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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Season 1, Episode 4 The Queen of Spain's Beard

King Richard decides his son should marry the Spanish Infanta (Miriam Margolyes), but Edmund decides otherwise. Edmund: Rowan Atkinson. Interpreter: Jim Broadbent. Mrs. Applebottom: Jane Freeman.

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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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