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King Silas Benjamin (Ian McShane, Deadwood) is the well-entrenched king of Gilboa, whose flag bears a divine butterfly symbol. Silas must deal with the tensions rising between Gilboa and neighboring nation Gath. When several prisoners of war are taken, a young soldier by the name of David Shepard (Chris Egan, Eragon) defies orders and crosses enemy lines to save them. Unknown to David, the soldier he saves is Jack Benjamin (Sebastian Stan, The Covenant), the son of the King. From that day forth, David’s life will never be the same. Susanna Thompson (Once and Again) plays Queen Rose Benjamin, a distant, yet supportive wife. Allison Miller (Lucy’s Piano) stars as King Silas’ beautiful, intelligent and outspoken daughter, Michelle. General Linus Abner (Wes Studi, Comanche Moon), Reverend Ephram Samuels (Eamonn Walker, Oz) and William Cross, Silas’ brother-in-law (Dylan Baker, Spiderman 2), are the forces of influence behind Silas.
|1||HDClosed CaptioningVideoGoliath (Pilot)||King Silas Benjamin (Golden Globe winner Ian McShane, “Deadwood”) is the well-entrenched king of Gilboa, whose flag bears a divine butterfly symbol. Gilboa has its capital in Shiloh, a clean new city that is unspoiled by time or litter. Silas must deal with the tensions rising between Gilboa and neighboring nation Gath. When several prisoners of war are taken, a young soldier, David Shepherd (Chris Egan, “Eragon”), defies orders and crosses enemy lines to save them. Unknown to David, the soldier he saves is Jack Benjamin (Sebastian Stan, “The Covenant”), the son of the king. From that day forth, David’s life will never be the same. Also starring Susanna Thompson, Allison Miller, Wes Studi, Eamonn Walker and Dylan Baker.||1:23:08||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|2||HDClosed CaptioningVideoProsperity||As Queen Rose (Susanna Thompson) prepares the mansion for the arrival of the Gath military, King Silas (Ian McShane) and General Abner (Wes Studi) plot against David Shepherd (Chris Egan). David's noticeable absence at the peace treaty signing is called into question by Gath's leader, ultimately impeding the ceremony. Meanwhile, William (Dylan Baker) plans to assert his power over the treasury in an attempt to weaken the King. Jack (Sebastian Stan), outraged over his parents’ dismissive treatment decides to go on an impromptu shopping spree. Allison Miller and Eamonn Walker also star.||43:46||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|3||HDClosed CaptioningVideoFirst Night||Unbeknownst to Queen Rose (Susanna Thompson), King Silas (Ian McShane) steals away from her first royal ballet event to rush to the bedside of his ailing illegitimate son. While Rose and Jack (Sebastian Stan) scheme to tarnish David's (Christopher Egan) heroic public image with a night out on the town, Reverend Samuels (Eamonn Walker) and the King remain at odds. Allison Miller and Wes Studi also star.||42:47||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|4||HDClosed CaptioningVideoInsurrection||King Silas (Ian McShane) uses Port Prosperity to negotiate peace with Gath, forcing David (Christopher Egan) to choose between his King and his family. When citizens begin to rebel against Silas’ decision, Michelle (Allison Miller) gets involved and further complicates the situation. Jack (Sebastian Stan) faces a difficult decision when his uncle, William Cross (Dylan Baker), tries to persuade him to defy his father. Susanna Thompson, Eamonn Walker and Wes Studi also star.||41:36||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|5||HDClosed CaptioningVideoJudgment Day||The kingdom prepares for Judgment Day, an annual event where ten cases are chosen for King Silas (Ian McShane) to preside over. When Michelle (Allison Miller) and David (Chris Egan) are forced to compete for the tenth case, their relationship becomes strained. Jack (Sebastian Stan) and Katrina's (guest star Leslie Bibb) relationship intensifies as they conspire to attain more power. The king and queen's nephew Andrew Cross (guest star Macaulay Culkin) returns to the kingdom after years in exile, stirring up old conflicts within the royal family. Susanna Thompson, Eamonn Walker and Dylan Baker also star.