15 CBS Characters Who Prove Smart Is Sexy

Senator Edward Morra on Limitless

Senator Edward Morra on Limitless

Unbeknownst to the FBI, Brian Finch has a relationship with Senator Edward Morra, a presidential hopeful and regular user of mystery drug NZT. We love a character who sees all the angles! So what does he want with Finch? Find out on CBS' newest fast-paced drama Limitless.

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Dr. Bernadette Rostenkowski-Wolowitz on The Big Bang Theory

Dr. Bernadette Rostenkowski-Wolowitz on The Big Bang Theory

This beautiful blonde has a Ph.D. in microbiology—not to mention working her tail off as a waitress to pay for it! Bernadette can do it all.

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Dr. Leonard Hofstadter and Dr. Sheldon Cooper on The Big Bang Theory

Dr. Leonard Hofstadter and Dr. Sheldon Cooper on The Big Bang Theory

Dr. Hofstadter has an IQ of 173 and a PhD from Princeton in experimental physics. Dr. Cooper is a theoretical physicist with an IQ of 187 and received his Ph.D. at the age of 16! Oh, and they look amazing in tuxedos—further proving that one can never be overdressed or overeducated.

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Dr. Spencer Reid on Criminal Minds

Dr. Spencer Reid on Criminal Minds

Dr. Reid graduated from high school at 12, has an eidetic memory, an IQ of 187, and can read 20,000 words-per-minute. His Ph.D.s (plural) are in Mathematics, Chemistry, and Engineering, not to mention his renaissance selection of B.A.s in Psychology and Sociology. It all adds up to him being super dreamy. 

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Brian Finch on Limitless

Brian Finch on Limitless

After an old friend gives him NZT, a brain-boosting mystery drug, Brian Finch harnesses extraordinary cognitive abilities—like recalling every single thing he's learned, calculating physics on the fly, and knowing the exact muscular limits of his body. Driven to solve his father's health condition (yes, he's big on family, too!), Finch gets more than he bargained for. While maintaining a clandestine relationship with Senator Edward Morra, Finch joins the FBI to help with their toughest cases.

Watch Limitless on CBS.
Walter O'Brien on Scorpion

Walter O'Brien on Scorpion

Dreamy looks aside, the leader of Team Scorpion has an IQ of 197 and can solve mind-boggling predicaments that would make any non-genius' head spin.

Watch Scorpion on CBS.
Penelope Garcia on Criminal Minds

Penelope Garcia on Criminal Minds

This computer whiz is quite the fashion plate. Garcia isn't only unbelievably good with technology—she does it for all the right reasons. She joined the Behavioral Analysis Unit after hacking into a beauty company's security system to set animals free.

Watch Criminal Minds on CBS.
Officer Jamie Reagan on Blue Bloods

Officer Jamie Reagan on Blue Bloods

Aside from being the most handsome officer to grace the New York police force, Reagan happens to be a Harvard-trained lawyer who opted to protect and serve in uniform. Selfless? Check. Sexy? Check. Smart? Check.

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Dr. Mario Savetti on Code Black

Dr. Mario Savetti on Code Black

As one of Dr. Leanne Rorish's newest residents, Dr. Mario Savetti may have killer looks, but his medical degree makes this dreamy doctor a total life-saver. He also happened to bootstrap his way through medical school.

Watch Code Black on CBS.
Dr. Joan Watson on Elementary

Dr. Joan Watson on Elementary

Aside from being able to list "successful surgeon" on her résumé, Dr. Joan Watson serves as both Sherlock's sober companion and an integral part of the crime-solving duo.

Watch Elementary on CBS.
Happy Quinn from Scorpion

Happy Quinn from Scorpion

As one of the brilliant—and beautiful—misfits of Team Scorpion, Happy has it all. She's a mechanical prodigy, has saved more lives than you could count, and is strikingly witty. 

Watch Scorpion on CBS.
Brody Nelson on CSI: Cyber

Brody Nelson on CSI: Cyber

This former renegade black-hat hacker joined the good guys and now helps the FBI with its newest, toughest cases involving all things digital.

Watch CSI: Cyber on CBS.
Root on Person of Interest

Root on Person of Interest

As a member of a team that helps prevent violent crimes with the help of The Machine, it's clear that there is a lot more to Root than meets the eye. The brunette beauty has unparalleled hacking skills. 

Watch Person of Interest on CBS.