In 1761, Catherine travels to Russia and becomes the Empress by marrying the Emperor of Russia, Peter. With hopes of marrying a great love, Catherine soon realizes Peter is a selfish brat who stands against everything she values. Catherine is feeling hopeless and verging on suicide when her servant, Marial, presents her with an alternative path - to overthrow Peter.
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Elle Fanning's first nude scene. See more
At the party towards the end of the episode (where the Bear is killed) , just before Peter (Nicholas Holt) and friends are talking about the sites on the guns, a crew member can be seen in the middle of the scene, (clearly identifiable by his modern jacket and ear piece) See more
[reading Denis Diderot
Men will never be free until the last king has been strangled with the entrails of the last priest.
Everybody Wants to Rule the World
Written by Chris Hughes
, Roland Orzabal
, Ian Stanley
Performed by Patti Smith See more