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Added by TheKnight12 on 27 Dec 2012 08:00
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TV's Most Unusual Friendships

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People who added this item 3173 Average listal rating (2250 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.4
Supernatural (2005)
Dean Winchester & Castiel

This has to be the most unusual friendship on TV. When Dean Winchester somehow escapes from hell, he meets an archangel called Castiel who tells Dean that he rescued him from hell. They soon become good friends even best friends which shows a softer side of Dean. That's the reason they have unusual friendship friendship with a Hunter and Angel.
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People who added this item 626 Average listal rating (405 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.2
White Collar (2009)
Neil Caffrey & Peter Burke

When did criminals and federal agents get along? Well, Peter Burk and Neil Caffrey do. Peter being an FBI agent becomes friends with Con Artist, Neil Caffrey who he had been chasing for years. Peter takes Neal as a consultant after capturing him again for breaking out of prison to find Kate. Throughout their work together, they have developed a unusually good friendship and in the episode "Vital Signs" Neal confesses to Peter that he's the only one Neal can trust.
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People who added this item 1712 Average listal rating (1204 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.7
Damon Salvatore & Alaric Saltzman

Vampire and a hunter friends? The unusual friendship between Damon Salvatore and Alaric Saltzman. That is unusual, even when Alaric knows that it was because of Damon that his wife Isobel Flemming turned into a vampire. They remained friends, helping out with each other in hunting vampires and werewolves.
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Clark Kent & Lex Luthor

Clark Kent and Lex Luthor has to be one of the most unusual friendships. For the first time it shows on Smallville that the main rivalry between Superman and Lex Luthor as best friends since Clark saves Lex when he drove off the bridge. Throughout Smallville, Clark and Lex become very close and both help each other in situations such as Lex helping a Clark with Lana Lang and Clark saving Lex many times. One of the best rivalries ever in comic book made them one of the greatest TV shows best friendships that's unusual.
Dean Winchester & Benny Lafitte

Another most unusual friendships on supernatural is Dean Winchester and Benny Lafitte. They share an very unusual friendship between a hunter and a vampire. In season 8, Benny Lafitte somehow helps Dean Winchester escape from Purgatory in exchange for being brought back to life, developing a strong friendship while inside Purgatory.
People who added this item 283 Average listal rating (116 ratings) 8.6 IMDB Rating 0
24: Season 1 (2002)
Jack Bauer & David Palmer

Jack Bauer and David Palmer have unusual relationship between an CTU agent and the President of United States. Started off with Jack being hired to kill the United States Senator, David Palmer and ended up saving his life twice. David even helped out Jack saving Kim from the Drazens, even faking his death. David even shed a tear when he was forced to give Nina Myers a pardon for attempting to get away with murdering Jack Bauer. Eventually Jack and David end up being good friends, willing to help out each other.
People who added this item 2533 Average listal rating (1903 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 7.5
Smallville (2001)
Clark Kent & Lionel Luthor

Foe to friend or even more like an father and son relationship. After Jonathan Kent dies which Lionel already discovers that Clark is a Kryptonian called Kal-El from his home planet, Krypton. Clark finds out that Lionel knows about his secret and they build a great relationship as he helps Clark to reach his destiny. Lionel becomes very protective over of Clark as he tries to stop his son, Lex Luthor of discovering his secret.
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People who added this item 281 Average listal rating (174 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.8
Wilfred (2011)
Ryan Newman & Wilfred

The most unusualest relationship between Ryan Newman and Wilfred the man dog. This series is really confusing as it shows that everyone sees Wilfred as a normal dog and Ryan sees Wilfred as a man that's dressed in a dog costume and can talk to only Ryan who can only hear him. They soon build a good friendship as he and Ryan spends lots of time together.
People who added this item 1856 Average listal rating (1465 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 7.3
American Dad! (2005)
Stan Smith & Roger The Alien

When the CIA are hunting an alien, Stan Smith is saved by the alien and he brings him to his home. His alias name his called Roger Smith. Stan and Roger have an unusual relationship at times they battle like rivals or even alias.
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People who added this item 817 Average listal rating (564 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.4
Dark Angel (2000)
Max Guevera/X5-452 & Joshua

Both created by Manticore and have a beauty and the beast friendship. Max was created as transgenics other known as supersoldier and Joshua was created as Anomalies species which is similar to transgenics but doesn't look human. Max first meets Joshua in the catacombs of Manticore and the two have been trusted friends ever since.
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People who added this item 1969 Average listal rating (1458 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 7.5
The O.C. (2003)
Ryan Atwood & Seth Cohen

