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The Sword in the Stone, Part 2
aired: Fri, Dec 23, 2011
Morgana and Helios have successfully captured Camelot and Merlin and Arthur are outlaws on the run. Trapped in Ealdor with a ruthless army closing in, their situation becomes desperate. Arthur must take control before Camelot is lost forever... But faced with Agravaine's betrayal and the strength of Morgana's force, the young King has lost his conviction. Only Merlin can restore his faith, and only an extraordinary act can prove to the King that he was born to rule. Will the young warlock convince Arthur before his dreams of Albion fall to pieces?
The Sword in the Stone, Part 1
aired: Fri, Dec 16, 2011
With Morgana at the helm of a vast Southron army, a deadly net is closing in around Camelot... When the sorceress strikes, the ferocity of her attack forces everyone to run for their lives - even Arthur. But Morgana won't let him escape that easily. And so begins a chilling hunt... Can Merlin save the King from Morgana's clutches? Or has Arthur's luck finally run out?
The Hunter's Heart
aired: Fri, Dec 9, 2011
Morgana finds a powerful ally in the Southron warlord Helios (Terence Maynard). Together they hatch the perfect plan to force Camelot to its knees... With the Kingdom - and Arthur - preoccupied by the arrival of the beautiful Princess Mithian (Janet Montgomery), it falls to an absent friend to raise the alarm: Guinevere. But with past wounds still raw, can love really conquer all? Or is a deadly arrow destined to fly straight into the heart of Camelot?
A Herald of the New Age
aired: Fri, Dec 2, 2011
The Camelot Knights stumble across an eerie shrine deep in the forest, its chilling atmosphere betraying a dark history best left undisturbed. But when Elyan ignores Merlin's warning, his actions spark a chain of events more frightening than anyone could possibly have imagined... Can a grievous wrong be put right? Or will past demons change the future forever?
Lancelot Du Lac
aired: Fri, Nov 25, 2011
When Sir Lancelot (Santiago Cabrera) returns from the dead, old feelings reignite. Gwen must fight temptation before she commits an unspeakable act of betrayal, one that would destroy the legacy of Camelot forever. With heads and hearts thrown into turmoil, Merlin becomes suspicious. Can a man really defy death, or is there something more sinister at play?
aired: Fri, Nov 18, 2011
A mysterious illness draws Merlin to a distant village. But it soon becomes clear that there is more at stake than just his patients' well-being as something sinister turns the air sour. Far from home and with no one to trust, Merlin becomes embroiled in a deadly game of cat and mouse. No longer sure who is the hunter and who is the hunted, can the young warlock survive long enough to uncover the truth?
The Secret Sharer
aired: Fri, Nov 11, 2011
Morgana joins forces with the enigmatic wizard Alator (Gary Lewis) to uncover a secret that could change the course of destiny. With allies on both sides of the castle walls, can anyone stop her before Merlin's greatest secret is revealed?
A Servant of Two Masters
aired: Fri, Nov 4, 2011
When Merlin falls into Morgana's hands, he becomes a deadly weapon in her fight for supremacy. Using ancient magic, she pits friend against friend and creates the perfect assassin. An oblivious Arthur is in great danger. Will anyone notice Merlin's unusual behaviour before he does the King some serious harm?
His Father's Son
aired: Fri, Mar 30, 2012
For the first time since his coronation, Arthur finds out what it's really like to be King.
aired: Fri, Mar 30, 2012
A mysterious visitor arrives in Camelot seeking a very special prize: a dragon's egg.
The Wicked Day
aired: Fri, Oct 14, 2011
The mighty citadel is buzzing in anticipation of the Prince's birthday celebrations. But Arthur's old adversary, Odin, promises to ensure this is one party Camelot will never forget. For amongst the assembling guests lurks a deadly assassin (Phil Davis) set to strike. As the dust settles, Camelot is left devastated. But just how far is Merlin prepared to go to put things right? Would he really risk everything and reveal his secret?
