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A smart young man attends a college of magic in New York.

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The Magicians: We Have Brought You Little Cakes  Show Only   Season 2, Episode 13

Ember recaps things so far as only Ember can, which brings us to now: "a crisis comes to a head when the true power behind the troubles comes to party. Battles are won and wars are lost, as Q and the others must protect their kingdom. Alice makes a startling revelation and things may never be the same." Now, let's debate the merits of an open, informed democracy versus an authoritarian monarchy! [Season Finale; Season 3 due out in 2018]
posted by filthy light thief on Apr 20 at 7:59 AM - 11 comments

The Magicians: We Have Brought You Little Cakes  Books Included   Season 2, Episode 13

Ember recaps things so far as only Ember can, which brings us to now: "a crisis comes to a head when the true power behind the troubles comes to party. Battles are won and wars are lost, as Q and the others must protect their kingdom. Alice makes a startling revelation and things may never be the same." Your books mean nothing here! [Season Finale; Season 3 due out in 2018]
posted by filthy light thief on Apr 20 at 7:56 AM - 5 comments

The Magicians: Ramifications  Show Only   Season 2, Episode 12

Julia, Kady and Penny each make sacrifices to finally face Reynard, while Quentin and Eliot learn a disturbing truth about Fillory, where Josh tries to manage the kingdom. And there are a number of people dealing with abandonment.
posted by filthy light thief on Apr 13 at 8:19 AM - 2 comments

The Magicians: Ramifications  Books Included   Season 2, Episode 12

Julia, Kady and Penny each make sacrifices to finally face Reynard, while Quentin and Eliot learn a disturbing truth about Fillory, where Josh tries to manage the kingdom. And jokes are made about books being made (poorly) into movies.
posted by filthy light thief on Apr 13 at 8:18 AM - 10 comments

The Magicians: The Rattening  Show Only   Season 2, Episode 11

Quentin accompanies Julia to the underworld on a journey to help her recover her shade. Penny tries to use his Neitherlands Library position to gain access to a mysterious room that houses literature about god killing, for Kady. Eliot and Margo discover that a strange spell has been cast over Fillory. Senator Gaines begins to understand his powers. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Apr 7 at 9:31 AM - 12 comments

The Magicians: The Rattening  Books Included   Season 2, Episode 11

Quentin accompanies Julia to the underworld on a journey to help her recover her shade. Penny tries to use his Neitherlands Library position to gain access to a mysterious room that houses literature about god killing, for Kady. Eliot and Margo discover that a strange spell has been cast over Fillory. Senator Gaines begins to understand his powers. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Apr 7 at 9:31 AM - 3 comments

The Magicians: The Girl Who Told Time  Show Only   Season 2, Episode 10

The Royal Court of Fillory prepares for Eliot's nuptials as he endeavors to win over the Fillorians with the extravagant event. Penny begins his contractual obligations to the Neitherlands Library as Kady searches for any information about god killing. Quentin experiences a mind-bending vision while on a drug-laced trip that sends him and Julia on a mysterious quest. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Mar 30 at 7:31 AM - 9 comments

The Magicians: The Girl Who Told Time  Books Included   Season 2, Episode 10

The Royal Court of Fillory prepares for Eliot's nuptials as he endeavors to win over the Fillorians with the extravagant event. Penny begins his contractual obligations to the Neitherlands Library as Kady searches for any information about god killing. Quentin experiences a mind-bending vision while on a drug-laced trip that sends him and Julia on a mysterious quest. And we're heading back into book territory ... [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Mar 30 at 7:23 AM - 1 comment

The Magicians: Lesser Evils  Show Only   Season 2, Episode 9

Dean Fogg and Professor Lipson attempt to rid Quentin of Alice's Niffin but he refuses to let Alice go. Meanwhile, with magic fading in Fillory, Eliot agrees to a risky duel with King Idri of Loria, in lieu of a war, in the hopes that it will gain the respect of the Fillorians in the process, while Margo makes a deal to fix the wellspring. Julia, Penny and Kady locate Reynard's son in an effort to lure Reynard to them. Not everything goes according to the various plans. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Mar 23 at 7:09 AM - 8 comments

