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Mulder & Scully, The X-Files
Although a lot about old X-Files reruns now looks dated, the chemistry between agents Fox Mulder (David Duchovny) and Dana Scully (Gillian Anderson) is as fresh as it was in 1995. Despite years of flirty rapport, palpable sexual chemistry, shared passion for the supernatural and the tendency to end up in dire situations together, the couple didn't even get romantic until the last couple of seasons — making them one of the first and longest-running cases of will-they-or-won't-they TV pairings. This year's reboot kind of went and ruined that, but we still believe.
Zack & Kelly, Saved by the Bell
Envying the on-again-off-again high school romance between a jock and a cheerleader may be cliché, but it's in honour of our own high school dreams. After all, watching Zack (Mark-Paul Gosselaar) pursue Kelly (Tiffani Thiessen) was kind of like witnessing our own school's most popular couple from afar — only this way, we were privy to Zack's innermost thoughts, thanks to his constant asides. As adults, we can appreciate the way they took breaks to be just friends in high school and college, so that by the time they had that Vegas wedding, it was anything but impulsive.
Cory & Topanga, Boy Meets World & Girl Meets World
Moms of toddlers often joke that their kids will one day grow up and marry each other. Do we ever see that happen? Perhaps just in the fictional universe of Boy Meets World, where quirky, earnest tweens Topanga (Danielle Fishel) and Cory (Ben Savage) rekindled their early childhood connection and took it all the way. And now, we have the very rare opportunity to see how awesome they are at married life as a new generation follows their daughter's adventures in Girl Meets World. This is, like, incontrovertible proof that true love exists, right?