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    40 Awesome TV BFFs That Will Withstand The Test Of Time

    All I need in this life of sin, is me and my best friend.

    We asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us which characters they think have the best on-screen friendships. Here are some of their favorite TV BFFs:

    1. Derek Morgan and Penelope Garcia — Criminal Minds

    CBS

    "I absolutely adore their playful banter and cute nicknames. It’s clear they would do anything for one another. They get flirty, but it’s always fun, and it’s a great example of a man and woman being just friends. Love them!"

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    2. Scott McCall and Stiles Stilinski — Teen Wolf

    MTV

    "Their friendship and chemistry on-and-off-screen (Tyler Posey and Dylan O’Brien are BFFs outside work) is hilarious, organic, and amazing! They’re the cutest goofballs!"

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    3. Leslie Knope and Ron Swanson — Parks & Recreation

    NBC

    "She supported him during his times of weakness and was honest. Their relationship was never romanticized, proving men and women could be just friends. He always empowered her, let her pursue her goals, grounded her when she went too far, and he was never intimated by her, even when she went above him career-wise."

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    4. Kat Edison, Sutton Brady, and Jane Sloan — The Bold Type

    Freeform

    "They're female friendship goals at its finest. Women supporting women in the millennial age is my cup of tea. Thank you and good day!"

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    5. Eliot Waugh and Margo Hanson — The Magicians

    SYFY

    "They’re both so in-tune with their uppity bitchiness and understand each other on a level that no one else does on that show. They back each other up, keep each other in check, AND they kick ass as the High King and Queen of Fillory. No one rules like those besties!"

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    6. Caleb Rivers and Spencer Hastings — Pretty Little Liars

    Freeform

    "Without a doubt, Spencer and Caleb from Pretty Little Liars. They get each other so well, their chemistry is FIRE, they are patient and honest with each other, and they're both smart."

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    7. Cristina Yang and Meredith Grey — Grey's Anatomy

    ABC

    "The best BFFLs everrrrrr! They’re each other’s person. I respect how much they trust each other and how open they are. They are goals and I legit want a 'person' like that. They've stuck by each other through plane crashes, death, marriage, near-death experiences, depression, heartbreak, successes, difficult decisions, and everything else that life entails. No matter what happens you know that they have each other’s backs and that their love for each other will never fade. What more can you ask for in a friendship?"

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    8. Lorelai and Rory Gilmore — Gilmore Girls

    The CW

    "Even though they’re mother and daughter, they have a special bond rooted in love and understanding."

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    9. Cordelia Chase and Angel — Buffy the Vampire Slayer

    20th Television

    "Their relationship was really dependent on one another, and I enjoyed seeing their opposite personalities bounce off each other and develop into something really genuine."

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    10. Willow Rosenberg and Buffy Summers — Buffy the Vampire Slayer

    20th Television

    "They always had each other’s back and were in it together, until the end! Through breakups and death, they always could count on each other!"

    joannamiller89

    11. Jake Peralta and Charles Boyle — Brooklyn Nine-Nine

    NBC

    "They are definitely my favorite pair of friends from any show. Their friendship is the way it is because of mutual respect and appreciation."

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    12. Troy Barnes and Abed Nadir — Community

    NBC

    "They both can get lost in their imaginations, but they ground each other super well, while also indulging each other’s soul and shared fantasies. They have a true bond. They’re complete opposites at first, but then it’s slowly revealed they have more in common than they thought."

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    13. Jack Donaghy and Liz Lemon — 30 Rock

    NBC

    "Not only do they help and stand by each other at work, but they also consistently show up for each other in their personal lives. They're brutally honest with each other. They have vastly different opinions on certain things, but they've never let it destroy their long-term relationship. That’s a real friendship."

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    14. Ben Wyatt and Chris Traeger — Parks & Recreation

    Danny Feld / NBC

    "All of the friendships in the series were incredible, but I don’t think Ben and Chris get enough attention. They worked together for years, balanced each other out, and truly supported each other. Chris could tell Ben was depressed after losing his job before Ben could. And what’s more, they ended up with Ann and Leslie, who are an amazing example of friendship themselves."

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    15. Shawn Spencer and Burton "Gus" Guster — Psych

    USA Network

    "They've been best friends since childhood. They understand and love each other's quirks, know the other better than themselves, and constantly support each other no matter what."

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    16. Rachel Green, Phoebe Buffay, and Monica Geller — Friends

    NBC

    "Forget the guys (I still love the guys), the women of Friends made female friendships what they are today. They always supported and helped each other with their careers, relationships, and everything in between. The episode in the first season where they all watch George Stephanopoulos through the window and realize they have no idea what they’re doing with their lives really mirrors my friendships."

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    17. Daria Morgendorffer and Jane Lane — Daria

    MTV

    "There was a cheating boyfriend involved and they still pulled through all the hurt feelings and anger. These girls are the only friendship goals I've ever needed."

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    18. Bonnie Bennett, Caroline Forbes, and Elena Gilbert — The Vampire Diaries

    The CW

    "Everyone went under such drastic life changes (and multiple deaths), and, by the end, they were still best friends. They’re the definition of friendship goals!"

