The BEST Episodes of Barbarians (2020)

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Aug 31, 2021

Network: Netflix

Torn between the mighty empire that raised him and his own tribal people, a Roman officer's conflicted allegiances lead to an epic historical clash.

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The Battle

#1 - The Battle

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 23, 2020

Ari leads Varus and three Roman legions into the Teutoburg Forest — and into history. Thusnelda makes a bloody sacrifice to preserve the alliance.

star 7.88
353 votes
Writers: Andreas Heckmann, Arne Nolting, Jan Martin Scharf
A New Reik

#2 - A New Reik

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 23, 2020

Ari embraces his new role with the Cherusci but his shift of allegiances runs deeper than Varus knows. Thusnelda and Folkwin rally a rival tribe.

star 7.55
325 votes
Directors: Barbara Eder
Writers: Andreas Heckmann, Arne Nolting, Jan Martin Scharf
On the Edge

#3 - On the Edge

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 23, 2020

Ari commands troops ordered by Varus to hunt down and kill Folkwin, whose family and home village are put in danger for his act of defiance.

star 7.54
347 votes
Directors: Barbara Eder
Writers: Andreas Heckmann, Arne Nolting, Jan Martin Scharf
Vengeance

#4 - Vengeance

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 23, 2020

The theft of the standard provokes a crisis, reuniting Roman officer Ari with his father Segimer, and childhood friends Folkwin and Thusnelda.

star 7.53
376 votes
Directors: Barbara Eder
Writers: Andreas Heckmann, Arne Nolting, Jan Martin Scharf
Treason

#5 - Treason

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 23, 2020

Ari and Thusnelda forge a political marriage and begin uniting the fractious Germanic tribes. Folkwin is believed dead but has actually been enslaved.

star 7.52
328 votes
Writers: Andreas Heckmann, Arne Nolting, Jan Martin Scharf
Wolf and Eagle

#6 - Wolf and Eagle

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 23, 2020

Cherusci tribal chief Segimer bristles at the increasing demands of new governor Varus. Secret lovers Thusnelda and Folkwin deal Rome a symbolic blow.

star 7.39
442 votes
Directors: Barbara Eder
Writers: Andreas Heckmann, Arne Nolting, Jan Martin Scharf