Character Recommendations Based on Brenda Leigh Johnson

Carrie Mathison Homeland

Jazz-loving CIA operative hearing the notes her colleagues can't… or won't

Alicia Florrick The Good Wife

Calling her a "good wife" is damning this smart, capable, thoughtful woman with too-faint praise

Melody Grant Scandal

First Lady who's destined for and determined to achieve bigger things

Anna Karenina Anna Karenina

A strong, passionate woman who follows her heart – even at a great price

Lucille Bluth Arrested Development

She doesn't understand the question, and she won't respond to it. And you're probably better off

Amy Dunne Gone Girl

An innocent housewife turned missing person. Then again, maybe Amy isn't quite as "amazing" as she seems

Norma Bates Bates Motel

Norma may look like a harmless housewife, but don’t let that fool you. She's capricious, emotional, and calculating

Kara Danvers Supergirl

Whether she's working as a mild-mannered assistant or an all-powerful superhero, she's defined above all by her huge heart