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    19 Unpopular Opinions That May Just Change The Way You View Your Favorite TV Shows

    Jim and Karen were a better couple than Jim and Pam.

    We asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to share their most controversial TV show opinions. These were the polarizing results.

    Spoilers ahead!

    1. Karen and Jim were meant to be.

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    "I really thought Jim should have been with Karen on The Office. They were really cute together."

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    2. Nellie was way better than Andy.

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    "Nellie was a great character on The Office. She was a better manager than Andy and was funny in the same way Michael was, without trying so hard, like Andy did."

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    3. The Mandalorian is a snoozefest.

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    "I think The Mandalorian is a really bad show, and I'm saying this as a massive Star Wars fan. It's a very generic story with no real stakes, a predictable plot, poor screenwriting, and bad dialogue. If you remove the fight scenes, there's very little story in each episode."

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    4. Jess and Nick were a terrible couple.

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    "Nick was better before he got with Jess in the final season of New Girl. She changed him for the worse. Their relationship was terrible the second time around, and it made me sad for him."

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    5. The Queen's Gambit doesn't deserve all the hype.

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    "I may be the only person on the planet who hates The Queen’s Gambit. It's boring, superficial, and unrealistic, and it skirted over so many defining moments in the heroine’s life. I also found the glamorizing of addiction, depression, and alcoholism to be very worrying."

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    6. Robin and Barney should never have happened.

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    "I hated Robin and Barney together in How I Met Your Mother. The last season was awful because of their wedding. Barney should've stayed with Nora. She was way better for him."

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    7. Blair Waldorf is the worst.

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    "I HATE Blair Waldorf and I really like Vanessa in Gossip Girl. She called the rich kids out for their entitled behavior and is one of the few relatable characters."

    katycatone

    8. Dan and Blair were the best couple.

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    "Dan and Blair from Gossip Girl made a great couple. Most people highly disagree, but they balanced each other out well. Plus, I’m always a sucker for the enemies-to-lovers trope."

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    9. The Good Place could've ended sooner.

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    "The Good Place should've been one season, and the finale should've just implied that they'd be stuck in that cycle forever."

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    10. Olivia and Fitz don't make sense.

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    "I don’t like Olivia and Fitz together on Scandal, especially when they weren’t public. Olivia was strong, morally driven, and independent. I just don’t buy that she would accept any relationship that she couldn’t completely own."

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    11. McDreamy was actually McDreadful.

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    "In Grey's Anatomy, Meredith and Derek were a terrible couple. Derek mistreated her, and Meredith often seemed indifferent to their relationship."

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    12. Phoebe married the wrong guy.

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    "Phoebe should have married David at the end of Friends! He was always committed to Phoebe and came back to visit her several times throughout the series. I'm mad that she ended up choosing Mike, who never wanted to marry her in the first place!"

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    13. Ross rocks.

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    "Ross is actually a really funny character on Friends. Of course Chandler is still the best, but Ross definitely had the funniest storylines and made the most out of his situations."

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    14. Luther gets too much hate.

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    "Luther's trauma in The Umbrella Academy is as valid as the other siblings', and he gets way too much hate. His father basically mutilated him, he got sent to the moon for no reason, and he didn't leave the academy for 30 years."

    marie-francel

    15. Community got the couples wrong.

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    "Community is perhaps one of the funniest shows of all time, but it had some issues. Jeff and Annie should have been 100% platonic. Jeff should have ended up with Britta, and Annie should've been with Abed."

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    16. Game of Thrones is unwatchable.

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    "The constant sex in Game of Thrones makes the show completely unwatchable. If I wanted to watch porn, I'd watch porn, but I'm trying to follow a plot, and it keeps getting interrupted with boobs."

    midwesterngothic

    17. Mad Men just isn't good.

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    "Mad Men is so boring. It’s not funny, interesting, or thought-provoking. I can’t stand all the '60s stereotypes and the constant misogyny. The characters are all horrible to each other, and no one seemed to grow."

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    18. Lorelai and Chris were meant to be.

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    "I wanted Lorelai to end up with Chris so bad on Gilmore Girls. Throughout the series, it was so obvious that Chris was the person who knew her the best, had the quickest wit to match her, and loved her the most."

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    19. And finally, Jerry deserved more love.

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    "The constant meanness toward Jerry got really old in Parks and Recreation. It felt so out of character for Leslie to pick on him too. I loved it when Ben stood up for him. At least Jerry had Gayle and a huge penis."

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

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