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The Bells 

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Forces have arrived at King's Landing for the final battle.


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
Lena Headey ... Cersei Lannister
Emilia Clarke ... Daenerys Targaryen
Kit Harington ... Jon Snow
Maisie Williams ... Arya Stark
Liam Cunningham ... Davos Seaworth
Conleth Hill ... Lord Varys
Rory McCann ... Sandor 'The Hound' Clegane
Jacob Anderson ... Grey Worm
Pilou Asbæk ... Euron Greyjoy
Anton Lesser ... Qyburn
Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson ... Gregor 'The Mountain' Clegane
Laura Elphinstone ... Nora
Marc Rissmann ... Harry Strickland


Jon refuses to 'betray his queen' by rightfully claiming the throne Varys urges Jon would be a better ruler, but after Tyrion reveals Varys' plot, Daenerys executes Varys by dragon fire. Jaime was captured, but Tyrion releases him to try persuading Cersei to surrender the city and escape Westeros together. Drogon destroys the Iron Fleet and most of the city's defenses, allowing Daenerys's army to enter. Cersei deludes herself the Red Keep never falls, but the Westeros forces and Golden Company are quickly overwhelmed. The city signals its surrender by a bells signal Tyrion proposed, but an enraged Daenerys ignores it, leveling the city, burning all. Despite Jon's pacifying efforts, the allied army follows her lead under Grey Worm, slaughtering soldiers and civilians in their path, horrifying Tyrion and Davos as badly. Jaime kills Euron who dared him to a duel but is himself mortally wounded. The Hound convinces Arya to abandon her longtime vendetta against Cersei and save herself; ... Written by KGF Vissers

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Did You Know?


The first time Arya has been inside the Red Keep since Game of Thrones: The Pointy End (2011). See more »


Tyrion states that "if the city surrenders, they'll ring the bells and raise the gates," yet in Game of Thrones: Blackwater, Davos states "I've never known bells to mean surrender," and Lord Varys also says the bells ring for "a city under siege," disproving that bells signal Kings Landing's surrender, and subsequently the title of the episode itself. See more »


[the Hound knocks off the Mountain's helmet, revealing his horribly disfigured face]
Sandor 'The Hound' Clegane: Yeah, that's you. That's what you've always been.
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References Game of Thrones: What Is Dead May Never Die (2012) See more »

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Visually Stunning, but Absolutely Disappointing
16 May 2019 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

The second to last episode of "Game of Thrones", "The Bells", is visually stunning, but absolutely disappointing. The destruction of King´s Landing is amazing and the best the episode can offer. However the expectation of the viewer is frustrated by the awful storyline. Along the years, Daenerys was built as a fair woman. Out of the blue, she goes completely crazy after defeating Cersei´s army that had surrendered in an absolute nonsense attitude. The fight of Jaime and Euron is boring and too long. The end of Cersei is also disappointing. My vote is six.

Title (Brazil): "The Bells"

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Release Date:

12 May 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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