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: 4/25/2023Network:HBO
The Rains of Castamere
18434 votes

#1 - 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
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And Now His Watch Is Ended
18643 votes

#2 - 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
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16307 votes

#3 - Mhysa

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

Joffrey challenges Tywin. Bran tells a ghost story. In Dragonstone, mercy comes from strange quarters. Daenerys waits to see if she is a conqueror or a liberator.

Directors: David Nutter
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Second Sons
17014 votes

#4 - Second Sons

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

King’s Landing hosts a wedding, and Tyrion and Sansa spend the night together. Daenerys meets the Titan’s Bastard. Davos demands proof from Melisandre. Sam and Gilly meet an older gentleman.

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Valar Dohaeris
19283 votes

#5 - Valar Dohaeris

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

Jon meets the King-Beyond-the-Wall while his Night Watch Brothers flee south. In King's Landing, Tyrion wants a reward, Margaery shows her charitable nature, Cersei arranges a dinner party, and Littlefinger offers to help Sansa. Across the Narrow Sea, Daenerys starts her journey west.

Directors: Daniel Minahan
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The Bear and the Maiden Fair
17148 votes

#6 - The Bear and the Maiden Fair

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

Daenerys exchanges gifts with a slave lord outside of Yunkai. As Sansa frets about her prospects, Shae chafes at Tyrion’s new situation. Tywin counsels the king, and Melisandre reveals a secret to Gendry. Brienne faces a formidable foe in Harrenhal.

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Walk of Punishment
18337 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 with his captors.

Directors: David Benioff
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Kissed by Fire
17384 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
17068 votes

#9 - The Climb

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

Tywin plans strategic unions for the Lannisters. Melisandre pays a visit to the Riverlands. Robb weighs a compromise to repair his alliance with House Frey. Roose Bolton decides what to do with Jaime Lannister. Jon, Ygritte, and the Wildlings face a daunting climb.

Directors: Alik Sakharov
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Dark Wings, Dark Words
18313 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, while Arya encounters the Brotherhood Without Banners.

Directors: Daniel Minahan
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