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Born in the Purple

   2016    History
This stylish mix of documentary and historical epic chronicles the reign of Commodus, the emperor whose rule marked the beginning of Rome's fall. In the first episode, the death of Marcus Aurelius brings a century of Roman triumphs and victories to an end, transferring power to his spoiled, unprepared son Commodus. When his father bequeaths him the world's mightiest empire, he is forced to spill the blood of both friends and enemies alike to keep his crown.
Series: Roman Empire: Reign of Blood

The Making of an Emperor

   2016    History
In the second episode of the series, the Germanic tribes strike as Marcus Aurelius succumbs to disease, leaving a skeptical Emperor Commodus to prosecute a war that doesn't interest him.
Series: Roman Empire: Reign of Blood

The Universe Season 7
The Universe Season 7

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Black Hole Apocalypse

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The Sky at Night
The Sky at Night

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The Human Body
The Human Body

   1998    Medicine
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How the Universe Works

   2014    Science
Life
Life

   2009    Nature
The Universe Season 8
The Universe Season 8

   2016    Science
Our Planet
Our Planet

   2019    Nature