Game of Thrones (2011– )

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Seven noble families fight for control of the mythical land of Westeros.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
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 Tyrion Lannister (38 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Cersei Lannister (30 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Arya Stark (28 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Daenerys Targaryen (27 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Sansa Stark (27 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Jon Snow (26 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Jorah Mormont (26 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Catelyn Stark (25 episodes, 2011-2013)
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 Joffrey Baratheon (25 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Theon Greyjoy (24 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Hodor (23 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Jaime Lannister (22 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Tywin Lannister (22 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Bran Stark (22 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Robb Stark (22 episodes, 2011-2013)
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 Sandor 'The Hound' Clegane (22 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Samwell Tarly (20 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Petyr 'Littlefinger' Baelish (19 episodes, 2011-2013)
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 Lord Varys (19 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Bronn (19 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Shae (18 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Grand Maester Pycelle (17 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Gendry (17 episodes, 2011-2013)
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 Brienne of Tarth (16 episodes, 2012-2014)
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 Barristan Selmy (16 episodes, 2011-2014)
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Nine noble families fight for control of the mythical land of Westeros. Political and sexual intrigue is pervasive. Robert Baratheon, King of Westeros, asks his old friend Eddard, Lord Stark, to serve as Hand of the King, or highest official. Secretly warned that the previous Hand was assassinated, Eddard accepts in order to investigate further. Meanwhile the Queen's family, the Lannisters, may be hatching a plot to take power. Across the sea, the last members of the previous and deposed ruling family, the Targaryens, are also scheming to regain the throne. The friction between the houses Stark, Lannister, Baratheon and Targaryen and with the remaining great houses Greyjoy, Tully, Arryn,Tyrell and Martell leads to full-scale war. All while a very ancient evil awakens in the farthest north. Amidst the war and political confusion, a neglected military order of misfits, the Night's Watch, is all that stands between the realms of men and icy horrors beyond. Written by Tfilm78 and Cajunman

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Trivia

Maester Aemon Targaryen of the Night's Watch is revealed to be blind in the novels. He is played by Peter Vaughan, who is legally blind himself. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Tyrion Lannister: A Lannister always pays his debts.
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Crazy Credits

The opening pictures on the revolving metal rings show part of the history of Westeros. It begins with the conquest of Westeros by Aegon the Conqueror of House Targaryen, followed by Robert's Rebellion (where the Targaryens are deposed), and ending with the crowning of Robert Baratheon as King of the Seven Kingdoms. See more »

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Lord of the Rings - I think not!
18 April 2011 | by See all my reviews

Seeing a review comparing this brilliant title to Lord of the Rings made me make an account here and post my very first review.

I had very high expectations from this series and I believed that it will (like most TV series) absolutely ruin the book. And I couldn't have been more wrong! Where do I start...

The cast is great, though not amazing with one exception - Sean Bean is perfect for the role of cold master of the North, Eddard Stark. The setting, the atmosphere is perfect and not boring at all! Some scenes are just amazing and are exactly as written in the book - for example the scene where they find the wolves, the nature and the dialogs are just as they should be. Now to get to the part most people are interested in: What is this? What can I expect of the series?

THIS IS NOT LORD OF THE RINGS. Now that I got that out, I can continue. The very idea behind the series is a lot different. It's based around great families on different sides of the world, the stories their members have to tell and the secrets they hide. And there are many secrets, You will have a chance to witness small portion of them in the first episode. If you cannot follow the story just yet, don't worry! It's meant to be like that, you will eventually get to know all the characters and get involved in the story so much you will BEG for next episode just to see what happens.

What to expect? Plots, love, action, war, hatred, quite a few surprises and much much more... All that after the first episode. I really hope they will not ruin it as the series progress.

Conclusion: Do not miss this! Yes YOU complaining that the book is better. And everyone else.


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