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11th Apr '17 1:45:09 PM SnoopyComet
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* ''WesternAnimation/HowToTrainYourDragon'': Hiccup is the bookworm son of a viking leader, and Astrid is an energetic, though snarky dragon expert.
2nd Apr '17 10:17:15 AM mouschilight
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* Hinata Hyuga is not particularly uptight, but is [[ShrinkingViolet certainly]] [[ShyBlueHairedGirl not wild]]. Her crush [[spoiler:and, eventually, her lover]] Manga/{{Naruto}}, on the other hand... [[{{Keet}} really]], [[IdiotHero really]] is.

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* Hinata Hyuga is not particularly uptight, but is [[ShrinkingViolet certainly]] [[ShyBlueHairedGirl not wild]]. Her crush [[spoiler:and, eventually, her lover]] Manga/{{Naruto}}, ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'', on the other hand... [[{{Keet}} really]], [[IdiotHero really]] is.
2nd Apr '17 10:16:46 AM mouschilight
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* Hinata Hyuga is not particularly uptight, but is certainly [[ShrinkingViolet not wild]]. Her crush and later lover Manga/{{Naruto}}, on the other hand...[[{{Keet}} really]], [[IdiotHero really]] is.

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* Hinata Hyuga is not particularly uptight, but is certainly [[ShrinkingViolet certainly]] [[ShyBlueHairedGirl not wild]]. Her crush and later lover [[spoiler:and, eventually, her lover]] Manga/{{Naruto}}, on the other hand...hand... [[{{Keet}} really]], [[IdiotHero really]] is.
24th Mar '17 8:14:28 PM Iknewwhothekillerwas
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* ''Film/ErinBrockovich'' - Though it's a platonic love, this is exactly the relationship between Erin Brockovich and Ed Masry.
22nd Jan '17 4:55:33 AM MarkLungo
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* Two other ''MLP'' fanfics feature the relationship between ElegantClassicalMusician Octavia and uninhibited DJ-P0n3, aka Vinyl Scratch.

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* Two other ''MLP'' fanfics feature the relationship between ElegantClassicalMusician Octavia and uninhibited DJ-P0n3, [=DJ-P0n3=], aka Vinyl Scratch.
22nd Jan '17 4:54:43 AM MarkLungo
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* What founded the OddFriendship between Cloud Kicker (wild) and Blossomforth (uptight) in ''Fanfic/TheLifeAndTimesOfAWinningPony''
* The ''Blog/ReadingRainbowverse'' has Octavia and Vinyl getting married, and everypony very okay with this.

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* What founded the OddFriendship between Cloud Kicker (wild) and Blossomforth (uptight) in ''Fanfic/TheLifeAndTimesOfAWinningPony''
the ''WesternAnimaio/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' fic ''Fanfic/TheLifeAndTimesOfAWinningPony''.
* Two other ''MLP'' fanfics feature the relationship between ElegantClassicalMusician Octavia and uninhibited DJ-P0n3, aka Vinyl Scratch.
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The ''Blog/ReadingRainbowverse'' has Octavia and Vinyl getting married, and everypony is very okay with this.this.
** In ''Fanfic/TheVinylScratchTapes'', Vinyl and Octavia host a radio talk show together, and their relationship is central to the story.
18th Jan '17 9:16:14 PM Scabbard
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* ''Series/{{Bewitched}}'' - Samantha and Darrin
* ''Series/IDreamOfJeannie'' - Jeannie and Tony

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* ''Series/{{Bewitched}}'' - ''Series/{{Bewitched}}'': Samantha and Darrin
* ''Series/IDreamOfJeannie'' - ''Series/IDreamOfJeannie'': Jeannie and Tony
18th Jan '17 9:14:53 PM Scabbard
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* ''[[ComicBook/TheSandman Death: The High Cost Of Living]]'' - A PerkyGoth called Didi[[note]]who may or may not be [[TheGrimReaper Death]] having a day off: you'll be held in all kinds of suspense unless you happen to have some prior experience with the Sandman Verse, in which case Didi appears very familiar[[/note]] guides a [[EmoTeen teen]] [[{{Emo}} guy]] named Sexton on a journey of self discovery and teaches him to respect life and live it to the fullest, and [[AnAesop etcetera]]. A good example of the difference between Wild and ManicPixieDreamGirl, as Didi, while unconventional, spontaneous, and extremely outgoing, is at the same time calm, collected, and thoughful.

