Have You Watched 'blackadder Goes Forth'? Sitcom Quiz

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Blackadder Goes Forth is the fourth and final series of the BBC sitcom Blackadder, written by Richard Curtis and Ben Elton, which aired from 28 September to 2 November 1989 on BBC1. The series placed the recurring characters of Blackadder, Baldrick and George in a trench in Flanders during World War I, and followed their various doomed attempts to escape from the trenches to avoid death under the misguided command of General Melchett.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Blackadder Goes Forth is set during the First World War. When was this?
    • A. 

      1818-1825

    • B. 

      1890-1900

    • C. 

      1914-1918

    • D. 

      1919-1925

    • E. 

      1939-1945

  • 2. 
    Go to http://tiny.cc/vugK2Who claims that the series is named after him?
    • A. 

      Andy Blackadder, Chef at the BBC canteen

    • B. 

      Bob Blackadder, Chief Warrant Officer of the British Army

    • C. 

      Dr Eric Blackadder, Chief Medical Officer at the BBC at the time of the first programme

    • D. 

      Edmund Blackadder, inmate at HM Prison Wormwood Scrubs

  • 3. 
    Go to http://tiny.cc/k1bqDWhat is Baldrick to Blackadder in every series?
    • A. 

      His boss

    • B. 

      His servant

    • C. 

      His brother

    • D. 

      His mother

  • 4. 
    What is Baldrick’s catchphrase?
    • A. 

      "I have a cunning plan"

    • B. 

      "I have a funny smell"

    • C. 

      "I have an itchy butt"

    • D. 

      "I have a headache"

  • 5. 
    Go to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BlackadderIn which year is Series 1: The Black Adder set?
    • A. 

      1066

    • B. 

      1485

    • C. 

      1558

    • D. 

      1778

    • E. 

      1914

  • 6. 
    In which period is Blackadder II set?
    • A. 

      Mediaeval

    • B. 

      Elizabethan

    • C. 

      Regency

    • D. 

      Victorian

  • 7. 
    In which centuries is Blackadder the Third set?
    • A. 

      16th and early 17th centuries

    • B. 

      17th and early 18th centuries

    • C. 

      18th and early 19th

    • D. 

      19th and early 20th centuries

  • 8. 
    Go to http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0491402/Hugh Laurie appears in all but the first series of Blackadder.What American character does he play in a highly successful TV series (of the same name) set in a hospital? [Write as: Title 1stName Surname]
  • 9. 
    In the fourth series, who is Blackadder's pencil-pushing nemesis?
    • A. 

      Corporal Cutey

    • B. 

      Sergeant Sweetheart

    • C. 

      Lieutenant Lovely

    • D. 

      Captain Darling

  • 10. 
    In a list of the 100 Greatest British Television Programmes drawn up by the British Film Institute in 2000, where did Blackadder Goes Forth rank?
    • A. 

      Sixth

    • B. 

      Sixteenth

    • C. 

      Twenty-sixth

    • D. 

      Sixty-sixth

    • E. 

      One hundred and sixth

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