Horrible Histories (2009)

  • Score 7.9
  • Premiered: Apr 2009
  • Episodes: 118
  • Followers: 46
  • Rank #3888
  • Running
  • BBC One
  • Friday

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Season 8
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Queen Vic's Home Vids
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Jun 03, 2019
Did you know that the Victorians invented films? Not only that, but one of the first stars of the moving image was Queen Victoria! Using real footage recently restored by the BFI, this .. show full overview
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Fashion Faux Pas
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Jun 03, 2019
From the ancient Egyptians pioneering smelling good (a heady mix of fat and perfume plonked on your head, so that it would gradually melt throughout the day and make you smell all lovely .. show full overview
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Chaotic Collabs
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Jun 10, 2019
History is filled with tales of great minds coming together, and collaborating, to achieve incredible things. It’s also full of idiots working together to create an unholy mess, and .. show full overview
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Mind Your Manners
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Jun 17, 2019
Rattus is panicking, as the Rat Queen is visiting the sewer and he has no idea how to behave nicely around royalty! Not only that, if he can somehow appear attractive to the Queen, maybe .. show full overview
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Fearsome Families
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Jun 24, 2019
Families - sometimes you love them, sometimes you bicker with them, and sometimes you marry them off to consolidate your power in Europe. Welcome to a look at some of history’s most .. show full overview
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Bizarre Beasts
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Jul 01, 2019
A look at some of the various ways in which, throughout history, humans have lived with, worked with, and interacted with animals - from the very first socialising with wolves thousands .. show full overview
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Moon Mayhem
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Jul 08, 2019
Comedian and space nerd Dara O Briain joins Rattus as guest host for a special show that marks the anniversary of the 1969 moon landings. For generations, we have looked to the stars .. show full overview
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Putrid Politics
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Jul 22, 2019
Rattus has formed ‘The Demoratic Party’, and has enlisted the help of a political advisor - Dani Dyer - to help him rise to political power. Although Dani may be a surprise appointment .. show full overview
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Heroic Home Front
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Sep 09, 2019
Marking the eightieth anniversary of the outbreak of World War II, Horrible Histories looks at how the war affected those left back home in the UK, on the home front. We start with the .. show full overview
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Fierce Females
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Mar 08, 2020
A celebration of some of history’s greatest females, including Spartan Queen Gorgo terrorising Historical Love Island, supergroup The Tudor Queens and the original Wonder Women.
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Holly H Song Special
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Jul 20, 2020
Social media star Holly H is Rattus’ guest as he launches his own radio station, BBC Radio Number Two, and plays a selection of musical greatest hits from the series.
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Holly H Song Special
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Jul 20, 2020
Social media star Holly H is Rattus’ guest as he launches his own radio station, BBC Radio Number Two, and plays a selection of musical greatest hits from the series.
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Fantastic Firsts Special
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Jul 27, 2020
A special show featuring some of history’s greatest firsts, including the first ever library, Olympic Games, people on the moon and rat roller-skating on TV!
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Fantastic Firsts Special
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Jul 27, 2020
A special show featuring some of history's greatest firsts, including the first ever library, Olympic Games, people on the moon and rat roller-skating on TV!
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Beastly Bodily Functions Special
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Aug 03, 2020
Doctors Chris and Xand van Tulleken join Rattus for a selection of old and new sketches relating to bodies.
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Mayflower Malarkey
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Sep 14, 2020
Washington, Jefferson, Queen Elizabeth I, social media sensation Zack Septic-Tank and a host of plucky Puritans star in a show marking 400 years since the Mayflower’s famous voyage

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