November 22, 2011 11:00 PM

Television’s biggest shows rely on girl geeks to solve crimes

Watching TV might not make you smarter, but unless you spend all your tube time keeping up with the Kardashians, chances are it’s at least broadened your view of what smart looks like. For more than 20 million viewers a week, smart looks like Abby Sciuto, the pigtailed Goth girl Pauley Perrette plays on CBS’ “NCIS.”

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