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The 15 Most Kick-Ass Female TV Characters of All Time

By Lynsey Eidell 

The majority of action shows on television would have you believe that only a male hero could save the day, but these 15 women prove that a heroine is more than up for the job. These strong roles not only made excellent TV, they made history — and we're still being inspired by their ability to kick serious butt today. Here are 15 characters who bring new meaning to the term "girl power."

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