The Top 10 Fictional Geeky Fathers


  • Marital Status: Widower
  • Geek Type: Gear Head
  • Kids: Luke and Leia

9. The Doctor, Doctor Who

  • Marital Status: It’s complicated
  • Geek Type: It’s complicated (Varies depending on regeneration)
  • Kid(s): It’s complicated

8. Arthur Dent, Mostly Harmless

  • Marital Status: Single
  • Geek Type: Hitchhiker
  • Kid: Random (no, not random children. Her name is Random — Random Frequent Flier Dent).

7. Wayne Szalinski, Honey, I Shrunk The Kids

  • Marital Status: Married
  • Geek Type: Inventor
  • Kids: Amy and Nick

6. Kevin Flynn, Tron: Legacy

  • Marital Status: Widower
  • Geek Type:  Hacker
  • Kid: Sam

5. George McFly, Back to the Future

  • Marital Status: Married
  • Geek Type: Nerd/Sci-fi Author
  • Kids: Marty, Dave, Linda

4. Dr. Benton Quest, Johnny Quest

  • Marital Status: Widower
  • Geek Type: Scientist
  • Kid: Jonny

3. Caractacus Potts, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

  • Marital Status: Widower
  • Geek Type: Inventor
  • Kids: Jeremy and Jemima

2. Gomez Addams, The Addams Family

  • Marital Status: Married
  • Geek Type: Goth
  • Kids: Wednesday and Pugsley

1. Richard Castle, Castle

  • Marital Status: Divorced
  • Geek Type: Literary & Secret Fanboy
  • Kid: Alexis

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