|“||Well, you three had better start packing. Edgar, Albert, please help me clear the table.||”|
— Polly Poe, The Bad Beginning
Poe frequently mentions her, and is willing to buy her expensive gifts, implying that they have a good and stable relationship.
At one point Mr. Poe says that he will tell his wife that dark is in, indicating that she is quite a fashionable woman, or at least tries to be. Mr. Poe is even willing to pay $409 for an ocean decoration of a red herring, likely for her.
2004 Film Divergent Canon
The Baudelaire orphans do not appear to have stayed with the Poes for any length of time.
Polly can be seen seated beside her husband watching The Marvelous Marriage with opera glasses, and she shares a confused look with him when Count Olaf's plot is revealed. After Klaus Baudelaire burns the marriage certificate, she is in the crowd that apprehends Olaf.
She is portrayed by Deborah Theaker.
|Eleanora Poe||Arthur Poe||Polly Poe|
|Edgar Poe||Albert Poe|
- In the 2003 Multi-Voice Recording of The Bad Beginning, she is voiced by Maggie Albright.
- In the Netflix adaptation, Polly Poe's role as Mr. Poe's wife has been combined with Eleanora Poe (portrayed by Cleo King) and Geraldine Julienne, all of them being Eleanora, Poe's wife and a reporter and editor for The Daily Punctilio.