History BadassBookworm / LiveActionTV

12th Jan '17 1:41:59 PM DouglasFir
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** Ethan James from ''Series/PowerRangersDinoThunder''. There's also one [[GodModeSue Dr. Thomas "Tommy" Oliver]], science teacher, paleontologist and the whole franchise's [[TheAce Ace]]. The Badass Bookworming of Tommy was even lampshaded in an episode of ''Series/PowerRangersOperationOverdrive'', where a former teammate of Tommy's even remarked that he found it hard to believe that ''Tommy'' became a Badass Bookworm. The series even parodied the trope in an episode of ''Dino Thunder'', where LovableJock Conner [=McKnight=] temporally became a Badass Bookworm thanks to a meteorite which changed the three Rangers' personalities (CuteBruiser Kira became a [[IBrokeANail dainty girly-girl]] and video game nerd Ethan became a JerkJock).



** Ethan James from ''Series/PowerRangersDinoThunder''. There's also one [[GodModeSue Dr. Thomas "Tommy" Oliver]], science teacher, paleontologist and the whole franchise's [[TheAce Ace]]. The Badass Bookworming of Tommy was even lampshaded in an episode of ''Series/PowerRangersOperationOverdrive'', where a former teammate of Tommy's even remarked that he found it hard to believe that ''Tommy'' became a Badass Bookworm. The series even parodied the trope in an episode of ''Dino Thunder'', where LovableJock Conner [=McKnight=] temporally became a Badass Bookworm thanks to a meteorite which changed the three Rangers' personalities (CuteBruiser Kira became a [[IBrokeANail dainty girly-girl]] and video game nerd Ethan became a JerkJock).
2nd Jan '17 5:14:24 PM ANTMuddle
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* While computer wizard Hardison from ''Series/{{Leverage}}'' starts out as being less-than-imposing in a fight, he ends up more than capable of taking down guards in a one-to-one fight.

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* ''Series/{{Leverage}}:'' While computer wizard Hardison from ''Series/{{Leverage}}'' starts out as being less-than-imposing in a fight, he ends up more than capable of taking down guards in a one-to-one fight.



* Lauren Lewis from ''LostGirl''.

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%% * Lauren Lewis from ''LostGirl''.
26th Dec '16 8:56:00 AM Rhodes7
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* Cosimo De Medici, ''Series/{{Medici}}'', is a banker, who wanted to be an artist. He is also a skilled politician and orator, and at least as ruthless as any of his rivals. Fits with the historical Cosimo, who is famous for finishing a cathedral dome, building multiple public libraries, and ruling Florence as king in all but name for thirty five years.
21st Dec '16 2:49:43 AM Morgenthaler
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* Djaq and Tuck from ''Series/RobinHood''. Though both only get their hands on one book each during the show's run, they are clearly well educated and have a love of reading, and are debatably the most BadAss characters on the show.

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* Djaq and Tuck from ''Series/RobinHood''. Though both only get their hands on one book each during the show's run, they are clearly well educated and have a love of reading, and are debatably the most BadAss badass characters on the show.
10th Dec '16 6:51:56 AM Morgenthaler
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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.

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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}} badass he is.
5th Dec '16 11:00:59 AM Greystone101
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** Charlie Young, the President's bodyman/personal aide, threw a punk against the wall for calling CJ a bitch. Also, there's this:

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** Charlie Young, the President's bodyman/personal aide, once threw a punk against the wall for calling CJ a bitch. Also, bitch and later fought his way past several Secret Service checkpoints to be with the President when the White House was fired upon. And then there's this:
18th Oct '16 6:15:10 AM LizzieB
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* Professor Setrakian in ''Series/TheStrain'': a rather fragile old pawn shop owner and professor of East European literature and mythology. He appearantly speaks a number of languages and owns lots and lots of books on the subject as well as an [[CrazyPrepared arsenal of silver-based weaponry]]. He has been hunting and destroying vampires for more than half a century, and while a single attacking vampire would be traumatically frightening to the average New Yorker, Setrakian just routinely beheads the creature and goes back to the business at hand.
12th Oct '16 11:45:14 AM DouglasFir
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** T.J. from ''Series/PowerRangersInSpace''.

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** T.J. Johnson from ''Series/PowerRangersInSpace''.''Series/PowerRangersInSpace''.
** Kendrix Morgan from ''Series/PowerRangersLostGalaxy'' would probably count if not for the fact that it's safe to assume ''every'' officer on that space colony was given mandatory fight training.



** Cameron Watanabe aka Cam from ''Series/PowerRangersNinjaStorm''.

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** Cameron "Cam" Watanabe aka Cam from ''Series/PowerRangersNinjaStorm''.



** There's also one [[GodModeSue Dr. Thomas "Tommy" Oliver]], science teacher and paleontologist as of ''Series/PowerRangersDinoThunder'' as well as the whole franchise's [[TheAce Ace]]. The Badass Bookworming of Tommy was even lampshaded in an episode of ''Series/PowerRangersOperationOverdrive'', where a former teammate of Tommy's even remarked that he found it hard to believe that ''Tommy'' became a Badass Bookworm.
** The series even parodied the trope in an episode of ''Dino Thunder'', where LovableJock Conner [=McKnight=] temporally became a Badass Bookworm thanks to a meteorite which changed the three Rangers' personalities (CuteBruiser Kira became a [[IBrokeANail dainty girly-girl]] and video game nerd Ethan became a JerkJock).
** Kendrix Morgan from ''Series/PowerRangersLostGalaxy'' would probably count if not for the fact that it's safe to assume ''every'' officer on that space colony was given mandatory fight training.

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** Ethan James from ''Series/PowerRangersDinoThunder''. There's also one [[GodModeSue Dr. Thomas "Tommy" Oliver]], science teacher and teacher, paleontologist as of ''Series/PowerRangersDinoThunder'' as well as and the whole franchise's [[TheAce Ace]]. The Badass Bookworming of Tommy was even lampshaded in an episode of ''Series/PowerRangersOperationOverdrive'', where a former teammate of Tommy's even remarked that he found it hard to believe that ''Tommy'' became a Badass Bookworm.
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Bookworm. The series even parodied the trope in an episode of ''Dino Thunder'', where LovableJock Conner [=McKnight=] temporally became a Badass Bookworm thanks to a meteorite which changed the three Rangers' personalities (CuteBruiser Kira became a [[IBrokeANail dainty girly-girl]] and video game nerd Ethan became a JerkJock).
** Kendrix Morgan Charlie "Chip" Thorn from ''Series/PowerRangersLostGalaxy'' would probably count if not for the fact that it's safe to assume ''every'' officer on that space colony was given mandatory fight training.''Series/PowerRangersMysticForce''.
** Rose Ortiz from ''Series/PowerRangersOperationOverdrive''.
** Noah Carver from ''Series/PowerRangersMegaforce''.
26th Sep '16 8:57:34 PM Kirayoshi
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** Tyrion Lannister, arguably the smartest man in any room he happens to be in.
--->"My brother has his sword and I have my mind. And a mind needs books like a sword needs a whetstone. That is why I read so much, Jon Snow."
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.
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