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Gamin Dave Inactive Member19 Jan 2014 3:12 p.m. PST

I just watched the first episode, looks interesting. Like Spartacus, period entertainment, and porn.

evilcartoonist19 Jan 2014 5:16 p.m. PST

I loved Spartacus; I'll have to wait for the DVDs/Bluray for this.

Schogun19 Jan 2014 7:10 p.m. PST

I'm bummed. We were getting Starz and Encore for free from our cable provider until we got the "because of increasing costs…" letter last month. So no Black Sails.

Mako11 Inactive Member19 Jan 2014 8:40 p.m. PST

I wish I could afford Starz.

Oh well, perhaps DVDs, and/or Netflix will have to do. Hope they don't delay the release to the secondary markets for too long.

From the previews I've seen, it looks superb.

Inkpaduta Inactive Member20 Jan 2014 11:18 a.m. PST

Got to see the first episode for free. I went in with low expectations but found that, overall, it was done well. They got a number of aspects of pirate life right, brought in factual pirates that went with the time period. Acting was good, although I really don't buy the guy they have protraying Long John Silver. If I had Starz I would watch the show.

Mako11 Inactive Member20 Jan 2014 6:05 p.m. PST

Just saw that the DVDs will be available for pre-order, from Walmart, starting January 28th, so we won't have to wait long, I suspect.

No word on the release date, and the clerk didn't know anything about the cost either, so I'll have to check out their website.

From what I've seen of the preview, the filming location, and sets look simply stunning, and a bit more accurate than Pirates of the Caribbean, as they should.

Personal logo SBminisguy Supporting Member of TMP21 Jan 2014 4:37 p.m. PST

Cool show…ships are all too big, most pirates ran sloops and brigantines, not full 3-masters, and that initiation scene with John Silver and the pirate harem…nice…not sure any such beauties could be found within a few thousand miles of a pirate den, but very easy on the eye…

Pyrate Captain26 Jan 2014 11:16 a.m. PST

I am hoping my local library system obtains it someday.

I saw Captain Phillips for the first time last night.

That was a pretty good pirate movie.

Pyrate Captain26 Jan 2014 11:20 a.m. PST

Amazon Pre-order USD: 34.99 DVD, Blu-Ray 41.99

marco56 Supporting Member of TMP26 Dec 2016 6:47 p.m. PST

Season 4 (the final season) starts January 29th.Very well done show IMO.

GGouveia02 Jan 2017 8:15 p.m. PST

Gotta love Black Beard. I remember that episode. Lol

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