Because you like Mal Reynolds in Firefly
Kara "Starbuck" Thrace will beat you in cards, drink you under the table, then fly circles around you in her fighter plane. See them in Battlestar Galactica.
Don't tell anyone Kate Austen was under arrest when the plane crashed. See them in Lost.
Jail hasn't broken Andy Dufresne's spirit, but will his spirit help break him out of jail? See them in The Shawshank Redemption.
James Gordon happens to be the one guy in Gotham City with proper morals who doesn't also run around in a cape. See them in DC Extended Universe.
Jenny Flint is a devoted wife and daring crime fighter, which is pretty unconventional for a Victorian maid. See them in Doctor Who.
A no-nonsense pro, Agent K has dedicated his whole life to his job. See them in Men in Black.
There's magic behind Tara Maclay's quiet façade. See them in Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
Xander Harris' life motto: laugh in the face of danger and then hide until it goes away. See them in Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
A blood-thirsty warrior on the battlefield, Ragnar Lothbrok is a dedicated family-man at home. See them in Vikings.
Hank McCoy is a quintessential nerdy scientist but with a few rather unconventional physical attributes. See them in X-Men Series.
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.
Few can match this dwarf when it comes to self-confidence. Gimli is as eager for a good time as he is for a fight. See them in The Lord of the Rings.