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
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When Baldrick is showing the Bishop of Bath & Wells the painting of him in a dicey pose with Lord Percy, you can clearly see the unseen drawing is being held with the picture frame facing the camera, thus the Bishop is looking at the back of the painting. See more
Bishop of Bath and Wells
[Blackadder has blackmailed the Bishop with a nude painting of him with Percy
Never, in all my years, have I encountered such cruel and foul-minded perversity! Have you ever considered a career in the church?
No, I could never get used to the underwear.