So when he learns he's a werewolf, he naturally uses it to his advantage, winning her over with his hairy charms. Oh, and he's another one who realises that his true love isn't the sex kitten fantasy, but bessie mate Boof (Susan Ursitti), who has always pine for him.
Which has us cautioning all geeks to see if their best friend loves them.
And secondly, he's sweet-natured enough to wait for her to see that he's a hero without the mask.
This one is probably a little difficult to pull off in real life.
But just as a happy accident lets him start to get closer to her, fate - and giant f*****g robots - intervene, which helpfully lets Sam play the hero and save the world.