Horatio Hornblower

Mutiny

Season 2, Ep 1, Aired 3/24/01
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  • Episode Description
  • Hornblower comes to realize that his new captain, though quite respected, is quite mad, and that the only option he and his fellows have is mutiny.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Robert Lindsay

    Sir Edward Pellew

  • Ioan Gruffudd

    Horatio Hornblower

  • Andrew Grieve

  • David Warner

    Captain James Sawyer

  • Philip Glenister

    Gunner Hobbs

  • Fan Reviews (1)
  • It’s for the good of the Navy.

    By RJ-viewer, Aug 18, 2006

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (5)

    • Matthews: (to Styles) I don't believe a bit of bruising about the face improves your looks.

    • Matthews: (to Styles) I don't believe a bit of bruising about the face improves your looks.

    • Hobbs: Beware a loose tongue, Mister Matthews, you never know where it may lead. Matthews: Me tongue may be loose, Mister Hobbs, but at least it's not raw from licking the Captain's arse.

    • Hornblower: The man's a national hero. He's earned earned his place in history. Kennedy: It's not history that concerns me, Horatio. It's the future.

    • Hornblower: Each Captain has his own way, Archie. Kennedy: Tell that to the young seaman of yours that we scraped off the deck and threw over the side.

    Notes (2)

    • The events in this movie are taken from the book "Lieutenant Hornblower" by C.S. Forester

    • Events take place on board HMS Renown, a ship of the line with 74 guns.

    Allusions (2)

    • Pellew calls Captain Sawyer, a "Hero of the Nile" The Battle of the Nile was an overwhelming British Naval victory that took place on the 1st and 2nd of August 1978. The implication is that Sawyer was captain of one of the 14 British ships that took part.

    • Pellew calls Captain Sawyer, "one of Nelson's own" Captain Horatio Nelson was fleet commander for The Battle of the Nile.

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