The Magicians: Lesser Evils  Books Included   Season 2, Episode 9

Dean Fogg and Professor Lipson attempt to rid Quentin of Alice's Niffin but he refuses to let Alice go. Meanwhile, with magic fading in Fillory, Eliot agrees to a risky duel with King Idri of Loria, in lieu of a war, in the hopes that it will gain the respect of the Fillorians in the process, while Margo makes a deal to fix the wellspring. Julia, Penny and Kady locate Reynard's son in an effort to lure Reynard to them. Not everything goes according to the various plans. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Mar 23 at 7:06 AM - 13 comments

The Magicians: Word as Bond  Show Only   Season 2, Episode 8

Julia and Kady search for alternate solutions to Reynard, with some assistance from Penny and Quentin, while Q and Alice fight for control. High Queen Margo struggles with ruling a kingdom on the brink of war, while trying to revive the unconscious High King Eliot. Julia, bored in Fillory, and with a new sense of purpose, helps in her own unique way. Also, Penny has a new path to regain his magic. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Mar 16 at 8:48 AM - 5 comments

The Magicians: Word as Bond  Books Included   Season 2, Episode 8

Julia and Kady search for alternate solutions to Reynard, with some assistance from Penny and Quentin, while Q and Alice fight for control. High Queen Margo struggles with ruling a kingdom on the brink of war, while trying to revive the unconscious High King Eliot. Julia, bored in Fillory, and with a new sense of purpose, helps in her own unique way. Also, Penny gets an offer from the librarian! [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Mar 16 at 8:47 AM - 5 comments

The Magicians: Plan B  Show Only   Season 2, Episode 7

"Well, we are magicians, why don't we just go and rob a bank?" Yes, it's a bank heist episode! With magic! And dancing!
posted by filthy light thief on Mar 9 at 9:07 AM - 9 comments

The Magicians: Plan B  Books Included   Season 2, Episode 7

"Well, we are magicians, why don't we just go and rob a bank?" Yes, it's a bank heist episode! Completely off-book, but maybe things will loop back around.
posted by filthy light thief on Mar 9 at 9:06 AM - 3 comments

The Magicians: The Cock Barrens  Show Only   Season 2, Episode 6

Quentin sees a ghost. Margo is thrust into a dicey situation. Julia seeks an answer, but does not like it when she gets it. Penny looks for magic moss, among other things.
posted by purpleclover on Mar 2 at 9:25 PM - 10 comments

The Magicians: The Cock Barrens  Books Included   Season 2, Episode 6

Quentin sees a ghost. Margo is thrust into a dicey situation. Julia seeks an answer, but does not like it when she gets it. Penny looks for magic moss, among other things. [more inside]
posted by purpleclover on Mar 2 at 9:23 PM - 6 comments

The Magicians: Cheat Day  Show Only   Season 2, Episode 5

Quentin bonds with a coworker. Eliot faces a threat to his power. Julia has trouble getting medical care. Penny works with an old mentor.
posted by filthy light thief on Feb 23 at 9:55 PM - 3 comments

The Magicians: Cheat Day  Books Included   Season 2, Episode 5

Quentin bonds with a coworker. Eliot faces a threat to his power. Julia has trouble getting medical care. [more inside]
posted by purpleclover on Feb 23 at 8:39 PM - 7 comments

The Magicians: The Flying Forest  Books Included   Season 2, Episode 4

Quentin and Penny embark upon a quest and bond a little. Margo works on a way to help Eliot. Julia seeks out an old friend's help. Magic might be in trouble. But at least we get Abigail the Sloth!
posted by filthy light thief on Feb 17 at 7:25 AM - 9 comments

The Magicians: The Flying Forest  Show Only   Season 2, Episode 4

Quentin and Penny embark upon a quest and bond a little. Margo works on a way to help Eliot. Julia seeks out an old friend's help. And magic might be in trouble.
posted by filthy light thief on Feb 17 at 7:23 AM - 3 comments

The Magicians: Divine Elimination  Books Included   Season 2, Episode 3

The Brakebills Royalty (and Penny) prepare to face The Beast, again, while Julia conspires with The Beast and their new ally. Nothing goes as planned, but we saw some of this coming via the books, right? [Warning: fake magic violence to an animal] [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Feb 9 at 7:43 AM - 18 comments

The Magicians: Divine Elimination  Show Only   Season 2, Episode 3

The Brakebill Royalty (and Penny) prepare to face The Beast, again, while Julia conspires with The Beast and their new ally. Nothing goes as planned, but it's not all bad, is it? [Warning: fake magic violence to an animal]
posted by filthy light thief on Feb 9 at 7:39 AM - 2 comments

