History Trivia / RobinOfSherwood

29th Oct '16 4:05:01 AM CumbersomeTercel
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* McCleaned: Alan-a-Dale was intended to be a recurring character, but the production team and regular cast considered the actor's performance to be very poor.

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* McCleaned: McLeaned: Alan-a-Dale was intended to be a recurring character, but the production team and regular cast considered the actor's performance to be very poor.
29th Oct '16 4:03:56 AM CumbersomeTercel
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* McCleaned: Alan-a-Dale was intended to be a recurring character, but the production team and regular cast considered the actor's performance to be very poor.



** De Rainault's assessment of Philip Mark as a "posturing catamite" was supposedly an ad lib.



** [[Creator/PaulMcGann Paul Mc[=Gann=]]] auditioned for Robin after Michael Praed left, but was considered too short.

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** [[Creator/PaulMcGann Paul Mc[=Gann=]]] Creator/PaulMcGann auditioned for Robin after Michael Praed left, but was considered too short.
29th Apr '16 12:26:10 AM Morgenthaler
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* HeyItsThatGuy:
** Guy of Gisburne is [[Film/{{Excalibur}} Mordred]].
** Several familiar faces turn up, including [[TheVicarOfDibley David Horton]], [[MidsomerMurders Inspector Barnaby]], [[Series/{{Poirot}} Chief Inspector Japp]] and [[{{Miranda}} Miranda's mum!]]
** Edward, the headman of Wickham, provides an opportunity to see what Jeremy "[[Franchise/StarWars Boba Fett]]" Bulloch looks like without his mask.
17th Jan '16 2:55:27 PM LondonKdS
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* TheOtherDarrin: Baron de Belleme's girlfriends were recast in "The Enchantment", probably because they had to do some plot-relevant acting instead of sitting around looking hot.
31st Dec '15 3:41:08 PM LondonKdS
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** There was supposed to be a fourth season but the series was discontinued.

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** There was supposed to be a fourth season but the series was discontinued. There were serious plans for this to include Guy killing Marion in order to ignite the final conflict. (Something which eventually did happen in the later BBC ''Series/RobinHood'', to very controversial effect.)
27th Dec '15 1:13:45 PM LondonKdS
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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: [[Creator/PaulMcGann Paul Mc[=Gann=]]] auditioned for Robin after Michael Praed left, but was considered too short.

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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: WhatCouldHaveBeen:
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[[Creator/PaulMcGann Paul Mc[=Gann=]]] auditioned for Robin after Michael Praed left, but was considered too short.short.
** Alan-a-Dale was intended to be a recurring character, but the production team and regular cast considered the actor's performance to be very poor.
26th Dec '15 2:57:29 PM LondonKdS
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* ThrowItIn:
** An on-set accident in which Robert Addie's horse clashed heads with Jeremy Bulloch during a take was included in the finished show, reframed as a deliberate KickTheDog moment on Guy's part.
** During the filming of the quarterstaff fight between Robert of Huntingdon and Little John, Clive Mantle accidentally really hit Jason Connery over the head. Again, the blow was included in the finished show.
25th Dec '15 3:06:03 PM LondonKdS
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* WordOfSaintPaul: According to Creator/RayWinstone, Will Scarlet regularly used to go off and rob people on his own and [[SociopathicHero not give the money to the poor]], with the incident in "The Children of Israel" not being very unusual.
24th Dec '15 3:54:16 PM LondonKdS
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* DuelingWorks: The show was scheduled directly against the Creator/ColinBaker era of ''Series/DoctorWho'' for the teatime-adventure audience... and, in what was seen as a major sign of that era's dubious quality, regularly trounced it in the ratings.
24th Dec '15 3:32:19 PM LondonKdS
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** Edward, the headman of Wickham, provides an opportunity to see what Jeremy "[[Franchise/StarWars Boba Fett]]" Bulloch looks like without his mask.
* RealLifeRelative: Edward of Wickham's son Matthew is played by Jeremy Bulloch's real son Robert. According to DVD extras, many of the child extras were real children of the cast and crew.
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