The Magicians

10 Worst 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.

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#1 - The Source of Magic (Season 1 - Episode 2)

The Brakebills students struggle to deal with the aftermath of a catastrophe that befalls the university. Back in Brooklyn, Julia makes her first foray into the mysterious world of Hedge Witches.

The episode was rated 7.44 from 4543 votes.

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#2 - Consequences of Advanced Spellcasting (Season 1 - Episode 3)


Alice ends up risking everything to discover the truth behind her brother's disappearance. Quentin and Julia are involved in a volatile reunion.

The episode was rated 7.47 from 4098 votes.

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#3 - The World in the Walls (Season 1 - Episode 4)

Quentin panics when he wakes up in a mental hospital. Meanwhile, upset over her fight with Quentin, Julia commits herself to learning more powerful spells.

The episode was rated 7.60 from 3877 votes.

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#4 - Unauthorized Magic (Season 1 - Episode 1)


A group of twentysomethings studying magic in New York discover a real-life fantasy world that poses a great threat to humanity in this drama adapted from Lev Grossmanโ€™s book series.

The episode was rated 7.61 from 5413 votes.

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#5 - Mendings, Major and Minor (Season 1 - Episode 5)

The students each deal with a personal matter that keeps them from focusing on the upcoming Welter's Tournament.

The episode was rated 7.64 from 3753 votes.

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#6 - Remedial Battle Magic (Season 1 - Episode 11)


Quentin and the others learn battle magic as they prepare for a showdown in Fillory. But this challenge leads to building frustrations...pushing some apart and others together. Julia and Kady take on a mission with the Free Traders that may push them too far.

The episode was rated 7.65 from 3305 votes.

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#7 - Impractical Applications (Season 1 - Episode 6)

The first-year students face something called "The Trials," a series of unconventional and emotional tests, which result in expulsion from Brakebills for those who fail.

The episode was rated 7.68 from 3496 votes.

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#8 - Hotel Spa Potions (Season 2 - Episode 2)


Quentin, Alice, Penny and Margo seek a new weapon; Eliot struggles with being king; Julia and The Beast find an unexpected ally.

The episode was rated 7.68 from 3371 votes.

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#9 - The Mayakovsky Circumstances (Season 1 - Episode 7)

An uncompromising professor pushes boundaries both in magic and in the personal lives of his first-year students. Meanwhile, Julia must decide whether she's ready to accept help and what that means for her future as a Magician.

The episode was rated 7.68 from 3348 votes.

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#10 - Cheat Day (Season 2 - Episode 5)


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.

The episode was rated 7.71 from 3063 votes.

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