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Robin Hood
Nationality English
Occupation Thief
First appearance Blackadder: Back & Forth
Last appearance Blackadder: Back & Forth
Episode count 1 Special
Played by Rik Mayall

Robin Hood was a Flashheart-like character in the millennium special Blackadder: Back & Forth and may be an ancestor of the Flashhearts.


He is accompanied by Will Scarlet, Friar Tuck, Maid Marian and his band of Merry Men. Intending to rob a time travelling Blackadder and Baldrick, Robin is horrified when Blackadder begins rattling off the flaws with his lifestyle. However, Blackadder smugly continues, reminding the Merry Men that they face certain death if they're caught, live in total squalor in Sherwood Forest, yet give all they steal to the poor, who do nothing but "sit on their backsides," waiting for the next cash installment. Enraged, Robin shouts, "That is it! Shoot him, boys! I'm great and he's not!" However, the Merry Men realise that Blackadder is right about how futile there efforts are and promptly shoot Robin full of arrows, killing him. In the aftermath, Maid Marian, smitten by the "gorgeous" Blackadder, proceeds to have sexual relations with him.

Later, however, Blackadder returns to the present and is horrified to learn that none of his friends have heard of Robin Hood. Frantic, Lord Blackadder runs back into the time machine screaming, "We've got to save Britain!"

Upon returning to Sherwood Forest, Blackadder asks Robin "There's something I've always wanted to ask you. How come you are so great?" Flattered, Robin retorts "Because I'm me!"

After fixing the time-line, however, Blackadder is informed by Archbishop Melchett, "Imagine, the slightest thing could alter the course of history. Imagine what damage an unscrupulous person could cause." Intrigued, Blackadder returns to the time machine with Baldrick. Later, he arrives at the Millennium celebrations as the absolute monarch King Edmund III. Accompanying him is, "Queen Marian". If Blackadder's queen is indeed Maid Marian, then it is likely that Robin Hood was killed again. This represents a sort of poetic justice for the Blackadders, finally getting one over on Lord Flashheart and getting the girl.