Series 4 Episode 9

WRITTEN BY:

Dave Cohen, Gerard Foster, Giles Pilbrow, Laurence Rickard and Ben Ward


ORIGINAL AIRDATE:

11 May 2012


SKETCHES:

Horrible Histories Measly Middle Ages

Edward III’s wedding at newly built York Minster hits some unexpected snags

Unexpected snags are also the order of the day for the French side in “Agincourt: The Movie” (movie trailer)
Horrible Histories Vile Victorians

Planning a robbery gets complicated when the new recruit doesn’t understand the slang

Real Victorian Hustle: A Faginesque crime boss and his small associate demonstrate common street cons
Horrible Histories Rotten Romans

Balding but still style-conscious Julius Caesar invents the ‘Romeover’ (advertisement)

HHTV News: Bob Hale’s Roman Britain Report
Horrible Histories Radical Renaisance

A young church official investigates corruption at the court of Pope Alexander VI (parody of The Godfather)

SONG: The Borgia Family: Meet Italy’s Renaissance family, in a tale of murder, twists, plots, marriage, murder, and some more murder!
Horrible Histories Gorgeious Georgians

Historical Dentist: The Georgian dentist offers some bizarre options for cleaning teeth

Changing wig fashions lead to spats among the fashionable aristocracy
Horrible Histories Groovy Greeks

Words We Get From The: Greeks (medical)

HHTV Investigates: Dominic Duckworth investigates Asclepeion doctor-priests–dedicated healers or daring frauds?


SONG:

Horrible Histories Radical Renaisance

“The Borgia Family” (parody of Addams Family Theme). Performed by Jim Howick, Mathew Baynton, Martha Howe-Douglas and Ben Willbond.


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