Critic Consensus: The Magicians conjures a mind-bending fourth season that reinvigorates the ensemble with heady twists and spellbinding turns -- all leavened by the series' signature glib humor.
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This is a show in which inexplicably good-looking people run around trying to kill demons and party with gods, but never at the expense of some Serious Storytelling.
Despite all of this grimness, "The Magicians" is still the funniest fantasy show on TV because it's incredibly self-aware.
Despite its uneven writing and poor treatment of some of its female characters, The Magicians still succeeds in one of its central aims: dismantling the tropes of the fantasy genre and reconfiguring them in ways that are innovative and contemporary.
As of the first episode of the fourth season, there still isn't an answer as to how the Brakebills Seven will emerge from that particular conundrum, but there's even better news: The Magicians is still an excellent show.
It was frustrating and unconvincing and potentially irresponsible, yes. But I loved it anyway.
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