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|name=Polly Poe
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|name = Polly Poe
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|alias = Mrs. Poe
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|gender = Female
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|hair = Dark Brown (film)
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|skin = Light (books and film)
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|family = *[[Arthur Poe]] (husband in books)
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|family=*[[Arthur Poe]] (husband in books)
 
 
* [[Edgar Poe]] (son in books)
 
* [[Edgar Poe]] (son in books)
 
* [[Albert Poe]] (son in books)
 
* [[Albert Poe]] (son in books)
 
* [[Eleanora Poe]] (sister-in-law in books)
 
* [[Eleanora Poe]] (sister-in-law in books)
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|loyalty = [[The Poe Family]]
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|book appearances = * [[The Bad Beginning]]
|loyalty= [[The Poe Family]]
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|actors = * [[Maggie Abright]] (multi-voice recording)
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* [[Deborah Theaker]] (film)
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{{Quote|Well, you three had better start packing. Edgar, Albert, please help me clear the table.|Polly's only line in the entire series}}
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{{Quote|Well, you three had better start packing. Edgar, Albert, please help me clear the table.|Polly Poe, ''[[The Bad Beginning]]''}}
   
 
'''Polly Poe''' is, in the books, [[Arthur Poe|Mr. Poe]]'s wife and the mother of [[Albert Poe|Albert]] and [[Edgar Poe|Edgar]].
 
'''Polly Poe''' is, in the books, [[Arthur Poe|Mr. Poe]]'s wife and the mother of [[Albert Poe|Albert]] and [[Edgar Poe|Edgar]].
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== Later books ==
 
== Later books ==
Mr. Poe adds "Call my wife!" to the list of random cries for help he utters in ''[[The Reptile Room]]'' when he thought that [[Sunny Baudelaire]] had been poisoned by the [[Incredibly Deadly Viper]].{{r|The Reptile Room}}
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Mr. Poe adds "Call my wife!" to the list of random cries for help he utters in ''[[The Reptile Room]]'' when he thought that [[Sunny Baudelaire]] had been poisoned by the [[Incredibly Deadly Viper]].{{r|The Reptile Room}}
   
 
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|red herring]], likely for her.{{r|The Ersatz Elevator}}
 
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|red herring]], likely for her.{{r|The Ersatz Elevator}}
   
 
== Behind the scenes ==
 
== Behind the scenes ==
* In the [[Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (film)|film]] she is portrayed by [[Deborah Theaker]].
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* In the 2003 Multi-Voice Recording of ''[[The Bad Beginning]]'', she is voiced by Maggie Albright.<ref>https://www.harpercollins.com/9780062873927/a-series-of-unfortunate-events-the-bad-beginning-vinyl-mp3/</ref> 
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* In the [[Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (film)|film]] she is portrayed by Deborah Theaker.
 
* In the [[A Series of Unfortunate Events (TV series)|TV series]], Polly Poe's role as Mr. Poe's wife has been removed, with [[Eleanora Poe]] (portrayed by Cleo King) now being his wife instead of his sister.
 
* In the [[A Series of Unfortunate Events (TV series)|TV series]], Polly Poe's role as Mr. Poe's wife has been removed, with [[Eleanora Poe]] (portrayed by Cleo King) now being his wife instead of his sister.
   
== Trivia ==
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==Family==
* There is a character named [[Polly Partial]] in ''[[All the Wrong Questions]]''. It is possible they are the same character, that Polly Partial married Mr. Poe and took his last name. However, since Polly Partial is depicted as an older woman when Lemony Snicket was 12, it is unlikely that she could have had children a decade later with Mr. Poe.
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===Books===
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{{FamilyTree| |ELE| | POE |-|v|-|POL|POE=[[Arthur Poe]]|ELE=[[Eleanora Poe]]|POL=[[Polly Poe]]}}
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{{FamilyTree| | ||||EDG | | | | | ALB |EDG=[[Edgar Poe]]|ALB=[[Albert Poe]]}}
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{{FamilyTree/End}}
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===TV Series===
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{{FamilyTree/Start}}
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{{FamilyTree| | | POE |-|v|-|ELE|POE=[[Arthur Poe]]|ELE=[[Eleanora Poe]]}}
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{{FamilyTree| | | |,|-|-|^|-|-|.|}}
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{{FamilyTree| | | EDG | | | | | ALB |EDG=[[Edgar Poe]]|ALB=[[Albert Poe]]}}
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{{FamilyTree/End}}
   
 
== Appearances ==
 
== Appearances ==

Revision as of 01:06, September 18, 2019

Well, you three had better start packing. Edgar, Albert, please help me clear the table.
 
— Polly Poe, The Bad Beginning

Polly Poe is, in the books, Mr. Poe's wife and the mother of Albert and Edgar.

The Bad Beginning

The Baudelaires stay with her and Mr. Poe at their house prior to living with Count Olaf. She buys a lot of itchy and ugly clothing for them.[1]

Later books

Mr. Poe adds "Call my wife!" to the list of random cries for help he utters in The Reptile Room when he thought that Sunny Baudelaire had been poisoned by the Incredibly Deadly Viper.[2]

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.[3]

Behind the scenes

  • In the 2003 Multi-Voice Recording of The Bad Beginning, she is voiced by Maggie Albright.[4] 
  • In the film she is portrayed by Deborah Theaker.
  • In the TV series, Polly Poe's role as Mr. Poe's wife has been removed, with Eleanora Poe (portrayed by Cleo King) now being his wife instead of his sister.

Family

Books

 
 
 
Parents
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Eleanora Poe
 
Arthur Poe
 
 
 
Polly Poe
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Edgar Poe
 
 
 
 
Albert Poe


TV Series

 
 
Arthur Poe
 
 
 
Eleanora Poe
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Edgar Poe
 
 
 
 
Albert Poe


Appearances

Sources

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