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Rowan Atkinson: Not Just a Pretty Face (1992)

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Rowan Atkinson and Angus Deayton in Boston doing a live performance of the same styles of humor we've seen in Mr. Bean and Blackadder. Included are lessons on Shakespearean acting, a school... See full summary »

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Rowan Atkinson and Angus Deayton in Boston doing a live performance of the same styles of humor we've seen in Mr. Bean and Blackadder. Included are lessons on Shakespearean acting, a school headmaster meeting with the father of a boy he's beaten to death, and tips for having a successful date. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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In the "Art of Acting" sketch, where Atkinson plays the villain trying to use poison, when he falls down the glass of beer suddenly disappears. See more »

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Headmaster: Quite frankly, Tommy is in trouble. Recently, his behavior has left a great deal to be desired.
Tommy's Father: Oh dear.
Headmaster: He seems to take no interest in school life whatsoever, he refuses to "muck in" on the sports field, and it's weeks since any master has received any written work from him. Quite frankly, if he wasn't dead, I'd have him expelled.
Tommy's Father: I beg your pardon?
Headmaster: Yes, EXPELLED.
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Much more than "Mr. Bean".

I caught parts of this performance on cable and was very impressed. Then I was in Sun Coast Video and saw the entire show for sale on VHS and I immediately bought it. I was not disappointed.

Mr. Atkinson is trapped by his Mr. Bean character and it's a shame. I'm sure there are quite a few folks out there that would not bother to watch this type of performance thinking it will be filled with his somewhat gross line of comedy. There is some of that but for the most part, this video contains very thoughtful, and more importantly, very funny pieces of sketch comedy. In some places I laughed so hard I cried.

Get a few friends together and laugh till you pass out.


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