Because you like Claire Underwood in House of Cards
First Lady Melody Grant is conspiring to stay in the White House, but she stays a few steps behind her husband because that’s where she "belongs." See them in Scandal.
If this slick ad man doesn't like the conversation, he changes it—while drinking and smoking. See them in Mad Men.
In charge of stocking the office's supply of cigarettes and liquor, Joan Holloway could run the whole company if they would let her. See them in Mad Men.
With an incredible ability to fake a smile, Selina Meyer is a gifted politician serving as Vice President. And maybe one day the President will actually call her. See them in Veep.
CIA operative Carrie Mathison is on a self-assigned mission to follow a lead, whether it be the truth or just her delusions playing tricks. See them in Homeland.
Omar Little is a pretty chill guy, as long as you can forgive the stealing and killing people. See them in The Wire.
Calling Alicia Florrick a "good wife" is damning this smart, capable, thoughtful woman with too-faint praise. See them in The Good Wife.
A Washington DC fixer, Olivia Pope can make roadblocks disappear with a single phone call. "It's handled" is her life motto. See them in Scandal.
Roger Kint is a nervous, weak, ham-handed criminal. We think. See them in The Usual Suspects.
Loyal to his family and associates and distrustful of anyone else, Tony Soprano is a good guy to have on your side. See them in The Sopranos.
Ruling with an iron fist, Pablo owns the drug trade and is bathing in the fame and wealth that the cocaine trade in Columbia offers. See them in Narcos.
Yes, she's an "older" woman, but that just makes Mrs. Robinson sexier and more seductive. See them in The Graduate.