After years of futile trench warfare, General Melchett gives the order for the "big push": a suicidal charge across the battlefield towards hundreds of German machine guns. Desperate to avoid participating, Captain Blackadder hatches a plan to convince his superiors that he has gone insane and therefore cannot go into combat.
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cited the episode's lack of another major character as the reason they had time to "explore the relationships of the five principal people". See more
When Darling gives his "bugger" line toward the end, he's still wearing an overcoat. After a two-second cut to Blackadder's response, we see Darling again, now without the overcoat. See more
[upon realizing there is no way he can avoid going over the top
I think the phrase rhymes with "clucking bell".
This episode has no closing credits, save for the title "Blackadder" (not "Blackadder Goes Forth" and the copyright date, over a field of poppies. See more