Character Recommendations Based on C. J. Cregg

Olivia Pope Scandal

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

John Yossarian Catch-22

"A crotchety old fogey of 28"

Rupert Giles Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Librarian on the outside, fearless evil-fighter on the inside

Jess Kaur Bhamra Bend It Like Beckham

A free-spirited tomboy with a passion for soccer, no matter what her family thinks

Catherine Linton Wuthering Heights

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

Frank Underwood House of Cards

He's got his eyes on the top of the heap, and he's not gonna stop climbing

Dale Cooper Twin Peaks

Suit-and-tie professional meets head-in-the-clouds mystic

Marlena Rosenbluth Water for Elephants

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

Harry Dresden The Dresden Files

A gruff, sarcastic everyman who just happens to be the world's only wizard PI

Gob Bluth Arrested Development

A self-absorbed magician with a temper. Just don't call his illusions "tricks"