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Beauty and the Geek
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Starring
Opening theme"Opportunities (Let's Make Lots of Money)" by Pet Shop Boys
Composers
  • Jeff Lippencott
  • Mark T. Williams
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons5
No. of episodes48
Production
Executive producers
Producers
  • Heather Carrington
  • Dana C. Arnett
  • Allison Kaz
  • Paul Hogan
  • Danny Kon
  • Steve Youel
  • Matt Assmus
  • Matt Westmore
  • Ian Golding
  • Julie Singer
  • Lisa Michelle Singer
  • Adam Paul
  • Steve Pilot
  • Mike Richards
  • Sean Paulsen
  • Siegfried Hildebrand
  • Jessley Ranek
  • Jamie Sykes
  • Tee-a Hof
Cinematography
  • Darrin Webb
  • Steve Russell
  • Adam Sampson
  • Mark S. Jacobs
  • Tim Baker
Editors
  • D. J. Nurre
  • Colin Dixon
  • Jamie Sykes
  • Stephen Baumhauer
  • J.R. Arinaga
  • Josh Lennox
  • Debra Light
  • Paul Makkos
  • Joe Weiss
  • Scott Zabielski
  • Michael Degl'Innoenti
  • Anne-Marie Hess
  • Marina Catala
  • Kurt Jones
  • Ryan Main
  • William Drucker
  • Scott Bagley
  • Katherine Griffin
  • Mike Barry
  • Pierre Dwyer
  • Karl Kimbrough
  • Teresa O'Mara
  • Paul Sadowski
  • Bradford L. Dean
  • Chris McKnerney
  • Tori Rodman
  • Shawn Chou
  • Greg Berg
  • Dan Golding
  • David Dooyun Kim
  • Robert Marshall
  • Kathy Messer
  • Daniel Paek
  • Joe Shugart
  • Roger Bourdeau
  • Daniel Korb
  • Barry Murphy
Running time46 minutes
Production companies
Distributor20th Television
Release
Original network
Original releaseJune 1, 2005 (2005-06-01) –
May 13, 2008 (2008-05-13)

Beauty and the Geek is an American reality television series that premiered on The WB on June 1, 2005. It has been advertised as "The Ultimate Social Experiment" and is produced by Ashton Kutcher, Jason Goldberg and J.D. Roth. The show's title is a parody of Beauty and the Beast. This was the first show produced by the Fox Television Studios sub-division Fox 21.[citation needed]

The show follows groups of "Beauties" (people—almost always women—who rely on their attractiveness and outgoing personalities but typically lack intellect) and "Geeks" (people—almost always men—who rely on their intellect, but typically lack social ability) who must pair up to compete in challenges to survive psychotic elimination. The final pair remaining is declared as being "More than just a Beauty and a Geek" and wins the grand prize of $250,000.

While a competition, the show is also billed as a social experiment, in which each contestant typically learns from their teammate. During the competition, the contestants live in a mansion and compete in a series of challenges, with the beauties competing in challenges of intellect, and the geeks competing in challenges involving social ability.

Production

The theme song, "Opportunities (Let's Make Lots of Money)" by the Pet Shop Boys (originally released in 1985), is used also on the British, Danish and Belgian-Dutch versions. Commercial promos for the show featured a different theme song, "The Geeks Get the Girls" by American Hi-Fi.

Following the second season, the American version moved to The CW, the new network formed when both The WB and UPN ceased operations in September 2006. The two-hour season premiere for the third season aired Wednesday, January 3, 2007 at 8:00 p.m. EST on The CW. The fourth season premiered on September 18, making BATG the first series to premiere for the CW for the 2007-08 television season. Beauty and the Geek was renewed for a fifth season, which premiered on March 12, 2008.

After the fifth season, the show was put on indefinite hiatus in order to stoke renewed interest in the show, and perhaps the addition of innovative twists to the format.[1] In October 2008, casting began for a sixth season,[2] scheduled to air on MTV, with minor celebrities as the beauties.[3] However, a sixth season never materialized.

