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 …

Two Versions of Mickey Mouse's 'Orphan's Benefit' - Video of the Day


This is so interesting...Walt Disney created the cartoon short, Orphan's Benefit in 1934 and then completely redid the film in color in 1941 using the same soundtrack. Frame by frame, the second film is almost an exact reproduction but with updated animation stylings of the characters. In fact, it is said that the only dialogue change was the very last line where Donald's line is changed from "Ah, nuts!" to "Ah Phooey!," something that Mr. Duck was known for saying by 1941. Here are the two films side by side.


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