First broadcast: Friday 20th April 2012
A confused Christopher Columbus declares he has found India and a Georgian woman reveals her very Stupid Death. Also, Victoria and Albert attend the Great Exhibition, and Tsar Peter III brings a very weird case to the Court of Historical Law.
First broadcast: Friday 27th April 2012
Emperor Napoleon plays in a very unusual chess match, a Victorian inventor builds an anti-seasickness ship with one small design flaw, a snowball fight breaks out at a public execution, and the British army hires a dead tramp to defeat the Germans in WW2.
First broadcast: Friday 11th May 2012
King Edward III gets married on a building site, Julius Caesar reveals his not very secret tips on hiding baldness, we learn the tricks of the criminal trade on the Real Victorian Hustle, and we meet Renaissance Italy's most corrupt family - the Borgias.
First broadcast: Friday 18th May 2012
William the Conqueror has some trouble conquering the town of Ely; Greek philosopher Diogenes reveals his disgusting tactic for getting rid of people he doesn't like; a Saxon joins a modern dating agency, and there is a surprise in store for the people on Victorian Wife Swap.