Top Ten Gift Giving Moments in TV

10. Veronica Mars – A pony????!!!!

Sophy says: Veronica and Keith. Cutest dad/daughter duo ever. Who’s with me???

This is one of those Veronica Mars moments in which Kristen Bell rivals Emily Fitch for cutest human ever, in her own special, hilarious fashion. Just the way she sniffs and shakes the envelope, then her eyes light up with ‘A pony???!!!’ And then she opens it and it’s so much better than a damn pony, because it’s Rophy’s dream-gift for the love of God – two tickets to New York City! Except I wouldn’t go with my dad. Because he’s dead. But also because I’d go with Rin.

“Broadway, Soho, the MOMA?”

“Yankee Stadium, Shea Stadium, Madison Square Gardens!”

Rophy would have no such differences of opinion.

Rin says: I’d go with you too. :*) Alive father and all!

The way she screams ‘A PONY?!!’ is the best thing ever. Veronica and Keith were one of the driving forces of the show, you can’t honestly look me in the eye and tell me you don’t find me attractive ADORE these two. And without spoiling those who haven’t watched this brilliant show quite yet (I KNOW YOU EXIST, STOP HIDING), I just want to say, the season 1 finale you guys. :((

I think the plot for the Veronica Mars movie should involve Veronica and Rophy frolicking around New York. Man, you can set a new box office record with an idea like that.


09. Friends – Frankie say RELAX

“You are so just doing this out of spite.”
“Nah uh, no no no. I’m gonna wear this all the time, I LOVE THIS SHIRT!!!”
“You have not worn that tshirt since you were 15, it doesn’t even fit you any more!”

Rin says: This was one of my huge ships growing up, but Friends just isn’t the type of show that you get behind full force. It’d be too exhausting. Having said that, this is one of the stand out little moments between Ross/Rachel that I just adore. After breaking up in S3, Rachel returns a box of his stuff which causes Ross to retaliate by demanding she return everything that he owns. Including her favourite tshirt. After he puts it on to show just how much he loves the tshirt, he leaves in a huffy.

And then the OMFGADORBS! moment comes at the end of the episode when Monica tells Rachel that Ross stopped by to drop off a box of her stuff. Rachel expects it to be useless stuff like shampoo (NOT USELESS TO NAOMILY!) etc. but as she opens the box she pulls out the tiny tshirt. I JUST. AWWWWWWW. Oh Ross. You stupid fool. Even if you were on a break, you shouldn’t have slept with that ugly whore.

Sophy says: I just watched this clip on youtube to refresh my memory and awwwwwwwwwww. I find it completely adorable that Rachel just smiles to herself and says “nothing” and then just kind of wanders off to her room to be alone with the shirt. 8-.

Also my favourite thing is that the teeshirt is grammatically incorrect. It’s also my least favourite thing. A COMMA OR AN S. ONE OR THE OTHER, SHIRT.

Yes, I know it’s some pop culture reference I don’t get, but you can put lipstick on poor grammar and it’s still POOR GRAMMAR.

(So many of you probably just have this urge to go through the rophycaps with red pen now don’t you? Fair enough.)


08. Buffy – It means you belong to somebody

“My people — before I was changed — they exchanged this as a sign of devotion. It’s a Claddagh ring. The hands represent friendship, the crown represents loyalty… and the heart… Well, you know… Wear it with the heart pointing towards you. It means you belong to somebody. Like this.”

Sophy says: Omg. So undeniably cheesy and yet so undeniably perfect. Joss walked a fine line with Buffy/Angel, and he walked it well. I love how Angel’s all nervous and sweaty-palmed, like a schoolboy on a first date. Because he may have a couple of centuries on Buffy, but really, at the end of the day, he’s not that much more experienced in love than she is. As Angelus he learned all about sex (and murder and mind-games, all the ways to tear things apart), but what did he ever learn about love?

It’s moments like these that remind us that this is Angel’s first time around the track as a boyfriend, whether he’s had a bicentennial or not.

And come on, let’s be real. Raise your hand if you didn’t ask for a Claddagh ring for Christmas after you watched this scene.

Rin says: I OWNED A CLADDAGH RING. I totally bought one off eBay when I was 15. And yes, I USED TO WEAR IT. Okay. OKAY. Oh to be young and lame.

I just love this sfm. And how it continued to plague her long after this episode. Remember when Scott tried to give her one? Oh man, Scott. You were cute and all, but please don’t even try. Just go away. Go be with your stupid dead friends 8-.

ANYWAY. I love this whole end of the world business as a result of Angel having to leave for maybe 6 months. Isn’t that exactly how it feels when you’re 17?

