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Spartacus and the group of rebels come to a crossroads in their quest for freedom, while a relentless Crassus doggedly drives his men in the pursuit of Spartacus and his forces, while the conflict between Tiberius and Caesar intensifies.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 3x8
Airdate: Friday March 22nd, 2013
Special Airtime: 09:00 pm

Director: T.J. Scott
Writer: Brent Fletcher

Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky 1) Apr 01, 2013
IE (3e) Jun 15, 2013
FI (TV5) Jun 08, 2014

Guest Stars
Barry DuffieldBarry Duffield
As Lugo
Blessing MokgohloaBlessing Mokgohloa
As Castus
Colin MoyColin Moy
As Senator Metellus
Gwendoline TaylorGwendoline Taylor
As Sibyl
Jason HassellJason Hassell
As Brictius
Luna RiouminaLuna Rioumina
As Belesa
Roy SnowRoy Snow
As Commander Rufus
Sacha StejkoSacha Stejko
As Pregnant Rebel
Lachlan ParkinsonLachlan Parkinson
As Wounded Soldier
Main Cast
Liam McIntyreLiam McIntyre
As Spartacus
Manu BennettManu Bennett
As Crixus
Dustin ClareDustin Clare
As Gannicus
Jenna LindJenna Lind
As Kore
Simon MerrellsSimon Merrells
As Marcus Crassus
Todd LasanceTodd Lasance
As Gaius Julius Caesar


The episode begins with Spartacus and his men are on the run and with Crassus and his legions in pursuit. Caesar argues that Crassus is pushing the men too hard and that they need to rest. Senator Metellus arrives seeking an audience and he is not happy that Crassus let Spartacus get away from the ridge. Metellus tells Crassus that his name is tainted because of what has happened. Crassus doesn’t take kindly to the criticism and gives Metellus a beating. Caesar tires to intervene, but Tiberius stops him. Caesar does eventually prevent Crassus from beating Metellus to death. ..

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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-ProducerTodd Helbing  |  Seamus Kevin Fahey  |  Aaron Helbing  |  Aaron Lam  |  Charles Knight (2)  |  Jed Whedon  |  Brent Fletcher
Consulting ProducerJeffrey Bell
Associate ProducerPaul Grinder  |  Moira Grant
Production DesignerIain Aitken
EditorAllanah Milne
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  |  Steve McQuillan
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
Supervising Stunt CoordinatorPaul Shapcott
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