Myers-Briggs® Personality Types Of Black Lightning Characters

The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator looks at your preferences and things you enjoy, and then assigns you a personality type based on that information. Lots of people take the test for themselves, but it’s also fun to apply the different categories to fictional characters. In this list, we’ll be taking a closer look at ten characters from Black Lightning and deciding which Myers-Briggs type applies to each of them.

Black Lightning debuted on The CW in 2018. The title character, with help from his family and friends, fights to get his ironically named hometown, Freeland, out from under the thumb of notorious crime lord Tobias Whale. Which Black Lightning character are you most like? Let us know in the comments!


Jefferson Pierce is an extrovert almost by necessity. He is cautious about his secret identity, of course, but he understands what a symbol he has become to the oppressed people of Freeland. He also loves nothing more than connecting with the kids at the school where he works, Garfield High.

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Being a superhero requires a certain amount of forward-thinking, but it also means you must be extra aware of the rights and wrongs that need fixing right now. He always tries to follow his conscience, and he likes knowing that he’s in charge of a situation. Too bad his daughters are determined to push his limits…


While not introverted in the usual sense of the word, Whale has few close relationships and delegates his evil deeds to others as often as not. He seems to use both sensing and intuition but leans more towards the latter, encouraging his underlings to see the big picture and getting annoyed when they fail.

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Whale is logical to a fault. He doesn’t flinch at removing anyone who could compromise him, even when that someone is a longtime friend. He is also more judging than perceiving; while his business often requires him to make last-minute changes, he is the consummate planner.


Lynn is the only member of the family with no superpowers. She performs her heroic activities as most introverts prefer to: from behind the scenes. As a doctor, she holds facts as sacred, meticulously running experiments and examining all options before moving ahead.

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In addition, Lynn has a very strong sense of responsibility towards her patients. Even as her employer insists she stop caring so much about the children she treats, Lynn fearlessly pushes back, insisting that those kids deserve respect. And finally, she is judging, preferring order and stability over spontaneity. That’s unfortunate for her, given her chaotic family life.


An unscrupulous scientist jailed for her unauthorized experiments on children, Dr. Jace is in every way Lynn Stewart’s opposite. She loves showing off her scientific knowhow, even when she’s just used it to kill a bunch of people. If she has to break a few eggs — or people — to achieve her desired future, who cares?

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As you may imagine, Jace is logical to the point of heartlessness. And yet, in spite of her clear scientific leanings, she is flexible and happy to go with the flow if she thinks it’ll net her something in the end. She remains cheerful and manipulative, even around a dangerous man like Tobias Whale.


Anissa Pierce, also called Thunder, was the first to follow in her father’s superheroic footsteps. She doesn’t necessarily seek the limelight, but she was quite pleased to discover that someone had published a comic book about Thunder. Anissa is deeply sensitive to the injustices plaguing her community and does all she can to fix them.

Anissa is reasonably logical, taking time to hone her skills and assess every situation before going into a fight. However, her willingness to break convention has caused some friction in her love life. Her girlfriend, Grace Choi, prefers more stability than Anissa seems able to offer.


In a show full of superheroes, Grace Choi somehow manages to be the one with the most secrets. She is anxious and shy, always afraid that her girlfriend Anissa will discover who she really is. Grace is all too aware of the precariousness of her situation and doesn’t kid herself into thinking her relationship with Anissa can last.

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That’s not to say Grace doesn’t love Anissa. She very much does, but she is too afraid to reach out for the potential support Anissa offers.  Instead she runs away, believing that’s best for the woman she loves. Grace’s many secrets make it necessary for her to be ready to react at a moment’s notice.


Jeff and Lynn’s younger daughter is easily the family’s biggest extrovert. She loves goofing around, and she’s not afraid to cause a scene in the name of doing the right thing. Jennifer tends to follow her gut, even when it tells her to do something dangerous like run away with her boyfriend or go on a vengeful rampage against Tobias Whale’s men. This makes her very intuitive.

Unsurprisingly, Jen lets her feelings lead her, not her head. She can be reckless and impulsive, though her heart is generally in the right place. And she is extremely unappreciative of the boundaries set by her concerned parents.


Once a promising athletic star, Khalil was shot and paralyzed in an attack orchestrated by Tobias Whale. Unlike a sensing type, who may have dealt better with the reality of his injuries, Khalil was easily lured in by Whale’s promises of a miraculous cure for his paralysis.

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To Khalil, accepting this offer was the only way out of a terrible situation. However, as a thinker, committing crimes in Whale’s name never sat well with him. He ran away to try to escape Whale’s wrath, only to realize that his sole chance at redemption, and at keeping Jennifer Pierce safe, was by turning himself in.


Peter Gambi works behind the scenes, providing the Pierces with life-saving tech, support and advice. He is very technologically savvy and detail-oriented. This is both out of the need to keep his family safe and out of determination to make up for past crimes through good deeds and actions.

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Gambi often serves as the voice of reason when the others get too worked up to see a situation clearly. However, he has been known to bend the rules here and there. For example, he has kept Anissa’s extracurricular crime-fighting activities from her father, because he knows she’s an adult who deserves to make her own decisions.


A longtime member of the Freeland police force, Henderson almost always exudes calm and competence. While he is constantly working toward a better future, he keeps his eye firmly on the present, acknowledging unpleasant realities and doing what he can to correct them.

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Henderson was very upset to learn that his old friend Jefferson is a vigilante, but he still goes to Black Lightning for help. For him, justice is more important than personal feuds. He values procedure and order, and is often uncomfortable moving outside the bounds of the law — though again, he will step out of his comfort zone when necessary.

2019-03-11 01:03:17

Eileen Gonzalez

Myers-Briggs® Personality Types Of Happy Endings Characters

Happy Endings is one of those TV shows that has devoted fans but not everyone has seen. Even though it may not be as popular as Friends or Seinfeld, it’s definitely worth checking out because it delivers the same laughs and interesting storylines. Happy Endings follows a group of friends living in Chicago who have to get used to life after Alex (Eliza Cuthbert) leaves Dave (Zachary Knighton) at the aisle on their wedding day.

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The show is known for being zany and unique, and the characters are especially strong. They are each weird in their own way. What are their Myers-Briggs Personality Traits? Let’s look. Here are the MBTI of Happy Endings characters.

8 Francis Williams: ENFP

Sometimes, when a sitcom character’s dad or mom shows up, it’s especially poignant and helps move some character development along. That’s the case here. In the season one episode, “Like Father, Like Gun,” Brad’s dad, Francis Williams, is played by Damon Wayan Jr.’s actual dad, Damon Wayans. Brad is upset that his dad never says that he loves him, and he’s confused that his dad is suddenly only interested in having a good time. Of course, we know that this is because his dad has gotten good news about his health.

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Based on this episode, when it comes to this MBTI, Francis Williams would be an ENFP or “Imaginative Motivator.” This type has a “zest for life” and loves to be around other people. The official description says, “Their partner, peers, family members, and friends will likely see them as versatile and enthusiastic.”

7 Derrick: ESFP

Stephen Guarino plays Derrick on Happy Endings and he’s the “gay husband” that Penny has wanted. At first, the two of them bond so fast it’s like they’ve known each other their entire lives. But after a while, his fun-loving personality seems pretty dark and he’s actually kind of mean to her.

