The 50 Most Beloved TV Couples of All Time — Best Life (2022)

What makes a great TV couple? Is it two actors having great chemistry? The characters making one another better people? Or honestly just looking really, really good together? More often than not, it's a combination of factors that makes a fictional twosome so captivating—something between them just clicks! And that's certainly the case with these 50 beloved TV couples. Fair warning: You won't be seeing Carrie (Sarah Jessica Parker) and Mr. Big (Chris Noth), or Ross (David Schwimmer) and Rachel (Jennifer Aniston) on this list. We went through the annals of pop culture history to choose pairings that broke ground on television, and gave viewers something to cheer for each and every week. Because that's what episodic love is all about, right?

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Americans had never seen a couple like Lucy (Lucille Ball) and Ricky Ricardo (Desi Arnaz) when I Love Lucy premiered on CBS in 1951. The multiethnic couple broke ground on television, but it wasn't an easy road. "CBS and its sponsor, Philip Morris cigarettes, were adamantly opposed to this," Kathleen Brady, the author of Lucille: The Life of Lucille Ball, told NPR. "They said that the American public would not accept Desi as the husband of a red-blooded American girl."

Boy, were they wrong. Lucy and Ricky quickly won audiences' hearts. In fact, more than 70 percent of TV viewers in the country tuned in to see them welcome their fictional son in 1953. The series not only changed the course of television, but it made audiences laugh week after week for six years.

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There are three versions ofFriday Night Lights: the 1990 nonfiction book by Buzz Bissinger, the 2004 film adaptation by Peter Berg, and the 2006 television series (also by Berg) inspired by the film. But the couple at the center of the third iteration—Coach Eric Taylor (Kyle Chandler) and Tami Taylor (Connie Britton)—is what really stuck with fans, thanks to their love as big as the great state of Texas.

TV critic Alan Sepinwall called the Taylors "one of TV's most realistic and loving couples." Using these two characters as the relative moral high ground, Friday Night Lights portrayed real issues among Middle Americans—like family values, racism, drugs, and abortion—in a truly authentic way for five seasons, winning over critics and viewers alike.

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You cannot think childhood love—your first crush, the first time you hold hands, your first kiss—without thinking of The Wonder Years' Kevin (Fred Savage) and Winnie (Danica McKellar). These two, whose story was set in the late '60s and early '70s, exemplified everything pure and magical about coming-of-age romance.

Kevin and Winnie were two kids who grew up as neighbors and, despite naively promising to be together no matter what, ended up going their separate ways, challenging viewers to live with that reality. "Things never turn out exactly the way you plan them," Kevin said in the series finale, subverting the audience's hope that he and Winnie would ultimately live happily ever after.

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"Those were the days," right? For nearly the entirety of the 1970s, audiences were entertained by the antics of Archie and Edith Bunker on the Norman Lear series All in the Family. Archie (Carroll O'Connor) was frequently referred to as a "lovable bigot" who was struggling to handle the constantly changing world around him. Edith (Jean Stapleton), on the other hand, had a huge heart and—despite being a bit ditzy—often delivered nuggets of wisdom. These two were the definition of the mantra"opposites attract."

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This spin-off of All in the Family centered onGeorge (Sherman Hemsley) and Louise Jefferson (Isabel Sanford), once neighbors of Archie and Edith, who we saw "movin' on up" from a working class neighborhood in Queens to a "de-luxe apartment" in Manhattan. The Jeffersons was the first series to depict a successful black family, paving the way for others like it.

George and Louise had a similar relationship to that of Archie and Edith. While both women were kind counterparts to their loud-mouthed husbands, Louise stood her ground and proved that she could go toe-to-toe more so than Edith did. At the end of the day, though, George and Louise loved each other, and they made history on one of the longest-running American series with a primarily black cast.

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ManyFriends fans champion the on-again, off-again relationship between Ross and Rachel. But we'd say the show's truly iconic relationship is the far more reliable pairing of Monica (Courteney Cox) and Chandler (Matthew Perry).

Type-A Monica and irrepressible goof Chandler couldn't have been more different. But after a seasons-long slow build, they ended up getting together and (in rare sitcom form) staying together. Their relationship continued to challenge expectations: Monica was the one who proposed to Chandler (a welcome reversal of gender stereotypes), and they adopted kids (twins, in this case). This TV couple showed us that sometimes the love of your life can actually be your best friend.

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The Simpsons is the longest-running scripted primetime series in U.S. history—which makes the fact that Homer (Dan Castellaneta) and MargeSimpson (Julie Kavner) have been together the entire run that much more impressive. Plus, the show is still going strong, and shows no signs of stopping any time soon!

Homer and Marge have always been there for their three kids—Bart (Nancy Cartwright), Lisa (Yeardley Smith), and Maggie—proving to be a dysfunctional-yet-caring nuclear family unit. Homer can be a bit of a crude buffoon, while Marge is often the voice of reason (even though she can be flawed at times, too). Their bond shows that no marriage is perfect but, given time and patience, bumps along the way can be smoothed out.

Fun fact: These two lovebirds were named after series creator Matt Groening's own parents, making this decades-long TV bond that much more special.

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When it comes to tried-and-true lessons in television, look no further than Moonlighting. The 1980s series notoriously proved that there's nowhere for a show to go after its will-they-or-won't-they pairing decides that they, in fact, will. That's what happened with the private detectives of Blue Moon Detective Agency, Maddie (Cybill Shepherd) and David (Bruce Willis), whose sexual tension had fans on the edge of their seats for years.

When they decided to finally start dating in Season 4, audience interest faded. "I think people went, 'Well, that was fun,' and they had enough of it," creator Glenn Gordon Caron told the Los Angeles Times upon the show's cancellation.

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There are plenty of relationships fromGrey's Anatomy that rank among the best TV couples ever, but the one between Callie Torres (Sara Ramirez) and Arizona Robbins (Jessica Capshaw) was a cut above the rest. Sure, Meredith Grey (Ellen Pompeo) and Derek Shepherd (Patrick Dempsey) had a love for the record books. But they'd be a safe pick. Calzona—as fans call Callie and Arizona's romance—is far more compelling.

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According to Autostraddle, they rank among the longest-running—if not the longest-running—LGBTQ romances in TV history. Their storylines included Callie's later-in-life coming out, Arizona becoming an amputee after a tragic plane crash, becoming moms, and figuring out how to co-parent post-divorce.

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With adorable nicknames for each other like Marshmallow and Lilypad, what's not to love? We're talking, of course, about Marshall (Jason Segel) and Lily (Alyson Hannigan), really the only solid couple fromHow I Met Your Mother. While the whole show was ostensibly focused on Ted (Josh Radnor) telling the story of how he met the mother of his children, these side characters were where the real romance was at.

College sweethearts Marshall and Lily got engaged in the pilot episode, married at the end of Season 2—after some time apart—and welcomed their son, Marvin, in Season 7, and daughter, Daisy, in Season 9. (The series finale mentioned an unnamed third child, too.) Though they certainly had their contentious moments, their adorable behavior with each other always won us over.

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One of the best things about perky and energetic public servant Leslie Knope (Amy Poehler) is that—when she finally met the love of her life, Ben Wyatt (Adam Scott)—she didn't let it dull her shine. In fact, Ben supported Leslie, helping her chase her dreams and explore what she was most passionate about. It was a switching up of old-fashioned gender roles that doesn't happen often enough on television.

For these two Parks and Recreation characters, it was never about drama, which is why they were able to thrive after the show's creators let the audience know there would be no will-they-or-won't-they tension. Their relationship was about challenging each other, nurturing each other, and helping each other thrive. It was the purest kind of love we've ever seen on TV.

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Anyone who caught an episode ofER's first five seasons could tell you that Carol (Julianna Margulies) was going to fall in love with Doug (George Clooney). Even though Margulies still had a year left in her contract, Clooney left the show after Season 5—but not for good. The actor pulled off one of the biggest, most unforgettable surprises in television history.

