In Taylor Swift's now-ubiquitous hit single, "Blank Space," the unlucky-in-love singer boasts that she "can make the bad guys good for a weekend."
Sounds like a solid idea, but also an unnecessary one:
Who doesn't love a good ol' bad boy sometimes?!?
Whether you love to hate them, or hate to love them, bad boys bring so much flavor to the stories we see on television. Here are 23 cases in point!
These bad boys we love cross many genres, ages, time periods, and backgrounds. Maybe it's a brooding vampire. Maybe it's a blood sucker with daddy issues.
Or maybe it's a football player who is such a mess that he shows up drunk to practice, but at the same time would anything for his family or the girl he loves.
The business of loving bad boys started long before this season. Heck, it's been going on long before the Internet, and basically since the inception TV itself.
There were some major trouble-making heartthrobs on the small screen in the late '80s and early '90s, several of which are represented in the gallery above.
So click around to ogle 23 of our favorite heart-pounding, troublesome bad boys and let us know who are your favorites, and who we may have missed!
Just try not to drool on your phone or computer.