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Merlin Series 5 Review “Diamond of the Day – Part 1? — The End Is Nigh…

Well folks, we’re now one episode away from the end of Merlin. ‘Diamond of the Day – Part 1? (what a horrible title) had a lot to do in forty-five minutes. It had to build tension, give Morgana and Mordred a fighting chance of winning a war against Camelot, and keep all the personal relationships tight. For the most part, it succeeded. This was, without a doubt, the best episode of Merlin to date.

It’s sort of frustrating, actually. There wasn’t much in this episode that was different from anything we’ve seen before, but it was all put together in such a way that it worked. It’s a shame that series 5 — even just the latter half — wasn’t so well put together. Ah, there’s nothing to be done about that now, and it’s less annoying than it could have been. I spent the last week worrying that ‘Diamond of the Day – Part 1? would feel rushed, nothing quite making sense because it was left to the last minute, but it all worked well enough to be truly satisfying. Read More...

http://www.tvequals.com/2012/12/22/merlin-series-5-review-diamond-of-the-day-part-1-the-end-is-nigh/

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Feb 9, 2013 6:26PM EST
Was it just me or did there seem to be some kind of significance of the VERY last scene with Merlin in the modern day world looking expectantly at the island?
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