The Elephant Princess: episode guide

Series 1 | Series 2

Coming Of Age

Episode 1.01
Aus: Thu, November 13, 2008 (Ten, 4pm)
UK: Fri, Februrary 20, 2009 (Nickelodeon)
Written by Philip Dalkin
Directed by Roger Hodgman

Running late for school again, Alex finds she's missed orchestra practise. Annoyed, she shakes her hand and time runs backward! Another one of those weird things she can't explain has happened again. That night, at her birthday party a mysterious boy and elephant appear in her back yard. The boy is Kuru and the elephant is Anala. They tell her she is a Princess of Manjipoor and that she's magic! They've come to take her home. Alex can't believe it, is this some kind of party trick? Later, when she cuts her cake, Alex has a premonition. Rushing out, she saves them from an accident with a flick of her hands! Shaken, but still unwilling to believe, she asks them to leave. But the next morning, Kuru and Anala, are still waiting. They aren't going anywhere. In Manjipoor, the other remaining member of the Royal family, Vashan, acts to ensure his 'new' cousin will not claim the throne.

Don't Call Me Princess

Episode 1.02
Written by Sam Carroll
Directed by Roger Hodgman

Kuru and Anala are still hanging around! Alex is told by Kuru — as the daughter of Queen Nefari of Manjipoor — she has been adopted by the Wilsons. Alex dismisses this, and seeking to prove him wrong, finds evidence that it's true! Anita and Jim apologise and confirm her adoption, and Alex is shocked. Upset and scared, she reacts and accidentally erases her family from existence with magic! Alex finds the alternative reality she's unwittingly created is a disaster. Her home is occupied by strangers, her band doesn't exist, and her best friend Amanda is going out with the boy she has a crush on — Marcus. To bring everything back to normal, Alex must decide what is really important to her, and is coached by Kuru to gesture her first piece of intentional magic. When all is righted, Kuru is invited to stay with the Wilson's under the guise of an international student.

Rabbit Season

Episode 1.03
Written by Chris Anastassides
Directed by Roger Hodgman

Alex tries hard to keep her identity as a Princess and the existence Anala a secret from everybody. She invents stories to explain the strange goings-on and instructs Kuru to lie, but Kuru doesn't like that. Telling un-truths isn't very "Princess-like". When Alex's best friends, Amanda and J.B. discover Anala, Alex tells them the truth. They don't buy it! Alex resorts to attempting a simple magic trick to prove her story and maintain their friendship. The magic goes awry however, but Alex is saved when Anala magically appears before them. An invisible elephant! Amanda and J.B. are now convinced. The backyard however, is now filled with rabbits which they work desperately to conceal from Anita, Jim and Alex's sister Zoe. Anala's own magic, results in a helpful solution. And Marcus, the boy Alex has a crush on, is admitted into their band after a successful audition.

Kuru The Guru

Episode 1.04
Written by Anthony Morris
Directed by Roger Hodgman

Alex finds that Kuru has enrolled at her school to better serve and assist her. He is a diligent student and a social disaster! It's embarrassing, and he looks set to put everyone off-side. In order to protect him from certain humiliation in class and by Trent in the school fencing team, Alex uses her magic to make Kuru popular. Suddenly he's a star fencer, his class oration is riveting, and all the girls are giving him their phone number. When Alex's class invite themselves over to make Kuru styled stir-fries and curries it's clear it's getting way out of control. Alex uses magic to rectify the situation, and in the process accidentally spoils the school's fencing competition. Trent seeks retribution from Kuru, and Alex has to humbly learn not to interfere!

The Powerful Ballad

Episode 1.05
Written by Max Dann
Directed by Roger Hodgman

Alex successfully masters the gesture to levitate objects — and in celebration, gifts some magic to Kuru. Kuru returns to Manjipoor to report Alex's accomplishment to his mentor, Omar. Vashan hears of Kuru's return, and seeks to learn about his mysterious lost cousin. Realising Kuru is about to speak highly of her to the Council of Elders, Vashan and his servant Diva, trap Kuru in Vashan's chambers. Meanwhile Alex is squirming when Anita invites Marcus to stay for lunch. Things get more painful for Alex when Zoe returns from ballet and grants Marcus a complimentary performance. To escape Vashan's chambers, Kuru finds he needs to use Alex's magic gift. This has strange consequences for Alex who finds she suddenly needs help to keep her on the ground!

