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17 TV Actors Whose Chemistry Was So Amazing, They Made These Queer Couples The Best

I could watch them all day.

We asked the BuzzFeed Community which LGBTQ+ couples had the best chemistry on TV. Here's what they said:

1. Cameron Monaghan and Noel Fisher as Ian Gallagher and Mickey Milkovich from Shameless

Ian and Mickey lay in bed naked. Ian asks Mickey if he wants to "go again" and he says absolutely.

"Ian and Mickey are the only reason I kept watching the later seasons of Shameless. Their arc lasted over a decade. We saw them grow up together. At every stage in their relationship, good and bad, their chemistry was undeniable. I was devastated, arguably too devastated, when Mickey had to leave the country. Cameron Monaghan and Noel Fisher brought them to life so beautifully — I don’t believe the show would have lasted without them."


2. Dominique Provost-Chalkley and Katherine Barrell as Waverly Earp and Nicole Haught from Wynonna Earp

Waverly tells Nicole she doesn't want to be "just friends." She tells her the thing she wants to do most in this world is Nicole, then they kiss

"No question. There was so much chemistry right from the beginning. Watch the episode where they first meet, and you will see the chemistry IMMEDIATELY!"


3. Elliot Page and Marin Ireland as Vanya Hargreeves and Sissy Cooper from The Umbrella Academy

Sissy tells Vanya that she's given her the "greatest gift of a lifetime." Vanya made Sissy "feel alive for the first time,"

"They were a secret couple, but you can't blame them, seeing as Sissy was married to a man and it was the '60s. Their love was beautiful and pure. Unfortunately, they had a lot riding against them, not the least of which was Vanya's habit of bringing about the end of the world."


4. Sara Ramirez and Jessica Capshaw as Callie Torres and Arizona Robbins from Grey's Anatomy

Arizona tells Callie she loves her for the first time.

"The scene that immediately comes to mind is when Arizona returned to work after the plane crash and her residual leg hurt and she didn’t want anyone to help her. Callie convinced Arizona to let her touch her leg and help. The way they looked at each other felt so real and unforced."


5. Jamie Clayton and Freema Agyeman as Nomi Marks and Amanita Caplan from Sense8

Amanita tells Nomi that even though there relationship has been confusing and terrifying, it's also been exciting and enlightening. She also says there's a voice inside her head constantly telling her not to let Nomi go.

"They always supported each other and weren’t on the show just for the sake of having an LGBTQ+ couple. They actually had great character development and personalities. I love Sense8 and them."


6. Eliza Taylor and Alycia Debnam-Carey as Clarke and Lexa from The 100

Lexa and Clarke gaze into each others eyes passionately. Lexa grabs Clarke and pulls her in for a hug and says, "our fight is not over."
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"They have great chemistry. As the show progresses, you can feel the sexual tension between them build. You know it's coming, you just don't know when. So smoldering-ly delicious!"


7. Will Graham and Hannibal Lecter on Hannibal

Hannibal telling Will that even if he saw him every single day for the rest of his life, he would always remember this moment.

"Hugh Dancy and Mads Mikkelsen had incredible chemistry in Hannibal. I do believe that if the show hadn’t been canceled, they would’ve ended up together. The bond between the two is undeniable."


8. Michael Cimino and George Sear as Victor Salazar and Benji Campbell from Love, Victor

Benji tells Victor, "I wanna be with someone who doesn’t make me feel anxious all the time, someone who makes me feel like I can just be myself and that’s enough." And he says Victor makes him feel that way.

"Damn! The looks they give each other and their kiss!"


9. Danielle Savre and Stefania Spampinato as Maya Bishop and Carina DeLuca from Station 19

Carina tells Maya that she didn't find her home until she met her. Then they kiss.

"From their first meeting to their first real was amazing and incredibly touching."


10. Riley Voelkel and Christina Moses as Freya Mikaelson and Keelin from The Originals

Freya asks Keelin to marry her and tells her she wants to spend the rest of her life with her.
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"Freya had such a hard life, especially after dealing with her awful family, but Keelin made her life so much better."


11. Harry Shum Jr. and Matthew Daddario as Magnus Bane and Alec Lightwood from Shadowhunters

Magnus interrupts Alec's wedding and then Alec tells Lydia he can't marry her and he runs to Magnus and kisses him.

"The show wasn't always great, but it's still one of my favorites just because of them. Harry and Matt had incredible chemistry, and while I didn't rewatch the whole show after it ended, I did rewatch all their scenes."


12. Madelaine Petsch and Vanessa Morgan as Cheryl Blossom and Toni Topaz from Riverdale

Toni bursts into the room where Cheryl is being held and she tells her they came to rescue her. Then, they kiss.
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"Cheryl has had such a hard life and deserved someone so great, and Toni was that person. She could tolerate and love Cheryl even when she was sad/mad/vengeful. They were perfect together."


13. Owen Joyner and Booboo Stewart as Alex and Willie from Julie and the Phantoms

Alex thanks Willie and Willie says, "I told you, I'd do anything for you." Alex pulls him into a tight hug.

"They have such a genuine connection and it’s so, so sweet."


14. Arón Piper and Omar Ayuso as Ander Muñoz and Omar Shanaa from Elite

Ander tells Omar he wants to be with him, kiss him, and finish what they started.

"Ander and Omar have some of the best chemistry I've ever seen! They are also one of the most consistent couples and have been together for all four seasons. They've definitely had their fair share of issues, but in a show that switches couples up every season, the fact that they're still going strong says something."


15. Victoria Pedretti and Amelia Eve as Dani Clayton and Jamie from The Haunting of Bly Manor

Dani tells Jamie she wants to spend the rest of her life with her.

"There's nothing more romantic than living in a giant haunted house."


16. Jodie Comer and Sandra Oh as Villanelle and Eve from Killing Eve


"As Phoebe Waller-Bridge said, 'Every moment in this show exists so that these two women can end up alone in a room together.' Every scene they have together is magnetic. Even when they're in different places, you feel the pull and presence of the other."


17. And finally, Dan Levy and Noah Reid as David Rose and Patrick Brewer from Schitt's Creek

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"David and Patrick are such a great representation of opposites attracting."


So, did your faves make the list? Let us know in the comments below.

Note: Some responses have been edited for length/clarity.

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