A hybrid of a docuseries, blending talking head historian interviews with high production, scripted, and dramatic reenactments, free of censorship. Yes, this means Game of Thrones-esque nude scenes and sex scenes, so you may want to send the kids to bed before binging on this one. The series tells the rise and fall of Commodus, the Roman Empire’s last true ruler before its reign imploded on itself.
Available on Netflix
Time Commitment: 1 Season