Spartacus: Blood and Sand

Starz (ended 2010)




Episode Guide


  • Season 1
    • Kill Them All
      Episode 13
      Spartacus and Crixus are to battle at the ludus for the well-to-do of Capua. Bent on revenge, Spartacus enlists help for an uprising, but there is one man who can stop him.
    • Revelations
      Episode 12

      Spartacus plans his vengeance, while good Solonius has his day in the arena. Ashur is honored with a gift that upsets certain people in the ludus, meanwhile, Glaber arrives and is presented with his own surprise.

    • Old Wounds
      Episode 11
      Spartacus barely hangs on to his sanity, while Batiatus plots vengeance on his enemies. Crixus is granted his return to the arena, while Spartacus learns of a disturbing truth.
    • Party Favors
      Episode 10
      Numerius is honored with an exhibition match for his birthday celebration at the ludus. Ilithyia gives Numerius a surprising gift, but asks for something in return.
    • Whore
      Episode 9

      Crixus is finally cleared to return to training. Spartacus is to fulfill duties as champion by satisfying desires of Licinia, the richest woman in Rome, while Crixus is asked to please Ilithyia.

    • 3/12/10
      Spartacus embraces his role as champion and puts Crixus in his place. After Crixus attempts to prove he has recovered, Batiatus considers selling him. Ilithyia gets her own gladiator-in-training and an attempt is made on Spartacus' life.
    • 3/5/10
      Overcome with grief at the loss of his wife, Spartacus must choose to either die or accept his destiny. Varro is visited by his wife with disturbing news, and Crixus finally awakens from his near death battle. With Barca gone, Doctore suspects fowl play and Pietros is taken advantage of. Spartacus plays the part of an honored roman in the arena and fights against six men at once.moreless
    • Delicate Things
      Episode 6
      Spartacus, now the champion of Capua, the bringer of rain, is informed by Batiatus that Sura is on her way to the ludus. Women and wine overflow the ludus in honor of Spartacus' victory, while Barca plans to set himself and Pietros free with his winnings.
    • Shadow Games
      Episode 5
      Spartacus returns to training as a gladiator, while drought worsens in Capua. Spartacus meets Ilithyia, the wife of Glaber, while Batiatus learns of his attackers. Spartacus and Crixus face certain death in the arena if they can't learn to fight as one when they face the unbeaten Theokoles, the shadow of death.moreless
    • 2/12/10
      Because of his recent loss to Crixus in the arena, Spartacus must now fight in the pits to redeem his honor and gain money for Batiatus. Batiatus has trouble repaying back debts owed to Ovidius, and then an attempt is made on his life in the pits by unknown men.
    • Legends
      Episode 3
      Spartacus has proven himself worthy of the mark of Batiatus, but still has conflict with the other gladiators. Spartacus attempts to change his opponent when he returns to the arena as a gladiator, when he learns that he is set to face his best friend Varro.
    • 1/29/10
      Spartacus must prove his worth to become a gladiator in order to save his enslaved wife. He befriends Varro during their harsh trials to become gladiators. Batiatus, the gladiator master, promises to find Sura, while Spartacus must face Crixus to pass his trials.
    • The Red Serpent
      Episode 1

      The Romans, at war with Greece, enlist the help of the Thracian Spartacus and his warriors to protect their lands and fight the barbaric Getae. But after the Romans break their agreement with him, Spartacus disobeys and is sentenced to die in the gladiator arena.