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Friday Funny: Mr. Bean – the Electrical Engineer – Becomes a Chemist

Video-Friday Funny: Mr. Bean – the Electrical Engineer – Becomes a Chemist

Mr. Bean – yes, that Mr. Bean – gets into a world of trouble in a chemistry lab.

Rowan Atkinson – known the world over as Mr. Bean – gets into trouble in a chemistry lab. The problem is that he’s out of his engineering element. Atkinson was actually working on his electrical engineering doctorate when he fell for comedy.

Rob Spiegel has covered automation and control for 19 years, 17 of them for Design News. Other topics he has covered include supply chain technology, alternative energy, and cyber security. For 10 years, he was owner and publisher of the food magazine Chile Pepper.

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