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Dr. Mindy Lahiri and Morgan Tookers, 'The Mindy Project'
Mindy (Mindy Kaling) found the best kind of coworker friend in her nurse, Morgan (Ike Barinholtz). The goofy associate with a colorful past supports Mindy inside the medical office and out, sticking with the OB/GYN through her romantic misadventures.
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Leslie Knope and Ron Swanson, Parks and Recreation
Leslie (Amy Poehler) and Ron (Nick Offerman) proved that opposites attract on Parks & Rec, finding common ground despite their many differences. The earnest Leslie stops at nothing to make the gruff Ron her mentor, eventually becoming closer personal friends and professional allies.
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Sam Seaborn and Toby Ziegler, The West Wing
Sam (Rob Lowe) and Toby (Richard Schiff) knew the importance of the walk and talk as they caught up while supporting President Jed Bartlett (Martin Sheen). Working alongside the rest of the West Wing crew, Toby and Sam brought out the best in each other as they handled the White House's communications.
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Dr. Cristina Yang and Dr. Meredith Grey, Grey's Anatomy
Meredith (Ellen Pompeo) found her person in fellow first-year resident Cristina (Sandra). As the two made their way through residency, they became best friends, seeing one another through marriages, divorce, the births of children, and far too many of Grey's trademark brushes with death.
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Liz Lemon and Jack Donaghy, 30 Rock
Once of the bane of Jack's existence, Lemon (Tina Fey) soon became a special project for the business executive (Alec Baldwin). As he whipped her into shape, Jack began to rely on Liz for his own personal and professional problems.
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J.D. and Turk, Scrubs
The onscreen bromance of John Michael Dorian and Christopher Turk was so strong that actors Zach Braff and Donald Faison turned into best buds when the cameras weren't rolling. Much like their character counterparts, Braff and Faison clearly had a ball working together.
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Mary Richards and Murray Slaughter, The Mary Tyler Moore Show
Mary (Mary Tyler Moore) and Murray (Gavin MacLeod) got to know one another while working together at Minneapolis news station WJM-TV. Though Murray always carried a torch for Mary, it didn't get in the way of their friendship as they continued to work together.
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Michael Scott and Dwight Schrute, The Office
Far from the most cuddly of office pals, Michael (Steve Carell) and Dwight (Rainn Wilson) developed an alliance as coworkers thanks, in large part, to Dwight's unrelenting loyalty. The two butt heads at times, but know they need each other in the end.
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Frasier Crane and Roz Doyle, Frasier
Frasier (Kelsey Grammer) enjoyed his time with his radio producer Roz (Peri Gilpin). The two worked well together at KACL 780AM and built a friendship.
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Lorelai Gilmore and Sookie St. James, Gilmore Girls
Lorelai (Lauren Graham) works with her best friend Sookie (Melissa McCarthy) at the Independence Inn, and the two go on to open the Dragonfly Inn. Spending most of their days together at work, the pals would often meet at their houses to spend time together once they clocked out.
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Rebecca Donaldson and Danny Tanner, Full House
San Francisco woke up to Danny (Bob Saget) and Rebecca (Lori Loughlin) in the morning. While Rebecca started as Danny's coworker, she was soon better known as Aunt Becky, a member of the family after marrying Danny's brother-in-law, Jesse.
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Fox Mulder and Dana Scully, The X-Files
Long the subject of off-screen gossip, David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson played Mulder and Scully, respectively. The two FBI agents worked side by side, taking on the X-Files together as their relationship developed.
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SpongeBob SquarePants and Mr. Krabs, SpongeBob SquarePants
SpongeBob SquarePants learned the ways of the Krabby Patty from the owner of the Krusty Krab, Mr. Krabs. The two share a love for the patties and the restaurant, and form a friendship.
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Roger Sterling and Don Draper, Mad Men
Roger (John Slattery) made Don (Jon Hamm) a part of his ad agency team, going on to grow the business with his coworker as they engaged in debauchery.