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Derrick’s favorite thing is to yell “DRAMA” at any given moment, so his MBTI has to showcase his dramatic personality. He’s an ESFP or “Enthusiastic Improviser” and sounds just like the description: “People with ESFP preferences tend to be adaptable, friendly, and expressive. They enjoy life and being around people.” He’s outgoing, loves having an active social life, and is cool with meeting new people.

6 Dave Rose: ISFP

Dave is a reliable guy who seems like a really amazing friend. He has a food truck with an amazing food pun — it’s called “Steak Me Home Tonight” — and it’s honestly had to see why Alex doesn’t want to be with him anymore. Sure, we get that she said that things didn’t feel the same anymore, but Alex is a stand-up kind of guy. In most episodes, he’s going on a date or spending the night with a new girl, and viewers hope that he’ll find The One.

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His MBTI is ISFP or “Versatile Supporter.” ISFPs are “sensitive” and “understanding” and “caring.” They’re there for the people who they love and they like to assist when they can. This is totally Dave. The best example? In the season one episode, “Of Mice & Jazz-Kwon-Do,” Dave hangs out at Alex’s apartment and says that he’ll help her find the mouse that has been bugging her.

5 Alex Kerkovich: INTP

Usually, when someone decides not to marry their partner on their actual wedding day, they’re not the most sympathetic character. That’s not the case with Alex. She’s still loveable and charming in her own way. Fans say that she’s ditzy and that’s definitely true, but she does have her own clothing store, which is pretty cool.

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Alex’s MBTI would have to be INFP or “Thoughtful Idealist.” She seems to walk around with this feeling that her life will get better soon… but she just doesn’t know when or how. She’s often in a happy mood, too. INFPs don’t like “routines” and neither does Alex. She breaks up with Dave because she says that things have gotten stale and that she wants more from a relationship.

4 Brad Williams: INTP

Brad and Jane are the married couple of the friend group and they couldn’t be more perfect together. Brad’s a fun-loving guy who enjoys being with his friends and his wife. He seems like he could never have a bad day.

One aspect of Brad’s personality that fans and critics focus on is that Brad can’t do “small talk.” As it turns out, that’s a personality trait of INTPs or “Objective Analyst.” INTPs also don’t like things that make no sense.

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The official description also sounds like Brad: “In extreme circumstances they may tend to feel alienated and upset and prone to hypersensitivity.” Brad’s very sensitive and he needs a lot of support from Jane and his friends.

3 Jane Williams: ESTJ

Eliza Coupe plays Jane perfectly as a super organized woman who never rests for even one second. She has a perfect life and really seems to have everything, from a beautiful apartment to a wonderful marriage to Brad. She loves to host brunch and enjoy the finer things in life.

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Since Jane is the kind of person that we would want to plan our entire life, from a vacation that we want to take to any social plans, her MBTI is ESTJ or “Efficient Organizer.” ESTJs are described as people who “take charge” and are “structured.” The official website notes that if ESTJs are feeling too much, they will be “bossy” which describes Jane as well.

2 Max Blum: ISTJ

Adam Pally brings so much warmth to any role that he plays, and he shines as Max on Happy Endings. Max is kind-hearted and has a pretty hilarious, realistic view of the dating world. While it seems like he would be open to meeting someone, he seems less than thrilled whenever a guy gives him his number or his friends try to set him up.

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Max says it like it is and that makes him a “Responsible Realist” or an ISTJ. The official description says, “People ISTJ preferences are often described as dependable and systematic,” and that sounds like Max. He’s pretty tough and it takes a lot to get him excited. He’s got all of the ISTJ traits: he’s “detached” and “reliable” and “reserved.”

1 Penny Hartz: ENTJ

Penny, played by Casey Wilson, is one of the best TV characters. She’s absolutely hilarious, quirky, and seems to live in her own world. She does things her own way, and honestly, we would love to live in Penny’s world. Whether she realizes that she can speak another language when she’s been drinking or she’s trying to meet new guys, she’s always a welcome sight on this sitcom.

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Penny’s MBTI would be ENTJ or “Decisive Strategist.” When she makes up her mind, she does what she wants, and she’s a “take charge” person who has a lot of “self-confidence” as the description says. It’s safe to say that many fans of Happy Endings wish that Penny was real since she seems like the greatest friend to have.

2019-03-09 03:03:59

Aya Tsintziras

Myers-Briggs® Personality Types Of 30 Rock Characters

There is something special about the sitcom 30 Rock. Created by Tina Fey and airing for seven seasons from 2006 until 2013, the show followed the lives of Liz Lemon and her coworkers at a sketch comedy TV show called TGS with Tracy Jordan. Fans still watch the show to this day thanks to its quirky storylines, quick-witted humor, and fast pace. It wasn’t a typical sitcom with a cheesy laugh track and Liz wanted more than just to fall in love and get married (although, sure, she wouldn’t mind that at all).

A TV show is only as great as its characters, and luckily, the 30 Rock characters are truly impressive. They’re all super strange… but in an incredible way. Here are the MBTI of the characters on 30 Rock.

8 Kenneth Parcell: ISFP

Jack McBrayer’s 30 Rock character, Kenneth, is a page who gives tours around the TV studio. He’s never seen with a frown on his face and seems like he’s way too sweet and innocent to really know what’s going on. Of course, that’s the truth: he comes from a small town in the South and is pretty freaked out by the big city.

Since Kenneth’s job is to help other people and keep things running smoothly, his MBTI would have to be ISFP or “Versatile Supporter.” It’s interesting how well this works with Kenneth’s personality: as the official description says, “People with ISFP preferences enjoy providing practical help or service to others, as well as holding firm to their values when bringing people together and facilitating and encouraging cooperation.” Kenneth is often torn between the strange beliefs he has from his background and becoming a part of the team at this NYC TV studio.

7 Cerie Xerox: ESFP

Katrina Bowden plays Cerie, the assistant on the sketch comedy show. She’s shown as a huge ditz who never wears enough to work, and Liz is constantly worried about the fact that Cerie isn’t dressed in what most people would wear to work.

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Cerie would definitely be an ESFP or “Enthusiastic Improvisor.” This personality type is extremely social and prefers to be with other people, which is exactly what Cerie is like. She’s often seen chatting with the staff on the show and seems like she would rather hang out or go to a party than do her job. ESFPs are described as “playful” and “sociable” and “outgoing.” Cerie is never outwardly mean to anyone, but she does tend to insult Liz sometimes because to Cerie, if someone isn’t as young as she is, they’re already way too old.

6 Drew Baird: ISTJ

Jon Hamm plays Liz Lemon’s love interest, Drew Baird. He lives in her building and he’s a pediatrician, so coupled with his good looks, he seems like the perfect man. Liz is super into him for those reasons… but it soon becomes clear that people let him get away with anything and everything because he’s so attractive.

Drew’s MBTI is ISTJ or “Responsible Realist” because he’s realistic about the way that others look at him. He’s honestly not that intelligent, but the truth is that he’s totally okay with things being the way that they are. He wants to live in his bubble where everyone loves him. ISTJS are said to not love change, and Drew definitely doesn’t want anything about his situation to change.

