A Midsummer Night's Dream Summary


Love potions are tricky business (not that we've ever tried using one, of course). They can make you fall in love with the wrong person…or, in the case of the lovestruck queen in this story, not even a person at all. Was it a cat? A dog, perhaps? Guess you'll have to watch the video to find out.

17th-Century Literature17th-Century British Literature
All 17th-Century Literature
AuthorShakespeare - William Shakespeare
British Literature17th-Century British Literature
FormPlay
LanguageEnglish Language
Literary FormsPlays
LiteratureShakespeare
ThemesArt and Culture
Foolishness and Folly
Gender
Love
Man and the Natural World
The Supernatural
Transformation
Versions of Reality

Transcript

00:22

revenge Like my most recent assignment over ron's wife queen

00:26

titania wouldn't share her new pet human so mr soberon

00:31

sent me to pick up a love spell to make

00:34

her fall in love with the first thing she sees

00:36

it's cheaper than counseling right Yeah someone wouldn't spend all

00:40

my money I was back in a snap with the

00:43

weapons of mass affection and soberon gave me another assignment

00:47

My mission should i choose to accept it It was

00:51

to track down dimitrius and helena to hapless mortals meandering

00:55

through the forest Then i had to dose dimitrius with

00:58

the love potion so helena could finally get out of

01:01

yield friend zone Unfortunately i didn't have all the details

01:05

Demetrios was really chasing after his fiance hermia who was

01:09

a loping with her boyfriend life sander But anyway i

01:13

found the wrong couple and gave life sander the potion

01:15

instead Well of course Klutzy helena tripped over him in

01:19

the dark two Bye Sander forgot all about the vegas

01:23

wedding with permanent and joined team helena To further complicate

01:27

my life over on had given demetrios a potion as

01:30

well See this is why i work alone So now

01:34

there were two hunks buying for helena's affection While hermia

01:37

was left standing alone shmoop at least project titania was

01:44

the success i had stuck a donkey head on a

01:47

terrible actor as a side project romeo romeo Wherefore out

01:51

our romeo and he was the first person titanius saw

01:55

when she woke up Humiliation achieve but then here because

01:59

of the four men miserable kids running around or the

02:01

sight of his wife feeding grapes to an ask oh

02:04

bron started to have second thoughts there's only enough room

02:07

for one jackass in this relationship me now had to

02:12

obscure the forest in darkness Reed oh ply sander to

02:15

make him drop helena for hermia and give bottom back

02:19

his top I was going to charge extra for this

02:22

job but luckily everything worked out I didn't even have

02:26

to phone search and rescue either because duke ccs found

02:29

the lovers and gently woke him up we go I'm

02:33

not sure he believed their story but he invited them

02:36

all to join him and his bride to be for

02:38

a big group wedding sir cheese it's And for his

02:43

final trick the cia's got hermes dad to stop overreacting

02:47

Way i know you're thinking it couldn't possibly get better

02:52

than a triple wedding but last and probably also least

02:57

bottom contributed by organizing a special performance for the ceremony

03:01

Who be ye oh to bay Maybe i should've left 00:03:07.89 --> [endTime] him is a donkey No off with their heads