What are the best shows like Black Sails?

Annie Macawile - Contributor

You gotta admit! Captain Flint from The Black Sails is by far one of the greatest pirates in television history. And in case you're wondering why, well, aside from being the most feared pirate in the show, he is also brave enough to get what he wants even if it means getting involved in a conflict. But even so, he is still an honorable man, which also makes him loved by the shows' viewers. Meanwhile, if you love The Black Sails and you're looking for a similar show that will give you the Black Sails vibe, then worry no more as we've got you covered. These are the best shows that are very much like The Black Sails which may capture your interest!

  1. 1The Borgias


    The Borgias comes with two different versions, but most people often preferred the Showtime series. This show's story focuses on the attempts of the Borgias family to use bribery, intimidation, and murder to rule Italy during the Renaissance period. If you are someone who is looking for a different kind of political narrations, the Borgias could be your next must-watch.

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  1. 2Reign


    Reign series is made for the younger audience who enjoys stories related to historical periods. It used to be shown on The CW for four seasons, but then eventually left on hold for the ending. The story started when Mary Queen of Scots got married to Prince Francis. Things have gotten complicated especially with her relationship with Queen Elizabeth, but the good thing is that she made friends with her handmaidens. 

  2. 3The Last Kingdom


    What used to be a British television series is now available on Netflix. The Last Kingdom, a story based on a book series has been often compared to Game of Thrones, Outlander, and Black Sails, but you’ve got to see it to know the difference. The plot started when Uhtred witnessed his father’s inhumane execution that led him to take revenge against those who killed his father. 

  1. 4Vikings


    Inspired by the Nordic folklore and tales of the Norsemen of early medieval Scandinavia, you might wanna watch Vikings, too. This series started when the protagonist Ragnar who used to be a farmer eventually landed as the Scandinavian King as he is supported by the people around him especially his family. 

  2. 5Spartacus


    Spartacus is an American television series produced in New Zealand. The narration revolves around the historical figure of Spartacus who led one of the major rebellions of slaves against the Roman Republic. Like the usual historical plots, it comes again numerous violence, nudity, and sex. It has also included LGBT characters who are not treated the way you want them to be,  but keep in mind that you have a choice on whether to see this as a catalyst for critical thinking or simply a pleasure on binge-watching.


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