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Love and pop culture, hand-in-hand

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Valentine’s is just a few days away, and we’re curious: do you have any great dating or relationship anecdotes that involve pop culture?

I credit The Office (US version) for breathing life into my relationship with my then-boyfriend, now-husband when we were fresh out of college and ridiculously broke and stressed. Regardless how red our bank account balance appeared, we could count on non-stop, side-splitting laughter every Thursday night. Also, thanks to Top Chef, we now enjoy cooking and eating better, more delicious foods together than we ever did before the Bravo hit came into our lives.

So, tell us, what similar stories do you have of love going hand-in-hand with  a pop culture property?

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Additionally, check out this delicious TV bachelor round-up

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Best TV/movie kiss

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Valentine’s is a few days away, and although this holiday tends to bring out mixed feelings in Americans, it’s still on the calendar, like it or not. For those of us in the “like it!” camp (if for no other reason than an excuse to eat a lot of chocolate), we have a few posts scheduled this week you might enjoy. Hey, even if you hate the day, you can give credit to the properties that have done love right.

First up, best TV or movie kiss.

Mine’s a little odd, perhaps, as it’s not from a universally loved movie, but it’s a good scene, nonetheless.

From Becoming Jane:

I don’t know about you, but I think all the best kisses end with one …

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