Black-Adder II (1986)

TV Series   |  TV-PG   |    |  Comedy


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In the Tudor court of Elizabeth I, Lord Edmund Blackadder strives to win Her Majesty's favour while attempting to avoid a grisly fate should he offend her.


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  • Rowan Atkinson and Tony Robinson in Black-Adder II (1986)
  • Stephen Fry and Miranda Richardson in Black-Adder II (1986)
  • Rowan Atkinson in Black-Adder II (1986)
  • Rowan Atkinson and Tony Robinson in Black-Adder II (1986)
  • Stephen Fry and Miranda Richardson in Black-Adder II (1986)
  • Rowan Atkinson and Tony Robinson in Black-Adder II (1986)

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Trivia

Although Black-Adder II: Bells (1986) was shot second, it was considered a stronger opening than the original first episode, Black-Adder II: Head (1986). While it was common to shift episodes around between production and airing since most sitcoms of the era lacked any episode-to-episode interplay, it ... ...


Quotes

Lord Percy: Howzat.
Queen Elizabeth: Percy, who's Queen?
Lord Percy: Butterfingers.


Crazy Credits

In the opening credits, a snake (a Mexican black kingsnake) slithers across a marble table (in a homage/parody to I, Claudius (1976), a historical/political drama series which starred Patsy Byrne). However, the snake doesn't go the way it should, and at the end is removed and replaced with an object (the object varies depending on the episode).

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Comedy

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