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The Best Episodes of Robin Hood

Every episode of Robin Hood ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of Robin Hood!

An updated series following the life of Robin Hood and his Merry Men in Sherwood forest. Together they steal from the rich and give to the poor - all the while avoiding their enemies Sir Guy of Gisborne and the Sheriff of Nottingham.

Genres:DramaAction & AdventureComedy
Network:BBC One

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The best episode of "Robin Hood" is "Something Worth Fighting For (2)", rated 8.4/10 from 273 user votes. It was directed by Matthew Evans and written by Dominic Minghella. "Something Worth Fighting For (2)" aired on 6/27/2009 and is rated 0.3 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "A Clue: No".

  • Something Worth Fighting For (2)
    8.4/10 273 votes

    #1 - Something Worth Fighting For (2)

    Season 3 Episode 13 - Aired 2009-06-27

    Robin and his men are forced to retreat after trying to defend the castle. A final battle sees everyone fighting for their lives.

    Director: Matthew Evans

    Writer: Dominic Minghella

  • A Clue: No
    8.1/10 256 votes

    #2 - A Clue: No

    Season 1 Episode 13 - Aired 2006-12-30

    In the final episode of the first series, Robin of Locksley mourns the loss of Marian. But in the final fairwells from the group a shocking discovery is made.....

    Director: Matthew Evans

    Writer: Dominic Minghella

  • We Are Robin Hood!
    8.1/10 251 votes

    #3 - We Are Robin Hood!

    Season 2 Episode 13 - Aired 2007-12-29

    The Sheriff, Gisborne and Marian are in the Holy Land. It is up to Robin to save the King's life as the battle for England is on.

    Director: David Evans

    Writer: Dominic Minghella

  • The Booby and the Beast
    8.0/10 211 votes

    #4 - The Booby and the Beast

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 2007-10-13

    In his first mission since discovering the devastating truth about operation Shah Mat, Robin launches an abortive raid on Nottingham Castle's new Strong Room.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: Simon Ashford

  • Ducking and Diving
    8.0/10 203 votes

    #5 - Ducking and Diving

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 2007-11-03

    A horrified Robin realises that his plan to capture the Sheriff's spy, Henry of Lewes, has failed because he has a traitor in his gang. Fearing for Marian's safety in the castle, Robin sets about rooting out the turncoat. His only clue is supplied by Marian: the spy's meeting place is located at the Trip To Jerusalem Inn, where the traitor outlaw sells his secrets to Gisborne.

    Director: Matthew Evans

    Writer: Debbie Oates

  • For England...!
    8.0/10 205 votes

    #6 - For England...!

    Season 2 Episode 6 - Aired 2007-11-10

    The Sheriff's Black Knights gather at the castle to attend a feast and declare their allegiance to Prince John by signing the Great Pact of Nottingham. With the outlaws disguised as entertainers, Robin infiltrates the castle to join forces with the only man who can stop them: former Sheriff Edward's old ally and Black Knight, the Sheriff of Winchester. Winchester's territory is key to the Sheriff's Shah Mat plan that will apprehend a homecoming King Richard at the southern ports.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: Dominic Minghella

  • Show Me the Money
    8.0/10 201 votes

    #7 - Show Me the Money

    Season 2 Episode 7 - Aired 2007-11-17

    Robin is determined to get hold of the Great Pact of Nottingham, written proof of the Sheriff's treason. So when lovelorn Knight John of York and his chest of silver pass by Robin and the gang, and the Knight begs the outlaws to take pity on him and save his girl, Robin formulates a plan.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: Dominic Minghella

  • Lardner's Ring
    8.0/10 198 votes

    #8 - Lardner's Ring

    Season 2 Episode 9 - Aired 2007-12-01

    A mortally wounded, one-legged messenger from King Richard flees Locksley Manor pursued by Gisborne's men and ends up in the arms of Robin. In his dying breath, he tells Robin that the King needs him to return to fight in the Holy Land, and utters the word "Lardner". The Sheriff is furious that the messenger got away, especially now that he and Gisborne are also on the hunt for Lardner, having received a prediction from a fortune-telling Fool that the "ring of Lardner" spells trouble.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: Dominic Minghella, John Fay

  • Treasure of the Nation
    8.0/10 209 votes

    #9 - Treasure of the Nation

    Season 2 Episode 11 - Aired 2007-12-15

    The King's guard Legrand arrives with a vital mission for Robin. Robin joins the quest to unravel the coded clues leading to the mysterious Thesaurus Patriae.

