The BEST Episodes of Spartacus
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Aug 14, 2020
Betrayed by the Romans. Forced into slavery. Reborn as a Gladiator. The classic tale of the Republic’s most infamous rebel comes alive in the graphic and visceral new series, Spartacus: Blood and Sand. 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.
#1 - Victory
Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Apr 12, 2013
Spartacus and his outnumbered rebels make one last attempt to win freedom in a final battle against the Romans led by Marcus Crassus.
#2 - Kill Them All
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Apr 16, 2010
In the season finale, Spartacus enlists the help of an accomplice in order to get his revenge.
#3 - Wrath of the Gods
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 30, 2012
When a shortage in supplies has the rebellion about to fail, Spartacus tries his best to give his men hope.
#4 - Libertus
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 24, 2012
In an ironic twist of fate, a gladiator from the house of Batiatus will stand in the way of Spartacus trying to free Crixus from Roman captivity. Ilithyia's scheming puts her marriage to Glaber at risk.
#5 - The Dead and the Dying
Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Apr 5, 2013
Crassus learns that a fellow prominent Roman is attempting to steal the glory of defeating Spartacus; Spartacus aims to secure a bargaining chip he can use against the Romans.
#6 - Separate Paths
Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 22, 2013
Spartacus and the rebels arrive at a crossroads. With the relentless Crassus driving his men hard in the pursuit of Spartacus, the conflict between Tiberius and Caesar escalates.
#7 - Revelations
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Apr 9, 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.
#8 - Party Favors
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 26, 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.
#9 - Shadow Games
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 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.
#10 - Mors Indecepta
Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 15, 2013
Their forces trapped on an impassable, snowbound ridge, Spartacus and Crixus clash over the method of escape. Crassus discovers it increasingly difficult to control the actions of those closest to him.
#11 - Monsters
Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 23, 2012
Spartacus has to once again use his leadership skills to convince his band of rebels to unite against the Roman assault. Lucretia struggles to get rid of those men standing in the way of her fate.
#12 - Blood Brothers
Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 1, 2013
Spartacus puts a plan in motion to weaken Crassus forces and gain the upper hand. Betrayal threatens to foil the plan.
#13 - Sacramentum
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 9, 2012
Spartacus and his group of rebels attempt to free those who became slaves by falling in foreign wars while Lucretia manages to recruit one of her husband's former gladiators.
#14 - Old Wounds
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Apr 2, 2010
Spartacus hovers on the brink. Meanwhile, Batiatus plots revenge against his enemies
#15 - Spoils of War
Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 8, 2013
As Crassus leads an onslaught against the rebel-occupied city, Gannicus finds himself trapped behind enemy lines. Tiberius is tasked by Crassus to hold a celebration in honor of a man he despises.
#16 - Enemies of Rome
Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 25, 2013
The rebellion Spartacus has created has turned into thousands and now with Crixus and Gannicus they begin to take on Rome. Unknowingly to them, the powers of the Empire are forced to turn to wealthy, ambitious Marcus Crassus to aid the campaign, along with a young Julius Caesar.
#17 - Balance
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 16, 2012
While Spartacus finds an opportunity to get revenge, Glaber is surrounded by intrigue.
#18 - Whore
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 19, 2010
Batiatus breaks the news that Spartacus is to service the richest woman in Rome.
#19 - Empty Hands
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 17, 2012
Spartacus seeks the safety of the woods for his surviving men while Crixus finds himself revisiting past horrors. Meanwhile, Lucretia spies Ilithyia's affairs.
#20 - Mark of the Brotherhood
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 12, 2010
Batiatus purchases a fresh batch of slaves during an auction to be trained as gladiators and ponders the idea of selling Crixus.
#21 - Men of Honor
Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 8, 2013
Spartacus considers striking a deal with a band of marauders to ensure his people stay supplied and fed. Crassus son Tiberius makes a bold and fateful decision.
#22 - Chosen Path
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 2, 2012
Spartacus and his rebels train hard to keep their new sanctuary safe while Glaber's forces are made stronger with the enlistment of some new deadly recruits. Lucretia and Ilithyia become close again.
#23 - The Greater Good
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 10, 2012
Spartacus is forced to mediate when the gladiators are close to divide into groups after news of Naevia's fate reaches them. Lucretia exchanges a long-held secret for some information and an attack puts the rebels at risk.
#24 - Delicate Things
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 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.
#25 - Great and Unfortunate Things
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 5, 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.