* EnsembleDarkhorse / OneSceneWonder: BRIGADIER BLASTER SUMP, DAMN YOU! (It's helped by the fact he's played by StephenFry).
* JerkSue: Habib.
* SoOkayItsAverage: It's not all ''bad''. It can be quite funny. But there are ''much'' better (and worse) British comedies out there.
* ToughActToFollow: It was unlikely the series was ever going to be better than Elton and Atkinson's previous work on ''{{Blackadder}}''.
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