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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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  Various / ... (41 episodes, 2009-2015)
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  Various / ... (41 episodes, 2009-2015)
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  Various (39 episodes, 2009-2013)
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  Various / ... (39 episodes, 2009-2013)
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  Various / ... (39 episodes, 2009-2013)
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  Various (37 episodes, 2009-2013)
Jon Culshaw ...
  Additional Voices / ... (22 episodes, 2009-2017)
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  Various / ... (19 episodes, 2009-2010)
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  Various / ... (18 episodes, 2010-2017)
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  Additional Voices / ... (17 episodes, 2009-2011)
Jalaal Hartley ...
  Various (16 episodes, 2012-2019)
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  Vincenso Larfoff (15 episodes, 2009-2011)
Lawry Lewin ...
  Various (14 episodes, 2009-2011)
Alexander Richardson ...
  Background (14 episodes, 2012)
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  Various (12 episodes, 2010)
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  Storyteller (10 episodes, 2009)
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  Various (9 episodes, 2009-2010)
Susie Donkin ...
  Various (9 episodes, 2009-2012)
Matthew Fenton ...
  Various (9 episodes, 2009-2012)
Dave Lamb ...
  Come Dine With Me Presenter (9 episodes, 2010-2011)
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  Hollywood Producer #1 (9 episodes, 2012-2013)
Lisa Devlin ...
  Various (8 episodes, 2009)
Javone Prince ...
  Various (8 episodes, 2009)
Jason Lewis ...
  Various (7 episodes, 2012-2015)
Jessica Ransom ...
  Various (7 episodes, 2015-2017)
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  Various (6 episodes, 2015-2017)
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  Various (6 episodes, 2015-2017)
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  Various (5 episodes, 2009-2015)
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  Faught w. wallace / ... (5 episodes, 2011-2015)
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  Various (5 episodes, 2015)
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  Various (4 episodes, 2009-2011)
Bertie Gilbert ...
  2009 / ... (4 episodes, 2009-2011)
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  Various (4 episodes, 2015)
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  Various (4 episodes, 2017)
Steve Punt ...
  Various (3 episodes, 2009)
David Lanco ...
  Rattus Rattus' Voice (3 episodes, 2009-2011)
Louise Ford ...
  Various (3 episodes, 2015)
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  Various (3 episodes, 2017)
George Sawyer ...
  Various (2 episodes, 2009)
Deborah Wise ...
  Team Homo Sapien Cavegirl / ... (2 episodes, 2012)
John Eccleston ...
  Puppeteer (2 episodes, 2015)
Katherine Jakeways ...
  Various (2 episodes, 2015)
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  Various (2 episodes, 2015)
James McNicholas ...
  Various (2 episodes, 2017-2019)
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  King John (1 episode, 2015)
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  Dr. Ushma (1 episode, 2010)
Steven Hopwood ...
  Amputee slave (1 episode, 2009)
Lawrence Stevenson ...
  Dave (1 episode, 2009)
Allin Kempthorne ...
  Israel Hands (1 episode, 2010)
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  Slave (1 episode, 2010)

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Plot Summary

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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Also Known As
  • Deu a Louca na História (Brazil)
  • Ужасные истории (Russia)
Runtime
  • 28 min
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Trivia The 'Gorgeous Georgians' title slide has a few bars from the Horrible Histories Blackbeard song playing over it. 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 »
Movie Connections Featured in Episode dated 15 June 2011 (2011). See more »
Quotes Various: [repeated line as "Death" for opening of "Stupid Deaths" segment] Stupid Deaths, Stupid Deaths, they're funny 'cause they're true! Stupid Deaths, Stupid Deaths, hope next time it's not *you*!
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