Horrible Histories - Series 2, Episode 12
Season Two, Episode Twelve
Air date 20 July 2010
Written by Mathew Baynton, Susie Donkin, Gerard Foster, Giles Pilbrow, Laurence Rickard, George Sawyer, Joe Tucker, Raphael Warner, & Ben Willbond
Episode guide
Episode 11
Episode 13

Horrible Histories - Series 2, Episode 12 was the 24th episode of the Horrible Histories TV series, having first aired on the 20th of July, 2010, on the CBBC.

Sketches Edit

Savage Stone Age Edit

Historical Crime Squad Edit

The case of the caveman’s death Edit

Art Show Edit

Caveman Art Show Edit

Cave wall painting

Woeful Second World War Edit

Codebreakers Edit

Codebreakers are just a little too clever for their own good.

Agent Sophie Edit

Agent Sophie shows off spy gadgets to a French Resistance contact.

Rotten Romans Edit

Andabatae gladiator Edit

An Andabatae gladiator needs encouragement before heading into the arena.

Stupid Deaths Edit

Diodorus the hunchback Edit

Smashing Saxons Edit


Bag-O-Swallow-Chick Stomach Stones Edit

Works great against headaches, not so much against Vikings.

Saxon helmets Edit

The Saxon Helmet Company offers a sympathy refund on a (badly) failed lucky helmet.

Words We Get From History Edit

More Words We Get From the Saxons Edit

Terrible Tudors Edit

Horrible Histories World Wrestling: Francis I of France VS Henry VIII of England Edit

Francis I of France defeats Henry VIII by tripping him up.

Imagine SpotsEdit

Historical DesktopsEdit

Henry VIII

Henry VIII surfs dating services & winds up starting the English Reformation online.

Incredible IncasEdit

Francisco Pizarro’s “Very Rough Guide” to MexicoEdit


Main article: Do the Pachacuti

Meet Incredible Inca Emperor, Pachacuti. (Just don’t annoy him!)


Savage Stone Age Woeful Second World War Rotten Romans Smashing Saxons Terrible Tudors Incredible Incas
Historical Crime Squad Caveman Art Show Codebreakers Agent Sophie Andabatae gladiator Stupid Deaths Bag-O-Swallow-Chick Stomach Stones Saxon helmets Words We Get From History Horrible Histories World Wrestling Imagine Spot Historical Desktops Francisco Pizarro’s “Very Rough Guide” to Mexico Song
Mathew Baynton x x x
Simon Farnaby x
Sarah Hadland
Martha Howe-Douglas x
Jim Howick x
Laurence Rickard
Ben Willbond x x
Susie Donkin x x
Lawry Lewin
Alice Lowe x
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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