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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

The show was based upon the comic strip "You Can with Beakman and Jax," created by Jok R. Church. See more »

Quotes

Beakman: Oh, my! Do you know what that music means?
Lester: Ooh, we're stuck in an elevator?
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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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One of the better thought out shows out there
11 April 2004 | by The_Strider_FlashSee all my reviews

An absolutely brilliant series. This is one of those unforgettable shows which not only used over 1000 sounds in one show but had the most brilliantly characterised actors such as Beakman (Paul Zaloom) and the enthusiasm put into it just makes science more interesting by far.

The only problem was the fact that it stopped running and that Liza was replaced by Josie. Liza just had that amazing spark like Beakman and Lester, however she was replaced soon by Josie who had little to no talent. It always seems the good shows out there are the first taken off and replaced by absolute junk.

But anyway, brilliant show. They deserve every ounce of credit they get.


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