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Mr. Clever

Mr Clever-6A

Book No.
37 (UK and US)
26 (France)
Release Date
Preceded by
Mr. Mischief (UK and US)
Mr. Skinny (France)
Followed by
Mr. Busy (UK and US)
Mr. Snooty (France)
First appearance
Last appearance

Mr. Clever is the thirty-seventh book in the Mr. Men series by Roger Hargreaves.

About him[]

Story[]

Mr

Mr. Clever in the Books

Mr. Clever is the self-acclaimed Cleverest Person In The World! Not only that, but he has some fantastic gadgets, such as his alarm clock that makes tea; and his toothbrush that squeezes out the toothpaste for him. How clever!

But Mr. Clever is also very smug. He believes that no one can get the better of him, because of his superior intelligence. But of course, many do. Mr. Happy asks Mr. Clever to tell him the funniest joke, but Mr. Clever didn't know any jokes, Mr. Greedy asked for the recipe to the yummiest dish, but Mr. Clever didn't know any recipes, nor he could cook (as a machine of his cooks for him in Cleverland), Mr. Forgetful wanted to know his name, but Mr. Clever didn't know yet because they just met.

Mr. Clever was having a bad day, he couldn't tell Mr. Sneeze the cure for a cold, Mr. Small how to get bigger, Mr. Jelly the secret to being brave, or Mr. Topsy-Turvy how to speak the right way round. Mr. Clever didn't feel clever anymore, so he decided to go home, two worms see him, but one said he was going the wrong way.

Voice Actors[]

  • John Alderton (1983)
  • David Shaw Parker (1991 ;Christmas Special/The Great Alphabet Hunt)
  • Gordon Peters (1995-1997)
  • Len Carlson (1997-1999)
  • Roger Carel (Mr. Men & Little Miss French dubbed version; 1995 or 1997-1999)
  • Simcha Barbiro (Hebrew dubbed version)

International publications & translations[]

Mr. Clever appears under the titles:

  • Mr. Clyfar (Welsh)
  • Monsieur Malin (French)
  • Unser Herr Schlaumeier (German, 1987)
  • Mister Schlau (German, 2017)
  • Don Listo (Castilian Spanish)
  • Don Inteligencias (Mexican Spanish)
  • Mr. Mateo (Chilean Spanish, 1984)
  • Sr. Inteligente (Chilean Spanish, 1995)
  • Meneertje Bolleboos (Dutch)
  • Ο Κύριος Έξυπνος (O Kýrios Éxypnos) (Greek)
  • Fætter Klog (Danish, 1981)
  • Hr. Geni (Danish, 2012)
  • Herr Lur (Norwegian)
  • Herra Klár (Icelandic)
  • Pan Bystrzak (Polish)
  • Bay Akıllı (Turkish)
  • Мистер Клэвер (Russian, 2023)
  • 聰明先生 (Cōngmíng Xiānshēng; Taiwan)
  • 聪明先生 (Cōngmíng Xiānshēng; China)
  • 聰明先生 (Cung¹ ming⁴ Sin¹ saang¹; Cantonese)
  • おりこう(だとおもっている)くん (Orikō [Datōmotte iru] Kun; Japanese)
  • 영리씨 (Yeongri-ssi; Korean)
  • מר חכם (Mar Khakhám; Hebrew)
  • آقای باهوش (Âqâ-ye Bâ-huš; Persian, Avae Andisheh)
  • آقا کوچولوی باهوش (Âqâ Kučulu-ye Bâ-huš; Persian, Gohar Danesh)
  • هوشی خان (Huši-ye Xân; Persian, Ghadiyani)

Trivia[]

  • In the 1997 re-dub of the 1995 cartoon, his voice sounded similar to Clyde Crashcup from "The Alvin Show" and Bert Raccoon from "The Raccoons", whom the latter was also voiced by Len Carlson.
  • He is one of the few characters to have ears, the other two are Mr. Mean and Mr. Fib.
  • He makes an appearance (alongside Mr. Busy and Mr. Wrong) in an Intercity advert made in 1996.
  • He seems to be frenemies with Little Miss Fun and Mr. Jelly.
  • Mr. Clever is confirmed to be short-sighted on the website
  • He has a special toaster that puts marmalade on the toast while it’s in the toaster!
  • He and Little Miss Tidy are the icons of the template where the Episode's US Dub's script is missing.

Counterparts[]

List of characters[]

This is a list of Mr. Men, Little Miss and other special characters that appear in this book.

Title character other appearances[]

This is a list of other books that the title character has appeared in.

Books[]

Television[]

Mr. Men Little Miss / ミスタ一メン リトルミス[]

Gallery[]

Mr-clever-4a

See also[]

External links[]

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