Robin Hood

Season 2 Episode 2

The Booby And The Beast

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Aired Saturday 7:30 PM Oct 13, 2007 on BBC
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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.

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  • QUOTES (9)

    • Sheriff: We will extend the Count every courtesy, Gisborne. I've taken my bath six months early for a reason!

    • Sheriff: (to Marian) When the Count arrives I want you to smile for him, and buy yourself a gown that um…...how shall I say, stimulates the imagination? (he throws a single coin to Gisborne) Cheaper the better I think.

    • Robin: England needs me.
      Marian: Yes, England needs me. England needs us.
      Robin: And I need you.

    • Stephen: Will, still passionate, angry?
      Will: Lots to be angry about.
      Stephen: True, and your skills? You're using them, not wasting them?
      Will: I'm with Robin Hood.
      Stephen: Good, that is not a waste.

    • Allan: Look, I'm not being funny, we've seen this deathtrap in action, right? And now we're gonna take advice from a blind man?!
      (Stephen suddenly knocks Allan off his feet)
      Stephen: When a man loses his sight, he finds compensation in the senses that remain.

    • Stephen: There is a way to do all the things you need to do and still find love. You're a troubled soul, be patient. You will prevail.
      Robin: And you can tell all that by just feeling my face?
      Stephen: No, your friend, Much, was telling me earlier.

    • Marian: Why does a potential freedom fighter waste his life gambling?
      Count Friedrich: I am a Count. My life has been managed since the day I was born. Tradition, etiquette, it's all so safe. I crave danger, you wouldn't understand.
      Marian: Don't be so sure.

    • Robin: About Marian…..
      Count Friedrich: One gamble I would have given everything to win. You are a lucky man, Robin Hood.

    • (dressed very feminine and having knocked out two guards)
      Djaq: Men are so obvious.

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    • This episode of Robin Hood is likely a reference to the recent remake of the film Ocean's 11.
      In this episode Robin and his men plan on stealing the gold from a seemingly impossible to rob strong room carrying the money from "Games night" at the Sherrif's great hall. Much like Danny Ocean and his crew rob the vault of a casino in the film. Also like in the film, Robin and the gang prepare for the robbery by creating an exact replica of the strong room for the sake of perfecting the robbery itself.

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