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      Season 2 – Rome

      2007 History Drama List
      89% 28 Reviews Tomatometer 96% 100+ Ratings Audience Score Two Roman soldiers are caught up in the historical events of an era that included the death of a republic and the birth of an empire. They encounter war, political intrigue, assassinations, family tragedies and more, all while surrounded by historical figures such as Gaius Julius Caesar, Mark Antony, Gaius Octavian and Cleopatra. Read More Read Less Watch on Vudu Premiered Dec 23 Buy Now

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      Rome — Season 2

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      Pulp meets prestige in Rome's sensational second season -- though its style sometimes outweighs its substance.

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      Previous Episode 1 Aired Jan 14, 2007 Passover Mark Antony makes plans to leave the city; Vorenus mourns his wife; Vorenus and Pullo learn that Erastes has abducted Vorenus' children. Details Episode 2 Aired Jan 21, 2007 Son of Hades Cleopatra arrives in Rome; Vorenus is ordered to assume Erastes' captaincy; Octavian infuriates his mother and Mark Antony. Details Episode 3 Aired Jan 28, 2007 These Being the Words of Marcus Tullius Cicero Brutus and Cassius struggle to raise foreign money for an army; Cicero sends a message to the Senate in which he gives his support to Octavian. Details Episode 4 Aired Feb 4, 2007 Testudo et Lepus (The Tortoise and the Hare) Atia turns the tables on Servilia; Octavian wins a battle; Vorenus learns of his children's fate. Details Episode 5 Aired Feb 11, 2007 Heroes of the Republic Vorenus returns to the Collegium; two former adversaries patch up their differences. Details Episode 6 Aired Feb 18, 2007 Philippi Vorenus receives orders to execute scores of Rome's elite; Octavia reveals a secret to Atia; two armies clash, with the future of Rome at stake. Details Episode 7 Aired Mar 4, 2007 Death Mask Servilia drives Atia to distraction; Octavian, Mark Antony and Lepidus agree to divide Rome's territories; Eirene insists that Pullo punish Gaia for insubordination. Details Episode 8 Aired Mar 11, 2007 A Necessary Fiction Octavian proclaims a new era in Rome; Vorenus uncovers treachery behind a missing gold shipment. Details Episode 9 Aired Mar 18, 2007 Deus Impeditio Esuritori Nullus (No God Can Stop a Hungry Man) A grain shortage in Rome triggers fresh hostilities between Octavian and Mark Antony. Details Episode 10 Aired Mar 25, 2007 De Patre Vostro (About Your Father) In the aftermath of battle, Mark Antony returns to Alexandria; Octavian tries to convince Pullo to give up Cleopatra's palace; Vorenus flees with Caesarion. Details Next
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      Previous John Doyle Globe and Mail Over two seasons... Rome is an intricately plotted story about political power and intimate human dilemmas and crises. It makes Game of Thrones look like a game for children. Apr 30, 2020 Full Review Hal Boedeker Orlando Sentinel These Romans are worth following to the end of the road, no matter how well-traveled it might be. Mar 31, 2020 Full Review Robert Lloyd Los Angeles Times "Rome" is smart, dirty fun. Mar 31, 2020 Full Review Peter Canavese Groucho Reviews The writers are careful to make their most daring historical reaches plausible, consistent, and, of course, dramatically effective. 4/4 Apr 21, 2020 Full Review Tom Gliatto People Magazine As in season 1, the acting is rich and lusty, with no costume-drama fustiness. I especially like James Purefoy as Mark Antony. Jun 6, 2018 Full Review Christopher Monfette and James Vejvoda IGN Movies Navigates the high-wire act of jumping significant periods of time between episodes - sometimes years - and remaining just as engrossing as episodes in the first season. 9/10 Jun 6, 2018 Full Review Read all reviews Next
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      Previous Louis C Season 2 is just as good as the first. Excellent show. Well acted, well written and utterly enthralling. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 10/06/23 Full Review GuyManDude B Rome is the best historical drama series ever produced. While I was a little disappointed it ended after only two seasons, I still come back to watch it once a year for the great acting, the amazing representation of the late Roman Republic, and the establishment of the Roman Empire. Rated 4 out of 5 stars 09/24/23 Full Review Dennis L Seasons 1 & 2 were Really Good! The writing and the characters really allowed the audience to be invested in the character development! It's just too bad they had to shut down the show because it was just too expensive to make. Bummer. I Really Like this series! In today's political climate, not too many shows are made without having to inject Liberal Retards' ideology. Rated 4 out of 5 stars 08/28/23 Full Review Melanie B I do not know how I missed this series back in the mid 2000s! Just finished it and am sitting here feeling a little depressed if I am being honest. I was totally immersed in the story lines and as soon as I finished an episode I couldn't wait for the next one to begin. I am going to miss Lucius and Pullo the most. Excellent excellent series. Chefs Kiss! Rated 5 out of 5 stars 03/18/23 Full Review Crom W Top semi-historical drama series Part II Rated 4 out of 5 stars 01/14/23 Full Review Jose R A masterpiece!!! Rome one of the best tv shows of all time, it is sad that it only had only two seasons. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 10/22/22 Full Review Read all reviews Next Post a review

      Season Info

      Executive Producer
      Bruno Heller, William J. Macdonald, John Milius, Anne Thomopoulos, Frank Doelger, Lucy Richer
      Network
      HBO
      Rating
      TV-MA
      Genre
      History, Drama
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date
      Jan 14, 2007
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