Thrillingly dull. Phil is face blind to these actors. Old timey period drama. New York Times review from 1953 “A time consuming tangle of mild satisfaction”. Start with a wrestling match. The Duke of Buckingham – dweeby villain of the movie. Hats with feathers for days. Mary wears the worst outfit for badminton. Private dance tryout. Scandalous move – touching her waist. Dancing then versus dancing now. History nugget - Henry VIII scoping out the next wife. Old guy messenger is so good. Compose me a sonnet. Pretending to be naked and scared toots. No women on boats. Amanda didn’t bother to do research. Second marriage pact. Game – The Sword and the Rose Celebrity Edition. Going into the wedding planning for their death. Spoiler alert. Prison Break - no recollection of the plot of this show. Bad hit men – didn’t finish the job. Death from riding a horse. Phil got a phone call asking if it was Phillip Phillips. Grab someone and force them to marry you. Wait, were there guns at that time? Paying back the loan of money and a woman. Creepy last line of the movie. Take a hint, move on. There’s plenty of Swedish fish in this bag. Dramatically petting a falcon. If at first you don’t succeed, pick your second husband. Next episode - Rob Roy, the Highland Rogue.
April 29, 2016