Mr. Bean is a British television comedy series of 15 episodes starring Rowan Atkinson as the protagonist named for the film. Written by Rowan Atkinson, Robin Driscoll, Richard Curtis and Ben Elton. The first episode, "Mr. Bean" was broadcast on January 1, 1990 and the last episode, "The Best Bits of Mr. Bean", on December 15, 1995. Based on a character developed by Rowan Atkinson when he was studying in college, the series pursued Mr. Jobs' feats. Bean, who was described by Atkinson as "a child in an adult body," , deals with issues that occur in everyday tasks and the problems encountered in solving them. During the five-year screening, the series won a large audience in the UK, the highest of 18.74 million for the 1992 episode. Bean (The Trouble With Mr. Bean), and has received several international awards, including the Rose d'Or. This series has been sold in more than 200 territories around the world and has inspired two films and an anime - anime.