Season 1

Cast

Beauties Geeks
Cheryl Elliott
"Cocktail Waitress"
Eric Chase
"Computer Programmer"
Erika Rumsey
"Life-Sized Barbie Doll"
Joe Hanson[a]
"Has never been on a date"
Krystal Tini
"Hooker"
Brad Dancer
"Mensa Member"
Lauren Bergfeld
"Lingerie Model"
Bill Lambing
"Vice President, 'Dukes of Hazzard' Fan Club"
Scarlet Garcia
"Beer Spokesmodel"
Shawn Bakken
"Assistant Scoutmaster"
Mindi Emanuel
"Sorority Girl"
Richard Rubin[4]
"Has never kissed a girl" → "Has kissed three girls"[b]
Caitilin Stoller
"Aspiring Fashion Expert"
Chuck Munyon
"Medical Student: Functional Neurology"
  1. ^ Hanson came out as transgender in 2021, changing her name to Lily Hanson. This section reflects the male identity Hanson presented at the time of the filming and airing.
  2. ^ After incidents when Richard kissed Krystal (in episode 3), Lauren (in episode 4), and MIndi (in episode 5), Richard's title was changed from "Has never kissed a girl" to "Has kissed three girls".

Challenges and eliminations

Week Beauty Challenge (Winner) Geek Challenge (Winner) Eliminated Survived Elimination
1 Fifth Grade Knowledge (Mindi) Dancing Competition (Richard) Cheryl & Eric Erika & Joe
2 Car Repair (Caitilin) Massage (Chuck) Erika & Joe Krystal & Brad
3 Rocket Science (Caitilin) Women's Fashion (Shawn) Krystal & Brad Mindi & Richard
4 Math (Lauren) Get Girls' Phone Numbers (Chuck) Lauren & Bill Mindi & Richard
5 Outdoor Challenge (Caitilin & Chuck) Scarlet & Shawn Mindi & Richard
6 How much do you know about your partner (Caitilin & Chuck) Mindi & Richard Caitilin & Chuck
Winners Caitilin & Chuck

Episode progress

# Contestants Episodes
1 2 3 4 5 6
1 Caitilin SAFE WIN WIN SAFE WIN WINNER
Chuck SAFE WIN SAFE WIN WIN WINNER
2 Mindi WIN SAFE RISK RISK RISK RUNNER-UP
Richard WIN SAFE RISK RISK RISK RUNNER-UP
3 Scarlet SAFE SAFE SAFE SAFE OUT
Shawn SAFE SAFE WIN SAFE OUT
4 Lauren SAFE SAFE SAFE OUT
Bill SAFE SAFE SAFE OUT
5 Krystal SAFE RISK OUT
Brad SAFE RISK OUT
6 Erika RISK OUT
Joe RISK OUT
7 Cheryl OUT
Eric OUT
  The contestants won the competition.
  The contestant won the challenge and their pair was safe from elimination.
  The contestant's partner won the challenge and they were safe from elimination.
  The contestant did not win the challenge, but their pair was safe from elimination.
  The contestant and their partner survived elimination.
  The contestant and their partner was eliminated.
  The contestant or their partner won the challenge and were also eliminated.

