History FanPreferredCouple / WesternAnimation

2nd Dec '16 11:21:11 AM Pichu-kun
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** Mabel/Pacifica (Mabcifica) is very popular due to people liking how their personalities would work together. There's a good chunk of ShipToShipCombat between it and Dipcifica fans, though a SiblingTriangle is avoided in most fanworks.

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** Mabel/Pacifica (Mabcifica) (Mabifica) is very popular due to people liking how their personalities would work together. There's a good chunk of ShipToShipCombat between it and Dipcifica fans, though a SiblingTriangle is avoided in most fanworks.
1st Dec '16 9:16:56 PM Pichu-kun
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* ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'': The Zuko/Katara (aka "Zutara") fanbase is legendary. The "Ember Island Players" episode [[FandomNod lampshaded this tendency heavily]] with a play that put Zuko and Katara together and having her refer to Aang, repeatedly, as [[LikeBrotherAndSister "like a little brother"]].

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* ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'': ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'':
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The Zuko/Katara (aka "Zutara") fanbase is legendary. The "Ember Island Players" episode [[FandomNod lampshaded this tendency heavily]] with a play that put Zuko and Katara together and having her refer to Aang, repeatedly, as [[LikeBrotherAndSister "like a little brother"]].brother"]].
** Despite Sokka having a canon girlfriend in Suki, more people ship him with Toph (who canonically has a PrecociousCrush on him).



* ''WesternAnimation/GeneratorRex''

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* ''WesternAnimation/GeneratorRex''''WesternAnimation/GeneratorRex'':



* ''WesternAnimation/{{Jem}}'' has Stormer/Kimber. The ship spawned due to "The Bands Break Up", which involved Stormer and Kimber developing an incredibly LesYay laden RomanticTwoGirlFriendship. It [[StatusQuoIsGod never gets referenced]] after Stormer goes back to The Misfits and Kimber has at least two boyfriends during the course of the series, but that hasn't stopped fans from writing them as best friends or having Kimber end up with Stormer sometime post-series. The ''ComicBook/JemAndTheHolograms'' reboot outright made them an OfficialCouple from the start.



** [[ToyShip Pairing The girls with]] [[DistaffCounterpart their Rowdyruff Boys counterparts]] is ''the'' most popular shipping target of the fandom. This was lampshaded in season six's "City Of Clipsville", which was intended as a TakeThat to the shippers. [[MisaimedFandom It was actually embraced by the shippers]].

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** [[ToyShip Pairing The the girls with]] [[DistaffCounterpart their Rowdyruff Boys counterparts]] is ''the'' most popular shipping target of the fandom. This was lampshaded in season six's "City Of Clipsville", which was intended as a TakeThat to the shippers. [[MisaimedFandom It was actually embraced by the shippers]].



* ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'': Beast Boy/Raven shippers. The creators of the show repeatedly stated that Beast Boy/Raven would never happen, yet it was an increasingly popular to the point where it's considered intentional by a large chunk of fans and it's the [[ShipMates preferred complementary ship for Starfire/Robin shippers]]. At the very least a substantially large amount of people preferred it to the official canon couple of Beast Boy and Terra (the difference on FF.net is about ''twelvefold'' in the romance category), and popular enough to occasionally get a bone thrown at them in the mainstream comics. The animated comedy ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitansGo'' has completly embraced the pairing, dedicating several moments and whole episodes to their relationship.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'': Beast Boy/Raven shippers.Boy/Raven. The creators of the show repeatedly stated that Beast Boy/Raven would never happen, yet it was an increasingly popular to the point where it's considered intentional by a large chunk of fans and it's the [[ShipMates preferred complementary ship for Starfire/Robin shippers]]. At the very least a substantially large amount of people preferred it to the official canon couple of Beast Boy and Terra (the difference on FF.net is about ''twelvefold'' in the romance category), and popular enough to occasionally get a bone thrown at them in the mainstream comics. The animated comedy ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitansGo'' has completly embraced the pairing, dedicating several moments and whole episodes to their relationship.



