Rome (2005–2007)
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Kalends of February 

Vorenus' defense of Caesar lands him in an unexpected position of power within Rome. Meanwhile, Servilia hurls the final obstacle in her ambitious and complex revenge plan against Atia.

Director:

Alan Taylor

Writers:

John Milius (created by), William J. MacDonald (created by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Ray Stevenson ... Titus Pullo
Kevin McKidd ... Lucius Vorenus
Polly Walker ... Atia of the Julii
Lindsay Duncan ... Servilia of the Junii
Tobias Menzies ... Marcus Junius Brutus
Kerry Condon ... Octavia of the Julii
Indira Varma ... Niobe
David Bamber ... Marcus Tullius Cicero
Max Pirkis ... Gaius Octavian
Nicholas Woodeson ... Posca
Suzanne Bertish ... Eleni
Chiara Mastalli ... Eirene
Rick Warden ... Quintus Pompey
Haydn Gwynne ... Calpurnia
Coral Amiga ... Vorena the Elder
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Storyline

In the aftermath of their arena exploits, both Pullo and Vorenus have become icons and heroes to the people of Rome. As a result, Vorenus' defense of his actions to Caesar lands him in an unexpected position of power when Caesar, after proclaiming himself dictator for life, makes Vorenus a senator. In the meantime, Pullo's unexpected return to Vorenus' household to recover from his injuries away from a medical hospital, is not appreciated by his former slave Eirene who still holds a grudge against Pullo for killing her boyfriend. Elsewhere, Caesar decides to overhaul the senate by adding some surprising new faces, much to the chagrin of the old guard, including Brutus. As Servilia hurdles the final obstacle to her revenge plan against Caesar by secretly organizing the conspirators to assassinate Caesar in the senate on the Ides of March, she finally reveals her revenge and complex scenario to Atia and Octavian, while her servant learns the scandalous truth about Niobe's baby and ...

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Trivia

Caesar says that he ought to throw Vorenus off the Tarpeian Rock. This was a public execution ground where convicted criminals were thrown into the air (the height of a three-story building) to land on hard rocks. See more »

Goofs

In the countryside, where Pullo kneels before a shrine, we see a herd of sheep leaping over a small brook a water trench. At least one of those sheep has a yellow number tag attached to the ear, which would not have been used in 1st century BCE. See more »

Quotes

[a wounded Pullo explains why he came back to Rome]
Lucius Vorenus: "Women," he says. If you took a woman now, you'd come apart like an old sack!
Titus Pullo: [laughs, then winces] Ow...
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Soundtracks

Rome Main Title Theme
(uncredited)
Written by Jeff Beal
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excellent
26 February 2020 | by FahimShahriar45See all my reviews

Damn,thanks to the writers and directors for this masterpiece,ending hits like a hammer,that last 15 minutes was one of the best scenes i have ever seen on tv


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Language:

English

Release Date:

20 November 2005 (USA) See more »

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HD Vision Studios See more »
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Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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