||43:22||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|6||HDClosed CaptioningVideoBrotherhood||King Silas (Ian McShane) sends Jack (Sebastian Stan) and David (Christopher Egan) to Gath to reinforce the peace agreement. David quickly learns that the trip is much more than just a diplomatic tour when Gath asks for an unusual and dangerous favor. Michelle (Allison Miller) discovers that her health care bill may have created more problems than it solved. Meanwhile, Silas faces the potential crisis of a deadly plague entering his city. Also stars Eamonn Walker, Susanna Thompson, Dylan Baker, and Wes Studi.||42:54||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|7||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThe Sabbath Queen||King Silas' (Ian McShane) birthday celebration is interrupted by a citywide blackout that puts the royal family in danger. The blackout gives Michelle (Allison Miller) and David (Christopher Egan) a chance to be alone, and provides Jack (Sebastian Stan) with an opportunity to engage in his secret double life without being noticed. Meanwhile, a decision from Silas' past catches up with him and threatens his future. Also stars Susanna Thompson, Wes Studi and Dylan Baker.||43:00||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|8||HDClosed CaptioningVideoPilgrimage||King Silas (Ian McShane) goes on a pilgrimage and takes a surprised David (Chris Egan) with him. While out in the country, David is introduced to the king's hidden life outside the palace walls. Meanwhile, Michelle (Allison Miller) and Jack’s (Sebastian Stan) secret love lives are under the threat of being exposed forcing Queen Rose (Susanna Thompson) to take protective action. Susanna Thompson, Dylan Baker and Eamonn Walker also star.||43:02||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|9||HDClosed CaptioningVideoChapter One||King Silas (Ian McShane) sends David (Chris Egan) on a quest to recover a national treasure, the Charter of Gilboa. While on the mission, David discovers shocking information about his father’s death. Meanwhile, Jack’s engagement to Katrina (guest star Leslie Bibb) brings grief from Queen Rose (Susanna Thompson) and generosity from Silas. Allison Miller, Dylan Baker and Eamonn Walker also star.||43:05||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|10||HDClosed CaptioningVideoJavelin||David (Chris Egan) is arrested for treason and Silas (Ian McShane) puts the trial in Jack's (Sebastian Stan) hands. Meanwhile, an unexpected medical condition pulls Michelle (Allison Miller) away from David's trial and brings her closer to Rose (Susanna Thompson). Also stars Eamonn Walker and Dylan Baker.||43:03||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|11||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThe New King, Pt. 1||After imprisoning Jack (Sebastian Stan) and David (Chris Egan) for treason, Silas (Ian McShane) continues with his plan to hand over Port Prosperity to long-time enemy Gath. Meanwhile, Michelle (Allison Miller) seeks a way to keep David alive. Also stars Susanna Thompson and Dylan Baker.||43:02||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|12||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThe New King, Pt. 2||Jack (Sebastian Stan) and William (Dylan Baker) make plans for Jack to take his father’s place as King of Gilboa. To everyone’s surprise, Silas (Ian McShane) is alive and David (Chris Egan) escapes Shiloh to warn Silas about the chaos to come. Also stars Allison Miller, Susanna Thompson and Eamonn Walker.||43:17||$2.99||View in iTunes|
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the pilot was fantastic
this is an amazing reimagining of the biblical story, which if you want to get the full effect, i suggest you look over. those who haven't seen the show can't possibly know what they're talking about, but believe me when i say that if the rest of Kings is as good as the pilot it will be the next big thing. the actors, every single one, are amazing and the plot progression is smooth and interesting. though some aspects may seem unrealistic at first, you must remember to look at it in the biblical sense(one where god is active and intervenes in the world of men). you should all start to follow it if you want an amazing story with great acting. i just hope they keep it up
This show looks good, excellent in fact. NBC though does not have a track record keeping novel programming alive. I hope it succeeds, but I predict that it is too good to make it anywhere other than HBO.
'King' for a day.....or more
This show has promise. If done properly, it could find itself enjoying a good, long run on NBC. The classic re-telling of this storyline is fresh enough to be welcomed by a new, young audience. I'm looking forward to seeing how this series progresses!