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The bonus wohle is less interesting than the scripts thelmselves, but that hardly matters, since the scripts are so funny. The history is surprisingly well done, tho I remember as children my brother and I, who were the biggest fans of this series imaginable, spent endless hours recreating the scenarios in this book with unfettered glee.

Dec 07, Dominick rated it really liked it Shelves: It was nice to see the material in writing, and it’s in my opinion quite funny in writing too.

Blackadder: The Whole Damn Dynasty, by Richard Curtis

If you’re not familiar with Blackadder, your life is incomplete. I loved the extra scenes and lines that have been kept in comparison to the final cut and I really enjoyed the bonus material especially the Index of Blackadder’s Finest Insults but I just find without the actual actors portraying these characters something is lost this could just Now, don’t get me wrong I am a huge fan of this series and ca’t help but kill myself laughing whenever I watch them even when I know what’s going to happenbut I just couldn’t get into the reading of this at all.

Infinitely quotable, highly rewatchable, it is a British comedy series I pretty much know by heart by now. A must-have for any fan. Your brain would make a grain of sand look large and ungainly, and the part of you that can’t be mentioned, I am reliably informed by women around the court, wouldn’t be worth mentioning even if it could be.


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Paperbackpages. I’ll hold on to this volume until the day I die. Mar 04, Mike rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: The quotes above are examples of the sort of stuff that is likely to go over most people’s heads if they just watch the show without interruptions which is how it should be watched, in my opinion ; for example I have read at least a couple of books dealing with the history of medieval England yet I had no idea who Wat Tyler ‘a leader of the Peasants’ Revolt in England’, wiki tells me was.

Also, is there a more poignant ending to a comedy show in existence than the anti-war episode “Goodbyee”? You should watch the series first — the actors add an awful lot to the characters.

If you put on a floppy hat and a funny codpiece, you might just get by as a fool, but since you wouldn’t know a joke if it got up and gave you a haircut, I doubt it. A full compilation of scripts from series with some interesting and hilarious bits thrown in.

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However, it deviates from being just a script book, into being something quite different by the fact that it fills in the gaps of all the Blackadder family members that we don’t see, but are sometimes referenced in epis Blackadder: Infinitely quotable, highly rewatchable, it is a British comedy series I pretty much kn “A man may fight for many things: This book is a treasure for fans of the series or just plain old British thhe.

One of the best comedies to come out of Britian in book format, what more can you ask for? Can I expect to get an ebook for this? I therefore sentence you to be burned alive.


Blackadder: The Whole Damn Dynasty

He is also a director and producer. Here, at last, for the first time, are the full scripts of one of British television’s funniest comedies.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Also, if possible, can someone explain to be how “Goodbyeee” is somehow more poignant written down?

It’s worth buying for the all the extras, like Baldrick’s family tree. The quotes above are examples of the sort of stuff that is likely to go over most “Who do you think you are?

Aug 07, Kris Demey rated it really liked it.

I was as happy blackasder a man who thought a cat had done it’s business on his pie, but it turned out to be an extra big blackberry”, while reading the book. To ask other readers questions about Blackadderplease sign up. Not the kind of thing you want to be standing at a bus stop reading if you don’t want total strangers to stare at you like you’re a crazy person while you double over with laughter.

Dajn a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. You can have the afternoon off when you die. Apart from the deadpan, often hilarious descriptions of actions and reactions from the viewpoint of an omniscient observer, there is also extra materal included aptly titled “The Other Bits”: It is exactly what it says it is, so long as one carefully notes the dates in the title: That’s why you’re dismissed.

I laughed till my body ached Oct 07, Alexis rated it it was amazing Shelves: If you can find it. Open Preview See a Problem?