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Silence Is Golden…Opportunity for Laughing

Remember when Rowan Atkinson Mr. Bean was featured in the London 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony?

Of course, you do! Here’s a refresher because, well, it’s Mr. Bean

(Click Play, then Watch this video on YouTube) 

In the era of social media and 24-hour news, Rowan Atkinson’s famously muted character provides a wonderful lesson in the value–in certain situations–of expressing ourselves with just facial expressions and physical movements, and not saying

Mr. Bean: The Magical Mute

Comedy lovers everywhere: We finally have the answer to that question…

I have no words.

Johnny English: Rowan Along for a Third Time

Mr. Bean, Mr. Bean, the magical comedian, the more you watch him, the more you…


Mr. Bean Rowan Atkinson is, well, it’s rather difficult to pinpoint his American counterpart. Perhaps there isn’t any red, white & blue actor who fits the bill? Bill Murray? No. Bill Murray is in a comedic league all his own. I can’t believe I even wrote that. Although, it was a humorous segue.

Anyways, back to the point.

The 63-year-old British actor is an awesome character actor. He’s not mean or vulgar. Rowan Atkinson consistently delivers clean, clever fun for kids and adults of all ages. And if you haven’t seen Mr. Atkinson’s brilliant creation as the muted, accident-prone Mr. Bean, then an argument can be made that you haven’t fully experienced life on this planet. Well, good news because Jimmy’s Daily Planet (there I go again) will help alleviate this potential problem.

Let’s start with the brand new trailer that debuted today for the upcoming film Johnny English Strikes Again.

Is Johnny English Strikes Again–the third film in the series–the final cinematic chapter for this character?

The answer is know…I just don’t know.

A Chef, an Actor, and a Mute Walk into a Cabin…

United Airlines.

After audibly sighing in disgust, remember that not all airlines are the same. Most airlines may feel the same and may seem the same, but there some airlines that truly rise above the rest and genuinely believe its passengers should enjoy their flight in the friendly skies.

And British Airways, for example, wants to take you into friendly skies with a laugh or two in the form of a safety video with unlikely safety instructors…

promoting a heartwarming cause.

Also, Mr. Bean for the win! Or, as Mr. Bean would say (enter 10 hilariously entertaining seconds of silence).

Mr. Bean, Mr. Bean, the magical comic, the more you see him in a seat, the more you hoot (with laughter).