The Complete First Season

DVD - 2010 | Widescreen edition.
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The early adventures of a young Merlin and his relationship with Prince Arthur at Camelot in the mythical kingdom of Albion. Includes over two hours of special features including a making-of featurette.
Publisher: [London, England] : 2 entertain [for] BBC, [2010]
Edition: Widescreen edition.
ISBN: 9781419888663
Branch Call Number: DVD MER
Characteristics: 5 videodiscs (approximately 568 min.) :,sound, color ;,4 3/4 in.


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misskleber Jan 15, 2014

The early adventures of a young Merlin and his relationship with Prince Arthur at Camelot in the mythical kingdom of Albion. Includes over two hours of special features including a making-of featurette.

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Mar 13, 2019

I'm a history buff, so this retelling of Merlin left me greatly disappointed.

Merlin is supposed to have lived in the 400s-600s, this series is not set in that time period. Call me fussy, but I didn't enjoy it.

Jan 21, 2019

This series "Merlin" from the first to fifth from BBC was quite good. You could actually understand the English language. Unfortunately not all BBC productions have been that good in the past. Starting with Coronation Street, the longest running television series of all time, the language was what generally threw off most watchers. If your looking for more BBC productions at the library use BBC, DVD, sitcoms, productions, series, and you will get a long list. Remember that not all BBC productions will live up to expectations. Merlin looked a little cheesy in the beginning and got better as you worked into the first season. Enjoy the full series of Merlin up to the fifth and we will see if it goes any further.

Aug 25, 2013

I am a huge fan of Merlin. When I finished season one I had to order all of them ! I am now on season 5 which I believe sadly is the last season. The acting is very good and it is quite humorous. It is so refreshing to watch a show without any swearing or nudity. It is funny and entertaining, definitely worth watching and highly recommended !

Jun 29, 2013

a good show. i love the dragon in it. i am a huge fan of dragons. its a very well done series. the story is good too. its a shame they cancelled it

theorbys Jul 06, 2012

This show is interesting and fun. 99 times out of a hundred a production like this would be cheesy and the humor stupid, but somehow they pull it off, and this is the one in a hundred that works. Their is no official version of the Merlin Mythos and this interpretation is fresh and as valid as any other. Am happily watching season 2 now.

Apr 21, 2012

After watching the first season of Merlin, I thought the second one, will be a continuity of the first season... Unfortunately NOT... The second season is like second thoughts of a producer... They could just put all episodes (2nd season) in the first season And some episodes of First season in the second one... instead of confusing people...
I got bad surprised, with the last disk from the second season... The 5th disk was just commentaries about the crew and special effects... No end or open END...
The first season was much better... makes you wondering about the second one...

brontelit87 Jan 20, 2012

"Merlin" is a spectacular series! This reinterpretation is highly original. It's a very fresh, intelligent take on the Arthurian legend. The scripts provide a great balance of humor, drama, and some modern expressions. The main actors, along with the guests, fit superbly into their roles. I can't wait to see the later seasons. It's just an all-around, excellent show. Cheers to the creators of "Merlin" who have added to the ongoing Arthurian legend.

Nov 09, 2011

It's true, the British make better TV. This is not exactly a show for adults, but perfectly enjoyable entertainment. Don't look for historical accuracy :-) but it has a lot more character development than the apparent budget would suggest. I also enjoyed the commentaries; those things are usually boring and too serious for an amateur like me, but this crew had so much fun they never stop laughing.

Oct 19, 2011

I just love this show, since king arthur and merlin are the same age there is a bit of comedy into it.

Aug 29, 2011

I am in love with this show! It shows the becoming of King Arthur in a new light making it intersting, captivating and addictive. I have seen all three seasons and am impatient and eager for season four to come out this fall. It is a great series which i'm sure you will fall in love with.

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Dec 23, 2012

Merlin uses his magic to protect Prince Arthur, and his father Uther Pendragon, magic-hating tyrant. He does so to protect Camelot from twisted magicians and enemies of the king, who would have him and his son dead, no matter the cost. He is assisted by Gaius, court physician, and the last dragon.


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