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->''"Unresolved sexual tension. It's the engine that makes television run."''
-->-- '''Michael Weatherly''', in an ''Series/{{NCIS}}'' episode commentary

Two people are obviously attracted to each other, but some element of the story is keeping them apart. This tension is frequently referred to as '''UST''' in fandom, where it is pronounced "oost" or Yu-Ess-Tee. Also known as "[[FunWithAcronyms Long Unresolved Sexual Tension]]".

BelligerentSexualTension is a way to keep the UST by having the couple fight each other too much to actually get together.

TheyDo is when it gets resolved (LiterallyFallingInLove might help). ShippingBedDeath and StrangledByTheRedString are when it gets resolved badly.

Compare AllLoveIsUnrequited, WillTheyOrWontThey, JustFriends, MomentKiller (a staple of a UST relationship), MaybeEverAfter (a more uncertain version), CannotSpitItOut.

Contrast OfficialCouple, when the couple are already together, and FriendsWithBenefits, where the ''primary'' bond in the relationship is sex.

Not to be confused with the University of Santo Tomás (in the Philippines), or the infamous ''Universidad Santo Tomás'' in UsefulNotes/{{Chile}}, or the University of St. Thomas (Missouri, Texas, OR Minnesota).[[note]][[CaptainObvious Santo Tomás refers to St. Thomas.[[/note]]]] Or the file type used in Music/{{UTAU}} projects.
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!!Examples
[[index]]
* UnresolvedSexualTension/AnimeAndManga
* UnresolvedSexualTension/{{Literature}}
* UnresolvedSexualTension/LiveActionTV
* UnresolvedSexualTension/VideoGames
* UnresolvedSexualTension/WesternAnimation
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[[folder:Comic Books]]
* Tim Drake ([[ComicBook/RobinSeries Red Robin]]) and Cassandra Cain (Formerly [[ComicBook/{{Batgirl 2000}} Batgirl]]) from [[Franchise/TheDCU DC Comics]]. WordOfGod from Damian Scott (a penciler of many Batgirl comics) is that the pair "kind of act like they're in love, but just don't know it". There's [[http://www.comicvine.com/cassandra-cain/29-65230/all-images/108-294465/cassandra_cain__batgirl__picture_32/105-926822/ this image]] on that matter as well.
* ''Comicbook/{{X-Men}}'': Quite a bit between Gambit and Storm, despite the former's romance with Rogue. Tellingly, their friendship has soured a bit since the latter's marriage to Black Panther.
** There's also the Cyclops/Jean Grey/Wolverine love triangle, which never was resolved before her second death. (Unless you count Cyclops and Jean [[OfficialCouple getting married]] as 'resolving it.')
* Franchise/{{Superman}}
** Superman and Lois had a good 55 year run of this in the comics (although, their Earth 2 counterparts tied the knot decades ago, they got together in the movies, and they had even started dating in the comics current continuity about 6 years prior). Superman was either too Super for an earth woman or too alien or he had to stay dedicated to his mission. PostCrisis, it was more that he wanted Lois to love him as Clark since he considered that to be his TrueSelf.
*** And now with [[{{New52}} the DC relaunch of September 2011]] we come back to this. Just read ''Superman'' #1.
** Superman and Franchise/WonderWoman. Supes has always had Lois, but Diana has gone for long stretches without a steady boyfriend (poor Steve Trevor kept getting written in and out of continuity). {{Elseworld}}s stories sometimes depict them getting together after Lois and Steve have died, since Clark and Diana may be [[TheAgeless ageless.]]
*** [[spoiler:Averted since ''Justice League'' #12 in the {{New 52}}]].
* ComicStrip/FlashGordon and [[FemmeFatale Princess Aura]]. It never happens though, and that's for the best. She marries Prince Barin, Flash stays with Dale, and they all manage to remain friends.
* The relationship between Dick Grayson (ComicBook/{{Nightwing}}) and Helena Bertinelli (ComicBook/{{Huntress}}) has paradoxically developed into this ''because'' they started off as FriendsWithBenefits.
* Comicbook/SpiderMan and Comicbook/MsMarvel when written by Brian Reed (later picked up by other writers, including Kelly Sue DeConnick in an arc of ''Avenging Spider-Man'').
