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 23

NBC Highlights: 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Biathlon: Men’s 4x7.5km Relay Gold Medal Final
Top contenders in the men’s 4x7.5km relay include Norway, France, Germany, and the Olympic Athletes from Russia.

NBC Highlights: 8:00 – 11:00 p.m.
Alpine Skiing: Team Event Gold Medal Final (LIVE)
In the Olympic debut of the alpine team event, nations compete in a bracket-style format featuring head-to-head slalom races (two men and two women per round).

Snowboarding: Men’s Big Air Gold Medal Final (LIVE)
Snowboarding also introduces an exciting new event: men’s big air, with Canadian teammates Mark McMorris and Max Parrot among the contenders. Red Gerard, who won slopestyle gold earlier in these Games, and Chris Corning could also compete for the podium.

Four-Man Bobsled: Competition
The four-man bobsled event gets underway as Germany looks to confirm its favorite status (runs 1 and 2).

Speed Skating: Men’s 1000m Gold Medal Final
The men’s 1000m features two-time Olympic gold medalist Shani Davis and his U.S. teammate Joey Mantia taking on the dominant Dutch.

NBC Highlights: 11:35 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
Snowboarding: Men’s & Women’s Parallel Giant Slalom Gold Medal Finals
After claiming super-G gold in alpine skiing earlier in the Games, Ester Ledecka of the Czech Republic is expected to be a top contender in this snowboarding event.


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