Robin Hood

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  • TV-PG
  • 2006
  • 3 Seasons
  • 7.4  (17,230)

Robin Hood is a British television drama series produced by the BBC that ran from 2006 to 2009. The show is a retelling of the classic tale of Robin Hood, a legendary outlaw who robs from the rich to give to the poor. The series follows Robin of Locksley, played by Jonas Armstrong, as he returns from the Crusades to find his homeland oppressed by tyranny and corruption. He decides to take up arms against the Sheriff of Nottingham, played by Keith Allen, and his henchman, Guy of Gisborne, played by Richard Armitage.

The show takes place in 12th century England, in the town of Nottingham and the surrounding Sherwood Forest. Robin is initially introduced as a selfish and arrogant young man, but after witnessing the injustice inflicted upon the people by the Sheriff and his men, he becomes a heroic figure who puts his own life on the line to protect the innocent.

Robin is joined on his quest by a band of loyal followers, including his childhood friend Much, played by Sam Troughton, the skilled archer Will Scarlet, played by Harry Lloyd, and the brave warrior Little John, played by Gordon Kennedy. Together, they form a group known as the Merry Men, and they spend their time robbing the Sheriff's men and distributing the wealth to the poor and needy.

Along the way, Robin becomes romantically involved with Maid Marian, played by Lucy Griffiths, who was a childhood friend and is now a noblewoman. Marian is a strong and independent character who is also determined to fight against the injustices in her society. The relationship between Robin and Marian is a central plot point of the series, as they must navigate the dangers of their outlaw lifestyle while also trying to pursue their love for each other.

The villains of the show are the Sheriff and Guy of Gisborne, who are both portrayed as sadistic and corrupt. The Sheriff is a cunning and manipulative figure who uses any means necessary to maintain his power, while Guy of Gisborne is a skilled warrior who is also haunted by his past. The show explores the motivations and backstories of these characters, which adds depth to their roles and creates a sense of moral complexity.

Aside from the main characters, the show also features a diverse cast of supporting characters, including David Harewood as a Saracen warrior named Tuck, William Beck as an apothecary named Roy, Anjali Jay as a blind woman named Djaq who is also a skilled engineer, and Lara Pulver as a seductive spy named Isabella.

The show also includes a lot of action and adventure, with Robin and his followers engaging in daring raids and battles against the Sheriff's forces. The fight scenes are well-choreographed and thrilling to watch, and the show also incorporates elements of humor and romance.

Overall, Robin Hood is an engaging and entertaining series that puts a fresh spin on a classic tale. The characters are well-developed and the plot is full of twists and turns that keep the audience engaged. The show also has a strong political and social message about the importance of fighting against injustice and standing up for what is right, which resonates with audiences to this day.

Robin Hood is a series that is currently running and has 3 seasons (115 episodes). The series first aired on October 7, 2006.

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Something Worth Fighting For - Part 2
13. Something Worth Fighting For - Part 2
June 27, 2009
War breaks out in Nottingham as the Sheriff attacks with everything he has. Robin and the gang fight to defend the castle, but are forced to retreat. Finally it comes down to the feared few: Robin, Gisborne, Isabella and the Sheriff. Who, if anyone, will survive the bloodiest of battles?
Something Worth Fighting For - Part 1
12. Something Worth Fighting For - Part 1
June 20, 2009
The battle begins as Isabella rounds up men to send to Prince John, and the gang does everything they can to stop her. Archer joins forces with his sister, and sends a trap to snare Robin and Gisborne. But who is really pulling the strings behind the evil that is coming to Nottingham?
The Enemy of My Enemy
11. The Enemy of My Enemy
June 13, 2009
The gang is shocked when Robin announces that Gisborne is joining their fight against Isabella, but can their uneasy truce survive? Robin and Gisborne then travel to York to save their half-brother Archer from execution, and find that he has made a formidable enemy in the Sheriff of York.
Bad Blood
10. Bad Blood
June 6, 2009
It's a step back in time as a mysterious figure forces Robin and Gisborne to hear the story of their past. The truth about their parents is exposed and a huge revelation rocks them both to the core. As the strange figure shows his face, Robin and Gisborne know their lives will never be the same again.
A Dangerous Deal
9. A Dangerous Deal
May 30, 2009
Gisborne awaits his execution in a Nottingham dungeon, and meets a fellow prisoner who has a profound effect upon him. Robin thinks he can strike a deal with Sheriff Isabella, but his plans are thwarted when an unexpected stranger from her past arrives, looking for revenge.
The King is Dead, Long Live the King
8. The King is Dead, Long Live the King
May 23, 2009
Isabella will go to any lengths to prove her loyalty to the Prince, and to win the Sheriff's job for herself. Meanwhile, suspicious news arrives from the Holy Land that King Richard is dead, and Robin squares up against his former mentor, Lord Sheridan, in an attempt to stop Prince John's hasty coronation.
Too Hot to Handle
7. Too Hot to Handle
May 9, 2009
A heat wave hits Nottinghamshire and, when Prince John blocks all the local wells, the outlaws are forced to take desperate measures to save those at risk. Prince John discovers Robin and Isabella's secret relationship, and orders Gisborne to dispose of them, telling him that if he completes the task he will be made the new Sheriff. Isabella proposes a life away from Nottinghamshire, and Robin has to make a difficult choice about his future.
Do You Love Me?
6. Do You Love Me?
May 2, 2009
Prince John pays a long-awaited visit to Nottingham, and he is out to make mischief. With Gisborne and the Sheriff assigned a royal mission, it surely spells the end for one of them. Meanwhile, Robin is up to mischief of his own, but who is the lucky woman?
Let the Games Commence
5. Let the Games Commence
April 25, 2009
Gisborne is back, and he is not alone; by his side are Prince John's Elite Guards and a mysterious weapon. This time, he is determined to catch Hood. As the gang run for their lives, Little John gets separated and ends up in a Gladiator circus. And who is the damsel in distress Robin saves?
Sins of the Father
4. Sins of the Father
April 18, 2009
Ruthless Rufus is in town, intent on revenge. When he kidnaps Allan and Kate, Robin retaliates by snatching his son. Robin and the gang face a race against time as they try to find Rufus' hiding place. Will they succeed, or is this the end of the road for Allan and Kate?
Lost in Translation
3. Lost in Translation
April 11, 2009
The Sheriff turns the heat up on Robin and his gang by forcing the Abbot to accuse them of stealing from the church. Tuck's attempt to clear Robin's name ends with him being captured and tied to the rack. Will the gang free Tuck in time, while escaping execution themselves?
Cause and Effect
2. Cause and Effect
April 4, 2009
The Sheriff sells the local village men to Irish warriors who need new army recruits, but when Robin is captured himself, can he escape execution in time to save the conscripts? Kate, a village girl from Locksley, tries to help the outlaws and rescue her brother, but her heroics have devastating consequences.
Total Eclipse
1. Total Eclipse
March 28, 2009
When Robin returns from the Holy Land to avenge Marian's murder an epic battle rages between him and Gisborne, with both determined to fight to the death. Tuck arrives in Nottingham searching for Robin Hood, believing he's the only man who can unite the people of England and destroy the tyrannical reign of the Sheriff, Gisborne and Prince John.
Where to Watch Robin Hood
Robin Hood is available for streaming on the BBC website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Robin Hood on demand at Amazon Prime, Amazon, Vudu, Google Play, Apple TV, Tubi TV and Pluto TV.
  • Premiere Date
    October 7, 2006
  • IMDB Rating
    7.4  (17,230)