Don’t even try to tell me that shiny silver matching rings aren’t a sign of eternal love.


07. Rizzoli & Isles – Baby Tortoise.

“Awww, they are kind of cute when they’re small.”
“I told you.”

Rin says: I CAN’T. OH THESE TWO. Like, Maura saw how Jane reacted to Bass and she still got her a tortoise? Move over cats, we’ve got a new mascot for lesbians.

Jane and Maura need to just be together forever. That’s all I’m gonna say.

Sophy says: A BABY TORTOISE. A. BABY. TORTOISE. I think what I love most about this scene is the idea that the baby tortoise will not be a baby tortoise forever. It will grow into a fucking behemoth like Bass and Jane thinks Bass is creepy and ridiculous but you just know she will grow to love her little guy somewhere along the way… I mean look at her face.

And see a gift like this is intensely intimate. You don’t give someone a pet unless a) you know them so well that you can be sure it’s something they want in their lives or b) you know they love you so much that they’ll want it because you gave it to them, no matter how shell-having it is or how enormous it may grow to be. So right off the bat, we know how these two girls work. We know they’re not just close – they’re that kind of close.


06. Angel – I got her clothes.

Sophy says: Oh my god this moment! I giggle and sigh just thinking about it. Because Wesley has just given this big, mildly pompous speech about the healing process and how it will take time for Angel to earn Cordelia’s friendship back and then BAM. Clothes. It’s all over. And then Angel’s face. And Wesley’s face. And Cordy’s face. I can’t even.

“You have like, a gay man’s taste!


Rin says: From what I’ve seen, I’m going to love these two a ridiculous amount. I mean, before they ruin Cordelia. I’ve always loved her and thought it was so clever of Joss to bring her over to Angel to form the unlikely duo of Angel/Cordy. Look at his face when they’re hugging, like..GOD. Angel. You should be brooding, shouldn’t you?

Sophy says: I can’t tell you how excited I am that Rin is finally going to watch Angel properly. Excited and profoundly jealous.


05. Skins – Forever

Rin says: On Skins, good things come in padded envelopes. I loved the whole back and forth of the watch, Tony giving the watch to Michelle for her birthday, only for her to return it to him immediately – and broken. And then Effy works her magic by getting the watch fixed and sending it to Michelle. Which leads her to call Tony and tell him she loves him. :(( :((

IT WAS BROKEN BUT NOW IT’S FIXED. FFFF :) Oh Michelle, so underrated.

Sophy says: I love this. I love it on so many levels – the level where it’s about Michelle and Tony, and the level where it’s about Effy and Tony too. Because Effy knows her brother – she knows exactly what he would do if he was quite able to quite integrate the new Tony and the old Tony and it would be this – he would insist. He wouldn’t leave it at ‘You can’t have her’, he would make damn sure Sid didn’t have her. And he’s not quite sure how to do that anymore, he’s not quite sure he can do that – but Effy is. And so she gets the watch fixed, and so she gets it engraved with the word Forever. It’s sweet, and it’s a little bit bossy. It’s old Tony and it’s new Tony too and it’s what Michelle needs and what Tony needs to give her.

And Oh God. My heart breaks for the first time he gives it to her – the time that doesn’t go down so well. And I also sort of feel like giggling. That’s the wonderful thing about the writing for Skins – we’re always on the edge of the humour/heartbreak knife.

“You said you needed time.”

Oh Tony.



04. House – Christmas exchange.

Sophy says: Rin suffered greatly to bring this part of the picspam to you. I hope you all appreciate it. If you don’t because ~Cameron sucks and/or ~Huddy is your OTP please shut up about it. I’m serious. It’s Christmas, okay? And Rin’s not the only one with shears.

What I adore about these scenes is how understated and subtle they are, and hey, guess what, that’s what I enjoyed about House/Cameron in general. I like the fact that we never know what the gifts are. They’re probably trivial things… but you have the sense that they’ll be furtively treasured anyway for years to come. That’s basically how House and Cameron work; they treasure each other furtively. Or at least they did. 8-)

AND THEY STILL DO IN MY HEAD WHERE THE SHOW IS STILL WELL-WRITTEN AND CONSISTENT AND MAKING OF THE SENSE THEMATICALLY. Because seriously, how do you throw this kind of magic away just like that with no real explanation and no good reason? Really, let’s take a second to process this. This woman, Allison Cameron, made that man, Gregory House, who was probably voted Most likely to be a scrooge in high school, buy a Christmas gift. But he was actually in love with Cuddy all along?

lol okay then. One day I’m going to back Shore and Jacobs into the naughty corner and demand that they explain themselves.

