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18th Jul '16 9:31:05 AM WillBGood
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* Sylvester from ''Series/{{Scorpion}}'' fits the "geeks are fat" dynamic.

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* Sylvester from ''Series/{{Scorpion}}'' fits the "geeks are fat" dynamic.


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* Sylvester from ''Series/{{Scorpion}}'' fits the "geeks are fat" dynamic.
15th Jul '16 6:52:24 AM Willbyr
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* In ''SteinsGate'', MadScientist Rintaro Okabe is very skinny. PlayfulHacker Itaru Hashida, on the other hand, is extremely fat.

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* In ''SteinsGate'', ''VisualNovel/SteinsGate'', MadScientist Rintaro Okabe is very skinny. PlayfulHacker Itaru Hashida, on the other hand, is extremely fat.
27th Jun '16 1:55:20 PM Willbyr
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* ''SlamDunk'': Yoshinori is a LethalJokeCharacter who looks every bit the stereotypical nerd.

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* ''SlamDunk'': ''Manga/SlamDunk'': Yoshinori is a LethalJokeCharacter who looks every bit the stereotypical nerd.
10th Jun '16 12:40:18 PM DaibhidC
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* Justin from ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'' works at a comic shop, and has pretty much the personality you would expect considering his workplace, but since he's been doing martial arts for years he's actually in shape. Catalina's remark upon seeing him is [[http://egscomics.com/?date=2010-04-16 "Holy crap! Aren't comic book guys supposed to be grapefruit shaped?"]] like the nameless extras in the last panel.

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* Justin from ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'' works at a comic shop, and has pretty much the personality you would expect considering his workplace, but since he's been doing martial arts for years he's actually in shape. Catalina's remark upon seeing him is [[http://egscomics.com/?date=2010-04-16 "Holy crap! Aren't comic book guys supposed to be grapefruit shaped?"]] like the nameless extras in the last panel.panel (later [[http://www.egscomics.com/index.php?id=1873 identified]] as Rich [fat] and Larry [skinny]).
6th Jun '16 4:17:14 AM nighttrainfm
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* The Tenth and Eleventh Doctors from ''Series/DoctorWho''. Ten's case gets lampshaded the most - Donna jokes about it more than once, and Eleven's immediate reaction on meeting him was...

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* ''Series/DoctorWho'':
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The Tenth Doctor's [[TheNthDoctor incarnations]] tend to be on the skinnier side, particularly Ten and Eleventh Doctors from ''Series/DoctorWho''.Eleven. Ten's case gets lampshaded the most - Donna jokes about it more than once, and Eleven's immediate reaction on meeting him was...
23rd May '16 2:03:16 PM TitoMosquito
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Compare HollywoodNerd. Occasionally coupled with a NerdyInhaler to try and [[JustifiedTrope justify]] it. {{Badass Bookworm}}s often, but don't always, avert this. May overlap with FatAndSkinny.

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Compare HollywoodNerd. Occasionally coupled with a NerdyInhaler to try and [[JustifiedTrope justify]] it. {{Badass Bookworm}}s often, but don't always, avert this. May overlap with FatAndSkinny.
FatAndSkinny if both are in the same scene together.




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* Ned from ''WesternAnimation/KimPossible''.
* Zoey from ''WesternAnimation/TheProudFamily''.


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** Cousin Larry
27th Apr '16 9:25:24 AM MsChibi
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* Matt from ''Manga/DeathNote''. For someone who spends most of his time sitting around [[VideoGameCulture playing video games]] and appears to have a taste for junk food, he does have [[http://vignette2.wikia.nocookie.net/deathnote/images/c/c1/35.png/revision/latest?cb=20110507203616 nice biceps]]!
3rd Apr '16 4:54:27 PM nombretomado
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** Vince's brother Chad as well. In fact, he looked nearly identical to [[FamilyMatters Steve Urkel]].

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** Vince's brother Chad as well. In fact, he looked nearly identical to [[FamilyMatters [[Series/FamilyMatters Steve Urkel]].
3rd Apr '16 4:54:11 PM nombretomado
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* Screech from ''SavedByTheBell''.
* Steve Urkel in ''FamilyMatters''.
* Jerry Steiner of ''ParkerLewisCantLose''.
* Lucas on ''PrettyLittleLiars'', a photography nerd. Plus points to the writers who actually made him look threatening and scary at one point. Then Hanna smacked him with a boat oar and knocked him into a pond.

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* Screech from ''SavedByTheBell''.
''Series/SavedByTheBell''.
* Steve Urkel in ''FamilyMatters''.
''Series/FamilyMatters''.
* Jerry Steiner of ''ParkerLewisCantLose''.
''Series/ParkerLewisCantLose''.
* Lucas on ''PrettyLittleLiars'', ''Series/PrettyLittleLiars'', a photography nerd. Plus points to the writers who actually made him look threatening and scary at one point. Then Hanna smacked him with a boat oar and knocked him into a pond.
1st Apr '16 12:01:11 PM SoapheadChurch
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* Literature/TheCanterburyTales has the clerk, making this trope OlderThanPrint. The clerk is described as a student of philosophy or theology at Oxford, who is wire-thin because he forgets to eat and would rather spend what little money he scrounges together on Aristotle works than food or clothing.
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