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* Augustus going around the block talking to his daughter's numerous lovers. His sarcastic reactions to the lame excuses of some of them are just ''priceless''. "O-only ''once''." "''Ah''...! Only ''once''...! ''That's'' all?"

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* Augustus going around the block talking to his daughter's numerous lovers. The scene opens with Augustus and the camera going down the line of men, which just goes on...and on...and on...and on.
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His wide-eyed sarcastic reactions to the lame excuses of some of them are just ''priceless''. "O-only ''once''." "''Ah''...! Only ''once''...! ''That's'' all?"


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*** Augustus then orders them all out, at which these wizened men of the Empire flee like schoolboys.


* "IS THERE ANYONE IN ROME WHO HAS NOT SLEPT WITH MY DAUGHTER!?"
** What sells it is the fact that, if you watch any videos of it, assuming copyright claims haven't deleted them, then you can actually hear the line reverberating '''BEFORE''' [[Creator/BrianBlessed Brian Blessed]] delivers it!


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** "IS THERE ANYONE IN ROME WHO HAS NOT SLEPT WITH MY DAUGHTER!?"
*** What sells it is the fact that, if you watch any videos of it (assuming copyright claims haven't deleted them), you can actually hear the line reverberating '''BEFORE''' [[Creator/BrianBlessed Brian Blessed]] delivers it!


* The way the Praetorian Guard, upon the death of Caligula, realize they can keep their cushy jobs by nominating Claudius as their emperor. The scene alternates between funny and tragic as poor Claudius keeps trying to tell them "No! I wh-wh-want a Republic!"

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** What makes this moment even funnier is that Messalina actually wins the competition, leaving Scilla embarrassed and mortified.
* The way the Praetorian Guard, upon the death of Caligula, realize they can keep their cushy jobs by nominating Claudius as their emperor. emperor under threat of immediate death for being a proxy to the assassins of Caligula. The scene alternates between funny and tragic as poor Claudius keeps trying to tell them "No! I wh-wh-want a Republic!"Republic!" as they force him to serve as Emperor to benefit themselves.


* "IS THERE ANYONE IN ROME WHO HASN'T SLEPT WITH MY DAUGHTER!" [[note]]What sells it is the fact that, if you watch any videos of it, assuming copyright claims haven't deleted them, then you can actually hear the line reverberating '''BEFORE''' Creator/BrianBlessed delivers the line![[/note]]

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* "IS THERE ANYONE IN ROME WHO HASN'T HAS NOT SLEPT WITH MY DAUGHTER!" [[note]]What DAUGHTER!?"
** What
sells it is the fact that, if you watch any videos of it, assuming copyright claims haven't deleted them, then you can actually hear the line reverberating '''BEFORE''' Creator/BrianBlessed [[Creator/BrianBlessed Brian Blessed]] delivers the line![[/note]]it!


* "IS THERE ANYONE IN ROME WHO HASN'T SLEPT WITH MY DAUGHTER!"

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* "IS THERE ANYONE IN ROME WHO HASN'T SLEPT WITH MY DAUGHTER!"DAUGHTER!" [[note]]What sells it is the fact that, if you watch any videos of it, assuming copyright claims haven't deleted them, then you can actually hear the line reverberating '''BEFORE''' Creator/BrianBlessed delivers the line![[/note]]


* Augustus attempting to use Claudius as an example of a 'good Roman boy' early in the series.

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* Augustus attempting to use Claudius as an example of a 'good Roman boy' early in the series.series, capped off by the fact that he has ''no clue'' which of his relatives the boy was, resorting to asking him his name right at the end.


* While everyone is desperately searching for the poisoner, it turns out she's been enjoying a meal with the only other notorious poisoner: [[EvilMatriach Livia]]. And they're exchanging ''recipes''.

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* While everyone is desperately searching for the poisoner, it turns out she's been enjoying a meal with the only other notorious poisoner: [[EvilMatriach [[EvilMatriarch Livia]]. And they're exchanging ''recipes''.

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* While everyone is desperately searching for the poisoner, it turns out she's been enjoying a meal with the only other notorious poisoner: [[EvilMatriach Livia]]. And they're exchanging ''recipes''.


