Netflix is a dangerous beast. It sucks you in, and before you know it you’ve watched an entire season of a show you never knew you needed in your life. And it happens over and over and over. The latest show to ensnare me and the Collectress is the very NSFW Spartacus. The Starz show only lasted three seasons spanning 2010-2013, and I’m sorry to say that the only reason I knew of its existence was the sad passing of the first actor to play the titular role, Andy Whitfield. But I’ve been properly sucked in now, and I wouldn’t change that for a minute. Here are five reasons why you should join us in our pit of hot naked men current obsession.

Some items on my list are as NSFW as the show itself. Proceed with caution. This is definitely not your grandma’s Spartacus.

I love romance as much as the next girl.

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On occasion, I’m a sap for a good rom-com, an epic romance, or a sexy love story. But sometimes romance permeates film and television to the point where TV shows that star female leads only have plots that revolve around relationships. This isn’t always a bad thing (unless you’re True Blood), but watching a show where the focus is on the other aspects of the woman’s life can be refreshing. Female characters don’t need to be overshadowed by attachments to significant others in order to be compelling.