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16 TV Shows for Every Type of Geek

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It’s a good time to be a geek right now! Geek culture is definitely going mainstream. So if you want in on this way of life, start your geek journey with some good TV. Apart from the classics like Star Trek, Star Wars, and the staple superhero series, below are 16 TV shows that will surely bring out your inner nerd:

FANTASY

12 Monkeys


Geek factor: It involves time-traveling in a post-apocalyptic setting. Can they find where the virus that eliminated 90% of the world’s population came from?

Doctor Who

Geek factor: Time-traveling alien doctor in a TARDIS

 Sense8


Geek factor: Eight strangers discover they can telepathically connect with each other.

Game of Thrones


Geek factor: Dragons, Faceless Men, resurrection, time-traveling

The Magicians


Geek Factor: It’s a modern take on Harry Potter x Narnia.

SCIENCE AND TECH

The Big Bang Theory

Geek factor: Four science geeks navigating through the struggles of life with the help of their beautiful but dumb neighbor

Scorpion

Geek factor: Geniuses solve crime while learning how to behave like normal people.

 Mr. Robot


Geek factor: A vigilante hacker attempts to bring down greedy American corporations.

 Silicon Valley

Geek factor: Follows the life of a group of Silicon Valley engineers as they try to succeed in the world of technology

 The IT Crowd


Geek factor: Follows an eccentric IT support team in a basement of a modern London building

 Breaking Bad


Geek factor: About a chemistry teacher and his student making crystal meth

COP/DETECTIVE

Bones


Geek factor: Solving crimes through forensic archaeology

 Warehouse 13


Geek factor: Follows secret service agents guarding a warehouse for supernatural articfacts

 Chuck


Geek factor: Chuck, a computer service expert at Buy More, becomes the only human copy of CIA’s database after his former roommate embeds the information into him through an e-mail.

 Dexter


Geek factor: Follows the life of Dexter—forensic expert by day, serial killer by night

 Sherlock


Geek factor: Follows Sherlock, a consulting detective, as he figures out unsolvable cases through the science of deduction

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