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18 September 1993 (USA) See more »
A wacky scientist and his companions answer viewer questions about science. Full summary »
5 wins & 32 nominations See more »
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Beakman to Bill Nye -- I Got Your Back ... Sorta
 (From TMZ. 9 September 2013, 12:25 AM, PDT)

Film Junk Podcast Episode #368: Dark Shadows
 (From FilmJunk. 15 May 2012, 9:36 PM, PDT)

'Beakman's World' star Ritts dies, aged 63
 (From Digital Spy - Movie News. 14 December 2009, 1:01 PM, PST)

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 (Series Cast Summary - 5 of 9)
Paul Zaloom ... Beakman (79 episodes, 1992-1997)
Mark Ritts ... Lester (79 episodes, 1992-1997)

Eliza Schneider ... Liza (28 episodes, 1993-1995)

Alanna Ubach ... Josie (26 episodes, 1992-1993)

Senta Moses Mikan ... Phoebe (25 episodes, 1996-1997)

Series Directed by
Jay Dubin (1 episode, 1992)

Robert Heath (unknown episodes)
Series Writing credits
Jok R. Church (1 episode, 1992)
Dan DiStefano (1 episode, 1992)
Barry Friedman (1 episode, 1992)
Stephanie Phillips (1 episode, 1992)
Phil Walsh (1 episode, 1992)
Mark Waxman (1 episode, 1992)

Richard Albrecht (unknown episodes)
Casey Keller (unknown episodes)
Marijane Miller (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Mark Waxman .... executive producer (81 episodes, 1992-1997)
Robert Heath .... producer (1 episode, 1992)
Marijane Miller .... segment producer (1 episode, 1992)

Richard Albrecht .... producer (unknown episodes)
Barry Freidmen .... co-producer (unknown episodes)
Series Original Music by
Denis M. Hannigan (22 episodes, 1993-1997)
Mark Mothersbaugh (19 episodes, 1992-1995)
Rusty Andrews (4 episodes, 1994-1995)
Josh Mancell (2 episodes, 1994-1995)
Series Cinematography by
Bruce L. Finn (1 episode, 1992)
Series Film Editing by
Michael Gross (unknown episodes)
Barry Rubinow (unknown episodes)
Series Production Design by
Wayne White (unknown episodes)
Series Art Direction by
Bob Breen (1 episode, 1992)
Series Makeup Department
Linda Vallejo .... makeup artist (unknown episodes)
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Loucas George .... associate director (1 episode, 1992)
Series Art Department
Eric Yount .... head carpenter (8 episodes, 1992-1997)
John A. Gomez .... set dresser (4 episodes, 1992)
Wayne White .... set designer (1 episode, 1992)

Rhonda Robinson .... property master (unknown episodes)
Series Sound Department
Edward Gomez .... assistant sound editor / sound editor (81 episodes, 1992-1997)
Paul J. Diller .... sound effects editor (7 episodes, 1992-1997)
Mike Cruz .... sound (4 episodes, 1992)

Andrew Somers .... sound designer (unknown episodes, 1994-1997)
Laura King .... sound mixer (unknown episodes)
Robert L. Manahan .... sound re-recording mixer (unknown episodes)
Ernie Sheesley .... sound effects editor (unknown episodes)
Chris Smith .... sound mixer (unknown episodes)
Otis Van Osten .... sound effects editor (unknown episodes)
Series Special Effects by
Mike Thompson .... special effects (unknown episodes)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Dana Arnold .... best boy electric / gaffer (37 episodes, 1992-1997)
Carlos M. Torres .... lighting technician (20 episodes, 1992-1993)
Charlie Gertner .... audio/video engineer (4 episodes, 1992)

Tony Varuola .... best boy electric (unknown episodes, 1993-1994)
Ken Spencer .... gaffer (unknown episodes)
Series Animation Department
John Ross .... animator (16 episodes, 1995-1997)

Wayne White .... animator (unknown episodes)
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Betsey Potter .... costumer (unknown episodes)
Series Music Department
Mark Mothersbaugh .... composer: theme music (unknown episodes)
Series Other crew
Loucas George .... stage manager (1 episode, 1992)
Jerilynn Goodman .... production coordinator (1 episode, 1992)
Al Guenther .... science consultant (1 episode, 1992)

Robin Bianchi .... production associate (unknown episodes)
Bundy Chanock .... set medic (unknown episodes)
Frank Hernández .... segment coordinator (unknown episodes)
Steve Sherman .... penguin operator (unknown episodes)
Victoria A. Zamora .... production accountant (unknown episodes)

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Additional Details

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Did You Know?

Beakman (Paul Zaloom) would often say as an expression of surprise: "Zaloom!", to which Lester the rat sometimes replied "you zaloom".See more »
Beakman:Bada bing, bada bang, bada blast off!See more »
Movie Connections:
Featured in Beauty Is Embarrassing (2012)See more »


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7 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
It was all about a mix of entertainment and learning., 25 July 2009
Author: insomniac_rod from Noctropolis

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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