An ex-con sanitation engineer, a speech impaired school teacher, a sex crazed speed dating addict and a scarred mama's boy are just a few of the characters that make this series called: Adventures in Speed Dating.
Dating game shows are television game shows that incorporate a dating system in the form of a game with clear rules.
It's less common than flight, which makes it neater, but still ends up being tacked on to a few Flying Bricks.
(Unfortunately, the speed factor is usually forgotten, and time is treated as if it really did just stop.) A (slightly) less egregious option is simply to have the speedster move so fast that he appears to duplicate himself - appearing in two places with so little real time passing in between that the brains/sensory equipment of any observers see him in two places at once.
An overly dramatic church lady named Claire, who has a propensity for wearing to much cheap cologne owns and operates a popular speed dating service called "Love Is in the Air." She fills her pockets with lots of cash by selling hopes and dreams to lonely people looking for love.
Two of her employees, Dan and Seton reluctantly smile and do her bidding for a paycheck, while gossiping behind her back.
Speculative Fiction writers love to apply this trope to the Theory of Relativity, The Theme Park Version of which says, "If you go fast enough, you'll alter the flow of time, and you can Time Travel to the future or the past." Characters who can't travel through time get the opposite effect: They can speed up so fast, it's as if time stops for the rest of the world.
a guardian angel who rights even the most harmless of wrongs with lightning speed. However, several teen and kid heroes have used it to quickly clean up after a wild house party or to finish in five minutes all that homework that had to be put off to defeat the Monster of the Week.