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!
Even die-hard fans of Blackadder will admit that series 1 was not exactly perfect! It did bring up some interesting characters though, such as the Witchsmeller Pursuivant.
The Witchsmeller Pursuivant
In this episode of Blackadder, the plague rages through Europe, and everyone says that “witches” are to blame. Edmund fails a “test” from the Witchsmeller Pursuivant, and he and his companions are accused of witchcraft.
Here’s the tricycle quote from Blackadder Back And Forth. This Blackadder special was commissioned as part of the Millennium celebrations.
The Tricycle Quote From Blackadder Back And Forth
Ladies and gentlemen, the greatest breakthrough in travel since Mr. Rodney Tricycle thought to himself, “I’m bored with walking, I think I’ll invent a machine with three wheels and a bell, and name it after myself.”
The Baby Eating Bishop Of Bath And Wells is a character from Blackadder, who has since entered modern culture. Will anyone ever be able to take a Bishop of bath and Wells seriously again?
Baby Eating Bishop of Bath and Wells
The Bishop, or ‘Bish’ to Edmund, is a debt collector from the Bank of the Black Monks of St. Herod, and particularly enjoys causing pain and injury (even mortal injury) to those customers who cannot repay their debts. His favourite punishment seems to be using a red hot poker. – It’s poker time!read more