Sitcom revolving around the historical figure Blackadder, who appears in the first series as the snivelling son of the King Richard IV. The second series features Blackadder as a courtier to Queen Elizabeth I, with the third series seeing him return as the butler to the Prince Regent, George III. The final series has Blackadder as a sergeant in the trenches in World War I. Played by Rowan Atkinson, and with Tony Robinson playing Blackadder's ever faithful sidekick Baldrick. Also starring Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry, Tim McInnerny, Miranda Richardson, Adrian Edmonson and Rik Mayall. Written by Ben Elton and Richard Curtis. First broadcast on BBC1 in June 1983.
Official website containing episode guide, interviews, e-cards and wallpaper.
Show guide including information on pilot episode and specials. Also features news, forums and a mailing list.
Script excerpts covering several of the episodes, from series one to series three.
IMDb: Black Adder
Synopsis, viewer comments, a message board, links and a full list of cast and crew.
IMDb: Blackadder Goes Forth
Provides a plot summary, message board, viewer comments and a full list of cast and crew.
IMDb: Blackadder II
Offers a message board, plot outline and cast and crew list, with comments from viewers.
IMDb: Blackadder the Third
Synopsis, cast and crew, and user comments.
Wikipedia - Blackadder
In-depth article examining each of the four series, and their impact on popular culture. With links to fan pages and related resources.
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