Blackadder discovers that the Prince Regent is completely broke, which puts a dent in his embezzlement ambitions. With parliament growing tired of continually giving the Prince handouts, Blackadder devises a cunning plan to restore their fortunes by marriage into a wealthy family. This plan is hampered by the fact that nobody in their right mind would want to marry the Prince.
Did You Know?
The scene in which Blackadder is telling George what to say to Amy as he stands beneath her window, and later pretends to be George himself to woo her, is a direct reference to the famous scene in Edmond Rostand's 'Cyrano de Bergerac.' Coincidentally, Blackadder's first name is also Edmond. See more
Amy fires two consecutive shots from a single-shot flintlock pistol - each time the weapon is fired in the episode the hammer does not snap forward, the gun is too quiet for such a weapon and there is also a lack of black-powder smoke discharge. See more
Bills, bills, bills. One is born, one runs up bills, one dies. What have I got to show for it? Nothing. A butler's uniform and a slightly effeminate hairdo. Sometimes I feel like a pelican - whichever way I turn I still have an enormous bill in front of me.
Spoofs The Wicked Lady