10 Badass TV Characters Who Take Names And Kick Major Ass

10 Badass TV Characters Who Take Names And Kick Major Ass

These characters are winning at life


I haven't done a badass character article in a while so I decided to do another one that doesn't have any characters I have mentioned in my past articles. These characters are badass because they either kick ass or have a badass attitude. Here are 10 more badass TV characters!

1. Richie Gecko (From Dusk Till Dawn)


Richie Gecko is a character originally from the From Dusk Till Dawn Series (originally a movie). The series gives Richie more of a complex than the movie which is made by the same director as the series, Robert Rodriguez. Richie has a badass attitude but also is very troubled. His character is very complex when it comes to losing his mind while also having a heart while he's back to being himself. Riche's character is very interesting, definitely a favorite character of mine and of course badass.

2. Seth Gecko ("From Dusk Till Dawn")


Seth Gecko is also from the From Dusk Till Dawn series and is Richie's brother. Seth is the more sane mind of the two and is the one that remains human within the show. He is a badass gangster along with his brother and gets caught up in the supernatural mess that is the in show. He stays strong and despite the difficulties he has with Richie sometimes, he will always want to protect him.

4. Freya Mikaelson ("The Originals")


Freya Mikaelson is from "The Originals." She is the long lost sister of the Mikaelson family. Freya is a witch with incredible power and has been neglected for years in the family department. Once Freya found her family she made it her mission to always protect them. Freya is very strong and powerful and if you mess with her or her family, you are screwed.

4. Kate Fuller (From Dusk Till Dawn)


Kate Fuller is also in the "From Dusk Till Dawn" series. She is a young girl who gets caught up in the Gecko Brothers escape into Mexico. She is a religious girl who ends up seeing a lot of dark things but still holds onto herself. Even though her heart is good she still does things she doesn't agree with to protect the people she loves. At one point a demon takes a hold of her body but due to the strength she has she often breaks free of it. Kate Fuller is the heart of gold who is an ultimate badass.

5. Maeve Wiley (Sex Education)


Maeve Wiley is a main character in the Netflix show "Sex Education". She is the badass girl who doesn't care what people think of her. She also is complex and you can tell throughout the first season. Maeve gives off that she doesn't have a care in the world but she does have a caring heart. I love her attitude and everything about her is badass.

6. Santanico/Kisa ("From Dusk Till Dawn")


Santanico is the goddess who is treated as property at a strip club in the show "From Dusk Till Dawn". Her name is also Kisa and prefers Kisa because Santanico reminds her of the time she was treated as a slave. Kisa is a Culebra which is a supernatural creature that has a snake form and she is considered a goddess of the creatures. She fights for her freedom and the freedom of others and pairs up with the Gecko brothers. Kisa is a badass woman who symbolizes that women aren't to be owned.

7. Vincent Griffith ("The Originals")


Vincent Griffith is from "The Originals" and is a New Orleans powerful witch. Vincent for a while strays away from witchcraft because he felt responsible for his wife going dark and turning to dark witchcraft. Once Vincent gets the strength to practice again, you find out how powerful of a witch he is. Vincent works with the Mikaelson's sometimes but also his main focus is doing the right thing. Sometimes in The Originals, the characters lose their moral compass but Vincent always has his correct. Vincent is a badass and a really good guy who always knows what the right thing to do is.

8. Lip Gallagher ("Shameless US")


Lip Gallagher is the second to oldest sibling in the show Shameless (US). I have talked about Fioana's strength but Lip also is a badass character. He often does his best to help out Fiona and help raise the rest of the siblings because he knows it isn't fair to let the weight fall on his older sister. Lip has an attitude and pretends to not care but has a big heart. Lip often is a trouble maker but also tries to do the right thing. Lip Gallagher is a badass character who is extremely smart and has a very tough life.

9. Sabrina Spellman ("The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina")


Sabrina Spellman is the main character of the Netflix series The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. Sabrina is a young witch who lives a double life and doesn't like to stray away from who she is. Sabrina grows up with her aunts and cousin who follow the Dark Lords magic. Sabrina however doesn't want to sign her soul away to the Dark Lord and instead wants to rebel against him. She is a badass witch with a lot of power and a very caring soul. She knows who she is and she refuses to be someone she is not.

10. Damon Salvatore ("The Vampire Diaries")


Damon Salvatore is from "The Vampire Diaries" and is the oldest of the heartthrob Salvatore brothers. Damon tends to be the destruction of himself and also tends to do bad things to get where he needs to go. Damon seems heartless but also has a big heart and just does everything he can to protect it. You see his soft side when it comes to Elena Gilbert and his love for her. You also see more of it when it comes to his brother and his friends. Damon is a badass character who turns out to be very complex and have a lot of sides to him.

That is the end of my 10 badass TV characters. These characters kick ass and aren't afraid to fight for what they want or believe in. These characters have badass attitudes and a lot of strength. All of these characters have been through tough times that make them who they are. They often struggle with themselves but deep down they are genuinely strong and good people.