As Entertainment Weekly tells it, even NBC executives didn't see that final cameo coming. (You know the one: when Doug shows up in a Seattle home with Carol at the tail end of Season 6, Margulies' last season.) And then, of course, the couple showed up again years later in the series finale, giving fans closure and assuring them this match made in heaven stood strong.

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It's easy to compare Boy Meets World'sCory (Ben Savage) and Topanga (Danielle Fishel) to The Wonder Years' Kevin and Winnie. But there's one obvious difference: Cory and Topanga wound up together at the end of the series, and even returned years later in a spin-off—Girl Meets World—along with a family of their own.

Like Kevin and Winnie, though, these two were each other's first kiss and first crush. They came of age together—from middle school to high school, from college to adulthood—winning the hearts of the audience along the way. Through their ups and downs, Cory and Topanga showed us that true love is meant to be fought for.

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Like the central characters on The Jeffersons, Phil (James Avery) and Vivian Banks (Janet Hubert-Whitten first, and Daphne Maxwell Reid later) were an affluent black couple in a predominantly white world. But they lived across the country in the L.A. neighborhood of Bel-Air, where they took in their nephew (Will Smith, playing a fictionalized version of himself).

Phil and Viv were a strong couple who were the core of their family—including kids Carlton (Alfonso Ribeiro), Hilary (Karyn Parsons), and Ashley (Tatyana M. Ali). But they also learned about class differences and racism from their nephew, who was—as you may recall—born and raised in West Philadelphia. Just to reinforce how connected these characters were to the Jeffersons, George and Louise showed up to buy the Banks mansion in the series finale.

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However you feel about the series finale of Lost, there's no denying the love between Sun (Yunjin Kim) and Jin (Daniel Dae Kim). Even though the show featured a plane crash, a smoke monster, mind-bending time skips, a cadre of crazy scientists, and, oh, 46 other main characters, these two lovebirds stood out to fans.

Despite mounting tension, we couldn't help but be touched when Sun gave Jin a phrasebook and their walls came down at the end of the first season. Then, in the final season, they tragically died together in a sinking submarine, choosing one another even though it meant a certain death. The other couples on Lost don't even come close to this pair.

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While Buffy (Sarah Michelle Gellar) got attention for her contentious relationships with Angel (David Boreanaz) and Spike (James Marsters), the best couple fromBuffy the Vampire Slayer was, without question, Willow (Alyson Hannigan) and Tara (Amber Benson). Willow began as a shy and timid high schooler, but we saw the character blossom into a powerful witch after coupling up with Tara in college. Though Tara met her tragic end in Season 6, witnessing Willow go evil as a result was one of the most expertly-crafted dramatic turns of the entireseries.

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Randall (Sterling K. Brown) and Beth (Susan Kelechi Watson) are, without question, the strongest couple on This Is Us. The show's unique structure has assured fans that the duo will make it no matter what, as they're still happily together in flash-forwards. Knowing that allows viewers to watch them without any feelings of foreboding doom. But while we may know where Randall and Beth end up, the joy is in watching them get there.

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Fans ofGilmore Girlsoften focus on the numerous love interests of Rory (Alexis Bledel), but it was really Lorelai (Lauren Graham) who had the truly iconic romance. The mother-daughter duo's relationship is the cornerstone of the series—no one in their right mind would deny that—but it's impossible to ignore the spark that existed between Lorelai and Luke (Scott Patterson). (Sorry, Rory!)

These two were admirable sparring partners, with the coffee-loving and fast-talking Lorelai acting as a grounding force for the curmudgeonly Luke, best known for wearing flannel, a backwards baseball cap, and a permanent scowl. Luke was originally only supposed to be in the pilot episode—and was going to be a woman!—but after Patterson displayed some incredible chemistry with Graham, producers decided to keep the character around Stars Hollow quite a bit longer, which was definitely the right decision.

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What started out as a mutual crush and flirtation blossomed into a beautiful romance by the end of The Office. Jim (John Krasinski) and Pam (Jenna Fischer) had countless cute moments—from every time Jim came over to Pam's reception desk, to when Pam drunkenly kissed Jim after the Dundies at Chili's, to how Jim proposed to Pam at a gas station in the pouring rain, to getting married on the Maid of the Mist boat in Niagara Falls. There's definitely a reason why online dating bios to this day say things like, "Looking for a Jim to my Pam."

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Today's viewers may look back on some classic TV shows and think of them as prude, but there's no denying the spark between Rob (Dick Van Dyke) and Laura Petrie (Mary Tyler Moore) on The Dick Van Dyke Show. Sure, the married couple slept in separate beds, but the series was somehow able to convey that this was a vibrant young couple who absolutely adored each other.

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On top of that, you had two of the biggest names in show business playing love interests, keeping fans tuning in week after week to see the Petries take on whatever life threw at them as a team—something that wasn't necessarily the norm in the 1960s. They even had the honor of being called "TV's most glamorous and stylish sitcom couple" by Vulture.

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Even though the novelty has faded as the seasons have gone by, you cannot ignore that Mitch (Jesse Tyler Ferguson) and Cam (Eric Stonestreet) of Modern Family have helped improve the perception and representation of LGBTQ love on TV. Seeing these characters living their lives has been nothing short of groundbreaking. And to top it off, they are portrayed as parents after adopting a daughter, Lily (Aubrey Anderson-Emmons).

As Sarah Kate Ellis, the president and CEO of GLAAD, told The New York Times, Modern Family "is genius in the way it integrates comedy and inclusion, and is able to educate and open people's hearts and minds."

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Here's the story of a lovely couple who blended their families and, most importantly, grew together. We are, of course, talking about Mike (Robert Reed) and Carol Brady (Florence Henderson), the man with three sons and the woman with three daughters who—along with their maid, Alice (Ann B. Davis)—tackled life's many growing pains.

"While our real-life parents were splitting up at an alarming rate, those goody-goody Bradys were telling us a shameless lie about family life,"Jess Cagleof Entertainment Weekly wrote about The Brady Bunch. "We desperately believed it. Most of all, this was the family that the latchkey kids came home to every day after school, the family we could always count on."

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Let's be honest: Miranda (Cynthia Nixon) was the only relatable character on Sex and the City. (I mean, she ordered Chinese food so often, the restaurant knew her name and order by heart.) So, when this career-driven lawyer who seemed to have everything planned out met Steve (David Eigenberg), a charmingly nerdy bartender who was quite the opposite, it was hard not to root for them.

Sure, they had a few breakups, but, when Steve was diagnosed with testicular cancer and they ended up reconnecting, Miranda got pregnant and decided to keep the baby—whom she later named Brady. Sorry, Carrie and Big: Miranda and Steve are where it's at.

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Not all couples are meant to be—and Sam (Ted Danson) and Diane (Shelley Long) from Cheers were the perfect example of that. These two were pretty mismatched from the beginning: He was a womanizing bartender, and she was an aspiring writer working as a cocktail waitress. What existed between these two was purely sexual tension, which is why their numerous attempts at starting a relationship never worked out. The final time they decided to give it a shot was in the series finale, which brought in 84.4 million viewers—making it the second most-watched series finale of all time. Sam and Diane were set to marry and ride off into the sunset together, but they realized, like Kevin and Winnie, that they simply weren't meant to be.

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In terms of couples most of America can relate to, none come close to Roseanne (Roseanne Barr) and Dan Conner (John Goodman) on Roseanne, which debuted in 1988. The Conners were a textbook "regular" family living in the heartland dealing with issues that many Americans face on a daily basis—financial strains, family drama, that sort of thing. But these two kept each other and audiences in stitches with their antics, always showing that they loved and supported each other.

