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When Linus Met Sally and Other Famous Fictional Couples

VALENTINE'S DAY
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 …

2018 Winter Olympic Games NBC Schedule: February 17

NBC Highlights: 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Freestyle Skiing: Men’s Aerials Competition
Americans Jon Lillis and Mac Bohonnon join gold-medal favorite Qi Guangpu of China in men’s aerials qualifying.

Biathlon: Women’s 12.5km Mass Start Gold Medal Final

Cross Country: Women’s 4x5km Relay Gold Medal Final
Team USA also could make history by capturing its first-ever Olympic medal in a women’s cross-country event, as Jessie Diggins and Co. have podium potential in the 4x5km relay.

NBC Highlights: 8:00 – 11:00 p.m.
Alpine Skiing: Men’s Giant Slalom, First Run (LIVE)
After winning three straight giant slalom world titles (2011, 2013, 2015), Ted Ligety, nicknamed “Mr. GS,” didn’t have the opportunity to defend his crown at 2017 Worlds after ending his season early to undergo back surgery. The two-time Olympic gold medalist could contend in PyeongChang. Austria’s Marcel Hirscher, the six-time overall World Cup champion, secured his first career gold medal earlier in the Games and could add to his tally in this event.

Short Track: Women’s 1500m Gold Medal Final and Men’s 1000m Gold Medal Final
The short track venue should be electric as host South Korea boasts multiple medal contenders in the men’s 1000m and women’s 1500m events.

Skeleton: Women’s Gold Medal Final Runs
Jacqueline Loelling, 23, seeks Germany’s first Olympic gold in skeleton a year after becoming the sport’s youngest female world champion.

Ski Jumping: Men’s Individual Large Hill Gold Medal Final
Poland’s Kamil Stoch begins his pursuit of back-to-back ski jumping golds in the qualifying round of the men’s individual large hill event. Germany’s Andreas Wellinger, who won gold in the men’s individual normal hill competition earlier in the Games, is also expected to be a top contender.

NBC Highlights: 11:00 p.m. – 1:30 a.m.
Alpine Skiing: Men’s Giant Slalom, Gold Medal Final Run (LIVE)
After winning three straight giant slalom world titles (2011, 2013, 2015), Ted Ligety, nicknamed “Mr. GS,” didn’t have the opportunity to defend his crown at 2017 Worlds after ending his season early to undergo back surgery. The two-time Olympic gold medalist could contend in PyeongChang. Austria’s Marcel Hirscher, the six-time overall World Cup champion, secured his first career gold medal earlier in the Games and could add to his tally in this event.

Freestyle Skiing: Men’s Slopestyle Gold Medal Final
After sweeping the men’s freestyle skiing slopestyle podium in 2014, Team USA again brings multiple contenders to PyeongChang, including Gus Kenworthy (Sochi silver) and Nick Goepper (Sochi bronze).

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