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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 »
(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
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'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 ... Phoebe (26 episodes, 1992-1997)

Series Directed by
Jay Dubin (unknown episodes)
Robert Heath (unknown episodes)
Series Writing credits
Richard Albrecht (unknown episodes)
Jok R. Church (unknown episodes)
Casey Keller (unknown episodes)
Marijane Miller (unknown episodes)
Mark Waxman (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Mark Waxman .... executive producer / series creator (81 episodes, 1992-1997)

Richard Albrecht .... producer (unknown episodes)
Barry Freidmen .... co-producer (unknown episodes)
Robert Heath .... producer (unknown episodes)
Marijane Miller .... producer (unknown episodes)
Series Original Music by
Denis M. Hannigan (1 episode, 1993)

Rusty Andrews (unknown episodes)
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 (unknown episodes)
Series Makeup Department
Linda Vallejo .... makeup artist (unknown episodes)
Series Art Department
Eric Yount .... head carpenter (8 episodes, 1992-1997)
John A. Gomez .... set dresser (4 episodes, 1992)

Rhonda Robinson .... property master (unknown episodes)
Wayne White .... set designer (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
Robin Bianchi .... production associate (unknown episodes)
Bundy Chanock .... set medic (unknown episodes)
Loucas George .... associate director (unknown episodes)
Al Guenther .... science consultant (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?

Beakman (Paul Zaloom) would often say as an expression of surprise: "Zaloom!", to which Lester the rat sometimes replied "you zaloom".See more »
Beakman:Oh, my! Do you know what that music means?
Lester:Ooh, we're stuck in an elevator?
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20 out of 20 people found the following review useful.
I Love It!!, 23 June 2001
Author: Thor2000 from Collinsport, Maine

I loved this show for so many reasons. It made science interesting to me for the first time, it was fast, funny and furious and it had one of the cutest ingenues as an assistant. Alanna Ubach made this show for me with her funny one-liners and quips; when she got replaced, it almost killed me, but at least Beakman and Lester, the down-on-his-luck-actor-in-a rat-suit, got me through it. The show had so many good things going for it; I just wish this show had been around in my youth, I could have been a better student than I was.

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