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Ranking the Best Seasons of 'The Magicians'

Updated April 15, 2021 366 votes 104 voters 2.9k views5 items

All the seasons of The Magicians have been enchanting, but which seasons really stand out? After getting accepted to Brakebills University, Quentin Coldwater embarks on a magical journey with lives hanging in the balance. Some of the most memorable episodes of The Magicians come from different seasons, so picking the top season isn't easy. Some The Magicians seasons focus on fighting The Monster, while other good seasons find the title characters falling in love. To determine once and for all what the best seasons of The Magicians are, let's rank every The Magicians season from best to worst.

The Magicians is a fantasy series based on Lev Grossman's novel of the same name. The Magicians premiered on Syfy on December 16, 2015. Ending in 2020 after five seasons, the series gained a 100% on Rotten Tomatoes for it's final season.

Vote up your favorite seasons of The Magicians, and vote down any seasons that you really didn't enjoy, despite how much you loved any individual episodes. Is your favorite season of The Magicians not as high as it should be? Be sure to vote it up so it rises to the top. If you want to answer the questions, "What is the best season of The Magicians?" and "Which season of The Magicians is the best?" then this list will have you covered. It can be difficult to put one The Magicians season over the other when there are so many good ones, which is why you can vote on however many seasons you like.

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    The Magicians - Season 5

    The fifth season of The Magicians premiered on January 15, 2020, and contains 13 episodes. This season finds the Magicians coping with a world full of too much magic.

    This season contains several unforgettable episodes including: "Do Something Crazy," "The Mountain of Ghosts," and "Fillory and Further."

    Memorable moments from Season 5 include:

    • Alice creates a golem.
    • Eliot makes a confession.
    • Fillory is destroyed.
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