Up 9,930 this week

The Exciting Escapades of Mr. Bean (1990)

Video Comedy | Short
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.8/10 from 232 users  
Reviews: 4 user

Add a Plot

0Check in

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb: What to Watch - The One I Love

Interview with Charlie McDowell and Mark Duplass

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 250 titles
created 28 Dec 2010
a list of 319 titles
created 01 Sep 2011
a list of 68 titles
created 16 Apr 2012
a list of 148 titles
created 12 Aug 2012
a list of 353 titles
created 07 Apr 2013

Related Items

Connect with IMDb

Share this Rating

Title: The Exciting Escapades of Mr. Bean (Video 1990)

The Exciting Escapades of Mr. Bean (Video 1990) on IMDb 7.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Exciting Escapades of Mr. Bean.

User Polls

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Short | Comedy | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

At a New Millennium Eve party Blackadder and Baldrick test their new time machine and ping pong through history encountering famous characters and changing events rather alarmingly....

Director: Paul Weiland
Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Stephen Fry
Comedy | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Pleasant Ebenezer Blackadder is turned into a cruel and witty miser after seeing visions of his ancestors and descendants.

Director: Richard Boden
Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Miranda Richardson
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

British sketch comedy starring the likes of Rowan Atkinson and Mel Smith.

Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Pamela Stephenson, Mel Smith
Comedy | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

In the Middle Ages, Prince Edmund the Black Adder constantly schemes and endeavors to seize the crown from his father and brother.

Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Brian Blessed, Elspet Gray
Maybe Baby (2000)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A comedy about a couple (Hugh Laurie and Joely Richardson) who are trying to conceive a child.

Directors: Ben Elton, Hugh Laurie
Stars: Hugh Laurie, Joely Richardson, Matthew Macfadyen
Comedy | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

In the Tudor court of Elizabeth I, Lord Edmund Blackadder strives to win Her Majesty's favour while attempting to avoid a grisly fate should he offend her.

Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Tim McInnerny
Comedy | History | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  

Stuck in the middle of World War I, Captain Edmund Blackadder does his best to escape the banality of the war.

Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Stephen Fry
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Director: John Howard Davies
Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Rudolph Walker, Paul Brooke
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Mr. Bean and Teddy venture into the attic to look for an umbrella and uncover items from past experiences, like the time Mr. Bean had to dress himself on the way to the dentist, or the time... See full summary »

Directors: John Birkin, John Howard Davies, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Paul Bown, Richard Briers
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Max Baldry, Steve Bendelack
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Max Baldry, Steve Bendelack
Unseen Bean (Video 1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

That incorigable Mr. Bean is back! First, he's attending an open house day at school where he raises an uproar in art class, and wreaks havoc on the science lab. Next, Mr. Bean ... See full summary »

Director: John Birkin
Stars: Rowan Atkinson


Cast overview:
Matilda Ziegler ...


Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis


Comedy | Short




Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs


See  »

Did You Know?


Edited from Mr. Bean (1990) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Mr. Bean stumbles belligerently through a series of routine daily events, each one going horribly wrong and treating the audience to another dose of unintentional hilarity as only Bean can.
20 December 2002 | by (Luoyang, China) – See all my reviews

This is the first time I have seen any of the old Bean TV shows that aired in the UK before the movie was released here in the states in 1997. I was reminded of some of Roberto Benigni's older films, such as Johnny Stecchino, which I watched because I was endlessly impressed with Life Is Beautiful. As in Benigni's case, the comedy in Bean's older TV show is virtually identical to that in his movie.

Some of the scenes go on for a little too long, such as the diving board scene, but there are some scenes that just about knocked me off the couch I was laughing so hard, such as the television scene. When Bean is inching along the chair on his belly, crawling steadily closer to the TV so he can see it, he finally gets to a point where he can see the screen, and the second he turns his head toward it the reception goes out again. Believe me, this is a lot funnier in the show than it is in my review. It was totally predictable but completely side-splitting, I loved it.

The swimming pool scene is followed by two only slightly less amusing skits, one involving a remarkably complex lunch in the park that just goes all wrong in the end and the other involving a date to a horror movie which, as with the diving board scene, goes on for a little too long.

The next episode contains three more scenes that are entertaining in their own little Beany way, but none of which come close to the TV scene in the first episode. There is also a bonus skit at the end during which Bean makes extensive and hilarious efforts to get to the front of the line at the bus stop, even going so far as to cut in front of a mother with a baby carriage and to trick a blind man into thinking that the bus is there and then stepping into the street.

I think we all know how this ends, and it's strange that Bean's comedy can be so predictable and still be so entertaining. Excellent source of light comedy and even insightfulness, at least in that it is interesting (although obvious) to consider why the bus stop skit was not previously shown on television. Not exactly the most intellectual entertainment, but the quality is there.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Contribute to This Page