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15th Jul '16 6:13:57 PM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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* Corpus Colossus from ''Film/MadMaxFuryRoad'' has osteogenesis imperfecta (brittle bone disease), which severely stunts his growth and limits his mobility. He's the cleverer of Immortan Joe's sons, in contrast with Rictus, who displays [[DumbMuscle physical prowess but limited intelligence]].

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* Master, the brains of the "Master Blaster" tag team in ''Film/MadMaxBeyondThunderdome'', has dwarfism, in contrast with his huge but mentally impaired partner Blaster. Similarly, Corpus Colossus from ''Film/MadMaxFuryRoad'' has osteogenesis imperfecta (brittle bone disease), which severely stunts his growth and limits his mobility. He's the cleverer of Immortan Joe's sons, in contrast with Rictus, who displays [[DumbMuscle physical prowess but limited intelligence]].mobility, and he serves as a {{foil}} to his DumbMuscle brother Rictus.
15th Jul '16 6:07:46 PM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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** Jason Stryker from ''Film/X2XMenUnited'', is barely able to lift an eyebrow, but that's made up for by a very impressive mind - though his ability to think on his own has been almost lost thanks to the brain surgery.

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** Jason Stryker from ''Film/X2XMenUnited'', ''Film/X2XMenUnited'' is barely able to lift an eyebrow, but that's made up for by a very impressive mind - -- though his ability to think on his own has been almost lost thanks due to the brain surgery.surgery.
* Corpus Colossus from ''Film/MadMaxFuryRoad'' has osteogenesis imperfecta (brittle bone disease), which severely stunts his growth and limits his mobility. He's the cleverer of Immortan Joe's sons, in contrast with Rictus, who displays [[DumbMuscle physical prowess but limited intelligence]].
17th Jun '16 3:26:11 AM Doug86
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* Professor Xavier from ''Comicbook/{{X-Men}}''. Not just smart, he's also the most powerful telepath in the world.

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* Professor Xavier from ''Comicbook/{{X-Men}}''.''Comicbook/XMen''. Not just smart, he's also the most powerful telepath in the world.
16th Jun '16 11:40:44 PM Morgenthaler
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* Dr. Wang from ''{{Minoriteam}}'', who was a BadassNormal before he was paralyzed. The only person comparable to him in intelligence is Dr. Genius, who can only move one of his fingers.

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* Dr. Wang from ''{{Minoriteam}}'', ''WesternAnimation/{{Minoriteam}}'', who was a BadassNormal before he was paralyzed. The only person comparable to him in intelligence is Dr. Genius, who can only move one of his fingers.



* Berto from ''MaxSteel''.

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* Berto from ''MaxSteel''.''WesternAnimation/MaxSteel''.



* Chip Chase from ''{{Transformers}} G1''.

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* Chip Chase from ''{{Transformers}} ''WesternAnimation/{{Transformers}} G1''.



* Carlos's younger brother from ''TheMagicSchoolBus'' has a wheelchair with a parachute, an emergency raft, a crowbar, and various other useful things, and is a lot smarter than his brother or his brother's classmates.

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* Carlos's younger brother from ''TheMagicSchoolBus'' ''WesternAnimation/TheMagicSchoolBus'' has a wheelchair with a parachute, an emergency raft, a crowbar, and various other useful things, and is a lot smarter than his brother or his brother's classmates.



* Hawkins appears several times on ''FamilyGuy'', first as a non-speaking character in "Peter Peter Caviar Eater" being kept on hold at the Pewterschmidt estates in case someone needs help with their ''math homework'', and later in an episode dealing with a black hole threatening to consume the Earth (in reality an april fools prank by Channel 6). This episode reveals that Hawkins isnt even crippled, and the whole "crippled genius" bit is just a role he plays whenever the media needs a smart guy.

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* Hawkins appears several times on ''FamilyGuy'', ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'', first as a non-speaking character in "Peter Peter Caviar Eater" being kept on hold at the Pewterschmidt estates in case someone needs help with their ''math homework'', and later in an episode dealing with a black hole threatening to consume the Earth (in reality an april fools prank by Channel 6). This episode reveals that Hawkins isnt even crippled, and the whole "crippled genius" bit is just a role he plays whenever the media needs a smart guy.
10th Apr '16 4:39:49 PM lenne18
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* * [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apolinario_Mabini Apolinario Mabini y Maranan]], The Sublime Paralytic, who lost both his legs to Polio, was a Filipino revolutionary leader, educator, lawyer, and statesman who served as the first Prime Minister of the Philippines, serving first under the Revolutionary Government, and then under the First Philippine Republic.

