The Adventures of Robin Hood
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Farewell to Tuck
aired: Mon, Jun 30, 1958
The Sheriff has long suspected that Friar Tuck is in league with Robin Hood, and seizes an opportunity to get rid of him when the archbishop arrives in Nottingham looking for a good man to take over a parish in Sussex.
aired: Mon, Jun 2, 1958
Robin agrees to let two of his men accompany Ann de Brissac, a noblewoman, to a place where gold for King Richard is hidden. But Marian then arrives at the camp to explain that Ann is a spy for Prince John, so Robin has to set out to save his two men.
aired: Mon, May 26, 1958
Robin, Marian and Little John visit Master David of Lincoln to buy Lincoln Green cloth. The Sheriff follows, hoping for a chance to capture them, which he finds when Master Shanks, David's assistant, turns traitor.
aired: Mon, May 19, 1958
During a lengthy drought, Little John and Derwent are cornered in a cave. The Sheriff, in trying to smoke them out, starts a fire which forces him to seek help from Robin.
aired: Mon, May 12, 1958
The Sheriff finds a neat and foolproof way of raising money for Prince John, by organizing raffles. Foolproof that is, until Robin comes on the scene.
aired: Mon, May 5, 1958
Little John breaks his leg escaping from the Sheriff's men. Robin and Friar Tuck carry him to the home of Sir George Woodley, who is being visited by a foreign doctor.
aired: Mon, Apr 28, 1958
With the help of a song, Robin and a minstrel named Roland manage to spoil Prince John's hopes of an alliance with the Prince of Aragon.
aired: Mon, Apr 14, 1958
Nicodemus, a brilliant mathematician, aware that Prince John covets the giant catapult that he has invented, escapes from the power of the Prince into Sherwood Forest, only to discover that his brother has been seized as a hostage by a rascally baron.
The Elixir of Youth
aired: Mon, Apr 7, 1958
Sir Boland, in desperate need of money, promises the hand of his ward Melissa to Sir Louis, an elderly Norman, in spite of her being in love with Sir Boland's squire. When Friar Tuck hears of the young girl's plight, he asks Robin for help.
Quickness of the Hand
aired: Mon, Mar 31, 1958
With the end of the tournament season, three knights decide to try to make some money by capturing Robin Hood and claiming the reward. By posing as strolling players, they enter the outlaws' camp and work a neat trick.
The Ghost That Failed
aired: Mon, Mar 17, 1958
Local farmers believe that the land belonging to surly Simon Dexter is haunted. Robin and Friar Tuck realize that this is Simon's way of scaring his neighbors off his land, and decide to see what they can do about it.
aired: Mon, Mar 10, 1958
Dr. Quince, an antiquarian friend of Robin's, is excavating the site of an old Roman villa. Robin and his men agree to lend a hand in the hope of finding Roman gold. He is very successful until the news reaches the Sheriff, who wants the gold for himself.
aired: Mon, Mar 3, 1958
Bolbec, a sworn enemy of Robin Hood, arrives at Nottingham Castle to see the Sheriff. He has, he tells the Sheriff, a foolproof plan to trap the outlaw leader, involving Luke Tanner, who is the exact double of Robin.
Castle in the Air
aired: Mon, Feb 24, 1958
The impoverished knight and friend of the outlaws, Sir Richard of the Lea, loses a game of dice against Sir Adrian. Robin realizes the game was rigged, but so does the Sheriff, who is determined to turn it to his advantage.
aired: Mon, Feb 17, 1958
Robin has a rendezvous with four knights with whom he fought in the crusades, and in keeping it he falls into a trap set by the Sheriff. At last it seems the Sheriff has won - but Robin has got out of difficult and dangerous situations before.
Too Many Robins
aired: Mon, Feb 10, 1958
Alma, an innkeeper's daughter, hero-worships Robin. But to gain her love, Tom the Thatcher tells her he is Robin. But she wants proof.
