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Spartacus - This has got to be one of the classics of modern TV series.

Little truth is known about Spartacus ("...history is written by winners....") nor his life. However, this collection follows a little more closely what IS known of him. Unlike the Kirk Douglas film version, Spartacus did not die nailed to a cross, it was thought that he died in the final battle against the Romans, perhaps not quite as depicted in this series...but this is much closer to the truth.

Ok, I accept that some viewers may be put off by the 'graphic novel style' blood letting and the language often leaves much to be desired. I can't believe noble Romans went around 'effing and blinding' all the time, but modern TV writers keep trying to push back the boundaries of acceptable TV (for example, the oft-used "C" word once a real no-no).

Despite all of this, I really enjoyed all 4 of the series to the point where, having watched all 4, immediately after finishing this final series, I am going through them all again.

Very highly recommended (but not for those of a squeamish disposition). A most definite 5 star rating
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on 1 May 2013
As if the show could not get more badass they have done it again, very cool series probably one of the best, great story that finishes off the short running series, there is absolutely lashings of bloody gory violence and sex and nudity and plenty of profanities being spoken, as usual terrific cast, you cant really go wrong with this series its truly epic and must be seen to be believed, shame the bluray has no special features but the picture quality is fantastic, sad to see the show end the way it, a few loose ends may spark one more possible series but who knows. Make sure you watch all four series of this top show.
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on 20 April 2016
Great series - as long as you like a powerful storyline with full on blood, violence and sex... it's not for the squeamish or young.
(18 rated and so it should be)

Overall compelling watching if this type of historical action drama is for you, but don't put it on when the kids are about.
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on 25 November 2017
Bought as part of box set.
Didn't take seriously and had quite a laugh in parts. Good action
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on 2 December 2017
Very good series, would recommend.
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on 20 November 2017
one of the best series going but needed to be longer like the previous series
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on 17 May 2017
Has discribed good quality fast delivery
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on 12 January 2016
my partner loves this series and for me its ok to plenty eye candy and enough blood and guts for anyone, have all the series and they are entertaining if not a bit ott.
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