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Quirky quizzes and gory games. There is nothing the rat likes better than a maggoty biscuit whilst watching the contestants play the pig piano.


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# If mummies, rats and fleas ain't your thing

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# And you don't like the sound of an exploding king

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# If you're easily scared and don't laugh at poo

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# You'd better turn off This show ain't for you

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# Still watching? Then let's test your brains

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# With Horrible History's Gory Games

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# Horrible History's Gory Games.#

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Hello and welcome to Gory Games. I'm Dave Lamb.

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And I'm Rattus Rattus OBE.

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-You haven't got an OBE.

-Yes, I have.

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The Queen's given you an Order of the British Empire, has she?

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No, no. It's a rat OBE.

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It stands for Order of the Stinky Sock.

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That would be an OSS, wouldn't it?

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Yeah, but rats can't spell.

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Can't do everything, you know. Only talking. Ah!

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This is the show where you get to test your knowledge

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of Horrible Histories

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by taking part in the most quirky quizzes and gory games imaginable.

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Before we can do that, we need some Horrible Historians.

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-Introduce yourselves.

-Hi, I'm Phoebe.

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-Hi, I'm Andrew.

-Hi, I'm Maisie.

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Welcome, everybody.

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-Dave.

-What?

-Dave.

-What?

-Dave.

-What?

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Could we do a little warm-up game I came up with last night?

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It's a Georgian taste test.

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Ooh, let me guess.

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What's it going to be? Rotting fish pate,

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monkey brains, dung burgers?

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No, biscuits. It's time to play Guess The Biscuit.

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To win this game, our contestants simply have to pick out

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which of the biscuits is a genuine Georgian recipe.

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One of the plates has your classic chocolate bourbon.

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Another has plain old digestives.

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But only one has a genuine Georgian chips biscuit

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as eaten by the British Navy.

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Stale as anything and riddled with weevils and maggots.

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Right, then, you lot, blindfolds on and let's get tasting.

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No, no. Stop, stop. No-one is eating those.

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You'll give them all food poisoning.

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No, I tested them.

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But you rats can eat any old rubbish.

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No, I tested them on you.

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Remember at the cinema last night when I offered you a biscuit?

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Oh!

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Excuse me, someone fetch me a bucket.

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I think he remembers.

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Urgh, right.

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Phoebe, Andrew and Maisie, you're playing to win year spheres.

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Each year sphere contains a historical date

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and at the end of the show,

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your year spheres will be added together with AD dates

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being added to your total, and BC dates being subtracted from it.

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So, if these were your year spheres, for example,

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-your total would be, Rattus?

-Er, I want to say eight.

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Please don't, because it's 735.

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-That was my next guess.

-Good.

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At the end of the show,

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the person with the highest year score will win a prize

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to take home and keep.

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That's right, and I picked it out my very self.

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You probably don't want to know what he picked it out of.

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Let's get cracking.

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To find out what this round's about, it's over to the Gory Grid.

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It's the Measly Middle Ages.

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The person who gets the most right wins the first year sphere

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and your four Middle Ages topic are...

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Phoebe, you get to pick first in this round.

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-What topic would you like?

-Entertainment.

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Entertainment. And that is a prop question.

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That's what that's for.

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This is a jester's hat.

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Henry II's favourite jester was Roland the what?

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Let's see your answers now, please.

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And you've all gone for A, and I can tell you that you're all right.

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The answer was Roland the Farter. Well done, everybody.

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No prizes for guessing his act.

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He's got a point.

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King Henry II liked him so much that he gave Roland the Farter some land.

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Not sure where, presumably somewhere windy.

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-That's very good!

-Thanks very much.

-Somewhere windy!

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Thanks very much.

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Good, good, good.

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Andrew, your turn to choose a topic.

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Er, Tournaments.

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Tournaments. Excellent choice.

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Which of these was not one of the rules of knightly chivalry?

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Well, interesting. Andrew and Phoebe agreeing with B.

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Maisie going on her own with A. Let's see who's right.

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The answer is B.

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Defend the poor, and quite right too!

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Knights should be too busy being nice to ladies

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to have time to defend the poor.

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I agree with that.