One Man's Meat
aired: Mon, Feb 3, 1958
Squire Woodstock has discovered a form of bran, which he calls his 'universal food', and which he thinks will replace all other food. Robin and Friar Tuck do not share the squire's enthusiasm when they have to eat it for dinner.
aired: Mon, Jan 6, 1958
Trouble begins when the Sheriff tries to levy yet another tax to raise money. His lieutenant advises against this, and they plan to start a band of outlaws to compete with Robin's men.
The Challenge of the Black Knight
aired: Mon, Dec 30, 1957
Will Dale, as a special birthday treat, is brought by his father to the forest. There, he goes hunting with Robin and the outlaws, but they get into a fight with Sir Roger Fitzwilliam, who kidnaps Will.
The Christmas Goose
aired: Mon, Dec 23, 1957
Young Davey has a pet goose, who is very attached to him. One day it saves him from a flogging from Sir Leon's men, but in so doing is caught and, as a punishment, sentenced to become Sir Leon's Christmas dinner.
To Be a Student
aired: Mon, Dec 16, 1957
Prince John is levying troops from among young men of suitable age. Peter Larkin, a brilliant student that Friar Tuck is preparing for university, tries to escape this traitorous service.
The Bride of Robin Hood
aired: Mon, Dec 9, 1957
A girl, who has run away from her home to avoid a marriage to Walter, proves herself a valiant archer in defense of Robin. In return for her service in a dangerous situation, he grants her a favor.
The Angry Village
aired: Mon, Nov 25, 1957
Robin and Little John, while hunting in the forest, come across villagers hiding grain to avoid it being confiscated. But the grain is discovered, and treachery is suspected.
An Apple for the Archer
aired: Mon, Nov 18, 1957
Mary Quartermaine, according to her father's will, has to marry the best bow-man in the land. Robin plays cupid when he teaches Timothy Cox to shoot an arrow well enough to win the lovely young woman as his bride.
My Brother's Keeper
aired: Mon, Nov 11, 1957
Sir Loren is caught ill-treating a blacksmith, and is banished from his home by his father. Then, Loren kills his young brother in the forest and Robin and Little John are the only witnesses.
aired: Mon, Nov 4, 1957
Brother Wootan, a great believer in education, has been banished many times for teaching the children of serfs to read. Robin allows him to start a school in the forest, and one of the unwilling pupils is Little John.
aired: Mon, Oct 21, 1957
Lord Greenwald, the only one who knows the hiding place of a Charter which will limit Prince Johns' power, is seriously ill in his castle. Marian learns where the Charter is hidden, but can she and Robin get to it before the Sheriff finds out too?
aired: Mon, Oct 14, 1957
Robin becomes involved in the fortunes of a Byzantine princess, Irene, who has been held hostage in England.
A Tuck in Time
aired: Mon, Oct 7, 1957
Edgar, Friar Tuck's twin brother, has returned from the East with a deadly machine, and is prepared to sell it to Prince John. But Robin and Tuck plan to stop him.
The Salt King
aired: Mon, Sep 30, 1957
In the days of Robin Hood, various essential goods were in short supply, and certain lords held monopolies on them. Lord Guthrie is plotting with the Sheriff to hold up supplies so the price will rise. The plan works well, until Robin steps in.
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aired: Mon, Jun 24, 1957
Robin and his men plan to steal gold bound for the coffers of Prince John, using Little John's girlfriend, Carlotta.
The Road in the Air
aired: Mon, Jun 17, 1957
Sir William has imposed a duty on all grain taken to Tom's mill, and unless it's paid, he will see nobody crosses his land. When Robin hears about this, he thinks of a way to get the grain to the mill without anyone setting foot on Sir William's land.
The Path of True Love
aired: Mon, Jun 10, 1957
Locksley Hall has sentimental associations for Robin and Marian, and they pay a visit. But the current owner is treating his peasants miserably, so they decide to help.
The Frightened Tailor
aired: Mon, Jun 3, 1957
A list of people loyal to King Richard, being carried from London to Nottingham by Ned Carter, comes into the Sheriff's possession, but fortunately Robin has a chance of rescuing it.
aired: Mon, May 27, 1957
During King Richard's crusade, Ali ben Azra, one of the hated Saracens is captured and brought to England. In their turn, the Saracens capture Lord Rossmore and hold him hostage against Ali's safe return.
