This New York Times piece examining the romance between Sun (Yunjin Kim) and Jin (Daniel Dae Kim) on ABC’s Lost got me thinking about my favorite TV couples. I’d agree with writer Joyce Millman that there’s something ”akin to watching silent-movie lovers in close-up” in Sun and Jin’s relationship, in that they communicate almost entirely in Korean (with English subtitles).

Still, while I’d rank the reconciled castaway spouses among the best of the current crop of small-screen lovers, I’d have to reserve the top spot for Medium‘s Allison and Joe Dubois, who somehow make messy kitchens, irritating kids, and tatty pajamas seem downright swoon-worthy.

Am I on to something, or totally off target? Who’s your pick for most romantic TV couple?

addCredit(“Lost: Mario Perez”)

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