* ''WesternAnimation/{{Jem}}'' has Stormer/Kimber. The ship spawned due to "The Bands Break Up", which involved Stormer and Kimber developing an incredibly LesYay laden RomanticTwoGirlFriendship. It [[StatusQuoIsGod never gets referenced]] after Stormer goes back to The Misfits and Kimber has at least two boyfriends during the course of the series, but that hasn't stopped fans from writing them as best friends or having Kimber end up with Stormer sometime post-series. The ''ComicBook/JemAndTheHolograms'' reboot outright made them an OfficialCouple from the start.
1st Dec '16 7:11:01 PM Pichu-kun
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* ''WesternAnimation/CodenameKidsNextDoor'': Just about ''any'' non-canonical pairing involving Nigel Uno is more popular than his canon relationship with Lizzie -- though the most popular seems to be Nigel/Rachel (1/362).

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* ''WesternAnimation/CodenameKidsNextDoor'': Just about ''any'' non-canonical pairing involving Nigel Uno is more popular than his canon relationship with Lizzie -- though the most popular seems to be Nigel/Rachel (1/362).(1/362), with Nigel/Abigail (1/5) as the second most popular.



* ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls'' gives [[{{Adorkable}} Dipper]] and [[GenkiGirl Mabel]], who fit pretty nicely into the SavvyGuyEnergeticGirl archetypes perfectly and are extremely close to each other. There's just one detail in that, [[IncestYayShipping they're brother and sister]], twins at that. [[ToyShip And they're both 12.]] No, this doesn't deter the fanbase one bit in case you were wondering. It even has its own PortmanteauCoupleName, Pinecest.

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* ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls'' ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls'':
** ''Gravity Falls''
gives [[{{Adorkable}} Dipper]] and [[GenkiGirl Mabel]], who fit pretty nicely into the SavvyGuyEnergeticGirl archetypes perfectly and are extremely close to each other. There's just one detail in that, [[IncestYayShipping they're brother and sister]], twins at that. [[ToyShip And they're both 12.]] No, this doesn't deter the fanbase one bit in case you were wondering. It even has its own PortmanteauCoupleName, Pinecest.



** The other popular ship in the fandom happens to be Dipper/[[DefrostingIceQueen Pacifica]] (Dipcifica for short). Heavily teased by the creators during "Northwest Mansion Mystery".
** Alternative circles of fans, like on the AO3, have Dipper/Bill as one of the most popular couples. Mabel/Pacifica is also very popular.

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** The other popular ship in the fandom happens to be Dipper/[[DefrostingIceQueen Pacifica]] (Dipcifica for short). Heavily teased by the creators during "Northwest Mansion Mystery".
Mystery" and [[spoiler:made canon (on Dipper's side at least) in a post-series book.]]
** Alternative circles of fans, like on the AO3, have Dipper/Bill as one of the most popular couples.
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Mabel/Pacifica (Mabcifica) is also very popular.popular due to people liking how their personalities would work together. There's a good chunk of ShipToShipCombat between it and Dipcifica fans, though a SiblingTriangle is avoided in most fanworks.



*** Later on in the series, a good amount of the fandom eventually gravitated towards [[spoiler: Korrasami due to Makorra and Masami both failing and the [[LesYay chemistry]] going on between the girls. At the end, Korrasami became the OfficialCouple.]]

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*** ** Korra/Asami was a small but popular crack ship alternative to Mako/Korra and Korra/Asami during book 1. Later on in the series, a good amount of the fandom eventually gravitated towards [[spoiler: Korrasami due to Makorra [[spoiler:Makorra and Masami both failing failing]] and the [[LesYay chemistry]] going on between the girls. At the end, Korrasami [[spoiler:Korrasami became the OfficialCouple.]]]]



