’s Top 50 Favorite Female TV Characters


42. Isabel Lobo (Adriana Torrebejano), Tierra de lobos

A rebellious tomboy in a conservative Spanish family, Isabel fell in love with a naked lady she saw in the shower. Said lady just happened to be one of the town prostitutes. But despite all the odds — including the fact that they were on a soap! — Cristina and Isabel had one of the sweetest, tenderest, most relatable courtships we’ve ever seen. Also: sexy. So, so sexy.

41. Shane McCutcheon (Kate Moennig), The L Word

If there’s a woman on earth who could resist the charms of The L Word‘s resident Lothario, we’ve never met her. Shane — like her iconic shag — could not be tamed. And that’s just how we liked her: wild and free.

40. Effy Stonem (Kaya Scodelario), Skins

From mute to mental breakdown and everywhere in between, we could not get enough Effy Stonem. Her story spanned two Skins gens, but it still wasn’t enough. “Nobody breaks my heart,” she said. But boy, did she ever break ours.

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