    Director: Matthew Evans

    Writer: Dominic Minghella

  • A Good Day to Die
    8.0/10 200 votes

    #10 - A Good Day to Die

    Season 2 Episode 12 - Aired 2007-12-29

    The gang are captured by the Sheriff's mercenaries. Allan a Dale realises that the Sheriff and Gisborne intend to kill the King.

    Director: David Evans

    Writer: Dominic Minghella

  • Tattoo? What Tattoo?
    7.9/10 259 votes

    #11 - Tattoo? What Tattoo?

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2006-11-25

    As King Richard's birthday comes around Robin is shocked to discover a terrible secret about Sir Guy of Gisborne. Meanwhile Djaq has been captured and is being held by the Sheriff, with Robin distracted by Gisbourne’s secret can the gang complete a successful rescue without him?

    Director: Declan O'Dwyer

    Writer: Julian Mitchell

  • Childhood
    7.9/10 208 votes

    #12 - Childhood

    Season 2 Episode 3 - Aired 2007-10-20

    When a group of boys accidentally stumbles on Gisborne's weapons testing site, all but one is taken prisoner. When the alarm's raised, Robin hatches a plan. But with Gisborne armed to the hilt in an indestructible suit of armour, a rescue attempt is more difficult than it might first appear. Robin must think fast if he's to save a boy's life and stop a vital part of the Sheriff's war machine...

    Director: N/A

    Writer: Dominic Minghella

  • The Angel of Death
    7.9/10 208 votes

    #13 - The Angel of Death

    Season 2 Episode 4 - Aired 2007-10-27

    The Sheriff and his sinister scientist, Joseph (pretending to be the Nightwatchman), test a poison, blaming the ill effects on the pestilence.

    Director: Matthew Evans

    Writer: N/A

  • Brothers in Arms
    7.8/10 254 votes

    #14 - Brothers in Arms

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2006-11-18

    Returning from a visit to teach the Sheriff's bent pawnbroker a lesson, Robin and his gang encounter another gang of outlaws - just in time to save them from a beating. When their leader turns out to be Alan-A-Dale's brother, Tom, Robin must decide if he should allow the other outlaws to join his gang.

    Director: Declan O'Dwyer

    Writer: Joe Turner

  • The Return of the King
    7.8/10 229 votes

    #15 - The Return of the King

    Season 1 Episode 12 - Aired 2006-12-23

    The news of King Richard's return to England reaches Robin and the gang - and it means one thing; Marian's marriage to Gisborne is looming closer. Marian attempts to steal Gisborne's money and distribute it to the villagers, Robin tries to find out more about Gisborne's crimes. But then tragedy strikes for the Nightwatchman at Locksley Manor...

    Director: Matthew Evans

    Writer: Dominic Minghella

  • Get Carter!
    7.8/10 201 votes

    #16 - Get Carter!

    Season 2 Episode 8 - Aired 2007-11-24

    Marian wakes up in Sherwood Forest on the first day of the rest of her life as an outlaw with Robin and his gang. Surprising everyone with a new energy and recklessness, however, she jeopardises the gang's mission to bring aid to Clun Village after it's ransacked by the Sheriff's men.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: Dominic Minghella

  • Walkabout
    7.8/10 184 votes

    #17 - Walkabout

    Season 2 Episode 10 - Aired 2007-12-08

    Prince John's army is summoned to raze Nottingham to the ground at sunset. Gisborne risks his life standing by Marian as they fight to save the townsfolk from oblivion.

