"Black Sails," the new Starz pirate drama premiering on Saturday, January 25th at 9pm, is both a prequel to Robert Louis Stevenson's "Treasure Island" and executive producer Michael Bay's first venture into television. The series was filmed in Cape Town and stars Toby Stephens as Captain Flint and Luke Arnold as Long John Silver.

A week before the series' debut, Starz has put the full first episode online for free -- the premiere, below, was directed by Neil Marshall ("The Descent"), who helmed the similarly naval battle-centric "Blackwater" installment of "Game of Thrones." Take a look: