Horatio Hornblower

Season 2 Episode 2


Aired Wednesday 8:00 PM Mar 25, 2001 on ITV



  • Trivia

    • As Captain Sawyer and Wellard prepare to be be attacked by the Spanish prisoners on the Renown, Wellard is standing on Sawyer's left. Later however, as Hobbs talks to the dying Wellard, he and Sawyer have switched positions.

    • After the decision is made to evacuate the Fort, the Spanish are making their way to the boats one of the Spanish Soldiers steps on the skirt of one of the female prisoners causing her to fall forward.

    • When Spanish Prisoners attempt to capture the Renown, they try to capture Bush. Bush is waiting for them with two pistols, and when they turn around he fires them both. He then fires one of them for a second time. This is impossible as the weapons can only carry one shot at a time.

  • Quotes

    • Styles: (after seeing Randall's dead body on the beach) Looks like Randall's going to be a crab's breakfast after all.

    • Bush: No one ever said command was easy.
      Buckland: I never expected it to be easy. (whispers) I expected to be fit for it.

  • Notes

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