They’ll probably say he gave her a scarf with ‘Huddy Forever’ embroidered on it. 8-)

Rin says: “I don’t need verification from you to know that I’m doing my job well. That’s your problem, not mine.”
“I was just being nice.”
“Yeah, well, you don’t need to always do that.”
*Cameron holds out a Christmas present from behind her back* “Merry Christmas.”

Ya know. It’s hard to talk about House without coming across as really really really bitter, and hurt. Because I am, and probably always will be. I’ll try anyhow.

So they’re having their discussion about work and stuff and how Cameron doesn’t always need to be so nice. And this is House, he pushes people away. Push push push. And then we have Cameron, who is the absolute counter to House. She’s a puzzle that he’s never been able to understand, right from the day he hired her because she was like lobby art. So when he tells her not to be nice and she hands him a gift? He’s taken aback, almost embarrassed. It’d be so much easier if she was just like everyone else who takes him for his surface-self, a jerk, but she doesn’t.

And then at the end of the episode there’s a montage, and it’s only a few seconds, but we see Cameron finding a gift on her seat (THE SEAT AND NOT THE TABLE, BECAUSE IT’S JUST THEM), shaking it cutely. And her faaace.. HER LITTLE FACE. Like come on, House doesn’t just buy gifts left right and centre. Just by being herself she forces House to go outside of himself, that he doesn’t always have to be that guy.

And it’s moments like this that remind me why I hate this show.


03. Dead Like Me – and I will never ever take it back.

Sophy says: One of the most achingly romantic moments in TV history. HE GOT HER AN ENGAGEMENT RING. JUST BECAUSE SHE WANTED ONE. TO PUT ON HER LITTLE FINGER ON HER LAST DAY. I CAN’T.

The dialogue is just… unfathomably perfect and so damn memorable that I know it by heart. And the delivery – the way the words just seem to throb out of them. The way she’s slumped on the couch with her tumbler like something out of one of those old movies she says she was in. The way he presses the box to his lips when he’s opened it like he’s trying not to speak.

“You are so beautiful to look at.”

“And unlucky to know.”

I don’t think I’ll ever be able to watch the DLM movie. Because no one, no matter how Aussie, could ever do Daisy Adair like Laura Harris.

Rin says: Just rewatching this to get the caps made me want to a DLM rewatch right there and then. Mason is so fucking precious you guys, I can’t deal with it. It’s not a proposal, it’s a token.



02. The Office – Never Give Up

Sophy says: S;KDFSD;LKJSLKDL;KSJDSLKF. Never, never in TV history have I felt the kind of elation I felt at this moment. I mean… this whole sequence is just… SHEER PERFECTION. Dawn opens her secret Santa gift in the back of the taxi on the way to the other side of the world from Tim, and there. There it is in the package – a box of paints, a message on the idle portrait she drew. There it is – her whole life, her whole heart, everything she holds dear. And that’s when she knows she can’t keep pretending that he isn’t the fucking WIND BENEATH HER FUCKING WINGS. Because she loves him. Because she’s happy with him. And how that show made being happy together epic on the same level as lives ruined, bloodshed, I will never quite know. But they did. They really, really did.

Because we cut to Tim’s video interview, and he gives us one of the most poignant little speeches about love and friendship in TV history, and hey I’m going to quote the whole thing because it deserves to be on billboards and written in the sky in puffs of smoke and spelled out with boulders for giants to read, and, and, and…

The people you work with are people you were just thrown together with. You know, you don’t know them, it wasn’t your choice, and yet you spend more time with them then you do your friends or your family. But probably all you’ve got in common is the fact that you walk around on the same bit of carpet for eight hours a day. And so, obviously, when someone comes in who you… you have a connection with… yeah. And Dawn was a ray of sunshine in my life and it meant a lot. But, if I’m really being honest I never really thought it would have a happy ending. I don’t know what a happy ending is. Life isn’t about endings, is it? It’s a series of moments. And umm… it’s not if, you know, if you turn the camera off it’s not an ending, is it. I’m still here, my life’s not over. Come back, come back here in 10 years, see how I’m doing then. Cause I could be married with kids, you don’t know. Life just goes on.

And it looks like we’re going for heartbreak again. It looks like we’re going to be all quintessentially British and cruelly real and Dawn is just going to shed a few tears and fly back to Florida with Leigh, and Tim is going to keep walking around on that bit of carpet and pissing off Gareth and missing her…

And then when Dawn shows up at the Christmas party again, when you see her tiny blurred self appear in the background. Oh man. I still remember the first time I watched this scene. I held my breath for so long I should probably have passed out.

