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 …

2018 Winter Olympic Games NBC Schedule: February 18

NBC Highlights: 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Freestyle Skiing: Men's Aerials Gold Medal Final
In the freestyle skiing men’s aerials final, Team USA’s Jon Lillis and Mac Bohonnon are among the threats to gold medal favorite Qi Guangpu of China.

Speed Skating: Men's Team Pursuit Competition
Speed skating coverage includes the men’s team pursuit qualifying round, with the Dutch favored to defend their Sochi 2014 title.

Biathlon: Men's 15km Mass Start Gold Medal Final
After back-to-back Olympic silver medals in the men’s 15km mass start, France’s Martin Fourcade seeks a golden upgrade against a field that includes reigning world champion Simon Schempp of Germany.

NBC Highlights: 7:00 p.m. – Midnight
Figure Skating: Ice Dancing Short Dance (LIVE)
Figure skating siblings Maia and Alex Shibutani are one of three U.S. duos with podium potential as the ice dance competition begins.

Freestyle Skiing: Women’s Halfpipe Competition (LIVE)
Defending Olympic gold medalist Maddie Bowman leads a strong American group into women’s halfpipe qualifying.

Speed Skating: Women’s 500m Gold Medal Final
In Speed Skating, South Korea’s Lee Sang-Hwa races on home ice, aiming for a third-consecutive gold in the women’s 500m.

Two-Man Bobsled: Competition
Bobsled’s two-man event gets underway with Germany favored for gold behind top pilots Francesco Friedrich and Johannes Lochner.

Cross-Country Skiing: Men’s 4x10km Relay Gold Medal Final
Cross-country rivals Sweden and Norway duel for gold in the men’s 4x10km relay.

NBC Highlights: 12:35 a.m. – 2:00 a.m.
In the Olympic debut of snowboarding’s big air event, American teammates Julia Marino and Hailey Langland are among the field chasing Austrian favorite Anna Grasser (qualifying).


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