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Rowan Atkinson: Not Just a Pretty Face (1992)

Rowan Atkinson Live (original title)
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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Thomas Schlamme
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Rowan Atkinson ... Various Roles
Angus Deayton ... Various Roles
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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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1 March 1992 (USA) See more »

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Rowan Atkinson: Not Just a Pretty Face See more »

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1.33 : 1
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Goofs

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 »

Quotes

The Devil: And finally, Christians. Christians? Ah yes, I'm sorry. I'm afraid the Jews were right.
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Alternate Versions

There are two versions in circulation, one running 55 minutes and the other running 65 minutes. The first version misses the last two sketches ("Thomas, Richard and Harold" and "No one called Jones"). The Version released in Germany (with subtitles) on VHS runs 55 minutes. See more »

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Featured in The Story of Bean (1997) See more »

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Much more than "Mr. Bean".
3 July 2003 | by falconav46See all my reviews

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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