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** Malaysia also created their own knock-off named "Bendul", as well as having a thriving industry of Mr. Bean impersonators. Also, any Austin or Clubman Minis (of which there are plenty in the country owing to being part of the British Commonwealth and a former British colony) are nicknamed “Mr. Bean cars”. The show's popularity is such that Mars Foods Malaysia imported the Chinese assassin Snickers ad from the U.K. in 2016 despite hefty restrictions placed on imported ads by the local broadcasting bodies -- seems that the appearance of Atkinson in-character alone outweighed the massive cost and red tape that was presumably involved.

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** Malaysia also created their own knock-off named "Bendul", as well as having a thriving industry of Mr. Bean impersonators.impersonators to the point where BBC Asia will occasionally hold official Mr. Bean impersonation contests. Also, any Austin or Clubman Minis (of which there are plenty in the country owing to being part of the British Commonwealth and a former British colony) are nicknamed “Mr. Bean cars”. The show's popularity is such that Mars Foods Malaysia imported the Chinese assassin Snickers ad from the U.K. in 2016 despite hefty restrictions placed on imported ads by the local broadcasting bodies -- seems that the appearance of Atkinson in-character alone outweighed the massive cost and red tape that was presumably involved.


** Malaysia also created their own knock-off named "Bendul", as well as having a thriving industry of Mr. Bean impersonators. The show's popularity is such that Mars Foods Malaysia imported the Chinese assassin Snickers ad from the U.K. in 2016 despite hefty restrictions placed on imported ads by the local broadcasting bodies -- seems that the appearance of Atkinson in-character alone outweighed the massive cost and red tape that was presumably involved.

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** Malaysia also created their own knock-off named "Bendul", as well as having a thriving industry of Mr. Bean impersonators. Also, any Austin or Clubman Minis (of which there are plenty in the country owing to being part of the British Commonwealth and a former British colony) are nicknamed “Mr. Bean cars”. The show's popularity is such that Mars Foods Malaysia imported the Chinese assassin Snickers ad from the U.K. in 2016 despite hefty restrictions placed on imported ads by the local broadcasting bodies -- seems that the appearance of Atkinson in-character alone outweighed the massive cost and red tape that was presumably involved.


** Malaysia also created their own knock-off named "Bendul", as well as having a thriving industry of Mr. Bean impersonators. The show's popularity is such that Mars Foods Malaysia imported the Chinese assassin Snickers ad from the U.K. in 2016 despite hefty restrictions on imported ads -- seems that the appearance of Atkinson in-character alone outweighed the massive cost and red tape that was presumably involved.

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** Malaysia also created their own knock-off named "Bendul", as well as having a thriving industry of Mr. Bean impersonators. The show's popularity is such that Mars Foods Malaysia imported the Chinese assassin Snickers ad from the U.K. in 2016 despite hefty restrictions placed on imported ads by the local broadcasting bodies -- seems that the appearance of Atkinson in-character alone outweighed the massive cost and red tape that was presumably involved.


* MoralEventHorizon: Recognized and {{averted|Trope}} by the show's production staff in the case of a skit where Mr. Bean tricks a blind man into walking in front of a bus. While most of his antics can be either mischievous or insensitive, nearly harming a disabled person is just straight-up malicious. As a result, the staff sensibly chose to [[DeletedScene cut the bit from the episode it was taped for]].

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Recognized and {{averted|Trope}} by the show's production staff in the case of a skit where Mr. Bean tricks a blind man into walking in front of a bus. While most of his antics can be either mischievous or insensitive, nearly harming a disabled person is just straight-up malicious. As a result, the staff sensibly chose to [[DeletedScene cut the bit from the episode it was taped for]].for]].
** The broadcast of the episode "Mind the Baby, Mr Bean" where Mr Bean accidentally kidnaps a baby was delayed by a year, because of the abduction of James Bulger.


* RetroactiveRecognition: Roger Lloyd Pack[[note]]most famous for playing Owen Newitt in ''Series/TheVicarOfDibley'', and best known to ''Franchise/HarryPotter'' fans as Barty Crouch, Sr. in [[Film/HarryPotterAndTheGobletOfFire the fourth movie]].[[/note]] portrayed the waiter in the second episode, "Return of Mr. Bean".

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* RetroactiveRecognition: Roger Lloyd Pack[[note]]most famous for playing Trigger in ''Series/OnlyFoolsAndHorses'' and Owen Newitt in ''Series/TheVicarOfDibley'', and best known to ''Franchise/HarryPotter'' fans as Barty Crouch, Sr. in [[Film/HarryPotterAndTheGobletOfFire the fourth movie]].[[/note]] portrayed the waiter in the second episode, "Return of Mr. Bean".


