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7th Feb '16 7:22:20 AM notShemp
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* In season 10 of ''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddParents'', Timmy Turner and Chloe Carmichael become this as Chloe becomes a new major character in the show.
24th Jan '16 4:05:30 PM AzureSeas
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* ''[[VideoGame/LegendOfHeroesTrailsInTheSky Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky]]'' - Estelle and Joshua, though I wouldn't call Joshua physically inept. He IS a bracer, after all. He just prefers reading a book to hiking or fishing.
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* ''[[VideoGame/LegendOfHeroesTrailsInTheSky Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky]]'' ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfHeroesTrailsInTheSky'' - Estelle and Joshua, though I wouldn't call Joshua isn't exactly physically inept. He IS a bracer, after all. He just prefers reading a book to hiking or fishing.
24th Jan '16 1:05:04 PM KantonKage
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** [[spoiler:In the end, Shikamaru is paired with the former and the latter is paired with the near emotionless Sai.]]
11th Jan '16 2:09:35 PM StFan
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* Hank Pym and Janet Van Dyne in ''WesternAnimation/AvengersEarthsMightiestHeroes''.
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* Hank Pym and Janet Van Dyne in ''WesternAnimation/AvengersEarthsMightiestHeroes''.''WesternAnimation/TheAvengersEarthsMightiestHeroes''.
11th Dec '15 4:15:06 AM annette12
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** Stefan and Caroline are now an official example (they used to be the friendhip variant in early seasons).
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** Stefan and Caroline are now an official example (they used to be the friendhip friendship variant in early seasons).
11th Dec '15 4:10:38 AM annette12
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* ''Series/BigTimeRush'' has Logan and Camille. * [=McGee=] and Abby on ''Series/{{NCIS}}'', though Abby's very smart apart from her slight... [[CloudCuckooLander oddness]]. * ''Series/GilmoreGirls'': Luke and Lorelai ''own'' this trope, even when they weren't a couple. The series is full of these couples:
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* ''Series/BigTimeRush'' ''Series/AgentsOfSHIELD'': Mild example in [[TheDividual Fitz Simmons]]: Fitz is shown to be pragmatic and hyper-alert to potential problems (to the point that he borders on being a LovableCoward at times), while Simmons is almost relentlessly cheerful and optimistic, and seemingly has [[NightmareFetishist little concept of personal danger]] when something new and interesting catches her attention. Notably, though, they're ''both'' TheSmartGuy for the team. * ''Series/{{Angel}}'': In the early seasons Wesley and Cordelia have this dynamic. %% * ''Series/BigTimeRush'': Logan and Camille. * [=McGee=] ''Series/{{Blackadder}} II'': Lord Edmund is TallDarkAndSnarky to a fault; Kate (or Bob), for the other part, is pretty fly for an Elizabethan girl. %% * ''Series/{{Bones}}'': Sweets and Abby on ''Series/{{NCIS}}'', though Abby's very smart apart from Daisy. * ''Series/TheCloser'': Scattered, frenetic, outrageously brilliant heroine Brenda Leigh Johnson and her slight... [[CloudCuckooLander oddness]]. husband, the levelheaded, patient, and rather low-key Fritz Howard. * ''Series/GilmoreGirls'': ''Series/{{Degrassi}}'': Brooding goth Eli and the zany unconventional Imogen, moreso while she's his PerkyFemaleMinion as she's worrying about him too much when they were an official couple. Sunnyshine and happiness Becky played the platonic version with Eli, and the romantic version with Adam. Although there it was more about energy than about ditzy or airheaded. %% * ''Series/DharmaAndGreg'': The titular couple. * ''Series/DonnieLovesJenny'': The titular pair, pragmatic Donnie Wahlberg and loopy Jenny [=McCarthy=]. * ''Series/{{Firefly}}'': [[TheStoic Simon]] and [[TheCutie Kaylee]]. * ''Series/{{Friends}}'': ** TheGenericGuy Mike and Phoebe, a quirky and eccentric {{Cloudcuckoolander}}. ** Insecure and sarcastic Chandler and obnoxiously loud Janice. ** Downplayed with Chandler and Monica: Monica is quite HotBlooded and energetic (not ditzy) and Chandler is a cynical DeadpanSnarker. But he's still the immature one of the couple while she's the grounded and mature TeamMom. * ''Series/GilmoreGirls'': ** Luke and Lorelai ''own'' this trope, even when they weren't a couple. The series is full of these couples:

