Black Adder The Third
First broadcast: Thursday 17th September 1987
The House of Commons, now led by William Pitt the Younger, sets out to bankrupt the Prince Regent. Blackadder has a plan to stop them, but it'll involve a rigged by-election and new MP - there's only one man for the job...
First broadcast: Thursday 24th September 1987
When Baldrick appears to have used the sole copy of Dr. Johnson's Dictionary as fuel in the Prince's fireplace, Blackadder fears for his life at the hands of Samuel and his enraged, opium-fiend friends. He immediately sets about trying to write a new one...
First broadcast: Thursday 1st October 1987
The Scarlet Pimpernel is at the height of his activities sneaking aristocrats out of revolutionary France, and Blackadder is not too pleased at the sudden overrunning of London with the objectionable garlic-munchers. He decides to prove the Pimpernel's actions as overrated by rescuing an aristo himself - or not...
First broadcast: Thursday 15th October 1987
The Prince is bankrupt. In order to secure funds, Blackadder suggests that his only option is to find a bride and marry into a moneyed family. Beautiful Amy Hardwood, daughter of a cotton magnate, seems a prime candidate.
First broadcast: Thursday 22nd October 1987
The Prince has been seduced and 'soiled' the Duke of Wellington's two nieces. When the triumphant war hero hears of George's indiscretion, he swears to have his revenge - can Blackadder get him out of this one, or will the Royal meet his maker?