The Magicians

10 Best Episodes of The Magicians

Brakebills University is a secret institution specializing in magic. There, amidst an unorthodox education of spellcasting, a group of twenty-something friends soon discover that a magical fantasy world they read about as children is all too realโ€” and poses grave danger to humanity.

Written by Sophie and last updated on jan 26, 2023.

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The Magicians - S3E10

#15 - The Art of the Deal (Season 3 - Episode 10)

Quentin and Alice search the castle for an important object while Julia and Fen work with an enemy.

The episode was rated 7.97 from 1291 votes.

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#14 - The Wrath of the Time Bees (Season 5 - Episode 2)


Alice didn't buy enough tacos. Fen's got 3 bars.

The episode was rated 7.99 from 621 votes.

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#13 - Escape from the Happy Place (Season 4 - Episode 5)

Alice and Quentin confront a dog; there are some flashbacks.

The episode was rated 8.00 from 894 votes.

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#12 - Divine Elimination (Season 2 - Episode 3)


Quentin and friends prepare to face The Beast again; Julia conspires with The Beast and their new ally to lure and trap Reynard.

The episode was rated 8.00 from 3293 votes.

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#11 - Have You Brought Me Little Cakes (Season 1 - Episode 13)

Quentin and Julia arrive in Fillory and try to catch up with the group, who are more than 70 years ahead of them, in the search for The Beast.

The episode was rated 8.01 from 3379 votes.

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#10 - All That Hard, Glossy Armor (Season 4 - Episode 10)


Margo hits her step count.

The episode was rated 8.04 from 842 votes.

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#9 - The Secret Sea (Season 4 - Episode 12)

Quentin yells at a plant. Margo stares at a fish.

The episode was rated 8.05 from 847 votes.

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#8 - Oops!...I Did It Again (Season 5 - Episode 6)


Margo and Eliot have a bad day.

The episode was rated 8.05 from 537 votes.

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#7 - A Life in the Day (Season 3 - Episode 5)

Julia helps Alice navigate a personal crisis; Quentin and Eliot go on an adventure.

The episode was rated 8.05 from 1457 votes.

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#6 - We Have Brought You Little Cakes (Season 2 - Episode 13)


Quentin, Eliot, Julia and Margo enact a risky plan to protect Fillory; Penny questions fate, and Kady makes a deal to help him.

The episode was rated 8.09 from 2570 votes.

The Magicians - S3E12

#5 - The Fillorian Candidate (Season 3 - Episode 12)

The political situation in Fillory comes to a head. Julia makes amends and Alice makes a confession.

The episode was rated 8.11 from 1233 votes.

The Magicians - S3E13

#4 - Will You Play with Me? (Season 3 - Episode 13)


The group finds what theyโ€™re looking for and attempt once and for all to get magic back.

The episode was rated 8.15 from 1272 votes.

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#3 - All That Josh (Season 3 - Episode 9)

Quentin, Kady and Alice try to convince an old friend to return home.

The episode was rated 8.17 from 1360 votes.

The Magicians - S5E13

#2 - Fillory and Further (Season 5 - Episode 13)


Christmas comes early.

The episode was rated 8.17 from 483 votes.

The Magicians - S4E13

#1 - No Better to Be Safe Than Sorry (Season 4 - Episode 13)

Quentin and Josh get cake; Quentin reflects on his actions.

The episode was rated 8.37 from 895 votes.

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