** A lot of het ships. Also Derpy Hooves and Dr. Hooves are very popular together, to the point of the Doctor being considered the father of Derpy's fanon daughter Dinky.
*** The episode "Slice of Life" has the Doctor has the one pony Derpy turns to and one of the few ponies that does not view her as a walking disaster (the Doctor even let's Derpy walk around his "workshop" and play around without a care) and towards the end Derpy gives the Doctor a sweet hug. Let this ship sail!
** While the vast majority of the cast is shipped with everyone else, [[FanNickname Lyra and Bon Bon]] tend to be paired almost exclusively which each other. Case in point, do a search for either character and you'll get almost nothing but Lyra/Bon Bon pictures, whereas if you try a similar search with any other characters you'll probably get five or six different pairings before you get past the first page. There are outliers that pair them up with other characters, of course, but the pairing is so widespread in the fandom that in most fanworks its assumed to be the case unless it's explicitly stated otherwise.
*** When the two met up at a Ponyville market in [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E19PuttingYourHoofDown Putting Your Hoof Down]], their saddle bags had each other's cutie mark on them.
*** And ''then'' [[GoesToEleven sent over the top]] by their human versions' "love duet" performance in ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyEquestriaGirlsRainbowRocks''.
*** While "Slice of Life" had them constantly refer to themselves as 'best friends', their constantly looking at each other with bedroom eyes and having blatantly romantic body language has many in the fandom convinced that not only has their ship sailed it is on an around-the-world journey.

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** A lot of het ships. Also Derpy Hooves and Dr. Hooves are very popular together, to the point of the Doctor being considered the father of Derpy's fanon daughter Dinky.
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Dinky. The episode "Slice of Life" has the Doctor has the one pony Derpy turns to and one of the few ponies that does not view her as a walking disaster (the Doctor even let's Derpy walk around his "workshop" and play around without a care) and towards the end Derpy gives the Doctor a sweet hug. Let this ship sail!
** While the vast majority of the cast is shipped with everyone else, [[FanNickname Lyra and Bon Bon]] tend to be paired almost exclusively which each other. Case in point, do a search for either character and you'll get almost nothing but Lyra/Bon Bon pictures, whereas if you try a similar search with any other characters you'll probably get five or six different pairings before you get past the first page. There are outliers that pair them up with other characters, of course, but the pairing is so widespread in the fandom that in most fanworks its assumed to be the case unless it's explicitly stated otherwise.
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otherwise. When the two met up at a Ponyville market in [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E19PuttingYourHoofDown Putting Your Hoof Down]], their saddle bags had each other's cutie mark on them.
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them And ''then'' [[GoesToEleven sent over the top]] by their human versions' "love duet" performance in ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyEquestriaGirlsRainbowRocks''.
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''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyEquestriaGirlsRainbowRocks''. While "Slice of Life" had them constantly refer to themselves as 'best friends', their constantly looking at each other with bedroom eyes and having blatantly romantic body language has many in the fandom convinced that not only has their ship sailed it is on an around-the-world journey.



** While pretty much every main character is a LauncherOfAThousandShips and the main characters are paired in every combination, the most popular ships seem to be Dash/Pinkie, Dash/Applejack, Dash/Fluttershy, and Rarity/Applejack. These are in large part due to their chemistry and to their screentime together, especially in early episodes.



* In ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb'':

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* In ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb'':



* ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls'', Professor Utonium and Ms. Keane has a strong fan following. They were the subject of one episode late into the series, and it was thoroughly deconstructed [[spoiler:and eventually annulled by Ms. Keane's cat, with the Professor having an aversion to cats due to one being the BigBad of [[ContinuityNod an earlier episode]].]]
** [[ToyShip Pairing the girls with]] [[DistaffCounterpart their Rowdyruff Boys counterparts]] is ''the'' most popular shipping target of the fandom. This was lampshaded in season six's "City Of Clipsville", which was intended as a TakeThat to the shippers. [[MisaimedFandom It was actually embraced by the shippers]].

