Edmund Blackadder is amused to learn that his Scottish cousin McAdder has arrived in London, once again determined to wreak havoc and break hearts. Meanwhile, the Prince Regent has seduced some relatives of the Duke of Wellington, who is back from his military campaign in Europe and keen to defend the honor of his young female relatives. Written by
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Though the writers were generally respectful of the fourth wall, and extremely careful to avoid modern anachronisms, this episode contains a rare overt meta-reference: Blackadder says that hundreds of years later, he wants "episodes of [his] life to be played out weekly at half past nine by some great heroic actor of the age." See more
Although King George III of Great Britain was also Elector (later king) of Hanover, he was more British than German. George probably spoke English without an accent since he was born in England and never visited Germany. See more
Don't even try to work it out Baldrick. Two people you know well have exchanged coats and now you don't know which is which.
Referenced in The Mighty Boosh