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Brakebills University is a secret institution specializing in magic. There, amidst an unorthodox education of spellcasting, a group of twenty-something friends soon discover that a magical fantasy world they read about as children is all too real— and poses grave danger to humanity.

Parental GuideTV-14

Status Ended

First Air Date 2015-12-16

Last Air Date 2020-04-01

Seasons 5

Episodes 65


TMDB 7.7


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Michael.Dix shared a tip "The books are better but the series is fun"

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bcl shared a tip "So underrated"

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sherri_hodges shared a tip "MY FAVORITE TV SERIES OF ALL TIME!!"

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pamela_whitmire shared a tip "#So much better than I bargained for."

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jodilu shared a tip "Love this series! Margo is my hero"

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cayennepepper shared a tip "Finished it in a week. Not for the extremely impatient. Great show nonetheless."

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alanna_horowitz shared a tip "The characters are so wonderfully acted"

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jaz_patterson shared a tip "Eliot Waugh, I find him to be a very talented and witty Magician that can be dark but understanding at times. Who might yours be?"

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gabriel_avila shared a tip "One of my favorite shows, fun to watch as they start world building. Definitely one to check out 💯"

taylor_west_966 shared a tip "The plot twists and, of course, magic."

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shelly_lynn shared a tip "New season starts TONIGHT!!"

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the_day_dreamer shared a tip "Totally addicted to this!"

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cassandra_aponte shared a tip "Great show to binge! Harry Potter vibes!"

paula_greene shared a tip "I want more seasons 😭"

bexk shared a tip "Love it!"

daniel_mayo shared a tip "Oh it's a great show. It takes a few episodes to get into it but once you do it is hard to stop watching it."

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brandon_munson shared a tip "One of my favorites - severely underrated"

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tommiebeth_long shared a tip "I really liked Julia."

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Strizzi shared a tip "That's a tough one! Depending on the episode Elliot, Margo or Penny"

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john_allen_876 shared a tip "Harry Potter for adults!"

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mckayla_donovan shared a tip "Worth a watch for sure. Really good show. So sad there isnt going to be a 6th season 💔 Still worth every minute."

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windy_gibson shared a tip "I loved the books and the show! It's like Harry Potter but on drugs and sex."

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nikki_sampson shared a tip "Great writing, fun cast"

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emmy_doherty shared a tip "I'm still not over the final two seasons. I loved it. Rollercoaster 🎢 ride of the century."

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beatrice_thomas_954 shared a tip "Really liked it ."

david_howard_4851 shared a tip "Only seen the first season but liked what I watche"

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mikecrystal_justice shared a tip "Fun"

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technicality_error shared a tip "Its fantasy and I love magic!"

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Writing_Monkey shared a tip "It's like the college version of Harry Potter and Narnia had a baby."

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dawn_mottola shared a tip "Best show ever!"

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megan_gilliam shared a tip "Phenomenal series. Emotional, magical, complicated. Incredible characters. Ended too soon."

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isaak_nathan shared a tip "I was really good ! Good story, lovable characters that were believable. I loved it!"

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alyssa_woodall shared a tip "I loved this one was a grate show so sad it’s done 😭"

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nina_reed shared a tip "The show is engaging from beginning to end. There are some heavy parts, but plenty of humor to balance things out"

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shann_dru shared a tip "This is my favorite show"

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Cab shared a tip "it gets kinda wild sometimes but so freaking underrated man! 6 seasons, on netflix"

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amanda_newhouse shared a tip "I enjoyed it. You've got to stick with it through some quirks but I think it was worth it."

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emtee shared a tip "Amazing characters almost make up for the show going downhill in season 4"

paulina_enck shared a tip "A charming and funny show, mostly because of Eliot and Margo, with some serious heart and solid action"

julie_mccauley shared a tip "Loved this show"

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allie_downs shared a tip "AMAZING!!"

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lazarus_dubois shared a tip "Honestly, better than the books!"

faith_wehner shared a tip "Just don’t watch season 4 and you will absolutely love it. Even with season four it is my favorite show"

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obesemermaid shared a tip "Season 5 premieres on 1/15/2020."

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meagan_holloman shared a tip "For fans of Harry Potter and The Chronicles of Narnia / anything magic related"

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dominick_hoplin shared a tip "One of the best stories to go along with! Love and and even developed and emotional connection with all of the characters"

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mike_j. shared a tip "Darkly funny, whatever can go wrong will. Excellent world building and fantastical characters"

kieran_mcnalt shared a tip "Great story lines and well developed characters. Ideal for harry potter lovers who want something more grown-up."

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Brooky shared a tip "I heard of it, Definitely gonna check this out too, THANK YOU!"

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corrinne_ronde shared a tip "I have a love hate with this show. It’s nothing like the books, but it’s not bad at times. It can be hard to stay in to though."

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meredith_nelson shared a tip "Margo and Elliott bring me life!"

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levi_jackson_1674 shared a tip "It's not a family show. But good."

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princess_amira shared a tip "Great show very "realistic" as in how actual people may react when in these situations"

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erica_marin shared a tip "great series always with a twist"

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haven_tkc shared a tip "Everything lol"

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bonnie_chaney shared a tip "Modern day Harry potter"

ladyblackheart shared a tip "I loved the show up to the 5th season, I just can't bring myself to watch past the first 20 minutes of the season 5..."

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bobbi_mabb_1809 shared a tip "Fantastic show....lost the love in the last season but the characters were wonderful."

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zoe_catherine shared a tip "One of my favorites. I always recommend"

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carolanne_nron shared a tip "I absolutly love the mix of fantastic, drama and humour in this series"

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jessica_escobar shared a tip "Looovveee this"

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iris_w shared a tip "I loved Fen, for some reason this is the one show I didn’t hate when people break into song"

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drea_rothaus shared a tip "Better than Buffy!"

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Luxxury_mess shared a tip "It’s humor and wit is a chef’s kiss"

c_fru shared a tip "this sht gets weird"

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rick_harris shared a tip "I'm still catching up. On season 3.. lol"

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ben_adams_9649 shared a tip "Best show.... Period!"

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happy_pink_griffin shared a tip "I loved all the twists and turns in the plot. I also loved the characters!"

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livvy_oberrieth shared a tip "Almost a bit too much swearing but still a fun show"

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susan_gulbranson shared a tip "Ooh good question. Let me give it some thought! 😊"

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sarah-mae_spalding shared a tip "Harry Potter for adults!!!"

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lindsey_searle shared a tip "Obsessed"

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elena_godfrey shared a tip "The best show on Syfy in years!"

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jake_of_trades shared a tip "The last one"

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kayla_gean shared a tip "This is an amazing show you guys!! Watch it please!!"

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mary_haynes_7415 shared a tip "JULIA! Her sassyness and spirit is awesome"

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hannah_bowen shared a tip "I love the episode where Elliot and Quintin get stuck in time and have to figure out the beauty of life"

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