That’s a good one. If you've watched Six Feet Under, you know what happens during the finale; you know that you will have permanent water damage in your apartment from all the tears that will flow from your wee eye sockets — a torrential downpour of grief. ), I haven’t seen any Dr. Who yet! CBS Films. Kathleen Kelly and Joe Fox are listed twice, just FYI I really like Jose and Nina in the movie Bella – Jose’s parents are pretty awesome too! Movies. It was very sad, but lovely. “if I’m going literary….”, 14. That might have been a subconscious thing–I love that movie! The movie is about life in southern part of the USA before, during and after the Civil War, centering around a fiery and spoiled Scarlett, and her obsession with a man in love with someone else. The Greatest Fictional Couples Of All Time. Director: Peter Chelsom | Stars: John Cusack, Kate Beckinsale, Jeremy Piven, Bridget Moynahan. Seriously? *ducks thrown fruit and flees out the window* , No one has mentioned Luthien and Beren! Love so many of these. Crazy Fictional Couples TV & Movies - Jesse and Jane. Read on and prepare to swoon. 27 Fictional Couples That Will Restore Your Faith In Black Love. Fun to think how she was the proud owner of it the year it was released. Their lives are full of drama, but — at least so far — all the dramatic occurrences on the show only serve to bring them closer together. Chummy Browne & Police Constable Peter Noakes. I love the old-school romances! Or most of it. Well, it's better than tossed salad and scrambled eggs. They showed that "happy couple" doesn't automatically mean "boring couple" — in fact, quite the opposite. ), Actually I never thought there was any romantic chemistry being Jo and Laurie. They’re on my list. But one thing holds true: we love them all. You mentioned many of my favourites. In real life, what happens at the end of a movie is only the beginning. Something for everyone interested in hair, makeup, style, and body positivity. It’s rare to see a couple press outside their comfort zones and grow to be what each other needs in a spouse the way Diana & Matthew did. I’m glad that there are more than 43 fictional couples to love. From Chuck and Blair to Ross and Rachel, we've rounded up 19 of the most iconic, yet fictional, couples to have ever graced our screens—and warmed our cold hearts. I was going to say Joey and PACEY from Dawson’s Creek. Christine and Rauol, The Phantom of the Opera. Gilbert is a much richer character than many book heroes.”, 2. That is a real marriage! Harry Potter and Ginny Weasley, Harry Potter. You might find them on You Tube. Glenn and Maggie may not legally be married, but they've been engaged since Season 3 and — let's be real — wedding planning isn't at the top of anyone's priorities during the zombie apocalypse. (Sob. Jane Kerkovich-Williams and Brad Williams from, Cory Matthews and Topanga Lawrence-Matthews from, Walt Disney Pictures / Pixar Animation Studios, Chandler Bing and Monica Geller-Bing from, Overton "Obie" Wakefield Jones and Synclaire James-Jones from. Your list is awesome. This is my favorite list EVER! Oh, I’m glad someone mentioned the Huxtables! And let’s not forget the young love of Jack & Rose from Titanic! That's the kind of person that's worth sticking with" — he found that in Bren. Erica Kane & Brandon Kingsley – “All My Children” The whole modeling & American Beauty campaign. Either way, what bliss.". Also missing jack and rose from titanic. Agreed, Tim — I just love how they are depicted in the movie version, too (the Ciaran Hinds one): e.g. I loved it and remember it fondly. I’m disappointed you didn’t have Percy Jackson and Annabeth Chase on this list from the Percy Jackson and the Olympians and Heroes of Olympus series. Reporting on what you care about. 8. Mac and Bren aren't the main attraction of the movie Juno (obviously), but they're an exemplary depiction of a married couple that works as a team: as parents, and in their romantic relationship. Captain & Anne Wentworth. It’s better with Ron and Hermione.”, 15. I think Wesley and Buttercup certainly deserve their place on the list, but I think you might have better placed them in movies rather than literature when I read the reason someone gave you. This couple is actually played by the brother/sister duo of Garry and Penny Marshall. I have to go find those books because that made me cry…. Still disappoints me when I watch the movie. One of the great things about Black-ish is the cast's amazing chemistry — they actually seem like a real family. “. Everyone in Ben and George's lives know how deeply committed they are to each other; in fact, their nephew actually introduces his girlfriend to them as a sort of preamble to his own marriage proposal: He uses them as an example of what he hopes his own marriage will be. (especially in the movie ), Henry and Claire (Time Traveler’s Wife)……. Always a fun treasure hunt! He said he couldn’t figure out why American women always called him that. They so do. I love your eyes, and your soft hands, and your sweet voice, and the way your laugh chimes out. ‘I can make plans or puzzle out ideas, or build castles in the air. Always having fun together (and always all over each other), they were a couple to emulate. The show has many virtues, but obviously the one most relevant to this post is Lena and Stef's relationship. I read it in college on recommendation. Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy, Never Married: There may have never been—or ever will be—a more perfectly matched pair as Hepburn and Tracy. I love this list. I haven’t read all the Mitford books myself … at least not yet. By the way, many of the best titles on my book shelves have come from library book sales. She was just a big ole pain! . And finally, here we have the king and queen of happy TV marriages: Eric and Tami Taylor. On a related note, have you seen this? Ellie and Carl's marriage takes up less than 10 minutes of the movie Up, but man oh man are those 10 gut-wrenching, tear-inducing, GIVE ME A KLEENEX PLEASE minutes. “Two self-sufficient, intelligent people and a beautiful display of the vulnerability involved in loving and allowing oneself to be loved.”, 4. In my quick skim through this list and comments, I didn’t see Father Tim and Cynthia from Jan Karon’s Mitford series. (Maybe she would later recant, like J. K. Rowling? (Dr.Who) She literally made him who he was, and he delighted in her. Release Calendar DVD & Blu-ray Releases Top Rated Movies Most Popular Movies Browse Movies by Genre Top Box Office Showtimes & Tickets Showtimes & Tickets In Theaters Coming Soon Coming Soon Movie News India Movie Spotlight. While How I Met Your Mother was technically about Ted's long (and ridiculously winding) road to finding a wife, most fans of the show would admit that Marshall and Lily were the actual key couple of the series. These two are so attracted to each other that they end up deserting Jim and Pam in the midst of a double date to go get frisky in the bathroom. http://www.amazon.com/Mrs-Mike-Story-Katherine-Flannigan/dp/0425103285, I love this list- and can I just tell you the fact that you have Christy & Todd on there is truly awesome? But however true that may be, when it comes to famous couples, these two were never actually an item. Definitely liked them even better than Matthew and Mary. Okay I just have to say that I knew almost all of the ones listed, but I never got into Friday Night Lights when it was on. ??? Aragorn & Arwen and Eowyn & Faramir. Also, the line, ‘Thou and I are too wise to woo peacably.’ “. Everything about you is enchanting to me. I used to run a BT reading challenge every fall and have all sorts of BT give-aways. P.S. I just love how their romance played out, so unexpectedly but so beautifully. They're currently winning the "Which Disney Movie Has The Most Romantic Love Story?" (Lord of the Rings) Both top notch of examples of love, sacrifice, loyalty, and courage in hard times, but so sweet together! This is a show that doesn't get nearly enough viewers: People get scared away by the fact that it's on ABC Family...but they shouldn't! Jack and Kate, Lost. Are there no Parenthood fans here??! . They're the best part of the show (a flare of hope amongst the carnage), and when they were separated during Season 5 it was as painful for us as it was for them. And the characters of Donna Stone and Alex Stone are so believable, not only as parents but also as husband and wife. What fun reading! I disagree about Julia and Joel. Definitely, Buttercup and Wesley, Anne and Gilbert, all the Austen and Bronte couples, but can’t believe no one mentioned Richard and Elise (played brilliantly in the movie Somewhere In Time by Christopher Reeves and Jane Seymour)! Heavenly! “I like to think that the best husbands were once great friends.”, 34. They are even better in Julia Child’s memoir, My Life in France. When it comes to non-hetero pairings, Andre, I’m afraid no one from literature, TV or the movies holds a candle to my friends Dave and Todd. . I have wondered if Alcott wanted Jo to remain single, like herself, but for book sales, she likely married Jo off on purpose, with the satisfaction that it was at least to someone a little less likely. Looking at the love stories that we follow for sometimes years on end can make us quite jealous. This post today makes me yearn for a reading vacation! I’m reading a story about Richard & Pat Nixon right now and it’s actually very sweet. I agree with many of your choices, but you missed a good one – Joe Willard and Betsy Ray from the Betsy-Tacy series by Maud Hart Lovelace. Oh! Eric and Annie Camden, 7th Heaven, I can’t believe that on the TV side no one mentioned