The BEST Episodes of Game of Thrones
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 20, 2021
Seven noble families fight for control of the mythical land of Westeros. Friction between the houses leads to full-scale war. All while a very ancient evil awakens in the farthest north. Amidst the war, a neglected military order of misfits, the Night's Watch, is all that stands between the realms of men and the icy horrors beyond.
#1 - Battle of the Bastards
Season 6 - Episode 9 - Aired Jun 19, 2016
Jon Snow and Ramsay Bolton battle for Winterfell. In Mereen Daenerys deals with old foes and new alliances.
#2 - The Winds of Winter
Season 6 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 26, 2016
Cercei and Loras are about to face their trial. In Winterfell Davos confronts Melisandre. Bran has another glimpse into the past. Daenerys makes a decision before leaving Mereen. Winter has come.
#3 - The Spoils of War
Season 7 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 6, 2017
The Lannisters pay their debts. Daenerys weighs her options.
#4 - The Dragon and the Wolf
Season 7 - Episode 7 - Aired Aug 27, 2017
House Lannister, Stark and Targaryen meet at the Dragonpit and negotiate the future of Westeros ...
#5 - Beyond the Wall
Season 7 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 20, 2017
Jon's mission continues north of the wall, but the odds against his ragged band of misfits may be greater than he imagined.
#6 - Hardhome
Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired May 31, 2015
Arya makes progress in her training. Sansa confronts an old friend. Cersei struggles. Jon travels.
#7 - The Lion and the Rose
Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 13, 2014
A who’s who of honored guests turns out for Joffrey and Margaery’s wedding in King’s Landing, but the king’s taste in entertainment rubs many of them the wrong way. Meanwhile, Bronn gives a lesson to an unlikely pupil; Bran’s vision helps map out his journey; Stannis loses patience with Davos; and Ramsay takes a perverse delight in his new pet.
#8 - The Long Night
Season 8 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 28, 2019
Arya looks to prove her worth as a fighter.
#9 - The Rains of Castamere
Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Jun 2, 2013
Robb presents himself to Walder Frey, and Edmure meets his bride. Jon faces his harshest test yet. Bran discovers a new gift. Daario and Jorah debate how to take Yunkai. House Frey joins with House Tully.
#10 - The Children
Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 15, 2014
Circumstances change after an unexpected arrival from north of the Wall. Daenerys must face harsh realities. Bran learns more about his destiny. Tyrion sees the truth about his situation.
#11 - Fire and Blood
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 19, 2011
As tragic news spreads across the Seven Kingdoms, Bran and Rickon share a prophetic dream, Catelyn interrogates Jamie about her son's fall, and Robb's destiny is forever changed. After a surprising decision by his father, Tyrion heads south. Arya assumes a new identity in an attempt to escape King's Landing, and Sansa is terrorized by Joffrey. At the Wall, Jon is forced to choose between the Night's Watch and the family he left behind. Across the sea, Dany pays a terrible price for her love, but finds new hope.
#12 - The Door
Season 6 - Episode 5 - Aired May 22, 2016
Tyrion seeks a strange ally. Bran learns a great deal. Brienne goes on a mission. Arya is given a chance to prove herself.
#13 - The Mountain and the Viper
Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired Jun 1, 2014
Unexpected visitors arrive in Mole's Town. Sam questions his decision regarding Gilly. Littlefinger's motives are questioned. Sansa is interrogated by Lord Royce. Arya and The Hound arrive at the Bloody Gate. Ramsay tries to prove himself to his father. Tyrion's fate is decided.
#14 - And Now His Watch Is Ended
Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 21, 2013
Trouble brews among the Night's Watch at Craster's. Margaery takes Joffrey out of his comfort zone. Arya meets the leader of the Brotherhood. Varys plots revenge on an old foe. Theon mournfully recalls his missteps. Daenerys deftly orchestrates her exit from Astapor.
#15 - The Dance of Dragons
Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired Jun 7, 2015
Stannis confronts a troubling decision. Jon returns to The Wall. Mace visits the Iron Bank. Arya encounters someone from her past. Daenerys reluctantly oversees a traditional celebration of athleticism.
#16 - Blackwater
Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired May 27, 2012
Tyrion and the Lannisters fight for their lives as Stannis’ fleet assaults King’s Landing.
#17 - Valar Morghulis
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 3, 2012
Tyrion awakens to a changed situation. King Joffrey doles out rewards to his subjects. As Theon stirs his men to action, Luwin offers some final advice. Brienne silences Jaime. Arya receives a gift from Jaqen. Dany goes to a strange place. Jon proves himself to Qhorin.
#18 - The Laws of Gods and Men
Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired May 11, 2014
Tyrion faces his father in the throne room. Stannis and Davos put their faith in a new strategy. Daenerys' sphere of influence expands.
#19 - The Queen's Justice
Season 7 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 30, 2017
Daenerys holds court. Cersei returns a gift. Jaime learns from his mistakes.
#20 - Book of the Stranger
Season 6 - Episode 4 - Aired May 15, 2016
Tyrion strikes a deal. Jorah and Daario undertake a difficult task. Jaime and Cersei try to improve their situation.
#21 - Mother's Mercy
Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 14, 2015
Stannis marches on Winterfell. With Daenerys missing, Meereen has to find a new custodian. Cersei seeks forgiveness for her sins. Jon deals with life back behind the wall.
#22 - The Watchers on the Wall
Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired Jun 8, 2014
The Night's Watch attempts to defend Castle Black against Mance Rayder's massive wildling army, who plan to siege the fortress from the north, while a secret garrison of wildlings, including Ygritte, are poised to launch a surprise attack from the south.
#23 - Home
Season 6 - Episode 2 - Aired May 1, 2016
Bran trains with the Three-Eyed Raven. In King’s Landing, Jaime advises Tommen. Tyrion demands good news, but has to make his own. At Castle Black, the Night’s Watch stands behind Thorne. Ramsay Bolton proposes a plan, and Balon Greyjoy entertains other proposals.
#24 - Baelor
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Jun 12, 2011
With Sansa's life in danger, Ned makes a fateful decision. Catelyn brokers an unsavory deal with the slippery Walder Frey. Tyrion acquires a mistress and is forced by his father to fight on the front lines. Robb wins his first major victory and captures a prized prisoner. Jon is rewarded for his valor and discovers a dark secret about Maester Aemon. As Drogo's wound festers, Dany defies her bloodrider Qotho and puts her trust in the enslaved witch Mirri Maz Duur.
#25 - Dragonstone
Season 7 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 16, 2017
Jon organizes the defense of the North while Cersei tries to even the odds and Daenerys comes home.