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23rd Jul '16 1:03:48 PM nombretomado
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** Taking the above a step further, ''BigBrother'' had [[MsFanservice Bonnie Holt]], from Leicester, East Midlands, United Kingdom, who may or may not have AspergersSyndrome, but her behavior indicates traces of it, if the Website/YouTube footage of her is anything to go by.

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** Taking the above a step further, ''BigBrother'' ''Series/BigBrother'' had [[MsFanservice Bonnie Holt]], from Leicester, East Midlands, United Kingdom, who may or may not have AspergersSyndrome, but her behavior indicates traces of it, if the Website/YouTube footage of her is anything to go by.
22nd Jul '16 8:35:31 AM ChronoLegion
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* In ''Literature/SuperPowereds'', [[EnergyAbsorption Vince]] and [[CharlesAtlasSuperpower Chad]] are both severely lacking in the social department, partly due to them having SacrificedBasicSkillForAwesomeTraining. Vince has spent much of his life as a vagrant and hasn't had any meaningful interaction with anyone after his adopted father's death. His father has also spent much of the time training him in hand-to-hand combat. As a result, Vince is an AllLovingHero, who can't comprehend someone else being dishonest (except by necessity). After [[spoiler:his father's murder at the hand of his best friend]], Chad has devoted his time to training to become the best Hero ever. His power of total body and mind control allows him to train his body to be the ultimate fighting machine and to focus his mind, blocking off emotions he considers unnecessary and eschewing normal human contact. When his mother visits him at Lander, she is worried that he has zero friends. The boys he hangs out with are his sparring partners, nothing more. When Angela expresses an interest in him, all her hints and cues go right over his head, as he takes everything at face value. As does Vince, when Chad explains to him the stated reason why Angela invited him to a club (i.e. she didn't want to invite anyone who would grope her all night long). When Vince's friends find out that both Vince and Chad both honestly believe her reason, they are speechless for a few seconds before trying to figure out how it's possible for there to be two such clueless guys. Vince doesn't understand what they mean, and Nick points out that this just underscores their point. They both get better, though, with Chad even starting to come out of his shell and trying to do more with his friends than exercise and spar.
22nd Jul '16 8:22:48 AM ChronoLegion
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* Dash in ''Series/MinorityReport2015. He's only come into the public world in the past few weeks - and the fact that he was imprisoned for most of his life and never saw anything but visions of murder certainly didn't help matters.
* ''Series/TheFlash2014'''s Dr Harrison Wells, despite being a popular and seemingly well-loved celebrity scientist (before the particle accelerator explosion, that is), was described in his biography as "arrogant, prickly, brusque [and] at times contemptuous". He admits to Barry that he's not very fond of the vast majority of people, but he does describe Barry, Caitlin and Cisco as his "closest friends". (Although, given his lack of anything approaching a social life, it's likely that they're his ''only'' friends.)

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* Dash in ''Series/MinorityReport2015.''Series/MinorityReport2015''. He's only come into the public world in the past few weeks - and the fact that he was imprisoned for most of his life and never saw anything but visions of murder certainly didn't help matters.
* ''Series/TheFlash2014'''s Dr Dr. Harrison Wells, despite being a popular and seemingly well-loved celebrity scientist (before the particle accelerator explosion, that is), was described in his biography as "arrogant, prickly, brusque [and] at times contemptuous". He admits to Barry that he's not very fond of the vast majority of people, but he does describe Barry, Caitlin and Cisco as his "closest friends". (Although, given his lack of anything approaching a social life, it's likely that they're his ''only'' friends.)) [[spoiler:In fact, this Wells is really Eobard Thawne, the Flash's enemy. However, the real Wells from Earth 2 actually fits this description]].
22nd Jul '16 8:18:33 AM ChronoLegion
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* Artie of ''Series/{{Warehouse 13}}'' has spent so much of his career in the [[ArtifactCollectionAgency Artifact Warehouse]] that he is often considered uncouth by the new agents Pete and Myka.

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* Artie of ''Series/{{Warehouse 13}}'' has spent so much of his career in the [[ArtifactCollectionAgency Artifact Warehouse]] that he is often considered uncouth by the new agents Pete and Myka. One episode reveals that he deliberately gives himself appendicitis every year in order to see a doctor he likes, until it nearly kills him and he finally has the guts to ask her out properly.
22nd Jul '16 8:12:50 AM ChronoLegion
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** Icheb is even worse than Seven, having been assimilated as a baby. When working close with B'Ellana, he misinterprets her behavior and several physiological readouts as indications that she wants him. Later, when she faints, he scans her with a tricorder and diagnoses her with a parasite of some sort. Seven (slightly more versed) explains that this "parasite" is called a fetus.
22nd Jul '16 8:09:41 AM ChronoLegion
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** In his youth, Worf was unskilled when visiting his family in the Klingon Empire, after being raised by humans. He's apparently gotten better as an adult, but is still considered rather uptight and overly serious. When he acts according to Federation values (like mercy, democracy, humility, etc) he tends to get odd looks and confused reactions though.

