TV Series | TV-PG | | Comedy
In the Regency era, Mr E. Blackadder serves as butler to the foppish numskull Prince George amidst the fads and crazes of the time.
Every episode title is a parody of Jane Austen's "Sense and Sensibility," one of the more popular "Regency" novels.
Morning, Mr. B.
Blackadder: Leave me alone, Baldrick. If I wanted to talk to a vegetable, I would have bought one at the market.
Although purportedly set during the British Regency (1811-1820), there are appearances by, and contemporary references to, historical figures who were dead before that time, such as Samuel Johnson and Admiral Nelson. Characters use expressions not developed until later, such as "prince and the pauper" or "roller coaster."
Among the books that Blackadder peruses during the opening credits are:
Dive deep into everything superheroes, Star Wars, Fall TV, and more.