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One behind, Maisie, but plenty of time to catch up

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and it's your turn to pick a topic.

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Um, I'll go with Monks.

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Monks.

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What did the monks of Greyfriars Monastery in London

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see every morning when they left the monastery?

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OK. You've all gone for A. All in total agreement.

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Let's find out if you're right or wrong.

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The answer is B, piles of animal guts. Yuck!

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Disgusting!

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Yes, the town butchers in London

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used to dump all the unwanted animal meat outside the monastery.

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Delivery for Mr Rat! Yum, yum, yum, yum, yum, yum, yum.

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That leaves the scores unchanged

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and there's just one topic left in this round.

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That topic is Cures. Let's hear the question now.

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A Middle Ages cure for skin disease was to cover the sore spot with...

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Very good.

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So the girls agreeing on B.

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Andrew out on his own with A.

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Let's hear what the answer is.

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We believed you just place it on the affected area

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and the skin disease then attacks the wolf's skin

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instead of your own skin.

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It's quite ingenious when you think about it.

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And it's utter, utter nonsense.

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So, Andrew, you've won the quiz, time to choose your year sphere.

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Oh, ice cream, ice cream!

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Anybody like lovely ice cream?

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It's not really ice cream, Andrew.

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It's year spheres, worth far more.

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Come and choose one.

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Whichever one you like. Not the vanilla.

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Be warned, one of those could contain a Stone Age date

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worth a few million minus points.

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Good choice, or maybe not.

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Wait and see. Wait and see.

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So, winning the quiz

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means Andrew is automatically through to play the Middle Ages game

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but will he be alone or will everyone get to play?

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It's a single-player silly game.

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So, Andrew, get down that Time Sewer with you.

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Head first!

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Let me take you back to the 1400s,

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to the court of King Louis XI of France.

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The king has just taken delivery of an original new musical instrument.

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It's time to play the Pig Piano!

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The instrument consisted of pigs of different sizes and a keyboard.

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Play a key and a little spike would prick a piggy and make it squeal.

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The larger the pig, the deeper the squeal.

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Your challenge is to listen to and repeat a sequence of piggy squeals.

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The sequence will get one squeal longer each time.

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Correctly repeat nine squeals within the time limit

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to win a year sphere.

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Get one note wrong and you're out, so don't.

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No, really, don't.

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Let's get squealing.

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Here we go, with Pig Piano.

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Andrew must follow the sequence of squeals caused, of course,

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by a spike going up a pig's bottom.

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-What do you think of that, Rattus?

-It's funny, Dave.

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He's got that first one right, so he's off and running.

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SQUEALS

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So, four squeaks to follow this time, here he goes.

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Lovely.

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Terrific stuff, terrific stuff.

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Squeals remembered in the correct order. Here we go again.

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SQUEALS

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I love the way their mouths open.

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Oh, there's a little fart there, from the tiny pig there.

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He didn't let it upset him, though. He did well to remember that.

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-PHHRRRTT!

-Ooh! Another one goes at the end there.

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Here he goes on sequence four.

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Oh no, he's got it wrong.

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Oh! Oh, he's been caught in the face by a shaft of poo.

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That's awful, awful for Andrew.

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He's got poo on his shirt.

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He's got poo on his head, but he's still smiling.

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What a trouper.

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Welcome back, Andrew.

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Thankfully completely cleaned up, I notice.

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-Yes.

-Very well done. Bad luck.

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You didn't quite manage the task, but you did get covered in poo.

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-Yes.

-How did that feel?

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-Icky.

-Icky.

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I think that's how it looked, to be honest. Excellent.

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Yes, the Pig Piano is, without doubt,

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the sickest instrument in history.

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What about the Incan Drums, made out of enemy skin?

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All right, it's the second sickest instrument in history.

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Or the Incan flutes made out of enemy bones.

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The third sickest instrument in history.

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Or the Aztec...

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The Pig Piano is one of the sicker instruments from history. OK?

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-Agreed.

-Good.

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Onto round two.

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And to find out who's up next, it's over to the Gory Grid.

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It's the Rotten Romans.

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Here are your four Roman topics.

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So, Andrew, it's your turn to pick a topic first.

