Pitt the Younger is young and precocious, and has just been elected Prime Minister. Determined to keep his campaign promises, he announces his intention to strike Prince George from the Civil List. More to save his own skin than the Prince's, Edmund Blackadder announces Baldrick's candidacy for a vacant MP post in order to stop him. Written by
Did You Know?
In the first episode of this series Baldrick is ennobled. At the time it was impossible to strip someone of their noble title, so throughout the rest of the series Baldrick is technically 'Lord Baldrick', and would have the right to sit and vote in the House of Lords. See more
According to Blackadder, William Pitt the Elder is succeeded as Prime Minister by William Pitt the Younger. Pitt the Elder was Prime Minister from 1766 until 1768, while Pitt the Younger did not become Prime Minister until 1783. Both Pitts died before the Regency Era. See more
[Baldrick is applying for Parliament
Minimum bribe level?
One turnip. Oh, hang on, I don't want to price myself out of the market.