The leather wearing, motorcycle riding, and gun-wielding men of primetime television have stolen our hearts and occupied our thoughts. Sweet, sweet dreams of dark, attractive men. But what is this magnetic pull that some women feel for these particular fictional men?
For one, they are your typical bad boys. These men are what Rachel, a 26-year old from Addison, TX calls “dangerous.” She goes on by saying that “they thrive in adrenaline pumping situations where they put their lives on the line.” Meghan, a junior in college, agrees. “Guys like James Gordon would be able to always protect me and defend my honor if needed,” she said.
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Adding to those observations, our favorite antiheroes of modern day TV are mysterious, rough around the edges, and quite the lookers. As the first baddie on our list oh so subtly puts it: “Yeah. I am devilishly handsome.”