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-Emperors.

-Emperors it is.

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Emperor Elagabalus had an unusual hobby.

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What did he have a hug collection of?

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Let's hear your answers now, please.

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Andrew and Maisie going for B.

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Phoebe on her own with A. Let's hear what the answer is.

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Emperor Elagabalus collected them by the ton.

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So there were no flies on him!

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HE CHUCKLES

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Don't laugh, you'll only encourage him.

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OK, Maisie, it's your turn to pick a topic.

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Food.

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Food.

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We Romans loved eating snails,

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but how did we fatten them up to make them juicy for eating?

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Did we keep them in a bowl of...

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A complete spread of answers.

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Complete disagreement. Let's see who's right.

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Sometimes, we fatten them in milk,

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but blood really improves their flavour.

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Oof! Yummy.

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Whoa! Yummy indeed. Snails in blood.

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I must try that.

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Ugh! Ughhh!

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Phoebe, your turn to pick a topic.

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Gladiators.

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Gladiators.

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Here comes your question, ready or not.

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So the girls in agreement with A.

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Andrew on his own with C. Let's find out who's right.

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Right, then.

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The answer is...

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It also worked as a kitty litter for all the big cats.

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Big cat! Where's the big cat? Oh!

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You can come back, Rattus, there are no big cats, I promise.

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There we go, halfway. That'll do.

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The girls are tying at two a piece,

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with just one question left in this round on Cures,

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and it's a question from Rattus Rattus.

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Thank you.

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A Roman cure for snakebite involved putting what on the bite?

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Was it A - chicken droppings,

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B - pig droppings

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or C - horse droppings?

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Again, a complete spread of answers, so we know someone's right.

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Rattus, what's the answer?

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The answer, Dave, is...

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Well, obviously, it is.

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Putting chicken or horse droppings on it, that would just be crazy.

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It would be.

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So, Phoebe, that means that you've won yourself your first year sphere.

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Congratulations. Pick it for us now.

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Did that one feel like it had a good aura about it, did it?

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-Yeah.

-Yeah, OK.

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Phoebe, you're through to play the Roman game

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but will you be playing alone or will everyone get to play?

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It's an all-play Gory Game,

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so that means it's off down the Time Sewer with all of you.

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Lead off, Maisie.

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Ooh, head first.

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Go on, Andrew.

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And there goes Phoebe.

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Romans were big old bullies and when they wanted to conquer a city,

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they used some pretty ruthless methods.

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It's time to play...

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Savage Siege.

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Romans would use catapults to fire all sorts of awful things -

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rocks, beehives, even the severed heads of captured defenders.

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Your challenge is to fire

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as many missiles into your fortress target as possible.

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The person who gets the most in the time limit wins the year sphere.

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So, catapults at the ready.

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In 3, 2, 1!

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So, here we go, then, with Savage Siege.

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They've all gone for a stone straight away.

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They have. They're between a rock and a hard place on this game, Dave.

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Yeah, Maisie's landed her first stone,

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so that was a tremendous selection from her.

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It's not working for the others.

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Some of those are going way over the top.

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Look at this, Maisie, she's got a second stone.

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The stones are working for Maisie.

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I do hope these catapults are made out of real cat?

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Well, I have to say, that is not the opinion of this programme.

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Horrible Histories Gory Games has nothing against cats,

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-unlike my colleague here.

-Yeah, well, quite right.

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So, a first stone landed there by Andrew.

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Lovely to see, and Phoebe as well.

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They're getting the measure of the stones.

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Maisie got it straight off, the other two are picking up on it.

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They're picking up on it nicely

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because Phoebe is now level with Maisie.

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She's in the lead!

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She takes the lead there, and look at that!

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Andrew up with Maisie as well, so it's all change here,

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apart from what they're throwing, that remains the same.

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Everybody throwing rocks and, as I say that,

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Maisie selects the first head. Let's see how it flies.

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That's why they haven't chosen heads. It just doesn't work.

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That trajectory was too flat.

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They need to need to loop it, as Andrew takes the lead now.

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Onto four points. Maisie trying everything.

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That hive went off at right angles. We won't be finding that again.

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She's gone back to the rocks.

