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Advertisement:propertag.cmd.push(function() { proper_display('tvtropes_mobile_ad_1'); })Strictly speaking, the Geek, the Nerd, and the Otaku are characters who are, well, uncool. But a rising trend in modern fiction is to show one of these character types as being downright outspoken. Maybe they missed the memo informing us that geek culture is supposed to be uncool, or maybe they think that popular culture sucks and being geeky is the best way to express your individuality in the face of a hopelessly conformist mainstream. But these are the people who are proud of their geekiness and won't hesitate to flaunt it.
In fiction, expect the outpouring of this belief to manifest in the form of an I Am What I Am, Whoopi Epiphany Speech, or at least sheer shamelessness. In real life, look more to writers and actors being open and honest about the things they do which seem, well, almost inappropriate considering how awesome and cool they are.
Advertisement:propertag.cmd.push(function() { proper_display('tvtropes_mobile_ad_2'); })The perhaps inevitable outcropping of Be Yourself. Considerably overlaps with Nerdcore. The polar opposite is Closet Geek.
See also Insufferable Genius for a more negative take, where 'pride' is warped into outright arrogance and condescension towards others.
Truth in Television as most geeks are very proud of their status. As seen here, from Connecticon Cosplay Masquerade 2011
Compare Nerds Love Tough Schoolwork.
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In Worm, Über and Leet's main goal for their crime sprees in Brockton Bay has been to raise awareness of classic video games.
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Say what you will about the quality of Christopher Paolini's work, but the guy is clearly proud of his geekiness. He never misses an opportunity to speak Dwarvish.
...and then you remember it's the Dwarvish language he himself invented. Also, his Shout-Out in Brisingr explained in the Acknowledgements section in the back:
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In Sydney White, the title character, running for student body president, gives a speech that explains how everyone is a dork in their own way. Several people in the crowd then stand up one at a time and explain what makes them a dork. By the end, of course, everyone cheers for Sydney.
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Hiro also appears to refer to that sword as if it was Gourry's Sword of Light (aka something uniquely his and a part of him). This also doesn't come through in the English, at all.
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Chuck. Chuck Bartowski's geekiness is almost always the key to saving the day in any given episode. He once saved the day playing Missile Command for crying out loud. While, if memory serves, Rush was blaring in the background. It gets even better. He saved the day by playing Missile Command in time with a Rush ballad.
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Lucky Star:
Konata certainly doesn't hold reservations about her hobbies. Her dad's, on the other hand...
Also Patricia, who works at the same Cosplay Café as Konata. In the Comptiq continuity she downright broadcasts her geekery, to the level Hiyori commented, "Her communication issue is not language per se, but industrial terminology."
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House. His geek culture references are plenty, and he knows when things should go to eleven. House obsessively follows soap operas, and when he discovers that one of the members of his team does as well, but refuses to ever admit to it in public, he berates him for being ashamed of his position as a geek.
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Gus of Psych tries to deny it at first but explains to Shawn how cool geeks are and how proud he is to be one in "Shawn Vs. the Red Phantom".
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Castle: Both Castle and Becket have flown their geek flags proudly; Castle is big on Star Wars and comic conventions, while Beckett has demonstrated a more-than-passing familiarity with Frank Miller's work and was amazed that Castle had never seen Forbidden Planet. To say nothing of her passion for Nebula 9:
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Great Teacher Onizuka himself is kind of a complete loser (and he's cosplayed as Devilman in class), but he still manages to be really, really confident in his ability to do everything but reach the kids in his class.
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AJ Lee, who was sometimes called "The Geek Goddess".
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The Simpsons:
Comic Book Guy is an example of the rising popularity of geekdom. In the eighth Simpsons Halloween special (aired in 1996), just before dying, he sadly realizes he wasted his life. In the 2007 movie, however, when he believes he will die he looks over his collection and happily concludes he had a perfectly worthwhile existence.
Lisa usually follows this trope, though many episodes involve her giving in to peer pressure and trying to act "cool" or otherwise reinventing her social persona. They always end with an Aesop about being yourself, and with Lisa regaining her geek pride. Played with in "Lard of the Dance," where Lisa is pressured to both give up being nerdy and to act like an adult. She ends up making a speech about how she's not ashamed of her geekiness, and that she wants to enjoy being a kid while she still can.
