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.