Someone in a less advanced era who stands out as the most intelligent person around. Usually an inventor.
Expect a lot of It Will Never Catch On
Compare Surrounded by Idiots
- In the Phineas and Ferb episode "Tri-Stone Area" Phineas and Ferb's Stone Age counterparts Phinabunk and Gerb take on this role and invent the wheel. Candace's counterpart Candar discovers fire, but entirely by accident.
- Taken Up to Eleven in the Fairly OddParents episode "Odd, Odd West" when AJ's Wild West ancestor builds a computer.