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What TV Character Do You Relate To?

What TV character are you?

Have you ever watched a show and seen yourself mirrored in one of the characters? It could be a saying or mannerism, or it could be everything about them, but suddenly you’re left wondering if the writers have secretly set up surveillance in your living room. The other night, while watching reruns, I discovered that I am exactly like…

Niles Crane from Frasier.

He’s nerdy and fussy and orders his half-caf nonfat lattes with “a whisper of cinnamon” and “just enough foam to be aesthetically pleasing but not so much that it leaves a mustache.” He’s equal parts ridiculous and hilarious, but his heart is in the right place.

While there is plenty we don’t share (for starters, I am not a psychiatrist, nor do I dwell in a palatial mansion surrounded by priceless antiques) I have started to notice that some of my particularities, like my more-than-mild irritation over things like lint on black pants, are pure Niles. I suppose that is the mark of a great television character — specific enough to be memorable, but broad enough to be relatable.

The other night, while watching The Crown, I asked my boyfriend which TV character he is. “Walter White,” he said, referencing the drug kingpin from Breaking Bad. Nothing could be further from the truth. (He clearly did not take this exercise seriously.) But it did spark a lively discussion about Walter, and life choices, and what matters in the end.

Even in the most extreme cases, the best characters still have a way of giving us plenty to relate to. And these days, when television feels more than ever like a window to the outside world, that is very welcome.

What TV character are you?

What TV character are you? Please share! (And is anyone else like Niles, or am I alone?)

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(Top photo from The Mindy Project.)

  1. I’m sorry to say that I’m Chandler Bing, with a touch of Beth from Queen’s Gambit.

    Who I WANT to be is Amy Gardner from the West Wing. All in good time.

  2. My husband is The Professor from Money Heist (and I love it!).
    Still figuring out who I am. Hmm…

  3. Valerie says...

    Nothing came to mind, but I took the quiz someone posted & got Jadzia Dax from Star Trek Deep Space Nine-which is actually very fitting haha. I watched that show as a kid & always loved her. I’m a science nerd, very intelligent, work in a male dominated field, and am not afraid to stand up for myself. But also love my community & am very caring. And if offered the chance, would go into space in a heartbeat!

  4. I’ve always related to Cory Matthews, from Boy Meets World. Very nerdy, fairly socially inept, super quirky, loyal, and always trying to get to the bottom of the question, “but why??” (I’ve also been told several times that I’m the Phoebe of the group, so the quirkiness factor is strong.)

    My husband’s brother Ben has always loved Seinfeld, but when we were watching it last night for the first time in a few years, I suddenly realized – Ben is George!! 100%. He is as blunt and straightforward as they come, and doesn’t care in the least what other people think of him. It’s refreshing and entertaining, because you always get a completely unfiltered opinion.

  5. Mari says...

    I’m so Monica Geller it isn’t funny. Chef, clean freak, competitive. And I literally cleaned my neighbours door once. It was my mum’s idea and only after we were doing, I remembered the episode and we burst out laughing. Ops

  6. margaret says...

    Another Leslie Knope here, as told to me by others and eventually confirmed by myself. Though MY crush on Joe Biden is 100% platonic, I promise.

  7. Emily says...

    Big mix of Lisa Simpson, Elaine, Liz Lemon and Leslie Knope.

  8. Karolina Morrison says...

    Buffy Summers 100%. I have a serious hero complex ;)

  9. Ashley says...

    I am Niles for sure! My mom jokes that my brother and I are Niles and Frasier. (We are maybe a little pretentious about wine and food from years working in restaurants).

  10. HeatherL says...

    Haha-I just thought the other day that I am scarily like Nick Miller on The New Girl in some weird ways! I do have a cardboard box of scary mail/bills in my closet that I do my best not to deal with. I’ve had a patchwork employment and relationship history. I dream of writing a novel like Pepperwood! I’m oddly charismatic and and a great kisser. He’s just one weird side of me. Don’t worry, I have mostly dealt with the box of scary mail. This pandemic has made it harder to procrastinate unpleasant tasks!

    • Sydni Jackson says...

      Nick is one of the most lovable characters of all time.

