The Globe and Mail
Some writers like pairing up characters of the opposite sex and opposite ends of the size spectrum. The height difference goes well beyond One Head Taller , and the tall one is often several times wider to boot. Averted more often than not in film and Live-Action TV , where props and camera angles are employed to equalize the heights of the leading man and lady, to make filming easier otherwise, getting them in the same shot would be a pain in the arse. Even when the actors themselves represent this trope, if it appears on screen you can be sure there was an intentional choice to invoke it. Usually, it's the man who's bigger. This is an exaggeration with some basis in truth: the median height for males is slightly higher than that for females, and many people choose opposite-sex mates with the "traditional" comparative height. Physical attraction aside, the image of a hulking giant showing his soft side for his little lady is popular with many viewers. The relationship is not always romantic or sexual. Sometimes, the girl is a Morality Pet who hangs out with the guy to show he isn't a brute, or it could just be a platonic friendship. They could even be relatives.
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