During the search for the grail, Landry and Gawain meet a mysterious woman claiming knowledge of its location. Joan discovers there was an attack on Navarre. De Nogaret plots to return to the King's ...
From the trailer I expected good acting and scenery and already in the first episode I got it. However the story was too cringeworthy for me. The writing is bad - I mean, really bad. They make all plot events so incredibly overstated that any effort by the actors is ruined. I only watched two episodes, but that was enough for me to know this series is a lost case for me.
I don't want to spoil anything, but lets say characters are not historically believeable at all. Too many modern mannerisms in a historical setting just doesn't do it for me. Game of Thrones is a more historically correct example of the period than this charade. If this was written as a comedy (hurray Blackadder) I wouldn't mind, but the serious tone is instead totally ruined by this bad writing. Another thing that comes out as a result of this bad writing is predictability of course.
However I do applaud the ambition of trying to do a modern TV-series about the templars. I do love swords, armour and knights. With this series they targeted people who like Rome, Vikings and perhaps Spartacus and GoT - anyone who has a tiny bit of historical interest - but they completely missed the target.
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