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The House of Black and White 

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Arya arrives in Braavos. Jaime takes on a secret mission. Ellaria Sand seeks revenge for Oberyn's death. Stannis makes Jon a generous offer as the Night's Watch elects a new Lord Commander. Daenerys is faced with a difficult decision.


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George R.R. Martin (based on "A Song of Ice and Fire" by), David Benioff (created by) | 4 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
Stephen Dillane ... Stannis Baratheon
Liam Cunningham ... Davos Seaworth
Indira Varma ... Ellaria Sand
Maisie Williams ... Arya Stark
Sophie Turner ... Sansa Stark
Conleth Hill ... Lord Varys
Jerome Flynn ... Bronn
John Bradley ... Samwell Tarly
Hannah Murray ... Gilly


Arya Stark sails to Braavos and arrives at the House of Black and White to seek out Jaqen H'ghar; however she is not welcomed to enter in the house and she throws her coin away into the sea. Brienne and Podrick are eating in a tavern and see Sansa and Little Finger, but Sansa refuses to follow Brienne. The men that are escorting Little Finger and Sansa unsuccessfully hunt Brienne and Podrick down on the road. Cersei shows to Jaime that their daughter Myrcella is in danger and Jaime seeks out Bronn and makes an offer for him to travel with him to Dorn. In Meereen, the Son of Harpy is captured and Daenerys has a meeting with her leaders to decide his fate. Barristan advises her to give a fair trial to the man; however Mossador disobeys her order and kills the Son of Harpy. Daenerys sentences him to death and there is a riot in Meereen. Jon Snow is invited by Stannis Baratheon to serve him; in return, he would give the North to Jon and he would be Jon Stark, Lord of Winterfell. But Jon ... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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In the books, it is not Sam but Stannis who speaks ill about Slynt. He does not refer to Slynt's conduct during the battle of Castle Black, but tells the Night's Watch in length how corrupt and villainous Slynt was while acting as the commander of the City Watch of King's Landing. See more »


At 46:50 (DVD Release) you see Missandei in a group walking up a set of three steps. At 46:59 she lifts her skirt to clear the top step. Cut to two Mereneese. At 47:03 you see her lifting her skirt up again, even though she should be well on the flat surface of the platform by now. See more »


[Brienne and Pod encounter Littlefinger and Sansa. Littlefinger's guards block Brienne's way]
Brienne of Tarth: Lord Baelish. Lady Sansa. My name is Brienne of Tarth.
Petyr 'Littlefinger' Baelish: We've met, with Renly Baratheon. What did he say about you? He said your loyalty came free of charge.
[Brienne nods]
Petyr 'Littlefinger' Baelish: [smirks] Someone appears to have paid quite a bit for it since then.
[the guards look at Littlefinger. He motions them to let Brienne approach. Brienne kneels down before Sansa]
Brienne of Tarth: Lady Sansa. Before your mother's death, I was her sworn sword....
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Review of season 5: Episodes 1-2
21 April 2015 | by 851222See all my reviews

Greetings from Lithuania.

Both first episodes of season 5 are 8/10 in my opinion. While the story haven't moved drastically or very intriguingly, it's still a show to wait and to admire. The production values here are like no other - you can simply watch this show for production values - they are truly create this rich world.

Acting was as usually very solid from everyone involved. Directing is good, but this show has seen better, as well as writing. It's good, but not as good as it gets and this show has featured some series that were as good as they could possibly be.

Overall, season 5 started good, but not great. I know that it's a slow burner start which will definitely lead us to a great and unforgettable moments, so it has to build it on something, and this "something" are these first two episodes.

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Release Date:

19 April 2015 (USA) See more »


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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Dolby Atmos (Blu-ray release)



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1.78 : 1
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