* Link and Zelda have this in the ValiantComics [[ComicBook/TheLegendOfZelda series]] based on the [[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZelda original]] [[VideoGame/ZeldaIITheAdventureOfLink two]] ''Zelda'' games. It's only unresolved because she doesn't want to admit she returns his feelings; if it were up to him, they'd probably be married already. At the end of the ''Magazine/NintendoPower'' series based on ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaALinkToThePast'', Zelda tells Link that the link between them was so strong while she was in Ganon's clutches, but now Link is so distant and she is alone. She will never forget the time they were together in their dreams...
* Comicbook/{{Empowered}} and Thugboy are the official couple, but there is mutual UST between [[OT3 both of them and Ninjette]]. And [[TheImp the Caged Demonwolf]] likes to [[LampShade point it out]].
* The ''ComicBook/ScottPilgrim'' series has a ''massive'' amount of UST between Scott and his [[ChildhoodFriendRomance Unlucky Childhood Friend]] Lisa. There's also some between Scott and Kim, although that does get (more or less) resolved.
* Scrooge [=McDuck=] and Glittering Goldie in ''Comicbook/TheLifeAndTimesOfScroogeMcDuck''.
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[[folder:Fan Works]]
* Take it as read, ninety percent of fanfiction is all about resolving this very trope. The other ten percent? Slash resolving perceived sexual tension.
* ''Series/ICarly'' fanfiction ''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/8532906/1/iFightCrimeWithVictorious iFight Crime With Victorious]]'' has several characters afflicted with this. Of terrible mention is Robbie and Cat, the former who [[spoiler: uses his power to possess people or control their actions from a distance [[MoralEventHorizon to force Cat to perform oral sex on him]]]] in an attempt to remedy this trope.
* ''Manga/RosarioToVampire'' fanfiction ''Fanfic/ThawingPermafrost'' has 34 chapters of the stuff between [[spoiler:the two leads, student Dan and teacher Mizore]], before their awkward RelationshipUpgrade in chapter 35.
* ''[[Fanfic/WeightlessMassEffect Weightless]]'', Garrus and Shepard had this bad before she was spaced. And after she returned, they continued to do this for a good couple of chapters before eventually get on with it.
* One of many as yet unresolved sub-plots in ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' monster ''Fanfic/SlippingBetweenWorlds'' concerns the interaction between visiting bemused Roundworlder Philip Holtack and young graduate assassin Jocasta Wiggs. This is a Work In Progress, but WordOfGod is that there are a few twists in store yet.
* ''OfLoveAndBunnies'', a PowerRangers fanfic, takes this tack with Tommy and Kim, the original Green/White and Pink Rangers, who were in a relationship until it was terminated by a DearJohnLetter. The first hundred or so chapters build up the UST that resulted from 5+ years of not seeing each other [[spoiler:and it's still going on despite them figuring out that Skull broke them up by accident]].
* In the ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'' FanFic ''FanFic/AWrinkleInTime'', Naruto and Hinata. The only reason they didn't get together in the future is because of the war, since Naruto was Hokage and Chief of the Joint-Shinobi Alliance. Even then, it's explicitly stated that if it hadn't been for Hinata's untimely death, ''something'' would've happened between them eventually. Her death almost drove Naruto over the DespairEventHorizon and into committing suicide. One of Naruto's goals after going back in time is to ensure that he and Hinata live long enough to finally have a chance together.
** The same happens in ''Naruto: Asunder''. While they are close and [[InnocentCohabitation live together]], they're still JustFriends since Naruto is unsure if he genuinely likes her or if she's a ReplacementGoldfish for (the recently deceased) Sakura. Not helped by Naruto's upbringing leaving him unsure of how to proceed. By the time they decide to resolve it Madara's plan kicks off and they end up dying. EveryoneCanSeeIt however, what with Shino's father casually calling her "Uzumaki" Hinata and In the sequel (''Naruto: Rend''), Gaara is quick to comment on how given time they would've been married had shit not hit the fan.
* ''FanFic/WhatHathJoinedTogether'': Lock Flash Sentry, somepony with a major BodyguardCrush on Princess Twilight Sparkle which may be reciprocated, in an empty train with the object of his affections for twelve hours, and you get two very, very uncomfortable ponies.