The Little People
aired: Mon, May 20, 1957
Robin and Friar Tuck are escorting Marian back home from Ireland, after rescuing her uncle, when they hear for the first time about the leprechauns.
The Mystery of Ireland's Eye
aired: Mon, May 13, 1957
Robin and Friar Tuck go with Marian to an island off the coast of Ireland, where they suspect her uncle, Sir Edward de Courcy, is being held prisoner. They find the local people frightened, and someone tries to frighten Robin too.
Too Many Earls
aired: Mon, Apr 29, 1957
The Earl of Rochdale, Marian's uncle, is quarrelling with the Earl of Northgate, and she suggests an archery match to decide the matter. She hopes Robin will be able to shoot for her uncle, but first they must hoodwink the Sheriff.
Food for Thought
aired: Mon, Apr 22, 1957
Count Olivier has levied a new tax, taking so much food from the people of Upper Minton that they may starve. Robin captures the food from the tax collector and must return it to the villagers without the Count knowing.
The Black Five
aired: Mon, Apr 15, 1957
The Sheriff's life is in danger, and he sends to Robin for help! What can have caused this sudden friendship, and who or what are the 'Black Five'.
The Borrowed Baby
aired: Mon, Apr 8, 1957
The Count of Severne tells the Sheriff that his gold has been taken by Robin Hood. He also suspects Maid Marian. The Sheriff disbelieves this, but agrees to put the Count's suspicions to the test.
The York Treasure
aired: Mon, Apr 1, 1957
Joseph of Cordoba and a young friend, Esther, escape from York with money raised by friends to pay the passage of a shipload of refugees landing at Grimsby. When Joseph is wounded, Robin offers to accompany Esther to the coast.
aired: Mon, Mar 25, 1957
A preposterous London merchant and his beautiful daughter Bess are on their way to Sir Harold of Nottingham with a dowry of one thousand gold crowns. Garth, one of the outlaws, reports their presence to Robin, who arranges to relieve them of their gold.
aired: Mon, Mar 18, 1957
'The Flying Four' are a Bavarian acrobatic team, and they come through Sherwood Forest on their way to Nottingham Fair. Naturally, they are waylaid by the outlaws, but when they are found to be harmless, they are treated as guests.
The Secret Pool
aired: Mon, Mar 11, 1957
Robin and Marian are fishing in a pool which Robin explains has the biggest fish in the area. It belongs to Sir Cedric Hayworth, who knows nothing about it. When Robin has dealings with the knight later, he spins him a very fishy yarn to trick him.
Flight from France
aired: Mon, Mar 4, 1957
Robin and Friar Tuck are at an inn in France, where they discover Sir Roderick is staying on a mission to raise money for Prince John. Robin decides to take Sir Roderick's place, and seize the gold for King Richard, but the plan goes wrong.
The Goldmaker's Return
aired: Mon, Feb 25, 1957
The Sheriff has found the man everyone is looking for: Lepidus, an alchemist who can make gold. But the old man has been in his laboratory for a month and has produced nothing. The Sheriff gives him just seven days more.
The Bandit of Brittany
aired: Mon, Feb 18, 1957
Robin and Friar Tuck escort Prince Arthur and the Duchess Constance to Chateau Marmont in France for safety. There they make a discovery of a French 'Robin Hood' called Jacques Chapeau.
aired: Mon, Feb 11, 1957
Prince John is always trying to seize the English throne while King Richard is in the Holy Land. But there is someone with a better claim: Arthur of Brittany. Suppose, by some regrettable accident, that Arthur were killed?
The Final Tax
aired: Mon, Feb 4, 1957
Tom Joyner, a serf, is supposed to be dying, and Sir Charles comes round to survey the possibilities of collecting the tax to which he is legally entitled if one of his villagers dies. But Friar Tuck has a plan to thwart the rascally bailiff.
