Horrible Histories - Series 2, Episode 5
Season Two, Episode Five
Air date 4 June 2010
Written by Mark Blakewill, James Harris, Oriane Messina, Giles Pilbrow, Laurence Rickard, & Colin Swash
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Horrible Histories - Series 2, Episode 5 was the 18th episode of the Horrible Histories TV series, having first aired on the 4th of June, 2010, on the CBBC.

This episode includes an Incan kid having the worst birthday ever, a Roman farmer meeting a door-to-door poo salesman, & King George IV embarking on a solo musical career.

Sketches Edit

Putrid Pirates Edit

Pirates treasure Edit

A new recruit is baffled by what his Captain considers treasure.

Historical Shopping Channel Edit

Pirate Hour Edit

Incredible Incas Edit


Live like an Incan (CD set) Edit

Incan child's birthday Edit

An Incan child gets some offbeat birthday presents.

Awful Egyptians Edit

Video Games Edit

The Real Tomb Raider Edit

Scary Stories Edit

The Curse Of Tutankhamun Edit

Gorgeous Georgians Edit

George IV reacts to some bad news Edit

Prince Regent George IV has an unexpectedly good reaction to some bad news–not so much to the news that his corset’s no longer working.

Song Edit

Main article: George IV: Couldn’t Stand My Wife

George VI sings about his life waiting to be King, & then about his true loves: Actresses, Duchesses, & pies-but not his wife!

Measly Middle Ages Edit

HHTV News Edit

The Crusades Report Edit

Bob Hale's report on the Crusades.


Old Crone Edit

Don’t leave for the Crusades without one.

Awesome USA Edit

Agent Moses Edit

Agent Moses helps smuggle plantation slaves past their master to freedom.

Rotten Romans Edit

Door-to-door dung salesmanEdit

A Roman salesman goes from door to door, selling poo.

How to behave at a Roman dinner partyEdit

A parody of an educational film.


Putrid Pirates Incredible Incas Awful Egyptians Gorgeous Georgians Measly Middle Ages Awesome USA Rotten Romans
Pirates treasure Historical Shopping Channel Live Like an Incan Incan child's birthday Video Game Scary Stories George VI reacts to some bad news Song HHTV News Old Crone Agent Moses Roman door-to-door poo salesman How to behave at a Roman dinner party
Mathew Baynton
Simon Farnaby
Sarah Hadland
Martha Howe-Douglas x x
Jim Howick x x x x
Laurence Rickard x
Ben Willbond
Susie Donkin
Lawry Lewin
Alice Lowe
Nathaniel Martello-White
Dominique Moore x
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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