Season 2

Cast

Beauties Geeks Notes
Amanda Horan
"Hairstylist"
Brandon Blankenship
"Assistant Neurobiologist"
Amanda's Week 1 partner: Chris
Brandon's Week 1 partner: Tristin[a]
Brittany Knott
"Tanning Salon Administrator"
Joe Block
"Speed Chess Champion"
Cher Tenbush
"Beer Spokesmodel"
Josh Herman
"Museum Critic"
Danielle Gonzalez
"Cocktail Waitress"
Karl Hench
"Dungeon Master"
Jennipher Johnson
"Camp Counselor"
Ankur Mehta
"MIT Graduate"
Sarah Coleman
"Dental Assistant"
Wes Wilson
"Tracks Monkeys With Lasers"
Thais Soares
"Model"
Tyson Mao
"Rubik's Cube Record Holder"
Tristin Clow
"Cocktail Waitress/Shot Girl"
Chris Saroki
"Has Only Kissed One Girl"
Tristin's Week 1 partner: Brandon

Chris's Week 1 partner: Amanda[a]

  1. ^ a b After winning the first challenge, original partners Chris & Amanda were allowed to choose any two teams (including themselves) and swap their partnerships. They opted to swap themselves and Brandon & Tristin.

Episode progress

# Contestants Episodes
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
1 Cher SAFE WIN WIN RISK SAFE RISK WIN WINNER
Josh SAFE SAFE SAFE RISK WIN RISK WIN WINNER
2 Brittany SAFE SAFE SAFE SAFE WIN SAFE RISK RUNNER-UP
Joe SAFE SAFE WIN SAFE SAFE WIN RISK RUNNER-UP
3 Jennipher SAFE SAFE SAFE SAFE RISK WIN OUT
Ankur SAFE SAFE SAFE SAFE RISK SAFE OUT
4 Sarah SAFE SAFE SAFE SAFE SAFE OUT
Wes SAFE SAFE SAFE WIN SAFE OUT
5 Danielle SAFE SAFE SAFE SAFE OUT
Karl SAFE SAFE SAFE SAFE OUT
6 Tristin SAFE RISK RISK OUT
Chris WIN RISK RISK OUT
7 Thais SAFE SAFE OUT
Tyson SAFE WIN OUT
8 Amanda WIN OUT
Brandon SAFE OUT
  The contestants won the competition.
  The contestant won the challenge and their pair was safe from elimination.
  The contestant's partner won the challenge and they were safe from elimination.
  The contestant did not win the challenge but their pair was safe from elimination.
  The contestant and their partner survived elimination.
  The contestant and their partner was eliminated.

Challenges and eliminations

Week Beauty Challenge (Winner) Geek Challenge (Winner) Eliminated Survived Elimination
1 Quiz (Amanda & Chris) No eliminations
2 Public Speaking (Cher) Karaoke (Tyson) Amanda & Brandon Tristin & Chris
3 Assemble a computer and burn a song (Cher) Interior decorating (Joe) Thais & Tyson Tristin & Chris
4 Makeover for the Geeks Speed dating (Wes) Tristin & Chris Cher & Josh
5 Strip poker (Brittany) Party planning (Josh) Danielle & Karl Jennipher & Ankur
6 Frumpy flirting (Jennipher) Fashion photography (Joe) Sarah & Wes Cher & Josh
7 Navigation (Cher) Shopping (Josh) Jennipher & Ankur Brittany & Joe
8 How their partners think (Cher & Josh) Brittany & Joe Cher & Josh
Winners Cher & Josh

Season 3

Cast

Beauties Geeks Episode Eliminated
Megan Hauserman
"Playboy Model"
Alan "Scooter" Zackheim
"Harvard Graduate"
Winners
Cecille Gahr
"Bikini Model"
Nate Dern
"Singer: Star Wars Band"
Episode 7
Jennylee Berns
"U.F.C. Ring Girl"
Niels Hoven
"Had A Perfect S.A.T. Score"
Episode 6
Nadia Underwood
"Sorority Girl"
Mario Muscar
"Owns 25,000 Comics"
Episode 5
Erin Gipson
"Voice Teacher"
Drew Sawa
"Trekker"
Episode 4
Andrea Ciliberti
"Beauty Pageant Queen"
Matt Herman
"M.I.T. Graduate"
Episode 3
Sheree Swanson
"Former Hooters Waitress"
Piao Sam
"Has Only Kissed One Girl"
Episode 2
Tori Elmore
"Model"
Sanjay Shah
"Virgin"
Episode 1 pt. 2

