Following an audience with Sir Walter Raleigh, Queen Elizabeth announces the possibility of her marrying an adventurer. Edmund Blackadder immediately announces his own voyage of discovery, despite his lack of experience, a ship or crew, personal courage, or the intention of actually carrying it out. Written by
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During Blackadder's conversation with captain Redbeard Rum, the microphone can be seen several times in the upper right corner. See more
It is said, Percy, that the civilized man seeks out good and intelligent company so that by learned discourse he may rise above the savage and closer to God.
Yes, I'd heard that.
Personally, however, I like to start the day with a total dickhead to remind me I'm best.