If you love someone, let them go.
Time heals all wounds.
When two years of crushing had finally turned into one fantastic year of dating, it seemed entirely obvious that Matt and Mallory were made for each other. As college winds to a close, they can look at each other and agree that marriage is in the cards.
But when their love of laughter leads to them and several of their friends to found the sketch comedy group Studio C, their dream's rocky start only seems to cause friction between them. Even as success begins to come, there aren't enough hours in the day to have any real relationship--except the one they put on for the cameras.
Seven seasons and over four years later, Studio C is starting to become a household name, but it seems the only shadow of Matt and Mallory's once spectacular relationship is their ship 'Mattory,' little more than a marketing device. Sometimes, they've learned, love just isn't enough.
But it's a pretty darn good start.
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