So, I am obsessed with TV. And I am especially obsessed with romance on TV. Therefore, I have spent inordinate amounts of time thinking and writing about my favorite and least favorite TV couples. I have a document on my computer called "My Favorites" that I started writing over a year ago, and it's amazing how much has changed in my TV life since then. Just for this short article, I'm going to give two of my favorite and two of my least favorite TV couples and explain why I feel the way I do.
So many plots, from Doctor Who to Homeland, Sherlock and Lost to Fringe, would be much improved by ditching the love interests altogether
When the Doctor shared a kiss with his newest companion this Christmas, my response was not "Aahh" but the distinctly unimpressed "Oh". My disappointment was nothing to do with Jenna-Louise Coleman's performance as young governess Clara Oswin Oswald but because I am fast growing tired of the notion that every show needs a sprinkling of romance to make our hearts beat faster. Some of them, I can't help thinking, would be much improved by...