And how many other romances have we seen that could go away for nearly 20 years and come back to wow audiences again? While the Roseanne revival met its end after a racist controversy surrounding Barr, it's hard not to think fondly of the couple in their '80s and '90s glory.

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Few TV couples have as much chemistry as Paul (Paul Reiser) and Jamie (Helen Hunt) did on the '90s series Mad About You. The New York City pair was, well, mad about each other, but they struggled to keep their relationship running smoothly—you know, like the rest of us do.

Reiser and Hunt were fun to watch and they seemed to really like each other behind the scenes as well—something that definitely helped convince viewers that their onscreen love was real. And while the series implied that the couple ended up separating before reuniting in their older years, the 2019 reboot retconned that. Phew!

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It took nearly the full 10-season run of Smallville for this inevitable coupling to finally happen, though the chemistry between Lois (Erica Durance) and Clark (Tom Welling) had already been off the charts before it was official.

Once the two left behind the town of Smallville—where they had more of a sibling relationship—and began working together at the Daily Planet, Superman fans were finally in comic book territory, and the romance started to heat up. Lois and Clark taught viewers a serious lesson: Patience is indeed a virtue, and it pays off.

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Mindy Kaling has a deep love of rom-coms. So it makes sense that her show's main couple, Mindy (Kaling) and Danny (Chris Messina), was cookie-cutter rom-com material. Watching these two polar opposites fall in love on The Mindy Project was great—and even when they fell apart, we knew they would get back together, which they ultimately did in the series finale. It always had to be them.

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Any characters whose relationship nickname is LoVe have to end up together, right? Veronica (Kristen Bell) and Logan (Jason Dohring) onVeronica Mars couldn't have been more different. She was a teen moonlighting as a detective—as feisty and quick-witted as they come. And he was the bad boy son of an A-list actor, someone who had everything served to him on a silver platter but was still filled with angst. Viewers saw their layers peeled back only to reveal two vulnerable creatures who just wanted to love and be loved.

Sure, there were many ups and downs for LoVe, but, as they themselves noted, their story was "epic." And it was part of the reason why fans funded a Veronica Mars feature film in 2013 (in fact, they raised more than $5.7 million of its $2 million goal). The film was released in 2014 and five years later, Veronica Mars and its central couple returned for a new season on Hulu. Sadly, while fans were hoping for a happy ending for Veronica and Logan, creator Rob Thomas had other plans in mind.

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We have never rooted for a boss and their employee to get together more than we did with Maxwell Sheffield (Charles Shaughnessy) and Fran (Fran Drescher) on The Nanny. In the 1990s, viewers hung on to every high-pitched word that came out of Fran's mouth, just wishing Mr. Sheffield would hurry up and fall for the woman who had been there for him and his kids all along. Eventually, it happened and, as the show headed into its sixth and final season, they finally got married, adding twins to their brood in the series finale.

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Black Mirror, for the uninitiated, is an episodic anthology series; every episode features a brand-new setting, plot, and characters. When you imagine the best TV couples in history, you probably imagine characters you've spent dozens, if not hundreds, of episodes getting to know. So it's extremely impressive that, in just one episode, the creators ofBlack Mirror were able to give viewers a couple that rivals the best of the best.

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In the Season 3 episode "San Junipero," the two main characters—Yorkie (Mackenzie Davis) and Kelly (Gugu Mbatha-Raw)—headed to the titular town. It was seemingly stuck in '80s nostalgia, but that was actually part of a simulated reality in which the elderly can live—even after death. It was a rather optimistic story for such a notoriously bleak show, though the ending was admittedly a bit bittersweet. The Emmy-winning episode has been viewed as a triumph for LGBTQ representation.

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The Glee creators came up with multiple iconic couplings, but the top spot goes to Kurt (Chris Colfer) and Blaine (Darren Criss)—the ultimate "teenage dream." Though they came with the usual trappings of young gay characters (coming out, bullying, etc.), theirs was also a teen romance just like any other teen romance. For example, the episode "Original Song" featured their first kiss, while the episode "First Time" had them lose their virginities to each other.

Both instances were treated with the same pomp and circumstance as their straight counterparts, helping to normalize LGBTQ relationships for young viewers. Fans finally got what they wanted when Klaine—as well as Brittany (Heather Morris) and Santana (Naya Rivera)—exchanged "I do's" in the final season, something June Thomas of Slate called "the gayest thing I've ever seen on television—and ever expect to see."

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We take for granted the fact that our favorite TV couples are free to hold hands, kiss, hug, and take it all the way—but what if they couldn't do any of those things? That was the case with Ned (Lee Pace) and Chuck (Anna Friel) on the gone-too-soon series Pushing Daisies. Ned was a pie maker with the ability to bring back the dead with a simple touch. The only catch was that if he touched the undead again, they'd die permanently.

So, when the dessert connoisseur's childhood crush, Chuck, was murdered, he brought her back to life. But in order for her to stay alive, they couldn't have any physical contact. The two fell in love all over again, utilizing their imaginations to show their affection for each other. This intricate plot setup gifted viewers with one incredible smooch through plastic wrap, a moment that ended up on TVLine's roundup of the Best Kisses in TV History.

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Even though the titular character shines with Rafael (Justin Baldoni), there's no denying the magic that was Jane (Gina Rodriguez) and Michael (Brett Dier). This love triangle at the center of Jane the Virginnearly gave us whiplash going back-and-forth between two endgame-worthy dudes.

While Jane partnered up with Rafael in the end, the starry-eyed writer originally chose to marry Michael—before he died and later came back to life, that is. While their ferris wheel kiss was aww-worthy, their wedding packed an emotional punch that made fans go through an entire box of tissues (or two). Michael delivered his vows in Spanish (thanks to help from Jane's abuela), a move that cemented him as the TV crush to end all TV crushes. They may not have ended up together, but their love story is one we'll never forget.

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What we love about Dre (Anthony Anderson) and Rainbow Johnson (Tracee Ellis Ross) on Black-ish is that they unflinchingly handle whatever life throws at them—be it a social issue, a political issue, or a relationship issue—and they come out the other side as better people and better partners.

While older shows (and even some contemporary ones) may treat a character's race as largely a background detail, Black-ish puts it front and center. We've seen Dre and Bow celebrate their family's highest highs and we've also seen them openly and honestly tackle their lowest lows, but these two always help guide their family in the right direction, and aren't afraid to embrace new viewpoints themselves.

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Fresh Off the Boat, based on Eddie Huang's memoir of the same name, centers on Louis (Randall Park) and Jessica Huang (Constance Wu) and their three children. The couple, like many others on TV, couldn't be more different: Louis is personable and laid back, while Jessica is completely no-nonsense and to the point. But it's this dichotomy between them that makes Louis and Jessica so enjoyable to watch—they truly balance each other out.

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Bob's Burgers is about a family-run hamburger restaurant, and while the animated series focuses heavily on the Belcher children, it would be just as good if it were solely about dad Bob (H. Jon Benjamin) and mom Linda (John Roberts).

While Bob is a caring dad and more of the level-headed figure, Linda is the life of the party and is often blindly optimistic about anything and everything. Their family unit may be one of the weirdest on television—seriously, one of their kids even started a rumor that the burgers are made of human flesh—but we love them for all their quirks.

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Love never sounded sweeter than it did when Rayna (Connie Britton) and Deacon (Charles Esten) sang about it on Nashville. This musical drama, about a legendary country singer whose star was fading, was made all the more interesting when she began falling for her former lover.

The two ultimately got together, only to be torn apart yet again, but they proved to be a couple worth rooting for each week. For example, just try watching the eye contact they make while belting out the hauntingly beautiful "No One Will Ever Love You" without getting goosebumps. You can't. It is impossible.

