Top 25 Game of Thrones episodes

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1. Game of Thrones (2011–2019)
Episode: Battle of the Bastards (2016)

TV-MA | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Jon and Sansa face Ramsay Bolton on the fields of Winterfell. Daenerys strikes back at her enemies. Theon and Yara arrive in Meereen.

Director: Miguel Sapochnik | Stars: Peter Dinklage, Kit Harington, Emilia Clarke, Liam Cunningham

Votes: 182,213

The best TV-episode ever made? One of the best battle-sequences ever caught on film. It feels so real and gritty, just as it should be.

2. Game of Thrones (2011–2019)
Episode: Hardhome (2015)

TV-MA | 61 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Tyrion advises Daenerys. Sansa forces Theon to tell her a secret. Cersei remains stubborn. Arya meets her first target. Jon and Tormund meet with the wildling elders.

Director: Miguel Sapochnik | Stars: Peter Dinklage, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke, Kit Harington

Votes: 85,303

One of the series finests and most terrifying moments, with Jon killing a white walker and having a staredown with the Night King. Fantastic episode.

3. Game of Thrones (2011–2019)
Episode: The Winds of Winter (2016)

TV-MA | 68 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Cersei and Loras Tyrell stand trial by the gods. Daenerys prepares to set sail for Westeros. Davos confronts Melisandre. Sam and Gilly arrive in the Citadel. Bran discovers a long-kept secret. Lord Frey has an uninvited guest.

Director: Miguel Sapochnik | Stars: Peter Dinklage, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Lena Headey, Kit Harington

Votes: 126,455

When you hear the piano in "Light of the Seven", you feel something is "off". And you're right. Shocking episode, with both the destruction of the Sept and Daenerys finally heading for Westeros.

4. Game of Thrones (2011–2019)
Episode: The Rains of Castamere (2013)

TV-MA | 51 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Robb and Catelyn arrive at the Twins for the wedding. Jon is put to the test to see where his loyalties truly lie. Bran's group decides to split up. Daenerys plans an invasion of Yunkai.

Director: David Nutter | Stars: Emilia Clarke, Kit Harington, Richard Madden, Iain Glen

Votes: 84,465

One of the most iconic moments in TV-history, the Red Wedding. Gruesome, but magnificent to watch.

5. Game of Thrones (2011–2019)
Episode: The Spoils of War (2017)

TV-MA | 50 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Daenerys takes matters into her own hands. Arya reaches her destination. Jaime and Bronn collect the spoils from the war with the Tyrells.

Director: Matt Shakman | Stars: Peter Dinklage, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke

Votes: 77,523

Beautiful cave moment with Jon and Dany. Fantastic battle sequence.

6. Game of Thrones (2011–2019)
Episode: The Laws of Gods and Men (2014)

TV-MA | 51 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Tyrion's trial has come. Yara and her troops storm the Dreadfort to free Theon. Daenerys meets Hizdar zo Loraq. Stannis makes a deal with the Iron Bank of Braavos.

Director: Alik Sakharov | Stars: Peter Dinklage, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke

Votes: 41,104

Beautiful written episode, especially in the trial. Tyrion's finest moment in the show.

7. Game of Thrones (2011–2019)
Episode: Blackwater (2012)

TV-MA | 55 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Stannis Baratheon's fleet and army arrive at King's Landing and the battle for the city begins. Cersei plans for her and her children's future.

Director: Neil Marshall | Stars: Peter Dinklage, Lena Headey, Charles Dance, Liam Cunningham

Votes: 38,510

Tyrion's speech is great. The first great battle in GoT.

8. Game of Thrones (2011–2019)
Episode: The Watchers on the Wall (2014)

R | 51 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

The battle between the Night's Watch and the wildlings has come.

Director: Neil Marshall | Stars: Kit Harington, John Bradley, Hannah Murray, Rose Leslie

Votes: 37,617

Another great battle-episode. Heartbreaking to watch Ygritte die in the arms of Jon. Magnificent sequence when the Wildlings breach into Castle Black.

