Black Sails is an action packed TV series depicting the life of the 1700s era pirates. Taking fictional and real life pirates, Blackbeard, Ben Hornigold, Jack Rackham, Captain Flint, Long John Silver, Charles Vane and more, and weaving them into a complex story line to relate the violent lives and times of these legendary characters. This is a great show filled with pirates, blood, sex, treasure and gore. You will love every minute of this top notch program (Despite the completely inaccurate depiction/perversion of Captain Flint as a homosexual). The first episode aired January 25, 2014 and its fourth and final season will finish in 2017.