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There are few characters who had a love as heartbreaking—and meaningful—as the one between Poussey (Samira Wiley) and Soso (Kimiko Glenn) on Netflix's Orange Is the New Black. Theseries is known for featuring same-sex couples, but while Poussey was completely sure of her sexual orientation, it took Soso a bit longer to gain the courage she needed to fully embrace it. And, just as Soso seemed to fully come around, Poussey was tragically killed.

Poussey's death was not without consequences; it completely upended the show and Soso became a changed person. It was a devastating outcome for these two, but they had one of the strongest relationships on a show full of strong relationships.

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You may think the popular girl falling for the nerdy guy is a bit overdone—and you'd be correct—but it's hard not to root for The O.C.'s Seth (Adam Brody) and Summer (Rachel Bilson). What started out as a crush between the awkward nerd and the school beauty became a true love story for the ages.

Seth found out that Summer wasn't as cool as she seemed, and Summer learned that Seth was more complex than he appeared. At first it was Seth who felt the need to measure up to Summer, but it ended up being the complete opposite by the series' end. That was the rideThe O.C. took fans on—and, given the chemistry between these two, we would definitely buy a ticket over and over again.

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What began as a business partnership quickly proved to be one of the most charming relationships on TV. We've watched David (Dan Levy) and Patrick (Noah Reid) on Schitt's Creek go from running Rose Apothecary together to finally taking the plunge into married life.

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Perhaps our favorite thing they've ever done, though, is when Patrick wowed everyone with a gorgeous acoustic rendition of "Simply the Best" by Tina Turner, and David returned the favor with a passionate lip-sync worthy of winning RuPaul's Drag Race. David and Patrick don't only revere each other, but they also know how to show divas a little respect. It's a tough call to deem them the best couple from Schitt's Creek—because they're all pretty incredible—but their nuanced story and emotional arc is deserving of the honor.

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Though they may have been set up as soulmates under false pretenses, The Good Place's Eleanor (Kristen Bell) and Chidi (William Jackson Harper) proved that not even the inner workings of the afterlife can keep two people apart if they're destined to be together. In what at first glance looked like a heaven-esque existence—but actually turned out to be a torturous social experiment—we met Eleanor, a self-described "garbage person" who didn't care about anyone else, and Chidi, an ethics professor who struggled to make the right (or any) decision.

Even after having their memories reset literally hundreds of times, these two kept finding their way to each other and falling in love again and again. They could just be another example of two completely different people somehow being drawn to each ohter, but to limit them like that would be a pop culture travesty.

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You might not think highly of a relationship that came from a one-night stand that resulted in an unplanned pregnancy, but Rob (Rob Delaney) and Sharon (Sharon Horgan) on Catastrophe will change your mind. These people are refreshing because and not in spite of their many flaws, proving that sometimes two wrongs do make a right.

Rob and Sharon made us feel like it's OK to wonder if you're doing this whole life thing the right way or if you're screwing it all up. They proved that soulmates don't have to be perfect—they just have to actually strive to be there for each other (and, if they have one, their little family).

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Elena (Isabella Gomez) and Syd (Sheridan Pierce) from One Day at a Time—a modern reboot of Norman Lear's classic TV show of the same name—deserve as much recognition as they can get. The series centers on a Cuban-American family living in L.A. Teenage daughter Elena came out and eventually found her first love with Syd, who identifies as gender non-binary (opting for they/them pronouns). Not only were these kids just as nerdy as each other, but they were also open and honest about their feelings, and not afraid to stand up for themselves and each other.

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You name it and we can guarantee you that Kristina (Monica Potter) and Adam (Peter Krause) faced it on Parenthood. They had three kids together, one of whom had Asperger's syndrome; Adam started his own business; and Kristina battled breast cancer,ran for public office, and started a school for students with disabilities.

The thing that set them apart was that they faced these hardships together and also celebrated their many achievements along the way. The Braverman family was a big one, but so was the love they all had for each other—and there was no bond stronger than the one between Kristina and Adam.

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The Vampire Diaries delivered one of TV's best love triangles—Damon (Ian Somerhalder), Elena (Nina Dobrev), and Stefan (Paul Wesley). Oh, and did we mention two of the three were vampire brothers?

Some fans will tell you that Elena was best with Stefan when she was human, and made more sense with Damon after her transformation into a bloodsucker was complete. Both relationships were dynamic and full of emotion, but we have to give it to Damon and Elena (dubbed Delena) over Stefan and Elena (AKA Stelena). Plus, Dobrev and Somerhalder dated off screen, meaning that chemistry between their fictional characters was the real deal.

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"I tell you what," we just can't get enough of King of the Hill's central relationship: Hank (Mike Judge) and Peggy (Kathy Najimy), a couple who made more sense together the more you got to know them.

Hank was a family man who was proud to be a part of the "propane and propane accessories" business, and Peggy was a substitute teacher specializing in Spanish (which she had a terrible grasp on). While he was often confused or anxious when it came to modern trends, her gullible nature often got the best of her. At the end of the day, though, it was hard not to adore the Hills.

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Fox Mulder (David Duchovny) was a firm believer in the existence of intelligent extraterrestrial life and its presence on Earth, while Dana Scully (Gillian Anderson) remained rooted in skepticism and explained things away with logic.

The FBI agents' romance only seemed to get better as the seasons progressed, and we had to wait until very late in the series for them to even share a first kiss. When they did, though, sparks flew and they cemented themselves in pop culture history.

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Police officer Stef (Teri Polo) and principal Lena (Sherri Saum) got off to a rocky start. They met when Stef was married to a man and wasn't out—though she eventually divorced her husband in order to be with Lena.

The Fosters showcased two women in a strong, passionate marriage, along with their blended family, made up of biological, adopted, and foster children. These two were inherently good people who were good to each other, too. No matter what came at these ladies, they pushed through, giving audiences something to believe in.

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Even though Rebecca (Rachel Bloom) had three suitors—Josh (Vincent Rodriguez III), Greg (Santino Fontana originally, Skylar Astin later), and Nathaniel (Scott Michael Foster)—to choose from in the series finale of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, she ended up choosing herself.

"I'm sure a lot of people are going to ask, 'OK, so who does she end up with later in life?' And the answer is, 'I don't know,'" Bloom—who co-created the series—told Vulture. "She knows who she is. Everyone else is in a different place. She could move to Paris for two years to study music and meet a guy there. And it's nice, letting her be free."

This was a show that took the rom-com structure, added in a musical aspect, and made it timely by tackling topics openly and honestly. The refreshing outcome of Rebecca's choice just made Crazy Ex-Girlfriend even more unique than it already was.

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The 50 Most Beloved TV Couples of All Time — Best Life? ›

The 50 Most Beloved TV Couples of All Time
  • Lucy and Ricky, I Love Lucy.
  • Coach Taylor and Tami, Friday Night Lights.
  • Kevin and Winnie, The Wonder Years.
  • Edith and Archie, All in the Family.
  • George and Louise, The Jeffersons.
  • Monica and Chandler, Friends.
  • Homer and Marge, The Simpsons.
  • David and Maddie, Moonlighting.