%% ''TheMuppetShow'': Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy * Ned and Chuck from ''Seies/PushingDaisies'', although Ned is less "savvy" and more "hyper-cautious and emotionally repressed". * ''Series/DharmaAndGreg'': The titular couple. * ''Series/TheNanny'': Maxwell and Fran. * ''Series/{{Firefly}}'''s [[TheStoic Simon]] and [[TheCutie Kaylee]]. * ''Series/{{Smallville}}'' features Clark Kent and Lois Lane in this role. Clark is more stoic and reserved, but tends to be a little clumsy, while Lois is an energetic talker who tends to be very outgoing most of the time. Of course, the 'a little clumsy' thing is, as always, so nobody'll connect Clark with the mysterious "[[Franchise/{{Superman}} red and blue blur]]" who goes around righting wrongs. * ''Series/TheOC'': Ryan and Taylor, Seth and Summer. * ''Series/SheWolfOfLondon'' (the 1990 TV series, not the 1964 film) features a male professor of mythology and a female werewolf. * Red and Kitty, Hyde and Jackie on ''Series/That70sShow''. * [[NoReservations Anthony Bourdain]] went to South Korea. His GenkiGirl assistant Nari Kye, who actually ''is'' from Korea and has several family members there, went with him [[HilarityEnsues Hilarity ensued.]]
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%% ''TheMuppetShow'': Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy * Ned and Chuck from ''Seies/PushingDaisies'', although Ned is less "savvy" and more "hyper-cautious and emotionally repressed". * ''Series/DharmaAndGreg'': The titular couple. Piggy. * ''Series/TheNanny'': Prim-and-proper Maxwell and the eccentric, humorous nanny Fran. * ''Series/{{Firefly}}'''s [[TheStoic Simon]] ''Series/{{NCIS}}'': [=McGee=] and [[TheCutie Kaylee]]. * ''Series/{{Smallville}}'' features Clark Kent and Lois Lane in this role. Clark is more stoic and reserved, but tends to be a little clumsy, while Lois is an energetic talker who tends to be Abby, though Abby's very outgoing most of the time. Of course, the 'a little clumsy' thing is, as always, so nobody'll connect Clark with the mysterious "[[Franchise/{{Superman}} red and blue blur]]" who goes around righting wrongs. smart apart from her slight... [[CloudCuckooLander oddness]]. * ''Series/TheOC'': Ryan and Taylor, Seth and Summer. * ''Series/SheWolfOfLondon'' (the 1990 TV series, not the 1964 film) features a male professor of mythology and a female werewolf. * Red and Kitty, Hyde and Jackie on ''Series/That70sShow''. * [[NoReservations ''Series/NoReservations'': Anthony Bourdain]] Bourdain went to South Korea. His GenkiGirl assistant Nari Kye, who actually ''is'' from Korea and has several family members there, went with him [[HilarityEnsues Hilarity ensued.]]

