“Escape from the Happy Place” Filming Locations

Eliot searches through his remembrances for a way to tell his friends that he is alive while Alice demands Julia help with her plan to trap the monster once again.

Series: The Magicians Season 4, Episode 5
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The Magicians episode "Escape from the Happy Place" was filmed in Vancouver in Canada.
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Irving K. Barber Learning Centre (UBC) as Van Pelt Fountain

Eliot chases Margo outside his happy place and finds Charlton begging to be let inside.


Helen's Grill as Diner

The monster acts Quentin about the item he found inside Bacchus and then zips off to Mesopotamia.

UBC Botanical Garden and Centre for Plant Research (UBC) as Neitherlands

Alice leads Christopher Plover using the map and tricks him into going into the fountain that leads to the Poison Room.

Burnaby Central Park as Park Bench

Penny is lounging a bench when someone approaches and drugs him preventing him from traveling away.

Buchanan Building (UBC) as Shawnee High School (exterior)

Eliot travels back to a high school memory with Charlton where he used his magic for the first time and killed a kid.


Sir Charles Tupper Secondary School as Shawnee High School (gym)

Eliot and Charlton visit a memory of Eliot beating up his childhood friend Tayler and they are attacked by the strange creatures.


Paulie's Barbershop as Barbershop

Eliot visits the memory of his worst haircut looking for the door.

Burnaby Central Park as Playground

Alice prepares to throw the blood to trap the monster while Quentin distracts it.