By Ariana Bacle
January 21, 2016 at 08:45 PM EST
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The Office‘s Jim (John Krasinski) and Pam (Jenna Fischer) will forever be remembered as one of the greatest couples — if not the greatest couple — on television, and Fischer told Andy Cohen that their swoon-worthy chemistry wasn’t all fake when she appeared on Watch What Happens Live Wednesday.

“There’s a real part of me that is Pam and a real part of him that is Jim, and those parts of us were genuinely in love with one another,” she said in response to a fan who asked how close the two were. “But in real life, we aren’t totally Pam and totally Jim, so in real life, we’re not the perfect match.”

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Also in real life, the two got married in July 2010 — just, sadly for Office fans, not to each other: Fischer wed screenwriter Lee Kirk July 3, and Krasinski tied the knot with actress Emily Blunt just a week later on July 10.

But they were like spouses for a while there, Fischer says. “He was my partner. We will always be close because of it.”

Watch the full clip below.