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1 January 1990 (UK) See more »
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Plot:
Life is a difficult challenge for Mr Bean, who despite being a grown adult, has trouble completing even the simplest of tasks. Thankfully, his perseverence is usually rewarded, and he finds an ingenious way around the problem. Full summary »
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3 wins & 7 nominations See more »
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Cast

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Rowan Atkinson ... Mr. Bean (19 episodes, 1990-1995)
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Series Directed by
John Birkin (9 episodes, 1991-1995)
Paul Weiland (5 episodes, 1991-1994)
John Howard Davies (3 episodes, 1990)
 
Series Writing credits
Rowan Atkinson (14 episodes, 1990-1995)
Robin Driscoll (13 episodes, 1990-1995)
Richard Curtis (10 episodes, 1990-1995)
Paul Weiland (2 episodes, 1993-1994)

Series Produced by
Peter Bennett-Jones .... executive producer / producer (11 episodes, 1991-1995)
Sue Vertue .... producer (9 episodes, 1991-1995)
John Howard Davies .... producer / executive producer (4 episodes, 1990-1991)
Nick Mortimer .... line producer (3 episodes, 1995)
 
Series Original Music by
Howard Goodall (11 episodes, 1990-1995)
 
Series Cinematography by
Shaun O'Dell (2 episodes, 1993-1994)
 
Series Film Editing by
Ian Weil (5 episodes, 1991-1994)
Nick Ames (3 episodes, 1991-1992)
 
Series Casting by
Shirley Teece (12 episodes, 1990-1995)
 
Series Production Design by
Andrew Howe-Davies (8 episodes, 1992-1995)
Gillian Miles (3 episodes, 1990)
Ian Russell (3 episodes, 1991-1992)
 
Series Art Direction by
Philip Robinson (5 episodes, 1994-1995)
 
Series Costume Design by
Pennie Robertson (8 episodes, 1992-1995)
Jean Kelly (3 episodes, 1990)
Caroline Middleton (3 episodes, 1991-1992)
 
Series Makeup Department
Lesley Faulkner .... makeup designer (3 episodes, 1991-1992)
Kate Rudlin .... makeup artist / makeup designer (3 episodes, 1992-1994)
Sallie Jaye .... makeup designer (3 episodes, 1995)
Dianne Millar .... makeup designer (2 episodes, 1990)
Helen Whiting .... makeup designer (2 episodes, 1994)
 
Series Production Management
Peter Ernster .... production manager (5 episodes, 1990-1992)
Nick Mortimer .... production manager (4 episodes, 1993-1994)
Jenny Hay .... production manager (3 episodes, 1995)
Nigel Spong .... o.b. production manager (2 episodes, 1990)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Mark Egerton .... assistant director (2 episodes, 1993-1994)
 
Series Art Department
Jeff Harrison .... graphic designer / graphics (8 episodes, 1990-1994)
Cathy Cosgrove .... production buyer (8 episodes, 1992-1995)
Nigel Pinhay .... props (4 episodes, 1992-1995)
Tim Youngman .... props (4 episodes, 1992-1995)
Dave Copus .... production buyer (3 episodes, 1991-1992)
Judy Farr .... production buyer (3 episodes, 1991-1992)
Trevor Young .... production buyer (2 episodes, 1990)
Philip Robinson .... design assistant (2 episodes, 1993-1994)
Darryl Series .... prop master (2 episodes, 1994)
Graham Walker .... graphics (2 episodes, 1994)

Andy Armstrong .... property master (unknown episodes)
 
Series Sound Department
Peter Ball .... sound supervisor / sound (7 episodes, 1990-1992)
Tim Alban .... dubbing mixer / sound (5 episodes, 1994-1995)
David Taylor .... sound (5 episodes, 1994-1995)
Keith Nixon .... sound supervisor / sound (3 episodes, 1991-1992)
Kuz Randhawa .... sound recordist (3 episodes, 1991-1992)
Peter Stoddart .... o.b. sound (2 episodes, 1990)
Mark Holding .... boom operator (2 episodes, 1993-1994)
Dushko Indjic .... sound recordist (2 episodes, 1993-1994)
Peter Maxwell .... dubbing mixer (2 episodes, 1993-1994)
Hugh Strain .... dubbing mixer (2 episodes, 1993-1994)
 
Series Stunts
Colin Skeaping .... stunt coordinator (1 episode, 1994)
Andy Bradford .... stunts (1 episode, 1995)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Chas Watts .... camera operator / senior camera operator (9 episodes, 1991-1995)
David Fader .... camera operator (5 episodes, 1994-1995)
Andy Newton .... vision controller (5 episodes, 1994-1995)
Mike Sutcliffe .... lighting director (5 episodes, 1994-1995)
Mike Tanner .... gaffer (5 episodes, 1994-1995)
Andy Fraser .... o.b. vision controller / vision controller (4 episodes, 1990-1992)
Graham Jaggers .... lighting director (4 episodes, 1991-1995)
Albert Almond .... senior camera operator (3 episodes, 1990)
Allen Harradine .... lighting director (3 episodes, 1990)
Shaun O'Dell .... camera operator (3 episodes, 1991-1992)
Roger Pratt .... lighting camera (3 episodes, 1991-1992)
Robbie Raynsford .... gaffer (3 episodes, 1991-1992)
John Chapman .... o.b. cameras (2 episodes, 1990)
Allan James .... vision controller (2 episodes, 1990)
Ian Coram .... vision controller (2 episodes, 1991-1992)
Graham Hall .... focus puller (2 episodes, 1993-1994)
Philip Kenyon .... grip (2 episodes, 1993-1994)
Shane Porteous .... electrician (2 episodes, 1993-1994)
Stefan Stankowski .... camera operator (2 episodes, 1993-1994)
Dave Tilbury .... vision controller (2 episodes, 1994)
 
