Celebrity Couples Who Worked Together On TV

Sarah Kester
Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt on Friends
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We've all heard about "take your kid to work" day. But what about spouses? And what if it wasn't just a day, but instead a year or year(s)? That's showbiz, baby!

Things can get really intertwined real quick as many celebs even meet on TV shows. Similarly, many break up and are stuck working together. Talk about awkward.

Here are 19 celebrity couples, both past, and present, who worked together on TV.

Kaley Cuoco and Johnny Galecki - 'The Big Bang Theory'

Johnny and Kaley
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For two years, the former couple hid their relationship from fans and their cast members. When they broke up, the on-screen relationship with their characters continued on, making things pretty awkward...

Steve and Nancy Carell - 'The Office'

Carol and Michael on The Office
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You may be surprised to learn that the actress behind Carol is actually Steve's wife in real life!

She played a real estate who eventually dates and then dumps Michael right before the office's Christmas party.

Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher - 'Two and a Half Men'

Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher
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Years after they first met on That '70s Show, Mila and Ashton joined forces again on Two and a Half Men.

Mila played the love interest of Kutcher's character after he took over for Charlie Sheen.

Courteney Cox and David Arquette - 'Friends'

David Arquette on Friends
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After getting married, Courteney Cox's spouse made an appearance on the show.

David's character interacted more with Phoebe's character, though, playing an obsessive stalker who was following Phoebe's twin Ursula around. He was a gem!

Jonathan Scott and Zooey Deschanel - 'Celebrity IOU'

The adorable pair have been going strong ever since meeting on an episode of Carpool Karaoke.

So fans were excited when Zooey appeared on an episode of one of Scott's TV shows, Celebrity IOU, which saw them renovating the home of her best friend.

Cole Sprouse and Lili Reinhart - 'Riverdale'

Betty and Jughead
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The #Bughead fandom went nuts when they learned that Betty and Jughead were dating in real life. The pair fell for each other on set and dated on and off for three years before calling it quits.

Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos - 'Riverdale'

Since the couple met on TV, it was only fitting for Kelly and Mark to join forces again. Kelly played Mrs. Mulwray, the mistress of her real-life husband’s character, Hiram Lodge. It was awesome to watch them together.

Chase Stokes and Madelyn Cline - 'Outerbanks'

Chase Stokes and Madelyn Cline on Outerbanks

Have you ever wondered why their chemistry was so firey on the hit Netflix show? It could be because the pair fell in love while playing onscreen couple John B and Sarah Cameron.

Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Hilarie Burton - 'The Walking Dead'

Jeffery Dean Morgan and wife

After years of fans begging for Negan's backstory, the show delivered by bringing in Morgan's wife. The storyline explained his aggressive ways since his wife offed herself while dealing with cancer.

Blake Lively and Penn Badgley - 'Gossip Girl'

Blake Lively and Penn Badgley

Gossip Girl fans were so excited when they found out that Serena and Lonely Boy were a thing IRL.

While they dated for two years, things ended in 2010. This certainly made things awkward since the show continued on for two more years.

Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman - 'Parks and Recreation'

Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally
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While the couple has acted opposite one another for years, their time on the NBC sitcom was most memorable.

Megan played Ron's crazy ex-wife called Tammy 2 in the second season and then reprised her role nine more times after that.

Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman - 'Will & Grace'

Nick Offerman on 'Will & Grace'
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Parks and Recreation wasn't the only time the couple worked together on TV. After Mullally’s Karen Walker incarcerated husband allows her to have an affair, she got her wish when Offerman showed up at Will’s mother’s house as Nick the plumber.

Amy Poehler and Will Arnett - 'Arrested Development'

Will Arnett and Amy Poehler

Although they're no longer together, the former couple always has their time on the show.

Amy played the woman who got married to Will's character by a dare.

Sophia Bush and Chad Michael Murray - 'One Tree Hill'

Sophia Bush and Chad Michael Murray

The pair didn't just date while making the show, they were married. Sadly, this only lasted a few months and ended pretty badly. It also fueled speculation as to why Murray left the show in 2009.

Mindy Kaling and B.J. Novak - 'The Office'

Mindy Kaling and B.J. Novak

Nancy and Steve weren't the only real-life couple on The Office. After meeting in the writer's room, Mindy and B.J. dated in real life. Although they didn't work out, they're still BFFs today.

Alexis Bledel and Milo Ventimiglia - 'Gilmore Girls'

Rory and Jess on Gilmore Girls
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Out of all Rory's love interests on the show, Milo was the one that stuck. Well, for a little while. The pair dated for four years after they first met in 2001.

Jennifer Carpenter and Michael C. Hall - 'Dexter'

Debra Morgan on Dexter
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A lot of strange things went down in this show. Despite playing siblings on Dexter, these two ended up falling in love and getting married offscreen. When things ended, they had to work together post-divorce for two more years.

Nina Dobrev and Ian Somerhalder - 'The Vampire Diaries'

Nina Dobrev and Ian Somerhalder

After meeting on the set of The Vampire Diaries, the two co-stars fell in love.

They dated for over three years, beginning in 2009 before calling it quits in 2013. Both have since moved on.

Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt - 'Friends'

Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt on Friends
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The hit sitcom Friends had many celebrity guests of the years, but none were as memorable as Brad's appearance.

Hilariously, his character hated Jen's Rachel character from high school and even started an "I Hate Rachel Green" club.