%% ''TheMuppetShow'': Kermit * ''Series/TheOC'': ** DeadpanSnarker Seth and bubbly, gossipy GenkiGirl Summer. ** Stoic "bad boy" Ryan and neurotic GoGetterGirl Taylor in season 4. * ''Series/TheOfficeUS'': Ryan and Kelly in the Frog early seasons. He was very quiet and Miss Piggy reserved, she was a ditzy and bubbly chatterbox. * ''Series/OneTreeHill'': Lampshaded with introverted Lucas and wild party girl Brooke when they were dating. -->'''Brooke:''' Hey, broody. -->'''Lucas:''' Hey, cheery. * ''Series/ParksAndRecreation'': Serious and socially inept Ben and cheerful and much more sociable Leslie. * ''Series/PrettyLittleLiars'': Played straight with [[TheDitz Hanna's]] relationships: Minister's son Sean, TroubledButCute Caleb and Travis TheAtoner, as well as her teased relationships with British HospitalHottie Wren and Holbrook the FairCop. * ''Seies/PushingDaisies'': Ned and Chuck from ''Seies/PushingDaisies'', Chuck, although Ned is less "savvy" and more "hyper-cautious and emotionally repressed". * ''Series/DharmaAndGreg'': The titular couple. * ''Series/TheNanny'': Maxwell and Fran. * ''Series/{{Firefly}}'''s [[TheStoic Simon]] and [[TheCutie Kaylee]]. * ''Series/{{Smallville}}'' features Clark Kent and Lois Lane in this role. Clark is more stoic and reserved, but tends to be a little clumsy, while Lois is an energetic talker who tends to be very outgoing most of the time. Of course, the 'a little clumsy' thing is, as always, so nobody'll connect Clark with the mysterious "[[Franchise/{{Superman}} red and blue blur]]" who goes around righting wrongs. * ''Series/TheOC'': Ryan and Taylor, Seth and Summer. * ''Series/SheWolfOfLondon'' (the 1990 TV series, not the 1964 film) features a male professor of mythology and a female werewolf. * Red and Kitty, Hyde and Jackie on ''Series/That70sShow''. * [[NoReservations Anthony Bourdain]] went to South Korea. His GenkiGirl assistant Nari Kye, who actually ''is'' from Korea and has several family members there, went with him [[HilarityEnsues Hilarity ensued.]]repressed".

