10 Best Episodes of Plebs

Sitcom about three desperate young men from the suburbs who try to get laid, hold down jobs and climb the social ladder in the big city - which just happens to be ancient Rome.

Written by Sophie and last updated on jan 14, 2023.

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Plebs - S2E1

#15 - The Chariot (Season 2 - Episode 1)

Having won 100 denari each through Stylax's betting on a chariot race, he and Marcus have very different ideas on how to spend the money. Marcus, naturally, wants to spend it on Cynthia, whilst Stylax prefers a more laddish approach.

The episode was rated 7.72 from 207 votes.

Plebs - S3E3

#14 - The Vestal (Season 3 - Episode 3)


Marcus' parents are visiting for the weekend and he's keen to keep them and Delphine far apart. Stylax pursues a romance with Ursula, one of the Vestal Virgins, who guard the city's sacred flame. Grumio finds some moldy cheese under his bed and spots a business opportunity.

The episode was rated 7.73 from 222 votes.

Plebs - S3E4

#13 - The Cupid (Season 3 - Episode 4)

The boys get cultured when Grumio is street-cast to play the part of Cupid in an upcoming play. Marcus becomes his agent and uses his new connections to impress Delphine. Stylax understudies the lead actor so he can meet some theatre groupies.

The episode was rated 7.74 from 222 votes.

Plebs - S1E5

#12 - Bananae (Season 1 - Episode 5)


Mass immigration from Thrace puts the boys into contact with a sexy Thracian lodger Irina and a dazzling yellow exotic fruit, the Banana. Meanwhile, Marcus has an unfortunate encounter with an elderly war veteran.

The episode was rated 7.78 from 191 votes.

Plebs - S1E3

#11 - The Erotic Vase (Season 1 - Episode 3)

Stylax buys Grumio an erotic vase for his birthday featuring a character who bears a striking resemblance to someone nearby. Marcus, under pressure from the girls, suggests they swap roles for the day. Meanwhile, Stylax hangs out with his cousin Lucretia, with whom he has an unusually close relationship.

The episode was rated 7.79 from 209 votes.

Plebs - S1E6

#10 - Saturnalia (Season 1 - Episode 6)


Marcus hopes that the Roman festival of Saturnalia will provide the perfect backdrop for him to finally woo Cynthia, while Grumio makes it his mission to salvage as much sacrificial meat from the city-wide celebrations as possible.

The episode was rated 7.79 from 193 votes.

Plebs - S3E5

#9 - The Crime Wave (Season 3 - Episode 5)

As a crime wave sweeps the city, the boys join a Roman military fitness class to protect themselves on the streets. Flavia introduces some dubious new security measures at work. Grumio starts dating Agatha, a talented baker who may well be a feeder.

The episode was rated 7.81 from 223 votes.

Plebs - S3E2

#8 - Justin Junior (Season 3 - Episode 2)


Grumio meets Justin, the father who left him on a hill as a baby and who now wants to make up for lost time. Stylax starts dating Camilla, a female discus thrower, on a sex ban during the Games. Marcus and Delphine come to terms with each others past.

The episode was rated 7.81 from 218 votes.

Plebs - S3E8

#7 - The Weatherist (Season 3 - Episode 8)

The boys meet their new neighbour, a weatherman. Marcus uses the forecast of a small tremor to bring excitement to his relationship with Delphine. Stylax tries his luck with an attractive new colleague, while Grumio discovers Indian food.

The episode was rated 7.82 from 201 votes.

Plebs - S2E5

#6 - The New Slave (Season 2 - Episode 5)


The boys buy an eccentric slave called Mushki at an auction. Grumio finds his position in the household gradually usurped as the new guy impresses Marcus. Stylax, however, has a sneaking suspicion that Mushki might be a psychopath.

The episode was rated 7.82 from 172 votes.

Plebs - S3E7

#5 - The New Master (Season 3 - Episode 7)

When Grumio injures another slave in a fight over a carrot, he is forced to replace him until he recovers. How will he cope in a household where work is taken seriously? Meanwhile, Marcus invites Delphine to move in, but can she bond with Stylax?

The episode was rated 7.90 from 202 votes.

Plebs - S1E2

#4 - The Gladiator (Season 1 - Episode 2)


Everyone is quickly charmed apart from Marcus who hopes that, one way or another, their relationship will be short-lived. Meanwhile, Stylax plays a prank on Aurelius which gets out of hand.

The episode was rated 7.90 from 220 votes.

Plebs - S3E1

#3 - The Beasts (Season 3 - Episode 1)

The boys are desperate for tickets to one of the β€˜Beast shows' at the Games. Marcus meets Delphine, a fiery activist from Gaul, whom he hopes will become his β€˜Gaul-friend'. Grumio clashes with Landlady, their missing Landlord's formidable mother.

The episode was rated 7.93 from 242 votes.

Plebs - S1E4

#2 - The Herpes Cat (Season 1 - Episode 4)


To endear himself to Cynthia, Marcus befriends a mangy cat whom he's rescued from the courtyard. Stylax is suffering from a disturbing itch and visits a sexual health clinic where he falls for an attractive nurse.

The episode was rated 7.95 from 194 votes.

Plebs - S2E8

#1 - The Race (Season 2 - Episode 8)

Marcus is stressed at the idea of the girls being deported if they don't raise 3,000 denari.

The episode was rated 7.99 from 170 votes.

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