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Blackadder Goes Forth: Blackadder Goes Forth (1989)

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Critic Consensus: Undoubtedly the most heart-filled of the Blackadder series, Blackadder Goes Forth somehow manages to find real humor in the horrors of warfare, before coming to an appropriately poignant and poetic close.

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Blackadder Goes Forth is the fourth and final series of the BBC sitcom Blackadder. 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 under the misguided command of General Melchett.

Cast

Rowan Atkinson
as Edmund Blackadder
Tony Robinson
as Baldrick
Stephen Fry
as General Melchett
Hugh Laurie
as Lieutenant George
Tim McInnerny
as Captain Kevin Darling
Gabrielle Glaister
as Driver Parkhurst
Miranda Richardson
as Queen Elizabeth
Jeremy Hardy
as Cpl. Perkins
Rik Mayall
as Squadron Cmdr. Lord Flasheat
Geoffrey Palmer
as Field Marshal Haig
Adrian Edmondson
as Baron von Richtoven
Stephen Frost
as Cpl. Jones
Lee Cornes
as Pvt. Fraser
Hugo E. Blick
as Lt. Von Gerbardt
Paul Mark Elliott
as Pvt. Robinson
Jeremy Gittins
as Pvt. Tipplewick
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Critic Reviews for Blackadder Goes Forth: Blackadder Goes Forth

All Critics (11) | Top Critics (3)

In tribute to the real horrors of World War 1 and the final series for these beloved characters, 'Goodbyeee' stands as one of the most powerful, emotional finales of all time.

November 8, 2018 | Full Review…

The writers and cast are able to be incredibly respectful, not to mention emotionally affecting, as they continually lampoon the most tragic of all comedies, modern warfare.

November 8, 2018 | Full Review…

Leave it to the Brits to find humor in World War I.

November 7, 2018 | Full Review…

The satirical pen of Curtis and Elton was at its sharpest when it came to tackling the topic of the Great War in 1989's Blackadder Goes Forth.

November 7, 2018 | Full Review…

The show elicits a few helpless belly laughs, but it takes an initial period of adjustment to get to them.

November 7, 2018 | Full Review…

For all its formulaic nature, the show was consistently sharp and funny, and even, with its fourth series, Blackadder Goes Forth showed off a beating heart of compassion.

November 7, 2018 | Full Review…

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