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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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Trivia

Beakman appeared in a crossover with the popular YouTube show 'Captain Disillusion' titled "BEAKMALLUSION," uploaded May 31, 2016. See more »

Quotes

Beakman: Bada bing, bada bang, bada blast off!
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Crazy Credits

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

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Underrated!
22 June 2008 | by rkj3crSee all my reviews

Our entire family enjoyed this show. It appealed to our three sons on different levels, for the education, the comedy, and for the discovery that learning can be goofy and profound at the same time. The actors clicked and the science was fun to learn. Outrageous, smarmy, sly, and delightful. The props were creative and dazzling. This show should serve as a lively example of children's programming for 3rd through 8th graders. Kids in the 8-15 age range deserve programs that don't insult their intelligence and that encourage maturity. The humor in this show is both sophisticated and silly -- a great mix for kids in this age range. It was smart and sassy. Buy the videotapes/DVDs if they're available. They'll be worth it.


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