Because you like Catherine Morland in Northanger Abbey
Everything is fascinating to Octavia Blake who has been locked away for her entire life. See them in The 100.
Basil Hallward is dominated, soul, brain, and power by Dorian. See them in Dorian Gray.
In the simplest terms, in the most convenient definitions, people consider Brian a nerd. But he's more than that. See them in The Breakfast Club.
For Elton John, the road to stardom is a rocky ride. See them in Rocketman.
Velma Dinkley is all about getting results, not taking credit. She is the unsung hero of Mystery Inc. See them in Scooby-Doo.
Terry Jeffords (and his muscles) may look ferocious, but inside he's just a caring mama hen. See them in Brooklyn Nine-Nine.
Tina Cohen-Chang is a shy loner who becomes a fierce performer on stage. See them in Glee.
What Troy Barnes lacks in common sense, he makes up for with heart. See them in Community.
Esmeralda's street wisdom is unparalleled. See them in The Hunchback of Notre Dame.
Benji Applebaum is not a total nerd. He also happens to be super into magic. See them in Pitch Perfect.
Cat Grant gets what she wants: a piping hot latte or an interview with Supergirl. See them in Supergirl.
Yes, she's an "older" woman, but that just makes Mrs. Robinson sexier and more seductive. See them in The Graduate.