Adorable couples may be a dime a dozen on scripted TV shows, but not all characters who should be together hook up the second sparks start to fly between them. This will they/won’t they dynamic is a frustrating staple of small-screen drama, but it makes shows all the more exciting.
Some of the following should-be couples are on series that have been around for a little over one season, so there’s still hope for the potential lovebirds — ahem, Jack (Nick Wechsler) and Emily (Emily VanCamp) on Revenge. Other meant-for-each other twosomes have been dancing around their true feelings for years, breaking our hearts again and again with their endless cycle of makeups and breakups. Gossip Girl’s Chuck (Ed Westwick) and Blair (Leighton Meester), we’re lookin’ at you.
Of these should-be TV couples, which is the absolute cutest?