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.
Did You Know?
When Prince George talks about a large eagle circling the room and Duncan's horses turning and eating each other, it is a reference to Macbeth. See more
Several times Blackadder refers to the Duke of Wellington as "the Iron Duke". At the time, he hadn't been given that nickname. See more
Perhaps this disgusting fellow is some sort of blessing in disguise.
If he is, it's a very good disguise.
After all, did the Lord not send Moses a lowly earthworm to comfort him in his torment?
Well, it's the sort of thing he might have done.