Robin Hood

2009 • BBC America
149 reviews
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Season 1 episodes (13)

1 Will You Tolerate This?
Robin of Locksley heads home from the Crusades to find his people starving and brutalized under the tyrannical rule of the new Sheriff. He quickly discovers that the only way to reason with this Sheriff is with bow and arrow - even if it means sacrificing his title and his lands and consigning himself to life in the forest.
2 Sheriff Got Your Tongue?
The humiliated Sheriff storms into Locksley village, threatening dreadful revenge until Robin Hood surrenders. Robin has no choice but to give himself up. But, with the forest outlaws on his side, all is not lost.
3 Who Shot the Sheriff?
Robin Hood gets the blame when a mysterious sniper murders innocent people in Nottingham. Desperate to stop the killings, Robin must form an unholy alliance with the Sheriff of Nottingham. But the Sheriff has his own agenda. . .
4 Parent Hood
Robin and his men discover an abandoned baby in Sherwood Forest, moments before the Sheriff kidnaps Roy. Roy is given a dilemma: kill Robin Hood or watch his mother hang at sunrise. Who will Roy save? Who does the baby belong to? And can the Outlaws really be expected to storm Nottingham Castle on two hours' sleep?
5 The Turk Flu
The Nottingham Fair arrives, bringing with it the lure of the silver arrow competition. But Robin must resist temptation until he has dealt with something more pressing: the Sheriff's move to buy Saracen slave labour for his lethal mine. Will he put the mine out of business and get to Nottingham in time to win the prize? Or is there a different reward in the shape of a new member of the gang?
6 The Taxman Cometh
Robin and his gang are not fooled when they come across a farmer named Flaxton and his son on their way to Nottingham. To their delight they discover Flaxton is really a tax inspector, whose job it is to count the mountain of tax silver currently housed in Nottingham Castle Even better, with Flaxton as their cover, entry to the castle is easy. Perhaps too easy. . .
7 Brothers
A family reunion between Allan and his long-lost brother Tom turns sour when Tom and his crooked friends tag along with the gang. Tom proves to be far more trouble than he is worth, first trying to rob Marian's house, and eventually getting himself caught by the Sheriff. Worse, Marian is in mortal danger from a murderous Gisborne. Robin must try to save Tom before helping Marian. Even if Robin can get to her in time, will she be forced to make the ultimate sacrifice to prove her innocence?
8 Tattoo? What Tattoo?
King Richard's birthday turns out to be a day of surprises for the gang. First Djaq is captured when they raid Gisborne's party at Locksley Manor, then Robin unexpectedly discovers a terrible secret about Gisborne which sends him spiralling out of control. Without Robin as leader, the gang fails to rescue Djaq. They need Robin to choose between helping them save her, and seeking final retribution on his enemy Gisborne.
9 A Thing or Two About Loyalty
Castle scientist Lambert invents explosive "black powder", but realizes in the wrong hands it could be a lethal weapon. The Sheriff's are the wrong hands. Lambert has hidden his secret ledger, but the Sheriff is going to torture him until he talks. Much volunteers to get himself arrested, get into the dungeons, and help Lambert escape. But the Sheriff throws a spanner in the works by appointing Much Earl of Bonchurch. Is it some sort of trap? And even if it is, with the lovely Eve to look after him, is Lord Much going to want to escape?
10 Peace Off!
When Robin saves an arsonist from burning Locksley Church he unleashes a series of events culminating in the discovery of a mysterious Saracen visitor at Nottingham Castle. The gang fears there is witchcraft at play, so Robin sets out to show them that they have nothing to fear. But there's everything to fear in the true power of the forces converging on the Castle. . .
11 Dead Man Walking
A routine trip to Locksley to collect new weaponry descends into chaos when Robin and Little John witness a brutal tax collection, the capture of their bow-maker and worse - the arrest of Little John's son. Little John tries to save his son but it is a futile gesture, and within seconds he too is carted off to the castle dungeons. But fate has a hand to play, and when Alice Little joins them in prison, estranged husband and wife are temporarily reunited. But while John and Alice try to work out what's best for the future, the Sheriff cooks up a plan of his own, for a Festival of Pain - and they are the star acts. . .
12 The Return of the King
The glorious news spreads that King Richard is returning to England. For most, it hails a return to the good old days, but for Will and Allan it means a return to their lacklustre former lives. And for Robin and Marian, it means her impending marriage to Guy of Gisborne. Robin is desperate to find evidence convicting Gisborne of his crimes, while Marian sets out on one last mission as the Nightwatchman. But tragedy strikes and as the Sheriff and his men surround Robin and the gang it seems that Marian and Robin will be separated forever. . .
13 A Clue: No
Robin cannot come to terms with losing Marian. He refuses to help Edward in confronting the King, and abandons Much and the gang: his world has fallen apart. There is no point in being Robin Hood anymore. But all is not what it seems and the discovery of a terrible secret will spur Robin back into action and see the Sheriff and Gisborne defeated before the day is out. . .

About this show

A brand new retelling of a classic legend! Packed with comedy, drama, action, adventure, romance and the occasional twist - this is Robin Hood for a new generation. A fantastic ensemble cast of exciting new faces and well-known talent brings the legend to life. Robin Hood outwits and delights as he and his gang of outlaws fight the authority of the evil Sheriff of Nottingham with outrageous scams, disguises, tricks, ingenuity and breathtaking archery.
149 reviews
Tyler Bennett
June 15, 2015
I almost stopped watching it a few times because It felt like my heart couldn't take it. But I persevered until the end, and it was all superbly done.
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Constance C (Lady Constance of Glencoe)
September 20, 2014
Richard Arm it age is the man you love to hate as the sheriff's hunky head of the black knights, sheriffs henchman. Give it a try. You'll like it, I promise.
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Esther Eckstine
January 1, 2016
I would give it one star for the horrible ending, but I cant because of season 1 and 2. FANTASTIC show, great characters, epic soundtrack, all in all: awesome
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