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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Paul Zaloom retains rights to continually perform as Beakman for live performances for children. See more »

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Beakman: Oh, my! Do you know what that music means?
Lester: Ooh, we're stuck in an elevator?
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A rocket flies around the torch lady in the Columbia closing logo. See more »

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It was all about a mix of entertainment and learning.
25 July 2009 | by (Noctropolis) – See all my reviews

It was all about having fun and learning at the same time. I remember watching this anytime I could catch it on México's cultural channel by excellence (channel 11).

I watched it's reruns and never got tired of it because I have to admit that I learned a lot from it.

I didn't care if I was out of school or whatever, Beakman taught me on biology, science, physics aspects. I had a great time with the show's colorful art direction and atmosphere.

The performances were funny and witty. I just was addicted to this show. It's sad to admit that when puberty comes to you, you just can't help but forget about such great shows like this one.

I wish my kids will have the chance to watch it.


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