Horrible Histories - Series 2, Episode 3
Season Two, Episode Three
Air date 2 June 2010
Written by Lucy Clarke, Dave Cohen, Greg Jenner, Giles Pilbrow, Laurence Rickard, & Fay Rusling
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Horrible Histories - Series 2, Episode 3 was the 16th episode of the Horrible Histories TV series, having first aired on the 2nd of June, 2010, on the CBBC.

This episode includes Ancient Greece showing a Spartan High School Musical, a jester breaking bad news to Henry VIII using armpit raspberries, learning how to stay fit with the Caveman Workout, & Roman emperor Nero staring in a (not very) romantic movie.

Sketches Edit

Rotten Romans Edit

I'm a Christian Get Me Out of Here! Edit

Christians compete to avoid Roman persecution on “I’m a Christian, Get Me out of Here!” (A parody of I’m a Celebrity… Get Me out of Here!)

Movie Trailer Edit

Love You to Death Edit

Emperor Nero’s marital woes are featured in “Love You to Death”.

Ave! Magazine Edit

Profiling celebrity gladiator Spiculus.

Measly Middle Ages Edit

Historical Paramedics Edit

Medieval paramedics Edit

A couple of medieval paramedics try reviving an unconscious patient with treacle & wee.

Scary Stories Edit

Vincenzo Larfoff is your host for Scary Stories.

The Children of Woolpit Edit

Groovy Greeks Edit

Sending an Athenian child to school Edit

Sending a student off to school.

Song Edit

Main article: Spartan High School Musical

Spartan boys sing about Spartan schools, in their High School musical.

Terrible Tudors Edit

Breaking bad news to Henry VIII Edit

Jester Will Somers is the only man who can safely break the news of Queen Catherine Howard’s infidelities to Henry VIII.

Stupid Deaths Edit

Tudor entertainer

Savage Stone Age Edit

Hunting Trip Preparations Edit

Preparing for a hunting trip.


The Caveman Workout, the low-tech way to get in shape.

Awesome USA Edit

The invention of the Telegraph Edit

The invention of the telegraph means bad news for Pony Express riders.

Cliff WhitelyEdit

Wyatt Earp & Billy the KidEdit

Cliff gives advice to Wyatt Earp & Billy the Kid.

Also features Pearl Hart.


Rotten Romans Measly Middle Ages Groovy Greeks Terrible Tudors Savage Stone Age Awesome USA
I'm a Christian Get Me Out of Here! Love You to Death Ave! Magazine Historical Paramedics Scary Stories Sending an Athenian child to school Song Breaking bad news to Henry VIII Stupid Deaths Hunting Trip Preparations The Caveman Workout Invention of the Telegraph Cliff Whiteley
Mathew Baynton x x x
Simon Farnaby x x x
Sarah Hadland
Martha Howe-Douglas x x x
Jim Howick x x x
Laurence Rickard
Ben Willbond x
Susie Donkin
Lawry Lewin
Alice Lowe x x
Nathaniel Martello-White
Dominique Moore
Daniel Taylor
Giles Terera
Katy Wix
David Baddiel x
Terry Deary
Alexei Sayle
Rattus Rattus (voiced by John Eccleston)
Jon Culshaw
Jess Robinson
Dave Lamb


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