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Based on the best-selling books for kids (and for adults, but they just won't admit it), Horrible Histories is an energetic, surprising and unconventional take on history's most gruesome, unpleasant yet funniest moments. From the woeful World Wars, the miserable Middle Ages and the savage Stone Age to cut-throat Celts, groovy Greeks, rotten Romans, vile Vikings and awful Egyptians, history has never been so naughty. Get ready for the funniest, fastest, nastiest and daftest ride through history you're ever likely to see.

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Description

Based on the best-selling books for kids (and for adults, but they just won't admit it), Horrible Histories is an energetic, surprising and unconventional take on history's most gruesome, unpleasant yet funniest moments. From the woeful World Wars, the miserable Middle Ages and the savage Stone Age to cut-throat Celts, groovy Greeks, rotten Romans, vile Vikings and awful Egyptians, history has never been so naughty. Get ready for the funniest, fastest, nastiest and daftest ride through history you're ever likely to see.

    • Episode 1

    Episode 1

    A pirate captain worries about early bedtime, a soldier from World War I struggles to cook with fake food, and the four King Georges form a boyband.

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    • 28 Minutes

    A pirate captain worries about early bedtime, a soldier from World War I struggles to cook with fake food, and the four King Georges form a boyband.

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    • 28 Minutes
    • Episode 2

    Episode 2

    A Stone Age doctor tries to help a modern patient, a whining Pharaoh invents the pyramid, and Tudor King Henry VIII meets his dead friends.

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    • 28 Minutes

    A Stone Age doctor tries to help a modern patient, a whining Pharaoh invents the pyramid, and Tudor King Henry VIII meets his dead friends.

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    • 28 Minutes
    • Episode 3

    Episode 3

    A Roman emperor finds a nasty alternative to candles, an Egyptian tries to save money on mummification, and the Roundheads and Cavaliers from the English Civil War take part in Historical Wife Swap.

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    • 28 Minutes

    A Roman emperor finds a nasty alternative to candles, an Egyptian tries to save money on mummification, and the Roundheads and Cavaliers from the English Civil War take part in Historical Wife Swap.

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    • 28 Minutes
    • Episode 4

    Episode 4

    The Tudors sing their family history, Bob explains the complete history of Rome in two minutes, and a mad Victorian gentleman eats King Louis XIV's mummified heart.

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    • 28 Minutes

    The Tudors sing their family history, Bob explains the complete history of Rome in two minutes, and a mad Victorian gentleman eats King Louis XIV's mummified heart.

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    • 28 Minutes
    • Episode 5

    Episode 5

    A priest makes a piano from live pigs, Emperor Caligula declares war on the sea, and we discover disgusting beauty tips from Ancient Egypt.

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    A priest makes a piano from live pigs, Emperor Caligula declares war on the sea, and we discover disgusting beauty tips from Ancient Egypt.

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    • 28 Minutes
    • Episode 6

    Episode 6

    An evil Greek god appears on a daytime chat show, a rich Georgian swaps his wife with a peasant, and we meet some weird medieval monsters.

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    An evil Greek god appears on a daytime chat show, a rich Georgian swaps his wife with a peasant, and we meet some weird medieval monsters.

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    • 28 Minutes
    • Episode 7

    Episode 7

    The Houses Of Parliament in London smell of poo, Cinderella struggles with the Blitz, and Helen of Troy reveals her complicated love life.

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    • 28 Minutes

    The Houses Of Parliament in London smell of poo, Cinderella struggles with the Blitz, and Helen of Troy reveals her complicated love life.

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    • 28 Minutes
    • Episode 8

    Episode 8

    The Saxons exchange disgusting Christmas presents, a caveman goes on a TV cookery show, and we discover the bizarre causes of World War I.

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    The Saxons exchange disgusting Christmas presents, a caveman goes on a TV cookery show, and we discover the bizarre causes of World War I.

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    • 28 Minutes
    • Episode 9

    Episode 9

    A Victorian inspector checks that school is suitably cruel, HHTV News reports live from the Great Plague, and Thumbelina drowns in poo.

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    • 28 Minutes

    A Victorian inspector checks that school is suitably cruel, HHTV News reports live from the Great Plague, and Thumbelina drowns in poo.

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    • 28 Minutes
    • Episode 10

    Episode 10

    HHTV News reports live from the Battle of Thermopylae, Celt housewives find decorative uses for severed heads, and we learn the revolting truth about Roman toilets.

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    • 28 Minutes

    HHTV News reports live from the Battle of Thermopylae, Celt housewives find decorative uses for severed heads, and we learn the revolting truth about Roman toilets.

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    • 28 Minutes
    • Episode 11

    Episode 11

    Queen Victoria learns her British comforts aren’t very British, a Viking warrior won’t stop talking in rhyme, and the contestants try to become executioners on The Axe Factor.

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    Queen Victoria learns her British comforts aren’t very British, a Viking warrior won’t stop talking in rhyme, and the contestants try to become executioners on The Axe Factor.

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    • 28 Minutes
    • Episode 12

    Episode 12

    A Victorian teacher is confused by her pupils' bizarre names, the Romans run out of animals to execute, and Queen Victoria advertises her exercise DVD.

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    A Victorian teacher is confused by her pupils' bizarre names, the Romans run out of animals to execute, and Queen Victoria advertises her exercise DVD.

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    • 28 Minutes
    • Episode 13

    Episode 13

    A lazy aristocrat invents the sandwich, the Romans host their own revolting cookery show, and William Shakespeare is haunted by the ghost of King Richard III.

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    • 28 Minutes

    A lazy aristocrat invents the sandwich, the Romans host their own revolting cookery show, and William Shakespeare is haunted by the ghost of King Richard III.

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    • 28 Minutes
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