The Borgias
Season 1

s01e01 / The Poisoned Chalice

4th Apr '11 - 1:00am
The Poisoned Chalice

Rodrigo Borgia begins unraveling his plot to become the Pope.

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s01e02 / The Assassin

4th Apr '11 - 2:00am
The Assassin

Rodrigo Borgia starts to use his new title of Pope to his advantage.

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s01e03 / The Moor

11th Apr '11 - 2:00am
The Moor

His coffers depleted by his expensive rise to power, Rodrigo seeks funds through a profitable marriage for Lucrezia that will ally with him Milan, and charges a fee for safe haven in the Holy City to Jews displaced by the Spanish Inquisition; the Borgias host a charming Turkish prince; Micheletto is ordered to rid his patrons of the ongoing threat posed by Della Rovere.

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s01e04 / Lucrezia's Wedding

18th Apr '11 - 2:00am
Lucrezia's Wedding

Lucrezia's wedding day arrives, but it turns out to have anything but the desired results.

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s01e05 / The Borgias in Love

25th Apr '11 - 2:00am
The Borgias in Love

Lucrezia begins an affair with a stable boy.

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s01e06 / The French King

2nd May '11 - 2:00am
The French King

Della Rovere reaches France and strikes a bargain with its ruler to invade Italy and install him on the Papal throne in exchange for control of Naples; Rodrigo attempts to thwart the invasion through an alliance by marrying his youngest son Joffre to Princess Sancia of Naples, but Juan nearly sabotages the plan by seducing his prospective sister-in-law.

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s01e07 / Death on a Pale Horse

9th May '11 - 2:00am
Death on a Pale Horse

The invasion by King Charles of France and Della Rovere proceeds with victory seemingly inevitable as the French sack the city of Lucca and the Italian powers flee to their banner, with Lucrezia's husband Giovanni Sforza poised to join them in the name of Milan; inventor Leonardo Da Vinci shows his drawings and blueprints for war machinery to the invaders.

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s01e08 / The Art of War

16th May '11 - 2:00am
The Art of War

The invaders capture a fleeing and pregnant Lucrezia as they march on Rome, but she charms King Charles and is allowed to persuade her brother Juan to withdraw his hopelessly outmatched defensive troops; Pope Alexander VI awaits to learn of his fate as Charles enters the city and makes his way to the Vatican.

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s01e09 / Nobody

23rd May '11 - 2:00am

Abandoned by even his cardinals, Alexander meets King Charles with humility and saves his throne, even eliciting a confession from the conqueror he crowns as the new "King of France and Naples;" Della Rovere despairs as Charles abandons him; Lucrezia safely gives birth to a son in a convent as the Borgias secure an annulment of her marriage and plot revenge on their enemies.

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