9. Game of Thrones (2011–2019)
Episode: The Lion and the Rose (2014)

TV-MA | 52 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Joffrey and Margaery's wedding has come. Tyrion breaks up with Shae. Ramsay tries to prove his worth to his father. Bran and company find a Weirwood tree.

Director: Alex Graves | Stars: Peter Dinklage, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Lena Headey, Charles Dance

Votes: 44,899

Finally watched Joffrey DIE, although it is shot in such a way, so you get some kind of sympathy with him in the end.

10. Game of Thrones (2011–2019)
Episode: The Long Night (2019)

TV-MA | 82 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

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

Director: Miguel Sapochnik | Stars: Peter Dinklage, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Emilia Clarke, Kit Harington

Votes: 196,364

10/10 in terms of directing and score. Fantastic episode, although Night King got killed too easily, and more characters should have been killed off.

11. Game of Thrones (2011–2019)
Episode: The Mountain and the Viper (2014)

TV-MA | 52 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Theon helps Ramsay seize Moat Cailin. The wildlings attack Mole's Town. Sansa comes up with a story to protect Lord Baelish. Daenerys finds out a secret about Jorah Mormont. Oberyn Martell faces Gregor Clegane, the Mountain.

Director: Alex Graves | Stars: Peter Dinklage, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke

Votes: 44,917

Fantastic fight between Oberyn and the Mountain. A truly iconic moment when Oberyn gets killed.

12. Game of Thrones (2011–2019)
Episode: The Bells (2019)

TV-MA | 78 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

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

Director: Miguel Sapochnik | Stars: Peter Dinklage, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke

Votes: 173,867

Although Dany's descent into madness could've been done better, the episode is beautyfully shot and it shows the effects of war in a great way. You can feel the tension through the whole episode.

13. Game of Thrones (2011–2019)
Episode: Baelor (2011)

TV-MA | 57 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Robb goes to war against the Lannisters. Jon finds himself struggling on deciding if his place is with Robb or the Night's Watch. Drogo has fallen ill from a fresh battle wound. Daenerys is desperate to save him.

Director: Alan Taylor | Stars: Sean Bean, Michelle Fairley, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Lena Headey

Votes: 35,114

THE moment when you realise that GoT is not like any other show. Ned Stark is not a main character after all.

14. Game of Thrones (2011–2019)
Episode: The Dance of Dragons (2015)

TV-MA | 52 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Jon and the wildlings return to Castle Black. Jaime meets with Doran Martell. Stannis makes a hard choice. Arya runs into Meryn Trant. Daenerys attends the grand reopening of the fighting pits.

Director: David Nutter | Stars: Peter Dinklage, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Emilia Clarke, Kit Harington

Votes: 37,211

Terrifying sequence in the fighting pits. One of the best moments of the show when Dany flies away with Drogon.

15. Game of Thrones (2011–2019)
Episode: The Children (2014)

R | 65 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Jon makes an important decision. Daenerys experiences new consequences. Brienne and Podrick have an unexpected encounter. Bran achieves a goal, while Tyrion makes an important discovery.

Director: Alex Graves | Stars: Peter Dinklage, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke

Votes: 37,008

One of the best fighting scenes when the Hound and Brienne fight off. Tyrion kills his father and Shae.

16. Game of Thrones (2011–2019)
Episode: The Door (2016)

TV-MA | 57 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Sansa and Jon make plans. Arya is given another chance to prove herself. Jorah confesses a secret to Daenerys. Tyrion meets with a red priestess. Yara finds her rule tested. Bran discovers the origin of the White Walkers.

Director: Jack Bender | Stars: Peter Dinklage, Emilia Clarke, Kit Harington, Aidan Gillen

Votes: 62,336

Hold the door. HODOR. Heartbreaking episode.

17. Game of Thrones (2011–2019)
Episode: And Now His Watch Is Ended (2013)

TV-MA | 53 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Jaime mopes over his lost hand. Cersei is growing uncomfortable with the Tyrells. The Night's Watch is growing impatient with Craster. Daenerys buys the Unsullied.