The Shell Game
aired: Mon, Jan 28, 1957
Robin's men are annoyed when he gives refuge to Pick, a confidence trickster, who specializes in a shell trick, which makes him rather unpopular with the men. Robin uses him in a plan to collect some jewels for King Richard's campaign in France.
aired: Mon, Jan 21, 1957
Most people can stand a bit of teasing, but the outlaws go too far with Little John, and he walks off in a huff. Little John is caught by the Sheriff's men and sentenced to hang, and Robin has to rescue him.
aired: Mon, Jan 14, 1957
Marian's cousin, Sir William Fitzwalter, comes from Eleanor, the Queen Mother, to ask Robin's help. It means Robin has to go to Austria. That night Marian has a strange dream, causing her to fear for his safety.
aired: Mon, Jan 7, 1957
Lady Rowena is being forced to marry a local nobleman, De Vere. Sir Hubert is determined to storm the castle single-handed, to save her. But who will save him?
aired: Mon, Dec 31, 1956
The Sheriff's campaign against Robin and the outlaws has not been very successful, but Sir Simon, an agent of Prince John, comes along with a new idea, and proposes to carry it through himself. The Sheriff is pleased to hand over to someone else.
The Friar's Pilgrimage
aired: Mon, Dec 24, 1956
It may be odd that Robin should decide to accompany Friar Tuck on his pilgrimage to Canterbury, but several people are glad he did, as they are soon embroiled in a case of witchcraft.
aired: Mon, Dec 17, 1956
To help the villagers of Lotham, who are being very heavily taxed, Robin supplies table silver to the silversmith and official minter of Nottingham to melt down into coin.
The Black Patch
aired: Mon, Dec 10, 1956
Sir Dunstan of Travers, a guest of Maid Marian, discloses to her his vow to wear a black patch over one eye until he has captured Robin Hood. She hurries off to warn Robin, and almost falls into a cleverly laid trap.
The Haunted Mill
aired: Mon, Dec 3, 1956
Tom the Miller is being harassed by a series of misfortunes, which his powerful neighbor, Sir William, ascribes to the 'Little People', but Friar Tuck doesn't believe this falsehood, and asks Robin for help.
aired: Mon, Nov 26, 1956
Mark becomes a hero under false pretences. But is he hero enough to take the consequences?
aired: Mon, Nov 19, 1956
There is only one attractive young woman in Nottingham that Robin trusts, and that's Marian. Can he trust the lovely Isabella too? Prince John is planning to divorce his wife, Princess Avice, who asks Robin for help.
aired: Mon, Nov 12, 1956
Five hundred crowns is a great deal of money, but that's the sum demanded from the villagers by Count Severne to pay for the return of his son. Edwin, spokesman of the serfs, appeals to Robin for help.
aired: Mon, Nov 5, 1956
Robin's principles are well-known, if not well-liked. There are two kinds of men he doesn't like: traitors and impostors. Unless he is the impostor?
aired: Mon, Oct 29, 1956
Sir Richard of the Lea has a lot of very nice pewter plate, and when an 'alchemist' comes along and says he can turn it into gold, Sir Richard is taken in. How can Robin outwit the 'goldmaker' without attracting the attention of the Sheriff?
A Year and a Day
aired: Mon, Oct 22, 1956
A year and a day - that's the length of time an escaped serf has to stay free before freedom is his forever. But he has to stay in the public eye, and how can he do this when he is a wanted man?
aired: Mon, Oct 15, 1956
By chance, a stranger hidden in a cart overhears a conversation between Robin and Marian. Is it enough to blackmail the outlaw of Sherwood Forest? Robin impersonates the Sheriff to turn the tables on the blackmailer.
aired: Mon, Oct 8, 1956
Albertus the scientist has invented a terrible bomb, and is afraid his idea will fall into the wrong hands. How can Robin, an outlaw, help a man who keeps such close company with the king?
