In this Emmy Award-winning dramatization of historical events, Peter O'Toole stars as the Roman general tasked with crushing a group of Jewish rebels who have sought refuge on Masada, a desert fortress, in A.D. 72. Despite superior numbers and supplies, the Romans find themselves endlessly frustrated in their attempts to thwart the rebels' last stand. The star-studded cast also includes Peter Strauss, Barbara Carrera and Anthony Quayle.

Show Info

Airs on: United States ABC (1981 - 1981)
Schedule: Sundays at 20:00 (95 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Scripted

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Part IV

Episode 1x04; Apr 8, 1981

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Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x04: Part IVApr 8, 1981
1x03: Part IIIApr 7, 1981
1x02: Part IIApr 6, 1981
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