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* ShapedLikeItself: When Blackadder asks the Young Crone how to find the Wise Woman:
--->'''Young Crone:''' Two things must ye know about the Wise Woman! First...[[MundaneMadeAwesome she is...a woman!]] And second, she is...\\
'''Blackadder:''' [[DeadpanSnarker Wise?]]\\
'''Young Crone:''' You do know her then?

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* SmokingHotSex: After "Bob" reveals her actual gender by flashing her boobs at Edmund, we jump ahead to two minutes later...and they're sitting together smoking old-time churchwarden pipes.

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* MurderIsTheBestSolution: The Wise Woman's three solutions to Blackadder's problem are 1) Kill Bob, 2) Kill yourself, or 3) [[LargeHam KILL EVERYONE ELSE IN THE WHOLE WORLD!]]


'''Flasheart:''' "Flash

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'''Flasheart:''' "Flash"Flash
* LoveAtFirstSight: Blackadder and Bob are smitten with each other the instant she walks in the door.
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* ComicallyMissingThePoint: Nursie recounts Elizabeth's birth, with everyone being excited at the prospect of Henry the VIII having a male heir without a winkle. It took Thomas More to point out that a boy without a winkle is in fact a girl.

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* ComicallyMissingThePoint: ComicallyMissingThePoint:
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Nursie recounts Elizabeth's birth, with everyone being excited at the prospect of Henry the VIII UsefulNotes/HenryVIII having a male heir without a winkle. It took Thomas More to point out that a boy without a winkle is in fact a girl.girl.
** Blackadder decides he doesn't want his father-in-law-to-be at his wedding and pays him a bribe to leave the venue. When his fiance Kate gets upset at this, he reassures her that he'll get Baldrick to beat him up after the wedding and they'll get the money back.


* BaitAndSwitch: Edmund repeatedly implies that he'd love for Percy to be his best man only to supply another name at the last minute; Queenie isn't having any of that, with her screeching at Edmund until he actually puts the offer on the table for Percy.



