While the final scene of great British comedy 'Blackadder' does end with the death of the characters we come to love, it is not so much their passing that sets off the tears. The sincere and touching manner in which the realities for a soldier in the Great War it is dealt with, as they admit their fear of what fate awaits them, is enough to bring a lump to the throat of even the hardest of folk.
The famous dissolve into an image of the same field filled with poppies was extremely powerful. Voted as one of television's greatest moments, it showed 'Blackadder' to be one of the most intelligent as well one of the funniest of British sitcoms.
Watch here as the recurring key cast meet their end as they are finally ordered to venture 'over the top' to meet their German foes in the lunacy and chaos that was The Big Push of the Great War: %%youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IglUmgYGxLM&feature=related
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