History Main / RelationshipUpgrade

12th Dec '17 6:13:49 PM Gamermaster
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* Hori and Miyamura from ''Manga/{{Horimiya}}'' start dating when Hori's father asks if they're already going out (Hori initially stutters, but gives a very annoyed "yes").

to:

* Hori and Miyamura from ''Manga/{{Horimiya}}'' start dating when Hori's father asks if they're already going out (Hori initially stutters, but gives a very annoyed "yes")."yes, you got a problem with that?").
7th Dec '17 3:38:32 PM Wyldchyld
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}''; Jaune and Pyrrha finally share a kiss in the Season 3 Finale. [[spoiler: The relationship does not last, as Pyrrha dies trying to defeat [[BigBad Cinder]] in the next scene]].
30th Oct '17 11:49:24 PM SamuraiGal
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* ''WesternAnimation/SamuraiJack'': Jack and [[spoiler:Ashi]] in the eighth episode of season five, after she tried to kill him earlier in the season and then [[HeelFaceTurn becoming his companion]], the episode ends with their BigDamnKiss after a monster fight.

to:

* ''WesternAnimation/SamuraiJack'': Jack and [[spoiler:Ashi]] in the eighth episode of season five, after she tried to kill him earlier in the season (due to being brainwashed and lied to by her evil mother) and then [[HeelFaceTurn becoming his companion]], companion once she found out the truth]], the episode ends with their BigDamnKiss after a monster fight.
26th Oct '17 12:55:55 AM Pamina
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* ''Series/SesameStreet'': Maria and Luis were {{Just Friends}} and co-workers for years, but when Sonia Manzano (Maria's actress] became pregnant and it was decided to [[WrittenInInfirmity write her pregnancy into the show]], the two fell in love, were wed in a landmark episode, and have been {{Happily Married}} ever since.
28th Sep '17 7:28:13 AM Gamermaster
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* Hori and Miyamura from ''Manga/{{Horimiya}} start dating when Hori's father asks if they're already going out (Hori initially stutters, but gives a very annoyed "yes").

to:

* Hori and Miyamura from ''Manga/{{Horimiya}} ''Manga/{{Horimiya}}'' start dating when Hori's father asks if they're already going out (Hori initially stutters, but gives a very annoyed "yes").
24th Sep '17 10:12:09 PM Gamermaster
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* Hori and Miyamura from ''Manga/{{Horimiya}} start dating when Hori's father asks if they're already going out (Hori initially stutters, but gives a very annoyed "yes").
2nd Sep '17 4:43:33 PM Berrenta
Is there an issue? Send a Message


Most commonly broadcasted with a FirstKiss, but every once in a while you find a more… drastic variant (GladToBeAliveSex comes to mind). Compare RelationshipReveal--a moment where an implied but existing couple becomes canon. A move from casual to serious can involve IGotYouADrawer. Also compare TheyDo--the point past which the RomanceArc is concluded and the relationship becomes a constant that feeds ''other'' plot threads. Contrast DerailingLoveInterests-- where a relationship downgrade happens to a RomanticFalseLead so an OfficialCouple can be hooked up. Though they often coincide (e.g. in a LastMinuteHookup) the two are far from synonymous; a RelationshipUpgrade can be the beginning of hardships, trials and tribulations that the relationship may not survive at all.

to:

Most commonly broadcasted with a FirstKiss, but every once in a while you find a more… drastic variant (GladToBeAliveSex comes to mind). Compare RelationshipReveal--a moment where an implied but existing couple becomes canon. A move from casual to serious can involve IGotYouADrawer. Also compare TheyDo--the point past which the RomanceArc is concluded and the relationship becomes a constant that feeds ''other'' plot threads. Contrast DerailingLoveInterests-- where a relationship downgrade happens to a RomanticFalseLead so an OfficialCouple can be hooked up. Though they often coincide (e.g. in a LastMinuteHookup) the two are far from synonymous; a RelationshipUpgrade Relationship Upgrade can be the beginning of hardships, trials and tribulations that the relationship may not survive at all.



* Franchise/{{Superman}}: Clark and Lois were casually dating already, but the RelationshipUpgrade happens in "Krisis of the Krimson Kryptonite", when he proposes. WordOfGod is that originally she was supposed to turn him down because of her torch for Superman and [[StatusQuoIsGod status quo would be God]], but then they realized that simply wasn't the Lois they were writing anymore.

to:

* Franchise/{{Superman}}: Clark and Lois were casually dating already, but the RelationshipUpgrade Relationship Upgrade happens in "Krisis of the Krimson Kryptonite", when he proposes. WordOfGod is that originally she was supposed to turn him down because of her torch for Superman and [[StatusQuoIsGod status quo would be God]], but then they realized that simply wasn't the Lois they were writing anymore.



* In ''Literature/PercyJacksonAndTheOlympians'', just before Percy releases his power on the telekhines at Mount St. Helens, Annabeth kisses him.
** Except that was a "if you don't get out of this alive" kiss. The real RelationshipUpgrade happens after the final battle at camp, when she gives him his birthday cupcake.

to:

* In ''Literature/PercyJacksonAndTheOlympians'', just before Percy releases his power on the telekhines at Mount St. Helens, Annabeth kisses him.
** Except that was a "if you don't get out of this alive" kiss. The real RelationshipUpgrade happens
Percy after the final battle at camp, when she gives him his birthday cupcake.



