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The Watchers on the Wall 

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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The director of this episode, Neil Marshall made a cameo appearance as an archer in this episode. See more »


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Great Battle
8 June 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The anticipation for this battle has been a long time coming, and it didn't let me down at all. Features a very intense battle , with amazing fight scenes. I enjoyed this personally more than any of the other battle scenes. A couple of great dialogue scenes as the calm before the storm, before the battle begins.

With how this show has been about not being shy about killing off anyone, it really makes it so intense in that you feel any and all the characters are really in danger. The battle lasts for the majority of the episode and doesn't slow up from the time it begins, until it ends.This episode has some of the most amazing visuals and sets so far on Game of thrones.

With all of the giants and creatures we have been teased with, you really get to see all of it this episode. It has a long continuous shot towards the end of the battle which was pretty awesome as well. The finale next Sunday should finish off, in my opinion, the best season yet.

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