* Sweets and Daisy in ''Series/{{Bones}}''. * In the early seasons of ''Series/{{Angel}}'', Wesley and Cordelia have this dynamic. * ''Series/AgentsOfSHIELD'': Mild example in [[TheDividual Fitz Simmons]]: Fitz is shown to be pragmatic and hyper-alert to potential problems (to the point that he borders on being a LovableCoward at times), while Simmons is almost relentlessly cheerful and optimistic, and seemingly has [[NightmareFetishist little concept of personal danger]] when something new and interesting catches her attention. Notably, though, they're ''both'' TheSmartGuy for the team. * ''Series/{{Blackadder}} II'': Lord Edmund is TallDarkAndSnarky to a fault; Kate (or Bob), for the other part, is pretty fly for an Elizabethan girl. * ''Series/TheCloser'': Scattered, frenetic, outrageously brilliant heroine Brenda Leigh Johnson and her husband, the levelheaded, patient, and rather low-key Fritz Howard. * ''Series/{{Degrassi}}'': Brooding goth Eli and the zany unconventional Imogen, moreso while she's his PerkyFemaleMinion as she's worrying about him too much when they were an official couple. Sunnyshine and happiness Becky played the platonic version with Eli, and the romantic version with Adam. Although there it was more about energy than about ditzy or airheaded. * ''Series/DonnieLovesJenny'': The titular pair, pragmatic Donnie Wahlberg and loopy Jenny [=McCarthy=]. * ''Series/{{Friends}}'': ** TheGenericGuy Mike and Phoebe, a quirky and eccentric {{Cloudcuckoolander}}. ** Insecure and sarcastic Chandler and obnoxiously loud Janice. ** Downplayed with Chandler and Monica: Monica is quite HotBlooded and energetic (not ditzy) and Chandler is a cynical DeadpanSnarker. But he's still the immature one of the couple while she's the grounded and mature TeamMom. * ''Series/TheOfficeUS'': Ryan and Kelly in the early seasons. He was very quiet and reserved, she was a ditzy and bubbly chatterbox. * ''Series/OneTreeHill'': Lampshaded with introverted Lucas and wild party girl Brooke when they were dating. -->'''Brooke:''' Hey, broody. -->'''Lucas:''' Hey, cheery. * ''Series/ParksAndRecreation'': Serious and socially inept Ben and cheerful and much more sociable Leslie. * ''Series/PrettyLittleLiars'': Played straight with [[TheDitz Hanna's]] relationships: Minister's son Sean, TroubledButCute Caleb and Travis TheAtoner, as well as her teased relationships with British HospitalHottie Wren and Holbrook the FairCop.
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* Sweets ''Series/SheWolfOfLondon'': The 1990 TV series features a male professor of mythology and Daisy in ''Series/{{Bones}}''. a female werewolf. * In the early seasons of ''Series/{{Angel}}'', Wesley ''Series/{{Smallville}}'': Clark Kent and Cordelia have this dynamic. * ''Series/AgentsOfSHIELD'': Mild example in [[TheDividual Fitz Simmons]]: Fitz Lois Lane. Clark is shown to be pragmatic and hyper-alert to potential problems (to the point that he borders on being a LovableCoward at times), while Simmons is almost relentlessly cheerful and optimistic, and seemingly has [[NightmareFetishist little concept of personal danger]] when something new and interesting catches her attention. Notably, though, they're ''both'' TheSmartGuy for the team. * ''Series/{{Blackadder}} II'': Lord Edmund is TallDarkAndSnarky to a fault; Kate (or Bob), for the other part, is pretty fly for an Elizabethan girl. * ''Series/TheCloser'': Scattered, frenetic, outrageously brilliant heroine Brenda Leigh Johnson and her husband, the levelheaded, patient, and rather low-key Fritz Howard. * ''Series/{{Degrassi}}'': Brooding goth Eli and the zany unconventional Imogen, moreso while she's his PerkyFemaleMinion as she's worrying about him too much when they were an official couple. Sunnyshine and happiness Becky played the platonic version with Eli, and the romantic version with Adam. Although there it was more about energy than about ditzy or airheaded. * ''Series/DonnieLovesJenny'': The titular pair, pragmatic Donnie Wahlberg and loopy Jenny [=McCarthy=]. * ''Series/{{Friends}}'': ** TheGenericGuy Mike and Phoebe, a quirky and eccentric {{Cloudcuckoolander}}. ** Insecure and sarcastic Chandler and obnoxiously loud Janice. ** Downplayed with Chandler and Monica: Monica is quite HotBlooded and energetic (not ditzy) and Chandler is a cynical DeadpanSnarker. But he's still the immature one of the couple while she's the grounded and mature TeamMom. * ''Series/TheOfficeUS'': Ryan and Kelly in the early seasons. He was very quiet stoic and reserved, she was but tends to be a ditzy and bubbly chatterbox. * ''Series/OneTreeHill'': Lampshaded little clumsy, while Lois is an energetic talker who tends to be very outgoing most of the time. Of course, the 'a little clumsy' thing is, as always, so nobody'll connect Clark with introverted Lucas the mysterious "[[Franchise/{{Superman}} red and wild party girl Brooke when they were dating. -->'''Brooke:''' Hey, broody. -->'''Lucas:''' Hey, cheery. blue blur]]" who goes around righting wrongs. * ''Series/ParksAndRecreation'': Serious ''Series/That70sShow'': ** [[TroubledButCute Hyde]] and socially inept Ben and cheerful and much more sociable Leslie. * ''Series/PrettyLittleLiars'': Played straight with [[TheDitz Hanna's]] relationships: Minister's son Sean, TroubledButCute Caleb and Travis TheAtoner, as well as her teased relationships Jackie]]. ** Red, a gruff veteran with British HospitalHottie Wren a dry sense of humor and Holbrook his wife Kitty who always tries to be cheery and is even more energetic than the FairCop. kids.

** [[TheStoic Stephan]] and [[AlphaBitch Rebekah]]. Especially when they first met in TheRoaringTwenties, in the height of her days as a [[TheFlapper flapper girl]].
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** [[TheStoic Stephan]] Stefan]] and [[AlphaBitch Rebekah]]. Especially when they first met in TheRoaringTwenties, in the height of her days as a [[TheFlapper flapper girl]].
11th Dec '15 12:01:34 AM annette12
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* ''Series/{{Friends}}'': ** TheGenericGuy Mike and Phoebe, a quirky and eccentric {{Cloudcuckoolander}}. ** Chandler and Janice. ** Also downplayed with Chandler and Monica: Monica is quite HotBlooded and energetic (not ditzy) and Chandler is a cynical DeadpanSnarker. But he's still the immature one of the couple while she's the grounded and mature TeamMom.

