Following an audience with Sir Walter Raleigh, Queen Elizabeth announces the possibility of her marrying an adventurer. Edmund Blackadder immediately announces his own voyage of discovery, despite his lack of experience, a ship or crew, personal courage, or the intention of actually carrying it out.
Did You Know?
Numerous Jokes are made about Sir Walter Raleigh being executed if he is unable to appease the Queen, in reality this is actually the fate that Raleigh met after being executed for treason, although this was 15 years after the death of Queen Elizabeth the first. See more
During Blackadder's conversation with captain Redbeard Rum, the microphone can be seen several times in the upper right corner. See more
Blackadder! Blackadder! He heard the new world call. / Blackadder! Blackadder! Discovered bugger all!