The BEST Episodes of Jesus of Nazareth
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: May 2, 2021
Jesus of Nazareth is a 1977 Anglo-Italian television miniseries dramatizing the birth, life, ministry, death, and resurrection of Jesus based on the accounts in the four New Testament Gospels. A reverent and beautiful retelling of the biblical tale with an all-star cast, winning Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Drama (1977-78) and for James Farentino as Best Supporting Actor in a Drama.
#1 - Part One
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 27, 1977
The life of Christ is chronicled in this 1977 TV-biography directed by Franco Zeffirelli, who imbues the drama with sensitivity and reverence.
#2 - Part Four
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 10, 1977
The drama concludes with powerful scenes of Christ's condemnation, His agony on the cross and the Resurrection.
#3 - Part Three
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 10, 1977
Judas implores Zerah to let Jesus appear before the Sanhedrin in Jerusalem, where "He will be handed over to the unbelievers."
#4 - Part Two
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 27, 1977
Christ's teachings and miracles bring Him new followers and John the Baptist is imprisoned by Herod Antipas.