    Director: Matthew Evans

    Writer: Dominic Minghella

  • Turk Flu
    7.7/10 248 votes

    #18 - Turk Flu

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2006-11-04

    Robin must be patient when the Nottingham Fair comes to town bringing with it the temptation of the silver arrow competition. Before he can compete Robin must first deal with the Sheriff's latest plan of using Saracen slaves as labour in his deadly mine. Can Robin, with the help of the Nightwatchman, defeat Nottingham's plan in time for the competition?

    Director: Declan O'Dwyer

    Writer: Debbie Oates

  • A Dangerous Deal
    7.7/10 158 votes

    #19 - A Dangerous Deal

    Season 3 Episode 9 - Aired 2009-05-30

    Gisborne awaits his execution in a Nottingham dungeon, and meets a fellow prisoner who has a profound effect upon him. Robin thinks he can strike a deal with Sheriff Isabella, but his plans are thwarted when an unexpected stranger from her past arrives, looking for revenge.

    Director: Graeme Harper

    Writer: Dominic Minghella

  • The Taxman Cometh
    7.6/10 237 votes

    #20 - The Taxman Cometh

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2006-11-11

    When Robin and his gang encounter Flaxton, a farmer, and his son while on their way to Nottingham it doesn't take them long to discover all is not as it seems. When they discover that Flaxton is actually a tax inspector, on his way to count the mountain of tax silver in Nottingham Castle a plan is hatched to allow Robin access to the castle vault.

    Director: Richard Standeven

    Writer: Bev Doyle

  • Bad Blood
    7.6/10 171 votes

    #21 - Bad Blood

    Season 3 Episode 10 - Aired 2009-06-06

    It's a step back in time as a mysterious figure forces Robin and Gisborne to hear the story of their past. The truth about their parents is exposed and a huge revelation rocks them both to the core. As the strange figure shows his face, Robin and Gisborne know their lives will never be the same again.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: Dominic Minghella

  • Something Worth Fighting For (1)
    7.6/10 197 votes

    #22 - Something Worth Fighting For (1)

    Season 3 Episode 12 - Aired 2009-06-20

    Robin and his men battle against Isabella as she rounds up men to send to Prince John. Archer works with his sister and attempts to catch Robin and Gisborne.

    Director: Matthew Evans

    Writer: Dominic Minghella

  • A Thing or Two About Loyalty
    7.5/10 234 votes

    #23 - A Thing or Two About Loyalty

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2006-12-02

    Lambert, a friend of Sir Guy of Gisborne and castle scientist, realises that lives could be at risk if his latest invention were to fall into the Sheriffs hands. When Lambert won't make more of the invention, an "explosive" black powder, he is put into the dungeons by the furious Sheriff. Much volunteers to get himself arrested so he can help Lambert from within, but will he get more then he has bargained for?

    Director: Graeme Harper

    Writer: Paul Cornell

  • Peace? Off!
    7.5/10 227 votes

    #24 - Peace? Off!

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2006-12-09

    Robin saves an arsonist from burning Locksley Church and brings him back to the forest, the gang are reluctant to feel sympathy for him - until they realise who he is and where he's been. Peace is on the table as an emisary from Saladin visits England to negotiate with Prince John, but instead the Sheriff attempts to hold him for ransom. When Robin discovers the plot, he makes plans for the ransom money - but what will he have to face to get it?

    Director: Graeme Harper

    Writer: Bev Doyle

  • Dead Man Walking
    7.5/10 228 votes

    #25 - Dead Man Walking

    Season 1 Episode 11 - Aired 2006-12-16

    When Little John's son is arrested in Locksley, John moves to protect his son from the Sherrif's law - and is quickly thrown in Nottingham's dungeon. Alice is suprised to find her husband is still alive.

    Director: Graeme Harper

    Writer: Simon Ashford