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Mother's Mercy 

Stannis arrives at Winterfell. Tyrion runs Meereen as Daario and Jorah go after Daenerys. Jaime and Myrcella leave Dorne. Jon sends Sam and Gilly to Oldtown. Arya challenges the Many-Faced God. Cersei confesses her sins.

Director:

David Nutter

Writers:

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

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
Stephen Dillane ... Stannis Baratheon
Liam Cunningham ... Davos Seaworth
Carice van Houten ... Melisandre (as Carice Van Houten)
Indira Varma ... Ellaria Sand
Maisie Williams ... Arya Stark
Sophie Turner ... Sansa Stark
John Bradley ... Samwell Tarly
Hannah Murray ... Gilly
Nathalie Emmanuel ... Missandei
Michiel Huisman ... Daario Naharis
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Storyline

Stannis attacks Winterfell. Sansa and Theon find themselves on a difficult situation. Arya challenges the many face god. Daenerys is surrounded by acquaintances. Jaime and Myrcella leave Dorne. Cersei confesses. Sam goes to oldtown to become the new maester. Jon receives news about his uncle Benjen.

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Release Date:

14 June 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mother's Mercy See more »

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Budget:

£8,000,000 (estimated)
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Dolby Digital | Dolby Atmos (Blu-ray release)

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

While this is the first episode to show Tyrion speaking High Valyrian, it was implied earlier in Game of Thrones: High Sparrow (2015) that he had some understanding of the language, as he was able to understand portions of the Red Priestess' sermon in Valyrian. See more »

Goofs

When Theon kills Myranda and he and Sansa escape Winterfell, Sansa's gloves disappear in several shots only for them to appear again seconds later, although it is a fast-paced scene with no intervals. See more »

Quotes

Sansa Stark: If I'm going to die, let it happen while there is still some of me left.
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Connections

Referenced in Sweet/Vicious: Pure Heroine (2017) See more »

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Game of Thrones - Main Title
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Written by Ramin Djawadi
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Season 5 A Choppy/Sloppy Mess
15 June 2015 | by feet_onthegroundSee all my reviews

Unlike so many prone to sing praises of GOT this season, I completely disagree. Many times during this season I questioned why I was bothering to watch this show. My sense was that it was mainly because of it's better past and hoping for some return to former glory or some kind of redemption for sucking away so much of my time and energy. The writing this season many times left me feeling that the writers really didn't want to do the show anymore. Story lines grew weak and characters grew flat. There were a few places that it lived up to expectations based on past success but for the most part this season and most of all this finale were sub par.

I have not read the books. And while I didn't care for some of the directions that story lines took, all of that could have been overcome by better writing. Granted based on past success there was a lot to live up to, but this season the writers did a very poor job. If I decide to watch next season at all, it will be after it is over so I don't waste time wondering what will happen. Based on this season it would be constant disappointment.


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