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Professor Julius Kelp from The Nutty Professor

And the geeks shall inherit the Earth. Jerry Lewis plays Professor Julius Kelp, a guy with more science skills than social skills. He concocts a potion to turn him into a far slicker guy named Buddy Love -- who's also kind of a jerk. Eddie Murphy starred in the 1996 remake.

By Erin Carson

Erin Carson is a Staff Reporter for CNET and a former Multimedia Editor for TechRepublic.