Because you like Eric Northman in True Blood
For now Lindsay Weir is a geek, but who knows? Maybe she fits in better with the freaks. See them in Freaks and Geeks.
A crabby troll, Karkat Vantas is perpetually angry about his lot in life. See them in Homestuck.
In the simplest terms, in the most convenient definitions, people consider Brian a nerd. But he's more than that. See them in The Breakfast Club.
Given his ability to wrench street signs from the ground, Shizuo Heiwajima is a useful one to have in dangerous Ikekuburo. See them in Durarara!!.
You'll never get Alaska Young. And that's the whole point. See them in Looking for Alaska.
Misato Katsuragi is never without a beer in her hand or her pet penguin by her side. See them in Neon Genesis Evangelion.
Casey Gardner is an angsty teenage girl with quite a bit of sass that keeps getting her in trouble. See them in Atypical.
Maddy Perez seems like an angel until she opens her mouth. See them in Euphoria.