Not Made In Japan

Episode 1.06
Fri, November 28, 2008
Written by Anthony Morris
Directed by Roger Hodgman

Kuru attempts to teach Alex some serious magic, but Alex isn't interested in destroying things! Frustrated by not being able to access Alex across the barrier that separates Manjipoor from the Old World, Vashan gives Kuru some hand delivered magic. Kuru unknowingly infects Alex's magic when he returns from a trip to Manjipoor. As such, Alex accidentally "creates" a new girlfriend for J.B. when she inadvertently "destroys" Zoe's anime musical doll 'Asuza' with magic. J.B. is smitten with the sweet and coy teenager, but Amanda discovers there's much more to Asuza. As a direct reversal of her anime identity, Asuza is highly dangerous, and is strangely intent to locate her "creator". When Asuza abducts J.B. in the school gym; Alex, Kuru and Amanda seek to rescue him. Alex must fix things quickly with her magic before J.B. is history!

With: Haiha Le as Asuza

Lean On Me

Episode 1.07
Written by Sam Carroll
Directed by Roger Hodgman

Intrigued by the Princess' progress, Omar asks Kuru to see if Alex would visit him in Manjipoor. Sensing royal requirements, Alex is reluctant, but acquiesces. The simple meeting blooms, and soon it's a formal introduction to the entire Council of Elders of Manjipoor. Vashan learns of the banquet, and sets up an opportunity to harm Alex with poison — care of a magically transformed waiter. Simultaneously, Alex wavers from her own code, and uses magic to help get the band into a talent competition. Unfortunately the two events collide. Alex is set to honour her pledge to Kuru, and upset the band by her absence, until she receives a royal dress from him for the meeting, gets cold feet — and backs out! The band earn an honourable mention at the competition, but as a result of her non-appearance at the banquet with the Council of Elders, Kuru is fired. Alex swiftly has to make amends by going to Omar and making a case for Kuru to be reinstated. In the process, she is reintroduced to her real home — Manjipoor.

Cast: Emily Robbins as Alex, Miles Szantos as Kuru, Maddy Tyers as Amanda, Sebastian Gregory as JB, Damien Bodie as Vashan, Emelia Burns as Diva, Liam Hemsworth as Marcus, Eva Lazzaro as Zoe, Victoria Eagger as Maha, Adrian Bell as Snake Waiter, Tony Bender as Compere, Luke Etheridge as Menace, Nathan Ramanlal as Menace, Jordan Dempster as Menace, Rian Goodge as Kuru Stunt Double, Bruce Lee as Elder, Alfred Nicdao as Elder, Oku Den as Elder, Linda Hsia as Elder, Bill Mather as Elder, Alyce Platt as Anita, Grant Piro as Jim, Brett Climo as Omar

Welcome To The Fairy Tale

Episode 1.08
Written by Chris Roache
Directed by Roger Hodgman

Amanda encourages Alex to visit Manjipoor without Kuru — who believes it would require a Royal Event. Alex is curious to see more of her kingdom, and with J.B. they sneak away with Anala. Instead of the Royal Palace, they find themselves transported to an enchanted forest where they encounter a peasant family whose son has been turned into a mouse! When Alex attempts to use her magic to restore him, the mouse goes missing, and the family give chase. Locating the mouse and rectifying her error — Alex finds an eager ally in Johan who pledges his help to the girl who saved him. Alex, Amanda and J.B. are led by Johan to the Marketplace to find Anala, and there have a near encounter with Vashan — who sensing her magic, is desperate to capture Alex. Recognising their son has been freed by magic, the gypsy family inspire the locals to protect the girl they now recognise is the new Princess of Manjipoor. Alex, Amanda and J.B. escape and the legend of the lost Princess begins.

