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Horrible Histories 

A group of British comedians show the sides of history they don't teach you in school. From the 'Savage Stone Age' to the 'Troublesome 20th Century', you see the full side to history.
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Series cast summary:
Jim Howick ...  Various / ... 44 episodes, 2009-2015
Simon Farnaby ...  Various / ... 44 episodes, 2009-2015
Mathew Baynton ...  Various 39 episodes, 2009-2013
Martha Howe-Douglas ...  Various / ... 39 episodes, 2009-2013
Ben Willbond ...  Various / ... 39 episodes, 2009-2013
Laurence Rickard ...  Various 37 episodes, 2009-2013
Jon Culshaw ...  Additional Voices / ... 26 episodes, 2009-2019
Jalaal Hartley Jalaal Hartley ...  Various 21 episodes, 2012-2019
Sarah Hadland ...  Various / ... 19 episodes, 2009-2010
Dominique Moore ...  Various / ... 19 episodes, 2010-2017
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Horrible histories is a British program for all ages. The writers have made learning history entertaining, with funny skits, spin offs of TV shows like; Wife Swap (Historical Wife Swap), Master Chef (Historical Master Chef), and Fashion Fix (Historical Fashion Fix). It teaches us history through songs too.

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In 2011, a spin-off game show, Horrible Histories Gory Games (2011), was launched on CBBC. See more »

Goofs

The idea of pirates using a black ink spot to tell another pirate that they have been marked for death comes from Robert Louis Stevenson's 'Treasure Island' and has no factual basis. See more »

Quotes

Various: [repeated line as "Death" in "Stupid Deaths"] Sometimes I love this job. I do, I really do.
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Connections

Featured in Breakfast: Episode dated 15 June 2011 (2011) See more »

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Horrible Histories!!!!
11 September 2015 | by tessybear-675-76666See all my reviews

I love this show so much! It's hilarious, it's not boring at all and a great way to learn history. I watch it with my mum and dad every night and they too enjoy it. I know all the words to most songs, and thanks to Horrible Histories, I know all the English kings and queens, things about Charles the 2nd etc. Some of the song film clips resonates well with an older audience, as they are copies of older songs. They creatively add riff offs of shows, such as 'Historical Masterchef', 'Historical Apprentice' and 'Historical Dentist.' If you haven't watched it, I would definitely give it a go as it is funny and entertaining. As you watch the series you begin to get attached to some of the main characters, like we have, so it makes it more fun. 10/10 I love it so much.


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April 2009 (UK) See more »

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