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* ''FanFic/ChildOfTheStorm'' has Peter Parker, who is mentioned as being "kind of hot" once he loses the glasses and becomes more confident after the events of the ''Bloody Hell'' arc in Book Two.
** This trope is zig-zagged in the case of Hermione. While definitely a nerd, and said to be quite pretty, it doesn't get much focus because most of the story is from Harry's POV, and he and Hermione are LikeBrotherAndSister.


* Bespectacled astrophysics student-turned-time-traveling ninja Sasuke Sarutobi of ''VisualNovel/IkemenSengoku'' is one of the game's romanceable guys. In his route, the female main character falls for him not just because of his [[NiceGuy kindness]], [[TheComicallySerious quirky sense of humor]], and [[DevotedToYou sincere desire to make her happy]], but also because of his intelligence and unquenchable thirst of learning that he's more than happy to let her participate in.

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* Bespectacled astrophysics student-turned-time-traveling ninja Sasuke Sarutobi of ''VisualNovel/IkemenSengoku'' is one of the game's romanceable guys. In his route, the female main character falls for him not just because of his [[NiceGuy kindness]], [[TheComicallySerious quirky sense of humor]], and [[DevotedToYou sincere desire to make her happy]], but also because of his intelligence and unquenchable thirst of learning that he's more than happy to let her participate in. She even admits to him in one ending that she was disappointed he didn't stay dressed in his lab coat for their date.

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* Bespectacled astrophysics student-turned-time-traveling ninja Sasuke Sarutobi of ''VisualNovel/IkemenSengoku'' is one of the game's romanceable guys. In his route, the female main character falls for him not just because of his [[NiceGuy kindness]], [[TheComicallySerious quirky sense of humor]], and [[DevotedToYou sincere desire to make her happy]], but also because of his intelligence and unquenchable thirst of learning that he's more than happy to let her participate in.

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* In ''Fanfic/MyHuntsmanAcademia'', Izuku quickly becomes a CluelessChickMagnet thanks to being one of the ripped guys in his year and his warm, friendly personality. His tendency to ramble on and on as a self-professed "super nerd" does nothing to detract from his status as "the sexiest dork at Beacon".
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* Donovan from ''Webcomic/SilverBulletNights.'' He's short, wears old-fashioned glasses and talks like a middle-aged professor. Despite this, he has no problem [[spoiler: picking up a tall, dark and handsome stranger.]] Of course, it helps that Donovan is attractive in a nerdy sort of way. Kind of geek-meets-twink.


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Another name for this trope would be sapiosexual.


* ''WesternAnimation/EdEddNEddy'' -- Double D has had more girls go after him than any other male character on the show. To name a few:
** Marie Kanker -- Double D's usual StalkerWithACrush.
** Sarah -- Ed's sister who has a PrecociousCrush on Double D.
** Nazz -- She kissed him on the cheek in ''The Day the Ed Stood Still'' and pulled him into a dance in ''May I Have This Ed?'', and he's shown to be the only boy Nazz seems to really like besides Kevin.
** May Kanker -- She and Double D had a lot of ShipTease in the Valentine's Day-special, but to be fair, they only fell in love because they were struck arrows fired by Cupid-Sarah and Cupid-Jimmy. Although at the end of the special, it's implied that Double D ''may'' in fact still like May, and he ends up keeping the card she had given him when they were under the spell of the Cupids.

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* ''WesternAnimation/EdEddNEddy'' -- Double D ''WesternAnimation/EdEddNEddy'': Eddward "Edd" (better known as "Double D" because of the way his name is spelled), who's easily the most popular character in the series, has had more girls go after him than any other male character on the show. To name a few:
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** There's Marie Kanker, one of the Kanker -- Sisters who is Double D's usual StalkerWithACrush.
** Sarah -- Ed's sister who younger sister, Sarah, has a PrecociousCrush on Double D.
** Nazz -- She kissed him Double D on the cheek in ''The "The Day the Ed Stood Still'' Still" and pulled him into a dance in ''May "May I Have This Ed?'', and he's shown to be Ed?" Plus, Double D was the only boy outside of Kevin that Nazz seems to ever really like besides Kevin.
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** May Kanker -- She and Double D Marie's sister, May, had a lot of ShipTease in with Double D is the series' Valentine's Day-special, but to be fair, Day-special (even if it was only because they only fell in love because they were due being struck arrows fired by with love-arrows from Cupid-Sarah and Cupid-Jimmy. Although Cupid-Jimmy). But at the end of the special, it's implied that Double D ''may'' in fact still like may have genuine feelings for May, and especially since he ends up keeping the card Valentine's Day-card she had given made for him when after they were under struck by the spell of the Cupids.arrows.


** Ray himself counts. His TallDarkAndHandsome appearance, [[SmartGuy intelligence]], and love for ''Series/DoctorWho'' were all reasons Felicity listed as to why he was practically the perfect man.

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** Ray himself counts. His TallDarkAndHandsome appearance, [[SmartGuy intelligence]], and love for ''Series/DoctorWho'' were all reasons Felicity listed as to why he was practically the perfect man. He's a contender for ''the'' nerdiest character in the Arrowverse, played by an actor who once portrayed ''[[{{Hunk}} Superman]]''. That in itself should indicate how much he qualifies.


