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    15 Unrealistic Romantic Gestures From TV Shows And Movies That Made People Say, "Now Wait A Darn Minute..."

    "Dude, calm down."

    We asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to share the most unrealistic romantic gestures from TV and movies. Here are the ~passionate~ results.

    1. "The scene in Love Actually where that dude held up a bunch of poster boards to tell Keira Knightley's character how he felt about her. Excuse me? Plus, she was with someone else. What if he saw that?"

    Woman with "WTF?" added by her face reading a man's poster that says "to me, you are perfect"
    Universal Pictures

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    2. "In How I Met Your Mother when Marshall met Lily at the airport with a full-on marching band. Really?"

    Marshall surprising Lily with a full marching band at the airport, then them kissing
    CBS

    3. "In The Office when Jim Halpert decided to buy his parents' house for him and Pam without talking to her about it all, and Pam was just like, 'I love it!' You can't stick someone with a MORTGAGE and a NEW ADDRESS without so much as a quick chat beforehand. Especially for a house that could potentially come with weird emotional baggage. 'Hey, do you want to go bone in my parents' old bedroom?' Yikes."

    Jim shows Pam the house he bought them
    NBC

    4. "In 10 Things I Hate About You when Patrick sang 'Can’t Take My Eyes Off You' during Kat’s soccer practice."

    Patrick singing into a mic and Kat in a soccer uniform gasping
    Touchstone Pictures

    5. "When Mary Jane kissed Spider-Man upside down after he saved her. Who kisses a random stranger in a mask just because he helped you? Girl, no."

    Mary Jane pulling down Spiderman's mask to kiss him while he's upside down
    Columbia Pictures

    6. "When Austin from A Cinderella Story left in the middle of the homecoming football game to show his love for Sam. Finish the game, bro. You can talk to her after."

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    7. "When Max Medina sent 1,000 yellow daisies to Lorelai in Gilmore Girls as part of a proposal. On a teacher's salary?!"

    Max sending Lorelai 1,000 yellow daisies
    The CW

    8. "In How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days when Andie quit her job and decided to move across the country a couple days after the breakup, and Ben stopped traffic on a bridge to stop her on the way to the airport. GTFO."

    Ben stopping Andie on the bridge
    Paramount Pictures

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    9. "All of The Notebook. I hate that that movie is a standard for love. It's awful and depicts a completely toxic relationship."

    Noah and Allie crying and kissing in the rain
    New Line Cinema

    10. "In Grey’s Anatomy when Meredith built a house of candles for Derek. First, where did she get hundreds of glass vases and large candles? How many hours did that take to set up, and how many thousands of dollars did that cost? It’s sweet, but so unrealistic."

    Meredith builds Derek a house of candles, then they kiss
    ABC

    11. "When Ted stole the blue French horn TWICE in How I Met Your Mother."

    Ted steals the blue french horn twice
    CBS

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    12. "In Glee when Blaine proposed to Kurt using FOUR high school show choirs to help out. Dude, calm down."

    Blaine elaborately proposes to Kurt
    Fox

    13. "When Dan revealed he was Gossip Girl. Not many consider this to be a romantic gesture, but he did it so Serena could know the truth and love him again. Revealing you're the stalker that messed with your friends' lives is not romantic."

    Dan reveals he's Gossip Girl
    The CW

    14. "In Friends when Rachel got off the plane and ditched her dream job to be with Ross. She literally gave up Paris!"

    Rachel walking into Ross's apartment after getting off the plane
    NBC

    15. And: "When Dean, a 16-year-old boy, built Rory a freaking car for their three-month anniversary on Gilmore Girls. Like, c'mon now!"

    Dean builds Rory a car

    What's the most unrealistic romantic gesture you've ever seen in a TV show or movie? Drop it in the comments below!

    Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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