I, Claudius Episode 5 Some Justice (1976)

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Tiberius is Emperor and comes to depend more and more on Sejanus, whose power and ambition grows. Claudius's beloved brother Germanicus dies whilst Governor of Syria, a victim of poison and witchcraft. His grieving widow Agrippina returns to Rome with her children, amongst them the spoilt young Caligula, and remonstrates that Tiberius and Livia do not come out to greet the funeral procession. Sheis adamant that Germanicus was killed as part of a plot involving Tiberius's man Piso and his wife Plancina in cahoots with a renowned witch Martina. Claudius, Castor, Herod and Agrippina plan to bring Piso and Plancina to trial by senate, thus preventing Tiberius from corrupting the courts.

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