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{{CharacterInfobox
|image = [[File:Polly Poe (Movie).png|250px]]
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|image = Pollypoefilmsquare.png
 
|name = Polly Poe
 
|name = Polly Poe
 
|alias = Mrs. Poe
 
|alias = Mrs. Poe
 
|gender = Female
 
|gender = Female
|hair = Dark Brown (film)
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|hair = Dark (film)
|skin = Light (books and film)
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|eyes = Blue (film)
|family = *[[Arthur Poe]] (husband in books)
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|skin = Light (film)
* [[Edgar Poe]] (son in books)
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|family = * [[Edgar Poe]], [[Albert Poe]] (sons)
* [[Albert Poe]] (son in books)
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* [[Eleanora Poe]] (sister-in-law)
* [[Eleanora Poe]] (sister-in-law in books)
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|love interests = [[Arthur Poe]] (husband)
|loyalty = [[The Poe Family]]
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|loyalty = [[Poe Family]]
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|book appearances = [[The Bad Beginning]]
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|adaptation appearances = * [[Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (film)|2004 film]]
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''See: [[Eleanora Poe]]''
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|actors = * [[Maggie Albright]] (multi-voice recording)
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* [[Deborah Theaker]] (film)
 
|hideb = yes
 
|hideb = yes
 
|blood =
 
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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]].
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'''Polly Poe''' is, in the books, [[Arthur Poe]]'s wife and the mother of [[Albert Poe|Albert]] and [[Edgar Poe|Edgar]].
   
== ''The Bad Beginning'' ==
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==Biography==
The Baudelaires stay with her and Mr. Poe at their [[Poe house|house]] prior to living with [[Count Olaf]]. She buys a lot of itchy and ugly clothing for them.{{r|The Bad Beginning}}
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===Early Life===
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Polly married [[Arthur Poe]], and the two of them had two sons, [[Edgar Poe|Edgar]] and [[Albert Poe]].
   
== Later books ==
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Poe frequently mentions her, and is willing to buy her expensive gifts,{{r|TEE}} implying that they have a good and stable relationship.
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}}
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=== ''[[The Bad Beginning]]'' ===
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The Baudelaires stay with her and Mr. Poe at their [[Poe house|house]] prior to living with [[Count Olaf]]. She buys a lot of itchy and ugly clothing for them.{{r|TBB}}
   
== Behind the scenes ==
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=== Later Life ===
* In the [[Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (film)|film]] she is portrayed by [[Deborah Theaker]].
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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|TRR}}
* 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.
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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|TEE}}
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==2004 Film Divergent Canon==
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The [[Baudelaire Family|Baudelaire orphans]] do not appear to have stayed with the Poes for any length of time.
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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.
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She is portrayed by [[Deborah Theaker]].
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==[[Poe Family|Family]]==
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{{FamilyTree/Start}}
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{{FamilyTree| | | |UNN|UNN=''Unknown''}}
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{{FamilyTree|||,|-|^|-|.|}}
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{{FamilyTree| |ELE| | POE |-|v|-|POL|POE=[[Arthur Poe]]|ELE=[[Eleanora Poe]]|POL=[[Polly 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}}
   
 
== Trivia ==
 
== Trivia ==
* 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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* 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/ Bad Beginning Vinyl]</ref> 
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* In the [[A Series of Unfortunate Events (TV series)|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]].''
   
 
== Appearances ==
 
== Appearances ==
* ''[[The Bad Beginning]]''
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{{AppearanceBooks|TBB = debut|TRR = m|TEE = m|TVV = m}}
* ''[[The Reptile Room]]'' (Mentioned only)
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{{AppearanceAdaptations|2004 Film = ns}}
* ''[[The Ersatz Elevator]]'' (Mentioned only)
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* ''[[The Vile Village]]'' (Mentioned only)
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==Gallery==
* ''[[Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (film)]]''
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<gallery>
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Poesaudience2004 1.png
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Poesaudience2004 2.png
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Poesaudience2004 3.png
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Poesaudience2004 4.png
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Poesaudience2004 5.png
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</gallery>
   
 
== Sources ==
 
== Sources ==
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[[Category:ASOUE film universe]]
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[[Category:TBB]]
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[[Category:Females]]
 
[[Category:Individuals]]
 
[[Category:Individuals]]
[[Category:Poe family]]
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[[Category:Mothers]]
 
[[Category:Parents]]
 
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Latest revision as of 16:22, February 24, 2020

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's wife and the mother of Albert and Edgar.

BiographyEdit

Early LifeEdit

Polly married Arthur Poe, and the two of them had two sons, Edgar and Albert Poe.

Poe frequently mentions her, and is willing to buy her expensive gifts,[1] implying that they have a good and stable relationship.

The Bad Beginning Edit

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.[2]

Later Life Edit

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.[3]

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.[1]

2004 Film Divergent CanonEdit

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.

FamilyEdit

 
 
 
Unknown
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Eleanora Poe
 
Arthur Poe
 
 
 
Polly Poe
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Edgar Poe
 
 
 
 
Albert Poe


Trivia Edit

Appearances Edit



GalleryEdit

Sources Edit

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