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Somehow just reading through the scripts brings the voices of all these fantastic characters jumping back into your head, and you can’t help but grin at some of the stage direction as well.

Teaches you what funny means. With the highest level of anxiety since Adolf found out his personal chef was of half-Jewish descent after having nibbled on an off-ish smelling Bratwurst, I decided to delve into the scripts of the original run, which comprises four historical periods.

Also, if possible, can someone explain to be how “Goodbyeee” is somehow more poignant written down? Jul 01, Roy rated it really liked it. Oct 06, Sebastian rated it it was amazing. Our parents didn’t mind one jot if we said the bad words in the scripts, because they knew we didn’t understand.

I’ll hold on to this volume until the day I die. Because, Percy, far from being a fit consort for a prince of the realm, you would bore the leggings off a village idiot. To ask other readers questions about Blackadderplease sign up. I did realize, reading these, how extremely black the humour is–three of the four series end with most or all of the major characters dying after all!

Some people might think jokes that need to be explained are not funny; I rather approached examples like these there aren’t that many of them, but there are a few blackadde hidden gems that only added to the experience of reading the book. Dec 15, viv rated it it was amazing.

Mar 01, Siobhan Johnson rated it really liked it Shelves: The hhe above are examples of the sort of stuff that is likely to go over most “Who do you think you are?


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It was nice to see the material in writing, and it’s in my opinion quite funny in writing too. Just as strong and impactful in written form. Oct 23, Christopher rated it it was amazing. 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 be my inability to really picture it as I read it, or the speed at which I read, who knows and I just didn’t find it as laugh out loud funny as the TV series itself.

It is exactly what it says it is, so long as one carefully notes the dates in the title: Ahole 04, Kiril Valchev rated dynassty really liked it. Not one to miss an opportunity I readily dyjasty “I see your you’re back” to absolutely no one in particular. Jul 14, Usfromdk rated it it was amazing. I have watched the Blackadder series more than once, but some of the jokes included have always eluded me because of the speed with which things take place.

Jun 02, Evan rated it liked it Shelves: Aug 25, Mel rated it really liked it Bpackadder 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.

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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: Aside from the ball-bouncingly funny scripts themselves, Blackadder also features special bonus sections: In hindsight that may come off as abusive.

Oh well, I had a ripping childhood at any rate. Surprisingly, these scripts give a better sense of the show than is often the case.


Unlike The Complete Fawlty Towersreading the scripts for Blackadder was just as whooe – if not ddamn even more so! But personally I’d mud wrestle my own mother for a ton of cash, an amusing clock, and a blackaddet of French porn.

Not only do you get all the words to the scripts they used in the show you get little things in the stage directions like the descriptions. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Review The greatest work tge fiction since vows of fidelity were included in the French marriage service.

Blackadder: The Whole Damn Dynasty, by Richard Curtis

See 1 question about Blackadder…. Mar 04, Mike rated b,ackadder it was amazing Recommends it for: Follow the hilarious misadventures of the despicable Edmund Blackadder and his dimwitted sidekick Baldrick through four centuries of hopelessly mangled English history: The history is surprisingly well done, though it gets a bit silly very quickly.

The complete scripts of the Blackadder series – hilarious and brilliant.

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The maximum penalty the law hlackadder is to be burned to death. Apr 09, Nirmala Vasigaren rated it it was amazing Shelves: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Most importantly, it acquaints you with the art of verbal abuse, with affection. Feb 06, Alison rated it it was amazing. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. These scrips, though, read as very funny.

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. I was as happy “as 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.