Total Nerd 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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1,228 438
Abby Sciuto is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Geeky Girls on TV

2
842 519
Willow Rosenberg is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Geeky Girls on TV
Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Buffy the Animated Series

3
571 595
Liz Lemon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Geeky Girls on TV
30 Rock

4
925 375
Velma Dinkley is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Geeky Girls on TV
Scooby Doo universe

5
798 434
Dana Scully is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Geeky Girls on TV
The X-Files

6
928 418
Bernadette Rostenkowski is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Geeky Girls on TV
The Big Bang Theory

7
916 374
Penelope Garcia is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Geeky Girls on TV
Criminal Minds

8
582 336
Lisa Simpson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Geeky Girls on TV
Rinkydink added The Simpsons, The Tracey Ullman Show

9
898 345
Temperance

10
842 373
Amy Farrah Fowler is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Geeky Girls on TV
bojanthebest added The Big Bang Theory

11
490 412
Leslie Knope is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Geeky Girls on TV
Parks and Recreation

12
317 306
Cosima Neihaus is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Geeky Girls on TV
Cosima Neihaus Orphan Black

13
521 362
Veronica Mars is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Geeky Girls on TV
Veronica Mars

14
483 327
Daria Morgendorffer is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Geeky Girls on TV
Coolza added Daria, Beavis and Butt-head

15
542 359
Rory Gilmore is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Geeky Girls on TV
Gilmore Girls

16
456 338
Winnie Cooper is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Geeky Girls on TV
The Wonder Years

17
208 500
Diane Chambers is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Geeky Girls on TV

18
416 297
Winifred Burkle is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Geeky Girls on TV

19
629 307
Felicity Smoak is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Geeky Girls on TV

20
550 274
Topanga Lawrence is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Geeky Girls on TV
Girl Meets World, Boy Meets World

21
244 362
Betty Suarez is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Geeky Girls on TV
Ugly Betty

22
375 310
Claudia Donovan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Geeky Girls on TV
wiabux added Warehouse 13, Warehouse 13: Of Monsters and Men

23
452 330
Jessica

24
244 303
Lindsay Weir is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Geeky Girls on TV
Freaks and Geeks

25
305 340
Pam Halpert is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Geeky Girls on TV
The Office