Rin says: ‘Yazoo – Only You’ will never ever not make my heart soar/die because of what this scene achieved. What this whole STORYLINE achieved. Tim/Dawn is just one of those things that you feel like you’re the only one in the world who got to witness it because it was that special. I remember blubbering like a fool when I first watched this because it was just utterly beautiful. THE most perfect ending to a story that wasn’t always the main event, but certainly always present.

I agree a millionty with Sophy about how crazy it is that ‘being happy together’ was so so so epic. Right up there with the ships that had long years filled with anguish and heartache and death and destruction. There were no bells and there were no whistles, just moments that showed what love can look like. In a very real way.

And yeah, when Dawn showed up, I’m pretty sure I chucked a Tom Cruise and jumped up on the couch.


01. Skins – Don’t forget it though.

Rin says: Um. Look. How much can you say, really. HOW MUCH? When Naomi is looking like that, and Emily is looking LIKE THAT. I’m pretty sure if I knew nothing about these two, but saw these 4 caps, I would ship it immediately. I would go to the store, buy the DVDS and not move for 4 series straight. (I’d have to start from the start :-j ) It’s just another thing Naomily have that is special and unique, much in the way that catflap was. Naomily bought Emily goggles. GOGGLES. DO YOU PEOPLE UNDERSTAND? GOGGLES!!! She wanted to keep her safe, and maybe try and distract her a little with her whole sordid affair, but um. Yeah.

At first you see this scene and you’re wondering what the fuck is wrong with Naomi, has she really turned into mush after only a few months? CRYING ALREADY? And then you watch the episode, and you watch this again and. You die? YOU DIE. Because it’s written all over her freaking stupid face. The guilt. AND EMILY. EMILY IS SO FUCKING HAPPY AND YOU WONDER HOW A GIRL LIKE NAOMI, BRIGHT AS A STAR, CAN BE SO FUCKING STUPID. I DON’T CARE IF YOU’RE SCARED. THERE’S A SMACKETLY GIRL IN YOUR BED, BOPPING AROUND WITH THE GOGGLES ON THAT YOU BOUGHT HER. AND SHE’S NAKED UNDER THAT COAT!!!!!!


Sophy says: hahahah OH RIN. Your all-caps angry love made my Christmas.

Okay, I don’t want to say too much about this, because then what will we say when we get to our recap? Suffice to scream from the rooftops :((( that this is one of the most gorgeous and retrospectively heartbreaking moments in all of TV ever, because Naomi is so bleak inside, and Emily is on freaking cloud nine-and-a-half, and I am getting a bit weepy just looking at the caps. Are you getting a bit weepy Rophites?


Here let me help you:

“I love you.”
“Yeah, I know.”
“Don’t forget it though…”

Oh Naomily :(( More drip-inducing than a thousand onions.

44 Responses

  1. Jade
    Jade at · Reply

    I want to be an extra in the Veronica Mars/ Rophy movie. I will be random Aussie tourist #3.

  2. Mely
    Mely at · Reply

    Oh Rophy…you’re just awesome. Once again you made my day.
    EMILY!GOGGLES forevs!! <3<3

  3. blondie
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    *WEEPING*… Oh man….I just got all nostalgic and emotional seeing the “Don’t Forget it Though” caps. Their faces…I can’t…it’s even worse that it’s just caps, because they’ee remaining frozen with those heartbreaking expressions forever!

    …On the plus side though, the Office caps cheered me up tremendously :)

    Merry Christmas Rophy! :D

  4. Snicky / ixke
    Snicky / ixke at · Reply

    oooooh … Don’t Forget it Though … my heart ! God, I know how I’ll be spending X-mas day : Skins s4 all over again ! <3

    Lily Loveless, please be my X-mas present !

  5. Snicky / ixke
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    oh – I was so excited I forgot my own favorite gift giving moment ..

    the tickets to Goa … For me, it’s perfect. A lot of people didn’t buy Naomi’s speech, but who cares, I did, Emily did, the three of us were happy …
    It were simply two tickets, but it required Naomi to open up her heart & explain her actions & actually be the persuasive one instead of Emily for a change …

    Naomi baby, you could give me tickets like that anytime!