* Ryan and Kelly were this in the early seasons of ''Series/TheOfficeUS''.

* ''Series/OneTreeHill'': Lampshaded with introverted Lucas and wild party girl Brooke in early seasons.
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* ''Series/{{Friends}}'': ** TheGenericGuy Mike and Phoebe, a quirky and eccentric {{Cloudcuckoolander}}. ** Insecure and sarcastic Chandler and obnoxiously loud Janice. ** Downplayed with Chandler and Monica: Monica is quite HotBlooded and energetic (not ditzy) and Chandler is a cynical DeadpanSnarker. But he's still the immature one of the couple while she's the grounded and mature TeamMom. * ''Series/TheOfficeUS'': Ryan and Kelly in the early seasons. He was very quiet and reserved, she was a ditzy and bubbly chatterbox. * ''Series/OneTreeHill'': Lampshaded with introverted Lucas and wild party girl Brooke in early seasons.when they were dating.
10th Dec '15 11:50:13 PM annette12
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* ''Series/OneTreeHill'': "broody" introverted Lucas and "cheery" party girl Brooke.

* ''Series/OneTreeHill'': "broody" Lampshaded with introverted Lucas and "cheery" wild party girl Brooke.Brooke in early seasons. -->'''Brooke:''' Hey, broody. -->'''Lucas:''' Hey, cheery.

** Season 2 featured Logan with TheIngenue Hannah. While she does physically drag him around at times, they might fit BroodingboyGentleGirl dynamic better.
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** Season 2 featured Logan with TheIngenue Hannah. While she does physically drag him around at times, they might fit BroodingboyGentleGirl BroodingBoyGentleGirl dynamic better.
10th Dec '15 11:42:09 PM annette12
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* ''Series/PrettyLittleLiars'': Played straight with [[TheDitz Hanna's]] relationships: Minister's son Sean, TroubledButCute Caleb and Travis TheAtoner, as well as her teased relationships with British HospitalHottie Wren and Holbrook the FairCop.

* ''Series/PrettyLittleLiars'': Played straight with [[TheDitz Hanna's]] relationships: Minister's son Sean, TroubledButCute Caleb and Travis TheAtoner, as well as her teased relationships with British HospitalHottie Wren and Holbrook the FairCop.

neurotic, overemotional.
10th Dec '15 11:41:07 PM annette12
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* Not a romantic couple, but ''Series/WizardsOfWaverlyPlace'''s Justin and Alex, who were brother and sister, definitely had this dynamic going on. There was quite a lot of PlayedForLaughs IncestSubtext going on too.

