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  Edmund and Prince GeorgeAmy and Amiability
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As ever, the Prince is terminally short of cash, so he is persuaded to marry the fantastically wealthy heiress, Miss Amy Hardwood.

Having wooed her heart for the Prince with a lot of drippy poetry, Blackadder is disgusted to learn that the Hardwoods have been lying about their fortunes from industry, and in fact have been living off lard butties for five years.

The royal wedding is off. Amy reveals to Blackadder that she is in fact the famous highwayman, The Shadow. Blackadder's cash-flow problems are over: he tips off the authorities and collects a 10,000 reward.

quotes
quote Blackadder: I'm as poor as a church mouse, that's just had an enormous tax bill on the very day his wife ran off with another mouse, taking all the cheese.

quote Blackadder: Baldrick, have you no idea what irony is?
Baldrick: Yes, it's like goldy and bronzy only it's made out of iron.


quote Blackadder: Ha ! I laugh at danger and drop ice cubes down the vest of fear.

quote Blackadder: The girl is wetter than a haddock's bathing costume.

1766 and all that
1766 Caroline of Brunswick, who in real life went on to be the Prince's bride, is revealed to have the worst personality in Germany, "and, as you can imagine, that's up against some pretty stiff competition."

quiz
try a quiz Test Your Cunning Try the Blackadder series three quiz.

more
Hail Prince George George: I'm a gay bachelor, Blackadder. I'm a roarer, a rogerer, a gorger and a puker! I can't marry, I'm young, I'm firm buttocked...

Insult of the episode Blackadder: Mrs M, if we were the last three humans on earth, I would be trying to start a family with Baldrick.

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Blackadder Episode Guide
Series One Black Adder
The Foretelling
Born To Be King
The Archbishop
The Queen of Spain's Beard
Witchsmeller Pursuivant
The Black Seal

Series OneBlackadder II
Bells
Head
Potato
Money
Beer
Chains
Series One Blackadder the Third
Dish & Dishonesty
Ink & Incapability
Nob & Nobility
Sense & Senility
Amy & Amiability
Duel & Duality
Series four Blackadder Goes Forth
Captain Cook
Corporal Punishment
Major Star
Private Plane
General Hospital
Goodbyeee




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