This show is about the life of the Roman emperor Claudius. Born with a stutter and therefore percieved as a fool by his family, Claudius nevertheless manage to keep his wits to him while the rest of the imperial family plots against each other in their thirst for power.
Last Episode01x13 Old King Log Aired: Dec. 06, 1976
Claudius is persuaded to marry Agrippinilla, a corrupt woman who covets the throne of Rome for her son, Nero. He then completes his memoirs knowing …
I, Claudius: Season 1, Episode #8 - Zeus, By Jove!
Rome, 37-38 CE. On his deathbed, Tiberius names Caligula heir to the Roman throne. Then Caligula falls into a…
I, Claudius: Season 1, Episode #7 - Reign of Terror
Rome, 30-31 CE. The ambitious Sejanus, has destroyed nearly all of his enemies. Even Tiberius, is in danger.…
Series Fun Facts
- Humourously referred to as "I, Clavdivs" because the title sequence followed the Roman convention of using a letter "v" to stand for either a "u" or a "v".
- Goof (anachronisms): Augustus banishes his daughter Julia in 2 AD. Historically, she had been in banished in 2 BC.
- Goof (factual errors): Augustus remarried a few months after Julia was born. Julia mentions that Livia had been married to her father for twenty years. Historically, Julia would have only…
[show]Goof (factual errors): Augustus remarried a few months after Julia was born. Julia mentions that Livia had been married to her father for twenty years. Historically, Julia would have only been fourteen at the time she said this in the episode.