Game of Thrones (2011–2019)
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Tyrion tries to find a champion. Daenerys sleeps with Daario. The Hound becomes wounded. Jon's advice is ignored at Castle Black. Brienne and Podrick receive a tip on Arya's whereabouts.


Alik Sakharov


George R.R. Martin (based on "A Song of Ice and Fire" by), David Benioff (created by) | 3 more credits »





Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Peter Dinklage ... Tyrion Lannister
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau ... Jaime Lannister
Lena Headey ... Cersei Lannister
Emilia Clarke ... Daenerys Targaryen
Kit Harington ... Jon Snow
Aidan Gillen ... Petyr 'Littlefinger' Baelish
Carice van Houten ... Melisandre (as Carice Van Houten)
John Bradley ... Samwell Tarly
Sophie Turner ... Sansa Stark
Maisie Williams ... Arya Stark
Rory McCann ... Sandor 'The Hound' Clegane
Gwendoline Christie ... Brienne of Tarth
Jerome Flynn ... Bronn
Iain Glen ... Jorah Mormont
Pedro Pascal ... Oberyn Martell


Having demanded a trial by combat, Tyrion must now find someone to fight for him. Jaime would gladly do it but admits that he cannot wield a sword effectively with his left hand. Bronn, who has fought for him once before, has accepted the Queen Regent's offer of an arranged marriage with a noblewoman and so is not available. Tyrion finds a champion in someone unexpected. Brienne and Pod stop at an inn and meet Arya's old friend, Hotpie, who tells them she's alive and probably heading to the Eyrie. Daenerys takes Daario into her bed but seeks advice on ruling from her most trusted source. At the Eyrie, Peter Baelish has shocking news for both Sansa and his wife Lysa. Written by garykmcd

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The dialogue between Arya, the Hound and the dying farmer is a reference to the play "Waiting for Godot". Actor Barry McGovern, who plays the dying farmer, has appeared in several stage productions of the play, as well as in its 2001 film adaptation Waiting for Godot (2001). See more »


Bronn reminds Tyrion the deal they made long ago in Game of Thrones: The Pointy End: "You once said if anyone ever asked me to sell you out, you'd double their price". Actually, what Tyrion said was "if the day ever comes when you're tempted to sell me out, remember this: whatever their price, I'll beat it". He did not offer to double the price. See more »


[first lines]
Jaime Lannister: I made a deal for you to keep your ungrateful head on your ungrateful neck a little while longer.
Tyrion Lannister: I'm sorry, what am I grateful for? The opportunity to live and die at the wall as punishment for a crime I did not commit?
Jaime Lannister: You threw your life away. You threw it away! It's not a joke. You understand that, don't you?
Tyrion Lannister: Of course it's a joke, just not a very funny one. I couldn't... I couldn't listen to her, standing there, telling her lies. I couldn't do it!
Jaime Lannister: You fell in love with a whore.
Tyrion Lannister: Yes...
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Referenced in Game of Thrones: Winterfell (2019) See more »


Main Title
Written and Performed by Ramin Djawadi
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Good, not great
23 June 2019 | by IamIngeSee all my reviews

It's another good episode, with several interesting scenes. But as a whole it seems to lack some momentum.

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Release Date:

18 May 2014 (USA) See more »


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GBP7,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Dolby Atmos (Blu-ray release)



Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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