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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?


Similarly to Game of Thrones: Blackwater (2012) and Game of Thrones: The Watchers on the Wall (2014), this episode takes place entirely in one location, Winterfell, to cover a single battle and does not include any parallel story lines. It is the fourth single-location episode, after the two aforementioned episodes and its non-battle preceding episode Game of Thrones: A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms (2019). 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 »


Bran Stark: Theon.
[Theon turns to face Bran]
Bran Stark: You're a good man. Thank you.
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Referenced in Thronecast: The Long Night (2019) See more »


The Night King
Written and Performed by Ramin Djawadi
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Ruined everything
2 May 2019 | by ghazalkhatibianSee all my reviews

It hurts giving it 5/10. I gave it 7 right after watching the episode, changed it to 6 after the 2nd watch, and now it's not even 5 for me, the more I think about it the less I like it!

How anyone will rewatch this series from season one and not laugh when they say "winter is coming" !! Sooo annoying

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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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