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
- Although Augustus (Brian Blessed) was 21 years older than his eventual successor Tiberius (George Baker), Baker is six years Blessed's senior in real life.
- Goof (miscellaneous): It has been assumed by many that the reason some of the audio is at too low a level on the DVD is because of some faulty remastering. This is not the case. It is because…
[show]Goof (miscellaneous): It has been assumed by many that the reason some of the audio is at too low a level on the DVD is because of some faulty remastering. This is not the case. It is because some of the microphone placement on set during the making of the series was not as polished as it could have been, or as it might be now, and this shows up more clearly on the DVD because of higher fidelity. At certain moments, an actor or actress may be in the rear of the set and his/ her voice is not picked up clearly; then, as the actor advances, the voice becomes louder.
- Goof (anachronisms): The characters are shown eating with forks, which was not actually done until the middle ages.