Another unusual friendship. It starts off with Ryan Atwood arrives in Newport as the bad boy from Chino and Seth Cohen, a character in Newport without friends and was bullied because of him being a geek and rich. They soon become friends after Ryan saves him from Luke Ward. Eventually, The Cohen family adopted Ryan which made them brothers and best friends. Seth even makes a comic book about him and Ryan's lives.
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People who added this item 241 Average listal rating (154 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 7.9
Leverage (2008)
Eliot Spencer & Alec Hardison

Eliot Spencer a former solider who such as badass who has a unusual friendship with and Alex Hardison a expert hacker. They clash often mostly in the first season when they were rivals (Muscle vs. Mind). However, after a while they both developed an appreciation of the other skills and now they share more of a sibling rivalry. Also, Eliot really enjoys picking on Hardison.
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People who added this item 2190 Average listal rating (1638 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 8.3
24 (2001)
Jack Bauer & Chloe O'Brian

Jack Bauer is the biggest badass TV character ever and becomes friends with Chloe O'Brian, a analyst at CTU Los Angeles. What makes their friendship important was that Jack trusted Chloe the most in 24. She was willing to take risks for Jack which she believed it was necessary even if she may be in danger of losing her job or getting arrested, showing her loyalty
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Martha Kent & Lionel Luthor

Martha Kent and Lionel Luthor have an unusual friendship. After Jonathan Kent's death, Lionel Luthor grows closer with Martha. She seems to be friendly with him even after he told her that he told Jonathan about knowing Clark's secret which led him to his death. They grow even closer when Lionel helps Martha as senator. Lionel was even going to shoot himself in order to let Martha live when they were captured.
People who added this item 866 Average listal rating (672 ratings) 6 IMDB Rating 6.9
Knight Rider (1982)
Michael Knight & KITT

Michael Knight and KITT have a unsual friendship between undercover Las Vegas police detective and an artifical intelligent car. They become partners in fighting crime.
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People who added this item 960 Average listal rating (714 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.7
NCIS (2003)
Leroy Jethro Gibbs & Tobias Fornell

Leroy Jethro Gibbs and Tobias Fornell have an unusual relationship. Both being federal agents which both of NCIS and FBI usually work together. They both also were married to the same woman called Diane Sterling which Gibbs was married first.
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People who added this item 212 Average listal rating (119 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 7.1
Devil May Cry (2007)
Dante & Patty

Dante and Patty share an unusual relationship between a demon hunter and a orphan girl. Dante being a half demon shows kindness towards Patty which their relationship is similar to a brother and sister. Dante is known to be moody at times but he tolerates Patty's annoying girly girl things she likes.
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People who added this item 1511 Average listal rating (1090 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.7

Xena and Gabrielle
A very confusing relationship between Xena Warrior Princess and a farm girl and a Amazon Princess Gabrielle. They become greateast allies even sometimes have a sexual relationship. Eventually they share a lesbian kiss during the show which makes their friendship very unusual.
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People who added this item 5501 Average listal rating (4209 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8.9
Friends (1994)
Ross Geller & Marcel The Monkey

Ross Geller gets a money called Marcel. It's unusual friendship between a man and a monkey. Ross learns he's going to be a dad and while Marcel is in the hospital and wakes up and grabs Ross' finger, it makes him released that his baby would do the same. While Marcel is filming Outbreak 2: The Virus Takes Manhattan, Ross tracks him down and spends a final day with him.
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People who added this item 2899 Average listal rating (2285 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.9
Will Smith & Philip Banks

Will Smith a street-smart teenager from West Philadelphia who is sent to move in with his aunt and uncle in their wealthy Bel Air mansion, where his lifestyle often clashes with his relatives. In the first season, Will and Phil Banks is known to clash many times with each other as he explained that life here going to be harder. The first time they bond is when Will goes to a pool club and gets hustled which Philip goes there and saves him. During the season Will and Philip bond many times and even sometimes Will gets in trouble and is punished by his uncle. Although they are related but not blood wise, Will considered Philip like his father, which his real father abandoned Will when he was a kid. Philip sometimes doesn't admit it but in the series finale, he tells Will that he is like my son. One of the incredible but unusual relationships on TV.
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People who added this item 1470 Average listal rating (1099 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 8.7
Dragon Ball Z (1996)
Piccolo & Gohan

