Beakman's World (1992– )

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A wacky scientist and his companions answer viewer questions about science.

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Series cast summary:
Paul Zaloom ...
 Beakman (79 episodes, 1992-1997)
Mark Ritts ...
 Lester (79 episodes, 1992-1997)
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 Liza (28 episodes, 1993-1995)
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 Josie (26 episodes, 1992-1993)
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 Phoebe (25 episodes, 1996-1997)
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In this show, which works like a cross between Mr. Wizard and Monty Python, the science teacher, Beakman answers viewer questions about science. With the help of his assistants Josie and Lester the Rat, he uses various methods like animation, interviews with famous dead people of science and simple experiments to illustrate scientific principles. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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Beakman (Paul Zaloom) would often say as an expression of surprise: "Zaloom!", to which Lester the rat sometimes replied "you zaloom". See more »

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Lester: You rub me the wrong way, Josie.
Josie: Remind me to do it someday with a power sander!
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A rocket flies around the torch lady in the Columbia closing logo. See more »

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One of the better thought out shows out there
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An absolutely brilliant series. This is one of those unforgettable shows which not only used over 1000 sounds in one show but had the most brilliantly characterised actors such as Beakman (Paul Zaloom) and the enthusiasm put into it just makes science more interesting by far.

The only problem was the fact that it stopped running and that Liza was replaced by Josie. Liza just had that amazing spark like Beakman and Lester, however she was replaced soon by Josie who had little to no talent. It always seems the good shows out there are the first taken off and replaced by absolute junk.

But anyway, brilliant show. They deserve every ounce of credit they get.


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