It’s 12th century England and the wicked King John is ruling with an iron fist. The Sheriff of Nottingham sees to it that the good peasants of Workshop are kept repressed. One day a woman named Marian walks into town and has a bad encounter with the sheriff; she decides to fight back against everything he stands for with her with her merry men.
Last Episode04x07 Voyage to the Bottom of the Forest Aired: Feb. 16, 1994
The Merry Men miss a potentially very rich payout when Rabies falls asleep for the ambush; they each complain about each other's shortcomings …
Series Fun Facts
- Unusually for a children's sitcom, there were no child characters among the main cast, but even so, kids flocked to a show that was offering a fun take on history, directly aimed at them.
- At point, when "CBBC" aired an episode of "Maid Marian and her Merry Men", they put the lyrics of the theme song on the screen, so viewers could sing along, karaoke style.
- Premiered on "CBBC" in the UK on 16 November, 1989.