13 First Dates that Prove Romance Really Exists

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When our favorite TV couples began, many started with these romantic first dates. 

1. Emma and Hook (Once Upon A Time)

Emma and Hook (Once Upon A Time)
Emma finally had the experience that most people dread, her first date, with Captain Hook that is. While the romantic date Hook had planned was sweet, it was the parental reactions before and after that made the date even more memorable.

2. Luke and Lorelai (Gilmore Girls)

Luke and Lorelai (Gilmore Girls)
"I'm all in." The three words we waited for Luke to say to Lorelai for four years. Their date was totally worth the wait as Lorelai got to see a special place of Luke's and we finally got to see their relationship begin.

3. Angela and Hodgins (Bones)

Angela and Hodgins (Bones)
If you know from a first date how good the relationship could be, it was a good date. Angela knew that, thanks to the late night playground date Hodgins brought her on, where they shared their first kiss.

4. Ted and Stella (How I Met Your Mother)

Ted and Stella (How I Met Your Mother)
Stella may have not have been "The Mother," but Ted pulled out the big guns when planning Stella's two minute date. Ted squeezed in dinner, movie, dessert, and walk back all in two minutes. A memorable date, yes indeed.

5. Rachel and Finn (Glee)

Rachel and Finn (Glee)
It wasn't their first date, but it was one where Finn tried to win her back. He took enlisted the Glee guys to sing for them and took Rachel to Sardi's, the popular NYC restaurant. The date didn't work immediately, but eventually Finchel got back together.

6. Ben and Leslie (Parks and Recreation)

Ben and Leslie (Parks and Recreation)
It was a simple 'date' and this was where Ben, Leslie, and everyone else knew that they were meant to be. Simply sitting in front of the Wildflower mural, they both mutally loved.

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Gilmore Girls Quotes

Lorelai: Wait, close your eyes and breathe. I smell snow.
Rory: Ah, it's that time of year.
Lorelai: Can't you smell it?
Rory: You know, it's like dogs and high-pitched noises. I think it's something only you can smell.
(Rory sits down next to Lorelai and pulls a blanket over the both of them)
Lorelai: I love snow.
Rory: Really, I had no idea.
Lorelai: Everything's magical when it snows, everything looks pretty. The clothes are great. Coats, scarves, gloves, hats.
Rory: Thermal underwear, wool socks, ear flaps.

Dean: (referring to Tristan) Your boyfriend's waiting.
Rory: He's not my boyfriend! I hate him!
Dean: Whatever.
Rory: Dean!
Dean: What?
Rory: Stop!
Dean: Why?
Rory: Because I love you, you idiot!