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Robin Hood (TV Series 2006–2009) Poster

(2006–2009)

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Four tapes were swiped in August 2006 in Budapest, where the 13-part series was being edited, and the thieves were demanding one million pounds (1.9 million dollars, 1.5 million euros) for their safe return. The production offered a 40,000 pounds reward for the return of the tapes. The Hungarian police found the tapes the next month.
Robin's birthday is October 14th.
The titles for the episodes in Season 1 were all lines used in that episode.
The opening eye from the beginning credits is Jonas Armstrong, but the colour was later digitally changed from brown to green.
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Sam Troughton's grandfather Patrick Troughton previously played the title character in Robin Hood (1953), making him the first actor to play the role on television.
Ireland, Bulgaria, Latvia and Romania were all looked at in terms of filming locations.
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If a fourth season had happened, without its title protagonist, Much, Kate, Tuck, John and Archer would have continued what Robin started by fighting Prince John.
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All the main cast went through months of medieval boot camp to prepare for their roles. Yet Lucy Griffiths previously lied about being able to ride a horse well, but once getting the part, she had to learn very quickly indeed.
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Jonas Armstrong and Lara Pulver later starred in Edge of Tomorrow (2014).
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Harry Lloyd, Michael Elwyn and David Harewood had guest roles in Doctor Who (2005). Sam Troughton is the grandson of Patrick Troughton who played the Second Doctor. At one point, Troughton expressed interest in playing a villain in Doctor Who (2005).
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Although the series first premiered in the UK in 2006. It did not air in New Zealand until 2007.
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The trivia items below may give away important plot points.

Batman is considered an influence behind Nightwatchman, Marian's masked alter-ego.
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Lucy Griffiths's cameo in Robin Hood: Something Worth Fighting For: Part 2 (2009) influenced Karen Gillan's cameo in Doctor Who: The Time of the Doctor (2013). Which, the dying Eleventh Doctor hallucinates and Amy Pond appears and walks towards to him and says to him "Raggedy Man. Goodnight!" and The 11th Doctor snaps back into reality. In (#3.13) a dying Robin (Jonas Armstrong) sees Marian (Lucy Griffiths) appear and walking towards him. Marian says to him "The greatest adventure is yet to come". They embrace and in reality, Robin succumbs to the poison and dies.
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Guy Gisbons Sister is Lady Thornton, Armitage played a Mr. Thornton in the mini series North and South
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The series was cancelled after 3 seasons because Jonas Armstrong had decided that he did not want to a fourth season and wanted to leave the series, so he could move on to other projects. The showrunners could not figure out a way to keep the series going without it's main star and since Maid Marian had died at the end of the previous season, it was decided Robin was to die at the end of the third season.
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In series 1, Marian criticizes Robin's actions against the Sheriff and his cruelty and injustice. It is later revealed Marian is The Nightwatchman and also fights the Sheriff and is giving the poor food and supplies, which proves that Marian is no better than Robin and is a hypocrite.
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