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PEE Poll: Blackadder Back and Forth
0 - Horrible   -1 (8.3%)
1 - Bad   -0 (0%)
2 - Ok   -3 (25%)
3 - Good   -2 (16.7%)
4 - Great   -6 (50%)
Total Members Voted: 12

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« on: 04-21-2002 14:01 »

Well, seeing as it's on now i was wondering what you lot think of it.
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« Reply #1 on: 04-21-2002 14:07 »

I'm taping it now, I hope it is as good as other Blackadders  :)
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« Reply #2 on: 04-21-2002 14:08 »

Im watching it right now!
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« Reply #3 on: 04-21-2002 14:12 »

I saw it at the dome, top stuff! Luckilly they didn't have the 'canned laughter' overlayed onto it, it seems much better without it.

Now not a spoiler as it was on 10 secs ago

Blackadder punches Will Shakespear

Blackadder: That is for every schoolboy and schoolgirl for the next 400 years

Also:
Blackadder: One of times greatest mysteries solved. The dinosaurs were infact wiped out by your underpants.
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« Reply #4 on: 04-21-2002 16:03 »

Actually Back and Forth was the first BlackAdder I had ever seen. I always thought the show was stupid until I actually watched it after Back and Forth cuz I never spent anytime to listen to it. And now I don't mind the show cuz I"ve seen Back and Forth.
I thought it was great. It was a very smart piece of writing and I love the idea of it. What the hey, I"m gonna bring out the whole shabang - rating it 4. Great!
Kryten

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« Reply #5 on: 04-21-2002 20:42 »

Hmm... never seen Back and Forth... was that the fifth season?
Ben

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« Reply #6 on: 04-21-2002 20:52 »

I was a one-off wasn't it? I saw it ages ago, but it wasn't as good as the 2nd and 4th series.
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« Reply #7 on: 04-21-2002 21:22 »

 
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Hmm... never seen Back and Forth... was that the fifth season?
it was just a short movie sort of thing. and it's nowhere near as good as the series, but it's still okay.
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« Reply #8 on: 04-22-2002 01:28 »
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Blackadder Goes Forth--not to be confused with the movie Blackadder Back and Forth, mind you--was so flawless and the ending so heartwrenching that I've forgotten the fairly blah third series. Haven't seen the movie save for small bits, and don't think I'll like it, but I think it's in the DVD set, so I will see it eventually.
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« Reply #9 on: 04-22-2002 03:10 »

Good but not great, the best series was series 2 in my opinion. Scariest thing about it was that it was made especially for the dreaded Millinium Dome what a waste of my tax money that was.
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« Reply #10 on: 04-22-2002 04:32 »

I've just borrowed all 4 Series of Blackadder off my auntie so I'm in the middle of watching them all  :) I've never seen "Back and Forth", has it just got Blackadder and Baldrick in it or does it have some of the other actors who were in the original Blackadders with them. Such as Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry and Tim McInnerny?  :)
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« Reply #11 on: 04-22-2002 04:37 »
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The Internet Movie Database is an excellent source for questions like this and much much more. Here's Blackadder Back And Forth; you can also find the others at the IMDb, of course.

(Futurama fans will appreciate the "Crazy Credits" listed for this one. Check!)
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« Reply #12 on: 04-22-2002 09:15 »

Great stuff  :D I just watched it and it was really funny, I especially liked the ending, nice to see Blackadder succeed  :)
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« Reply #13 on: 04-22-2002 09:58 »

I liked it. It was funny and good, but not quite as good as the original TV shows in my opinion. Good but not great.
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« Reply #14 on: 04-22-2002 16:01 »

 
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Originally posted by wu_konguk:
Scariest thing about it was that it was made especially for the dreaded Millinium Dome what a waste of my tax money that was.

-Ahem- I don't think any tax money was actually spent on building the dome or financing any films associated with it. The problems arose when it actually closed...
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« Reply #15 on: 04-22-2002 16:32 »

 
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the best series was series 2 in my opinion.
that i agree with. "Head" is the best episode ever.
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« Reply #16 on: 04-29-2002 02:30 »

 
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Originally posted by BarneyBurnham:
 -Ahem- I don't think any tax money was actually spent on building the dome or financing any films associated with it. The problems arose when it actually closed...


Okey my bad   :cool: but never the less it was a waste of money.
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« Reply #17 on: 04-29-2002 03:18 »

BBAF was "horrible". Simply becasue all the other Blackadders before it set such a high standard, making this 'special' appear like a mouldy can of tripe.
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« Reply #18 on: 04-29-2002 10:51 »

 
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Originally posted by Tweek:
Great stuff   :D I just watched it and it was really funny, I especially liked the ending, nice to see Blackadder succeed   :)

I prefered the end credits ending, the lyrics were great!
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« Reply #19 on: 04-29-2002 11:25 »

I watched the video at my mate's house. But on the TV version, it had laughing and sorry but i cant stand this. Its one of those fake audience laughs like they have on Sabrina (the teenage witch!)
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« Reply #20 on: 04-29-2002 11:30 »

Yea, that ruined it!
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« Reply #21 on: 04-29-2002 11:50 »

grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr.
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« Reply #22 on: 04-29-2002 11:54 »

It wasn't on the original in the Dome, 1 advantage. I also downloaded a version and that didn't have it.
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