Who are the best onscreen couples? ›

Here are the 56 best on-screen couples ever, ranked.
  1. Ilsa Lund and Rick Blaine ("Casablanca")
  2. Rose Dewitt Bukater and Jack Dawson ("Titanic") ...
  3. Sally Albright and Harry Burns ("When Harry Met Sally...") ...
  4. Ennis Del Mar and Jack Twist ("Brokeback Mountain") ...
  5. Scarlett O'Hara and Rhett Butler ("Gone With the Wind") ...
Apr 27, 2020

What are some TV duos? ›

The 25 Best TV Friendships
  • Community: Troy & Abed. ...
  • The Mary Tyler Moore Show: Mary & Rhoda. ...
  • Stranger Things: Steve & Dustin. ...
  • Gilmore Girls: Lorelai & Sookie. ...
  • Teen Wolf: Scott & Stiles. ...
  • That '70s Show: Jackie & Donna. ...
  • Hap and Leonard: Leonard & Hap. ...
  • I May Destroy You: Arabella & Terry.
Apr 15, 2021

Which is the No 1 romantic series? ›

The most romantic TV Shows
  • Outlander (2014– ) TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance. ...
  • This Is Us (2016–2022) TV-14 | 45 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance. ...
  • The Vampire Diaries (2009–2017) ...
  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997–2003) ...
  • Once and Again (1999–2002) ...
  • Poldark (2015–2019) ...
  • The Good Wife (2009–2016) ...
  • Grey's Anatomy (2005– )

Why Jim and Pam are the best TV couple? ›

Jim and Pam were a great TV couple because while they did feel special and meant to be together, they also fell in love in such a realistic way. They knew what each other ate for lunch and knew each other's pet peeves.

Who is the most romantic fictional character? ›

Who's the most romantic character in literature?
  • Edward Rochester of Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre.
  • Richard Sharpe of Bernard Cornwell's Sharpe series.
  • Fitzwilliam Darcy of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice.
  • Heathcliff of Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights.
  • Rhett Butler of Margaret Mitchell's Gone With the Wind.
Oct 19, 2009

Who are the most famous lovers in English literature? ›

Literature's Most Famous Lovers
  • Romeo and Juliet.
  • The Death of Cleopatra by Reginald Arthur.
  • Jacques-Louis David: The Loves of Paris and Helen.
  • More details Young Jane argues with her guardian Mrs. ...
  • Elizabeth and Mr Darcy by Hugh Thomson, 1894.
  • Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh as Rhett and Scarlett.

Who is No 1 jodi in Bollywood? ›

Most Jodi awards have been won by Shahrukh Khan with 7 wins. In actresses, Kajol, Rani Mukherji, Aishwarya Rai and Priyanka Chopra are the forerunners with 2 wins each.

Who are the Disney couples? ›

Your Favorite Disney Couple Is …
  • Belle and Beast.
  • Cinderella and Prince Charming.
  • Prince Eric and Ariel.
  • Aladdin and Jasmine.
  • Lady and Tramp.
  • Donald Duck and Daisy Duck.
  • Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse.
  • Princess Aurora and Prince Phillip.
Feb 14, 2012

Who has the best chemistry in Bollywood? ›

6 pairs with the best on-screen chemistry
  • Aamir Khan & Juhi Chawla. They both started their career in films together in Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak. ...
  • Shah Rukh Khan & Kajol. ...
  • Ranbir Kapoor & Deepika Padukone. ...
  • Varun Dhawan & Alia Bhatt. ...
  • Salman Khan & Madhuri Dixit. ...
  • Shahid Kapoor & Kareena Kapoor Khan.
Jan 22, 2021

What are some famous relationships in literature? ›

Perhaps that is what makes them so great.
  • Rhett Butler and Scarlett O'Hara.
  • Elizabeth Bennet and Mr Darcy.
  • Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet.
  • Jane Eyre and Mr. Rochester.
  • Daisy Buchanan and Jay Gatsby.
  • Ennis Del Mar and Jack Twist.
  • Allie Hamilton and Noah Calhoun.
  • Paris and Helen.
Jan 19, 2016

Who is the best pair in Bollywood? ›

TOP 10 iconic pairs of Bollywood!
  • Amitabh Bachchan and Rekha. ...
  • Dilip Kumar and Vyjayanthimala. ...
  • Dharmendra and Hema Malini. ...
  • Anil Kapoor and Madhuri Dixit. ...
  • Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol. ...
  • Govinda and Karisma Kapoor. ...
  • Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone. ...
  • Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan.
Apr 7, 2021

What does fictional mean in English? ›

: not real or true : made-up a fictional character.

Who is the most dynamic duo? ›

15 Most Dynamic Duos in Pop Culture History
  1. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. … in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (movie, 1969)
  2. Frodo and Sam. … ...
  3. Thelma and Louise. … ...
  4. Rick Todd and Eugene Fullstack. … ...
  5. Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin. … ...
  6. Vladimir and Estragon. … ...
  7. Bert and Ernie. … ...
  8. Andre 3000 and Big Boi. … ...
Aug 9, 2007

What is a famous duo? ›

SpongeBob and Patrick, Tom and Jerry, or Cheech and Chong were definitely created as pairs, not as solitary characters. These iconic duos usually have the most contrasting temperaments, looks, likes, and goals, yet they supplement each other to the T.

Which love drama is most popular in the world? ›

Top 50 Romance TV Shows
  1. House of the Dragon (2022– ) TV-MA | Action, Adventure, Drama. ...
  2. A League of Their Own (2022– ) 60 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance. ...
  3. Grey's Anatomy (2005– ) ...
  4. Virgin River (2019– ) ...
  5. Modern Family (2009–2020) ...
  6. Friends (1994–2004) ...
  7. The Big Bang Theory (2007–2019) ...
  8. Vikings (2013–2020)

Which K drama should I watch? ›

Boys Over Flowers is the OG of K-dramas, and if you are looking for something classic, this is the one. Geum Jan-Di is a poor girl who is given a scholarship to Shinhwa High, one of the most elite schools in South Korea.

Which Korean drama has most passionate romance? ›

10 of the best romantic K-dramas you must watch
  • Crash Landing on You (2019-2020) ...
  • Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha (2021- ) ...
  • It's Okay to Not Be Okay (2020) ...
  • Descendants of the Sun (2016) ...
  • Start-Up (2020- ) ...
  • What's Wrong with Secretary Kim (2018) ...
  • Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-joo (2016-2017) ...
  • Romance Is a Bonus Book (2019)
Jun 2, 2022

Who is trending couple in India? ›

1. Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma. The lovebirds Virat and Anushka met each other in 2013 when they paired together for an ad commercial. Since then, the couple has been creating the headlines with their affair and spotting together in public places.

Who is the prince of Indian television? ›

Utkarsh Gupta the ultimate prince of Indian Television Industry.

What nickname does Angela call Dwight? ›

Angela Martin
Based onSheila (British counterpart)
Portrayed byAngela Kinsey
In-universe information
NicknameMonkey (by Dwight)
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Are Jim and Pam a good couple? ›

But the thing that really ties Jim and Pam together is the fact that they love each other a lot. Yes, they have their flaws, and no, they aren't always perfect. But they are still good together as a couple because of the love they have for each other and the willingness they have to make the other happy.

Who is the most beautiful fictional character? ›

So here are 19 of the hottest fictional characters you will ever find — and they're all from books.
  1. Mr. ...
  2. Emma Woodhouse from 'Emma' by Jane Austen. ...
  3. Laurie from 'Little Women' by Louisa May Alcott. ...
  4. Tom Riddle from the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling. ...
  5. Shug from 'The Color Purple' by Alice Walker.
Aug 4, 2017

What are characteristics of romanticism? ›

Characteristics of Romanticism. Romantic literature is marked by six primary characteristics: celebration of nature, focus on the individual and spirituality, celebration of isolation and melancholy, interest in the common man, idealization of women, and personification and pathetic fallacy.

Who is most popular Disney princess? ›

It turns out that across the globe, Cinderella is the most popular Disney princess. She was the fan favourite in 76 countries, and the breakdown shows that she dominates in almost every continent.

Who was the first Disney couple? ›

Honorable Mention: Walt and Lillian Disney

When it comes to Disney couples, no conversation is complete without mentioning the original Disney couple, Walt and Lillian. The two were wed on July 13, 1925, having met when Lillian joined the Walt Disney Studio as an inker of animated cells.

