While away from Meereen, Daenerys takes control of the Dothraki. And we were treated to our first load of wildfire. Arya offs Walder Frey, Liam Cunningham kills it as Davos confronts Melisandre, Dany offers Tyrion another chance as Hand, and the Sand Snakes even get in on the action when Varys mysteriously teleports to Dorne. But I must say that I was wrong and that the series is better than I thought it would be. After his sister Yara is kidnapped by his uncle Euron, Theon sets out to reclaim his true identity and save her. Weiss June 3, 2012 2012-06-03 4. This entire sequence was jaw-dropping, and the episode was bolstered by a surprisingly great one-off guest appearance by Birgitte Hjort Sørensen as Karsi, a wilding heavily featured in the episode that ends up becoming just another zombie footsoldier in the end.
Weiss June 19, 2016 2016-06-19 7. Having been proclaimed a prophesied hero by Melisandre, a Red Priestess of the Lord of Light, Stannis kills Renly and attacks King's Landing, whose defense is successfully led by Tyrion Lannister, the Hand of the King and Queen Cersei's younger brother. Before the gruesome, nerve-racking battle that occupies the majority of the episode, Daenerys returns to Meereen riding Drogon and destroys the Sons of the Harpy in a clever plan executed with the help of Tyrion Lannister and Grey Worm. The Mountain and the Viper — 408 4. As Drogo's wound festers, Dany defies her bloodrider Qotho and puts her trust in the enslaved witch Mirri Maz Duur. As always, Olenna and Tyrion continue to have some of the best dialogue on the show, and any scene they are in instantly raises the bar for the rest of the cast.
All this without mentioning the Hound, who defends Arya from Brienne in a savage display of physicality, and whose reward is to be left for dead by the youngest Stark girl. The few survivors' realisation of what they're truly up against was another game-changer, and we can't wait to see what their next match-up will be like. Moving to King's Landing, the capital of the Seven Kingdoms, Ned discovers the truth about Prince Joffrey and his siblings being incestuously fathered by Jaime. If only there was a bit more to the episode, it would have ranked higher. Extra credit goes to Kristian Nairn and young actor Sam Coleman, who sell the moment entirely despite devolving into saying only a single word between them.
Don't get in the way of The Hound and his chicken. The Starks are paid a visit by the King and his family after the death of Jon Arryn, the former Hand of the King, while across the Narrow Sea, exiled prince Viserys Targaryen and his sister Daenerys plot to overthrow the current king. The Winds of Winter Season 6, Episode 10 — 9. Data Shared with Third Parties We do not sell or rent your personal data to third parties. Jaime was forced to wear his severed hand around his neck, Margaery began her manipulation of Joffrey much to Cersei's displeasure , Theon got tricked by Ramsay into thinking he was escaping, and Lord Commander Mormont of the Night's Watch was killed during a dastardly mutiny at Craster's Keep. First aired: June 1, 2014 Biggest moment: The Mountain mashes Oberyn Martell's face in like a boiled potato.
Weiss August 6, 2017 2017-08-06 10. For the fourth season, see. He's unceremoniously murdered with his own sword. Season 2, Episode 9 When the Battle of Blackwater aired, it was the largest battle viewers had seen to date on Game of Thrones. Blackwater Season 2, Episode 9 — 9. The Lion and the Rose Season 4, Episode 2 — 9. This episode has the best example of the show's ability to make its dark content funny: Edmure Tully attempts to shoot a fiery arrow at his father's corpse on a boat in the river, but can't aim, so the Blackfish steps in with a fitting introduction to his character.
Anything goes, and anyone can die. The bloody Red Wedding isn't the only big event in this episode. Sam questions his decision regarding Gilly. Arya also memorably sparred with Brienne, with each proving to be an able match for the other. Loveable Hodor's death at the hands of a load of White Walkers was epic enough, but the fact that we finally found out why he could only say his name over and over and where 'Hodor' came from in the first place , was a genuinely powerful moment.
Still, we can't rank any episode featuring Lady Mormont too far down the list. We have reviewed our partners privacy policies to ensure that they comply with similar policies in order to ensure your data security. Oh, and one more thing: Arya Stark is back in Westeros. The Best Episodes of Game of Thrones Last Updated: Jan 14, 2019 Seven noble families fight for control of the mythical land of Westeros. Here's hoping 13 of these episodes are surpassed by the season seven and eight episodes to come! Weiss June 2, 2013 2013-06-02 5. Benioff and Weiss managed to satisfy book fans and newbies alike with a faithful adaptation that introduced exciting new elements to a beloved story.
Did they really kill Sean Bean again , the obvious main character, in the penultimate episode of the first season? Within the king's court there is murder and treason, with no one aware of what is really going on. First aired: May 31, 2015 Biggest moment: The White Walkers and wights attack when Jon Snow and co. During a mission beyond the Wall to gather evidence of the coming threat, one of Daenerys' dragons is killed and reanimated by the Night King. Legal Disclaimer Though we make every effort to preserve user privacy, we may need to disclose personal information when required by law wherein we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on any of our sites. Weiss May 5, 2013 2013-05-05 5. Sean Bean was born for the role of Eddard Stark. Weiss June 15, 2014 2014-06-15 7.
It features a scene that was a shock even to fans of the books — in which Stannis Baratheon Stephen Dillane kills his daughter Shireen Kerry Ingram at the bequest of Melisandre Carice van Houten. Where else would you see a giant rip a soldier in two, someone drowning in a literal mountain of corpses, or a man preparing to fight an army of charging horses alone? Season 2, Episode 4 When Melisandre sleeps with Stannis Baratheon, she promises she'll bear him a son, but the baby she ultimately delivers is no ordinary infant. . In preparation for season 7 premiering July 16 so close, but feels as far as Daenerys has been from Westeros this whole time , we ranked the 15 best episodes just in case you're one of those people who doesn't have enough time to re-watch the entire series in less than two weeks. Weiss June 7, 2015 2015-06-07 7. Season 6, Episode 9 When GoT deviated from the books and added a scene in which Ramsay brutally raped Sansa on their wedding night, it caused a.