“The writers squandered a perfect opportunity with Katara and Zuko.”
We recently asked the BuzzFeed Community which TV and movie characters didn’t get the romantic ending they deserved. Here are some of our favorite people who should have gotten a better happily ever after:
Rachel could have done way better than Ross in Friends.
Katniss would have been better off by herself in The Hunger Games.
Serena and Nate were clearly the better couple in Gossip Girl.
Ted getting together with Robin at the end of How I Met Your Mother was so messed up.
Katara and Zuko would have balanced each other out perfectly in Avatar: The Last Airbender.
Bonnie should have gotten her happy ending with Enzo in The Vampire Diaries.
Hermione was way too good for Ron in Harry Potter.
Shawn and Angela showed us what true love looked like in Boy Meets World.
Mia and Sebastian not ending up together in La La Land was a huge disappointment.
Callie and Arizona were meant to be in Grey’s Anatomy.
Jess helped Rory grow as a person in Gilmore Girls, and that’s so important.
In To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You, Lara Jean and John Ambrose were obviously the ideal match.
Stefan and Elena made way more sense in The Vampire Diaries.
Archie and Betty from Riverdale would have made all our high school fantasies come true.
Sam and Mercedes were the cutest couple on Glee.
Hayley and Andy had the cutest vibes on Modern Family.
Missandei and Grey Worm were a glimmer of hope in the dark world of Game of Thrones.
In Grey’s Anatomy, Alex deserting Jo to run back to Izzie destroyed his character arc.
Jackie and Hyde from That ’70s Show clearly belonged together.
Jess and Sam had sooo much chemistry in New Girl, and we deserved to see that play out.
In Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Willow moving on from Tara’s murder with Kennedy was a mistake.
Peyton and Jake were such a pure couple in One Tree Hill.
In Scandal, Jake brought out the best in Olivia.
Veronica and Reggie’s relationship in Riverdale was more meaningful than her lust for Archie.
Laurie and Jo should have gotten together in Little Women.
Jane and Michael were perfect together in Jane the Virgin.
And Black Widow and Captain America would have given us a truly epic romance.
Which character deserved a better romantic ending? Let me know in the comments below!
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