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The history is surprisingly well done, though it gets a bit silly very quickly. Otherwise, the show is damn near as funny in print as on the screen, especially when one has seen most of the episodes as many times as I have. Open Preview See a Problem?

Blackadder: The Whole Damn Dynasty, by Richard Curtis

Paperbackpages. Then look no further. It is exactly what it says it is, so long as one carefully notes the dates in the title: There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Mar 01, Siobhan Johnson rated it really liked it Shelves: 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.

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. Would it hold up in written form, or fall flat like the scripts for say, Fawlty Towers did?


These scrips, though, read as very funny. Jun 30, Sue rated it it was amazing Shelves: You should watch the series first — the actors add an awful lot to the damb. Preview — Blackadder by Richard Curtis. 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 famn the reading of this at all.

It’s worth buying for the all the extras, like Baldrick’s family tree.

If you’re not familiar with Blackadder, your life is incomplete. Well other than watching the series! A must for any Blackadder fan.

Blackadder: The Whole Damn Dynasty, 1485-1917

Fans of British comedy. If you’re a Blackadder fan, you’ll love this book. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Atkinson, create a fifth series which takes place during the sixties The extras included are quite satisfying as well. The series is one of the funniest things I have ever seen. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

A full compilation of scripts from series with some interesting and hilarious bits thrown in. Jul 12, Keith rated it really liked it Shelves: In case of a catastrophic electrical grid failure, Blafkadder still have my Blackadder to peruse with glee. Unlike The Complete Fawlty Towersreading the scripts for Blackadder was wuole as entertaining – if not almost even more so!


Primarily, this is just a book of all the scripts of all the episode – excluding the one-off special for the millennium, because that had’t been made at the time.

Admittedly, I’ve seen most of the episodes, so I can “hear” the characters, but I doubt that is a major factor. Sep 10, Lisa rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Just as strong and vamn in written form. But personally I’d mud wrestle my own mother for a ton of cash, an amusing clock, and a sack of French porn.

Blackadder: The Whole Damn Dynasty

I laughed till my body ached I’d even go as far as proclaiming my sense of humour in early childhood initially was solely derived from Blackadder’s peculiar brand of witticisms and sarcastic insults. In hindsight that may come off as abusive.

A must-have for any fan. Follow the hilarious misadventures of the despicable Edmund Blackadder and his dimwitted sidekick Baldrick through four centuries of hopelessly mangled English history: A must-have for Blackadder fans, and probably for any fan of British situational comedy.

Books by Richard Curtis. One of the best comedies to come out of Britian in book format, what more can you ask for? The suspense was killing me.