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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | unknown
Release Date:
18 September 1993 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
A wacky scientist and his companions answer viewer questions about science. Full summary »
Awards:
5 wins & 32 nominations See more »
NewsDesk:
(4 articles)
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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I was a religious Beakman watcher... See more (17 total) »

Cast

 (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 ... Phoebe (25 episodes, 1996-1997)
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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
Mark Mothersbaugh (1 episode, 1992)
Denis M. Hannigan (1 episode, 1993)

Rusty Andrews (unknown episodes)
 
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
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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30 min
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
The penguins are named "Don" and "Herb" as a homage to the original "Mr. Wizard", Don Herbert.See more »
Quotes:
Beakman:Bada bing, bada bang, bada blast off!See more »
Movie Connections:
Featured in Beauty Is Embarrassing (2012)See more »

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6 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
I was a religious Beakman watcher..., 12 November 2007
Author: Alyson Mitchell (lady.alathia@gmail.com) from United States

I still remember the address... Josie's voice over the cartoon screen, "Beakman's World, P.O. Box 30087 Kansas City, MO 64112" No, I haven't seen an episode in over 14 years.

I remember as a kid my brother and I would make up a million questions to mail in to Beakman... we'd write them on construction paper cut into all sorts of wacky designs like they had on the show. And every time I had a GOOD one... one I just KNEW would actually make the show... there it was the next morning. "Dear Beakman, How do batteries work?" "Dear Beakman, what are Pixels?" (this was 1993) The best part was re-creating his experiments at home: making "movie glass" that you can break with your fist and not get hurt (and it tastes like a lollipop), or seeing if an egg or a tennis ball hits the ground first when you drop it off the top bunk (Mom wasn't too impressed with that one, even though they both hit the ground at the same time).

I wish they would bring this show back in some way, even in re-runs. Re-runs at some other time than five in the morning. I wonder if it's on DVD...

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