In the beginning, there were 10 couples. Daryl (Norman Reedus) and (Carol) Melissa McBride were #10 on the list.
Just before Christmas 2013, E! Entertainment announced a massive spoiler bomb campaign that involved 10 favorite couples from TV’s hottest TV shows. E! stated, “We just found out that one of the hottest could-be couples on TV—a pairing with a decidedly devout "shipper" following--is finally going to lock lips for the very first time”…”
“The smooch, which will happen pretty soon in the new year, will alter the course of these two characters for the rest of the series. And we can tell you this about how it happens:
They kiss. One of them freaks out. And then one of them gets a new love interest.”
1. Abbie and Ichabod, Sleepy Hollow
2. Stefan and Caroline, The Vampire Diaries
3. Danny and Mindy, The Mindy Project
4. Huck and Quinn, Scandal
5. Felicity and Oliver, Arrow
6. Haley and Elijah, The Originals
7. Nolan and Emily, Revenge
8. Jake and Santiago, Brooklyn Nine-Nine
9. Carrie and Quinn, Homeland
10. Daryl and Carol, The Walking Dead
So how to find out which two couples would be left standing?
E! promised fans, “if you Twitter fiends retweet this story link, with #KissingTVCouple, we'll knock off one pairing for every 100 RTs, until the list is down to only two couples.”
Fans went crazy, and the retweeting frenzy began.
Sadly, on Thursday, Jan. 9 at 9:00 am, E! posted “We're getting down to the nitty-gritty and it's time to bid adieu to...Daryl and Carol from The Walking Dead. As far as we know, Carol is going to be banished for quite some time. Sorry, Daryl!”
So it's official; no kiss for Daryl and Carol in Season 4 of The Walking Dead.
Well, even though Daryl won’t be kissing Carol any time soon, at least he still has…. Beth? Michonne? What do you think?
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