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While a civil war brews between several noble families in Westeros, the children of the former rulers of the land attempt to rise up to power. Meanwhile a forgotten race, bent on destruction, return after thousands of years in the North.
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Series cast summary:
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 Tyrion Lannister (47 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 Cersei Lannister (45 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 Daenerys Targaryen (42 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 Jon Snow (41 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Sansa Stark (41 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 Jorah Mormont (40 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 Arya Stark (40 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 Jaime Lannister (37 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 Samwell Tarly (36 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 Theon Greyjoy (33 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 Petyr 'Littlefinger' Baelish (31 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 Bronn (29 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 Lord Varys (29 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 Brienne of Tarth (28 episodes, 2012-2016)
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 Grand Maester Pycelle (28 episodes, 2011-2016)
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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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 Joffrey Baratheon (26 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Bran Stark (26 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 Catelyn Stark (25 episodes, 2011-2013)
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 Barristan Selmy (25 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Eddison Tollett (25 episodes, 2012-2016)
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 Stannis Baratheon (24 episodes, 2012-2015)
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 Missandei (23 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Podrick Payne (23 episodes, 2012-2016)
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 Davos Seaworth (22 episodes, 2012-2016)
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 Margaery Tyrell (22 episodes, 2012-2016)
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 Grenn (22 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Hodor (22 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 Robb Stark (21 episodes, 2011-2013)
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 Melisandre (20 episodes, 2012-2016)
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 Shae (20 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Loras Tyrell (20 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 Gilly (19 episodes, 2012-2016)
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Ned Stark, Lord of Winterfell, becomes the Hand of the King after the former Hand, Jon Arryn, has passed away. But before Ned goes to the capital, King's Landing, a letter arrives from his wife's sister Lysa, who was the wife of Jon Arryn. There it says that her husband was murdered, and it is up to Ned to find out what's going on. But that isn't everything. The White Walkers have been seen, and they seem to go down south.

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Trivia

Some of the inspiration for the War of the Five Kings in the series comes from the War of the Roses, a series of dynastic wars in the 15th century where rivaling houses fought for the throne of England. See more »

Quotes

Robert Barathean: I'm simply asking you to run my kingdom while I eat, drink, and whore myself into an early grave.
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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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Fantasy has never seemed so real
22 July 2014 | by (wherever good films play) – See all my reviews

I don't believe there has ever been anything like 'Game of Thrones' on TV. The sheer amount of quality and talent in this series is staggering. The actors (and I mean really ALL the actors), the costumes, the visual effects, the make-up: everybody working on this show seems to have wanted to make Television-history. And the writing is just phenomenal.

'Game of Thrones' may belong to the 'Fantasy' genre, but the world of Westeros and its surrounding lands has been so amazingly well thought through and is inhabited by characters that are so well drawn and credible that everything you watch feels real. Every "country", every city, tribe or family has such a richly detailed history and even mythology that it just never feels like it was made up. Of course, that was all already there in the books – but translating that so perfectly to a TV-show and with such care as was done here really is a rare achievement.

Yet for all its grandeur, scale and breath-taking visuals, what really makes Martin's outstanding work come to life on the small screen is the fantastic ensemble of actors. At the core of this show (any show, really) are the characters. Tyrion, Cersei, Dany, Jamie and John (and all the – many – others) don't lose anything of their complexity; the amazing cast succeeds in showing all their respective characters' inner conflicts and often questionable motivations and virtually no one comes across as one-dimensional (except maybe for Joffrey).

There have been a couple of great TV-shows over the last years, but when it comes to scale AND quality, 'Game of Thrones' is – at the moment – in a league of its own. A joy to watch: breath-taking, epic – and highly addictive – Television. 10 stars out of 10.

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