** Opinions are divided on Mr. Bean's personality. While most people simply view him as a happy-go-lucky {{Cloudcuckoolander}} living in his own crazy little world, others (notably Creator/RogerEbert in his [[http://rogerebert.suntimes.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/19971107/REVIEWS/711070301/1023 review]] of ''Bean''), believe him to be an evil-minded [[TheSociopath sociopath]] who delights in causing madness and devastation wherever he goes. Some also think that he's actually a humanoid alien who is completely unfamiliar with Earth society and technology (the AnimatedAdaptation heavily implies that this theory is true with the episode "Double Trouble").

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** Opinions are divided on Mr. Bean's personality. While most people simply view him as a happy-go-lucky {{Cloudcuckoolander}} living in his own crazy little world, others (notably Creator/RogerEbert in his [[http://rogerebert.suntimes.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/19971107/REVIEWS/711070301/1023 review]] of ''Bean''), ''Bean'') believe him to be an evil-minded [[TheSociopath sociopath]] who delights in causing madness and devastation wherever he goes. Some also think that he's actually a humanoid alien who is completely unfamiliar with Earth society and technology (the AnimatedAdaptation heavily implies that this theory is true with the episode "Double Trouble").


** Opinions are divided on Mr. Bean's personality. While most people simply view him as a happy-go-lucky {{Cloudcuckoolander}} living in his own crazy little world, others (notably Creator/RogerEbert in his [[http://rogerebert.suntimes.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/19971107/REVIEWS/711070301/1023 review]] of ''Bean'', believe him to be an evil-minded [[TheSociopath sociopath]] who delights in causing madness and devastation wherever he goes. Some also think that he's actually a humanoid alien who is completely unfamiliar with Earth society and technology (the AnimatedAdaptation heavily implies that this theory is true with the episode "Double Trouble").

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** Opinions are divided on Mr. Bean's personality. While most people simply view him as a happy-go-lucky {{Cloudcuckoolander}} living in his own crazy little world, others (notably Creator/RogerEbert in his [[http://rogerebert.suntimes.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/19971107/REVIEWS/711070301/1023 review]] of ''Bean'', ''Bean''), believe him to be an evil-minded [[TheSociopath sociopath]] who delights in causing madness and devastation wherever he goes. Some also think that he's actually a humanoid alien who is completely unfamiliar with Earth society and technology (the AnimatedAdaptation heavily implies that this theory is true with the episode "Double Trouble").


** Opinions are divided on Mr. Bean's personality. While most people simply view him as a happy-go-lucky {{Cloudcuckoolander}} living in his own crazy little world, others (notably Creator/RogerEbert in his [[http://rogerebert.suntimes.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/19971107/REVIEWS/711070301/1023 review]] of ''FBean'', believe him to be an evil-minded [[TheSociopath sociopath]] who delights in causing madness and devastation wherever he goes. Some also think that he's actually a humanoid alien who is completely unfamiliar with Earth society and technology (the AnimatedAdaptation heavily implies that this theory is true with the episode "Double Trouble").

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** Opinions are divided on Mr. Bean's personality. While most people simply view him as a happy-go-lucky {{Cloudcuckoolander}} living in his own crazy little world, others (notably Creator/RogerEbert in his [[http://rogerebert.suntimes.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/19971107/REVIEWS/711070301/1023 review]] of ''FBean'', ''Bean'', believe him to be an evil-minded [[TheSociopath sociopath]] who delights in causing madness and devastation wherever he goes. Some also think that he's actually a humanoid alien who is completely unfamiliar with Earth society and technology (the AnimatedAdaptation heavily implies that this theory is true with the episode "Double Trouble").


*** Many have suggested that Bean is [[UsefulNotes/HighFunctioningAutism autistic]], given his [[NoSocialSkills difficulty with social interactions]], his eccentric ways of solving mundane problems and his[[Manchild childlike persona]].

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*** Many have suggested that Bean is [[UsefulNotes/HighFunctioningAutism autistic]], given his [[NoSocialSkills difficulty with social interactions]], his eccentric ways of solving mundane problems and his[[Manchild his [[ManChild childlike persona]].


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* EpilepticTrees: Some fans suspect that Teddy is actually alive and has superpowers, given how he bounces back from being decapitated and shrunk.


