Masada

The BEST episodes of Masada

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

In this Emmy Award-winning dramatization of historical events, Peter O'Toole stars as the Roman general tasked with crushing a group of Jewish rebels who have sought refuge on Masada, a desert fortress, in A.D. 72. Despite superior numbers and supplies, the Romans find themselves endlessly frustrated in their attempts to thwart the rebels' last stand. The star-studded cast also includes Peter Strauss, Barbara Carrera and Anthony Quayle.

Last Updated: 5/10/2022Network: ABC (US)
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Part I
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8.60
40 votes

#1 - Part I

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/5/1981

First up: Raids on Roman garrisons lead to a showdown between the Zealot leader (Peter Strauss) and a Roman commander (Peter O'Toole).

Directors: Boris Sagal
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Part IV
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8.21
39 votes

#2 - Part IV

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 4/8/1981

Conclusion. Action builds to a tragic climax as the Romans assault the fortress with a siege engine---a massive ram mounted on a mobile tower.

Directors: Boris Sagal
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Part III
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7.81
36 votes

#3 - Part III

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/7/1981

A Zealot plot to demoralize the Romans provokes retaliation against the camp's Jewish slaves by the scheming envoy Falco, who replaces Silva as commander.

Directors: Boris Sagal
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Part II
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7.80
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#4 - Part II

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/6/1981

While the Romans ready their offensive, Silva (Peter O'Toole) seeks comfort from a beautiful slave (Barbara Carrera) who plucks at his conscience.

Directors: Boris Sagal
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