  11. Nikki says...

    My husband says I’m Elaine from Seinfeld, and I have to agree. I like to think I have a LITTLE grace :P

    • Mari says...

      hahahaha

  12. Emily says...

    According to my husband I’m split halfway between April Ludgate and Ann Perkins from Parks and Rec. I don’t disagree, and I take it as a compliment. I’m both a loyal, cheerful nurse, and think pretty much everything is stupid, lol.

  13. Abby says...

    My husband is EXACTLY Ben Wyatt from Parks and Rec. They both love elaborate board games, puns, and fantasy worlds – he would totally play Cones of Dunshire. Every time we rewatch it he looks at what the character’s wearing and says “I would wear that.” And he would – he owns a million shirts that are, by pure coincidence, exactly like the character’s. I used to wonder why I found Ben Wyatt so attractive…well, now I know =)

    • Anne S says...

      oh yeah, same here. My college roommate pointed out that my then-boyfriend reminded her so much of Ben Wyatt, who I find so attractive. So obviously I married him. Those nerds with cute butts are irresistible!

  14. johanna says...

    I like to think of myself as part Shiv Roy from Succession, part Don Draper from Mad Men. I have a mean streak, a classic haircut, am deeply scared inside but tend to sarcastically laugh it off – until I collapse on the shoulder of a colleague, sibling or significant other. I also hold myself to a loyalty I suspect looks arbitrary, at the best, to other people but probably just comes off as non-existent. And yes, I have a strong jawline.

  15. Rachel says...

    I got Lisa Simpson and the uptight sister from Fleabag. I’ve never felt so seen. :)

  16. Susannah says...

    The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel! When it came out I literally got, like, 20 texts from many different people (including people I hadn’t talked to in YEARS) saying: have you seen this show? It’s YOU! And I was like WHAT? REALLY!? It was the craziest insight into how people see me in a way that I don’t really see myself (but I am here for it!!).

  17. Valerie says...

    Rosa from Brooklyn-99. I’m not Latinx, a police officer, or a badass on a motorcycle… but her snappiness, flat humor, and delight in absurd (read: in bad taste) moments speak to my heart!

  18. kristen says...

    Oh these comment threads are the best part of this week- the limericks and now this!! I was watching “Where’d you go Bernadette” after reading the book and my husband looked over at me at one point and said “she’s you!” and it made me feel so seen. I had felt the same way since I saw the movie the first time. She is such a mess, but she loves her family, her independence, calls bullshit on all the fancy parents at Bea’s school (and really most people in general), gets lost in her work, and like her friend said, “people like you must create, otherwise you become a menace to society”. My husband and I reference that a lot when I start to get overwhelmed and I know (and he knows) I need to go pick up my knitting or embroidery (or anything haha)!

    • Cait says...

      I just finished the book and was relating to her as well! I can’t wait to watch the movie.

    • courtney says...

      Fun! I got Lane Kim from Gilmore Girls. I always loved Lane!

    • Ève says...

      Ooh fun! I got Meg March, which is very accurate!! Oldest daughter, likes to stick to rules, married (semi-)young haha

    • Kat says...

      I took the quiz but I didn’t know most of the characters on the list haha. I need to watch more TV, apparently!

  19. Sage says...

    My true self is a mix of Felicity Porter and Lara Jean Covey — sensitive, intuitive, brainy, deep feeling, and totally boy crazy.

  20. rosa says...

    We often joke that my husband is just like Gene Belcher from Bob’s Burgers, I am Tina and our daughter is Louise. But I aspire to Linda’s dgaf attitude!

  21. Nana says...

    Yup, I’m Lisa Simpson. Less spiky hair though, and I’m afraid I keep getting older.

  22. Caroline says...

    Reading the comments is a sad reminder of how white the U.S. pop culture is…

    • AG says...

      Definitely a cross between Daria and April Ludgate. Or maybe SNL’s Debbie Downer?

  23. Jan says...

    Some days I am Rhoda(MTM), other days I am Janice(Friends), or Monica (also Friends). I wish I could be a cooler character, but the insecure,funny, whiny, hyperorganized me prevails,and fortunately I am married to a George Bailey!

  24. Angeline says...

    I’m surprised no one’s said this, but mine is Vanya from The Umbrella Academy on Netflix. I’m not white or American but I was shocked at how much I related to her frustration with constantly being belittled and dismissed and treated as the useless youngest sister, her complicated feelings at having to grow up with a dismissive and controlling and condescending father figure, and her absolute rage upon discovering she had been gaslit all her life by her family that she was powerless when the reality was the total opposite. Seeing her wake up to the truth and really getting in touch with her feelings, scary as they were, was simultaneously inspiring and depressing at once. It was uncanny; like someone had set up a surveillance camera inside my head and knew all my most intimate, deepest darkest most negative thoughts, and then started broadcasting my innermost thoughts and emotions.