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* ''[[ComicBook/TheSandman Death: The High Cost Of Living]]'' - Living]]'': A PerkyGoth called Didi[[note]]who may or may not be [[TheGrimReaper Death]] having a day off: you'll be held in all kinds of suspense unless you happen to have some prior experience with the Sandman Verse, in which case Didi appears very familiar[[/note]] guides a [[EmoTeen teen]] [[{{Emo}} guy]] named Sexton on a journey of self discovery and teaches him to respect life and live it to the fullest, and [[AnAesop etcetera]]. A good example of the difference between Wild and ManicPixieDreamGirl, as Didi, while unconventional, spontaneous, and extremely outgoing, is at the same time calm, collected, and thoughful.



* ''Film/BrightStar'' - John Keats is man back in the [[OlderThanTheyThink 1800s]] who is hidebound by convention, emotionally closed-off, undaring, and believes himself to be a failed poet. But along comes his muse, Fanny Brawne. She's a young, vibrant, fashionable, fiery, flirty, independent-minded, outspoken, strong-willed [[DancesAndBalls party girl]] who inspires him to write a sonnet that shares a name with the film's title. Will she challenge him and motivate him to new heights and help him achieve success that lasts until the 21st century? Well, it is based on a true story, so take a wild guess.

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* ''Film/BrightStar'' - ''Film/BrightStar'': John Keats is man back in the [[OlderThanTheyThink 1800s]] who is hidebound by convention, emotionally closed-off, undaring, and believes himself to be a failed poet. But along comes his muse, Fanny Brawne. She's a young, vibrant, fashionable, fiery, flirty, independent-minded, outspoken, strong-willed [[DancesAndBalls party girl]] who inspires him to write a sonnet that shares a name with the film's title. Will she challenge him and motivate him to new heights and help him achieve success that lasts until the 21st century? Well, it is based on a true story, so take a wild guess.



%%* ''Film/CharliesAngels'' - Natalie and Pete.

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%%* ''Film/CharliesAngels'' - ''Film/CharliesAngels'': Natalie and Pete.



* ''Film/TheGoldenChild'' - Sassy jokester Chandler Jarrell breaks all the rules while trying to save children, and teaches stoic, bookish, disciplined Kee Nang how to literally let down her hair.

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* ''Film/TheGoldenChild'' - ''Film/TheGoldenChild'': Sassy jokester Chandler Jarrell breaks all the rules while trying to save children, and teaches stoic, bookish, disciplined Kee Nang how to literally let down her hair.



* ''Film/GrumpyOldMen'' - John Gustafson and Max Goldman are fairly uptight and stuck in a rut, finding pleasure only in ice fishing, bickering, and tolerating their children. That is until wild and crazy Californian, Ariel Truax, rolls into town, racing a snowmobile up and down the street, turning their lives upside down, and causing a love triangle between the two.

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* ''Film/GrumpyOldMen'' - ''Film/GrumpyOldMen'': John Gustafson and Max Goldman are fairly uptight and stuck in a rut, finding pleasure only in ice fishing, bickering, and tolerating their children. That is until wild and crazy Californian, Ariel Truax, rolls into town, racing a snowmobile up and down the street, turning their lives upside down, and causing a love triangle between the two.



* ''Film/NottingHill'' - William Thacker (Creator/HughGrant) is an unsuccessful Notting Hill bookstore owner who is depressed that his wife has dumped him. But all that will change when Anna Scott (Creator/JuliaRoberts), the world's most beautiful woman and best-liked actress, enters his shop and changes his life with her glamorous Hollywood ways.
* ''Film/{{Ondine}}'' - Syracuse is a cynical, reclusive, recovering-alcoholic fisherman who one day brings up a [[SelkiesAndWereseals selky]] named Ondine [[spoiler: Romanian drug mule]] in his fishing net. She brings luck and can grant wishes. Can Ondine help Syracuse learn to live, love, and trust? [[spoiler: Yes. They get married.]].

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* ''Film/NottingHill'' - ''Film/NottingHill'': William Thacker (Creator/HughGrant) is an unsuccessful Notting Hill bookstore owner who is depressed that his wife has dumped him. But all that will change when Anna Scott (Creator/JuliaRoberts), the world's most beautiful woman and best-liked actress, enters his shop and changes his life with her glamorous Hollywood ways.
* ''Film/{{Ondine}}'' - ''Film/{{Ondine}}'': Syracuse is a cynical, reclusive, recovering-alcoholic fisherman who one day brings up a [[SelkiesAndWereseals selky]] named Ondine [[spoiler: Romanian drug mule]] in his fishing net. She brings luck and can grant wishes. Can Ondine help Syracuse learn to live, love, and trust? [[spoiler: Yes. They get married.]].



* ''Film/TheSoundOfMusic'' (Maria isn't "wild", but she is a BlitheSpirit).
* ''Film/StacyAttackOfTheSchoolgirlZombies'' - A teen girl, Eiko, gets a reclusive [[DirtyOldMan middle-aged]] puppeteer, Shibukawa, to promise to "[[FutureSlang repeat kill]]" her when she becomes a [[ZombieApocalypse zombie]]. She's in the [[ComingOfAge final stage]] of becoming a [[OurZombiesAreDifferent zombie]], a stage called, "[[UnusualEuphemism Near Death Happiness]]" [[note]]"Death" used to mean "Orgasm" hundreds of years ago[[/note]] which is a [[AllPeriodsArePMS period]] of [[StepfordSmiler manic giddiness]], as per usual with all girls [[DangerousSixteenthBirthday around the age of 16]], and she'll soon start [[Literature/{{Twilight}} glowing]] due to the [[NewSpeak B.T.P.]] or "[[WhatKindOfLamePowerIsHeartAnyway Butterfly Twinkle Powder]]." Can [[ManicPixieDreamGirl she help]] him [[AllThatGlitters learn]] to [[PutTheLaughterInSlaughter laugh again]] in this crazy, mixed-up [[CrapSackWorld world]] that's [[EveryoneIsJesusInPurgatory symbolic]] for [[LostAesop lost innocence]]? [[spoiler: Of course, once he [[TheReveal finally]] opens up that [[AnAssKickingChristmas gift]] she [[RelationshipUpgrade gave]] him and finds a [[ChainsawGood chainsaw]] inside!]]

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* ''Film/TheSoundOfMusic'' (Maria ''Film/TheSoundOfMusic'': Maria isn't "wild", but she is a BlitheSpirit).
BlitheSpirit in the face of the ''extremely'' uptight, Captain von Trapp.
* ''Film/StacyAttackOfTheSchoolgirlZombies'' - ''Film/StacyAttackOfTheSchoolgirlZombies'': A teen girl, Eiko, gets a reclusive [[DirtyOldMan middle-aged]] puppeteer, Shibukawa, to promise to "[[FutureSlang repeat kill]]" her when she becomes a [[ZombieApocalypse zombie]]. She's in the [[ComingOfAge final stage]] of becoming a [[OurZombiesAreDifferent zombie]], a stage called, "[[UnusualEuphemism Near Death Happiness]]" [[note]]"Death" used to mean "Orgasm" hundreds of years ago[[/note]] which is a [[AllPeriodsArePMS period]] of [[StepfordSmiler manic giddiness]], as per usual with all girls [[DangerousSixteenthBirthday around the age of 16]], and she'll soon start [[Literature/{{Twilight}} glowing]] due to the [[NewSpeak B.T.P.]] or "[[WhatKindOfLamePowerIsHeartAnyway Butterfly Twinkle Powder]]." Can [[ManicPixieDreamGirl she help]] him [[AllThatGlitters learn]] to [[PutTheLaughterInSlaughter laugh again]] in this crazy, mixed-up [[CrapSackWorld world]] that's [[EveryoneIsJesusInPurgatory symbolic]] for [[LostAesop lost innocence]]? [[spoiler: Of course, once he [[TheReveal finally]] opens up that [[AnAssKickingChristmas gift]] she [[RelationshipUpgrade gave]] him and finds a [[ChainsawGood chainsaw]] inside!]]



