Beth Boland/Rio

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Pairing: Beth Boland/Rio
Alternative name(s): Brio
Gender category: Het
Fandom: Good Girls
Canonical?: Yes
Prevalence: Popular
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Beth/Rio is the pairing of Beth Boland and Rio from the NBC series Good Girls.



By the end of the first season Beth/Rio was unquestionably the juggernaut pairing in this fandom.

In season 2, Brio became a canon pairing but they were not in a romantic or committed relationship, with Beth choosing her family over Rio. Many fans were unhappy with this. A small minority of Brio fans were accused of abusing the actor's wife on Twitter, following her appearance in a Good Girls episode, as an unnamed possible love interest for Rio.[1]

Common Tropes & Storylines

  • Post Season 1: Many continuation fics, focused on Brio's relationship as the two went back into business. Other fics imagined the two going their separate ways, only to meet in the future.
  • Many fics focus on Beth and Rio interacting more because of their children. This may involve their children attending the same school.
  • Alternative first meetings
  • Missing scenes

Example Fanworks

Examples Wanted: Editors are encouraged to add more examples or a wider variety of examples.

Archives & Fannish Links


  1. Be Respectful to Cast and Crew post on r/GoodGirls on Reddit, April 7 2019.