字幕列表 影片播放 列印英文字幕 slimy stuarts this is hhtv news bringing you live news direct from the past our main story from the stuart era the plague epidemic seems to be spreading rapidly let's go over to our correspondent mike peabody who's in the thick of it, mike thanks sam i've come to sixteen sixty five where literally thousands are dying from the great plague i caught up with this grave digger to find out how the plate was affecting his work well i've been so busy for years, i've buried 30 people just this morning yeah, they're dropping like flies at the moment and i suppose the real worrying thing is that the plague can strike so very quickly oh, is he... he's dead bishops think they've tracked down the root cause of the plague it's naughtiness and rude things the great plague is punishment on people who are very naughty and very rude as a result too, even the wicked can die of the plague it's certainly a very interesting theory but, can you back it up he's dead... doctors are doing their best to combat this deadly disease using the very latest in modern medicine everybody knows, the best way to beat the plague is a bag of lavender. you simply twirl it around like this. and jump over it like so and is that effective? -oh yes, very effective. i mean, take me. i'm as-- *chokes* sorry i just uh coughed and fell over i haven't got the plague! there is a new group on the fringes of modern english medicine who think there may be another cause to the illness. this group call themselves scientists the most important thing is not just to guess what's responsible we need to take a closer look at the evidence and then analyze it logically and uh, one way that we do this is by using this brand new invention, the microscope hahaha, microscope! hahaha, what do they expect to find, tiny leeches, hahaha. what an idiot. everybody knows, the plague comes from bad air, and all you need, is a bag of lavender! hahaha, microscope. uh.. doctor, have you fallen over again are you in fact, dead... he's dead... this is mike peabody reporting for hhtv news in plague riddled 1665, really wishing, i was somewhere else did you know? in 1665, there were lots of theories as to how the plague was being spread. they blamed dogs, cats, pigs, pigeons, and rabbits. but the real cause, hahaha, it was those rats! ha! so, rats won, humans, no. ha! ye sun tomorrow. everybody's talking about it, everybody's got it. the great plague. read our health tips on how you could prevent the plague. yes, you can avoid infection, just by putting a gold coin in your mouth. *coughing* plus: "i woke up in a cart full of dead plague victims!" i, drunk a few too many (?), fell asleep, when i woke up, they chucked me on the plague cart! talk about red on the face, a bit purple in places and all, in fact: think about caught the plague! and (?) depressing stories, oh no, we've got some uplifting news too: the french have got the plague. hurray! that's all in ye sun tomorrow, make ye sun the last thing you read before you die! free coffin in every copy! so, london was right with the plague in 1665, at least 1666 must have been better? not! the great fire almost burnt london to a cinder!