

In June of this year, the show did a spoof of Orange is the New Black:

In 2010, Katy Perry produced a spoof of her “Hot N Cold” song with Elmo for Sesame Street but her outfit was too racy for some parents, so it was never aired on the show. However, the video received many views on YouTube.

Also in 2010, The Muppets Studios produced a version of “American Woman” 
featuring Sam the Eagle.

 In 2013, a "Muppetsode" was created featuring the Swedish Chef vs. Chef Gordon Ramsay.

In 2010, a slightly morbid version of “Stand by Me” was produced with a bunch of cute bunnies and one blue monster.

In April of 2017, Sesame Street aired their take on the Real Housewives TV series:

And in 2015 the show did a spoof of Game of Thrones:

And then there was the time in 2009 when Beeker, the Swedish Chef and Animal presented  “Habanera.” 

In 2015, Mike Thompkins and the Muppets did an a cappella take on the song "Cook Kids"

But one of the all-time bests was the 2009 "hit" of the Muppets performing "Bohemian Rhapsody."


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