In Dragon Ball, Piccolo a Namek was the main villain and was Goku's main enemy. In Dragon Ball Z, when Goku dies from Raditz, Piccolo decides to train his half Saiyan son, Gohan to fight the Saiyans arriving on earth. Piccolo begins to care for Gohan even sacrificing himself to save him from Nappa's attack. Throughout Dragon Ball Z, Piccolo and Gohan become very close in their unusually strong friendship.
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People who added this item 2302 Average listal rating (1758 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 7
Alan Harper & Herb Melnick

These two men share something in common is being married to Judith Harper-Melnick. Despite Herb marrying Alan's ex-wife, Judith, they maintain a good relationship unlike others. Judith despises their friendship even forbidding them seeing each other but they secretly see each other anyways. Their friendship is very strong.
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People who added this item 3300 Average listal rating (2449 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 8.1
Sheldon Cooper and Penny

A unusual relationship between a sexy waitress, Penny and a brilliant scientist, Sheldon Cooper. Their relationship is more on sarcasm taunts on each other. At times Penny and Sheldon have been shown to be very good friends, helping out with each other in time of needs.
People who added this item 3272 Average listal rating (2561 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 8.3
Scrubs (2001)
Michael "J.D." Dorian & Dr. Perry Cox

J.D and his mentor Dr. Cox have one of the unusual relationship. Dr. Cox has shown concern for J.D.'s welfare, such as telling him not to blame himself for a patient's death comforting him when his father dies. When J.D decides to leave the hospital, Dr. Cox finally admits that he considers J.D. a talented doctor, a good person, and a friend, although he has to be tricked to do it. He refuses to say this directly to J.D, or hug him.
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People who added this item 1390 Average listal rating (1018 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 7.2
Johnny Bravo & Little Suzy

This is another unusual relationship between Johnny Bravo and Little Suzy. Johnny Bravo is the muscular character who becomes friends with Suzy. She has a major crush on Johnny but he finds her annoying but also shows he's friends with her.
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People who added this item 974 Average listal rating (619 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.5
Arrow (2012)
Oliver Queen & John Diggle

Oliver Queen the green hooded vigilante allies with his bodyguard, John Diggle. Oliver's mission is to restore peace in Starling City. His relation with John becomes an unusual friendship as the former solider who helps the millionaire playboy stop crime.
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People who added this item 715 Average listal rating (535 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 7.4
Chris Rock & Gregory "Greg" Wuliger

Chris Rock and his weird, nerdy, and anxious best friend, Gregory Wuliger have an unusual friendship. This is because Chris is the only black kid from his school and everyone hates him. Greg is the only kid at Corleone Junior High who doesn't hate Chris. He is as unpopular as Chris, if not more so.
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People who added this item 506 Average listal rating (357 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.9
Burn Notice (2007)
Michael Western & Sam Axe

Michael Western and Sam Axe have a great friendship but very unusual relation between a spy and an ex-Navy Seal. Sam Axe is known for the charming, drinking and ladies man type as Michael Western is the tough ex-spy, who's life is full of anger and disfunctional family. Together they are great, teaming up in jobs they are given and has a great friendship at times.
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People who added this item 2216 Average listal rating (1539 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 7.9
True Blood (2008)
Bill Compton & Eric Northman

The two vampires who clash many times have an unusual friendship. They start off as enemies which Eric founds Bill's new girlfriend, Sookie very interesting which leads a kind of a love triangle. They team up very often at times which they sometimes fights off werewolves, witches and even vampires. They share bond of friendship and sometimes can turn into a rivalry.
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People who added this item 1113 Average listal rating (839 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 7.4
Ed, Edd, & Eddy

Ed, Edd and Eddy have a weird trio unusual friendship. Ed is the scheming minded, Edd is the intelligent one and Eddy is the dumb one. They spent their days scamming the local neighbourhood kids for money. The Eds have a strong friendship bond as evidenced in the show. Their goal is to make money and buy their favorite candy called Jawbreakers. Even failing to achieve their goals, The Eds seems to always stick together in their unusually trio friendship.
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People who added this item 1028 Average listal rating (727 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.6
One Tree Hill (2003)
Haley James Scott & Brooke Davis

Haley James Scott and Brooke Davis one of the unusual friendship. In One Tree Hill they start off hardly knowing each which Brooke is a popular cheerleader and Haley is a tutor who within Tree Hill High. During the season they eventually become bests of friends even both of them being each others maid of honors in their weddings.

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