Rupert Pupkin is no Rowan Atkinson


Rowan Atkinson as Carl Sagan on comedy

If you are ever posed the question anywhere, anytime, as to what might Rowan Atkinson know about visual humor, let me quickly answer for you and simply say, Rowan Atkinson is the King of Comedy. In this Cosmos-style look at comedy, Rowan discusses what makes visual humor funny.

Rowan Atkinson on visual humor, part 1

Rowan Atkinson on visual humor, part 2

Rowan Atkinson on visual humor, part 3

Rowan Atkinson on visual humor, part 4

Rowan Atkinson on visual humor, part 5

Whether these make you laugh just a bit harder the next time you watch your favorite Britcom or just validates your understanding and appreciation for what you have been laughing at all these years, they are worth a look. Mr. Bean – brilliant. Blackadder – brilliant. I rest my case.

  • Sarah

    Mr. Bean was my first British Comedy.

    I don’t generally like physical comedy, but he always made me smile!