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The Long Night 

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The Night King and his army have arrived at Winterfell and the great battle begins.


Miguel Sapochnik


George R.R. Martin (based on "A Song of Ice and Fire" by), David Benioff (created by) | 5 more credits »





Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Peter Dinklage ... Tyrion Lannister
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau ... Jaime Lannister
Emilia Clarke ... Daenerys Targaryen
Kit Harington ... Jon Snow
Sophie Turner ... Sansa Stark
Maisie Williams ... Arya Stark
Liam Cunningham ... Davos Seaworth
Carice van Houten ... Melisandre (as Carice Van Houten)
Nathalie Emmanuel ... Missandei
Alfie Allen ... Theon Greyjoy
Isaac Hempstead Wright ... Bran Stark
John Bradley ... Samwell Tarly
Hannah Murray ... Gilly
Gwendoline Christie ... Brienne of Tarth
Conleth Hill ... Lord Varys


The allied living meet the vast Army of the Dead outside Winterfell. Despite swords ignited by the Red Witch, the initial Dothraki charge is decimated, and the Unsullied are quickly overwhelmed, despite the dragon-fire assist. Edd is killed saving Sam. Survivors retreat into the castle. Melisandre ignites last-minute the fire trench surrounding Winterfell to delay the advancing horde. Jon and Daenerys aerially engage the Night King, all three riding dragons. The wights fill the fire moat with corpses to invade Winterfell, storming at great effort the walls, then easily overpowering line after hideout of defenders. Jon and Rhaegal knock the Night King off Viserion, and Daenerys and Drogon burn him with dragon-fire in vain, the Night King raises the slain Winterfell defenders, including the dead entombed in the crypt, which attack the sheltered non-combatants. Wights pull Daenerys from Drogon, and Jorah is fatally wounded defending her. The Night King arrives at the Godswood and kills ... Written by KGF Vissers

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Did You Know?


With Jaime and Brienne fighting side-by-side, the two halves of Ned Stark's Valyrian Steel sword Ice are reunited to protect Winterfell, the Starks' stronghold. See more »


During the sequence in which the dead are coming to life in the crypt, it can be seen that Tyrion's double is used in one shot, due to a bad wig. See more »


Melisandre: [to Davos] There's no need to execute me, Ser Davos. I'll be dead before the dawn.
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References Game of Thrones: The Kingsroad (2011) See more »


The Night King
Written and Performed by Ramin Djawadi
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User Reviews

Great disappointment.
3 May 2019 | by richie-70405See all my reviews

This is not GoT TV show I loved. Still entertaining, but dumb as any other average tv show from the 90s. I think HBO writers can't be fully adult people. Just fanboy kids who never understood what was the all tv show about. Plot armors, teleports, stupid storytelling, characters uselessness... things could never be approved by GRRM!

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Release Date:

28 April 2019 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Dolby Atmos (Blu-ray version)



Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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