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The Magicians 

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After being recruited to a secretive academy, a group of students discover that the magic they read about as children is very real-and more dangerous than they ever imagined.
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Stella Maeve ...  Julia Wicker / ... 65 episodes, 2015-2020
Hale Appleman ...  Eliot Waugh / ... 65 episodes, 2015-2020
Arjun Gupta ...  William 'Penny' Adiyodi 65 episodes, 2015-2020
Summer Bishil ...  Margo Hanson / ... 65 episodes, 2015-2020
Olivia Taylor Dudley ...  Alice Quinn 64 episodes, 2015-2020
Jason Ralph ...  Quentin Coldwater / ... 52 episodes, 2015-2019
Jade Tailor ...  Kady Orloff-Diaz 51 episodes, 2015-2020
Brittany Curran ...  Fen 42 episodes, 2017-2020
Rick Worthy ...  Henry Fogg 41 episodes, 2015-2020
Trevor Einhorn ...  Josh Hoberman / ... 35 episodes, 2016-2020
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After being recruited to a secretive academy, a group of students discover that the magic they read about as children is very real and more dangerous than they ever imagined. But will getting hooked on the thrill of magic distract them from honing their powers when they need them most?

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All Magic Comes At A Cost See more »

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The character Marina is supposed to be older than all of the main cast. The actress that plays her (Kacey Rohl) is actually the youngest among them. See more »

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Referenced in I Be Geniusen Stuff: The Magicians S1-3 (2019) See more »

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You've grown up with Harry Potter, now that you're an adult watch The Magicians
5 April 2019 | by chrisstinebSee all my reviews

This is Harry Potter for adults. Yes, it's a genre that's been done. But it hasn't been done like this. I read the first book in the series and my dislike for the characters kept me from reading the rest of the series. The good news: the show characters are more likeable... but not entirely. The Magicians embraces cliches. It's very aware of what it is. Harry Potter, meets Narnia, meets The Hangover. Yes, F-bombs are dropped like popcorn. It's laugh out loud funny(seriously, the one liners will make you cry) with a fantastical plot that draws you in and keeps you hooked. Bonus if you're into mythology.


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