* ''FanFic/CodeGeassMegiddo'' has Lelouch and Kallen, as per the series. He explicitly trusts her the most out of all of the Black Knights (closest afterwards being C.C.), and trusts her with his protection as his "Knight of Zero," along with the job of killing him if he ever falls off the right path. While the ShipTease hasn't been very explicit yet, many of their scenes together imply that their relationship is much less platonic than they'd like to believe.
* ''Fanfic/OlivineRomance'' a {{Pokemon}} fanfic: Jasmine and Morty. Figuring out why Jasmine won't just do it is the focus of the plot- on the surface it looks like she's [[AllWomenArePrudes The Prude]], but going on it's implied to be something [[CynicismCatalyst deeper]].
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[[folder:Films -- Live-Action]]
* Riker and Troi from ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration''. They eventually get married in the last TNG movie.
** Picard and Crusher-Never resolved in canon. They get over themselves in one of the novels, though.
* ''Film/RepoTheGeneticOpera'' has [[BrotherSisterIncest Amber Sweet and Luigi]]. It's particularly evident at the beginning of "Mark It Up".
** A bit squicky, but Graverobber for Shilo in "Needle Through a Bug". When asked by a fan if "smack it" was meant to be a sexual innuendo, Terrance Zdunich said everything in the entire ''song'' was sexual.
* In ''L.627'', a French film directed by Bertrand Tavernier, narcotics cop "Lulu" Marguet is in love with HIV-positive prostitute Cecile, but they are kept apart by the disease.
* ''Film/InTheMoodForLove'' is entirely about UST.
* ''Film/TheAvengers1998'', between Steed and Mrs. Peel. They flirt throughout the movie, but can't get together because (as in the original series) Mrs. Peel's husband is missing (and presumed dead), so he could show up at any time.
* ''Franchise/StarWars'': For the first [[Film/ANewHope two]] [[TheEmpireStrikesBack films,]] Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia. In light of, ah, [[LongLostSibling later revelations,]] it is a ''[[{{Squick}} very]]'' [[AbandonShipping good thing that nothing comes of this]].
* In the first ''[[Film/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles1990 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles]]'' movie, Raphael develops a crush on April some time after he rescues her from the Foot; he's noticeably bashful when she thanks him for rescuing her and she returns the favor by staying by his side when he's put into a coma to make sure he doesn't get killed. But the tension between them is not brought throughout the rest of the movie or any of the sequels.
* ''Cairo Time''. Unresolved sexual tension is the plot of the movie. Seriously, nothing happens ''but'' sexual tension. Absolutely nothing. And yet it's lovely. In that ''Brief Encounter'' sort of way.
* ''Film/DrinkingBuddies'' explores UST between two old friends who also happen to be in relationships with other people.
* In ''Film/{{Inception}}'', Arthur asks Ariadne to kiss him so that Fischer's dream projections don't detect them. Although she doesn't seem to mind being tricked, the kiss is not mentioned again.
--> '''Arthur''': Quick, give me a kiss.
-->''(Ariadne kisses him, then looks around.)''
-->'''Ariadne''': They're still looking at us.
--> '''Arthur''': Yeah, it was worth a shot.
* ''Film/LostInTranslation'': The entire movie is about Bob and Charlotte's sexual tension and them trying to resolve it despite both of them being married.
* ''Film/{{Frantic}}'', the 1988 thriller by Creator/RomanPolanski. There's loads of unspoken sexual tension between Creator/HarrisonFord's character and French smuggler Michelle, but as Ford is desperately searching for his kidnapped wife nothing happens.
* The sexual tension between Mia and Vincent in ''Film/PulpFiction'' causes Vincent quite a bit of alarm, given that he believes her husband threw a man off a second-story building just for giving her a foot massage. He even has a MirrorMonologue to give himself the strength to leave her home without screwing her. Ultimately her [[spoiler:overdose kills the mood anyway]].
* The Creator/AudreyHepburn film ''The Nun's Story'' has UST between Sister Luke (Hepburn) and the doctor she works for, Dr. Fortunati (Peter Finch), while she is in the Congo.
* ''Film/StarTrekIVTheVoyageHome'', between Kirk and Dr. Gillian Taylor (Catherine Hicks). "Like they say in your century, I don't even have your telephone number."
* In the InUniverse books in ''Film/AmericanDreamer'', Rebecca and Dimitri have this, despite Dimitri being gay.
* There was alot of lesbian sexual tension in the film ''Black Widow'' between Alex and Catherine.
