If there’s one thing we love to do, it’s watch good television. But more than anything, we love a good love story. The quintessential television couple must be scandalous, funny, unusual and sometimes just normal. There are a plethora of factors that go into a superior show. Of course, we know you love Martin and Gina, Carrie and Big and other classic twosomes, but click through the pages for 10 of our favorite couples on television today.
Olivia Pope and Fitz Grant III, Scandal
You already knew they’d be on this list. They are undoubtedly TV’s steamiest and most complicated love affair.
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Gary and Marny, Guys with Kids
This Jimmy Fallon-produced show was recently cancelled, but Anthony Anderson and Tempestt Bledsoe are adorable as a twosome raising twins.
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Barney Stinson and Robin Scherbatsky, How I Met Your Mother
Everyone wants to know when Ted will finally meet his wife, but we can’t get enough of his best friends. When the polar opposites come together, (hilarious) sparks fly.
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Jay and Gloria Pritchett, Modern Family
Despite the age gap, Sofia Vergara and Ed O’Neill are convincing as part of a blended family.
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Keira Whitaker and Bryce Westbrook, The Game
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Bonnie Bennett and Jeremy Gilbert, The Vampire Diaries
Kat Graham and Steven McQueen personify teenage love with their supernatural union. After being killed in season four, Bonnie resurrects Jeremy, solidifying her undying devotion to him.
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Meredith Grey and Derek Shepherd, Grey’s Anatomy
Another Shonda Rhimes creation brought us Meredith and McDreamy. They’ve been through it all together and have remained tight since taking over television waves almost ten years ago.
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Jim and Pam Halpert, The Office
How could you not love these two? The most normal couple on our list, they make quirky look trendy.
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Elliot Stabler and Olivia Benson, Law and Order: SVU
Technically, they’re not a couple, but you wish they were. For 12 seasons, these two had us thinking “will they or won’t they” as they fought sex crimes side by side.
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Cleveland Brown and Donna Tubbs, The Cleveland Show
Voiced by Sanaa Lathan and Mike Henry, these high school sweethearts’ love is always funny to watch.
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