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The Lion and the Rose 

Joffrey and Margaery's wedding has come. Tyrion breaks up with Shae. Ramsay tries to prove his worth to his father. Bran and company find a Weirwood tree.


Alex Graves


George R.R. Martin (based on "A Song of Ice and Fire" by), David Benioff (created by) | 2 more credits »

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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Peter Dinklage ... Tyrion Lannister
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau ... Jaime Lannister
Lena Headey ... Cersei Lannister
Charles Dance ... Tywin Lannister
Natalie Dormer ... Margaery Tyrell
Liam Cunningham ... Davos Seaworth
Stephen Dillane ... Stannis Baratheon
Carice van Houten ... Melisandre (as Carice Van Houten)
Alfie Allen ... Theon Greyjoy
Jack Gleeson ... Joffrey Baratheon
Isaac Hempstead Wright ... Bran Stark
Sophie Turner ... Sansa Stark
Gwendoline Christie ... Brienne of Tarth
Sibel Kekilli ... Shae
Iwan Rheon ... Ramsay Snow


Sansa still hasn't recovered from the death of her family and refuses to eat despite Tyrion's requests that she do so. She receives a gift from an unexpected source. It's time for the royal wedding and King Joffrey is on his worst behavior with Tyrion the object of his dislike. He adores the sword given to him by his grandfather but uses it to chop up a book given to him by Tyrion. At the reception after the wedding ceremony, a drunken Joffrey ridicules his uncle and orders him to become his cup bearer. Tyrion does as he's told but Joffrey gets his comeuppance. Meanwhile, Lord Bolton returns home to find what his bastard son did to Theon Greyjoy. Written by garykmcd

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Release Date:

13 April 2014 (USA) See more »


Box Office


£7,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Dolby Atmos (Blu-ray release)



Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?


The episode won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Costumes for a Series. See more »


Joffery pours wine on Tyrion's head, but in next scene his hair looks dry. See more »


Sansa Stark: We have a new queen.
Tyrion Lannister: Better her than you.
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Referenced in Game of Thrones: The Spoils of War (2017) See more »


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The episode was not bad, but could have given more.
14 April 2014 | by rodrigomarquesSee all my reviews

The royal wedding is just around the corner and this will be an event that no fan will want to miss the series. Now that the war subsided with the defeat of the North, it's time to Joffrey ( Jack Gleeson ) and Margaery (Natalie Dormer) give the node, biggest party in the Seven Kingdoms ever seen. However, beyond the Wall, Bran ( Isaac Hempstead Wright) still looking for three-eyed crow while going seduced by its power as warg. Although not yet recovered from the tragedy of the previous, Westeros is preparing for the wedding of King Joffrey Baratheon and Lannister house, with Mrs. Margaery Tyrell house. The series did not make a big fuss of this event was supposed to. Recently, the only thing that made ​​us think this wedding was the arrival of Oberyn Martell ( Pedro Pascal ) to King's Landing, but only that. It would have been nice if they had given more time and created more buzz about this wedding. The greatness that is supposed to be this is not discussed, the lack of money to finish the plans for this, none of the dilemmas in the book spoken about this party appears in the series. Maybe because of the time and they had other things that the producers found to be more important, is not this episode dedicated entirely to marriage, unlike what they did with the Red Wedding. Either way, these choices have only served to take the force at the end of this episode. This end for which everyone was waiting. The episode was not bad, but could have given more. One thing is certain, Westeros has a fetish for weddings with any color, and the addition of a lion with a rose could only result in Purple Wedding.

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