Trivia: When Blackadder is explaining how he caught the nurse as the German spy by saying three schools of which only two were great universities, Melchett says "Quite right, Oxford's a right dump." This is an in-joke, as Stephen Fry (who played Melchett) went to Cambridge, and Rowan Atkinson (Blackadder) went to Oxford.
Blackadder: I remember Massingbird's most famous case - the Case of the Bloody Knife. A man was found next to a murdered body. He had the knife in his hand, thirteen witnesses had seen him stab the victim and when the police arrived he said 'I'm glad I killed the bastard.' Massingbird not only got him off, he got hom knighted in the New Year's Honours list, and the relatives of the victim had to pay to get the blood washed out of his jacket.
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