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* ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls'', ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls'':
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Professor Utonium and Ms. Keane has a strong fan following. They were the subject of one episode late into the series, and it was thoroughly deconstructed [[spoiler:and eventually annulled by Ms. Keane's cat, with the Professor having an aversion to cats due to one being the BigBad of [[ContinuityNod an earlier episode]].]]
** [[ToyShip Pairing the The girls with]] [[DistaffCounterpart their Rowdyruff Boys counterparts]] is ''the'' most popular shipping target of the fandom. This was lampshaded in season six's "City Of Clipsville", which was intended as a TakeThat to the shippers. [[MisaimedFandom It was actually embraced by the shippers]].



* Even though ''WesternAnimation/RocketPower'' was mostly NoHuggingNoKissing, there's a large following for Twister/Reggie. It's the most commonly encountered pairing in Rocket power fanfiction.

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* Even though ''WesternAnimation/RocketPower'' was mostly NoHuggingNoKissing, there's a large following for Twister/Reggie. It's the most commonly encountered pairing in Rocket power ''Rocket Power'' fanfiction.



** Since then starting with Zombie Island, Fred/Daphne started being played with more directly to a split base.

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** Since then starting with Zombie Island, ''Zombie Island'', Fred/Daphne started being played with more directly to a split base.



* ''WesternAnimation/{{Superjail}}'', Since the beginning, many fans have embraced the idea of Warden/Mistress (Misden or Wardess) getting together, most of the time [[FoeYayShipping being aware that they are foes]]. As of Season 3, this does not appear possible.

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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Superjail}}'', ''WesternAnimation/{{Superjail}}'':
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Since the beginning, many fans have embraced the idea of Warden/Mistress (Misden or Wardess) getting together, most of the time [[FoeYayShipping being aware that they are foes]]. As of Season 3, this does not appear possible.



* ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'': Beast Boy/Raven shippers. The creators of the show repeatedly stated that Beast Boy/Raven would never happen, yet it was an increasingly popular and a [[ShipMates preferred complementary ship for Starfire/Robin shippers]]. At the very least a substantially large amount of people preferred it to the official canon couple of Beast Boy and Terra (the difference on FF.net is about ''twelvefold'' in the romance category), and popular enough to occasionally get a bone thrown at them in the mainstream comics. The animated comedy ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitansGo'' has completly embraced the pairing, dedicating several moments and whole episodes to their relationship.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'': Beast Boy/Raven shippers. The creators of the show repeatedly stated that Beast Boy/Raven would never happen, yet it was an increasingly popular to the point where it's considered intentional by a large chunk of fans and a it's the [[ShipMates preferred complementary ship for Starfire/Robin shippers]]. At the very least a substantially large amount of people preferred it to the official canon couple of Beast Boy and Terra (the difference on FF.net is about ''twelvefold'' in the romance category), and popular enough to occasionally get a bone thrown at them in the mainstream comics. The animated comedy ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitansGo'' has completly embraced the pairing, dedicating several moments and whole episodes to their relationship.



* ''WesternAnimation/TotalDrama''

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* ''WesternAnimation/TotalDrama''''WesternAnimation/TotalDrama'':



* ''WesternAnimation/TotallySpies'', [[OneTrueThreesome Sam/Alex/Clover]] ship. It doesn't help that most of the boys the three are interested in tend to be [[GirlOfTheWeek one-shots]], bar [[RecurringCharacter their fellow spy Blaine]].

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* ''WesternAnimation/TotallySpies'', ''WesternAnimation/TotallySpies'':
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[[OneTrueThreesome Sam/Alex/Clover]] ship. It doesn't help that most of the boys the three are interested in tend to be [[GirlOfTheWeek one-shots]], bar [[RecurringCharacter their fellow spy Blaine]].