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Very sensible, Maisie.

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-30 seconds remaining.

-My colleague informs me

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there are 30 seconds remaining and this is very, very close.

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This could go down to the wire.

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Andrew lines up another head, that could be a lead.

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He takes a two-point lead now.

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That could be absolutely crucial.

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Maisie fires a beehive into the middle of next week.

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You can't get the direction, that's the trouble.

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She recovers nicely with a head and so too does Phoebe.

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Andrew responds the only way he knows.

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He re-establishes his lead, we're very close.

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And he's out.

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There's the hooter. Andrew's done it by two clear points.

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-Well done.

-Horrible History's Gory Games.

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Welcome back. Well played, everyone. That looked fantastic.

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-Did you enjoy that?

-Yes.

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It was good, wasn't it? Well, I can tell you,

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the winner of the year sphere, with six, was Andrew.

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Collect it for us now, please. And there we go.

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Your second year sphere there.

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Roman catapults were powered using tightly twisted ropes

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and sometimes, when they ran out of rope,

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they actually used women's hair.

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To be fair, Dave, they did cut it off the woman first.

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Yes, obviously.

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-You know, rat hair has loads of uses as well.

-Oh, such as?

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Well, mud collecting, grease absorbing, bin scouring,

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affordable flea housing.

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-I could go on.

-Please don't.

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Let's just get over to the Gory Grid,

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to find out what's up next.

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It's the Terrible Tudors.

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Here are your all-important Tudor topics.

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Maisie, it's your turn to get first pick this round.

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I'm going to go with Dodgy Diets.

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Dodgy Diets. And that is a question from Mr Rattus Rattus.

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True or false?

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Queen Elizabeth once ate a chess board.

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Let's see your answers now then, please.

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Ooh, interesting.

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Andrew and Maisie are going for false but Phoebe thinks that's true.

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Which is it, Rattus?

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It's true!

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Although, to be fair, the chess board was made of marzipan.

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Ooh, yes. Tricky question that one.

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-Tricky.

-Yeah, Elizabeth had something of a sweet tooth.

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Though, much like the rest of her teeth,

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her sweet tooth fell out from eating too many sweets.

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Phoebe, it's your turn to choose a topic.

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-Anne Boleyn.

-Anne Boleyn.

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True or false?

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Anne Boleyn made a joke before her head got chopped off.

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Interesting.

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The girls going for true. Andrew thinks that false.

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Let's find out who's right.

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It's true.

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She said she had a little neck, so it would be easy to chop off.

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Marvellous. Good girl. Cracking one right up.

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Wish I'd been there to hear it myself.

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So, there we go, another point each to the girls.

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Phoebe's in the lead with two in this round.

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Maisie on one, Andrew yet to score, but there's two questions remaining,

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-and Andrew, it's your turn to pick a topic.

-Sport, please.

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-Sport.

-True or false?

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I once wrestled King Francis I of France.

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I was taller and heavier, so I made mincemeat out of him.

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Excellent. Phoebe and Andrew going with false.

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Maisie thinks that's true. Which is it?

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It's false.

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I lost. Francis I won by tripping me over.

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Lousy cheat. And anyone who thinks it's funny

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can have an appointment with my executioner.

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I didn't think it was very funny. Did you, Rattus?

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No. No, no, no.

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Despite having one question left in this round,

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looking at the score, I see that Phoebe cannot be caught.

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She has a lead of two points.

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So, Phoebe, help yourself to another year sphere.

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So, Phoebe, as the quiz winner, is through to play the Tudor Game,

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but will it be just Phoebe or will the others get to play too?

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Let's find out.

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It's a single-player brainy game.

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Phoebe, it's just you.

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Get down that Time Sewer, please.

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It's time to play...

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Crazy Cures.

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Seven Tudor sickness cures, two of them totally made up.

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Your challenge - to work out which five are real.

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Choose five cures and move them to the real board.

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Touch the severed Tudor head to find out how many you've got right.

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Keep trying new combinations until you've got all five

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but you've got to be quick, you're against the clock

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and the clock starts ticking now.

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So here we go. The Tudor Cure Name Game.

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Let's see what's going to be first. What does Phoebe think?