Martin Prince is a more straightforward example. Like Lisa, he may wish for popularity, but he'll never give up an ounce of his geekiness to accomplish this.
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Ben Wyatt from Parks and Recreation. His idea of Retail Therapy is to buy himself a full-on Batman costume, makes numerous references to Game of Thrones (to the point that he can speak Dothraki), wrote Star Trek fanfic, and proudly created his own medieval-themed tabletop board game. A frequent Running Gag with him is Tom (a vain, fashion-obsessed hip-hop/R&B listener) will make some kind of geeky insult about Ben, with Ben responding indignantly at being called a geek by giving an even geekier answer. For example, Tom makes an insulting remark that Ben wants to take a Hobbit-themed tour of New Zealand and Ben responds that he did not care for Peter Jackson's film adaptations.
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Michael Mell in Be More Chill is a nerdy, retro-media-obsessed outcast who frequently insists that his best friend Jeremy embrace his geekiness, because they'll be considered much cooler after they graduate high school. This is most evident in the song "Two-Player Game":
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Heroes: Hiro Nakamura openly and proudly proclaims his geekiness at nearly every opportunity, regardless of how inappropriate. He is dedicated to being a superhero and cites actual comic books as his guide - he never strays from his mission even when faced down by his disapproving father who clearly sees Hiro's attitude as being, well, kind of shameful. His actor, Masi Oka, based much of Hiro's geekiness on his own.
Eagle-eyed viewers will notice that in Hiro's first scene, his desk at work is littered with popular manga figurines. This is at work. Where he's the son of the company's president.
Hiro also refers to himself and his comrade as being "on the team of good guys"... this is the source of the utterly incomprehensible English translation issue, where his friend says "We?" in a very querulous tone.
Hiro also appears to refer to that sword as if it was Gourry's Sword of Light (aka something uniquely his and a part of him). This also doesn't come through in the English, at all.
Among the supplementary materials, Hiro has a blog and he once wrote there that he wants to fight evil like JoJo.
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The members of Machinae Supremacy.
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Lewis "Linkara" Lovhaug of Atop the Fourth Wall is a proud comic book nerd, Star Trek fan, and Power Rangers fan.
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Abed from Community, who views the world through the lens of tropes and is proud of it. Much of ex-quarterback Troy's arc is coming to realize his own geekiness, and eventually show pride in it too.
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Revenge of the Nerds has what amounts to being the most well-known epiphany speech, where at the end, in front of all the fraternities, the geeks go on about how great it is to be a nerd and how empowering they feel. In front of a giant room filled with fraternity men, no less.
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Pretty much everyone in Real Genius, except the main character Mitch, who has to grow into his geekdom with the help of his more worldly roommate, Chris.
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The cast of Full Frontal Nerdity fits this trope pretty well, as you may expect from the title. Though how much they have to be proud about is debatable; they do fit a fair number of negative nerd/geek stereotypes, and each seems at least somewhat aware of the others' faults in this respect.
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Keima Katsuragi from The World God Only Knows is obsessed with games (specifically dating sims) and is very vocal about that fact.
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In the Whateley Universe, at Superhero School Whateley Academy, all the gadgeteers and devisers are this, but Generator (Jade Sinclair) fits this too. She sings anime theme songs in public. In Japanese. She invents shoulder angels. Working shoulder angels, which start a fad across campus. She is one of the founding members of Team Wondercute. She says she is building a working model of Raising Heart.
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Ponder Stibbons of the Discworld novels isn't just proud of being an intelligent obsessive, he also takes pride in his skinny Geek Physique.
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The Powerpuff Girls:
In "Buttercup Vs. Math", when Buttercup contemptuously calls Blossom a "nerd", Blossom proudly replies "Thank you!"
Subverted in the same episode when the Derby-tantes think that Buttercup has lost her badass cred after being promoted to advanced math. At the end, when Buttercup wins the day with her math skills, the Derby-tantes sadly confess they stink at math and they (as well as Blossom, who blue-screens when she finds out Buttercup is better at math) ask Buttercup for help.