    Obviously I don’t have world-ending superpowers or even the ability to slay on the violin, but I’m all too familiar with that conditioned/ingrained instinct to minimize myself, to take up as little space as possible and avoid being an inconvenience to others as much as humanly possible. That means not voicing my opinions if I’m not of the same mind as the rest of the family because they don’t wanna deal with my “difficult” ways, and also that they’d not listen to me even if I do speak up anyway coz they don’t respect me as an equal despite making noises to that effect lately. Her journey diverged from mine in Season 2 but I could understand her wanting to stay in the past, with the family she’d made for herself instead of her actual adopted family of superpowered siblings.

  25. Sadie says...

    I get Pheobe Buffay which doesn’t make me feel great about myself but I can’t deny the similarities.

    • Catherine says...

      Love, love PHoebe!!!

  26. Shelley says...

    Monica Geller here! 🙋🏻‍♀️

  27. lindsay says...

    Have you seen the show Dead to me? with Christina Applegate? Its good. The other actress in it, Linda Cardallini, her character was very similar to me….at least in my opinion ha!

    • Ashley says...

      My husband was once deeply offended when I told him once during an argument that he reminded me of Frasier. It ended the argument when I assured him that I’m Niles.

    • Kelley Wall says...

      Lindsay, I am Christina Applegate’s character! Shall we team up?

  28. Alexandra says...

    I’ve been rewatching New Girl on Netflix and am often struck by how alike Jess and I are. Especially in the Season 7 episode where she’s getting a dog and has to sneak into her room to get her cuteness aggression out in order to avoid scaring away the person from the pet adoption agency :)

  29. Cora says...

    When we were dating, my husband and I saw the movie Garden State. Walking down the street afterward he started chuckling to himself. When I inquired he said, “she’s you” in reference to Natalie Portman’s character. There was a lot about her character that didn’t seem like me, but I would definitely tell someone to have fun exploring the infinite abyss.

  30. Sansa Stark says...

    A combination of Sansa Stark (pain made her a kind leader whose strength is in her soft heart) and Leslie Knope (short, blonde, intense, passionate about a field most people find boring, obsessed with my totally Ben Wyatt husband and his cute butt).

    • J. says...

      I was so, so moved by this: “pain made her a kind leader whose strength is in her soft heart.” What a beautiful, poetic way of describing Sansa (my absolute favorite Game of Thrones character!! and the one I too relate to most). I always felt like in early seasons people wrote her off, but to me, she is such an epitome of warmth, bravery, and kindness BECAUSE of it all (and not in spite of it). I wrote my answer below about how I think I’m a Leslie Knope — feel like we would be good friends!! xx

  31. mary s says...

    I identified with Elena in My Brilliant Friend — I grew up in a low-income neighborhood (in Kalamazoo, not Naples) and felt like being bookish was my way out. I didn’t have a violence-tinged family life, thankfully–unles you factor in the emotional violence of being repressed and never talking about anything! But I really identify with Elena’s diffidence and watchfulness, and her complex friendship with Lila.

    This is cheating, because the novels came first and I’m not sure I would’ve liked the HBO series as much as I did if I hadn’t already read them.

    • Joanna Schoff says...

      I love that series. Wish there was more.

  32. CS says...

    I see in Kimmy Schmit, from Unbreakable (first season), a lot of the things about myself that I like. Except I am a bit more introverted than her. I think it is her optimism in the face of hardships and always genuinely seeing the good in people. I think I am like that to an unusual degree. All the hard things that have happened to me have just make me want to be kinder and bring more positivity to the world. Though, sadly, I dress more conventionally than Kimmy!

  33. Emma says...

    As odd as this combo may be, I’m definitely a Bertie from Love (non-confrontational, a bit of a goody two-shoes, secretly a disaster) mixed with Samantha Jones from SATC (sexual, work in PR, fiercely loyal to my friends, unafraid to speak my mind). Now I wonder if my friends would say the same haha….

    • Rae says...

      Bertie is the best! You sound like a fun and great friend Emma!

