Sad redheads are taking over TV
Random-trend alert! From detectives to housemaids, the gingers are dominating fall's new TV series. But why are they all so despondent? We rate them on our EW depress-o-meter
Tessa from Suburgatory
Played by Jane Levy
Why she’s sad She’s a New York City girl trapped in the boring suburbs.
Carrie from Unforgettable
Played by Poppy Montgomery
Why she’s sad She’s haunted by her sister’s death.
Anna from A Gifted Man
Played by Jennifer Ehle
Why she’s sad She’s divorced from a cute doctor. Also: She’s dead.
Moira from American Horror Story
Played by Frances Conroy (old Moira) and Alexandra Breckenridge (young Moira)
Why she’s sad She’s stuck cleaning up bloodstains in the House of Evil. Also: She’s dead.
Sergeant Brody from Homeland
Played by Damian Lewis
Why he’s sad He was tortured by al-Qaeda for eight years; now he’s tortured by Claire Danes.
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