Black-Adder II: Season 1, Episode 4

Money (5 Feb. 1986)

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The president of the Bank of the Black Monks calls upon Blackadder in order to collect a £1000 debt.

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Bishop of Bath & Wells
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The president of the Bank of the Black Monks ("service with a smile and a stab") threatens Edmund with torture and death unless he repays the £1000 he owes. While always portraying himself as fabulously wealthy, Blackadder is in fact totally broke, and so he needs to find a way to make money very quickly.... or find something that the Monks like more than money. Written by Murray Chapman

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The door to Blackadder's study is open prior to Baldrick being thrown through it the second time. The camera pans to Blackadder, then back to the door, which is latched when Baldrick goes through it. See more »

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Blackadder: This place smells worse than a pair of armored trousers after the Hundred Year War. Baldrick! Have you been eating dung again?
Lord Percy: My Lord! I have waited on your return!
[Percy hugs Blackadder]
Blackadder: And thank God you did, Percy, for I was just thinking to myself, "My God, I die in 12 hours, what I really need now is a hug from a complete prat."
Lord Percy: After literally an hour's ceaseless searching, I have succeeded in creating gold, pure gold.
Blackadder: Are you sure?
Lord Percy: Yes, my lord. Behold.
Blackadder: Percy... it's green.
Lord Percy: That's right...
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Good, and a bit better than potato!
3 June 2010 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

My summary is worded this way because I noticed another reviewer said the opposite in their summary. I am not just saying this to be contrary--I really did think is was better and one of the more enjoyable episodes (though I think "Bells" and "Head" were the best).

This episode concerned the very worldly practices of some high church officials. In particular, the Bishop of Bath and Wells, and his love of loaning money. Why? Because he really loves it when people can't pay--as his hot poker goes to work on their bottoms! And who is the next to be tormented for non-payment of his debt? Not surprisingly, it is Edmund Blackadder, of course! So, unless he wants an awful butt-roasting, he'll need to think of something FAST! Something that takes advantage of some of the Bishop's OTHER vices.

While I could see some in the Anglican Church not particularly liking this episode, it's quite enjoyable and silly. And, for once, you actually find yourself feeling a bit sorry for Blackadder, believe it or not.


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