Before we went any further on developing our initial ideas for the opening, we researched the conventions of a relationship comedy. They usually tend to include:
- Light-hearted, humorous plot lines
- Protagonists tend to be young, likeable and meant for each other
- Usually kept apart by an interfering factor - eg. age, status, beliefs etc
- Avoids serious satire
- The potential couple comprises of polar opposites. Two people of different temperaments/situations/social status who would not meet or talk under normal circumstances
The proposal is one of my favourite Rom Coms, it also includes all of the conventions I mentioned above so seemed to be a perfect example!