8 Iconic Duos From Our Favorite TV Shows That Reunited and Proved That Some Bonds Last Forever

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Many of us remember certain TV shows from our childhood that we were extremely attached to and feel nostalgic about when we think of them now. According to some scientific studies, this feeling of nostalgia reduces stress and boosts positivity in our brains. That’s why when we see reunions of our favorite cast members, we are immediately filled with joy.

Bright Side wanted to spread the good vibes and take you on a journey to the past with these iconic duos from our favorite TV shows, who reunited and proved that some friendships are meant to be.

1. Alexis Bledel and Lauren Graham, Gilmore Girls

Many of us are familiar with this show from the 2000s and one of the most beautiful mother-daughter relationships portrayed on TV. Gilmore Girls actresses Alexis Bledel and Lauren Graham are real-life friends and have expressed their affection for each other.

2. Nina Dobrev and Paul Wesley, The Vampire Diaries

Nina Dobrev and Paul Wesley portrayed one of the most recognizable couples on screen as Elena and Stefan in The Vampire Diaries. In the beginning, the actors didn’t get along, but eventually developed a friendship over the years. They are extremely close now, and Dobrev has called him one of her “best friends.”

3. Amy Poehler and Rashida Jones, Parks and Recreation

This on-screen best friend duo won our hearts in Parks and Recreation, but Amy Poehler and Rashida Jones’ bond is even stronger in real life. Rashida was present at the ceremony when Amy received her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and referred to her as “the brightest star in my sky.”

4. Zach Braff and Donald Faison, Scrubs

Zach Braff and Donald Faison’s friendship as J.D. and Turk in Scrubs is pretty close to the actors’ relationship in real life. The two have a podcast together and frequently post pictures of their hangouts. It seems that their bond has only gotten stronger with time.

5. Josh Peck and Miranda Cosgrove, Drake and Josh

While their relationship as siblings was rocky on Drake & Josh, Josh Peck and Miranda Cosgrove reunited in real life for the iCarly reboot. Miranda has expressed that she feels “really lucky that he’s a part of my life. He’s awesome.” The two have continued being friends and share a beautiful bond.

6. Sarah Michelle Gellar and Seth Green, Buffy the Vampire Slayer

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer stars Sarah Michelle Gellar and Seth Green have shared a beautiful friendship for 36 years, having been friends before appearing on the show together. Their relationship in real life continued after the show, and they constantly show support for each other.

7. Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny, The X-Files

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The list of nostalgic TV shows would be incomplete without The X-Files, and luckily, Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny have reunited many times to the delight of their fans. The two have developed a cordial friendship, and Gillian posted a picture of them together after a long time.

8. Jennifer Aniston and Courteney Cox, Friends

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Much like their characters on Friends, Jennifer Aniston and Courteney Cox have an unbreakable bond and continue to be friends after many years. They are frequently seen together on each other’s social media, proving that their on-screen friendship lasts in real life as well.

Do you have a special memory from one of these TV shows that you remember fondly? Share it with us in the comments.

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