First broadcast in 1990, the silent odd-ball Mr. Bean (Rowan Atkinson) has become known all over the world. Created by Atkinson, Richard Curtis and Robin Driscoll, only 14 episodes were ever made.
Mr. Bean Previous Broadcasts
Mr. Bean Rides Again (Episode #106)
KQED Plus: Wed, Oct 31, 2012 -- 10:30 PM
Mr. Bean relies on lateral thinking to make his newly acquired television set work properly, only to be defeated by the electric meter. When his other new toy - a Polaroid camera - is stolen, he catches the thief in an unusual police line-up. Finally, he spends an evening playing tricks with a magician and pulling stunts at a disco.
The Trouble with Mr. Bean (Episode #105)
KQED Plus: Wed, Oct 24, 2012 -- 10:30 PM
Mr. Bean finds himself in deep water at the swimming baths. First he falls from the diving board, and then his swim trunks fall off. Later, he outwits a malicious parking lot barrier with a mind of its own, and then picnics in the park, devising an ingenious approach to eating "al fresco." Finally, at the movies, he shows how popcorn can ruin a relationship.
- KQED Plus: Thu, Oct 25, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
Mr. Bean Goes to Town (Episode #104)
KQED Plus: Wed, Oct 17, 2012 -- 10:30 PM
While shopping at a department store, Mr. Bean gets carried away, quite literally, when he accompanies a fellow customer to the restroom. At an exclusive restaurant he polishes off steak tartar with eating a mouthful. He is honored to shake hands with the Queen, who is knocked out to meet him.
- KQED Plus: Thu, Oct 18, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
The Curse of Mr. Bean (Episode #103)
KQED Plus: Wed, Oct 10, 2012 -- 10:30 PM
Mr. Bean contemplates cheating on an exam, but runs out of time despite his lucky mascot. Later, on the beach, he overcomes the lack of privacy by devising a novel way of changing into swim trunks. Then, in church, he deals with a ticklish sneeze by re-inventing the concept of the pocket handkerchief, and struggles to stay awake.
- KQED Plus: Thu, Oct 11, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
The Return of Mr. Bean (Episode #102)
KQED Plus: Wed, Oct 3, 2012 -- 10:30 PM
Mr. Bean's not well. He visits the local hospital , but there are too many people waiting, and he's not the most patient of patients. Later, on a sightseeing trip, he finds the sentryguard lacking in color. At bedtime he has trouble sleeping until he remembers a reliable trick - which works perfectly.
- KQED Plus: Thu, Oct 4, 2012 -- 4:30 AM