In most parts of the world, you don’t have to look very far to find a film festival. At least, it was before the ATX Television Festival flickered to life in Austin in 2012. The brainchild of TV lovers Emily Gipson and Caitlin McFarland, this four-day celebration of all things televised has quickly grown from its humble freshman year origins to become a major destination for people who might otherwise be loathe to leave the company of their DVR.
Whether it’s National Drink Beer Day (Sept. 28), National Drink Wine Day (Feb. 18), National Wine Day (May 25), National Mojito Day (July 11), or just the end of a really long day at work, sometimes there’s nothing more satisfying than enjoying an alcoholic beverage with a friend. Or, if you feel like staying in, with your couch and your favorite TV character, many of whom like to imbibe from time to time. Here are 21 characters from television past and present whom we’d like to share a drink with.
It’s a common theme in football movies. The trials, tribulations, hard work and heartache of trying to achieve a common goal all boil down to the last play of the game.