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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Episode complete credited cast:
Steve Dent ...
Mark Lewis ...
Phil Rose ...
Peter Llewellyn Williams ...
Nickolas Grace ...
Robert de Rainault / Sheriff
Robert Addie ...
Hubert de Giscard
Judi Trott ...
John Abineri ...
Jeremy Bulloch ...
Robbie Bulloch ...
Matthew of Wickham


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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Since no one had yet been cast in the part of Robert of Huntingdon, the mysterious hooded man who appears at the end of the episode is not Jason Connery, but stuntman Graeme Crowther. See more »


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


Robin of Loxley: [He, Marion, and Much are surrounded by the Sheriff's forces] I'm asking you to live because it's meant to be.
Marion: Nothing's meant to be.
Robin of Loxley: It is. It is! And one day you'll know it.
Marion: Let me stay with you... please?
Robin of Loxley: There are so many things I want to say to you, but time's caught me up, and now I'll never say them... except that I've loved you from the moment I saw you, and every moment since.
Marion: Don't make me go.
Robin of Loxley: Do you want them to win?
Marion: I don't care about them!
Robin of Loxley: You must. For the sake of everything we've ...
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Referenced in No 73: Country Matters (1985) See more »

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