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.
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Did You Know?
Rupert Young, who plays Sir Leon, was only supposed to appear in one episode. However, fans loved him so much that the writers decided to have him as a recurring character. In season four, he finally became a series regular. See more
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[introduction to each episode
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.
Referenced in Séries express: Episode #2.4