Because you like Damon Salvatore in The Vampire Diaries
Jenko was top dog in high school. Now he's bottom of the pack in the police academy. See them in 21 Jump Street.
Bella Swan thinks of it as her job to help her parents and protect her friends, even though it often ends up the other way around. See them in Twilight.
Formerly a "sweater-set-wearing, mojito-drinking sorority girl", Paige Collins is now a successful sculptor with slight memory loss. See them in The Vow.
Everyone Barney Stinson knows is getting married or pregnant. But he's just getting more awesome. See them in How I Met Your Mother.
Olivia Benson brings order to a world full of chaos. And she never forgets who she's fighting for. See them in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
Sarah Ashburn lives life by the book and has trouble getting along with anyone who doesn't do the same. See them in The Heat.
Fiona Gallagher wants to be able to give her siblings everything that they deserve because her parents aren't going to do it. See them in Shameless.
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.
Tobias "Four" Eaton is only afraid of four things, but you should probably be afraid of him. See them in Divergent.
When the going gets tough, Rick Grimes gets tougher. It's a very useful trait when the world goes to hell. See them in The Walking Dead.
Socialite-turned-runaway-turned-waitress, Rachel Green is the legendary story of riches to rags, trying to work her way up again with the help of her friends. See them in Friends.
Self proclaimed, Fat Amy, likes horizontal running and mermaid dancing. Important skills, one could argue. See them in Pitch Perfect.