** Then there's Irma, Bean's girlfriend. For a long time, viewers have asked the reasonable question as to what she saw in him, but given how her speech patterns tend to be as meager as his, did she perhaps sense a kindred spirit in him? After all, she certainly didn't seem too upset by his actions in "The Curse of Mr. Bean" and "Mr. Bean Goes To Town," and actually expected him to propose to her (althought she does leave him forever when he fails to do so). Perhaps she was far closer to being his DistaffCounterpart than she was to actually being his bride.

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** Then there's Irma, Bean's girlfriend. For a long time, viewers have asked the reasonable question as to what she saw in him, but given how that her speech patterns tend seem to be as meager as his, did she perhaps sense a kindred spirit in him? After all, she certainly didn't seem too upset by his actions in "The Curse of Mr. Bean" and "Mr. Bean Goes To Town," and actually expected him to propose to her (althought (although she does leave him forever when he fails to do so). Perhaps she was far closer to being his DistaffCounterpart than she was to actually being his bride.


*** Due to the opening credits (Bean falling from the sky in a beam of light, accompanied by soft, hymn-like Latin chanting), some theories statethat he is a FallenAngel who was so clumsy and troublesome that he was dismissed from heaven, or perhaps an AngelUnaware.

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*** Due to the opening credits (Bean falling from the sky in a beam of light, accompanied by soft, hymn-like Latin chanting), some theories statethat state that he is a FallenAngel who was so clumsy and troublesome that he was dismissed from heaven, or perhaps an AngelUnaware.



** Then there's Irma, Bean's girlfriend. For a long time, viewers have asked the reasonable question as to what she saw in him, but given how her speech patterns tend to be as meager as his, did she perhaps sense a kindred spirit in him? After all, she certainly didn't seem too upset by his actions in "The Curse of Mr. Bean" and "Mr. Bean Goes To Town," and actually expected him to propose to her (althought she does leave him forever when he fails to do so). Perhaps she was far closer to being his DistaffCounterpart than she was to being his bride.

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** Then there's Irma, Bean's girlfriend. For a long time, viewers have asked the reasonable question as to what she saw in him, but given how her speech patterns tend to be as meager as his, did she perhaps sense a kindred spirit in him? After all, she certainly didn't seem too upset by his actions in "The Curse of Mr. Bean" and "Mr. Bean Goes To Town," and actually expected him to propose to her (althought she does leave him forever when he fails to do so). Perhaps she was far closer to being his DistaffCounterpart than she was to actually being his bride.


** Views are divided on Mr. Bean's exact nature. While most people seem to view him simply as a {{Cloudcuckoolander}} living in his own mad little world, others, notably Creator/RogerEbert in his [[http://rogerebert.suntimes.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/19971107/REVIEWS/711070301/1023 review]] of ''Film/{{Bean}}'', believe him to be a malevolent individual who delights in causing madness and devastation wherever he goes. And then some think that he's a humanoid alien from a planet that is completely unfamiliar with Earth society and technology, due to the opening and closing (this is made canon in the AnimatedAdaptation).
** The malevolent theory holds even more water even to the audience. While some of his actions are indeed innocent interpretations gone wrong, in other cases he seems to actually enjoy doing "evil" things, like throwing the door in someone's nose and laughing after, [[TheSociopath showing no empathy whatsoever]].
** This was also explored in the "[[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Mr. Psycho Bean]]" sketch on ''Series/HarryAndPaul''.
** Bean falling out of a beam of light during the opening credits, to the musical accompaniment of soft Latin chanting, hymn-like. One suggestion is that he is a FallenAngel who was so clumsy and troublesome that he was dismissed from heaven, or more humorously ''literally'' stumbled out of heaven, or even an AngelUnaware, perhaps?
** It's been theorized by a few people that Bean is [[UsefulNotes/HighFunctioningAutism autistic]], given the NoSocialSkills, ManChild persona and his difficulty having a sense of perspective for his actions.
** Him being autistic would also explain his lack of empathy, his complex and intricate solutions to mundane problems and difficulties with everyday situations.
** Some fans also suspect that Teddy is actually alive and has some kind of superpowers, given how he bounces back from being decapitated or shrunk.
** Then there's Irma, Bean's girlfriend. Viewers have long asked the reasonable question as to what she saw in him, but given how her vocal skills seem to be just as limited as his is, did she perhaps see a kindred spirit in him? After all, she certainly wasn't put off by his immaturity despite her actions in ''The Curse of Mr Bean'' and ''Mr Bean Goes To Town'' as she forgave him to the point of hoping that he would marry her (and in the same episode could be seen to pet Teddy implying a certain childish streak to her too.) Perhaps she was far closer to being his DistaffCounterpart than she ever was to being his bride.
* SugarWiki/AwesomeArt: While most agree that Bean's antics are a ''lot'' funnier when they're happening to a real person, the AnimatedAdaptation still has some hugely appealing designs, especially Bean himself, whose animation is a spot-on caricature of how Atkinson performs him thanks to the generous amount of live reference he gave the animators.