With: Danielle Carter as Ms Clement, Cleopatra Coleman as Cosma, Jordan Prosser as Johan, et al

Warts & All

Episode 1.09
Fri, December 12, 2008
Written by Simon Butters
Directed by Daniel Nettheim

When Marcus asks her to a gig, Alex wonders if he is in love with her. She casts a spell and accidentally turns herself into a frog! With tiny frog arms and legs, there doesn't appear to be an easy way for Alex to gesture and undo it. After she is nearly washed away in a sewer, Kuru discreetly seeks a solution in Manjipoor. To restore her to humanity Alex must be kissed by her one "true love". But despite Amanda, J.B. and Kuru's best efforts, Marcus doesn't appear to be willing to kiss a slimy, green frog. Soon after Alex is nearly anaesthetised in Science Class for amphibian dissection! Not only is she going to miss her date, she mightn't even survive! It appears the only way for Alex to be normal again is to tell Marcus the truth — until Kuru discovers a startling solution.

Cast: Emily Robbins as Alex, Miles Szantos as Kuru, Maddy Tyers as Amanda, Sebastian Gregory as JB, Liam Hemsworth as Marcus, Eva Lazzaro as Zoe, Alec Gilbert as Mr Patrick, Alyce Platt as Anita, Brett Climo as Omar

The Butterfly Effect

Episode 1.10
Written by Max Dann
Directed by Daniel Nettheim

Vashan uses magic to transform his servant Diva into 'Juliet', a beautiful teenage girl, with the additional power to transform herself into a butterfly. On his command she travels secretly to Alex's world, riding as a butterfly on Anala's back. Her mission is to find out Alex's weaknesses and use them against her. Diva (as Juliet) is stunned to find that, in Alex's world, no-one knows she's a magical Princess. She is also amazed that she is only a novice with her powers. Juliet moves in on Kuru, and invites herself around to Alex's home. Realising that the existence of Anala is also a secret, Juliet begins to disrupt Alex's life by attempting to reveal Anala to Zoe and Alex's family. In the process the Wilson's car gets crumpled, and she makes Anala very sick.

Cast: Emily Robbins as Alex, Miles Szantos as Kuru, Maddy Tyers as Amanda, Sebastian Gregory as JB, Damien Bodie as Vashan, Emelia Burns as Diva, Eva Lazzaro as Zoe, Margot Robbie as Juliet, Michael Harrison as Trent, Darci McDonald as Aubrey, Alexandra Coppinger as Stella, Alyce Platt as Anita, Grant Piro as Jim, Brett Climo as Omar

Butterfly Kiss

Episode 1.11
Written by Anthony Morris
Directed by Daniel Nettheim

Diva (disguised as a butterfly) returns to Manjipoor when Kuru visits, and conspires with Vashan to use her secret identity as Juliet to fracture Kuru and Alex's close relationship — and thwart his ability to help her with magic. At school, Juliet amps up the allure and gets a lot closer to Kuru. Observing the magic runes in Kuru's bag, she sets up a situation where Alex finds them kissing during study. Alex won't admit it, but she's getting jealous. Then when the magic runes go missing, Alex and Kuru have a major argument — both accusing each other of being irresponsible. Certain to be punished for their loss, Kuru returns to Manjipoor. But Anala returns him to the Enchanted Forest, where he encounters Juliet! A chase and confrontation in the Marketplace ensue — until Vashan intervenes. Kuru recovers the runes, but have Vashan and Diva succeeded in tearing Kuru and Alex apart permanently?