5 Jonathan: ISTP

Most of the time, the boss on a sitcom has an assistant who has some quirks and sets up meetings or answers the phone. Jonathan is Jack Donaghy’s assistant, played by Maulik Pancholy. He’s a fairly typical sitcom assistant character as he brings a lot of humor to whatever scene he’s in. He’s not super quirky, but he’s still an important part of the show.

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Jonathan’s main personality trait is that he has a big crush on Jack, so he’ll do literally anything for him. He’s an ISTP or “Logical Pragmatist.” He’s got all the good traits that an assistant has, from being someone who will “respond quickly” to someone who is “self determined.”

4 Jenna Maroney: ESFP

Jane Krakowski’s 30 Rock character, Jenna, is hilarious, obsessed with herself, and totally unaware of how others see her. Her shining moment is when she stars in the movie The Rural Juror and no one can figure out how to pronounce the name of it. She definitely thinks that her role on TGS is more impressive than it actually is, which is part of the joke. But she’s a good friend to Liz and a sweet person at her core when all is said and done.

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Her MBTI is ESTP or “Enthusiastic Improviser.” Like Cerie, Jenna likes to be social, and she also likes being the center of attention. She’s “optimistic” and “resourceful.” She doesn’t like when other people say that her ideas are bad or don’t listen to her. She honestly just wants to be taken seriously (and some praise wouldn’t hurt, either).

3 Tracy Jordan: ESTJ

Tracy Morgan plays Tracy Jordan, the offbeat star of TGS. Liz is pressured to hire him and made him the focus and star of the show, and while there are many stressful moments because Tracy is so out there, it does seem to work out in its own weird and wonderful way.

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You never know what you’re going to get with Tracy. He’s unpredictable and he’s not exactly someone with an amazing work ethic. He pretty much does what he wants and has some very strange logic. Tracy’s MBTI is ESTJ or “Efficient Organizer.” He has a team behind him at all times and really likes it that way. When he wants something, he asks people to get it for him. As the description says, “People with ESTJ preferences drive themselves to reach their goal, organizing people and resources in order to achieve it. They often have an extensive network of contacts and are willing to make tough decisions when necessary.”

2 Jack Donaghy: ESTP

Alec Baldwin’s 30 Rock character Jack is beloved because he’s your typical boss who cares about money and seems pretty greedy, but he’s got a soft spot for Liz, even if he would never admit it.

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Jack’s an ESTP or “Energetic Problem-Solver.” He often seems like he’s just had about ten cups of coffee and like he could be up for days, working and making deals. ESTPs don’t like “goals not resulting from efforts” or when they have “commitments.” Jack is a funny guy because it seems like he wants to be in a serious relationship in some episodes because he falls fast and hard, but at other times, he’s pretty happy-go-lucky.

1 Liz Lemon: INFJ

Liz Lemon is an INFJ or “Insightful Visionary.” She’s the main writer on TGS and works so hard, it’s inspiring. As the official description says, “They are typically idealistic as well as imaginative and visionary. They are also sensitive and reserved.” That’s totally Liz: she’s kind, funny, smart, and knows when something is and isn’t worth her time.

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Liz just wants to be happy in both her work and personal life. She wants to find a nice guy but she’s also very interested in doing well at her job. INFJs don’t like when they can’t focus on their regular routine, which describes Liz. She loves going to work (and eating the foods that are part of her work day, too). Liz is a dream of a character and although everyone on 30 Rock is great, Liz is really the heart of it.

2019-03-09 03:03:12

Aya Tsintziras

The Myers-Briggs® Personality Types Of The Death Eaters

The objective villains of the Harry Potter series were the Death Eaters. Although some of them were blackmailed into doing Lord Voldemort’s bidding or threatened into it, most of them seemed to believe in his pretty horrific cause—genocide of non-magical blood. It was a dark theme, but it worked well for the series because it made us hate the people Harry was fighting against. And isn’t that the whole point?

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Nevertheless, they were pretty fascinating characters and are still interesting to look into. We’ve thought about the Myers-Briggs personality types of the Death Eaters we know well enough to type.

8 Lord Voldemort: INTJ

Leader of the Death Eaters, Dark Lord, it’s Voldemort. Lots of people think Voldemort is an ENTJ because he’s a born commander, but we have to disagree slightly. He’s very reserved about his personal life, tends towards privacy, and spent a ridiculous amount of time in the forests of Albania withdrawing from society. For most of the war, he operated in the background. Even when the Ministry was taken over, he placed one of his puppets at the head rather than sitting there himself.

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He’s still cold and calculating though, pretty much a mastermind, and that makes him an INTJ.

7 Severus Snape: INTJ

One of the few people to ever truly outsmart the Dark Lord, what Snape did took a lot of careful planning and masking his emotions and how he truly felt about the whole situation. He lied to Voldemort’s face and manipulated situations like a master to keep Harry safe. His motivation was questionable but regardless of his reasons, he did it successfully.

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Like Voldemort, he’s an INTJ—private, reserved, but calculating and manipulative, and very successful at being both. Snape and Voldemort was great examples of how two very different people can actually be the same personality type. They’re just different sides of it, with the traits sitting at varying levels of intensity.

6 Bellatrix Lestrange: ESFP

Bellatrix is a very interesting character. She’s Sirius’ cousin, married to Rodolphus Lestrange but blatantly in love with Lord Voldemort. She’s a very enthusiastic character, creative and loving to put on a show—even if those shows are very creepy displays of torture. She seems very erratic and comes across as someone who can’t plan as well as Snape and Voldemort, but is very useful for other things. Such as scaring people.

She’s an ESFP who’s using all of the typical ESFP traits to an unhealthy maximum. She ruins the villain stereotype of them all being quiet masterminds and for that, you have to credit her.

5 Lucius Malfoy: ESTJ

From what we see of Lucius Malfoy, he sits at the head of the family and keeps everything in order. He seems to be very tough on Draco, expecting the best from him in every situation and anything his son ever does never seems to be good enough. If he got a good grade, it doesn’t matter, if Hermione did better. If he played well in Quidditch, it doesn’t matter, if Harry beat him.

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He’s a great people manager but a really poor father in terms of emotional support, and his difficulty expressing motion combined with his supervisor-like parenting skills makes him an ESTJ.

4 Draco Malfoy: ESTP

His son, Draco, has a few possible types, as we see different sides of him over the series—but, ultimately, he seems to be an ESTP. He’s very prone to risks, impatient, and insensitive—deliberately so at times. When Draco wants something, he wants it right then and there.

On the more positive side, he seems to be very direct and bold, and there’s a level of practicality to him; after all, he does pretty well in school even if he’s not as clever as Hermione. He also manages to fix the vanishing cabinet, if you need further proof.

All of these traits combined make him an ESTP overall.

3 Peter Pettigrew: ISFJ

Pettigrew isn’t really your typical villain. He doesn’t believe in Voldemort’s cause at all, but doesn’t have enough of a moral backbone to stand up to his ideas either. It’s more the weaknesses of an ISFJ that stand out than the strengths here, though. He’s very shy, takes things personally, and seems to be very sensitive. He’s the villainous version of an ISFJ.

