During the French Revolution, a mysterious English nobleman known only as The Scarlet Pimpernel (a humble wayside flower), snatches French aristos from the jaws of the guillotine, while posing as the foppish Sir Percy Blakeney in society. Percy falls for and marries the beautiful actress Marguerite St. Just, but she is involved with Chauvelin and Robespierre, and Percy's marriage to her may endanger the Pimpernel's plans to save the little Dauphin
An uproarious version of history that proves nothing is sacred – not even the Roman Empire, the French Revolution and the Spanish Inquisition.
Ancien forçat, Jean Valjean, change d'identité et devient M. Madeleine. Tandis que l'Inspecteur Javert est toujours à ses trousses, il prend sous son aile la petite Cosette, martyrisée par un couple d'aubergistes, les Thénardier.