  34. Jessica says...

    Younger me absolutely would have identified with Devi from Never Have I Ever. Immigrant family, high-achieving for better or worse, awesome close friends.

  35. Jessica says...

    Just saw someone mention Elaine Benes and recalled that a friend and Seinfeld fan once told me I was the Elaine of our circle. I absolutely handle awkward situations (“I’m a day person!”) and confrontations like Elaine. Definitely dance better. Or maybe nobody’s mentioned my little kicks to my face?

  36. Jessica says...

    Good friends of ours asked my husband and I to play a similar game called “Which *two* Parks & Rec characters are you?”
    My husband said I have the heart & convictions of Leslie Knope, with a dash of Joan Callamezzo. He’s not wrong!
    The funny part is when someone fully owns that they are a “Jerry, Gary, Terry, Larry…”

  37. Holly K says...

    Yep, I am Lorelai Gilmore from The Gilmore Girls. It is uncanny sometimes.

    • Catherine says...

      oh wow! I love her character so much!!

  38. Sara says...

    I was told I was Leslie Knope by SO many friends and family that I only belatedly watched the show this summer to see why people kept saying that! (and yes, so much YES, she is me). I think I have Liz Lemon’s awkwardness, George Costanza’s insecurity, and the nerdiness of Frasier Crane. Now, I WISH I were more like the unapologetically weird Linda Belcher as a mom, as confident as Andrea from I’m Sorry, and overall just completely Tami Taylor from Friday Night Lights… I adore her.

    • Emma says...

      How GOOD is Andrea? She is one of my favorite characters of all time and I’m heartbroken they won’t have a Season 2! If I was even 5% as funny and brazen as her, I consider that a win haha.

    • Sara says...

      Yes! Such an incredible show–i’ve watched the whole season maybe four times by now, and I always find myself just a little bit of a more open, sincere, fully human and complicated, (i think) funnier, fun, honest mom after I watch it. And my kids just bask in that glow while it lasts!

  39. Stacey says...

    I’m Midge Maisel from The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. At the start of the show Midge is such a perfectionist, even waking up super early in the morning to “get ready” to wake up in bed (perfectly) next to her husband. I’ve done this before when sleeping over my boyfriend’s house and then felt so sad and shocked to see Midge do the same thing. I stopped doing this—just like Midge. Also, through the show, Midge grows and changes (I have, too) and refuses to be “Ms. Perfect” anymore. She swears like a sailor; figures out what she loves and then does it without apology; and engages in the funniest and sweetest banter with her mother.

  40. Sam from Better Things. She is way cooler than me, but I feel what she feels, especially as a parent.

    • Diane says...

      I love that show, always makes me want to move to California!

  41. Danielle Manson says...

    My 3.5-year-old is Niles, right down to the seat wiping, I couldn’t be more proud.

    I am Daria, no question.

    “I don’t have low self-esteem. I have low esteem for everyone else. “

  42. Tara says...

    Olivia Pope. I have a thing for hats, I love my friends fiercely and President Fitz? Well….

  43. grace says...

    I like to think that I’m like Daria Morgendorffer. Physically, we look the same, but in all honesty, I’m simply not as witty or smart as she is. Realistically speaking, I’m more of a Trent.

    To be fair though, I’ve had several people tell me that I remind them of “that weird girl from Parks and Rec”. I don’t think I look much like Aubrey Plaza, so I guess we just have similar evil hag vibes which I take as a tremendous compliment.

    • Kara says...

      I’m Jane, but in Quinn’s body. It’s been weird forever.

  44. grace says...

    I like to think that I’m Daria Morgendorffer. Physically, we look the same, but in all honesty I’m simply not as witty as she is. Realistically speaking, I’m more of a Trent.

  45. Tracey says...

    I was previously the executive director for a nonprofit friends of the parks organization in a small midwest city. Once, I was standing outside welcoming in community members at a meeting about new park design and I overheard some women say “she’s a real-life Leslie Knope, and it was the best compliment I’ve ever received. :)

  46. Ashley says...

    I’m Liz Lemon. It honestly feels like she was written from the internal monologue in my head. The good, the bad…100% the Lizard.

    • Le says...

      Me, too! It is unnerving! My husb., meanwhile, is a Ben Wyatt lookalike. I got a fresh crush on my own spouse watching “Parks & Rec” because of it. Ahh, TV!

