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

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 Tyrion Lannister (38 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Cersei Lannister (37 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Daenerys Targaryen (36 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Arya Stark (35 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Jon Snow (34 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Jorah Mormont (33 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Sansa Stark (31 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Jaime Lannister (30 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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 Theon Greyjoy (26 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Joffrey Baratheon (26 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Samwell Tarly (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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 Lord Varys (25 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Petyr 'Littlefinger' Baelish (24 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Bronn (23 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Stannis Baratheon (23 episodes, 2012-2015)
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 Grand Maester Pycelle (22 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Grenn (22 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Robb Stark (21 episodes, 2011-2013)
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 Brienne of Tarth (21 episodes, 2012-2014)
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 Barristan Selmy (21 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Hodor (21 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Davos Seaworth (21 episodes, 2012-2015)
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 Shae (20 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Ygritte (17 episodes, 2012-2014)
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 Gendry (17 episodes, 2011-2013)
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 Podrick Payne (17 episodes, 2012-2015)
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 Margaery Tyrell (16 episodes, 2012-2014)
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 Eddison Tollett (16 episodes, 2012-2014)
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 Loras Tyrell (16 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Missandei (16 episodes, 2013-2015)
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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

While the first two seasons roughly cover the novels "A Game of Thrones" and "A Clash of Kings" respectively, the third season covers about two-thirds of the third novel "A Storm of Swords". The fourth season covers the rest of "A Storm of Swords" and chapters from the fourth and fifth novels "A Feast for Crows" and "A Dance with Dragons", and part of the sample chapters of "The Winds of Winter". 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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User Reviews

 
Fantastic! The scale was amazing and it stayed loyal to the books!
18 April 2011 | by (Cork, Ireland) – See all my reviews

This show is superb! While I may be bias as the book series is my favourite book series of all, I still think the show itself is fantastic! It sticks loyally to the books and doesn't "dumb things down" for a wider audience. If you are worried you won't gain the same experience by watching the show before you read the books, fear not - It's the same experience, with a different medium!

Although, I guarantee, soon you will be so pulled into the world of Westeros you will run out and buy the books just to find out what happens next!

Sit back and enjoy, my friends - Winter is Coming!


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