Because you like Merry Brandybuck in The Lord of the Rings
Charming and enigmatic, Amy Dunne takes her love for puzzles to a cunning new level. See them in Gone Girl.
Impassive, overly literal, and a little short on people skills, Angel dedicates her life to enforcing the rules. See them in Angel Beats!.
Talented but anxious, Shinji Ikari struggles to bear the challenges that life hands him. See them in Neon Genesis Evangelion.
Don't worry about this forensic scientist offing you unless you're a serial killer yourself. (You're not, right? Just checking.) See them in Dexter.
Fox McCloud leads a team of pilots through the Lylat System in search of the evil genius Andross, the villain that killed his father. See them in Star Fox.
The Kid doesn't talk. He just acts with determination. See them in Bastion.
Jenko was top dog in high school. Now he's bottom of the pack in the police academy. See them in 21 Jump Street.
Ron Swanson is the man's man's man's man. See them in Parks and Recreation.
Cher Horowitz may have a problem with hubris, but she looks utterly fabulous while learning a lesson about the dangers of meddling. See them in Clueless.
Wearing couture pinstripe suits over his cut abs, banker Patrick has a way with the ladies. But his relationships never end well. See them in American Psycho.
Damon Salvatore used to miss being human. Now he can't think of anything more miserable. See them in The Vampire Diaries.
Cutting ties with her con-artist friends, Sarah Manning is creating a better life for her daughter by taking on the identity of the deceased Beth. See them in Orphan Black.