This is grain, which any fool can eat, but for which the Lord intended a more divine means of consumption. Let us give praise to our maker and glory to his bounty by learning about... BEER!
~ Friar Tuck
Friar Tuck was a secondary protagonist in the 1991 film Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves.

One day Tuck was carrying a load of spirits while being escorted by Guy of Gisborne and his soldiers through Sherwood Forrest. Loudly and drunkenly singing a drinking song Tuck irritated Guy, who threatened to put a sword in his gullet. The party was soon intercepted by Robin of Loxsley, Guy and his soldiers ran off on a wild goose chase while the remaining soldiers were dispatched by Robin's men.

Robin convinced Tuck to join his band and provide spiritual services to his men. The friar took to tending to his new flock, and teaching them about the wonders of beer. When Little John's wife was having a difficult childbirth Tuck tried to help her but was unable to do so. Robin's Moorish friend Azeem helped over Tuck's strenous objections, when Azeem saved the lives of both mother and child Tuck realized how shortsighted he was and became friends with Azeem.

When Robin's camp was attacked by the Celts Tuck worked to lead the children of the camp to safety. He helped administer burial rights for the people killed in the attacks.

Gold? You sold your soul to Satan, your Grace! You accused innocent men of witchcraft, and let them die.
~ Friar Tuck, angered at the Bishop's crimes and greed

After Robin led his men to rescue those taken prisoner, Tuck went to confront the corrupt Bishop of Hereford, who was in league with the Sheriff of Nottingham. He came upon the Bishop stuffing his chests with gold. At first the Bishop thought himself safe because the Friar was a fellow priest, after all. However the Friar showed the Bishop that he was a decent man who was offended at the Bishop's corrupt behavior. Piling gold on the Bishop until he strained under the weight, Tuck gave him a last bag of 30 pieces of silver - referring to the amount of money given to Judas Iscariot to betray Jesus Christ - before pushing the Bishop through a window to his death.

After the rescue Tuck presided over the wedding of Robin and Maid Marian, and was pleasantly surprised when King Richard came to the ceremony. Following the wedding, breaking the forth wall, Tuck told the audience that it was time to celebrate - which would include a great deal of drinking.

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