The Magicians

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Season 2 episodes (16)

1 Knight of Crowns
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.
2 Hotel Spa Potions
Quentin, Alice, Penny and Margo seek a new weapon. Eliot struggles with being king. Julia and The Beast find an unexpected ally.
3 Divine Elimination
Quentin and friends prepare to face The Beast again, while Julia conspires with The Beast and their new ally to lure and trap Reynard.
4 The Flying Forest
Quentin and Penny embark upon a quest. Margo works on a way to help Eliot. Julia seeks out an old friend's help.
5 Cheat Day
Quentin adjusts to his new life. Penny seeks help from an unexpected source. Eliot and Margo contend with the dangers of ruling. Julia and Kady discover another consequence of Reynard's attack.
6 The Cock Barrens
Quentin strives to help a friend who is suffering. Eliot and Margo's negotiations take a shocking turn. Julia and Kady discover a possible key to stopping Reynard.
7 Plan B
Quentin continues his quest to try and free Alice's soul. Meanwhile, as Julia and Kady search for a way to exorcise Reynard's demon spawn from Julia, they come up with a daring and outlandish plan to fund the procedure. In the process, Eliot suffers a critical injury while Julia unknowingly gives an invaluable sacrifice for her cure.
8 Word As Bond
Julia, Kady, Penny and Quentin set out to find another spawn of Reynard as Kady struggles to reveal to Julia the consequences of her recent procedure. Quentin reluctantly enlists the help of Alice's Niffin to save the Brakebills gang by creating a word as bond spell with her…but quickly regrets it once realizing its true motives. With a war waging between Fillory and Loria and an unconscious High King Eliot, Julia takes matters into her own hands which puts Fillory, and Margo, in a difficult situation.
9 Lesser Evils
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. Julia, Penny and Kady locate Reynard's son in an effort to lure Reynard to them. In the process, Julia uses Quentin in a way that shocks everyone involved, including herself.
10 The Girl Who Told Time
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.
11 The Rattening
Quentin accompanies Julia to the underworld on a journey to help her recover her shade. Penny has plans 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, turning many of its inhabitants into rats. With the help of Reynard, Senator Gaines begins to realize his birthright.
12 Ramifications
After Julia makes a surprising sacrifice for Quentin, he uses this opportunity to Alice's benefit…or so he thought. Eliot attempts to find his way back to Fillory to save his kingdom while Penny and Sylvia try to find a way into the Poison Room to retrieve god killing literature. With the loss of her shade, Julia seeks Kady's guidance as her conscience while they attempt to harness Senator Gaines's power to destroy Reynard. Margo ventures to Fairyland to rescue Fen.
13 We Have Brought You Little Cakes
Dean Fogg and Professor Lipson are in a race against time to find a cure for Penny's sickness from his journey to the Poison Room while Quentin and Julia, adjusting to her recently recovered shade, embark on a quest to find Umber for help in devising a strategy to convince Ember to let them keep Fillory. Eliot hopes to lure Ember to Fillory in an attempt to reclaim his throne and save the kingdom. Alice tries to make sense of mortal life after being a Niffin while Kady thinks of a plan that just might save Penny's life.
101 S2: A New Quest
Get the inside scoop on Season 2 of The Magicians, as the cast discusses what to expect following last season's epic twists and turns.
102 S2: Character Journeys
Follow the journeys of your favorite characters from The Magicians, and get a sneak peak at what's in store for them in Season 2.
103 S2: Fantasy With a Twist
The Magicians isn't your typical fantasy story. Hear the cast talk about what makes this series unique, surprising, and absolutely must-see.

About this show

Based on Lev Grossman's best-selling book series, "The Magicians" follows Quentin Coldwater, a highly intelligent but socially withdrawn twenty-something secretly obsessed with a series of fantasy novels he read as a child about a magical land called Fillory. Beyond that, Quentin's life is dull until he finds himself admitted to a very secret, exclusive college of magic in Upstate New York, where he receives a thorough and rigorous education in the practice of modern sorcery. However, magic doesn't bring the happiness, adventure, and meaning that he thought it would…until he and his friends discover that Fillory is real.

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3.63K reviews
Henry Hoke
January 7, 2020
Utter trash. "The Magicians" was clearly made by a bunch of self righteous prick Boomers/gen X's. Who use this garbage to mock the younger generations. Though we are significantly economically disadvantaged, due to their selfishness and inability to raise children properly. There is no fantasy here, just an old bitter generation sucking your time and money. The characters are purposefully week and stupid, meant to degrade us, so they can make as many seasons as possible. Don't waste your time.
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David Nau
February 3, 2020
July 21 2016 Revisited February 02 2020 I gave this show a 4 star rating. But after having made it to the season finale of the last (and final) season for this show I'm rendering a 5-star review. In my opinion I believe this show is truly worthy of it. But it's my opinion. When you choose to watch something, anything, you have your own notions of what you expect and are willing to accept from the experience. This experience started out no different but it didn't necessarily end that way. I did say before that this show was truly great and I still hold to that claim but it was truly so much more, perhaps even a modern-day classic. I urge you, the viewer, to watch for yourselves and have, consider and enjoy your own.
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Justin Ferary
August 13, 2020
Ive watched this show 2 times now and its still awesome. Theres so much about it to love, the characters, their stories, their growth. This has become my favorite show and I plan on watching it again when im done. it has so much depth that I don't think its possible to fully appreciate its greatness on the first watch through. The singing grew on me and the ending of season 4 maybe the greatest ending to any show ever. its really up there with the game of thrones ending like I rewinded it to watch it like 2-3 more times lol. please watch.
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