Comedy set in different historical periods that features the ill-fated exploits of the mean-spirited Edmund Blackadder and his dim sidekick Baldrick.
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When Blackadder, George and Baldrick are told they are going over the top the next day, Blackadder decides to feign madness.
General Hospital 04x05
Melchett orders Blackadder to unmask a spy working in the hospital where George is recovering from a bomb blast. Edmund sets to work, interrogating Darling, seducing a nurse and asking Baldrick to keep an eye on a patient with a pronounced German accent.
Private Plane 04x04
Edmund, George and Baldrick join the Royal Flying Corps. However, Edmund and Baldrick are shot down soon afterwards and are taken prisoner by the Red Baron. George persuades dashing pilot Lord Flashheart to mount a rescue attempt, but when they hear what the Red Baron has planned for them, Blackadder and Baldrick are in no hurry to be saved.
Major Star 04x03
The October Revolution in Moscow produces three appalling results: a ceasefire by Russia, an offensive by Germany, and a Charlie Chaplin impression by Baldrick.
Corporal Punishment 04x02
Blackadder faces court-martial for eating a carrier pigeon. With the pigeon's owner, Melchett, as judge and Darling as prosecutor, Edmund's relying on George and Baldrick to save his skin.
Captain Cook 04x01
Edmund cheats to win a competition to be named Official War Artist, thinking it's his ticket out of the trenches. So he's furious when his reward turns out to be going into no man's land to sketch the German positions.
Duel and Duality 03x06
The prince is challenged to a duel by the fearsome Duke of Wellington. Edmund volunteers to take his place, hoping that his cousin MacAdder will step in for him.
Amy and Amiability 03x05
The regent is low on cash, so Edmund sets out to find him a bride with a big dowry. A certain Amy Hardwood seems to fit the bill - but is she connected with squirrel-hating highwayman Dick Turpin?
Sense and Senility 03x04
While the Prince Regent is attending a play, he survives an assassination attempt by anarchists. He is horrified to learn that he is unpopular and Blackadder suggests he improves his image by delivering a speech, so he hires the two actors they saw at the theatre to tutor him in public speaking.Anarchists lurk in every cupboard and actors in every coffee house, but which pose a greater threat to the prince?
Nob and Nobility 03x03
Revolution sweeps France, and heads roll. Everyone in Britain is obsessed with the daring exploits of the dashing Scarlet Pimpernel as he risks his life to save French aristocrats from the guillotine. Everyone except Edmund Blackadder.Edmund is challenged to rescue an aristocrat from the French revolutionaries. He hatches a plan to win the bet without putting himself in any danger - and promptly falls into the hands of the revolutionaries.