Rizzoli & Isles
|Name:||Rizolli & Isles|
|Creator:||Janet Tamaro, Tess Gerritsen|
|Date(s):||July 12, 2010 – present|
|Country of Origin:||United States|
|External Links:||Official Site Wiki page|
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Rizolli & Isles is a TNT television series based on the novels by Tess Gerritsen. The series stars Angie Harmon (Law & Order) as police detective Jane Rizzoli, and Sasha Alexander (NCIS) as medical examiner Maura Isles. It's currently on its fourth season, and has been renewed for a fifth season for 2014.
The show quickly gained a femslash following, as Rizzoli/Isles was felt to be "practically canon." Other pairings are rare and practically non-existent in the fandom. The other known pairings are: Casey Jones/Jane Rizzoli, Barry Frost/Frankie Rizzoli Jr and Sean Cavanaugh/Angela Rizzoli.
Crossovers with NCIS, Grey's Anatomy, Law and Order: SVU, Castle, and Once Upon a Time are popular on FFN. On AO3 the crossovers with Once Upon a Time, Law & Order: SVU, NCIS, Body of Proof, and Castle are popular.
Particularly notorious is the fourth promo that appeared for Season 2 of the show. In it Rizzoli and Isles go through a series of speed dates with men before realizing that the only person perfect for them is each other.
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