Mr. Bean

Mr. Bean (1989)

10 mistakes in Merry Christmas Mr. Bean

(4 votes)

Starring: Rowan Atkinson

Genres: Comedy, Family

Merry Christmas Mr. Bean - S1-E10

Continuity mistake: Mr. Bean puts Christmas cards in envelopes, then seals each envelope by licking each flap. Then he puts the envelopes through the mail slot in his door, pretending that someone else mailed them to him, which is funny. Then he opens each envelope just by unfolding the flap instead of tearing open the envelope, that means that each flap had not been sealed.

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Suggested correction: There is only a few moments between Bean licking the envelopes and then posting them to himself. Obviously the glue on the envelopes hasn't dried yet.

If the envelope Mr. Bean had opened were actually the envelope he had licked, then some part of the glue would have stuck, even though there were only a few seconds between licking, mailing and opening, so we would have seen him have a little resistance from the envelope when he opened the envelope. Also, he licked only one envelope, but he mailed three envelopes, so presumably prior to him coming home in the episode, he had licked the other two envelopes. Because he licked one envelope, it is reasonable he would have licked the other two envelopes earlier.

Merry Christmas Mr. Bean - S1-E10

Continuity mistake: After Mr. Bean's musical performance, there's a shot of people applauding him. There's a man at the right of the group. In the next scene that same man is seen buying the last two Christmas trees, right before Mr. Bean gets a chance to buy any. There's only five seconds between the scenes. The man couldn't have run to the Christmas tree salesman, talk to him, and pay him for the trees within those five seconds. (00:10:25)

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Mr. Bean - S1-E1

Question: Can anybody explain why Mr Bean, in the first episode, has a red mini when in every other episode he has his normal green one?

OL1V3R666

Chosen answer: I'm guessing it is because he bought a new car. At the end of the first Bean, he crashed the mini. You hear the crash and see his wheel bouncing down the road. Safe to assume it was a write-off.

Soylent Purple

Answer: Yeah he had a red Mini at the beginning but it ends up getting crashed at the end of the episode. And then in other episodes he has a green Mini.

Dan23

Answer: I think it is because in the last episode his green car got smashed in the ceremony and he bought a red mini until he got a new green mini.

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