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Spartacus looks to increase the size of the rebel force by freeing and recruiting fighters held as slaves during foreign wars; Lucretia recruits one of her husband's ex-gladiators in an attempt to outmaneuver some influential Romans.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 2x7
Airdate: Friday March 09th, 2012

Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky 1) Mar 12, 2012

Guest Stars
Barry DuffieldBarry Duffield
As Lugo
Delaney TabronDelaney Tabron
As Marcia
Ditch DaveyDitch Davey
As Nemetes
Ellen HollmanEllen Hollman
As Saxa
Hanna Mangan LawrenceHanna Mangan Lawrence
As Seppia
Heath JonesHeath Jones
As Donar
Pana Hema-TaylorPana Hema-Taylor
As Nasir
Paul GloverPaul Glover
As Salvius
Peter McCauleyPeter McCauley
As Lucius Caelius
Stephen PappsStephen Papps
As Ovilius
Timothy RabyTimothy Raby
As Magistrate Gallienus (as Tim Raby)
Aaron JacksonAaron Jackson
As Tarsus
Conan StevensConan Stevens
As Sedullus
Stephen UreStephen Ure
As Slave Trader
Main Cast
Liam McIntyreLiam McIntyre
As Spartacus
Manu BennettManu Bennett
As Crixus
Dustin ClareDustin Clare
As Gannicus
Viva BiancaViva Bianca
As Ilithyia
Nick TarabayNick Tarabay
As Ashur
Peter MensahPeter Mensah
As Doctore / Oenomaus
Lucy LawlessLucy Lawless
As Lucretia


The scene opens with a slave ship being liberated in typical blood-drawing fashion by Spartacus and Agron as previously planned; once again they exhibit their true warrior skills in this bloody battle. The slave warriors are a savage breed familiar to Agron; and thus Agron and Spartacus are hoping to get their assistance in their mission, as they alone would find it difficult to rage on their struggle against the Romans and thus would need all the help they can get in their endeavor. Meanwhile, even freshly freed, the band of ex-slaves is wild and borderline uncontrollable; it’s apparent why Spartacus and Agron would want them by their side; their aggression if properly channeled would prove to be a great asset for Spartacus and his men. ..

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Other Episode Crew

CreatorSteven S. DeKnight
Executive ProducerRob Tapert  |  Sam Raimi  |  Steven S. DeKnight  |  Joshua Donen
ProducerMichael Hurst  |  Brent Fletcher  |  Chloe Smith
Co-ProducerCharles Knight (2)  |  Jed Whedon  |  Aaron Lam
Associate ProducerPaul Grinder  |  Moira Grant
Production DesignerIain Aitken
EditorGary Hunt (1)
CastingFaith Martin  |  Annabel Lomas  |  Paul Weber
First Assistant DirectorAxel J. Paton
Music EditorJason Smith (3)
Costume DesignerBarbara Darragh
Script SupervisorMonique Knight  |  Di Moffatt
Script CoordinatorMark Leitner
Director of PhotographyAaron Morton
Story EditorTodd Helbing  |  Misha Green  |  Aaron Helbing
Executive Story EditorSeamus Kevin Fahey
Costume SupervisorAlice Baker
Boom OperatorChris O'shea
"A" Camera OperatorPeter McCaffrey
Music ComposerJoseph Loduca
Sound Effects EditorBruce Langley
"B" Camera OperatorUlric Raymond
Makeup & Hair SupervisorVinnie Ashton
Make-up & Hair DesignerJane O'Kane  |  Denise Kum
Prosthetics DesignerDenise Kum  |  Jane O'Kane
Executive Visual Effects SupervisorCharlie McClellan
Sound DesignerBruce Langley
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