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Created under the guidance of renowned executive producer Michael Bay, Black Sails is a television show designed to depict a grittier, true-to-life version of the often exaggerated tales surrounding the rise and fall of pirates during their historical heyday. Though swashbuckling and cannon fire have their place in the show, the main focus is in showing the less pleasant side of life as a pirate.

Set in the year 1715, the series follows the pirate Captain Flint as he battles against enemies both aboard his ship and off it. Within his own ranks, Captain Flint must struggle to keep his crew happy and thwart the plans potentially mutinous crew members. On the seas, he must battle rival pirates and even the might of the British Navy. All the while, Flint seeks out the ultimate prize, fighting against the impending extinction of the pirate way of life and desperate to protect New Providence Island, a notorious haven for the less savory denizens of the sea.

Saturday 9:00 PM et/pt on Starz
3 Seasons, 29 Episodes - Returning Series
January 25, 2014
Action & Adventure, Drama
4.3/5
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Black Sails Full Episode Guide

  • Rogers and his forces pursue the pirates. Rackham and Bonny are at impossible odds. Silver insists on answers from Flint. Billy crowns a king.

  • Eleanor puts it all on the line in trying to rescue Rogers; Billy enlists allies to his cause; Flint and Silver prepare for war.

  • Rogers comes under attack while relocating a prisoner. Fighting erupts on the Walrus. Silver and Madi are tried. Billy views a new position for himself in the upcoming battle.

  • Captain Flint and Silver go back to Nassau to conclude what they started and a legend is born. With Rackham's future in the hands of Rogers, things look grim. Vane's future task comes about while Eleanor confides in Rogers.

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Starz Cancels 'Black Sails'

The Michael Bay-produced pirate series has done well for Starz, but the network announced that Black Sails will air its final 10 episodes sometime in 2017.

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