Episode One: “A Touch of Murder”/”Family Affairs”

Episode 1

17th February 2020

The wait is over! Episode one of I, Podius is finally here! On this episode, hosts John Hodgman and Elliott Kalan discuss the inaugural episodes of the 1976 BBC miniseries “I, Claudius.” With stellar performances by Derek Jacobi, Siân Phillips, Brian Blessed and many more you’ll want to watch along at home! Plus, John and Elliott discuss why they decided to recap the series and take some “Dispatches From the Empire” –

Episode notes

You’ve watched them tweet about it for months and talk about it on their own respective Maximum Fun podcasts – now the wait is finally over!

I, Podius, the twelve episode limited-run series hosted by John Hodgman of the Judge John Hodgman show and Elliott Kalan of The Flop House podcast is here. Each week, John and Elliott will recap an episode of the 1970s BBC miniseries “I, Claudius.” Along for the ride are some very special guests, as well as dispatches from the empire and tons and tons of commentary on ancient Roman history.

For our inaugural episode, John and Elliott are recapping and reviewing episode  1/1.A “A Touch of Murder”/”Family Affairs.”

Watch along at home and make sure to follow John and Elliott on Twitter for all of their hot takes that couldn’t make it to air.

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About the show

I, Podius is a twelve episode weekly series in which hosts John Hodgman and Elliott Kalan recap the BBC miniseries I, Claudius, an adaptation of Robert Graves’ I, Claudius and Claudius the God. John’s watched the show before. Elliott’s watching for the first time. The miniseries features an obscenely talented ensemble cast, and is – chock full of sex, backstabbing and murder. This ain’t your daddy’s I, Claudius. Well, actually it is as the series premiered in 1976. But this ain’t your daddy’s I, Claudius-based podcast! Parental discretion advised.

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