Every character from the past 10 years of primetime television, who has been specifically referred to as a genius on the Wikipedia page for their series.

Does not include genius mentions on individual character pages or characters who may qualify by other measures of intelligence.

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2014–2015
Dr. Spencer Reid

Criminal Minds

Harold Finch

Person of Interest

Sherlock Holmes

Elementary

Theo Noble

The Following

Cisco Ramon

The Flash

Walter O’Brien, Dr. Tobias M. "Toby" Curtis, Sylvester Dodd, Ralph, Happy Quinn

Scorpion

2013–2014
Dr. Spencer Reid

Criminal Minds

Seymour Birkhoff a.k.a Lionel Peller

Nikita

Harold Finch

Person of Interest

Sherlock Holmes

Elementary

Theo Noble

The Following

Simon Roberts

The Crazy Ones

2012–2013
Dr. Spencer Reid

Criminal Minds

Dr. Sid Hammerback, M.D.

CSI:NY

Seymour Birkhoff a.k.a. Lionel Peller

Nikita

Harold Finch

Person of Interest

Calvin Norburg

Touch

Sherlock Holmes

Elementary

Theo Noble

The Following

2011–2012
Dr. Spencer Reid

Criminal Minds

Dr. Sid Hammerback, M.D.

CSI:NY

Dr. Gregory House

House

Seymour Birkhoff a.k.a. Lionel Peller

Nikita

Cassius "Cash" Sparks

Breaking In

Harold Finch

Person of Interest

Calvin Norburg

Touch

2010–2011
Dr. Spencer Reid

Criminal Minds

Dr. Sid Hammerback, M.D.

CSI:NY

Dr. Gregory House

House

Dr. Cal Lightman

Lie to Me

Seymour Birkhoff a.k.a. Lionel Peller

Nikita

Cassius "Cash" Sparks

Breaking In

2009–2010
Dr. Spencer Reid

Criminal Minds

Dr. Sid Hammerback, M.D.

CSI:NY

Dr. Gregory House

House

Prof. Charles Edward "Charlie" Eppes, Ph.D.

Numb3rs

Dr. Cal Lightman

Lie to Me

Alpha/Karl William Craft, Topher Brink, Bennett Halverson

Dollhouse

2008–2009
Dr. Spencer Reid

Criminal Minds

Dr. Sid Hammerback, M.D.

CSI:NY

Dr. Gregory House

House

Prof. Charles Edward "Charlie" Eppes, Ph.D.

Numb3rs

Dr. Cal Lightman

Lie to Me

Alpha/Karl William Craft, Topher Brink, Bennett Halverson

Dollhouse

2007–2008
Dr. Spencer Reid

Criminal Minds

Dr. Sid Hammerback, M.D.

CSI:NY

Dr. Gregory House

House

Prof. Charles Edward "Charlie" Eppes, Ph.D.

Numb3rs

Delinda Deline

Las Vegas

2006–2007
Dr. Spencer Reid

Criminal Minds

Dr. Sid Hammerback, M.D.

CSI:NY

Dr. Gregory House

House

Prof. Charles Edward "Charlie" Eppes, Ph.D.

Numb3rs

Delinda Deline

Las Vegas

Cindy "Mac" Mackenzie

Veronica Mars

2005–2006
Dr. Spencer Reid

Criminal Minds

Dr. Sid Hammerback, M.D.

CSI:NY

Dr. Gregory House

House

Prof. Charles Edward "Charlie" Eppes, Ph.D.

Numb3rs

Delinda Deline

Las Vegas

Cindy "Mac" Mackenzie

Veronica Mars

Michael

Joey

David "Skip" Ross

Just Legal

Dr. Arthur Ramsey

Threshold

Rachel Gibson, Marcus Dixon

Alias

Malcolm, Dewey

Malcolm in the Middle