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aired: Mon, Jul 9, 1956
A courier has come to Prince John, and Robin thinks he bears important news. The Prince says it is of King Richard's death, but Robin disbelieves this, and sets to work to discover the truth.
aired: Mon, Jun 11, 1956
Robin bets Friar Tuck that he can collect more money by begging than Tuck can by prayer. But Norman soldiers make things very difficult for these apprentice beggars.
The Knight Who Came to Dinner
aired: Mon, Jun 4, 1956
A penniless knight, Sir Richard of the Lea, has mortgaged his estate to the abbot, and cannot repay his debt. The outlaws lend him the sum he needs.
The Thorkil Ghost
aired: Mon, May 28, 1956
Harold of Thorkil Castle insists he is being haunted by a vicious Viking ghost. At least that's what he tells Robin, but Robin doesn't believe in ghosts.
aired: Mon, May 21, 1956
Robin and his men may be outlaws, but they are not traitors, and when they find that one of three men on a special mission is not to be trusted, they decide to do something.
aired: Mon, May 14, 1956
When Derwent overhears some messengers talk about the "jewels" they're guarding, he devises a plan to steal the shipment, and successfully carries it out--only to discover that the "jewels" are two small children belonging to a noble family.
aired: Mon, May 7, 1956
Robin and Little John find new ways of getting into inaccessible abbeys: Little John through the kitchen, and Robin by riding in a wine barrel.
aired: Mon, Apr 30, 1956
A mysterious hooded pilgrim, Peregrinus the palmer, seems anxious to make the acquaintance of the outlaws, and proves himself a worthy friend when he shows how well he can use a bow. But he asks awkward questions about their loyalty to King Richard.
The Byzantine Treasure
aired: Mon, Apr 23, 1956
The outlaws rarely have attacks of conscience, but when they discover solid gold plates belonging to Queen Eleanor have been stolen, something has to be done. The Byzantine treasure is too 'hot' for them to hold.
aired: Mon, Apr 16, 1956
Derwent the outlaw makes a friend to whom he will be everlastingly grateful. Sir Walter de Lys discovers that there is such a thing as hygiene, after a healer called Joseph cures him by unconventional means, which riles the other healers in Nottingham.
The May Queen
aired: Mon, Apr 9, 1956
The May Queen is being made to marry a man she does not love, but a tournament has been arranged, and perhaps under cover of the jousting, Robin will be able to do something.
Children of the Greenwood
aired: Mon, Apr 2, 1956
When the freeman A'Bland flees from a false accusation of murder that means imprisonment and death, his children, Alice & Oswald, are seized by the men-at-arms who serve the Lord Fitz Urse.
Trial by Battle
aired: Mon, Mar 26, 1956
Maid Marian is accused of the murder of King's commissioner. Trial by battle is the only hope to stay her execution, but the men of Sherwood feel that Robin is too ill to be her champion.
aired: Mon, Mar 19, 1956
Sir William raises the taxes on his tenant farmers, then threatens to throw them off their land if they don't come up with the money. Robin comes up with a plan to get the villagers their money back.
The Deserted Castle
aired: Mon, Mar 12, 1956
Marian takes Robin to an ancient and deserted castle, where he is shocked to see the Queen Mother waiting for him. She has a mission for him that will be of tremendous service to England in general and King Richard in particular.
aired: Mon, Mar 5, 1956
At the Inn Robin and Little John walk in on the garishly dressed William Winchester. Little John insults Will, sword play ensues attracting the Sheriff's men. Robin, John and Will fight them off together. The creation of the legend of Will Scarlet begins.
Richard the Lionheart
aired: Mon, Feb 20, 1956
There are many men who don't believe it, but the outlaws are among the most faithful of King Richard's subjects.. Peregrinus believed them , but they were getting fidgetty with him around. They are not know how closely he is connected to the King.
aired: Mon, Feb 13, 1956
A man is found murdered in Sherwood Forest, and the arrow that killed him is sworn to be Robin's. Local looting in the village is also being blamed on him, so Robin must find the vandals, in order to clear his name.
Errand of Mercy
aired: Tue, Feb 7, 1956
Saint Anthony's Fire is running rampant through Nottingham, and it's up to Little John and Robin to deliver much needed supplies to the city, in order to help the poor.
