Crossbones

Crossbones

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It's 1729. On the secret island of Santa Campana, Edward Teach, better known as the barbarous pirate Blackbeard (Emmy winner John Malkovich, "Death of a Salesman," "Red"), reigns over a rogue nation of thieves, outlaws and miscreants. Part shantytown, part utopia, part marauder's paradise, this is a place like no other.
It's 1729. On the secret island of Santa Campana, Edward Teach, better known as the barbarous pirate Blackbeard (Emmy winner John Malkovich, "Death of a Salesman," "Red"), reigns over a rogue nation of thieves, outlaws and miscreants. Part shantytown, part utopia, part marauder's paradise, this is a place like no other.

Season 1 (9 episodes)

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  • 1. The Devil's Dominion

    Original air date: 05/30/2014 Runtime: 50:17 min.

    Original air date: 05/30/2014 Runtime: 50:17 min. The Longitude Chronometer, a device that will change the world, is stolen from HMS Petrel by pirates working for the legendary but supposedly long dead Edward Teach - better known as Blackbeard (John Malkovich). On board the Petrel is Tom Lowe (Richard Coyle), an English spy working undercover as ship's surgeon. Lowe's mission is to prevent the Chronometer from falling into the hands of pirates... and if the opportunity should arise, to assassinate Blackbeard.

  • 2. The Covenant

    Original air date: 06/06/2014 Runtime: 42:57 min.

    Original air date: 06/06/2014 Runtime: 42:57 min. Blackbeard’s (John Malkovich) plans are complicated when a popular Pirate Captain comes to town and violently disagrees with his grand design. For his master plan to survive, Blackbeard must weigh the risks of ridding himself of a dangerous old friend. Meanwhile, trying to gain insight into the Commodore's mysterious endgame, Tom Lowe (Richard Coyle) finds himself an unlikely instrument of Blackbeard's will...

  • 3. The Man Who Killed Blackbeard

    Original air date: 06/20/2014 Runtime: 42:28 min.

    Original air date: 06/20/2014 Runtime: 42:28 min. When Kate (Claire Foy) is captured on a trading voyage, Blackbeard (John Malkovich) and Lowe (Richard Coyle) must work together in order to rescue her before she reveals the island's whereabouts to William Jagger (Guest Star Julian Sands). In the process, Lowe discovers that Blackbeard has an ulterior, deeply personal motive for keeping him on Santa Campana. Also starring David Hoflin, Tracy Ifeachor, Yasmine Al Massri and Chris Perfetti.

  • 4. Antoinette

    Original air date: 06/27/2014 Runtime: 42:38 min.

    Original air date: 06/27/2014 Runtime: 42:38 min. Under pressure from a mysterious, powerful warlord, Blackbeard dispatches Rider, Nenna and Tom Lowe to carry out a daring raid on a Spanish stronghold. But Lowe is far from welcome on this mission...

  • 5. The Return

    Original air date: 07/11/2014 Runtime: 41:44 min.

    Original air date: 07/11/2014 Runtime: 41:44 min. Having learned of Blackbeard's (John Malkovich) plans to attack innocent civilians in Jamaica, Lowe (Richard Coyle) devises a way to report back to his spymaster, William Jagger (guest star Julian Sands). But having done so, Lowe discovers that Jagger might be an even greater madman than the Commodore. The time has come to make a choice between two evils. Which way will he jump?

  • 6. A Hole in the Head

    Original air date: 07/18/2014 Runtime: 41:32 min.

    Original air date: 07/18/2014 Runtime: 41:32 min. Lowe (Richard Coyle) plots to kidnap Blackbeard (John Malkovich) and deliver him to the English authorities, believing this to be the only way to save the people of Santa Campana from the mad wrath of William Jagger (guest star Julian Sands). Meanwhile, Jagger visits an insane asylum, believing a patient there will be the key to finally defeating Blackbeard.

  • 7. Beggarman

    Original air date: 07/25/2014 Runtime: 42:30 min.

    Original air date: 07/25/2014 Runtime: 42:30 min. With few allies left in Santa Campana, things take a turn for the worse for Lowe (Richard Coyle) when Nenna’s (Tracy Ifeachor) plans for escape puts him in her deadly crosshairs. Meanwhile, Balfour (guest star Peter Stebbings) makes an unexpected alliance that could cost both him and Lowe their lives.

  • 8. Crossbones

    Original air date: 08/02/2014 Runtime: 39:23 min.

    Original air date: 08/02/2014 Runtime: 39:23 min. Blackbeard sets sail, setting the endgame in motion... and testing the loyalty of his crew to the limits and beyond. Back on Santa Campana, Kate trusts Tom Lowe with a startling request... that leaves him minutes to save both their lives.

  • 9. Blackbeard

    Original air date: 08/02/2014 Runtime: 42:58 min.

    Original air date: 08/02/2014 Runtime: 42:58 min. Fire rains down on Santa Campana as Blackbeard (John Malkovich) risks all against William Jagger’s (guest star Julian Sands) maniacal attack. Lowe (Richard Coyle) must choose between saving the people he loves, the man he admires...and the legacy Edward Teach has built.