Series 4 Episode 14

SPORTS SPECIAL


WRITTEN BY:

Dave Cohen, Giles Pilbrow, Laurence Rickard, Mark Shillabeer, Colin Swash and Ben Ward


ORIGINAL AIRDATE:

20th July 2012


SKETCHES:

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Sport Special-Mad Marathons

HHTV Sport: Live from the Battle of Marathon, where dedicated messenger Pheidippides is about to inadvertently invent what’s sure to become an iconic long-distance race … if only we could figure out what to call it …
Mad Marathon Cheats: Counting down the top three most blatant, including Rosie Ruiz, Fred Lorz, and twins Sergio and Fika Motsoeneng

Sport Special-Barmy Boxing

Stupid Deaths: Unnamed contemporary of famous Greek boxer Theagenes of Thasos beats his rival’s statue until it topples over onto him (S03E02)

Ex-slave Bill Richmond revolutionises Georgian boxing with one simple innovation (S02E02)

Horrible Histories Shocking Scotland

HHTV Sport: Live with the winner of the ‘twist a hindquarter off a dead cow’ event at the new Highland Games (S03E07)

Sport Special-Foul Football

Two Three Five magazine: Profiling Victorian-era Sheffield United celebrity goalkeeper William ‘Fatty’ Foulke

HHTV Sport: Live during a rare moment of players not trying to kill each other in a Tudor-era inter-village football match (S02E08)

Horrible Histories Rotten Romans

The origin of the gladiatorial games involved staging fights to the death at funerals (S01E01)

Video game: Scorpus Chariot Racer (S04E08)

Sport Special-Outlandish Olympics

HH Movie Pitch: The Baron de Coubertin is forced to admit his idea for a modern Games revival wasn’t exactly original

HHTV Sport: Live as the (severely disappointed) winner of the Ancient Greek Isthmian Games is crowned with celery (S03E12)

SONG: Flame


SONG:

Sport Special-Outlandish Olympics

Flame (Parody of Fame)


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