    1. Sophy
      Sophy at · Reply

      Yes! The Goa tickets are another great one ♥

      1. Snicky / ixke
        Snicky / ixke at · Reply

        OH !!! Another great gift giving:

        Rophy giving us their “Rophy in your stocking” …

        Just perfect <3

  6. anne
    anne at · Reply

    Haha! For a moment I thought there wasn’t a Naomily moment. And what a moment! ♥
    Nice gift giving moments, thanks! And merry Xmas!

    1. spacedog
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      I was scrolling through the whole thing slowly, thinking “where are the goggles… where are the goggles…”


      Damn I miss those girls. :(

  7. Angie
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    Gogglesface forever.

  8. Christina
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    I must say I didn’t realise at first how special Naomi’s gift was, but now everytime I watch this episode I get so emotional.
    Rin it’s not lame to wear a Claddagh ring! I wish I had one so I could wear it all the time!

    On a happier note, one of my favourite gift giving scenes was from season 2 of Big Bang Theory. Penny gave Sheldon a napkin with Leonard Nimoy’s autograph (and DNA because he wiped his mouth on it). Sheldon was so exstatic that after he showered Penny with so many bath item baskets, he decided they were not enough and he used all his strengh to hug her! It was so sweet!

    1. Whymz
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      OMG! YES! Penny and Sheldon and Nimoy! Fantastic!

  9. Trinh
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    Veronica Mars. Bawl.

    Friends. Bawl.

    Naomily. Bawl.

  10. Hills
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    Thanks for the last present Rophy. Although i’m a jew, i’d go christian for Naomily any day. There , I said it! (sorry mom and dad).

  11. Blah
    Blah at · Reply

    What about Buffy’s gift in The Gift?

    1. Sophy
      Sophy at · Reply

      I decided that would be cheating. You can’t gift-wrap a swan-dive.

      1. spacedog
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        Christ. I was just looking at this article again because I DON’T KNOW. And OMFG SOPHY, LAUGHING SO HARD AT THIS.


  12. Megan
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    I absolutely adore so many of those scenes and not just as gift giving moments, but they’re some of my favorite moments period. Every time I watch Veronica Mars, I usually rewind that moment to see it a second time because it is truly adorable. And because of that Buffy scene, I bought my girlfriend a Claddagh necklace for her birthday the first year we were together. I remember LOLing when I saw that scene in Angel (I really need to watch all those again) and I love anything Naomily so I was happy to see that at number one.

    If you guys keep mentioning Dead Like Me, I might actually watch the second season one of these days. I’ve had it on DVD since it came out but I have never watched it even though it was one of my favorite shows. I think it’s because I knew it was cancelled and if I watched it then that was it…there would be no more.

    1. Sophy
      Sophy at · Reply

      Oh you should! The second season is sooo good, and even though the show ends way too early, it does end pretty well considering it was canceled.

  13. Phantom
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    Glad I wasn’t the only one reading this and thinking…goggles…goggles…they have to be here somewhere. Oh Naomily…oh Rophy…the tears have started already and you haven’t even started writing your recap for 402.

    If I promise to be good, could I could have Lily Loveless in my Christmas stocking?

  14. Allison
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    I know my Gilmore Girls addiction is old news by now, but really, I could make a “Top 10 Best Gifts” list of ONLY things Lorelai and Luke give to each other:
    Baseball hat
    Rory’s Going Away Party
    April’s Birthday Party
    Aprils birthday gift
    Skating rink
    The Twickham House
    Addition to Lorelai’s house

    See? SOOOO easy.

    Of your list, soooooooo agree on Skins/Friends/Buffy/Angel. %100

    1. Sophy
      Sophy at · Reply

      haha impressive!

  15. Ruth
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    This is amazing even if I don’t know some of them well. I love you….Don’t forget it though=) MOAR NAOMILY

  16. Rebeccapedia
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    Awwww, you guys!!! I want to fly to Australia with big cue-cards and stand at your doors declaring how to me you are perfect and my wasted heart will love you until you look dusty.

    This list is so lovely, but now I’m sad because I’m thinking of all the nice little gifts Booth gave Bones, like Jasper the pig and smurfette, and there’s a love that will never be what it could have been. :( I also love when Baze gives Lux the bong lamp in Life Unexpected.
    I’d probably put Tim’s gift at number one, I watched that entire show and was always kind of meh, it’s funny but not as funny as Green Wing, and then they did that. Well played Ricky, well played.

  17. Jennyroo
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    Oh God. The goggles. The love. The joyous yet foreboding tears. A perfect scene to start a whole episode of perfect scenes. And afterwards Emily riding her scooter with Naomi, proudly displaying her new goggles and in Emily’s innocent mind displaying proof of Naomi’s love for all to see: “This girl loves me because see she gave me these goggles to keep me safe.” Naomi really does love her, more than we or Emily know at the time. I hate that we don’t see Emily truly this happy again until the last moments of 408 after Naomi again presents a gift to Emily by finally giving herself over to her completely…and two tickets to Goa.

