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Mr. Bean 

TV-G | | Comedy, Family | TV Series (1990–1995)
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Bumbling, childlike Mr. Bean has trouble completing the simplest of tasks in day-to-day life, but his perseverance and resourcefulness frequently allow him to find ingenious ways around problems.
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Rowan Atkinson ...  Mr. Bean 15 episodes, 1990-1995
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Mr. Bean is a grown man who seems to have been literally born yesterday. He gets up to ingenious oddball nonsense every episode while all the time remaining silent. When he does speak, it's with a croaky voice. Written by Niz

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Silent, deadly, very very funny. (series) See more »

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Comedy | Family

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 April 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Мистер Бин See more »

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England, UK See more »

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Runtime:

| (2 episodes) | (14 episodes)

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Many TV themes by Howard Goodall were adapted from serious pieces of church choral music. Here, the title music "Ecce homo" ("Behold the man") was based on a few bars of "Locus Iste" by Anton Bruckner. New lyrics (in Latin) were written: "Ecce homo qui est faba. Vale homo qui est faba" ("Behold the man who is a bean. Farewell the man who is a bean"). See more »

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[opening theme]
Choir: [singing] Ecce homo qui est faba.
[Latin: "Behold the man who is a bean"]
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Crazy Credits

The words of the song played in the titles and credits, "Ecce homo" ("ecce homo qui est faba. Vale homo qui est faba") translate to "behold the man who is a bean. Farewell the man who is a bean". See more »

Alternate Versions

The interludes "End of part one" and "Part two" are cut out in future releases. See more »


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Ecce homo
Written by Howard Goodall
Adapted from "Locus Iste" by Anton Bruckner
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Thank God for English TV shows
12 June 2005 | by lee_eisenbergSee all my reviews

"Mr. Bean" is one of those shows that you couldn't forget even if you tried (not that you'd want to try). The title character (Rowan Atkinson) is a perfectly ordinary man who either never seems to do anything right, or always finds the hardest and most inefficient way to do it. Rarely speaking, he gets himself into all sorts of wacky situations.

One of the funniest predicaments was at a hotel. Mr. Bean was following a man in the restaurant, taking twice as much as the other man. Sitting down at a table, Mr. Bean began wolfing everything down, only to learn that the food had gone bad. Feeling ill, he goes back to his room and falls asleep. He wakes up a few hours later and accidentally locks himself out of his room. Now he has to wander around the hotel naked.

Actually, he ends up naked a lot, and usually there are other people around. But the point is, Mr. Bean is completely cracked. Whether going swimming, trying to tend to a baby, going to the beach, or hosting a New Year's party, he always manages to do everything in a way that most people would never imagine, and most often ends up embarrassing himself.

As the British say, smashing.


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