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** Strangely, Sam Anders, who was married to Kara Thrace, the ''other'' half of the FanPreferredCouple, hasn't garnered as much reaction at all. This may be because he's MrFanservice, or it might be because the fanbase figures that being married to Kara is punishment enough. Or that Kara/Anders was handled much better and has a strong fanbase of its own; Lee/Dee fans are a minority. He isn't ''totally'' free from this treatment though - Sam has been [[RonTheDeathEater made]] into an adulterer (in spite of fact that he's the faithful one while ''Starbuck'' is the cheater in {{canon}}), tamper with birth control, rape Kara, and physically abuse Kara in fanfiction. The last is particularly ironic because Lee beats her to a bloody pulp in canon (granted, it was a boxing match), yet [[{{Shipmanteau}} Starpollo]] fans maintain that when Lee does it, it's an expression of the pair's equality. In canon, Sam has never laid a hand on Kara (though the reverse isn't true).

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** Strangely, Sam Anders, who was married to Kara Thrace, the ''other'' half of the FanPreferredCouple, hasn't garnered as much reaction at all. This may be because he's MrFanservice, or it might be because the fanbase figures that being married to Kara is punishment enough. Or that Kara/Anders was handled much better and has a strong fanbase of its own; Lee/Dee fans are a minority. He isn't ''totally'' free from this treatment though - Sam has been [[RonTheDeathEater made]] into an adulterer (in spite of fact that he's the faithful one while ''Starbuck'' is the cheater in {{canon}}), tamper with birth control, rape Kara, and physically abuse Kara in fanfiction. The last is particularly ironic because Lee beats her to a bloody pulp in canon (granted, it was a boxing match), yet [[{{Shipmanteau}} Starpollo]] fans maintain that when Lee does it, it's an expression of the pair's equality. In canon, Sam has never laid a hand on Kara (though the reverse isn't true).


*** There's also the matter of the series finale, in which Kara and Sam [[spoiler:ended the series TogetherInDeath (at least that's what Katee Sackhoff believes)]] and, in Ron Moore's own words, Kara and Lee never got past [[spoiler:that moment where they nearly cheated on Zak (her fiance, his brother)]]. Some of these shippers even take umbrage at the suggestion that [[spoiler:Sam, who is a [[ArtificialHuman Cylon]], has a [[OurSoulsAreDifferent soul]]]], which is hilarious, because it shows they entirely missed the point of the narrative regarding the [[spoiler:Cylons and their sentience/humanity]].


** When ''Series/KamenRiderBuild'''s ''Cross-Z'' spin-off tried to introduce a love interest named Yui, she was met with a negative fan response: the fanbase being split between those who preferred him with Kasumi (his girlfriend in his original timeline - who is now with an alternate version of him) or Sento, and those who just didn't like Yui being set up to take over Sento's role as his "[[ArcWords best match]]". This is likely the reason why she is no longer in the picture by the subsequent ''Kamen Rider Grease'' movie

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** When ''Series/KamenRiderBuild'''s ''Cross-Z'' spin-off tried to introduce a love interest named Yui, Yui for Ryuga, she was met with a negative fan response: the fanbase being split between those who preferred him with Kasumi (his girlfriend in his original timeline - who is now with an alternate version of him) or Sento, and those who just didn't like Yui being set up to take over Sento's role as his "[[ArcWords best match]]". This is likely the reason why she is no longer in the picture by the subsequent ''Kamen Rider Grease'' movie

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** When ''Series/KamenRiderBuild'''s ''Cross-Z'' spin-off tried to introduce a love interest named Yui, she was met with a negative fan response: the fanbase being split between those who preferred him with Kasumi (his girlfriend in his original timeline - who is now with an alternate version of him) or Sento, and those who just didn't like Yui being set up to take over Sento's role as his "[[ArcWords best match]]". This is likely the reason why she is no longer in the picture by the subsequent ''Kamen Rider Grease'' movie


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** Mary Morstan got this ''preemptively'' from the grouchier corners of the slash fandom, even before she was confirmed to be in the series. Even worse, her actress, Amanda Abbington (who is also Creator/MartinFreeman's real life partner) had actually [[YokoOhNo gotten]] [[SeriousBusiness death threats]] for coming between John and Sherlock and being the impetus for John to move out of 221B, despite this happening in the original novels.

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** Mary Morstan got this ''preemptively'' from the grouchier corners of the slash fandom, even before she was confirmed to be in the series. Even worse, her actress, Amanda Abbington (who is also Creator/MartinFreeman's real life partner) had actually [[YokoOhNo gotten]] [[SeriousBusiness gotten death threats]] for coming between John and Sherlock and being the impetus for John to move out of 221B, despite this happening in the original novels.


** Also Sully, an early love interest of Brennan's. He's been totally out of the picture for a couple seasons now and people are STILL writing "kill Sully" fic. Possibly because he was written as some kind of superman, good at absolutely every skill you'd care to name, but, even so, enough is enough.

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** Also Sully, an early love interest of Brennan's. He's been totally out of the picture for a couple seasons now and people are STILL writing "kill Sully" fic. Possibly because he was written as some kind of superman, good at absolutely every skill you'd care to name, but, even so, enough is enough. Happily, it died down and Sully even got on some fansí good side when he comforted Brennan after her dad died,but respected her marriage and didnít make any moves.


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** Daisy has been targeted by this sometimes due to being annoying to some fans. Itís not unheard of for fics to kill her or get rid of her in favor of an original character for Sweets.