Who is the most famous lovers in the world? ›

7 Unforgettable Real Life Love Stories From History That Are...
  1. Baji Rao and Mastani. ...
  2. Cleopatra and Mark Anthony. ...
  3. Bonnie and Clyde. ...
  4. Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal. ...
  5. Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson. ...
  6. Pierre and Marie Curie. ...
  7. Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.
Aug 30, 2015

What is the most tragic love story? ›

Romeo & Juliet is the quintessential tragic love story, as evidenced by its countless stagings and numerous film adaptations.

Who is the power couple in Bollywood? ›

Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone

Singh and Padukone were dating for about five years before tying the knot in 2018.

Who is the biggest Bollywood female star? ›

Samantha Ruth Prabhu has topped the list followed by Alia Bhatt, Nayanthara and Deepika Padukone. South actresses are ruling the top 10 list with seven positions. From Bollywood, only Katrina, Alia and Deepika have made it to the list.

Who is the romantic couple in Bollywood? ›

1. Kajol - Shah Rukh Khan. Hands down one of the most popular couples in Bollywood, Kajol and SRK make dancing around trees look like a dream. Half of the country's population still have hope that they will find the love of their lives in a train or even in a mustard field.

Why Jim and Pam are the best TV couple? ›

Jim and Pam were a great TV couple because while they did feel special and meant to be together, they also fell in love in such a realistic way. They knew what each other ate for lunch and knew each other's pet peeves.

Who are the Disney couples? ›

Your Favorite Disney Couple Is …
  • Belle and Beast.
  • Cinderella and Prince Charming.
  • Prince Eric and Ariel.
  • Aladdin and Jasmine.
  • Lady and Tramp.
  • Donald Duck and Daisy Duck.
  • Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse.
  • Princess Aurora and Prince Phillip.
Feb 14, 2012

What are good couples names? ›

Cute Couple Nicknames that Go Together
  • Ken and Barbie.
  • Mickey and Minnie.
  • Romeo and Juliet.
  • Ying and Yang.
  • Salt and Pepper.
  • Spaghetti and Meatball.
  • Trick and Treat.
  • Thunder and Lightning.
Jun 21, 2018

What makes a great TV couple? Is it two actors having great chemistry? The characters making one another better people? Or honestly just looking really, really good together? More often than not, it's a combination of factors that makes a fictional twosome so captivating—something between them just...

What makes a great TV couple?. The characters making one another better people?. Because that's what episodic love is all about, right?. George and Louise had a similar relationship to that of Archie and Edith.. College sweethearts Marshall and Lily got engaged in the pilot episode, married at the end of Season 2—after some time apart—and welcomed their son, Marvin, in Season 7, and daughter, Daisy, in Season 9.. Then, in the final season, they tragically died together in a sinking submarine, choosing one another even though it meant a certain death.. And how many other romances have we seen that could go away for nearly 20 years and come back to wow audiences again?. Eventually, it happened and, as the show headed into its sixth and final season, they finally got married, adding twins to their brood in the series finale.

Shipping these pairs 4ever.

David Rose and Patrick Brewer from Schitt's Creek. From that first rambling voicemail David left Patrick, it was clear these two were going to have ~simply the best~ partnership.. All we have to say about Amy and Jonah (aka Simmosa): TG these two got their happy ending.. The most adorkable romance of all time?. It's gotta be Sydlena.. It's been a rough road, but Lea and Shaun have proven that true love always prevails.. But that's what makes 'em so real.. And the award for best meet-cute of all time goes to...Grace and Judd!. If Malec's love doesn't make your heart grow three sizes, then we don't know what to tell ya.. Through good times and bad, this power couple always manages to find their way back to each other.. Say what you will about their relationship, but these two went through it and still came out strong on the other end.. Calling it now: We haven't seen the last of these two.. Forget Meredith and Derek—Bailey and Ben are the true power couple of Grey's .. No further questions at this time.. Things got a lil rocky for this iconic couple in later seasons of the show, but if anything, those trials just made their bond stronger.

TV shows aren’t just there to entertain us. Though that's their purpose, we can also learn a lot about life from the characters we fall in love with.

Though that’s their purpose, we can also learn a lot about life from the characters we fall in love with.. Some TV couples, like Monica Geller and Chandler Bing from Friends , teach us that sometimes you find love with the person you least expected and that the best relationships are based on friendship.. Maggie and Glenn’s Walking Dead relationship, on the other hand, shows that love doesn’t always make it to the end, but can make all the difference in our lives when it does come along.. From Carrie and Big on Sex and the City who teach us that you should never chase a lover to Homer and Marge Simpson who are the perfect example of ignoring your partner’s flaws and loving them anyway, these couples made a big difference in our lives.. There are a lot of factors that come into whether two people will make a good couple, and one of the most important is chemistry.. You just never know where you’re going to fall in love.. And there are times when love can actually be the thing that saves you from a really grim situation, even if it doesn’t last.. But despite Homer’s many flaws, not to mention a few of Marge’s, these two find a way to make it work.. The perfect relationship isn’t necessarily one without any obstacles to overcome.. Mr. Big may not be everybody’s dream man, but he did teach us a lot of things about love.. Their on-again-off-again relationship shows that although things may be complicated for a long time, it doesn’t mean they won’t fall into place in the end.

We all have our favorite TV couples, but which ones were the best from the past decade? From Mike & Molly to Betty & Jughead, we count them down.

Preferences differ from couple to couple.. Molly helps Mike become more independent from his mother overtime, and Mike returns the favor by helping Molly with her own overwhelming and dysfunctional family.. Granted, Phil adores his wife and holds her on a high pedestal, and Claire loves him in return, so obviously their chemistry works.. Sarah struggled the most with relationships out of the four Braverman children, so watching Sarah finally get her happy ending with Hank in the series finale as they married was a special moment.. However, they managed to work through it all and became a great team, with Hank bonding with Sarah's kids and Sarah doing the same with Hank's daughter in the process.. Jack and Rebecca Pearson have been one of TV's favorite couples since their first appearance in 2016.. Jack and Rebecca's love is also strong and pure, their love for each other and their children a significant part of This Is Us .. Frankie and Mike aren't always on the same page, as Frankie often finds herself needing a change or getting sick of their children's attitudes, and Mike doesn't always get it.. Though, when it comes down to it, Mike loves her and supports her where he can, and she does the same for him.

From Lucy and Ricky to Coach and Tami, here's a look at all the TV couples who made us believe in true love.

Watching Ben and Leslie fell in love, tie the knot, start a family and pursue their political dreams together was the whipped cream on top of the waffle sundae that was Parks and Rec's beloved seven season run.. They say that behind every great man is a great woman, and Friday Night Lights may have illustrated that trope better than any show on TV when they paired powerhouse high school football coach Eric Taylor (Kyle Chandler) with a wife (Connie Britton) that was every bit his equal (except in the hair department, where Tami clearly triumphs).. Watching this pair support each other through tumultuous seasons, career changes, daughter Julie's high school dramatics, and more added a heartfelt layer to the sports-centric show that paid off dividends, all the way up to the emotional series finale.. From their first episode together, Brennan and Booth’s dynamic was electric, and while the will-they-or-won’t-they of it all took nearly seven seasons to sort out (more if you count that they don’t actually tie the knot until season nine ), their relationship kept fans hooked for all 245 episodes.. Their rekindled relationship saw its share of ups and downs throughout several seasons of the beloved medical drama -- including, and especially, Doug/Clooney's departure from the show in season five -- but every fan's heart soared when Carol made the decision to move to Seattle with the couple's twins and live happily ever after as a family.. Fans saw this pair adorably stick together through middle school kisses and high school skids (looking at you, Lauren ), navigate their way through college as an engaged (and then married) couple, and finally, become the parents of two equally precocious kids on Girl Meets World, the spinoff series in which Fishel's character aptly asks, "I wonder how many people the idea of Cory and Topanga has ruined?". Back in the day when TV censors still required married couples to sleep in separate beds and a female character in pants registered as scandalous, Rob (Dick Van Dyke) and Laura Petrie (Mary Tyler Moore) were one of the small screen's most likable pairs: a vibrant young couple with big dreams and even bigger affection for each other.

