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Kings Season 1 Episodes

Season 1 Episode Guide

Season 1

12 Episodes 2009 -

Episode 1


Sun, Mar 15, 2009 120 mins

King Silas Benjamin (Ian McShane) confronts escalating tensions with a neighboring country in the premiere episode of this drama set in a modern-day monarchy. Meanwhile, a young soldier (Christopher Egan) inspires the nation after a bold rescue mission in which he unknowingly retrieved the king's son (Sebastian Stan) from an enemy camp.

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Episode 2


Sun, Mar 22, 2009 60 mins

Silas and Abner plot against David, whose absence from a treaty signing with Gath prompts concerns from Gath's leader. Meanwhile, William uses his power over the treasury to undermine Silas, and Jack goes on a shopping spree to spite his parents.

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Episode 3

First Night

Sun, Mar 29, 2009 60 mins

Silas ducks out of an event to be with his ailing illegitimate son. Elsewhere, Jack takes David out for a night on the town in hopes of tarnishing his image, and Reverend Samuels continues to clash with Silas.

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Episode 4


Sun, Apr 5, 2009 60 mins

David's loyalties are tested after Silas leverages Port Prosperity during negotiations with Gath. Elsewhere, Michelle takes action when Gilboa's citizens rebel against Silas' decision, and William tries to persuade Jack to disobey his father.

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Episode 5

Judgment Day

Sat, Apr 18, 2009 60 mins

Silas presides over 10 cases during an annual tradition called Judgment Day. The event drives a wedge between David and Michelle, who compete against each other for the 10th case spot. Elsewhere, the king's nephew (Macaulay Culkin) returns from exile, and Jack and Katrina grow closer during their quest for power.

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Episode 6


Sat, Jun 13, 2009 60 mins

Jack and David go to Gath to shore up the peace treaty, which is threatened by Gath's dangerous request. Elsewhere, Michelle encounters problems stemming from her health-care bill, and Silas takes steps to prevent a plague from ravaging the city.

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Episode 7

The Sabbath Queen

Sat, Jun 20, 2009 60 mins

Michelle and David take advantage of a massive blackout that could endanger the royal family. Meanwhile, Jack uses the outage to camouflage his double life, and Silas must deal with a decision from his past that threatens his future.

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Episode 8


Sat, Jun 27, 2009 60 mins

Silas and David go to the country, where Silas reveals parts of his life outside the palace. Elsewhere, Rose tries to keep secrets about Michelle and Jack under wraps.

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Episode 9

Chapter One

Sat, Jul 4, 2009 60 mins

David goes on a mission to recover the Charter of Gilboa and learns new information about his dad's death. Elsewhere, Rose and Silas react differently to the news of Jack's engagement to Katrina.

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Episode 10


Sat, Jul 11, 2009 60 mins

David faces treason charges as Silas hands control of the trial over to Jack. Elsewhere, Michelle contends with medical problems that bring her closer to her mother.

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Episode 11

The New King

Sat, Jul 18, 2009 60 mins

Part 1 of 2. Silas proceeds with his plot to relinquish Port Prosperity to Gath after accusing Jack and David of treason. Meanwhile, Michelle looks for ways to save David.

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Episode 12

The New King

Sat, Jul 25, 2009 60 mins

Conclusion. Jack prepares to take the throne in the Season 1 finale. Silas, however, turns up alive and David sets out to warn him about the plot against him.

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