    Two of my favourite Buffy gift scenes are in The Prom. The first when Xander pays for Cordelia’s dress. It’s a small but classy gesture. The second is when Buffy’s classmates award her Class Protector and present her the decorated umbrella. Its a completely unexpected recognition of her selfless defence of their lives.

    Another favourite is when Willow gives Tara the candle. “It’s extra flamey.”

    1. Sophy
      Sophy at · Reply

      I was so tempted to put the class protector award on the list but……. I decided it was kind of cheating, since it’s more an award than a gift exactly. But omg EXTRA FLAMEY. *dies* Tara blowing the candle out is one of my favourite BtVS moments.


      1. polymorph80
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        Screw that, I’m counting the Class Protector. Buffy treasured it more than anything else she’d ever had, and it’s just one of those brilliant moments that does something to reaffirm your faith in humanity – to know that people *do* notice the things you do and do appreciate it.

        Also, the bit in Lines In The Sand when the kid gives House his PSP, and Marge Be Not Proud when Bart reveals his latest acquisition from the Try’n’Save.

  18. Amanda ling
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    i just want you guys to know, that i ACCIDENTALLY found one of those youtube vids that puts all the naomily in it, and it’s TRUE!! i shipped it immediately, i went to my netflix and had to start from the beginning, and it took me about 48 hours straight, well, not REALLY straight… knw what i mean!

    1. Sophy
      Sophy at · Reply

      hahahaha! Love at first youtube ♥

  19. tiffany
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    for any house/cameron haters:
    you have to admit, they have CRAZY chemistry!!

    1. Sophy
      Sophy at · Reply

      GAH TIFFANY. That song was used in a Damon/Elena scene too so now I’m just on SHIPPY OVERLOAD.

      And yes, you do have to admit they have crazy chemistry. Or Rophy will cut you :D

    2. Sophy
      Sophy at · Reply

      Another pretty amazing video :)

  20. Mia
    Mia at · Reply

    Naomily goggles<3
    But still, I think that the best gift ever was actually from the writters of skins to us in 408 when Naomi bitch slaps the giant bitch straight back to area 51.
    Ugh, her mouth was just so full of saliva… she really needed to be slapped.. or pushed of a balcony… or beaten with a bat.

  21. Pao
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    Veronica Mars: A pony?
    Gosh! i love her! And like Jane said, i also want to be in the “Veronica Mars/Rophy movie”, and i’ll be Latina girl #2

    Friends: Cutest scene ever! Well, also i love when Ross and Rachel are arguing and at the end they kiss in S2 Ep20 “The One Where Old Yeller Dies”… Or Phoebe’s Lobster theory (NAOMILYYYYYYY!)

    Skins: Naomily; the scene says everything, THAT look in Naomi’s eyes can tell what words can’t. I found a video on Youtube, i don’t know if you have seen it, i think is one of the best. It’s based on S3 but i really cried with it.

    PS: Rin’s reaction about Naomily! hahahaha awesome.

  22. Miriam
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    I Loved Michelle gift moment in series 2 (btw Michelle is SO underrated,i loved her) i think i almost cry lol,and i love that when she got it and its written FOREVER :(( , and also remind me that in Effy’s unseen in s4 when she open the swan and it says “I love you Forever” idk if it is related to Michelle, but their reactions where so similar :)

  23. Nemesis
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    Awesome list! I don’t know all of these, but I agree with most I know, especially Veronica Mars, Skins, and the wonderful, wonderful Angel/Cordy moment! Those two… so adorable!

  24. whiplash-girlchild
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    Bwaaaaaa! Crying never not crying at #1. Baby jesus, I swear. Pretty great choices. DLM? Wow. I didn’t think anyone else watched that show. :)

