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9th Jun '16 9:46:53 PM Seanette
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* Marina Gregg's first husband [[spoiler: Arthur Babcock]] in the Literature/MissMarple novel, ''Literature/TheMirrorCrackdFromSideToSide.'' He was an insurance salesman who just wasn't prepared to keep up with the lifestyle of a Hollywood star.

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* Marina Gregg's first husband [[spoiler: Arthur Babcock]] in the Literature/MissMarple novel, ''Literature/TheMirrorCrackdFromSideToSide.'' He was an insurance salesman a realtor who just wasn't prepared to keep up with the lifestyle of a Hollywood star.
10th Mar '16 2:25:57 AM catmuto
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* In the ''Literature/AliceSeries'', her cousin Carol got rather [[FourthDateMarriage quickly]] married to a navy guy. The marriage lasted only a year and, years later, Carol admits that she rushed into the marriage, not realy knew the guy beyond finding him funny. And realizing that he [[YourCheatingHeart was seeing other women on the side]] was one more reason for the divorce. [[spoiler:Her second marriage, to Larry Swenson, is much longer-lasting and happy.]]
19th Jan '16 12:23:17 PM talltalltree
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* In the ''Literature/AdrianMole'' series, Adrian's love interest Pandora deliberately has one of these; it's a marriage of convenience, since her husband is gay, and she believes that first marriages should "be got over with quickly."
1st Jan '16 7:42:01 PM nombretomado
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* In ''{{Smallville}}'', [[spoiler:Jimmy and Chloe]]. They were very sweet together at first but gets increasingly rocky due to the involvement of first Clark, then Davis. Ends with a huge TearJerker when [[spoiler:Jimmy [[BreakTheCutie shouts at Chloe and declares marrying her is the biggest mistake of his life]].]]

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* In ''{{Smallville}}'', ''Series/{{Smallville}}'', [[spoiler:Jimmy and Chloe]]. They were very sweet together at first but gets increasingly rocky due to the involvement of first Clark, then Davis. Ends with a huge TearJerker when [[spoiler:Jimmy [[BreakTheCutie shouts at Chloe and declares marrying her is the biggest mistake of his life]].]]
29th Nov '15 12:47:21 PM MsChibi
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May be the result of RelationshipWritingFumble, Alice and Bob being StrangledByTheRedString, or simply the idea that TrueLoveIsBoring. It may be used to prevent ShippingBedDeath.

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May be the result of RelationshipWritingFumble, Alice and Bob being StrangledByTheRedString, or simply the idea that TrueLoveIsBoring. It may be used to prevent ShippingBedDeath. May or may not result in one or both halves of the ex-couple going on to become a SerialSpouse.
19th Nov '15 2:37:36 AM kyokutonomajo
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19th Nov '15 2:37:20 AM kyokutonomajo
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* From ''{{Company}}'': Joanne's first marriage happened when she was just out of college, and apparently lasted only a year, until her husband announced that he wanted to move back to Chicago and she refused. As she tells Bobby:
--->'''Joanne:''' I was too young, but I was old enough to know where I was living, and I had no intention of leaving New York.
5th May '15 7:30:45 PM Duffan
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* In an episode of ''Series/{{Castle}}'', this is the case for one of the suspects and his ex-wife, which he doesn't remember because he gained amnesia at the time of the murder. At the end of the story, they've decided to give it a second chance.
14th Apr '15 4:17:41 PM Zsuzsa
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* Marina Gregg's first husband [[spoiler: Arthur Babcock]] in the Literature/MissMarple novel, ''Literature/TheMirrorCrackdFromSideToSide.'' He was an insurance salesman who just wasn't prepared to keep up with the lifestyle of a Hollywood star.



* ''Series/{{Babylon5}}'': The relationship between Captain Sheridan and [[spoiler: Captain Lochley]]. As she puts it, "We met, fell crazy in love, got married, realized it was a huge mistake, fell crazy ''out'' of love, and divorced." It's implied the entire process took no more than a couple of months.
* ''Series/{{Friends}}'': This is a RunningGag for Ross. The show starts with Ross confirming he and his wife Carol are now divorced after she came out of the closet. They were married for four years. He then marries Emily in a FourthDateMarriage, and she divorces him for accidentally saying Rachel's name at the altar. Eventually, Ross and Rachel marry - because they were very drunk, in Vegas, and thought it would be funny. Once sober, they then divorce. At this point, the gang agree that Ross's "thing" is to be "the guy that gets divorced".



* ''Series/{{Friends}}'': This is a RunningGag for Ross. The show starts with Ross confirming he and his wife Carol are now divorced after she came out of the closet. They were married for four years. He then marries Emily in a FourthDateMarriage, and she divorces him for accidentally saying Rachel's name at the altar. Eventually, Ross and Rachel marry - because they were very drunk, in Vegas, and thought it would be funny. Once sober, they then divorce. At this point, the gang agree that Ross's "thing" is to be "the guy that gets divorced".

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* ''Series/{{Friends}}'': This is a RunningGag for Ross. The show starts with Ross confirming he and his wife Carol are now divorced after she came out of the closet. They were married for four years. He then marries Emily in a FourthDateMarriage, and she divorces him for accidentally saying Rachel's name at the altar. Eventually, Ross and Rachel marry - because they were very drunk, in Vegas, and thought it would be funny. Once sober, they then divorce. At this point, the gang agree that Ross's "thing" is to be "the guy that gets divorced".
29th Jun '14 4:31:21 PM Wyldchyld
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* This is a running gag with Ross on ''Series/{{Friends}}''. The show starts shortly after he has divorced his first wife, Carol, after she came out of the closet. Through flashbacks in the series it is shown that they weren't married for long. He then marries Emily in a FourthDateMarriage, and she divorces him for accidentally saying Rachel's name at the altar.

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* ''Series/{{Friends}}'': This is a running gag with Ross on ''Series/{{Friends}}''. RunningGag for Ross. The show starts shortly after with Ross confirming he has and his wife Carol are now divorced his first wife, Carol, after she came out of the closet. Through flashbacks in the series it is shown that they weren't They were married for long. four years. He then marries Emily in a FourthDateMarriage, and she divorces him for accidentally saying Rachel's name at the altar.
altar. Eventually, Ross and Rachel marry - because they were very drunk, in Vegas, and thought it would be funny. Once sober, they then divorce. At this point, the gang agree that Ross's "thing" is to be "the guy that gets divorced".
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