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Comedy History Rated: 7+ (TV-PG)1983 - 19894 SeasonsSeries EndedOn: Prime Video Hulu BritBox Tags: Dark Comedy Military War 
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Country: United Kingdom

Blackadder is the name that encompassed four series of a BBC 1 period British sitcom, along with several one-off instalments. All television episodes starred Rowan Atkinson as anti-hero Edmund Blackadder and Tony Robinson as Blackadder's dogsbody, Baldrick. Each series was set in a different historical period with the two protagonists accompanied by different characters, though several reappear in one series or another, for example Melchett and Lord Flashheart.The first series titled The Black Adder was written by Richard Curtis and Rowan Atkinson, while subsequent episodes were written by Curtis and Ben Elton. The shows were produced by John Lloyd. In 2000 the fourth series, Blackadder Goes Forth, ranked at 16 in the "100 Greatest British Television Programmes", a list created by the British Film Institute. Also in the 2004 TV poll to find "Britain's Best Sitcom", Blackadder was voted the second-best British sitcom of all time, topped by Only Fools and Horses. It was also ranked as the 20th-best TV show of all time by Empire magazine.Blackadder featuring Rowan Atkinson and Tony Robinson has one or more episodes streaming with subscription on Prime Video, streaming with subscription on Hulu, streaming with subscription on BritBox, and 4 others. It's a comedy and history show with 24 episodes over 4 seasons. Blackadder is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has a high IMDb audience rating of 8.1 (32,280 votes).

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Rowan Atkinson

Captain Edmund Blackadder

All Seasons of Blackadder

Season 1
6 Episodes | Prime Video, Hulu, BritBox, & Rent or Buy

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24 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hulu & BritBox).

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24 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Prime Video, Microsoft & 1 other).

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Not available to watch free online.

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#711 Ranked TV Show

#8 Ranked in World War II TV

#14 Ranked in TV on BritBox

#31 Ranked in War TV

Blackadder has a high IMDb audience rating of 8.1 (32,280 votes). The show is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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