Blackadder II (1986)
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Bells 

Blackadder develops feelings for a woman posing as his male servant.

Director:

Mandie Fletcher

Writers:

Richard Curtis (by), Ben Elton (by)
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Rowan Atkinson ... Edmund Blackadder
Tim McInnerny ... Lord Percy
Tony Robinson ... Baldrick
Miranda Richardson ... Queen Elizabeth I
Stephen Fry ... Lord Melchett
Patsy Byrne Patsy Byrne ... Nursie
Gabrielle Glaister ... Kate / Bob
Rik Mayall ... Flashheart
John Grillo ... Dr. Leech
Edward Jewesbury ... Kate's Father
Barbara Miller Barbara Miller ... Wisewoman
Sadie Shimmin Sadie Shimmin ... Young Crone
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Storyline

Rather than become a prostitute as her father desires, Kate decides to seek her fortune in London disguised as a male. She gains employment in the house of Edmund Blackadder, who finds himself strangely attracted to this new "manservant" and unsure what to do about it. Written by Murray Chapman

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Comedy

Certificate:

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Trivia

The sequences on location in which Blackadder courts Bob were filmed at the same location as the ending titles of each episode (Wilton House, Wiltshire), and was the only location filming done for this series of Blackadder. See more »

Goofs

The wise woman that Blackadder visits suggests that he kill Bob. But Blackadder never mentioned the name of his servant to the wise woman so she would have no way of knowing Bob's name. See more »

Quotes

Kate's Father: I'm sad because, my darling, our poverty has reached such extremes that I can no longer afford to keep us and must look to my own dear tiny darling to sustain me in my frail dotage.
Kate: But father surely...
Kate's Father: Yes, Kate. I want you to become a prostitute.
Kate: Never! Father.
Kate's Father: Do you defy me?
Kate: Indeed I do for tis better to die poor than to live in shame and ignominy.
Kate's Father: No it isn't.
Kate: I'm young and strong, clever, my nose is pretty. I shall find another way to earn a living.
Kate's Father: Oh please go on the game. It's a steady job and...
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Referenced in Stardust (2007) See more »

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Bob
2 April 2020 | by bevo-13678See all my reviews

Ha ha what an idiot. Bob is a woman pretending to be a man. How can he not notice!!!!! Lol


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 January 1986 (UK) See more »

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