* ''WesternAnimation/TransformersPrime''

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* ''WesternAnimation/TransformersPrime''''WesternAnimation/TransformersPrime'':



* In ''WesternAnimation/XMenEvolution'', while Scott/Rogue was a favorite of many of the shows creators (and had a large fanbase to speak of), fan support for Gambit/Rogue was so popular that eventually the writers gave an entire episode devoting time to the possibility, and the last image of the series suggested they were together.
** Interesting fact is that the writers, in the first scene Rogue and Gambit shared, had apparently intended to insinuate a ''past'' relationship between them (or so it is claimed); fandom was strong enough that if this plan was ever in the cards, it was ''dis''carded in favour of actually developing their chemistry onscreen, even if just for one episode.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/XMenEvolution'', while Scott/Rogue was a favorite of many of the shows creators (and had a large fanbase to speak of), fan support for Gambit/Rogue was so popular that eventually the writers gave an entire episode devoting time to the possibility, and the last image of the series suggested they were together.
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together. Interesting fact is that the writers, in the first scene Rogue and Gambit shared, had apparently intended to insinuate a ''past'' relationship between them (or so it is claimed); fandom was strong enough that if this plan was ever in the cards, it was ''dis''carded in favour of actually developing their chemistry onscreen, even if just for one episode.


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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Jem}}'' has Stormer/Kimber. The ship spawned due to "The Bands Break Up", which involved Stormer and Kimber developing an incredibly LesYay laden RomanticTwoGirlFriendship. It [[StatusQuoIsGod never gets referenced]] after Stormer goes back to The Misfits and Kimber has at least two boyfriends during the course of the series, but that hasn't stopped fans from writing them as best friends or having Kimber end up with Stormer sometime post-series. The ''ComicBook/JemAndTheHolograms'' reboot outright made them an OfficialCouple from the start.
20th Nov '16 2:19:43 AM WanderingBrowser
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* In ''WesternAnimation/TinyToonAdventures'', EnsembleDarkHorse Fifi la Fume is occasionally depicted as the target of a crush by Hampton J. Pig. In the fandom, very few acknowledge this, as most prefer to portray Fifi finding love with her male feline classmate, Furrball. This stems predominantly from the fact that Fifi having a crush on Furrball is canon to one episode (although it goes nowhere, Furrball's dislike of Fifi as a SmellySkunk has to do with her stench and he doesn't dislike her as a person), the fact that this would further Fifi's resemblance to her inspiration[[note]]Fifi is a {{Gender Flip}}ped expy of WesternAnimation/PepeLaPew, whose running (if somewhat reluctant) love interest is the female Penelope Cat[[/note]], and the fact that Furrball is a [[TheChewTow sympathetically unlucky, unloved and abused]] UnpopularPopularCharacter and Fifi is an EnsembleDarkHorse with a lot of love to give.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/TinyToonAdventures'', EnsembleDarkHorse Fifi la Fume is occasionally depicted as the target of a crush by Hampton J. Pig. In the fandom, very few acknowledge this, as most prefer to portray Fifi finding love with her male feline classmate, Furrball. This stems predominantly from the fact that Fifi having a crush on Furrball is canon to one episode (although it goes nowhere, Furrball's dislike of Fifi as a SmellySkunk has to do with her stench and he doesn't dislike her as a person), the fact that this would further Fifi's resemblance to her inspiration[[note]]Fifi is a {{Gender Flip}}ped expy of WesternAnimation/PepeLaPew, WesternAnimation/PepeLePew, whose running (if somewhat reluctant) love interest is the female Penelope Cat[[/note]], and the fact that Furrball is a [[TheChewTow [[TheChewToy sympathetically unlucky, unloved and abused]] UnpopularPopularCharacter and Fifi is an EnsembleDarkHorse with a lot of love to give.
20th Nov '16 2:18:19 AM WanderingBrowser
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* ''WesternAnimation/InvaderZim'' is a NoHuggingNoKissing show, but still has several common pairings. The most popular ([[BrokenBase but also most reviled]]) is the perceived FoeYay between [[TheNapoleon Zim]] and his rival, [[SympatheticInspectorAntagonist Dib]].

