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Spartacus puts a plan in motion to weaken Crassus' forces and gain the upper hand on the battlefield,but a betrayal threatens to foil his plan.

Episode Info

Episode number: 3x5
Airdate: Friday March 01st, 2013
Special Airtime: 09:00 pm

Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky 1) Mar 11, 2013
FI (TV5) May 18, 2014

  • Currently 9.1/10
9.1/10 (7 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Anthony Ray Parker
As Sanus
Barry Duffield
As Lugo
Blessing Mokgohloa
As Castus
Charlie Bleakley
As Ulpianus
Colin Moy
As Senator Metellus
Gwendoline Taylor
As Sibyl
Heath Jones
As Donar
Jason Hassell
As Brictius
Roy Snow
As Commander Rufus
Sacha Stejko
As Pregnant Rebel
Vince Colosimo
As Heracleo
Main Cast
Liam McIntyre
As Spartacus
Manu Bennett
As Crixus
Dustin Clare
As Gannicus
Ditch Davey
As Nemetes
Jenna Lind
As Kore
Simon Merrells
As Marcus Crassus
Todd Lasance
As Gaius Julius Caesar


The episode begins with the sight of blood. The rebels are shown storing the bodies of the dead Romans. Spartacus wants the bodies salted and preserved because they would still be of some use to them. Spartacus then reveals to Agron that he is leaving the city for some work. Agron doesn’t feel it’s a good idea for him to leave at this juncture given the current situation. He reminds Spartacus about his soured relations with Crixus and hints that Crixus might create problems. Spartacus pays no heed to what Agron has to say and wants the discussion ended. ..

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Other Episode Crew

CreatorSteven S. DeKnight
Executive ProducerRob Tapert  |  Sam Raimi  |  Steven S. DeKnight  |  Joshua Donen
ProducerJed Whedon  |  Rick Jacobson  |  Brent Fletcher  |  Chloe Smith
Co-ProducerTodd Helbing  |  Charles Knight (2)  |  Aaron Lam  |  Aaron Helbing  |  Seamus Kevin Fahey
Consulting ProducerJeffrey Bell
Associate ProducerPaul Grinder  |  Moira Grant
Production DesignerIain Aitken
EditorAllanah Milne
CastingFaith Martin  |  Annabel Lomas
Line ProducerMel Turner
First Assistant DirectorAxel J. Paton
Staff WriterAllison Miller (1)
Music EditorJason Smith (3)
Costume DesignerBarbara Darragh
Script SupervisorDi Moffatt  |  Monique Knight
Production CoordinatorAmber Wakefield  |  Helen Urban
Script CoordinatorMark Leitner
Director of PhotographyDave Garbett
Stunt CoordinatorClint Elvy
Production ManagerTara Landry
Costume SupervisorShani Gyde
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
Warning: Spartacus: War of the Damned season 3 episode 5 guide may contain spoilers
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