General Melchett holds a competition to paint a cover for for "King and Country" magazine. Despite his intense dislike of the magazine, Captain Edumnd Blackadder enters the competition as the winner will likely escape the trenches for a while. Unfortunately, Blackadder has no artistic talent and must rely on other skills (specifically: deceit) in order to win. Written by
28 September 1989 (UK)
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The title music is played by The Band of the 3rd Battalion The Royal Anglian Regiment (The Pompadours). See more
[George is asked why he didn't reveal his ability at painting before
I don't like blowing my own trumpet.
You might at least told us you had a trumpet.