There is an archery tournament coming up in which Robin Hood has had his name entered. The only problem is, Robin Hood is away visiting friends at the time. Marian, selected in Robin’s absence, tries to fool everyone and win the tourney in his stead.
The Adventures of Robin Hood was a very well made and long running 1950s show from the UK that spanned 143 episodes. It starred Richard Greene as Robin Hood along with all the other familiar Robin Hood characters.
Marian and Little John intervene when they see a little old woman being abused by two of the Sheriff’s stooges. To his surprise, Little John finds out the little old woman is his mother.
After she has been rescued from the Sheriff’s men, Robin agrees to allow two of his men to escort Ann de Brisac, a noblewoman, to a place where she claims to have hidden gold: after their departure. Marian arrives with news that the woman is a spy.
Forewarned that Robin Hood and Maid Marian will visit Nottingham Fair to buy new supplies of Lincoln Green cloth, the Sheriff stations his men-at-arms in the town square – but a tailor’s scissors provide Robin with an unusual escape route.
The Sheriff’s plans to raise money for Prince John is a type of fixed lottery and it seems foolproof, yet Robin Hood finds a way to thwart him yet again.
A minstrel’s song that Robin hears gives him some info that helps him and his outlaws foils a plot by Prince John who is hoping to form an alliance with the Prince of Aragon.
Having cornered Little John and Derwent in a cave, the Sheriff orders his men to smoke them out. From the flames of defeat appears new hope – and the Sherifff will eventually have to seek Robin’s help.
Nicodemus is a master mathematician who is seeking entrance to the Abbey of Southwall to escape Prince John, who wants him to create a deadly weapon. When he can’t get into Southwall, he seeks refuge in Sherwood with the outlaws.
Sir Boland has promised the hand of his ward, Melissa, to Sir Louis out of pure desperation for money. Tuck hears wind of this and he and Robin make a different set of plans.