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 (42 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Jon Snow (40 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Sansa Stark (40 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Daenerys Targaryen (39 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Arya Stark (39 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Jorah Mormont (36 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Jaime Lannister (34 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Samwell Tarly (33 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Theon Greyjoy (31 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Petyr 'Littlefinger' Baelish (29 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Lord Varys (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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 Grand Maester Pycelle (27 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Brienne of Tarth (27 episodes, 2012-2015)
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 Joffrey Baratheon (26 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Catelyn Stark (25 episodes, 2011-2013)
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 Bran Stark (25 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Bronn (25 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Barristan Selmy (25 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Stannis Baratheon (24 episodes, 2012-2015)
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 Eddison Tollett (24 episodes, 2012-2015)
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 Grenn (22 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Robb Stark (21 episodes, 2011-2013)
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 Davos Seaworth (21 episodes, 2012-2015)
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 Missandei (21 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Hodor (21 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Podrick Payne (21 episodes, 2012-2015)
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 Margaery Tyrell (20 episodes, 2012-2015)
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 Shae (20 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Loras Tyrell (19 episodes, 2011-2015)
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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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Five Kings. One Throne. See more »


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Also Known As:

A Song of Ice and Fire  »

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Trivia

Natural brunette, Emilia Clarke has stated that she has never dyed her hair for the show. Daenerys Targaryen's impressive blond locks are achieved via an elaborate wig and makeup system that takes considerable time to get into place. 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

Ramsay Snow: If you think this has a happy ending, you haven't been paying attention.
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The credits evolve throughout the series, with different cities being featured depending upon the center of action at that point in the series. See more »

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Referenced in Bunheads: Better Luck Next Year! (2012) See more »

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Fresh and Exciting
19 April 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Game of Thrones on HBO is a TV adaption of George R.R. Martin's books, a Song of Ice and Fire. For those fans who know and love the books, then you can't help but love the TV adaptation. It is difficult to translate books into movies or TV series, but HBO's GoT made it look easy. The characters, cast, scenery, costume, etc., all looked incredible, and gave me the feeling that I was inside the books themselves. Although not every little detail was translated perfectly, and nor should they be, the pilot episode was a grand achievement.

For all those Nay-Sayers out there: If you don't like the series, then you probably have never read the books or watched the countless behind the scenes trailers that helped those who didn't understand the complex storyline. Yes, this story is complex, its original, its fresh, and it is very exciting. The story line gets better with each episode. You also have to keep in mind that this story is an adult story, and as I said, it is complex. Simply put, HBO didn't dumb the story down, but rather remained true to the core of this epic fantasy. For those who have never read the books and found the pilot interesting, trust me it gets better and better. Stick with it.


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