TV reboots can breathe new life into an old premise, but sometimes it’s better left alone. Case in point: the 13 worst TV reboots ever made.

Image via IMDB/NBCUniversal Television DistributionThe original Heroes started strong in 2006, but it never could recapture the excitement of its debut season.. Image via IMDB/NBCUniversal Television Distribution The Bionic Woman only ran for three seasons in the 1970s, but the Six Million Dollar Man spin-off had enough pop culture cache to inspire a 2007 NBC reboot.. Image via IMDB/NBCUniversal Television DistributionThe 1980s secret agent series is really just the story of a boy and his talking car, a premise that didn't go over quite as well in 2008.. Stars Helen Hunt and Paul Reiser returned to their roles in 2019 for a Spectrum Originals limited series that picks up with Jamie and Paul as empty nesters who've just sent their daughter Mabel (whose birth was a TV event back in 1997) off to college.. It ran for eight seasons, plus a TV movie and an event series, all starring Kiefer Sutherland as the seemingly unkillable Jack Bauer.. Image via IMDB/CBS Television DistributionIn the five decades since its debut, Neil Simon's The Odd Couple has been adapted from its original play format into two movies, three live-action TV series, and an animated series, plus some specials.. Image via IMDB/NBCUniversal Television DistributionThe cop series Dragnet has the longest legacy of any property on this list, having kicked off as a radio drama in 1949.. The most recent attempt to capture an audience that discovered the original Dragnet series on Nick at Nite starred Ed O'Neill and Ethan Embry and was adapted by Law & Order producer Dick Wolf for ABC.. Image via IMDB/CBS Television DistributionThe 1980s series MacGyver was such a success that the main character's name became a verb.. Image via YouTube/Sony Pictures Television Fantasy Island began as two made-for-TV movies in the late 1970s before being adapted into a seven-season series about a remote locale where visitors learn to be careful what they've wished for.

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A year later, he was divorced, and by 1963, Anne and Mel were together, in love, and went on to be together for 41 (!). years until Anne’s death in 2005.. They began an on-set affair circa 1962, and in 1964, nine days after getting divorced from Eddie, Liz married Richard.. They wed the following year.. The couple was married in 1979.

From Lucy and Ricky to Coach and Tami, here's a look at all the TV couples who made us believe in true love.

While we know their story ends in tragedy, This Is Us fans can't help but love Jack (Milo Ventimiglia) and Rebecca Pearson (Mandy Moore) in all of their timelines -- from young lovers to parents of three teens, and everywhere in between.. But it didn't take long for the pair to realize all the things they had in common -- a passion for local politics, the City Hall wildflower mural and, eventually, each other.. Watching Ben and Leslie fell in love, tie the knot, start a family and pursue their political dreams together was the whipped cream on top of the waffle sundae that was Parks and Rec's beloved seven season run.. They say that behind every great man is a great woman, and Friday Night Lights may have illustrated that trope better than any show on TV when they paired powerhouse high school football coach Eric Taylor (Kyle Chandler) with a wife (Connie Britton) that was every bit his equal (except in the hair department, where Tami clearly triumphs).. Watching this pair support each other through tumultuous seasons, career changes, daughter Julie's high school dramatics, and more added a heartfelt layer to the sports-centric show that paid off dividends, all the way up to the emotional series finale.. Clear eyes, full hearts, you know the rest.. At face value, Bones was a standard procedural, running for 12 seasons of crime solving, evidence examining, blood, guts and, most importantly, bones.. But at the core of the long-running Fox series -- the “heart of the matter,” if you will -- was a partnership between forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan (Emily Deschanel) and FBI Special Agent Seeley Booth (David Boreanaz).. From their first episode together, Brennan and Booth’s dynamic was electric, and while the will-they-or-won’t-they of it all took nearly seven seasons to sort out (more if you count that they don’t actually tie the knot until season nine ), their relationship kept fans hooked for all 245 episodes.. We watched Brennan wrestle with her feelings as Booth looked for love, saw them lay it all on the line only to yank it back again, and finally, at long last, got to witness their happy ending.. Their rekindled relationship saw its share of ups and downs throughout several seasons of the beloved medical drama -- including, and especially, Doug/Clooney's departure from the show in season five -- but every fan's heart soared when Carol made the decision to move to Seattle with the couple's twins and live happily ever after as a family.. Mondler forever!. The truth is out there -- but the facts about Dana Scully (Gillian Anderson) and Fox Mulder (David Duchovny) are right here in front of our faces.

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“It made me the happiest to watch such a healthy relationship play out over the course of the show.. Nerdy, awkward guy crushing on the popular girl.. Popular girl doesn’t give him the time of day until she sees him with someone else.. We only wish our history books had stories as passionate and dramatic as this TV duo.. But one thing they have in common (other than loving each other immensely) is putting their family first.. Their personalities were constantly butting heads (hence being the on-and-off couple you always want to get back together).. OK, it might not be perfect, but what relationship is?. Gallavich is definitely not your Disney love story, so expect twists and turns with this love affair.. Love that,” says Rachel Bowie.. Sure, Pacey and Joey’s relationship starts out strictly platonic, but the on-and-off pair always find their way back to each other.. The pair’s story is one for the books.. We would definitely watch season three and four just to see the chemistry grow all over again.. Was their relationship perfect?. But it was certainly made for TV.

There have been no TV couples more iconic throughout the last decade than these. Here's the best TV romances of the decade, ranked.

We love TV couples because we get to see them evolve as a romantic pair throughout the seasons.. It's even more difficult when you can't see eye to eye with that person on anything, which is certainly the case for Nick and Jess who are pretty much polar opposites.. What makes Nick and Jess so great is the fact that their relationship feels so natural and nothing about their chemistry seems forced.. Tweek and Craig are an amazing couple on South Park because their differences complement one another.. Since the show is all about love and romance, it's no wonder two of the main characters in the friend group were in such a happy and committed relationship.. They start off as co-workers and close friends, despite the fact that Jake is constantly ripping on Amy.. He says this is the reason Jake is constantly teasing Amy.. They as a couple are one of the many reasons why we love Brooklyn 99 so much.. It's always a beautiful thing when TV shows and movies can bring two people together like that and their chemistry on Game of Thrones is enough to make your heart melt.. It would be impossible to include a list of best couples without this iconic pair from The Office .. Their relationship is pretty much the staple of the show and their love for one another is so beautiful, it makes us all wish that we will one day be lucky enough to find the Jim to our Pam and vice versa.. Somehow, they managed to remain a beautiful couple until the very end of the series in 2013.. Despite all of their flaws, they love each other regardless, and this is one of the most heartbreaking relationships on the list.. And finally, the best couple on our list goes to Andy Dwyer and April Ludgate on Parks and Recreation .

From the pages of history books, scripts, celebrity gossip columns and more, we've rounded up the memorable matchups whose love makes us swoon.

