The Magicians (2016)

The Magicians: Season 1

Universal (2016)
Drama, Horror, Fantasy, Mystery
USA | English | Color | 9h 32min
7.5

The series centers on Quentin, a brilliant grad student chosen to attend Brakebills College for Magical Pedagogy, a secret upstate New York university specializing in magic. He and his 20-something friends soon discover that the magical fantasy world they read about as children is all too real – and poses grave danger to humanity.


Cast View all

Jason Ralph Quentin Coldwater
Rose Liston Jane Chatwin
Mackenzie Astin Richard
Keegan Connor Tracy Professor Lipson
Charles Mesure The Beast
Mageina Tovah Librarian
Christopher Gorham John Gaines
Rick Worthy Dean Fogg
Arlen Escarpeta Prince Ess
Brittany Curran Fen
Michael Cassidy James
Trevor Einhorn Josh Hoberman
Rizwan Manji Tick Pickwick
Anne Dudek Pearl Sunderland
Stella Maeve Julia
Summer Bishil Margo Hanson
Hale Appleman Elliot
David Call Pete
Dominic Burgess Ember
Jade Tailor Kady Orloff-Diaz
Esmé Bianco Eliza
Arjun Gupta Penny
Hannah Levien Victoria
Kacey Rohl Marina
Katie Findlay Eve
Nicholas Croucher Martin Chatwin
Olivia Taylor Dudley Alice
Jesse Luken Mike
Tora Kim Moon

Episodes View details

1 Unauthorized Magic 45 min | Jan 08, 2016

A group of twentysomethings studying magic in New York discover a real-life fantasy world that poses a great threat to humanity in this drama adapted from Lev Grossman’s book series.

Director: Mike Cahill
Writer: John McNamara, Sera Gamble
2 The Source of Magic 45 min | Jan 15, 2016

The Brakebills students struggle to deal with the aftermath of a catastrophe that befalls the university. Back in Brooklyn, Julia makes her first foray into the mysterious world of Hedge Witches.

Director: Scott Smith
Writer: Sera Gamble
3 Consequences of Advanced Spellcasting 45 min | Jan 22, 2016

Alice ends up risking everything to discover the truth behind her brother's disappearance. Quentin and Julia are involved in a volatile reunion.

Director: Scott Smith
Writer: Henry Alonso Myers
4 The World in the Walls 45 min | Jan 31, 2016

Quentin panics when he wakes up in a mental hospital; upset over her fight with Quentin, Julia commits herself to learning more powerful spells.

Director: James L. Conway
Writer: John McNamara
5 Mendings, Major and Minor 45 min | Feb 07, 2016

The students each deal with a personal matter that keeps them from focusing on the upcoming Welter's Tournament.

Director: Bill Eagles
Writer: David Reed
6 Impractical Applications 45 min | Feb 14, 2016

The first-year students are put through The Trials, a series of unconventional tests that must be passed to stay at Brakebills.

Director: John Scott
Writer: Leah Fong
7 The Mayakovsky Circumstances 45 min | Feb 21, 2016

An uncompromising professor at Brakebills South pushes the students' boundaries; Julia must decide whether she's ready to accept help.

Director: Guy Norman Bee
Writer: John McNamara, Mike Moore
8 The Strangled Heart 45 min | Feb 28, 2016

Penny is violently attacked by someone thought to be a friend; Quentin tries to find a connection to The Beast; Julia considers giving up magic for good.

Director: Jan Eliasberg
Writer: David Reed
9 The Writing Room 45 min | Mar 06, 2016

Quentin, Alice, Eliot, and Penny travel to England in search of a missing magic button; Julia searches for real meaning in her magic.

Director: James L. Conway
Writer: Sera Gamble
10 Homecoming 45 min | Mar 13, 2016

Penny travels to the world of The Neitherlands, and Quentin and Alice work together to save him; Julia joins an eclectic group of magicians.

Director: Joshua Butler
Writer: Henry Alonso Myers
11 Remedial Battle Magic 60 min | Mar 27, 2016

Quentin and the others learn battle magic and prepare for a showdown in Fillory; Julia and Kady take on a mission with the Free Traders.

Director: Amanda Tapping
Writer: Leah Fong
12 Thirty-Nine Graves 60 min | Apr 03, 2016

The students wake up to foggy memories and regret after a night of drinking; Penny reminds everyone that their lives depend on getting to The Neitherlands.

Director: Guy Norman Bee
Writer: Henry Alonso Myers, Leah Fong
Guest stars: Rick Worthy
13 Have You Brought Me Little Cakes 60 min | Apr 10, 2016

Quentin and Julia arrive in Fillory and try to catch up with the group, who are more than 70 years ahead of them, in the search for The Beast.

Director: Scott Smith
Writer: John McNamara, Sera Gamble, David Reed

Editions

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025192350450 Blu-ray Disc Free Jul 19, 2016 Blu-Ray + Digital HD
5053083102326 Blu-ray Disc B Mar 06, 2017
5053083105426 Blu-ray Disc A, B, C Jan 26, 2017 3 Disc
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025192350443 DVD 1 Jul 19, 2016
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