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The Black Adder

Biting satire of British history focuses on a weaselly liar named Edmund and his thick sidekick, Baldrick, as they stumble into one jam after another. The series combines sharp verbal barbs, farcical situations and brilliant send-ups of historical figures (more…)

Premiered: June 15, 1983

Rating: TV-PG

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Goodbyeee Season 4, Episode 6 Nov 2, 1989 $1.99

Edmund and Lt. Barley share a nice rat stroganoff in their tent when word arrives that tomorrow morning the troops are going "over the top." Could a feigned bout of insanity put Edmund on the road to Calais?

General Hospital Season 4, Episode 5 Oct 26, 1989 $1.99

Edmund is given three weeks to find a spy in the hospital. He takes this as an opportunity to get on with the lovely Nurse Mary and to spend the better portion of those weeks in bed.

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Blackadder joins the Royal Flying Corps in order to escape the trenches. When he crashes

Major Star Season 4, Episode 3 Oct 12, 1989 $1.99

Bad news reaches the trenches.The October Revolution in Moscow has produced three appalling results: a cease-fire by Russia, an offensive by Germany and a Charlie Chaplin impression by Baldrick.

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BlackAdder Series 2
Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson and Stephen Fry star in this classic comedy that re-writes the annals of history. Now a favorite at the Court of Elizabe (more…)
BlackAdder Goes Fourth
The highly acclaimed final series finds a world-weary Captain Blackadder (Rowan Atkinson) stationed on the Western Front during World War I. Having jo (more…)
BlackAdder Series 3
Season 3 of this classic comedy starring Rowan Atkinson and Tony Robinson sees the fortunes of the Blackadder family somewhat in decline with the adve (more…)
BlackAdder Series 1
Rowan Atkinson (Mr. Bean, Johnny English) and Tony Robinson star in this classic comedy that re-writes the annals of history. The Blackadder saga begi (more…)

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  • Premiered: June 15, 1983
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: Biting satire of British history focuses on a weaselly liar named Edmund and his thick sidekick, Baldrick, as they stumble into one jam after another. The series combines sharp verbal barbs, farcical situations and brilliant send-ups of historical figures.… (more)

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