TV's 'Mr. Wizard' Don Herbert Dies at 89

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  1. DevilzFan

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    http://www.atlanticbb.net/news/read.php?id=15105456&ps=1016&cat=&cps=0&lang=en

    :( 

    I loved Mr. Wizard when I was younger.
     
  2. Cloud Strife

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    i used to love watching mr wizard!:rip  good friend
     
  3. pscoop

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    Ahh man.
     
  4. Boggs6ft7

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    I can attribute Mr. Wizard as a reason I got into the science field (I teach Physics).

    Rest in peace Don.
     
  5. Zeta Otaku

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    that guy was ancient back in the 80s when I watched him as a kid... how'd he last so long? feasting upon the young, virgin blood of those kid assistants he had during the show? you notice they were never there for more than two shows in a row?

    Also...

    RIP Mr. Wizard. may you find the answers to the greatest questions ever asked.
     
  6. Dark_Convoy

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    I used to love that show. :( 
     
  7. honestgabe

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    Aw I remember waking up super early sometimes and watching this and Flipper back to back on Nickelodeon
     
  8. Ktulu

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    Suck. Giant suck.
     
  9. rattrap007

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    heh I thought he was already dead..
     
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    R.I.P. man, I watched him growing up on Nickalodeon.
     
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    He lived a long and very productive life. He got a lot of kids interested in science, and that was probably his greatest achievement. RIP.
     
  12. Katamari Prime

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    TV loses another Icon. I wonder how Lavar Burton is doing?
     
  13. Boggs6ft7

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    He seems to be doing ok, but he turned 50 this year.... 50! I feel so old. "Butterflies in the sky...."
     
  14. Ops_was_a_truck

    Ops_was_a_truck JOOOLIE ANDREWWWWWS!!!!!!

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    Awwwww damn. That's crappy news. Mr. Wizard was such a neat guy.
     
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    RIP Mr. Wizard
     
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    TV looses another great. Like Rattrap007, however, I thought he had passed some time ago. That doesn't make it any less sad.
     
  17. Ops_was_a_truck

    Ops_was_a_truck JOOOLIE ANDREWWWWWS!!!!!!

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    FYI, LaVar Burton's doing well. I keep my eyes on his stuff, because I've always liked him as an actor, director, activist, etc.

    He directed some episodes of Enterprise, he's also active in African American activist groups. He currently directs, on and off, various episodes of TV shows - looks like he sticks to drama.
     
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    Mr. Wizard was the man.

    I still rememeber the Paper folding ep.

    R.I.P.
     
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    Thanks Mr. Wizard. The world needs more of you.
     
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    Never heard of him.
     

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