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    19. John H. Watson and Sherlock Holmes — Sherlock

    BBC One

    "They would do anything for each other. And no matter how many times they argue, (more like John argues and Sherlock ignores him), they always forgive each other. They've had rough times, but they always come through in the end. They just have a really great relationship."

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    20. Tina, Gene, and Louise Belcher — Bob's Burgers

    Fox

    "It is amazing to see such a close-knit group of kids who also happen to be siblings. They hang out constantly, despite their age differences, and are just all around great friends to each other. I love the family dynamic in this show. It’s so refreshing; not all siblings hate each other!"

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    21. Simon Lewis and Jayce Wayland — Shadowhunters

    Freeform

    "Their friendship is so beautiful! There's just so much that needs to happen between them and I'm so ready for it all!!!"

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    22. Nathan Heywood and Ray Palmer — Legends of Tomorrow

    The CW

    "Those guys together are just so pure. I can't deal with it. It's just so wonderful!"

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    23. Sam and Dean Winchester — Supernatural

    The CW

    "I know they are brothers, but they're also really good friends. I hope I can one day find my own Sammy."

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    24. John Michael "J.D." Dorian and Christopher Turk — Scrubs

    NBC

    "They’re not afraid to show how much they care for each other. They embrace their bromance!"

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    25. Bellamy Blake and Clarke Griffin — The 100

    The CW

    " These two have been through unimaginable things together, but, through it all, they have always been there for each other and have always forgiven one another even if they couldn’t forgive themselves. He is the heart and she is the brain, they need each other. Plus, their reunions are the best."

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    26. Lily Aldrin and Robin Scherbatsky — How I Met Your Mother

    CBS

    "They're adorable together and make an awesome duo. Whether it’s a shoulder to cry on or giving each other some tough love, they're always there for each other. My best friend and I compare ourselves to them hehehe."

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    27. Lydia Martin and Allison Argent — Teen Wolf

    MTV

    "I will never get over Allison and Lydia from Teen Wolf. They were one of the best and purest friendships, between women, on modern television. They were strong, kind, compassionate, always listening and supporting each other, and never letting anyone or anything get in the way of their bond. Their friendship is an iconic and often forgotten one."

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    28. Jane Vilanueva and Petra Solano — Jane the Virgin

    The CW

    "They're more like frenemies, but they are so good for each other. Jane keeps Petra's temper in line, and Petra makes sure Jane knows what's what. They have such a good and healthy relationship, considering all the crap that goes on around them 24/7. I LOVE THESE TWO!"

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    29. Charlotte York, Miranda Hobbes, Samantha Jones, and Carrie Bradshaw — Sex and the City

    HBO

    "They have different opinions, morals, and beliefs but they all still support and love one another. They have each other’s backs no matter what."

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    30. Ann Perkins and Leslie Knope — Parks & Recreation

    NBC

    "Their friendship is so thoughtful and sweet, and I love all of their themed-days that they celebrate."

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    31. Grace Adler and Will Truman — Will & Grace

    NBC

    "They are so in sync that it freaks people out, and I love that. They remind me so much of me and my best friend."

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    32. Gunna Scott, Will Lexington, and Avery Barkley — Nashville

    ABC

    "I love their bromance. The three of them are always there for each other through the good times and the bad."

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    33. Steve McGarrett and Daniel "Danny" Williams — Hawaii 5-0

    Norman Shapiro / CBS

    "Danny and Steve from Hawaii 5-0 have the best, funniest friendship of anyone." —cspenc4

    34. Veronica "V" Fisher and Fiona Gallagher — Shameless

    Showtime

    "I honestly love the friendship between Fiona and V on Shameless. They have been through everything together. They're actually more like family. Their friendship is total goals."

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    35. Harvey Specter and Michael Ross — Suits

    USA

    "The amount of loyalty they have for each other is astounding, and the fact that they stick with each other through thick and thin is inspiring."

    mochakitten

    36. Emily Fields and Spencer Hastings — Pretty Little Liars

    Freeform

    "Spencer was always so protective when it came to Emily. Emily usually took care of other people. And when Spencer was in Radley, Emily was the only one who tried to help Spencer. They didn’t always make smart choices, but every choice they made was for the sake of the other."

    skylertran

    37. Manny Santos and Emma Nelson — Degrassi: The Next Generation

    CTV

    "They grew up together and stood by each other through thick and thin. They had some rough patches, but they always came back to each other eventually. I love their friendship."

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    38. Joey Tribbiani and Chandler Bing — Friends

    NBC

    "They proved to each other every day that they loved each other, no matter what. When Chandler said that he was moving in with Monica, Joey may have been sad, but he understood because he knew how much he loved and cared about Monica. No matter how much they fight or get upset with each other, they always go back to each other, because, you know, 'I'll be there for you.'"

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    39. Toph Beifong and Katara — Avatar: The Last Airbender

    Nickelodeon

    "Their relationship started out a little rocky (pun intended), but they ended up becoming really good friends."

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    40. Ilana Wexler and Abbi Abrams — Broad City

    Comedy Central

    "Their love for one another is unreal and they’re always helping each other out of the most ridiculous situations."

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