Character Recommendations Based on Jeff Winger

Terry Jeffords Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Terry (and his muscles) may look ferocious, but inside he's just a caring mama hen

Schmidt New Girl

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

Dennis Reynolds It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

In his mind only a psycho wouldn't have a six-part system to bring home women. And he should know

Rupert Giles Buffy the Vampire Slayer

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

Mal Reynolds Firefly

A rebel and a damn fine space captain

Galina Reznikov Orange Is The New Black

Mama bear of the prison who proudly keeps the kitchen in check

Foggy Nelson Daredevil

Principled small-time lawyer fighting for fellow little guys

Charles Boyle Brooklyn Nine-Nine

The human equivalent of a puppy, only slightly less adorable

Lucas Sinclair Stranger Things

When his friend goes missing, he's ready to fight

Lily Aldrin How I Met Your Mother

A flaky but supportive kindergarten teacher and painter