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17th Sep '16 1:28:50 PM StFan
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* The ''Series/{{iCarly}}'' fandom has this as a relatively common FandomSpecificPlot. Generally it involves the two people in the pairing going to visit the third. Occasionally it involves the pairing tagging along on a trip with the third member of the trio and whoever they are already involved in a relationship with.
** [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/6694957/1/iHit_the_Open_Road iHit The Open Road]] is an example of a well written Creddie story of the first type.

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* The ''Series/{{iCarly}}'' fandom has this as a relatively common FandomSpecificPlot. Generally it involves the two people in the pairing going to visit the third. Occasionally it involves the pairing tagging along on a trip with the third member of the trio and whoever they are already involved in a relationship with.
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* ''{{The Princess and the Frog}}'': Gender Role Reversal; Tiana is a low class working girl with the skills to know how to travel while Naveen is a spoiled prince. Over time they fall in love and Naveen is willing to forgo returning the human form and restoring his wealth in order to marry Tiana. However, he is captured by Facilerís demons in the middle of the night, and Tiana thinks he has left her in favor of Charlotte. Ray corrects the misinformation, and she rushes to save him, and they live happily ever after.

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* ''{{The Princess and the Frog}}'': ''Disney/ThePrincessAndTheFrog'': Gender Role Reversal; Tiana is a low class working girl with the skills to know how to travel while Naveen is a spoiled prince. Over time they fall in love and Naveen is willing to forgo returning the human form and restoring his wealth in order to marry Tiana. However, he is captured by Facilerís demons in the middle of the night, and Tiana thinks he has left her in favor of Charlotte. Ray corrects the misinformation, and she rushes to save him, and they live happily ever after.



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* ''TheLessThanEpicAdventuresOfTJAndAmal'' falls directly into this plotline with the story following the two titular characters on the road from California to Providence, Rhode Island after Amal agrees to drive TJ while on a bender.

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* ''TheLessThanEpicAdventuresOfTJAndAmal'' ''Webcomic/TheLessThanEpicAdventuresOfTJAndAmal'' falls directly into this plotline with the story following the two titular characters on the road from California to Providence, Rhode Island after Amal agrees to drive TJ while on a bender.bender.
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17th Sep '16 3:54:00 AM yisfidri
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* One episode of ''Series/TheSaint'', "The Golden Journey", was loosely based on this idea. Simon Templar manipulated circumstances in such a way that the spoilt, entitled fiancee of his friend would be compelled to travel rough with him and learn to be more kind and sensitive.
28th Jan '16 10:09:17 AM Morgenthaler
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* In ''WristcuttersALoveStory'' the hero and his friend go on a roadtrip in the afterlife to find the ex-girlfriend he killed himself over, but pick up a new LoveInterest for him along the way.

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* In ''WristcuttersALoveStory'' ''Film/WristcuttersALoveStory'' the hero and his friend go on a roadtrip in the afterlife to find the ex-girlfriend he killed himself over, but pick up a new LoveInterest for him along the way.



* ''{{Romancing the Stone}}'' is a genre-savvy film given that the character played by Kathleen Turner, the female romantic lead, is supposed to be a romance writer whose works frequently involve the sort of situation the writer finds herself in.
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* ''{{Romancing the Stone}}'' ''Film/RomancingTheStone'' is a genre-savvy film given that the character played by Kathleen Turner, the female romantic lead, is supposed to be a romance writer whose works frequently involve the sort of situation the writer finds herself in.
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* ''SexDrive'' has protagonist Ian and his longtime friend Felicia falling in love with one another as they drive to the home of "Ms. Tasty" with whom Ian is supposed to have sex.

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* ''SexDrive'' ''Film/SexDrive'' has protagonist Ian and his longtime friend Felicia falling in love with one another as they drive to the home of "Ms. Tasty" with whom Ian is supposed to have sex.
23rd Apr '15 10:39:14 AM ChaoticNovelist
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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Flushed Away}}''

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* ''{{Romancing the Stone}}'', a genre-savvy film (given that the character played by Kathleen Turner, the female romantic lead, is supposed to be a romance writer whose works frequently involve the sort of situation the writer finds herself in).
* ''{{The African Queen}}''
* ''{{Film/Cherry 2000}}''. AfterTheEnd, Sam's [[{{Robosexual}} prize possession]] is a RobotGirl, the Cherry 2000. When the robot malfunctions, he has to hire a pretty female tracker, Edith "E", to go into the wastelands with him to find the necessary replacement parts. In the end he finds the robot's personality to be too artificial, he returns with Edith to rescue the Earth.

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* ''{{Romancing the Stone}}'', Stone}}'' is a genre-savvy film (given given that the character played by Kathleen Turner, the female romantic lead, is supposed to be a romance writer whose works frequently involve the sort of situation the writer finds herself in).
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* ''{{Film/Cherry 2000}}''. AfterTheEnd, Sam's [[{{Robosexual}} prize possession]] is a RobotGirl, the Cherry 2000. When the robot malfunctions, he has to hire a pretty female tracker, Edith "E", to go into the wastelands with him to find the necessary replacement parts. In the end he finds the robot's personality to be too artificial, and he returns with Edith to rescue the Earth.



