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The possible infiltration of a Roman spy into the rebel camp, causes tension to mount between Spartacus and his men. Crassus resurrects a long abandoned form of Roman punishment to teach his soldiers a brutal lesson following their cowardice in the recent battle.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 3x4
Airdate: Friday February 22nd, 2013
Special Airtime: 09:00 pm

Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky 1) Mar 04, 2013
FI (TV5) Apr 11, 2014

Guest Stars
Aaron JakubenkoAaron Jakubenko
As Sabinus
Anthony Ray ParkerAnthony Ray Parker
As Sanus
Barry DuffieldBarry Duffield
As Lugo
Blessing MokgohloaBlessing Mokgohloa
As Castus
Charlie BleakleyCharlie Bleakley
As Ulpianus
Gwendoline TaylorGwendoline Taylor
As Sibyl
Heath JonesHeath Jones
As Donar
Jason HassellJason Hassell
As Brictius
Luna RiouminaLuna Rioumina
As Belesa
Roy SnowRoy Snow
As Commander Rufus
Vince ColosimoVince Colosimo
As Heracleo
Jordan MooneyJordan Mooney
As Cassius
Main Cast
Liam McIntyreLiam McIntyre
As Spartacus
Manu BennettManu Bennett
As Crixus
Dustin ClareDustin Clare
As Gannicus
Ditch DaveyDitch Davey
As Nemetes
Jenna LindJenna Lind
As Kore
Simon MerrellsSimon Merrells
As Marcus Crassus
Todd LasanceTodd Lasance
As Gaius Julius Caesar


The episode begins with Crixus egging Spartacus into action, but instead Spartacus is more bothered about the fact that his troops are hungry and he therefore is more interested in procuring food and supplies. It apparently seems that a rift is forming between Crixus and Spartacus and they aren’t seeing eye-to-eye on a number of issues. In the meantime, Slaves who have escaped are pouring into the city and are ordered by the rebels to surrender their weapons at the gate and to also prove via some mark or band their status. One slave exposes her chest as a proof and immediately both Gannicus and Saxa seem interested. ..

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Other Episode Crew

CreatorSteven S. DeKnight
Executive ProducerRob Tapert  |  Sam Raimi  |  Steven S. DeKnight  |  Joshua Donen
ProducerJed Whedon  |  Brent Fletcher  |  Rick Jacobson  |  Chloe Smith
Co-ProducerSeamus Kevin Fahey  |  Aaron Helbing  |  Todd Helbing  |  Aaron Lam  |  Charles Knight (2)
Consulting ProducerJeffrey Bell
Associate ProducerPaul Grinder  |  Moira Grant
Production DesignerIain Aitken
EditorJonathan Venz
CastingFaith Martin  |  Annabel Lomas
Line ProducerMel Turner
First Assistant DirectorHamish Gough
Staff WriterAllison Miller (1)
Costume DesignerBarbara Darragh
Script SupervisorDi Moffatt  |  Monique Knight
Production CoordinatorAmber Wakefield  |  Helen Urban
Director of PhotographyJohn Cavill
Stunt CoordinatorClint Elvy
Production ManagerTara Landry
Boom OperatorChris O'shea
"A" Camera OperatorUlric Raymond
Music ComposerJoseph Loduca
"B" Camera OperatorTodd Bilton
Makeup & Hair SupervisorVanessa Hurley
Make-up & Hair DesignerDenise Kum
Prosthetics DesignerDenise Kum
Executive Visual Effects SupervisorCharlie McClellan
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