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The Old Gods and the New 

Theon seizes control of Winterfell. Jon captures a wildling, named Ygritte. The people of King's Landing begin to turn against King Joffrey. Daenerys looks to buy ships to sail for the Seven Kingdoms.

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In a surprise attack, Theon Greyjoy captures Winterfell demanding an oath of loyalty from everyone there in return for their lives. He is chastised however by the locals for turning on the family that raised him. The execution of a Stark family retainer shows just how serious Theon is. Robb Stark can't believe what's happened and swears to get his revenge. He is also growing fonder of Lady Talisa. At King's Landing, Tyrion knows better than most that war will devastate them and makes arrangements for Cersei's daughter, Myrcella, to be send away to marry. On returning to the palace after seeing her off, King Joffrey and others of the royal court learn exactly what the public thinks of them. North of the wall, Jon Snow and others are on patrol looking for wildlings. They kill a few but one of the survivors is an attractive young woman, Ygritte. At Harrenhall, Arya continues to work as Lord Tywin Lannister's cup bearer. She's taken aback however when a visitor from King's Landing - ... Written by garykmcd

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According to the novel, Sansa never told Shae or anyone else that she hated Joffrey. With no one she could trust, she never shared her true feelings with anyone. See more »

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When Jon Snow is talking to Ygritte, it is quite apparent his sword is made of aluminum. See more »

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[Robb Stark receives news that Theon Greyjoy has betrayed him and seized Winterfell]
Robb Stark: This cannot be true.
Roose Bolton: We've had ravens from White Harbour, Barrowtown and the Dreadfort. I'm afraid it is true.
Robb Stark: Why? Why would Theon...?
Roose Bolton: Because the Greyjoys are treasonous whores.
Robb Stark: My brothers...
Roose Bolton: We've heard nothing of them... but Rodrik Cassel is dead.
Catelyn Stark: [angrily] I told you never trust a Greyjoy!
Robb Stark: I must go north at once.
[Robb stands and starts to walk out of the tent. Roose Bolton approaches him]
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The Old Gods and the New overcomes it's small flaws
16 April 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The Old Gods and the New is another good episode for this season, but it's not without some small flaws that I might have to over a bit. Some of the editing particularly in the beginning is a bit terrible and the pacing did drag a bit long. However, this episode overcomes those flaws by maintaining the show's greatest strengths.

The performances are still great, the story is still good, the script (despite the terrible editing) is still well-acted, the scenery is still gorgeous, the relationships continue to shine, and the music score is still beautiful this time around. So, overall not a great episode, but despite it's small flaws, it's still very good.


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