There’s also an email list-serv for BT fans. Eric and Tammi Taylor, Friday Night Lights. poll, and good golly they surely deserve to. A movie marriage I love is Robert and Mary from Rob Roy, although that movie is really hard to watch! (Lord of the Rings) Both top notch of examples of love, sacrifice, loyalty, and courage in hard times, but so sweet together! I loved it and remember it fondly. They fit much better together IMO, and if I remember correctly, they ended up together in the finale. Thankyou for this wonderful list, so many books and movies have been added to my list to watch and read. I especially like Katniss and Peeta, Beatrice and Benedict, and Marshall and Lily. Susan and Gordon were probably the first happily married couple you ever saw on TV. 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. Drinking martinis, solving crimes, and just being a generally amazing duo (with an adorable dog to boot). And if you get the Audiobooks, John McDonough does the most fabulous job reading. Doubtful. I have to go find those books because that made me cry…. And, because they’re just hilarious together. “I love you and I like you.” They’re my second-favorite TV couple ever (after Charles and Caroline Ingalls) because their marriage has its ups and downs, but they love each other steadfastly through everything. I used to own that movie, love love love love it. I picked up a beautiful copy years ago at one of those “fill a grocery bag full of books and pay five dollars” sales. . She was just a big ole pain! Jane and Mr Rochester, and Clare and Jamie from books are wonderful, but I shed so many tears over Landon and Jamie’s romance in A Walk To Remember – another Nicholas Sparks book. Bob Rueland and Grace Briggs, Return to Me. It has “Shirry Erickson 1947” (maybe a nickname for Shirley?) So many great couples and it was fun to see some of the reasons people chose. ” I love that though they both went through very hard things they were still hopeful and I love how sweetly the romance played out, not your usual sex fueled “romance” that you see so much now, just a sweet, slow falling in love.”, 37. 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. Hannah and Nathan Coulter, Hannah Coulter. 29 of 33. We've all, at times, wished our life was like a TV show or movie. 12. I don’t even know anyone who’s well read enough to know who Captain Wentworth, Mr. Knightly, Anne/Gilbert, Beatrice/Benedict, Mr. Rochester, Margaret Hale/Thornton, Jo/Baehr etc ARE, let alone put them down as beloved couples. 23 Fictional Couples Who Will Restore Your Faith In Marriage Happily married couples in movies and on TV are hard to come by...but they do exist! 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. Tears. I read that book many years ago, Christina — and yes, they truly did have a beautiful romance. I love this list. There was an error submitting your subscription. I notice that three of Jane Austen’s six novels are listed on your book list. (And I sobbed, profusely, when they lost each other. !”, 36. Leslie Knope and Ben Wyatt from Parks and Recreation. Seriously? 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. “Total opposites, but they balance each other. Hannah and Tice Fowler (one of my favorite books). And Flynn and deHaviland again in The Adventures of Robin Hood and They Died with Their Boots On. , Yes! But however true that may be, when it comes to famous couples, these two were never actually an item. No Homer and Marge Simpson? Fry & Leela (Futurama). You understand me, I guess. (Dr.Who) She literally made him who he was, and he delighted in her. I love that she lets him into her heart in spite of her stubbornness.”, 42. Movies. 11-16 4. Haven’t seen that one … yet. It seems like a big commitment. Their relationship shows that even if you never make it to Paradise Falls, marriage itself is an amazing adventure. Here are some I haven’t seen listed: Rhett and Scarlett They were in movies together and later had a tv show. “I love to see Logan melt for Veronica.”, 33. Harry/Ginny and Ron/Hermione…really? Did you know there is a Betsy-Tacy Society? They’re one of my very favourite characters. Little Men was a good sequel. “Love was fun, sacrificial, and constant through good times and bad.”. 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. Read on and prepare to swoon. He’s perfect for the books. Harry and Sally, When Harry Met Sally. Kevin and Winnie from the Wonder Years… my first introduction to true love. 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. 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 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. Anna and William in Notting Hill. Showing my age, I guess, I loved Dawson and Joey (Dawson’s Creek) when I was a teenager, I had notebooks full of all the quotes from the TV series that I would scribble down as I watched. ), Actually I never thought there was any romantic chemistry being Jo and Laurie. . ), 24, Marshall and Lily, How I Met Your Mother. 