Series 3 Episode 9

WRITTEN BY:

Dave Cohen, Gerard Foster, Giles Pilbrow, Steve Punt, Laurence Rickard, Colin Swash and Ben Ward


ORIGINAL AIRDATE:

28 June 2011


SKETCHES:

Horrible Histories Vicious Vikings

A literate monk convinces marauding raiders to spare him so he can record their badassery for all time

Other monastic captives are on sale at the ‘new market town of Dublin’ in “We Sell Any Monk” (advertisement)
Horrible Histories Vile Victorians

Historical Pet Shop: The animal-loving 2nd Baron Rothschild makes his third appearance in as many series

The traffic report
Horrible Histories Terrible Tudors

A foreign traveller has difficulty grasping pre-decimal British coinage

A nobleman inadvertently runs afoul of Elizabeth I’s peculiar clothing laws
Horrible Histories Angry Aztecs

“Aztec Gardeners’ World” discusses fertilizing fields with human blood

Enjoy hours of family fun with (parody of Cluedo)

SONG: Ain’t Staying Alive: You won’t be if you meet these guys!
Horrible Histories Frightful First World War

A general arrives to inspect the troops and discovers just how hard up both sides are for new recruits

Video Game: Splat That Rat!
Horrible Histories Rotten Romans

Tabellarii messenger service, the classical equivalent of text messaging

A nervous smuggler runs into an unexpected obstacle in trying to run weapons past the gates of Rome
Horrible Histories Measly Middle Ages

“Medieval Come Dine with Me”: When dying of the plague was the ultimate social faux pas.


SONG:

Discaztec (Ain’t Staying Alive)


PICTURES:

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