The Best Episodes of Spartacus

Victory

#1 - Victory 9.17

Season 3 - Episode 10

Spartacus and his outnumbered rebels make one last attempt to win freedom in a final battle against the Romans led by Marcus Crassus.

Directors: Rick Jacobson
Kill Them All

#2 - Kill Them All 9.01

Season 1 - Episode 13

In the season finale, Spartacus enlists the help of an accomplice in order to get his revenge.

Directors: Jesse Warn
Wrath of the Gods

#3 - Wrath of the Gods 8.94

Season 2 - Episode 10

When a shortage in supplies has the rebellion about to fail, Spartacus tries his best to give his men hope.

Directors: Steven S. DeKnight
The Dead and the Dying

#4 - The Dead and the Dying 8.80

Season 3 - Episode 9

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.

Directors: Michael Hurst
Libertus

#5 - Libertus 8.78

Season 2 - Episode 5

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.

Directors: Rick Jacobson
Separate Paths

#6 - Separate Paths 8.72

Season 3 - Episode 8

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.

Directors: T.J. Scott
Shadow Games

#7 - Shadow Games 8.56

Season 1 - Episode 5

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.

Directors: Michael Hurst
Revelations

#8 - Revelations 8.55

Season 1 - Episode 12

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.

Directors: Michael Hurst
Monsters

#9 - Monsters 8.54

Season 2 - Episode 9

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.

Directors: T. J. Scott
Party Favors

#10 - Party Favors 8.51

Season 1 - Episode 10

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.

Directors: Chris Martin-Jones
Blood Brothers

#11 - Blood Brothers 8.49

Season 3 - Episode 5

Spartacus puts a plan in motion to weaken Crassus forces and gain the upper hand. Betrayal threatens to foil the plan.

Directors: TJ Scott
Mors Indecepta

#12 - Mors Indecepta 8.45

Season 3 - Episode 7

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.

Directors: Jesse Warn
Old Wounds

#13 - Old Wounds 8.38

Season 1 - Episode 11

Spartacus hovers on the brink. Meanwhile, Batiatus plots revenge against his enemies

Directors: Glenn Standring
Sacramentum

#14 - Sacramentum 8.37

Season 2 - Episode 7

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.

Directors: Jesse Warn
Spoils of War

#15 - Spoils of War 8.35

Season 3 - Episode 6

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.

Directors: Mark Beesley
Balance

#16 - Balance 8.31

Season 2 - Episode 8

While Spartacus finds an opportunity to get revenge, Glaber is surrounded by intrigue.

Directors: Chris Martin-Jones
The Greater Good

#17 - The Greater Good 8.28

Season 2 - Episode 3

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.

Directors: Brendan Maher
Whore

#18 - Whore 8.27

Season 1 - Episode 9

Batiatus breaks the news that Spartacus is to service the richest woman in Rome.

Directors: Michael Hurst
Empty Hands

#19 - Empty Hands 8.26

Season 2 - Episode 4

Spartacus seeks the safety of the woods for his surviving men while Crixus finds himself revisiting past horrors. Meanwhile, Lucretia spies Ilithyia's affairs.

Directors: Mark Beesley
Enemies of Rome

#20 - Enemies of Rome 8.23

Season 3 - Episode 1

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.

Directors: Mark Beesley
Chosen Path

#21 - Chosen Path 8.22

Season 2 - Episode 6

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.

Directors: Michael Hurst
A Place in This World

#22 - A Place in This World 8.21

Season 2 - Episode 2

Spartacus and his men liberate a Roman villa, but its slaves are wary. Oenomaus throws himself into the brutal Pits, and Glaber supports Lucretia’s prophecies, despite Ilithyia’s protests.

Directors: Jesse Warn
Delicate Things

#23 - Delicate Things 8.18

Season 1 - Episode 6

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.

Directors: Rick Jacobson
Mark of the Brotherhood

#24 - Mark of the Brotherhood 8.17

Season 1 - Episode 8

Batiatus purchases a fresh batch of slaves during an auction to be trained as gladiators and ponders the idea of selling Crixus.

Directors: Rowan Woods
Men of Honor

#25 - Men of Honor 8.16

Season 3 - Episode 3

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.

Directors: John Fawcett