Rome (2005–2007)
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In the wake of Caesar's death, Mark Antony considers a move north, while Vorenus issues a curse he soon regrets.

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Picking up exactly where Season One left off on the Ides of March, 44 BC, Caesar has been assassinated, stabbed to death, and his bloody corpse lays in the senate. The rapidly spreading news shocks the city. Even consul Marc Antony must run to the safety of Atia's house where he swears to take bloody revenge on Caesar's murderers, but for the time flees with Caesar's family to the north. But Octavian keeps a cooler head then his mother. Calpurnia insists on the private reading of Caesar's will, which names Gaius Octavian as his adopted son and full heir and makes a gift to each citizen while freeing Posca (the slave who reads it out) with a stipend, but they must fear a rightful tyrannicide will be declared allowing full confiscation. Octavian points out legally declaring Caesar a tyrant would also invalidate all his deeds, including mandates held from him, so Brutus' followers have an interest in a full pardon instead. Hearing about Vorinus accidental killing of Niobe, Pullo rushes ... Written by KGF Vissers

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When Servilia (Lindsay Duncan) agrees with the other conspirators to go into talks with the Julii, Brutus (Tobias Menzies) indignantly answers "You too, mother?" This is a direct reference to Julius Caesar's famous last line "You too, Brutus?", which, according to some historians and William Shakespeare, was spoken when he saw Brutus among his killers. This may also have been what Caesar wanted to say in the previous episode "Kalends of February" (Brutus mentioned Caesar tried to speak), but wasn't able to. See more »

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When Pullo pulls the man off the horse he immediately mounts the horse. But, when the scene changes to a long shot of Pullo finishing mounting the horse; the man he pulled off the horse is nowhere to be seen. See more »

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[On the morning of Caesar's funeral, Mark Anthony is still lying in bed]
Mark Antony: I don't think I ever fucked a woman in a funeral dress before.
Atia of the Julii: Nor shall you now.
Mark Antony: Now that's a shame. It'll have to be Merula, then
[referring to Atia's elderly servant, who looks up startled]
Mark Antony: . Come here, old girl. Jump on!
[pats his crotch]
Atia of the Julii: She'd eat you alive. Come on, this is no morning for foolery. Just get up.
Mark Antony: [Grabs her arm and pulls her towards him] Aw, come here!
Atia of the Julii: [Struggles free] Stop fooling around and just get up!
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Two Burning on fire!!
4 July 2017 | by (Brazil) – See all my reviews

According to some sources and what l had read about this classic story in that period,all showing in this prime episode really happened after Julius Caesar's death,but something bothered me a total lack of voices of Romans citizens,a crowd of angry people stay quiet about Caesar's death...the emperor whose they loved....nothing about this important facts from those time,so the episode is accurate and fine all agreements between both sides of power is correct,but the producers could spend some money to show this disturbance that happened in those days!!!

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First watch: 2017 / How many: 1 / Source: Blu-ray / Rating: 8.5


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