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.
Did You Know?
This was Tim McInnerny
's only appearance in the series. He declined a recurring role for fear of being typecast, but he did agree to a guest role. See more
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
If I don't make it back, please write to my mother and tell her I've been alive all the time. It's just that I couldn't be bothered to get in touch with the old bat.
References The Scarlet Pimpernel