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Spartacus: War of the Damned: The Dead and the Dying

Crassus discovers another Roman is apparently trying to take credit for crushing the rebel forces, while Spartacus attempts to secure a bargaining chip to use against his conquerors.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 3x9
Airdate: Friday April 05th, 2013
Special Airtime: 09:00 pm

Director: Michael Hurst
Writer: Jeffrey Bell

Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky 1) Apr 08, 2013
IE (3e) Jun 22, 2013
FI (TV5) Jun 15, 2014

Guest Stars
Barry DuffieldBarry Duffield
As Lugo
Blessing MokgohloaBlessing Mokgohloa
As Castus
Gwendoline TaylorGwendoline Taylor
As Sibyl
Joel HerbertJoel Herbert
As Pleuratos
Josh Randall (2)Josh Randall (2)
As Mettius
Roy SnowRoy Snow
As Commander Rufus
Bryce LangstonBryce Langston
As Messenger
T. Ann RobsonT. Ann Robson
As Opelia
Will Hall (3)Will Hall (3)
As Dour 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 and a small group of Roman soldiers huddle around a fire. Their leader complains that they have only one rabbit to eat amongst them. Suddenly, a flaming arrow pierces him through the gut. Attacking this small group of Roman soldiers is Spartacus and company, who discover that these Romans are not wearing the crest of Crassus. Laeta confirms that these are Pompey’s men and the rebels realize that they are caught between two armies, each vying to be the one that takes down Spartacus. ..

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Other Episode Crew

CreatorSteven S. DeKnight
Executive ProducerRob Tapert  |  Sam Raimi  |  Steven S. DeKnight  |  Joshua Donen
ProducerRick Jacobson  |  Brent Fletcher  |  Chloe Smith  |  Jed Whedon
Co-ProducerAaron Lam  |  Todd Helbing  |  Seamus Kevin Fahey  |  Aaron Helbing  |  Charles Knight (2)
Consulting ProducerJeffrey Bell
Associate ProducerMoira Grant  |  Paul Grinder
Production DesignerIain Aitken
EditorGary Hunt (1)
CastingFaith Martin  |  Annabel Lomas
Line ProducerMel Turner
First Assistant DirectorAxel J. Paton
Staff WriterAllison Miller (1)
Costume DesignerBarbara Darragh
Script SupervisorDi Moffatt  |  Monique Knight
Production CoordinatorAmber Wakefield  |  Helen Urban
Script CoordinatorMark Leitner
Director of PhotographyDave Garbett
Stunt CoordinatorClint Elvy  |  Steve McQuillan
Production ManagerTara Landry
"A" Camera OperatorUlric Raymond
Music ComposerJoseph Loduca
"B" Camera OperatorTodd Bilton
Makeup & Hair SupervisorVanessa Hurley
Make-up & Hair DesignerDenise Kum  |  Jane O'Kane
Prosthetics DesignerDenise Kum  |  Jane O'Kane
Executive Visual Effects SupervisorCharlie McClellan
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