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For early episodes, Derek Jacobi (Claudius) put a stone in his shoe so he would limp realistically. Once he got used to it, he didn't need the stone any more.
They won't allow me in because I am a woman, and they won't allow you in because you're a fool. That's strange, when you come to think of it, because it's filled with nothing but old women and fools.
In the early episodes, several doors in the various buildings have modern doorknobs and other closure hardware, or the cutouts for them.
The show aired in 13 episodes on PBS in 1977, but was originally shown in 12 episodes in England, the first and second episodes having been combined. This is the version now available in the remastered edition on DVD.
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