  47. Jessica says...

    Liz Lemon from 30 Rock speaks directly to my soul. A few years back when I was in the middle of binge watching the show, I went to grab Fish & Chips takeout from our regular place. I always order extra lemon slices on the side, and that day, they labelled my takeout container Jessica Lemon. It made me laugh, I figured this was the universe confirming my identity as a sarcastic, cynical, comfort-seeking Liz.

  48. S says...

    Have heard a billon times I look like Ally McBeal and Scully, but really wish I was a through-and-through Leslie Knope. Guess I’m mostly a real life Monica (Friends).

  49. Ève says...

    I’m going to say Jocelyn from Schitt’s Creek (with a side of David for this control freak tendencies). Not very flattering but oh well!

    • Jessica says...

      Okay, but Jocelyn deserves MAD props for putting up with all the insanity around her without seeming “above it”… especially after having Roland Moira (lol).

    • Kara says...

      Jocelyn is so great! (Despite her tate in men haha.) She has a heart of gold.

    • Ève says...

      Haha you’re so sweet! Thank God my husband is nowhere near as annoying as Roland omg

    • Alex says...

      Omg I love Jocelyn!!! She is the unsung hero of Schitts creek. She is the kind of friend I want in my life.

  50. Elise says...

    Probably Claire from Fleabag, Catelyn Stark, and Hermione. This is very old school but I have to mention Miranda from Sex and the City too! I was still in college when that was on, but was re-watching some episodes recently for comfort, and was like, yes!

  51. Sarah says...

    Donna Meagle from Parks & Rec (except Ginuwine is not my cousin)! I have the same commentary/way of delivery on my observations of what goes on around me/life in general, I love to treat myself, have dated a lot, and I would purchase a condo in another city that no one knew about.

  52. Elizabeth says...

    I am such a Pam from The Office with a bit of Kristina Braverman from Parenthood thrown in.

  53. Amanda says...

    My family and friends have often compared me to “old man” characters lol similar to others in the comments, I’m not sure this is a compliment, but I am happy to run with it. In particular, I get the father from Frasier, the father from King of Queens, Nick from New Girl, and Gene from Bob’s Burgers.

    I also once did this quiz, based in psychometrics (it’s free and here for those who want to try: https://openpsychometrics.org/tests/characters/), and my top three were Gandalf, Dumbledore, and the old man from Jurassic Park. Clearly I am giving off an old white man energy, which is hilarious to me because I am a young, brown woman haha

    • Allie says...

      Haha I love that quiz! I scored as Tyrion Lannister, but friends tell me I’m a dead ringer for Will from “Will and Grace”. I guess my snarky observer with a big heart qualities come through strongly :)

    • K.D. says...

      I get similar comparisons a lot as a young Black person. They’re accurate, hah.

    • Cristi says...

      I just did this, and my #4 match was Elizabeth Bennet from Pride & Prejudice. Never mind what I got for numbers 1-3, because Elizabeth Bennet made my day! Thanks for sharing the quiz. :)

    • Mak says...

      Loved the quiz! I got Eliza Hamilton. Also in the top 5 are Georgiana Darcy and Meg March. So I guess I need to get some frocks and petticoats.

    • Jordan G says...

      This quiz was fun! I got a 90% match with Tammy Taylor from Friday Night Lights. I haven’t seen the show but I am definitely married to a high school football coach here in Texas so there’s that.

  54. LJ says...

    Dani, I also get Gina from Brooklyn 99! I love it lol because I think she is so funny. She also thinks really highly of herself and is independent – I think it’s a good thing!

  55. ToniaS says...

    I want to be Elaine from Seinfeld–sarcastic, witty, independent, loyal, honest–-but I think it comes out more like Peter Prentice from The Mindy Project. Every time he would come on screen and crack one of his bro jokes I would be like, “Aw, damn. That’s what I sound like, huh.”

  56. K says...

    Another Liz Lemon here.

  57. Jess says...

    Something between Lorelai from GG and Jessica Day from New Girl. Very energetic and talkative, can/will sing unprompted in weird and inappropriate moments (and in any other moments), quick witted, a lil’ awkward, can be very sharp-tongued and judgemental – that’s all Lorelai btw, Jess is a baby.

