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Day 2: Favourite supporting female character

Clearly, not Janeway. She's a lead character if ever there was one.

So: supporting characters that are up for the "best supporting" role: Sarah Jackson, B'Elanna Torres, Willow Rosenberg, Cordelia Chase, Hotlips Houlihan, CJ Cregg, Abigail Bartlet, Donnatella Moss.

But I think it's Ruth Evershed who wins. Ruth was never a lead role, even when she was the lead in individual episodes. But she was the heart of MI-5 for the years she was there. And when she was no longer there, it wasn't the same place at all. I suspect this only makes sense to fans of Spooks, but the importance of Ruth Evershed is... so very central to how I see that team. That group of people. That team.

Ruth is awesome. Ruth is my choice for favourite supporting female character.


Day 1: Favourite lead female character - Lynda Day, from Press Gang
Day 2: Favourite supporting female character
Day 3: A female character you hated but grew to love
Day 4: A female character you relate to
Day 5: Favourite female character on a male-driven show
Day 6: Favourite female-driven show
Day 7: A female character that needs more screen time
Day 8: Favourite female character in a comedy show
Day 9: Favourite female character in a drama show
Day 10: Favourite female character in a scifi/supernatural show
Day 11: Favourite female character in a children's show
Day 12: Favourite female character in a movie
Day 13: Favourite female character in a book
Day 14: Favourite older female character
Day 15: Favourite female character growth arc
Day 16: Favourite mother character
Day 17: Favourite warrior female character
Day 18: Favourite non-warrior female character
Day 19: Favourite non-human female character
Day 20: Favourite female antagonist
Day 21: Favourite female character screwed over by canon
Day 22: Favourite female character you love but everyone else hates
Day 23: Favourite female platonic relationship
Day 24: Favourite female romantic relationship
Day 25: Favourite mother/daughter and/or sister relationship
Day 26: Favourite classical female character: Artemis, Greek mythology
Day 27: A female character you have extensive personal canon for
Day 28: Favourite female writer (television, books, movies, etc.)
Day 29: A female-centric fic rec
Day 30: Whatever you'd like!

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Date: 2012-04-19 08:02 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] el_staplador
I've never watched Spooks, but I have a fondness for this character because she must be one of my in-laws. (All the Eversheds in the world come from the same Sussex family, and I'm married to one of them.)

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