The BEST episodes of Game of Thrones season 3

Every episode of Game of Thrones season 3, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Game of Thrones season 3!

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: 4/5/2024Network: HBOStatus: Ended
The Rains of Castamere
18689 votes

#1 - The Rains of Castamere

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

House Frey joins forces with House Tully. Jon faces his most difficult test yet.

Directors: David Nutter
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And Now His Watch Is Ended
18868 votes

#2 - And Now His Watch Is Ended

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

The Night's Watch takes stock. Varys meets his better. Arya is taken to the commander of the Brotherhood. Dany exchanges a chain for a whip.

Directors: Alex Graves
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16529 votes

#3 - Mhysa

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 6/9/2013

Joffrey challenges Tywin. Dany waits to see if she is a conqueror or a liberator.

Directors: David Nutter
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Second Sons
17240 votes

#4 - Second Sons

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 5/19/2013

Dany meets the Titan's Bastard; King's Landing hosts a royal wedding.

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Valar Dohaeris
19515 votes

#5 - Valar Dohaeris

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 3/31/2013

Jon is tested by the wildling king; Tyrion asks for his reward; Dany sails to Slaver's Bay.

Directors: Daniel Minahan
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The Bear and the Maiden Fair
17381 votes

#6 - The Bear and the Maiden Fair

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 5/12/2013

Dany exchanges gifts in Yunkai; Brienne faces a formidable foe in Harrenhal.

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Walk of Punishment
18565 votes

#7 - Walk of Punishment

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/14/2013

Tyrion shoulders new responsibilities. Jon is taken to the Fist of the First Men. Daenerys meets with the slavers. Jaime strikes a deal.

Directors: David Benioff
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Kissed by Fire
17636 votes

#8 - Kissed by Fire

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 4/28/2013

The Hound is judged by the gods; Jaime is judged by men. Jon proves himself; Robb is betrayed. Tyrion learns the cost of weddings.

Directors: Alex Graves
Writer: Bryan Cogman
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The Climb
17276 votes

#9 - The Climb

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/5/2013

Four Houses consider make-or-break alliances. Jon and the Wildlings face a daunting climb.

Directors: Alik Sakharov
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Dark Wings, Dark Words
18551 votes

#10 - Dark Wings, Dark Words

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/7/2013

Sansa says too much. Shae asks Tyrion for a favor. Jaime finds a way to pass the time. Arya runs into the Brotherhood Without Banners.

Directors: Daniel Minahan
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