Wednesday, May 7, 2014

R. v. Blackadder

Global Military Justice Reform is pleased to offer this YouTube of the climactic trial scene in R. v. Captain Edmund Blackadder. The Charge and Specification: killing General Sir Anthony Cecil Hogmanay Melchett's pet pigeon Speckled Jim. Pleas: Not Guilty. Findings: Guilty. Sentence: To suffer death by shooting ("tomorrow, at dawn"). Rowan Atkinson (first row, right) had the title role in this episode from the popular BBC series.

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