ISFJs have the capability to be very loyal people, but it seems like the war made Peter a very ruined, burnt out ISFJ. After all, he’s definitely not loyal or altruistic, which are two positive traits that can be born from an ISFJ. More than anything, he’s loyal to himself and his own life.

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Although he did repay the debt to Harry, if you remember correctly… maybe that’s a clue to his type being a true ISFJ, in the end. Even the positives.

2 Barty Crouch Jr.: INFP

Barty Crouch Jr. is a hard one to get to know, if only because he’s acting like someone else for most of the time that we see him. He pretends to be Mad-Eye Moody and we see his true self only in a flashback and under the influence of Veritaserum, which makes his personality blank. But from what we know, he was truly dedicated to Voldemort, a passionate individual who might have turned out well if he hadn’t been parented so poorly. He was creative, but his bad family life pushed traits that could have been used for good into something really bad.

Overall, he seems to be an INFP.

1 Fenrir Greyback: XXXX

Did you know that the Myers-Briggs system is only intended to be used on those who are mentally healthy, with a balanced mind? It’s hard to pinpoint a type for those who don’t have that—let alone people who have become complete monsters.

Fenrir Greyback wasn’t technically a Death Eater as he wasn’t allowed the Dark Mark, but he was working for Voldemort—and he is a brilliant example of the fact that this system can’t be applied to everyone. A serial killer full of only negative traits, he is a complete Myers-Briggs outlier. He can’t be shoved into any of the boxes, which makes him a pretty rare individual.

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2019-02-26 01:02:43

James Bonds By Myers-Briggs® Personality Type

James Bond is a character that will probably never die. Not only is he incredibly lucky in his films, but every time one actor gets sick of playing him, someone else steps in. Those actors played the part with their own strengths and quirks, each adding a little something to the James Bond canon. However, none of the actors were quite the same. In fact, we think the James Bond actors were so different that they fit into different Myers-Briggs® Personality categories. Get ready, super-spies, we’ve got James Bonds By Myers-Briggs® Personality Type coming up, and we think you’ll like it.

7 Sean Connery – ENFJ

A key trait of any ENFJ is their charm. And Sean Connery’s James Bond has charm. In fact, he’s why we consider James Bond as a whole a charming character. ENFJs like Connery’s Bond use their charm to motivate people. They seduce and deceive and survive with their personalities, which is exactly what Connery’s Bond was famous for. ENFJs are also usually the star of any situation, and to this day, most people would agree that the most stand – out James Bond is Sean Connery. Unfortunately, Connery’s Bond also showcases some of the negative aspects of James Bond as well. He is selfish and biased, a negative spin on the ENFJ confidence. For everything good and (sometimes very) bad about him, Sean Connery’s Bond was an ENFJ through and through.

6 David Niven – INTP

What’s that? You don’t know about the Bond Ian Fleming himself thought of as playing his super spy? That’s alright, David Niven was only ever Bond once, in a strange James Bond film called Casino Royale. The film is a kind of meta-comedy, centered around a retired secret agent who passed the name “James Bond” to other agents. (Yes, that does sound like that fan theory you love so much.) Niven’s Bond is an objective observer in the film, analyzing the world’s problems from his post-retirement home. We think this makes him an INTP, because that’s very similar to how they approach problems. Check out 1967’s Casino Royale to see if we’re right, or at least to see an odd little 007 comedy that makes fun of the James Bond franchise way ahead of its time.

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5 George Lazenby – ISFJ

James Bond is famous for his sexual promiscuity, so if you’re only vaguely familiar with the franchise, it may surprise you to know that James Bond was married once. That was in George Lazenby’s only outing as James Bond, In Her Majesty’s Secret Service. As evidenced by his marriage, Lazenby’s Bond is able to get closer to people than most other Bonds. He is empathetic and loyal to the people he loves. He’s actually even more loyal to the British government than your average James Bond, who tends to be roguish and independent. This loyalty and connection to people and institutions makes Lazenby’s Bond an ISFJ. They, too, put value on cohesive units of people, whether that’s in a family or a job. That’s probably why we’ll only ever see one ISFJ James Bond. It’s tough to keep a marriage healthy and regularly be hunted by Russian super-spies.

4 Roger Moore – INFP

Connery and Lazenby played James Bond as a fighter, as two-fisted as he was charming. Roger Moore chose a different path. He played James Bond as an elite, preferring a crack shot from afar to an all-out brawl. We don’t exactly know how INFPs prefer to fight, but we do think that they’re like Moore’s Bond in a lot of ways. They are creative and more reserved, comfortable with working on problems at a distance. They can be detached and highly value their autonomy, exhibiting a quiet, even stuck-up, individualistic nature. Moore’s Bond is interesting; it’s almost as though the British Secret Service supports his lifestyle, instead of the other way around. Just like other INFPs, Moore’s Bond is incredibly set in his ways. His job selection just means that being a secret agent suits what he already wanted for his life.

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3 Timothy Dalton – ENFP

ENFPs have a zest for life, finding great joy in their careers and hobbies. Even though Timothy Dalton was only in two James Bond films, that’s how it seems his character acts. He loves doing the secret agent thing, and all the sexy adventure that comes with it. Also like an ENFP, Dalton’s Bond is fiercely independent. He isn’t great with rules and is ready to rush fist-first into a situation. Dalton’s Bond is imaginative and extroverted, a perfect representation of an ENFP on film. We’re just bummed he wasn’t with us longer. Someone had to be the bad guy in Rocketeer though.

2 Pierce Brosnan – ESFP

Remember that scene in Goldeneye in which James Bond steals a tank and chases some bad guys through a few city streets? Well, we think that shows a gift for improvisation. ESFPs are the improvisor personality types, they’re enthusiastic and adaptable in every situation. Brosnan’s Bond is also somewhat more expressive than a Moore or Lazenby, reacting to things naturally instead of with that calm, unflinching smirk. Expressiveness, you might have guessed, is an ESFP trait. Finally, Brosnan’s Bond seems to enjoy people in the manner of an ESFP, often riffing with friends and foes alike. Not every one of those riffs is good, but Brosnan’s Bond sure does do a lot of them.

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1 Daniel Craig – ISTP

Daniel Craig is the Bond who takes beatings. And gives them, for that matter. For his practical, literally hands-on method of dealing with enemies, Craig’s Bond is absolutely an ISTP. ISTPs are direct in their actions, reflected by Craig’s Bond’s use of regular guns instead of fancy gadgets, or fists if it comes down to it. Or, I guess, nail guns. ISTPs like Craig’s Bond rely on their skill and stay calm in serious situations. They do what needs to be done and quickly. Because of this, the James Bond by Daniel Craig is the beginning of a new era of 007s. He’s more focused on being effective than charming, more useful than showy. We think he’s changed the super-spy game forever because of this, a change we’re sure to see in the next portrayal of the character.

Which James Bond is your favorite? Do you think we missed the mark on any of the Myers Briggs Personality Types we assigned them? Let us know in the comments section below!

