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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, plans to return after thousands of years in the North.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
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 Tyrion Lannister (54 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 Cersei Lannister (52 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 Daenerys Targaryen (49 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 Jon Snow (49 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 Sansa Stark (47 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 Arya Stark (47 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 Jaime Lannister (43 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 Jorah Mormont (42 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 Theon Greyjoy / ... (39 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 Samwell Tarly (38 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 Lord Varys (35 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 Petyr 'Littlefinger' Baelish (34 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 Brienne of Tarth (32 episodes, 2012-2016)
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 Grand Maester Pycelle (31 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 Bran Stark (30 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 Bronn (30 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 Davos Seaworth (29 episodes, 2012-2016)
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 Sandor 'The Hound' Clegane (29 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 Missandei (29 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Eddison 'Dolorous Edd' Tollett (29 episodes, 2012-2016)
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 Tywin Lannister (27 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Podrick Payne (27 episodes, 2012-2016)
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 Margaery Tyrell (26 episodes, 2012-2016)
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 Melisandre (26 episodes, 2012-2016)
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 Joffrey Baratheon (26 episodes, 2011-2014)
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 Catelyn Stark (25 episodes, 2011-2013)
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 Barristan Selmy (25 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Stannis Baratheon (24 episodes, 2012-2015)
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 Tormund Giantsbane (24 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Grey Worm (24 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Hodor (23 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 Grenn (22 episodes, 2011-2014)
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Storyline

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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The official words of House Lannister "Hear Me Roar!" are seldom mentioned. Their unofficial motto "A Lannister always pays his debts" is often used, mostly in negative context, meaning that Lannisters always repay unkindness with unkindness. See more »

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Ygritte: You know nothing, Jon Snow.
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One of the most stunning shows on television
19 April 2011 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Do not believe any of those negative reviews. I honestly cannot understand why some reviewers have given this such a low rating. I think some people love the sound of their own voice and think their opinion is worth something and will be disagreeable simply for the sake of it.

Having said that, this show is stunning. I have never read the books and now I want to. There is so much crap on TV that is renewed year after year (CSI, House etc.) which uses cheap gags, pointless and sometimes ridiculous plots, unbelievable and many times one dimensional characters and yet all the truly great shows get cancelled.

There is enough brain-dead television. But once in a while a show comes along that transports you to another world and makes you believe in the magic of television again. Game of Thrones is one such show.

It is complex, multi-layered, surreal, vibrant, imaginative and it draws your eye in to the surprising level of detail, from the sweeping vistas, to the narrow dungeons, from the beautiful castles and magnificent trees, to the contrasting landscapes. It is worth watching just for the scenery alone.

Yes the acting seems a little cold and even wooden at times, but this is perfectly in keeping with the medieval look and feel of the show. Yes it is dark and gloomy, but again in keeping with the narrative.

The scripting is intelligent and well delivered by competent acting, led by Sean Bean perfectly cast as Lord Edard. Although Sean Bean is better known for brooding bad guys, he strikes the perfect balance between father, husband and Lord and soldier. He is well supported by other well known actors and many new to the scene.

After watching and sometimes enjoying Camelot, this show makes that one look more like "Merlin" by comparison. And where Camelot lacks in depth and scripting, Game of Thrones strikes the perfect balance between brooding medieval angst and wonderful fantasy story telling.

Even if you have never watched a fantasy show before, you should not miss this.


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