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
- Tony Robinson decided to give the show a break in 1990 and and the show returned in 1993 with Series 3.
- 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.
- Howard Lew Lewis, Forbes Collins, Ramsey Gilderdale and Patsy Byrne had previously appeared in various episodes of "Blackadder" alongside Tony Robinson.