Lord Blackadder employs a young man called 'Bob' to whom he finds himself attracted, much to his dismay.
Blackadder is made Lord High Executioner and, in an attempt to save time, decides to alter the schedule.
Jealous of Sir Walter Raleigh's relationship with the Queen, Blackadder goes on a voyage of his own.
Blackadder is visited by the baby-eating Bishop of Bath and Wells, who has come to collect on a loan.
Blackadder hosts a drinking society while trying to impress a fanatically Puritanical aunt and uncle.
Blackadder and Melchett are kidnapped by the German Prince Ludwig and held for ransom.