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
Pitt the younger states "as I said to Chancellor Messernich at the congress of Strasbourg...", this is an error by the actor. He means to say "Chancellor Metternich" (noted Austrain chancellor Klemens von Metternich). See more
Pitt the Younger
Mr. Speaker, Members of the House, I shall be brief, as I have rather unfortunately become Prime Minister right in the middle of my exams.