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Oh, a complete change of mind there, Dave.

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Oh, very early to be changing your mind.

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Apply leeches, goes up.

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-We can safely say that might be correct, Rattus.

-We can, Dave.

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Wear the skin of a donkey. Not sure what you do that for.

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Maybe a bit of sunburn, perhaps.

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Drink cat's blood? That won't make you feel well.

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I'm all in favour of that.

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Swallowing frogs has gone up and hug a rat.

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You have four right.

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So, one of those was wrong and I must say,

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I have hugged a rat, Rattus, as you well know,

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-and it didn't make me feel any better.

-Oi!

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-She's replaced that one with drink tea.

-You have four right.

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Oh, drink tea's not right either, so, by a process of elimination,

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there we go, she's onto this, I think.

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I think this is it.

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You have all five right.

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The final press on the Tudor woman's decapitated skull

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tells us that Phoebe has won the Name Game.

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Welcome back, Phoebe. Help yourself to another year sphere.

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Tremendous effort. Did you know those answers?

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A few, I knew from Horrible Histories

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but I guessed most of them.

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It was very good guesswork, cos you did extremely well.

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Superb effort.

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There was no tea in Tudor Britain, as you correctly guessed.

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It only arrived on these shores in Stuart times.

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Hug a rat was, of course, completely made up.

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Even in Tudor times, they knew you should never hug a wild rat.

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-You don't know what you might catch.

-Thank you.

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Time now for the final round.

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Over to the Gory Grid one last time to find out who we've got.

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It's the Vile Victorians.

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Good day.

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No quirky quiz in our final round.

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Straight to our big all-play game and have we got a scary one for you.

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Everyone, get down that Time Sewer once again.

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And they were gone.

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Horrible, but true.

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Some criminals used to steal dead bodies and sell them to surgeons

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who would experiment on them

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to learn more about how the human body works.

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It's time to play...

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Grave Robbers.

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Your challenge, to steal three bodies from the graveyard.

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Get them through the railings, onto the carts,

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find the key to the cemetery gate

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and get them onto the surgeon's table.

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If you hear this noise...

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WHISTLE BLOWS

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..you must rush back to the cemetery and hide,

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so the policeman doesn't spot you.

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A second whistle means you can go again.

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The first person to get all their bodies to the surgeon's table

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and grab their dodgy money is the winner. 3, 2, 1.

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Here we go then, with the Victorian grave-robbing.

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They're straight through the railings,

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grabbing the first corpse,

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which they'll put on those wheelbarrows

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and wheel towards the surgeon's table.

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Phoebe's already off, and there's Maisie.

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You can see just how wobbly those trolleys are,

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and Andrew in the background.

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They're all over the place.

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What they've got to do here

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is plunder a key from the pocket of the corpse and open those gates.

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I notice Phoebe's through.

0:22:530:22:54

She's through.

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There's Andrew delivering his first dead body.

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Maisie having problems with the lock

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but she's through now.

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They're all underway.

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That's one body each.

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They've stolen one corpse

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and donated it to medical science,

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which is exactly what they're supposed to be doing.

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Although I say donated, Rattus,

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they are getting paid a sack load of dodgy cash for doing this.

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That's the black market for you. Who are we to question it?

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Here they go, look at this.

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Oh, and there's a body off. A body is off Phoebe's trolley.

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She's having to wrestle that back on.

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That's taking the time. These trolleys are playing up today.

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They're wobbling, as they're designed to,

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but they're causing havoc for our contestants.

0:23:330:23:36

Andrew forges into the lead but there's the policeman.

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There's the policeman's whistle. They've got to get back.

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Get out of sight and keep absolutely quiet

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because the repercussions of being caught by this policeman

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will be absolutely awful. Here he comes.

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Look at him, casting his beady eye around the cemetery,

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just hoping to arrest a grave-robber.

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Our grave-robbers keeping nicely out of sight at the moment, Rattus.

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Yes, it's going to be a forlorn night for that copper.

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He's found absolutely no-one.

0:24:050:24:07

I think they're back on. They're back on.

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Back to the position when the whistle first blew,

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to pick up from there.

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As we can see, Maisie is marginally in the lead.

