Merlin 2008 (premiere dates)
NEWS: The creators of Syfyâ€™s Merlin have announced the fantasy drama will end after the fifth season.
Merlin 2008 S05E13
(Season 5, Episode 13)
"The Diamond of the Day (Part 2)" It looks like the Prophets did not lie. As the battle continues to rage on Camlann's plain, Merlin has to face his moment of destiny.
Merlin 2008 S05E12
(Season 5, Episode 12)
"The Diamond of the Day (Part 1)" High up in the hills, a great horde gathers as Morgana gets ready for war with a vengeful Mordred. Merlin begins to feel the weight of his destiny like never before as the ancient prophecies play out with shocking accuracy.
Merlin 2008 S05E11
(Season 5, Episode 11)
"The Drawing of the Dark" Mordred is torn between loyalty and love and is clueless to the fact that the path he chooses will shape Camelot's destiny. With the drums of war beating ever louder, a desperate Merlin feels trapped by the cruel circle of fate.
Merlin 2008 S05E10
(Season 5, Episode 10)
"The Kindness of Strangers" Morgana is desperate to find the warlock's alter-ego Emrys, and seeks help from an old foe, the powerful wizard Alator. Merlin's life has never been in more danger, so when the mysterious Finna offers to help him, is he right to trust her?
Merlin 2008 S05E09
(Season 5, Episode 9)
"With All My Heart" Merlin knows he must act fast before Morganaâ€™s twisted control over Gwen gets further out of hand. But only the most powerful magic can save the Queen and this will not be easy, even for Merlin. As the High Priestess tightens her grip on Camelot, one thing is clear - she will not give up her puppet without a fight.
Merlin 2008 S05E08
(Season 5, Episode 8)
"The Hollow Queen" When Merlin agrees to help a young Druid boy, he has no choice but to leave Camelot on a dangerous mission and with the citadel distracted by the visit of the fearsome Sarrum of Amata, it seems that no one will notice his absence. But as the sky darkens, so do Merlin's suspicions - is there more to Daegal than meets the eye? And can a man as ruthless as the Sarrum ever really be trusted? Too late, the young warlock realises he's made a terrible mistake.
Merlin 2008 S05E07
(Season 5, Episode 7)
"A Lesson in Vengeance" After Arthur is unseated from his horse his saddle is shown to have been tampered with and stable groom Tyr Seward blamed and imprisoned. He tells Merlin he saw the true culprit but was told his mother would die if he informed on them.The actual saboteur,Guinevere enchanted by Morgana,kills Tyr and Arthur realises too late his innocence but in the meantime Guinevere has poisoned Arthur and Merlin must use magic to save him. To cover herself Guinevere summonses the apothecary from whom Morgana purchased the poison to pass onto her and Morgana is seen as the would-be assassin though Merlin has his suspicions about Guinevere.
Merlin 2008 S05E06
(Season 5, Episode 6)
"The Dark Tower" When Gwen is snatched from Camelot without warning, Merlin knows there can be only one person responsible: Morgana. Arthur is determined to rescue his Queen but it's not going to be easy, for she is locked in the Dark Tower, a place that haunts the dreams of men. Arthur and his Knights must embark on a quest like no other, battling through a landscape riddled with hidden dangers, perilous obstacles and magical beings. As they near their goal, Merlin's sense of dread reaches breaking point. What twisted game is Morgana playing? And more importantly, just what is the final test that awaits them in the tower?
Merlin 2008 S05E05
(Season 5, Episode 5)
"The Disir" In the inky depths of an ancient pool, three soothsayers cast a dark judgment upon the King of Camelot. But despite Merlinâ€™s warnings, headstrong Arthur refuses to take the words of the Disir seriously and their fury rains down on Camelot. Only the greatest sacrifice can appease them, and with the kingdom in jeopardy, is it one that Arthur is prepared to make? Faced with the Kingâ€™s uncertainty, Merlin has just one chance to save him from his destiny, but this decision comes at the highest price.
Merlin 2008 S05E04
(Season 5, Episode 4)
"Another's Sorrow" After Odin wrests control of Nemeth from King Rodor and his daughter Princess Mithian, Morgana uses Odinâ€™s thirst for revenge in a plot to take back Camelot. Using an ageing spell, Morgana adopts the guise of Princess Mithianâ€™s maid Hilda and forces Mithian to return to Camelot to ask Arthur to rescue her father who is in hiding in the forests of Gedref. But unknown to the young king - who wants to see Odin pay for killing his father - it is a deadly trap, and Odin - who also wants revenge for the death of his son - is lying in wait with his army poised to attack. Can Merlin see through Morganaâ€™s deception before it's too late?
