History BadassBookworm / LiveActionTV

10th Jun '16 8:28:59 AM nielas
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** Matatron was God's Scribe and when God disappeared he went to Earth and spent all that time reading any and all books he could find. In his human form he looks unassuming and rather harmless until one realizes that Metatron spent more time with God then any of the other angels and thus possess Divine knowledge that even the archangels do not know. He runs circles around both the good and bad guys and almost becomes the new ruler of Heaven. Part of his duties as God's Scribe was to be God's editor ie he pointed out God's mistakes. When Metatron calls God out for being a selfish jerk, God listens.
9th Jun '16 11:50:07 AM SomberCaelifera
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*** Julian Bashir, an unassuming and very geeky medical officer who [[spoiler: is revealed to have been genetically altered for enhanced physical and mental abilities, meaning he could have gone toe to to with ''Khan Noonien Singh'' had the opportunity presented itself]].

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*** Julian Bashir, an unassuming and very geeky medical officer who [[spoiler: is revealed to have been genetically altered for enhanced physical and mental abilities, meaning he could have gone toe to to toe with ''Khan Noonien Singh'' had the opportunity presented itself]].
24th May '16 11:06:44 AM SomberCaelifera
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*** Just about every StarFleet officer is either this of a [[genius bruiser]].

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*** Just about every StarFleet officer is either this of or a [[genius bruiser]].{{Genius Bruiser}}.
10th May '16 11:09:12 PM erforce
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* ''Series/TheSarahConnorChronicles'': While watching her beat up everyone, it's sometimes hard to remember that [[RobotGirl Cameron]] is ''incredibly'' intelligent. This is only natural, though, as she never sleeps, can read very quickly, and spends a lot of nights at the local university library just studying. Apparently, [[RidiculouslyHumanRobots she gets bored easily.]]

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* ''Series/TheSarahConnorChronicles'': ''Series/TerminatorTheSarahConnorChronicles'': While watching her beat up everyone, it's sometimes hard to remember that [[RobotGirl Cameron]] is ''incredibly'' intelligent. This is only natural, though, as she never sleeps, can read very quickly, and spends a lot of nights at the local university library just studying. Apparently, [[RidiculouslyHumanRobots she gets bored easily.]]
6th Apr '16 9:38:54 AM bannermanner
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* Sawyer from ''Series/{{Lost}}'' is a voracious reader, and relaxing with a book is clearly one of his favorite things to do.
14th Mar '16 6:34:21 PM Morgaus
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* [[BigBadSlippage Lex Luthor]] from ''Series/Smallville''. He'a an avid reader who likes to apply what he's learned to situations in his life. He's also a highly skilled fighter who can beat Green Arrow, the series most notable BadassNormal.

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* [[BigBadSlippage Lex Luthor]] from ''Series/Smallville''.''Series/{{Smallville}}''. He'a an avid reader who likes to apply what he's learned to situations in his life. He's also a highly skilled fighter who can beat Green Arrow, the series most notable BadassNormal.
14th Mar '16 6:34:02 PM Morgaus
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* [[BigBadSlippage Lex Luthor]] from ''Series/Smallville''. He'a an avid reader who likes to apply what he's learned to situations in his life. He's also a highly skilled fighter who can beat Green Arrow, the series most notable BadassNormal.
4th Jan '16 6:12:34 PM Moosedog
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*** Just about every StarFleet officer is either this of a [[genius bruiser]].
18th Sep '15 3:40:28 PM StarSword
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* Mr. Spock, and the Vulcan species, from ''Franchise/StarTrek''. What could be more non-threatening than a science officer ({{geek}}) with no emotion or ego? Well, screw with his ship or [[HeterosexualLifePartners his]] [[TheNotLoveInterest captain]] and you'll find out pretty quick he'll neck pinch you into submission. You may also find out that Vulcans are, on average, [[SuperStrength three times as strong as humans]]. And if you '''really''' provoke him he ''will'' [[ShootTheDog shoot the damn dog. Just to prove the point]]. And God help you if you say anything bad about [[BerserkButton his mother]]. He says at one time that the Vulcans were once barbarians who nearly killed one another off before adopting the teachings of Surak; it is strongly implied that the Romulans are descendants of Vulcans who would not or could not embrace Surak's philosophy. The Vulcans rejected violence because they were so very, very good at it.
* ''[[Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration The Next Generation]]''
** Commander Data, as an android, has the mental processing speed of a computer as well as super strength and resilience. "I assume your handprint will open this door whether you are conscious or not."
** Captain Picard is a reclusive classical scholar most of the time and doing things like pulling off political {{Batman Gambit}}s against a whole empire, assuming the role of a hardened criminal to infiltrate a gang of mercenaries, and single-handedly defeating a group of terrorists the rest of the time. And ever since the last few scenes of Season Three, he has had Borg strength, too. The movies eventually take things a bit too far in the physical combat direction, but there's a good reason why he and Data relate so well to each other. Picard fought and killed two Klingons sent to murder him. He's also taken down more Borg drones in single combat than any other character, and he's endured torture multiple times. Oh yeah, a knife to the heart and (years later) a phaser bolt to the same spot were not enough to kill him. ''That's'' badass.
** Montgomery Scott. One of the best engineers of his day, and a fierce barroom brawler when he's pissed off.

