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King Uther dies suddenly. Britain is facing chaos. The sorcerer Merlin appoints the not so known son and heir Arthur as the king who was raised as a commoner, but his half sister has other ... See full summary »
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 Merlin (10 episodes, 2011)
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 King Arthur (10 episodes, 2011)
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 Guinevere (10 episodes, 2011)
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 Kay (10 episodes, 2011)
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 Leontes (10 episodes, 2011)
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 Bridget (7 episodes, 2011)
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King Uther dies suddenly. Britain is facing chaos. The sorcerer Merlin appoints the not so known son and heir Arthur as the king who was raised as a commoner, but his half sister has other plans. Arthur faces tough times and will be tested beyond imagination. Written by skr

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Tedious and hard to watch
26 May 2011 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

The legend of King Arthur, Merlin, Camelot, and the Knights of the Round Table has been told countless times. So you would hope that in this day and age the story would be told with more sophistication. Unfortunately this is not the case here.

The show is populated with 2 dimensional comic book characters with very little depth, making it very hard for the viewers to relate to. You have a bunch of men blindly giving allegiance to a boy king for no other reason than that he is blood related to the deceased king. King Arthur was portrayed without any exceptional qualities that you would imagine necessary for a leader of men and a creator of a fabled kingdom. Quite the opposite in this show, in fact, he spends most of his time lusting after the wife of one of his champion knights. Merlin was hardly the wise and trusted confidant that teaches Arthur the meaning of Might vs Right. Instead, Merlin just grunts out cryptic remarks trying to appear mysterious and failing badly.

A very disappointing take on a timeless legend. If you are really interested in the Camelot legend, I suggest you read The Once and Future King, by T.H. White, instead of wasting your time watching this show.


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