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Poll: Who is the geekiest TV character?

Star Trek: TNG's Data, The Big Bang Theory's Sheldon, and M*A*S*H's Radar are all geeky, but which fictional TV character is the geekiest of them all?

Who do you think is the geekiest TV character, past or present? We're looking for fictional characters (humans and non-humans) rather than, say, the folks from MythBusters. We're particularly leaning toward the tech/science nerds rather than the Steve Urkel from Family Matters type of character, although feel free to make a case if you think the non-tech geek should be in the running too.

With the help of TechRepublic editors Selena Frye, Mark Kaelin, and Bill Detwiler, here are a few options to get the ball rolling.

There are lots of geeky characters (think of all the Joss Whedon shows alone) that aren't represented here, so please take the poll and then join in the discussion.

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Mary Weilage is a Senior Editor for CBS Interactive. She has worked for TechRepublic since 1999.

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