Because you like Dale Cooper in Twin Peaks
A secret smoker, Margot Tenenbaum has plenty more secrets where that came from. See them in The Royal Tenenbaums.
It's certainly easier to get great footage of crimes when you can guarantee they'll happen. See them in Nightcrawler.
Phoebe Caulfield is a wise-beyond-her-years 10-year-old with an empathetic spirit. See them in The Catcher in the Rye.
Liz Lemon is a lover of comedy, geek stuff, and night cheese. See them in 30 Rock.
Cutting ties with her con-artist friends, Sarah Manning is creating a better life for her daughter by taking on the identity of the deceased Beth. See them in Orphan Black.
Romantic, impulsive, and captivated by the joys of life, Natasha Rostova is on the messy path of growing up. See them in War and Peace.
A Vietnam vet, Travis Bickle spends his days driving his taxi and watching porn flicks. See them in Taxi Driver.
Brandon Teena is an adventurous young man with the courage to be himself. See them in Boys Don't Cry.
Although Mako Mori may be small and quiet, she is a core of battle-hardened steel. See them in Pacific Rim.
A champion of chivalry, Don Quixote is dutifully bringing good to the world—even when others think he's out of his mind. See them in Don Quixote.
Veronica Mars is a sarcastic private eye whose biggest mission is surviving high school. See them in Veronica Mars.
Claire Underwood is scary intimidating, and she knows it. See them in House of Cards.