20. 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. ), I haven’t seen any Dr. Who yet! Some were based on real couples, and some are simply the ultimate in fictitious #goals. She makes her thoughts known and when she has to put her foot down, she does and he listens. 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. Director: Peter Chelsom | Stars: John Cusack, Kate Beckinsale, Jeremy Piven, Bridget Moynahan. So for all you lovers out there – or just lovers of good cinema – here are our top ten badass movie couples. I had to google them–I’ve never heard of them before! I just watched the whole series thru amazon prime and loved it! The singer and the actor fell in love while starring in the movie The Last Song. By the way, the best Jane Austen couple of them all is Admiral and Mrs. Croft from Persuasion. Other faves: Kathleen Kelly and Joe Fox, Matthew and Mary (Downton Abbey), Peeta and Katniss, You’ve got Kathleen Kelly and Joe Fox twice (I love them too! Your choices are great. This couple is actually played by the brother/sister duo of Garry and Penny Marshall. “Two self-sufficient, intelligent people and a beautiful display of the vulnerability involved in loving and allowing oneself to be loved.”, 4. Surprisingly, even fictional characters from movies and television have impacted our lives. Or most of it. It’s better with Ron and Hermione.”, 15. I like Noah and Allie Calhoun from the Notebook. Kathleen Kelly and Joe Fox, You’ve Got Mail. ... TV and Movies. I have to add Diana Bishop & Matthew DeClairmont and Isabeau and Phillipe DeClairmont from The Discovery of Witches trilogy this year! Either way, what bliss.". and the fact that you included christy and todd (among my other favorites)? Good mood, bad mood, ugly, pretty, handsome, what have you, the right person is still going to think the sun shines out your ass. Jack and Kate, Lost. I am glad that Jo did finally marry her Professor and inherit Plumfield. I don’t need to think what I’m saying or guard my words. Who knew? Captain & Anne Wentworth. Consider the fact that he legit died for her…. Scarlett and Ashley From Martin and Gina to Darius and Nina, here are some of the best couples in TV and film history. 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. Oh my. 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. I read and loved it many years ago. The following 15 films stick out in our mind for their unforgettable romantic leads. Share Tweet Pin Email. They're creepy, they're kooky...and they're perfect for each other. Maybe because they’re older? I still equate true love with reading all the same books as each other. Thanks for this delightful post today, Anne! Pam and Jim weren't the only happily married couple on The Office — you can't forget Bob and Phyllis! smile They became one of the most endearing and “real” fictional couples for me, and I adored them and their wonderful relationship. Crystal Lake, New Jersey: Friday the 13th: Paramount Pictures A city where Camp Crystal Lake is located. Want awesome DIY tips in your inbox three times a week? "CBS and its sponsor, Philip Morris cigarettes, were adamantly opposed to this," Kathleen Brady, the author of Lucille: The Life of Lucille Ball, told NPR. Not sure why I didn’t think of Jane and Rochester. They were rich, adventurous, glamorous and so in love…unfortunately, they lost a lot of friends…:-), The Harts are my favorite fictional couple! what about hazel and augustus and tris and four? It was fun while it lasted. Both of them went uncredited and seemingly only did the movie for the fun of it. They so do. P.S. Movies. The show has many virtues, but obviously the one most relevant to this post is Lena and Stef's relationship. (Sob. 13. written by Lexi Nisita. Betsy, you fit into my life as perfectly as a rose fits its stem. I loved the chemistry Clinton Kelly and Stacy London had on What Not to Wear. 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. 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. In real life, what happens at the end of a movie is only the beginning. My goal was to get 100 responses and I got 99. Love, love this!!! Peter Parker and Mary Jane Watson. 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? California residents can opt out of "sales" of personal data. It does happen! Sign up for the BuzzFeed DIY newsletter! The lives only half-lived, the subtle nuances of growing love, and two stunning performances are what lands this duo as one of the best movie couples of … Henry and Claire ( time Traveler ’ s six novels are listed your... 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