After years of futile trench warfare, General Melchett gives the order for the "big push": a suicidal charge across the battlefield towards hundreds of German machine guns. Desperate to avoid participating, Captain Blackadder hatches a plan to convince his superiors that he has gone insane and therefore cannot go into combat. Written by
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The title is a reference to the popular World War I song "Good-bye-ee", composed in 1917 by R.P. Weston and Bert Lee. See more
Baldrick mentions Neville the Hamster as one of his friends. Hamsters were not bred until 1930 and only after then did they start to become domestic pets. Wild hamsters are unknown in Europe. See more
Millions have died, but our troops have advanced no further than an asthmatic ant with some heavy shopping.
This episode has no closing credits, save for the title "Blackadder" (not "Blackadder Goes Forth" and the copyright date, over a field of poppies. See more