The BEST Episodes of The Magicians (2015)
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Jan 9, 2020
Quentin, a brilliant grad student is 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.
#1 - The Strangled Heart
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 7, 2016
Brakebills is thrown into chaos when Penny is violently attacked by someone who was considered a friend; at the same time, Quentin tries to find a connection to the Beast; and Julia considers giving up magic for good after entering a rehab facility.
#2 - Divine Elimination
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 8, 2017
Quentin and friends prepare to face The Beast again; Julia conspires with The Beast and their new ally to lure and trap Reynard.
#3 - The Writing Room
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 14, 2016
When Alice and Quentin learn that Penny read the 6th Fillory novel, they make him tell the story. And it's a doozy. Quentin, Alice, Eliot, and Penny travel to England in search of a missing magic button. Julia searches for real meaning in her magic.
#4 - Remedial Battle Magic
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Mar 28, 2016
Quentin and the others learn battle magic as they prepare for a showdown in Fillory. But this challenge leads to building frustrations...pushing some apart and others together. Julia and Kady take on a mission with the Free Traders that may push them too far.
#5 - The Cock Barrens
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 1, 2017
Quentin strives to help a friend who is suffering; Eliot and Margo's negotiations take a shocking turn; Julia and Kady discover a possible key to stopping Reynard.
#6 - All That Josh
Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 7, 2018
Quentin, Kady and Alice try to convince an old friend to return home.
#7 - We Have Brought You Little Cakes
Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Apr 19, 2017
Quentin, Eliot, Julia and Margo enact a risky plan to protect Fillory; Penny questions fate, and Kady makes a deal to help him.
#8 - Homecoming
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 21, 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.
#9 - Have You Brought Me Little Cakes
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Apr 11, 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.
#10 - The Bad News Bear
Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 6, 2019
Kady gets a puppy; Quentin meets a snake.
#11 - The Art of the Deal
Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 14, 2018
Quentin and Alice search the castle for an important object while Julia and Fen work with an enemy.
#12 - Thirty-Nine Graves
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Apr 4, 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.
#13 - A Flock of Lost Birds
Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 23, 2019
Magic is back in the world, but the library controls it all. Our magicians' memories have been wiped, and they think they are all ordinary people. Eliot, though, is not quite himself, and then an old friend is back with a task for Margo.
#14 - A Timeline and Place
Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 27, 2019
Quentin and Julia play Pictionary while Margo drinks some weird milk.
#15 - Heroes and Morons
Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 17, 2018
Eliot travels to a faraway place in search of a special object; Alice runs from a monster; Quentin, Kady and Josh continue the desperate search for magic; Penny's condition worsens.
#16 - Do You Like Teeth?
Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 14, 2018
Quentin faces his most formidable foe yet; Julia helps Alice with a dangerous endeavor.
#17 - Marry Fuck Kill
Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 13, 2019
Josh gives Margo a muffin; Julia drinks Schnapps.
#18 - Lesser Evils
Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 22, 2017
Quentin nears what could be a dead end to his problem; Eliot risks his life for his kingdom, and Margo makes a costly bargain to protect him; Julia, Kady and Penny find a possible ally.
#19 - The Mayakovsky Circumstances
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 29, 2016
An uncompromising professor pushes boundaries both in magic and in the personal lives of his first-year students. Meanwhile, Julia must decide whether she's ready to accept help and what that means for her future as a Magician.
#20 - The Girl Who Told Time
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 29, 2017
Quentin helps Julia with her search; Eliot attempts to win over his people as Margo tries to keep a devastating secret; Penny and Kady become caught between two magical factions.
#21 - Be the Penny
Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 31, 2018
As Eliot is hunted, Quentin and Julia discover a powerful secret tied to the history of Brakebills.
#22 - A Life in the Day
Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 7, 2018
Julia helps Alice navigate a personal crisis; Quentin and Eliot go on an adventure.
#23 - The Flying Forest
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 15, 2017
Quentin and Penny embark on a quest; Margo works on a way to help Eliot; Julia seeks an old friend's help.
#24 - The Tales of the Seven Keys
Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 10, 2018
Quentin tries to find someone who can bring magic back; Julia explores her small, but significant gift; Eliot and Margo struggle under the hostile fairy occupation; Kady searches for a way to heal Penny.
#25 - Cheat Day
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 22, 2017
Quentin adjusts to his new life; Penny seeks help from an unexpected source; Eliot and Margo contend with the dangers of ruling; Julia and Kady discover another consequence of Reynard's attack.