Series Editorial Department
Mykola Pawluk .... editor: video tape (6 episodes, 1992-1995)
Thomas Kavanagh .... editor: video tape (4 episodes, 1990-1992)
Peter Phillips .... vision mixer (4 episodes, 1990-1992)
Barbara Hicks .... vision mixer (4 episodes, 1994-1995)
Nick Ames .... editor: video tape (3 episodes, 1991-1992)
Martin Perrett .... vision mixer (3 episodes, 1991-1992)
Dave Lewinton .... editor: video tape (2 episodes, 1990)
Naomi Neufeld .... vision mixer (2 episodes, 1994)
 
Series Music Department
The Choir of Southwark Cathedral .... singers: title music / singers: theme music (7 episodes, 1990-1994)
Howard Goodall .... composer: theme music (3 episodes, 1991-1992)
The Choir of Christ Church Cathedral Oxford .... singers: theme song (2 episodes, 1995)
 
Series Other crew
Angela Morgan .... production assistant (9 episodes, 1991-1995)
Crispin Buxton .... location manager (5 episodes, 1994-1995)
Carrie Rodd .... floor manager (5 episodes, 1994-1995)
Vandra Edwards .... stage manager (4 episodes, 1990-1992)
Peter Bennett-Jones .... production executive: Tiger Television (3 episodes, 1990)
Keith Lund .... location manager (3 episodes, 1990)
Jim Bowie .... programme coordinator (3 episodes, 1991-1992)
Eamonn Duffy .... location manager (3 episodes, 1991-1992)
Nick Emery .... floor manager (3 episodes, 1991-1992)
Denver Thornton .... location manager (3 episodes, 1991-1992)
Matthew Lynch .... stage manager (3 episodes, 1995)
James Reekie .... production accountant (3 episodes, 1995)
Polly Sheldon .... production secretary (3 episodes, 1995)
Marilyn Edwards .... stage manager (2 episodes, 1990)
Mary Hutchinson .... production assistant (2 episodes, 1990)
Tony Tyrer .... floor manager (2 episodes, 1990)
Glyn Jones .... script supervisor (2 episodes, 1993-1994)
Peter Ker .... location manager (2 episodes, 1993-1994)
Lucian Thynne .... location manager (2 episodes, 1993-1994)
Richard Curtis .... script editor (2 episodes, 1994)
Keren Eliot .... stage manager (2 episodes, 1994)
Roy English .... production executive (2 episodes, 1994)
Marnie Jung .... programme assistant (2 episodes, 1994)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Mr. Bean: The Live-Action Series" - Asia (English title) (informal title)
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Runtime:
350 min | 6 min (2 episodes) | 25 min (14 episodes)
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Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Argentina:Atp | Australia:PG (cable rating) | Australia:G (video rating) | Netherlands:AL (DVD rating) | Singapore:PG | UK:U (video rating) | USA:TV-G (some episodes) | USA:TV-PG (some episodes)
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Trivia:
The blue vehicle (whose occupant's identity is never revealed) that Mr. Bean encounters and causes to get into accidents in some episodes is a light blue Reliant Regal Supervan III. This model has a history of being highly unstable and easily tipped.See more »
Quotes:
[opening theme]
Choir:[singing] Ecce homo que est faba. (Latin: "Behold the man who is a bean")
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Soundtrack:
Ecce homoSee more »

FAQ

In "Do-it-yourself, Mr. Bean", what is the name of the song played on the radio in Bean's apartment just before his party?
What types of cars are driven on this show?
How did Mr. Bean met his girlfriend, Irma Gobb?
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26 out of 28 people found the following review useful.
CANNOT STOP LAUGHING WHEN WATCHING THIS SERIES, 28 February 2002
Author: Big Movie Fan from England

Mr. Bean is funny purely and simply because he is a total buffoon. There's not much dialogue in this film but it's enjoyable to watch Bean's facial expressions and the situations he ends up in.

A lot of funny scenes take place in his car (how he passed a driving test is beyond me). In one episode he brushes his teeth and gets dressed-whilst he is driving.

Another funny thing is that Mr Bean doesn't seem to have much family or friends-except for his teddy bear. Bean is fiercely protective of his teddy bear and it makes me laugh watching scenes with him in.

I could go into detail about other funny scenes in the series but all I'll say is go out and buy the videos. They really are amusing.

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