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Captain Flint and his pirates, twenty years prior to Robert Louis Stevenson's classic "Treasure Island".
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 Captain Flint (38 episodes, 2014-2017)
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 John Silver (38 episodes, 2014-2017)
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 Rackham (37 episodes, 2014-2017)
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 Eleanor Guthrie (36 episodes, 2014-2017)
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 Max (36 episodes, 2014-2017)
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 Anne Bonny (35 episodes, 2014-2017)
Winston Chong ...
 Joji (35 episodes, 2014-2017)
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 Billy Bones (34 episodes, 2014-2017)
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 De Groot (31 episodes, 2014-2017)
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 Captain Charles Vane (28 episodes, 2014-2016)
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 Idelle (27 episodes, 2014-2017)
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 Dooley (27 episodes, 2015-2017)
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 Featherstone (24 episodes, 2015-2017)
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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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 Woodes Rogers (20 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Miranda Barlow (19 episodes, 2014-2016)
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 Madi (17 episodes, 2016-2017)
Lawrence Joffe ...
 Randall (16 episodes, 2014-2015)
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A prequel to the (fictional) events of Robert Louis Stevenson's "Treasure Island". The series centres on a group of pirates operating out of Nassau in the Bahamas. We meet characters from history - Captain Charles Vane, Governor Woodes Rogers, Jack Rackham and Anne Bonny - plus characters from fiction - Captain Flint and, of course, Long John Silver. Written by grantss

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Jack Rackham originally came up with the "Jolly Roger" flag design See more »

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In the opening title sequence, one of the ivory figures holds a musket with a "spike," or epee, bayonet. Spike bayonets weren't invented until the 1880s, far outside the scope of the Age of Piracy and the series. See more »

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Theme from Black Sails
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Composed and Conducted by Bear McCreary
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Finally a top-notch production pirate show!
4 February 2015 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

As some other reviews point out here, this show is totally underrated. The production value is really quite high, especially for a pirate show like this where there's ships being blown apart, intricate costumes, detailed settings. I'm really pleased with the quality overall.

Acting is very believable and quite good, especially for Flint (pretty bad ass character).

Some people complain the pace is slow. I really don't find it an issue. I'm always captivated, and there's pretty dynamic/various characters and subplots that it keeps you involved. Breaking Bad.. now that show was dreadfully slow at some points..

Only thing I don't really like is the intro. The song is awesome and catchy, but the visuals of the intro are super boring. IMHO.

Overall, one of the best shows on TV if you like a gritty, pretty realistic, high production value pirate show!


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