Character Recommendations Based on Pam Swynford de Beaufort

Rupert Giles Buffy the Vampire Slayer

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

Sun Bak Sense8

Sun hides her feelings, instead channeling her anger and insecurities into her fists

Galina Reznikov Orange Is The New Black

Mama bear of the prison who proudly keeps the kitchen in check

Jaime Lannister Game of Thrones

Legendary warrior with a complicated relationship to the truth. Revered and reviled in equal measure

Mal Reynolds Firefly

A rebel and a damn fine space captain

John Dorian Scrubs

As a doctor-in-training, JD's head should be in the game. But most of the time, it's in the clouds

Cersei Lannister Game of Thrones

She'll do anything for her children – cheat, manipulate, even murder

Petyr Baelish Game of Thrones

His main assets? A sharp mind, deep pockets, and no scruples

Beast/Hank McCoy X-Men Series

The quintessential nerdy scientist but with a few rather unconventional physical attributes