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The Big Bang Theory:
Even if the other three male leads are not, Sheldon is proud of his geekiness (or he's just that obtuse).
Leonard, as the straight man, is most frequently embarrassed by his geekiness when in the presence of "normal" people. Howard and Raj, while aware of the social awkwardness it can cause, seem quite content with their geekiness. Sheldon simply refuses to be anything else.
And even Leonard's had his fair share of proud moments, such as when he declared himself to be "king of the nerds" during a daydreamed date with Penny and outdid Sheldon's glow stick power with his lightsaber (worth noting during that instance Penny had a proud "that's my geek" smirk on her face).
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Otacon, in the Metal Gear series, is very up-front about his love for things nerdy, especially anime and manga. The guy's self-selected codename is after the frigging Otaku Convention (Otakon), after all!
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In the commentary of the first Resident Evil movie both Michelle Rodriguez and Milla Jovovich talk about their love of video games, especially the Resident Evil games.
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In Grrl Power, when Maxima quietly admits to a nerdy past, Sydney responds forcefully. Likewise, the team hacker Leon is pretty clear about his nerd/geek status, and about the advantages it grants him.
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This describes most of the characters in Big Hero 6.
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Hifumi Yamada in Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc. Many times characters react awkwardly to how shameless he is in all things fandom-related, and he takes the word "Otaku" (and anything else that might imply it) as a compliment. It's how he got his title as the Super Highschool Level Doujin Author, after all.
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Tomodachi Life: If a player selects the choice "Nerdy" when a Mii randomly asks what kind of friends they hang out with, the Mii will reply with "Nerds are the best!" and then ask if the player is a nerd too.
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Quincy from Precocious is quite proud. He once refers to a baseball bat as a "Wand of Awesome Power"
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In the Steven Universe episode "When It Rains", Peridot says that while she was not involved with the artificial fusion experiments, she seems really proud of the fact that she took the time to read hundreds of years worth of reports on it.
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The title characters of Phineas and Ferb and most of their friends, if you think about it; at the very least nobody ever objects to having the title bestowed on them. In "Nerds of a Feather" the only characters who seem embarrassed at their geekiness are Candace (who fears being outed for her love of a childish toy) and Buford, who uses his "bully" label as an excuse for Cosplaying at a sci-fi/fantasy convention:
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Proud to Be a Geek
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Mr. Fantastic's speech in Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer counts as this.
This was, of course, taken word-for-word from an exchange with Nick Fury during the Ultimate Galactus storyline. (But it was much more badass because, among other things, he was saying it to Nick Fury).
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A less sympathetic example is Dwight Schrute of The Office (US), who is obsessed with archaic weapons, Star Wars, and Battlestar Galactica. He created a robotic character named Recyclops as a mascot for recycling, but his geekish tendencies have given Recyclops a bizarre and tragic narrative to the point that Recyclops now seeks vengeance upon the environment.
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Vin Diesel once related a story about how, during the filming of The Chronicles of Riddick, he and Karl Urban (both D&D fanatics) were discussing games, when out of the blue Judi Dench came along and started a conversation about the campaign she regularly GMs for her grandchildren. Turns out the old broad was as much a D&D geek as the two guys were. And let's face it: A campaign narrated by Dame Judi Dench would be awesome.
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Weregeek is all about Mark, a closet geek, being teased out of his closet by a group of quite shameless geeks.
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She also wrote, directed and starred in Dragon Age: Redemption, a webseries of Dragon Age.
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The Knight Rider reboot gave us Billy and Zoe, who were both proud of their skills with computers and who came to work dressed up as characters from Torchwood and Heroes on Halloween.
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Proud to Be a Geek
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Cleveland, Ohio native Toby Radloff, who has had a local cult following for decades, was written into the comic American Splendor, and starred in the 1991 Troma movie Killer Nerd, has long made his obvious nerdiness a part of his image.
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Mahou Sensei Negima!: It takes a lot to get her to admit it, but deep down Chisame Hasegawa is proud of her geekiness. Haruna Saotome also qualifies in a big way. The former is actually so proud and comfortable with it that when Negi's party were attacked by Poyo's Lotus-Eater Machine, she was not affected by it. And that is even taking into account that she has been complaining how crazy it has been for a normal girl like her to be thrown into such a crazy world. She wasn't exactly happy about the revelation, though.