* ''Series/{{Degrassi}}'' pulls this off with the brooding goth Eli and the zany unconventional Imogen, moreso while she's his PerkyFemaleMinion as she's worrying about him too much when they were an official couple. Sunnyshine and happiness Becky played the platonic version with Eli, and the romantic version with Adam. Although there it was more about energy than about ditzy or airheaded. * ''Series/AgentsOfSHIELD'' has a mild example in [[TheDividual Fitz Simmons]]: Fitz is shown to be pragmatic and hyper-alert to potential problems (to the point that he borders on being a LovableCoward at times), while Simmons is almost relentlessly cheerful and optimistic, and seemingly has [[NightmareFetishist little concept of personal danger]] when something new and interesting catches her attention. Notably, though, they're ''both'' TheSmartGuy for the team. * ''Series/ParksAndRecreation'' has serious and socially inept Ben and cheerful and much more sociable Leslie. * ''Series/VeronicaMars'' had [[TroubledButCute Logan]] and [[TheCutie Parker]] during season 3. ** Season 2 featured Logan with TheIngenue Hannah. While she does physically drag him around at times, they might fit BroodingboyGentleGirl dynamic better. * Series/VampireDiaries had [[GenkiGirl Caroline]] and [[MuggleBestFriend Matt]]. ** [[ByronicHero Stephan]] and [[AlphaBitch Rebekah]] also fit here. Especially when they first met in TheRoaringTwenties, in the height of her days as a [[TheFlapper flapper girl]]. ** So obviously, when [[FanNickname Steroline]] happens, (if it will last) - the trope still fits.
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* ''Series/{{Degrassi}}'' pulls this off with the brooding goth Eli and the zany unconventional Imogen, moreso while she's his PerkyFemaleMinion as she's worrying about him too much when they were an official couple. Sunnyshine and happiness Becky played the platonic version with Eli, and the romantic version with Adam. Although there it was more about energy than about ditzy or airheaded. * ''Series/AgentsOfSHIELD'' has a mild ''Series/AgentsOfSHIELD'': Mild example in [[TheDividual Fitz Simmons]]: Fitz is shown to be pragmatic and hyper-alert to potential problems (to the point that he borders on being a LovableCoward at times), while Simmons is almost relentlessly cheerful and optimistic, and seemingly has [[NightmareFetishist little concept of personal danger]] when something new and interesting catches her attention. Notably, though, they're ''both'' TheSmartGuy for the team. * ''Series/ParksAndRecreation'' has serious and socially inept Ben and cheerful and much more sociable Leslie. * ''Series/VeronicaMars'' had [[TroubledButCute Logan]] and [[TheCutie Parker]] during season 3. ** Season 2 featured Logan with TheIngenue Hannah. While she does physically drag him around at times, they might fit BroodingboyGentleGirl dynamic better. * Series/VampireDiaries had [[GenkiGirl Caroline]] and [[MuggleBestFriend Matt]]. ** [[ByronicHero Stephan]] and [[AlphaBitch Rebekah]] also fit here. Especially when they first met in TheRoaringTwenties, in the height of her days as a [[TheFlapper flapper girl]]. ** So obviously, when [[FanNickname Steroline]] happens, (if it will last) - the trope still fits.team.

* ''Series/DonnieLovesJenny'': The titular pair: pragmatic Donnie Wahlberg and loopy Jenny [=McCarthy=]. * ''Series/TheCloser'' gives us the scattered, frenetic, outrageously brilliant heroine Brenda Leigh Johnson and her husband, the levelheaded, patient, and rather low-key Fritz Howard.
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* ''Series/DonnieLovesJenny'': The titular pair: pragmatic Donnie Wahlberg and loopy Jenny [=McCarthy=]. * ''Series/TheCloser'' gives us the scattered, ''Series/TheCloser'': Scattered, frenetic, outrageously brilliant heroine Brenda Leigh Johnson and her husband, the levelheaded, patient, and rather low-key Fritz Howard.Howard. * ''Series/{{Degrassi}}'': Brooding goth Eli and the zany unconventional Imogen, moreso while she's his PerkyFemaleMinion as she's worrying about him too much when they were an official couple. Sunnyshine and happiness Becky played the platonic version with Eli, and the romantic version with Adam. Although there it was more about energy than about ditzy or airheaded. * ''Series/DonnieLovesJenny'': The titular pair, pragmatic Donnie Wahlberg and loopy Jenny [=McCarthy=]. * ''Series/ParksAndRecreation'': Serious and socially inept Ben and cheerful and much more sociable Leslie. * Series/VampireDiaries: ** [[LovableAlphaBitch Caroline]] and [[UnfazedEveryman Matt]] when they were a couple in the first two seasons. ** [[TheStoic Stephan]] and [[AlphaBitch Rebekah]]. Especially when they first met in TheRoaringTwenties, in the height of her days as a [[TheFlapper flapper girl]]. ** Stefan and Caroline are now an official example (they used to be the friendhip variant in early seasons). * ''Series/VeronicaMars'': ** [[TroubledButCute Logan]] and [[TheCutie Parker]] during season 3. ** Season 2 featured Logan with TheIngenue Hannah. While she does physically drag him around at times, they might fit BroodingboyGentleGirl dynamic better. neurotic, overemotional. * ''Series/WillAndGrace'': The titular pair is a PlatonicLifePartners example. He's levelheaded, uptight, and mature, while she is loud, neurotic, and overemotional. * ''Series/WizardsOfWaverlyPlace'': Justin and Alex are not a romantic couple but definitely had this dynamic going on as brother and sister.
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