Young Merlin is a teenager, discovering and then learning to master his magical gift. Magister Gaius, King Uther Pendragon's learned court physician to whom he's assigned as humble page, teaches him medicine, coaches his magical self-study, and warns him of Uther's strong aversion to magic. Merlin becomes squire to the noble but imprudent crown prince, Arthur, whose fate is linked with Merlin. Written by
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Two part episodes include:
- S2, Episodes 5-6 Beauty and the Beast
- S3, Episodes 1-2, The Tears of Uther Pendragon
- S3, Episodes 12-13, The Coming of Arthur
- S4. Episodes 1-2, The Darkest Hour
- S4, Episodes 12-13, Sword in the Stone
- S5, Episodes 1-2, Arthur's Bane
- S5, Episodes 12-13, Diamond of the Day
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In a land of myth, and a time of magic, the destiny of a great kingdom rests on the shoulders of a young boy. His name... Merlin.
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