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The first kiss, or first embrace, or first sharing the same sleeping space, is often very contrived - and not consensual on one (or both) sides. In a romantic drama love at first sight rather spoils the fun, and no-one would watch a couple without major obstacles on their way to their eventual union. In fact there's more delight watching a couple being together forced by circumstance as Shakespeare knew: so Hero and Claudio are a boring couple in ''All's Well That Ends Well'', Beatrice and Benedick are the stars.

However some of the kisses or closenesses are so contrived that there seems to be a sub-text: love comes after one's in a relationship, not before it.
Year Title Instances
2005 Sassy Girl Chun-hyang Episode 1: Choon Hyang and Mong Ryong in same bed
Episode 2: Choon Hyang and Mong Ryong get trapped in classroom
Episode 3: Mong Ryong falls onto Choon Hyang in Romeo and Juliet
Episode 7: Trip to teacher's wedding
2005 My Girl  
2006 Couple or Trouble Episode 1: Chul Soo catches Anna into embrace
2008 Hong Gil Dong  
2009 You're Beautiful  
2010 My Girlfriend is a Nine-Tailed Fox  
2011 The Greatest Love  
2012 Big  
2013 The Master's Sun