Episode #58 – Fictional Relationships (and Relationshipwrecks)

Romantic subplots drive so much story in western media.  In fact, romantic subplots might be the single most common trait among all genres of storytelling in all forms of media.  Love is always going to be part of the action, whether it’s comics, tv, or film. As in real life, in the fictional world, some couples work better together than others.  With so many examples of popular couples in the media, the panel will examine which romantic relationships work best and which don’t.

Credits

Panel:
Zack Slater
Frank Melman (on Twitter)
Tommy Smithereens (on Twitter)
Clifton (on Twitter)

Produced by Zack Slater

Produced/Edited by Clifton (on Twitter)

Engineered by Mike BlueLion209

Music: Arpy – Dan Henig  
Support by RFM – NCM: https://bit.ly/2xGHypM

Episode Notes – Fictional Relationships (and Relationshipwrecks)

“This one has been asking for a woman named Lois” from New Frontier

Superman & Wonder Woman in New 52

Superman and Wonder Woman in Kingdom Come

Superman & Lashina almost happened in Superman: The Animated Series & Batman Beyond

More on that over at CBR

Superman & Big Barda from John Bryne’s Superman

Green Arrow & Black Canary

Buffy and Angel

Buffy and Spike

Willow and Tara

Scott Pilgrim and Romona Flowers

Daredevil and Elektra from Man Without Fear

Daredevil: Yellow

Matt and Karen Page from Daredevil: Yellow

Terry McGunnis & Dana from Batman Beyond

Terry McGunnis and Melanie Walker from Batman Beyond

Terry and Melanie both late

Spider-Man and Black Cat

Black Cat likes the mask

Peter Parker and Liz Allen from The Spectacular Spider-Man

Barney and Robin from How I Met Your Mother

Ted and Zoey from How I Met Your Mother

Haley and Dylan from Modern Family

Zack and Kelly from Saved by the Bell

Paul and Jamie from Mad About You


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