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Series

An overview of the eight series of Knightmare.


Knightmare featured a total of eight series over its run. In addition, a VR episode of Knightmare was made as a pilot, and a one-off episode was made for YouTube's Geek Week. A number of international spin-off shows have also been created. All of these different episodes are reviewed in the sections below.

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Series 1

Merlin the magician

Knightmare Series 1 was formed of 8 episodes. It was shown on Monday afternoons from 7 September – 26 October 1987.

Series 2

The full cast from Knightmare Series 2 (1988).

Knightmare Series 2 was formed of 16 episodes. It was shown on Monday afternoons from 5 September - 19 December 1988.

Series 3

A second variant of Merlin's chamber. A handpainted scene by David Rowe.

Knightmare Series 3 was formed of 16 episodes. It was shown on Friday afternoons from 8 September - 22 December 1989.

Series 4

Series 4, Quest 3. Nikki is questioned by Merlin in Level 2.

Knightmare Series 4 was formed of 16 episodes. It was shown on Friday afternoons from 7 September - 21 December 1990.

Series 5

An area of The Greenwood, as shown in Series 5 (1991).

Knightmare Series 5 was formed of 16 episodes. It was shown on Friday afternoons from 6 September - 20 December 1991.

Series 6

Series 6 (1992). A hatch was the exit from the ship, the Cloudwalker.

Knightmare Series 6 was formed of 15 episodes. It was shown on Friday afternoons from 11 September - 18 December 1992.

Series 7

The Sewers of Goth, one of Lord Fear's defences in Series 7 and Series 8 of Knightmare.

Knightmare Series 7 was formed of 15 episodes. It was shown on Friday afternoons from 10 September - 17 December 1993.

Series 8

Series 8 opening sequence from episode 1

Knightmare Series 8 was formed of 10 episodes. It was shown on Friday afternoons from 9 September - 11 November 1994.

Geek Week

Hugo Myatt as Treguard and Isy Suttie as Veruca in the 2013 Geek Week Episode of Knightmare.

In August 2013, four online celebrities took on the dungeon for a one-off episode of Knightmare, which was created as part of YouTube's Geek Week.

International

Georges Beller plays Le Maître du Château in the French adaptation of Knightmare, Le Chevalier du Labyrinthe.

Knightmare spawned at least two international spin-offs

Knightmare VR

Treguard appears to the dungeoneer in Knightmare VR (2003).

In 2004, Tim Child's company, Televirtual, released a pilot for a new Knightmare VR format.