  58. Y says...

    So funny you are asking this question right now because my 17 year old daughter and I are in the middle of binging Gilmore Girls on Netflix and can not believe this was written before she existed. School is so important to my daughter, and I am always trying to get her to have fun and loosen up. There are just too many examples to share, but our relationship, and MY mother’s relationship with both of us is exactly Rory, Lorelei and Emily! Last night my Mom opened her front door and only saw my daughter and said OH HELLO AVA! I said, I’m here too Mom and she said , Oh, hello, EXACTLY like Emily. We died! GG fans will get this.

  59. Mary says...

    I’m a wannabe Jo March, but if we’re being honest, I’m more Monica and Chandler’s biological child (should they have had one). I have her OCD-ness and his witty personality.

    • Annie says...

      To be honest their twins are probably like this as well, regardless of biology lol!

    • Denise says...

      I was just thinking, “I’m Monica Geller Bing”!

  60. Kara says...

    Really loving all the Leslie Knopes in this crowd!

    Not a TV character, but I’d probably have to go with Hermione. One of my best friends calls me human google, I’m a proud “well actually” accuracy enthusiast (aka a know-it-all), I was always teachers pet, I am passionate about various causes, and I’m not embarrassed by these things about myself despite knowing how annoying many people can find them all. She’s definitely a lot braver than I am though!

    • K8 says...

      I’m a Hermione in many ways too! Accuracy enthusiast, usually a rule follower, and always hanging out with the guys! Maybe mix Hermione with Elaine from Seinfeld :)

  61. Amanda says...

    Somewhere between CJ Cregg and Mrs. Landingham from The West WIng–takes no BS, highly principled, extremely loyal to a fault, occasionally has to fight to be taken seriously by male colleagues, everybody loves me anyway (haha).

    • Hannah says...

      We rewatched “The West Wing” to stave off election panic, and I kept going on and on about how much I love Toby Ziegler and how I once heard him described as an “idealistic misanthrope” and isn’t that a perfect description. My husband finally turned to me, rolled his eyes, and said, “You realize you’re Toby, right?” I took it as such a compliment–though I’m not sure he completely meant it that way. :)

  62. Martha says...

    Sometimes I think the 30 Rock writers spied on me when writing for Liz Lemon.

    • Amy says...

      I knew this to be true the first time they showed Liz Lemon with lettuce in her hair.

  63. Alex says...

    Love this question!

    I’m not sure what others would say about me, but I really related to Christina from Grey’s the first time I watched. I also really related to Fleabag, Louise from Bob’s Burgers and Veronica Mars. I think I have more of a dark, dry sense of humor and feel like characters that are kind of snippy but clever seem very me lol.

  64. Laura says...

    Well, dating myself here…but Hope from Thirtysomething. I obsessed over that show while in college, because I believed it a 100% truthful template of what my next phase of adulthood would be like. And it wasn’t too far off.

    • Fay says...

      Hi Laura!! I was just reading these and thinking, I don’t see myself in any TV character, and then read your comment and thought YES! I watched Thirtysomething for the first time a few years ago-when I turned 30-and thought, whoa. This show is so spot on with how I feel right now, decades later. I still think of Hope a lot-totally identify!

    • CJ says...

      I loved watching Thirtysomething with my roommates in college, too! I think Hope is who I mostly closely associated with then, but it’s been so long I would have to rewatch.

  65. Dani P. says...

    I’ve been told Gina, from Brooklyn 99 by several people, when the show was first popular. I don’t think it was a compliment? I love the comedian, though, so I’ll just go with it! (That being said, my kids say I’m a “smother” like Beverly Goldberg from The Goldbergs. Probably also not a compliment.)

  66. Jem says...

    My family and I often joke that my sister is such a David from Schitts Creek (to say that she sometimes looks like a disgruntled pelican would be an understatement… all this is said with love btw). I’m a milder take on Alexis, we both have a penchant for hamsa necklaces, and ending up single but happy with where we are going, and we love that journey for us. My mom has said she is an aspiring Moira, which isn’t totally surprising, she does say bebe a lot. Plus, much like David and Alexis, my sister and I are a delightful half half situation (half Jewish, half Christian family background)! More than anything, I find that certain characters are just kindred spirits which is comforting. Even if I’m not exactly like them, there is something about their life or personality that I find relatable or desirable. I love that the Rose family is so close to one another even with various striking/loud personalities, just a great tv representation that you can be your own person and still be a tight knit family.