NEXT: James Bond’s Big Movie Problem (And How To Fix It)

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2019-02-04 03:02:37

Futurama Characters By Myers-Briggs® Personality Type

Futurama might not be on the air anymore, but that doesn’t mean it’s still not an extremely popular show. The reason for that popularity is probably a combination of things, from the humor to the animation style to the fact that it’s set in the distant future. But the characters themselves probably contribute a good deal to why people watch the show. We certainly love the crazy cast of the animated adventures, so we went over to the Myers-Briggs® website to see which personality types fit them best. Light a cigar and pour yourself a Slurm, here comes the Futurama characters by Myers-Briggs® personality type.

10 Nibbler – ISFP

The most adorable character on Futurama, and maybe the most adorable character ever created by Matt Groening (sorry, Maggie), is actually a highly intelligent, compassionate extraterrestrial. Nibbler is from a race of guardian beings, who strive for harmony amongst worlds and thriving civilizations. ISFPs are that way, although maybe not on a universal scale. They are extremely empathetic toward others and wish to see their loved ones doing their best. Plus, ISFPs have a strong sense of morality and care for the natural world, which is definitely true of Nibbler. Except for that one time he ate an entire zoo…

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9 Robot Devil – INTP

The real Devil has nothing on the charming, musically-gifted Robot Devil of the Futurama world. The Robot Devil, or Beelzebot, is a classic Silver Age supervillain, complete with complex plots and a maniacal way of laughing. The laughing part is only a trait of some INTPs, but the ability to come up with a complex plan is something almost all of them share. Because of this, INTPs appreciate their autonomy; they need to be able to devise their schemes without deadlines or expectations from an authority. Just like the Robot Devil, you’ll find many INTPs in business for themselves. That is, if you consider running a Robot Hell a business…

8 Zapp Brannigan – ENFJ

Zapp Brannigan is, unfortunately, the type of person that others innately trust. He gives off charm and a false sense of confidence, which can motivate those unfamiliar with him to follow him. Of course, anyone who actually knows Zapp knows what an incompetent buffoon he is, but that doesn’t have an effect on Zapp’s career prospects. That could be because ENFJs can work with a lot of people at the same time, preferring to be impersonal motivators of many instead of intimate team leaders. What’s sad is that, though it might not be as obvious as it is with Zapp, there are plenty of real leaders just like him. Incompetent, cowardly, but also able to rouse a crowd. Sorry,  ENFJs, no offense.

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7 Hermes Conrad – ISTJ

For all the insanity he deals with on a daily basis, Planet Express’s accountant is pretty well adjusted. We think that’s because, like any ISTJ, Hermes is grounded in reality. He approaches things realistically and responsibly, keeping track of everything that happens in the company. And especially how much it costs. Hermes is thorough and sensible like other ISTJs — it’s part of the reason he’s such a high-ranking bureaucrat in the Futurama world. In fact, ISTJs in our world are drawn to bureaucratic jobs themselves. Don’t hold it against them though.

6 Amy Wong – ESTJ

Just like Amy Wong, you could classify the personality type of ESTJs as socially conscious. They’re the popular kids in high school, whether nice or mean. They keep up with what’s cool and put a high value on their social status. They’re also usually outspoken and assertive, but if they think something would change how people view them, they might keep it to themselves. Amy Wong fits this description pretty accurately we think, so we decided this spot should go to her. Although to be fair, Robot Devil might have been a popular kid as well. You never know.

5 Zoidberg – INFJ

INFJs have a tendency to overreact to any situation. Just like their Futurama representative, Dr . Zoidberg, they can be extremely sensitive and emotionally frail. Zoidberg takes offense at the smallest of slights and seems to constantly seek validation from his peers. But Zoidberg’s sensitivity isn’t always such a bad thing. He finds beauty in things that other, less sensitive members of the team miss. Things like the taste of sardines, the smell of trash, the glamour of… You know what, those are actually pretty terrible things.

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4 Professor Farnsworth – ISTP

ISTPs look at the world analytically, collecting data, and putting it together to come to the truth. So, it only makes sense that Futurama’s brightest scientific mind, Hubert J. Farnsworth, would get this title. The professor is detached like ISTPs can be, treating other humans (or robots or aliens or whatever), like gears in a machine. They are also drawn to managerial roles, totally befitting the unreliable owner of Planet Express. Finally, you’ll usually find that ISTPs are the most introverted of the introvert personality types, and if you watch the show, you know Professor Farnsworth is an extreme introvert. Among other things.

3 Leela – ISTP

Leela is the captain of the Planet Express ship because, in many ways, she is the only competent person on the Planet Express ship. Where the other crew members display their laziness or downright stupidity, Leela is always showing off her skill and intellect in dangerous situations. ISTPs like Leela shine for their talents. Their no-nonsense, direct ways of approaching a problem tend to single them out to leadership, and even Professor Farnsworth sees just how valuable Leela is. ITSPs are marked by their skills, and Leela’s mastery of piloting and martial arts mean there’s no one better to lead the Planet Express adventures.

Actually, there’s just no one else to lead the Planet Express adventures.

2 Bender – ENTP

ENTPs are opportunists. Hustlers, if you will. Usually, they’re not as selfish as Bender, but jumping on opportunities is a characteristic they both share. Bender’s also an “idea guy,� as his fellow ENTPs. His mind is always working on a way to make something come out to his advantage. ENTPs are also social butterflies, comfortable at parties and even energized by exciting group activities. That’s obviously everyone’s favorite robot alcoholic, who it seems is always trying to start some group debauchery. Remember the blackjack and hookers quote? Maybe (hopefully) not every ENTP would say that, but it’s an ENTP thing to say.

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1 Philip J. Fry – ENFP

Fry is an independent, confident individual who doesn’t give a darn what others think. Of course, he should rightfully not be any of those things. He needs help more than he admits, thy confidence is unearned, and he really should listen to people more. But that wouldn’t stop an ENFP of Fry’s intelligence.

ENFPs are true free spirits. They go where the wind takes them, with a zest for life and a winning sense of self-assurance. Usually, that self-assurance comes with some sort of talent, but we have to hand it to Fry for believing in himself when, well, he has no reason to. All bashing aside, Fry tries not to let that self-confidence hurt his loved ones. In true ENFP fashion, Fry is committed to a group that he finds meaning in. That group, of course, are his friends.

Who’s your favorite Futurama character, and which Myers-Briggs® personality type would you give them? Let us know in the comments section below!

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2019-02-02 02:02:10

Myers-Briggs® Personality Types Of Vikings Characters

Vikings is one of the best written shows out there; it truly has something for everyone. Whether you like history, violence, romance, drama, an element of the supernatural lurking in there — this show probably has it. And if you haven’t watched it yet, you need to get on that.

But the thing this show does best is its characters. It’s taken characters that were talked about in legends and made them real, solid, three dimensional entities. Guaranteed if you watch this show, you’ll get attached to quite a few of them (and beware, because Vikings isn’t nice to its characters, and you’re in for quite the ride!). 

So what are their Myers-Briggs® types? Let’s find out!

10. Ragnar: INTJ, The Architect

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The main protagonist of Vikings for many seasons was Ragnar Lothbrok.

Ragnar has a fearsome reputation as someone to be terrified of. He conquers and he fights, seemingly afraid of nothing, but he’s also a family man and seems to genuinely care about his close circle. Ragnar knows how to portray his reputation though. He understands that he must be feared if he wants to be successful in his efforts and for this reason, he’s an INTJ. Ragnar carefully calculates things and thinks hard about his next move, but despite his confidence, he isn’t an extravert; he doesn’t willingly seem to open up to people.

