Character Recommendations Based on Richard Castle

Schmidt New Girl

Underneath his preening narcissist exterior, Schmidt is, well, still kind of a preening narcissist. But he has a good heart too

Stitch Lilo & Stich

Experiment 626 was designed for one thing: To destroy everything he touches

Maria von Trapp The Sound of Music

Her spirit is too free for the abbey to contain

Mary Poppins Mary Poppins

This singing nanny is practically perfect in every way

Donna Noble Doctor Who

Sassy, smart, and stricken with unquenchable wanderlust

Angel Angel

Was a brooding vampire *way* before Edward

Lily Aldrin How I Met Your Mother

A flaky but supportive kindergarten teacher and painter

Temperance Brennan Bones

People make more sense to the hyper-logical Temperance after they're dead

Ted Mosby How I Met Your Mother

Hopelessly romantic architect in search of someone to be the mother of his children

Gomez Addams The Addams Family

Eccentric and macabre father and charming schemer