I love a good TV relationship — whether it's a super-intense love triangle or a sassy pair of best friends. So for this Best of 2007 recap, I'm revealing your picks for the best TV love triangle and platonic duo of the year. Who won? Read on:
The ongoing saga of Blair, Chuck, and Nate on Gossip Girl netted them the win in this category — but not without some surprisingly strong competition from the radically different (and goofier) love triangle of Angela, Dwight, and Andy on The Office. Ned, Olive, and Chuck of Pushing Daisies were a relatively strong third, with plenty of write-in votes going to the "love square" of Jack, Kate, Sawyer, and Juliet on Lost.
After much debate, I had to go with the Dwight, Angela, and Andy triangle — if only because the moment with Andy singing an a capella "Take a Chance on Me" to Angela is one of my favorite scenes of the whole season. Seriously, if I watch it, I'll get a little weepy.
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Ugly Betty's hilarious, wisecracking duo scored almost 30 percent of the vote in this tough category. They've got attitude to spare and, I hope, plenty more mischief to make in 2008. The only other duos to come close: House and Wilson from House and Michael and Dwight from The Office, though there was strong write-in support for JD and Turk from Scrubs.
I was thinking Marc and Amanda all the way on this one — but I surprised myself by clicking the button to vote for Derek and Mark on Grey's Anatomy. This was a rough year for Grey's, but I've loved watching the relationship between these two blossom into a full-on bromance.