Because you like Catherine Morland in Northanger Abbey
Billy Batson is a troublemaking teen grappling with a pretty weird superhero identity crisis See them in DC Extended Universe.
A compassionate medical student, Martha Jones has found a Doctor she can really look up to. See them in Doctor Who.
Lloyd Dobler is a kickboxer wearing his heart on his sleeve who would do anything for the woman he loves. See them in Say Anything.
Gordie Lachance never had any friends later on like the ones he had when I was twelve. See them in Stand By Me.
Ned is kind, warm, and gifted with an all-powerful touch. See them in Pushing Daisies.
Kathy is a natural caretaker who strives to find hope in even the darkest of times. See them in Never Let Me Go.
David Wooderson has clocked in hundreds of hours cruising around town looking for fun. See them in Dazed and Confused.
A soulful bass player, Nick O'Leary can't stop sending breakup CDs to his ex. See them in Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist.
Introverted Kira Yukimura is sweet, bubbly, and eager to make friends. See them in Teen Wolf.
Maria Rambeau is a tough-as-nails Air Force pilot who is also a loving single mom. See them in Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Part archaeologist, part philosopher, part politician, Jean-Luc Picard is an unashamed intellectual who runs a tight ship. See them in Star Trek: The Next Generation.
Claire Temple is a dedicated nurse providing secret care to New York's vigilantes. See them in Marvel Cinematic Universe.