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Favourite fictional INTP(s)?

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I love Peter Parker in The Amazing Spider-Man. He has all those little INTP quirks, as well as the "death glare" XD. He's one of my favourite superheroes, actually :D
 

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I would say Holmes but I have recently been under the impression that he (the literature version) is more close to INTJ... Peter Parker has always been a good candidate though, that photography hobby they gave him is a nice touch.
 
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I would say Holmes but I have recently been under the impression that he (the literature version) is more close to INTJ... Peter Parker has always been a good candidate though, that photography hobby they gave him is a nice touch.
Yeah, I love Sherlock too. But he does seem to have J tendencies, even in the TV show. I'm ashamed to say I've never read the books. I should though!

I've never seen the Spider-Man movies with Toby McGuire (or however you spell it), but Andrew Garfield nailed the INTP thing!
 

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either Elodin or Hanna montana, leaning more towards Elodin. King killer chronicles;)
 
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either Elodin or Hanna montana, leaning more towards Elodin. King killer chronicles;)
Not sure who Elodin is, but I'll look him (her?) up sometime. I haven't watched Hannah Montana since Disney revamped their channel, but from what I remember, she was more of an ENFP. I could be wrong though. She just doesn't seem to have the same social awkwardness as is stereotypical of INTPs, or the fascination with systems, truth, and logic. Again, I could be wrong.
 

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I actually like to think that Sherlock is weirdly deranged ENTJ. He likes to go, work and experience like ENTJs do. NTPs and INTJs are different in that regard.
 

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I do not agree that ENTJ fits for Sherlock, unless referring to one of the television adaptations I am not privy to, or the Robert Downey Jr version. In the original source material, he's either a semi-deprived INTP or just INTJ. His brother Mycroft is INTP and they are both probably INTPs.

I am not too familiar with ENTJs so can someone explain this. I can vaguely see why it is proposed but don't believe it to be substantial; if Sherlock must not be INTx then ENTJ is a nice exotic choice. Ultimately I don't think he's extroverted but then again Doyle never really liked Holmes and only wrote the stories for the money. He probably didn't put much thought into it and his vision for it probably just came more fluidly. The guy he based Holmes off of may have been ENTJ, but just look at the functions. I doubt it though unless it's one of the weird serialized versions, then go ahead.
 

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Elrond from Lord of the Rings is highly INTP. My INFP brother constantly tells me I act like him. Gandalf might also be INTP. Also Yoda, perhaps.
 

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I do not agree that ENTJ fits for Sherlock, unless referring to one of the television adaptations I am not privy to, or the Robert Downey Jr version. In the original source material, he's either a semi-deprived INTP or just INTJ. His brother Mycroft is INTP and they are both probably INTPs.

I am not too familiar with ENTJs so can someone explain this. I can vaguely see why it is proposed but don't believe it to be substantial; if Sherlock must not be INTx then ENTJ is a nice exotic choice. Ultimately I don't think he's extroverted but then again Doyle never really liked Holmes and only wrote the stories for the money. He probably didn't put much thought into it and his vision for it probably just came more fluidly. The guy he based Holmes off of may have been ENTJ, but just look at the functions. I doubt it though unless it's one of the weird serialized versions, then go ahead.
I was thinking modern adaptations of Sherlock. Traditional one is likely an introvert. Anyways the the most externally active one out of all NTs is the ENTJ. Downey Jr is ENTJ or at least from Te-Fi axis. Benedict Cumberbatch is from Fe-Ti spectrum.
 

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Yeah, the Sherlock series is decent. He's probably not INTP in there unless marginally depraved. It's also TV, so they have to make it more entertaining; traditional Sherlock would probably come across as boring in that setting maybe?
 

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In my opinion, original Doyle Sherlock is ENTP, but BBC Sherlock is INTP. Although they both had Introverted tendencies (which most NT Rationals do), original Sherlock would go out and question people constantly, as opposed to BBC Sherlock, whose work is shown all in his head. But that's just me.
 
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Daria, from the American TV series, and Nemi By Lise, a European comic strip.
 

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Professor Snape from the Harry Potter series. Some say INTJ, but he seems to be an INTP whose emotions were destroyed. Note that like the INTP character I'm naming below, he takes pleasure in not knowing something but soon testing it and finding out. Everyone hated Snape as a character, but I always thought he was cool.

Medic from Team Fortress 2. He plays with birds, ditches his teammates for science, is intelligent, and lost his medical license due to removing a patient's skeleton out of curiosity. He's absolutely hilarious, and it's funny how I bear a good resemblance to him (so say an INFP, ISTP, and ISFP. A lot of Introverts seem to liken me to him). Also he's German.







One of these actually isn't him.
 
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Snape is my favorite Harry Potter character, I wish Cannon explored his history more.

JKR needs to do a JRT and publish more of the HP world.
Which she said she won't :(
 
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Snape is my favorite Harry Potter character, I wish Cannon explored his history more.

JKR needs to do a JRT and publish more of the HP world.
Which she said she won't :(
Snape is one of mine as well. Alan Rickman did a fantastic job, quirks and all.
 
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Agreed, but what makes you think Arthur is an INTP?
I never considered him one before... (I'm thinking about it as I type)
 
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He has this quite yet quirky openness to him that seems INTPish. I think he's a very healthy one, pretty comfortable in life. ENTP is another possibility, but I see him as more of an introvert.

*edit: He also seeks to understand how things work and inquires until he has a satisfactory answer.
 

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He has this quite yet quirky openness to him that seems INTPish. I think he's a very healthy one, pretty comfortable in life. ENTP is another possibility, but I see him as more of an introvert.

*edit: He also seeks to understand how things work and inquires until he has a satisfactory answer.
The Engineer NTP is evident in his "What exactly is the function of a rubber duck?". Other types might be possible though.
 
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Dexter! At least I'm pretty sure he's an INTP, who kind of changes to an INFP over the seasons. I liked him the most in the first season and could identificate with him very well.
 
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Dexter that killer bloke or Dexters from Dextors Lab? Lol
 
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Dexter Morgan is an obvious INTJ.


Mine is Ian Malcolm from Jurassic Park. Closest to being a childhood hero, for me.
Jeff Goldblum is a real INTP as well.
 
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BBC's Sherlock is an INTP! I claim!
I felt so identified when the series came out. I just can't stand he being INTJ.:cat:
 
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Lucy from the film. She doesn't start off as an INTP, but once she starts evolving she takes on the personality.

'' I used to be so concerned with who I was and what I wanted to be... But now that I have access to the furthest reaches of my brain I see things clearly. It's all primitive'' Lucy on being.
 

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L from death note. He's hella relatable, but I was rooting for Light all the way (ENTJ). I quite like Light, but can't stand ENTJs in real life.
 

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Alex Mahone from Prison Break. Although 16personalities lists him as INTP, some would say INTJ.
 
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