Young Merlin is a teenager, discovering and then learning to master his magical gift. Magister Gaius, King Uther Pendragon's learned court physician to whom he's assigned as humble page, teaches him medicine, coaches his magical self-study, and warns him of Uther's strong aversion to magic. Merlin becomes squire to the noble but imprudent crown prince, Arthur, whose fate is linked with Merlin. Written by
Did You Know?
The castle in the series is Pierrefonds castle, located an hour's drive east of Paris. It was partially destroyed along with many other castles in the 18th Century. See more
There's an episode where a knight of the round table can be spotted with a plastic water bottle. See more
[introduction to each episode
In a land of myth, and a time of magic, the destiny of a great kingdom rests on the shoulders of a young boy. His name... Merlin.