Following a spate of kidnappings, Queen Elizabeth declares that she will no longer pay the perpetrators their ransom demands. Almost immediately, Edmund Blackadder and Lord Melchett are kidnapped by the demented German spy Ludwig, who may have more on his mind than just money. Knowing that the Queen will not pay for their release, Blackadder and Melchett must outwit their half-wit captors in order to escape. Written by
Did You Know?
In the Spanish dubbed version, Ludwig's guards are also German. See more
Blackadder communicates with the Spanish torturer by playing charades, and the torturer says "sí, sí, sí!" (Spanish for "yes, yes, yes") when Blackadder guesses correctly. If he doesn't speak English, as depicted, he shouldn't react to Blackadder guessing the translation correctly, because he doesn't know the translation. See more
[At the Queen's costume party, Baldrick is crouched with two pencils up his nose
What are you meant to be?
A pencil case.
Funeral for a Friend
Written and performed by Elton John
The opening plays over the scene after the credits as the camera pans over the murdered bodies of the characters. See more