Character Recommendations Based on Alicia Florrick

Carrie Mathison Homeland

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

Selina Meyer Veep

Being Vice President certainly isn't enough to satisfy Selina's ego, but she'll deal with it. For now

Tami Taylor Friday Night Lights (TV)

Much more than just "Coach Taylor's wife," she's making herself known in town as a caring, persistent guidance counselor

Melody Grant Scandal

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

C. J. Cregg The West Wing

White House Press Secretary who's a master of verbal karate and the best damn basketball player in Ohio Valley history

Olivia Pope Scandal

Cunning, beautiful fixer who wears the white hat. Her gut tells her everything she needs to know. Loves wine and popcorn

Tim Riggins Friday Night Lights (TV)

Brooding halfback who has cornered Dillon's market for "troubled bad boy"

Claire Underwood House of Cards

Scary intimidating, and she knows it

Marlena Rosenbluth Water for Elephants

Confidence in the limelight doesn't always translate to power at home

Catherine Linton Wuthering Heights

As a child, Catherine was always free-spirited and chatty. Now, she's more emotional than ever