Great chemistry on screen is not something you come across that often. This is especially true in romantic partnerships in movies and television shows. Yes, actors can read their lines appropriately, and this can bode well with the audience if the writers are good at their jobs too. But there is something special about a couple on screen that has good chemistry and can translate that for their viewers. It’s an even greater feat if they can do this in a comedic setting. To have good comedic rhythm and flow with each other while still having believable romantic spark is an achievement reserved for the true greats. These stellar on-screen couples have created some truly memorable moments in the movie and television world that will continue to live on in our hearts and laughter every time we see them. If you are ready to take a stroll down the great comedic couple’s lane, check out these top 8 funniest movie and TV couples.
Lucy and Ricky — I Love Lucy
One of the most iconic couples in situational comedies is Lucy and Ricky of I Love Lucy. These two have such a fun and interesting dynamic that is wrought with witty banter, adventure and never ending schemes. Their coupleship will always stand the test of time.
Dre and Rainbow — Black-ish
Dre and Rainbow are the definition of funny and good chemistry on screen. These two are constantly challenging each other through humor, but with very important topics pertaining to love and relationships. They teach their audience the benefit and need for healthy debate in a couple.
Sally and Harry — When Harry Met Sally
This is an iconic movie with a wonderfully imperfect pairing in Sally and Harry. In When Harry Met Sally, these two had a genuine and natural chemistry that really resonated on screen. Their playful and resilient connection has a truly restorative power in the belief of love.
Dave and Patrick — Schitt’s Creek
David and Patrick have a warm and spicy relationship that goes over well on screen. Their interaction is full of sarcasm and dry humor that make them a fun couple to watch maneuver life and love. These two are definitely a historic, fun couple of comedy.
Marshall and Lily — How I Met Your Mother
Lily and Marshall, are the sidekicks of the show, but take the lead in adorable funny couples on How I Met Your Mother. Affectionately known as Lilypad and Marshmallow, these two are a couple that you root for and feel like you can laugh and cry with, sharing in all their ups and downs.
Henry and Lucy — 50 First Dates
Any movie with Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore is bound to be funny and have great on air spark. This is the case with Henry and Lucy in 50 First Dates, a couple who show just how much fun two people can have when they give into the powerful nature of love.
Jim and Pam — The Office
The tension between Jim and Pam of The Office can be cut with a knife. Their back and forth tug of war of love is such an edge of your seat experience to watch. And their awkward approach at courting each other is so hard to witness that it’s actually what makes them so funny.
Phil and Vivian — The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
On The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Phil and Vivian are so interesting and entertaining to watch in their comedic and romantic chemistry. To watch them maneuver their large family full of the twists and turns of life is a learning lesson wrapped in great comedic timing and relevance. These two gave us laughs while teaching us important lessons about the real world and important issues happening around us.