Episode progress

# Contestants Episodes
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
1 Megan SAFE SAFE SAFE SAFE SAFE WIN WIN WINNER
Scooter SAFE SAFE SAFE SAFE WIN SAFE WIN WINNER
2 Cecille WIN SAFE SAFE RISK WIN SAFE RISK RUNNER-UP
Nate WIN WIN SAFE RISK SAFE WIN RISK RUNNER-UP
3 Jennylee SAFE SAFE SAFE WIN RISK RISK OUT
Niels SAFE SAFE SAFE WIN RISK RISK OUT
4 Nadia SAFE SAFE WIN SAFE SAFE OUT
Mario SAFE SAFE WIN SAFE SAFE OUT
5 Erin SAFE RISK SAFE SAFE OUT
Drew SAFE RISK SAFE SAFE OUT
6 Andrea SAFE SAFE RISK OUT
Matt SAFE SAFE RISK OUT
7 Sheree SAFE WIN OUT
Piao SAFE SAFE OUT
8 Tori SAFE OUT
Sanjay SAFE OUT
  The contestants won the competition.
  The contestant won the challenge and their pair was safe from elimination.
  The contestant's partner won the challenge and they were safe from elimination.
  The contestant did not win the challenge but their pair was safe from elimination.
  The contestant and their partner survived elimination.
  The contestant and their partner was eliminated.

Challenges and eliminations

Week Beauty Challenge (Winner) Geek Challenge (Winner) Eliminated Survived Elimination
1 (Part 1) Library Search (Cecille) Social Challenge (Nate)
1 (Part 2) News Interview (Sheree) Stand-up Comedy (Nate) Tori & Sanjay Erin & Drew
2 Museum Tour Guiding (Nadia) Model Quiz (Mario) Sheree & Piao Andrea & Matt
3 Geek Makeover & Charity Auction (Jennylee & Niels) Andrea & Matt Cecille & Nate
4 Beach Escape Challenge (Cecille) Fitness Instructor (Scooter) Erin & Drew Jennylee & Niels
5 Building a Doghouse (Megan) Collecting Phone Numbers (Nate) Nadia & Mario Jennylee & Niels
6 Ranch Duties Challenge (Megan & Scooter) Jennylee & Niels Cecille & Nate
7 Who Changed the Most (decided by previously eliminated contestants) (Megan & Scooter) Cecille & Nate Megan & Scooter
Winners Megan & Scooter

Season 4

Cast

Beauties Geeks
Amanda Hanshaw[5]
"Aspiring Playboy Model"
Tony Tran[6]
"Biomedical student"
Erin Schneider[7]
"Beautician"
Jesse Yeary[7]
"Lives with parents"
Hollie Winnard
"Professional Betty Boop"
Josh Bishop-Moser[8]
"Rubberband Club President"
Jasmine Moore[9]
"Babysitter"
David Olsen[10]
"LARPer"
Jennifer Carter
"Cigar Model"
William McDonald[11]
"Server, Online gamer"
Katie Roberson
"Sorority Girl"
Luke Neyer[12]
"Robotics Engineer"
Natalie Reeves
"Ultimate Hooters Girl"
John Gardner
"Perfect 5.0 at MIT"
Rebecca Nichols[13]
"Cocktail Waitress"
Will Frank[13]
"Software Engineer"
Shalandra "Shay" Champ[14]
"Beauty Pageant Queen"
Joshua Green[14][15]
"Astrophysicist"
Sam Horrigan
"Club Promoter"
Nicole Morgan
"Musicologist"

