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Horrible Histories (UK)

TVG • British, Family, International, History, Comedy • TV Series • 2009

Based on the best-selling books for kids (and for adults, but they just won't admit it), Horrible Histories is an energetic, surprising and unconventi...more

Based on the best-selling books for kids (and for adults, but they just won't admit it), Horrible Histories is an energetic, surprising and unconventi...more

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6 seasons available (82 episodes)

6 seasons available

(82 episodes)

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Episode 1

Crooked King John and Magna Carta

Watch King John annoy the Barons and agree Magna Carta at Runnymede, after a banging Rap Battle. Meanwhile across the world we meet the formidable Genghis Khan in Mongolia, and catch up with the crafty Saladin during the Crusades.
Episode 2

Awesome Alfred the Great

Watch Alfred the Great argue with his older brothers then defeat the Vikings using his cunning hit-and-run tactics, summoning the spirit of Ed Sheeran. Meanwhile, across the world, Ant and Dec host a very special Chinese edition of I'm A Celebrity.
Episode 3

Wicked William the Conqueror

We meet young William the Conqueror, Duke of Normandy, as he quarrels with Harold Godwinson about who should be King of England, before bashing the English and taking the crown at the famous Battle of Hastings in 1066!
Episode 4

Mardy Mary Queen of Scots

This episode follows the young Mary as she stumbles from young girl in Scotland to queen in France, back to queen in Scotland and finally to Elizabeth I's public enemy no 1 - with a bit of Queenian Rhapsody thrown in for good measure!
Episode 5

Naughty Napoleon

We follow Napoleon as he rises from humble beginnings to be the Emperor of France, bashing most of Europe along the way, and ultimately meeting his Waterloo at, well, Waterloo! Meanwhile across the world we meet the Indian traveler who brought Shampoo to the world.
Episode 6

Horrid Henry VIII

We meet the young Henry VIII as he struggles with his boring dad, Henry VII, before becoming King himself, and going through wives like most people go through toothbrushes! Meanwhile across the world we meet the great Ottoman leader Suleiman the Magnificent in Turkey, and the mad, bad, and very dangerous to know Emperor Zhengde in China. With, of course, our host Rattus to guide the way!
Episode 7

Crafty Cleopatra

We meet Cleopatra as she clashes with her brother, seizes power, and hooks up with great Roman leaders Julius Caesar and Mark Anthony. Meanwhile across the world we catch up with the thoughts of famous Chinese philosopher Confucius, and encounter the less glamorous side of life in Rome.
Episode 8

Gorgeous George III

We follow King George III from a young unpopular King to a much loved figure some 60 years later, and check out a bit of his Court Life along the way. Meanwhile across the world we hear about some of the words we have got from India, and the Battles of the Day team give us their unique insight into the American Revolution.
Episode 9

Bolshy Boudica

We follow King George III from a young unpopular King to a much loved figure some 60 years later, and check out a bit of his Court Life along the way. Meanwhile across the world we hear about some of the words we have got from India, and the Battles of the Day team give us their unique insight into the American Revolution.
Episode 10

Wily Winston Churchill

We follow Winston Churchill from a young soldier in India during the time of Queen Victoria, through the First World War, to victory in World War Two, and finally to his retirement in the Swinging Sixties - what a journey!
Episode 11

Tricky Queen Vicky

We meet young Victoria as she becomes Queen aged only 18, marries her true love Albert, and has to put up with the open sewers at the not-so-luxurious Buckingham Palace. Meanwhile across the world we catch up with Australian outlaw Ned Kelly, and discover plans for the Great Hedge of India.
Episode 12

'Orrible Oliver Cromwell

We follow Oliver Cromwell as he rises from obscurity, challenges King Charles I in the English Civil War, and ultimately orders the King's execution - as he says, as it was a Cruel Necessity (cue music)! In other parts of Britain we meet a bunch of oddly named Puritan soldiers, and the great writers Shakespeare and Milton square up for a word battle.
Episode 13

Rotten Rulers

The award winning Horrible Histories returns for a special featuring all your favorite bits from the series with a host of Rotten Rulers, including Naughty Napoleon annoying his Josephine, and Horrid Henry VIII getting married, again!
Episode 14

It's a Wicked World

The award winning Horrible Histories returns for a special featuring all your favorite bits from the series, whizzing around the world to visit the ghastly Genghis Khan, the wise Confucius and witnessing a dance off during a naval battle!
Episode 15

Savage Songs

The award winning Horrible Histories returns for a special featuring all your favorite songs from the series! Sing along about his burnt cakes with King Alfred, or Henry VIII’s love of reformation – or get down Norman Style with William The Conqueror.

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