Merlin Episodes

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Merlin episodes

The Diamond of the Day - Part 2 Season 5, Episode 13

Conclusion. In the series finale, Merlin faces his greatest challenge as Morgana threatens to destroy King Arthur and Camelot. read more

Diamond of the Day - Part 1 Season 5, Episode 12

Part 1 of 2. In the series finale, Morgana prepares to wage war against Camelot and defeat Merlin with a vengeful Mordred by her side. read more

The Drawing of the Dark Season 5, Episode 11

An old flame reenters Mordred's life and tests his loyalty to Arthur. read more

With All My Heart Season 5, Episode 9

Merlin pulls out all the stops to free Gwen from Morgana's control. read more

Another's Sorrow Season 5, Episode 4

Morgana comes dangerously close to getting her revenge on Camelot with an evil scheme that fools everyone, even Merlin, and uses Princess Mithian as bait. read more

The Death Song of Uther Pendragon Season 5, Episode 3

Arthur is torn between his head and his heart after a stranger bestows upon him the power to summon the dead, at a time when he desperately wants to speak with his deceased father again. read more

Arthur's Bane - Part 1 Season 5, Episode 1

Part 1 of 2. In the fifth-season opener, King Arthur and his knights venture into the frozen wastelands to investigate after several men vanish without a trace. At this time, Merlin finds himself in a battle like none other he has faced before. read more

The Sword in the Stone Season 4, Episode 13

Conclusion. The Season 4 finale finds Camelot apparently lost and Arthur unsure that he should be king. Merlin tries to boost his friend's confidence by leading him to the legendary Excalibur sword and encouraging him to remove it from the stone it's stuck in. read more

The Sword in the Stone Season 4, Episode 12

Part 1 of 2. Morgana leads the Southron army in an attack against Camelot. A wounded Arthur learns that Agravaine has betrayed him and he has no option but to attempt to escape the kingdom with Merlin, Elyan and Percival. read more

The Hunter's Heart Season 4, Episode 11

Morgana joins forces with a warlord in a plot to topple Camelot. Meanwhile, Arthur prepares to marry a princess from a neighboring kingdom, and Gwen finds herself in the warlord's lair. read more

A Herald of the New Age Season 4, Episode 10

Elyan inadvertently unleashes a tormented spirit when the Camelot knights come across a shrine deep in the forest. read more

Lancelot du Lac Season 4, Episode 9

Sir Lancelot returns from the dead and attempts to reignite his relationship with Gwen, whom Arthur has decided to marry. read more

Lamia Season 4, Episode 8

Merlin tries to treat a mysterious illness that's inundated a distant village, but soon suspects something sinister is at play when even his spells are unable to cure the sick. read more

The Secret Sharer Season 4, Episode 7

Morgana and the wizard Alator threaten to upend Camelot by revealing Merlin's secret. read more

A Servant of Two Masters Season 4, Episode 6

Morgana uses ancient magic to turn Merlin into an assassin whose target is Arthur. read more

His Father's Son Season 4, Episode 5

Arthur faces the wrath of Queen Annis of Caerleon, a neighboring kingdom, after he kills her husband. read more

Aithusa Season 4, Episode 4

An enigmatic stranger arrives in Camelot with claims that he's found the final key to an ancient mausoleum that is believed to hold the last remaining dragon's egg. read more

The Wicked Day Season 4, Episode 3

Arthur is targeted for assassination at his birthday celebration. read more

The Darkest Hour Season 4, Episode 2

Conclusion. Lancelot rushes the dying Merlin to Camelot in hopes that Gaius can save him, but their journey is interrupted by strange creatures called Vilia. Arthur, meanwhile, continues his mission to vanquish the Dorocha. read more

The Darkest Hour Season 4, Episode 1

Part 1 of 2. In the Season 4 premiere, Morgana summons Callieach (Gemma Jones) to rip apart the fabric between the worlds of the living and dead, unleashing creatures that kill anyone whom they touch. Arthur and his knights set out to save the kingdom while Merlin attempts to return order to the world. read more

The Coming of Arthur Season 3, Episode 13

Conclusion. The Season 3 finale finds Camelot crumbling under the control of Queen Morgana and Morgause's immortal army. While Arthur, Lancelot, Elyan and Percival prepare a counterattack, Merlin rushes to retrieve the Excalibur sword from the Lake of Avalon. read more

The Coming of Arthur Season 3, Episode 12

Part 1 of 2. Arthur and Merlin are captured by a slave trader while trying to retrieve the Cup of Life, a magical goblet that can give the gift of immortality through magical means. Although Arthur and Merlin escape, the Cup falls into the possession of Morgause, who uses its power to create an immortal army to take on Uther. read more

The Sorcerer's Shadow Season 3, Episode 11

A young man (Harry Melling) of small stature advances through Camelot's annual tournament thanks to a magical ring. Merlin fears that not only is he putting his own life in danger, but also the kingdom as a whole, for he's fated to face an opponent who dares not lose: Uther. read more

