Blackadder tries everything he can think of to get sent back to England when orders come in to go over the top in the first charge against the Germans since 1914.
Blackadder is assigned to find the spy working out of the hospital.
Blackadder and the boys join the Royal Air Corps, where they are promptly shot down behind enemy lines.
Blackadder grabs yet another opportunity to return to England by organizing a morale-raising music hall show, including Baldrick's Charlie Chaplin impersonation and George's appearance as a lady songstress who captures the General's heart.
Edmund is sentenced to death by firing squad for shooting and eating the General's favourite messenger pigeon.
Blackadder tries painting and cooking as ploys to avoid the scheduled big push out of the trenches.