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Beakman's World 

TV-PG | | Comedy, Family | TV Series (1992– )
A wacky scientist and his companions answer viewer questions about science.

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Jok R. Church
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Paul Zaloom ...  Beakman 79 episodes, 1992-1997
Mark Ritts 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, 1993-1997
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Storyline

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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Comedy | Family

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Official Sites:

Beakman's Site | Sony

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 September 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Beakmanen mundua See more »

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Stereo

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Color
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Did You Know?

Trivia

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

Quotes

Lester: You rub me the wrong way, Josie.
Josie: Remind me to do it someday with a power sander!
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Crazy Credits

A rocket flies around the torch lady in the Columbia closing logo. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Weird Science: The Legend of Red Brick Wallace (1995) See more »

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It was all about a mix of entertainment and learning.
25 July 2009 | by insomniac_rodSee 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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