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** In his youth, Worf was unskilled when visiting his family in the Klingon Empire, after being raised by humans. He's apparently gotten better as an adult, but is still considered rather uptight and overly serious. When he acts according to Federation values (like mercy, democracy, humility, etc) he tends to get odd looks and confused reactions though. He also learns about Klingon culture largely by reading about it, which shocks him when he starts to interact more with actual Klingons, who are far less noble, honorable, and stoic than he expects. During the Klingon civil war, he has trouble grasping the idea of sharing a drink with the other side's soldiers in the lull between the fighting.
14th Jun '16 11:11:38 PM DoctorNemesis
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* When it comes to anything outside of work (and even inside it at times), the detectives in ''Series/BrooklynNineNine'' run the line from "functional but have some slightly odd quirks" to "don't appear to understand how humans work at times". Each character has their own eccentricities which tend to interfere with social interaction; Jake is a CloudCuckoolander, Captain Holt is an [[TheStoic impassive statue]] with several odd tastes, Amy is easily flustered and tends to babble nervously, Rosa combines Holt's offbeat impassivity with added anger issues, Charles has no verbal filter and seems determined to find [[CreepyGood the creepiest way to express every thought he's ever had]], Gina is a {{Narcissist}} with no interest in anyone else whatsoever, and Scully and Hitchcock basically live in their own odd, rather stupid world. About the only character who seems capable of interacting with other adults with a consistent level of social competence is Terry, which frequently puts him in the OnlySaneMan role when it comes to social interaction.

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* When it comes to anything outside of work (and even inside it at times), the detectives in ''Series/BrooklynNineNine'' run the line from "functional but have some slightly odd quirks" to "don't appear to understand how humans work at times". Each character has their own eccentricities which tend to interfere with social interaction; Jake is a an immature CloudCuckoolander, Captain Holt is an [[TheStoic impassive statue]] robot]] with several odd tastes, Amy is easily flustered and tends to babble nervously, Rosa combines Holt's offbeat impassivity with added anger issues, Charles has no verbal filter and seems determined to find [[CreepyGood the creepiest way to express every thought he's ever had]], Gina is a {{Narcissist}} with no interest in anyone else whatsoever, and Scully and Hitchcock basically live in their own odd, rather stupid world. About the only character who seems capable of interacting with other adults with a consistent level of social competence is Terry, which frequently puts him in the OnlySaneMan role when it comes to social interaction.
14th Jun '16 11:07:06 PM DoctorNemesis
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* When it comes to anything outside of work (and even inside it at times), the detectives in ''Series/BrooklynNineNine'' run the line from "functional but have some slightly odd quirks" to "don't appear to understand how humans work at times". Each character has their own eccentricities which tend to interfere with social interaction; Jake is a CloudCuckoolander, Captain Holt is an [[TheStoic impassive statue]] with several odd tastes, Amy is easily flustered and tends to babble nervously, Rosa combines Holt's offbeat impassivity with added anger issues, Charles has no verbal filter and seems determined to find [[CreepyGood the creepiest way to express every thought he's ever had]], Gina is a {{Narcissist}} with no interest in anyone else whatsoever, and Scully and Hitchcock basically live in their own odd, rather stupid world. About the only character who seems capable of interacting with other adults with a consistent level of social competence is Terry, which frequently puts him in the OnlySaneMan role when it comes to social interaction.
13th Jun '16 4:01:39 PM SpocktorWho
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* Castiel from ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'' is an angel who hasn't spent a lot of time down on earth, so he tends to lack basic knowledge of human etiquette, as well as failing to grasp the concepts of sarcasm, rhetorical questions, and metaphor when he's first starting out. He also doesn't quite get the point of goodbyes or even of ending conversations in a conclusive manner. Once he's done saying what he wants to say, he goes ''poof'', even if the other person isn't done yet.

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* Castiel from ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'' is an angel who hasn't spent a lot of time down on earth, so he tends to lack basic knowledge of human etiquette, as well as failing to grasp the concepts of sarcasm, rhetorical questions, and metaphor when he's first starting out. He also doesn't quite get the point of goodbyes or even of ending conversations in a conclusive manner. Once he's done saying what he wants to say, he goes ''poof'', even if the other person isn't done yet. And he takes it the other direction, too -- popping up next to people or behind them, or often in the passenger seat of Dean's car ''while Dean is driving'', consistently ignoring the startled reactions to his sudden appearances.
10th Jun '16 6:44:55 AM OddOneIn
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* ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'', [[SixthRanger Peridot]] has incredibly poor social skills in regards to humans and the Crystal Gems due to being new to the planet. She's revealed to not understand why she feels bad (small) when she accidentally hurts someone's feelings. She also doesn't understand why Garnet chooses to stay fused or why the others don't treat Pearl as she was taught a member of her SlaveRace should. Though it's shown that this is a result of her conditioning on Homeworld, as she quickly learns all of them spending time with the Crystal Gems.

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* ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'', [[SixthRanger [[spoiler:[[SixthRanger Peridot]] has incredibly poor social skills in regards to humans and the Crystal Gems due to being new to the planet. She's revealed to not understand why she feels bad (small) when she accidentally hurts someone's feelings. She also doesn't understand why Garnet chooses to stay fused or why the others don't treat Pearl as she was taught a member of her SlaveRace should. Though it's shown that this is a result of her conditioning on Homeworld, as she quickly learns all of them spending time with the Crystal Gems.]]
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