12/21/2011 01:13 pm ET Updated Dec 22, 2011

Top 11 In '11: TV Characters We Want To Be Friends With

TV is filled with all kinds of characters. From the unlikable villain to the charming hero, we welcome them into our lives on a weekly basis ... and sometimes, we want them around more than that. Yes, we're talking about befriending TV characters.

Who doesn't want to grab some waffles with Leslie Knope or grab a martini with "Family Guy's" Brian?

To celebrate the end of the year, we're looking back on the TV characters we'd totally be down to hanging out with. From a member of the "Community" study group to Carrie's go-to tech guru on "Homeland," these are the 11 characters we want to be BFFs with.

For more on the best of 2011, visit AOL's Best of 2011.