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Barbarians RisingBarbarians Rising
History, 2016 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, History, Documentary | ► Trailer
Rating: 3/5

The show tells the story of the rise and fall of the Roman Empire. Barbarians Rising is told from the perspective of the barbarian rebel leaders. The Roman Empire called them "barbarians" - tribes the Romans viewed beyond the fringe of civilization that lived a brutish and violent existence. However, these were also men and women who launched epic struggles that shaped the world to come. The docudrama features nine of history's greatest warriors - Hannibal, who vowed a blood oath at the age of nine; Spartacus, the slave-turned-rebel who led a barbarian revolt; Boudica, the Celtic warrior Queen; Arminius, the stolen son of Germany; Attila, scourge of the east; as well as fighting units, the Goths, a fierce people betrayed by the empire; and the Vandals, the wandering raiders who dealt Rome's final death blow.


Clone High, USAClone High, USA
TeleToon, 2002 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Sci-Fi, Adult Cartoons, Animation
Rating: 4.4/5

The greatest minds of the world have been cloned and are now attending high school together.


How to Become a TyrantHow to Become a Tyrant
Netflix, 2021 Cancelled/Ended | Military/War, History, Documentary, Biography
Rating: 3/5

To govern with an iron fist, it is necessary to know very well the game of absolute power, as shown by the infamous dictators presented in this documentary series.


Tales from the Explorers ClubTales from the Explorers Club
Discovery, 2022 On Hiatus | Adventure, Travel, History, Documentary | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

Hosted by Josh Gates, Tales from the Explorers Club will take viewers inside Explorers Club New York headquarters to tell the stories from explorers who pushed the bounds of human possibility, venturing to Earth's highest peaks, deepest ocean trenches, the North and South poles, and even into outer space. With exclusive access to the Club's archives, the series will profile the accomplishments of real-life action heroes including Ernest Shackleton, Gertrude Bell, Sir Edmund Hillary, Jim Lovell, and Jeff Bezos among others.


Dark MarvelsDark Marvels
History, 2023 Running | History, Documentary | ► Trailer
Rating: 2/5

Since the dawn of civilization through modern times, humankind's capacity for cruelty and darkness has known no bounds. Dark Marvels is a documentary series that explores the history and engineering behind the world's most diabolical inventions. From devious torture and death devices, to terrifying weapons of war, sinister spy tools, and games that kill, these are the fascinating origin stories of the innovations that emerged from the darkest recesses of the most wicked minds. Compelling expert interviews, evocative recreations, archival footage, and premium 3D graphics unpack the twisted tales behind these nefarious technologies, their creators, and the historical figures who succumbed to their lethality. It's a heart-pounding probe into evil ingenuity, that shows the darkest marvel of all is the human imagination.


The Young Indiana Jones ChroniclesThe Young Indiana Jones Chronicles
ABC, 1992 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Family, Action, Adventure
Rating: 3.5/5

"The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles" was based on the Indiana Jones series of films. The series follows the Indiana Jones character as he was growing up and experiencing his early adventures, where he gets into trouble, learns life lessons and encounters various historical figures along the way.


Urban MythsUrban Myths
Sky Arts 1, 2017 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Adventure, Mini-Series, Biography | ► Trailer
Rating: 3/5

Our Urban Myths are stories that have been passed down over time and have now become part of urban folklore. But are they true? We take a slightly tongue in cheek, mischievous - and deliberately ambiguous - look at what might have happened...


Horrible HistoriesHorrible Histories
CBBC, 2009 Running | Comedy, Family, Children, History
Rating: 3.8/5

Stitch and Moe travel through time and with the help of a narrator, Stitch and Moe learn a lessons on history and most important of all how to defeat Darren Dongle. The Problem with kids is that they grow up too fast, they just don't have enough time, well for some that is...


American MastersAmerican Masters

"American Masters" is dedicated to documenting and honoring America's most notable creative artists and the inspiration behind their work. Each year a series of special broadcasts profiles a cross-section of the nation's finest artistic pioneers from the past and present.


How to Become a Cult LeaderHow to Become a Cult Leader
Netflix, 2023 Cancelled/Ended | Crime, Documentary | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.5/5

Disguised as a guidebook for capturing a devoted cult following, this docuseries takes a tongue-in-cheek look at the rise of six famed flock leaders.


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