For those who don't know, Phryne Fisher (Essie Davis) is the title character of Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries, an Australian TV series based on a series of novels by author Kerry Greenwood. ABC Television Alongside her companion Dorothy Williams (Ashleigh Cummings) and policemen Jack Robinson (Nathan Page) and Hugh Collins (Hugo Johnstone-Burt), Phryne investigates and solves a different murder in each episode. But she's not just an investigative genius — she's also "able to speak a million languages and shoot a gun and drive a fast car and throw a dagger and climb a building." Naturally, Phryne (pronounced FRY-knee) is a flawless human being who must be celebrated endlessly. Here's why you absolutely need her in your life. 1. She is fiercely feminist and has no intention of waiting for the men of society to catch up. View this post on 2. And she mixes feminism with humor flawlessly. View this post on 3. When she is expected to teach women "proper" social graces, she realizes instead that teaching them social change is most important. View this post on 4. She refuses to apologize for actions and beliefs that others might find objectionable. View this post on 5. She's fearless when it comes to taking matters into her own hands. View this post on 6. And she understands and empathizes with the feeling of being different. View this post on 7. She has absolutely NO qualms about taking pride in her sexuality. View this post on 8. And she has no shame in her many other indulgences. View this post on 9. For example, she is a connoisseur of the finest alcohols and knows just when to imbibe. View this post on 10. THIS is how she poses for a mug shot. View this post on 11. From foreign languages to martial arts, she's got a wide array of talents and abilities. View this post on 12. And she is up for any new experience, no matter how dangerous. ABC Television 13. She's got a badass car and knows how to use it. ABC Television (Seriously: Look. At. Her. GO.) View this post on 14. Even when faced with the man who killed her sister, she refuses to get flustered. View this post on 15. If you try to come at her with your sexist crap, she'll put you in your place. View this post on 16. Because she knows the value of being able to speak her mind. View this post on 17. And she does it all while wearing the MOST. GLAMOROUS. OUTFITS. EVER. ABC Television Like, come on. ABC Television Look at this. ABC Television LOOK AT THIS. ABC Television 18. Phryne is, and will forever be, the biggest badass around. View this post on Phryne forever. ABC Television Seasons 1 and 2 of Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries are streaming on Netflix, and Australian audiences can catch the third season airing now on ABC.