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 24

NBC Highlights: 3:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Speed Skating: Men’s and Women’s Mass Start Gold Medal Finals
Speed skating coverage includes the Olympic debut of mass start racing, which differs from the traditional paired format. On the men’s side, Team USA’s Joey Mantia is the reigning world champion. The women’s field includes South Korean Kim Bo-Reum, who draws on her short track experience, plus German legend Claudia Pechstein and Team USA’s Heather Bergsma.

Cross-Country Skiing: Men’s 50km Classical Gold Medal Final
Five miles longer than a marathon, the cross-country men’s 50km is one of the most grueling Winter Olympic events

NBC Highlights: 8:00 – 11:00 p.m.
Figure Skating Gala (LIVE)
Figure skating coverage features the gala event.

Four Man Bobsled: Gold Medal Final Runs (LIVE)
Final runs of the four-man bobsled event feature 23-year-old Codie Bascue, who has emerged as Team USA’s best four-man pilot following the death of three-time Olympic medalist Steven Holcomb. Germany, with two top sleds, and Latvia are the nations to beat.


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