Robin Hood has been the subject of a number of films, cartoons and books over the years.

Prompted by this deleted question, given that he exists as a fictional character within a largely fictionalised representation of Medieval England, are questions about him (and his various media) on-topic here?

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    To my recollection, the "Robin Hood" game from Sierra Games was the only version that had any SF/F elements. – phantom42 Jan 8 '15 at 15:57
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    I vote on-topic, just so we can add Men in Tights to the list of films we discusss – DVK-on-Ahch-To Jan 8 '15 at 16:37
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    Does the story contain magic, robots (time-travelling or otherwise) or spaceships? I don't remember that => off-topic. – Reinstate Monica - Goodbye SE Jan 8 '15 at 18:45
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    @GorchestopherH - He was suspected of being a robot in Doctor Who – Valorum Jan 8 '15 at 22:15
  • Jango Fett is rumored to be his direct descendant. – Gorchestopher H Jan 9 '15 at 12:52
  • @Wikis Robin Hood is a mythodology. A mythodolodgy does not need magic, robots or spaceships to be on topic here. Correct me, if I'm wrong. – trejder Jan 19 '15 at 12:08
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    @trejder - do you mean, "mythology"? If that is what you mean, please check out this question: Can I ask about mythology? – Reinstate Monica - Goodbye SE Jan 19 '15 at 12:20

Robin of Sherwood is almost certainly on-topic, otherwise it's more folk legend than sci-fi/fantasy.

My gut feeling is that the proposed Mythology.SE on Area 51 would be a more suitable home. One of its current example questions relates to King Arthur, for example, who is a figure of similar provenance.

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    Yes, Robin of Sherwood features magicians and witches on a pretty regular basis. – Valorum Jan 8 '15 at 16:56
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    @Richard thanks for explaining for those of us not familiar with the series. – Reinstate Monica - Goodbye SE Jan 8 '15 at 18:42
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    Then it sounds as though Robin of Sherwood would be on topic, but versions such as Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves and (unfortunately) Men In Tights would not. – phantom42 Jan 8 '15 at 20:05
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    @phantom42 - Prince of Thieves featured a witch. She seemed to have magical powers; dailymotion.com/video/… – Valorum Jan 8 '15 at 22:18
  • I think her real power was the power to be so completely forgotten. – phantom42 Jan 8 '15 at 23:29
  • @phantom42 - She wasn't the main character, it's true. – Valorum Jan 9 '15 at 0:48

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