* Film/JamesBond's UST with [[SexySecretary Moneypenny]] is one of the staples of the series, though theirs is more lighthearted than most examples.
* One of the many things TheSearchers is famous for is the completely silent interactions between Ethan and his sister-in-law, which most people interpret as an unspoken form of this trope.
* Thor and Sif of ''{{Film/Thor}}''. Intentionally done by the writers, since the people who worked on the film wanted to be able to have the option of writing [[ChildhoodFriendRomance Thor/Sif]] into the sequels, should they later want to.
--> '''Jaimie Alexander:''' (about Thor and Sif) But there is a reason that we sort of subtly hinted to it in the first film. Just so that there is a door. If we want to go through that door, we can. They like to cover all their bases at {{Marvel}}.
** During an [[http://www.cinemablend.com/new/Chris-Hemsworth-Talks-Brotherly-Love-Loki-More-Set-Thor-Dark-World-38862-p2.html interview]], Chris Hemsworth referenced this when speaking about their relationship in the sequel, as well as what it was throughout the first movie.
---> '''ChrisHemsworth:''' In the comic books there’s obviously an attraction with Thor and Sif, or what have you. And there was little peppering of that, I think, in the first one. Little hints at it. There (in the sequel) may be… might be more indication…
* Between Wu Luan and Wan in ''Film/LegendOfTheBlackScorpion''. This tends to come out in their InsistentTerminology behind her relation to him as his stepmother in order to maintain the necessary distance between them.
* Molly and Nomi of ''{{Film/Showgirls}}''. The two constantly cast longing glaces, become inexplicably close friends almost immediately, lounge around in their underwear and intimate that they have masturbated together. This is parodied in the off-Broadway parody "Showgirls: The Musical!", in a song called "Best Friend Song". Lyrics include: "Men don't know how to write female intimacy/unless we are finger-banging or scissoring/So let's hang out in our underwear, let's hang out in our towels/We'll spend all night masturbating because we are best pals!"; and "We're best friends now, we probably should have sex/'Cause that's what best friends do when the writers are men!"
* Nell and Theo of ''{{Film/The Haunting}}''. In the remake, this is more overt, as Theo becomes explicitly bisexual, whereas in the original, it was only implied.
* Riddick and Fry in ''Film/PitchBlack'', overlapping with FoeYay.
** Riddick and Kyra in ''Film/TheChroniclesOfRiddick''.
* In the German/Australian film ''Lore'' the eponymous protagonist after losing her Nazi parents ( her father is implied to be a war criminal) is traveling with all her siblings through divided Germany to reunite with her grandma. The only one who will help those helpless children is Thomas, a boy few years older than Lore with a MysteriousPast. The boy is after them because traveling around with children could provide him food but sure his attraction to Lore is one of the other reasons. Lore herself is quite attracted (and it's her first time) but treats Thomas with contempt most of the time because he is Jewish internee from Buchenwald ([[spoiler: or maybe he's posing as one to escape the Americans]]) and she's taught to hate Jews. [[spoiler: Because of few misunderstandings and prejudices they never resolve their UST but is also thanks to him thar her arc actually consist in to learn what her beloved Führer did and realizing that the world as she was told by her parents is a huge lie.]]
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[[folder:Music]]
* The music video for Wham!'s ''Club Tropicana'' provides a twist on this, when George and Andrew are revealed to be airline pilots, and backing vocalists Dee and Shirlie are flight attendants.
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[[folder:Culture]]
* The Yaghan people of South America actually had a ''word'' for this trope. It's 'Mamihlapinatapai' and roughly translated, it means, "A [[LongingLook look]] shared by two people with each wishing that the other will initiate something that both desire but which neither one wants to start."
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[[folder:Theater]]
* Creator/WilliamShakespeare. [[SlapSlapKiss Benedick and Beatrice]], [[StarCrossedLovers Romeo and Juliet]] in their first scenes, [[WholesomeCrossdresser Viola and Orsino]], [[LesYay Viola and Olivia]]... this is a staple of his comedies. In his tragedies, sex seems to fall by the wayside ([[FreudWasRight Hamlet notwithstanding]]). This is rather tricky of him to pull off, considering the women were played by boys probably half the age of the men's actors, since in his age only men were allowed to be actors.
* In Creator/CirqueDuSoleil's ''Theatre/{{KOOZA}}'', sparks fly between the Trickster and trapeze artist. In some shows however, it is reported that they ''did'' kiss.
