First broadcast: Thursday 23rd January 1986
When Sir Walter Raleigh returns to England's fair shore bringing luxuries such as the potato, the Queen falls in love with the explorers' dream. Edmund merely falls in love with the idea of fame, and of getting one over on the smug git, and so charters his own ship...
First broadcast: Thursday 20th February 1986
Melchett and Blackadder are taken hostage by the dastardly German master of disguise Prince Ludwig, just hours after the Queen swore to only pay one more ransom ever. When she struggles to choose between the two, their captor decides to overthrow her and make himself King.