The Darkest Hour, Part 2
aired: Fri, Oct 7, 2011
The second episode of this two parter finds the kingdom on the brink of collapse and Morgana poised to strike. As Lancelot (Santiago Cabrera) races back to Camelot with the dying Merlin, Arthur must continue on his mission to vanquish the Dorocha without them. Though the Knights know their journey to the Isle of the Blessed is fraught with danger, none could anticipate the sacrifice Arthur intends to make there. Friendship and loyalty are tested to the limit, but in the end, it's the power of love that changes all their lives forever…
The Darkest Hour, Part 1
aired: Fri, Sep 30, 2011
Merlin faces his toughest challenge yet when Morgana's blinkered determination threatens not only Arthur's future, but the very balance of the world. With her magic stronger than ever, the sorceress summons the mighty Callieach (Gemma Jones) to tear open the veil between the worlds. Hellish creatures pour forth, killing any who succumb to their touch. With Uther a shadow of his former self, it falls to Arthur and his loyal Knights, including Lancelot (Santiago Cabrera) to protect the kingdom. But it will take more than just swords to vanquish their enemy and Merlin is shocked to the core when he discovers the only way to restore the equilibrium requires a sacrifice of unimaginable proportions…
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The Coming of Arthur, Part 2
aired: Thu, Apr 7, 2011
The new Queen Morgana begins a reign of terrible evil over the innocent citizens of Camelot. With Morgause's immortal army at her command it seems there is no hope for Uther, who must watch his Kingdom crumble under the unimaginable cruelty of his own daughter. Meanwhile, on the outskirts of Camelot, Arthur regains his strength and, with Gwaine, Lancelot, Elyan and Percival at his side, plans a brave counter attack. But Merlin knows that even Arthur cannot vanquish an immortal foe. Can he recover the great sword Excalibur from the Lake of Avalon in time to save Arthur from certain doom?
The Coming of Arthur, Part 1
aired: Thu, Mar 31, 2011
In this first episode of a two-parter, Merlin and Arthur are sent on a dangerous mission to capture the Cup of Life, a powerful magical artifact that carries the gift of immortality. Before they can retrieve the Cup, they are captured by the unscrupulous slave trader, Jarl. Gwaine comes to the rescue and they escape, but with Jarl's help the cup falls into Morgause's hands. With an immortal army at their disposal, will Morgause and Morgana topple Uther once and for all?
The Sorcerer's Shadow
aired: Thu, Mar 24, 2011
Camelot's legendary tournament has only one rule: there are no rules. As the mythic city fills with terrifying warriors, they are joined by Gilli (Harry Melling) who despite his small stature has victory in his sights and he has a secret weapon to help him - magic. As Gilli begins to realise the full potential of his powers, Merlin finds himself torn. Not only is his new friend putting his own life in danger, but his actions threaten to rip apart the very fabric of Camelot itself. Can Merlin make Gilli see sense before its too late?
Queen of Hearts
aired: Thu, Mar 17, 2011
Morgana is tormented by dreams of Guinevere becoming Queen of Camelot. Encouraged by Morgause, she decides to reveal Arthur and Gwen's courtship to Uther, who will do whatever it takes to stop his son from marrying a serving girl. When his father banishes Gwen from the Kingdom, Arthur makes the ultimate sacrifice and resolves to leave Camelot with her. Determined to stop them, Morgana frames Gwen for the heinous crime of enchanting the Prince. With destiny at stake, Merlin must risk everything to save her from a gruesome death.
Love in the Time of Dragons
aired: Thu, Mar 10, 2011
When an old flame of Gaius's arrives in Camelot, Merlin is pleased to see a different side to his curmudgeonly mentor. But after discovering she is under the influence of a Manticore, a creature from the Old Religion, Merlin has no choice but to tell his old friend of Alice's evil intentions. Blinded by love, the old physician refuses to believe Merlins story and the two friends fall out. With the King in danger and all signs pointing to Alice and her evil pet, Merlin must somehow make Gaius come to his senses before it is too late.
The Eye of the Phoenix
aired: Thu, Mar 3, 2011
Arthur embarks on a solitary quest to retrieve the Golden Trident from the Fisher King and prove himself worthy of the Camelot throne. With the Prince beyond the protection of the citadel, Morgana sees an opportunity to use her dark magic and gives him a precious bracelet containing a Phoenix Eye. She insists he wears it at all times for protection, but it saps him of his life force and he is left defenceless in the Fisher King's perilous realm. With the help of Gwaine, can Merlin reach him in time and fulfil his own quest to protect the future king of Camelot?
The Castle of Fyrien
aired: Thu, Feb 24, 2011
Gwen finds herself with an impossible dilemma when she is forced to choose between her estranged brother, Elyan (Adetomiwa Edun) and Arthur. With one of them certain to die at Cenreds hand, who will Gwen choose? The love of her life or her only sibling? Loyalties are tested to the limit and friendships are thrown to the fore as Arthur, Merlin and Gwen work together to try and find a way out of the situation. But with Morgana and Morgause doing all that they can to scupper the threesomes plan, can good conquer evil or will Gwen lose another of those she loves?
aired: Thu, Feb 17, 2011
Arthur is pressured into an arranged marriage with a visiting Princess, Elena. Merlin's reservations are vindicated when he discovers Elena may not be exactly who she claims to be. Whilst trying to uncover the dark secret hidden inside her, Merlin learns that Elena's nanny is a Pixie. But who is she working for? And what do they have to gain from this marriage? Can Merlin get to the bottom of this mystery before Arthur makes the biggest mistake of his life?
The Crystal Cave
aired: Thu, Feb 10, 2011
Merlin has an unexpected meeting with the mysterious Taliesin (Karl Johnson). The wizened old sorcerer takes the young warlock to the crystal cave and shows him a glimpse of the future. But this gift turns out to be more of a curse when, to his horror, Merlin sees Morgana set to kill Uther. Merlin knows he must do all that he can to stop the future from playing out. But changing the pages of destiny is a dangerous game and his actions have fatal consequences. With the whole of Camelot in a state of grief, can the young warlock undo the damage he has caused, or is it too late?
aired: Thu, Feb 3, 2011
Merlin and Arthur find themselves vastly outnumbered in a tavern brawl, but an enigmatic man helps them to victory. The stranger risks his life to protect the Prince and is seriously wounded in the process. Arthur takes him back to Camelot where he quickly gets to work, drinking, charming the ladies, and causing trouble for Merlin. But when, what appears to be, two unscrupulous Knights try to kill the Prince, can Merlin and the inscrutable stranger stop them before it is too late?
aired: Thu, Jan 20, 2011
Merlin stumbles across a secret chamber and accidentally releases a Goblin. The mischievous creature possesses Gaius, leading the once wise physician to develop a taste for gold, ale and magical jokes. With a suddenly bald King and a scourge of flatulence sweeping the royal household, can Merlin work out what is going on and banish the Goblin back to where he came from before any real damage is done?
The Tears of Uther Pendragon, Part 2
aired: Thu, Jan 13, 2011
Whilst Merlin heals from the Serket's poison, Morgana and Morgause continue with their evil plan. They have mentally incapacitated Uther and convinced his enemy, Cenred, to invade Camelot. The fate of the kingdom now rests on Arthur's shoulders. The Prince and his knights resist the invaders, but what tricks do the witches have up their sleeves? Can Merlin stop Morgana in time to save Arthur from the enemy within?
The Tears of Uther Pendragon, Part 1
aired: Thu, Jan 6, 2011
Merlin and Arthur have been on many quests in search of the missing Lady Morgana. A despondent Prince is all but ready to give up. But as they recover from their latest skirmish a bruised, bloodied figure emerges from the mist... it is the Lady Morgana. King Uther is overjoyed, but then starts to mysteriously lose his mind. Merlin thinks that magic is the cause. Could this be the work of his dutiful ward? The young warlock puts himself in grave danger trying to find out whose side Morgana is really on.
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The Last Dragonlord
aired: Fri, Dec 18, 2009
The Great Dragon is finally free. Full of rage, he attacks Camelot with pitiless intensity. The castle is crumbling and Arthur’s men cannot hold out much longer but only a Dragonlord can kill a dragon and Uther wiped them all out years ago. Or did he? Gaius admits one such man could still be alive and in hiding. The last Dragonlord is the key to Merlin’s own past as well as the future of Camelot, but will Arthur and Merlin find Balinor (John Lynch) in time to save the kingdom?
The Fires of Idirsholas
aired: Fri, Dec 11, 2009
When the Fires of Idirsholas burn for the first time in three hundred years, Gaius fears a sorcerer has revived the deadly Knights of Medhir. He’s right. Morgause (Emilia Fox) has returned, hell-bent on ending Uther’s reign. Arthur and Merlin ride out to face the Knights and barely escape with their lives. Upon returning home they find everyone in a deep, unnatural sleep – all except for Morgana. Could she be behind the sleeping spell affecting the Kingdom? As Morgause and her Knights attack a helpless Camelot, Merlin’s loyalties are stretched to the limit.
