Blackadder, The Complete Collection (Remastered)
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One of the best comedy series ever to emerge from England, Black Adder traces the deeply cynical and self-serving lineage of various Edmund Blackadders from the muck of the Middle Ages to the frontline of World War I. Starring Rowan Atkinson as The Blackadder with Tony Robinson as Baldrick, Brian Blessed as Richard IV, Tim McInnerny as Percy, Elspet Gray as the Queen and Robert East as Prince Harry.
|1||VideoThe Black Adder: The Foretelling||Edmund, the mostly forgotten son of Richard Duke of York, oversleeps and arrives late for the Battle of Bosworth. After accidently cutting off the head of Richard III and saving the life of the opposition leader Henry Tudor, he finds himself installed as the Duke of Edinburgh. In a bid to be taken more seriously, he changes his name to The Black Adder, and a legend is born. Digitally remastered version.||33:27||£1.89||View in iTunes|
|2||VideoThe Black Adder: Born to be King||The supreme commander of the King's army, Lord Dougal McAngus, arrives home early from the crusades and is awarded Blackadder's Scottish lands as a reward for his bravery in battle. Enraged, Blackadder hatches a plot for revenge, but soon changes his mind when McAngus offers him documents showing that Harry is illegitimate. Digitally remastered version.||33:31||£1.89||View in iTunes|
|3||VideoThe Black Adder: The Archbishop||The King has murdered three successive Archbishops of Canterbury so Blackadder is understandably terrified when he is the next appointment. Determined not to be the next prelate to be brutally slain in a freak accident, he brilliantly persuades a rich nobleman to donate all his lands to the King and not the Church. However, the King accidentally orders Blackadder's murder anyway. Digitally remastered version.||32:35||£1.89||View in iTunes|
|4||VideoThe Black Adder: The Queen of Spain's Beard||It is a time of wars and political upheaval, and the King decides to make an alliance between England and Spain by marrying Blackadder to the Spanish Infanta. Blackadder is keen to end his appalling run of luck with women, that is until he meets the Infanta. His schemes to thwart the marriage all fail, until news comes of a new alliance between France and Switzerland. Digitally remastered version.||33:47||£1.89||View in iTunes|
|5||VideoThe Black Adder: Witchsmeller Pursuivant||It is a time of plague and omens in the kingdom. In this atmosphere of paranoia, the Witchsmeller Pursuivant is called to court, to sniff out the chief witch and bring an end to the country's bad luck. Inconveniently, the Witchsmeller decides that Edmund is the Chief Witch, and that Percy and Baldrick have something a bit witchy about them, too. Digitally remastered version.||30:06||£1.89||View in iTunes|
|6||VideoThe Black Adder: The Black Seal||Blackadder decides that he can wait no longer to seize his destiny. He sets out to recruit the six most evil men in the Kingdom - The Black Seal - to help him take control of the country. His plans are thwarted by the arrival of his oldest enemy: the Hawk. This implacable foe throws Edmund into a dungeon and goes off to take over the kingdom himself. Digitally remastered version.||31:04||£1.89||View in iTunes|
|7||VideoBlackadder II: Bells||Blackadder finds his new manservant, Bob, curiously pleasant company. So much so, that he almost kisses him. Afraid for his position at court, Blackadder searches for a 'cure', until Bob conveniently reveals that she is in fact a girl called Kate. As their romance blossoms they set a date to be married, but then the swashbuckling Lord Flashheart appears. Digitally remastered version.||30:11||£1.89||View in iTunes|
|8||VideoBlackadder II: Head||The Queen appoints Blackadder as the new Lord High Executioner - a job in which no-one survives more than a week. Blackadder starts badly by executing a chap called Farrow two days early, so as to give him and the rest of the team half the week off. The problem is that the widow (sorry, wife) wants to see her husband one last time, and then the Queen annoyingly decides to pardon Farrow altogether. Digitally remastered version.||26:44||£1.89||View in iTunes|
|9||VideoBlackadder II: Potato||Sir Walter Raleigh is home from his epic voyage to the new world, with tales of adventure and discovery that greatly impress the Queen. Goaded on by Sir Walter, and with the Queen promising to marry him if he succeeds, Blackadder vows to sail around the Cape of Good Hope, a journey so dangerous that it spells almost certain death. Digitally remastered version.||30:03||£1.89||View in iTunes|
|10||VideoBlackadder II: Money||Blackadder owes money to the Bank of the Black Monks of St. Herod. If he doesn't repay it by evensong, the baby-eating Bishop of Bath and Wells will brutally murder him with the aid of a poker. The boys try various money-making schemes, but sadly all their efforts are in vain. Then at the eleventh hour, Blackadder hatches a plan so cunning you could brush your teeth with it. Digitally remastered version.||29:55||£1.89||View in iTunes|
|11||VideoBlackadder II: Beer||During an argument about who is best at holding their liquor, Blackadder challenges Melchett to a rowdy drinking competition at his house. Unfortunately, his aunt and uncle Lord and Lady Whiteadder have invited themselves over for dinner to discuss his inheritance. Blackadder gets hideously sozzled and manages to insult everyone, only the magic power of beer can save him. Digitally remastered version.||29:13||£1.89||View in iTunes|
|12||VideoBlackadder II: Chains||When Blackadder and Melchett are kidnapped by the evil Prince Ludwig, the Queen is given an impossible choice. She can only pay the ransom on one of them, but which one? She decides to spend the money on a big party instead. The boys eventually manage to buy their freedom by giving Ludwig some vital information that will enable him to assassinate the Queen. Digitally remastered version.||29:17||£1.89||View in iTunes|
