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Questions tagged [blackadder]

Blackadder is the name that encompassed four series of a BBC 1 period British sitcom, along with several one-off instalments.

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What does Blackadder mean by “we shall be the only fresh thing on the menu”?

In episode 1 (Dish and Dishonesty) of Season 3, Edmund Blackadder, addressing Prince George, uses this phrase after an encounter with the Prime Minister. It does not appear to be an idiom, so I assume ...
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Why the rush to get to the general in Blackadder?

In Blackadder Goes Forth: General Hospital Blackadder reveals that Nurse Mary is the spy. She is lead away to be shot and then George reveals that he was really giving the information away by sending ...
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Common patterns in each season of The Black Adder?

All the four seasons of The Black Adder have six episodes. I have noticed that in the second episode of every season, the Black Adder almost dies or it is at least said that he is going to die - and ...
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What is Darling's actual name in the show?

In Season 4 of the British sitcom Blackadder, is the officer's name actually "Darling" or is it just a nick name? If "Darling" is just a nick name, what is his real name in the show?
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How did Blackadder become the king?

In the Special Episode of the television series Blackadder, also sometimes referred to as Season 5 Episode 1, How did Blackadder become the King of England? What is it that he must have changed in ...
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Why should the name of The Scottish play never be said?

In Season 3, Episode 4 of the television series Blackadder, Sense and Senility, Why should the name of the Scottish play never be said? What about the time when the Scottish play is to be performed?
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Linking between Season 1 and Season 2 of Black Adder?

Is the Season 2 of Black Adder, in any way a continuation of the season 1? I have just finished watching the First episode of the Season 2 and not able to relate it to Season 1. The main character is ...
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Who is this man in Black Adder?

In Episode 2 of the first season of The Black Adder?