Jon and the wildlings scale the Wall. The Brotherhood sells Gendry to Melisandre. Robb does what he can to win back the Freys. Tyrion tells Sansa about their engagement.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Jaime Lannister
Melisandre (as Carice Van Houten)
Samwell Tarly


In King's Landing, Tywin Lannister and Lady Olenna meet to discuss his children's proposed marriages. She puts up a good fight but in the end is forced to admit defeat. Tyrion and Cersei bemoan their fate. Tyrion is forced to tell Sansa what his father has decided. Baelish meanwhile eliminates a spy in his midsts. Arya takes an immediate dislike to Melisandre when she arrives at their camp. That dislike grows when she learns Melisandre is taking someone away with her. Jaime negotiates his release and return to King's Landing. Robb, his army depleted, realizes he has no choice but to repair relations with the Freys. However, since Robb didn't marry one of the Frey daughters as promised, they demand Edmure Tully marry one of them instead. Jon, Ygritte and many others arrive at the Wall and begin the 700 ft. climb Written by garykmcd

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Release Date:

5 May 2013 (USA)  »

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£4,000,000 (estimated)

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In the book, once Jon and Ygritte reach the top of the Wall, she reveals what was the secret power that the Wildlings were looking for in the Frostfangs: the legendary Horn of Winter, which was used many years ago by the King-Beyond-the-Wall Joruman to wake giants from the earth. Ygritte and Mance Rayder claim that blowing the horn will also destroy the Wall. See more »


When Jon and Ygritte reach the top of the Wall, you can clearly see there is a hook with a line on top of the Wall. It makes no sense as they have been climbing up and opening the way as they went, that would make sense if they were about to descend or otherwise somebody put it there for them to climb, which is not the case. See more »


Ygritte: Don't ever betray me.
Jon Snow: I won't.
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Referenced in Game of Thrones: The Spoils of War (2017) See more »


You Know Nothing
Written by Ramin Djawadi
Performed by Czech Film Orchestra and Choir
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Climbing the Wall
6 May 2014 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

Tywin summons Lady Olenna Tyrell and forces her to accept the marriage of Loras and Cersei. Meanwhile Tyrion discloses his father's decision to Sansa in front of Shae. Melisandre meets the Brotherhood without Banners and takes Gendry into her custody, delivering two sacks of gold to them. Edmure is forced to marry Walder Frey's daughter to help Robb. Theon Greyjoy continues to be tortured and loses his little finger. Jon Snow, Ygritte and the wildling party climb the Wall, but when the ice cracks, they almost die.

"The Climb" is an average episode of Game of Thrones, where the most exciting part is the climbing of the Wall. The rest is the usual plots, this time evolving marriages for alliances. Theon is getting what he deserves. My vote is seven.

Title (Brazil): "The Climb"

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