triple bill of rowan atkinson films. in 'bean - ultimate disaster movie' (2007), mr bean (rowan atkinson) has obtained a job as an attendant at the national gallery in london. he enjoys the protection of the chairman, but the gallery's governors are keen to be rid of him. when the grierson gallery in los angeles asks for an expert to give a speech on the recently-purchased painting of whistler's mother, bean is quickly despatched. on his arrival in america he begins wreaking havoc in the art world.
in 'mr bean's holiday' (2007), mr bean (atkinson) has won a church fete raffle's top prize, consisting of a trip to france. a hopeful and starry-eyed bean boards the eurostar and hits 'gay paree' like a ton of rubble. the language barrier predictably causes our hero no end of grief until he meets emil, a russian director on his way to judge at cannes. emil agrees to film bean climbing aboard his train to the south and his dream vacation - a move that causes emil to miss the train himself. bean comforts stephan, emil's son, who did make it aboard, by trying to entertain him. little does bean know he's accompanying a child that's been reported kidnapped and that he himself fits the description of the prime suspect!
the three original tv episodes included here are 'mr bean', the very first episode of mr bean in which he takes an exam, sunbathes and goes to church, driving badly wherever he goes. this episode is followed by 'the return of mr bean', where mr bean goes shopping, has a meal and meets a royal, all without saying much to anyone, and 'hair by mr bean of london', where mr bean goes to the hairdresser's, enjoys a village fete and arrives at the train station.