Blackadder II 1986 | TV Show Watchlist
Lord Blackadder tries to gain favor with Queen Elizabeth I.
Premiered: January 9, 1986
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When Blackadder and Melchett are kidnapped by the evil Prince Ludwig, the Queen is given an impossible choice. She can only pay the ransom on one of them, but which one? She decides to spend the money on a big party instead. The boys eventually manage to buy their freedom by giving Ludwig some vital information that will enable him to assassinate the Queen. Digitally remastered version.
During an argument about who is best at holding their liquor, Blackadder challenges Melchett to a rowdy drinking competition at his house. Unfortunately, his aunt and uncle Lord and Lady Whiteadder have invited themselves over for dinner to discuss his inheritance. Blackadder gets hideously sozzled and manages to insult everyone, only the magic power of beer can save him. Digitally remastered version.
Blackadder owes money to the Bank of the Black Monks of St. Herod. If he doesn't repay it by evensong, the baby-eating Bishop of Bath and Wells will brutally murder him with the aid of a poker. The boys try various money-making schemes, but sadly all their efforts are in vain. Then at the eleventh hour, Blackadder hatches a plan so cunning you could brush your teeth with it. Digitally remastered version.
Sir Walter Raleigh is home from his epic voyage to the new world, with tales of adventure and discovery that greatly impress the Queen. Goaded on by Sir Walter, and with the Queen promising to marry him if he succeeds, Blackadder vows to sail around the Cape of Good Hope, a journey so dangerous that it spells almost certain death. Digitally remastered version.
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- Premiered: January 9, 1986
- Rating: TV-PG
- Premise: Lord Blackadder tries to gain favor with Queen Elizabeth I. (more)