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Lord Snow 

Jon begins his training with the Night's Watch; Ned confronts his past and future at King's Landing; Daenerys finds herself at odds with Viserys.

Director:

Brian Kirk

Writers:

David Benioff (created by), D.B. Weiss (created by) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Sean Bean ... Eddard 'Ned' Stark
Mark Addy ... Robert Baratheon
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau ... Jaime Lannister
Michelle Fairley ... Catelyn Stark
Lena Headey ... Cersei Lannister
Emilia Clarke ... Daenerys Targaryen
Iain Glen ... Jorah Mormont
Aidan Gillen ... Petyr 'Littlefinger' Baelish
Harry Lloyd ... Viserys Targaryen
Kit Harington ... Jon Snow
Sophie Turner ... Sansa Stark
Maisie Williams ... Arya Stark
Isaac Hempstead Wright ... Bran Stark
Richard Madden ... Robb Stark
Jack Gleeson ... Joffrey Baratheon
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Storyline

After the attempted assassination of young Bran, Catelyn leaves for King's Landing to see her husband, convinced that the Lannisters were behind the attempt. On arrival, she is met by a former beau, Petyr Baelish, who tells her that the knife used in the attack on Bran was his - until he lost it in a wager to Tyrion Lannister a year ago. When presented with the evidence, Ned isn't convinced. He's kept busy as the King's Hand and is shocked at King Robert's spendthrift ways. Cersei tells her son Joffrey that when he is King, he can do anything he wants. Across the Narrow Sea, Daenerys begins to act like a queen and has a confrontation with her brother who makes it clear that he is in charge. She also realizes she is pregnant. At the wall, Ned's illegitimate son Jon Snow undergoes training to become a member of the Night's Watch. Written by garykmcd

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Trivia

Robert claims to kill a Tarly during the Battle of Summerhall. In the novels, there is no mentioning of any Tarly in this battle. Robert first fought the Tarlys in the Battle of Ashford. See more »

Goofs

Robert claims to kill a Tarly during the Battle of Summerhall. Actually, the Tarlys did not participate that battle; Robert first fought (and was defeated) the Tarlys in the Battle of Ashford. See more »

Quotes

Robert Baratheon: Yes, its been a long time. But I still remember every face. You remember your first?
Barristan Selmy: Of course, Your Grace.
Robert Baratheon: Who was it?
Barristan Selmy: A Tyroshi. Never learned the name.
Robert Baratheon: Hmm. How did you do it?
Barristan Selmy: Lance through the heart.
Robert Baratheon: Quick one. Lucky for you. Mine was some Tarly boy at the Battle of Summerhall. My horse took an arrow so I was on foot, slogging through the mud. He came running at me, the dumb high-born lad, thinking he could end the rebellion with a single swing of his sword. I knocked him down with the hammer. ...
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Crazy Credits

The sun tells an important part of the series back story, on its panels. It does so in three segments. First, as the credits start up, the sun depicts how the Targaryens and their dragons conquered Westeros. The second time the sun is shown, a dragon is depicted in a mortal struggle with 3 other animals: The Stag, the Lion and the Wolf. It is a very literal way to show how Robert Beratheon and Ned Stark rebelled, with Tywin Lannister reluctantly supporting them, in the end. Finally, the third time the sun is shown, before the series title enter the scene, a lion (among other animals) is shown "kneeling" to a triumphant Stag. Just as Robert was crowned King after winning the war. See more »

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Referenced in Game of Thrones: Stormborn (2017) See more »

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Main Title
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Written and Performed by Ramin Djawadi
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An Episode of Setups
17 April 2015 | by HitchcocSee all my reviews

There is potential betrayal everywhere. The incestuous queen has a vision and it doesn't include her fat husband. She dotes on her son who is a frightened little ass who plans to run his kingdom on the backs of the northerners. His mother tells him to ignore what happens and he can make up his own stories later. Bran wakes but has no memory of things, but he knows he has permanently lost the use of his legs. There are so many pretenders now and how things shake out is what this show is about. What all would see as a little girl is beginning to show herself as the true warrior, but we will have to wait for that. Meanwhile, a winter like no one has seen seems to be entering. Winters here, like summers, can last for years.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 May 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Budget:

GBP6,000,000 (estimated)
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Dolby Digital | Dolby Atmos (Blu-ray release)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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