Because you like Boyd Crowder in Justified
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.
Erlich Bachman is an overconfident wannabe mentor blowing all types of smoke around the tech industry. See them in Silicon Valley.
Jackie Brown is not your everyday flight attendant. See them in Jackie Brown.
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.
Yes, she's an "older" woman, but that just makes Mrs. Robinson sexier and more seductive. See them in The Graduate.
Jack Bauer is a terrorist fighter who is scared of nothing and no one. The clock is ticking! See them in 24.
On the football field, Tim Riggins has it together. But off the field, he sports bloodshot eyes and broken hearts. See them in Friday Night Lights (TV).
Jax Teller can be cool or vengeful, calm or wrathful, depending on the situation. See them in Sons of Anarchy.
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.
For a taciturn, shadowy vampire, Angel has got a big mouth. See them in Angel.
A sadistic sociopath, Lil Z is helping make the City of God slum a Hell on Earth. See them in City of God.
Sydney Bristow is a kick-ass double agent on a mission for revenge. See them in Alias.