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36 Rules Of Life From 'NCIS's' Leroy Jethro Gibbs

Sometimes we all need a smack on the back of the head.

I have been watching "NCIS" since the show began back in 2003, and season 15 will be airing this September. It is one of the longest running series and for a good reason, even though a lot of your favorite characters die off in the show they somehow still keep it alive. Anyone who has watched an episode or more knows about the infamous Gibbs's rules. Here's the list that we can gather from the many episodes:

Rule 1: "Never let suspects stay together." - revealed in the Season 1 premiere episode, Yankee White (episode).

Rule 2: "Never screw over your partner." - revealed in the Season 4 episode, Blowback (episode). McGee also stated this rule to Ned Dorneget in Need to Know (episode). McGee also mentioned to Abigail Borin in Ships in the Night (episode) that rule number one has been taken twice, showing that he knows that there are two number one rules.

Rule 3: "Always wear gloves at a crime scene." - revealed in "Yankee White."

Rule 4: "Don't believe what you're told. Double check." - again revealed in "Yankee White."

Rule 5: "Never be unreachable." - revealed in the Season 3 episode, Deception (episode) although Gibbs has been known to be intentionally unreachable. The rule was shown in Rule Fifty-One (episode) in the background when Gibbs opens the box.

Rule 6: "The best way to keep a secret? Keep it to yourself. Second best? Tell one other person - if you must. There is no third best." - revealed in the Season 4 episode, Blowback (episode)

Rule 7: "You don't waste good." - revealed in the Season 8 episode, Baltimore (episode).

Rule 8: "Never say you're sorry. It's a sign of weakness." - This rule has been mentioned throughout the series, but it wasn't given a specific number until Flesh and Blood (episode). The rule is also a direct reference to John Wayne's catch phrase in "She Wore A Yellow Ribbon" (John Ford, Director). Wayne said: "Never apologize, mister, it's a sign of weakness." to subordinates in a military situation. DiNozzo notes the connection in Hiatus Part 1 (episode). Mark Harmon's career has paralleled John Wayne's. They both were quarterback of their southern California college football team, both went into acting. (Harmon's father, Tom Harmon, was a Heisman Trophy-winner and actor & announcer as well.) Note: This is continuously told to Tony, Ziva and Tim through a smack to the back of their heads.

Rule 9: "Always be specific when you lie." - revealed in the Season 1 finale episode, Reveille (episode).

Rule 10: "Never take anything for granted." - revealed in the Season 3 episode, Probie (episode) although Gibbs also quotes it as being "Never assume" during the Season 9 episode, Rekindled (episode).

Rule 11: "Never go anywhere without a knife." - revealed in the Season 1 episode, One Shot, One Kill (episode)although it's sometimes quoted as "Never leave home without a knife" or "Always carry a knife."

Rule 12: "Never get personally involved in a case." - revealed in the Season 7 episode, Obsession (episode) and again referenced by the new SECNAV Clayton Jarvis in the Season 9 premiere episode, Nature of the Beast (episode) as the number one rule in Washington politics.

Rule 13: "When the job is done, walk away." - revealed in the Season 6 episode, Semper Fidelis (episode).

Rule 14: "Never date a co-worker." - revealed in the Season 1 episode, Enigma (episode).

Rule 15: "Never, ever involve lawyers." - revealed in "Collateral Damage." Rule 51 is written on the back of the card containing Rule 13 in "Rule Fifty-One."

Rule 16: "Bend the line, don't break it." - revealed in Anonymous was a Woman (episode).

Rule 17: "Always work as a team." - revealed in Leap of Faith (episode).

Rule 18: "If someone thinks they have the upper hand, break it." - revealed in the Season 8 finale episode, Pyramid (episode).

Rule 19: "Never, ever interrupt Gibbs during an interrogation." - revealed in the Season 14 episode, Privileged Information (episode).

Rule 20: "It's better to seek forgiveness than ask permission." - revealed in Silver War (episode).

Rule 21: "Always look under." - revealed in The Artful Dodger (episode)

Rule 22: "Never ever bother Gibbs in interrogation." - revealed in Smoked (episode).

Rule 23: "Never mess with a Marine's coffee... if you want to live."- revealed during "Forced Entry."

Rule 24: "There are two ways to follow someone. First way, they never notice you. Second way, they only notice you." - Jack Knife (episode) and "Rule Fifty-One."

Rule 25: "When you need help, ask." - revealed during Blood Brothers (episode).

Rule 26: "Always watch the watchers." - revealed in "Baltimore."

Rule 27: "If you feel like you are being played, you probably are." - revealed in Nature of the Beast (episode).

Rule 28: "Your case, your lead." - revealed in Bounce (episode) placing Tony as temporarily in charge of the team, and also in Phoenix (episode) with Ducky as leader.

Rule 29: "There is no such thing as coincidence." - revealed in Obsession (episode) although DiNozzo states that Rule 39A is "There is no such thing as a small world" during Canary (episode).

