Movies and TV shows like Blackadder Goes Forth

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Blackadder Goes Forth (1989)
 8.8
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Blackadder Goes Forth (1989)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: UK
Duration: 175 min.
TV show
Story: It is 1917, and lunatic General Sir Anthony Cecil Hogmanay Melchett is leading the British troops at the front lines against the Germans, while everyone waits for Field Marshall Haig's big push. There are various emotions throughout the camp about it. For Captain Kevin Darling, Melchett's bull-dog-like right-hand man, it makes no difference, as it appears he will be safe and sound with the general when the big push occurs. For Lieutenant George Colhurst Saint Barleigh, he is overly excited at thrashing the Germans. For Private S. (probably for Sod-Off) Baldrick, it's a terrifying experience he is not looking forward to. For Captain Edmund Blackadder, however, it's something he's too cowardly too face. Self-centered, arrogant, and sarcastic, Blackadder is always constantly searching for a way out of this silly war, and will try various, often crazy, variations on escape, all of which will take a turn he never expected. Sharing a dugout with George and Baldrick, his main obstacle for ...
Style: humorous, realistic, witty, not serious, sitcom, offbeat
Audience: kids
Plot: world war one, satire, dark humor, love, soldier, officer, insanity, captain, war, survival, spy, army, military, escape, german, intelligence, escapades, dimwit, assistant, commander, weirdo, military life, disorder, henchman, stupidity ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: england, united kingdom

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Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 180 min.
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Duration: 30 min.
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