Fake But Hot Incestuous Couples
From 'Star Wars' to 'Arrested Development,' something's not quite right
By M. Morris, Newser Staff
Posted Jun 27, 2010 10:11 AM CDT
"Arrested Development" stars Tony Hale (Buster Bluth) and Jessica Walter (Lucille Bluth) at a Television Critics Association reception at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, July 23, 2005.   (Getty Images)

(Newser) – It's taboo and generally creepy, but sometimes—under the right cinematic circumstances and with the knowledge that nobody's actually related—incest can be, well, hot. Willa Paskin of New York rounds up fictional couples who have real chemistry:

  • Cathy and Chris Dollanganger, Flowers in the Attic: "Nothing can stop the teenage sex drive, not even arsenic poisoning."

  • Buster and Lucille Bluth, Arrested Development: "Perhaps more co-dependent than flat-out incestuous."
  • Luke and Leia, Star Wars: "Leia kissed him, but mostly because she was trying to make Han Solo jealous (who can blame her?)"
  • Norman Bates and Mother, Psycho: "This is a very unhealthy, disturbing, corpse-ridden relationship."
To see the full list, which includes a very young-looking Jodie Foster and Rob Lowe, click here.

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MisterPlinkett
Jun 27, 2010 8:35 PM CDT
wow, what a pointless article.
mmax
Jun 27, 2010 1:36 PM CDT
What? You left out Greg and Marcia Brady?! Even ignoring the parody version (Brady Bunch sequel) , I submit to you the following: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o3zySoSU5kg&feature=fvsr
Non-deep-thinker
Jun 27, 2010 12:55 PM CDT
I'm not one who is big on criticizing content as being a "non-story". But this is definitely a non-story.