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Spartacus
Season 2

Blood and Sand

Jan 22, 2010

Torn from his homeland and the woman he loves, Spartacus is condemned to the brutal world of the arena where blood and death are primetime entertainment. But not all battles are fought upon the sands. Treachery, corruption, and the allure of sensual pleasures will constantly test Spartacus. To survive, he must become more than a man. More than a gladiator. He must become a legend.

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Episodes

1: The Red Serpent
Jan 22, 2010
The Red Serpent is the pilot episode of a historical drama Spartacus: Blood and Sand. It is the first episode of the Spartacus series overall. It originally aired on Starz in the United States on January 22, 2010. The episode was written by Steven S. DeKnight and directed by Rick Jacobson. Filming took place in Auckland, New Zealand. The episode received generally positive reviews from critics. It was rated TV-MA for Graphic Violence, Strong Sexual Content, and Coarse Language.
2: Sacramentum Gladiatorum
Jan 29, 2010
Enslaved in gladiatorial school, the newly christened Spartacus must try to suppress his desire for vengeance when his new master promises to reunite him with his wife.
3: Legends
Feb 5, 2010
Though Spartacus proved himself during training and now wears the attire of a gladiator, his coarse attitude and relentless quest to see his wife isolates him from his fellow gladiators and Doctore.
4: The Thing in the Pit
Feb 12, 2010
Having performed shamefully in the arena against Crixus, Spartacus is forced to fight in the Pits. Batiatus, determined to profit from Spartacus, may be at risk if his debts aren't repaid.
5: Shadow Games
Feb 19, 2010
Batiatus is presented with a gladiatorial opportunity of a lifetime. Spartacus and Crixus must overcome their mutual hostility to fight as a team against a legendary and unbeaten opponent.
6: Delicate Things
Feb 26, 2010
Lies, distrust and duplicity plague the house of Batiatus and impact the hopes of both Barca and Spartacus, who have benefited from good fortune and envision a future away from the grounds. Barca expects to buy his and his male lover's way out, while Spartacus anticipates his promised reunion with his enslaved wife, part of his reward for a monumental victory in the arena. But just in case things go wrong, Spartacus dreams and schemes an escape plan.
7: Great and Unfortunate Things
Mar 12, 2010
Overcome by the pressure of Batiatus's control, Spartacus must make a choice: leave his past behind and assume the mantle of a champion gladiator, or die.
8: Mark of the Brotherhood
Mar 19, 2010
Batiatus purchases a fresh batch of slaves during an auction to be trained as gladiators and ponders the idea of selling Crixus.
9: Whore
Mar 26, 2010
Batiatus breaks the news that Spartacus is to service the richest woman in Rome.
10: Party Favors
Apr 2, 2010
Numerius is honored with an exhibition match for his birthday celebration at the ludus. Ilithyia gives Numerius a surprising gift, but asks for something in return.
11: Old Wounds
Apr 9, 2010
Spartacus hovers on the brink. Meanwhile, Batiatus plots revenge against his enemies
12: Revelations
Apr 16, 2010
Lucretia and Batiatus await the arrival of Glaber with the intentions to receive his patronage, while Spartacus focuses his attention on his plan for revenge.
13: Kill Them All
Apr 23, 2010
In the season finale, Spartacus enlists the help of an accomplice in order to get his revenge.