With all of London enchanted by the escapades of the Scarlet Pimpernel, Edmund Blackadder makes a bet with the Prince that he can similarly rescue a nobleman from France. As always, he has no intention of actually doing this, but instead devises a cunning plan of deceit. Written by
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The Terror, during which many of the French nobility were executed, ended in 1794, 17 before the Regency in Britain, the period of the show. See more
His Royal Highness, the Pinhead of Wales, summons me. I feel almost well-disposed towards him this morning. Utter chump though he may be, at least he's not French.