We mark the end of our first week of British comedy couple profiles with a somewhat ‘unconventional’ couple. With Hugo and Alice, you had two people that didn’t even know they were a couple. With Edmund Blackadder and Baldrick, you have two people that have been together for 432 years from the British monarchy to World War I. How can you not be considered in the running for favorite British comedy couple of all-time with that longevity?
Couple #7 – A cunning plan
Without question, one of the funniest lines in the history of British comedy as written by Richard Curtis….funniest to me, anyway.
Unfortunately, the long-time rumors of a fifth season of Blackadder after all these years are just that, rumors. The best one I think I ever heard was that it would be set in 1960’s London with Blackadder in a Dave Clark 5-type rock and roll band with a drummer called, Bald Rick. I’m ready to buy it if it’s ever made.
Re-cap of the first week….before voting on Saturday, Feb 13
Couple #1 – Audrey fforbes-Hamilton and Richard DeVere
Couple #2 – Tom and Barbara Good
Couple #3 – Jerry and Margo Ledbetter
Couple #4 – Basil and Sybil Fawlty
Couple #5 – Tom Ballard and Diana Trent
Couple #6 – Hugo Horton and Alice Tinker