Over the years, we've celebrated onscreen couples that have dated, mated, or dealt with tons of sexual tension. On the flip side, though, there's something to be said for those small-screen pairs that are purely platonic. Even if they tested the waters of love or maybe shared a kiss at some point — we're looking at you, Joey and Phoebe — they inevitably decided to stay in the friend zone. From Clarissa and Sam to Liz and Jack, keep reading to see our favorite onscreen pairs that are better off as just friends.
— Additional reporting by Shannon Vestal, Ryan Roschke, and Maggie Pehanick