Game of Thrones (2011– )

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Several 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 (46 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Cersei Lannister (40 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Jon Snow (40 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Daenerys Targaryen (38 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Arya Stark (36 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Sansa Stark (35 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Jorah Mormont (34 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Jaime Lannister (32 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Samwell Tarly (31 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Theon Greyjoy (29 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Petyr 'Littlefinger' Baelish (28 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Tywin Lannister (27 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Sandor 'The Hound' Clegane (27 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Lord Varys (27 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Joffrey Baratheon (26 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Grand Maester Pycelle (26 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Catelyn Stark (25 episodes, 2011-2013)
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 Bran Stark (25 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Brienne of Tarth (25 episodes, 2012-2015)
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 Bronn (24 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Barristan Selmy (24 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Stannis Baratheon (24 episodes, 2012-2015)
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 Grenn (22 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Eddison Tollett (22 episodes, 2012-2015)
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 Robb Stark (21 episodes, 2011-2013)
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 Davos Seaworth (21 episodes, 2012-2015)
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 Hodor (21 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Margaery Tyrell (20 episodes, 2012-2015)
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 Shae (20 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Missandei (19 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Podrick Payne (19 episodes, 2012-2015)
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Storyline

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

Danerys had purple eyes in the books, but the contact lenses affected the actresses performance so they were abandoned. See more »

Goofs

Cersei Lannister tells Catelyn Stark that her first child died in infancy. However, she tells Margaery Tyrell that Joffrey is her first child, who at the beginning of the series is a teenager. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Ygritte: You know nothing, Jon Snow.
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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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Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.178 (2013) See more »

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Main Title
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User Reviews

 
Excellent, Raw, Brutal and to the point
19 April 2011 | by (Norway) – See all my reviews

First of all, I am a huge fan of the books, and I find it exhilarating to see a show that is so close to what I made in my mind while reading it.

I see some of the reviews are complaining about the sex and violence, to me that is like going to a restaurant, order a steak and complain about getting meat..

They keep true to the epically written book, and they depict the characters in an excellent way.

With a few exceptions I would say they have made what will be an epic show here, and I would really hope that they continue for all the books.


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