  25. christina
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    hey guys! i was the one who tweeted rin a bunch of times on twitter earlier. ( i hate that you can’t just type without a limited number of characters. ugh! anyway, i just wanted to tell you both i live in the states. i’m from south philadelphia and i discovered you both last night on youtube while i was watching faberry vids. and you are both amazing and hysterical! i also can’t believe how many ships i have in common with you both. and aside from that, i also sing and play guitar. and you both have great voices and are very talented. :) my youtube page is mostly covers, so if you ever want to check it out, it’s:

    after reading this post, i discovered that you both have shipped ross and rachel. they were my first venture into fandom online. they were also how i discovered fanfiction. my fanfic pen name is xofriendsfanox. “friends” is my all-time favorite comedy and they were my all-time fav couple on the show and on TV for a long time. i also ship house and cameron and i always did. i was very disappointed when she left the show and they didn’t end up together. i also ship buffy and angel and after angel left the show, i really tried my hardest to stay invested in “buffy” and i even watched the first season of “angel,” but i found that since they were my reason for loving the show as much as i did, i never watched passed “buffy” season four. IMO seasons 1-3 were the best. i also loved the episode in “angel” when buffy came to visit in season one. and in my mind, they ended up together. i ALSO had a calada ring and i still have it lol. i think buffy and spike was ridiculous so i’m glad i didn’t stick around to watch it and be more heart-broken. (no offense sophie, i know you love them). i also ship damon and elena. i think they are so much more interesting together then stephen and elena. and then of course, there is faberry.

    now i had been meaning to watch “glee” since the beginning, but as you both know, there’s so many amazing tv shows on and with school, work, and life i never got around to it until this past fall. it’s safe to say when i like something, i become addicted and obsessed. so yeah, “glee” was all i talked about for a good while. now normally i wouldn’t like a character like quinn, but because dianna agron is the most beautiful being i’ve ever laid eyes on and she plays her with such emotion, i couldn’t help but fall in love with her character. i even dressed up as a pink-haired quinn for halloween this past year. the pic is under my twitter pics. funnily enough, i actually saw rin’s youtube vids of “we don’t eat” and “welcome home” a few days before i discovered your youtube page together. i actually reblogged it on tumblr. my blog is: i subscribed to your youtubes and twitters, but i don’t know your tumblr account name rin. i did find sophie and followed her. so if you can, follow me so i can follow you! lol okay back to my addiction to faberry. at first, i was like confused by the ship when i had come across it online. but then i started looking up vids and reading fanfics and before i knew it, i was like a crack addict. they are just the epitome of every ship i love put together. and even though they’re not “canon” per say, IMO sometimes non-canon ships are even better.

    on twitter, i asked rin since hermione is one of her favorite characters of all time (which she is one of mine as well) who she ships her with. i personally don’t know what books other people read, but to me, it was ALWAYS harry and hermione. they were like the heart-beat of those books. they had such an unspoken bond that they were the be-all, end-all ship for me, that is until faberry entered my life. but i was just curious since we have so many other ships in common if you agreed. i also asked you guys on your twitter if you ever shipped the actors who play your characters together in real life. i know that some people think that’s weird, but sometimes there is such chemistry there that you can’t help but wonder and then the next thing you know, you’re shipping them as well. and if you ever looked into achele, all i have to say is that there had to have been something between them. there just had to be. but i believe because of their new-found stardom with “glee,” the fans, PR, and the rumors, their touchy-feely relationship quickly ceased in public and i really believe something ended between them. i like to think that it was lea who ended things because if you think about it, dianna went to film in paris for months, almost as if she was wanting to get away from “glee” for some time. and now all this about lea and cory being together, i just think if there was something between achele, i would feel so bad for dianna. because if i can’t have her, the next best thing is lea michelle lol.

    so sorry for the diatribe i went on. i tend to ramble like rachel when i’m excited about things lol. i saw that you both recommend “a spoonful won’t do” so i plan to read that next. i just finished “should have asked for directions” and IMO best faberry fic and just fanfic overall i’ve read so far. i laughed, cried, got angry, stayed up all night to finish it, and my heart exploded with love. it was SO well-written and dylan wrote the characters so true to themselves. i’m also reading “little things” and “cherished affliction” at the moment. both great fics if you haven’t read them yet. also “ill be” is amazing as well. so now that i know you guys exist and you know i exist, i hope we keep in touch about our beloved ships. i am BEYOND excited that quinn is visiting rachel in episode 12. like i know you both understand, so i would love to see your reaction to that because your reaction to quinn coming home made me LOL at like 4 am this morning.

    so yeah, it’s nice knowing there are people like you guys who get just as lost in their ships and fandoms as me. and i love that we have so many of them in common. i hope you guys get a chance to answer my questions and follow me as well. keep in touch!