Regardless of where you are in your own love life—seeking a soul mate, engaged, newly wedded, or celebrating years of wedded bliss—there's something to learn from our ultimate lovers list featuring famous couples of all kinds:. Beyoncé and Jay-Z, Married Since April 4, 2008: There was a time when the Queen Bey was just another single lady, but with a relationship that took time to blossom, one of most famous music couples is now Crazy in Love.. David Bowie and Iman, Married 24 Years: Before the rocker lost his secret battle to cancer in 2016, Bowie and Somalian model Iman shared a beautifully artistic life together as one of Hollywood's most beloved and famous interracial couples.. Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi, Married Since August 16, 2008: Quite possibly one of the most famous lesbian couples today, Ellen and Portia connected over the love of animals, vegan food and of course, one another.. Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka, Married Since September 6, 2014: The duo that makes up one of the most famous gay couples is so perfectly paired that they are both Geminis, they both wear the same size shoe and clothing, and are the same weight and height.. Get swept away with the scripted love of these famous couples in movies.. Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall, Married 11 Years: This leading duo of golden-era film didn't let a 25-year age difference and a married status (his) keep them from rising to the top of the all-time famous couples in movies.. Often fighting and cheating on one another, this famous artist couple divorced, but proved that love wins when they remarried a year later.. Mildred and Richard Loving, Married 16 Years: This famous interracial couple proves loves sees no color.. Their work and love is what makes them one of our favorite famous black couples.. John F. Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy, Married 10 Years: Both from influential families, and one of the most famous power couples, the Kennedys had the world watching every stylish move they made together in the White House.. William and Kate, Married Since April 29, 2011: When it comes to royalty, there have been many famous couples with equally famous love stories, but it's hard to overlook the modern-day fairy tale of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.. You can still find big-time love on the small screen; just look at these famous TV couples.. While the two puppets seemingly lived as roommates for the longest time, following the Supreme Court decision in favor of gay marriage, Bert and Ernie made their real (well, puppet-life real) relationship status public, making them among the first of the famous gay couples on TV.. Perhaps the first of the famous Disney couples, these two adorable rodents have a love connection that is anything but cheesy.

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It didn’t hurt that Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz were married in real life, but Lucy and Ricky had the greatest on-screen chemistry and it’s hard to deny how adorable their crazy TV relationship actually was.. Pawnee, Indiana was full of ship-able couples (Ben and Leslie, Chris and Ann to name a few) but no couple was as crazy about each other or as crazy fun to watch as April and Andy.. Whether they were dealing with a tricky neighborhood parent or Julie’s hormones, Dillon’s favorite duo, Eric and Tami Taylor, stuck together as one of the most loving and realistically portrayed couples on television.. The two of them didn’t come off as a likely couple but the contradictory nature of their relationship is what made Archie and Edith so lovable, no matter how often he called her a “dingbat.” Though he was pretty tough on the outside, Archie never let his rigid exterior hide how slightly overprotective and madly in love he was with Edith.. Outlander 's number one couple hasn't exactly had a smooth ride over the first three seasons of the show, but season 4 has them attempting (key word: attempting) to establish a home together.. As dysfunctional as their relationship was, no couple on Gossip Girl could ever compare to Chuck and Blair, mainly because they were the perfect example of two people who really were better together.. Though they were pretty much exactly like your typical (fake) high school couple — the pretty, popular cheerleader and the handsome guy that every girl in school had heart eyes for — it was a shock to none of us when the two of them actually got married in the show’s movie adaptation set in Las Vegas.

The best TV couples in history are the ones that get an emotional investment from viewers. We've compiled the best couples we've on TV, from old classics to new favorites.

Digital Trends went through decades of TV love and picked our favorite TV couples.. No TV couple has had their love tested more than Marge and Homer Simpson.. Powered largely by Leslie Knope’s unwavering vision of fairy-tale romance, her relationship with Ben Wyatt on Parks and Recreation is a the blueprint for true love.. Bad post-sex etiquette and infidelity mixed with evil spirits and lethal sword battles make for great TV — and an even better TV couple.. Twentieth Century Fox Cookie and Lucious Lyon are the epitome of a power couple on Fox’s Empire , with the fur coats and battle scars to prove it.. The Russian spy couple face hails of gunfire, and raise children side by side in a relationship that’s part Huxtable and part Mr. & Mrs. Smith.. CBS I Love Lucy is widely regarded as one of the greatest TV shows ever made.. While the show’s two stars may have run into trouble in their real-life romance, a big part of their on-screen success was because no matter how much Lucy’s zany exploits frustrated her husband, Ricky, their love always remained as warm and fresh as ever.. IMDB The absurdity of Martin and Gina’s shared physical comedy on the classic Fox sitcom Martin made it apparent in every episode that the pair was made for each other.. They raise an adopted child with effortless love, fight for acceptance (often in hilarious ways), and still find time to fit in a bit of romance.. NBC NBC’s award-winning family drama was all but tailor-made to make people cry, and the central relationship of the show helps it do just that on a regular basis.. In the This Is Us universe, this couple only exists in memories, and yet the impact of their love still remains.. IMDB Most of their relationship during the nine seasons of Family Matters revolved around Laura Winslow rejecting nerdy Steve Urkel, but you could always feel the love.

43 Famous Celebrity Couples Who Make Us Believe in Love 01 of 43. Harrison Ford and Calista Flockhart. ... 02 of 43. Beyoncé and Jay-Z. ... 03 of 43. Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson. ... 04 of 43. Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds. ... 05 of 43. Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka. ... 06 of 43. Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith. ... 07 of 43. ... 08 of 43.

43 Famous Celebrity Couples Who Make Us Believe in Love 01 of 43.. Couples we love, adorable couples, and those who makes us believe in love and more!. 20 Most Popular Celebrity Couples of All Time Beyoncé and Jay-Z.. 39 Celebrity Couples Who Prove Love Can Last Forever Michael Caine And Shakira Baksh - 43 Years Together.. 31 percent of couples have sex several times a week; 28 percent of couples have sex a couple of times a month; and 8 percent of couples have sex once a month.. Besides being celebrities, there's one thing that pairs like Barack and Michelle Obama, Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds, and John Legend and Chrissy Teigen have in common: They're power couples.

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Betty Cooper and Jughead Jones, Riverdale Elle Evans and Noah Flynn, The Kissing Booth Archie Andrews and Veronica Lodge, Riverdale Considering Archie is like...in the mob now, it seems like Varchie will continue to go strong in season 3.. In quite possibly the greatest love story of the 21st century, Noah and Allie are hope for the reality of true love.. Luckily, Ezra (or Mr. Fitz, as Aria calls him between the hours of 8 and 3) was able to get over her fib.. Their love is just one more pretty little lie.. Stefan has had to battle with his older bro Damon for Elena’s affection, but, hey, true love is worth a fight!. Katniss, Gale, and Peeta, The Hunger Games Talk about the love triangle of the century!

You know that thing about never dating a coworker? Yeah, that's solid advice for a reason. What happens when you have a fight or break up and things get ugly? Or you simply drift apart?

That’s what happened for 33 TV couples who dated in real life.. Kaley is now married to Ryan Sweeting, but she and her co-star are still good friends.. Eventually, their characters got together for a series of casual hookups before becoming a serious on-screen couple.. The two then got married in real life, and things were going great until…. Michael Vartan showed up on Alias and Jennifer Garner left her husband Scott Foley for him.. They dated from 2000 to 2001.. But maybe he isn’t coming back.. The two continued working together for several seasons, but things were never the same between them after that.. Little did they know love would bloom in real life.

Cute TV couples make us all feel warm and fuzzy inside and remind us that love isn't dead - at least not completely. Here are the ten cutest TV couples of all time!

Cute TV couples make us all feel warm and fuzzy inside and remind us that love isn’t dead – at least not completely.. Piper fell for Leo only a few episodes into the show, but soon discovered he was a whitelighter – a type of magical being that is banned from being in a relationship with a witch.. These two are the most adorable couple on TV right now.. Cory’s speech about “what love is” is one of the most famous TV quotes of all time.. The two fell in love and became a couple, but the series was cancelled before we found out how they would make the human/vampire thing work.. Still the most beautiful love story around.. Rose gave up a life on Earth to travel with The Doctor because she said he showed her “a better way of living your life”.. Ultimately, they didn’t end up together – but Rose did get to be with his clone, so there’s that.. They only got one season to show us their relationship through flash forwards – but that was all we needed to see how perfect they were together.. Their relationship wasn’t perfect.. Eric was so in love with Donna and pictured them having a traditional 70s lifestyle with marriage and babies.

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