* ''Series/{{Scrubs}}'' dabbled with this repeatedly in the relationship between JD and Elliot. At one stage they even became [[FriendsWithBenefits no-strings-attached "sex buddies"]], which JD says is the best thing a man can hear from a female friend. They receive their true RelationshipUpgrade into OfficialCouple during the final (well technically there's another season, but in truth it's really more of a spin off setting/content-wise) season, one that is clean and without any drama mucking it up (aside from one bit of drama that arbitrarily arises during the two-part episode, but that is mostly to make way for a strong CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming at the end).

to:

* ''Series/{{Scrubs}}'' dabbled with this repeatedly in the relationship between JD and Elliot. At one stage they even became [[FriendsWithBenefits no-strings-attached "sex buddies"]], which JD says is the best thing a man can hear from a female friend. They receive their true RelationshipUpgrade Relationship Upgrade into OfficialCouple during the final (well technically there's another season, but in truth it's really more of a spin off setting/content-wise) season, one that is clean and without any drama mucking it up (aside from one bit of drama that arbitrarily arises during the two-part episode, but that is mostly to make way for a strong CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming at the end).



* Jim and Pam on ''Series/TheOfficeUS'' got a RelationshipUpgrade between seasons three and four, and then another one later on.

to:

* Jim and Pam on ''Series/TheOfficeUS'' got a RelationshipUpgrade Relationship Upgrade between seasons three and four, and then another one later on.



* Given that ''Series/HowIMetYourMother'' is the RomanticComedy of {{Sitcom}}s, this isn't exactly uncommon. Special mention goes to the season one finale where Ted and Robin finally get together after he makes it ''rain'' for her. Also notable is "Definitions", which is all about this and how the relationship-averse couple wants to stick to their FriendsWithBenefits deal, but Lily won't let them. Although, as Ted points out, they had their RelationshipUpgrade months ago (in the previous season finale). They just never defined it.

to:

* Given that ''Series/HowIMetYourMother'' is the RomanticComedy of {{Sitcom}}s, this isn't exactly uncommon. Special mention goes to the season one finale where Ted and Robin finally get together after he makes it ''rain'' for her. Also notable is "Definitions", which is all about this and how the relationship-averse couple wants to stick to their FriendsWithBenefits deal, but Lily won't let them. Although, as Ted points out, they had their RelationshipUpgrade Relationship Upgrade months ago (in the previous season finale). They just never defined it.



* On ''Series/SpartacusBloodAndSand'', the path to RelationshipUpgrade is often fraught with OfficialCoupleOrdealSyndrome.

to:

* On ''Series/SpartacusBloodAndSand'', the path to RelationshipUpgrade Relationship Upgrade is often fraught with OfficialCoupleOrdealSyndrome.



* In the ''VideoGame/HarvestMoon'' series, this is an important, but usually optional part of the game. However, in ''VideoGame/RuneFactory2'', missing a RelationshipUpgrade means you miss 2/3 of the game.

to:

* In the ''VideoGame/HarvestMoon'' series, this is an important, but usually optional part of the game. However, in ''VideoGame/RuneFactory2'', missing a RelationshipUpgrade Relationship Upgrade means you miss 2/3 of the game.
25th Aug '17 10:54:57 AM creader
Is there an issue? Send a Message





--->'''Cyborg''': [[LampshadeHanging Well it's about time!]]

to:

--->'''Cyborg''': -->'''Cyborg''': [[LampshadeHanging Well it's about time!]]
25th Aug '17 6:12:58 AM Macsen
Is there an issue? Send a Message




Added DiffLines:

* ''Webcomic/KevinAndKell'' comes with LOTS Of these. A not-entirely-inclusive list:
** The progression of Lindesfarne Dewclaw and Fenton Fuscus through their relationship to marriage.
*** And a non-romantic example in this vein is Kevin insisting that Fenton refer to him [[FirstNameBasis by his first name]] instead of "Mr. Dewclaw" after said engagement.
** The marriage of Martha Fennec and Ralph Dewclaw.
** The marriage of George Fennec and Danielle Kindle.
** The ''de facto'' engagement of Bruno Lupulin and Corrie Dale.
23rd Aug '17 8:48:03 AM CosmicFerret
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* In ''{{Garfield}}'', Liz has somehow fallen for Jon after years of begrudgingly dating him and the two are now the OfficialCouple. This can be considered a good thing given [[TheWoobie Jon]]'s [[YouSuck status]] [[ButtMonkey in]] [[ChewToy life]].

to:

* In ''{{Garfield}}'', ''ComicStrip/{{Garfield}}'', Liz has somehow fallen for Jon after years of begrudgingly dating him and the two are now the OfficialCouple. This can be considered a good thing given [[TheWoobie Jon]]'s [[YouSuck status]] [[ButtMonkey in]] [[ChewToy life]].
This list shows the last 10 events of 176. Show all.
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/article_history.php?article=Main.RelationshipUpgrade