Polly Poe is Mr. Poe's wife. She is mentioned in The Bad Beginning when the Baudelaires stay with Mr. Poe and at the theater for Count Olaf's performance of The Marvelous Marriage. When the Baudelaires stay at her and Mr. Poe's she buys a lot of itchy and ugly clothing. In The Ersatz Elevator, Mr Poe says that he will tell his wife that dark is in, indicating that she is interested in fashion. What happens to her after the first book (The Bad Beginning) is unknown.