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* ''WesternAnimation/ZigAndSharko'': Marina's bodyguard Sharko is in love with her but unfortunately, although Marina shares his feelings for her, she also has a crush on the villain, Zig.


* The titular Sharko in WesternAnimation/ZigAndSharko has it bad for Marina the mermaid, whom he is constantly having to rescue from the hungry titular Zig trying to devour her.

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* The titular Sharko in WesternAnimation/ZigAndSharko ''WesternAnimation/ZigAndSharko'' has it bad for Marina the mermaid, whom he is constantly having to rescue from the hungry titular Zig trying to devour her.

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* The titular Sharko in WesternAnimation/ZigAndSharko has it bad for Marina the mermaid, whom he is constantly having to rescue from the hungry titular Zig trying to devour her.


* Daniel Ducruet and RebelliousPrincess Stéphanie of UsefulNotes/{{Monaco}}. [[YourCheatingHeart It... didn't end well]].

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* Daniel Ducruet and RebelliousPrincess Stéphanie of UsefulNotes/{{Monaco}}. [[YourCheatingHeart It... didn't end well]].well.


** [[HoYay Current bodyguard Brock Samson and Dr. Venture's relationship]] has these vibes. It's referenced in the pilot episode, "The Terrible Secret of Turtle Bay," when Pete White argues to Billy Quizboy that "you can't tell me there's nothing going on there." Also played with in the season 1 finale, "Return to Spider-Skull Island;" when Brock [[spoiler: isn't allowed to go with Dr. Venture to the operation room and argues, the doctor]] assumes they're "partners."

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** [[HoYay Current bodyguard Brock Samson and Dr. Venture's relationship]] has these vibes. (The original pitch book even described Dr. Venture as "possibly having a crush on" Brock.) It's referenced in the pilot episode, "The Terrible Secret of Turtle Bay," when Pete White argues to Billy Quizboy that "you can't tell me there's nothing going on there." "
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Also played with in the season 1 finale, "Return to Spider-Skull Island;" when Brock [[spoiler: isn't allowed to go with Dr. Venture to the operation room and argues, the doctor]] assumes they're "partners."



** Played with again in the intro to the season 3 episode "What Goes Down, Must Come Up."

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** Played with again in the intro to the season 3 episode "What Goes Down, Must Come Up."" [[spoiler:Doc is directing Brock as he drives a vehicle with a drill on the front, which is concealed until we see Doc giggling at his own double entendres.]]


* KingArthur's wife Guinevere and her bodyguard Lancelot share an ill-fated romance.

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* KingArthur's Myth/KingArthur's wife Guinevere and her bodyguard Lancelot share an ill-fated romance.


* This is invoked in the ''Disney/{{Frozen}}'' fanfic ''Fanfic/BecomingFree''. After a CareerEndingInjury leaves her unable to continue her current career, Elsa assigns her girlfriend Freya as her personal guard in order to keep her close without others talking about their relationship.

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* This is invoked in the ''Disney/{{Frozen}}'' ''WesternAnimation/Frozen2013'' fanfic ''Fanfic/BecomingFree''. After a CareerEndingInjury leaves her unable to continue her current career, Elsa assigns her girlfriend Freya as her personal guard in order to keep her close without others talking about their relationship.


* ''Film/BodyguardFromBeijing'' starring Creator/JetLi has this happen between the protagonist, the titular soldier from China, and his charge, a UsefulNotes/HongKong lady. The latter was the one who made the first moves, but the former tried to be professional by distancing himself from her. He DidNotGetTheGirl, as he was shown going back to China ([[{{Anvilicious}} posing right in front of the Chinese flag]]) while the lady stays behind. It's pretty obvious her feelings were reciprocated, however.