Cast: Emily Robbins as Alex, Miles Szantos as Kuru, Maddy Tyers as Amanda, Sebastian Gregory as JB, Damien Bodie as Vashan, Emelia Burns as Diva, Liam Hemsworth as Marcus, Margot Robbie as Juliet, Alyce Platt as Anita, Brett Climo as Omar

Dancing Queen

Episode 1.12
Written by Max Dann
Directed by Daniel Nettheim

Zoe has been bragging she's got the lead role in her upcoming recital, a ballet version of 'Alice in Wonderland'. But when Alex has to hand-deliver her misdirected costume to the rehearsal, she finds out that Zoe is only a minor player — the Dormouse! When Zoe plays sick to avoid her performance, Alex speaks to her and discovers some unexpected truths. Ashamed, Zoe intends to pull out of ballet and run away! Alex convinces her not to give up. She locates her old ballet shoes and endues them with magic — unknown to Zoe — giving them to her to use. With Amanda, Alex then helps keep the situation a secret from their parents and gets Zoe to complete her role as the Dormouse in the recital. It's a surprising performance! Meanwhile J.B. finds out exactly how much one of Kuru's gold coins is worth.

Cast: Emily Robbins as Alex, Miles Szantos as Kuru, Maddy Tyers as Amanda, Sebastian Gregory as JB, Liam Hemsworth as Marcus, Eva Lazzaro as Zoe, Sally McLean as Miss Julie, Victoria Eagger as Maha, Jemima Foyle as 'Alice', Karen Nanasca as Zoe Dancing Double, Paortia Bradley as Young Alex, Alyce Platt as Anita, Grant Piro as Jim, Brett Climo as Omar

Destiny's Child

Episode 1.13
Written by Sam Carroll
Directed by Daniel Nettheim

Mothers Day makes Alex aware of how little she knows about her real mother — Queen Nefari. Kuru struggles to offer her the answers she craves, and directs her to Omar, who was the Queen's closest advisor. Alex secretly travels to Manjipoor and is directed by Omar to a special place left as a memorial to her mother in the Walled Garden. There Alex discovers a symbol reflected on the waters of a pond, and when she replicates it with a gesture, finds herself in a twilight world with a vision of Queen Nefari! It's an emotional message Nefari conveys, which at one point becomes real! Alex reacts to the change, and the illusion shatters — revealing Vashan! A magical fight ensues, and Alex leaves him smarting from the confrontation. She returns to share Mothers Day with Anita and her family, transformed and with a surer sense of her destiny.

Time After Time

Episode 1.14
Written by Chris Anastassiades
Directed by Daniel Nettheim

Marcus finally asks Alex to go on their first date, and Alex is very excited. She has a 'vision' of just how perfect it will be. Kuru has doubts about the Princess 'dating' Marcus and reminds Alex of her reluctance to tell him about her true identity. Following a magic practise session, Alex discovers the 'time-slip' rune. Alex puts the symbol to good use when her preparations for the date come unstuck with chocolate milkshakes and green face-masks. Then, when things go wrong on her date, she uses "time-slip" magic to turn back time to make each moment perfect. Meanwhile in Manjipoor, Vashan tries to ingratiate himself with Anala, to be able to travel to Alex's world. At the conclusion of the date, Alex eventually decides to tell Marcus the truth about her — but there's a price to pay for both Alex and Vashan.

Happy Birthday Anala

Episode 1.15
Written by Philip Dalkin
Directed by Daniel Nettheim

It's the day of the Royal Elephant Festival in Manjipoor, a big, important occasion — and Alex surprises Kuru when she agrees to attend as the Princess of Manjipoor! At the festival, Commoners queue with gifts for Anala to seek the bestowal of a single Royal favour. Things go from bad to worse when Alex sneaks Amanda and J.B. along, and then invites teenage Manjipoorian Commoners to attend too. The dignified function is soon displaced by a wild dance party! Finding Kuru absent owing to his duties as a servant, Alex commands Diva to invite him. In the choas that follows, food and drink go flying, until the party is brought to an abrupt end by Omar! While Kuru was absent from his post outside, a jewel from Anala's headdress was stolen. Kuru is set to be imprisoned until Anala breaks protocol and touches him with her trunk and granting him the Royal favour! Anala grants Kuru his one wish and he is pardoned — but now there's a thief out there who can get to Alex's world.

