Sep. 15, 1956
30 min.
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The Adventures of Sir Lancelot (UK)

In all of Arthurian legend, the most famous of the Knights of the Round Table is undoubtedly Sir Lancelot. This series, painstakingly researched by the History and Literature Departments of Oxford University, re-creates some of the notable exploits of the famous knight, as well as the deeds of the other members of King Arthur's court.


The Adventures of Sir Lancelot (UK) Season 1 (1956-1957)

1x01 1 1x01 The Knight with the Red Plume
Sir Lancelot desires to become a Knight of the Round Table, but he has to prove his mettle by going through a series of tough and strenuous tests
Sep. 15, 1956
1x02 1 1x02 Ferocious Fathers
Lancelot helps Urgan the Strong drive off the besieging forces of Sir Melius the Mighty. In gratitude, Urgan offers his daughter Igrane in marriage to Lancelot
Sep. 22, 1956
1x03 1 1x03 The Queen's Knight
Sir Mordred, King Arthur's cousin, kidnaps Queen Guenevere. In exchange for her safe return, Mordred and his father, King Pell, demand that Arthur turn over his kingdom to them
Sep. 29, 1956
1x04 1 1x04 The Outcast
When Lancelot requests that this squire be given training in order to become a Knight of the Round Table, he is surprised by the strong opposition he meets.
Oct. 06, 1956
1x05 1 1x05 Winged Victory
Lancelot and his squire Brian are sent by King Arthur to carry a secret battle plan to Prince Boudwin, whose castle is under siege by King Mark. However, the two are soon captured by ...
Oct. 13, 1956
1x06 1 1x06 Sir Bliant
Although King Arthur has managed to arrange a truce between the battling Sir Bliant and Sir Rolf, Bliant's three sons break it by kidnapping Rolf's three daughters. Desperate to get ...
Oct. 20, 1956
1x07 1 1x07 The Pirates
king Arthur and his forces set out to capture a band of pirates that are said to be hiding out in a town on the coast. In reality the pirates aren't in the town but are not far from ...
Oct. 27, 1956
1x08 1 1x08 The Magic Sword
A knight wants to rescue a lady imprisoned by her brother, but believes he is too cowardly to do so on his own. He comes to King Arthur for help and advice on how to be brave and courageous. ...
Nov. 03, 1956
1x09 1 1x09 Lancelot's Banishment
King Arthur banishes Lancelot from the kingdom because he believes that Lancelot made a false accusation against King Marhaus. Outside the kingdom, however, Lancelot runs into Marhaus ...
Nov. 10, 1956
1x10 1 1x10 Roman Wall
Sir Lancelot and his squire Brian go to the aid of King Boltan, who swears that ghosts have abducted his daughter.
Nov. 17, 1956
1x11 1 1x11 Caledon
While Sir Lancelot is on a mission for King Arthur, he is robbed and his horse is killed by a group of wild warriors
Nov. 24, 1956
1x12 1 1x12 Theft of Excalibur
On St. Stephen’s Day, King Arthur and his knights traditionally change places for one day with the court squires. During the day, one of the "squires-for-a-day" steals the Sword of ...
Dec. 01, 1956
1x13 1 1x13 The Black Castle
A young knight's prospective father-in-law has been kidnapped and is being held prisoner. Sir Lancelot agrees to help the knight rescue the man.
Dec. 15, 1956
1x14 1 1x14 Shepherd's War
As a village celebrates a forthcoming marriage, a group of knights ride in and one them tries to molest the bride-to-be. In a struggle her father is killed.
Dec. 15, 1956
1x15 1 1x15 The Magic Book
Sir Lancelot volunteers to defend an abbey and its occupants from invading Danes.
Jan. 05, 1957
1x16 1 1x16 The Ruby of Radnor
As a punishment because he rebels at working with Merlin's pigeons, Squire Brian is sent on an errand to deliver a crate of pigeons to a neighboring castle. En route, he becomes involved ...
Jan. 12, 1957
1x17 1 1x17 The Lesser Breed
King Arthur learns that a nearby village is being terrorized by a horrible monster. Sir Lancelot is sent to investigate. He discovers that the monster is really a Viking boat, and that ...
Jan. 19, 1957
1x18 1 1x18 Witches' Brew
A woman claiming mystical powers has convinced King Bors of Sagitaw that she is working evil against him. Sir Lancelot enlists Merlin’s aid against her powers.
Jan. 26, 1957
1x19 1 1x19 Sir Crustabread
King Arthur gives Sir Lancelot a new name and sends him off to champion a lady who is being forced into marrying an unscrupulous man.
Feb. 02, 1957
1x20 1 1x20 Maid of Somerset
A young girl asks Sir Lancelot’s aid. An evil monarch, King Meliot, is selling the young men of the village of Cheddar into slavery.
Feb. 09, 1957
1x21 1 1x21 Knight Errant
After their father dies, two sisters inherit his tiny impoverished kingdom. Their guardian is eager to set up a rich marriage for the older girl, but she is not willing. This was ...
Feb. 16, 1957
1x22 1 1x22 Double Identity
Sir Richard of Taunton is attacked and beaten by three men and left for dead. His uncle plans to substitute his son, Richard’s double, and gain control of the family estate. Lancelot ...
Feb. 23, 1957
1x23 1 1x23 The Lady Lilith
The Lady Lilith has been running the castle of Goodhue since it was left to her by the late Sir William , when she was 14 years old. But now Sir Liones petitions for a ruling at the ...
Mar. 02, 1957
1x24 1 1x24 The Bridge
Sir Lancelot again comes up against the wicked King Marhaus, who is trying to increase his power by deceit and treachery. He is even ready to kidnap his own sister
Mar. 09, 1957
1x25 1 1x25 The Ugly Duckling
While on a visit to castle Lamorack, Sir Lancelot and Merlin try to help their host when he receives a note threatening his daughter's life. Merlin learns that the note is false, and ...
Mar. 16, 1957
1x26 1 1x26 Knights' Choice
After the death of a knight of the Round Table, a young man enters a tournament that will decide who will fill the vacancy. But the other knights object to the young contestant because ...
Mar. 23, 1957
1x27 1 1x27 The Missing Princess
When a king breaks a treaty between his country and a tribe of women, his sister is taken hostage. Sir Lancelot sets forth to rescue the princess.
Mar. 30, 1957
1x28 1 1x28 The Mortaise Fair
While visiting Mortaise Castle, Queen Guinevere is presented with a priceless jewel from the Rajah of Kaipur. Shortly afterward there is a fire, and during the excitement the jewel ...
Apr. 06, 1957
1x29 1 1x29 The Thieves
King Arthur and Sir Lancelot disguise themselves as thieves in order to test the validity of a statement by Lancelot. The knight believes that the thieves of the kingdom are thieves ...
Apr. 13, 1957
1x30 1 1x30 The Prince of Limerick
A prince in love with King Anguish’s daughter Kathleen, is banished from the court because he possesses nothing but the ability to write rhymes. Sir Lancelot, hearing of the young ...
Apr. 20, 1957
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