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21 TV Couples That People Stopped Shipping As The Show Went On

Everyone's entitled to their opinion.

We recently asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us what TV couples they loved at first but ended up hating. Here are their interesting and controversial replies:

Warning: This post includes topics of sexual assault.

1. Connor and Oliver from How to Get Away with Murder

Connor asking Oliver for a divorce
ABC

"I loved them at first. They had so much chemistry, but I think Connor's character kind of gets ruined through the relationship. Oliver became the ruling part of the couple and Connor's identity fades away! I actually applauded when Connor decides to divorce Oliver when he goes to jail."

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2. Andy and Erin from The Office

Erin throwing cake in Andy's face because she found out he hid his relationship with Angela from her
NBC

"I genuinely loved them at the start. Their relationship even made me start to like Andy. But he ended up treating her like crap toward the end and it was so annoying cause she's such a sweetheart."

oreobreadstick

"They were cute in the beginning, but then he left her to go on his boat trip and became totally toxic. She was way better with Pete."

rodrickrulez

3. Piper and Alex from Orange Is the New Black

Alex and Piper arguing on the phone
Netflix

"I shipped them at the beginning and eventually realized how toxic they were for each other."
bbbrose

4. Eleven and Mike from Stranger Things

Eleven and Mike
Netflix

"I know they're still young, but in Season 1 it was so sweet seeing how flustered Mike got around her. Then when they actually got together in Season 3, the charm of them dating totally faded. They were just obnoxious and off-putting. They constantly ditched their friends and were rude to Hopper."

katcloud

5. Blaine and Kurt from Glee

Blaine and Kurt arguing over Kurt's lack of communication skills
Fox

"I loved Blaine in Season 2 and thought they were a great couple. Season 3, I tolerated them, but then there was so much cheating and drama. Blaine proposing to Kurt when they’d been broken up for months was stupid, especially considering it was in public."

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6. Jughead and Betty from Riverdale

Betty and Jughead arguing about his lack of post-high school plans
Netflix

"They were so cute and I was rooting for them the first three seasons, but Season 4 really showed how unhealthy the relationship was."

anyarosem16

7. Donna and Eric from That '70s Show

Donna and Eric having a confrontation after he left her at the altar
Fox

"At the beginning, they were this ‘Are we more than friends? 'Cause I like you’ couple. At the end, it was just all about sex and not thinking about the other, especially Eric!"

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8. Spike and Buffy from Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Spike saying he cares about Buffy and her replying that he shouldn't have slept with her friend
The WB

"They were fun but became toxic really quick and then he attempted to rape her."
zeilerra

9. Leonard and Penny from The Big Bang Theory

Leonard and Penny
CBS

"In the beginning, it was cute. The shy nerd and the pretty girl. But after a while, they made Penny kind of mean and a bully toward Leonard and they made him extra whiney and annoying."

Michael David

10. Ann and Chris from Parks and Recreation

Ann and Chris
NBC

"They were kinda cute at first, but once they broke up, I was fine with that. I thought the whole thing of Chris being Ann's sperm donor and them falling in love again was a little weird."

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11. Cheryl and Toni from Riverdale

Toni saying that she moved in with Cheryl too fast
The CW

"I really liked how Cheryl finally opened up when she first got together with Toni, but at the end they became thieves, Cheryl was controlling, they moved in together at 17, and Toni got herself kicked out of the Serpents because of their relationship. I just think they became so toxic and I just don’t like them anymore."

robertsonj03

12. Lorelai and Luke from Gilmore Girls

Lorelai and Luke talking about how he didn't tell her he had a daughter for two months
The WB / The CW

"Hear me out. I still love them together, I think they made a great match. Everyone blames April when Luke decided to have a relationship with her. He stopped communicating with his partner. He would get mad at Lorelei for not knowing or later for being a better parent then him. And then she gave him an ultimatum? Ugh."

zeilerra

13. Rory and Dean from Gilmore Girls

Dean breaking up with Rory at a dance
Warner Bros.

"They were so cute and amazing together early in Season 1, but then Dean broke up with her after she didn’t say she loved him. He just turned into a jerk who was incredibly jealous and incredibly angry."

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14. Christina and Owen from Grey's Anatomy

Christina and Owen disagreeing on something and him telling her to get out
ABC

"Owen was good for Christina. He chose her over Teddy and he wasn't intimidated with how smart Christina was. But after all they went through, Owen cheated on Christina and blamed her for not having kids when she was clear from day one that she didn't want kids. From that onward, I hated Owen and I still hate him to this day."

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15. Stiles and Lydia from Teen Wolf

Lydia and Stiles
MTV

"At the beginning, the 'Will they / Won’t they?' was amazing. I was wishing for them to kiss and get together, but then the writers made it so long until they got together. And then they just quickly got together."

lukasikolivia

16. Miles and Tristan from Degrassi: The Next Generation

Tristan saying that Miles is a manwhore
Netflix

"It was so sweet to see Tristan finally being in a relationship that he deserved, but after he invalidated Miles' bisexuality, it kind of ruined it. The toxicity of their relationship only went downhill from there."

laurengaston

17. Alicia and Will from The Good Wife

Alicia and Will
CBS

"She goes and has a relationship with Will and it was fun at first, but then it became insufferable. It wasn't sexy or fun or anything compared to her chemistry with Peter. I loved their dynamic when they broke up."

zeilerra

18. Caroline and Klaus from The Originals

Caroline and Klaus
The CW

"I loved their chemistry to begin with and desperately wanted them to get together, but eventually realized there was only so much she could do to make him a better person. Ultimately, he wasn’t good enough for her."

thetimble

19. Kara and Mon-El from Supergirl

Kara and Mon-El
The CW

"When I found out he lied to her and their entire relationship was full of lies, I started disliking them."
imafangirl54

20. Amy and Jonah from Superstore

Amy and Jonah arguing
NBV

"Once they got together, Amy became selfish and only thought about herself. She constantly made fun of Jonah's hobbies and personality and it was always Jonah who kept putting in all the effort in their relationship. Jonah also kept accepting the blame for Amy's mistakes, which would have gotten him fired if they weren't dating!"

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21. And Serena and Dan from Gossip Girl

Dan calling Serena shallow and sad
The CW

"In Season 1, I loved Serena and Dan. They were so adorable! Then after I realized that Dan was an egotistical maniac, it was clear that Serena and Nate belonged together. I was so upset when Dan and Serena got married. Serenate forever!"

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Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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