Episode progress

# Contestants Episodes
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
1 Jasmine SAFE SAFE SAFE SAFE SAFE SAFE SAFE SAFE WIN WINNER
David SAFE SAFE SAFE SAFE SAFE SAFE WIN WIN WIN WINNER
2 Sam SAFE WIN SAFE WIN RISK WIN WIN WIN RISK RUNNER-UP
Nicole SAFE SAFE SAFE SAFE RISK WIN SAFE SAFE RISK RUNNER-UP
3 Jen SAFE SAFE SAFE RISK SAFE SAFE RISK RISK OUT
William SAFE SAFE SAFE RISK SAFE SAFE RISK RISK OUT
4 Shay WIN SAFE SAFE SAFE WIN SAFE RISK OUT
Joshua WIN SAFE SAFE SAFE SAFE SAFE RISK OUT
5 Natalie SAFE RISK SAFE SAFE SAFE RISK OUT
John SAFE RISK SAFE SAFE WIN RISK OUT
6 Erin SAFE SAFE RISK SAFE SAFE OUT
Jesse SAFE SAFE RISK WIN SAFE OUT
7 Katie SAFE SAFE SAFE SAFE OUT
Luke SAFE SAFE SAFE SAFE OUT
8 Rebecca SAFE SAFE WIN OUT
Will SAFE WIN WIN OUT
9 Hollie SAFE SAFE OUT
Josh SAFE SAFE OUT
10 Amanda SAFE OUT
Tony SAFE OUT
  The contestants won the competition.
  The contestant won the challenge and their pair was safe from elimination.
  The contestant's partner won the challenge and they were safe from elimination.
  The contestant did not win the challenge but their pair was safe from elimination.
  The contestant and their partner survived elimination.
  The contestant and their partner were eliminated.

Challenges and eliminations

Week Beauty Challenge (Winner) Geek Challenge (Winner) Eliminated Survived Elimination
1 Intellectual Skills Analysis (lowest score wins) (Shay) Social Skills Analysis (lowest score wins) (Joshua) No eliminations
2 Debating (Sam) Rap Off (Will) Amanda & Tony Natalie & John
3 Anatomy Body Paint (Rebecca) Romantic Gift Basket (Will) Hollie & Josh Erin & Jesse
4 Rocket Building (Sam) Massage Skills (Jesse) Rebecca & Will Jen & William
5 Teaching 3rd Graders (Shay) Prom King or Queen (John) Katie & Luke Sam & Nicole
6 Comic-Con Superhero Challenge (Sam & Nicole) Erin & Jesse Natalie & John
7 Mayan Glyph Memorization (Sam) Salsa Dancing (David) Natalie & John Shay & Joshua

Jen & William[a]

8 Zoology/Insect Challenge (Sam) Flair Bartending Challenge (David) Shay & Joshua Jen & William
9 Wine Challenge (Jasmine & David) Jen & William Sam & Nicole
10 Viewer's Vote[b] Sam & Nicole[1] David & Jasmine
Winners David & Jasmine
  1. ^ There was no elimination room finale; instead, the two challenge-winning teams selected a team to eliminate directly.
  2. ^ For the first time, the show's winner was decided by America's votes, four months after the taping of the first 12 episodes.

Season 5

Season 5 premiered on March 11, 2008, taking over the timeslot of Reaper.[16] For the first three episodes, the beauties competed as a group against the team of geeks. The remaining beauties and geeks then paired off to compete against the other pairs, as in previous seasons.

Cast

Beauties Geeks
Amber Griffin
"Runway Model"
John English[17]
"Child Genius"
Jillian Beyor
"Playboy Cyber Club Model"
Jonathan Prater[18]
"Mama's Boy"
Tiffany Wade
"One Tough Mama"
Jim Babcock[19]
"Video Game Programmer"
Cara Goldberg
"Aspiring Soap Star"
Chris Follett[20]
"MIT Oceanographer"
Tara McComas
"Daisy Dukes Hostess"
"Cowboy" Joe Cortez
Assignment Desk Editor
Randi Ferrera
"The Navy Diva"
Greggy Soriano[21][22][23][24][25]
"Self-Proclaimed 'Gaysian'"
Kristina Savenok[26]
"Daddy's Girl"
Jason Prager
"One Buff Geek"
Leticia Cline
"Extreme Sports Model"
Matt Carter
"The Poet"
Amanda Corey[27]
"Hawaiian Tropic Model"
Tommy Severo
"Sweater Vest Enthusiast"

Note: John, Amber and Jillian were all eliminated before the teams paired. Jonathan was left without a partner and was therefore eliminated.

