Samuel Johnson has nearly completed his dictionary, and visits his sponsor the Prince Regent. Unfortunately, the illiterate Baldrick burns the manuscript leaving Blackadder the impossible task of recreating in one weekend what it took Johnson nearly a decade to write. Written by
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While Baldrick and Blackadder discuss the dictionary which Baldrick has just burned to produce the large fire burning behind them, the hiss of the gas used to produce the flames can be heard. See more
Sounds like a bag of grapefruits to me, Mr B.
The phrase, Baldrick, is "a case of sour grapes" - and yes it bloody well is.