Merlin 2008 S05E03
(Season 5, Episode 3)
"The Death Song of Uther Pendragon" When a stranger gives Arthur the power to summon the dead, the king finds himself torn between head and heart. Unable to resist temptation, he seizes the chance to speak to the person he misses most â€“ his father, Uther Pendragon. But the spirit world is a dark and dangerous place, for little does Arthur realise that his decision comes at a terrible price. Against all odds, Merlin must put right Arthur's mistake before Camelot, and everything they have built, is destroyed forever.
Merlin 2008 S05E02
(Season 5, Episode 2)
"Arthur's Bane (Part 2)" Ancient prophecies of Mordred weigh heavy on Merlin, for not even he can sway Arthur from his chosen path. As dawn breaks across the icy tundra, Merlin and Arthur are close to exhaustion. With each tortured step, the fortress of Ismere looms ever nearer and Merlin's fear intensifies. What game is Mordred playing? And what powerful secrets are Morgana and the druid Ruadan searching for amongst its twisted catacombs? It seems like this time, not even Merlin can stop Arthur from walking right into the lion's denâ€¦ For in this bleak and transient wilderness, only one thing is certain: the great trial for Albion has finally begun.
Merlin 2008 S05E01
(Season 5, Episode 1)
"Arthur's Bane (Part 1)" Camelot basks in the halcyon days of a new golden age. But even as she flowers, so the dark seeds of her destruction are being sown... For in the frozen wastelands of the north, men are disappearing without trace. In search of answers, King Arthur and his knights must undertake a dangerous mission to the unknown. As the sun sets on the icy plains, Merlin finds himself locked in a battle unlike any he has fought before; a battle with fate itself.
Merlin 2008 S04E13
(Season 4, Episode 13)
"The Sword in the Stone (Part 2)" 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?
Merlin 2008 S04E12
(Season 4, Episode 12)
"The Sword in the Stone (Part 1)" With Morgana at the head 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?
Merlin 2008 S04E11
(Season 4, Episode 11)
"The Hunter's Heart" Morgana finds a powerful ally in the Southron warlord Helios. 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, it falls to an absent friend to raise the alarm. But with past wounds still raw, can love really conquer all when Guinevere returns? Or is a deadly arrow destined to fly straight into the heart of Camelot?
Merlin 2008 S04E10
(Season 4, Episode 10)
"A Herald of the New Age" 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.
Merlin 2008 S04E09
(Season 4, Episode 9)
"Lancelot du Lac" When Sir Lancelot 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?
Merlin 2008 S04E08
(Season 4, Episode 8)
"Lamia" Merlin is struck by a mysterious illness that draws him to a distant village where something sinister lurks. Before long, he finds himself embroiled in a deadly game of cat and mouse - but he cannot be sure if he is the hunter or the prey.
Merlin 2008 S04E07
(Season 4, Episode 7)
"The Secret Sharer" Morgana joins forces with enigmatic wizard named Alator 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 mystery's secret is revealed?
Merlin 2008 S04E06
(Season 4, Episode 6)
"A Servant of Two Masters" 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?
Merlin 2008 S04E05
(Season 4, Episode 5)
"His Father's Son" For the first time since his coronation, Arthur finds out what it's really like to be King. Arthur faces his first true test as King when he incurs the wrath of the formidable Queen Annis. With the lives of thousands hanging in the balance, Arthur must find the strength to be his own man and become the leader Camelot so desperately needs.
Merlin 2008 S04E04
(Season 4, Episode 4)
"Aithusa" A mysterious man by the name Julius Borden arrives in Camelot with news about a secret of magical nature which threatens to change the kingdom for ever: he knows the location of the last part of the key to the tomb of Ashkanar. The ancient mausoleum holds a very special treasure: the last remaining dragon's egg. Merlin is immediately drawn in by Borden's words and promises to help in the quest. But who is this enigmatic stranger and, more importantly, why does he really want the egg?
Merlin 2008 S04E03
(Season 4, Episode 3)
"The Wicked Day" 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, 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?
Merlin 2008 S04E02
(Season 4, Episode 2)
"The Darkest Hour (Part 2)" The kingdom is on the brink of collapse, with Morgana poised to strike. As Lancelot 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 is the power of love that changes all their lives forever...
Merlin 2008 S04E01
(Season 4, Episode 1)
"The Darkest Hour (Part 1)" 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 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, 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.