While the first two episodes will both run just under an hour, the last four episodes are super-sized. The third will be the longest, at one hour and 22 minutes; the fourth will clock in at 78 minutes; and the final two are estimated to be 80 minutes each. The current longest “Game of Thrones” episode is the Season 7 finale, “The Dragon and the Wolf,” which topped out at 79 minutes, so three of the final six episodes will exceed this if nothing changes in the editing room between now and air.
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“Game of Thrones” is obviously competing as a drama at the Emmys,