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Nine noble families fight for control over the mythical lands of Westeros, while an ancient enemy returns after being dormant for thousands of years.
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Series cast summary:
...  Tyrion Lannister 61 episodes, 2011-2017
...  Cersei Lannister 58 episodes, 2011-2017
...  Daenerys Targaryen 56 episodes, 2011-2017
...  Jon Snow 56 episodes, 2011-2017
...  Sansa Stark 54 episodes, 2011-2017
...  Arya Stark 53 episodes, 2011-2017
...  Jaime Lannister 49 episodes, 2011-2017
...  Jorah Mormont 48 episodes, 2011-2017
...  Theon Greyjoy 43 episodes, 2011-2017
...  Samwell Tarly 43 episodes, 2011-2017
...  Petyr 'Littlefinger' Baelish 41 episodes, 2011-2017
...  Lord Varys 41 episodes, 2011-2017
...  Brienne of Tarth 37 episodes, 2012-2017
...  Davos Seaworth 36 episodes, 2012-2017
...  Bran Stark 35 episodes, 2011-2017
...  Bronn 34 episodes, 2011-2017
...  Missandei 34 episodes, 2013-2017
...  Sandor 'The Hound' Clegane 33 episodes, 2011-2017
...  Grand Maester Pycelle 31 episodes, 2011-2016
...  Eddison Tollett 30 episodes, 2012-2017
...  Podrick Payne 30 episodes, 2012-2017
...  Melisandre 28 episodes, 2012-2017
...  Tormund Giantsbane 28 episodes, 2013-2017
...  Grey Worm 28 episodes, 2013-2017
...  Tywin Lannister 27 episodes, 2011-2015
...  Margaery Tyrell 26 episodes, 2012-2016
...  Joffrey Baratheon 26 episodes, 2011-2014
...  Catelyn Stark 25 episodes, 2011-2013
...  Barristan Selmy 25 episodes, 2011-2015
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In the mythical continent of Westeros, several powerful families fight for control of the Seven Kingdoms. As conflict erupts in the kingdoms of men, an ancient enemy rises once again to threaten them all. Meanwhile, the last heirs of a recently usurped dynasty plot to take back their homeland from across the Narrow Sea. Written by Sam Gray

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As of 2016, the highest rated seasons of "Game of Thrones" (on IMDb) are as follows; Season 6: 9.0; Season 4: 8.7; Season 5: 8.6; Season 1: 8.3; Season 3: 8.2; Season 2: 8.1, See more »

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Lord Varys: Any fool with a bit of luck can find himself born into power. But earning it for yourself, that takes work.
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Fantasy has never seemed so real
22 July 2014 | by See all my reviews

I don't believe there has ever been anything like 'Game of Thrones' on TV. The sheer amount of quality and talent in this series is staggering. The actors (and I mean really ALL the actors), the costumes, the visual effects, the make-up: everybody working on this show seems to have wanted to make Television-history. And the writing is just phenomenal.

'Game of Thrones' may belong to the 'Fantasy' genre, but the world of Westeros and its surrounding lands has been so amazingly well thought through and is inhabited by characters that are so well drawn and credible that everything you watch feels real. Every "country", every city, tribe or family has such a richly detailed history and even mythology that it just never feels like it was made up. Of course, that was all already there in the books – but translating that so perfectly to a TV-show and with such care as was done here really is a rare achievement.

Yet for all its grandeur, scale and breath-taking visuals, what really makes Martin's outstanding work come to life on the small screen is the fantastic ensemble of actors. At the core of this show (any show, really) are the characters. Tyrion, Cersei, Dany, Jamie and John (and all the – many – others) don't lose anything of their complexity; the amazing cast succeeds in showing all their respective characters' inner conflicts and often questionable motivations and virtually no one comes across as one-dimensional (except maybe for Joffrey).

There have been a couple of great TV-shows over the last years, but when it comes to scale AND quality, 'Game of Thrones' is – at the moment – in a league of its own. A joy to watch: breath-taking, epic – and highly addictive – Television. 10 stars out of 10.

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