X

Relationships That Wouldn't Work in Reality

Hollywood cooks up some screwed up matches
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 4, 2009 3:35 PM CST
Relationships That Wouldn't Work in Reality
Don Draper's a man who should not have relationships.   (AP Photo/AMC Frank Ockenfels)

(Newser) – Hollywood’s great at making us root for relationships that shouldn’t work. But some of them really shouldn’t work. The Nerve imagines if the following couples moved in next-door:

  • Beauty and the Beast: No, I’m not kissing a dog … he’s really a prince! I swear!
  • Buffy and Angel (Buffy the Vampire Slayer): She’s 16, and he’s more than 200, and, oh yeah, dead. So it’s illegal in multiple ways, and creepy, too.

story continues below

  • Dexter and Rita (Dexter): “The baseline for a successful relationship should be just a bit higher than ‘did not kill significant other today.’”
  • Don Draper and Anyone (Mad Men): You’re either rooting for a guy to leave his wife and kids, or rooting for a wife to stay with a philandering guy who lies to her about his own name.
  • George Michael and Maeby (Arrested Development): They’re sweet, they’re awkward … and they’re cousins (sort of).
For more, check the source.
(Read more entertainment stories.)

We use cookies. By Clicking "OK" or any content on this site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. Read more in our privacy policy.
Get the news faster.
Tap to install our app.
X
Install the Newser News app
in two easy steps:
1. Tap in your navigation bar.
2. Tap to Add to Home Screen.

X