By Darren Franich
Updated January 09, 2012 at 02:00 PM EST

With the fourth season premiere of Merlin that debuted on Syfy on Friday, the fantastical shenanigans in the show’s teen-rebooted Camelot have taken a distinctively darker tone. So why not lighten up a little bit by checking out this blooper reel from Merlin‘s season? The award for best “whoops, I screwed up face” unequivocally belongs to Bradley James, Merlin‘s Arthur, who gamely struggles through various action-centric issues — drawing a sword, shutting a door, and riding an unhelpful horse. Watch the video:

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