Mr Bean rides again: Rowan Atkinson celebrates 25th anniversary of show at Buckingham Palace

FP Staff

September 07, 2015 13:44:45 IST

It has been 25 years since Rowan Atkinson first introduced the world to the affable Mr Bean and he marked the show’s milestone anniversary with a celebration at Buckingham Palace, London.

Screengrab from the video

Rowan Atkinson as Mr bean. Screengrab from the video

The 60-year-old actor-comedian rode up to the London landmark in character, atop his famous 1976 British Leyland Mini 1000, reported Entertainment Weekly.

The arrival recreated a memorable scene from the show, in which Mr Bean packs his vehicle so full of shopping purchases that he needs to find an alternative way to drive it.

The car had a #MrBean25 hashtag commemorating the show, which ran from 1990 to 1995 and inspired a spin-off animated series and two feature films.

There was also a cake and lots presents for the occasion, and Mr Bean’s best friend, Teddy, came along for the ride.

The British sitcom, created by Atkinson and Richard Curtis, follows the exploits of Mr Bean who solves various everyday problems, often causing disruption in the process.

Watch Mr Bean take a ride outside Buckingham Palace below:

And here is the original video from the show:

With inputs from PTI.

Updated Date: Sep 07, 2015 16:50 PM