Robin Hood: Season 2, Episode 6

The Greatest Enemy (14 Jan. 1985)
"Robin of Sherwood" The Greatest Enemy (original title)

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The Sheriff is ordered by the King to put a stop to Robin Hood once and for all, or else Robert de Rainault will lose all his power as sheriff. Using threats to set up an ambush at Wickham,... See full summary »

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Mark Lewis ...
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The Sheriff is ordered by the King to put a stop to Robin Hood once and for all, or else Robert de Rainault will lose all his power as sheriff. Using threats to set up an ambush at Wickham, and bloodhounds to follow the outlaws desperate attempt to escape back into the depths of Sherwood, it soon evolves into a dramatic life-or-death chase through the forest. In the end, Robin finds himself alone and surrounded by soldiers on an open field, realising that he must make the ultimate sacrifice in order to save his band members and continue to protect the people of England. Written by Anonymous

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The real reason for Robin of Loxley being killed off was that actor Michael Praed had received an offer he could not refuse from Broadway producers of the musical The Three Musketeers. The Broadway show, in which Praed played D'Artagnan, was not a great success. It closed after a week and only 9 performances. See more »

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During the ambush at Wickham, a train can be seen going past behind the trees. See more »

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Soldier: We've lost the scent, my lord.
Robert de Rainault: Then follow both banks until you find it again, dolt!
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Referenced in No 73: Country Matters (1985) See more »

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