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Staff Picks: Our Favorite TV Couples

The greatest strength of the TV format is that it allows characters to develop over a length of time. This is not just true with individuals, but relationships between characters. For this reason, as great as movie romances are, they can’t complete with fleshed out TV romances. So, with it being Valentine’s Day, the staff of The Pop Break came together to list off TV couples we love.
Here are our Favorite TV Couples. Fair warning, there are SPOILERS, so read each entry at your own risk. ...

Barry and Iris from The Flash

With all the love floating in the air this month, I think most of it overflows from Barry Allen (Grant Gustin) and Iris West’s (Candice Patton) relationship on The Flash. I’m sure you’re familiar with Barry as the man who is faster than the speed of light, but you should get acquainted with Iris and Barry’s relationship goals.
The series introduced viewers to a guy who was in love with his childhood friend, Iris, who had no idea romance could even exist between the two of them. After a few seasons of dating other people, being together in parallel universes, and close encounters that were disrupted by alternate timelines, Barry and Iris finally got together by the third season.

Their fondness for each other can be seen as ideal for modern-day “wholesome” TV shows. Barry is a crime scene investigator moonlighting as a multi-verse crime-fighting superhero solely devoted to an interdependent journalist, who is not only romantically committed to Barry but faithful to the S.T.A.R. Labs crew that now includes her brother, Kid Flash. This TV couple’s love story is definitely one worth tuning in for . . . and then tweeting, tumblring, and fan-fictioning about.

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