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Sun, Aug 9, 2020 1:06 PM

Poll Suggestion: Something Special

Colleagues, family members, business partners - unlikely friends or/and frenemies. What are your favorite non-romantic complex relationships between two or three main characters in the center of the most praised recent TV shows?
https://www.imdb.com/list/ls087849249/

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1 y ago

Some excellent choices; others that come to mind:

Hawkeye and BJ on MASH
Frasier and Niles Crane
Norm and Cliff on Cheers
Oscar and Felix on the original Odd Couple
Rizzoli and Isles
Mary Richards and Lou Grant
Larry, his brother Darryl and his other brother Darryl on Newhart
Rocky and Bullwinkle
Adam West's Batman and Robin
Mr. Spock and Captain Kirk

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426.1K Points

1 y ago

Hi myststra,

Welcome to the IMDb Poll message board. Thank you for your poll suggestion and thank you for including a properly working discussion link.
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1 y ago

For your consideration:

Hannibal Lecter and Will Graham
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2243973/mediaviewer/rm3856757248

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114 Points

1 y ago

Thank you all!
I want to have "The Office" as the oldest show.
Was not sure about "Hannibal", but ok.
The list is updated.

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myststra,

You could add criteria to your list to limit the choices, such as:
Note: Only television series from the 21st Century are considered in this poll.

Likewise, you could change the title of your list/poll to:
Something Special in the 21st Century

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1 y ago

Hi Myststra and welcome to the poll board. : )

This is a really good poll and really well constructed, especially for a first poll. I'm so glad that you have Judy and Jen from "Dead to Me" on there but I think I'd have to go with Dexter and Deb. 'Nothing quite like their relationship anywhere else. 

I was going to suggest something from "Orange is the New Black" but there are so many. Since you said "unlikely," though, I'll suggest these friends:

Bog Boo and Pennsatucky / Doggett  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2372162/mediaviewer/rm3420659200?ft0=name&fv0=nm0216466&ft1=ima...

I was also thinking of Taystee and Mr. Caputo but there's no image on IMDb and I couldn't even find one that would work anywhere else online. 

The second poll that I ever made was similar to this one. I made mine in 2014 so many of the characters are from series that are probably too old for your poll but feel free to use any that you like and that fit: https://www.imdb.com/poll/J-3TwNc59G4/?ref_=po_ti

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1 y ago

myststra,

Thank you for updating the title of your list to:
Something Special in 21st Century Characters Relationships

I wish to echo what Ruby wrote: This is a well constructed poll suggestion for your first suggestion.

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Might be better as Something Special in 21st Century Character Relationships 

Also, there's a d missing in "Raylan an Boyd".

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myststra,

Thank you for updating the title again to what Peter suggested. Thank you also for correcting:
https://www.imdb.com/list/ls087849249/mediaviewer/rm3626342401
Raylan and Boyd, Justified (2010)

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1 y ago

Live Poll: https://www.imdb.com/poll/yAAuver6154/

Congratulations on your first poll Myststra, we're looking forward for more of your suggestions.

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1 y ago

I really didn't expect this to become an actual poll.. Thank you for suggestions and notes!