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Friday, August 25, 2017

Movie/Series Review: Robin Hood BBC (2006-2009)

Here we are for the overall review in my Robin Hood BBC watch-along!
How it works:
If you want to join, go ahead! All you have to do is watch the episode for the day, then if you want do a post on it, or just comment on someone Else's post about it!

My guarantee: On ALL of my reviews there are NO spoilers unless it says so. But the comments will have spoilers.

Robin Hood BBC (2006-2009):
Based on the Robin Hood legends:
Robin Hood and his Merry Men steal from the rich to give to the poor, and save England. (For more detail visit each season and each episode.)
Season 1 (2006):
Season 2 (2007):
Season 3 (2009):
My Favorite Season: 2
My Least Favorite Season: 3
My Favorite Episode(s):
"The Booby and the Beast" (Season 2, Episode 2)
"Total Eclipse" (Season 3, Episode 1)
My Least Favorite Episode(s):
"Parent Hood" (Season 1, Episode 4)
"We are Robin Hood" (Season 2, Episode 13)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Period Drama, Romance.
Costumes: 8!
Script: 9!
Directed by:
John McKay
Richard Standeven
Declan O'Dwye
Graeme Harper
Matthew Evans
David Evans
Ciaran Donnelly
James Erskine
Roger Goldby
Douglas Mackinnon.
Alex Pillai.
Patrick Lau.
John Greening.
Created by:
Dominic Minghella
Foz Allan
Jonas Armstrong as Robin Hood.
Lucy Griffiths as Marian.
Richard Armitage as Guy of Gisborne.
This is just too hilarious.
Keith Allan as Vaisey, Sheriff of Nottingham.
Sam Throughton as Much.
Joe Armstong as Allan a Dale.
Gordon Kennedy as Little John.
Harry Lloyd as Will Scarlet.
Anjali Jay as Djaq.
Michael Elwyn as Edward.
William Beck as Roy.
Sean Murry as Dan Scarlet.
Jonathan Readwin as Luke Scarlet.
Juliet Seal as Alice.
Kwame Kwei-Armah as De Fourtnoy.
Thomas Lockyer as Joe.
Sam Hazeldine as Owen.
Natasha Alexander as Kate.
Joanna Hornton as Annie.
Matilda Thorpe as Mary.
Lyndon Ogbourne as Rowan.
Tom Beard as Flaxton.
Ryan Winsley as Cedric.
Nikki Amuka-Bird as the Abbess.
Daniel Abelson as Tom.
Charles Dale as "Lucky" George.
Rachael St. Rose as Eleri.
Mark Phoenix as Jailer.
René Zagger as Lambert.
Kelly Adams as Eve.
Rhys Meredith as Harold.
Raji James as Prince Malik.
Clem Tibber as Little, Little, John.
Steven Elder as Luke.
Michael Maloney as Pitts.
Sara Stewart as Davina.
Dexter Fletcher as Count Friedrich
George Anton as Stephan.
Adam J. Brown as Daniel.
Geff Francis as the Smith.
Adam Parkinson as Mark.
Ralf Little as Joseph.
Hannah Storey as Sarah.
Henriett Tanai as Jess.
Josie Lawrence as Matilda.
Matt Devere as Henry of Lowes.
David Bamber as Physician Blight.
Sarah Howarth as Rosa.
Denis Lawson as Windchester.
John Hopkins as John of York.
Tony Slattery as the Canon of Birkley.
Fernanda Dorogi as Beatrice.
Joseph Kennedy as Carter.
Mathew Horne as The Fool.
Lee Ross as Sir Jasper.
Charlie Brooks as Ceris.
Alex Valentin Herceg  as Ceris's Child 1.
Fremont Farkas as Ceris's Child 2.
Kada Haala as Ceris's Child 3.
Stephen Beckett as Legrand.
Andy Hefler as Paxton.
Paul Usher as Ellingham.
Nadim Sawalha as Bassam.
Steven Waddington as King Richard.
Gordon Kennedy as Little John.
Joanne Froggatt as Kate.
Lee Ross as Sir Jasper.
Ellie Darcey-Alden as Mary.
Alexis Latham as Abel.
William Houston as Finn.
Martin Delaney as Tiernan.
Matthew Forbes as Matthew.
Teresa Banham as Rebecca.
Matt Devere as Tar Seller.
Matt Devere as Jack. (Two different roles, two different episodes.)
David Hayman as the Abbott.
Bill Ward as Rufus.
Liam Boyle as Edmund.
Kevin Eldon as Scrope.
Lara Pulver as Isabella. 
Denise Black as Bertha.
James Buckley as Walt.
Toby Stephens as Prince John.
Elliot Levey as Benjamin.
Rebecca Callard as Eleanor.
Robert Pugh as Lord Sheridan.
Ian Gelder as Archbishop Walter.
Nicholas Gleaves as Thornton.
Holiday Granger as Meg.
Charlie Rowe as Young Robin.
Tommy Bastow as Young Guy.
Dean Lennox Kelly as Malcom.
Paul Hilton as Sir Roger.
Sophie Winkleman as Ghislaine.
Ian Reddington as Bailey Longthorn.
Ian Hughes as Swain.
Laura Hegyi as Young Isabella.
Clive Standen as Archer.
Anthony O'Donnell as the Sheriff of York.
Tracy Ann Oberman as Gweneth.
Chook Sibtain as Isabella's Guard.
David Sterne as the Old Man.
Fraser James as Blamire.
Favorite Character: Marian.
Least Favorite: Isabella.
Music: 10!
Music by: Andy Price.
Quotes: 9!
My favorite: "My father used to say that when we die we become stars. If that's true, this time tomorrow we could be lighting up the sky." ("Total Eclipse", Season 3, Episode 1)
Storyline: 6!
Good For: Robin Hood fans!
Overall Score: 8!

