Tony Robinson has been knighted at the Queen’s Birthday Honours, while Rowan Atkinson has been made a CBE. I think this calls for a quote from Blackkadder!
From Season 2, Episode 6 The one where the evil German Ludwig (Hugh Laurie) kidnaps and kills them.
Blackadder: Madam, life without you is like a broken pencil.
Queen Elizabeth: Explain.
The screenshots in this blog post has been taken from episode 6 of the second season of the BBC’s Blackadder. I believe that the use of the screenshots shown in this blog post falls under “fair dealing” as described by the UK Copyright service.
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5 thoughts on “Blackadder’s pencil”
Brilliant! Just brilliant.
I think they’ll repeat this episode on telly soon.
I’d argue that the most famous use of stationery in “Blackadder” occurs in Series 4;
I’ve seen the photo with the pencils in the nose before, but I haven’t watched that episode yet. I hope I’ll soon have a chance to watch it…
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