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Merlin is a British fantasy-adventure television programme, based partially on the Arthurian legends. The programme was originally broadcast from 2008 to 2012.

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Did Merlin's father Balinor use magic to save Prince Arthur?

In the last episode of Merlin (fandom), Balinor, The Last Dragonlord, saves Arthur with a medication, then chants something. He later tells Merlin that it is of 'The Old Religion'. Why did Balinor's ...
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In which episode does Merlin reveal his power to King Arthur?

I was concerned if this will take part in one of the very last parts of the series. In which episode does Merlin finally reveal the extent of his powers to King Arthur?
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How does Mordred know that Merlin is Emrys?

In the end of episode 5x11 "The Drawing of the Dark", Mordred reveals Morgana that Emrys, whom she has been searching for long, lives in Camelot and is, in fact, our hero Merlin. My question is: how ...
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Why do no other magicians- including Merlin- disappear using magic?

In Merlin, the very first instance of magic that we see is a woman vanishing... Why is it that we never see any other instances of this?
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What happened after the final episode of Merlin?

In the final episode of Merlin,
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What was the prevalent religion in Merlin?

We only hear mentions of "the old religion", however we do not quite see what the current religion is. The Arthurian legends were set during the late 5th to early 6th century. What was the ...
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After this character's death, why does Merlin not return to Camelot?

In the show finale, after death, why does Merlin not return to Camelot? Why does he instead choose to hang out in the same area for the next 400 or so years??
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Is the druid boy Mordred?

Earlier in the series Merlin comes across a group of Druids and a young boy who telepathically talks to him and refers to his magical name "Emrys". on a few occasions when this boy is in danger the ...
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Where does the lore about salt and ghosts originate?

I have watched Supernatural through season seven and always thought the salt thing was particular to the world of "Supernatural." I have not watched or read a lot of "ghost stories." While watching ...
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In the BBC Merlin finale, when he loses this does he also lose this?

Massive Spoiler Alert: (kinda) In the next-to-last episode of the BBC Show Merlin, When this happens, does he also lose his ability to speak with dragons? If not, then why didn't he have the dragon ...
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What does “for when Albion's need is greatest” mean in the ending of the Merlin series?

Kilgharrah said to Merlin at the end of "Merlin" series. Arthur is not just a king. He is the Once and Future King. Take heart, for when Albion's need is greatest: Arthur will rise again. What ...
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Why didn't Morgana reveal that Merlin was a warlock to Arthur?

Many times Morgana tried to kill Arthur and Merlin, and each time she failed. Why didn't she simply reveal that Merlin was a warlock in order to fracture the long-term friendship between Arthur and ...
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Why did Merlin not heal his fatigue with magic?

In Merlin Season 1 Epi 1, Merlin is appointed Prince Arthur's servant by King Uther Pendragon, after saving Arthur's life from the witch's dagger. Then Merlin becomes fatigued and bruised from being ...
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In the TV series, why is Merlin referred to as a warlock, not a wizard?

In the BBC TV series Merlin, the dragon terms Merlin a Warlock. The evidence is that this is generally considered a negative or evil term, so why is he called it? Surely it would be better to call him ...
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What is the law regarding magic in the BBC TV show Merlin?

I started watching Merlin and I've noticed that it isn't clear what law Uther exactly imposed. Is being a magician outlawed (Gaius is still alive because he stopped using magic), or Is using magic ...