Edmund Blackadder is thrilled when his wealthy but puritanical relatives announce their desire to meet and discuss his inheritance. While planning a ingratiatingly spartan and fundamentalist dinner for them, he is summoned to court where he accidentally agrees to host a riotous drinking competition at his house on the same night.
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Edmund threatens to call the 'police' on Percy but the entire concept of a police force wouldn't even exist until the eighteenth century. See more
Which reminds me, Auntie...
Don't call me "Auntie." Aunt is a relative and relatives are evidence of sex. Which is hardly a fitting conversation for the dinner table.
Or indeed, any table.
Except perhaps a table in a brothel.
In the closing credits, the theme is sung as though the singer were drunk, with a swift decline in vocal quality, and at one point, a hiccup. See more