First broadcast: Monday 29th September 2014
While doing the recycling, Grumio finds a baby behind the bins and takes it home to raise as his own. Stylax uses it to strike up a relationship with an attractive young wet nurse. Meanwhile, Marcus tries to avoid seeing Cynthia's painfully boring one-woman play.
First broadcast: Monday 6th October 2014
Grumio falls ill after eating an apple on the loo. Marcus refuses to pay for his medical treatment, preferring instead to go with Cynthia's remedy of candlelight and prayer. Stylax strikes up a rapport with rich nobleman Gaius, who agrees to fund his charioteering career.
First broadcast: Monday 20th October 2014
The local elections arrive, so Marcus and Stylax sign up as hired clappers for wig-wearing politician Victor of the Gracchii. Grumio, however, is drawn towards another candidate named Julius Priscus. Could it simply be because he is giving away free promotional plums?