Here's a list of the most memorable ex-boyfriends in TV history. Relationships in television shows can end whenever the writers decide to move on from that particular story, but sometimes that doesn't mean the love interest goes away entirely. Whether they're good guys, troubled characters, or even supernatural heroes, the best TV ex-boyfriends have all left indelible marks on their love interests - as well as us viewers.
From Steve in Stranger Things to Michael Kelso in That ‘70s Show, these characters have loved and lost. Sometimes, like in the case of Ross Geller from Friends, they get back together with their love interests, and sometimes they fade away into episodic obscurity. Either way, these characters left an impression us viewers aren’t likely to forget. Which of these ex bfs is your favorite?
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- 182 VOTES
Why even bother making a list here? Steve Harrington from Stranger Things is the best ex-boyfriend ever! I mean what other ex-boyfriend would save your brother's friends from demogorgons?
- 270 VOTES
While the relationship was brief and may not have lasted long enough for him to be considered Rachel's boyfriend, Joey Tribbiani stepping up and doing what was best for Rachel and her baby (before and after Joey and Rachel's romance) showed that he had matured and was definitely ready for a serious relationship with someone.
- 362 VOTES
Parks and Recreation's Andy Dwyer went from loser ex-boyfriend of Ann Perkins to perfect husband of April Ludgate. His dim-witted demeanor actually kept him from being a completely unlikeable character during in the early seasons of the show when he lived in a pit to be closer to Ann.
- 432 VOTES
The troubled bad boy from Beverly Hills, 90210 had a lot of issues throughout the show's run, but he's most known for his back and forth relationships with both Brenda Walsh and Kelly Taylor. The man had committment issues to be sure.
- 557 VOTES
That '70s Show's dopey man-child Michael Kelso was the boyfriend to Jackie Burkhart even though they had multiple breakups (although both characters were jealous whenever the other was seeing somebody else). As an ex-boyfriend in real life, Kelso would be unbearable, but on a half-hour sitcom, he was highly entertaining.
- 639 VOTES
During Roseanne's original run, David Healy was Darlene's on-again, off-again boyfriend whom the Connors took in after realizing how troubling his home life was. Even when they weren't dating, David was around the Connor household and was always there for Darlene, which would always lead to them getting back together.