Series 1 Episode 8

WRITTEN BY:

Lucy Clarke, Dave Cohen, Susie Donkin, Jon Holmes, Greg Jenner, Simon Littlefield, George Poles, Steve Punt and Ben Ward


ORIGINAL AIRDATE:

4 June 2009


SKETCHES:

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Horrible Histories Vicious Vikings

Stupid Deaths: Edmund II

Valhalla Tours: Come to England for the burning and pillaging, stay for the plunder!
Horrible Histories Savage Stone Age

Ready Steady Feast: Sampling the best in cave foods
Horrible Histories Rotten Romans

Movie Trailer: Fearsome Gaulish leader Vercingetorix is unexpectedly stymied by bad weather in “The Battle of Avaricum”

The invention of decimation as a military punishment
Horrible Histories Smashing Saxons

Historical Hairdressers: Hair treatments

Holiday presents demonstrate the many useful uses of dung
Horrible Histories Gorgeous Georgians

This is Georgian Food (parody of Marks & Spencer advertisements)

A Georgian dentist prepares to replace a tooth
Horrible Histories Frightful First World War

Outlining the causes of the war, as simply as possible–that is, not very

The evolution of the fighter plane (animated)
Horrible Histories Measly Middle Ages

The Peasant’s Revolt is led by the confusingly named Wat Tyler

The rules of chivalry, and more importantly how to find the loopholes


SONG:

Horrible Histories Savage Stone Age

“Caveman Love”, 1950’s doo-wop parody.


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