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So many fictional couples end up in tragedy, it's almost hard to keep track. But many shouldn't have gotten together in the first place.


Take Romeo & Juliet, for example - two teenagers who killed themselves because their parents disapproved of their relationship. Really? Go on Maury. Or Anakin Skywalker and Padme Amidallah - they had to have known it wasn't going to end well.

brokendowndryer asked, What fictional couple should never have gotten together?

Submissions have been edited for clarity, context, and profanity.

brokendowndryer

Is there anything Zeus didn't do?

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Zeus and most of the animals he ends up banging.

jgw791

Oh, "That 70's Show..."

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Jackie and Fez. So f*cking awkward! She should have stayed with Hyde.

Dawn36

This was messy.

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Jay Gatsby and Daisy Buchanan.

SwannyWilkinson

Suicide? Really?

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Romeo and Juliet... Stupid kids.

lowdowndirtyrat

We know which one wears the pants.

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Kermit and Miss Piggy. He has depth and is kind and observant and she's a superficial, abusive narcissist. And they're interspecies so reproduction is impossible/ high stakes.

riverofninjas

History's thirstiest couple.

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Paris and Helen of Troy!

onfiregirl75

Take your pick.

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The Lannisters.

DoctorHoodini

Tammy betrayed everyone.

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Bird Person and Tammy.

It was a huge mistake. F*ck Tammy.

sense_make

It was super illicit, so we get the appeal.

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Anakin and Padme.

riverofninjas

They were perfectly toxic.

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House and Cuddy.

todellagi

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