Man vs. Bee: Season 1 Reviews

Jun 30, 2022
Hilariously entertaining comedy series from the legendary Rowan Atkinson. A simple but effective premise that delivers the utmost humor and havoc.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Jun 29, 2022
Despite its enticing if predictable premise, Man vs. Bee lacks a sting in its tail.
Full Review | Original Score: 5.5/10
Jun 27, 2022
Pink Panther (1969) but with Mr. Bean. [Full review in Spanish]
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
Jun 27, 2022
You certainly need to be in the mood to laugh at slapstick in order to enjoy Man Vs. Bee. But there is no one on the planet who does slapstick better than Rowan Atkinson...
Jun 26, 2022
Man vs. Bee is a pure throwback to the slapstick comedies of old. It’s a breeze to binge, and Atkinson is at the top of his game.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Jun 26, 2022
It’s always a bad sign when a comedian resorts to dog doody for a laugh, yet that’s the level Rowan Atkinson sinks to here. And he doesn’t step in it, he face-plants it. This, from the guy who gave us Mr Bean and Blackadder? That's not funny. That’s sad.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
Jun 24, 2022
While Atkinson’s performance is as commandingly skilful as you would expect, at times it is about as much fun as a boot stamping on a human face for ever, to borrow from George Orwell.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Jun 24, 2022
t’s a surprisingly good -- if one-note -- comedy fit for family viewing, and it made me laugh out loud multiple times.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Jun 24, 2022
Atkinson has lost none of his skill and you will watch it quite happily, but it just lacks the genius of Mr Bean.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Jun 24, 2022
As you’d expect from a Netflix production, it’s smartly produced and directed, and Atkinson as Bingley is much more engaging than Bean, and is still game enough to spend much of his time on screen in his underpants.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Jun 24, 2022
Imagine Parasite, if Parasite was the worst thing you’d seen in your life.
Jun 24, 2022
After a certain point, you stop questioning things and instead enter a fugue state. Is time passing, or are you just stuck in some horrendous ten-minute long Groundhog Day?
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Jun 24, 2022
I’ve always felt, I now realise wrongly, that Atkinson’s best comedy was verbal and that Mr Bean and Johnny English were chiefly of interest to the lucrative dimwit demographic. What I should have appreciated is the continuity of Atkinson’s oeuvre.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5