Terry Jones hosts this series that looks at the real facts about the Middle Ages and its roots.
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UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 January 2004 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Terry Jones középkora See more »

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Avignon, Vaucluse, France See more »

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(8 episodes)

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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The Kind Of Documentary I Prefer
13 March 2008 | by dumbpoet69See all my reviews

I was a little put off by the other commenter when they spoke of the playful nature of this series because I generally prefer my facts to be undiluted. Unfortunately comedic documentaries tend to blur the line between fact and fiction to the point where the more extreme facts seem doubtful and certainly wouldn't hold up in conversation.

However, this series does a fantastic job of keeping the subject light hearted while still being dense with facts. The general structure of each episode is a brief introduction to the "stereotype" and then the rest of the episode focuses on deconstructing that stereotype, sometimes even showing where the misconception came from.


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