Rule 30: "If it seems like someone is out to get you, they are." - revealed in Borderland (episode).

Rule 31: "Never accept an apology from someone who just sucker punched you." - revealed in Psych Out (episode).

Rule 32: "First things first, hide the women and children." - This rule number was mentioned in Patriot Down (episode) but was not stated until Rule Fifty-One (episode).

Rule 33: "Clean up the mess that you make." - revealed in "Rule Fifty-One" although it's also stated as "Never leave behind loose ends" in Hiatus Part 2 (episode).

Rule 34: "Sometimes you're wrong." - Created by Gibbs in Rule Fifty-One" by writing it on the back of the card containing Rule 13. It is unknown if his coworkers are aware of this rule.

Rule 35: "Always give people space when they get off an elevator." - revealed in Double Back (episode)

Rule 36: "Never trust a woman who doesn't trust her man." - revealed in Devil's Triangle (episode).

While some seem to deal with Gibbs only there are some very great life lessons present. If you haven's started watching "NCIS" I suggest you start soon, it is all on Netflix.

"A slap to the face is an insult - a slap to the back of the head is a wake-up call." Leroy Jethro Gibbs
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11 Times Tree Hill Ravens' Number 23 Was The ONLY One For You

Always and forever.


If you know me, you know the worst day of my life was when "One Tree Hill" was taken off Netflix. I know it's sad, but I did watch "One Tree Hill" about 9 times in 2.5 years. It is hands down my favorite show. Nathan Scott, your classic villain who turns into a good guy is hands down my favorite character. Maybe it's because I liked him as a person in the show, or because he is so cute. Here are 11 times we all would wish Nathan Scott was our boyfriend.

1. Even when he was a jerk, he was still romantic 

Don't say I never gave you anything

"Don't say I never gave you anything" is one of the most classic lines of the whole show. In the beginning, you really want to believe that Nathan is a jerk. This is one of the moments as a hopeless romantic that you have a little bit of faith in him to become a good guy.

2. When he threw rocks at Haley's window and then they had their first kiss 

Naley first kiss

Let's be real, we all dream of this happening to us. In 2019, this probably wouldn't happen with all the technology we have. But come on, wouldn't your heart melt if someone did this to you?

3. When he was hot as hell playing basketball 

Nathan Scott basketball

I mean look at him..."One Tree Hill" is defiantly a show that revolves around basketball. I have never really been that into watching basketball, but let's just say I don't mind watching basketball when Nathan Scott is playing it.

4. When he promises Haley he will always protect her 

Nathan protecting

The way he protects Haley in the show will always continue to make me feel mushy and gushy inside. During this scene, Haley thinks she may have rushed into marriage (I mean they were 17 years old), but Nathan reminds her that he will always be there for her and protect her through it all. This is exactly what he does through all they went through.

5. When he teaches Haley how to play basketball.

Nathan teaching Haley basketball

Get you a man who balls and can make it romantic. I feel like I have watched so many movies or shows where a guy "helps" a girl play a sport like gold but end up just making it romantic by holding them. This scene was especially cute because Haley is not athletic at all and Nathan is the big basketball start of Tree Hill. He shows Haley how to ball while making it cute and romantic.

6. When he knows what Haley is thinking, even with his eyes closed 

Nathan cuddling Haley

When your boyfriend knows you better than you know yourself. Honestly, that is when you know that you found a keeper. The way Nathan knows Haley so well shows why their relationship is so strong. He knows when she is happy, sad, or when something is going on in her mind.

7. His romantic ways 

Nathan romantic

To put this into perspective, Nathan gives Haley the bracelet and she says it is beautiful. He then responds how she is the one who is beautiful and this is just something to add on. Yes, I know the show is scripted, but this line is one of my absolute favorites. Each time I rewatch it, my heart melts a little more each time.

8. When he gives Haley her dream wedding 

Nathan and Haley wedding

Even after they already got married once, Nathan gives Haley her dream wedding after all they went through. From Haley leaving Nathan to go on tour, and Nathan resisting to let Haley back in his life, they still find a way to make it all work out. Haley always had a dream wedding planned and that is exactly what Nathan gave to her.

9. His loyalty 


If this scene doesn't make you cry then I don't know what will. I kid you not, I cry every single time this scene happens. The background music mixed with the adrenalin pumping when Nathan returns to Haley is one of the best Nathan moments of the whole show.

10. Every time he kisses Haley in the rain 

Rain kiss

A rain kiss is every 2000 kids girls dream after watching "A Cinderella Story." Rain kisses became and Nathan and Haley classic kiss throughout the whole show. Every romantic moment, I swear it would magically start raining and Nathan would kiss Haley and it was the cutest thing ever.

11. When he is good with kids 

Nathan with kids

All I have to say is a man who is good with kids exceeds everything else.

Although Nathan Scott is just a fictional character from a T.V. show, I will continue to watch it (on Hulu) and have my heart melt every time he does something the slightest bit romantic. If you are a sucker for romance, "One Tree Hill" is full of young love, relationships, and life lessons.

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