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* After finding out about this, ''ComicStrip/FoxTrot'''s Jason Fox once tried to make himself as un-nerdy as possible because GirlsHaveCooties.
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-->''(The back cover summary describes Wendell as being nerdy.)''
-->'''Wendell:''' I must take exception to this "nerdy" label that's been so callously applied to my character.
-->'''Danny Dragonbreath:''' Oh, relax, Wendell. Girls totally dig nerds.

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* After finding out about this, ''ComicStrip/FoxTrot'''s Jason Fox once tried to make himself as un-nerdy as possible because GirlsHaveCooties.
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* In ''Webcomic/{{Shiniez}}'', Ally and Alan are complete geeks over fighting games, and both are sexualised. Ally even attends conventions and cosplays. Moreover Lisa speculates that all practitioners of BDSM are in a way nerds, because (as the comic shows) the advanced stuff uses so much thought and attention to be done safely you naturally have to be an enthusiast type.

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* In ''Webcomic/{{Shiniez}}'', ''Webcomic/{{Sunstone}}'', Ally and Alan are complete geeks over fighting games, and both are sexualised. Ally even attends conventions and cosplays. Moreover Lisa speculates that all practitioners of BDSM are in a way nerds, because (as the comic shows) the advanced stuff uses so much thought and attention to be done safely you naturally have to be an enthusiast type.



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* ''Website/CollegeHumor'' has the skit [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dxx6BupgRmI "I'm Such A Nerd,"]], in which a nerd [[GeekyTurnOn happily discovers]] that the rather attractive girl he's dating is herself a giant nerd... who then promptly dumps him for not being nerdy enough.
-->'''Girl:''' I thought he was different, you know, but he ''wasn't''. He...he couldn't even name all of the current Batman titles!

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* ''Website/CollegeHumor'' has the skit [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dxx6BupgRmI "I'm Such A Nerd,"]], in which a nerd [[GeekyTurnOn happily discovers]] that the rather attractive girl he's dating is herself a giant nerd... who then promptly dumps him for not being nerdy enough.
-->'''Girl:''' I thought he was different, you know, but he ''wasn't''. He...he couldn't even name all of the current Batman titles!
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* The inhabitants of WebSite/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses.



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* ''Website/CollegeHumor'' has the skit [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dxx6BupgRmI "I'm Such a Nerd,"]], in which a nerd [[GeekyTurnOn happily discovers]] that the rather attractive girl he's dating is herself a giant nerd... who then promptly dumps him for not being nerdy enough.
-->'''Girl:''' I thought he was different, you know, but he ''wasn't''. He...he couldn't even name all of the current ''Batman'' titles!
* The inhabitants of WebSite/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses.
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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheRealGhostbusters'', Janine has a crush on nerdy Egon for his high intelligence. So do a handful of minor female characters.
** Janine's crush was a holdover from the movie where she is quite blatantly hitting on Egon, and Egon is either clueless or doing a good job pretending he's clueless.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheRealGhostbusters'', Janine has a crush on nerdy Egon for his high intelligence. So do a handful of minor female characters.
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characters. Janine's crush was a holdover from the movie where she is quite blatantly hitting on Egon, and Egon is either clueless or doing a good job pretending he's clueless.



* Winston Dunsworth from ''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddparents'' had this appeal InUniverse in the episode "A Bad Case Of Diary-Uh!" with teenage girls who attended Vicky's high school.

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* Winston Dunsworth from ''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddparents'' ''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddParents'' had this appeal InUniverse in the episode "A Bad Case Of Diary-Uh!" with teenage girls who attended Vicky's high school.





* Charlie, the AmbiguouslyBrown IT guy from the series of AT&T wireless [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mo9cKYaOrTM network commercials]], who finds a way to make cheesy pick-up lines his own.

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* Charlie, the AmbiguouslyBrown IT guy from the series of AT&T wireless [[https://www.[[https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=mo9cKYaOrTM com/watch?v=grUAA0M-hVE network commercials]], who finds a way to make cheesy pick-up lines his own.


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* Charlie, the AmbiguouslyBrown IT guy from the series of AT&T wireless network commercials, who finds a way to make cheesy pick-up lines his own.

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* Charlie, the AmbiguouslyBrown IT guy from the series of AT&T wireless [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mo9cKYaOrTM network commercials, commercials]], who finds a way to make cheesy pick-up lines his own.

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** This also comes into play with just about every girl who falls for "Timmy" [=McGee=], annoying the hell out of [[TheCasanova Tony]].


* ''Film/TheGirlNextDoor'''s diffident, gangly Klitz (Paul Dano) is a member of the protagonist's clique of nerds, but meets a porn star who finds him highly attractive and it is hinted that he becomes one himself.

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* ''Film/TheGirlNextDoor'''s ''Film/{{The Girl Next Door|2004}}'''s diffident, gangly Klitz (Paul Dano) is a member of the protagonist's clique of nerds, but meets a porn star who finds him highly attractive and it is hinted that he becomes one himself.


* The ''Series/{{Smallville}}'' episode "Crusade" is when we first met Lois Lane. After Martha says "Trust me, that can happen to the best of us" about falling for a "farm-boy type", Lois replies "Not me, give me a nerd with glasses any day of the week".

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* The ''Series/{{Smallville}}'' episode "Crusade" is when we first met Lois Lane.ComicBook/LoisLane. After Martha says "Trust me, that can happen to the best of us" about falling for a "farm-boy type", Lois replies "Not me, give me a nerd with glasses any day of the week".

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