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9. Lagertha: ESTJ, The Executive

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Lagertha was pretty much the reason I was always so heart-eyed over this show. I wanted to be her — I still do! She’s one of the most amazing females on television so, women, if you ever want to feel empowered… give this show a shot if you haven’t already. And if you have, you already know what I mean.

Lagertha started out as happily married to Ragnar and has since moved away from that position, for… various reasons. She’s just as good a fighter as any of the men and they tend to listen to her, respect her. The historical trope of women being meek and submissive doesn’t apply here.

8. Rollo: ESTP, The Entrepreneur

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Rollo is the brother of Ragnar. He’s definitely a complex character, not quite a hero, not quite a villain… But isn’t that the theme of this show?

He’s impulsive and loves going on adventures, making him an ESTP. He never seems content to sit in one place for too long, much preferring to go roaming whenever he can. He never backs down from a fight, much like Ragnar, and seems to have developed a rivalry with him for that very reason. Rollo essentially just comes across as a free spirit, someone who wants to master everything and be renowned everywhere. He’s actually almost textbook ESTP.

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7. Bjorn: ISFP, The Adventurer

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Bjorn is the son of Lagertha and Ragnar. He seems to take on the traits of many people, having his father’s love for his family and loves both of his parents equally, but he has his uncle Rollo’s impulsive streak, too. Bjorn seems determined to be a great warrior. He doesn’t seem to be as much of an extravert as his mother or uncle though, taking after his father in this regard. Overall, his mixture of his relatives’ traits seems to have brought him out as an ISFP, the adventurer. He’s always ready to explore and looks to get his hands dirty.

6. Aslaug: ISFJ, The Defender

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Aslaug is introduced later as Ragnar’s second wife and although she’s not quite as amazing as Lagertha in my opinion, she’s also a great character. This show actually does pretty amazingly with its female characters, which can’t be said for all shows!

She’s interesting because she starts out seeming like a very together person and slowly falls apart. Despite this, she seems devoted to her family and takes it pretty badly when Ragnar leaves for long stretches of time. She especially loves her children, seemingly willing to go to great lengths to defend them. All of this makes her an obvious ISFJ.

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5. Floki: INFJ, The Advocate

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Floki is the oddest character in Vikings, and probably the most entertaining.

He’s very eccentric and very intelligent but seems pretty unbalanced at the same time. It often seems like his eccentric personality is a cover for how conflicted he actually is on the inside, which would make perfect sense.

Choosing an INFJ might seem like an odd choice for Floki, but think about it; he’s dedicated to his religion and the greater good, and really wants what he thinks the gods might want. He’s an idealist when it comes to the gods and he wants what they think is best for everyone. He’s perhaps more sensitive than he might portray himself to be, and therefore, INFJ is really the only personality that suits him.  

4. Athelstan: INTP, The Logician

Poor Athelstan didn’t want to be brought into the Viking way of life, but when they invaded his homeland, in he came. He was taken as a slave by Ragnar but as the series progresses, he seems to have developed a liking for his captor and vice versa. Floki, of course, doesn’t like him quite as much, but through Ragnar wanting to spend time with Athelstan, we see a lot of the monk’s personality.

Despite a previously blind faith in his religion, he seems to be an INTP, with more logic than many of the people around him. He’s also very curious about knowledge and loves to learn new things, asking a lot of questions as he settles in.

3. Alfred: ENFJ, The Protagonist

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And then there’s Athelstan’s illegitimate son. The great thing about this series is that it spans across so much time, that we meet multiple generations.

Alfred seems shy initially, but he actually has all the makings of the protagonist type. His extraversion comes out when he plays board games with people, seeming to love their company and how skilled he is at the games themselves. He also seems very charismatic once he manages to come out of his shell, like he could be a charming leader that people would want to listen to if given the chance.

But, of course, the son of Athelstan was going to be likable.

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2. Helga: Another Adventurer, ISFP

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Helga is the wife of Floki and another ISFP.

She’s very loyal to Floki and has his child, which makes Floki propose. The two are very dedicated to each other and Helga just seems like a pure, good person; concerned about Floki’s struggles and truly in love with him. She’s very sweet and charming but definitely introverted; she keeps to herself and doesn’t like messing in other people’s affairs unless Floki is involved. Therefore, she’s an ISFP.

She may not be as much of a warrior as Lagertha, but it’s another great female character produced by the show. It’s a shame about her exit…

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1. Ecbert: ENTJ, The Commander

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King of Wessex and Mercia is Ecbert. And what could be a more perfect personality type for a king than ENTJ, the Commander?

Ecbert originally comes across as someone who can be trusted. He presents himself as warm and charitable, but beneath that, someone completely different lurks, which isn’t to say all ENTJs are horrible. It’s just that they possess the intelligence to hide their true selves if need be, and Ecbert is certainly a master manipulator.

He schemes and plans to overthrow people, but he does seem to be capable of respect. For example, Ragnar. It just apparently takes a lot to earn it, and even then… don’t trust him.

NEXT: Vikings Season 8 Will Be Its Last, Spinoff Already In The Works

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2019-01-26 01:01:00

10 Veep Characters By Myers-Briggs® Personality Type

Veep Season 5

After a two-year hiatus, Veep is finally coming back to HBO. If you haven’t watched it yet, the political satire is absolutely worth checking out; mainly in part of its outlandish, self-centered characters. We took a look at some of those same outlandish characters, and since we couldn’t tell you exactly what’s wrong with them, decided to figure out where they fit on the Myers-Briggs® personality type list. Watch the show if you haven’t already, and once you have, check out this list of Veep characters by Myers-Briggs® personality type.

10. INTP – Kent Davison

On more than one occasion, the characters on Veep refer to Kent as a robot. Though they’re just being characteristically rude, they’re not entirely wrong. Kent fits the idea of an “objective analyst” almost to an extreme. Like other INTPs, he can be detached from others in order to take in information. He is obsessed with data and having all the facts. Kent treats everyone and every situation as a thing to be studied, recorded, and reported on. Though few INTPs go to this extreme, it’s INTP qualities that Kent’s exhibiting through his actions. But don’t worry INTPs, nobody thinks you’re at Kent’s level.

Well, maybe some people.

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9. ISFP – Gary Walsh

Poor Gary Walsh is just trying to help. He is consistently berated and under-appreciated, especially by the woman he loves most. No, that’s not his girlfriend. It’s his boss, Selina Meyer. Gary, like other ISFPs, has an incredible capacity for supporting others in varied ways. He’s like a human Swiss Army knife, always helpful but with a lot of different things. Like the bag that he carries, Gary’s brain is a necessary tool for those he helps, even though they might not recognize it. He’s also compassionate like other ISFPs. In fact, he may be one of the most compassionate people on the show. It’s just that that compassion is solely focused on one woman.

Again, not his significant other.

