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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Ah, tally-ho, yippety-dip and zing zang spillip! Looking forward to bullying off for the final chukka?
Permission to speak.
[Baldrick is silent
Answer the General, Baldrick!
I can't answer him, sir, I don't know what he's talking about.