After years of futile trench warfare, General Melchett gives the order for the "big push": a suicidal charge across the battlefield towards hundreds of German machine guns. Desperate to avoid participating, Captain Blackadder hatches a plan to convince his superiors that he has gone insane and therefore cannot go into combat.
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When Darling gives his "bugger" line toward the end, he's still wearing an overcoat. After a two-second cut to Blackadder's response, we see Darling again, now without the overcoat. See more
[Phone rings Edmund answers it
Hello; the Somme Public Baths - no running, shouting, or piddling in the shallow end. Ah, Captain Darling.
Tomorrow at dawn. Oh, excellent. See you later, then. Bye.
[Hangs up. To George and Baldrick
Gentlemen, our long wait is nearly at an end. Tomorrow morning, General Insanity Melchett invites you to a mass slaughter. We're going over the top.
This episode has no closing credits, save for the title "Blackadder" (not "Blackadder Goes Forth" and the copyright date, over a field of poppies. See more