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The Greatest Geeky Girls on TV  

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List of the greatest female geeky TV characters. The best and nerdiest women on television are ranked on this page based on their level of geekdom. These female TV geeks are good at what they do - and they studied damn hard to make it happen. Who are the best and most famous female nerd characters? You know and love them, so why not vote up your favorite famous female geeks?

As much as Lindsay Weir on Freaks and Geeks tried to escape her geek label, it is impossible to fully un-nerd yourself. Even Screech found himself a match in Jessie Spano in the realm of Saved by the Bell. And one of the best geek girls on television is the character of Topanga Lawrence, of Boy Meets World fame. Amy Poehler and Tina Fey have also created television characters with such geeky qualities, it should inspire every young lady in America to follow suit. These women could outsmart their male counterparts any day of the week, even if sometimes they out-awkward them as well.
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Abby Sciuto is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Geeky Girls on TV
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Willow Rosenberg is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Geeky Girls on TV
Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Buffy the Animated Series
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Dana Scully is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Geeky Girls on TV
The X-Files
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Amy Farrah Fowler is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Geeky Girls on TV
bojanthebest added The Big Bang Theory
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Liz Lemon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Geeky Girls on TV
30 Rock
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Bernadette Rostenkowski is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Geeky Girls on TV
The Big Bang Theory
7
Temperance
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Velma Dinkley is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Geeky Girls on TV
Scooby Doo universe
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Penelope Garcia is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Geeky Girls on TV
Criminal Minds
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Lisa Simpson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Geeky Girls on TV
Rinkydink added The Simpsons, The Tracey Ullman Show
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Leslie Knope is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Geeky Girls on TV
Parks and Recreation
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Veronica Mars is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Geeky Girls on TV
Veronica Mars
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Rory Gilmore is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Geeky Girls on TV
Gilmore Girls
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Daria Morgendorffer is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Geeky Girls on TV
Coolza added Daria, Beavis and Butt-head
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Cosima Neihaus is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Geeky Girls on TV
Cosima Neihaus Orphan Black
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Winifred Burkle is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Geeky Girls on TV
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Felicity Smoak is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Geeky Girls on TV
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Winnie Cooper is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Geeky Girls on TV
The Wonder Years
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Diane Chambers is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Geeky Girls on TV
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Lindsay Weir is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Geeky Girls on TV
Freaks and Geeks
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Topanga Lawrence is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Geeky Girls on TV
Girl Meets World, Boy Meets World
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Pam Halpert is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Geeky Girls on TV
The Office
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Betty Suarez is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Geeky Girls on TV
Ugly Betty
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Kaylee Frye is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Geeky Girls on TV
Smoovious added Firefly
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Alex Dunphy is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Geeky Girls on TV
LanaYoshii added Modern Family