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Talk Like A Pirate Day with Captain Redbeard Rum

Talk like a pirate day happens September 19th every year, and what better example of pirate talk can you think of than Captain Redbeard Rum from Blackadder?
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Talk Like A Pirate

Captain Redbeard Rum was played with utter brilliance by Tom Baker in ‘Potato‘ from the second series of Blackadder. Described as the worst mariner in the world, Blackadder and the boys used his services to sail into the unknown.
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Sailing with Redbeard Rum

Rum: A masterly plan, me young master. And one that leads me
to make an announcement meself. read more

The Best Nursie Moments from Blackadder

Here are some of the best Nursie moments and quotes from the second series of Blackadder. Which one is your favourite?
Patsy as Nursie from Blackadder

Nursie

Nursie was a recurring character in the second series of Blackadder. Played brilliantly by Patsy Byrne (13 July 1933 – 17 June 2014), she came across as slightly naive, a little crazy, and almost cartoon like. Treating Queeny as though she was still a child, Nursie had some memorable quotes and moments from the show.
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The Best Nursie Moments

Here’s some of the most outstanding moments featuring Nursie from the second series of Blackadder. read more

Great Blackadder Quotes From Blackadder Goes Forth

Here are some great Blackadder quotes from Blackadder Goes Forth. This series saw the main characters of Blackadder,  Baldrick and George sitting in a trench in Flanders during World War I.

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A cunning plan?

Despite several cunning plans, Blackadder’s schemes to get out of the trenches to avoid certain death by a crazy General Melchett end in failure. Along the way though, he and the rest of the cast come up with some immortal quotes.

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Great Blackadder Quotes from Blackadder Goes Forth

Captain Cook

Blackadder: ‘I know from long experience all my men have the artistic talent of a cluster of colour-blind hedgehogs in a bag.’ read more

Queenie Quotes From Blackadder – The Best Blackadder Quotes

Queenie was an amazing character who often stole the show throughout series 2 of Blackadder. It’s not surprising then that some of the best Blackadder quotes can be attributed to her!  Here are some of our favourite Queenie quotes –
Blackadder Quotes - One of the best Queenie quotes from Blackadder series 2

 Queenie Quotes from Blackadder

Queenie was a main character in the second Blackadder series. Brilliantly played by Miranda Richardson, she exuded a child-like exterior, whilst have the personality of a manic psychopath at times!

Let’s take a look at the best Queenie quotes.

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Blackadder and Baldrick Turnip Quotes Part 1

Turnips are a recurring theme in Blackadder, probably because they are the same shape as a thingey. Here’s the best Baldrick turnip quotes from the first two series of Blackadder.
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The Best Turnip Quotes from Blackadder

Have you ever dreamed of a great big turnip in the country? Let’s check out the Blackadder turnip quotes through the first two series. We’ll do the last series next week!

Blackadder Series 1 Turnips

The word turnip first gets mentioned in the very first episode, of Blackadder in the first series – The Foretelling when the new King Richard gives a speech. read more

Blackadder’s Best Insults – Blackadder put-downs throughout the ages

Let’s take a like at some of Blackadder’s best insults, snide remarks, and put-downs throughout the ages. Do you remember them all?
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Blackadder’s Best Insults

The Blackadder dynasty lasted for hundreds of years, and during that time, the sarcasm gene was sharply refined. Here are some of Blackadder’s best insults from series 1 all the way through to the Blackadder specials.

1. ‘Baldrick, does it have to be this way? Our valued friendship ending with me cutting you up into strips and telling the prince that you walked over a very sharp cattle grid in an extremely heavy hat?’
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Game of Adders Black Part 2 – Blackadder meets Game of Thrones

Continuing last week’s Blackadder and Game of Thrones mashups, here’s some more great images of the two legendary shows combined. A Game of Adders Black.

Who's Queen? A Game of Adders Black

A Game of Adders Black Part 2

Here are some more of the most popular Blackadder quotes combined with images from Game of Thrones.

Millionaire Aristocrat

A Game of Adders Black - Comning Blackadder with Game of Thrones

This Blackadder quote is from Ink and Incapability, where Blackadder describes that there is always something wrong.

Baldrick: Something wrong, Mr. B?

Edmund: Oh, something’s always wrong, Balders. The fact that I’m not a millionaire aristocrat with the sexual capacity of a rutting rhino is a constant niggle. But, today, something’s even wronger. That globulous fraud, Dr. Johnson, is coming to tea. read more

Blackadder Pilot Episode – The unaired pilot episode of Blackadder

The Blackadder pilot episode was titled ‘The Black Adder’, and was filmed on 20 June 1982, Blackadder fans will note that the character of Blackadder is similar to the second series rather than the first.

The Blackadder unaired pilot episode

Blackadder Pilot Episode

First off, if you really wanted to look at the Blackadder episode WITH a pilot, you should check here – Blackadder Private Plane full script! This short post is about the unaired Blackadder pilot episode known as ‘The Black Adder’. Have you seen or even heard of it before? read more

Am I jumping the gun, Baldrick, or are the words I Have A Cunning Plan Marching…

Am I jumping the gun Baldrick, or are the words I have a cunning plan marching with ill-deserved confidence in the direction of this conversation?

I Have A Cunning Plan

This is one of our favourite cunning plan quotes!

Am I jumping the gun Baldrick?

This Blackadder quote is from the third series. The episode is Nob and Nobility.

Here’s another Cunning Plan moment

A history of Cunning Plans

Are you interested in finding out who used the phrase ‘I have a cunning plan’ the most times? Then take a look here – I have a cunning plan. It breaks down who said the phrase, and how many times in each episode. read more

I laugh at danger, and drop ice cubes down the vest of fear

Ha ! I laugh at danger and drop ice cubes down the vest of fear. From the third series of Blackadder – Amy and Amiability.

I Laugh at Danger from Blackadder

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We love this Blackadder quote from Amy and Amiability. In fact, it was only recently that we realised how many other great quotes there were in the episode. Let’s take a look at some of them.

Great Quotes from Amy and Amiability

I’d no more place my daughter in the hands of an unworthy man than I’d place my John Thomas in the hands of a lunatic with a pair of scissors.

The girl is wetter than a haddock's bathing costume

She is famous for having the worst personality in Germany and, as you can imagine, that’s up against some pretty stiff competition. read more