The Black Adder

  • 1983
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

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. Star Rowan Atkinson (`Mr. Bean') co-created the series with Richard Curtis, who later penned `Four (more…)

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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…)
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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…)
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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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