* Develops between the main characters in ''Film/ImJuli''.

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* Develops between the main characters in %%* ''Film/ImJuli''.
23rd Apr '15 10:30:59 AM ChaoticNovelist
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Buddy Love [[XMeetsY Meets]] A RoadTripPlot. A pair of [[{{Foil}} mismatched characters]], often a [[KnightInSourArmor world wise man]] and [[RichBitch a high society woman]] (though the gender roles can be altered) find themselves in a situation were they must travel together to reach a goal. For the woman it will often mean [[TheHomewardJourney returning home]], while the man will often travel for the sake of [[HeroismIncentive some kind of reward for his troubles]]. They [[BelligerentSexualTension wonít like each other at first]], [[HilarityEnsues there will be squabbles because of their class differences]], but [[ItsTheJourneyThatCounts over time they find a common bond]] and [[WillTheyOrWontThey slowly fall in love]]. The climax will often be after the couple has exchanged their FirstKiss, AlmostKiss, or make love. The man will sneak off in the night to take care of UnfinishedBusiness towards their mutual benefit, only for the woman to [[NotStayingForBreakfast wake up alone]]. She feels betrayed, and finishes the journey on her own. The man will [[HonorBeforeReason forgo his reward]] and [[RaceForYourLove make a dash after her]] for [[LoveRedeems the sake of true love]], maybe even defeat the BigBad, and eventually they live HappilyEverAfter.

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Buddy Love [[XMeetsY Meets]] A RoadTripPlot. A pair of [[{{Foil}} mismatched characters]], often a [[KnightInSourArmor [[SeenItAll world wise man]] and [[RichBitch [[TheOjou a high society woman]] (though the gender roles can be altered) find themselves in a situation were they must travel together to reach a goal. For the woman it will often mean [[TheHomewardJourney returning home]], while the man will often travel for the sake of [[HeroismIncentive some kind of reward for his troubles]].

They [[BelligerentSexualTension wonít like each other at first]], [[HilarityEnsues there will be squabbles because of their class differences]], but [[ItsTheJourneyThatCounts over time they find a common bond]] and [[WillTheyOrWontThey slowly fall in love]]. The climax will often be after the couple has exchanged their FirstKiss, AlmostKiss, or make love. The man will sneak off in the night to take care of UnfinishedBusiness towards their mutual benefit, only for the woman to [[NotStayingForBreakfast wake up alone]]. She feels betrayed, and finishes the journey on her own. The man will [[HonorBeforeReason forgo his reward]] and [[RaceForYourLove make a dash after her]] for [[LoveRedeems the sake of true love]], maybe even defeat the BigBad, and eventually they live HappilyEverAfter.



May or may not be necessitated by ChainedHeat.

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May or may not be necessitated by ChainedHeat. Think of this as Buddy Love [[XMeetsY Meets]] A RoadTripPlot.



* ''WesternAnimation/{{Shrek}}'': Shrek, an ugly ogre, risks life and limb to save Princess Fiona (more of an ActionGirl than most other examples) so that he can get his swamp back from Lord Farquaad. After misinterpreting Fionaís conversation with Donkey about ďan ugly beastĒ, Shrek sneaks off in the night to bring Farquaad to her. Donkey clears up the misunderstanding and Shrek runs back to tell Fiona he loves her [[SpeakNowOrForeverHoldYourPeace at the wedding.]]
* ''{{The Princess and the Frog}}'': Gender Role Reversal, Tiana is a low class working girl with the skills to know how to travel while Naveen is a spoiled prince. Over time they fall in love and Naveen is willing to forgo returning the human form and restoring his wealth in order to marry Tiana. However, he is captured by Facilerís demons in the middle of the night, and Tiana thinks he has left her in favor of Charlotte. Ray corrects the misinformation, and she rushes to save him, and they live happily ever after.

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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Shrek}}'': Shrek, an ugly ogre, risks life and limb to save Princess Fiona (more of an ActionGirl than most other examples) so that he can get his swamp back from Lord Farquaad. After misinterpreting Fionaís conversation with Donkey about ďan ugly beastĒ, Shrek sneaks off in the night to bring Farquaad to her. Donkey clears up the misunderstanding and Shrek runs back to tell Fiona he loves her [[SpeakNowOrForeverHoldYourPeace at the wedding.]]
* ''{{The Princess and the Frog}}'': Gender Role Reversal, Reversal; Tiana is a low class working girl with the skills to know how to travel while Naveen is a spoiled prince. Over time they fall in love and Naveen is willing to forgo returning the human form and restoring his wealth in order to marry Tiana. However, he is captured by Facilerís demons in the middle of the night, and Tiana thinks he has left her in favor of Charlotte. Ray corrects the misinformation, and she rushes to save him, and they live happily ever after.



