The Best Male-Female Friendships on TV

By Victoria McNally

The fictional relationships that examine whether men and women can just be friends

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Is anyone else totally sick of the When Harry Met Sally schlock that rears its ugly head in every single television show where heterosexual characters of the opposite gender hang out together? The New York Times certainly is, judging by their recent op-ed about platonic relationships in pop culture, but that hasn't stopped the entertainment industry from constantly turning friends into lovers.

In fact, they're so common that they're starting to make us long for more tension-free guy-on-girl friendships. These relationships are few and far between, but they're out there, and we've got a list of our favorite examples on TV.

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