The Best Episodes of Blackadder

Plan F: Goodbyeee

#1 - Plan F: Goodbyeee 8.84

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.

Directors: Richard Boden
Duel and Duality

#2 - Duel and Duality 8.54

Season 3 - Episode 6

The Duke of Wellington has challenged the Prince to a duel for seducing his daughters and the Prince offers Blackadder anything he wants to take his place.

Directors: Mandie Fletcher
Plan E: General Hospital

#3 - Plan E: General Hospital 8.30

Season 4 - Episode 5

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

Directors: Richard Boden
Plan B: Corporal Punishment

#4 - Plan B: Corporal Punishment 8.29

Season 4 - Episode 2

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

Directors: Richard Boden
Plan A: Captain Cook

#5 - Plan A: Captain Cook 8.26

Season 4 - Episode 1

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

Directors: Richard Boden
Plan C: Major Star

#6 - Plan C: Major Star 8.24

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.

Directors: Richard Boden
Beer

#7 - Beer 8.21

Season 2 - Episode 5

Blackadder's rich and Puritanical aunt and uncle pay him a visit to discuss his inheritance the same night he has a beer drinking contest.

Directors: Mandie Fletcher
Plan D: Private Plane

#8 - Plan D: Private Plane 8.17

Season 4 - Episode 4

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

Directors: Richard Boden
Bells

#9 - Bells 8.16

Season 2 - Episode 1

Blackadder feels a funny attraction for his manservant and decides to marry when he discovers he is a she.

Directors: Mandie Fletcher
Sense and Senility

#10 - Sense and Senility 8.14

Season 3 - Episode 4

The Prince Regent hires a pair of actors to teach him to give better speeches and earn the people's respect after an anarchist tries to blow him up at the theatre.

Directors: Mandie Fletcher
Amy and Amiability

#11 - Amy and Amiability 8.14

Season 3 - Episode 5

After Parliament cuts off the Prince's money he decides to marry a rich lady who obtains her money by moonlighting as a notorious highwayman.

Directors: Mandie Fletcher
Money

#12 - Money 8.13

Season 2 - Episode 4

The Queen hampers Blackadder's efforts to raise cash to pay off a debt to a sadistic bishop.

Directors: Mandie Fletcher
Ink and Incapability

#13 - Ink and Incapability 8.13

Season 3 - Episode 2

Blackadder has one weekend to rewrite a dictionary the Prince Regent is sponsoring after Baldrick burns the only copy.

Directors: Mandie Fletcher
Chains

#14 - Chains 8.12

Season 2 - Episode 6

Blackadder and Lord Melchett are kidnapped by a German spy right after the Queen decides she will pay no more ransom to kidnappers.

Directors: Mandie Fletcher
Nob and Nobility

#15 - Nob and Nobility 8.09

Season 3 - Episode 3

After the Scarlet Pimpernel gets high praises Blackadder makes a bet that he can go to France and rescue aristocrats, too.

Directors: Mandie Fletcher
Potato

#16 - Potato 8.02

Season 2 - Episode 3

After Sir Walter Raleigh takes the Queen's fancy by bringing her a potato, Blackadder decides to become an explorer with the aid of a legless sea captain.

Directors: Mandie Fletcher
Head

#17 - Head 7.98

Season 2 - Episode 2

After the Queen appoints Blackadder Lord High Executioner, he finds himself in trouble when the Queen pardons someone he executed ahead of schedule.

Directors: Mandie Fletcher
Dish and Dishonesty

#18 - Dish and Dishonesty 7.98

Season 3 - Episode 1

Blackadder becomes involved in politics by getting Baldrick elected MP, in an effort to stop the new Prime Minister, Pitt the Younger, from striking the Prince off the Civil List.

Directors: Mandie Fletcher
The Archbishop

#19 - The Archbishop 7.94

Season 1 - Episode 3

Edmund is appointed to the post of Archbishop of Canterbury after the king has the last one killed.

Directors: Martin Shardlow
The Queen of Spain's Beard

#20 - The Queen of Spain's Beard 7.82

Season 1 - Episode 4

The King decides that Edmund should marry a Spanish Princess, who Edmund finds unattractive, in order to secure a treaty between Spain and England which will allow an invasion of France.

Directors: Martin Shardlow
Born to Be King

#21 - Born to Be King 7.73

Season 1 - Episode 2

With his father away at the Crusades, Edmund comes up with a plan to prove his brother is illegitimate, thus making him Prince Regent.

Directors: Martin Shardlow
The Foretelling

#22 - The Foretelling 7.70

Season 1 - Episode 1

After arriving late for the Battle of Bosworth Field, Edmund kills King Richard III (whom he thinks is stealing his horse) and secures the crown for his father.

Directors: Martin Shardlow
The Black Seal

#23 - The Black Seal 7.68

Season 1 - Episode 6

After the King takes away Edmund's title of Duke, he recruits the 6 most evil men in the land to take the crown by force.

Directors: Martin Shardlow
Witchsmeller Pursuivant

#24 - Witchsmeller Pursuivant 7.51

Season 1 - Episode 5

Percy and Baldrick are to be burned at the stake with Edmund, when he is accused of being a witch.

Directors: Martin Shardlow