Queen of Hearts Season 3, Episode 10

Morgana's fear of Gwen becoming Camelot's queen leads her to reveal Arthur's courtship of the servant to Uther, who banishes her. But when Arthur vows to leave the kingdom with her, Morgana ups the ante and frames Gwen for using magic on the prince, causing the king to condemn her to death. read more

Love in the Time of Dragons Season 3, Episode 9

Gaius reunites with an old flame (Pauline Collins), but Merlin soon learns that she's under the spell of a Manticore and involved in a plot to kill Uther. His smitten mentor, however, will hear none of it, leaving it to the young wizard to figure out how to convince Gaius of the truth and avert disaster. read more

The Eye of the Phoenix Season 3, Episode 8

Arthur tries to prove himself a worthy heir to Camelot by embarking on a quest to retrieve the Golden Trident from the Fisher King. Before he leaves, however, Morgana gives him a bracelet that zaps him of his strength. read more

The Castle of Fyrien Season 3, Episode 7

Gwen faces the impossible dilemma of choosing between Arthur and her estranged brother, one of whom is sure to die at Cenred's hand. She works with Arthur and Merlin to find an out, but Morgana and Morgause do their best to waylay their plan. read more

The Changeling Season 3, Episode 6

Arthur is pressured to marry a visiting princess (Georgia King). Merlin has his doubts about her, however, and his suspicions may be proved right when he discovers that her nanny is a pixie. read more

The Crystal Cave Season 3, Episode 5

Merlin tries to alter fate after the sorcerer Taliesin (Karl Johnson) takes him to a crystal cave and gives him a glimpse into the future: Morgana about to kill Uther. Merlin's efforts to change destiny have fatal consequences, however, leading him to try and undo the damage he caused. read more

Gwaine Season 3, Episode 4

Merlin and Arthur are rescued from a tavern brawl by the enigmatic Gwaine (Eoin Macken), who's injured during the melee. They take him to Camelot to recover, and he's soon drinking, wooing the ladies and causing trouble. read more

Goblin's Gold Season 3, Episode 3

Merlin accidentally releases a mischievous goblin from a secret chamber that takes possession of Gaius, leading the physician to develop a hankering for gold, ale and magical jokes. read more

The Tears of Uther Pendragon Season 3, Episode 2

Conclusion. With his father sidelined with insanity, it's left to Arthur and his knights to defend Camelot from the invading Cenred. A poisoned Merlin tries to stop Morgana. read more

The Tears of Uther Pendragon Season 3, Episode 1

Part 1 of 2 of the Season 3 premiere finds Arthur and Merlin discovering the long-missing Morgana and returning her to Camelot. Shortly after her return, however, Uther's mind begins to fray. Merlin suspects it's due to someone's magic and puts himself in danger while investigating its source. read more

The Last Dragonlord Season 2, Episode 13

In the Season 2 finale, the freed dragon attacks Camelot with a fury that cannot be defeated except by a dragonlord, all but one of whom were killed years earlier at Uther's behest. So Merlin and Arthur set out to locate the last dragonlord (John Lynch), who holds the key not only to the kingdom's future but to Merlin's past. read more

The Fires of Idirsholas Season 2, Episode 12

In an effort to end Uther's reign, the sorcerer Morgause revives the formidable Knights of Medhir and convinces her half sister Morgana to cast a sleeping spell on the people of Camelot. read more

The Witch's Quickening Season 2, Episode 11

A ruthless warlock and the druid boy Mordred ask Morgana for help in stealing a magical relic from the vaults of Camelot. read more

Sweet Dreams Season 2, Episode 10

Camelot hosts a peace conference that one attendee, King Alined, hopes to use to spur hostilities between kings Uther and Olaf by having his jester cast a spell that causes Arthur to fall for Olaf's daughter, which doesn't sit well with Olaf. read more

The Lady of the Lake Season 2, Episode 9

Merlin rescues a beautiful druid girl from a bounty hunter and hides her in the tunnels beneath Camelot. read more

The Sins of the Father Season 2, Episode 8

Arthur is challenged to a duel by a mysterious warrior, an event that leads the prince and Merlin on a trek that unveils a secret that could lead to the end of Camelot. read more

The Witchfinder Season 2, Episode 7

Uther arranges for a dreaded witchfinder (Charles Dance) to root out witches in Camelot. read more

Beauty and the Beast Season 2, Episode 6

Conclusion. The troll Catrina thrives as Camelot's queen and increases her influence over Uther. She also accuses Merlin of theft, which forces him into hiding lest he get beheaded. read more

Beauty and the Beast Season 2, Episode 5

Part 1 of 2. Uther is besotted by Lady Catrina (Sarah Parish), who claims to be the lone survivor of a destroyed city but, in reality, is a filthy troll up to no good. read more

Lancelot and Guinevere Season 2, Episode 4

Gwen is kidnapped by the villain Hengist, who mistakes her for Morgana. Uther refuses to pay the ransom, so Arthur sets out to rescue her himself. Gwen, meanwhile, is reunited with Lancelot (Santiago Cabrera), who's also being held captive by the outlaw. Hengist: James Cosmo. read more

The Nightmare Begins Season 2, Episode 3

Morgana fears that she may have magical powers when her nightmares spill into her waking life and, after turning to Gaius for help, seeks out the Druids for guidance. read more

