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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Obvious roller-coaster anachronism, when Blackadder refers to his novel as "a giant, roller-coaster of a novel". See more
Someone said I had the wit and intellect of a donkey.
Oh, an absurd suggestion sir, unless it was a particularly stupid donkey.
Spoofs The Nelson Affair