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** Views Opinions are divided on Mr. Bean's exact nature. personality. While most people seem to simply view him simply as a happy-go-lucky {{Cloudcuckoolander}} living in his own mad crazy little world, others, notably others (notably Creator/RogerEbert in his [[http://rogerebert.suntimes.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/19971107/REVIEWS/711070301/1023 review]] of ''Film/{{Bean}}'', ''FBean'', believe him to be a malevolent individual an evil-minded [[TheSociopath sociopath]] who delights in causing madness and devastation wherever he goes. And then some Some also think that he's actually a humanoid alien from a planet that who is completely unfamiliar with Earth society and technology, due technology (the AnimatedAdaptation heavily implies that this theory is true with the episode "Double Trouble").
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** The malevolent theory holds even more water even to the audience. While some of his actions are indeed innocent interpretations gone wrong, in other cases he seems to actually enjoy doing "evil" things, like throwing the door in someone's nose and laughing after, [[TheSociopath showing no empathy whatsoever]].
** This was also explored in the "[[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Mr. Psycho Bean]]" sketch on ''Series/HarryAndPaul''.
** Bean falling out of a beam of light during the opening credits, to the musical accompaniment of soft Latin chanting, hymn-like. One suggestion is that he is a FallenAngel who was so clumsy and troublesome that he was dismissed from heaven, or more humorously ''literally'' stumbled out of heaven, or even an AngelUnaware, perhaps?
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*** Many have suggested that Bean is [[UsefulNotes/HighFunctioningAutism autistic]], given the NoSocialSkills, ManChild persona and his [[NoSocialSkills difficulty having a sense of perspective for with social interactions]], his actions.
** Him being autistic would also explain his lack
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** Some fans also suspect that Teddy is actually alive and has some kind of superpowers, given how he bounces back from being decapitated or shrunk.
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** Then there's Irma, Bean's girlfriend. Viewers For a long time, viewers have long asked the reasonable question as to what she saw in him, but given how her vocal skills seem speech patterns tend to be just as limited meager as his is, his, did she perhaps see sense a kindred spirit in him? After all, she certainly wasn't put off didn't seem too upset by his immaturity despite her actions in ''The "The Curse of Mr Bean'' Mr. Bean" and ''Mr "Mr. Bean Goes To Town'' as she forgave Town," and actually expected him to the point of hoping that he would marry her (and in the same episode could be seen to pet Teddy implying a certain childish streak propose to her too.) (althought she does leave him forever when he fails to do so). Perhaps she was far closer to being his DistaffCounterpart than she ever was to being his bride.
* SugarWiki/AwesomeArt: While most agree that Bean's antics are the live-action series is a ''lot'' funnier when they're happening to a real person, lot more humorous, the AnimatedAdaptation still has some hugely appealing designs, especially Bean himself, whose animation is a spot-on caricature of how Atkinson performs him plays him, thanks to the generous amount of live reference he gave the animators.


* NightmareFuel: In "Mr. Bean Rides Again," a man standing next to Mr. Bean at the bus stop suddenly collapses. Bean's attempts to revive him are actually funny, but that's still a horrifying moment.

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* NightmareFuel: NightmareFuel:
** Not as extreme as most instances of NightmareFuel, but the opening sequence itself is pretty unsettling at first, with an ominous deserted London street set at night. A spotlight then appears from the sky, and Mr. Bean plummets to the ground from the light in a jarring way that startles viewers. The early version in the second and third episodes does not help either, as the environment is completely pitch-black.
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In "Mr. Bean Rides Again," a man standing next to Mr. Bean at the bus stop suddenly collapses. Bean's attempts to revive him are actually funny, but that's still a horrifying moment.


** Recently, the fact that the series is only 14 episodes despite feeling much longer has gained a lot of traction on social media as a Mandela-Effect type LogicBomb.

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** Recently, the The fact that the series is only 14 episodes despite feeling much longer has gained a lot of traction on social media as a Mandela-Effect type LogicBomb.


* AccidentalInnuendo: Irma`s reactions to the horror movie could easily be mistaken for arousal.

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* AccidentalInnuendo: Irma`s Irma's reactions to the horror movie could easily be mistaken for arousal.

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