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[[folder:Visual Novels]]
* Quite a bit of it between Mal and Natara in ''VisualNovel/CauseOfDeath''. Not really helped by a powerful case of EveryoneCanSeeIt (especially with Mal). [[spoiler: It finally gets resolved at the end of 10-8...[[MomentKiller only for Sálazar goons to kidnap Mal]].]]
* Quite blatant in two of the three routes in ''VisualNovel/FateStayNight'', especially the second. The third route avoids this for Sakura as they resolve it rather early on. [[spoiler:However, it does apply in the epilogue between Rin and Shirou, wherein it has apparently been going on for years; Sakura gently teases the two about not being honest with each other about it.]]
* Except in the True Ending for ''VisualNovel/KaraNoShoujo,'' Toko and Reiji have immense amounts of UST that is picked up on by the rest of the cast, who come to the conclusion that they must be sleeping together.
* Likewise in ''VisualNovel/{{Tsukihime}}''; every heroine (that hasn't been DemotedToExtra) has a sex scene somewhere on their route.
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[[folder:Web Comics]]
* ''PleasureBonBon'', plenty of it between William/Wilson and Mary, the former of whom is posing as gay to keep a job as a butler for the latter's overprotective father, and the former of whom .....''really wants some tube steak in her''
* Gallons of this between Gil and Agatha in ''Webcomic/GirlGenius''. Almost to the point of parody.
** There's also tension between Agatha and Tarvek. It's not for nothing that one of the images for the Webcomic/GirlGenius website's main page has one of Agatha's clanks running off with her diary, shedding love letters to both Gil ''and'' Tarvek.
** And between Gil and Tarvek, [[HoYay if you ask the right people]].
* Parodied in ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'' with Agents Cranium and Wolf who in the words of the author: [[http://www.egscomics.com/?date=2009-10-26 They have, they will again, and they utterly fail at hiding it.]]
** Pay attention to the picture underneath Wolf's FBI card. It's a picture of Cranium.
* The early ''Webcomic/QuestionableContent'' strips had this entirely. Now that [[spoiler:Dora and Marten are together, we have Faye and Angus tension]]
** As of comic 1799 [[spoiler:Dora and Marten have broken up AND Faye and Angus are together, so there's a surprising lack of tension and boredom.]]
*** A SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute has appeared as Marten's new infatuation.
* ''Webcomic/SequentialArt'', most obvious example [[http://www.collectedcurios.com/sequentialart.php?s=404 being]] [[http://www.collectedcurios.com/sequentialart.php?s=405 here]], complete with SheIsNotMyGirlfriend and Vanity trying to play TheMatchmaker. It seems to be gradually cracking [[http://www.collectedcurios.com/sequentialart.php?s=568 later]].
** It seems [[http://www.collectedcurios.com/sequentialart.php?s=748 obvious]] to others what is happening.
* This has been simmering awkwardly between Bob and Voluptua since the beginning of ''Webcomic/TheInexplicableAdventuresOfBob,'' despite his relationship with Jean.
** It's out in the open, now. Caused a big LoveTriangle [[http://bobadventures.comicgenesis.com/d/20100213.html mess.]]
* Emily and Ash from ''Webcomic/{{Misfile}}''. Twelve books, over 1200 strips, and three kisses, only one of which was actually consensual. Not to mention extremely awkward.
* In ''[[Webcomic/RoomiesItsWalkyJoyceAndWalky It's Walky!]]'', to such an extent between Joyce and Walky that when it was finally resolved, it nicely mimicked the effects of a small thermonuclear device. The collateral damages were... significant.
* There's a good bit of this in ''Webcomic/TheSpaceBetween'', between the protagonist Jack and his [[JustFriends childhood friend]], Sam. It starts to come out when Jack and C.J. hook up at their house party.
* The three protagonists in ''Webcomic/PlatinumGrit'' are swimming in unresolved sexual tension. Jeremy is too repressed to admit to anyone that he fantasizes about Nils. Kate is too embarrassed to admit to anyone that she's developing a major crush on Jeremy. And Nils is too defensive to admit to ''herself'' that she's falling for Jeremy.