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* Mr. ''Franchise/StarTrek'':
** ''Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries'': Commander
Spock, and the Vulcan species, from ''Franchise/StarTrek''.species. What could be more non-threatening than a science officer ({{geek}}) with no emotion or ego? Well, screw with his ship or [[HeterosexualLifePartners his]] [[TheNotLoveInterest captain]] and you'll find out pretty quick he'll neck pinch you into submission. You may also find out that Vulcans are, on average, [[SuperStrength three times as strong as humans]]. And if you '''really''' provoke him he ''will'' [[ShootTheDog shoot the damn dog. Just to prove the point]]. And God help you if you say anything bad about [[BerserkButton his mother]]. He says at one time that the Vulcans were once barbarians who nearly killed one another off before adopting the teachings of Surak; it is strongly implied (and confirmed in the expanded universe and in ''Series/StarTrekEnterprise'') that the Romulans are descendants of Vulcans who would not or could not embrace Surak's philosophy. The Vulcans rejected violence because they were so very, very good at it.
* ''[[Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration The Next Generation]]''
** Commander Data, as an android,
it. By TNG Spock has the mental processing speed of a computer as well as super strength retired from Starfleet and resilience. "I assume your handprint will open this door whether you are conscious or not."
** Captain Picard is a reclusive classical scholar most of the time and doing things like pulling off political {{Batman Gambit}}s against a whole empire, assuming the role of a hardened criminal to infiltrate a gang of mercenaries, and single-handedly defeating a group of terrorists the rest of the time. And ever since the last few scenes of Season Three, he has had Borg strength, too. The movies eventually take things a bit too far in the physical combat direction, but there's a good reason why he and Data relate so well to each other. Picard fought and killed two Klingons sent to murder him. He's also taken down more Borg drones in single combat than any other character, and he's endured torture multiple times. Oh yeah, a knife to the heart and (years later) a phaser bolt to the same spot were not enough to kill him. ''That's'' badass.
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become an {{Ambadassador}}.
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Montgomery Scott. One of the best engineers of his day, and a fierce barroom brawler when he's pissed off.



** ''[[Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine Deep Space Nine]]'' gives us Julian Bashir, an unassuming and very geeky medical officer who [[spoiler: is revealed to have been genetically altered for enhanced physical and mental abilities, meaning he could have gone toe to to with ''Khan Noonien Singh'' had the opportunity presented itself]].

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** ''[[Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine Deep Space Nine]]'' gives us ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'':
*** Commander Data, as an android, has the mental processing speed of a computer as well as super strength and resilience. "I assume your handprint will open this door whether you are conscious or not."
*** Captain Picard is a reclusive classical scholar most of the time and doing things like pulling off political {{Batman Gambit}}s against a whole empire, assuming the role of a hardened criminal to infiltrate a gang of mercenaries, and single-handedly defeating a group of terrorists the rest of the time. And ever since the last few scenes of Season Three, he has had Borg strength, too. The movies eventually take things a bit too far in the physical combat direction, but there's a good reason why he and Data relate so well to each other. Picard fought and killed two Klingons sent to murder him. He's also taken down more Borg drones in single combat than any other character, and he's endured torture multiple times. Oh yeah, a knife to the heart and (years later) a phaser bolt to the same spot were not enough to kill him. ''That's'' badass.
** ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'':
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Julian Bashir, an unassuming and very geeky medical officer who [[spoiler: is revealed to have been genetically altered for enhanced physical and mental abilities, meaning he could have gone toe to to with ''Khan Noonien Singh'' had the opportunity presented itself]].



* Illya Kuryakin from ''Series/TheManFromUNCLE'' holds a Masters degree from the Sorbonne and a [=PhD=] in quantum physics from the University of Cambridge and is demonstrated several times in the series to be doing tech work at U.N.C.L.E. Headquarters between field assignments. Nonetheless, he is one of the two top field agents in that ''multinational'' intelligence agency and hence gets frequent opportunities to demonstrate how utterly {{Badass}} he is.

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* Illya Kuryakin from ''Series/TheManFromUNCLE'' holds a Masters degree from the Sorbonne and a [=PhD=] in quantum physics from the University of Cambridge and is demonstrated several times in the series to be doing tech work at U.N.C.L.E. Headquarters between field assignments. Nonetheless, he is one of the two top field agents in that ''multinational'' intelligence agency and hence gets frequent opportunities to demonstrate how utterly {{Badass}} he is.is.
* In ''Series/MadamSecretary'', Elizabeth [=McCord's=] husband Henry is first introduced as a world-renowned religious scholar who teaches theology and ethics at Georgetown. It's later revealed he's a [[SemperFi retired US Marine Corps captain]] who flew ground-attack aircraft in Desert Storm, as well as later serving as an NSA operative.
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3rd Sep '15 10:48:55 PM Seanette
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