| Short, Comedy, History
At a New Millennium Eve party, Blackadder and Baldrick test their new time machine and ping pong through history encountering famous characters and changing events rather alarmingly.
Although not correct to the period, black extras can be seen in the Robin Hood and Elizabethan scenes. This is because of a long-running joke between comedians Richard Curtis and Lenny Henry who apparently always complains that he could have been the extra instead.
Well isn't this splendid and absolutely tufty? New years eve 1999. A new century and a new millennium. Let's drink a great big slurpy toast to peace and understanding around the globe.
Melchett: Bravo! After all, if history teaches us anything, its that in in...
When Baldrick and Blackadder arrive at Hadrian's wall it is clearly the modern-day ruins of it, leading Blackadder's Roman ancestor to claim that Hadrian built a 3 foot high wall. During the Roman Age, the wall was a much larger structure.
There is a statement at the end of the closing credits: "Blackadder Back and Forth 2... Coming Summer 3000!"
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