Rome (2005–2007)
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Testudo et Lepus (The Tortoise and the Hare) 

Having learned that Vorenus' children are alive, Pullo sets off to find him in Gaul where he is again a serving soldier in Mark Antony's army. He had hoped to arrive before Octavian and ... See full summary »


Adam Davidson


John Milius (created by), William J. MacDonald (created by) | 2 more credits »




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Ray Stevenson ... Titus Pullo
Kevin McKidd ... Lucius Vorenus
Polly Walker ... Atia of the Julii
Lindsay Duncan ... Servilia of the Junii
Tobias Menzies ... Marcus Junius Brutus
Kerry Condon ... Octavia of the Julii
Simon Woods ... Gaius Octavian Caesar
Coral Amiga ... Vorena the Elder
Lee Boardman ... Timon
Guy Henry ... Cassius
Camilla Rutherford ... Jocasta
Suzanne Bertish ... Eleni
Rafi Gavron ... Duro
David Bamber ... Marcus Tullius Cicero
Michael Nardone ... Mascius


Having learned that Vorenus' children are alive, Pullo sets off to find him in Gaul where he is again a serving soldier in Mark Antony's army. He had hoped to arrive before Octavian and Antony's armies meet in battle. Too late however, he is forced to find what is left of Antony's army in the mountains. He finds Vorenus alive and well, if somewhat battle worn, and they set off to find the children. The victorious Octavian plans his return to Rome. In Western Turkey, Brutus and Cassius amass their own army, now 9 Legions strong. In Rome, Servilia's attempt to kill Atia fails and Atia has her kidnapped tortured beyond what even her henchman Timon can stand. Written by garykmcd

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4 February 2007 (USA) See more »

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In Season 2 - Octavian has shown to be aged significantly with time but Lucius Vorenus's children did not age at all. See more »


[Levi and Deborah confront Timon, who has just returned home covered in blood]
Levi: Look at yourself. Look at what you have become. You are an animal.
Timon: My righteous brother. Did he tell you of his righteous life back in Judea, eh? Did you tell her about that, brother?
Levi: I've changed my ways.
Timon: Thieving, gambling, chasing whores.
Deborah: Stop it.
Timon: It's the truth.
Deborah: [angrily] Oh, are you going to start speaking the truth now? Because THAT I would find interesting!
[Timon doesn't respond]
Deborah: No? I didn't think so!
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The new Caesar are coming!!
31 January 2018 | by elo-equipamentosSee all my reviews

The time going fast on Roman empire,an older Gaius Octavian appears after he won a battle against Mark Anthony and sent a messenger to Roman's Senate about new Caesar are coming,Pullo founds your friend in a defeated legion,now are searching whereabout your lost children,Vorenus advised by Pullo about to came....worst vision of hell,they aren't the same.....sad episode!!


First watch: 2018 / How many: 1 / Source: Blu-ray / Rating: 8.5

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