Mr. Bean has always made us laugh and is one of the most popular series ever. Let's get started with fact number 1 right away:
The most successful episode ever in the UK was Mr. Bean: The Trouble with Mr. Bean. It was first broadcast in 1992 and had an impressive 18.74 viewers.Carry on reading to find out some more fun facts about everyone's favorite odd character.
In the final episode of the series Mr. Bean is put into a box and shipped to Moscow. In the film Bean he is back in London and working as a security guard in the National Gallery.
The series' opening sequence, which shows "Mr. Bean" falling to Earth in a beam of light falls gives viewers the impression that he is an alien from another universe. Our next fact is something that has probably not been noticed by a lot of people...
When "Mr. Bean" takes his laundry out of the washing machine it is not even wet.
"Mr. Bean" was originally going to be called "Mr.White", but this was discarded in favor of names relating to various types of vegetables, such as "Mr. Cauliflower".
In one scene "Mr. Bean" throws coins into a washing machine. If one looks closely however, its the wrong washing machine.
Have you ever noticed? On the show, Mr.Bean had A-Team bed linens...!
"Mr. Bean" has a picture of a "Great Western Railway" steam locomotive hanging in his flat.
The license plate on "Mr. Bean's" car is SLW 287 R.
"Mr. Bean" has an orange car in one episode instead of his normal green one.
Co-author Robin Driscoll has multiple appearances in the series and plays a different character each time. He has been a police officer, cinema manager, blind man or ticket seller.
"Mr. Bean's" first name throughout the whole series is simply "Mr.". In one scene viewers can even see his passport in which "Mr." is given and his Christian name and "Bean" as his surname. His driver's license also has the same names on it.
The series is offered as on-board entertainment by more than 50 airlines.
"Mr. Bean" is based on a character originally developed by Rowan Atkinson while completing his Master degree at Oxford.
The show Mr. Bean was a resounding success and has been broadcast in an amazing 245 areas worldwide.