When I'm reading a book or watching a movie a lot of what I look for in a couple is respect and a great sense of humor. :) I think that is reflected in this list. :)
Obviously I couldn't just stop at ten! So here you go in on particular order!
- Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy from Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice
- Jane Bennet and Mr. Bingley from Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice
- Mr. and Mrs. Gardiner from Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice
- Eowyn and Faramir from J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings
- Henry Tilney and Catherine Morland from Jane Austen's Northanger Abbey
- Mr. Knightley and Emma Wodehouse from Jane Austen's Emma
- Fanny Price and Edmund Bertram from Jane Austen's Mansfield Park
- Anne Elliot and Captain Wentworth from Jane Austen's Persuasion
- Elinor Dashwood and Edward Ferris from Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility
- Marianne Dashwood and Colonel Brandon from Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility
- Molly Gibson and Roger Hamley from Elizabeth Gaskell's Wives and Daughers
- Anne Shirley and Gilbert Blythe from L.M. Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables and others
- Arthur Clenham and Amy Dorrit from Charles Dickens' Little Dorrit
- Mr. Thornton and Margaret Hale from Elizabeth Gaskell's North and South
- Beatrice and Benedict from William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing
- Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger from J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series
- Sir Percival Blakeney and Marguerite St. Just from Emmuska Orczy's The Scarlet Pimpernel
And for the fun of it.... movie and TV show favorites as well!
- Parker and Hardison from the TV show Leverage
- Amy and Rory from the TV show Doctor. Who
- The Doctor and River Song from the TV show Doctor. Who
- Martha and Mickey from the TV show Doctor. Who
- Nick and Nora from the Thin Man movies
- Han Solo and Princess Leia from the Star Wars movies
- G.W. McLintock and Katy McLintock from the movie McLintock
- Patty and Canoe from the movie That Darn Cat
- Marjorie Winfield and Bill Sherman from the movies On Moonlight Bay and By the Light of the Silvery Moon.
- Dr. Bradford and Paula Bradford in the movie The Ex-Mrs. Bradford
I'm sure I missed some great ones so comment and remind me!