Mr Bean makes a visit to a public swimming pool. He has a go at the high-diving board but chickens out as he peers over the edge. Two loitering boys stomp on his fingers as he dangles from the board sending him into the water. He loses his trunks and terrifies some women swimmers before he makes a run for it.
After getting out of the car park without paying, he goes off to the park for his lunch break. He makes himself a sandwich by using a pair of scissors, a credit card, and various other things close by. After dropping his sandwich when he sneezes, the man next to him offers him a pre-packed sandwich to eat which he gratefully accepts.
Bean goes off to see a horror film with his girlfriend. He sits there with a giant tub of popcorn while she ends up with a small one. As usual, Mr Bean starts to act like an eight-year old, irritating everyone around him, including his girlfriend. When the film starts, Bean gets so scared of the sounds and the images on screen that he blocks them out by stuffing two pieces of popcorn into his ears and the empty giant tub of popcorn over his head.
[Mr Bean seated next to a man on a park bench]:
Bean: Just popped out for lunch.
Man on bench: Nothing like a quick sandwich.
Bean: Oh absolutely.
[Mr Bean seated next to a man on a park bench using his credit card as a butter spreader]:
Bean: My flexible friend.
The scene in which Mr Bean's Mini accelerates towards the car park entrance when the barrier is opened references the film Christine.
The scene where the naked Bean accidentally exposes himself to the female swimmers was cut in Nickelodeon airings in the UK and was been frozen in airings in the Philippines.
Angus Deayton plays two roles in this episode; one of the lifeguards at the pool and the man on the park bench who witnesses Bean's attempts to make his sandwich.
Following its broadcast in the United States, this episode was awarded the International Emmy Award for Outstanding Popular Arts Programme.