The Magicians: Hotel Spa Potions  Books Included   Season 2, Episode 2

What's worse than a magical, murdering beast? A magical, murdering beast who sings. Julia turns to an old enemy, while the gang looks for help from a tricky Pixie and some cacodemons, continuing to pull in elements from the books for inspiration. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Feb 2 at 7:18 AM - 3 comments

The Magicians: Hotel Spa Potions  Show Only   Season 2, Episode 2

What's worse than a magical, murdering beast? A magical, murdering beast who sings. Julia turns to an old enemy, while the gang looks for help from a tricky Pixie and some cacodemons.
posted by filthy light thief on Feb 2 at 7:14 AM - 7 comments

The Magicians: Knight of Crowns  Books Included   Season 2, Episode 1

In the aftermath of their clash with The Beast, Quentin and his magic school friends scramble for a new plan, while Julia and The Beast strike a dangerous deal.
posted by filthy light thief on Jan 27 at 7:03 AM - 6 comments

The Magicians: Knight of Crowns  Show Only   Season 2, Episode 1

In the aftermath of their clash with The Beast, Quentin and his friends scramble for a new plan, while Julia and The Beast strike a dangerous deal.
posted by komara on Jan 26 at 8:12 AM - 15 comments

The Magicians: Have You Brought Me Little Cakes?  Show Only   Season 1, Episode 13

The gang is in Fillory, where things get weird. And violent. And there are a lot of flashbacks, some of which are really unpleasant. [Season finale]
posted by filthy light thief on Apr 12, 2016 at 8:15 AM - 8 comments

The Magicians: Have You Brought Me Little Cakes?  Books Included   Season 1, Episode 13

Now in Fillory, the students finally face The Beast. Who will prevail? [more inside]
posted by torticat on Apr 12, 2016 at 5:59 AM - 53 comments

The Magicians: Thirty-Nine Graves  Books Included   Season 1, Episode 12

The students wake up with foggy memories and regret after a night of drinking; Penny reminds everyone that their lives depend on getting to the Neitherlands.
posted by aabbbiee on Apr 6, 2016 at 6:48 AM - 25 comments

The Magicians: Thirty-Nine Graves  Show Only   Season 1, Episode 12

The students wake up with foggy memories and regret after a night of drinking; Penny reminds everyone that their lives depend on getting to the Neitherlands. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Apr 6, 2016 at 5:43 AM - 4 comments

The Magicians: Remedial Battle Magic  Show Only   Season 1, Episode 11

The old traveler takes aim. Julia finds her faith. Quentin gets screwed. Alice gets screwed.
posted by leotrotsky on Mar 29, 2016 at 5:59 AM - 7 comments

The Magicians: Remedial Battle Magic  Books Included   Season 1, Episode 11

The old traveler takes aim. Julia finds her faith. Quentin gets screwed. Alice gets screwed.
posted by leotrotsky on Mar 29, 2016 at 5:59 AM - 16 comments

The Magicians: Homecoming  Show Only   Season 1, Episode 10

Janet meets FTB. Penny needs a library card. Margo has feet of clay. Quentin & Alice listen to Red Hot Chili Peppers.
posted by filthy light thief on Mar 22, 2016 at 12:35 PM - 13 comments

The Magicians: Homecoming  Books Included   Season 1, Episode 10

Janet meets FTB. Penny needs a library card. Margo has feet of clay. Quentin & Alice listen to Red Hot Chili Peppers.
posted by leotrotsky on Mar 22, 2016 at 5:52 AM - 18 comments

The Magicians: The Writing Room  Books Included   Season 1, Episode 9

Quentin, Alice, Eliot and Penny get a glimpse of the true history of the events surrounding Fillory and Further. [Warning: this episode depicts violence against children.] [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Mar 16, 2016 at 4:37 AM - 35 comments

The Magicians: The Writing Room  Show Only   Season 1, Episode 9

Quentin, Alice, Eliot and Penny get a glimpse of the true history of the events surrounding Fillory and Further. [Warning: this episode depicts violence against children.]
posted by filthy light thief on Mar 16, 2016 at 4:35 AM - 6 comments

The Magicians: The Strangled Heart  Books Included   Season 1, Episode 8

Eliot and Mike grow closer while Quentin and Alice spend time apart (somewhat), and Penny saves the day. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Mar 8, 2016 at 7:55 AM - 23 comments

