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Series cast summary:
Kate Lonergan ...
 Marian (26 episodes, 1989-1994)
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 Robin (26 episodes, 1989-1994)
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 Barrington (26 episodes, 1989-1994)
Howard Lew Lewis ...
 Rabies (26 episodes, 1989-1994)
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 Little Ron (26 episodes, 1989-1994)
Forbes Collins ...
 King John / ... (26 episodes, 1989-1994)
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 The Sheriff / ... (26 episodes, 1989-1994)
Mark Billingham ...
 Gary (26 episodes, 1989-1994)
David Lloyd ...
 Graeme (26 episodes, 1989-1994)
Hilary Mason ...
 Gladys (25 episodes, 1989-1994)
Robin Chandler ...
 Snooker (21 episodes, 1989-1994)
Ramsay Gilderdale ...
 Guy of Gisborne (18 episodes, 1990-1994)
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The true story of Sherwood Forest is finally revealed: Robin was a cowardly tailor from Kensington, and Marian was the brains behind the Merry Men. With her ruthless band of freedom fighters, Marian seeks to save the villagers of Worksop from the tyrany of King John and his cunning henchman, the Sheriff of Nottingham... Written by Ben Evans (Barrington) <turlough@geocities.com>

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Howard Lew Lewis was the only actor to appear in "Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves". "Maid Marian and Her Merry Men" is a comic retelling of the Robin Hood legend. See more »

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Marian: [Robin's in prison, and he thinks Marian is a traitor. Marian has got the key to open the cell door and she is outside trying to save him] Robin, Robin where are you?
Robin: That's *my* business, I think.
Marian: It's me, Marian.
Robin: What do you want? Got bored canoodling with our deadly enemies, have you? Snogged so many Normans you've run out of lipsil?
Marian: What are you talking about? I've got the key! I've come to set you free!
Robin: I'd rather stay in here, thank you, Miss Traitor.
Marian: Don't be silly.
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The finest children's TV show of its generation
19 July 2005 | by (Norwich, England) – See all my reviews

This series worked on just about every level - "Blackadder for kids" is an expression often used to sum it up, but that does it a disservice, suggesting it's some kind of imitation of another show. This really was wonderful in its own right, though - entertaining stories and performances delicately laced with some delicious satire and gags you can't believe they got away with, i.e. Robin's "I've never laid anything in my life!" when trying to sneak into the castle under the guise of being a carpet fitter. It's a crying shame they never made more than they did, but at the same time at least it never became stale. DVD release soon, please!


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