But then I realized that this is my LJ, and I can do what I want!
So, MERLIN! (behind a cut, because of spoilers for 5x04)
I went in wanting more Merthur and now I find myself wanting Merlin and Mithian to fall in love and live happily ever after. What is wrong with me? I usually hate het-ships! The gayest show I know has given me a het-ship. Black is white, up is down...
I loved all kicked puppy expressions on the knights faces when Merlin was brought in bleeding and unconscious. It was LITERALLY like someone had kicked their puppy...because they had. Merlin is so beloved.
Also, we got a bit of Merlin/Gwaine action - with Gwaine being all nervous and worried about poor hurt Merlin. I'm a huge fan of the Merlin/Gwaine friendship, because Gwaine loves Merlin so FIERCELY and QUIETLY. He's like a coiled snake of love...lol
But really...I want Mithian and Merlin to fall in love. I mean, Mithian was all like "Merlin I am trying to tell you things with my eyes!" and Merlin was all like "Everyone! Mithian is trying to tell me things with her eyes! And I don't know what those things are, but I'm very concerned!" Basically, I'm saying that there was a lot of eye-sex going on.
Though, that being said, at the very beginning of the episode, when Leon was all fussing over Mithian - I was like, "hmm, Leon/Mithian...I guess that could be a thing!" So, maybe I was just in the het-ship type of mood...but seriously...once Merlin/Mithian hit the screen, I was like "Leon who?"
I'm happy to see that Percival is being used a lot too. I like him...though they are constantly putting him into situations where I think he's going to get killed and it makes me nervous.
Who thinks that Morgana saw Merlin cast that spell at the very end that slammed her into the wall? It's getting harder and harder for Merlin to hide his magic...it's only a matter of time now. They're definitely building up to it, because we have Arthur relying on Merlin as an adviser AND we actually had Arthur telling Gwen that Merlin deserves credit for it. Which means that they're moving Merlin into a position where Arthur won't reject him once he finds out about the magic.
I'm really hoping that this season (if it is indeed the last, like it's supposed to be) doesn't end with Arthur's death. I want it to end on a high note (unlike the legends) where it seems like destiny has been thwarted and everyone can just be happy in the Camelot of my brain forever. They aren't likely to do that though.
Anyway, do any of you watch Merlin? If so, what were your thoughts?
(I'm not going to do this every week. I just felt like actually talking about Merlin today - and I didn't want to do it on tumblr, because I suck at using tumblr.)