    <3 c

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    hi again! just wanted to say sorry for spelling your name wrong sophy! also, i just realized that you wrote “a spoonful won’t do.” now i’m even more excited to read it! i scrolled through your stories and saw you’re a “twilight” fan as well, yet another love we share. i saw you wrote a lot of Bella and Jacob fics. i always loved their bond in the books. “eclipse” was my favorite book because i loved that she finally realized she loved him and gave in. i was very conflicted and would have to say i was team Switzerland. i was happy if she would’ve ended up with either of them. just wanted to let you know that! :)

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    okay one more and i promise i will shut up! lol. i just practically rushed my shower thinking of all the stuff i forgot to add to my last post, and i would’ve edited it but there’s no edit button. i feel like rachel berry and i just found out that quinn loves barbara and show tunes as much as i do, as well as vegan food and argyle sweaters. i feel like it’s christmas because i can’t believe how much i have in common with you guys in terms of fandoms and ships. like for example, rin, you said that you originally hated the idea of the o.c. HELLO! i despised that show with every fiber of my being until an old friend of mine who was in love with it had it on one day years ago and it was the finale of the second season when they played “hide and seek” by imogen heap. and that quickly became another addiction of mine, as well as imogen, and i even went to see her in concert. anyway, i forgot to mention that. i loved adam brody ever since watching the show and absolutely love seth and summer. i love ryan and marissa as well.

    what else? umm rin, when i got your tweet saying that you will forever ship h/hr until the end of your days i was elated. like i seriously feel like you guys are my long lost best friends who live in another county. and that’s another question i had for you guys. are you both currently living in australia and were you both born there? just curious. also, i know i mentioned that i loved rin’s youtube vids of faberry and reblogged them, but i liked them so much that i downloaded the songs she used and they’re now on my itunes. also, i’ve been seeing “a spoonful won’t do” on tumblr for a while and kept meaning to read it. i even liked the little drawling you did rin, so when i found out that you wrote it sophy, it just keeps clicking more and more that we need to be friends. that’s all. and i need to skype or chat with you guys live or something so we can discuss fandoms and ships more.

    i also started a faberry fic called “lost and found” last week. it’s posted on my tumblr and i tagged faberry fanfiction so it’s under there as well. i’ve never been good at finishing fics i start, so i was wondering if you either of you were interested in helping me with it. i feel like if i had help, maybe i would get it done. but if either of you thinks it’s a stale idea, i might not even bother keeping it up. the idea for that fic came to me in the shower as well lol. i always loved pink-haired quinn.

    now that i wrote more then enough, i will give you guys time to respond. i don’t even know what time it is where you guys live. it’s currently 7:50 pm in philly. oh! and that’s another thing i forgot to add. i’m also a “once upon a time” fan as well! and that comes on in ten minutes. so yeah, we need to be fanfo, friends. the end.

    <3 c

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    thanks for getting back to me rin! and no problem! how could i not be enthusiastic when having so much in common with you guys? i have always regretted not finishing “buffy,” but like i said, it didn’t feel the same without angel and cordelia. i really loved her and xander together. but since they have added “buffy” to nextflix, i will try at some point to finish that and “angel” as well. i loved “buffy” so much when it was on so i trust when you say it was great even after season 3. i know many people who would agree.

    please don’t even get me started on that epilogue. i wanted to rip it out of the book. i know why she did it too, but it almost felt like she was rubbing salt in my wounds, which by the way, never really healed. it’s not that i don’t appreciate ron and hermione’s friendship, but that to me is all it was. they were just too much like siblings for me. i felt like ron tore her down more then anything, even if he was jealous. and it was always harry building her back up. so i’ll always ship h/hr, whether it’s canon or not lol. i’m sure you will too. and i’m glad you’re bigger then me and found some way to appreciate ron and hermione together, i just never will be that big of a person lol.

    when you say you “get Achele” is that a joke? lol. i mean getting and liking them are two different things. i know a lot of people get pissed that people argue over actor ships, not that i do, cause i think it’s dumb because they’re real people. i just think they’d be adorable together (if they weren’t already together).

    i just actually caught up on ASWD and finished chapter 13. i haven’t reviewed yet, but will do so soon. i like it very much so far. i’m curious to see where it’s going to lead to. but i know anything with faberry is never a bad thing. there were a few times i thought that something was going to happen in the bedroom. like when rachel undressed/dressed quinn. but i always liked stories more when they have a buildup and emotion and tension. ASWD has lots of those great things. so it’s a winner in my book.

    and totally understandable. i get that it’s hard enough to make time to write your own fics let alone help with someone else’s. i must read your glee recap’s soon. i cannot wait until episode 12. i felt like quinn’s homecoming was a little big of a letdown since rachel stayed in nyc. i think you guys should vlog your reactions again. because your reactions to quinn’s homecoming are so priceless.

    but again, thanks for answering my questions! i’m glad we got to chat. hopefully we’ll chat more in the future.

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