Mr. Bean

mrbean2016
Oct 3, 2016 · 1 min read

mr bean 2016

Mr. Bean is really a British sitcom developed by Rowan Atkinson and Richard Curtis, and starring Atkinson inside the title role. Atkinson co-wrote all fifteen episodes with either Curtis, Robin Driscoll, or both, with Ben Elton co-writing the pilot. Thirteen in the episodes were broadcast on ITV, from the pilot on 1 January 1990, until “Goodnight Mr. Bean” on 31 October 1995. A clip show, “The Best Components of Mr. Bean”, was broadcast on 15 December 1995, the other episode, “Hair by Mr. Bean of London”, was not broadcast until 2006 on Nickelodeon.

According to a character originally manufactured by Atkinson when he was studying for his master’s degree at Oxford University, the series follows the exploits of Mr. Bean, tagged by Atkinson as “a child in the grown man’s body”, in solving various problems presented by everyday tasks and frequently causing disruption along the way. Bean rarely speaks, along with the largely physical humour in the series is derived from his interactions web-sites and his unusual ways of situations. The series was depending physical performers such as Jacques Tati and comic actors from silent films.

mr bean 2016

During its five-year run, the series gained large UK audience figures, including 18.74 million for your 1991 episode “The Challenge with Mr. Bean”. The series has gotten many international awards, like the Rose d’Or. The show has been sold in 245 territories worldwide and has inspired an animated cartoon spin-off, two movies, and an appearance in the London 2012 Summer Olympics opening ceremony.

Welcome to a place where words matter. On Medium, smart voices and original ideas take center stage - with no ads in sight. Watch
Follow all the topics you care about, and we’ll deliver the best stories for you to your homepage and inbox. Explore
Get unlimited access to the best stories on Medium — and support writers while you’re at it. Just $5/month. Upgrade

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store