Famous nerds In honor of Nerd Pride Day, take our quiz to find out how much you know about nerds. Break out the suspenders, the taped glasses and the handy pocket protector. In honor of Nerd Pride Day, take a look at some of the most popular stereotypical nerds.
The sarcastic, inept theoretical physicist on this popular CBS sitcom can often be found wearing his Flash Gordon T-shirt and sitting in his favorite spot on the couch.
Special effects experts
The hosts of a popular show conduct experiments to bust urban myths
Young Internet entrepreneur
Instead of partying at this Ivy League university, he stayed in his dorm room and created the world's largest social networking site
'Vote for Pedro'
Rocking snow boots and high-waisted jeans, his favorite animal is the liger, and don't try to steal his tots.
Judd Apatow '90s series
He was the lovable nerd, with a group of geek friends, just trying to navigate high school.
Vampire slayer friend
She's the highly intelligent friend who helped research the paranormal before becoming paranormal herself
Comic book writer
Before writing comic books, the nerdy funnyman wrote, starred in and directed movies
His best friend is a bully who picks on him, but he gets sweet revenge when his friend does this.
The Finnish-American created an operating system not embraced by the mainstream but that many computer nerds swear by.
Tom Jones' No. 1 fan
The Bel-Air nerd lives in the shadow of his popular Philly-born cousin but stays true to his studies, sweater vests and desire to attend this Ivy League school.
'Did I do that?'
He was the bumbling nerd next door to the Winslow family on this '90s family sitcom, forever in love with the girl next door and creating a mess for Carl.
Teen sitcom nerd
His distinctive and irritating voice earned him a nickname on this '80s teen sitcom, and through his high school years he never grew out of it
'Saved by my Pinchers of Peril!'
Without his nerdy inventions, his treasure-seeking friends would have been victims of One-Eyed Willie's booby, or "booty," traps.
Before inventing equipment to fight ghosts, this science nerd had a disgusting collection and tried to drill a hole in his head, which would have worked if he wasn't stopped.
'I drank what?'
He's the rare "cool" nerd who develops a high-powered laser wanted by the military
This nerd and his nerd friend try to outsmart the ruling jocks of the Alpha Beta fraternity as they seek revenge and war in this raunchy '80s comedy.
His creation of an entire universe makes not only him nerdy, but it's created millions of nerds with multiple movies, novels, conventions and more.
'Billions & billions'
He took the vastness of the cosmos and broke it down into a popular 13-part miniseries. The astrophysicist was also a big supporter of searching for this.
She's the brains among the mystery-solving gang in this popular '70s cartoon.
'Live long & prosper'
He's the science officer and first officer aboard this famous ship. His odd nature is a mixture of not showing emotion and being highly logical.
His superhero alter ego may spin webs and fight crime, but this science-loving nerd was picked on as he struggled through high school.
Tired of being a nerd, this professor invented a serum that transformed him into the suave and womanizing Buddy Love.
Archie Comics nerd
Compared to his serial-dating friend, this nerd is shy and awkward around girls and prefers spending time in his science lab.
This German-born nerd, considered the father of modern physics," developed an important theory.