The Best Episodes Directed by Richard Boden

Plan F: Goodbyeee

#1 - Plan F: Goodbyeee

Blackadder Season 4 - Episode 6

Blackadder tries everything he can think of to get sent back to England when orders come in to go over the top in the first charge against the Germans since 1914.

star 8.47
771 votes
Plan E: General Hospital

#2 - Plan E: General Hospital

Blackadder Season 4 - Episode 5

Blackadder is assigned to find the spy working out of the hospital.

star 8.09
831 votes
All in Disgeese

#3 - All in Disgeese

'Allo 'Allo! Season 5 - Episode 26

British Intelligence sends experts, disguised as policemen, to examine the Enigma machine. General von Klinkerhoffen announces that René will be shot if the machine isn't handed back to the Germans. Herr Flick arrests Edith, Yvette, and Mimi and uses a truth serum on them. This makes Mimi act rather strangely.

star 8.01
159 votes
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Plan B: Corporal Punishment

#4 - Plan B: Corporal Punishment

Blackadder Season 4 - Episode 2

Edmund is sentenced to death by firing squad for shooting and eating the General's favorite messenger pigeon.

star 7.95
865 votes
Flight to Geneva

#5 - Flight to Geneva

'Allo 'Allo! Season 5 - Episode 21

The latest escape plan for the British airmen involves them sitting astride a midget submarine wearing diving helmets. René plans to elope with Yvette and the paintings. Before he can leave, Helga arrives and forces him to go with her to the château. Colonel von Strohm insists on taking the paintings from René. Herr Flick discovers that General von Klinkerhoffen has sold the paintings for a fortune in gold bars. The gold is stored in the safe at the police station. René steals it. He leaves notes for Edith and Yvette with Monsieur LeClerc, who mixes them up.

star 7.81
159 votes
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An Enigma Variation

#6 - An Enigma Variation

'Allo 'Allo! Season 5 - Episode 23

General von Klinkerhoffen has recovered most of his gold from Gruber's tank. René still has four bars, which he melts down and makes into a new weight for the cuckoo clock in the café. Colonel von Strohm and Lieutenant Gruber offer Rene a deal - they won't look for the missing gold if René recovers their statue from the General's chateau. The Excelsior Quartet, a group of musicians hired to play at the chateau, are detained so that René and company can take their place. They manage to recover the contents of the statue.

star 7.81
186 votes
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Plan D: Private Plane

#7 - Plan D: Private Plane

Blackadder Season 4 - Episode 4

Blackadder and the boys join the Royal Air Corps, where they are promptly shot down behind enemy lines.

star 7.80
840 votes
Down the Drain

#8 - Down the Drain

'Allo 'Allo! Season 5 - Episode 25

The Enigma machine is to be smuggled to England in the midget submarine. René is told to put the machine into a wine barrel and drop it into the sewer. At a certain time, everyone in Nouvion will flush their toilet and the resulting surge of water will send the wine barrel along the sewer to the submarine. The British lay on an air raid as a diversion, but they manage to bomb the pumping station by mistake, so there's no water to flush the toilets with. It's discovered that Monsieur LeClerc has put the wrong box in the wine barrel. The Enigma machine is still hidden in the café.

star 7.78
153 votes
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Land Mines for London

#9 - Land Mines for London

'Allo 'Allo! Season 5 - Episode 20

Herr Flick and von Smallhausen are hiding inside the landmines. The Germans recover the mines and take them back to the airbase. Later they're loaded into a plane and dropped over England, with Herr Flick and von Smallhausen still inside.

star 7.77
159 votes
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Plan C: Major Star

#10 - Plan C: Major Star

Blackadder Season 4 - Episode 3

Blackadder grabs yet another opportunity to return to England by organizing a morale-raising music hall show, including Baldrick's Charlie Chaplin impersonation and George's appearance as a lady songstress who captures the General's heart.

star 7.75
846 votes
(She's Got) Kegs

#11 - (She's Got) Kegs

Grounded for Life Season 4 - Episode 12

Sean wants to go to a Sex Pistols concert, but Claudia has to study for a college test and Lily has a science project due, which leaves no one to watch the boys. But Lily leaves Brad holding the bag by skipping off to a frat party... where she runs into Claudia. Meanwhile, Eddie hires a bodyguard.

star 7.70
50 votes
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Wedding Bloss

#12 - Wedding Bloss

'Allo 'Allo! Season 5 - Episode 24

Edith announces that she'll marry Monsieur Alphonse unless René agrees to remarry her. Afraid of losing the café, René reluctantly agrees. Monsieur Alphonse, as Deputy Mayor, will have to perform the ceremony. René returns the paintings to Colonel von Strohm and Lieutenant Gruber. The wedding ceremony is held, but Monsieur Alphonse has problems officiating. Captain Bertorelli brings along a surprise to the ceremony - Christmas puddings.

star 7.61
181 votes
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Train of Events

#13 - Train of Events

'Allo 'Allo! Season 5 - Episode 22

The Résistance blows up the train using some of the exploding Christmas puddings. Everyone makes their way back to Nouvion. René still has General von Klinkerhoffen's gold. The General doesn't know it's missing because Officer Crabtree has gummed up the lock on the safe. Lieutenant Gruber is ordered to collect the safe in his 'little tank' and take it to the General's château. The General has also taken the statue containing the real paintings from the Colonel von Strohm's office. René tries to blow open the safe using one of the exploding Christmas Puddings. He manages to blow up Gruber's 'little tank', along with Captain Bertorelli.

star 7.58
156 votes
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Plan A: Captain Cook

#14 - Plan A: Captain Cook

Blackadder Season 4 - Episode 1

Blackadder tries painting and cooking as ploys to avoid the scheduled big push out of the trenches.

star 7.54
964 votes
Sugar Momma

#15 - Sugar Momma

Just Shoot Me Season 5 - Episode 20

Finch finds himself a kept man after romance novelist Allison Spencer begins to offer him gifts for sex. Meanwhile, while serving as fashion consultant for the American Film Awards pre-show on E!, Nina criticizes a handicapped actor's shoes, causing a national uproar.

star 7.10
50 votes