'''Flasheart:''' "Flash by name [looks to camera] - Flash by nature! [Strikes a pose] Hooray!" [Strikes another pose] \\
'''All:''' Hooray!
* InherentlyFunnyWords:
** The episode gets a lot of mileage out of Creator/RowanAtkinson's pronunciation of the name "Bob" (Atkinson has difficulty with the letter "b", and tends to elongate it to bbbbbob).
** Not to mention "winkle".
* KickTheDog:
** Blackadder kicking Baldrick out in favour of "Bob", then hiring him on again, but at the cost of making him work more, and for absolutely nothing at all.
** Kate tries introducing Blackadder to her dad, only for him to mistake the man for a vagrant and tell him to get lost. Taken further when Blackadder tries giving him a BegoneBribe, which Kate's dad willingly accepts ("ten pounds should do the trick.") Taken ''furtherer'' when Blackadder then mentions he'll have Baldrick take it back afterwards.
* LargeHam: Flasheart through and through: "I've got a plan! And it's as hot as my ''pants''!"
** This is only natural, as he is Creator/RikMayall. Rowan Atkinson had trouble keeping his face straight.
** The Wise Woman as well.
* MemeticBadass: In-universe, Lord Flasheart.
* MistakenForGay: Queenie, Melchett and the doctor mistake Edmund for having a crush on his male servant. In fact, he's starting to worry himself.
* MurderIsTheBestSolution: The Wise Woman's solution to Blackadder's romantic problems are thus; Kill Bob, kill himself, or kill EVERYONE IN THE WHOLE WORLD! Blackadder is not enthused by any of these options.
* OffscreenRealityWarp: Flasheart and Kate manage to leave the room, switch clothes and ready their exit in the time it takes Edmund to speak a sentence.
* TheOldestProfession: Why Kate decides to disguise herself as a boy in the first place, because her father wanted her to go on the game in order to support him.
* OrAreYouJustHappyToSeeMe: Flasheart to Nursie: "Am I pleased to see you or did I just put a ''canoe'' in my pocket? WOOF!"
* {{Pantomime}}: Bob is a parody of the thigh-slapping Principal Boy, if it's still possible to parody that.
* PoliticallyCorrectHistory: Zigzagged, but mostly on the side of averted. Everyone's concerned by Blackadder apparently being in love with his manservant, but don't go much further. Meanwhile, the doctor Blackadder goes to see chastises him for it.
-->'''Doctor:'''Naturally you're worried.
-->'''Blackadder:''' Of course I'm worried.
-->'''Doctor:''' Of course you are! It's not every day a man wakes up to find he's a screaming bender with no more right to walk God's green earth than a weasel!
* ReallyGetsAround: Percy's love interest, the unseen Jane Harrington, who, according to Edmund "goes like a privy door when the plague is in town" and "wants to be buried in a Y-shaped casket". Edmund implies that he slept with her before she caught Percy's eye... and so did Baldrick.
* ShapedLikeItself: There are two things you need to know about the Wise Woman. She is a woman, and she is wise.
* ShoutOutToShakespeare: The plot of the episode, of a young woman disguising herself as a man to go into service and falling in love with her employer, is particularly based on a significant plot thread of ''Theatre/TwelfthNight''.
* SmokingHotSex: Edmund and Kate smoke pipes after having sex.
* StatusQuoIsGod: Edmund gets married in the first episode? Of course not, Lord Flasheart runs off with the bride!
* StupidSexyFlanders: How Edmund feels about Bob.
* SweetPollyOliver: Kate, as Bob. She eventually decides she likes boys' clothes better.
* SweetOnPollyOliver: Edmund falls madly in love with Bob. Really, it's the nicest we've ever seen him.
* TookALevelInBadass: The entire Blackadder family, in comparison to their idiotic ancestor from the first series.
* UnusualEuphemism: Or at least, an innocent word which is interpreted this way. When Blackadder complains to his doctor about his "manservant", the doctor initially takes it to mean something more anatomical.
* WholesomeCrossdresser: Both Kate and Flash wind up this way, switching clothes and riding off into the sunset together.
* WitchDoctor: the Wise Woman Edmund goes to see.
* WorstAid: Elizabethan medicine consists of leeches for everything.
* YeOldeButcheredeEnglishe: (In a dark swamp)
-->''''Blackadder''': Tell me, young crone, is this Putney? \\
'''Young Crone:''' ''[in a cackling Cockney accent]'' That it be. That it be. \\
'''Blackadder''': "Yes, it is", not "that it be." You don't have to talk in that stupid voice to me. I'm not a tourist.
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'''Flasheart:''' "Flash by name [looks to camera] - Flash by nature! [Strikes a pose] Hooray!" [Strikes another pose] \\
'''All:''' Hooray!
* InherentlyFunnyWords:
** The episode gets a lot of mileage out of Creator/RowanAtkinson's pronunciation of the name "Bob" (Atkinson has difficulty with the letter "b", and tends to elongate it to bbbbbob).
** Not to mention "winkle".
* KickTheDog:
