Nurse Jackie's Edie Falco and Other TV Drug Addicts We're Addicted To

Let’s be clear: There’s nothing funny about drug addiction, nor is there anything to be gained from glamorizing it.

But there have still been some amazing characters struggling – with varying degrees of silliness – with addiction on television.

As Edie Falco returns to television Sunday in Nurse Jackie, we’re looking at other famous addicts from the small screen who have captured our hearts.

Inside PEOPLE's 2013 Emmys Photo Booth

Merritt Wever's Acceptance Speech: The Best of All-Time?

Best acceptance speech ever?

Merritt Wever barely uttered two sentences as she stepped onstage to collect her Emmy for outstanding supporting actress in a comedy, for her role as Zoey Barkow in Nurse Jackie – but her look of shock said it all.

Peter Facinelli Finds Love with Costar Jaimie Alexander

Peter Facinelli’s friendship with Jaimie Alexander has blossomed into romance. Something Alexander says has her feeling good if not a little scared.

“We’ve been friends forever and had a lot of mutual friends and we reconnected in the middle of the year,” Alexander told PEOPLE Thursday night at the Tommy Hilfiger and GQ “Men of New York” event at Hilfiger’s 5th Avenue flagship in New York. “It was one of those things where I’d been single for a very long time and he was going through a lot. We sort of bonded.”

Emmy Nominees on Facebook: Who Has the Most Likes?

Only the accountants at Ernst & Young – the official vote-counters for the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences – know who will take home an Emmy during Sunday’s ceremony.

Until then it’s anyone’s guess. But we can tell you which Emmy nominees are getting the most buzz among 170.89 million Facebook users in the U.S.