** A straighter example occurs in ''Film/{{Spaceballs}}''. Lone Starr saves Princess Vespa in order to get the Million Space Bucks reward, but forgoes it in the end. Eventually he learns that he is really a prince and races back to marry Vespa.

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** A straighter example occurs in * ''Film/{{Spaceballs}}''. Lone Starr saves Princess Vespa in order to get the Million Space Bucks reward, but forgoes it in the end. Eventually he learns that he is really a prince and races back to marry Vespa.
24th Dec '14 1:04:42 PM SkinnyVinnie
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* ''WesternAnimation/{{FlushedAway}}''

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24th Dec '14 1:04:20 PM SkinnyVinnie
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11th Dec '14 3:09:47 PM freesefan
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* ''TheSureThing'' is a variation. The two romantic leads, Gib and Allison, are basically the same social class, but [[UptightLovesWild he is a would-be party animal and she is a compulsive planner]]. They are traveling together from the east coast to California, her to meet her fiance and him to hook up with a woman who is guaranteed to sleep with him. Much BelligerentSexualTension is generated between them on the way. [[spoiler: It's not till they return home that it's resolved.]]

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* ''TheSureThing'' ''Film/TheSureThing'' is a variation. The two romantic leads, Gib and Allison, are basically the same social class, but [[UptightLovesWild he is a would-be party animal and she is a compulsive planner]]. They are traveling together from the east coast to California, her to meet her fiance and him to hook up with a woman who is guaranteed to sleep with him. Much BelligerentSexualTension is generated between them on the way. [[spoiler: It's not till they return home that it's resolved.]]
1st Nov '14 10:21:29 AM rjung
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Buddy Love [[XMeetsY Meets]] A RoadMovie. A pair of [[{{Foil}} mismatched characters]], often a [[KnightInSourArmor world wise man]] and [[RichBitch a high society woman]] (though the gender roles can be altered) find themselves in a situation were they must travel together to reach a goal. For the woman it will often mean [[TheHomewardJourney returning home]], while the man will often travel for the sake of [[HeroismIncentive some kind of reward for his troubles]]. They [[BelligerentSexualTension wonít like each other at first]], [[HilarityEnsues there will be squabbles because of their class differences]], but [[ItsTheJourneyThatCounts over time they find a common bond]] and [[WillTheyOrWontThey slowly fall in love]]. The climax will often be after the couple has exchanged their FirstKiss, AlmostKiss, or make love. The man will sneak off in the night to take care of UnfinishedBusiness towards their mutual benefit, only for the woman to [[NotStayingForBreakfast wake up alone]]. She feels betrayed, and finishes the journey on her own. The man will [[HonorBeforeReason forgo his reward]] and [[RaceForYourLove make a dash after her]] for [[LoveRedeems the sake of true love]], maybe even defeat the BigBad, and eventually they live HappilyEverAfter.

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Buddy Love [[XMeetsY Meets]] A RoadMovie.RoadTripPlot. A pair of [[{{Foil}} mismatched characters]], often a [[KnightInSourArmor world wise man]] and [[RichBitch a high society woman]] (though the gender roles can be altered) find themselves in a situation were they must travel together to reach a goal. For the woman it will often mean [[TheHomewardJourney returning home]], while the man will often travel for the sake of [[HeroismIncentive some kind of reward for his troubles]]. They [[BelligerentSexualTension wonít like each other at first]], [[HilarityEnsues there will be squabbles because of their class differences]], but [[ItsTheJourneyThatCounts over time they find a common bond]] and [[WillTheyOrWontThey slowly fall in love]]. The climax will often be after the couple has exchanged their FirstKiss, AlmostKiss, or make love. The man will sneak off in the night to take care of UnfinishedBusiness towards their mutual benefit, only for the woman to [[NotStayingForBreakfast wake up alone]]. She feels betrayed, and finishes the journey on her own. The man will [[HonorBeforeReason forgo his reward]] and [[RaceForYourLove make a dash after her]] for [[LoveRedeems the sake of true love]], maybe even defeat the BigBad, and eventually they live HappilyEverAfter.
5th May '14 10:42:39 AM eroock
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* The TropeMaker is ''{{It Happened One Night}}''. Peter as the hard bitten reporter, escorting high society dame Ellie back home for a big fat reward. In the end he leaves Ellie in the night to get money so they can marry. Ellie thinks Peter has left for good and goes back on her own. Peter forgoes the reward in favor of the tripís simple expenses, and admits he loves Ellie, and the walls of Jericho fall.

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* The TropeMaker is ''{{It Happened One Night}}''.''Film/ItHappenedOneNight''. Peter as the hard bitten reporter, escorting high society dame Ellie back home for a big fat reward. In the end he leaves Ellie in the night to get money so they can marry. Ellie thinks Peter has left for good and goes back on her own. Peter forgoes the reward in favor of the tripís simple expenses, and admits he loves Ellie, and the walls of Jericho fall.
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