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11 TV Scientists We Love!

By Beth Mishler Jul 5, 2013

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Splashnews.com

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Walter Bishop, (John Noble) Fringe

Dialogue Sample: “Once you are given the order to put on the headphones, do not remove them under any circumstances. If you do, you may die a gruesome and horrible death. Thank you for your attention and have a nice day.”

Made the List Because: He is arguably the most quotable scientist ever. This drug-loving, Red Twist chomping mad scientist created a portal to an alternate universe, performed way unethical experiments on kids, and then helped save the world—and that’s just the tip of his mega-entertaining iceberg. He’s like Bunsen Honeydew meets Jekyll and Hyde mixed with a dash of Doc Brown, and what’s not to love about that?

Tags: tv, science, slideshows, star trek, big bang theory, scientists

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About the Author
Beth Mishler

Beth Mishler is a writer, producer, and pop culture connoisseur who has a weakness for the Whedonverse and all things sci-fi. Originally from Madison, Wisconsin, Beth currently lives in The Plains, Ohio, where she freelances, makes documentaries, and watches a kazillion hours of TV per week while anxiously awaiting the release of George R.R. Martin's next novel.

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