Although any thoughts about the transparent effects on a white voile shirt were never mentioned at the time!
’The adaptation was the brainchild of producer Sue Birtwistle, who got screenwriter Andrew Davies on board by cleverly telling him the book was about sex, money and social climbing.
If this trope breaks up a Fan-Preferred Couple, expect Ship-to-Ship Combat to ensue.
Side-Story Bonus Art often has the couple getting married. If the plot tortures the official couple, then that's Official Couple Ordeal Syndrome.
(Thus, in heroic stories The Hero and The Chick are the usual couple, though it isn't always them.) The important thing to know about this trope is that the characters are overtly paired off, so even if they never kiss on screen or even flirt with other characters, it's understood by the cast (and hopefully the audience) that the two are an item.
It is named for the RWA's first president, Rita Clay Estrada. Entrants must supply five printed books by the posted deadline.
The critically acclaimed six-parter was a huge success that made a sex symbol out of Colin, earned a Best Actress BAFTA for his co-star Jennifer and is credited with bringing period drama to a fresh generation of younger viewers.
But when it first went out on BBC1 on 24 September 1995 no one guessed it would change the TV landscape.
Speaking of which, if this the path that the couple ends up taking, it is very likely to fall under being Happily Married. A REMINDER: A couple is an official couple only if they acknowledge their feelings and enter into a relationship in Canon.
Ship Teasing and Unresolved Sexual Tension do not count, nor does your favorite Fan Fic or Doujinshi.