** Blackadder kicking Baldrick out in favour of "Bob", then hiring him on again, but at the cost of making him work more, and for absolutely nothing at all.
** Kate tries introducing Blackadder to her dad, only for him to mistake the man for a vagrant and tell him to get lost. Taken further when Blackadder tries giving him a BegoneBribe, which Kate's dad willingly accepts ("ten pounds should do the trick.") Taken ''furtherer'' when Blackadder then mentions he'll have Baldrick take it back afterwards.
* LargeHam: Flasheart through and through: "I've got a plan! And it's as hot as my ''pants''!"
** This is only natural, as he is Creator/RikMayall. Rowan Atkinson had trouble keeping his face straight.
** The Wise Woman as well.
* MemeticBadass: In-universe, Lord Flasheart.
* MistakenForGay: Queenie, Melchett and the doctor mistake Edmund for having a crush on his male servant. In fact, he's starting to worry himself.
* MurderIsTheBestSolution: The Wise Woman's solution to Blackadder's romantic problems are thus; Kill Bob, kill himself, or kill EVERYONE IN THE WHOLE WORLD! Blackadder is not enthused by any of these options.
* OffscreenRealityWarp: Flasheart and Kate manage to leave the room, switch clothes and ready their exit in the time it takes Edmund to speak a sentence.
* TheOldestProfession: Why Kate decides to disguise herself as a boy in the first place, because her father wanted her to go on the game in order to support him.
* OrAreYouJustHappyToSeeMe: Flasheart to Nursie: "Am I pleased to see you or did I just put a ''canoe'' in my pocket? WOOF!"
* {{Pantomime}}: Bob is a parody of the thigh-slapping Principal Boy, if it's still possible to parody that.
* PoliticallyCorrectHistory: Zigzagged, but mostly on the side of averted. Everyone's concerned by Blackadder apparently being in love with his manservant, but don't go much further. Meanwhile, the doctor Blackadder goes to see chastises him for it.
-->'''Doctor:'''Naturally you're worried.
-->'''Blackadder:''' Of course I'm worried.
-->'''Doctor:''' Of course you are! It's not every day a man wakes up to find he's a screaming bender with no more right to walk God's green earth than a weasel!
* ReallyGetsAround: Percy's love interest, the unseen Jane Harrington, who, according to Edmund "goes like a privy door when the plague is in town" and "wants to be buried in a Y-shaped casket". Edmund implies that he slept with her before she caught Percy's eye... and so did Baldrick.
* ShapedLikeItself: There are two things you need to know about the Wise Woman. She is a woman, and she is wise.
* ShoutOutToShakespeare: The plot of the episode, of a young woman disguising herself as a man to go into service and falling in love with her employer, is particularly based on a significant plot thread of ''Theatre/TwelfthNight''.
* SmokingHotSex: Edmund and Kate smoke pipes after having sex.
* StatusQuoIsGod: Edmund gets married in the first episode? Of course not, Lord Flasheart runs off with the bride!
* StupidSexyFlanders: How Edmund feels about Bob.
* SweetPollyOliver: Kate, as Bob. She eventually decides she likes boys' clothes better.
* SweetOnPollyOliver: Edmund falls madly in love with Bob. Really, it's the nicest we've ever seen him.
* TookALevelInBadass: The entire Blackadder family, in comparison to their idiotic ancestor from the first series.
* UnusualEuphemism: Or at least, an innocent word which is interpreted this way. When Blackadder complains to his doctor about his "manservant", the doctor initially takes it to mean something more anatomical.
* WholesomeCrossdresser: Both Kate and Flash wind up this way, switching clothes and riding off into the sunset together.
* WitchDoctor: the Wise Woman Edmund goes to see.
* WorstAid: Elizabethan medicine consists of leeches for everything.
* YeOldeButcheredeEnglishe: (In a dark swamp)
-->''''Blackadder''': Tell me, young crone, is this Putney? \\
'''Young Crone:''' ''[in a cackling Cockney accent]'' That it be. That it be. \\
'''Blackadder''': "Yes, it is", not "that it be." You don't have to talk in that stupid voice to me. I'm not a tourist.
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* AbsurdlyDedicatedWorker: Parodied when Blackadder fires Baldrick in favor of [[SweetPollyOliver Bob]].
--> '''Edmund:''' Well, Bob, welcome on board. Sorry Baldrick, any reason why you are still here?\\
'''Baldrick:''' Euh .. I've got nowhere to go, my lord.\\
'''Edmund:''' O surely you will be allowed to starve to death in one of the royal parks.\\
'''Baldrick:''' I've been in your service since I was two and a half, my lord.\\
'''Edmund:''' Well that is the why I am so utterly sick of the sight of you.\\
'''Baldrick:''' Couldn't I just stay here and do the same job but for no wages?\\
'''Edmund:''' Well, you know where you will have to live.\\
'''Baldrick:''' In the gutter.\\
'''Edmund:''' Yes. And you'll have to work a bit harder too.\\
'''Baldrick:''' Of course, my lord.\\
'''Edmund:''' All right. Go and get Bob's stuff in and chuck your filthy muck out into the street.\\
'''Baldrick:''' God bless you, sweet master!



