7.7
560 votes
Medici

Medici

Rai 1 2016

The story of the Medici family of Florence, their ascent from simple merchants to power brokers sparking an economic and cultural revolution. Along the way, they also accrue a long list of powerful enemies.

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The 10 Best Episodes of Medici

Medici - S2E8

#1 - Mass

8.28

Season 2 - Episode 8

The day of reckoning arrives as the circle of conspirators tightens around the Medicis during Mass, and rivals attempt to take control of Florence.

The episode was rated from 105 votes.

Medici - S3E8

#2 - The Fate of the City

8.16

Season 3 - Episode 8

Lorenzo allows Bernardi to convince him that the only solution not to lose everything is to kill Savonarola, whose following gets bigger and bigger. By now, the friar openly preaches the overthrow of the established order to found a new Jerusalem. Lorenzo's plan is ready and the assassins recruited ...

The episode was rated from 93 votes.

Medici - S1E8

#3 - Epiphany

8.09

Season 1 - Episode 8

Pazzi has managed to convince the Pope to remove the Medici as Church bankers, but Cosimo is disinclined to surrender what he has worked so hard to attain.

The episode was rated from 214 votes.

Medici - S3E2

#4 - The Ten

7.85

Season 3 - Episode 2

The entry into the field of the Kingdom of Naples alongside the papal troops is likely to mark the end of Florence. Among the Priors there are those who doubt Lorenzo, but the Magnificent, determined not to let Florence fall into the hands of his enemies, finds a stratagem to deprive the Priors of authority. Lorenzo decides to leave for Naples to try to break the encirclement and restore peace.

The episode was rated from 99 votes.

Medici - S3E5

#5 - The Holy See

7.85

Season 3 - Episode 5

Sixtus IV is dead. Lorenzo and Clarice travel to Rome to support the election of their candidate for the papal throne, but they have to deal with the plots of Riario. The Medici find an unexpected ally in Caterina Sforza, Riario's wife. Despite the family's efforts, the new Pope Cybo proves difficult to control. In Florence, Savonarola harangues against Lorenzo for his influence in the conclave.

The episode was rated from 92 votes.

Medici - S2E7
#6 - Betrayal
7.84
Season 2 - Episode 7

As forces threaten a fragile alliance, the Pazzis embark on a murderous plan to destroy the Medicis while Lorenzo seeks to make peace with Rome.

The episode was rated from 108 votes.
Medici - S3E3
#7 - Trust
7.84
Season 3 - Episode 3

Arriving in Naples with Bernardi, Lorenzo finds it difficult to convince King Ferrante of Aragon to abandon the alliance with the Pope. While the Magnificent tries to win the king's trust, Florence remains under siege: the people and Clarice herself fear that Lorenzo has abandoned them.

The episode was rated from 94 votes.
Medici - S1E6
#8 - Ascendancy
7.79
Season 1 - Episode 6

The return of the Medici to Florence is an out-and-out triumph, with Albizzi in prison for his attempt to become the city's "tyrant".

The episode was rated from 215 votes.
Medici - S2E6
#9 - Alliance
7.78
Season 2 - Episode 6

The papal army advances as important coalitions shift. Meanwhile, Lorenzo negotiates a crucial treaty, and Jacopo attempts a major power grab.

The episode was rated from 102 votes.
Medici - S3E7
#10 - Lost Souls
7.78
Season 3 - Episode 7

Savonarola, who had taken Tommaso's confession, denounces his killing and openly accuses Lorenzo, who however continues to deny. Clarice begins to suspect the truth. To continue his strategy of control over the Holy See, the Magnificent makes a promise that triggers a family crisis.

The episode was rated from 90 votes.

Last updated: jul 14, 2021

Comments

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Straight up, the music is on point. Gets you all jacked from the title sequence onward.

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loved the first season, absolutely hate season 2 ! the Medici family all look like they belong in Twilight and will turn into vampires at any moment while their arch enemy the Pazzi family look like a pack of ware wolfs lol, ruined the show.

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The music is definitely praiseworthy and creates just the right mood and atmosphere. As a period drama, fantasy show, historical inaccuracies aside, they don't claim its a documentary, this is quite a gripping show. In fact I like historical inaccuracies in these shows, without them and without the writers creating fiction, there'd be little suspense and no surprises. :)

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I really liked it, it forced me to read more about the characters in real life. I liked how they defined the last chapter of the third season.

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I'm so disappointed by this show. Could not even finish the first season.

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This was basically Days of our Lives in tights. If you want a hey-nonny-nonny series, watch Da Vinci.

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