Blackadder (1983)

The most gripping sitcom since 1380.

  • Genre: Comedy
  • Creator: Richard Curtis, Rowan Atkinson, Ben Elton
  • First Air Date: 1983-06-15
  • Last Air Date: 1989-11-02
  • Total Seasons: 4
  • Total Episodes: 24
  • Status: Ended
  • Episode Runtime: 32 min.
  • Production Company: BBC
  • Production Country: United Kingdom
  • Networks: BBC One
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Cunning plans and cutting comedy as the Blackadder dynasty plot their way through British history.


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Blackadder Seasons

Season 0

First Air Date:
18 Episodes

Season 1

First Air Date: 1983-06-15
6 Episodes

Season 2

First Air Date: 1986-01-09
6 Episodes

Season 3

First Air Date: 1987-09-17
6 Episodes

Season 4

First Air Date: 1989-09-28
6 Episodes

Blackadder Episodes

Title Air Date Duration
Season 1Episode 1The Foretelling30 min
Season 1Episode 2Born to Be King30 min
Season 1Episode 3The Archbishop30 min
Season 1Episode 4The Queen of Spain's Beard30 min
Season 1Episode 5Witchsmeller Pursuivant30 min
Season 1Episode 6The Black Seal30 min
Season 2Episode 1Bells30 min
Season 2Episode 2Head30 min
Season 2Episode 3Potato30 min
Season 2Episode 4Money30 min
Season 2Episode 5Beer30 min
Season 2Episode 6Chains30 min
Season 3Episode 1Dish and Dishonesty30 min
Season 3Episode 2Ink and Incapability30 min
Season 3Episode 3Nob and Nobility30 min
Season 3Episode 4Sense and Senility30 min
Season 3Episode 5Amy and Amiability30 min
Season 3Episode 6Duel and Duality30 min
Season 4Episode 1Captain Cook30 min
Season 4Episode 2Corporal Punishment30 min
Season 4Episode 3Major Star30 min
Season 4Episode 4Private Plane30 min
Season 4Episode 5General Hospital30 min
Season 4Episode 6Goodbyeee30 min
  • Rowan Atkinson

    as Captain Edmund Blackadder
  • Tony Robinson

    as Private S. Baldrick
  • Hugh Laurie

    as Lieutenant The Honourable George Colthurst St. Barleigh
  • Tim McInnerny

    as Captain Kevin Darling
  • Stephen Fry

    as General Sir Anthony Cecil Hogmanay Melchett
Writing Ben Elton Writer
Writing Richard Curtis Writer
Production John Lloyd Producer
Editing Chris Wadsworth Editor