Character Recommendations Based on Marla Singer

Lisa Rowe Girl, Interrupted

The magnetic alpha patient at a mental hospital, for better or (mostly) worse

Velma Kelly Chicago

She'll do anything to get the limelight back

Susanna Kaysen Girl, Interrupted

Aspiring writer, despairing young woman who struggles with suicidal thoughts

Oliver Tate Submarine

Extremely articulate. Hopelessly awkward. Not a recipe for teenage happiness

O-Ren Ishii Kill Bill vol. 1

Don't ask her questions unless you're fine with losing a limb

John Keating Dead Poets Society

The biggest lesson from this inspiring teacher? Carpe diem

Krusty The Clown The Simpsons

Hey hey kids! Send cash to the studio in case Krusty has gambling debts to pay off

Nadia Vulvokov Russian Doll

A no-nonsense broad with a dark sense of humor and a flippant attitude

Joel Barish Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

He's not convinced that ignorance is bliss

Danny Zuko Grease

A high school bad boy who's not quite as bad as he seems