Episode progress

# Contestants Episodes
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
1 Amanda WIN RISK WIN SAFE SAFE SAFE WIN RISK RISK WINNER
Tommy RISK WIN RISK WIN SAFE WIN WIN RISK RISK WINNER
2 Cara WIN SAFE WIN WIN SAFE SAFE RISK SAFE RISK RUNNER-UP
Chris RISK WIN RISK SAFE SAFE SAFE RISK WIN RISK RUNNER-UP
3 Leticia WIN SAFE WIN RISK WIN SAFE RISK WIN OUT
Matt SAFE WIN RISK RISK WIN SAFE RISK SAFE OUT
4 Tara WIN SAFE WIN SAFE SAFE RISK RISK OUT
Joe RISK WIN RISK SAFE SAFE RISK RISK OUT
5 Kristina WIN RISK WIN SAFE SAFE WIN OUT
Jason SAFE WIN RISK SAFE SAFE SAFE OUT
6 Randi WIN RISK WIN SAFE SAFE OUT
Greggy SAFE WIN RISK SAFE SAFE OUT
7 Tiffany WIN SAFE WIN OUT
Jim SAFE WIN RISK OUT
15 Jonathan RISK WIN RISK OUT
16 Jillian WIN RISK OUT
17 Amber WIN OUT
18 John OUT
  The contestants won the competition.
  The contestant won the challenge and their pair was safe from elimination.
  The contestant's partner won the challenge and they were safe from elimination.
  The contestant did not win the challenge but their pair was safe from elimination.
  The contestant and their partner survived elimination.
  The contestant and their partner was eliminated.

Challenges and eliminations

Week Challenge (Winner) Eliminated Survived Elimination
Beauties Geeks
1 Getting Phone Numbers (Beauties) John Chris, Joe, Jonathan, Tommy
2 Talent Show (Geeks) Amber Amanda, Jillian, Kristina, Randi
3 Flag Football Game (Beauties)[a] Jillian Chris
Teammate draft[b] Jonathan All other geeks
4 Science Fair (Cara) Love Hotline (Tommy) Tiffany & Jim Leticia & Matt
5 Geek Makeover & Soap Opera Challenge (Leticia & Matt) No Elimination
6 Garbage Math (Kristina) Geek Firefighter (Tommy) Randi & Greggy Tara & Joe
7 Building a Sled (Amanda & Tommy) Kristina & Jason Leticia & Matt, Cara & Chris, Tara & Joe[c]
8 Plumbing (Leticia) Geeky Girls' Makeovers (Chris) Tara & Joe Amanda & Tommy
9.1 How Well Do You Know Your Partner Leticia & Matt Amanda & Tommy, Cara & Chris
9.2 Former Cast Members Hunt in LA (Amanda & Tommy) Cara & Chris Amanda & Tommy
Winners Amanda & Tommy
  1. ^ For this challenge, one member of each team was required to temporarily join the other team. After the selections were made, the contestants were informed that the temporary member of the losing team would be automatically eliminated.
  2. ^ The seven remaining beauties were asked to each pair up with a geek. The last remaining unpaired geek would be eliminated.
  3. ^ Instead of elimination trivia, each losing team cast a vote for another team to be eliminated. Since each team received one vote for elimination, Tommy and Amanda cast the tie-breaking vote.

