Posts Tagged ‘Mereen’


Episode: 609
Airdate: June 19, 2016
Directed by: Miguel Sapochnik
Showrunners: David Benioff and D.B. Weiss
Written by: David Benioff & D.B. Weiss (creators); George R.R. Martin (“A Song of Ice and Fire” by); David Benioff & D.B. Weiss (written for television by)

Tonight may have just seen the best single episode of television ever. High praise? Hyperbole? Perhaps – but in my current state of jangled nerves and adrenaline hangover, I am leaning toward saying that no, it isn’t hype at all. Click through to get my full review of tonight’s penultimate episode of Season 6 of Game of Thrones.

<<Spoiler Alert: The following review will discuss at length plot points of Game of Thrones S06E09, “Battle of the Bastards” – spoilers ahead; read more at your own risk.>>



Episode: 401/31
Airdate: April 6, 2014
Directed by: David Benioff, D.B. Weiss
Written by: George R.R. Martin, David Benioff, D.B. Weiss

This past Sunday saw the first new episode of Game of Thrones in nine months, and while the anticipation for the beginning of the season is quite high, it is important to note going in that the opening episodes of the previous three seasons have been used to establish themes and direction, rather than to make great narrative leaps forward. This was much the same, although the final sequence of the episode showed great promise for one of my favorite characters. Click through after the break to read my episode recap, and to get my take on “Two Swords.”

<<Spoiler Alert: This article is a review and complete recap of Game of Thrones S04E01 – “Two Swords” – it will discuss major plot points and events in detail, and there is one use of possibly objectionable language in a quote from the show; read further at your own risk!>>