With: Rodney Afif as Sudesh, Cleopatra Coleman as Cosma, Jordan Prosser as Johan, et al

The Big Gig

Episode 1.16
Written by Sam Carroll
Directed by Grant Brown

Marcus books a gig at his cousin Harry's café — where apparently the last singer who performed was signed on the spot by the executive from Zap Records! Unfortunately when they visit, they discover the stage at the café is only big enough for duos at best. Unwilling to let the opportunity slide, Marcus suggests only two of them perform so the band can still get noticed. J.B. and Amanda both want Alex to use magic to 'fix' things, but she won't do that. They have to be good enough without magic! When Amanda struggles with the new unplugged arrangement, Alex tries out as lead vocalist, and it works. The changes get things heated and J.B. quits! Alex and Marcus perform together at the cafe, but when the chance of success finally comes — Alex is faced with a decision to use magic, and a choice between the future of the band and her friends. In Manjipoor, Vashan and Diva try to work out how to use Anala's jewel to get to Alex's world.

Cast: Emily Robbins as Alex, Miles Szantos as Kuru, Maddy Tyers as Amanda, Sebastian Gregory as JB, Damien Bodie as Vashan, Emilia Burns as Diva, Liam Hemsworth as Marcus, Sue Jones as Isha, Luke Hemsworth as Harry, David Van Horn as Gavin, Paul Canlan as Suited Man, Puven Pather as Sabahl, Brett Climo as Omar

Masquerade Ball

Episode 1.17
Written by Lally Katz
Directed by Grant Brown

Instructed by Alex to relax from his duties, Kuru is swiftly chosen by Amanda to be her partner at the school's annual ball. It's a fairy-tale theme and Kuru will be her Prince Charming! Alex and Marcus are going as 'Red Riding Hood' and 'The Wolf'. J.B. hasn't got a date, and tricks Alex into a trip to Manjipoor so he can ask Cosma to the ball. But when they return — they're not the only travellers! Using Anala's jewel, Vashan and Diva journey with them undetected. A masked Vashan cuts in on Marcus and dances with Alex! Alex realises his disguise and all mayhem breaks loose when Vashan turns Marcus into a real wolf, turning him against her. Alex and Kuru are able to thwart his attack — but with the jewel still in his possession, Alex's world is no longer safe.

Cast: Emily Robbins as Alex, Miles Szantos as Kuru, Maddy Tyers as Amanda, Sebastian Gregory as JB, Damien Bodie as Vashan, Emilia Burns as Diva, Liam Hemsworth as Marcus, Rodney Afif as Sudesh, Cleopatra Coleman as Cosma, Jonathan Burton as Travis, Brett Climo as Omar

Almost Too Famous

Episode 1.18
Written by Max Dann
Directed by Grant Brown

On Vashan's return to Alex's world, he tells her he's found the perfect way to stop her wanting to ever be Princess of Manjipoor. He's simply going to give Alex everything she wants! He magically makes her the most famous rock singer in the world and Alex quickly forgets who she really is. Alex is mobbed by fans, paparazzi and the press. She returns to her old family home — now a museum, with her manager and the man who created her dizzying career, 'Vashan-Vashan'. With Manjipoor and her old life seemingly erased, Alex is genuinely 'happy'. It's only Kuru, returning from Manjipoor who realises things are not the way they're supposed to be. Kuru tries to alert Alex, but he's thwarted by her personal bodyguard. Then when Alex finally sees Kuru, she doesn't even recognise him! Kuru finds his way into Alex's sell-out homecoming concert however, and is able to explain the truth to her. Alex then has a decision to make — stay in her happy rock goddess world, or accept that she is a magical Princess.

Cast: Emily Robbins as Alex, Miles Szantos as Kuru, Maddy Tyers as Amanda, Sebastian Gregory as JB, Damien Bodie as Vashan, Liam Hemsworth as Marcus, Eva Lazzaro as Zoe, Danielle Carter as Ms Clement, Domenic Brancatisano as Bodyguard, Jonathan Burton as Travis, Stephany Avila as Naomi, Fabienne Parr as Reporter #1, Christine Hallett as Reporter #2, Toby Bender as Reporter #3, Alyce Platt as Anita, Grant Piro as Jim, Brett Climo as Omar