8. ESFP – Catherine Meyer

Selina’s daughter is, in true ESFP fashion, a sensitive soul. She is artistic like other ESFPs, with her creative spirit manifesting in dance, painting, and even documentary filmmaking. But that’s not to say that Catherine only contains the positive elements of ESFPs. She can also be inconsiderate of others, and too sensitive around other people. And though it speaks to her adaptability that she’s constantly changing identities, this can also reflect a lack of commitment. Still, Catherine’s relationship with former presidential bodyguard Marjorie Palmiotti has turned her far more responsible. Unlike her mother, Catherine may actually evolve past some of her less desirable qualities.

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7. ESTJ – Dan Egan

You can count on ESTJs to always have a network of contacts on hand. If this describes any character on Veep, it’s got to be Dan Egan. Dan, like other ESTJs, is outgoing and very sociable. He is highly goal-oriented and self-assured. However, it’s these same qualities that make him one of the biggest jerks on the show. That network of contacts he has is extensive, but it’s usually populated with people he’s willing to backstab and step on to get what he wants. He really is goal-oriented, but it’s to a dangerous point; Dan doesn’t care what the cost is for others as long as he gets his way. And as far as self-assurance goes, well, Dan isn’t going to run out anytime soon. Despite the fact that he could probably use a lot less.

6. ESFJ – Mike McLintock

Mike is probably the most extroverted person on this list. He genuinely loves being around even his jerky co-workers and feels charged and pleased by interactions with them. ESFJs, to be fair, are usually pretty understanding. They can enjoy people in large group settings, even if those people aren’t the nicest to be around. This is probably, in part, due to the fact that ESFJs have such a zest for life. Why focus on the negativity, they figure; even if there’s a White-House-load of it constantly around you.

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5. ISFJ – Sue Wilson

In a world of borderline psychotics, Sue Wilson is a grounded, individual person. She keeps a cool head amidst the most heated situations, and she practically approaches even the most impractical of people. And if you are or know an ISFJ, you’d see why. ISFJs like Sue are all about common sense. They have a high tolerance for stress and complex problems because they approach them with a cool attitude and the belief that, if things are organized, problems can be overcome. Just don’t expect them to be the most open people in the world. I mean, we found out Sue was married in, what, season four?

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4. ENFJ – Tom James

Look, there aren’t a ton of “good guys” on Veep, and that’s kind of the point of the show. However, there is Tom James. Though not the most stereotypical hero of a series, Tom is just about the closest thing you can get to having a decent human being on this show. That’s partially because Tom exhibits authentic graciousness and an emphasis on workplace harmonies. (All ENFJ qualities, by the way.) But it’s also because of Tom’s ENFJ charm. Tom walks and talks like a leader. Not only does he get people to like him in the show, but he has us liking him as an audience. Even when we see him exhibit some Selina-like qualities, it’s hard not to root for that silver fox. Plus, we saw him do a lot worse as a doctor.

3. INTJ – Amy Brookheimer

INTJs can actually enjoy problems. Maybe not enjoy having them, per se, but at least enjoy breaking them down and overcoming them. That’s definitely the case with Amy Brookheimer. Selina Meyer’s right-hand man is a fiercely knowledgeable, aggressive worker in the world of Washington DC. Complex problems are her bread and butter; not only do we see her handle them well, but in some cases, we actually see her missing them when they’re not around. Amy also has the ability to think extremely long term, another INTJ trait that helps many of that personality type in their careers. Amy is a fascinating character to watch. She’s constantly stressed out by her job, and at the same time, she’s stressed out by things that aren’t it.

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2. ENTP – Jonah Ryan

There are few characters on TV as easily loathable as Jonah Ryan. He’s definitely more hatable than King Geoffrey, and just about tied with the Demodog that kills Bob. And not to offend other ENTPs, but it’s extreme examples of their qualities that make him so. Jonah is constantly looking for an easy way to the top, which in other ENTPs, would manifest as an ability to spot an opportunity. Where other ENTPs aren’t afraid to speak their minds, Jonah does this entirely too much, and often about things he doesn’t understand. Finally, ENTPs bring energy to any situation, and Jonah is full of energy. But where typical ENTPs’ energy can charge others up, Jonah’s is more likely to overload them.

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1. ENFP – Selina Meyer

Julia Louis-Dreyfus in Veep Season 6

Selina Meyer is one of the best-written characters on TV. She is at once lovable and unlikable, inhumanly selfish but fiercely driven. You never know if you’re supposed to be rooting for her character or not, which is what makes the show just so endlessly watchable. Selina exhibits the best and worst qualities of an ENFP. She can motivate people to do something, or manipulate them. She can be very perceptive towards some people, and entirely ignore the problems of others. She’s self-aware when it comes to her image, but not when it comes to when she’s hurting others. These qualities make Selina a true-blue ENFP, but that’s hardly the point of Veep. The point of Veep is, ironically, that she’s hard to categorize. Good, bad, smart, dumb, she’s all of these things and none at the same time. She’s just a person. She’s a person that happens to have the most power in the world.

Which other Veep characters deserve the Myers-Briggs® treatment? Are there any of your favorites that we left off this list? Let us know in the comments section below!

NEXT: 16 Child Stars Who Still Look Exactly The Same Today

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The Hulu Series You Should Stream Based On Your Myers-Briggs® Personality Type

Donald Glover in Atlanta Season 2

Deciding what to stream is a big deal. If you’re going to binge watch something for hours on end you have to choose wisely. Don’t leave a decision like that up to chance. Instead of trusting your recommended results or flipping a coin, why not let your personality decide?  We’ve narrowed down ten great shows based on which Myers Briggs Type would enjoy them most. Whether you’re obsessed with solving puzzles or with following serious reality drama, we’ve got you covered. Check out this list then get to streaming your recommended show.

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10. ESFJ: Atlanta

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Atlanta is a classic tale of showing interest in a family member just in time to ride their coattails. In the show, Earn (Donald Glover) is jobless and trying to turn his life around. His cousin Alfred (Bryan Tyree Henry) is clawing his way up the ranks of the local rap scene. As soon as Earn realizes his cousin may be headed somewhere he sees his path to a better life. ESFJs value social status. It’s important to them to look fresh and continuously improve themselves. This rags to riches struggle is fascinating to anyone obsessed with the top.

9. ISTP: Queen Sugar

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ISTPs love to figure out what makes things and people tick. The complex and rich interpersonal relationships in Queen Sugar make the perfect puzzle for them to savor and unravel. The ISTP’s calm, rational mind loves to carefully dissect a complicated human interaction and examine it piece by piece. ISTPs can sometimes leap before they look. This impulsiveness means they sometimes find themselves a little too deep in someone else’s business.

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8. ESFP: Bob’s Burgers

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ESFPs love to have a good time. They’re the life of the party and love other big, vibrant personalities. They also have a keen sense of aesthetic. They love beautiful things and visual patterns. Bob’s Burgers is a great combination of gorgeous, bright and fun animation full of big characters. The show is beautiful. The colors are well chosen and express the flavor of the show and the Belchers. Bob’s Burgers is non stop laughs. The quirky humor is a perfect fit for fun loving ESFP

7. ISTJ: Pawn Stars

ISTJs aren’t above a little guilty pleasure. As long as it’s straightforward. These practical thinkers love the straight forward and mundane. Nothing could make them happier than a succinct interesting story and a quick offer. Pawn Stars is a great choice for ISTJs. They love rules, order, and chaos. The standards on Pawn Stars are linear. The staff knows what they can move and what they can’t. The consistent format of the show would be comforting while the unique items provide novelty.

