Mrs Miggins' Pie Shoppe was frequently mentioned in the previous series, but never seen. In this series, both the shoppe and Mrs Miggins herself (Helen Atkinson Wood) are regularly featured.
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: