The Magicians (2015– )

The Fillorian Candidate 

The political situation in Fillory comes to a head. Julia makes amends and Alice makes a confession.


Joshua Butler


Sera Gamble (created for television by), John McNamara (created for television by) | 6 more credits »

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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Jason Ralph ... Quentin Coldwater
Stella Maeve ... Julia Wicker
Olivia Taylor Dudley ... Alice Quinn
Hale Appleman ... Eliot Waugh
Arjun Gupta ... William 'Penny' Adiyodi
Summer Bishil ... Margo Hanson
Rick Worthy ... Dean Fogg
Jade Tailor ... Kady Orloff-Diaz
Brittany Curran ... Fen
Trevor Einhorn ... Josh Hoberman
Mackenzie Astin ... Richard
Rizwan Manji ... Tick Pickwick
Spencer Garrett ... Ted Coldwater
Mageina Tovah ... The Librarian
Candis Cayne ... Fairy Queen


The political situation in Fillory comes to a head. Julia makes amends and Alice makes a confession.

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Drama | Fantasy



Release Date:

28 March 2018 (USA) See more »

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Groundswell Productions See more »
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Did You Know?


The title of the episode is a play on the film title "The Manchurian Candidate". See more »


Margo Hanson: [about Humbledrum ] I love that bear.
Fray: So do I.
Eliot Waugh: Yeah, horray for bears, but we were kind of having a moment...
Margo Hanson: No, honey, she *loves* him.
Eliot Waugh: So, uh, not bear boss? Bear... boyfriend? Is that a thing in Fillory?
Margo Hanson: Apparently very taboo, but like I told Humbledrum, as long as it's consensual, if I got my way, I'd say go hog-wild or bear-wild or bull-wild. He's very concerned about getting your approval. I don't think he quite gets that you're not even Fray's real dad.
Eliot Waugh: [Turns to Fray] Well, then I will ...
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