* Augustus going around the block talking to his daughter's numerous lovers. His sarcastic reactions to the lame excuses of some of them are just ''priceless''. "''Ah''...! Only ''once''...! ''That's'' all?"
** [[ExactWords "Not... slept..."]]

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* Augustus going around the block talking to his daughter's numerous lovers. His sarcastic reactions to the lame excuses of some of them are just ''priceless''. "O-only ''once''." "''Ah''...! Only ''once''...! ''That's'' all?"
** [[ExactWords "Not... slept..."]]"]] "''Ah''...! Not ''slept''...! You mean it happened standing up, perhaps! Or in the street, or on a bench! Not ''slept''?"


* Augustus going around the block talking to his daughter's numerous lovers. His sarcastic reactions to the lame excuses of some of them are just ''priceless''. "''Ah''...! Only ''once''. That's all?"

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* Augustus going around the block talking to his daughter's numerous lovers. His sarcastic reactions to the lame excuses of some of them are just ''priceless''. "''Ah''...! Only ''once''. That's ''once''...! ''That's'' all?"


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** When Claudius "realizes" it, he immediately starts groveling like ''mad''. It's his clever IndyPloy to keep Caligula from killing him. It's also bloody hilarious how much of a ''suck-up'' he's pretending to be.


* Augustus going around the block talking to his daughter's numerous lovers. "Ah, only once. That's all?"

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* Augustus going around the block talking to his daughter's numerous lovers. "Ah, only once.His sarcastic reactions to the lame excuses of some of them are just ''priceless''. "''Ah''...! Only ''once''. That's all?"

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* "IS THERE ANYONE IN ROME WHO HASN'T SLEPT WITH MY DAUGHTER!"





* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tebTGIddPDk Caligula's performance as Dawn]] must be seen to be believed. Especially funny when you consider that John Hurt crafted his own getup for the scene.
** Especially his audience's reactions. One wonders how many takes they needed to film before Creator/DerekJacobi and the others stopped bursting out laughing.

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* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tebTGIddPDk Caligula's performance as Dawn]] must be seen to be believed. Especially funny when you consider that John Hurt crafted his own getup for the scene.
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scene. Especially his audience's reactions. One wonders how many takes they needed to film before Creator/DerekJacobi and the others stopped bursting out laughing.



-->'''Messenger''': Sir, all Rome is drowned in grief!
-->'''Tiberius''': Well, of course they are. It's only natural. Ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha!

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-->'''Messenger''': Sir, all Rome is drowned in grief!
-->'''Tiberius''':
grief!\\
'''Tiberius''':
Well, of course they are. It's only natural. Ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha!



--> '''Antonia''': Sejanus will allow it, I'm sure. He has nothing but contempt for you anyway. He'll suspect nothing.
--> '''Claudius''': ''({{beat}})'' Thank you.

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--> '''Antonia''': -->'''Antonia''': Sejanus will allow it, I'm sure. He has nothing but contempt for you anyway. He'll suspect nothing. \n--> \\
'''Claudius''': ''({{beat}})'' Thank you.



--->'''Sergeant''': Now, now, sir, not in front of the Germans...

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--->'''Sergeant''': -->'''Sergeant''': Now, now, sir, not in front of the Germans...
Germans...


* When Tiberius receives news that Lucius has died and he is summoned back to Rome, he and his astrologer (who he's promised to kill if there was no good news) both burst out laughing. And laughing, and laughing, and laughing, while the messenger just stands there uncomfortably and continues to tell the tragic details of the story while they keep laughing.
-->'''Messanger''': Sir, all Rome is drowned in grief!

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* When Tiberius receives news that Lucius has died and he is summoned back to Rome, he and his astrologer (who (whom he's promised to kill if there was no good news) both burst out laughing. And laughing, and laughing, and laughing, while the messenger just stands there uncomfortably and continues to tell the tragic details of the story while they keep laughing.
-->'''Messanger''': -->'''Messenger''': Sir, all Rome is drowned in grief!


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** Later, he excuses it as "nervous laughter" and pretends to wipe a tear. Then he starts laughing again.



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* The way the Praetorian Guard, upon the death of Caligula, realize they can keep their cushy jobs by nominating Claudius as their emperor. The scene alternates between funny and tragic as poor Claudius keeps trying to tell them "No! I wh-wh-want a Republic!"
--->'''Sergeant''': Now, now, sir, not in front of the Germans...

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