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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 21

NBC Highlights: 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Speed Skating: Team Pursuit Gold Medal Finals
Team pursuit finals offer the powerful Dutch a shot at two speed skating gold medals. Japan is the favorite in the women’s event, while New Zealand, with just one Winter Olympic medal entering PyeongChang, has podium potential in the men’s.

Cross-Country Skiing: Men’s Team Sprint Gold Medal Final
A U.S. line-up featuring several strong and experienced freestyle sprinters has dark-horse potential in the men’s team sprint event.

NBC Highlights: 8:00 – 11:00 p.m.
Alpine Skiing: Women’s Combined, Downhill (LIVE) and Men’s Slalom, First Run (LIVE)
Having already claimed two gold medals at these Games, Austria’s Marcel Hirscher is the favorite to claim a third in men’s slalom (run 1 of 2).

Freestyle Skiing: Men’s Halfpipe Gold Medal Final (LIVE)
Freestyle skiing coverage includes the men’s halfpipe final, where defending Olympic champion David Wise leads a talented U.S. contingent.

Bobsled: Women’s Gold Medal Final Runs
The women’s bobsled podium in PyeongChang could feature the same pilots as in Sochi – Team USA’s Elana Meyers Taylor (silver) and Jamie Greubel Poser (bronze), plus Meyers Taylor’s best friend, training mate and two-time defending Olympic gold medalist Kaillie Humphries of Canada.

Cross-Country Skiing: Women’s Team Sprint Gold Medal Final
The American team, likely headlined by Jessie Diggins, enters the team sprint as a medal favorite. The U.S. women’s team has never won an Olympic medal in cross-country skiing.

NBC Highlights: 11:35 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.
Alpine Skiing: Women’s Combined, Slalom (LIVE) and Men’s Slalom Gold Medal Final Run (LIVE)
Having already claimed two gold medals at these Games, Austria’s Marcel Hirscher is the favorite to claim a third in men’s slalom (run 2 of 2).

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