'''Blackadder''': "Yes, it is", not "that it be." You don't have to talk in that stupid voice to me. I'm not a tourist.

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'''Blackadder''': "Yes, it is", not "that it be." You don't have to talk in that stupid voice to me. I'm not a tourist.tourist.
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* AttractiveBentGender: Baldrick in his bridesmaid's dress. Despite the still-visible beard both Percy and Flasheart are instantly attracted to him.


-->'''Blackadder:''' Look, I'm really concerned.

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-->'''Doctor:'''Naturally you're worried.
-->'''Blackadder:''' Look, Of course I'm really concerned.worried.



'''Young Crone:''' ''[in a cackling Cockney accent]'' Aye, That it be. That it be. \\

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'''Young Crone:''' ''[in a cackling Cockney accent]'' Aye, That it be. That it be. \\


* ShapedLikeItself: "There are two things you need to know about the Wise Woman. First, she is a woman, and secondly, she is..." "Wise?" "Oh; so you do know her then?"

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* ShapedLikeItself: "There There are two things you need to know about the Wise Woman. First, she She is a woman, and secondly, she is..." "Wise?" "Oh; so you do know her then?"is wise.


* ShapedLikeItself: "There are two things you need to know about the Wise Woman. One, she's a woman, and two..." "She's wise?" "So you do know her then?"

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* ShapedLikeItself: "There are two things you need to know about the Wise Woman. One, she's First, she is a woman, and two...secondly, she is..." "She's wise?" "So "Wise?" "Oh; so you do know her then?"


* ComicallyMissingThePoint: Nursie recounts Elizabeth's birth, with everyone being excited at the prospect of Henry the VIII having a male heir without a winkle. It took Thomas Moore to point out that a boy without a winkle is in fact a girl.

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* ComicallyMissingThePoint: Nursie recounts Elizabeth's birth, with everyone being excited at the prospect of Henry the VIII having a male heir without a winkle. It took Thomas Moore More to point out that a boy without a winkle is in fact a girl.


* CaptainObvious: After several months of her father screaming, wailing and yelling "I want to die", Kate has come to the conclusion that he's ''not entirely happy''.



* CureYourGays: Edmund tries this when he thinks he's attracted to Bob.

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* CureYourGays: Edmund tries this when he thinks he's attracted to Bob. Since this is the 1500s, his doctor suggests leeches.
* DoctorJerk: The man Edmund goes to see about his manservant problems. The emotional abuse is all part of the service, at no extra cost.



** Kate tries introducing Blackadder to her dad, only for him to mistake the man for a vagrant and tell him to get lost. Taken further when Blackadder tries giving him a BegoneBribe, which Kate's dad willingly accepts ("ten pounds should do the trick.")

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** Kate tries introducing Blackadder to her dad, only for him to mistake the man for a vagrant and tell him to get lost. Taken further when Blackadder tries giving him a BegoneBribe, which Kate's dad willingly accepts ("ten pounds should do the trick.")") Taken ''furtherer'' when Blackadder then mentions he'll have Baldrick take it back afterwards.


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** The Wise Woman as well.


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* TheOldestProfession: Why Kate decides to disguise herself as a boy in the first place, because her father wanted her to go on the game in order to support him.

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* UnusualEuphemism: Or at least, an innocent word which is interpreted this way. When Blackadder complains to his doctor about his "manservant", the doctor initially takes it to mean something more anatomical.

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