Princess Amanda

Episode 1.19
Written by Simon Butters
Directed by Grant Brown

Alex and Marcus have been dating for a month, and Marcus seeks Amanda's help to find him the right anniversary gift for Alex. Amanda tells him it's jewellery! After trading Marcus' money for one of Kuru's gold coins, Kuru is stunned to see her disappear with Anala — travelling to Manjipoor! When Amanda arrives in the Marketplace she is mistaken by the common people for the Princess incognito! At first, it's not such a bad thing when she is showered with gifts, and her guidance sought. But then, Vashan arrives. He wants to know how she was able to control and command Anala. Amanda finds herself in danger when Vashan takes her to the Palace and threatens her with dangerous magic. Meanwhile, Kuru alerts Alex to Amanda's unusual journey. Alex guesses her intention and travels with Kuru to mount a rescue mission, but will they make it in time?

Courtroom Jewel

Episode 1.20
Written by Anthony Morris
Directed by Grant Brown

While J.B. directs a music video for the band, Alex finds herself suddenly transported to a ledge of the palace 100 stories high with Vashan! She breaks the illusion, but is shaken by the event. Marcus feels there's something going on between Alex and Kuru when he sees them consulting about Vashan. It doesn't help when Amanda and J.B. then help to conceal Kuru's departure — apparently there are secrets the others all share except him! In Manjipoor, Vashan pre-empts Kuru's damaging report and discovers Anala's missing jewel in Omar's desk! Omar is put on trial before the Council of Elders. Alex argues Omar's case but lacks evidence to prove his innocence. While editing the video clip however, J.B. discovers some compelling footage. Alex and Kuru bring a DVD player to Manjipoor to show Vashan had possession of the missing jewel. Omar is pardoned, and Vashan promptly vanishes. Marcus meanwhile, still has reservations about Alex's secret activities.

Sea Change

Episode 1.21
Written by Sam Carroll
Directed by Grant Brown

Provoked by more private discussions between Alex and Kuru, Marcus gets into a fight with Kuru! The uneasy situation reminds Alex how much she feels pulled between her world and Manjipoor. Where does she really belong? The band organise time at a professional studio to create their first demo CD, and on the day of the session Anala and Alex's guitar go missing! Alex realises she must find Anala and during the search with Kuru, is reconnected with memories from her childhood. Anala leads her back to a memory that Alex had forgotten. Alex misses the recording session with the band, but finds a reminder of what Anala and Manjipoor really means to her. When she returns, her band dumps her, and Marcus breaks off their relationship!

Revelation

Episode 1.22
Written by Chris Roache
Directed by Grant Brown

Finding her friends are now distant, shaken by the break-up of the band and the perception she's not committed, Alex decides to commit to being Princess of Manjipoor. She travels to Manjipoor to accept and begin her role. But Vashan ensures that the job isn't easy. Alex is faced with paperwork, formalities, protocol and grooming. Alex is resolute and determined to change for good. When Diva finds a discrepancy in Alex's date of birth, a thread begins to unravel … Vashan discovers Alex's father wasn't the King! Alex confronts Omar and discovers the truth of her parentage. She's shattered. Manjipoor is full of secrets and deception! Upset and angry, Alex abdicates and vows never to return.

It's An Ordinary Life

Episode 1.23
Written by Anthony Morris
Directed by Grant Brown

Kuru packs up his belongings for his final trip home. As Alex is no longer a Princess — he's not her servant. His goodbye to Amanda, J.B. and the Wilsons is a sad one, and Jim pledges to complete a special project — a Manjipoorian gazebo, Kuru started in their backyard. Alex is forced to return to Manjipoor to formally hand over the throne to Vashan. While she is there Alex bids her final goodbye to Kuru. It's a charged moment. Now free of his obligations, Kuru surprises Alex by telling her how angry and hurt he is that she's given up. He leaves her on her own. Omar attempts to have Alex reconsider her abdication but she is determined — no more being a Princess, and no more magic. Still smarting from his secret, Alex meets Omar's final attempt at reconciliation with a harsh reply. Back home — J.B. helps Jim try to finish Kuru's gazebo, and Jim guides J.B. toward repairing his friendship with Alex after the band split-up. In Manjipoor, Kuru and Alex finally part with a selfless goodbye, while Diva reveals her true powers!

