"Bridgerton" is known for adhering to specific romance tropes.

By Arforbes

Season 1 featured 

 a "fake relationship" between Daphne and Simon, while Season 2 explored "enemies to lovers" with Anthony and Kate.

The current storyline 

 in Season 3 focuses on Colin and Penelope's transition from friends to lovers.

Penelope harbors 

 a crush on Colin, who seems oblivious to her feelings.

Penelope, feeling 

 pressured by her family's circumstances, seeks to secure a husband quickly.

Colin returns from Europe to newfound popularity in society.

Despite past 

 misunderstandings, Colin agrees to help Penelope improve her charm.

The storyline follows familiar romance tropes, with predictable but anticipated outcomes.