Biblical Archaeology Review 42:4, July/August 2016

Strata: A Royal Disappointment

BAR July/August 2016 cover

What went wrong with ABC’s Of Kings and Prophets? … Everything!

Like the NBC show Kings before it, the ABC series Of Kings and Prophets was short-lived due to protests. The show that billed itself as the Biblical Game of Thrones was a little too HBO for network television. The show was canceled after only two episodes aired, primarily due to the efforts of the Parents Television Council, which objected to the explicit sexual content and graphic violence. Ironically, these are the two elements of the show that most closely resemble the Biblical text.

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