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In Family Matters, Steve Urkel was like this most of the time, except when they wanted to give An Aesop about being happy with who you are. Most of the time, however, he seemingly didn't give a rat's ass that everyone referred to him as a nerd, especially since he was probably the coolest person in the school despite his labeling. His being a complete klutz, however, ruins a lot of the coolness.
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Proud to Be a Geek
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Obnoxiously turned inside out on fourth season episode of The West Wing, where a woman wearing a Star Trek pin in the office tells Josh that she wears it because the Starfleet symbol is, to her, a symbol of honor and civic duty, and Josh should commend her for such pride in her job — Josh quickly grinds what would be a nice little speech into the ground by basically saying "it's okay to like Star Trek, but do it in the privacy of your own home". By explicitly comparing her display of a pin to a fetish. (Note that it's apparently fine to be a sports fan in the White House, as several of the leads have sports paraphernalia in their offices.) Way to go, Sorkin.
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Donald Faison's (of Clueless and Scrubs fame) admitted to seeing The Empire Strikes Back over 300 times, and has apparently been working on his Dr. Evazan impression. He was mentioned in the VH1 special "undateable" by one of his girlfriends as to partake in long, multihour Dungeons & Dragons sessions
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Warrick Kaine in The Descendants. Many in the supporting cast and also Juniper to a lesser extent, but Cyn is geeky but mocks geek culture constantly.
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Hardison on Leverage is the resident hacker and very proud of his geekery, with such lines as, "Age of the geek, baby. We rule the world." (He's also a fan of Star Wars and Doctor Who.)
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The entire staff of PvP. Francis cosplayed as Chun Li to a convention without any insecurity whatsoever. Brent will fight you, but not before saying "It's Amok Time!", etc. Not even Jade is an exception.
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Proud to Be a Geek
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In El Goonish Shive, Justin is an unabashed sci-fi and fantasy fan who works in a comics store.
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In Neither a Bird nor a Plane, it's Deku!, Lexi Luthor is an unabashed Occidental Otaku who goes so far as to reconstruct entire bento boxes from anime down to the last grain of rice on top of making them "aggressively average" on purpose to fit any genre of anime. When Bakugou calls her an otaku, she tells him to call her a "fuckin' weeb" instead.
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The popular web music video for Lemon Demon's "Geeks in Love" is a stellar example of the "geekiness is an expression of individuality and helps you find what truly makes you happy" viewpoint. Good song too.
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This was, of course, taken word-for-word from an exchange with Nick Fury during the Ultimate Galactus storyline. (But it was much more badass because, among other things, he was saying it to Nick Fury).
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Sara Sidle on CSI:
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Spencer Reid of Criminal Minds could be argued to be this. He certainly makes no secret of the fact that his brain is of a higher order than the average person.
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The entire point of QI. If you're not prepared to show off your bucketloads of useless knowledge... You're on the wrong show.
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Pirates of Silicon Valley has some elements of this, especially with the relationship between Hollywood Nerd Bill Gates and drunken fratboy Steve Ballmer, and all the money Bill Gates scores when signing the MS-DOS licensing deal with IBM.
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Eitaro, Professor Stein and Agaliarept in Magician's Academy are three of the most powerful men in the show. They're also huge geeks and demand that the world bow down to their fetishism or else. This combination of power and fanboy madness is a major driving force of the show.
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Zero Punctuation: You. Yes, you, Adrian.
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Fabian on House of Anubis gave us this little gem (after everyone teased him for being a nerd):
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Commander Peepers from Wander over Yonder gives a speech to Emperor Awesome in "The Cool Guy" about how he's proud to be a "nerd" because nerds get things done in life by setting goals and then learning how to achieve said goals.
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The anime series Genshiken stars a cast of Otaku characters more or less comfortable with their hobbies, within limits. Kuchiki, however, has less shame than a drunken frat boy at a toga party and will engage in loud conversations over pornographic dōjinshi in public.
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The Totally Rad Show: "Nerd is the new cool".
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