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#1 of 135 Brandon Gantt

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Posted January 24 2003 - 01:31 PM

Rowan Atkinson's hilarious Mr. Bean comes to Region 1 DVD courtesy of A&E Home Video. The 3 disc boxed set will be released April 29th and is already available for preorder from most online stores. No specs have been announced yet.

#2 of 135 Travis_W

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Posted January 24 2003 - 01:55 PM

VERY cool. You'll be able to buy it in the stores though right? Not a special order thing, huh?
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#3 of 135 Rob Lutter

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Posted January 24 2003 - 02:07 PM

Sweet.

I also like that A&E is doing it... they make some FINE television product Posted Image

Only 3-discs? How much Mr. Bean is there?

#4 of 135 Brandon Gantt

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Posted January 24 2003 - 02:07 PM

Yes, it'll be available in storesPosted Image

#5 of 135 David Lambert

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Posted January 24 2003 - 09:22 PM

Nice; my wife LOVES Mr. Bean!
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#6 of 135 LennyP

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Posted January 24 2003 - 09:44 PM

I already got a 3 disc 10th Anniversary boxset from Australia last Fall, I suppose it'll be a similar release, not much more extras.
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Posted January 24 2003 - 10:33 PM

this is fab

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#8 of 135 James L White

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Posted January 25 2003 - 01:45 AM

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Only 3-discs? How much Mr. Bean is there?
from what I've heard, only 14 half hour episodes.
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#9 of 135 Zane Charron

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Posted January 25 2003 - 03:33 AM

I have the German R2 3-disc "Mr. Bean Jubilaeums (Jubilee) 10th Anniversary". It's an OK set. There is quite a lot of overlapping in the episodes for some reason. There is also a nice 30 minute or so Rowan Atkinson retrospective on there. Worth picking up, I think.

#10 of 135 Jeff Jacobson

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Posted January 25 2003 - 07:09 AM

From epguides.com & tvtome.com:
Mr. Bean Episode Guide
Mr. Bean (animated) Episode Guide

I didn't even know the animated series existed until I just looked up "Mr. Bean" on epguides.com!

There is also a clip show of the live action episodes that I saw on PBS a few years ago, but I don't remember what it was called. But I don't think that clip show is listed on epguides or tvtome.

#11 of 135 James Reader

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Posted January 25 2003 - 07:35 AM

The Animated Mr.Bean is coming to German DVD soon (The first 9 episodes). However, I wouldn't bother getting this disc as the animated show really was dire!
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Posted January 25 2003 - 01:33 PM

Hot Damn, this just made my day Posted Image. Now I don't have to convert the WLIW 21 episodes I taped oh so long ago to home made DVD Posted Image..

All the good stuff seems to be coming out a few months down the line, heh. Too long a wait Posted Image..

Now, here's soemthing. When can we 'yanks' see the animated Bean? I want to judge it for myself Posted Image.

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Posted January 25 2003 - 01:36 PM

So this 3 disc set is the whole series?
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Posted January 25 2003 - 01:53 PM

Great!

I haven't seen Mr. Bean since the British Comedy hour on the Georgia PBS station.

#15 of 135 Eugene Esterly

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Posted January 26 2003 - 02:17 PM

Cool. I will pick up this release sometime in the future. I only saw several episodes of Mr. Bean but the episodes were very funny.

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Posted January 26 2003 - 03:26 PM

YES!! Thanks for the heads up Brandon!! Posted Image Posted Image Posted Image

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Posted January 27 2003 - 11:08 AM

I hope it includes the episode in the barbershop that was only released on video.

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Posted March 21 2003 - 03:32 AM

I am also excited for this set. There is a description on the A&E site:

With nary a wit of sense and scarcely a word spoken, Mr. Bean bumbles through life as if he was born yesterday, managing to turn everyday situations into spectacular screw-ups with stunning regularity. Utterly oblivious to his prodigious shortcomings, he negotiates a series of self-inflicted misadventures that never--ever--leave him any the wiser.

Starring the incomparable Rowan Atkinson (Johnny English, Blackadder) MR. BEAN has won a veritable plethora of international awards and built a cult following around the globe that is, quite frankly, a tad disturbing. This VHS set includes all 14 episodes, the entire Bean ouvre, on 3 DVDs:
  • Mr. Bean
  • The Return of Mr. Bean
  • The Curse of Mr. Bean
  • Mr. Bean Goes to Town
  • The Trouble with Mr. Bean
  • Mr. Bean Rides Again
  • Merry Christmas, Mr. Bean
  • Mr. Bean in Room 426
  • Mind the Baby Mr. Bean
  • Do it Yourself Mr. Bean
  • Back to School Mr. Bean
  • Tee Off, Mr. Bean
  • Good Night Mr. Bean
  • Hair by Mr. Bean of London
DVD extras include the never-before-seen documentary The Story of Bean and the never-broadcast sketches "Bus Stop" and "The Library," as well as the trailer for the animated series and much more.

DVD Bonus Features:

The Story of Bean - A 40 minute documentary
Never-before-seen Sketches: Bus Stop and Library
Comic Relief Skits: Blind Date and Torvill and Bean
Mr. Bean: The Animated Series trailer
Photo Gallery
Rowan Atkinson Biography and Filmography
Interactive Menus
Scene Selection


#19 of 135 Jeff Jacobson

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Posted March 21 2003 - 04:51 AM

According to http://epguides.com/MrBean/ there are 19 episodes. These two don't seem to be included in the description.
5. 15 Mar 91 Mr. Bean's Red Nose Day (6 min.) (BBC)
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19. VIDEO Hair by Mr. Bean of London


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Posted March 21 2003 - 06:54 AM

Where's "Mr. Bean Goes To The Premiere"?
The episode where he has to shine his shoes before the queen(?) shakes his hands.




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