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Geek Out! Share Your Favorite Fictional Geeks

This Saturday happens to be Hobbit Day, which is the birthday of the hobbits Bilbo and Frodo Baggins. In case you missed the memo, Bilbo and Frodo are two fictional characters from J. R. R. Tolkien's "The Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit," and subsequently characters in the movie series staring Orlando Bloom and Elijah Wood.

The series happens to have an extremely high mark on the geek meter and a very special place in my heart. I wouldn't say either character can really hold the "geek" torch, but the impending day of celebration got me thinking about who I admire most in the geek world.

I've been obsessed with unmistakably geeky Bret and Jemaine from HBO's Flight of The Conchords recently. In last season's "The Actor" episode the two actually dressed up as hobbits when shooting a video for their song "Frodo, Don't Wear The Ring." We're probably lucky Bret eats "Lasagna for one" instead of real hobbit food like Lembas Bread. That might lead to geek overload.

Who is your favorite fictional geek?

Share your favorite fictional geek with us by finding a picture of him or her on the web and bookmarking it on TeamSugar. Make sure to tag your finds with "my favorite geek" and tell me why you love them so.

To learn how to bookmark your favorite geeks on our site, click here. Of course, don't forget to check back to geeksugar next week to see if I featured your picks.


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jdots24 jdots24 9 years
'fav geek' in training: chuck!
0danielle0 0danielle0 9 years
Dwight from The Office. Not in a "I think he's sexy" way, but in a "he's just the most hilarious, dorkiest guy ever, and I love him" way. :P
gruaig_rua gruaig_rua 9 years
I'd say Hiro too!
Mokona Mokona 9 years
Hiro from Heroes... ♥
NYShuls718 NYShuls718 9 years
Here's my list (in no particular order): -Elijah Wood (in just about every role he's played, especially LOTR, Everything is Illuminated and Eternal Sunshine) -Fred Savage, Wonder Years -Both of the cuties from Flight of the Conchords -Michael Cera, Arrested Development, Superbad -Seth Rogan, Knocked Up, Freaks and Geeks -Jason Segal, John Francis Daly and Samm Levine of Freaks and Geeks (LOVE them)! -Kyle, South Park -T.R. Knight, Grey's
pink_magnetism pink_magnetism 9 years
LOL great list so far everyone!
thegoodrain thegoodrain 9 years
random fact: bret is actually in lord of the rings. as an extra. an elf. one of the guards taking arwen to the boat before she turns back. i think i just outed myself as grand-high geek
jdots24 jdots24 10 years
wow, Janners is right - I had totally forgotten about willow! she was great!
LadyLibertine LadyLibertine 10 years
The other one would be Ed From Cowboy Beepbop. A hyper- active extremely smart girl
LadyLibertine LadyLibertine 10 years
well not sure if people will say he is a geek but I see geek qualities in him. The Doctor from Doctor who. Brilliant and resourceful but also lonely.
KatGamer KatGamer 10 years
Abby from NCIS.
geniusNOTatWORK geniusNOTatWORK 10 years
ooo! this is fun! ok, so off the top of my head, here are geeks I love: Seth Cohen! George Michael from Arrested Development :) Tim from Spaced, Cal from The Riches, Harold Crick from Stranger than Fiction. And my favorite has to be Tim from Spaced! I LOVED his character on the show plus that British accent is a big plus :)
reese05 reese05 10 years
Ross of Friends...he's so geeky, naive and cute at the same time!
beingtazim beingtazim 10 years
happy hobbit day Geek! :) of the hobbits, who do you think is the geekiest? I'd say Samwise! i love when (in the movie, of course) he made Frodo fall to the ground just to save his little box of spices in case they might have roast chicken some time! :D
beingtazim beingtazim 10 years
oh totally! mos from the IT crowd!! he's so geeky... but who else to choose?! hmm...
Princesskitty22 Princesskitty22 10 years
Bones, Hodgins, and Zack from Bones. They're brilliant and hilarious. Most of my family acts like them. In fact, I think Zach actually is my cousin.
daizyk70 daizyk70 10 years
Bill in Freaks and Geeks. He was hilarious and adorable:)
Leopardcc Leopardcc 10 years
Gosh there are so many, how can I pick just one???
InWnderland InWnderland 10 years
It's all about Mos from the IT Crowd
shmoo15 shmoo15 10 years
Seth Green as Kenny Fisher in "Can't Hardly Wait." I love me a wannabe gangsta geek!
Janners Janners 10 years
Willow Rosenberg!
alillee alillee 10 years
def. seth cohen! adam brody is too cute.
jdots24 jdots24 10 years
lol this is so fun!
atomicanne atomicanne 10 years
Sarah Jessica Parker was my favorite. Square Pegs Forever!
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