absent-minded professor


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absent-minded professor

a bumbling professor who overlooks everyday things. Fred is such an absent-minded professor. He'd forget his head if it wasn't screwed on.
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Which children's author created the absent-minded Professor Branestawm and his friend Colonel Dedshott of the Catapult Cavaliers?
Looking like an absent-minded professor, he carried two long, skinny aluminum poles and appeared to be searching for something.
Professor Branestawm (Hill) is an absent-minded professor, whose creations have a habit of going wrong.
That was an absent-minded professor afterthought--I wanted the strength of the orange oil, the essence.
There's no ego, no buffoonery like you'd get with an absent-minded professor.
FORTUNATELY, ONE RESIDENCE WAS UNLOCKED, FOR THE PROVERBIAL ABSENT-MINDED PROFESSOR, HOBART BYRNBRIGHT, AND HIS EQUALLY GEEKY DAUGHTER, CASSIOPEIA, LIVED THERE.
I saw "Pollyanna," "The Absent-Minded Professor," "Herbie The Love Bug" and many Disney classics shown for the first time during that era.
The first Disney Legend, actor Fred MacMurray (The Shaggy Dog, The Absent-Minded Professor, The Happiest Millionaire), was named in 1987.
Otherwise I get the feeling of being an absent-minded professor alone in his laboratory all day
99)--Actor Fred MacMurray portrayed such beloved characters as Disney's classic, "The Absent-Minded Professor," and the father on the 1960s sitcom, "My Three Sons" as well as had against-type roles in "Double Indemnity" (1944), "The Caine Mutiny" (1954) and many others.
But he had always been an absent-minded professor, according to Ms.
Flubber -an energetic rubber-like substance that wreaks havoc everywhere it goes -in this smart update of The Absent-Minded Professor.
Flubber stars Robin Williams as the absent-minded Professor Brainard, who creates amazing investions.
A time travel adventure, The Incredible Adventures of Aristotle McGuffin has the title character, an absent-minded professor, traveling back to the 14th Century in a time machine.
Props from classic Disney live-action productions, including Mary Poppins, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, The Absent-Minded Professor, The Shaggy Dog, Babes in Toyland, Bedknobs and Broomsticks, and more;