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Captain Flint and his pirates, twenty years prior to Robert Louis Stevenson's classic "Treasure Island".
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Series cast summary:
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 Captain Flint (28 episodes, 2014-2016)
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 John Silver (28 episodes, 2014-2016)
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 Captain Charles Vane (28 episodes, 2014-2016)
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 Eleanor Guthrie (27 episodes, 2014-2016)
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 Max (27 episodes, 2014-2016)
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 Rackham (27 episodes, 2014-2016)
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 Anne Bonny (27 episodes, 2014-2016)
Winston Chong ...
 Joji (27 episodes, 2014-2016)
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 Billy Bones (24 episodes, 2014-2016)
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 De Groot (24 episodes, 2014-2016)
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 Mr. Scott (23 episodes, 2014-2016)
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 Captain Benjamin Hornigold (22 episodes, 2014-2016)
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 Miranda Barlow (19 episodes, 2014-2016)
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 Idelle (19 episodes, 2014-2016)
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 Dooley (18 episodes, 2015-2016)
Lawrence Joffe ...
 Randall (16 episodes, 2014-2015)
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 Featherstone (14 episodes, 2015-2016)
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 Logan (14 episodes, 2014-2015)
Richard Wright-Firth ...
 Muldoon (14 episodes, 2014-2016)
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 Dufresne (13 episodes, 2015-2016)
Richard Lukunku ...
 Joshua (13 episodes, 2014-2015)
Alistair Moulton Black ...
 Dr. Howell (12 episodes, 2014-2016)
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Captain Flint and his pirates, twenty years prior to Robert Louis Stevenson's classic "Treasure Island".

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The musical instrument heard in the opening credits and through much of the soundtrack is a hurdy gurdy. The hurdy gurdy is bowed stringed instrument, like a violin, but the bow is a rosined wooden wheel that is turned by a crank. There can be anywhere from three to six strings with some of the strings acting as drone strings. That is what makes the buzzing sound. The hurdy gurdy dates as far back as the Middle Ages. See more »

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Underrated!
23 April 2014 | by (Serbia) – See all my reviews

OK, it has it's flaws, it has fictional characters united with the real ones, yeah, it is using the "pirates hype", but MY GOD, it is a good show! I hear people complaining about the pace, or about lack of fighting and plunder, but I assure you, it is not needed, for it has a lot of intrigues, unanswered questions, all sort of factors that will make you gasp on an episode per episode. The acting is exceptional, especially by Toby Stephens, who is unbelievable as Cpt. Flint, with such charisma that makes you root for him even dough he certainly doesn't deserve it. Female characters were a weak spot at the beginning, but that reeeeally changed quickly. I stumbled on this show while I was waiting for the new GoT season to start, and boy, was I surprised, I had more fun watching this than watered down episodes of GoT, that seem to go on forever, in one infinite circle. That was my favorite show, but after Breaking bad, True detective, and now this, the flaws are more than evident. "Black sails" are an absolute gem, I'm sorry for the all hate it's getting from the critics/GoT/Spartacus fans...


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