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* * [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apolinario_Mabini Apolinario Mabini y Maranan]], The Sublime Paralytic, who lost both his legs to Polio, was a Filipino revolutionary leader, educator, lawyer, and statesman who served as the first Prime Minister of the Philippines, serving first under the Revolutionary Government, and then under the First Philippine Republic.
10th Apr '16 4:35:50 PM lenne18
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* [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apolinario_Mabini The Sublime Paralytic, Apolinario Mabini]]. Unable to walk and had to be carried by two guys in a hammock, but he near singlehandedly created the foundation of Philippine independence.



* Apolinario Mabini y Maranan, who lost both his legs to Polio, was a Filipino revolutionary leader, educator, lawyer, and statesman who served as the first Prime Minister of the Philippines, serving first under the Revolutionary Government, and then under the First Philippine Republic.

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* * [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apolinario_Mabini Apolinario Mabini y Maranan, Maranan]], The Sublime Paralytic, who lost both his legs to Polio, was a Filipino revolutionary leader, educator, lawyer, and statesman who served as the first Prime Minister of the Philippines, serving first under the Revolutionary Government, and then under the First Philippine Republic.
24th Feb '16 8:08:08 PM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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* The ''Literature/InheritanceCycle'' has the High Priest [[AmbiguousGender (Priestess?)]] of Helgrind. He/she possesses incredible magical skills and PsychicPowers, and very nearly out-magicked four skilled magicians in a mental battle. Did I mention he/she is missing both legs, both arms, and [[TongueTrauma part of his/her tongue?]] He/she also qualifies as an EvilCripple because let's face it, leading a ReligionOfEvil that practices ritual mutilation [[note]]which is how he/she lost all those body parts[[/note]] and HumanSacrifice kind of makes you a dick.

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* The ''Literature/InheritanceCycle'' has the High Priest [[AmbiguousGender (Priestess?)]] of Helgrind. He/she possesses They possess incredible magical skills and PsychicPowers, and very nearly out-magicked four skilled magicians in a mental battle. Did I mention he/she is they're missing both legs, both arms, all four limbs and [[TongueTrauma part of his/her their tongue?]] He/she They also qualifies qualify as an EvilCripple because let's face it, leading a ReligionOfEvil that practices ritual mutilation [[note]]which is how he/she they lost all those body parts[[/note]] and HumanSacrifice kind of makes you a dick.
20th Feb '16 7:39:26 PM GrammarNavi
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* Lionel Canter from ''Comicbook/TheSurrogates'' is Stephen Hawking crossed with MacGyver. He's the original creator of the surrogates and [[spoiler: even modified his own to use [[ShockAndAwe lightning in combat]].]]

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* Lionel Canter from ''Comicbook/TheSurrogates'' is Stephen Hawking crossed with MacGyver.Series/MacGyver. He's the original creator of the surrogates and [[spoiler: even modified his own to use [[ShockAndAwe lightning in combat]].]]
8th Feb '16 4:38:31 PM CurledUpWithDakka
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* In Dan Brown's novels ''Angels and Demons'' and ''The Da Vinci Code'', both had characters with disabilities and were also highly respected professors. The guy in the wheelchair was probably a reference to Stephen Hawking.

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* In Dan Brown's novels ''Angels ''Literature/AngelsAndDemons'' and Demons'' and ''The Da Vinci Code'', ''Literature/TheDaVinciCode'', both had characters with disabilities and were also highly respected professors. The guy in the wheelchair was probably a reference to Stephen Hawking.



* In Literature/WingsofFire [[spoiler:Starflight becomes this after having his eyes burned out by the volcano]]

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* In Literature/WingsofFire Literature/WingsOfFire [[spoiler:Starflight becomes this after having his eyes burned out by the volcano]]
8th Feb '16 5:37:50 AM Freshmeat
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* John Milton was blind by the time he dictated his MagnumOpus, ''Literature/ParadiseLost''.

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* John Milton was blind by the time he dictated his MagnumOpus, ''Literature/ParadiseLost''.
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