Cory and Topanga from Boy Meets World! RIP Happy Endings and RIP one of best married couples to appear on a sitcom in recent years: Jane and Brad. Universal Pictures. “She gets a second chance to write her wrong, and he forgives.” Also, “because they pined for each other all those years.”, 3. (of course that’s probably the pregnancy hormones but still that was wonderful). He waited two thousand years outside a box to protect her, and she ripped time and space apart for him. Yes! Other than the obvious “dated” parts of show such as clothes,hairstyle, music,etc; many of the storylines show the same struggles families face today. Julia and Paul Child from the movie “Julie and Julia!” Such a delightfully supportive and tender couple. Rose & Ten. Oh my gosh, YES. Beatrice and Benedict, Much Ado About Nothing. Belle and the Beast. I love the fact that Anne and Gilbert are first on your list. I just watched the whole series thru amazon prime and loved it! !”, 36. “…because of their mutual admiration and respect for one another and each other’s talents as well as the fact that they, too, were friends first.”, 16. 23. TV Shows. 25 True (Fictional) Lovers: Pop Culture's Best Couples Like Romeo and Juliet, Han and Leia, Carrie and Mr. Big, timeless imaginary romances still give us a real warm feeling I want to support you. I read a magazine article once about how Alcott got that one wrong. Can I also add Captain von Trapp and Maria from The Sound of Music? They are all lovey dovey but not afraid to fight it out when necessary. I would add Marianne and Colonel Brandon and Queen Victoria and John Brown (from Mrs. Brown). I asked on facebook and twitter for you to share your favorite fictional couple, and why you love ’em. I read that book many years ago, Christina — and yes, they truly did have a beautiful romance. We remember some movies for their incredible endings and others for their to-die-for costumes. this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. Eric and Tammi Taylor, Friday Night Lights. when the show ended without them together. He adored her and when she died he never wanted another woman in his life. Regardless….I miss The Bravermans , (We binge watched all of Parenthood this fall and winter and I was rooting for Joel and Julia the whole way. “I love that she is strong and he loves her anyway. And some of these are new to me! “I realize it’s an odd choice, but they married young and grew together. I concur with the comments about A Severe Mercy, yet another one I’d love to reread. California residents can opt out of "sales" of personal data. There was an error submitting your subscription. I missed this on your FB or I would have added Rob and Laura Petrie (aka Dick van Dyke and Mary Tyler Moore) from The Dick van Dyke Show. . Share Tweet Pin Email. Great story! I love the Betsy-Tacy series and am blessed to have all 10 books in old hardbound library editions. I was just going to suggest Adam and Kristine from Parenthood, they way he loved her through her cancer, the way they work together with Max. “I *wish* Jo and Laurie had been a couple.”, 7. Doubtful. 19. Little Men was a good sequel. You'd be hard-pressed to find a more passionate couple than Gomez and Morticia Addams. This is a great list! Well, maybe Skinner. And my favorite real-life couple that I read about in a book would have to be Sheldon and Davy Vanauken, whose story is told by Sheldon in his life-changing (not exaggerating) memoir, “A Severe Mercy.” If you haven’t read it, I highly recommend! This video is about couples in movies, television shows, and books. They are fabulous. . The following 15 films stick out in our mind for their unforgettable romantic leads. I love that she lets him into her heart in spite of her stubbornness.”, 42. However, her publishers had different plans. In all things, they loved sacrificially toward one another. “They epitomize charm and chemistry.”, 35. Fictional couples? ), I was JUST thinking that maybe Rowling’s Hermione and Harry statement was because she had a Jo and Laurie longing! Thanks for the recommendation! It reminds me that marriage is the everyday.”, 43. 13. It is recommended by Diana Gabaldon and has a similar feel to the later books in the Outlander series that are set in North America. “She may not have been affectionate, but she was ready to die for him. “As long as we were together, nothing ever ailed me.”