Game of Thrones: Season 1

Game of Thrones: Season 1

Game of Thrones: Season 1

Seven noble families fight for control of the mythical land of Westeros. Friction between the houses leads to full-scale war. All while a very ancient evil awakens in the farthest north. Amidst the war, a neglected military order of misfits, the Night's Watch, is all that stands between the realms of men and icy horrors beyond.

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EPISODE 1.1
17 April 2011

Winter Is Coming

Jon Arryn, the Hand of the King, is dead. King Robert Baratheon plans to ask his oldest friend, Eddard Stark, to take Jon's place. Across the sea, Viserys Targaryen plans to wed his sister to... MORE a nomadic warlord in exchange for an army.

EPISODE 1.2
24 April 2011

The Kingsroad

While Bran recovers from his fall, Ned takes only his daughters to Kings Landing. Jon Snow goes with his uncle Benjen to The Wall. Tyrion joins them.

EPISODE 1.3
1 May 2011

Lord Snow

Lord Stark and his daughters arrive at King's Landing to discover the intrigues of the king's realm.

EPISODE 1.4
8 May 2011

Cripples, Bastards, and Broken Things

Eddard investigates Jon Arryn's murder. Jon befriends Samwell Tarly, a coward who has come to join the Night's Watch.

EPISODE 1.5
15 May 2011

The Wolf and the Lion

Catelyn has captured Tyrion and plans to bring him to her sister, Lysa Arryn, at The Vale, to be tried for his, supposed, crimes against Bran. Robert plans to have Daenerys killed, but Eddard refuses... MORE to be a part of it and quits.

EPISODE 1.6
22 May 2011

A Golden Crown

While recovering from his battle with Jamie, Eddard is forced to run the kingdom while Robert goes hunting. Tyrion demands a trial by combat for his freedom. Viserys is losing his patience with Drogo.

EPISODE 1.7
29 May 2011

You Win or You Die

Robert has been injured while hunting and is dying. Jon and the others finally take their vows to the Night's Watch. A man, sent by Robert, is captured for trying to poison Daenerys. Furious, Drogo... MORE vows to attack the Seven Kingdoms.

EPISODE 1.8
5 June 2011

The Pointy End

Eddard and his men are betrayed and captured by the Lannisters. When word reaches Robb, he plans to go to war to rescue them. The White Walkers attack The Wall. Tyrion returns to his father... MORE with some new friends.

EPISODE 1.9
12 June 2011

Baelor

Robb goes to war against the Lannisters. Jon finds himself struggling on deciding if his place is with Robb or the Night's Watch. Drogo has fallen ill from a fresh battle wound. Daenerys is desperate... MORE to save him.

EPISODE 1.10
19 June 2011

Fire and Blood

With Ned dead, Robb vows to get revenge on the Lannisters. Jon must officially decide if his place is with Robb or the Night's Watch. Daenerys says her final goodbye to Drogo.

Game of Thrones: Season 1 / Reviews

Variety

Variety

Excels on multiple levels--with its splendid ensemble cast (able to sell even the clunkier fantasy dialogue), intricate palace machinations, sly humor and growing sense of inevitable conflict.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

You will hunger for HBO to get back to the business of languages for which we already have a dictionary.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

Quickly finds that rare alchemy of action, motivation and explanation, proving, once again, that the epic mythology remains the Holy Grail of almost any medium.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

There's a real allure to costume-dramas that pair dense mythology with all of the crowd-pleasing elements of war, honor, pride, lust, power and, yes, even humor.

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