6 couples that should be a thing in the MCU

Let's take a look at 6 pairings we all wish were legit couples in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, shall we?

(L-R): Loki (Tom Hiddleston) and Sylvie (Sophia Di Martino) in Marvel Studios' LOKI, exclusively on Disney+. Photo by Chuck Zlotnick. ©Marvel Studios 2021. All Rights Reserved.
(L-R): Loki (Tom Hiddleston) and Sylvie (Sophia Di Martino) in Marvel Studios' LOKI, exclusively on Disney+. Photo by Chuck Zlotnick. ©Marvel Studios 2021. All Rights Reserved. /
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1. Bucky Barnes (Winter Soldier) and Natasha Romanoff (Black Widow)

Bucky Barnes, the Winter Soldier, the one with the gorgeous hair, smoldering stares, and metal arm, paired up with Natasha Romanoff, the Black Widow, who can flip bad guys over her shoulder without breaking a sweat and still land perfectly on her feet. Doesn't that sound like a match made in superhero heaven?

Both of them have had their fair share of undercover missions, dodgy dealings, ugly history, and morally grey areas that would make even the most seasoned spy novels jealous. Their shared history, hinted at in the MCU and explored in the comics, is like a tantalizing secret just waiting to be unraveled. They're like two pieces of a puzzle that the universe forgot to put together.

Don't tell me we don't need scenes where Bucky and Natasha team up for missions where they flirt and banter relentlessly about who took down more bad guys, all while seamlessly watching each other's backs. Their chemistry would be like a ticking time bomb of potential awesomeness. They've both danced on the dark side, struggled with their identities, and fought tooth and nail to redeem themselves. Who better to understand the shadows that haunt you than someone who's walked a similar path? Their connection could be the emotional pairing the MCU didn't know it needed, filled with moments of vulnerability, strength, and maybe the occasional shared joke about the absurdity of their lives.

Together, they could be the dynamic duo of dark pasts turning over a new leaf, proving that even those with checkered histories can find a shot at happiness - or at least a partner in crime-fighting.