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09 March 2011 @ 10:56 am
“Heroine: girl who is perfectly charming to live with, in a book.” - Mark Twain  
Thank you to every who rallied to build the list of 100 fictional women. We got to 128 and I'm sure we could have kept going. It was fun perusing the list and seeing old favourites and lots of characters I still have to discover. Let me know is I missed one of your choices.




1. Sharon Valerii "Boomer", BSG
2. Offred, The Handmaid's Tale
3. Princess Leia, Star Wars
4. Rose Tyler, Doctor Who
5. Lorelai Gilmore, Gilmore Girls
6. Juliet Burke, Lost
7. Anne Shirley, Anne of Green Gables
8. Laura Holt, Remington Steele
9. Dana Scully, The X Files
10. Tami Taylor, Friday Night Lights
11. Faith, Buffy the Vampire Slayer
12. Olivia Dunham, Fringe
13. Elizabeth Bennet, Pride & Prejudice
14. Britta Perry, Community
15. Juliet O'Hara, Psych
16. Lady Eowyn, Lord of the Rings
17. Sarah Connor, Terminator
18. Peggy Olsen, Mad Men
19. Hermione Granger, Harry Potter
20. Veronica Mars, Veronica Mars
21. Leslie Knope, Parks and Recreation
22. Liz Lemon, 30 Rock
23. Lucille Bluth, Arrested Development
24. Shirley, Community
25. Calamity Jane, Deadwood
26. Betty Draper, Mad Men
27. Ripley, Alien
28. Elizabeth, Paper Bag Princess
29. Caroline Forbes, The Vampire Diaries
30. Nikki, Big Love
31. Rachel Berry, Glee
32. Miranda, Miranda
33. Kaywinnit Lee "Kaylee" Frye, Firefly
34. Effy Stonem, Skins
35. Bonnie Bennett, The Vampire Diaries
36. Kate Austen, Lost
37. Blanche DuBois, A Streetcar Named Desire
38. Angela Montenegro, Bones
39. Daisy Steiner, Spaced
40. Annie Sawyer, Being Human
41. Jilly Coppercorn, Charles de Lint's Newford novels
42. Sue Sylvester, Glee
43. Sydney Bristow, Alias
44. Amber Volakis, House M.D.
45. Glinda the Good, The Oz Books
46. Bridget Jones, Diary of Bridget Jones
47. Angela Chase, My So Called Life
48. Granny Weatherwax, the Discworld series
49. Nanny Ogg, the Discworld series
50. Wonder Woman
51. Kelly, Misfits
52. Margaret, Boardwalk Empire
53. Laura Roslin, BSG
54. Starbuck, BSG
55. Tara, BTVS
56. Anya, BTVS
57. Olive Snook, Pushing Daisies
58. CJ, The West Wing
59. Snoop, The Wire
60. Donna Noble, Doctor Who
61. Tyra Collette, Friday Night Lights
62. Barbara Gordon, Batman
63. Cordelia Chase, Buffy the Vampire Slayer/Angel the Series
64. Kelly, The Office
65. Buffy, BTVS
66. Joan, Mad Men
67. Carmela Soprano, The Sopranos
68. Annie Edison, Community
69. Astrid Farnsworth, Fringe
70. Kono Kalakaua, Hawaii Five-0
71. Nyota Uhura, Star Trek TOS
72. Lieutenant Eve Dallas, JD Robb's In Death series
73. Harriet Makepeace, Dempsey & Makepeace
74. Katniss, The Hunger Games
75. Ruth, Six Feet Under
76. Nina Sharp, Fringe
77. Lisa Simpson, the Simpsons
78. Emma Peel, Avengers
79. Liesel Meminger, The Book Thief
80. Margaret, Are you there God? It’s me, Margaret
81. Rose Henderson Nadler, Lost
82. Nancy Drew
83. Danielle Rousseau, Lost
84. Brenda Chenowith, Six Feet Under
85. Trixie, Deadwood
86. Sun Kwon, Lost
87. Alice, Resident Evil
88. Dr. Temperance "Bones" Brennan, Bones
89. Julia, 1984
90. Abby, NCIS
91. Elisa Maza, Gargoyles
92. Xena, Xena: Warrior Princess
93. Susannah Dean, the Dark Tower series
94. Lindsay Weir, Freaks and Geeks
95. Elizabeth Swann, Pirates of the Caribbean
96. Bela Talbot, Supernatural
97. Maggie Fitzgerald, Million Dollar Baby
98. Ellen Harvelle, Supernatural
99. Alice Morgan, Luther
100. Meg Murray - A Wrinkle in Time, Madeline L'Engle
101. Paksenarrion (Paks) - The Deed of Paksenarrion, Elizabeth Moon
102. Valancy - The Book Castle, L.M. Montgomery
103. Lady Sibyl Crawley, Downton Abbey
104. Casey Cartwright, Greek
105. Rose DeWitt Bukater, Titanic
106. Maddy Bowen, Blood Diamond
107. Katherine Ann Watson, Mona Lisa Smile
108. Bria Tharen, Star Wars
109. River Tam, Firefly
110. Luna Lovegood, Harry Potter
111. Maureen, Rent
112. Clarice Starling, Silence of the Lambs
113. Carrie, Stephen King's Carrie
114. The Bride, Kill Bill
115. Debra Morgan, Dexter
116. Thelma, Thelma and Louise
117. Marge, Fargo
118. Holly Golightly, Breakfast at Tiffany's
119. Beloved, Beloved
120. Maria Von Trapp, Sound of Music
121. Rizzo, Grease
122. Martha Jones, Doctor Who
123. Clementine, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
124. River Song, Doctor Who
125. Betty Suarez, Ugly Betty
126. Sarah Crewe, A Little Princess
127. Catherine Willows, CSI
128. Zoe Alleyne, Firefly

ETA some missed favourites

129. Rita. Dexter
 
 
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elliotsmelliot: Dexterelliotsmelliot on March 9th, 2011 05:05 pm (UTC)
Oooh, Atwood. I wish I was there instead of marking presentations.

I'll update the list with Rita's name in your honour.
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elliotsmelliotelliotsmelliot on March 9th, 2011 11:25 pm (UTC)
livejournal application for windows mobile comes in handy at times

Nice! Did you learn how to use it in your class LJ? Next they canteach you how to make an LJ cut.

I hate dull panels that drag on forever.