Spartacus (2010–2013)
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Chosen Path 

Spartacus urges his restless rebels to train for the defense of their new sanctuary. Lucretia and Ilithyia seek comfort from each other, while Glaber's forces swell with some deadly new recruits.


Michael Hurst


Misha Green, Steven S. DeKnight (created by)




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Liam McIntyre ... Spartacus
Manu Bennett ... Crixus
Peter Mensah ... Oenomaus
Nick E. Tarabay ... Ashur
Craig Parker ... Glaber
Viva Bianca ... Ilithyia
Katrina Law ... Mira
Cynthia Addai-Robinson ... Naevia
Dustin Clare ... Gannicus
Daniel Feuerriegel ... Agron (as Dan Feuerriegel)
Lucy Lawless ... Lucretia
Timothy Raby Timothy Raby ... Magistrate Gallienus (as Tim Raby)
Peter McCauley ... Lucius Caelius
Hanna Mangan Lawrence ... Seppia
Tom Hobbs ... Seppius


Having set fire to the Capua arena, Spartacus regroups in Lucius Caelius's temple ruin, where opinions differ how to proceed next and strife with the Gauls reemerges. Gannicus has joined their flight but refuses to stay. he's falsely accused of stealing the map they need to raid Napels port, which is luckily found out before his duel with Spartacus cripples either. Meanwhile Glaber plans revenge for Ilithyia's plot and has Seppius murdered, to seize his men, by Ashur, who gains his trust by defeating three legionnaires in a 'duel'. Crixus remains focused on Naevia, who has a hard time readapting to a future with him. Written by KGF Vissers

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Before the two cross blades, Gannicus expresses surprise that Spartacus fought in the style of Dimachaerus. Unlike Gannicus, Spartacus originally fought in the style of Thraex and was selected to fight with dual swords after becoming Champion. Whereas when Gannicus was introduced in "Gods of the Arena", he was fighting with two swords before being named Champion. See more »


Naevia: Would that all scars were so easily erased.
Crixus: I see no scars.
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Asher's Dirty Dozen Go Longest Yard On A Certain Spoiled Punk!
4 January 2018 | by Dan1863SicklesSee all my reviews

While not as explosive the previous episode (Spartacus and the gang literally blow up the arena to free Crixus and their other friends) and not as character driven as the following episode (Gannicus fully dominates the action and reveals a heart of gold under that lazy grin) this is still an exciting episode of Spartacus: Vengeance.

The best part of this episode: watching Asher put together his special team of vicious killers. I didn't know whether I was watching The Dirty Dozen, The Longest Yard, or Blazing Saddles! (Glaber: I want mugs. Pugs. Thugs! Asher: Ditto.) When they run wild in the final moments of the episode they set up some shocking and unintended developments later on. Hands off that bracelet!

The worst part of this episode: watching Crixus and Naevia doing the endless, mopey, weepy, relationship stuff that has nothing to do with anything else that is going on in this story. I really liked Crixus better when he was a mean bully! Here he's all sensitive, and it just drags the whole story to a halt.

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2 March 2012 (USA) See more »

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