A bit behind catching up with Merlin
this week what with the 4 (FOUR
) hours of frigging X Factor
this weekend but I’ve now watched The Hunter’s Heart
. Well, most of it. Did it get bumped a few minutes early at the last minute? ‘Cause I always leave a few minutes either side of the recording but mine started sometime halfway into the teaser. So I might have missed a SOSSERY in there somewhere although it seems unlikely.
Anyway this isn’t quite the “Arthur and Gwen get back together” episode although it does see Arthur admitting he still loves her and etc. Plus Gwen getting turned into a deer. Actually she may still be one, I find it hard to follow anything in Merlin
that isn’t about nipples. Elsewhere Gwen learns the valuable news that Uncle Aggravation is a baddie, and tells Merlin, who for some reason doesn’t mention the fact that he and Gaius figured this out weeks ago but have been sitting on this information for reasons best known to them. Also, I don’t know why I find Queasy!Morgana’s line “Your appetite has betrayed you!” so funny, but I do.SOSSERY! count
Nil. We do get another reference to the phrase “The Once and Future King,” to Arthur’s face this time, and he doesn’t comment about the fact that he is in fact the present
King and so that phrase makes even less sense than it did in previous series, referring as it does to him after his death.GAYWATCH!
Princess Mivvi doesn’t know about Gwen at the time that she’s cosying up to Arthur, so presumably thinks Merlin is jealous of her on his own account. Bless.