Character Recommendations Based on Zaphod Beeblebrox

Maurice Moss The IT Crowd

A dedicated IT guy who even talks like a computer

Shuri Black Panther

A genius-level inventor with a wicked sense of humor

Barbossa Pirates of the Caribbean: the Curse of the Black Pearl

A cursed pirate captain who's greedy, vengeful, and surprisingly cheeky

Esmeralda The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Her street wisdom is unparalleled

Dorothy Gale The Wizard of Oz

A down-home Kansas girl in a bizarre fantasy land

T'Challa / Black Panther Black Panther

A regal superhero with the weight of the world—and particularly his nation—on his shoulders

Atticus Finch To Kill a Mockingbird

This principled lawyer shows us that justice means nothing without empathy

John Dorian Scrubs

As a doctor-in-training, JD's head should be in the game. But most of the time, it's in the clouds

Troy Barnes Community

What Troy lacks in common sense, he makes up for with heart

Beast/Hank McCoy X-Men Series

The quintessential nerdy scientist but with a few rather unconventional physical attributes