From #DelenaRainKiss to Olicity love on \'\'Arrow\'\' and ShAmy smooching on \'\'Big Bang,\'\' the scenes that made us swoon
By Lanford Beard, Mandi Bierly, Samantha Highfill on Dec 12, 2014
Damon (Ian Somerhalder) and Elena\'s (Nina Dobrev) season 5 kiss in the rain was the epitome of a fan-inspired moment. Months before the episode aired, fans started trending #DelenaRainKiss on Twitter, essentially out of nowhere. But when the writers wanted to create a memorable moment for the couple in season 5, they figured, why not give the fans exactly what they\'d been asking for? After a season of complicationsnamely Elena erasing her love of Damon from her memorythe rain kiss was a much-needed moment to keep the Delena ship afloat.
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