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The Best Teen TV Couples Of All Time  

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List Rules Fictional teen couples from TV shows only.

We’re ranking the best teen TV couples of all time. Through the good and bad, the awkward and the emotional, these teen couples are known for making audiences swoon. But which do you think are the best teen couples ever?

From Jughead and Betty on Riverdale to Damon and Elena on The Vampire Diaries, the characters on this list of teen TV couples have some serious chemistry. Sabrina and Harvey from Chilling Adventures of Sabrina are another of the greatest teen couples on TV.

Determining the best TV couples of all time means diving into some of the greatest shows ever made. Who would vie for the title of teen couples with the best chemistry? Perhaps that would be Chuck and Blair from Gossip Girl. Some of the best TV teen couples end up dating in real life!

There’s no expiration date on being one of our favorite teen couples on TV, so this list includes characters from classics like The Wonder Years to present-day shows such as The End of the F**king World. Which of these pairs do you think are the greatest teen TV couples? Vote up who you believe are the greatest teen couples on TV, and if we’re missing your favorites, feel free to add them. 

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Cory & Topanga is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Teen TV Couples Of All Time
Cory & Topanga Boy Meets World

They first got together in season three, and after many ups and downs (and breakups!) throughout the next four seasons, they finally tied the knot in season seven, in an episode appropriately titled, “It’s About Time.”

2
Blair & Chuck is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Teen TV Couples Of All Time
Blair & Chuck Gossip Girl

They got together in season one, but were infamously on and off throughout the entire series. In season six, episode 10, the pair gave up the games and finally got married.

3
Pacey & Joey is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Teen TV Couples Of All Time
Pacey & Joey Dawson's Creek

In season one, Joey and Dawson seemed destined to be together, but by season three a relationship between Joey and Pacey started to bloom. They broke-up and reunited several times before tying the knot in the series finale.

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Jughead & Betty is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Teen TV Couples Of All Time
Jughead & Betty Riverdale

Friendship led to love in the case of Jughead and Betty who first got together in season one. After a breakup (or two), they resumed their romance and appear to be on solid ground (for now) in season three.

5
Mike & Eleven is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Teen TV Couples Of All Time
RaabiahAmod added Mike & Eleven Stranger Things

Their romance became official in season two. El impulsively takes Max’s advice and dumps Mike in season three episode two, but by episode eight of that season they were back together.

6
D.J. & Steve is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Teen TV Couples Of All Time
D.J. & Steve Full House/Fuller House

DJ surprised her entire family when she brought a boyfriend back from her trip to Spain in Full House’s fifth season. They were the “it” couple from then until their breakup in season seven, episode 19. But the Netflix spinoff Fuller House brought them back together.

7
Damon & Elena is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Teen TV Couples Of All Time
689091 added Damon & Elena The Vampire Diaries

Damon and Elena shared a love that lasted a lifetime and beyond. They officially started dating in season four and the season finale found the couple happily married.

8
Rory & Jess is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Teen TV Couples Of All Time
Rory & Jess The Gilmore Girls

Although her relationship with Jess was one of Rory's shorter-lived – they were together from season two episode 22 through season three episode 23 – fans always rooted for the bibliophiles to reunite.

9
Seth & Summer is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Teen TV Couples Of All Time
Seth & Summer The O.C.

Seth and Summer seemed to be caught in a cycle of break-up, reunite, repeat until they got back together for good in the end of season three. They ultimately got married in the series finale.

10
Toby & Spencer is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Teen TV Couples Of All Time
Toby & Spencer Pretty Little Liars

Toby and Spencer share an undeniable attraction, but their frequent secrecy has caused them to break-up a time or two or three...

11
Veronica & Logan is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Teen TV Couples Of All Time
Veronica & Logan Veronica Mars

From friends to enemies to partners in (solving) crime, Veronica and Logan saw many relationship ups and downs from their first kiss in season one to their marriage in season four. Let's just not talk about what happened next.

12
Finn & Rachel is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Teen TV Couples Of All Time
Finn & Rachel Glee

Finn and Rachel never had enough of silly love songs or each other throughout Glee's run. The on-and-off couple's duet came to an abrupt end when Cory Monteith (Finn) passed away in 2013.

13
Zack & Kelly is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Teen TV Couples Of All Time
Zack & Kelly Saved by the Bell/Saved by The Bell: College Years

Zack and Kelly represented quintessential high school couple from the the prom to 'The College Years,' and many breakups in between. They said, 'I do,' in a special TV movie giving fans a happy ending.

14
Scott & Allison is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Teen TV Couples Of All Time
Scott & Allison Teen Wolf

A supernatural Romeo and Juliet, Scott and Allison's families were sworn enemies. The couple first got together in season one though their love could not overcome their differences.

15
Hanna & Caleb is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Teen TV Couples Of All Time
Hanna & Caleb Pretty Little Liars

Hanna and Caleb overcame four breakups to go on to be married by season seven. Who cares if not being able to testify against one another was a driving factor in their decision to wed.

16
Stefan & Elena is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Teen TV Couples Of All Time
Stefan & Elena The Vampire Diaries

Love triangles are always tricky, especially when a pair of brothers are vying for the love of the same woman. Despite a lot of heartbreak, Stefan and Elena always had a lasting friendship.

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Sabrina & Harvey is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Teen TV Couples Of All Time
Sabrina & Harvey Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

Sabrina and Harvey are a magical match even if Sabrina has to use a spell on her bae from time to time.

18
Buffy & Angel is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Teen TV Couples Of All Time
Buffy & Angel Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Despite the fact that she was a vampire hunter and he was a vampire, Buffy and Angel defied the odds and fell in love. Though a lasting relationship was unlikely, their love was eternal.

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Blaine & Kurt is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Teen TV Couples Of All Time
Blaine & Kurt Glee

Blaine and Kurt had instant chemistry and they started dating in season two. Though they broke-up a time or two, the series finale found the couple spontaneously tying the knot.

20
Shawn & Angela is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Teen TV Couples Of All Time
Shawn & Angela Boy Meets World

After they started dating in season five, Shawn and Angela seemed to be a match made in heaven. They broke up in season seven and a flash forward revealed that Angela had married someone else.

21
Santana & Brittany is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Teen TV Couples Of All Time
Santana & Brittany Glee

Often the best friendships make for the best relationships as proven by the romance of Santana and Brittany who, by the end of Glee, found themselves committing to a lifetime together.

22
Dan & Serena is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Teen TV Couples Of All Time
Dan & Serena Gossip Girl

It was love at first sight for Dan and Serena as they started dating in the very first episode. Their on-again, off-again relationship continued through season six and they were married in the series finale.

23
Dylan & Brenda is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Teen TV Couples Of All Time
Dylan & Brenda Beverly Hills 90210

She was a 90210 transplant from the Midwest. He was a classic California kid. The relationship, which began in season one, was littered with break-ups and betrayals until Brenda left for London in season four.

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Kevin & Winnie is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Teen TV Couples Of All Time
Kevin & Winnie The Wonder Years

From sharing their first kiss to a series of heartbreaks to becoming friends, Kevin and Winnie went through a lot during The Wonder Years. Young love may not be eternal, but it is true.

25
Archie & Veronica is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Teen TV Couples Of All Time
Archie & Veronica Riverdale

Archie and Veronica have a hard time staying together, but their love remains strong.