Series 4 Episode 6

WRITTEN BY:

Dave Cohen, Ali Crockatt, Gerard Foster, Giles Pilbrow, Steve Punt, Laurence Rickard, David Scott and Ben Ward


ORIGINAL AIRDATE:

20 April 2012


SKETCHES:

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Horrible Histories Potty Pioneers

Christopher Columbus insists to a skeptical crewman that he’s discovered India–also, mermaids

HH Movie Pitch: Leif Ericsson tries to explain that the film he’s pitching about discovering America before Columbus isn’t a fantasy
Horrible Histories Measly Middle Ages

HHTV Royalty Today: Henry II’s pilgrimage to Canterbury as penance for the death of Thomas a Becket

All your misdeeds can now be forgiven for the right price with Cash My Sin (infomercial)
Horrible Histories Gorgeious Georgians

Court of Historical Law: Tsarevich Peter III brings a case against a very odd defendant

Stupid Deaths: Hannah Twynnoy
Horrible Histories Rotten Romans

A legionary on payday is dismayed to discover that he’s on the wrong end of the controversy surrounding the origins of the word ‘salary’

A reluctant army conscript comes up with some truly creative–if not very original–excuses to avoid service

God Compare helps Gaulish warriors decide to which of their pantheon to sacrifice a prisoner (parody of Go Compare advertisements)
Horrible Histories Savage Stone Age

The Early Show: The first man to domesticate wild dogs tries to explain why

Mammoth hunting (animated)
Horrible Histories Vile Victorians

The Queen is exposed to some of the bugs–and birds–still to be worked out on a pre-opening tour of The Great Exhibition

SONG: Victoria & Albert: A Love Ballad: Queen Victoria and Prince Albert sing about their love in a love ballad, parody of 1980’s romantic duets


SONG:

Horrible Histories Vile Victorians

“Victoria & Albert: A Love Ballad” (parody of 1980’s easy-listening romantic duets)


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