Because you like Joan Holloway in Mad Men
Claire Underwood is scary intimidating, and she knows it. See them in House of Cards.
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.
Jackie Brown is not your everyday flight attendant. See them in Jackie Brown.
Yes, she's an "older" woman, but that just makes Mrs. Robinson sexier and more seductive. See them in The Graduate.
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.
Omar Little is a pretty chill guy, as long as you can forgive the stealing and killing people. See them in The Wire.
Abbi Abrams is the ultimate wingwoman because she wants nothing more than to have a good time for its own sake. See them in Broad City.
Calling Alicia Florrick a "good wife" is damning this smart, capable, thoughtful woman with too-faint praise. See them in The Good Wife.
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.
Maya Lambert is an obsessive intelligence officer with tunnel vision leading toward Osama bin Laden. See them in Zero Dark Thirty.
Liz Lemon is a lover of comedy, geek stuff, and night cheese. See them in 30 Rock.
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.