The Once and Future Queen Season 2, Episode 2

Wanting to win a jousting tournament thanks to his abilities rather than rank, Arthur disguises his identity with the help of Merlin and Gwen. Meanwhile, a bounty hunter arrives in Camelot intent on killing the young prince. read more

The Curse of Cornelius Sigan Season 2, Episode 1

The Season 2 premiere finds new servant Cedric (Mackenzie Crook) elbowing his way past Merlin to become Arthur's manservant and turning the prince against the young warlock. Merlin soon learns that the slippery Cedric has a nefarious goal: to get his hands on a jewel found in a recently discovered ancient tomb. read more

Le Morte D'Arthur Season 1, Episode 13

In the Season 1 finale, Arthur is seriously injured by a mystical monster known as a Questing Beast. Merlin travels to the Isle of the Blessed to retrieve a cure, but the potion comes with a price: in order for Arthur to live, another must die. Nimueh: Michelle Ryan. read more

To Kill the King Season 1, Episode 12

Uther has Gwen's father imprisoned for treason and sorcery, which leads Morgana to seek revenge against the sovereign by joining a plot to kill him. Merlin, meanwhile, must choose whether to stop the assassination attempt or allow it to proceed. Tauran: Cal Macaninch. read more

The Labyrinth of Gedref Season 1, Episode 11

Arthur slays a unicorn, causing a curse to befall Camelot that destroys the grain crops and dries up its water reserves. In order to reverse the curse, the young prince must prove his worth in a series of tests. Anhora: Frank Finlay. read more

The Moment of Truth Season 1, Episode 10

Merlin heads to his home village to help protect it from a fearsome warlord, and is surprised when Arthur, Morgana and Gwen decide to go with him. While Arthur attempts to turn the townsfolk into a fighting force, an old friend of Merlin's encourages him to use magic to save the village. Kanen: Alexander Siddig. William: Joe Dempsie. read more

Excalibur Season 1, Episode 9

An invincible Black Knight (Rick English) slaughters several challengers at Arthur's coming-of-age ceremony, while further revelations suggest a connection between the Black Knight and Uther. read more

The Beginning of the End Season 1, Episode 8

Merlin finds an unexpected ally in Morgana when he attempts to shield a magical druid boy from Uther's wrath and smuggle him back to his people. read more

The Gates of Avalon Season 1, Episode 7

Arthur saves elderly Aulfric (Kenneth Cranham) and his daughter Sophia (Holly Grainger) from bandits, and then falls heads over heels for the young lady. In other events, Morgana, has dream in which she sees Sophia drowning Arthur; Gaius and Merlin become suspicious of the outsiders; and Gaius recognizes a magical potential in Morgana . read more

A Remedy to Cure All Ills Season 1, Episode 6

When Gaius cannot cure Morgana of a serious, mysterious sickness, a new court physician named Edwin (Julian Rhind-Tutt) arrives in Camelot, proclaiming that he has a remedy for all ills. Uther is soon besotted by Edwin and his abilities, but Gaius and Merlin both have doubts. read more

Lancelot Season 1, Episode 5

Merlin is saved from a magical winged creature by a young man named Lancelot (Santiago Cabrera). When he learns that Lancelot dreams of becoming a knight and protecting Camelot, Merlin sets out to convince Arthur of the would-be knight's worthiness. In other events, Uther and Arthur visit a village that the winged creature has attacked; and Arthur prepares his men to battle the beast. read more

The Poisoned Chalice Season 1, Episode 4

After the evil Nimueh (Michelle Ryan) tricks Merlin into drinking from a poisoned chalice, Arthur embarks on a dangerous quest to retrieve the only known antidote, a rare flower. Gaius and Gwen, meanwhile, care for Merlin. who is near death, but still comes to the aid of Arthur. read more

The Mark of Nimueh Season 1, Episode 3

When a strange plague strikes the people of Camelot, Gaius suspects the source is sorcery, leading Uther to instruct Arthur to search for the person behind it. The disease strikes close to home for Gwen, causing suspicion to fall on an innocent and Merlin to learn the responsibilities that come with being a warlock. Nimueh: Michelle Ryan. read more

Valiant Season 1, Episode 2

Arthur participates in Camelot's annual sword tournament, which also attracts the knight Valiant (Will Mellor), who employs a magical shield to vanquish opponents. Merlin, meanwhile, adjusts to being Arthur's manservant. read more

Dragon's Call Season 1, Episode 1

The fantasy series, which offers a new spin on the Arthurian legend, opens with the young warlock Merlin (Colin Morgan) arriving in the kingdom of Camelot, whose king (Anthony Head) has outlawed the practice of magic upon punishment of death. He seeks out the court physician, Gaius (Richard Wilson), to whom he inadvertently reveals his gift, has a run-in with the king's headstrong son, Prince Arthur (Bradley James), and meets an enchanting young maid named Gwen (Angel Coulby). read more

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Premiered: April 02, 2010, on SyFy
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Premise: A retelling of the Arthurian legend that centers on Merlin, a young wizard new to Camelot, a kingdom ruled by a tyrant who's banned the use of magic.

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