** Jessica/Aubrey shippers and Karen after the seeming breakup in the series finale and Karen buying Aubrey chicken. Since the show has a history of couples breaking up, dating others and then reuniting, itís thought Aubrey and Jess may reunite later. Fans have found ways to turn Karen into a psycho stalker who canít accept Aubrey getting back together with Jessica and who gets rather creepy.

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** Jessica/Aubrey shippers and Karen after the seeming breakup in the series finale and Karen buying Aubrey chicken. Since the show has a history of couples breaking up, dating others and then reuniting, itís thought Aubrey and Jess may reunite later. could have eventually reunited. Fans have found ways to turn Karen into a psycho stalker jealous ex who canít accept that Aubrey getting back together with Jessica saw her as a mistake and who gets rather creepy.causes problems trying to win him back.


* ''Series/{{Bones}}'' has fans yelling "Kill Cam". (Though, to be fair, Booth/Brennan seems to be where the writers are going anyway.)

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* ''Series/{{Bones}}'' has fans yelling "Kill Cam". (Though, to be fair, Booth/Brennan seems to be where the writers are going anyway.)) That did come to an end when Booth and Brennan went canon and Cam got her own love interest, Arastoo.


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** Jessica/Aubrey shippers and Karen after the seeming breakup in the series finale and Karen buying Aubrey chicken. Since the show has a history of couples breaking up, dating others and then reuniting, itís thought Aubrey and Jess may reunite later. Fans have found ways to turn Karen into a psycho stalker who canít accept Aubrey getting back together with Jessica and who gets rather creepy.


* The ''Series/{{Merlin}}'' fandom contains the extremely popular [[HoYay Merlin/Arthur]] pairing, which leads to bashing of any character linked romantically with either man: leading ladies Morgana and Gwen are the most common targets, but there's also Freya, Sophia, Lady Vivian, and others.

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* The ''Series/{{Merlin}}'' ''Series/{{Merlin|2008}}'' fandom contains the extremely popular [[HoYay Merlin/Arthur]] pairing, which leads to bashing of any character linked romantically with either man: leading ladies Morgana and Gwen are the most common targets, but there's also Freya, Sophia, Lady Vivian, and others.

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* ''Series/{{Ezel}}'': Poor, poor Bade Uysal could not escape the wrath of the most rabid Eyşan/Ezel shippers, who were already peeved by the couple's reduced screentime in season two. It didn't matter that Eyşan's intentions were more malicious for much of the the second season, or that Bade developed a rapport with Ezel, becoming his trusted confidant: she was getting in the way of the one true pairing, and had death wished upon her as a result.


* The cross-canon DieForOurShip is ''ridiculous'' in the ''Series/{{Life On Mars|2006}}'' and ''Series/AshesToAshes'' fandom. Either you ship Gene Hunt with Sam Tyler, hold [=LOM=] as the superior series, and bash Alex for being a "whiny, bitchy slut who can't keep her knickers on"; or you ship Gene Hunt and Alex Drake, most likely haven't even ''seen'' [=LOM=] and are sick of Sam being mentioned in [=A2A=] so much. Meanwhile, the Chris/Shaz, Alex/anyone else, and Sam/Annie fans are trying to stay clear of the fray and the multishippers are all going "well, that's silly, why ''choose''?"

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* The cross-canon DieForOurShip is ''ridiculous'' in the ''Series/{{Life On Mars|2006}}'' and ''Series/AshesToAshes'' ''Series/AshesToAshes2008'' fandom. Either you ship Gene Hunt with Sam Tyler, hold [=LOM=] as the superior series, and bash Alex for being a "whiny, bitchy slut who can't keep her knickers on"; or you ship Gene Hunt and Alex Drake, most likely haven't even ''seen'' [=LOM=] and are sick of Sam being mentioned in [=A2A=] so much. Meanwhile, the Chris/Shaz, Alex/anyone else, and Sam/Annie fans are trying to stay clear of the fray and the multishippers are all going "well, that's silly, why ''choose''?"

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* In ''{{Series/Andromeda}}'', there is little hostility between supporters of Dylan being paired up with Rommie, Trance or Beka, but the one outside girl who has appeared in more that one episode, Molly Noguchi, has a certain tendency for either turning out to be an enemy agent or dying.

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** More recently, there's Jackson/Maggie for the Jackson/April fans. The fact the couple made it official the same day that it was announced that Sarah Drew (April) was fired from the show did not help matters and fans speculate that Drew, who had no intentions to leave, was cut to allow Jackson and Maggie to thrive.


** Fans of Patricia and Eddie's pairing really didn't like KT when she was introduced. The two of them had already broken up (off-screen) by the time season 3 began, but this didn't stop people from thinking KT was going to go after Eddie. However, it died down once it was revealed that KT was willing to [[HeartwarmingMoments put her crush on Eddie aside and help Patricia get back with Eddie.]]

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** Fans of Patricia and Eddie's pairing really didn't like KT when she was introduced. The two of them had already broken up (off-screen) by the time season 3 began, but this didn't stop people from thinking KT was going to go after Eddie. However, it died down once it was revealed that KT was willing to [[HeartwarmingMoments [[SugarWiki/HeartwarmingMoments put her crush on Eddie aside and help Patricia get back with Eddie.]]


* ''Series/NUMB3RS'': Amita (Charlie's love interest) gets a huge amount of hate from practically all variety of slashers in the fandom, often being characterized as a homophobic, jealous, possessive, shrewish slut.

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* ''Series/NUMB3RS'': Amita (Charlie's love interest) gets a huge amount of hate from practically all variety of slashers in the fandom, fandom. When she's not this trope, she's often being characterized as a homophobic, jealous, possessive, shrewish slut.getting the RonTheDeathEater treatment.

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