6. ENTJ: The Affair

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The Affair is exactly what it sounds like, a show about an affair. The story is told from the perspective of many different characters, all of whom have their own motivations, interpretations, and perspectives. ENTJs have a difficult time with emotional expression. They’re too rational and analytical to devote too much to their feelings. Watching the effects of an affair on so many deeply feeling characters would prove to be fascinating for ENTJs. Picking apart each character’s every move could be a full-time job for them.

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5. INFJ: Real Housewives

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INFJ is an intuitive personality type. They can smell drama like blood in the water. The Real Housewives series is the perfect match for these judgemental diplomats. The nonstop subtle manipulation and unexpected outbursts make this a fun challenge for INFJs. They love testing the limits of their predictive powers. Every catfight they accurately predict will feel like a major win. This idealist has high standards. They aren’t afraid to judge others as they hold them up to their code.

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4. ESTP: The Sopranos

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The Sopranos appeals to the no-nonsense ESTP. They’re exactly the type of person who can handle the rough east coast culture portrayed in the show. ESTPs aren’t afraid of a little risky behavior. They won’t bat an eye at half of the illegal and shady shenanigans on that the family gets up to. This personality type is also very enterprising. They can appreciate the hustle more than most. They’re the boss of their domain and they love watching other strong personalities handle their business.

3. ISFJ: Dexter

ISFJs live by a code. They hold everyone around them to the same high moral standards. Their deeply analytical minds mean they love having a mystery to sink their teeth into. Dexter is a perfect choice for these principled thinkers. His rules help them ease into the horror of the gore and murder. Having the illusion of order amid the chaos makes the dark drama palatable. Many ISFJs can relate to a mind as calculating as Dexter’s. Slowly unraveling the twists and turns of the plot will be a delicious treat.

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2. ESFP: The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon

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The performer in the ESFP can’t resist good showmanship. Jimmy Fallon hosts an army of talent every season. This show is sure to keep a big personality entertained. ESFPs can have a short attention span which makes late night TV perfect for them. There’s always something new and different t delight this rich and generous personality type. For a group of people who love cheering others on, The Tonight Show is a perfect choice.

1. INTJ: How I Met Your Mother

INTJs are in it for the long haul. These future thinkers know how to dig their heels in stick to a commitment. This show is extremely long and drawn out, but worth every moment. INTJs eat up every bit of the slow drip that is How I Met Your Mother. It takes a specific personality to stay interested in a show that takes 9 seasons to tell a simple story. INTJ is in it to win it. Their curiosity keeps them coming back for more, even in a slump season.

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Myers-Briggs® Personality Types Of Haunting Of Hill House Characters

When viewers first begin watching The Haunting of Hill House, it’s very easy to get the main characters mixed up. There are five brunette children, all of whom are very close in age, and frequent flashback scenes require viewers to constantly match the child with their adult counterparts. It can be exhausting, but if you hold out for a few episodes you’ll notice that each character has their own unique personality that inevitably clashes with someone else’s. If this series wasn’t one of the best horror shows on Netflix, then it could definitely win the prize for best character development in a series. So, are you interested in the Myers-Briggs® type of each character? Your wish is my command.

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7. Steven Crain: ISTJ, The Responsible Realist


Steven Crain is an ISTJ, which makes perfect sense when you think about it. As a writer, Steven is introverted and prefers to work alone. Like Steven, ISTJs are matter-of-fact, realistic, and responsible. With such a practical nature, it’s hard for Steven to accept any paranormal explanations for what’s going on around him. Unlike his younger sister, Nell, Steven makes decisions logically instead of with his gut/heart, which often unintentionally hurts the people around him (i.e., his decision to profit off of their childhood trauma).

6. Shirley Crain: ESTJ, The Efficient Organizer


Shirley Crain is nothing if not efficient! Both in and out of work, Shirley is decisive, systematic, organized and assertive, all hallmark qualities of an ESTJ. People with this personality type have a clear set of logical standards, systematically follow them and expect everyone else to as well (they are often seen as high-handed). This can be seen in Shirley’s personal convictions, particularly when it comes to Steven “exploiting” their childhood tragedies for profit, and her firm belief that everyone in the family should be as repulsed by the idea as she is (and that they should reject any monetary gain as a result). Shirley takes comfort in the moral high ground because it’s hard to point the finger at yourself when you’re busy pointing it at someone else.

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5. Theodora ‘Theo’ Crain: ISTP, The Logical Pragmatist


Some of the words associated with ISTPs are observant, spontaneous, detached, independent and pragmatic. Theo’s “gift” of observation has definitely helped with her career, but in some ways, it has backfired and led her to become even more detached from the world around her.  Theo’s pragmatic and independent nature can be seen in her decision to secretly accept her brother’s book profits and use them to further her career as a child psychologist. In times of stress ISTPs often feel alienated, upset, and hypersensitive, feelings that keep Theo emotionally isolated from everyone around her.

4. Luke Crain: ISFP, The Versatile Supporter


Similar to his twin sister, Luke Crain is a sensitive introvert who is frequently misunderstood. Unfortunately for Luke, sensitive personality types often have a difficult time handling trauma and grief without using coping mechanisms, and in this case, the coping mechanism was a heroin needle. When Luke is clean, his true personality shines through and we see that he is gentle, caring, attuned to others and trusting (all attributes of an ISFP). Not only is Luke attuned to his twin sister, he’s also attuned to the needs of others, often extending a helping hand and trusting people even when he probably shouldn’t (his friend in rehab, for example).

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3. Nell Crain: INFP, The Thoughtful Idealist


Only one letter away from her twin brother, Nell is the perfect example of an INFP. INFPs are known for their idealistic, empathetic and curious natures and crave lives that are congruent with their values. Like Luke, Nell has a hard time handling the trauma in her past and is often labeled “crazy” by her siblings. Unfortunately, Nell’s naturally curious nature and her earnest desire for a life free of pain is what leads her back to Hill House, where she meets her fateful end.

2. Hugh Crain: INTP, The Objective Analyst


It can be hard to get a clear picture of Hugh’s personality because he is so heavily weighed down by grief and secrets, but glimpses of his younger self reveal that he is actually an INTP. People with this personality type are contemplative, analytical, contained and great problem solvers. We see these qualities appear as he and his wife, Olivia, set about trying to “flip” Hill House in the beginning. Whenever there is a problem, Hugh is ready to tackle it head-on, whether it’s mundane or supernatural. His self-containment allows him to harbor his pain for years, but also keeps him from enjoying loving relationships with his adult children.

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1. Olivia Crain: ENFJ, The Compassionate Facilitator


This is a hard one, because by the end of the show Olivia’s personality has been heavily influenced by the House. Before the House changed her, Olivia was clearly an ENFJ, a personality type characterized by a warm, sociable, and persuasive nature. ENFJs find potential in everyone around them and want to help others fulfill their potential. Olivia is talkative, very open with strangers, and very attuned to the house and everyone around her. Unfortunately for her children, Olivia is persuasive even in death, successfully luring them back to Hill House for nefarious purposes from beyond the grave.

Next: The Ghosts You Missed In The Haunting Of Hill House

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