Top 10 Favorite TV Bromances, Part 2 - Featured

Scrubs - JD & Turk

Since JD and Turk have intimate sounding nicknames for one another (Chocolate Bear and Vanilla Bear), I think it's safe to say that the two have one of the more overt bromances occurring on TV. Heck, they even sang a song about it during the "My Musical" episode called "Guy Love"! If I didn't know any better, I'd say that Turk is married to both Carla and JD, since the two have a relationship that pretty much mimics one of a married couple. JD even sang, "It's like I married my best friend, but in a totally manly way."

Friends (1994) - Chandler & Joey

Poor Ross was always slightly on the outside, because the true bromance in Friends was always Chandler and Joey. The best of roommates, there was little they wouldn't do together, from watching Baywatch to playing foosball to...even kissing each other (on New Year's...once). When Chandler moved out to live with Monica, Joey was devastated, and had a hell of a time finding a replacement roommate. Chandler and Monica even joked at the end of the series that they'd have a bedroom for Joey above the garage in their suburban house!

How I Met Your Mother - Ted & Barney & Marshall

I couldn't decide if there's more of a HIMYM bromance between Barney and Ted or Ted and Marshall, at which point I realized, why does a bromance have to be constrained to merely 2 bros? Thus, for HIMYM, I introduce to you the bromorgy of Ted & Marshall & Barney. Having 3 involved in a bromance gets a little more complicated, of course, as Ted once got angry when he heard that Barney was spending "alone time" with Marshall.

Gossip Girl - Chuck & Nate

These two strapping young gentlemen share everything - even their women! But seriously, if the friendship between Nate and Chuck could survive Chuck taking Blair's virginity in the back of a limo (when she had been dating Nate forever), it's gotta be bromance! Right? The two also genuinely care for one another - Chuck was even willing to sell some of his shares in his beloved club to help Nate when he was in financial troubles.

Nip/Tuck - Christian and Sean

Much like our two Upper East Siders above, Christian and Sean have shared everything - from their practice to Sean's former wife Julia to their son Matt. Yeah...Sean and Julia were once married and raising Matt, though in fact, Matt ended up being Christian's biological son. It's kind of effed up, but as the two have openly confessed, they truly love each other, so I guess it all works out ok.

Who are you favorite TV bromances?


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Apr 7, 2009 10:37PM EDT

How could this article miss the ultimate bromance ever shown on television?
Denny Crane and Alan Shore.
If you've seen the last episode of Boston Legal, you'll know what I'm talking about.

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Apr 7, 2009 10:37PM EDT

u r still missin gus and shaun

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Apr 7, 2009 10:51PM EDT

Man, there are so many on TV these days (and, you know, in reruns) that a lot got missed, including:
Gus and Shawn from Psych (as mentioned above)Crusoe and Friday from the unfortunately short-lived CrusoeSheppard and McKay from Stargate AtlantisJack and Daniel from SG-1Hiro and Ando from HeroesSaul Tigh and William Adama from BSG
I hope they do a feature on awesome girl friendships too...there are some great ones out there. Sadly, we are lacking in a female equivalent to bromance...

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Apr 7, 2009 11:18PM EDT

cory and shawn from boy meets world

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Apr 7, 2009 11:57PM EDT


Apr 8, 2009 12:35AM EDT

Where the heck are Shawn and Gus! There should be a part 3 dedicated to just them.

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Apr 8, 2009 2:13AM EDT

Shawn and Gus should definitely be on there, Shawn has more nicknames for Gus than any of the other enteries combined....Gus Sillypants Jackson, Lemongrass Googely, Mathusala Honeysuckle, Ovaltin Jenkins, Burton Oil Can Guster, Scooty U-turn Signalton, Gus TTshowbiz(the extra T is for extra Talent).....and the list goes on.
I would also say Turtle and Johnny Drama should be high on the list too.

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Apr 8, 2009 3:18AM EDT

Yes Shawn and Gus and the whole cast of Entourage they NEED TO BE ON THIS LIST 2 of the best bromances. Why are they not on this list?

