Because you like Catherine Morland in Northanger Abbey
Rupert Giles is a librarian on the outside, fearless evil-fighter on the inside. See them in Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
Caitlin Snow believes that burying herself in science is the best way to save the day or to mend a broken heart. See them in The Flash.
Being beautiful and rich doesn't guarantee happiness for Cheryl Blossom. See them in Riverdale.
Cosette is an idealistic woman whose innocence stands in contrast to her harsh childhood. See them in Les Miserables.
As high-strung as she is talented, Rachel Berry both marches and sings to the beat of her own drum. See them in Glee.
If this slick ad man doesn't like the conversation, he changes it—while drinking and smoking. See them in Mad Men.
Queenie Goldstein is beautiful, kind, and probably currently reading your mind. See them in Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them.
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.
Neil Perry is a brilliant student with an artist's soul. And he's desperate to unleash it. See them in Dead Poets Society.
Whether it's a fire or a pit of lions, there's almost no predicament that Violet Baudelaire can't get her and her siblings out of. See them in Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events.
Susan Pevensie is sensible, practical, and fiercely protective of those she loves. See them in The Chronicles of Narnia.
Give in to the dark side with vampire Lestat; it's more fun. See them in Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles.