Da Vinci's Demons, Season 1
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In a world where thought and faith are controlled, one man fights to set knowledge free. Leonardo Da Vinci is tortured by a gift of superhuman genius. He finds himself in a conflict between truth and lies, religion and reason, past and future. His aspirations are used against him by opposing forces – luring him into a game of seduction where those who despise his intellect need him most. His quest for knowledge nearly becomes his undoing, but Da Vinci's genius prevails and he emerges as an unstoppable force that lifts an entire era out of darkness and propels it into light. His story becomes a mirror into our own world, calling us all to join his fight to Free the Future.
|1||Closed CaptioningVideoThe Hanged Man||A delicate truce between Milan and Florence is disrupted. Lorenzo de Medici’s dilettante brother Giuliano suggests an Easter celebration as a show of power and commissions the rising artisan Leonardo da Vinci to create a spectacle at the event. After some maneuvering, da Vinci is commissioned to sketch Lorenzo’s mistress Lucrezia Donati. Meanwhile, Pope Sixtus IV hears of the successful assassination of the Duke of Milan and the brilliant war engineer hired by Lorenzo. Leonardo is intrigued by a mysterious Turk that appears in Florence.||59:08||$1.99||View in iTunes|
|2||Closed CaptioningVideoThe Serpent||Leonardo continues his quest for the Book of Leaves while the Pope’s nephew, Girolamo Riario, arrives in Florence with designs to uncover what Leonardo knows about the book. Leonardo’s war designs for the Medicis are failing, infuriating them as Rome’s influence increases daily. Riario secretly meets his spy in the Medici court. Defeated by Leonardo, Riario returns to Rome with news of da Vinci’s prowess and Florence’s might.||59:01||$1.99||View in iTunes|
|3||Closed CaptioningVideoThe Prisoner||Riario discusses his defeat with Pope Sixtus, as well as a mysterious prisoner in the Vatican dungeon, whom Riario seems to trust more than anyone. Lorenzo hears news of an outbreak of demonic possessions in a nearby convent. Rome blames it on the Medici’s lack of piety and so Giuliano is sent to solve the problem. He arrives to find Leonardo already using his scientific knowledge to explore rational explanations for the outbreak. Meanwhile the search for the Medici spy intensifies.||59:10||$1.99||View in iTunes|
|4||Closed CaptioningVideoThe Magician||Giuliano confronts Lorenzo about the arrest of Becchi, who is accused of being a spy for Rome. The conflict between Rome and Florence intensifies as both armies face off. Riario, at the helm of the Roman army, orders Lorenzo to surrender, but Leonardo reveals his latest weapon to deter them. Back in Florence, Becchi receives a visitor in prison and is given a gift. Lorenzo throws a fete in da Vinci’s honor to celebrate their victory over Rome but the celebration is interrupted by Officers of the Night (at the behest of the Pazzis) who arrest da Vinci on charges of sodomy.||59:06||$1.99||View in iTunes|
|5||Closed CaptioningVideoThe Judgment||Knowing that the accusations against da Vinci are an attack by Rome, Lorenzo orders Piero da Vinci to defend his estranged son in court. King Ferdinand and the notably pious Queen Isabella of Spain meet Lorenzo to discuss business and while in Florence they are entertained by Giuliano’s staging of a play. During the distraction of the performance, Leonardo manages to turn the tables on the corrupt judge, forcing him to drop the charges. Da Vinci returns to his workshop where he is surprised by the Turk.||58:37||$1.99||View in iTunes|
|6||Closed CaptioningVideoThe Devil||The Turk sends Leonardo in search of the Abyssinian who has clues to the Book of Leaves. Together with Zoroaster and Nico, Leonardo heads to Wallachia to see Vlad Dracula, otherwise known as Vlad the Impaler, where the Abyssinian is imprisoned. Back in Florence, Lorenzo and Piero meet the Duke of Urbino to build a strategic alliance, while Giuliano is intent on finding the true spy and works diligently to clear Becchi’s name. Leonardo faces off with Vlad Dracula and, ultimately, uncovers another clue surrounding the Book of Leaves.||54:58||$1.99||View in iTunes|
|7||Closed CaptioningVideoThe Hierophant||On the final day of Carnival in Rome, Leonardo builds an underwater suit and breaks into the Vatican through the sewers in search of the second key to the Vault of Heaven – bringing him face to face with both the Pope and the mysterious Prisoner. Giuliano uncovers and reveals the true identity of Rome’s spy. Pope Sixtus tempts Leonardo with access to the Secret Archives but it is Nico who retrieves the second key from Riario and brings them one step closer to the Book of Leaves.||58:52||$1.99||View in iTunes|
|8||Closed CaptioningVideoThe Lovers||The Pazzi conspirators plan to overthrow the Medicis by assassinating Lorenzo and Giuliano at Mass on Easter Sunday. Meanwhile, the Turk instructs da Vinci that he must head to Cape Verde on a ship that will leave at dawn on Easter and take him to the land containing the Book of Leaves. Lucrezia admits to Leonardo that she is the spy, but she still wants to save the Medicis from their fate at the hands of the Pazzi family. Leonardo sets out to save the Medicis from attack but when Lorenzo spots Lucrezia’s ring he realizes that his saviour has also stolen his lover.||58:27||$1.99||View in iTunes|
|101||VideoA Look Behind Da Vinci's Demons||A look at the show and the character of Leonardo da Vinci. Creator and executive producer David Goyer (THE DARK KNIGHT) as well as cast members discuss what's in store for viewers of Da Vinci's Demons.||2:15||Free||View in iTunes|
|102||VideoBehind the Scenes: The Music||Join composer Bear McCreary (TV's THE WALKING DEAD) as he discusses the inspiration and process behind making the music for DA VINCI'S DEMONS.||3:20||Free||View in iTunes|
|103||VideoConstructing Da Vinci||Learn how the epic sets of DA VINCI'S DEMONS were created.||2:45||Season Only||View in iTunes|
|104||VideoHistory is a Lie: The Real Da Vinci?||The blurry line between historical myth and fact - dive into the real life Da Vinici, his exploits, art and inventions with creator and executive producer, David Goyer (THE DARK KNIGHT) as well as actual historians.||4:29||Season Only||View in iTunes|
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I can't wait for season 2
Unique and Entertaining
This is a truly unique story line very loosely based on history. While its obviously not meant to be historically accurate, it does a good job of mixing fact with fiction to create a different, very entertaining show that's well worth watching.
Some of the writing could be better. Hopefully it will get some more positive reviews allowing them to renew the show for additional seasons. With a little better writing, it has great potential to be a hit for years to come.
absolutley amazing da vinci is a mad genius and a complete werido but at the same time he's someone you want on your side. I love that type of character kinda like a misture of sherlock holmes and Jack Sparrow