Locke: Cookie Monster Driven by a singular purpose (we prefer Cookie’s to Locke’s) and sometimes so cryptic as to be incomprehensible.
Jack: Kermit Righteous and well-intentioned protagonists who are often foiled in their quests for heroism.
Kate: Elmo These characters think they’re adorable, but actually they just annoy the crap out of us.
Jin: Grover Sure, they may not have a perfect grasp on the English language. But who can deny their basic likability (well, once Jin got over that spousal psychological abuse business).
Sun: Miss Piggy While this may seem a pejorative comparison, we are big fans of Sun. The common factor between her and Piggy (who we also adore) is their all-conquering passion for the one they love.
Sayid: Rizzo the Rat Street-smart silent types who are too cool for their castmates.
Hurley: Fozzie Bear Every group needs someone to lighten the mood. And, of course, the word “bear” has more than one meaning.
Ben: Bunsen These two mousy gents are both geniuses… and they kind of look alike. Too bad one of them is so evil.
Sawyer: Animal These wild men make up for their rough exteriors with (in Sawyer’s case well-hidden) hearts of gold.
Claire: Janice Both ladies are blonde bohemians with a wild side. Claire’s just happens to involve running around crazy-eyed with a rifle and trying to kill Kate…