Contestants who appeared on other competition shows

International versions

  Currently airing franchise
  Franchise no longer in production
Country Name Host Channel Prize Year aired
Australia Beauty and the Geek Australia Bernard Curry (2009-2012)
James Tobin (2013–2014)
Sophie Monk (2021-)
Seven Network
Nine Network
A$100,000 8 October 2009 – 27 November 2014
2021
Bulgaria Красавицата и отличникът
Krasavitsata i otlichnikat
Borislav Lazarov bTV 300,000 лв. 3 October – 29 November 2005
Chile La Bella y el Geek Pablo Mackenna Chilevisión CL$20,000,000 22 October – 17 December 2012
Colombia La Bella y el Nerdo Víctor Gómez Canal Caracol CO$200,000,000 4 May 2006
Croatia Ljepotice i genijalci Igor Mešin Nova TV 200,000 kn 18 March 2019
Denmark Skønheden og nørden Thomas Hartmann TV3 Kr. 250,000 13 February 2006
Estonia Kaunitar ja geenius Osalejad Lauri and Adelina TV3 ? 3 September 2006
Finland Kaunotar ja nörtti Lauri Salovaara MTV3 20,000 4 September 2005
France Bimbo face aux Intello Laurent Ournac TF1 ? Cancelled
Germany Beauty & The Nerd Daniel Boschmann (2013) ProSieben €100,000 (2013)
€50,000 (2020–present)
31 January – 21 February 2013
4 June 2020 – present
India [V] Beauty and the Geek VJ Andy Channel V 1,000,000 19 March – 5 June 2011
Israel היפה והחנון
HaYafa VeHaChnun
Pini Tavger
Micheal Hanegbi
Channel 10 200,000 23 July 2008 – 7 April 2014
Italy La pupa e il secchione
La pupa e il secchione e viceversa
La pupa e il secchione Show
Federica Panicucci and Enrico Papi (2006)
Paola Barale and Enrico Papi (2010)
Paolo Ruffini and Francesca Cipriani (2020)
Andrea Pucci and Francesca Cipriani (2021)
Barbara D'Urso (2022)
Italia 1 €200,000 (2006)
1,8 kg of gold money (2010)
€20,000 (2020–present)
7 September 2006
18 April 2010
7 January 2020
21 January 2021
15 March 2022
Mexico La Bella y el Nerd Michel Gurfi TV Azteca MEX$500.000 20 August – 26 November 2007
Netherlands
Belgium (Flanders)
Beauty & de Nerd Mathias Coppens
Bridget Maasland
RTL 5
VTM
€25,000 2006 – 2009
Norway Prinsessen og professoren Jasmin Aasland TV3 200,000kr 9 March – 27 April 2006
Portugal A Bela e o Mestre José Pedro Vasconcelos and Iva Domingues TVI €100,000 11 March – 13 May 2007
Russia[28] Красавицы и Умники
Krasavitsy i Umniki
Alexander Anatolyevich and Irina Grigorieva REN TV 1.000.000 20 December 2005 – 21 February 2006
Чики и фрики
Chiki i friki
(original US show) MTV Russia ? 2010
Spain Nadie es Perfecto Jesús Vázquez Telecinco ? 5 July – 14 August 2007
Turkey Güzel ve Dahi Show TV 100.000 7 – 28 July 2007
Ukraine[29] Гламурні штучки та заучки
Hlamurni shtuchky ta zauchky
Gregory Herman (2010) 1+1 100.000 21 October - 29 December 2010
TBA TBA Novyy Kanal[30] 1 000 000 TBA
United Kingdom Beauty and the Geek David Mitchell E4 £40,000 7 February – 14 March 2006
United Kingdom Beauty and the Geek (rebooted series)[31] Matt Edmondson and Mollie King Discovery+[32] TBA 2022

In Brazil, the original American show aired on the cable television network Multishow under the title As Gostosas e os Geeks (The Hotties and the Geeks).[33]

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