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YMMV / Quo Vadis

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  • Ensemble Dark Horse: Ursus, the Gentle Giant family servant of Lygia, who ended up being so popular with audiences that Hollywood gave him his own movie.
  • Moment of Awesome: Ursus wrestling down a bull, while Lygia is tied to the back of the beast.
  • Moral Event Horizon:
    • Nero crosses it when he burns Rome to sage his ego.
    • Poppaea cross it when she suggests the Christians as scapegoats, out of spite for Marcus.
  • Special Effects Failure: While undoubtedly impressive for the time, modern eyes may spot lots of obvious blue-screening, particularly during the chariot battle.


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