Director: Alex Graves | Stars: Peter Dinklage, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke

Votes: 30,050

GoT at it's best. Truly an epic moment when Dany buys the Unsullied.

18. Game of Thrones (2011–2019)
Episode: Fire and Blood (2011)

TV-MA | 53 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Robb vows to get revenge on the Lannisters. Jon must officially decide if his place is with Robb or the Night's Watch. Daenerys says her final goodbye to Drogo.

Director: Alan Taylor | Stars: Sean Bean, Michelle Fairley, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Lena Headey

Votes: 30,824

Epic moment when Dany comes out of the fire.

19. Game of Thrones (2011–2019)
Episode: The Dragon and the Wolf (2017)

TV-MA | 80 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Everyone meets in King's Landing to discuss the fate of the realm. In Winterfell, Sansa confronts Arya. Sam reaches Winterfell, where he and Bran discover a shocking secret about Jon Snow.

Director: Jeremy Podeswa | Stars: Peter Dinklage, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke

Votes: 56,184

Finally, every main character meet. Great dialogue. Beautiful scene when we learn that Jon is the true heir to the Iron Throne.

20. Game of Thrones (2011–2019)
Episode: Valar Morghulis (2012)

TV-MA | 64 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Joffrey puts Sansa aside for Margaery Tyrell. Robb marries Talisa Maegyr. Jon prepares to meet Mance Rayder. Arya says farewell to Jaqen H'ghar. Daenerys tries to rescue her dragons.

Director: Alan Taylor | Stars: Peter Dinklage, Lena Headey, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Michelle Fairley

Votes: 27,279

I loved this episode. The House of the Undying is horrifying, and such a great foreshadowing to the final episode.

21. Game of Thrones (2011–2019)
Episode: Mother's Mercy (2015)

TV-MA | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Stannis arrives at Winterfell. Tyrion runs Meereen as Daario and Jorah go after Daenerys. Jaime and Myrcella leave Dorne. Jon sends Sam and Gilly to Oldtown. Arya challenges the Many-Faced God. Cersei confesses her sins.

Director: David Nutter | Stars: Peter Dinklage, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke

Votes: 36,095

So many things happened in this episode. Such great cliffhangers for the next season. Heartbreaking to see the murder of Jon.

22. Game of Thrones (2011–2019)
Episode: A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms (2019)

TV-MA | 58 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Jaime faces judgment and Winterfell prepares for the battle to come.

Director: David Nutter | Stars: Peter Dinklage, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Emilia Clarke, Kit Harington

Votes: 116,844

The best written episode of Season 8. It sets up the Long Night in a beautiful and heartwarming way. It truly feels like a perfect goodbye to so many characters. Brienne getting knighted and Pod's singing. So beautiful.

23. Game of Thrones (2011–2019)
Episode: The Iron Throne (2019)

TV-MA | 80 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

In the aftermath of the devastating attack on King's Landing, Daenerys must face the survivors.

Directors: David Benioff, D.B. Weiss | Stars: Peter Dinklage, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke

Votes: 212,702

Although there are some flaws, I liked how everyone ended up. Heartbreaking to watch Jon kill Dany. With regards to the flawed writing before this episode, it was difficult to end it better. There should have been 10 episodes in season 8.

24. Game of Thrones (2011–2019)
Episode: Mhysa (2013)

TV-MA | 63 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Bran and company travel beyond the Wall. Sam returns to Castle Black. Jon says goodbye to Ygritte. Jaime returns to King's Landing. The Night's Watch asks for help from Stannis.

Director: David Nutter | Stars: Peter Dinklage, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke

Votes: 25,034

One of my favourite scenes when Dany is held up by the thousands of slaves.

25. Game of Thrones (2011–2019)
Episode: The Queen's Justice (2017)

TV-MA | 63 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Jon and Daenerys finally meet. Cersei gains a new ally. Sansa receives an unexpected visitor. Sam is confronted for his actions.

Director: Mark Mylod | Stars: Peter Dinklage, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke

Votes: 40,657

Finally Jon and Dany meet.



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