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Merlin is a TV series starring John Hurt, Colin Morgan, and Bradley James. These are the brand new adventures of Merlin, the legendary sorcerer as a young man, when he was just a servant to young Prince Arthur on the royal court of Camelot, who has soon become his best friend, and turned Arthur into a great king and a legend.
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Series cast summary:
...  The Dragon / ... 65 episodes, 2008-2012
...  Merlin 65 episodes, 2008-2012
...  Arthur 65 episodes, 2008-2012
...  Gaius 65 episodes, 2008-2012
...  Gwen 65 episodes, 2008-2012
...  Morgana 65 episodes, 2008-2012
...  Uther Pendragon 43 episodes, 2008-2012
...  Sir Leon 39 episodes, 2009-2012
...  Sir Gwaine / ... 30 episodes, 2010-2012
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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 KGF Vissers

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Distributor FremantleMedia Enterprises, sold season one to fifty-two broadcasters in more than one hundred eighty countries, and the sales of season two resulted in buyers in more than one hundred sixty-five countries. See more »

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The actors in the show all wear shoes with arched soles, despite arched soles only being invented in 1864 for the U.S. Army, over a millenia later. See more »

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[introduction to each episode]
The Dragon: [voiceover] 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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Featured in Breakfast: Episode dated 3 June 2010 (2010) See more »

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My outlook on Merlin
26 October 2008 | by See all my reviews

I believe people get to carried away with "traditional" outlook on the Merlin. I actually enjoy a fresh modern twist to the whole affair. I do acknowledge the one part of the "hippogryf", but even my youngest daughter did point out they took the time to at least slightly alter it.

As for the dragon, I totally enjoy it. I do realize I have a fascination with them, so seeing one talk with a British accent as most dragons do, (unless it is Sir Sean Connery, then it would be Scottish..LOL) is entertaining for me.

Anything we watch on the television is for entertainment, if you don't enjoy it, then I suggest people not watch it then. I do believe it a refreshing change for t.v., but in America the shows are extremely mundane and lack interest for me anymore.

I tend to watch BBC for my better entertainment viewing.

Keep up the good work Merlin.


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