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Just watched the first episode of this, and thoroughly enjoyed it. All the original cast back (minus Spartacus, obviously, this being a prequel and all) and delivered with the same level of blood, violence and swearing we've come to know and love; plus it's nice to see so many characters from the first series with clearly a lot of character development in front of them (especially Crixus and the Dottore).

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Never heard of this show... Blood, violence and swearing? Might have to give it a try...

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Epic, I've been waiting for this for ages. Can't wait till I can get my hands on the episodes. No Spartacus? No big deal. I prefered Crixus to Spartacus in anyways. At least he doesn't do a slowmo shout every time he kills someone. Dottore had his moments in Blood & Sand, but he played way too much with that whip of his for my liking.

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Grabbing it now, can't wait to watch it as I absolutely loved the first season.

one thing I want is the ability to split my fire everywhere, it makes no sense that a squad of 10 guard or marines or whatever all have to fire at 1 target with everything, is the guy with the lascannon not smart enough to realize maybe he would be better off firing at the massive tank looming overhead instead of the little man no bigger than a squat running at him, or is that far too complex for the 10yr olds?

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Decent enough. Probably too much fucking and a little too predictable though. Hero joins other side, crixus rises to become hero *yawn*

Still the best show on TV though.
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Decent enough. Probably too much fucking and a little too predictable though. Hero joins other side, crixus rises to become hero *yawn*

Still the best show on TV though.
You feeling alright Jez? Being a military type, I would have thought this was prime-time viewing!!!

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Wow. Battiatus really isn't in a much better place at the moment from where he ended up at the end of the first season is he? Oh and Doctori's wife is smokin hot!

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Doctori's wife is smokin hot!
This was the first thing that struck me when I watched the first episode last night, better lips than Angelina Jolie's. I thought it was excellent. It seems a bit more tongue-in-cheek than the first season without the brooding presence of Spartacus, which is no bad thing.

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This new hero, Gannicus, is much more likable and interesting than Spartacus imho. Though Spartacus was never among my favourite characters in first season.

This show is real guilty pleasure. It's over exaggerated, and they is really too much fucking, especially in this prequel, but it's god damn fun.
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Wow. Battiatus really isn't in a much better place at the moment from where he ended up at the end of the first season is he? Oh and Doctori's wife is smokin hot!
I know right! Damn. If I was Gatticus I would be kind of pissed off. I would have said something like. "Okay, what the hell. Make me feel bad for having sex with you when you actually liked it. Hell! If I would have known you would have liked it, I would have had a mighty good time."




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