|13||VideoBlackadder the Third: Dish and Dishonesty||Pitt the Younger has just been elected Prime Minister. His priorities are war with France, tougher sentences for geography teachers and a right royal kick up the Prince's backside. But he hasn't counted on the Prince's wily butler, E. Blackadder Esq. To stop Parliament from voting away all George's money, Blackadder hatches a fiendish plan. Digitally remastered version.||29:26||£1.89||View in iTunes|
|14||VideoBlackadder the Third: Ink and Incapability||Prince George decides he needs to shake off his reputation as England's greatest thicky, so he agrees to patronise Dr Johnson's new dictionary. Unfortunately, Baldrick doesn't recognise the infinite value of the manuscript, which took the finest mind in England 10 years to complete, and he throws it on the fire. Digitally remastered version.||29:21||£1.89||View in iTunes|
|15||VideoBlackadder the Third: Nob and Nobility||Everyone in Britain is mad with admiration for the Scarlet Pimpernel, who has been bravely rescuing French aristocrats from the clutches of evil revolutionaries. The scornful Blackadder accepts a bet from the foppish lords Smedley and Topper that he can rescue an aristo himself. But actually going to France would be insanely dangerous, so Blackadder finds an alternative a little closer to home. Digitally remastered version.||29:58||£1.89||View in iTunes|
|16||VideoBlackadder the Third: Sense and Senility||The Prince is understandably worried about his popularity after an anarchist throws a bomb at him. He agrees to recite a brilliant speech by Blackadder and decides that he wants his two favourite actors, Mr David Keanrick and Mr Enoch Mossop, to coach him. But things soon change when Baldrick thinks he overhears the actors plotting against the Prince. Digitally remastered version.||26:45||£1.89||View in iTunes|
|17||VideoBlackadder the Third: Amy and Amiability||As ever, the Prince is terminally short of cash, so he is persuaded to marry the fantastically wealthy heiress, Miss Amy Hardwood. Having wooed her heart for the Prince with a lot of drippy poetry, Blackadder is disgusted to learn that the Hardwoods have been lying about their fortunes from industry, and in fact have been living off lard butties for five years. Digitally remastered version.||29:32||£1.89||View in iTunes|
|18||VideoBlackadder the Third: Duel and Duality||The Duke of Wellington challenges the Prince to a duel after the latter made sexual advances to the Duke's nieces. Blackadder agrees to fight the Duke in the Prince's place, in exchange for the Prince's entire fortune, an amusing clock and a stack of French erotica. When a plan for his mad Scottish cousin to take his place falls through, Blackadder must face the duel himself. Digitally remastered version.||29:57||£1.89||View in iTunes|
|19||VideoBlackadder Goes Forth: Captain Cook||General Melchett is on the lookout for a talented artist who can do an especially stirring painting for the cover of King and Country magazine. When George produces a picture of genius, Blackadder passes it off as his own, believing that Melchett will send the successful artist to Paris and away from the trenches. Digitally remastered version.||29:12||£1.89||View in iTunes|
|20||VideoBlackadder Goes Forth: Corporal Punishment||Reluctant to march to his certain death, Blackadder has taken to ignoring orders. He even shoots a carrier pigeon when it arrives with orders to advance, and eats the evidence. Unluckily, this particular pigeon is the property of General Melchett. Blackadder is court-martialled and sentenced to death by firing squad. Digitally remastered version.||29:21||£1.89||View in iTunes|
|21||VideoBlackadder Goes Forth: Major Star||There's a ticket out of the trenches and into the West End of London for Blackadder if he can successfully organise a concert party to raise morale back home. Somehow, Blackadder manages to overcome his loathing of music hall and stages an unforgettable show, could this be his chance to escape the front line? Digitally remastered version.||29:03||£1.89||View in iTunes|
|22||VideoBlackadder Goes Forth: Private Plane||Inspired by the cushy life that Lord Flashheart seems to enjoy, the boys join the Royal Flying Corps. Unfortunately, it turns out that their nickname - the Twenty Minuters - derives from the amount of time they can expect to live, rather than the amount of work they have to do in a day. Digitally remastered version.||28:55||£1.89||View in iTunes|
|23||VideoBlackadder Goes Forth: General Hospital||While George is in hospital, he befriends a pretty nurse called Mary and a highly suspicious soldier called Smith, who speaks with a strong German accent. Melchett has information that a German spy is at work at the hospital, and he asks Blackadder to smoke them out. Digitally remastered version.||28:02||£1.89||View in iTunes|
|24||VideoBlackadder Goes Forth: Goodbyeee||General Melchett has given the command for the company to go 'over the top', that is to say, charge into No Man's Land and to their certain deaths. Blackadder's last attempts to escape the inevitable end in failure, so together with George, Baldrick and Darling he must make the final ascent up the trench to face the German guns. Digitally remastered version.||29:22||£1.89||View in iTunes|
|25||VideoBlackadder's Christmas Carol||Christmas Eve, 1850. In the reign of good Queen Vic, there stands, in Dumpling Lane in old London town, the Moustache Shoppe of one Ebenezer Blackadder - the kindest and loveliest man in all England. That is until the Spirit of Christmas shows up and introduces him to the ways of his loathsome ancestors. Digitally remastered version.||43:21||£1.89||View in iTunes|
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