The Witch's Quickening
aired: Fri, Dec 4, 2009
Uther has a precious magical relic of the Old Religion locked up tight in the Camelot vaults. Many have lost their lives trying to reclaim The Crystal of Neahtid but the ruthless warlock Alvarr could succeed where they failed. For Alvarr has a secret weapon – Mordred. Morgana has always shared a powerful bond with the druid boy but will she go as far as turning thief and traitor for him? Merlin is shocked by her choice, and by the true purpose of the mysterious crystal.
aired: Fri, Nov 27, 2009
Dignitaries from rival kingdoms descend on Camelot for peace talks, but what King Alined really wants is war. He’ll do everything in his power to stir up hostilities, even if it means using magic. Alined’s jester Trickler (Kevin Eldon) puts a spell on Arthur to make him fall madly in love with rival King Olaf’s beloved daughter Vivian (Georgia Moffett). Chaos reigns in the palace and Camelot is once more poised on the brink of war. Can Merlin free Arthur’s heart before the prince loses his head in battle?
The Lady of the Lake
aired: Fri, Nov 20, 2009
When Merlin discovers the beautiful druid girl Freya (Laura Donnelly) trapped in a bounty hunter’s cage, he knows he must help her escape. Gaius warns against getting involved but Merlin refuses to listen. Merlin harbours Freya in the tunnels beneath Camelot. But with the bounty hunter searching for his missing prize and a ferocious magical beast on the loose, she can’t stay hidden long. Merlin’s intense new friendship is tested to the limit and he is forced to make some heartbreaking decisions as he battles to keep Freya safe.
The Sins of the Father
aired: Fri, Nov 13, 2009
When a mysterious warrior challenges Arthur to a duel, no one could possibly predict the devastating chain of events that is set in motion – least of all the young Prince himself. But Arthur and Merlin soon find themselves on a strange quest at the behest of the beautiful Morgause (Emilia Fox). Through her Arthur discovers a dark secret which could bring about the downfall of the kingdom.
aired: Fri, Nov 6, 2009
Uther is determined to wipe out magic in Camelot once and for all, and this time no one is beyond suspicion. He summons the most dreaded witchfinder in the land, Aredian (Charles Dance), a terrifying man who will stop at nothing to uncover sorcery. Gaius impresses upon Merlin how much danger he’s in but Morgana needs no such warning. She’s certain Aredian will see straight through her and she’ll be burnt at the stake. Can Merlin protect Morgana and Gaius without ending up in the flames himself?
Beauty and the Beast, Part 2
aired: Fri, Oct 30, 2009
Newly crowned Queen Catrina (Sarah Parish) settles in as Camelot's first lady. As her true troll nature surfaces her influence over Uther increases and the repercussions are felt throughout the kingdom. When Catrina accuses Merlin of stealing, he is driven into hiding. Forced to sneak around the castle, Merlin must find a way to expose Catrina’s true form without getting caught – and beheaded. But even if he succeeds, will this be enough to break her powerful magic? Or will Camelot be stuck with a troll as a Queen forever?
Beauty and the Beast, Part 1
aired: Sat, Oct 24, 2009
The first episode of this exciting two parter sees Uther captivated by his latest guest, the beautiful Lady Catrina (Sarah Parish). Arthur is appalled by his father’s flirting but Merlin’s wary for a different reason – he suspects she is really a troll! Catrina and her strange servant Jonas (Adam Godley) are welcomed into the heart of Camelot and it is up to Merlin to prove she’s a monster and save Uther from ruin. Unfortunately, Catrina has her sights set on a far greater prize than the King’s heart. Can Merlin overcome her powerful troll magic before it’s too late?
Lancelot and Guinevere
aired: Fri, Oct 9, 2009
Gwen is mistaken for Morgana and kidnapped by the savage outlaw Hengist (James Cosmo). Uther refuses to pay her ransom so Arthur defies his father, heading out into dangerous enemy territory to fight for Gwen’s freedom. Merlin suspects Arthur’s devotion to Gwen is more than just that of a prince to one of his subjects. But how will Arthur react when he finds Gwen is not alone in Hengist’s castle? She and Lancelot (Santiago Cabrera) have found each other again, and powerful feelings have been rekindled...
The Nightmare Begins
aired: Sat, Oct 3, 2009
When Morgana’s nightmares spill into waking hours she becomes terrified that she has magic. Gaius is determined to keep her in the dark for her own good but Merlin won’t stand by and watch his friend suffer. He knows exactly what she’s going through and he knows she needs the truth. Is Merlin about to reveal his secret at last? Willfully disobeying Gaius, Merlin risks everything to help Morgana, little guessing what the far reaching consequences might be. Lives are put in danger, loyalties are tested, and Morgana is reunited with the strange young druid boy Mordred (Asa Butterfield), who the Dragon predicted would one day kill Arthur...