The Magicians: The Strangled Heart  Show Only   Season 1, Episode 8

Eliot and Mike grow closer while Quentin and Alice spend time apart (somewhat), and Penny saves the day.
posted by filthy light thief on Mar 8, 2016 at 7:45 AM - 10 comments

The Magicians: The Mayakovsky Circumstance  Books Included   Season 1, Episode 7

The students are taught by an overbearing teacher, while back at Brakebills Elliott and Margo prepare for a debaucherous vacation.
posted by aabbbiee on Mar 2, 2016 at 8:01 AM - 17 comments

The Magicians: The Mayakovsky Circumstance  Show Only   Season 1, Episode 7

The students are taught by an overbearing teacher, while back at Brakebills Elliott and Margo prepare for a debaucherous vacation.
posted by aabbbiee on Mar 2, 2016 at 8:00 AM - 5 comments

The Magicians: Impractical Applications  Books Included   Season 1, Episode 6

The Brakebills Students must endure a series of magical trials, while Julia finds a powerful new ally.
posted by aabbbiee on Feb 23, 2016 at 7:51 AM - 19 comments

The Magicians: Impractical Applications  Show Only   Season 1, Episode 6

The Brakebills Students must endure a series of magical trials, while Julia finds a powerful new ally.
posted by aabbbiee on Feb 23, 2016 at 7:51 AM - 4 comments

The Magicians: Mendings, Major and Minor  Books Included   Season 1, Episode 5

Although everyone should be training for the upcoming Welter's Tournament, the students are each dealing with a personal distraction that keeps them from staying focused.
posted by aabbbiee on Feb 17, 2016 at 8:48 AM - 14 comments

The Magicians: Mendings, Major and Minor  Show Only   Season 1, Episode 5

Although everyone should be training for the upcoming Welter's Tournament, the students are each dealing with a personal distraction that keeps them from staying focused.
posted by aabbbiee on Feb 17, 2016 at 8:47 AM - 7 comments

The Magicians: The World in the Walls  Books Included   Season 1, Episode 4

Quentin panics when he wakes up in a mental hospital. [more inside]
posted by rikschell on Feb 10, 2016 at 9:00 AM - 20 comments

The Magicians: The World in the Walls  Show Only   Season 1, Episode 4

Quentin panics when he wakes up in a mental hospital.
posted by oh yeah! on Feb 10, 2016 at 5:18 AM - 19 comments

The Magicians: Consequences of Advanced Spellcasting  Books Included   Season 1, Episode 3

Quentin and Julia have an unexpected - and volatile - reunion. Penny is overwhelmed by the power of his own psychic abilities and Alice is determined to find out what happened to her missing brother - at any cost.
posted by aabbbiee on Feb 3, 2016 at 10:48 AM - 12 comments

The Magicians: Consequences of Advanced Spellcasting  Show Only   Season 1, Episode 3

Quentin and Julia have an unexpected - and volatile - reunion. Penny is overwhelmed by the power of his own psychic abilities and Alice is determined to find out what happened to her missing brother - at any cost.
posted by aabbbiee on Feb 3, 2016 at 10:47 AM - 20 comments

The Magicians: The Source of Magic  Books Included   Season 1, Episode 2

Quentin faces expulsion for his involvement in an otherworldly attack on Brakebills; Julia delves deeper into underground magic and tries to prove herself to the Hedge Witches.
posted by Atreides on Jan 27, 2016 at 1:22 PM - 25 comments

The Magicians: The Source of Magic  Show Only   Season 1, Episode 2

Quentin faces expulsion for his involvement in an otherworldly attack on Brakebills; Julia delves deeper into underground magic and tries to prove herself to the Hedge Witches.
posted by oh yeah! on Jan 25, 2016 at 9:12 PM - 15 comments

The Magicians: Unauthorized Magic  Show Only   Season 1, Episode 1

Best friends Quentin and Julia are recruited for an entrance exam to Brakebills University, a secret institution for magical pedagogy.
posted by oh yeah! on Jan 25, 2016 at 8:24 PM - 7 comments

The Magicians: Unauthorized Magic  Books Included   Season 1, Episode 1

A smart, geeky and socially awkward young man - Quentin Coldwater - is amazed to realize that the magic he's so passionate about is actually real, when he's unexpectedly invited to attend a college of magic in upstate New York. His friend Julia is invited as well ... [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns on Jan 25, 2016 at 6:48 PM - 31 comments