Because you like Catherine Morland in Northanger Abbey
Tina Belcher is on the cusp of puberty, and she has no shame when it comes to boys, butts, and brassieres. See them in Bob's Burgers.
The star of every school production since kindergarten and the most popular girl of East High, Sharpay Evans usually gets her way. See them in High School Musical.
Carl Fredricksen is a crotchety old man who may just have it in him to take one last, great adventure. See them in Up.
People think that because Tris is small, or a girl, or a Stiff, she can't possibly be cruel. But they're wrong. See them in Divergent.
Wolverine is a hot-blooded Canadian with an adamantium skeleton who's the best at what he does. See them in X-Men Series.
Hawkeye is most comfortable perched above the action, keeping an eye on everything and using a well-timed arrow to save the day. See them in Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Jim Halpert is a master at the art of making it through the work day, including participating in an office Olympics. See them in The Office.
It doesn't matter how noble or brave he is. Jon Snow is a bastard, and people don't let him forget it. See them in Game of Thrones.
A wildly brilliant detective, Sherlock Holmes can figure out everything except how to interact with other human beings. See them in Sherlock.
Billionaire playboy by day and vigilante archer by night, Oliver Queen aims to rid Starling City of crime and atone for his past mistakes. See them in DC Extended Universe.
Brilliant, violent, and only a little insane, the Joker doesn't listen to anyone except the voices in his head. See them in DC Extended Universe.
Regina Mills is a cold evil queen turned chilly town mayor. See them in Once Upon a Time.