* ''Webcomic/AnsemRetort'', of all things, has a bit of possibly-unintended tension between Zexion and Namine. Namine was impressed when Zexion sold territory to Mexico for a new name, Zexion knew immediately who had swapped his cyanide pills with Mentos, he detoured from his booty call with Belle to brag to Namine, and Namine has developed a psychic "Zexion-sense" alerting her that he was in trouble ([[{{Tsundere}} though she didn't feel the need to DO anything about it]]). They [[FoeYay claim to hate each other but spend a lot of time together anyway]], and it's been noted that Zexion likes his women "blonde, dumb, and not totally dead inside"-- Namine fits two out of three (after Zexion, she's probably the smartest cast member, despite being introduced as a CloudCuckooLander). It probably won't go anywhere because of her age, but...
** Zexion threatens to have sex with everything Namine loves... and Namine retorts that she loves ''herself''. The next time we see them, they've... resolved their tension.
* UST in ''ErrantStory'' persisted for literally years between Jon and Sarine, until there came a deliciously ironic subversion/twist: it finally got, one would say, resolved ... but things became so uncomfortable afterward that Sarine [[spoiler: used some mind magic to ''de-''resolve it.]] And then it was back to more years of UST, which was still there as the story approached its end.
* From ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}'', there's some of this between [[spoiler:Dirk and Jake.]] But while [[spoiler:Dirk]] is definitely seriously about wanting to go ahead with it, [[spoiler:Jake]] has doubts, and isn't sure whether his feelings are actually strong enough. There was also some between [[spoiler:Jake and Jane]], but when [[spoiler:Jane]] claimed she didn't actually have a thing for him, he admitted he was actually kinda relieved they could just be friends.
** Due to the incredibly complex Troll attraction system, it's safest to assume there's a lot of this going around between all of them.
** Karkat and Terezi. Their complicated dance of attraction, friendship, romance and enmity defies human comprehension, especially since ''both'' of them have had ShipTease with at least two other people.
* ''WebComic/MagickChicks'': There's plenty between Tiffany and Faith, who's [[http://www.magickchicks.com/strips-mc/official_girlfriend repeatedly]] [[http://www.magickchicks.com/strips-mc/enjoying_the_perks made her feelings clear]] on the subject. Tiff has [[http://www.magickchicks.com/strips-mc/omigawd shown signs]] of [[http://www.magickchicks.com/strips-mc/forces_of_darkness possibly reciprocating]], but still thinks of Faith [[FoeRomanceSubtext as]] [[http://www.magickchicks.com/strips-mc/clandestine_meeting her enemy.]] Only time will tell [[WillTheyOrWontThey if anything comes of it, or not.]]
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[[folder:Web Original]]
* SexySecretary Sandra Telfer and SadClown Raimi Matthews in ''WebAnimation/BrokenSaints'', which unfortunately, [[spoiler: stays unresolved due to untimely demise.]]
* [[WebVideo/TheAngryJoeShow Angry Joe's]] Hotel Awesome series suggests that there's some of this between him and WebVideo/TheNostalgiaChick.
* ''WebVideo/EchoChamber'' features an entire episode dedicated to UST, in which Dana [[LettingHerHairDown lets her hair down]] and Tom voices his approval. [[spoiler: He gets flat out rejected, but TheStinger indicates that that rejection may have been a front.]]
* ThaliasMusings has this between Thalia, the Muse of Comedy, and Apollo, Governor of the Muses.
* Sasha Hunter and Hashimoto Daichi from ''GreekNinja''.
* ''WebVideo/TheAutobiographyOfJaneEyre'': There is strong UST between Jane Eyre and her older boss E.D. Rochester. In episode 11, their hands keep getting really close and they are almost touching. In episode 13, Mr Rochester is visibly smitten with Jane, and grateful to her for her gentle care when she takes broken pieces from his wound and bandages his bleeding arm. Jane probably likes him too already, but her feelings are more mixed because he has a kid, is her boss and is obviously troubled with something serious. It's based on ''Literature/JaneEyre'', so the resolution might be guessed.
* [[WebAnimation/{{RWBY}} Team JNPR]], having two sets of [[WillTheyOrWontThey potential]] couples, gets a lot of this. Fans have actually nicknamed them 'the double date team.' (One side's got [[{{Adorkable}} Jaune]] and [[TheAce Pyrrha]], the other has [[PatientChildhoodLoveInterest Nora]] and [[CloudcuckoolandersMinder Ren]].) [[RuleOfDrama Oh, and the four share a room.]]
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