The Sheriff's Boots
aired: Tue, Jan 31, 1956
Having tried all the boots in Nottingham the Sheriff finds wonderful boots in the village of Rhetfort. However he soon learns who makes them, and is easily persuaded to let the merchants of Nottingham have their way with the village.
aired: Tue, Jan 24, 1956
Robin discovers that two students, have been committing robberies claiming to be his men. Robin and Marian teach them a lesson they'll not forget.
aired: Tue, Jan 17, 1956
Robin and Friar Tuck help a poor young serf to enter the monastery at Whitby. However, the young man is forced to flee when he learns that the Sheriff has thrown his older brother into prison on trumped-up charges.
aired: Tue, Jan 10, 1956
Making merry in Nottingham is dangerous enough, but when you insult the Sheriff, it means forfeiture of your life.
aired: Tue, Jan 3, 1956
A village woman who's son is an outlaw is accused of witchcraft for smelting gold coins from stolen plates. Robin must rescue her before she is burned at the stake for consorting with the devil.
aired: Tue, Dec 27, 1955
Gambling has always been a full-time occupation with the outlaws - gambling on their luck against the Sheriff. But Sir Richard couldn't pay the price of his gamble: he now has a month to pay the money or forfeit his estate.
The Youngest Outlaw
aired: Tue, Dec 20, 1955
The future King of England, King Arthur is lost in the woods. Robin finds the boy and works to return him to his mother, while Little John teaches the boy the ways of being an outlaw. Robin is tricked and hands to boy off to those who wish to do him harm.
aired: Tue, Dec 13, 1955
A Highland visitor to Sherwood Forest is regarded with suspicion by Robin, especially when he is seen to burgle a treasure cave. Who is he, and what is he up to?
A Husband for Marian
aired: Tue, Dec 6, 1955
Maid Marian's absent father has arranged her marriage with the knight who saved her life. When Robin learns that the man to be Marian's husband cares only for her hefty dowry, he plans to break up the wedding.
aired: Tue, Nov 29, 1955
Edgar, one of the outlaws, is falsely accused by the Sheriff of the murder of Jack the Wagoner. He must submit to trial by ordeal - by plucking an iron bar from a boiling caldron.
aired: Tue, Nov 22, 1955
The Count de Waldern makes himself unpopular with Robin when he makes advances to Maid Marian. The Count invites her to dinner, but he finds he has two uninvited guests.
aired: Tue, Nov 15, 1955
Queen Eleanor of Acquitaine, arrives in Nottingham on a mission to collect money in aid of King Richard's war against the Saracens. The Sheriff, after making a generous donation, plots to waylay the party and get his money back.
aired: Tue, Nov 8, 1955
The Sheriff thinks one of his men is the best archer in the land. Sir Richard of the Lea says he knows of someone even better (Robin) and a contest is arranged.
A Guest for the Gallows
aired: Tue, Nov 1, 1955
Nottingham's tax collectors find it harder and harder to collect the county's levied assessments. When the Sheriff decides to make an example of a poor farmer who could not pay his taxes by hanging him, Robin Hood determines to rescue the young man.
aired: Wed, Oct 26, 1955
The waylaying of a courier by the outlaws has a surprising result - for Robin - who finds himself in a perilous position. Maid Marian is suspected of being an enemy of the outlaws.
aired: Tue, Oct 18, 1955
Friar Tuck summons Robin Hood to aid in his quest to help a young man marry the woman of his choosing who is pledged to marry another man by the Lord that owns her. Best part of this one is watching Robin Ride Tuck like a Donkey.
aired: Tue, Oct 4, 1955
Robin lightens the load of a greedy, crooked moneylender by taking his purse full of money, and giving the contents of it back to the poor villagers and farmers from whom he took it.
The Coming of Robin Hood
aired: Sun, Sep 25, 1955
Sir Robin of Locksley returns to England from fighting in the Crusades to discover that the notorious Sir Roger DeLisle has been given his family's lands and castles, and has had Robin declared an outlaw.