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Top Ten Black Nerds

 

We don’t see nearly enough of them, and they’re always memorable.  Here it is, my personal Top Ten On-Screen Black Nerds.

 

 

10.

Tootie (Facts of Life)

Nerd Credentials:
drama geek; braces; roller skate obsession

tootie.jpg image by payalisha

 

 

9.
AJ (Fairly Oddparents)

Nerd Credentials:
super intelligent; grade obsessed

 

 

8.

Lamar (Revenge of the Nerds)

Nerd Credentials:
lots of nerd friends; javelin thrower; sweet Michael Jackson vest

 

 

7.

 

Dwayne (A Different World)

Nerd Credentials:
nerdy glasses; math teacher; crazy sweaters like grandma used to make

 

 

6.

 

Klump (The Nutty Professor)

Nerd Credentials:
college professor; inventor; super intelligent; sweet nerd glasses; suspenders

 

 

 

5.
Gus (Psych)

Nerd Credentials:
pharmaceutical rep; super intelligent; comic fan

 

 

4.

La Forge (Star Trek: The Next Generation)

Nerd Credentials:
crazy interfacing prosthetic face thingy; Enterprise engineer; graduate of Starfleet Academy

 

 

3.

Stevie (Malcolm in the Middle)

Nerd Credentials:
several obvious physical and social impairments; comic fan; super intelligent

 

 

2.
Carlton (Fresh Prince of Bel-Air)

Nerd Credentials:
sweater draped over shoulders; khakis; Carlton dance

 

 

1.

Urkel (Family Matters)

Nerd Credentials:
He’s fucking URKEL, dude.  All hail the king of nerds!

Category: Film, TV

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