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In all of Arthurian legend, the most famous of the Knights of the Round Table is undoubtedly Sir Lancelot. This series, painstakingly researched by the History and Literature Departments of... See full summary »
Later episodes were made in colour due to a request from the U.S. television network that was screening the show and wanted colour content to broadcast. This makes The Adventures of Sir Lancelot the first British made programme to be made and broadcast in colour (Zoo Quest preceded it as location filming was done in colour but the show was never broadcast in colour).
On the opening sequence for the black and white episodes, Lancelot begins his charge with a dark shield and his horse is also cloaked in dark colors. When the camera cuts to a longer shot, both the shield and horse cloak are light colors.