In today’s episode, MissSnowfox and Xan are joined by Sophie to talk about a difficult topic: Merlin and race, as well as racism – both on the show and in fandom. Strap in for 2.5h where we try to disentangle this heavy subject and hopefully manage to help educate our [white] listeners.
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Find more stream or download options for this episode below the cut.
In all five seasons of Merlin (65 episodes), we can count:
- 1 Black woman
- 9 Black men or Men of Color (with lines)
- Person of Color: Lancelot
- Black Men: Tom, Elyan, Sir Ewan, Sir Pellinore, Myror, Helios, Aglain, Unnamed Knight
- All the men except maybe Aglain and the Unnamed Knight die