The battle between the Night's Watch and the Wildlings has come.

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Jon and Samwell are on duty on top of the Wall. Ygritte wants to be the one who kills Jon Snow. A petrified Gilly returns with her baby to Castle Rock, reporting about the wildling attack at Mole's Town. The Nights Watch prepare for battle. The wildling army attack the wall in the night, with giants riding mammoths. Jon sets out on a dangerous journey to help set things right. Written by Shuvam Nandi

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8 June 2014 (USA)  »

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£7,000,000 (estimated)
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This is the second episode directed by Neil Marshall, following Game of Thrones: Blackwater (2012). See more »

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When Jon Snow comes down from the Wall to join the fighting below, Styr the Magnar of the Thenns recognizes him and charges him with his axe. Since Styr joins Tormund and his party in "Two Swords", which is after Jon Snow runs away from the wildlings in "The Rains of Castamere", there is no way Styr could have recognized him in the battle. See more »

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[the wildling army emerges from the trees beyond the Wall]
Alliser Thorne: Archers, nock! Everyone else, hold!
[the archers nock arrows to their bows. Grenn and Edd lose their grip on a frozen barrel, and it tumbles off the edge of the Wall. Thorne grimaces at the waste of ammunition]
Alliser Thorne: I said "nock and hold," you cunts! Does "nock" mean "draw"?
Men of the Night's Watch: No, ser!
Alliser Thorne: Does fucking "hold" mean fucking "drop"?
Men of the Night's Watch: No, ser!
Alliser Thorne: You all plan to die here tonight?
Men of the Night's Watch: No, ser!
Alliser Thorne: That's very good to hear! Draw!
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Beats Battle of Black Water
10 June 2014 | by See all my reviews

Epic... simply epic.After watching this episode I had to express myself somehow and writing a review no matter how brief is the best way to do it. This episode is simply astonishing in the way the fight scenes are filmed. At times it's like third dimensional and you feel part of the carnage displayed on screen. The scale at which the episode is filmed is of epic proportions; Peter Jackson would have been proud. There are some flaws but those flaws cant be avoided when filming fight scenes involving many men. It is really a character driven episode because somehow you get the feeling that you wont be seeing some of these characters alive again. All in all a great episode and I place in the top three of my favorite game of thrones episodes.


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