Game of Thrones: Season 4, Episode 8

The Mountain and the Viper (1 Jun. 2014)

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Theon helps Ramsay seize Moat Cailin. The wildlings attack Mole's Town. Sansa comes up with a story to protect Lord Baelish. Daenerys finds out a secret about Ser Jorah. Oberyn Martell faces Ser Gregor Clegane.

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Theon Greyjoy is sent by Ramsey to Moat Cailin to convince an ironborn garrison to surrender, promising that they will return to their land. The Wildlings slaughter Mole's Town but Ygritte spares Gilly and her baby. When Sam hears the news in Castle Black, he becomes worried with Gilly, but his friends comfort. A boy gives a scroll to Barristan with the pardon of Jorah signed by Robert Baratheon and Daenerys expels him from the city. Littlefinger is explaining the death of his wife Lysa to a court and Sansa is asked to testify as a witness, and she lies to protect him. Oberyn fights against the Mountain and wants him to confess that he raped and killed his sister Elia Martell. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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The episode title refers to Gregor "the Mountain" Clegane and Oberyn "Red Viper" Martell. See more »

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When Oberyn is first passed his spear and begins twirling, The Mountain stands in the centre of the arena with his sword pointed directly at the ground, both arms on the weapon. In the next shot we see of him, his sword is faced forwards. In the shot after this, the sword has returned to its original downwards position. This occurs multiple times afterwards prior to the beginning of the fight. See more »

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Oberyn Martell: [to Gregor Clegane] Do you know why I've come all the way to this stinking, shit pile of a city? For you.
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Keeps you on your toes
2 June 2014 | by See all my reviews

Episode 8 of season 4 was as amazing as we expected it to be. Emotionally exhausting, it certainly kept me on my toes. It combined thrilling action with impressive acting and raging emotion. It certainly is one of the best-if not the best so far-and serves as a promise that the last two episodes of the season are going to be breathtaking.The most important thing is probably the fact that this episode involves some of the most intense and emotionally charged scenes in the history of Game of Thrones. Despite having read the books, it still made my skin crawl in anticipation. It certainly caused an adrenaline rush!


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