Blackadder Goes Forth, Part 2: Corporal Punishment

Despite problems with communications, orders for another mission arrive and Blackadder breaches regulations by eating the messenger. Can the Flanders pigeon murderer avoid the firing squad?

Mmmmmm, delicious plump-breasted pigeon…

Part 1 of 3 (each about 10 minutes long)

Part 2

Part 3

Our next episode, Major Star, will be shown on Thursday.  Stay tuned!

5 thoughts on “Blackadder Goes Forth, Part 2: Corporal Punishment

  1. There is an excellent article in CommonDreams today on a couple of lectures given by Noam Chomsky:

    Noam Chomsky: No Change in US ‘Mafia Principle’

    He covers a lot of ground on our foreign policies and how we should not expect much to change with the Obama administration.

    He hammers this home:

    “There is basically no significant change in the fundamental traditional conception that we if can control Middle East energy resources, then we can control the world,” explained Chomsky.

  2. Ooh muse, I’m channeling you today. Just answered Paul on the pipeline thread – same idea.

    Chomsky is spot on. In the post Peak Oil world (Mad Max is looking like it might come true), it is going to get ugly.

    It might be a little unfair, but the Soviet Union talked of spreading ‘peace’ the same way that the US talks of spreading ‘democracy’.

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