Because you like Alec Hardy in Broadchurch
There's nothing like discovering dear old dad is a serial killer to send you into an (understandable) funk. See them in Hannibal.
Maurice Moss is a dedicated IT guy who even talks like a computer. See them in The IT Crowd.
How is angel Aziraphale supposed to stop the apocalypse when Hell's forces misplaced the Antichrist somewhere? See them in Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch.
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.
What Troy Barnes lacks in common sense, he makes up for with heart. See them in Community.
The biggest nerd in high school, Bill Haverchuck is the biggest target for bullies. See them in Freaks and Geeks.
Underneath his preening narcissist exterior, Schmidt is, well, still kind of a preening narcissist. But he has a good heart too. See them in New Girl.
Benji Applebaum is not a total nerd. He also happens to be super into magic. See them in Pitch Perfect.
A dedicated hedonist, Jack Harkness appreciates raunchy stories, stiff drinks, and excellent bottoms. See them in Doctor Who.
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.
Howard Wolowitz is an engineer whose serious mommy issues somehow haven't dimmed his confidence. See them in The Big Bang Theory.
Anya Jenkins has a real harsh bark to go with her demonic bite. See them in Buffy the Vampire Slayer.