Blackadder: The guns have stopped because we are about to attack. Not even our generals are mad enough to shell their own men. They feel it's more sporting to let the Germans do it.
There are in fact two versions of the bonfire scene. Although most countries use the intended censored version (where somebody coughs right as Edmund says the F word) there are a few US editions where you can hear him swearing uninterrupted. See more...
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Plot hole: The timing in the episode "Head" is completely muddled up. Lady Farrow is shown petitioning the Queen to see her husband and states "My husband dies tomorrow." placing the scene on the Tuesday (Farrow was scheduled to be executed on the Wednesday). In the next scene Percy is asked by Blackadder how the executions went; he then turns to the Ploppys and states "I've got a few notes on today's show" placing the scene on Monday (as Drake and Ethingham were scheduled for execution on Monday and Farrow's death was moved to the same day to give Blackadder the rest of the week off). Lady Farrow then enters with the death warrant she obtained from the Queen in the previous scene, seemingly having travelled back in time a day.
Continuity: When Blackadder, Queenie and Nursey are all comforting Melchett, there is a shot from the side view of Melchett, he is holding his head with his left hand. Then there is a shot from behind Melchett, he still has his hand on his head but when the shot returns to the side, Melchett no longer has his hand on his head.