A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court is both a whimsical fantasy and a social satire chockfull of brilliant Twainisms. Hank Morgan, a 19th century American and a Connecticut Yankee, by a stroke of fate is sent back in time to 6th century England, and ends up in Camelot at King Arthur’s court. Although of average intelligence, he finds himself with knowledge beyond any of those in the 6th century, and he uses it to become the king’s right hand man and to challenge Merlin as the court magician. Astounded by the way the life in Camelot, Hank does the only thing he can think of to do: to try and change them. In his attempt to civilise medieval Camelot, he experiences many challenges and misadventures.