Because you like Catherine Morland in Northanger Abbey
Maria Rambeau is a tough-as-nails Air Force pilot who is also a loving single mom. See them in Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Claire Temple is a dedicated nurse providing secret care to New York's vigilantes. See them in Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Meet Homelander, the snake that lurks beneath the glossy veneer. See them in The Boys.
Kathy is a natural caretaker who strives to find hope in even the darkest of times. See them in Never Let Me Go.
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.
Gordie Lachance never had any friends later on like the ones he had when I was twelve. See them in Stand By Me.
Polite and clever, Annie James is not afraid to stir up a little mischief. See them in The Parent Trap.
As a doctor-in-training, John Dorian should have his head in the game. But most of the time, it's in the clouds. See them in Scrubs.
Brandon Teena is an adventurous young man with the courage to be himself. See them in Boys Don't Cry.
Joey Potter is a low-key girl next door in love with her best friend. See them in Dawson's Creek.
Simon Spier has long known that he's gay, but he doesn't know how to open up about that – even to his closest friends See them in Love, Simon.
Barry Egan has too many anger issues to list here. See them in Punch Drunk Love.