Game of Thrones

The BEST episodes of Game of Thrones

Every episode of Game of Thrones ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Game of Thrones!

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.

Last Updated: 8/8/2022Network: HBO
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Battle of the Bastards
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8.87
24175 votes

#1 - Battle of the Bastards

Season 6 - Episode 9 - Aired 6/19/2016

Jon Snow and Ramsay Bolton battle for Winterfell. In Mereen Daenerys deals with old foes and new alliances.

Directors: Miguel Sapochnik
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Winds of Winter
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8.83
24190 votes

#2 - The Winds of Winter

Season 6 - Episode 10 - Aired 6/26/2016

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.

Directors: Miguel Sapochnik
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Spoils of War
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8.75
22316 votes

#3 - The Spoils of War

Season 7 - Episode 4 - Aired 8/6/2017

The Lannisters pay their debts. Daenerys weighs her options.

Directors: Matt Shakman
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The Dragon and the Wolf
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8.72
20856 votes

#4 - The Dragon and the Wolf

Season 7 - Episode 7 - Aired 8/27/2017

House Lannister, Stark and Targaryen meet at the Dragonpit and negotiate the future of Westeros ...

Directors: Jeremy Podeswa
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Beyond the Wall
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8.62
20220 votes

#5 - Beyond the Wall

Season 7 - Episode 6 - Aired 8/20/2017

Jon's mission continues north of the wall, but the odds against his ragged band of misfits may be greater than he imagined.

Directors: Alan Taylor
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Hardhome
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8.61
16027 votes

#6 - Hardhome

Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired 5/31/2015

Arya makes progress in her training. Sansa confronts an old friend. Cersei struggles. Jon travels.

Directors: Miguel Sapochnik
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Lion and the Rose
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8.56
18436 votes

#7 - The Lion and the Rose

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/13/2014

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.

Directors: Alex Graves
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Long Night
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8.52
12505 votes

#8 - The Long Night

Season 8 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/28/2019

Arya looks to prove her worth as a fighter.

Directors: Miguel Sapochnik
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Rains of Castamere
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8.50
20155 votes

#9 - The Rains of Castamere

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 6/2/2013

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.

Directors: David Nutter
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Children
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8.49
17471 votes

#10 - The Children

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired 6/15/2014

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.

Directors: Alex Graves
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Fire and Blood
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8.47
24584 votes

#11 - Fire and Blood

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 6/19/2011

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.

Directors: Alan Taylor
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Door
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8.45
21784 votes

#12 - The Door

Season 6 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/22/2016

Tyrion seeks a strange ally. Bran learns a great deal. Brienne goes on a mission. Arya is given a chance to prove herself.

Directors: Jack Bender
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Mountain and the Viper
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8.44
17227 votes

#13 - The Mountain and the Viper

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired 6/1/2014

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.

Directors: Alex Graves
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And Now His Watch Is Ended
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8.44
20270 votes

#14 - And Now His Watch Is Ended

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 4/21/2013

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.

Directors: Alex Graves
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Dance of Dragons
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8.40
15185 votes

#15 - The Dance of Dragons

Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired 6/7/2015

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.

Directors: David Nutter
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Blackwater
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8.39
21588 votes

#16 - Blackwater

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 5/27/2012

Tyrion and the Lannisters fight for their lives as Stannis’ fleet assaults King’s Landing.

Directors: Neil Marshall
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Valar Morghulis
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8.37
20289 votes

#17 - Valar Morghulis

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 6/3/2012

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.

Directors: Alan Taylor
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Laws of Gods and Men
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8.34
17624 votes

#18 - The Laws of Gods and Men

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/11/2014

Tyrion faces his father in the throne room. Stannis and Davos put their faith in a new strategy. Daenerys' sphere of influence expands.

Directors: Alik Sakharov
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Queen's Justice
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8.33
20992 votes

#19 - The Queen's Justice

Season 7 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/30/2017

Daenerys holds court. Cersei returns a gift. Jaime learns from his mistakes.

Directors: Mark Mylod
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Book of the Stranger
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8.33
20672 votes

#20 - Book of the Stranger

Season 6 - Episode 4 - Aired 5/15/2016

Tyrion strikes a deal. Jorah and Daario undertake a difficult task. Jaime and Cersei try to improve their situation.

Directors: Daniel Sackheim
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Mother's Mercy
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8.32
15273 votes

#21 - Mother's Mercy

Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired 6/14/2015

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.

Directors: David Nutter
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The Watchers on the Wall
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8.32
17650 votes

#22 - The Watchers on the Wall

Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired 6/8/2014

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.

Directors: Neil Marshall
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Home
star
8.29
21056 votes

#23 - Home

Season 6 - Episode 2 - Aired 5/1/2016

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.

Directors: Jeremy Podeswa
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Baelor
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8.26
24746 votes

#24 - Baelor

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 6/12/2011

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.

Directors: Alan Taylor
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Dragonstone
star
8.26
22086 votes

#25 - Dragonstone

Season 7 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/16/2017

Jon organizes the defense of the North while Cersei tries to even the odds and Daenerys comes home.

Directors: Jeremy Podeswa
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes

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