Jon and Daenerys arrive in Winterfell and are met with skepticism. Sam learns about the fate of his family. Cersei gives Euron the reward he aims for. Theon follows his heart.

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David Nutter

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George R.R. Martin (based on "A Song of Ice and Fire" by), David Benioff (created by) | 4 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
Emilia Clarke ... Daenerys Targaryen
Kit Harington ... Jon Snow
Sophie Turner ... Sansa Stark
Maisie Williams ... Arya Stark
Liam Cunningham ... Davos Seaworth
Nathalie Emmanuel ... Missandei
Alfie Allen ... Theon Greyjoy
John Bradley ... Samwell Tarly
Isaac Hempstead Wright ... Bran Stark
Gwendoline Christie ... Brienne of Tarth
Conleth Hill ... Lord Varys
Rory McCann ... Sandor 'The Hound' Clegane
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Storyline

SPOILER: Jon and Daenerys have a cold reception in Winterfell. Jon meets his brother and sisters and rides the dragons with Daenerys. Then she discloses to Sam the fate of his father and brother. When Jon meets Sam, he discloses who his parents are. Euron Greyjoy meets Cersei to collect his recompense for joining to her army. Theon rescues his sister Yara and decides to go to Winterfell. Jaime arrives in Winterfell and sees Bran Stark. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Trivia

The scene where Jon and Daenerys have a talk before they ride the dragons was the final scene that Emilia Clarke shot for the series. See more »

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Qyburn tells Bronn "The queen's brothers made promises to you and broke them." Tyrion has never broken any promise he made to Bronn. See more »

Quotes

Euron Greyjoy: Do I please the queen?
Cersei Lannister: You might be the most arrogant man I've ever met. I like that.
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Connections

References Game of Thrones: Mockingbird (2014) See more »

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Underwhelming, bordering on disappointing
16 April 2019 | by FelixMHSee all my reviews

We got a very tepid start for the last season of one of the greatest shows of the decade, and it seems this season will suffer from the same deficiencies of Season 7, namely, absolutely terrible pacing, mediocre writing and predictability. I think the magic of the earlier seasons are definitively gone at this point.

All those problems stem from the fact that there is no longer any source material. Instead of condensing an already fantastic series of books, now the writing team is tasked with filling gaps and turning an outline into a coherent narrative. And thus, all the deficiencies (such as tropes, gaping plot holes, and predictability) of standard Hollywood screenwriting became apparent the in last couple of seasons.

Many central characters such as Tyrion, the Hound, Daenerys and Jon Snow have progressively lost key aspects of their personality and become run-of-the-mill tropes. The terrible pacing simply exacerbates this issue as the show-runners attempt to go through a "check list" and juggle so many different arcs in a 45-50 min episode. The result is a complete lack of depth, character development, and very short scenes, and we the audience simply can't get as emotionally invested in the characters as before.

But, we can expect some key revelations tying up the story and fantastic CGI dragons and battles, so this will definitely be entertaining just not on par with earlier seasons.


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