There is a popular phrase – “A Blackadder Quote a Day keeps the cretins away”. OK, perhaps that is not an official saying, but it should be! Never a day goes by, when I don’t quote Blackadder at least once. And even if I don’t actually quote from the show, I give a ‘BAHHH’ General Melchett style!
If you are looking to find the best Blackadder quotes online, then check out this collection. Blackadder quotes are updated daily, and so you can pick a new one every day of the year!
As well as our Blackadder quotes, you can also find series and episode descriptions, as well as complete scripts for all the shows. It is like Blackadder heaven!
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?
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.
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
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!
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
Every week, we are going to run a Blackadder face-off, where we put two characters head to head. Which one is your favourite from these two?
Evil Revolutionary vs Wellington
To kick off our Blackadder face-off series, we’ve put two characters from Blackadder the Third head-to-head. On the left, we have the Evil Revolutionary, played by comedy legend Chris Barrie. On the right, we have The Duke of Wellington played living genius Stephen Fry.
Evil Revolutionary from Blackadder
The evil revolutionary is a character that appears in the Blackadder the third episode Nob and Nobility. Played by Chris Barrie, (most famous for his role as Rimmer in Red Dwarf), he only appears in one episode, but what an episode! His best quote from this Blackadder episode is:read more
Captain Blackadder, Lieutenant George, and Private Baldrick see joining the Air Corps as a great way of sitting in a classroom instead of fighting on the front lines. Unfortunately for them, the course is taught by Squadron Commander Flashheart, who lives for danger- much like his nemesis, the infamous Red Baron.
Plot Synopsis for Private Plane
Blackadder joins the Royal Flying Corps in order to escape the trenches.
Unfortunately, on his maiden flight as a “20-minuter”, Blackadder – with navigator Baldrick at his side – is shot-down behind German lines, and captured by their number 1 flying ace, Baron Von Richthoven.read more
Who would you try to start a family with – Baldrick or Mrs. Miggins? This quote is from Amy and Amiability third series Blackadder.
Start a family with Baldrick or Mrs. M?
Amy and Amiability
This quote is from the third series of Blackadder. You can read the full script here >> Amy and Amiability Blackadder. The real question though, is who would you prefer to start a family with? Let’s take a look at Mrs. Miggins.
Played by Helen Atkinson-Wood, Mrs. Miggins is referred to in the second series of Blackadder as owning a Pie Shop. The most memorable reference is probably from the second series with the Baby Eating Bishop of Bath and Wells.read more
One of the main features of the Blackadder character during the third series, was that Blackadder was unhappy with his position in life.
Blackadder in the First Series
Some of this is to deliberately highlight the fact that Blackadder is slowly reducing in social status from the first series. Here, he played the Prince for most of the series, finally being elevated to King on his death bed.read more
Best Blackadder Quotes Online