blackadder on bullying and shorts
Blackadder was a BBC history sitcom, each series set in a different era. Blackadder 2, made in 1986, was set in the sixteenth century court of Elizabeth 1. From the final episode, Chains:
Ludwig: I am going to overthrow your queen and your country. the master of disguise will become the master of the world.
Blackaddder: Ah yes Ludwig, just one thing before you go...
Blackadder: Were you ever bullied at school?
Ludwig: What do you mean?
Blackadder: Well, all this ranting and raving about power, there must be a reason for it.
Ludwig: No, not at all, at my school to have greasy hair and spots was a sign of maturity.
Blackadder: Ha, i thought so.And I bet your mother made you wear shorts, right up to the final year.
Ludwig: Shut up, shut up. When I'm king of England no one will call me Shortie Greasy Spot-pot ever again.
Melchett: Touched a nerve there, I think.
This poll was created on 2005-01-31 17:31:34