Horrible Histories - Series 2, Episode 2
Season Two, Episode Two
Air date 1 June 2010
Written by Dave Cohen, Gerard Foster, Greg Jenner, Oriane Messina, Giles Pilbrow, Laurence Rickard, Colin Swash, Joe Tucker, & Raphael Warner
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WARNING: This episode contains brief mild language. 

Horrible Histories - Series 2, Episode 2 was the 15th episode of the Horrible Histories TV series, having first aired on the 1st of June, 2010.

This episode includes a seasick pirate captain regreting stealing a seasick herd of seasick cows, a Georgian sportsman inventing a whole new way of boxing, King Charles II rapping about his magic touch, & naughty schoolboys.

Sketches Edit

Putrid Pirates Edit

Captain Basil Hood Edit

Captain Basil Hood quickly regrets stealing a herd of seasick cows.

Historical Hospital Edit

Ship's Carpenter

One-Eyed Ned, the ship’s carpenter, steps in to perform an amputation in order to cure a soccer player's cut leg.

Woeful Second World War Edit

Art Show Edit

The World War Two Art Show Edit

Magician Jasper Maskelyne helps the Allies hide military installations.

Wrapping children up Edit

Wrapping children in brown paper for warmth leads to a postal mix-up.

Groovy Greeks Edit

Stupid Deaths Edit

Heraclitus Edit


Evil-Spirit-Preventing-Door-Frame-Tar Edit

The Oracle of Delphi Edit

The Oracle of Delphi predicts Aeschylus’ death.

Slimy Stuarts Edit

Oliver Cromwell Edit

Oliver Cromwell bans Christmas celebrations–among many other things.

Song Edit

Main article: Charles II: King of Bling

Now Cromwell’s gone, party animal King Charles II has restored the monarchy & is ready to party, as he raps in a great song.

Rap music parody, feat. My Name Is by Eminem.

Awful Egyptians Edit

Historical Desktops Edit

Cleopatra Edit

Cleopatra courts Mark Antony via the social network.

Gorgeous GeorgiansEdit

HHTV SportEdit

Revolutionising Georgian BoxingEdit

Ex-slave Bill Richmond from America revolutionizes boxing.

Georgian school rebellionEdit

Parents tour a boarding school during a violent pupil rebellion.


Putrid Pirates Woeful Second World War Groovy Greeks Slimy Stuarts Awful Egyptians Gorgeous Georgians
Captain Basil Hood Historical Hospital World War II Art Show Wrapping children up Stupid Deaths Advertisement The Oracle of Delphi Oliver Cromwell Song Historical Desktops HHTV Sport Georgian school rebellion
Mathew Baynton x x x x
Simon Farnaby x
Sarah Hadland
Martha Howe-Douglas x x x
Jim Howick x x
Laurence Rickard x x
Ben Willbond x
Susie Donkin
Lawry Lewin
Alice Lowe
Nathaniel Martello-White
Dominique Moore
Daniel Taylor
Giles Terera
Katy Wix
David Baddiel
Terry Deary
Alexei Sayle
Rattus Rattus (voiced by John Eccleston)
Jon Culshaw
Jess Robinson
Dave Lamb


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