Famous (and not so famous) Fictional Female Best Friend Duos on TV

Famous (and not so famous)
Fictional Female Best Friend Duos from Television

I Love Lucy (1951 – 1957)
Lucy Ricardo (played by Lucille Ball)
Ethel Mertz (played by Vivian Vance)

Laverne and Shirley (1976 – 1983)
Laverne De Fazio (played by Penny Marshall)
Shirley Feeney (played by Cindy Williams)

Kate and Allie (1984 – 1989)
Katherine “Kate” McArdle (played by Susan Saint James)
Allison “Allie” Lowell (played by Jane Curtin)

Cagney and Lacey (1981 – 1988)
Det. Sgt. Christine Cagney (played by Sharon Gless)
Det. Mary Beth Lacey (played by Tyne Daly)

Double Trouble (1984 – 1985)
Kate Foster (played by Jean Sagal)
Allison Foster (played by Liz Sagal)

Absolutely Fabulous (1992 – 2004)
Edina (played by Jennifer Saunders)
Patsy (played by Joanna Lumley)

Hope & Gloria (1995–1996)
Hope Davidson (played by Cynthia Stevenson)
Gloria Utz (played by Jessica Lundy)
(2.2 minutes in)

Hope & Faith (2003 – 2006)
Hope Shanowski (played by Faith Ford)
Faith Fairfield (played by Kelly Ripa)

and of course…us… :)

The Best Friend (2010 – ?)
Millie Miller (played by Marilyn Anne Michaels)
Soozana “Sooze” V. Shephard (played by Allie Smith)

Honorable Mentions
Below are threesomes and foursomes or moresomes. Other shows with some female friendship going on though they don’t fit into the “duo” category/

The Golden Girls
Sex and the City
The L Word
Living Single
Sisters
Gilmore Girls (actually a twosome — mother / daughter)
Lipstick Jungle
Cashmere Mafia
Womens Murder Club
Xena
Buffy

What else? What are we forgetting….? Female Buddy Comedy Duos on TV?

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You know how in romantic comedies there’s always that gorgeous woman who has everything? Looks, a fabulous career, the perfect apartment, wit, style — and her only flaw is that she’s a bit klutzy — but on her klutzy is adorable? Well this is not about her — it’s about her best friend. Okay, well, really it’s about both of them… but as seen through the eyes of the best friend character rather than the seemingly perfect ingenue.

Millie Miller and Soozana V. Shephard (aka Sooze) have been friends since fourth grade. It was only recently that Millie realized that she has been living in Sooze’s shadow for the last 14 years. While Sooze is MIA because of her “new love” Rick, Millie makes what she feels is another life altering discovery about their relationship. Despite her Mother’s protests, Millie heads back to her therapist, hoping for a quick fix and confessing to him that she thinks she is THE UGLY FRIEND. Instead, her “fresh-out-of-therapy school” neighbor / therapist hands out advice that even Millie’s over-protective Mother would approve of: “You’re not the ugly friend, you’re the neurotic friend.”

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