A modern day, alternate-reality drama about a hero who rises to become the King of his nation, based on the biblical story of King David.

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 King Silas Benjamin (13 episodes, 2009)
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 David Shepherd (13 episodes, 2009)
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 Queen Rose Benjamin (13 episodes, 2009)
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 Michelle Benjamin (13 episodes, 2009)
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 Reverend Ephram Samuels (13 episodes, 2009)
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 Jack Benjamin (13 episodes, 2009)
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 William Cross (13 episodes, 2009)
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 Chancellor Hanson (13 episodes, 2009)
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 Thomasina (12 episodes, 2009)
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 Boyden (11 episodes, 2009)
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 Klotz (11 episodes, 2009)
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 General Linus Abner (8 episodes, 2009)
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 Jessie Shepherd (8 episodes, 2009)
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 Perry Straussler (8 episodes, 2009)
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 Helen Pardis (6 episodes, 2009)
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King Silas Benjamin came to power in a mythical battle against the rival neighbor republic of Gath, capitalizing brilliantly and ruthlessly on his near-godly image. Farm-boy David Shepherd performs as well, saving Silas's crown prince in another epic battle, but is too noble and naive to aspire personal benefit rather then devoutly serve king and country. Nevertheless, after Silas decides to abuse David's legend, the hero is drawn into palace intrigues culminating into coup plans against Silas. Written by KGF Vissers

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15 March 2009 (USA)  »

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The character Jonathan is portrayed as being gay. Many scholars have in fact theorized that the Biblical Jonathan may have been homosexual, given the intimacy of his relationship with David. See more »

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Referenced in Séries express: Episode #2.18 (2009) See more »

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Really Good Show
16 March 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was a really good show. First off because they have a good cast, granted the only one I knew about was Ian McShane, but nonetheless they were really good actors. The story is unique but also old plot as well. It was knew with the whole 'King' idea which seems to be in a parallel universe, not talking about sci-fi just that we don't have that here. It is a good show that I really enjoyed, I would mind seeing this on for at least a couple of seasons.

I'd wish I could say more but that would be spoiling it for those who haven't seen it yet. All I can say that it is a very enjoyable show that needs to live on. Watch it, that's all I can end with


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