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Recap of Season 1, Episode 1: “Winter is Coming”

The show begins on a cold open, literally and figuratively. A gate slides open and three men on horseback are riding through a tunnel. We don’t know who these characters are or what they are doing. One of the men … Continue reading

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Recap of Season 1, Episode 2: “The Kingsroad”

The map opens just beyond the narrow sea, at King’s Landing (where we see the Baratheon stag sigil), north to Winterfell (where we see the Stark direwolf sigil), north to the Wall, then back down and east to the Dothraki … Continue reading

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Recap of Season 1, Episode 3: “Lord Snow”

Title sequence begins with King’s Landing, held by the House Baratheon whose sigil is the stag. Next to Winterfell, where we see the direwolf sigil of the House Stark. Up to the Wall and then down and east to the … Continue reading

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Recap of Season 1, Episode 4: “Cripples, Bastards and Broken Things”

At the start of the episode, note not only the various locales identified for the episode, but look closely at each actor’s name. In front of their name is a thumbnail of their character’s house sigil! A raven is cawing … Continue reading

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Recap of Season 1, Episode 5: “The Wolf and the Lion”

The opening credits include a new location for this episode, the Eyrie.  But we start in King’s Landing, dealing with the aftermath of the joust that saw Ser Hugh of the Vale taking a lance to the throat courtesy of … Continue reading

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Recap of Season 1, Episode 9: “Baelor”

A new location at the start, The Twins, where the bridge Robb needs to cross is located. Robb has 20,000 troops and he told the Lannister scout they captured last episode that he’s heading south to do battle with Tywin. … Continue reading

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Recap of Season 2, Episode 1: “The North Remembers”

Last season ended with a new king, Joffrey Baratheon (who we know to be not a Baratheon at all, but the child of the incestuous relationship of Cersei and Jaime Lannister), the death of the previous Hand of the King, … Continue reading

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