I know it's not "Rome"

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    agibaer

    [1]Jan 29, 2011
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    I know it's not "Rome", but is it watchable? Or is it just bullcr*p like "Xena" or any other number of historically totally inacurate and criminally fauged tv shows?

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    joi1976

    [2]Feb 1, 2011
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    It's nothing like Xena, but it's bullcrap anyhow.
    It's full of amazing scenery and naked women and it looks like every single frame is photoshopped to perfection, all male characters have this tough guy accent and speech skills like the very best of them.
    This show sucks so bad I couldn't watch more than 30 minutes of it.
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    FilipeMS7

    [3]Feb 3, 2011
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    This show is awesome. I definetly recommend it. And ignore the ratings, they used to be much higher until some low lifes with nothing to do "sabotaged" it.

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    groova456

    [4]Feb 20, 2011
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    It's basically (almost) naked women standing around topless and muscular men fighting and sweating. So sex and violence. If there was any plot, I couldn't find it.


    But, hey, there was lots of sex and violence!

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    dstein42

    [5]Feb 20, 2011
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    They may go overboard with the sex, and the plot may be predictable at times (I mean, come on, we all know how it is going to end), but they throw in plenty or twists and tense moments to make this very very good TV!!!

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    zachwiedeman

    [6]Feb 27, 2011
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    I've watched Rome and watched Spartacus. Spartacus makes Rome look like Xena. It is AMAZING.

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    kott3n

    [7]Feb 28, 2011
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    This is a real series. Same quality as the movies Gladiator or 300...
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    thermalmotion

    [8]Mar 23, 2011
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    This show is awesome, but you may prefer a documentary to quality scripted shows.
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    boom-moo

    [9]May 12, 2011
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    If you like it after the first two episodes, then you would love it afterwards. Give it a go and see for yourself.
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    ice_edge

    [10]Sep 13, 2011
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    If people can't see beyond sex and violence I think they are a lost hope when it comes to this series. Sure there are lots of it but that it's not what makes this series...

    You have a very well written plot imo with a lot of really believable characters, lots of twists and turns and just about anything you would want from entertaining TV series.... but once again Haters gonna hate.
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    TheSkyis

    [11]Sep 14, 2011
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    I almost hate to admit this, but I watch A LOT of scripted television. Marathons of whole series. When it seemed I'd ran out of anything I'd be interested in watching I decided to give Spartacus a try. I was blown away! The worse part about it for me was that after watching Blood and Sand and then Gods of the Arena, any other show seemed absolutely boring in comparison.

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    ice_edge

    [12]Sep 16, 2011
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    BAS and GOTA are one of best television shows currently airing on televisions no doubt. Plot and character development are top notch in this series.
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    Yaspaa

    [15]Sep 16, 2011
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    There's very little historical accuracy, but that's not what it's trying to do, it's pure adult entertainment, and is actually very political and does it so well.
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    ice_edge

    [16]Oct 1, 2011
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    Well it is trying to connect the dots that's for sure. And we still knwo how it will end. Everything in between is for grabs.
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