Horrible Histories - Series 1, Episode 9[1]
Season One, Episode Nine
Air date 11 June 2009
Written by Terry Deary
Directed by Chloe Thomas
Episode guide
Episode 8
Episode 10

Horrible Histories Series 1, Episode 9 was the ninth Horrible Histories (TV series) episode and first aired on the 11th June 2009 on the CBBC.

This episode includes a Victorian inspector checking that school is suitably nice, HHTV News reporting live from the Great Plague, and Thumbelina drowning unpleasantly.

The sketches that are featured are:

Terrible Tudors: Tudor Forecast and Twisted Fairytales: Thumberlina, the Tudor version

Vile Victorians: Shouty Man: New Victorian Child Chimney Cleaner and School : Strict Schools

Rotten Romans: Roman Gods Direct and Appease the Gods

Vicious Vikings: Words we get from the Vikings and Hornless Helmets

Terrible Teachers: It's Not True song

Groovy Greeks: Historical Wife Swap: Athenians and Spartans

Slimy Stuarts: HHTV News: The Great Plague, Ye Sun Plague Special and Ready Steady Feast: The Great Fire of London


  1. IMDB entry