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Mr Bean fans can you help please

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sommewhereelse Thu 22-Sep-11 10:21:03

I need to buy a gift for a Mr Bean fan.
Is the animated series any good? And are the jokes new or is it just an animated version of the original series.

MilkNoSugarPlease Thu 22-Sep-11 10:58:08

The animated one is fecking awful! Has the recipient got the original ones? They are faaaar superior grin

sommewhereelse Thu 22-Sep-11 11:22:35

Yes, he has seen the original ones.

TettyLouBar Thu 22-Sep-11 19:46:33

My DD (3yo) has the cartoon ones and she loves them, but theyre not really adult viewing. (shown on the kids channels) smile

sommewhereelse Thu 22-Sep-11 20:03:53

Oh didn't realise it was mostly aimed at kids. Back to the drawing board ....

peeriebear Thu 22-Sep-11 20:05:44

The cartoon is aimed at kids but it's still funny IMO smile You can get Mr Bean's Diary, well you could get it years ago, maybe try Amazon or similar?

IndridCold Fri 23-Sep-11 17:59:23

You could try the DVD of Jacques Tati's film 'Jour de Fete'. Rowan Atkinson was very influenced by Tati when he created Bean; there is some French in it (subtitled) but it is mostly visual humour.

My Bean loving 12 yo DS absolutely loved it.

Sheshallhavemusic Fri 23-Sep-11 18:03:45

Have a look on Book Depository, there are quite a few books on Mr Bean.
We love the animated version in our house...adults and children!

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