Episode 27: Review 1×10 The Moment of Truth

cover art in which Merlin wears a headset with microphone and holds up a finger to his lips as if to tell you to be quiet

In today’s episode, MissSnowfox and Momo talk about the tenth episode of BBC’s Merlin, “The Moment of Truth”.

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The episode is unusually long for a review episode, which we blame on a) having a guest, b) this being a fandom classic, and c) us trying out a new format for the reviews :). Let us know what you think!

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Statistics:

  • First aired 22 Nov 2008
  • 3 female characters (with lines)
    • 2 main cast (Gwen, Morgana)
    • 1 supporting cast (Hunith)
  • 7 male characters (with lines)
    • 4 main cast (Arthur, Merlin, Gaius, Uther)
    • 3 supporting cast (Will, Matthew, Kanen)
  • Enemy/Monster of the Week: Kanen
  • Arthur kills 1 person: Kanen (technically he kills more but we only know this one person by name)

3 thoughts on “Episode 27: Review 1×10 The Moment of Truth

  1. Fog does do that where I live. Sorry! So the fog moving like that made sense to me.
    I was still excited that Siddig was on Merlin! His character was pretty cheezy but I didn’t care. It was Dr Bashir!
    Romans used oil in their lamps so they might have had oil available since that technology wouldn’t have disappeared. Plus alcohol is pretty darn flammable and I’m sure they had lots of that.

    This is one of my favorite episodes. I love the dynamics of all the characters. 😀

  2. This is the first episode review I listened to, but I will now definitely be listening to more. I love how these are structured and how you talk in detail about the characters, little scenes/moments, commentaries, and plotline. Also, Connor is a really funny guest! I love his comment on how Gwen sent an urgent note to Arthur that Merlin “said it was swordy”!

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