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* ''Film/BodyguardFromBeijing'' ''Film/TheBodyguardFromBeijing'' starring Creator/JetLi has this happen between the protagonist, the titular soldier from China, and his charge, a UsefulNotes/HongKong lady. The latter was the one who made the first moves, but the former tried to be professional by distancing himself from her. He DidNotGetTheGirl, as he was shown going back to China ([[{{Anvilicious}} posing right in front of the Chinese flag]]) while the lady stays behind. It's pretty obvious her feelings were reciprocated, however.

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* The plot of the blog ''Blog/{{Solarhood}}'' revolves around Sonic acting as Elise's temporary bodyguard. Along the way, they fall in love.


* ''WesternAnimation/SupermanTheAnimatedSeries''. Mercy Graves shows UndyingLoyalty to the man who [[RecruitedFromTheGutter rescued her from the gutter]] to become his personal chauffeur/bodyguard. When Lex Luthor abandons her to save himself in "Ghost in the Machine", she's devastated to realise he thinks of her as just another expendable minion. ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeagueUnlimited'' drops a strong hint that they were lovers, and Lex Luthor doesn't hesitate to play on these feelings so Mercy will continue to help him despite her disillusionment with her BadBoss.

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* ''WesternAnimation/SupermanTheAnimatedSeries''. Mercy Graves shows UndyingLoyalty to the man who [[RecruitedFromTheGutter rescued her from the gutter]] to become his personal chauffeur/bodyguard. When Lex Luthor abandons her to save himself in "Ghost in the Machine", she's devastated to realise he thinks of her as just another expendable minion. ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeagueUnlimited'' ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague Unlimited'' drops a strong hint that they were lovers, and Lex Luthor doesn't hesitate to play on these feelings so Mercy will continue to help him despite her disillusionment with her BadBoss.

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* ''Theatre/WesterosAnAmericanMusical'' keeps the romance between Sansa and her fiancé's bodyguard Sandor from ''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire''. Sandor gets AdaptationalHeroism that makes him one of Sansa's more sympathetic suitors.
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* Peko Pekoyama's Dangan Island ending in ''VisualNovel/SuperDanganRonpa2'' more or less reveals her to have this towards [[spoiler:Fuyuhiko Kuzuryuu. It just makes the circumstances surrounding Chapter 2 all the more tragic, since Peko ends up executed for trying to save him through a huge and failed gambit ''and'' Fuyuhiko loses an eye in the whole deal. Fuyuhiko's final words to Peko can even be interpreted as an AnguishedDeclarationOfLove, and she's stabbed to death while trying to shield him.]]

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* Peko Pekoyama's Dangan Island ending in ''VisualNovel/SuperDanganRonpa2'' ''VisualNovel/Danganronpa2GoodbyeDespair'' more or less reveals her to have this towards [[spoiler:Fuyuhiko Kuzuryuu. It just makes the circumstances surrounding Chapter 2 all the more tragic, since Peko ends up executed for trying to save him through a huge and failed gambit ''and'' Fuyuhiko loses an eye in the whole deal. Fuyuhiko's final words to Peko can even be interpreted as an AnguishedDeclarationOfLove, and she's stabbed to death while trying to shield him.]]

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* ''Fanfic/BodyguardAU'' is a ''My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic'' AlternateUniverseFic FanVerse where Princess Rarity's bodyguard Twilight Sparkle has a mutual crush on her.


* Daniel Ducruet and RebelliousPrincess Stéphanie of UsefulNotes/{{Monaco}}. [[YourCheatingHeart It... didn't end well.]]

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* Daniel Ducruet and RebelliousPrincess Stéphanie of UsefulNotes/{{Monaco}}. [[YourCheatingHeart It... didn't end well.]]well]].
* Creator/DolphLundgren was a bodyguard for Creator/GraceJones in the 1980s, and they started a short lived relationship.

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* ''ComicBook/WonderWoman2006'': Alkyone's centuries long unrequited crush on Hippolyta slowly culminated into a BodyguardBetrayal, partially due to Hippolyta's clear preference for Philippus and partially due to her being granted a daughter by the goddesses changing Alkyone's status-quo forever.

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