Julie Winston, Masters of the Universe
He-Man never could have faced down and defeated Skeletor without the help of “Earth female” Julie Winston. She joined He-Man as he tried to save Eternia after Skeltor stole the Cosmic Key from the locksmith Gwildor. She Had The Power!
Myka Bering, Warehouse 13
Myka Bering’s job is to guard the infinite number of supernatural artifacts inside Warehouse 13, which, of course, requires her to keep the entire earth from exploding every week. She’s smart and strong and fiercely independent. She also happens to be deeply in love with H.G. Wells.
The Voice of the Enterprise computer, Star Trek
You cannot make a list of kick-ass sci-fi females and not include Majel Barrett‘s voice. She was sexy, charming, and hilarious as the Enterprise’s computer, and she tied the whole Star Trek universe together.
Original Cindy, Dark Angel
You know you’re a badass when you talk about yourself in the third person. Of course, Original Cindy had swagger and skill to back up the talk. She was the best friend and roommate of Max, a supersolider from Manticore, and even though she didn’t have any special powers, was always bravest.
Padmé Amidala, Star Wars (Episodes 1-3)
Yeah, yeah, she married Darth Vader. We all make mistakes. But before that tragic accident, Padmé Amidala became Queen of Naboo and Senator of the Galactic Republic. She defended her planet from occupation by the Trade Federation, lobbied against the Military Creation Act, and then gave birth to Luke and Leia Skywalker.