My Top Ten OTPs - Number 7
#10: Fox Mulder and Dana Scully #9:  Capt. Kathryn Janeway and Cmdr. Chakotay#8:  Lee Stetson and Amanda King#7:  Niles Crane and Daphne Moon
Fandom: “Frasier,” TV Show, 1993-2004Pairing Type: HetFandom Pairing Saturation: Not that familiar with this fandom but I know it’s a divisive questionOrigins: CanonOutcome:  Comic unrequited love on his part for like six seasons, then on hers, then they got married and at the end of the series’ run had a son.
So I know there are quite a few people who don’t like this pairing.  Me, I love it.  The whole “Niles lurves her from afar” played for a long time, largely because it was played so hilariously, but eventually they had to fish or cut bait and they decided to fish.  Some of the roadblocks that were thrown in front of them would have been annoying in the hands of lesser writers (his marriage on the very eve she was going to tell him how she felt about him), her walking out on her own wedding, somehow managed to work with these writers and these actors.
And it kept being funny.  Even after Niles and Daphne themselves got married after (I think) two seasons of being together, it kept being funny.  It only stopped being funny in the show’s last season, when the writers inexplicably decided to turn Daphne into a raging bitch for no apparent reason.  They must have been going for the shrewish-wife/henpecked-husband angle but that doesn’t work with these characters, and it was a misstep.
But I loved it anyway.  Hmm.  I wonder if Frasier is on Netflix streaming?  *checks*  Nope.  Oh well.

My Top Ten OTPs - Number 7

#10: Fox Mulder and Dana Scully 
#9:  Capt. Kathryn Janeway and Cmdr. Chakotay

#8:  Lee Stetson and Amanda King
#7:  Niles Crane and Daphne Moon

Fandom: “Frasier,” TV Show, 1993-2004
Pairing Type: Het
Fandom Pairing Saturation: Not that familiar with this fandom but I know it’s a divisive question
Origins: Canon
Outcome:  Comic unrequited love on his part for like six seasons, then on hers, then they got married and at the end of the series’ run had a son.

So I know there are quite a few people who don’t like this pairing.  Me, I love it.  The whole “Niles lurves her from afar” played for a long time, largely because it was played so hilariously, but eventually they had to fish or cut bait and they decided to fish.  Some of the roadblocks that were thrown in front of them would have been annoying in the hands of lesser writers (his marriage on the very eve she was going to tell him how she felt about him), her walking out on her own wedding, somehow managed to work with these writers and these actors.

And it kept being funny.  Even after Niles and Daphne themselves got married after (I think) two seasons of being together, it kept being funny.  It only stopped being funny in the show’s last season, when the writers inexplicably decided to turn Daphne into a raging bitch for no apparent reason.  They must have been going for the shrewish-wife/henpecked-husband angle but that doesn’t work with these characters, and it was a misstep.

But I loved it anyway.  Hmm.  I wonder if Frasier is on Netflix streaming?  *checks*  Nope.  Oh well.

28 July 2011 ·

5 notes

  1. madlori posted this

Who is the MadLori?

I'm Lori. I'm 40, a scientist and a freelance writer). Fanfiction is my drug of choice. This is where I dump all my obsessive fannishness along with whatever else strikes me. At the moment the dominant fandom is Sherlock. That can change at anytime. Be warned. Eye protection should be worn in this area.

I am also a crafter and I have an Etsy store.

You're probably after fic. My fic can be found here at AO3 or here at LJ. The LJ post is more complete for now. Moving fic over to AO3 is a pain in my hinder. I also have some stuff at ff.net under MadLori as well.

I have published one novel, a gay romantic thriller, under my pseudonym. You can buy it here or at Amazon.

MadLori's FAQ
Please check here before submitting a question, it may be answered in this post.

Any information about fic updates can be found by going to the "my fic" tag here or the [name of fic] tag.

Click HERE to submit an Ask. If you have questions about the "screw writing strong women" quote, please consult my FAQ before sending an Ask.

My tip jar.