9) DOCTOR SAM BECKETT

 

Another genius-level intellect, Sam Beckett’s time travel experiments led him to become unstuck in time, “leaping” back through his lifetime into the bodies of other people. In order to get home, Sam finds himself unsnarling various time paradoxes (something which he finds he excels at), eventually discovering that he had the subconscious ability to control his leaps, meaning that, on some level, Sam chose to use his time-travel “powers” to repair the lives of others, including his friend and time-overseer, Al…

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Once upon a time, there was a young nerd from the Midwest, who loved Matter-Eater Lad and the McKenzie Brothers... If pop culture were a maze, Matthew would be the Minotaur at its center. Were it a mall, he'd be the Food Court. Were it a parking lot, he’d be the distant Cart Corral where the weird kids gather to smoke, but that’s not important right now... Matthew enjoys body surfing (so long as the bodies are fresh), writing in the third person, and dark-eyed women. Amongst his weaponry are such diverse elements as: Fear! Surprise! Ruthless efficiency! An almost fanatical devotion to pop culture! And a nice red uniform.

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  1. Daniel Langsdale on

    Honorable Mention: Max Fielder from the movie Modern Problems, as portrayed by Chevy Chase. From IMDB:
    “Air traffic controller Max Fiedler is unhappy with his career and his second marriage. An exposure to toxic waste gives him the power of telekinesis. He comes to a crossroads at a beachhouse he shares with his wife, his ex, and a voodoo priestess.”

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