0:24:140:24:16

Phoebe equalising.

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She brings herself level with the other two.

0:24:180:24:20

They've all got two corpses each. This is close.

0:24:200:24:22

Maisie, now taking the lead, just,

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and this is the third corpse we're on here.

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This is Andrew's third corpse, Maisie's third corpse.

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Phoebe, in the railings.

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Andrew's there, he's got to pick up the money,

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the dodgy money

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he's being paid for stealing dead bodies.

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He's got to get through the railings and he's won it.

0:24:390:24:42

Andrew is our champion grave-robber.

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Good lad.

0:24:450:24:46

Welcome back, grave-robbers. Andrew, pick up your year sphere.

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Lovely. You know the drill.

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In the late 1820s, when Queen Victoria was just a child,

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infamous grave-robbers, Burke and Hare

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stole corpses to sell to doctors.

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They were making a nice profit

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but soon ran out of fresh corpses to steal,

0:25:020:25:04

so they didn't just dig up the dead,

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Burke and Hare actually started murdering people.

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Funny, I once knew a HARE who was a right BERK.

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Yep, I think you may have ruined the melodrama of the moment.

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-Apologies.

-No, it's fine. I'm getting used to it.

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So, it is now time to count up those year spheres.

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Looking at you, I can see Phoebe has three, Andrew has three

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and Maisie doesn't have any. However, Maisie,

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a score of zero could be enough to win this whole competition,

0:25:290:25:32

so don't despair.

0:25:320:25:34

All right. Phoebe, let's open up your first year sphere.

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Oh!

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Oh, it's 1323 BC.

0:25:400:25:44

The death of Tutankhamen.

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That's a bit better. That's 1770 AD.

0:25:460:25:50

Captain Cook claims Australia for Britain that year.

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And 1605 AD,

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which was, of course, the Gunpowder Plot by Guy Fawkes.

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That gives you a total of 2,052.

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Sadly, Maisie, that means that you can no longer win,

0:26:050:26:08

but it does mean you can still come second

0:26:080:26:10

if Andrew gets a high BC sphere.

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Let's have a look what you've got, Andrew.

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212 BC. It's bad but it's not a disaster.

0:26:140:26:19

The death of the Greek inventor

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and scientist Archimedes that year.

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1099 AD. The First Crusade.

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It's all down to the turn of this final sphere.

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What have you got?

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It's 1536 AD,

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the year that Anne Boleyn was executed.

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That gives you a final total of 2,423

0:26:390:26:45

which means today's winner is Andrew,

0:26:450:26:48

who'll walk away with the prize. Are you excited right now?

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-Yep.

-Well, make the most of it

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because you're about to be horribly disappointed.

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Come on, Rattus.

0:26:550:26:56

What old tat have you fished out of the Time Sewers today?

0:26:560:26:59

Well, what would make a better prize

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than a hugely valuable, ornate cutlass?

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To which the answer is this...

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a genuine pirate's eyeball, lost to just such a cutlass.

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Rattus, even by your low standards, that is an awful prize.

0:27:150:27:19

You're the won who said, "Go eye-catching."

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I said, "Go and get something eye-catching."

0:27:220:27:24

Oh. Oh, right!

0:27:240:27:27

Well, anyway, Andrew, con-rat-ulations!

0:27:270:27:31

Andrew, well done. I'm just sorry it's an eyeball.

0:27:310:27:35

-It's fine.

-Good. Happy with that?

-Yep.

0:27:350:27:37

It just remains for me for me to say thanks to our winner, Andrew,

0:27:370:27:41

and thanks to our fantastic runners-up,

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Phoebe and Maisie, and no thanks whatsoever to Rattus.

0:27:430:27:46

I just keep coming back.

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You've been watching Gory Games. Goodbye.

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# Or would you have preferred a little more poo?

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# Have you had your fill of blood, guts and gore?

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# Or have we left you still wanting more?

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# Horrible History's Gory Games.#

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There is nothing the rat likes better than a maggoty biscuit whilst watching our contestants play the pig piano, and rob a Victorian grave or two. Our Horrible Historians are put through their paces with quirky quizzes, playing for those all-important year spheres.