Apr 8, 2009 4:54AM EDT

Good start to a list, but I agree that you should include Shawn and Gus from Psych, the entire cast of Entourage, and Hiro and Ando from Heroes. I'd also add, Bret and Jemaine from Flight of the Conchords, the entire cast of the Big Bang Theory, Moss and Roy from the IT Crowd, and Mac and Charlie (maybe Dennis or Frank too...) from It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia.

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Apr 8, 2009 12:13PM EDT

This is a list that could go on and on. Tim and Mike (Spaced), Shawn and Gus, Entourage, Hiro and Ando, Mac and Charlie def. The whole cast of TMNT, Andy and Doug(Weeds), Rusty and Dale(Greek). Adama and Tigh like someone else said. Tommy and his dead cousin(Rescue me)

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Apr 8, 2009 12:22PM EDT

To continue Mike and Shawn from Rescue Me, Little Pete and Artie, Doug and Deacon, Danny and Spence (King of Queens), Fry and Bender.

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Apr 8, 2009 12:52PM EDT

yeah! I agree with Jill_P: Hiro and Ando from Heroes, right? :)

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Apr 8, 2009 2:12PM EDT

Tigh and Adama from BSG are the most obvious choice ever and they aren't on this list! Sean and Gus are a close second but they don't seem to have made it either....

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Apr 8, 2009 5:34PM EDT

Yay Moss and Roy from IT crowd (they got of with each other full on for quite a while when they get involved with a gang) , Bernard and Manny from black books and Ben, Sock and Sam from Reaper.

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Apr 8, 2009 7:17PM EDT

Come on!!! y isnt Denny Crane and Alan Shore on the list!!!!!

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Apr 8, 2009 8:03PM EDT

I cannot believe I forgot the boys from Reaper.

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Apr 8, 2009 8:43PM EDT

Definitely missing on the list:
The West Wing: Toby Ziegler and Josh Lyman
Ally McBeal: Richard Fish and John Cage
Boston Legal: Alan Shore and Denny Crane
Trust Me: Mason and Connor
Studio 60: Danny Tripp and Matt Albie

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Apr 8, 2009 10:45PM EDT

All the guys on My Boys

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Apr 9, 2009 2:13PM EDT

what about the actual bromance of [my name is] earl and randy? and entourage obviously, ari & loyd hahahah

Apr 9, 2009 6:58PM EDT

I love Joey and Chandler XD

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Apr 10, 2009 11:06AM EDT

the ultimate bromance: Adama and Tigh from BSG! Shawn and Gus from Psych should have also been on here.

Apr 10, 2009 12:23PM EDT

what about Jesse, Danny, and Joey from full house

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Apr 11, 2009 4:58AM EDT

what about home improvement? Tim and ALor seinfeld-jerry and georgeor more recently the office-michael and dwight?ultimately though, entourage reigns supreme

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Apr 11, 2009 11:33AM EDT

What about McDreamy and McSteamy from Grey's Anatomy!?

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Apr 11, 2009 1:14PM EDT

Yeah, definitely missing Stargate Atlantis' John Sheppard and Rodney McKay.

Apr 13, 2009 6:25AM EDT

denny crane and alan shore are missing from that list but JD and turk are my favourites:P (JD saying "we're pregnant" about turk and calra's baby is a good example) xD

Apr 19, 2009 11:13AM EDT

what about Fergie and Junk from OTH?

Apr 27, 2009 7:11AM EDT

I cant believe nobody said chuck and morgan from chuck yet!

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Apr 28, 2009 12:15PM EDT

@foran44: That was my thought too, so thanx!

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May 1, 2009 12:54PM EDT

where are denny crane and alan shore???!!! they freaken got married!!!!!

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Jul 19, 2009 1:16AM EDT

The guys from Chuck & FOTC are mentioned in Part 1... why Part 1 and Part 2 aren't on the same page, I have no idea. But there are 5 others in part 1... including my faves, Ryan and Seth from The OC :)

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Jul 27, 2009 11:25PM EDT

where is the Winchesters.

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May 30, 2010 11:51AM EDT

Don't know half the people on this list but love Ryan and Seth from the O.C.And love Chuck and Nate. Actually I only love chuck, but beggars can't be choosers right.
Where's Ando and Hiro indeed!
Though I don't watch Scrubs, i can say that JD and Turk's is the ultimate bromance (love that word), see i don't even watch the show and i know that.

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