. They were rich, adventurous, glamorous and so in love…unfortunately, they lost a lot of friends…:-), The Harts are my favorite fictional couple! By Megan Riedlinger 8:29am PDT, Jul 18, 2019. Jimmy Fallon and Drew Barrymore, Fever Pitch. Most iconic movie couples of all time. More from Movies. Hysterical. A movie marriage I love is Robert and Mary from Rob Roy, although that movie is really hard to watch! Such great chemistry! Good List! Some famous couples in movies and TV shows have a bigger age gap than you might think. Susan and Gordon were probably the first happily married couple you ever saw on TV. The Dr Who couples are very good. Do I need to give Outlander a shot? He’s perfect for the books. So, I took a poll on my Twitter and on the Offical Hallmark Channel Fan Facebook group and asked who everyone’s top five fictional couples were in hopes to get a variety of responses. Since I saw this post on pinterest again, and we are getting close to Valentine’s day again, I have to add a couple that I’ve recently come to know and who I suspect will become a new favorite: Elizabeth (he calls her Boots, which I think is adorable) and Nathaniel from “Into the Wilderness” by Sara Donati. Who knew? '” (http://libraryhospital.blogspot.com/2011/02/romantic-passages-from-favorite-reads.html), Another good one, John Thornton and Margaret Hale from Gaskell’s North & South: http://libraryhospital.blogspot.com/2011/02/romantic-passages-from-favorite-reads_12.html. ‘You know, Betsy, we never quarrel when we’re together. My preference to read that series would be one right after another, so the characters and details remain fresh in my mind. I second Elinor Dashwood and Edward Ferrars, as well as Belle and the Beast! 18. I still feel so heartsick when I see a picture of Matthew and Mary…(Note to self: must.get.a.grip…they’re fictional characters! It’s old fashioned and lovely. These are just great love stories! Happily married couples in movies and on TV are hard to come by...but they do exist! And I just read Elenor and Park, so I’m adding them. Gomez and Morticia genuinely enjoy spending time together, share many interests, and are committed to their relationship. One of the most romantic stories ever. Love them. As a former elementary school librarian–and as a mom–I’ve had the delight of introducing many girls and their moms to Betsy and her friends. Why can't our lives be more like those in the OC? ), I know you said the Huxtables had the best marriage on TV, and I agree with you, but I feel compelled to say that I have one other couple who were the other best marriage on TV (in the same way, they tie for first place) Anna and the King of Siam. Plus, Cory and Topanga's relationship wasn't turbulence-free: It had its ups and downs, and when they did end up getting married, that marriage stood the test of time. I would just like to add Ben and Katie Jordan from “The Story of Us” [film], Steve and Miranda from “Sex and the City [tv] and Beauty and the Beast. What’ll about Robin Hood and maid Marian? Anne and Gilbert, Anne of Green Gables. I like Noah and Allie Calhoun from the Notebook. I absolutely love the Mitford series. Anna and William in Notting Hill. Love, love this!!! I read somewhere that Louisa did originally intend Jo to remain single like herself, since Jo was her literary counterpart. 39. I want to come home to you after work and tell you about my day. Arabella Bishop and Captain Blood in the book of the same name by Rafael Sabatini, and played in the movie by Olivia de Havilland and Errol Flynn. So if one of your favourite couples isn’t on here, I’m sorry. . A modern writer would have given that name to a bad guy. His business may be refrigeration, but he definitely keeps it hot with his wife (ba-dum dum). Matthew and Mary, Downton Abbey. Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy, Pride and Prejudice, 5. http://www.mcsweeneys.net/articles/i-regret-to-inform-you-that-my-wedding-to-captain-von-trapp-has-been-canceled, http://libraryhospital.blogspot.com/2011/02/romantic-passages-from-favorite-reads.html, http://libraryhospital.blogspot.com/2011/02/romantic-passages-from-favorite-reads_12.html, http://www.amazon.com/Mrs-Mike-Story-Katherine-Flannigan/dp/0425103285, Valentine's Day Blog Posts from Around the Web, 7QT: she is still banking Lenten sacrifice hours - call her happy. , (A whole lot of people named Claire and Jamie as their fictional favorites.). Ricky and Lucy. Now I’m longing more than ever to read the series again! ... TV and Movies. From Amazon: The song used in this video is "Enchanted" by Taylor Swift. Definitely Jim and Pam, (for T.V.) Great list and lots of great comments. I believe this makes Jane Austen the best represented author on your list. I’m sure there are others here who fall into my age demographic whose love lives were ruined by the unrealistic expectations their relationship set. They fit much better together IMO, and if I remember correctly, they ended up together in the finale. I was thinking the same thing. Hoban and Zoe Washburne (Wash and Zoe) from “Firefly.”, And if there is ever a post about favorite duos in fiction, I will add Young Ian and Rollo to that list! While there was plenty of heat between Max and Kyle, Synclaire and Overton's relationship (and eventual marriage) was sweet — a happy union between a laid-back guy and his lovably kooky lady. They fought that chemistry that was there from the beginning and finally gave in to the fate that had put them together in the first place. We never will, I really believe, when we are married. Valancy is my favourite heroine ever, and although I hate Barney’s name, he’s perfect for her. . We've all, at times, wished our life was like a TV show or movie. Not that I agreed with Rowling’s recent announcement about Harry and Hermione…. But, then, you’re younger than I am, so you might not have the “challenge” of forgetfulness. A couple search for each other years after the night they first met, fell in love, and separated, convinced that one day they'd end up together. A few weeks ago, I decided I wanted to know who the Hallmarkies favorite fictional couples were. marriage I’ve ever seen on tv.” (I LOVE their seesaw marriage.). I picked up a beautiful copy years ago at one of those “fill a grocery bag full of books and pay five dollars” sales. How fun (if a little bit zany) to add them to a list with Laurie and Jo, and then Jo and Mr. Baehr. (And I sobbed, profusely, when they lost each other. I love this list! Woot woot! I clicked to see if my favorite was there – Willow and Tara from Buffy – and found only hetero pairings. Also I read The Rosie Project after seeing your rec. I had so much fun reading this list, and all the comments! Amy and Laurie! Here, we have listed out couples who have not only made an unforgettable place for themselves in history, but also changed our lives in someway. Happy Valentine’s Day, suckers! Adam and Kristina had to deal with a lot over the course of five seasons, but as the series came to a close they were still going strong. 13 Queer Fictional Couples Who Will Melt Your Heart. I have been a BT fan since I was a kid. Betsy, you fit into my life as perfectly as a rose fits its stem. I sat next to a woman at a wedding reception, and the conversation turned to books and then Jamie and Claire. When it comes to many movie and TV couples, the age difference between the two characters can be substantial. . Love Boy Meets World, I bought them on DVD when it was finally released . Father Tim and Cynthia are a great couple. 21. Holy heteronormality, Batman. But I love the LOTR couples you suggested. Caroline, I think my lovely hardbound copy of Mrs. Mike was in my parents’ collection of books, but I’m not sure. Nathan and Hailey, One Tree Hill. Not mentioned yet, (least I didn’t see these): Sir Percy and Marguerite from The Scarlet Pimpernel. Has there ever been a "will they or won't they" couple that you've more desperately wanted a "will" for? Sign up for the BuzzFeed DIY newsletter! Veronica and Logan, Veronica Mars. Christy and Todd, the Christy Miller series. I need to renew my membership that I let lapse a few years ago. The most beautiful ever. . Your email address will not be published. I always remember a scene where there was a wardrobe malfunction (no flash, just his hand caught in her scarf), and the actor totally broke character & said “Hello? You and I match like the pieces of a broken coin.’ After a long pause, he said, ‘Love me always, Betsy! (the heartbreak, not the “get a grip.” ). Definitely Gilbert and Anne (for books) Definitely Grace Briggs and Bob Rueland (for Movies) and for randoms I would add The Fantastic Mr. Fox and Mrs. Fox. Maybe because they’re older? , Jonathan and Jennifer Hart from Hart to Hart. (Tolkien even referred to himself and his wife as Beren and Luthien. I also admire the love between Miss Kay and Phil Robertson on Duck Dynasty. and the fact that you included christy and todd (among my other favorites)? Harry/Ginny and Ron/Hermione…really? Jo and Laurie, Little Women. Awwwww.). (WHY was this show canceled…..sob). 20. I have that one sitting on my shelf right now, but haven’t been particularly motivated to open it. . Bridget Jones and Mark Darcy – in the books. . 11-16 4. “I love that they don’t take each other too seriously and their banter is fabulous.”, 40. However, there are many more couples in the history that have made an equal, perhaps larger, impact on mankind. Votes: 103,677 | Gross: $50.29M (Proof = the Disney Channel spin-off, Girl Meets World.). Agree with Parks and Rec AND Bob’s Burgers. “I love them because of their long friendship and I love them both as people. Peeta was completely selfless.”, 17. The duo headlined nine movies together, but they were more than just an actor and his leading lady. Mr. Rokesmith and Bella from Our Mutual Friend. They don’t look at all like they would fit, but they do. Self care and ideas to help you live a healthier, happier life. “I love the way they speak to one another so respectfully and I love that Ma doesn’t complain even when she clearly isn’t thrilled about all the adventuring, but she isn’t a doormat.