Blackadder discovers that the Prince Regent is completely broke, which puts a dent in his embezzlement ambitions. With parliament growing tired of continually giving the Prince handouts, Blackadder devises a cunning plan to restore their fortunes by marriage into a wealthy family. This plan is hampered by the fact that nobody in their right mind would want to marry the Prince. Written by
Did You Know?
This is a parody of the British film The Wicked Lady
(1945) as shown by both the basic plot of a woman posing as a male highwayman and the fact that Amy, while pretending to be a man, speaks in an imitation of the voice of James Mason
, who starred as Captain Jackson in the original movie. See more
As confirmed by the credits, the highway robber's victims are the Duke of Cheapside and Miss Cheapside, his daughter. The daughter of a Duke has the title 'Lady' followed by her forename and surname. See more
The important thing is that they must not be alone together before the wedding.
That's not really fair to her, is it?
It's not really fair on him, either. The girl is wetter than a haddock's bathing costume.