Edmund Blackadder is thrilled when his wealthy but puritanical relatives announce their desire to meet and discuss his inheritance. While planning a ingratiatingly spartan and fundamentalist dinner for them, he is summoned to court where he accidentally agrees to host a riotous drinking competition at his house on the same night. Written by
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During the turnip dinner we are expected to believe that Blackadder twice kicks Percy under the table. Given that they are at opposite ends of the table this is not credible. See more
[Edmund returns from the drinking contestant with a pair of fake breasts strapped on
You seem to be wearing a pair of Devil's Dumplings!
In the closing credits, the theme is sung as though the singer were drunk, with a swift decline in vocal quality, and at one point, a hiccup. See more