Now, I made this and it seriously took an hour but I am happy with the result. My sister says there are too many people, but I like it. What do you all think? (Okay, maybe I included too many photos of Robin, but it's what I could find.)
Thank you so much for participating in this Robin Hood BBC watch-along! It has been so much fun, please tell me all your thoughts on it!

Also, I always do a multiple of three for posts per month (how in the world did I come up with that?) but this month I'm not going to. This post makes it 25 and that is already a lot and I don't want to do more. But, you'll see me Sep. 1st!



  1. You made that yourself! it is great! Everyone with the bows! Just great!
    Robin Hood BBC is so good, I don't really know how to say that without just repeating: ''It is great!''
    Well, it is. Really wonderful!!
    Every character is so well-thought through, so real, they all have their faults. When I see a picture of an actress or actor, for example: Lucy Griffiths, I always just say: Marian. Not Lucy, or Lucy Griffiths, but Marian. As I do with all the others: Allan, Robin Hood, Djaq, Will, Much, Little John, Prince John, Carter, Isabella, Meg, Eve, everyone. <- I have the feeling I just missed an important character in that row. Think, think. Ah, yes of course, Tuck! And Kate, Archer, and Guy.

    1. Thank you, Ruth! I was hoping to find a picture with Little John using a bow, but I couldn't so it has almost everyone. :)
      Robin Hood BBC is my favorite show (so far), it is really good! Yes, it is!!
      They are very relatable. None of them are perfect, but that is what makes them so perfect for the show!
      Oh yes! I always think of Marian when I see Lucy Griffiths! And the same for all the others, in fact, I have seen Richard Armitage in other movies but I always think, "Guy!" when I see him. I don't think I could watch any movies where he is the hero, well in here he is sort of the hero, but you know what I mean. For Joanne Froggat I either think Kate, or Anna (How can she be so annoying as Kate, and so nice as Anna?).
      Thank you so so so much for participating, Ruth!!!!

  2. I love it! It's lovely!!

    Robin Hood bbc is just wonderful! And beautiful!
    It has great characters, lovely scenery and good story lines.

    The actors and actresses did a great job creating these characters, even Kate, Isabella and Archer. Even them.

    Thank you for hosting this MovieCritic, I enjoyed.


    1. It is so lovely!!

      It has such good messages! And it is so beautiful! The characters are so great, the scenery is amazing, and the lines are so quotable!

      Even they did such a great job with their characters! You really got to know them!

      Thank you for joining me! I really enjoyed it, too!

      WE ARE ROBIN HOOD!!!!!!!!

  3. I need to watch this series.

    AND I FREAKIN' LOVE your new header!!!

    1. Yes, you do! It is very good!

      Thank you, Olivia at Meanwhile in Rivendell... made it!!!


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