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* ''WesternAnimation/InvaderZim'' is a NoHuggingNoKissing show, but still has several common pairings. The most popular ([[BrokenBase but also most reviled]]) is the perceived FoeYay between [[TheNapoleon Zim]] and his rival, [[SympatheticInspectorAntagonist Dib]]. For a straight example, Zim and Gaz (Dib's malevolent little sister) is also extremely popular, with Dib and Tak (a [[EnsembleDarkHorse one-episode wonder]] female Irken invader) being less popular than either of the aforementioned, but still a major presence in the fandom.


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* In ''WesternAnimation/TinyToonAdventures'', EnsembleDarkHorse Fifi la Fume is occasionally depicted as the target of a crush by Hampton J. Pig. In the fandom, very few acknowledge this, as most prefer to portray Fifi finding love with her male feline classmate, Furrball. This stems predominantly from the fact that Fifi having a crush on Furrball is canon to one episode (although it goes nowhere, Furrball's dislike of Fifi as a SmellySkunk has to do with her stench and he doesn't dislike her as a person), the fact that this would further Fifi's resemblance to her inspiration[[note]]Fifi is a {{Gender Flip}}ped expy of WesternAnimation/PepeLaPew, whose running (if somewhat reluctant) love interest is the female Penelope Cat[[/note]], and the fact that Furrball is a [[TheChewTow sympathetically unlucky, unloved and abused]] UnpopularPopularCharacter and Fifi is an EnsembleDarkHorse with a lot of love to give.
20th Oct '16 6:10:59 AM capthanos
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** The other popular ship in the fandom happens to be Dipper/[[DefrostingIceQueen Pacifica]] (Dipcifica for short). Heavily teased by the creators during "Northwest Mansion Mystery". The final episode [[spoiler: neither confirms nor denies this.]]

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** The other popular ship in the fandom happens to be Dipper/[[DefrostingIceQueen Pacifica]] (Dipcifica for short). Heavily teased by the creators during "Northwest Mansion Mystery". The final episode [[spoiler: neither confirms nor denies this.]]
19th Oct '16 8:51:24 PM capthanos
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** One of the really popular ships in the fandom happens to be Dipper/[[DefrostingIceQueen Pacifica]] (Dipcifica for short). Heavily teased by the creators during "Northwest Mansion Mystery". The final episode [[spoiler: neither confirms nor denies this.]]
** The other most popular ship in the fandom, despite their age differences, is Dipper and Wendy (Wendip for short) given their incredible chemistry.

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** One of the really most popular ships in the fandom, despite their age differences, is Dipper and Wendy (Wendip for short) given their incredible chemistry.
** The other popular ship
in the fandom happens to be Dipper/[[DefrostingIceQueen Pacifica]] (Dipcifica for short). Heavily teased by the creators during "Northwest Mansion Mystery". The final episode [[spoiler: neither confirms nor denies this.]]
** The other most popular ship in the fandom, despite their age differences, is Dipper and Wendy (Wendip for short) given their incredible chemistry.
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19th Oct '16 9:25:29 AM capthanos
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** The other most popular ship in the fandom, despite their age differences, is Dipper and Wendy given their incredible chemistry.

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** The other most popular ship in the fandom, despite their age differences, is Dipper and Wendy (Wendip for short) given their incredible chemistry.
18th Oct '16 7:16:37 PM capthanos
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** Thankfully, the most popular ship in the fandom appears to be Dipper/[[DefrostingIceQueen Pacifica]] (Dipcifica for short). Heavily teased by the creators during "Northwest Mansion Mystery". The final episode [[spoiler: neither confirms nor denies this.]]
** The other most popular ship on the show, despite their age differences, is Dipper and Wendy given their chemistry.

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** Thankfully, One of the most really popular ship ships in the fandom appears happens to be Dipper/[[DefrostingIceQueen Pacifica]] (Dipcifica for short). Heavily teased by the creators during "Northwest Mansion Mystery". The final episode [[spoiler: neither confirms nor denies this.]]
** The other most popular ship on in the show, fandom, despite their age differences, is Dipper and Wendy given their incredible chemistry.
18th Oct '16 4:38:52 PM capthanos
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** The other most popular ship on the show, despite their age differences, is Dipper and Wendy given their chemistry.
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