* ''Who's That Girl'' (1987) - A stuffy suit is about to enter into a bad marriage when he meets an ex-con who loves red lipstick and leather jackets... with a pet cougar named Murray. Or, as the trailer puts it, "She's beautiful, she's impulsive, she's... Music/{{Madonna}}! And in 24 hours, she'll turn a mild-mannered, corporate attorney into a wild-eyed fugitive from justice."

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* ''Who's That Girl'' (1987) - (1987): A stuffy suit is about to enter into a bad marriage when he meets an ex-con who loves red lipstick and leather jackets... with a pet cougar named Murray. Or, as the trailer puts it, "She's beautiful, she's impulsive, she's... Music/{{Madonna}}! And in 24 hours, she'll turn a mild-mannered, corporate attorney into a wild-eyed fugitive from justice."



* ''Film/TheProposal'' - This movie tries to trick you into thinking that Bullock's character, Margaret, is the stuffy, uptight one, and Reynolds' character, Andrew, is the comic relief. However...

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* ''Film/TheProposal'' - ''Film/TheProposal'': This movie tries to trick you into thinking that Bullock's character, Margaret, is the stuffy, uptight one, and Reynolds' character, Andrew, is the comic relief. However...



* ''Series/QueerAsFolk'' - Drew Boyd is a star quarterback who, although engaged to a woman, is a closeted homosexual. Emmett's flamboyant feminine saving force propels Drew out of the closet with a controversial on-air kiss.
* ''Series/TheLWord'' - This show verts this trope pretty well, as most people tend to be varying degrees of wild no matter their gender or sexual preference, with the most notable exception being Tasha, uptight and in her rut, being rescued by Alice's feminine saving force, which sends quakes throughout the military and "frees" Tasha from her "oppressors."

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* ''Series/QueerAsFolk'' - ''Series/QueerAsFolk'': Drew Boyd is a star quarterback who, although engaged to a woman, is a closeted homosexual. Emmett's flamboyant feminine saving force propels Drew out of the closet with a controversial on-air kiss.
* ''Series/TheLWord'' - ''Series/TheLWord'': This show verts this trope pretty well, as most people tend to be varying degrees of wild no matter their gender or sexual preference, with the most notable exception being Tasha, uptight and in her rut, being rescued by Alice's feminine saving force, which sends quakes throughout the military and "frees" Tasha from her "oppressors."



* ''Series/TheBigBangTheory'' - Penny moves into an apartment next door to two brilliant but socially awkward physicists and shows them how little they know about life outside of the laboratory.

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* ''Series/TheBigBangTheory'' - ''Series/TheBigBangTheory'': Penny moves into an apartment next door to two brilliant but socially awkward physicists and shows them how little they know about life outside of the laboratory.
22nd Dec '16 7:20:41 PM ChaoticNovelist
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** Though in this case, the uptight one is in complete denial of the wild one's feelings [[WhatDoYouMeanItsForKids for no real reason]], preventing the relationship from going anywhere
28th Nov '16 11:28:34 PM rwe1138
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