I am not a science person by ANY means, but I always enjoyed watching his show as he not only introduced me to the joys of science, he introduced generation after generation of young viewers to the joys of science as well, and he will be missed...
Perfect Tommy: Emilio Lizardo. Wasn't he on TV once?- from The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension
Buckaroo Banzai: You're thinking of Mr. Wizard.
Reno: Emilio Lizardo is a top scientist, dummkopf.
Perfect Tommy: So was Mr. Wizard.
How true Perfect Tommy... how true...
Now let's all go freeze a superball in liquid nitrogen and smash it with a hammer, just for old times sake.