|Horrible Histories - Series 4, Episode 13|
|Season Four, Episode Thirteen|
|Air date||4 June 2012|
|Written by||Dave Cohen, Caroline Norris, & Giles Pillbrow|
A parody of The Monkees' theme song, it stars four of the greatest Greek philosophers singing about their lives & theories.
A parody of "Wuthering Heights" by Kate Bush, the titular monarch sings about how her rule became catastrophic, & how she wasn’t really that scary!
A big band parody, Shakespeare sings all about the so many phrases he came up with.
A parody of Empire State of Mind by Jay-Z feat. Alicia Keyes, it stars the Pilgrim fathers singing about colonizing in America.
A parody of early punk rock (featuring the Sex Pistols & The Clash), the Luddites sing about their struggle against the Industrial Revolution.
A parody of 1980’s romantic duets, Queen Victoria & Prince Albert sing about their love in a love ballad.
A parody of Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It) by Beyoncé, it stars Mary Seacole singing about her life as a nurse in the Crimean War (besides Florence Nightingale).
In the song, Charles Darwin explains his theory of evolution.
As the song suggests, it stars the airmen of the Royal Air Force, who sing about their days in World War II.
External Links Edit
- Series 4, Episode 13 at Horrible Histories TV