Because you like Wendy Darling in Peter Pan
Shy and nerdy, Gabriella Montez moved to Albuquerque and quickly became the toast of East High and a darling of the stage. See them in High School Musical.
A singing nanny, Mary Poppins is practically perfect in every way. See them in Mary Poppins.
Juliet Capulet falls head over heels for her rival family's resident sweet talker, Romeo. See them in Romeo & Juliet.
Susan Pevensie is sensible, practical, and fiercely protective of those she loves. See them in The Chronicles of Narnia.
Tina Goldstein is better at getting the job done than following the rules. See them in Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them.
D.J. Tanner is a rebellious teen who wishes her lame dad would butt out of her personal life. See them in Full House.
Topanga Lawrence has been a put-together intellectual since basically the moment she could talk. See them in Boy Meets World.
Sometimes being a supportive girlfriend like Ophelia doesn't work out too well. See them in Hamlet.
Jasmine dreams of something more than palace life, and she's not afraid to go get it. See them in Aladdin.
David Nolan is a noble fairy tale prince with the heart of a hero, regardless of whether he can remember his past or not. See them in Once Upon a Time.
A majestic ruler, Mufasa is respected throughout the animal kingdom. See them in The Lion King.
Christine Daae has been secretely taking lessons from a phantom musician. It sounded less creepy in her head. See them in The Phantom of the Opera.