Character Recommendations Based on Michael Bluth

Charles Boyle Brooklyn Nine-Nine

The human equivalent of a puppy, only slightly less adorable

Rupert Giles Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Librarian on the outside, fearless evil-fighter on the inside

Jim Hopper Stranger Things

Lost his wife and daughter and turned to the bottle

Atticus Finch To Kill a Mockingbird

This principled lawyer shows us that justice means nothing without empathy

Joyce Byers Stranger Things

Not crazy, just speaking to her missing son across dimensions using Christmas lights

Emmett Brown Back to the Future

An eccentric inventor who's crazy enough to believe in time travel and smart enough to make it happen

Ben Wyatt Parks and Recreation

Serious, work-oriented, and very sweet

Donna Noble Doctor Who

Sassy, smart, and stricken with unquenchable wanderlust

Jim Raynor StarCraft

A decent man in an indecent universe