End of Series 4. Merlin creates a wreath of candles to signify Christmas.

Series 4: End of Series

By Keith McDonald

The final team of Series 4 is rescued by Treguard as Christmas approaches.

Team 8: Giles, Robin, Andrew and Brett from New Forest

In Level 3, Giles has survived the Corridor of Blades, a collapsing bridge and the Block and Tackle.

See the team's progress so far.

Giles emerges on a high platform - it's the Transporter Pad.

Before the team can begin working out the puzzle, an animation covers the screen.

Knightmare Series 4 - End of series. A spiral effect appears to signal the end of gameplay.

Treguard spell-casts UNITE, which returns Giles to the antechamber.

Knightmare Series 4 - End of series. Giles returns to join his advisors in the antechamber.

Pickle: "It's not over, master. It's not over! Something awesome is approaching..."

It's Merlin, who enters with a clap of thunder. He ridicules Pickle for cowering.

Merlin: "Only one thing approaches..."

Knightmare Series 4 - End of series. Merlin conjures up a Christmas wreath.

He conjures up a wreath with candles as "Decks the Halls" begins to play.

Merlin: "It is Christmas that approaches. In fact, it is almost upon us."

Merlin asks Treguard to 'do the honours'. The Dungeon Master spell-casts DISMISS.

Knightmare Series 4 - End of series. Treguard and Pickle bid the team farewell.

Treguard: "Have a safe journey home, and a very Merry Christmas to you."

We later found out from the team that we didn't see the 'walking away' departure because of a gesture from one of the team members.

Treguard: "And as for you lot, the season's greeting to you, of course. The path from you to here is closing now, just as the winter is closing in upon us.

"When will it reopen? Who knows? But the signs will be there, if you know where to look."

Knightmare Series 4 - End of series. Gundrada appears in the end titles.

Gundrada is spinning her sword for the final titles, before dropping it at the end!

The team view on the 'Christmas' ending

Giles: "We hated that. It was really childish and made us feel really uncomfortable. It was filmed in mid-august too."

Brett: "We recorded more than one ending; the floor manager explained this was due to selling Knightmare to other countries - including the USA and Spain - where it would not necessarily be Christmas when the series ended."

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