His Dark Materials

10 Worst Episodes of His Dark Materials

Lyra is an orphan who lives in a parallel universe in which science, theology, and magic are intertwined. Her search for a kidnapped friend uncovers a sinister plot involving stolen children and turns into a quest to understand a mysterious phenomenon called Dust. She is later joined on her journey by Will, a boy who possesses a knife that can cut windows between worlds. As she learns the truth about her parents and her prophesied destiny, the two young people are caught up in a war against celestial powers that ranges across many worlds.

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#1 - The Enchanted Sleeper (Season 3 - Episode 1)

Held captive by Mrs Coulter, a dreaming Lyra finds herself in a mysterious place with someone familiar - Roger. Will continues his quest to find Lyra, meeting unexpected allies along the way.

The episode was rated 7.48 from 798 votes.

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#2 - The Break (Season 3 - Episode 2)


Will tries to save Lyra from her mother and the Magisterium, but it comes at a great personal cost. Asriel’s plans change when unexpected angelic visitors crash into his republic.

The episode was rated 7.49 from 725 votes.

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#3 - Lyra and Her Death (Season 3 - Episode 4)

As Lyra and Will head to the Land of the Dead, Mrs Coulter tries to thwart MacPhail. Mary is buoyed by the unexpected appearance of a very unusual creature.

The episode was rated 7.52 from 611 votes.

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#4 - The Intention Craft (Season 3 - Episode 3)


Lyra and Will seek help from Iorek to fix the Subtle Knife before reaching an agreement to go to the Land of the Dead together. Mrs Coulter goes on trial in Asriel’s republic.

The episode was rated 7.57 from 621 votes.

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#5 - No Way Out (Season 3 - Episode 5)

In the world of the mulefa, Mary makes a heartbreaking discovery. Lyra and Will journey through the Land of the Dead in search of Roger.

The episode was rated 7.57 from 614 votes.

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#6 - Lyra's Jordan (Season 1 - Episode 1)


Orphan Lyra Belacqua's world is turned upside-down by her long-absent uncle's return from the north, while the glamorous Mrs Coulter visits Jordan College with a proposition.

The episode was rated 7.57 from 3336 votes.

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#7 - The Idea of North (Season 1 - Episode 2)

Lyra starts her new life in London, determined to find Roger with Mrs Coulter’s help. The Gyptians continue their search for the missing children and the elusive Gobblers.

The episode was rated 7.66 from 2688 votes.

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#8 - The City of Magpies (Season 2 - Episode 1)


Lyra and Will find themselves in a strange new place. The Magisterium take action as Mrs Coulter interrogates a suspected heretic witch, and Lee Scoresby embarks on a mission.

The episode was rated 7.66 from 1779 votes.

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#9 - Theft (Season 2 - Episode 3)

Lyra ignores the alethiometer, with dangerous consequences for her and Will. Lee Scoresby’s search for Grumman brings an unlikely ally, and the witches seek answers.

The episode was rated 7.68 from 1585 votes.

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#10 - The Spies (Season 1 - Episode 3)


From the clutches of the Gobblers, Lyra finds help from an unlikely place. It helps her put together more about her past and keep safe from Mrs Coulter and the Magisterium.

The episode was rated 7.70 from 2438 votes.

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