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Hey what about Dr. Sam Beckett (Quantum Leap), and the greatest cartoon nerd Dexter! Then there's Bruce Banner aka The Hulk...


What about the three kids from that magnificent 80s classic called Explorers?


Whoa there. Ugly betty made the list and Not Commander DATA from Star Trek the next generation? what is up with that.


Wherever is Bill Nye the Science Guy? He's pretty geeky if I do say so myself. Which I do. You may have overlooked a few. But it is still an amazing list. Kudos.


Wherever is Bill Nye the Science Guy? He's pretty geeky if I do say so myself. Which I do. You may have overlooked a few. But it is still an amazing list. Kudos.


ok wow .
aqua teen hunger force is my life


Ummm, not trying to sound rude....but it would take an extremely long time to list every single genius from T.V; you people shouldn't get so worked up over the whole thing anyway..it's an ARTICLE!!!!!!

Jonathan Vos Post

Isn't Sherlock Holmes the prototype of onscreen (as adapted from print) Nerd? Or, a couple of millennia earlier, Odysseus?

REEL versus REAL: here's a web site on the "Greatest Nerd of All Times" which also has a link to Wikipedia comparing contrasting "Nerd" and "Geek":

"I have just found a person on the internet that I believe brings a whole new meaning to the word NERD. This is a person that is member of a group called “the Ubergeeks” and breaks all records, by far. He is additionally a very interesting person with a very special character...."


Kitty G

Julius Kelp (Jerry Lewis) - The Nutty Professor
Brainard (Fred MacMurray) - The Absent Minded Professor

Andrew Mitchell

Good list, but a few overlooked nerds off the top of my head:
• Professor Fry (Futurama)
• Professor Frink (Simpsons)
• Beast (X-Men)
• Malcolm (Malcolm in the Middle)
• Brewmeister Smith (Strange Brew)
• Data (Star Trek TNG)
• Steve Martin in The Man with Two Brains
• MacGyver
• Hermione Granger


Lest we forget, Simpson's Martin Prince reminded us all that popularity really is more important than smarts. Thanks to a simple swimming pool.


What about Marshall Flinkman (Alias)?

audio amplifier

An amplifier takes in entrance-hall a signal of feeble amplitude and amplifies
him to an useful level for the equipment who will be there bound in issue.

When the signal point-blank is very feeble (a few milivolts, in truth less)
one will use a préamplificateur, of which the role will be to bring this
tension to a threshold relatively immune to the noise (a few volts)
Come out her of the préamplificateur will be bound s v of the amplifier of
power, who to his tower will be able to generate several zero of volts.

First electronic amplifiers were using the lamps technology, before evolving
to the bipolar transistor.
Today one finds always amplifiers to lamps, but the majority produced unities
use the transistor, bipolar or FET.
The a transistors advantages is the utilization to integrated circuits of
power, where everything the circuit of amplification is regrouped in a volume

A differences enters technologies swigs/transistor is the possible production
of odd overtones by transistors, giving back the signal reproduces less
agreeable to the ear that the one reproduces by lamps, where these are even
overtones who will be produced.
Nevertheless spots transistors on edge (FET) divide this advantage with

make root beer

As you're growing up as a teenager, there are a number of things that you look forward to; getting your drivers

license, graduating from high school, going to your senior prom, having your first date and having your first beer.

The problem with this last one is that the drinking age and the thing you want make it something that you just can't

have yet. And still, you want it and will go to any lengths to get it.

chocolate strawberries

Here's how to make delicious chocolate covered strawberries. First of all ensure that the strawberries you are intending to

use are dry, then allow them to be room temperature warm prior to making them. After the strawberries have been covered in

chocolate, put them in your refrigerator to cool, but do not store them in the fridge. Consume within 1-2 days.


Spock is Not a Nerd.


what about M from the Bond series? Gadgets are goooood.

shoe stretchers

If you were going to buy a golf club, you wouldn't walk into a store and buy the first one you see, would you? Of course

not; especially if you want to improve your golf game! You'll want to hold the club, take some practice swings, hit some

balls if the store has a practice spot, and look at the price, of course. If you are considering buying running shoes,

you need to go through a similar process and take the time to find the perfect shoe.


Go Samantha Carter from SG-1!
What about that guy who does ridiculous research for Mulder a few times each season in the X-Files? I can't remember his name for the life of me...He is very much a nerd though...


Donatello? TMNT

ryan hurley

uh...Napoleon Dynamite?


Uh, just FYI - Doc Brown #1, Egon Spengler #2, Louis Skolnik #3 (sp?). There, I fixed your list.

Dude, Star Trek Data is an adroid and could whip the crap out of the entire crew - not so nerdy.

Ditto Spock, who handed Kirk's ass to him on a semi-regular basis.

joseph flroa



And they say the internet isn't a waste of time...


And they say the internet isn't a waste of time...ho li kau

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