Unexpected Arrivals

Episode 1.24
Written by Philip Dalkin
Directed by Grant Brown

Alex, Amanda and J.B. move to restore their friendship — and begin jamming again, although it mightn't be in the garage, where Zoe has plans for her own ballet studio. While in Manjipoor, Omar meets with Kuru on new terms and Vashan begins planning for his Coronation. During his preparations Vashan discovers Diva using magic! She's not who she seems to be! Diva acts to rectify the situation, and absorbs all of Vashan's magic. He's powerless! Rising swiftly to seize control of Manjipoor, Diva wounds Omar in a fight. Omar flees and Kuru gets Anala to spirit them both away to the safety of Alex's world. Alex puts aside her animosity to help Omar, but can she save him from injuries sustained by magic? Omar lapses into unconsciousness and Alex, Kuru, Amanda and J.B. are in a dilemma. How can they explain his existence? Reluctantly Alex breaks her own code, and uses magic healing spells to assist him. In doing so Alex discovers a letter Omar carries from Queen Nefari about her love for him and their daughter. Alex is amazed. In Manjipoor, Diva realises where Omar has fled and travels to capture Omar and Anala — leaving Kuru and Alex cut off in the Old World.

Good Vibrations

Episode 1.25
Written by Chris Anastassiades
Directed by Grant Brown

With Anala held captive by Diva in magical golden chains, Alex and Kuru are powerless to rescue Omar and Anala and stop Diva. Alex conceives a plan. Refering to the runes and Kuru's parchments she recognises the magic that Manjipoor's founders used to protect the kingdom, may be the key to allowing her to connect with Anala and break the barrier between the worlds. With the help of Amanda, J.B. some serious amplifiers, and all of her magic, Alex does the impossible — she uses magic to transport herself and Kuru back to Manjipoor! In the process however, Zoe's new dance studio in the garage suffers the aftershock, and Alex is exhausted. Cosma gains them access to the Palace, to rescue Omar, where first Alex destroys her papers of abdication. But Diva is alert to the exceptional forces of magic at play. Before Alex can reach the dungeon, Diva tricks Omar to giving her the location of the Crown. Her Coronation is now assured! Alex and Kuru finally encounter Diva, but weakened by her journey, Alex is no match for her. She is defeated by Diva's magic and Diva steals her powers! Alex is cast into the dungeon with Omar and Vashan. Kuru survives the fight, and escapes — but what can he now do?

Normal Alex Wilson

Episode 1.26
Written by Philip Dalkin
Directed by Grant Brown

Alex is now powerless. She's regular Alexandra Wilson again — her magic having been stolen by Diva. The only difference is she's in the Royal Dungeons in Manjipoor with Omar and Vashan. At home, Amanda and J.B. are worried for her safety, and it gets complicated when Anita discovers Alex didn't stay at Amanda's house overnight. Back in Manjipoor, Kuru meets with a small rebellion of Manjipoorians. He steals into the Palace and breaks into the dungeon — freeing Alex! On their exit, Omar and Vashan are reapprehended, but Kuru and Alex escape. Alex inspires the Manjipoorians to help her overthrow Diva. She interrupts the Coronation ceremony and is chased by Diva through the forests of Manjipoor in a dangerous flying carpet chase. In a climatic battle Diva, however, overturns Alex and the rebelling Manjipoorians' plan … until Anala — momentarily freed from her chains, does magic and restores Alex's powers! Magic again, Alex defeats Diva! Forced to admit what they know, Amanda and J.B. confess the truth about Alex to Anita, Jim and Zoe — but they don't believe it! Alex returns to invite Amanda and J.B. to the Coronation, and the Wilson's are left none the wiser! Alex is crowned in a glittering ceremony and Manjipoor will never again be the same.

With: Alyce Platt as Anita, Grant Piro as Jim, Brett Climo as Omar