What”s a “meet-cute?” It”s a scene in a romantic comedy in which the two people who are meant to be together meet in a funny or embarrassing way that somehow tangles up their destinies.
The meeting sets up a situation that temporarily makes it less likely that the two characters can fall in love but still somehow points to it in the end.
Take “Lie To Me.” In that drama Yoon Eun Hye is sick of being asked when she will get married. Drowning her work sorrows at a club. She”s so drunk that she has to be taken to the hospital by Kang Ji Hwan who does not even know her. When she tries to pay for the hospital bill, people see them together and rumors start. She starts pretending that he is her husband. It leads to a long series of misunderstandings and eventually a real relationship.
Although she was destined to marry the prince in “Princess Hours,” Yoon Eun Hye first meets him when she messes up his sneakers and then sees him again when she overhears him talking to his girlfriend