The Once and Future Queen
aired: Fri, Sep 25, 2009
Arthur is determined to win Camelot’s jousting tournament on his own merit, so with Merlin and Gwen’s help he goes undercover as an ordinary man. But Arthur’s in for a shock when Gwen challenges him to give up his spoilt, lofty ways. Will Arthur be able to shake the habits of a lifetime as easily as he did his princely robes? And why does he care so much what Gwen thinks anyway? While Arthur’s distracted, the bounty hunter Myror (Adrian Lester) arrives in Camelot, intent on killing him. Can Merlin save the prince from the most deadly assassin in the land?
The Curse of Cornelius Sigan
aired: Fri, Sep 18, 2009
New servant Cedric muscles in on Merlin’s position as Arthur’s right-hand-man and turns the prince against his loyal friend. Merlin is convinced the slippery newcomer is up to something and he’s right – Cedric is a conman and a thief who’s after a magnificent jewel recently unearthed in a tomb far beneath Camelot. Little does Cedric know, his precious prize is more dangerous than he could possibly imagine. Camelot has never been more vulnerable but how can Merlin make things right when, thanks to Cedric, he might have lost Arthur’s friendship for good? Merlin faces the prospect of turning to the creature he swore he’d never trust again - The Great Dragon.
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Le Morte d'Arthur
aired: Sat, Aug 22, 2009
Friendship, loyalty and love are all tested to the limit in the final episode of the series. Merlin is forced to choose between those he loves most in the world. What will Merlin have to sacrifice to protect his destiny?
To Kill the King
aired: Sat, Aug 22, 2009
When Gwen's father is imprisoned for treason and killed at Uther's behest, Morgana decides she must take revenge. Merlin is stunned to discover just how far she is prepared to go when he uncovers a plot to kill the King.
The Labyrinth of Gedref
aired: Sat, Aug 15, 2009
Arthur kills a unicorn, bringing a curse upon all of Camelot. With the city fast running out of both food and water, he is desperate to make amends and help his people. But to do so, he must listen to the mysterious Anhora, and he does not like what he hears.
The Moment of Truth
aired: Sun, Aug 16, 2009
When Merlin's village is attacked by a fearsome raider, he rushes home to help and is surprised when Arthur, Gwen and Morgana insist on tagging along. Will Merlin be forced to reveal his sorcery to Arthur to save the village?
aired: Sat, Aug 1, 2009
Uther's past comes back to haunt him. A mysterious black knight rides into Camelot, throwing down his gauntlet and challenging the Knights of Camelot to mortal combat.
The Beginning of the End
aired: Sat, Jul 25, 2009
Arthur finds an unlikely ally in Morgana when he decides to help a magical young fugitive. The pair are desperate to smuggle the boy back to his own kind, but this task takes a dangerous turn when Uther declares that anyone hiding the child will be executed.
The Gates of Avalon
aired: Sat, Jul 18, 2009
Arthur's chivalry leads to danger when he comes to the rescue of Sophia, a damsel in distress, and her father Aulfric. Back in Camelot it seems that Sophia has really enchanted Arthur, but Merlin remains suspicious.
A Remedy to Cure All Ills
aired: Sat, Jul 11, 2009
When Lady Morgana is struck down with a mysterious illness, Gaius is at a loss for a cure. Thankfully a new physician, Edwin Muirden, is on hand to bring the King's ward back from the brink.
aired: Sat, Jul 4, 2009
Eager to repay Lancelot for saving him from a terrifying flying monster, Merlin tries to help him become a Knight of Camelot. There is, however, one drawback: Lancelot is not of noble blood, and changing destiny is a very risky pastime.
The Poisoned Chalice
aired: Sat, Jun 27, 2009
With her sights set firmly on Merlin, Nimueh tricks him into drinking from a poisoned chalice, and he falls dangerously ill. Arthur ventures deep into the forest of Balor to find the antidote, but little does he know that he's walking into a trap.
The Mark of Nimueh
aired: Sat, Jun 27, 2009
A deadly plague spreads through Camelot. When it seems that sorcery can be the only possible explanation, Merlin and Gaius race to find a cure, while Gwen is arrested and sentenced to death for practising witchcraft.
aired: Sat, Jun 20, 2009
Camelot is hosting its annual sword tournament and Knights from throughout the realm have come to compete for its coveted title. Amongst those hoping to win the crown is Knight Valiant.
The Dragon's Call
aired: Sat, Jun 20, 2009
Merlin is at the cusp of adulthood, heading to Camelot where he hopes to find adventure and a use for his hidden talent: magic. However, once he arrives at the mythic city, he finds all is not quite as he'd dreamed.