As the title suggests, "A Bit of Fry and Laurie" is less of a specific format than a 'coat-hanger' for short sketches, starring the comical duo in various, recurring or unique roles: ... See full summary »
Various mishaps at a police station in an English Hamlet. The main character is the anachronistic, yet charming and funny Inspector Fowler. CID foil to Fowler, Inspector Grim is a bumbling, seething idiot!
Those who took part in the unique Golden Jubilee celebrations at Buckingham Palace in the summer of 2002 look back at the event, and discuss their involvement. New interviews are ... See full summary »
In 1648, Sir Edmund Blackadder, descendant of Prince Edmund Plantagent and currently the sole member of the noble dynasty, is one of two people who stayed loyal to King Charles I after Oliver Cromwell's threat, the other being Baldrick, descendant of a pig farmer and a bearded lady. To protect his liege, Sir Edmund has hid the king (the series has already proven to us that the royals are insane) in Blackadder Hall, but Baldrick unwittingly betrays the ruler when Cromwell arrives at the Hall. Blackadder decides he must save the king when he is sentenced to execution, and becomes frustrated when Baldrick cluelessly accepts a job as executioner- until he realizes he may be able to use it to save Charles... Written by
This instalment of Blackadder is not a regular episode. It is a fifteen minute special written for the 1988 Comic Relief telethon here in the UK. However, despite its short running time it manages to cram in all of the usual Blackadder humour. Blackadder - The Cavalier Years is just as funny as the other episodes.
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