Jun 22, 2014 11:22 AM EDT
Patsy Byrne, who played Nursie on Season 2 of the BBC series Blackadder, has died. She was 80. Read more
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
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?
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.
Blackadder joins the Royal Flying Corps in order to escape the trenches. When he crashes
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.