Merlin (BBC series)

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  1. Nerroth

    Nerroth Alea iacta est.

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    Hi.


    Looks like Auntie has a new take on a certain legend.

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    Although, it has no sub-Romans, Merlin's not a de-Ascended Ancient, and there's no sign of Saber aywhere... but aside from all that, I wonder if it's any good?



    And also:

     
  2. Ravenxl7

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    Looks interesting, and I'll probably check it out when it starts. Although the whole eye thing was overused a bit, imo.
     
  3. RabidYak

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    Its not as bad as Robin Hood, but its still the same bland inoffensive tosh as everything else the BBC makes for that slot.
     
  4. Primus

    Primus Beware, the modelers. Veteran

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    Yeah, I think NBC will be airing this in January or so.
     
  5. Gingerchris

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    Yeah, I've been watching it the last however many weeks it's been on.

    The story's okay, if kinda slow-paced. The thing that bugs me most is it looks cheap. I think it's mostly a poor lighting job that's doing it.
     
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    I gotta find out when CTV is airing it.
     
  7. Primus

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    Please no spoilers for those of us whom are in the middle of this series. Anyone else watching it? It's on NBC in the US on Sunday nights. I'm diggin' it so far.

    Uk guys that have seen the whole series, does it end well? Are there going to be more beyond this first season?
     
  8. Harbinger

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    its been airing in Australia for awhile now. all i will say is that its okay and it sorta feels like a less funny version of Xena or Hercules.
     
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    Apparently the BBC in the UK has greenlight a second season.
     
  10. Gingerchris

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    Hope this is okay to revive...

    Anyone else still following this show?

    Now we're on series four and the episode just aired has really upped the stakes.

    And I want more episodes featuring 'Old Git' Merlin. :p 
     
  11. Red Alert

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    At least it's finally starting to get good.

    It's been painful to watch but Morgana is finally starting to be a interesting character.
     
  12. Hikaru IchijoSL

    Hikaru IchijoSL ヤマト2202

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    I love this show this season has been great.
     
  13. Gingerchris

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    Whereabout is everyone in the show now? I wouldn't want to mention anything just aired if others aren't anywhere near that yet.
    She just needs to realise she can move all of her face when acting. :p 
     
  14. Yggdrasil

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    I watched the alst three season and I'm currently watching this one.

    I LOVE Merlin! The characters are all like able and fun and Arthurs and Merlin's dynamic is too fun to watch since you KNOW how they're gonna end up as BFF in the end so watching them like this is super fun.

    And Uther was a magnificent bastard. You just HATE him! You also get why he's doing such things but even so you can't help but to hate his guts!

    This new season started ouot really well. I can't wait too see how it turns out!

    I'm egearly expecting to find out what happens with the dragon egg next episode!
     
  15. WTDylio

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    I still hate Morgana....she's such a boring character (although I blame this largely on her actress) I can never tell what accent she's meant to have...sometimes she sounds English, then she sounds Irish. That and she's also responsible for
    the deaths of 2 of my favourite characters....well, 3, but I don't really count Morgouse
    Good god this is so true, she seems incapable of pulling a face other than a dull-surprise looking face, or that evil smirk she does EVERY. SINGLE. EPISODE
     
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    Episode just aired was pretty good. Although once again too much questing and wandering around in the woods. What is this - Lost? The 'We've eaten all your dinner' thing was amusing and nice it actually played into the plot. Also nice too for once not have the danger be a Morgana plan-of-the-week, although the bad guy in this episode did end rather abruptly.
     
  17. Cast

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    My wife loves the show, I am sick of it, the charicter never change or grow, same shit every week, its not actually bad but its also very much not good.
     
  18. moreprimeland

    moreprimeland Optimus told me to do it! Moderator TFW2005 Supporter

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    Just checking...are you guys getting Season 4 already??? If so, color me jealous, I think we have to wait until spring. I have the first 2 seasons on DVD and pre-ordered the 3rd.

    I've enjoyed most everything about this series, like others, 1 or 2 complaints on a couple of actors, but overall I've enjoyed the stories and the cast...also like the dragon too. :) 
     
  19. Gingerchris

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    Merlin maybe but Morgana has certainly changed. And Uther changed status quite a lot a couple of weeks ago. :p 
    Yup, England is about four episodes into series four. Funny how times flies.
    And if you're enjoying the dragon then developments in the episode just aired here will please you.
     
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    Netflix has season 3 if you get it.
     

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